News : US

Woman being bitten by fox uses unlikely “weapons” to fight it off

Wednesday  17:21,   28 june 2017
CBS News

She was attacked while unpacking groceries form truck outside her family’s houseBEVERLY, Mass. -- Kayla Doig was unpacking her groceries on Monday when a fox bounded out of her neighbor's yard, bit her leg and latched on, reports CBS[...]

Maine Reports First Confirmed Case Of Measles In 20 Years

Wednesday  16:20,   28 june 2017
HuffPost

For the first time since 1997, Maine has reported a confirmed case of measles. The state’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday that a person in Franklin County had been diagnosed with the highly contagious disease. Dr.[...]

Notebook written in Farsi could come to fore in trial against accused leaker Reality Winner

Wednesday  16:00,   28 june 2017
WISN Milwaukee

Among the possible evidence in the government's case against former federal contractor Reality Winner is a notebook with information handwritten in Farsi, prosecutors said in court Tuesday. The writing is being translated, federal[...]

Amtrak service interrupted after two fatally struck by train outside Union Station

Wednesday  15:45,   28 june 2017
The Hill

Two CSX employees were killed late Tuesday after being hit by an Amtrak train as it approached Union Station in Washington, D.C., NBC Washington reported. The incident caused interruptions in Amtrak service between Washington, D.C. and[...]

No shots fired, but calls prompt lockdown at military post

Wednesday  15:11,   28 june 2017
Associated Press

<p>Two 911 calls and a tweet about the possibility of an active shooter at a military installation set off a day of panic and confusion in Alabama.</p>The emergency calls Tuesday came from within the Redstone Arsenal base near Huntsville and[...]

No shots fired, but calls prompt lockdown at military post

Wednesday  15:11,   28 june 2017
Associated Press

<p>Two 911 calls and a tweet about the possibility of an active shooter at a military installation set off a day of panic and confusion in Alabama.</p>The emergency calls Tuesday came from within the Redstone Arsenal base near Huntsville and[...]

Life above the clouds in the Andes, 7,000 years ago

Wednesday  13:20,   28 june 2017
USA TODAY

<p>In the Andes Mountains of Peru, the air is gaspingly thin, the climate harsh. Now archaeologists have evidence that humans lived there full-time at least 7,000 years ago, making themselves at home in a spot twice as high as Denver.</p>In[...]

Paying workers to protest: The controversial trend of social justice benefits

Wednesday  12:55,   28 june 2017
FOX News

Since the election, scores of activists have taken to the streets, town halls and rallies to blast President Trump -- all with the blessing of their boss thanks to social justice benefits and paid time off work policies that are growing in[...]

Supreme Court Ruling Could Shape Future of School Choice

Wednesday  12:10,   28 june 2017
The New York Times

School choice advocates, including Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, see the decision in favor of a church in Missouri as a crucial development in the voucher debate.A Supreme Court ruling that a church-run preschool must be granted publicly funded[...]

Seattle council hears from public about fatal shooting

Wednesday  11:05,   28 june 2017
Associated Press

<p>Seattle residents and family members of Charleena Lyles demanded change from Seattle city officials during a public hearing about her fatal shooting by police earlier this month.</p>The full Seattle City Council attended the hearing Tuesday [...]

"He's a toddler at 3 days old": Mom gives birth to 14.4-pound baby

Wednesday  09:06,   28 june 2017
CBS News

<p>Cindy Richmond and Arthur Keisler had a hunch their third child would be a bit bigger than their previous two.</p>The couple's first baby weighed 7.6 pounds and the second weighed 9.8 pounds. They thought their third child would maybe top[...]

Elvis Presley guitar at center of court battle

Wednesday  09:06,   28 june 2017
USA TODAY

<p>A Tennessee man is asking an appellate court to overturn a decision that awarded a guitar once owned by Elvis Presley to a South Dakota museum.</p>SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — A Tennessee man is asking an appellate court to overturn a decision that[...]

Multiple people injured in San Francisco trolley bus crash

Wednesday  08:55,   28 june 2017
CBS News

<p>A head-on collision between a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus and a beer delivery truck Tuesday afternoon has resulted in a number of injuries, CBS San Francisco reports.</p>SAN FRANCISCO -- A head-on collision between a San Francisco[...]

What's next for Trump's travel ban

Wednesday  08:50,   28 june 2017
USA TODAY

<p>The Supreme Court won't revisit President Trump's temporary travel ban until October, but a lot will happen before then that could affect the travel of millions of people around the world.</p>The Supreme Court won't revisit[...]

Videos capture summer hailstorm blanketing Boston area

Wednesday  08:05,   28 june 2017
CBS News

Extreme weather hit Boston on Tuesday, and more severe weather warnings were issued in the western U.S.Videos show hail blanket yards and roads -- so much in one neighborhood it was rushing down the[...]