News : US

Right wing rallies hit Tennessee, California

Wednesday  03:30,   23 august 2017
USA TODAY

SAN FRANCISCO — Nearly two weeks after the death of a counter protester at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., activists in California and Tennessee are gearing up against right wing and conservative groups in their own hometowns.[...]

Jury refuses to convict in Nevada ranch standoff

Wednesday  03:11,   23 august 2017
Associated Press

LAS VEGAS — A federal jury in Las Vegas refused Tuesday to convict four accused gunman in a 2014 standoff with federal authorities near the Nevada ranch of states' rights figure Cliven Bundy. In a verdict that delivered a stunning setback to[...]

Breitbart editor tells fake Bannon account: We'll do 'dirty work'

Wednesday  03:11,   23 august 2017
USA TODAY

The notorious self-described "email prankster" has struck again, and this time, his target revealed what may be next for the Trump administration's relationship with right-wing Breitbart News, according a report from CNN. The person —[...]

Up to 20 people allegedly attack transgender teen

Wednesday  02:45,   23 august 2017
CBS News

The Phoenix Police Department's Bias Crimes Unit is investigating the Aug. 16 beating of Dakota KernDakota Kern said in an interview with the station that a friend invited her to the party, but when she arrived, the 18-year-old says people began [...]

UNC barricades 'Silent Sam' Confederate statue ahead of planned rally

Wednesday  02:41,   23 august 2017
WXII 12 Greensboro-Winston-Salem

North Carolina's flagship university has put metal barriers around a Confederate statue ahead of an expected rally on campus. Law enforcement officers were seen putting up the waist-high metal barriers Tuesday morning around the bronze soldier[...]

‘My actions were despicable’: Catholic priest steps down after revealing he was a Ku Klux Klan member decades ago

Wednesday  02:36,   23 august 2017
MSN

The Rev. William Aitcheson said he was a member 40 years ago of the KKK and has “voluntarily” stepped down from St. Leo the Great church.Aitcheson went on to attend seminary in Rome, became a reverend and was ordained as a Catholic priest. He[...]

DOJ drops request for IP addresses from Trump resistance site

Wednesday  02:05,   23 august 2017
The Hill

The government says it has "no interest" in the records.The U.S. attorney's office in Washington D.C. is requesting that a search warrant issued to the web hosting provider DreamHost be amended to say that the company should not disclose[...]

Powerball jackpot rises to the 2nd-largest in U.S. history

Wednesday  01:55,   23 august 2017
CBS News

Drawing for massive jackpot will be held Wednesday night; odds of winning are 1 in 292.2MThe winning numbers in Powerball's massive $535 million jackpot drawn Saturday were 17, 19, 39, 43, 68 and Powerball number[...]

Meet the nation’s most endangered monuments

Wednesday  01:45,   23 august 2017
MSN

More than a dozen protected sites on land and in the ocean could change based on a review ordered by President Trump.Sweeping wilderness vistas. Archaeological relics dating back thousands of years. Undersea worlds of corals, anemones and rare[...]

The Great American Eclipse Hangover

Wednesday  01:16,   23 august 2017
The Atlantic

CROSSVILLE, Tenn.—The path of totality is emptying out. Soon after the The Great American Eclipse was over on Monday, hundreds of thousands of people began their migration home, many driving for hours, their eclipse glasses crumpled in the backset[...]

Thousands set to protest President Trump as he arrives in Phoenix for campaign-style rally

Wednesday  00:55,   23 august 2017
Los Angeles Times

Thousands of protesters are set to descend on downtown Phoenix on Tuesday as President Trump arrives here for a campaign-style rally, as controversy continued to swirl over his assessment that "both sides" were to blame for the racially[...]

Bronx teen dies after collapsing at football practice, officials say

Wednesday  00:50,   23 august 2017
FOX News

A 14-year-old high school football player died after collapsing during football practice at a Bronx school on Tuesday, officials said.A 14-year-old high school football player died after collapsing during football practice at a Bronx school Tuesday[...]

Mom protests school dress code as son grows hair to donate

Wednesday  00:35,   23 august 2017
CBS News

A school official reportedly said the rules "teach grooming and hygiene, prevent disruption, and minimize safety hazards"But according to the mother from Joshua, Texas, that's exactly what[...]

Finally, some closure for USS Indianapolis survivor

Wednesday  00:06,   23 august 2017
USA TODAY

INDIANAPOLIS — His comrades were young men when they were lost. And now, 72 years later, they're found. That's how Edgar Harrell sees it, and he's ecstatic. "When I heard the news, I think it was Saturday, I said, 'We've[...]

After solar eclipse, Americans' eyes seem mostly none the worse

Tuesday  23:55,   22 august 2017
Reuters

<p>Eye doctors who had braced themselves for at least a few patients after a dazzling solar eclipse swept the United States cautiously exhaled on Tuesday, with some hospitals reporting zero cases of damaged vision so far.</p>Eye doctors who[...]