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Politics2 hours ago

FILE PHOTOS: U.S. Senate candidate Mike Espy and U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R) are seen in combination file photos, in Jackson, Mississippi, U.S. on May 8, 2018 and in Southaven, Mississippi, U.S. on October 2, 2018 respectively.   REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman (L) and REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photos

A white Republican senator's casual reference to a "public hanging" has invigorated a special election runoff in Mississippi, fueling Democratic hopes of an upset in a conservative state with an ugly history of racist violence.

Environment43 minutes ago

DigitalGlobe satellite image shows fire damages in the Kilcrease circle community aftermath of the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, U.S. on November 17, 2018.  Courtesy Satellite image ©2018 DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company/Handout via REUTERS

Heavy rains expected to hit Northern California late on Tuesday could help firefighters but will raise the risk of mudslides and hinder the search for more victims of the deadliest wildfire in the state's history as nearly 1,000 people remain missing.

U.S. News20 minutes ago

Nov 19, 2018; Chicago, IL, USA; A general view of the crime scene at Mercy Hospital and Medial Center in Chicago, Illinois. Mandatory Credit: Quinn Harris-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago police on Tuesday were seeking a motive for a shooting rampage outside and inside a hospital late Monday that left four people dead, including the gunman, a physician who was his former girlfriend and a police officer, officials said.

Politics3 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 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will propose new targets for the final three years of the nation's renewable fuel program in January, replacing ambitious decade-old goals set by Congress with volumes closer to the industry's current output, two people familiar with the matter said.

World News4 hours ago

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Special Response Team (SRT) officers are seen through concertina wire at the San Ysidro Port of Entry after the land border crossing was temporarily closed to traffic in Tijuana, Mexico November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

President Donald Trump is likely to give U.S. troops authority to protect immigration agents stationed along the U.S. border with Mexico if they come under threat from migrants seeking to cross into the United States, a U.S. official said on Monday.

Politics2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Members of a migrant caravan from Central America and their supporters sit on the top of the U.S.-Mexico border wall at Border Field State Park before making an asylum request, in San Diego, California, U.S. April 29, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo

SAN FRANCISCO - A U.S. judge on Monday temporarily blocked an order by President Donald Trump that barred asylum for immigrants who enter the country illegally from Mexico, the latest courtroom defeat for Trump on immigration policy.

U.S. News16 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Christopher Watts, facing nine charges including several counts of first-degree murder of his wife and his two young daughters, appears in court for his arraignment hearing at the Weld County Courthouse in Greeley, Colorado, U.S. August 21, 2018.    RJ Sangosti/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

A Colorado man was sentenced to life without parole on Monday for strangling his pregnant wife, smothering their two young daughters and dumping their bodies in an oil field so he could pursue a romantic affair.

U.S. News10 hours ago

A shooting on a downtown Denver street corner has left one person dead and four hospitalized with bullet wounds, as investigators sought at least one suspect still at large. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

A shooting on a downtown Denver street corner on Monday left one person dead and four hospitalized with bullet wounds, as investigators sought at least one suspect still at large, a police spokesman said.

U.S. News16 hours ago

A diamond-encrusted pistol that government witness Jesus Zambada said belonged to the accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, is shown in this government evidence photo at his trial for drug smuggling, in Brooklyn federal court in New York, U.S., November 19, 2018.  Courtesy U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)/Handout via REUTERS

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was a ruthless killer who ordered the murder of a man who had refused to shake his hand at a meeting, a prosecution witness told jurors at Guzman's U.S. trial on Monday.

Politics4 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) speaks at a federal designation for the Wall Street Historic District in New York March 5, 2007. REUTERS/Eric Thayer (UNITED STATES)/File Photo

Democrats will scrutinize the Trump administration's decision not to defend Obamacare in federal court, when Democrats take control of the U.S. House of Representatives next year, a leading Democrat said on Monday.

Environment3 hours ago

Marin County Forensic Technician Alexandra Torres (L) and San Mateo County Deputy Coroner Elizabeth Ortiz recover human remains from a trailer home destroyed by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, U.S., November 17, 2018.  REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

(Editor's Note: Please be advised this story contains details that may upset some readers)

U.S. Legal News4 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Nauman Hussain (L), the operator of a limousine company that owned the vehicle involved in a crash that killed 20 people in upstate New York, leaves with his lawyer Lee Kindlon (R) after posting bond at Cobleskill Town Court in Cobleskill, New York, U.S., October 10, 2018.  REUTERS/Cindy Schultz

The parents of a woman killed in a fatal limousine crash in upstate New York in October filed a lawsuit against the owner and the operator of the chauffeur company on Monday, alleging wrongful death and negligence in allowing the vehicle on the road after failing inspections.

Politics4 hours ago

Cable News Network (CNN) Chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta departs after a judge temporarily restored Acosta's White House press credentials following a hearing at U.S. District Court in Washington, U.S., November 16, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

The White House on Monday restored press access for CNN reporter Jim Acosta, ending a legal fight that had so far gone against the Trump administration.

Politics10 hours ago

A U.S. judge on Monday temporarily blocked an order by President Donald Trump that barred asylum for immigrants who enter the country illegally from Mexico.

U.S. News10 hours ago

Nov 19, 2018; Chicago, IL, USA; A general view of the crime scene at Mercy Hospital and Medial Center in Chicago, Illinois. Mandatory Credit: Quinn Harris-USA TODAY Sports

A gunman shot a doctor to death outside a Chicago hospital on Monday before storming the facility and killing a pharmaceutical assistant and a police officer during an exchange of gunfire and dying in the rampage, officials said.

World News15 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. border patrol agents gather to look over the border fence between Mexico and the United States, where they expect a large group of caravan migrants to gather on Sunday, at Border State Park in San Diego, California, U.S. November 16, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

The White House is likely to grant U.S. troops on the border with Mexico additional authority to protect customs and border personnel if needed, a U.S. official said on Monday.

Politics19 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Cable News Network (CNN) Chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta departs after a judge temporarily restored Acosta's White House press credentials following a hearing at U.S. District Court in Washington, U.S., November 16, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

The White House on Monday said it had made a final decision to restore press credentials for CNN reporter Jim Acosta, ending a court fight, the network said.

Healthcare & Pharma20 hours ago

FILE PHOTO :Former New England Compounding Center supervisory pharmacist Glenn Chin is pictured in Canton, Massachusetts, U.S. in this undated handout booking photo obtained by Reuters September 19, 2017.   Canton Police Department/Handout via REUTERS

A top U.S. Food and Drug Administration official testified on Monday that the agency has concerns about drugs made by compounding pharmacies and still sees problems with them six years after a fungal meningitis outbreak tied to a Massachusetts pharmacy killed 76 people.

Healthcare & Pharmaa day ago

An 11th child has died in less than four weeks at a New Jersey rehabilitation center, one of 34 young patients with compromised immune systems to have been infected by a viral outbreak. Linda So reports.

An 11th child has died in less than four weeks at a New Jersey rehabilitation center, one of 34 young patients with compromised immune systems to have been infected by a viral outbreak, state health officials said on Friday.

Environmenta day ago

A house destroyed by the Camp Fire is seen in Paradise, California, U.S., November 17, 2018.  REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Risk modeling firm RMS said on Monday that it estimated insured losses from the Camp and Woolsey wildfires, which ravaged California, between $9 billion and $13 billion.

Politics2 hours ago

FILE PHOTOS: U.S. Senate candidate Mike Espy and U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith (R) are seen in combination file photos, in Jackson, Mississippi, U.S. on May 8, 2018 and in Southaven, Mississippi, U.S. on October 2, 2018 respectively.   REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman (L) and REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photos

A white Republican senator's casual reference to a "public hanging" has invigorated a special election runoff in Mississippi, fueling Democratic hopes of an upset in a conservative state with an ugly history of racist violence.

Environment43 minutes ago

DigitalGlobe satellite image shows fire damages in the Kilcrease circle community aftermath of the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, U.S. on November 17, 2018.  Courtesy Satellite image ©2018 DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company/Handout via REUTERS

Heavy rains expected to hit Northern California late on Tuesday could help firefighters but will raise the risk of mudslides and hinder the search for more victims of the deadliest wildfire in the state's history as nearly 1,000 people remain missing.

U.S. News20 minutes ago

Nov 19, 2018; Chicago, IL, USA; A general view of the crime scene at Mercy Hospital and Medial Center in Chicago, Illinois. Mandatory Credit: Quinn Harris-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago police on Tuesday were seeking a motive for a shooting rampage outside and inside a hospital late Monday that left four people dead, including the gunman, a physician who was his former girlfriend and a police officer, officials said.

Politics3 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 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will propose new targets for the final three years of the nation's renewable fuel program in January, replacing ambitious decade-old goals set by Congress with volumes closer to the industry's current output, two people familiar with the matter said.

World News4 hours ago

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Special Response Team (SRT) officers are seen through concertina wire at the San Ysidro Port of Entry after the land border crossing was temporarily closed to traffic in Tijuana, Mexico November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

President Donald Trump is likely to give U.S. troops authority to protect immigration agents stationed along the U.S. border with Mexico if they come under threat from migrants seeking to cross into the United States, a U.S. official said on Monday.

Politics2 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Members of a migrant caravan from Central America and their supporters sit on the top of the U.S.-Mexico border wall at Border Field State Park before making an asylum request, in San Diego, California, U.S. April 29, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo

SAN FRANCISCO - A U.S. judge on Monday temporarily blocked an order by President Donald Trump that barred asylum for immigrants who enter the country illegally from Mexico, the latest courtroom defeat for Trump on immigration policy.

U.S. News16 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Christopher Watts, facing nine charges including several counts of first-degree murder of his wife and his two young daughters, appears in court for his arraignment hearing at the Weld County Courthouse in Greeley, Colorado, U.S. August 21, 2018.    RJ Sangosti/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo

A Colorado man was sentenced to life without parole on Monday for strangling his pregnant wife, smothering their two young daughters and dumping their bodies in an oil field so he could pursue a romantic affair.

U.S. News10 hours ago

A shooting on a downtown Denver street corner has left one person dead and four hospitalized with bullet wounds, as investigators sought at least one suspect still at large. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

A shooting on a downtown Denver street corner on Monday left one person dead and four hospitalized with bullet wounds, as investigators sought at least one suspect still at large, a police spokesman said.

U.S. News16 hours ago

A diamond-encrusted pistol that government witness Jesus Zambada said belonged to the accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, is shown in this government evidence photo at his trial for drug smuggling, in Brooklyn federal court in New York, U.S., November 19, 2018.  Courtesy U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ)/Handout via REUTERS

Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was a ruthless killer who ordered the murder of a man who had refused to shake his hand at a meeting, a prosecution witness told jurors at Guzman's U.S. trial on Monday.

Politics4 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) speaks at a federal designation for the Wall Street Historic District in New York March 5, 2007. REUTERS/Eric Thayer (UNITED STATES)/File Photo

Democrats will scrutinize the Trump administration's decision not to defend Obamacare in federal court, when Democrats take control of the U.S. House of Representatives next year, a leading Democrat said on Monday.

Environment3 hours ago

Marin County Forensic Technician Alexandra Torres (L) and San Mateo County Deputy Coroner Elizabeth Ortiz recover human remains from a trailer home destroyed by the Camp Fire in Paradise, California, U.S., November 17, 2018.  REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

(Editor's Note: Please be advised this story contains details that may upset some readers)

U.S. Legal News4 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Nauman Hussain (L), the operator of a limousine company that owned the vehicle involved in a crash that killed 20 people in upstate New York, leaves with his lawyer Lee Kindlon (R) after posting bond at Cobleskill Town Court in Cobleskill, New York, U.S., October 10, 2018.  REUTERS/Cindy Schultz

The parents of a woman killed in a fatal limousine crash in upstate New York in October filed a lawsuit against the owner and the operator of the chauffeur company on Monday, alleging wrongful death and negligence in allowing the vehicle on the road after failing inspections.

Politics4 hours ago

Cable News Network (CNN) Chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta departs after a judge temporarily restored Acosta's White House press credentials following a hearing at U.S. District Court in Washington, U.S., November 16, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

The White House on Monday restored press access for CNN reporter Jim Acosta, ending a legal fight that had so far gone against the Trump administration.

Politics10 hours ago

A U.S. judge on Monday temporarily blocked an order by President Donald Trump that barred asylum for immigrants who enter the country illegally from Mexico.

U.S. News10 hours ago

Nov 19, 2018; Chicago, IL, USA; A general view of the crime scene at Mercy Hospital and Medial Center in Chicago, Illinois. Mandatory Credit: Quinn Harris-USA TODAY Sports

A gunman shot a doctor to death outside a Chicago hospital on Monday before storming the facility and killing a pharmaceutical assistant and a police officer during an exchange of gunfire and dying in the rampage, officials said.

World News15 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: U.S. border patrol agents gather to look over the border fence between Mexico and the United States, where they expect a large group of caravan migrants to gather on Sunday, at Border State Park in San Diego, California, U.S. November 16, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake

The White House is likely to grant U.S. troops on the border with Mexico additional authority to protect customs and border personnel if needed, a U.S. official said on Monday.

Politics19 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Cable News Network (CNN) Chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta departs after a judge temporarily restored Acosta's White House press credentials following a hearing at U.S. District Court in Washington, U.S., November 16, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

The White House on Monday said it had made a final decision to restore press credentials for CNN reporter Jim Acosta, ending a court fight, the network said.

Healthcare & Pharma20 hours ago

FILE PHOTO :Former New England Compounding Center supervisory pharmacist Glenn Chin is pictured in Canton, Massachusetts, U.S. in this undated handout booking photo obtained by Reuters September 19, 2017.   Canton Police Department/Handout via REUTERS

A top U.S. Food and Drug Administration official testified on Monday that the agency has concerns about drugs made by compounding pharmacies and still sees problems with them six years after a fungal meningitis outbreak tied to a Massachusetts pharmacy killed 76 people.

Healthcare & Pharmaa day ago

An 11th child has died in less than four weeks at a New Jersey rehabilitation center, one of 34 young patients with compromised immune systems to have been infected by a viral outbreak. Linda So reports.

An 11th child has died in less than four weeks at a New Jersey rehabilitation center, one of 34 young patients with compromised immune systems to have been infected by a viral outbreak, state health officials said on Friday.

Environmenta day ago

A house destroyed by the Camp Fire is seen in Paradise, California, U.S., November 17, 2018.  REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Risk modeling firm RMS said on Monday that it estimated insured losses from the Camp and Woolsey wildfires, which ravaged California, between $9 billion and $13 billion.

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