Skip to Content

U.S. News

Widening snowstorm, freezing rain to snarl travel in eastern U.S.

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 10:39am
A widening snowstorm with an encore of freezing rain iced over the U.S. Midwest on Tuesday and headed east, causing hundreds of flight cancellations and closing schools, and was expected to tangle New York and Boston's evening rush hour.
Categories: U.S. News

EPA opts for single E15 rule after considering separating trading curbs

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 10:28am
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has decided to release a single draft rule to expand sales of higher ethanol blends of gasoline and curb biofuel credit speculation, after having contemplated separating the measures, a senior official at the administration told Reuters on Tuesday.
Categories: U.S. News

Proposed U.S. migrant shelter may be polluted, green group warns

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 10:18am
Parts of a Texas military base that the Trump administration had proposed for a temporary detention facility for migrant children contain toxins that could pose a health risk, according to a report released by an environmental group on Tuesday.
Categories: U.S. News

White House says Trump undecided on deal to avert another shutdown

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 10:08am
President Donald Trump has not yet decided whether to back an agreement hammered out by congressional negotiators to avert another partial government shutdown that includes funds for U.S.-Mexican border security but not for his promised wall, the White House said on Tuesday.
Categories: U.S. News

Denver union, officials to reconvene as schools strike enters second day

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 9:01am
Thousands of Denver public school teachers are expected to strike Tuesday, disrupting classes for more than 90,000 students for a second day as union and school district officials resume talks that broke down at the weekend.
Categories: U.S. News

O'Rourke, Trump duel over wall, immigration in possible 2020 preview

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 8:52am
Potential White House hopeful Beto O’Rourke accused Donald Trump of fear-mongering on Monday and the Republican president mocked the Democrat as a "young man who lost" in dueling rallies that could preview the tenor of the 2020 election campaign.
Categories: U.S. News

Trump not made decision about border security deal: official

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 8:03am
President Donald Trump has not made a decision on whether to accept a congressional deal on border security that is key to averting another partial government shutdown at the end of the week, a White House official said on Tuesday.
Categories: U.S. News

Dachshund, schipperke among breeds to advance to final at Westminster Dog Show

Domestic News from Reuters - Tue, 02/12/2019 - 1:48am
A longhaired dachshund, a Havanese, a schipperke and a bouvier des Flandres triumphed at Monday's group competitions at the 143nd annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show in the lead-up to the big day - competition for Best in Show.
Categories: U.S. News

Illinois attorney general challenges Van Dyke murder sentence

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 8:58pm
Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul and a prosecutor on Monday challenged the sentence of former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke for the murder of a black teenager, questioning whether the judge who imposed it followed the law due to his failure to account for other convictions.
Categories: U.S. News

Denver teachers march out of classrooms in strike over wages

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 8:55pm
Denver public school teachers walked off the job on Monday to demand higher and more predictable earnings, disrupting classes for some 92,000 students in the latest of a wave of strikes by U.S. educators over the past year.
Categories: U.S. News

California pulls most National Guard troops from U.S.-Mexico border

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 6:29pm
California Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday signed an order withdrawing more than two-thirds of the state's National Guard troops from the U.S.-Mexico border, calling claims of an illegal immigration crisis there nothing but "political theater."
Categories: U.S. News

Thousands of dogs vie for Best in Show at New York's Westminster contest

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 6:08pm
The annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show opens in New York on Monday, with nearly 3,000 competitors vying for an array of trophies, including Best in Show, the most prestigious title in the rarefied world of pedigree dog breeding.
Categories: U.S. News

'El Chapo' jurors appear to focus on top U.S. charge; no verdict

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 4:49pm
The jury weighing the fate of accused Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman on Monday appeared focused on the main charge against him, whether he engaged in a continuing crime spree that could land him in prison for life.
Categories: U.S. News

Virginia Democrats hold fire on impeachment of lieutenant governor

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 4:07pm
Virginia Democrats pressured Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax to resign on Monday over accusations of sexual assault, which he denies, but held off on pursuing impeachment, with the Republican speaker of the state House urging restraint.
Categories: U.S. News

Five killed in shooting in eastern Texas: police

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 3:46pm
Five people were found shot and killed in a home in an unincorporated town in eastern Texas on Monday, police said.
Categories: U.S. News

Illinois attorney general challenges ex-officer's murder sentence

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 3:33pm
Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul and a prosecutor on Monday challenged the sentence of former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke for the murder of a black teenager, questioning whether the judge who imposed it followed the law.
Categories: U.S. News

Pressure mounts on Virginia Democrats over sex assault, racism scandals

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 3:29pm
Virginia Democrats pressured Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax to resign on Monday over accusations of sexual assault which he denies, but held off on pursuing impeachment, with the Republican speaker of the state House urging restraint.
Categories: U.S. News

Massachusetts manslaughter conviction upheld in teen texting suicide case

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 2:18pm
Massachusetts' top court on Wednesday upheld the manslaughter conviction of a woman accused of goading her teenage boyfriend into committing suicide in 2014 with text messages and phone calls, in a case that drew national attention to cyber-bullying.
Categories: U.S. News

Vatican to rule next week on defrocking of disgraced U.S. cardinal: sources

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 1:32pm
Vatican officials will meet next week to decide the fate of disgraced former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick over allegations of sexual abuse, Vatican sources said on Friday.
Categories: U.S. News

California to pull troops from U.S.-Mexico border in rebuke to Trump

Domestic News from Reuters - Mon, 02/11/2019 - 12:49pm
California Governor Gavin Newsom said on Monday that he is ready to withdraw hundreds of the state's National Guard troops from the U.S.-Mexico border, a rebuke of President Donald Trump's stance that a national security crisis is unfolding there.
Categories: U.S. News
Syndicate content