General News

Student shot at Texas high school; suspect still at large

Jan 15, 2020

Local officials say a student has been shot at a high school in Texas and a suspect remains at large

Dem senator says he has 51 votes to restrain Trump on Iran

Jan 14, 2020

A Democratic senator says he has at least 51 votes to support a bipartisan resolution asserting that President Donald Trump must seek approval from Congress before engaging in further military action against Iran

Virginia teen charged in 'swatting' ring linked to neo-Nazis

Jan 14, 2020

The U.S. Justice Department has charged a former Virginia college student with calling in fake emergencies to prompt law enforcement response, in coordination with a group the FBI labelled as sympathetic to neo-Nazi ideology

Pelosi: Americans want 'fair trial' on Trump impeachment

Jan 12, 2020

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says senators will “pay a price” if they block new witnesses from testifying in President Donald Trump's upcoming impeachment trial

Texas governor to reject new refugees, first under Trump

Jan 10, 2020

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says the state will reject the resettlement of new refugees, becoming the first state known to do so under a recent Trump administration order

Opioid-dependent kids' guardians seek to form class in suit

Jan 10, 2020

Attorneys representing guardians of children born dependent on opioids are asking a federal judge in Cleveland to include them as a group in a class action lawsuit against the pharmaceutical industry

Payment dispute keeps vet from using prosthetic legs

Jan 10, 2020

An Army veteran in Mississippi who served in Vietnam and Iraq says a dispute over payments has left him unable to use a pair of expensive prosthetic legs

Virginia Dems pledge to let locals move Confederate statues

Jan 9, 2020

Newly empowered Democratic leaders in Virginia are pledging to let local governments remove Confederate monuments

Chinese report says illnesses may be from new coronavirus

Jan 9, 2020

Chinese state media say a preliminary investigation into recent cases of viral pneumonia has identified the possible cause as a new type of coronavirus

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