National

Appeals court hears arguments on Trump's revised travel ban

For more than two hours on Monday, a panel of 13 federal judges peppered lawyers for the USA and a civil rights group with questions about presidential power, ...


Fraternity members charged in death of Penn State student

The grand jury, aided by security camera footage, said the fraternity was heavily stocked with booze for the February 2 ceremony at which Piazza , a sophomor...


Rudy Gay to opt out of contract, become free agent

Gay's agent, Roger Montgomery, confirmed to The Undefeated that his client plans to become a free agent. The 11-year veteran saw his 2016-17 season cut shor...


Gingrich: Trump's Triumph: ObamaCare Repealed By The House

Second, the government would fund high-risk pools of subsidized insurance to cover those otherwise shut out of the individual market (unfortunately, high-risk p...


Trump calls Yates' testimony 'old news' in quick response to Senate testimony

Senator Dianne Feinstein-the ranking Democrat on the judiciary committee hearing Yates' testimony-said Sunday that Yates has a lot to say about "who knew what w...


USA midwest, south brace for more severe weather

Parts of southwestern Missouri and northern Arkansas received up to 11 inches of rain over the weekend, according to the Weather Channel . At a news confer...


Celebrities ignore New York City smoking ban at annual Met Gala

And for the Met Gala 2017, it was Katy Perry who had the honor of going on stage to entertain the famous guests for a few minutes. Stars were asked to dress i...


Can Republicans sell their health-care plans to a skeptical public?

The House bill has Americans in an uproar over its negative aspects, such as older people facing higher costs and 14 million people losing their insurance in th...


Caught on Cam: Kangaroo attacks 9-year-old girl

Jennifer White chose to surprise her daughters, ages 9 and 3, on Saturday by taking them to one of their favorite places, Harmony Park Safari, nestled in the Ne...


Round lead for Gators women's golf at regional

After three straight pars on the par four 11th, par five 12th and par three 13th, Smith carded back-to-back bogeys before finishing her opening nine par, par an...


Feds won't charge Baton Rouge officers

Federal authorities opened a civil rights investigation immediately after the July 2016 police shooting that killed 37-year-old Alton Sterling outside a conveni...


Always Dreaming Wins 2017 Kentucky Derby

Churchill Downs officials say attendance for the Kentucky Derby was 158,070. Thunder Snow, victor of the UAE Derby in Dubai, was pulled up just after the s...


Yates testifies on Flynn and Russian Federation

And last week, Graham signaled that senators will ask Yates about what other possible considerations drove her to alert the White House counsel about her concer...


Dead, 3 Injured in UT Austin Stabbing Attack

A man enrolled at the university went on a stabbing spree with a large hunting knife at the school's Austin campus on Monday, police said . Freshman Harris...


Alaskans react to the executive order to expand ocean oil drilling

U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday to extend offshore oil and gas drilling to areas that have been off limits, in a move to boost...


Senate will have a hard time passing Obamacare repeal: McConnell

Former President Barack Obama speaks after being presented with the 2017 Profile in Courage award during ceremonies at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library ...


A new executive order could put some national monuments at risk

Wednesday's executive order won't have an immediate effect - it simply called for Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to review monuments designated in the last 2...


Dozens of groups urge Trump to leave Paris climate deal

The statement was released on the eve of a decision by the Trump administration on whether to withdraw from the Paris agreement . " We are for staying in th...


Appeals court set to hear arguments on Trump's revised travel ban

The government will likely argue in their appeal that Judge Chuang was wrong to look outside the text of the order, and basing his decision on the President's c...


Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 7

Investigators initially believed a serial shooter was responsible for seven deaths a year ago, but in recent weeks they determined two other victims were also s...


Obama warned Trump about Flynn, former officials say

Flynn's forced February resignation followed media reports that he had discussed US -imposed sanctions on Russian Federation with Ambassador Kislyak, which was ...


Texas governor signs ban on so-called 'sanctuary cities'

In a statement , Abbott said , "As Governor, my top priority is public safety, and this bill furthers that objective by keeping risky criminals off our street...


2 killed in West Virginia cargo plane crash

Determining the cause of the fatal crash may take a little longer than first expected, as an investigator said the plane was not equipped with a "black box" dev...


Betrayal, carelessness, hypocrisy on health care

Meanwhile, hundreds of protesters who gathered outside the U.S. Capitol shouted "shame". Duffy spoke about the Republican bill in glowing terms when intervie...


John Oliver fans flood FCC website

He again focused on net neutrality during Sunday's show. The agency has since upgraded its system. There are now about 80,000 comments on the proposal, ...


Kushner family apologizes for mentioning White House adviser Jared Kushner

Kushner's sister Nicole Meyer promoted One Journal Square , a Kushner Companies' development in Jersey City, at an event Sunday at the Four Seasons Hotel in Sh...


Kevin Durant sizzles with 38, Warriors up 3-0 over Jazz

Warriors PG Stephen Curry has made 270 career 3-pointers in the postseason. Aside from his incredible statistical performance, we saw some aggressiveness and t...


Coach's bling fling, will spend $2.4B on Kate Spade

As of Friday's close, shares of Coach have risen almost 7 percent over the past 12 months and are up about 22 percent for the year-to-date period. Coach s...


Fired by Trump, former acting AG to testify on Russia

Trump's White House press secretary Sean Spicer said in response Monday that if Obama "was seriously concerned" about Flynn's connections to Russian Federation ...


Police Shooting-Teen Killed story

Jordan Edwards, a Black high school student , was leaving a house party with his two brothers and two other teenagers in a vehicle Saturday night when police a...


Texas Adoption Agencies Could Ban Jews, Gays, Muslims

That's because the legislation in question, which state Republicans introduced and are expected to begin debating next week, permits state-run and private adopt...


Texas lawmakers approve bill outlawing sanctuary cities

The GOP-led Senate passed the bill Wednesday despite objections from Democrats, who call the bill a "show-me-your-papers" measure that will be used to dis...


Emmanuel Macron may have won the French presidency, but challenges await him

But in the financial markets, there is a realization that he needs a majority in the legislative elections next month, or at least needs to form a viable coalit...


West Virginia airport reopened after cargo plane crash

New outlets report emergencies crews are at the scene. The NTSB continued its investigation Saturday, documenting evidence on the runway and the main wrecka...


Judge: Hit-and-run case against 'Bachelor' star can proceed

Soules' next court hearing will be arraignment on the formal charge on May 23. Soules was arrested early on April 25 at his home in Arlington after the Apri...