News : US

TSA reveals it's keeping a list of unruly passengers

Friday  03:25,   18 may 2018

The agency started the list after an "alarming spike" in assaults on transportation security officers at airport checkpoints , the Transportation Security Administration began what's referred to as a "95 List" of unruly passengers.The list [...]

Couple finds buried safe in backyard

Friday  03:06,   18 may 2018

For years Matthew and Maria Colonna-Emanuel thought a piece of rusty metal behind some trees in their backyard was just part of a cable or electrical box. But it wasn't. It was a safe containing $52,000 in cash, gold and diamonds. And the story of[...]

California #MeToo leader cleared of groping allegations

Friday  02:55,   18 may 2018

<p>An outside investigation has cleared a California assemblywoman of allegations that she groped a male staff member who worked for another lawmaker.</p>A Thursday letter from the Assembly Rules Committee to complainant Daniel Fierro says his [...]

Texas doctor accused of administering chemo to patients who didn't need it

Friday  02:05,   18 may 2018

Dr. Jorge Zamora-Quezada was accused of falsely administering chemotherapy to patients who didn’t need it and he was also charged with fraud and money laundering.A South Texas doctor already in hot water for health care fraud and money laundering is [...]

SDSU to keep Aztec name following racially and politically charged debate

Thursday  23:56,   17 may 2018

San Diego State University will keep the word Aztec as its nickname but create a more culturally sensitive version of its mascot in a decision that reflects nearly 20 years of racially charged debate about how the school treats indigenous[...]

GoFundMe page raises money to send Mariachi band, taco truck to troll NY lawyer who threatened to call ICE on restaurant employees

Thursday  22:06,   17 may 2018

An activist is raising money to send a Mariachi band and taco truck to the offices of a New York City lawyer who threatened to call immigration authorities on Spanish-speaking restaurant employees on Wednesday.&nbsp;A video of New York attorney[...]

The Latest: Bus in crash from school with planned class trip

Thursday  19:47,   17 may 2018

The Latest on a school bus crash with a dump truck in New Jersey (all times local):12:15 p.m.A school bus that collided with a dump truck in New Jersey had markings for a school district that had a scheduled class trip to a nearby historic site. The [...]

For sex abuse victim, MSU settlement is a "victory" but the fight isn't over

Thursday  18:31,   17 may 2018

Michigan State University will pay $500 million​ to settle claims from survivors of the biggest sex assault case in sports history . More than 300 women sued Michigan State for allegedly ignoring complaints about disgraced former doctor, Larry[...]

10-Year-Old Bitten by Shark in Hilton Head, South Carolina

Thursday  17:45,   17 may 2018

&nbsp;A 10-year-old boy was bitten by a shark while splashing in waist-deep water along the South Carolina coast, according to the boy’s mother. Tonya Turrell told the Island Packet of Hilton Head that her son Jei was bitten in the right forearm [...]

Airline Passenger Saved From Body-shaming by Stranger

Thursday  14:27,   17 may 2018

Savannah Phillips praised Chase Irwin for stepping in and showing her "there are more good people in the world than bad."In a Facebook post, Savannah Phillips described how the man seated beside her on a flight to Illinois from Oklahoma[...]

Koch-backed group gives boost to Democrats on immigration

Thursday  12:56,   17 may 2018

An immigration-overhaul advocacy group backed by the influential Koch brothers is sending out a series of political mailers aimed at backing pro-immigration members of Congress -- including a handful of Democrats. The billionaire Koch brothers are[...]

'They're shooting to kill us all': Police interviews with Las Vegas rampage survivors are released

Thursday  10:41,   17 may 2018

At first, they thought it was part of the show. Some looked up for the fireworks. But within moments, however, a horrible feeling began to sink in as the screams filled the air.&nbsp;They wondered whether they were going to[...]

Thousands of North Carolina teachers marched. Now what?

Thursday  07:35,   17 may 2018

North Carolina politicians and the public are waiting to see what happens next after thousands of teachers rallied to demand increased spending on public schools. An estimated 19,000 people marched through the state's capital city."What are you[...]

U.S. has more than 2,000 probes into potential or suspected terrorists: FBI Director

Thursday  07:11,   17 may 2018

<p>The FBI is pursuing 1,000 investigations into suspected "lone wolf" militants and another 1,000 into "domestic terrorists," FBI director Christopher Wray told a congressional committee on Wednesday.</p>At a Senate[...]

An angry white man threatened to call ICE because employees were speaking Spanish in a restaurant

Thursday  04:55,   17 may 2018

An angry white man threatened to call ICE at a Fresh Kitchen in midtown Manhattan after two employees spoke Spanish. The video of the confrontation went viral.Load[...]