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Politicsan hour ago

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, a potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, speaks at a rally with striking Stop & Shop workers in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., April 18, 2019.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will announce on Thursday that he is seeking the Democratic Party's presidential nomination for the 2020 election, a source familiar with the plans said on Tuesday.

U.S. News37 minutes ago

A group of armed civilians who have posted videos online showing them stopping migrants who illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border have been told by Union Pacific Railroad to move their New Mexico camp in 30 minutes, the local police chief said.

Healthcare & Pharma3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A general view of the Department of Justice building is seen ahead of the release of the Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report in Washington, U.S., April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky

The U.S. government on Tuesday filed its first criminal charges against a major drug distributor and company executives over their alleged roles in fueling the nation's opioid epidemic by putting profits ahead of patients' safety.

U.S. News6 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: The University of Southern California is pictured in Los Angeles, California, U.S., May 22, 2018.  REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo

A former University of Southern California assistant women's soccer coach has agreed to plead guilty to engaging in a racketeering scheme in which she accepted bribes to help wealthy parents get their children into the school as part of the largest college admissions scandal in U.S. history.

U.S. News42 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Supreme Court building is pictured in Washington, U.S., March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo

U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday wrestled with whether police need a court-issued warrant to draw an unconscious suspect's blood in a case involving a Wisconsin man convicted of drunken driving based on blood obtained without his consent.

U.S. News2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Students arrive for the the first day of classes at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, U.S. August 15, 2018.  REUTERS/Joe Skipper/File Photo

Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, scene of one of the country's worst mass shootings, has won the $150,000 grand prize in a national contest sponsored by a popular clothing line to fund entertainment at the school's senior prom.

Politicsan hour ago

Demonstrators gather outside the U.S. Supreme Courthouse in Washington, U.S., April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

The U.S. Supreme Court's conservative majority on Tuesday appeared poised to hand President Donald Trump a victory on his administration's plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, a move opponents call a Republican effort to deter immigrants from taking part.

U.S. Legal News3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft attends a conference at the Cannes Lions Festival in Cannes, France, June 23, 2017.  REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

A Florida judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked prosecutors from releasing hidden camera footage that allegedly shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft engaged in sexual acts inside a massage parlor.

U.S. News2 hours ago

The winner of the third-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history revealed himself on Tuesday as a 24-year-old man from Wisconsin, telling reporters he did not get around to checking the numbers till a day after the draw last month.

U.S. News12 hours ago

A Wisconsin woman used hacked Facebook accounts to provide lessons in making bombs and poison on behalf of the Islamic State militant group, prosecutors said Monday.

U.S. Newsan hour ago

(This April 22 story has been refiled to correct to show that race is held annually on the first Saturday, not Sunday, in May.)

U.S. News5 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Sumatran tigers are pictured before the play with leftover Christmas trees in the Tierpark Zoo in Berlin, Germany, January 4, 2019.    REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/File Photo

A rare Sumatran tiger attacked a worker at the Topeka Zoo in Kansas on Saturday, wounding the back of her head and neck before other staff members were able to coax the animal away with food, officials said.

U.S. News19 hours ago

All six people on board a twin-engine plane died when it crashed on a private ranch near an airport in Kerrville, Texas on Monday, officials said.

U.S. Legal News19 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Seema Verma (C) is joined by Concerned Women for America CEO Penny Nance (L)  at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 13, 2017.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

Medicare's hospital insurance fund will be depleted in 2026, as previously forecast, and Social Security program costs are likely to exceed total income in 2020 for the first time since 1982, according to a government report released on Monday.

U.S. News20 hours ago

Dow Inc locked 226 employees out of its Houston-area chemical plant in Deer Park, Texas, on Monday afternoon after United Steelworkers union (USW) workers rejected the latest labor contract proposal, USW officials said.

Healthcare & Pharmaa day ago

FILE PHOTO: A general view of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia September 30, 2014.  REUTERS/Tami Chappell

The United States recorded 71 new measles cases last week, a 13 percent increase as the country faces its second-worst outbreak of the disease in almost two decades, federal health officials said on Monday.

World Newsa day ago

A fifth-grade student at an exclusive private school in Washington, D.C., and a Denver man on a business trip were among the U.S. residents killed in the Sri Lanka Easter attacks, a media report and the man's employer said on Monday.

U.S. Newsa day ago

Roseville High School student Dmitri Moua practices a dance routine in the backyard as his mother Bao Xiong looks on near Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S., in this undated handout photo obtained on April 22, 2019.     Courtesy of Pacific Legal Foundation/Handout via REUTERS

An organization that oversees high school sports in Minnesota has rescinded its rule preventing boys from joining their high schools' competitive dance teams.

U.S. Legal Newsa day ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. soldiers walk next to the border fence between Mexico and the United States, as migrants are seen walking behind the fence, after crossing illegally into the U.S. to turn themselves in, in El Paso, Texas, U.S., in this picture taken from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, April 3, 2019. The writing on the wall reads, "Help us Jesus Christ." REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez/File Photo

The head of an armed group that stops migrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally allegedly boasted of training volunteers to kill former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, an FBI agent said in court papers.

U.S. Legal Newsa day ago

FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning speaks to reporters outside the U.S. federal courthouse shortly before appearing before a federal judge and being taken into custody as he held her in contempt of court for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S. March 8, 2019.  REUTERS/Ford Fischer/News2Share/File Photo

Former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning will remain in jail after a federal appeals court on Monday denied her request to be released on bail, and upheld a lower court's decision to hold Manning in civil contempt for refusing to testify before a grand jury.

Politicsan hour ago

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, a potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, speaks at a rally with striking Stop & Shop workers in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., April 18, 2019.   REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will announce on Thursday that he is seeking the Democratic Party's presidential nomination for the 2020 election, a source familiar with the plans said on Tuesday.

U.S. News37 minutes ago

A group of armed civilians who have posted videos online showing them stopping migrants who illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico border have been told by Union Pacific Railroad to move their New Mexico camp in 30 minutes, the local police chief said.

Healthcare & Pharma3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A general view of the Department of Justice building is seen ahead of the release of the Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report in Washington, U.S., April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Amr Alfiky

The U.S. government on Tuesday filed its first criminal charges against a major drug distributor and company executives over their alleged roles in fueling the nation's opioid epidemic by putting profits ahead of patients' safety.

U.S. News6 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: The University of Southern California is pictured in Los Angeles, California, U.S., May 22, 2018.  REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo

A former University of Southern California assistant women's soccer coach has agreed to plead guilty to engaging in a racketeering scheme in which she accepted bribes to help wealthy parents get their children into the school as part of the largest college admissions scandal in U.S. history.

U.S. News42 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Supreme Court building is pictured in Washington, U.S., March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis/File Photo

U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday wrestled with whether police need a court-issued warrant to draw an unconscious suspect's blood in a case involving a Wisconsin man convicted of drunken driving based on blood obtained without his consent.

U.S. News2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Students arrive for the the first day of classes at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, U.S. August 15, 2018.  REUTERS/Joe Skipper/File Photo

Florida's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, scene of one of the country's worst mass shootings, has won the $150,000 grand prize in a national contest sponsored by a popular clothing line to fund entertainment at the school's senior prom.

Politicsan hour ago

Demonstrators gather outside the U.S. Supreme Courthouse in Washington, U.S., April 23, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

The U.S. Supreme Court's conservative majority on Tuesday appeared poised to hand President Donald Trump a victory on his administration's plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, a move opponents call a Republican effort to deter immigrants from taking part.

U.S. Legal News3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft attends a conference at the Cannes Lions Festival in Cannes, France, June 23, 2017.  REUTERS/Eric Gaillard

A Florida judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked prosecutors from releasing hidden camera footage that allegedly shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft engaged in sexual acts inside a massage parlor.

U.S. News2 hours ago

The winner of the third-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history revealed himself on Tuesday as a 24-year-old man from Wisconsin, telling reporters he did not get around to checking the numbers till a day after the draw last month.

U.S. News12 hours ago

A Wisconsin woman used hacked Facebook accounts to provide lessons in making bombs and poison on behalf of the Islamic State militant group, prosecutors said Monday.

U.S. Newsan hour ago

(This April 22 story has been refiled to correct to show that race is held annually on the first Saturday, not Sunday, in May.)

U.S. News5 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Sumatran tigers are pictured before the play with leftover Christmas trees in the Tierpark Zoo in Berlin, Germany, January 4, 2019.    REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/File Photo

A rare Sumatran tiger attacked a worker at the Topeka Zoo in Kansas on Saturday, wounding the back of her head and neck before other staff members were able to coax the animal away with food, officials said.

U.S. News19 hours ago

All six people on board a twin-engine plane died when it crashed on a private ranch near an airport in Kerrville, Texas on Monday, officials said.

U.S. Legal News19 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Seema Verma (C) is joined by Concerned Women for America CEO Penny Nance (L)  at the White House in Washington, U.S., April 13, 2017.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

Medicare's hospital insurance fund will be depleted in 2026, as previously forecast, and Social Security program costs are likely to exceed total income in 2020 for the first time since 1982, according to a government report released on Monday.

U.S. News20 hours ago

Dow Inc locked 226 employees out of its Houston-area chemical plant in Deer Park, Texas, on Monday afternoon after United Steelworkers union (USW) workers rejected the latest labor contract proposal, USW officials said.

Healthcare & Pharmaa day ago

FILE PHOTO: A general view of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia September 30, 2014.  REUTERS/Tami Chappell

The United States recorded 71 new measles cases last week, a 13 percent increase as the country faces its second-worst outbreak of the disease in almost two decades, federal health officials said on Monday.

World Newsa day ago

A fifth-grade student at an exclusive private school in Washington, D.C., and a Denver man on a business trip were among the U.S. residents killed in the Sri Lanka Easter attacks, a media report and the man's employer said on Monday.

U.S. Newsa day ago

Roseville High School student Dmitri Moua practices a dance routine in the backyard as his mother Bao Xiong looks on near Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S., in this undated handout photo obtained on April 22, 2019.     Courtesy of Pacific Legal Foundation/Handout via REUTERS

An organization that oversees high school sports in Minnesota has rescinded its rule preventing boys from joining their high schools' competitive dance teams.

U.S. Legal Newsa day ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. soldiers walk next to the border fence between Mexico and the United States, as migrants are seen walking behind the fence, after crossing illegally into the U.S. to turn themselves in, in El Paso, Texas, U.S., in this picture taken from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, April 3, 2019. The writing on the wall reads, "Help us Jesus Christ." REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez/File Photo

The head of an armed group that stops migrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally allegedly boasted of training volunteers to kill former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, an FBI agent said in court papers.

U.S. Legal Newsa day ago

FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning speaks to reporters outside the U.S. federal courthouse shortly before appearing before a federal judge and being taken into custody as he held her in contempt of court for refusing to testify before a federal grand jury in Alexandria, Virginia, U.S. March 8, 2019.  REUTERS/Ford Fischer/News2Share/File Photo

Former U.S. Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning will remain in jail after a federal appeals court on Monday denied her request to be released on bail, and upheld a lower court's decision to hold Manning in civil contempt for refusing to testify before a grand jury.

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