News : US

Survivors: Help build congresswoman mass shooting memorial

Tuesday  09:51,   23 may 2017
Associated Press

<p>Survivors of the mass shooting that left former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords severely wounded are pleading with the public to help pay for a long-planned memorial after state funding fell through during this year's Legislative[...]

Pipeline planned at big Colorado well site, not noisy trucks

Tuesday  09:20,   23 may 2017
Associated Press

An energy company will build a pipeline to transport crude oil from a huge well complex inside a Colorado city before production starts, officials said Monday, easing the anxiety of nearby residents who feared noisy trucks would haul away the[...]

Sessions Narrows Trump’s Order Against Sanctuary Cities

Tuesday  05:55,   23 may 2017
The New York Times

A memorandum released by the Justice Department appeared to undercut President Trump’s threats to starve uncooperative localities of all federal funding.Load[...]

Texas bill allows child agencies to deny services based on religion. Some say it targets LGBT families.

Tuesday  05:25,   23 may 2017
MSN

House Bill 3859 grants legal protections to foster care and adoption agencies that make decisions about child care and child placement based on “sincerely held religious beliefs.” Load Error House Bill 3859, which passed the state Senate on[...]

Texas bill allows child agencies to deny services based on religion. Some say it targets LGBT families.

Tuesday  05:25,   23 may 2017
MSN

House Bill 3859 grants legal protections to foster care and adoption agencies that make decisions about child care and child placement based on “sincerely held religious beliefs.” Load Error House Bill 3859, which passed the state Senate on[...]

629,000 Overstayed Their U.S. Visas Last Year, Homeland Security Says

Tuesday  03:10,   23 may 2017
The New York Times

The number is a tiny portion of the estimated 50 million visitors to the country, but the department says the breach presents a risk to national security.Load[...]

Report backs sex abuse claims against 13 at prep school

Tuesday  00:25,   23 may 2017
Associated Press

An independent investigation into sexual misconduct at an elite New Hampshire prep school found credible allegations against 13 former faculty and staff, along with evidence the school failed to either protect students at the time or fully[...]

Report backs sex abuse claims against 13 at prep school

Tuesday  00:25,   23 may 2017
Associated Press

An independent investigation into sexual misconduct at an elite New Hampshire prep school found credible allegations against 13 former faculty and staff, along with evidence the school failed to either protect students at the time or fully[...]

College Students Now Receiving Text Message Reminders to Show Up

Tuesday  00:05,   23 may 2017
NBC News

To combat the problem, some have turned to technology to encourage students to take the extra steps and matriculate.Incoming college students are melting every summer, and it has nothing to do with the[...]

Scandal-plagued Fox News hit with more lawsuits in U.S. court

Monday  23:20,   22 may 2017
Reuters

<p>Fox News was hit with new sexual harassment and discrimination lawsuits on Monday, adding to the catalog of complaints that has rattled the U.S. cable news network and its corporate parent 21st Century Fox Inc.</p>Load[...]

'Shame' spray-painted on Confederate monument in Virginia

Monday  23:15,   22 may 2017
Associated Press

<p>The Norfolk City Council decided in 2015 to keep the monument, despite pressure from a local civil rights group. At the top of the monument is a statue of a Confederate soldier also known as a Johnny Reb.</p>Media outlets report Norfolk[...]

Father drowns while trying to save son in river

Monday  22:51,   22 may 2017
CBS News

Police say 52-year-old man disappeared after he jumped into river to rescue son, who fell out of boat without life jacket onOfficers received a report of a man missing in the waters off of the Pittsburg Marina around 5:30 p.m. Saturday, according to [...]

Richard Spencer banned from Virginia gym after confrontation

Monday  22:35,   22 may 2017
CBS News

Spencer's gym membership was revoked after a loud confrontation with a fellow gym memberLoad[...]

Richard Spencer banned from Virginia gym after confrontation

Monday  22:35,   22 may 2017
CBS News

Spencer's gym membership was revoked after a loud confrontation with a fellow gym memberLoad[...]

Massachusetts school backs off ban of hair braid extensions

Monday  22:25,   22 may 2017
Associated Press

A Massachusetts charter school that came under fire for what some students and parents considered a racist policy of banning hair braid extensions has suspended the rule. The Mystic Valley Regional Charter School in Malden backed off the provision[...]