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U.S.2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Immigrant children, many of whom have been separated from their parents under a new "zero tolerance" policy by the Trump administration, are shown walking in single file between tents in their compound next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Lawyers for immigrant families separated at the border by the U.S. government said a federal judge's order barring rapid deportations until at least next Tuesday would give them breathing room as they struggled for access to clients.

U.S.2 hours ago

Death Row inmate Christopher Young is shown in this undated handout photo provided July 16, 2018.  Texas Department of Criminal Justice/Handout via REUTERS

Texas plans to execute a man on Tuesday convicted of murdering a store owner during a 2004 robbery despite calls from some relatives of the victim to spare the life of the inmate whom they say they have forgiven.

Politics10 hours ago

U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin testifies to the House Financial Services hearing on state of the international financial system on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 12, 2018.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo

The U.S. Treasury said on Monday that it will no longer require certain tax-exempt organizations including politically active nonprofit groups, such as the National Rifle Association and Planned Parenthood, to identify their financial donors to U.S. tax authorities.

U.S.12 hours ago

At least three school buses collided in southern New Jersey on Monday, injuring 23 children and an adult staff member returning from a summer day camp, police officials said.

Health News3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Healthcare activists with Planned Parenthood and the Center for American Progress protest in opposition to the Senate Republican healthcare bill on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 28, 2017.   REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo

A federal judge ruled on Monday against birth control organizations that sought to block the Trump administration from shifting a federal family-planning grant program toward prioritizing groups that are faith-based and counsel abstinence.

U.S.4 hours ago

John D. Miller appears in a booking photo provided by the Allen County Sheriff's Department in Fort Wayne, Indiana, U.S., July 16, 2018.   Allen County Sheriff's Department/Handout via REUTERS

Indiana authorities were expected on Tuesday to release more details about a cold case they say has been solved after DNA led them to a man who they arrested and charged for the assault and murder in 1988 of an 8-year-old girl.

Environment2 hours ago

A hole, punched through the roof of a tourist boat, is seen, after lava from the Mount Kilauea volcano exploded in the sea off Kapoho, Hawaii, U.S. July 16, 2018. Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources/Handout via REUTERS

Hawaii lava tour boats faced tighter restrictions on Tuesday after 23 passengers were injured by a volcanic explosion, as authorities investigated whether a vessel hit by "lava bombs" went too close to molten rock oozing into the Ocean.

Politics12 hours ago

U.S. Representative Dana Rohrabacher speaks with fellow attendees before President Donald Trump's remarks at a meeting of the National Space Council at the White House in Washington, U.S. June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A Republican congressman filmed for Sacha Baron Cohen's satirical television series who appeared to back a fictitious scheme to train toddlers to use guns said on Monday that he was the victim of "a sick fraud."

U.S.15 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: White House Special Advisor Jared Kushner looks on after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Mexico's Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray delivered a joint statement in Mexico City, Mexico July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

The administration of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has opened a probe into allegations that the real estate firm once led by U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner harassed tenants at one of its largest residential buildings.

U.S. Legal News10 hours ago

The federal court building is shown at the beginning of a hearing on a state law concerning abortion in Austin, Texas, U.S., July 16, 2018.  REUTERS/Jon Herskovitz

A court hearing on a Texas law requiring the burial or cremation of aborted fetal tissue opened on Monday with the state arguing the requirement was a matter of dignity, while abortion providers called it unnecessary and aimed at impeding clinic operations.

Environment41 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: The Aerion AS2, the world's first supersonic business jet, being developed by Lockheed Martin Corp partnering with plane maker Aerion Corp of Reno, Nevada, is shown in this handout photo illustration released December 15, 2017. Aerion Corporation/Handout via REUTERS

Reviving supersonic passenger flights will harm the environment as the jets will not likely be able to comply with existing fuel efficiency, pollution and noise standards for subsonic aircraft, according to a study released on Tuesday.

U.S.an hour ago

A 29-year-old Russian woman living in Washington, D.C., has been arrested and charged with conspiracy to act as an agent of the Russian government while developing ties with American citizens and infiltrating political groups, the U.S. Justice Department said on Monday.

Environment4 hours ago

A hole, punched through the roof of a tourist boat, is seen, after lava from the Mount Kilauea volcano exploded in the sea off Kapoho, Hawaii, U.S. July 16, 2018. Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources/Handout via REUTERS

A blob of hot volcanic lava struck an ocean tour boat just off the Big Island of Hawaii on Monday, injuring nearly two dozen people in the worst casualty incident to date from the ongoing eruption of the Kilauea Volcano.

U.S.6 hours ago

An Indiana man was charged on Monday with sexually assaulting and murdering an 8-year-old girl in 1988, police said, a day after they said he had confessed to the crime.

An Indiana man was charged on Monday with sexually assaulting and murdering an 8-year-old girl in 1988, police said, a day after they said he had confessed to the crime.

Politics9 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Immigrant children, many of whom have been separated from their parents under a new "zero tolerance" policy by the Trump administration, are shown walking in single file between tents in their compound next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A federal judge temporarily barred the U.S. government on Monday from the rapid deportation of immigrant parents reunited with their children, while a court considers the impact on children's rights to seek asylum.

U.S. Legal News10 hours ago

Protesters march through Times Square taking part in a march for Eric Garner who was killed one year ago by police in New York July 17, 2015.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

The New York Police Department gave an ultimatum to the U.S. Department of Justice on Monday, saying it would proceed with disciplinary proceedings against the officers involved in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, absent action by federal prosecutors.

U.S.13 hours ago

Samantha Whitney Jones, 30, is shown in this undated booking photo in New Britain Township, Pennsylvania, U.S., provided July 16, 2018.  Bucks County District Attorney's Office/Handout via REUTERS

A Pennsylvania woman was charged with criminal homicide for the death of her 11-week-old son after an autopsy showed the baby had died because of drugs in the mother's breast milk, prosecutors said.

U.S.14 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Sofya Tsygankova, 31, charged with two counts of capital murder in the deaths of daughters, Nika, 5, and Michela, 1, is shown in this Tarrant County Sheriff's Office photo released on March 22, 2016.    Tarrant County Sheriff's Office/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

The estranged wife of a prominent Ukrainian-born concert pianist was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 2016 slayings of the couple's two young daughters in their Texas home, and the judge hearing the case ordered her committed to a state mental hospital.

Environment15 hours ago

A California wildfire burning out of control at the edge of Yosemite National Park that has killed one firefighter and closed a major route into the park mushroomed overnight as crews fought on Monday to protect a string of small communities.

U.S.15 hours ago

FILE PHOTO:  Recaptured drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is escorted by soldiers at the hangar belonging to the office of the Attorney General in Mexico City, Mexico January 8, 2016. REUTERS/Henry Romero/File Photo

A U.S. judge on Monday postponed the trial of accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman by two months, to Nov. 5, after Guzman's lawyer said he needed more time to review evidence recently received from prosecutors.

U.S.2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Immigrant children, many of whom have been separated from their parents under a new "zero tolerance" policy by the Trump administration, are shown walking in single file between tents in their compound next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Lawyers for immigrant families separated at the border by the U.S. government said a federal judge's order barring rapid deportations until at least next Tuesday would give them breathing room as they struggled for access to clients.

U.S.2 hours ago

Death Row inmate Christopher Young is shown in this undated handout photo provided July 16, 2018.  Texas Department of Criminal Justice/Handout via REUTERS

Texas plans to execute a man on Tuesday convicted of murdering a store owner during a 2004 robbery despite calls from some relatives of the victim to spare the life of the inmate whom they say they have forgiven.

Politics10 hours ago

U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin testifies to the House Financial Services hearing on state of the international financial system on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., July 12, 2018.      REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo

The U.S. Treasury said on Monday that it will no longer require certain tax-exempt organizations including politically active nonprofit groups, such as the National Rifle Association and Planned Parenthood, to identify their financial donors to U.S. tax authorities.

U.S.12 hours ago

At least three school buses collided in southern New Jersey on Monday, injuring 23 children and an adult staff member returning from a summer day camp, police officials said.

Health News3 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Healthcare activists with Planned Parenthood and the Center for American Progress protest in opposition to the Senate Republican healthcare bill on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 28, 2017.   REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo

A federal judge ruled on Monday against birth control organizations that sought to block the Trump administration from shifting a federal family-planning grant program toward prioritizing groups that are faith-based and counsel abstinence.

U.S.4 hours ago

John D. Miller appears in a booking photo provided by the Allen County Sheriff's Department in Fort Wayne, Indiana, U.S., July 16, 2018.   Allen County Sheriff's Department/Handout via REUTERS

Indiana authorities were expected on Tuesday to release more details about a cold case they say has been solved after DNA led them to a man who they arrested and charged for the assault and murder in 1988 of an 8-year-old girl.

Environment2 hours ago

A hole, punched through the roof of a tourist boat, is seen, after lava from the Mount Kilauea volcano exploded in the sea off Kapoho, Hawaii, U.S. July 16, 2018. Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources/Handout via REUTERS

Hawaii lava tour boats faced tighter restrictions on Tuesday after 23 passengers were injured by a volcanic explosion, as authorities investigated whether a vessel hit by "lava bombs" went too close to molten rock oozing into the Ocean.

Politics12 hours ago

U.S. Representative Dana Rohrabacher speaks with fellow attendees before President Donald Trump's remarks at a meeting of the National Space Council at the White House in Washington, U.S. June 18, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

A Republican congressman filmed for Sacha Baron Cohen's satirical television series who appeared to back a fictitious scheme to train toddlers to use guns said on Monday that he was the victim of "a sick fraud."

U.S.15 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: White House Special Advisor Jared Kushner looks on after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Mexico's Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray delivered a joint statement in Mexico City, Mexico July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso

The administration of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has opened a probe into allegations that the real estate firm once led by U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner harassed tenants at one of its largest residential buildings.

U.S. Legal News10 hours ago

The federal court building is shown at the beginning of a hearing on a state law concerning abortion in Austin, Texas, U.S., July 16, 2018.  REUTERS/Jon Herskovitz

A court hearing on a Texas law requiring the burial or cremation of aborted fetal tissue opened on Monday with the state arguing the requirement was a matter of dignity, while abortion providers called it unnecessary and aimed at impeding clinic operations.

Environment41 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: The Aerion AS2, the world's first supersonic business jet, being developed by Lockheed Martin Corp partnering with plane maker Aerion Corp of Reno, Nevada, is shown in this handout photo illustration released December 15, 2017. Aerion Corporation/Handout via REUTERS

Reviving supersonic passenger flights will harm the environment as the jets will not likely be able to comply with existing fuel efficiency, pollution and noise standards for subsonic aircraft, according to a study released on Tuesday.

U.S.an hour ago

A 29-year-old Russian woman living in Washington, D.C., has been arrested and charged with conspiracy to act as an agent of the Russian government while developing ties with American citizens and infiltrating political groups, the U.S. Justice Department said on Monday.

Environment4 hours ago

A hole, punched through the roof of a tourist boat, is seen, after lava from the Mount Kilauea volcano exploded in the sea off Kapoho, Hawaii, U.S. July 16, 2018. Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources/Handout via REUTERS

A blob of hot volcanic lava struck an ocean tour boat just off the Big Island of Hawaii on Monday, injuring nearly two dozen people in the worst casualty incident to date from the ongoing eruption of the Kilauea Volcano.

U.S.6 hours ago

An Indiana man was charged on Monday with sexually assaulting and murdering an 8-year-old girl in 1988, police said, a day after they said he had confessed to the crime.

An Indiana man was charged on Monday with sexually assaulting and murdering an 8-year-old girl in 1988, police said, a day after they said he had confessed to the crime.

Politics9 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Immigrant children, many of whom have been separated from their parents under a new "zero tolerance" policy by the Trump administration, are shown walking in single file between tents in their compound next to the Mexican border in Tornillo, Texas. REUTERS/Mike Blake

A federal judge temporarily barred the U.S. government on Monday from the rapid deportation of immigrant parents reunited with their children, while a court considers the impact on children's rights to seek asylum.

U.S. Legal News10 hours ago

Protesters march through Times Square taking part in a march for Eric Garner who was killed one year ago by police in New York July 17, 2015.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

The New York Police Department gave an ultimatum to the U.S. Department of Justice on Monday, saying it would proceed with disciplinary proceedings against the officers involved in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, absent action by federal prosecutors.

U.S.13 hours ago

Samantha Whitney Jones, 30, is shown in this undated booking photo in New Britain Township, Pennsylvania, U.S., provided July 16, 2018.  Bucks County District Attorney's Office/Handout via REUTERS

A Pennsylvania woman was charged with criminal homicide for the death of her 11-week-old son after an autopsy showed the baby had died because of drugs in the mother's breast milk, prosecutors said.

U.S.14 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Sofya Tsygankova, 31, charged with two counts of capital murder in the deaths of daughters, Nika, 5, and Michela, 1, is shown in this Tarrant County Sheriff's Office photo released on March 22, 2016.    Tarrant County Sheriff's Office/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

The estranged wife of a prominent Ukrainian-born concert pianist was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 2016 slayings of the couple's two young daughters in their Texas home, and the judge hearing the case ordered her committed to a state mental hospital.

Environment15 hours ago

A California wildfire burning out of control at the edge of Yosemite National Park that has killed one firefighter and closed a major route into the park mushroomed overnight as crews fought on Monday to protect a string of small communities.

U.S.15 hours ago

FILE PHOTO:  Recaptured drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is escorted by soldiers at the hangar belonging to the office of the Attorney General in Mexico City, Mexico January 8, 2016. REUTERS/Henry Romero/File Photo

A U.S. judge on Monday postponed the trial of accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman by two months, to Nov. 5, after Guzman's lawyer said he needed more time to review evidence recently received from prosecutors.

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