News : US

'Cat Grandpa' goes viral after shelter shares photos of volunteer napping with kitties

Friday  10:50,   21 september 2018

The Safe Haven Pet Sanctuary's Facebook post has garnered over 40,000 reactions and 11,000 shares since Tuesday and helped raise more than $20,000.Terry Lauerman of De Pere, a Green Bay suburb, has became an online sensation this week after...[...]

Five hurt, including 8-year-old, in Syracuse, N.Y., shooting

Friday  09:50,   21 september 2018

Five people were shot, including an eight-year-old girl, at a home in Syracuse, New York, on Thursday night, authorities said.Police Chief Frank Fowler told reporters late Thursday that authorities hadn't identified a suspect nor a...[...]

Student pilot in custody after allegedly hopping fence, boarding plane at Orlando-Melbourne airport

Friday  08:51,   21 september 2018

A student pilot is in custody after he allegedly hopped a security fence early Thursday at Florida's Orlando Melbourne International Airport and boarded a passenger jet that was undergoing maintenance, an airport spokeswoman said. Employees...[...]

Accused Russian Agent Maria Butina Subpoenas Her Alma Mater, American University

Friday  07:52,   21 september 2018

Pavel Ptitsin/Shutterstock Maria Butina’s legal team is going back to school. One attorney for the accused Russian agent, Alfred Carry, signed off on a subpoena sent to American University earlier this month demanding documents related to her time...[...]

34 more separated kids released; hundreds still in custody

Friday  06:26,   21 september 2018

More than 100 children who may never be reunited with their parents remain in the custody of the government as officials work to rectify the crisis caused by the Trump administration's decision to separate undocumented immigrant families at the...[...]

ICE arrested immigrants who tried to take in children

Friday  06:26,   21 september 2018

Federal officers have arrested dozens of immigrants who came forward to take care of immigrant children in government custody, and the Trump administration is pledging to go after more. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function...[...]

Police: Suspect dead after shootout near Miami airport

Friday  06:05,   21 september 2018

MIAMI — Authorities in Florida say a wanted suspect is dead after he used an assault rifle to fire upon officers near Miami International Airport.News outlets report the suspect was fatally shot a few blocks away from the airport Thursday...[...]

San Juan Mayor: Hurricane Maria is Trump's Katrina

Friday  05:50,   21 september 2018

The Democratic mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Carmen Yulín Cruz tell's Anderson Cooper that Hurricane Maria, is President Trump's Katrina. "This is historic. It's a historic failing," said Carmen Yulin Cruz, speaking on CNN's "Anderson...[...]

Tropical Storm Florence death toll climbs

Friday  05:27,   21 september 2018

South Carolina's storm losses alone were estimated at $1.2 billion.President Donald Trump hands out food through a car window while visiting a distribution center outside the Temple Baptist Church on a tour of Hurricane Florence recovery efforts [...]

Gas service could take ‘several months’ to restore in Merrimack Valley

Friday  04:05,   21 september 2018

NORTH ANDOVER — Columbia Gas said Thursday that restoration of gas service across the Merrimack Valley could take “several months,” a dark new prediction for local business owners and residents as frustrations continue to grow with the company amid...[...]

Marines say they "had to act" to save senior citizens from D.C. fire

Friday  03:50,   21 september 2018

When a quick-moving fire raced through a home for senior citizens, a group of Marines came runningBut when the smoke went up, Marines came...[...]

Audit shows NRA in the red for second straight year: report

Friday  03:50,   21 september 2018

A new third-party audit of the National Rifle Association's finances, obtained by OpenSecrets, found the group to be in the red for the second year in a row. The audit found that after a high-spending year during the 2016 elections, the NRA has...[...]

3 middle school students hospitalized after lightning strikes near school bus stop

Friday  03:26,   21 september 2018

Three middle school students were hospitalized Thursday morning after lightning struck near where they were standing at a school bus stop in Round Lake Heights, Ill., officials said. The injuries did not appear to be life-threatening and the...[...]

A sheriff was reportedly caught on tape making racist remarks. Now he faces calls to resign.

Friday  03:10,   21 september 2018

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy denounced a recording that reportedly shows sheriff Michael Saudino making racist remarks.NPR affiliate WNYC published comments from a secret taping it said it had obtained of Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino,...[...]

Support for assault-weapons ban slides in months since Parkland shooting

Friday  02:52,   21 september 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Public support for banning assault weapons - an idea that had sky-high support from Florida voters immediately after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre - has declined. Banning assault-style weapons, such as the [...]