General News

Appeals court revives suit over US military base in Japan

Aug 21, 2017

A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit that seeks to block construction of a U.S. military base in Okinawa, Japan

Between cancer treatments, McCain maintains rigorous agenda

Aug 21, 2017

Sen. John McCain is keeping a rigorous agenda while on break from Congress, despite recently being diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer

Arkansas police checking suicide call find man, 2 kids dead

Aug 21, 2017

Police responding to a possible suicide in Little Rock say they found a scene even more troubling: a 39-year-old man dead in bed with his two dead children

Guam official says the island is calm despite NKorea threat

Aug 21, 2017

The lieutenant governor of Guam has reassured Japanese that the U.S. territory is calm amid the recent tension between the U.S. and North Korea

Jury awards $417M in lawsuit linking talcum powder to cancer

Aug 21, 2017

A Los Angeles jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million in a case to a woman who claimed in lawsuit that the talc in its iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene

The Latest: Tillerson talks strategy with regional ministers

Aug 21, 2017

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has spoken with the foreign ministers from Afghanistan, Pakistan and India as President Donald Trump prepares to unveil his new strategy for the Afghan war

Christie calls Trump's Charlottesville comments 'a mistake'

Aug 21, 2017

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says President Donald Trump's racially fraught comments about "both sides" being to blame for a deadly neo-Nazi rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, were "a mistake."

US Embassy in Russia stops issuing tourist visas for 8 days

Aug 21, 2017

The U.S. Embassy in Russia says it will suspend issuing nonimmigrant visas in Moscow for eight days and will stop issuing visas at its consulates elsewhere in Russia in response to the Russian decision to cap embassy staff

McConnell: 'Zero chance' Congress won't increase debt limit

Aug 21, 2017

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said there is "zero chance" Congress will allow the country to default on its debt by voting to not increase the borrowing limit

Hours for NYC's Caribbean festival shifted to fight violence

Aug 21, 2017

NYC officials shift start of annual pre-dawn festival celebrating Caribbean culture, take other security precautions to stem violence

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