US National News
  •   
  •   
  •   

News : US

Poll: Americans say even the legal breaks for college admission are rigging the system

Wednesday  12:40,   20 march 2019
usatoday

A USA TODAY/Suffolk Poll finds wide suspicion of college admissions and opposition to legal preferences for alums, athletes and... >>>

Trump administration to stop detaining some migrant families at border: Report

Wednesday  10:10,   20 march 2019
thehill

The Trump administration will reportedly stop detaining some migrant families who illegally cross the border in Texas as it copes with overcrowding in detention facilities. The Wall Street Journal, citing government officials, said authorities will... >>>

Concern grows over feds' sluggish response to rise of right-wing extremism

Wednesday  09:40,   20 march 2019
cbsnews

Law enforcement veterans told CBS News federal authorities have struggled to keep up with the rising threat . require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Two >>>

Hawaii considers banning most plastics at restaurants to cut down on ocean pollution

Wednesday  09:36,   20 march 2019
cbsnews

The liberal state has already mandated renewable energy use and prohibited sunscreen ingredients that harm coral . A second, more ambitious proposal would go even further and prohibit fast-food and full-service restaurants from distributing and... >>>

A Texas homeowner saw a 'few' rattlesnakes and called for help. The removal company found 45 of them

Wednesday  08:10,   20 march 2019
usatoday

Video shot by Big Country Snake Removal on March 13 near Abilene, Texas, shows the company removing dozens of snakes from beneath a... >>>

Deer Park fire burns into fourth day as nearby schools close

Wednesday  08:10,   20 march 2019
cnn

The fire in the suburban Houston area sent towering black clouds and even a fireball into the sky late Tuesday. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); });... >>>

Iowa cops catch 3 children leaping from burning apartment

Wednesday  06:55,   20 march 2019
foxnews

A video shows four senior police officers in Des Moines, Iowa, rescuing three children from an apartment fire early Tuesday. KCCI said the officers, Cole Johnson, Craig Vasquez, Tyler Kelley and Casey Sanders, caught the children as they dropped... >>>

USDA is turning lab cats into cannibals by forcing them to eat feline meat, watchdog says

Wednesday  05:10,   20 march 2019
washingtonpost

The goal was to study the parasite Toxoplasma gondii, which causes toxoplasmosis, a flu-like disease that can infect humans for weeks or months. “That the USDA could, for over a decade, use taxpayers’ money to go around the world rounding up... >>>

Bobcat that survived California wildfire hit, killed by car

Wednesday  04:30,   20 march 2019
sfgate

A bobcat that survived the November 2018 Woolsey Fire in Southern California was hit and killed by a car in Calabasas (Los Angeles County), the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area said in a tweet. The male bobcat, named B-361, "roamed... >>>

Farmers devastated by historic flooding in the Midwest

Wednesday  04:00,   20 march 2019
cbsnews

Doug and Eric Alberts are trying to round up the surviving hogs on their 9-acre farm in Fremont, Nebraska; there aren't many... >>>

Former Broward court clerk files to run for his old job -- against his ex-wife, the current clerk

Wednesday  02:15,   20 march 2019
msn

To get his old job back, former Broward Clerk of Courts Howard Forman is running against his former wife and current clerk, Brenda Forman. Both are registered Democrats. He filed papers Monday with the Supervisor of Elections Office. Forman, 73,... >>>

Trump’s Tax Cut Won’t Power the Growth He Predicts, Officials Concede

Wednesday  02:10,   20 march 2019
nytimes

The Trump administration pushed a $1.5 trillion tax cut through Congress in 2017 on the promise that it would spark sustained economic growth. While the tax cuts have goosed the economy in the short term, officials now concede they will not be... >>>

Feds offer $1,000 to people willing to adopt an untrained wild horse or burro

Wednesday  01:30,   20 march 2019
foxnews

The U.S. government is offering up to $1,000 to those willing to adopt an untrained wild horse or burro to combat the overpopulation of the animals in the open country. The "Adoption Incentive Program" comes from the Bureau of Land Management... >>>

NYC official: Kushner firm flouted rules, endangered tenants

Wednesday  01:20,   20 march 2019
msn

A New York City councilman investigating the Kushner real estate company says it has failed to get safety inspections for several of its... >>>

Satellite images show the devastating floods in the Midwest

Wednesday  01:10,   20 march 2019
washingtonpost

Satellite images show the extent of flooding in the... >>>