U.S. News

Topics also related to U.S. News:

National Guard to withdraw from riot-torn Ferguson, Missouri

Photo

FERGUSON Mo. - The governor of Missouri ordered the withdrawal on Thursday of National Guard troops from riot-torn Ferguson, where tensions have eased after sometimes violent protests were staged nightly since police killed an unarmed black teenager. | Video

Federal judge strikes down Florida's gay marriage ban, stays ruling

TAMPA Fla. - A federal judge in north Florida on Thursday struck down the state's gay marriage ban as unconstitutional, but stayed the ruling.

Politics, 4:53pm EDT

U.S. aid workers who survived Ebola leave Atlanta hospital

ATLANTA, - Appearing thin but smiling, a Texas doctor who weeks ago entered an Atlanta hospital in a full-body biohazard suit to be treated for Ebola said on Thursday he was "thrilled to be alive" as doctors declared him virus-free and safe for release. | Video

Health 4:03pm EDT

Friend of Boston bomb suspect may get 7-year term in plea deal

BOSTON - A friend of accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleaded guilty on Thursday to charges of hindering the investigation into the blasts in a deal with prosecutors that calls for a prison sentence of up to seven years.

5:29pm EDT

Work planned to quell underground fire near Pittsburgh airport

PITTSBURGH - Work will begin next month to extinguish a 10-acre (four-hectare) coal fire that has been burning near Pittsburgh International Airport for years, potentially threatening radar, visibility and a major underground gas pipeline, state officials said on Thursday.

5:32pm EDT

California bill would increase penalties for soliciting minors for sex

SACRAMENTO Calif. - Adults convicted of soliciting underage prostitutes for sex will spend a minimum of two days in jail and face fines of up to $10,000 under a bill passed by the California legislature on Thursday.

4:27pm EDT

U.S. opens criminal probe of journalist Foley's death: Holder

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Justice Department is conducting a criminal investigation of the death of American journalist James Foley, Attorney General Eric Holder said on Thursday.

4:05pm EDT

Virginia's ex-governor testifies he has moved out of family home

RICHMOND Va. - Former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell testified on Thursday he was no longer living with his wife, having moved out of his home and into a church about a week before the start of their trial on bribery and corruption charges.

Politics, 3:52pm EDT

Virginia man named Stoner busted on marijuana charge: police

- A Virginia man with the last name Stoner has been arrested for having $10,000 worth of marijuana plants, police said Thursday.

3:55pm EDT

In case of slain journalist, negotiations, silence, then a chilling warning

WASHINGTON/PARIS - After months of silence from the captors of American journalist James Foley, on the night of Aug. 13, his family received a chilling message: Foley would be executed in retaliation for U.S. air strikes on the militant group Islamic State.

2:33pm EDT

Topics also related to U.S. News: