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1 dead, 1 wounded in Las Vegas bus shooting

The victim's condition is unknown at this time. "Both were transported to the trauma center and one is deceased". "There is no credible information that there is a second suspect", Officer Larry Hadfield told CNN. Police said Saturday afternoon that ...

Letters: Repeal, don't replace, Obamacare

Darrell Issa Tuesday morning to protest Republican efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. "I think there will be a mass uprising of outrage if in fact this kind of TrumpCare proposal puts American health care in jeopardy", he said...

Infant Dies After 911 Put Sitter on Hold for 31 Minutes

Reyes said some people have taken to showing up at Dallas police substations and Dallas Fire-Rescue stations, which poses problems for those departments. "This has been going on since November". "I don't want to start hearing about more people ...

Biden calls on tech industry to jumpstart Cancer Moonshot

For Biden, cancer research has a very personal resonance. In addition to breaking down walls among disciplines, Biden said making better use of money taxpayers are already putting toward cancer research, better access to clinical trials and more wi...

Tillerson recuses himself from Keystone pipeline issues

Revival of the $6.1 billion Keystone project was one of the promises Trump made during election campaign to increase domestic energy production. The State Department announced the decision in the wake of a letter to the department and the Office ...

Trump Met With Russian Ambassador In 2016

Revelations about conversations between Kislyak and top US officials have already led to the resignation of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and the recusal of Attorney General Jeff Sessions from any investigation of the Trump campaign and its...

Three killed as train hits bus in Mississippi

Miller said it was still unclear to investigators why the bus had come to a stop along the tracks. The bus is owned by Echo Transportation, a division of Grand Prairie-based TBL Group. The eastbound mixed freight train, traveling from New Orleans t...

Confirmed: US Conducts 20 'Precision' Strikes Against al-Qaeda in Yemen

It was not clear Thursday whether intelligence captured in the January 29 raid led to Thursday's airstrikes, or if this was the first operation against the terrorist group in Yemen since that operation. US President Donald Trump faced broad criticism...

Penn State in top 10 for Peace Corps volunteers

The campus also offers five Peace Corps Master's global programs, which allow students to integrate a master's degree with service overseas. Since President John F. This year's rankings follow the launch of a refreshed brand platform that underscor...

Damaging winds, tornadoes possible Wednesday

Wednesday ", according to the NWS website. "With the risk of night time severe weather, it is especially important to maintain a heightened state of awareness", he said. A surface low will pass well to the north of Alabama Wednesday , with the tra...

Hundreds rally to save Affordable Care Act in Collier County

According to an 1199SEIU press release, Congress's plan to repeal without a replacement in place "would threaten the economic viability of the health-care institutions that serve our communities and cause 30 million hardworking Americans to lose heal...

Dramatic rescues in San Jose after relentless rain causes floods

Meanwhile, evacuations were ordered in Northern California and flash-flood warnings were issued elsewhere as downpours swelled creeks and rivers to potentially unsafe levels in the already sodden region. White Road. "Our auto is here and we didn't ...

Officer Keith Boyer's death a blow to Whittier, all of Southern California

Investigators did not know why the suspect opened fire. The officers returned fire and wounded him. "The impact on the department will last for years". 57, passed in November, which provides for early release in some circumstances. Enough is enough...

Pruitt Confirmation Vote This Week

Additionally, reports re-emerged Wednesday that shortly after taking office at Oklahoma Attorney General, Pruitt wrote to the EPA claiming the agency was "significantly overestimating" methane pollution from multiple fracking operations in his stat...

Intelligence Officials May Be Keeping Sensitive Information From Trump

The Times reports that before his rumored appointment as the man to "lead a broad review" of the country's intelligence agencies, Feinberg was being considered for director of national intelligence or head of the C.I.A.'s clandestine service.

Puzder Withdraws Nomination As Labor Secretary

Acosta would be the first Hispanic member of Trump's Cabinet. He previously served as US attorney for the Southern District of Florida and assistant attorney general under George W. According to Trumka, the trade union organization will fully evalua...

Toddler dies, pregnant woman hurt in shooting captured on Facebook Live

NBC 5 reports that the shooting occurred in broad daylight - around 1:30 pm - as all three victims were sitting in a vehicle parked in an alley in "the 2300 block of South Kenneth Avenue in the Lawndale neighborhood". "And I hope our legislative par...

What's Up With the Staffing of Betsy DeVos' Education Department

Chancellor Wilson is meeting parents and students to gage what's working and what's not in the school system. But consider this: Public schools, or rather, "government schools" as they should be called, have something that is even worse for consume...

National Football League invites 330 players to Scouting Combine

The Clemson players invited include Ben Boulware (LB), Wayne Gallman (RB), Jadar Johnson (SS), Jordan Leggett (TE), Artavis Scott (WR), Cordrea Tankersley (CB), Deshaun Watson (QB), Carlos Watkins (DT) and Mike Williams (WR). The combination of Brad...

Baltimore Nabs Three James Beard Nominations

Both restaurants are among the semifinalists announced today by the New York-based James Beard Foundation . 2017 semifinalist Kathleen Blake, chef-owner of the Rusty Spoon, has made it to the finalist round for Best Chef: South three times, ...

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US extends protected status for Haitians until January

More than 50,000 of them have TPS. Next up for decisions are Sudan and South Sudan, where TPS expires in November. But while Haitians were celebrating, citizens from Liberia a...

The Hidden Bombshell In The Comey-Trump Story

In an interview conducted via email on Friday, Reines said Clinton strategists didn't necessarily think Trump would try to hug Clinton, per se, but might attempt to differentiate h...

Only Planned Parenthood in Wyoming to close

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland had a teleconference Thursday to address the loss of state funding to Planned Parenthood in Iowa. Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains p...

Dayton, Republicans Back in Budget Talks

The votes, 120-11 in the House and 57-8 in the Senate, came Wednesday to help end the saga of bringing Real ID to the state. "I'm glad it's here". Lawmakers agreed to shift that de...

Idaho law enforcement pay tribute to fallen officers

This year, more than 2,500 people participated in the 3.1 mile race that took runners from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial and back via 3 Street Northwest in front o...

More immigrants arrested, fewer deported under Trump

Patel is the eighth detainee to die in ICE custody since October and the second in two days in Georgia. Homan said the arrest increase came from stepped up enforcement, adding th...

Excessive caffeine intake causes death of South Carolina teen

CBS Local- In South Carolina, a 16-year-old boy collapsed then died in a classroom on April 26. A caffeine overdose killed a SC teenager last month, the Richland County coroner ...

Melissa McCarthy adds spice (and Spicer) as host of 'SNL'

After a few trademark violent "Spicy" outbursts, the press secretary took up the defense of President Donald Trump against accusations that he fired FBI Director James Comey in an ...

Aetna will completely exit Obamacare exchanges in 2018

Regulators previous year approved average rate increases in the individual market of 32.5 percent for Highmark and about 23 percent for Aetna. Insurance experts expect holes to de...

Judge rejects effort to block Confederate statue's removal

In other countries, monuments of former leaders are displayed with other statues to put them in historical context. Quess Moore said he came out "to celebrate the victory in the ...

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Twitter Launches Live Streaming Channel on Roku

Twitter Launches Live Streaming Channel on Roku

Twitter might best be known as a microblogging service, but it'll soon be heading to yet another video platform. Twitter announced this week that in Q1 2017 it streamed more than...

Levee Fails At Pocahontas Threatening Residents With Floodwaters

Levee Fails At Pocahontas Threatening Residents With Floodwaters

A levee breach near Pocahontas on Wednesday prompted several water rescues. Rivers in Louisiana are pouring over their banks after parts of the state were inundated with up to 8 ...

Trump adviser to leave the White House

Members of the party frequently attended memorial ceremonies for WWII-era fascists, according to the report , and in 2008 a high-ranking captain called Jews "Zionist rats" and "lo...

8 people injured in San Diego mass shooting

Around 6 p.m., panicked 9-1-1 calls about the attack sent police to the La Jolla Crossroads apartment complex in University City . The suspect was later identified as 49-year-...

Student In Custody After Bringing Gun To Middle School

Student In Custody After Bringing Gun To Middle School

There was a scare at a middle school in Mason County today, with reports of a possible active shooter on the campus. The Mason County Sheriff's office confirmed officers from m...