U.S. News

U.S. News coverage from Reuters.

Lifestyle2 hours ago

Keegan, 8, who identifies as gender creative, drag name Kween-Kee-Kee, poses for a photograph after completing his first drag performance during the Austin International Drag Festival 2018 near Austin, Texas, U.S., November, 18, 2018. REUTERS/Amanda Voisard

When a third-grade teacher from Texas asked her mostly 8-year-old students what they wanted to be when they grow up, one of them wrote on the white board: "drag queen."

U.S. News2 hours ago

Jurors on Wednesday are expected to begin deliberating the fate of Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him.

U.S. News6 hours ago

Phoenix police and city officials were met with shouts and boos at a community meeting on Tuesday over a viral cellphone video showing an officer pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old girl accused of shoplifting a doll.

World News12 hours ago

Federal authorities seized 16.5 tons of cocaine worth more than $1 billion from a ship in Philadelphia in one of the largest drug seizures in U.S. history, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday.

Environment2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on the podium at EPA headquarters in Washington, U.S., July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ting Shen

The Trump administration is expected to unveil a new carbon emission rule for the U.S. power industry on Wednesday, replacing an Obama-era regulation to fight climate change that it scrapped for being too hard on the coal industry.

Politics11 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: California's Governor Gavin Newsom speaks during the California Democratic Convention in San Francisco, California, U.S. June 1, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen Lam/File Photo

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday apologized to Native Americans for violence and other wrongdoings they suffered during the state's history and called their mistreatment genocide.

U.S. News13 hours ago

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters as he departs for travel to a campaign rally in Florida from the White House in Washington, U.S. June 18, 2019.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by claims he made about five men who were wrongly convicted for the brutal rape of a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago.

Politics9 hours ago

U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters as he departs the White House on travel to Orlando, Florida from the White House in Washington, U.S., June 18, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Donald Trump repeated on Tuesday that immigration authorities would next week target migrants in the country illegally in large-scale arrests, but still gave no details about the planned action.

Business News11 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: PG&E crew work on power lines to repair damage caused by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, U.S. November 21, 2018.  REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday.

Special Reportsa day ago

Homes that were constructed by Balfour Beatty are seen in a neighborhood at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, U.S. May 1, 2019.    REUTERS/Nick Oxford

A unit of UK infrastructure giant Balfour Beatty plc falsified housing maintenance records at a major U.S. military base to help it maximize fees earned from the Department of Defense, a Reuters investigation found.

U.S. News4 hours ago

A doll lies in the grass near Crocheron Park, in the Queens borough of New York City, New York, U.S. June 18, 2019. New York Police Department (NYPD)/Handout via REUTERS

It was a first responder's worst nightmare: the discovery early on Tuesday of a dead infant.

Politics9 hours ago

Migrants cross the Suchiate river on a raft from Tecun Uman, in Guatemala, to Ciudad Hidalgo, as seen from Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

Guatemala has not yet committed to becoming a "safe third country" for U.S.-bound migrants seeking asylum, but is analyzing with the United States how to contain flows of people from Central America, the Interior Minister said on Tuesday.

Politics11 hours ago

Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board asked a federal appeals court on Tuesday to extend a July 15 deadline for its members to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate, citing concerns that missing it could harm an ongoing restructuring of the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth's debt.

U.S. Legal News11 hours ago

Lawyer Michael Avenatti departs federal court in the Manhattan borough of New York, New York, U.S., May 28, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Lawyer Michael Avenatti, an outspoken critic of U.S. President Donald Trump, is scheduled to go to trial on Nov. 12 in federal court in Manhattan on charges of extorting Nike Inc.

Politics12 hours ago

U.S. Navy SEAL Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher leaves court with his wife Andrea, her name tattooed on his wrist, after the first day of jury selection at this court-martial trial at Naval Base San Diego in San Diego, California , U.S., June 17, 2019.    REUTERS/Mike Blake

Did decorated U.S. Navy SEAL Chief Ed Gallagher murder a teenage Islamic State fighter or is he being framed by mutinying sailors he commanded and who are testifying against him?

U.S. News12 hours ago

Five U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers were hurt on Tuesday when a man attacked them as he tried to rush a checkpoint at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Arizona, a TSA spokeswoman said.

Commodities14 hours ago

A natural gas pipeline owned and operated by DCP Midstream in Grady County, Oklahoma, was temporarily shut after an explosion on Tuesday, according to a company spokeswoman.

U.S. Legal News15 hours ago

A proposed Dame Products LLC ad that the company said was banned by the New York Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA), and which was included in a lawsuit filed against the MTA, is seen in this handout image released June 18, 2019.       Courtesy Dame Products, LLC/Handout via REUTERS

A new lawsuit asks why New York City's subway accepts advertisements depicting erectile dysfunction, bare buttocks, inflatable plastic breasts, "Kyng"-sized condoms and cactuses shaped like phalluses, but is refusing ads for women's sex toys.

U.S. News15 hours ago

(This June 18 story corrects to say Pentagon says contract not yet awarded)

Politics18 hours ago

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainees arrive at FCI Victorville federal prison in Victorville, California, U.S. June 8, 2018. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon

President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally.

Lifestyle2 hours ago

Keegan, 8, who identifies as gender creative, drag name Kween-Kee-Kee, poses for a photograph after completing his first drag performance during the Austin International Drag Festival 2018 near Austin, Texas, U.S., November, 18, 2018. REUTERS/Amanda Voisard

When a third-grade teacher from Texas asked her mostly 8-year-old students what they wanted to be when they grow up, one of them wrote on the white board: "drag queen."

U.S. News2 hours ago

Jurors on Wednesday are expected to begin deliberating the fate of Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him.

U.S. News6 hours ago

Phoenix police and city officials were met with shouts and boos at a community meeting on Tuesday over a viral cellphone video showing an officer pointing a gun at the parents of a 4-year-old girl accused of shoplifting a doll.

World News12 hours ago

Federal authorities seized 16.5 tons of cocaine worth more than $1 billion from a ship in Philadelphia in one of the largest drug seizures in U.S. history, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday.

Environment2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on the podium at EPA headquarters in Washington, U.S., July 11, 2018. REUTERS/Ting Shen

The Trump administration is expected to unveil a new carbon emission rule for the U.S. power industry on Wednesday, replacing an Obama-era regulation to fight climate change that it scrapped for being too hard on the coal industry.

Politics11 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: California's Governor Gavin Newsom speaks during the California Democratic Convention in San Francisco, California, U.S. June 1, 2019. REUTERS/Stephen Lam/File Photo

California Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday apologized to Native Americans for violence and other wrongdoings they suffered during the state's history and called their mistreatment genocide.

U.S. News13 hours ago

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters as he departs for travel to a campaign rally in Florida from the White House in Washington, U.S. June 18, 2019.  REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday stood by claims he made about five men who were wrongly convicted for the brutal rape of a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago.

Politics9 hours ago

U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters as he departs the White House on travel to Orlando, Florida from the White House in Washington, U.S., June 18, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. President Donald Trump repeated on Tuesday that immigration authorities would next week target migrants in the country illegally in large-scale arrests, but still gave no details about the planned action.

Business News11 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: PG&E crew work on power lines to repair damage caused by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, U.S. November 21, 2018.  REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage

PG&E Corp will pay $1 billion as part of its bankruptcy reorganization to more than a dozen local governments in California struck by wildfires in recent years, the company and lawyers for the governments said on Tuesday.

Special Reportsa day ago

Homes that were constructed by Balfour Beatty are seen in a neighborhood at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, U.S. May 1, 2019.    REUTERS/Nick Oxford

A unit of UK infrastructure giant Balfour Beatty plc falsified housing maintenance records at a major U.S. military base to help it maximize fees earned from the Department of Defense, a Reuters investigation found.

U.S. News4 hours ago

A doll lies in the grass near Crocheron Park, in the Queens borough of New York City, New York, U.S. June 18, 2019. New York Police Department (NYPD)/Handout via REUTERS

It was a first responder's worst nightmare: the discovery early on Tuesday of a dead infant.

Politics9 hours ago

Migrants cross the Suchiate river on a raft from Tecun Uman, in Guatemala, to Ciudad Hidalgo, as seen from Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, June 13, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Cabezas

Guatemala has not yet committed to becoming a "safe third country" for U.S.-bound migrants seeking asylum, but is analyzing with the United States how to contain flows of people from Central America, the Interior Minister said on Tuesday.

Politics11 hours ago

Puerto Rico's federally created financial oversight board asked a federal appeals court on Tuesday to extend a July 15 deadline for its members to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate, citing concerns that missing it could harm an ongoing restructuring of the bankrupt U.S. commonwealth's debt.

U.S. Legal News11 hours ago

Lawyer Michael Avenatti departs federal court in the Manhattan borough of New York, New York, U.S., May 28, 2019. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Lawyer Michael Avenatti, an outspoken critic of U.S. President Donald Trump, is scheduled to go to trial on Nov. 12 in federal court in Manhattan on charges of extorting Nike Inc.

Politics12 hours ago

U.S. Navy SEAL Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher leaves court with his wife Andrea, her name tattooed on his wrist, after the first day of jury selection at this court-martial trial at Naval Base San Diego in San Diego, California , U.S., June 17, 2019.    REUTERS/Mike Blake

Did decorated U.S. Navy SEAL Chief Ed Gallagher murder a teenage Islamic State fighter or is he being framed by mutinying sailors he commanded and who are testifying against him?

U.S. News12 hours ago

Five U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officers were hurt on Tuesday when a man attacked them as he tried to rush a checkpoint at the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in Arizona, a TSA spokeswoman said.

Commodities14 hours ago

A natural gas pipeline owned and operated by DCP Midstream in Grady County, Oklahoma, was temporarily shut after an explosion on Tuesday, according to a company spokeswoman.

U.S. Legal News15 hours ago

A proposed Dame Products LLC ad that the company said was banned by the New York Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA), and which was included in a lawsuit filed against the MTA, is seen in this handout image released June 18, 2019.       Courtesy Dame Products, LLC/Handout via REUTERS

A new lawsuit asks why New York City's subway accepts advertisements depicting erectile dysfunction, bare buttocks, inflatable plastic breasts, "Kyng"-sized condoms and cactuses shaped like phalluses, but is refusing ads for women's sex toys.

U.S. News15 hours ago

(This June 18 story corrects to say Pentagon says contract not yet awarded)

Politics18 hours ago

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detainees arrive at FCI Victorville federal prison in Victorville, California, U.S. June 8, 2018. REUTERS/Patrick T. Fallon

President Donald Trump said on Monday that U.S. authorities would begin next week removing millions of immigrants who are in the United States illegally.

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