General News

No contest plea in crash that killed workers after hurricane

Jan 24, 2020

A man prosecutors say was high on drugs when his pickup truck fatally struck three utility workers fixing power lines in the Florida Panhandle after Hurricane Michael faces the possibility of life in prison

France confirms 3 cases of virus from China, 1st in Europe

Jan 24, 2020

France has announced three confirmed cases of the deadly new virus from China, the first cases in Europe and the first outside Asia and the United States

Illinois: Error registered a possible 545 noncitizen voters

Jan 23, 2020

Officials say a computer error in Illinois' new automatic voter registration system may have led to 545 non-U.S. citizens being registered to vote, 15 of whom cast ballots

3 National Guard soldiers convicted in 2017 sexual assault

Jan 22, 2020

Three of four National Guard soldiers accused of involvement in a 2017 sexual assault case have pleaded guilty in Kentucky to misdemeanor sexual misconduct charges

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

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