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Environment4 hours ago

Aerial view of erupting fissure 22 and lava channels flowing southward from the fissure is seen from the air during an early morning overflight during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, U.S. May 21, 2018.  Courtesy Volcano Helicopters/USGS/Handout via REUTERS

Lava from Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano is exploding as it pours into the ocean, shooting rock fragments that are a danger to boaters. Inland, where molten rock is burning through jungle, methane explosions are hurling boulders while toxic gas is reaching some of the highest levels seen in recent times.

Entertainment News5 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO - Author Philip Roth poses in New York September 15, 2010.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer/File Photo

Author Philip Roth, who was both hailed and derided for laying bare the neuroses and obsessions that haunted the modern Jewish-American experience, died on Tuesday at the age of 85, his agent said.

U.S.5 hours ago

People are seen crouching as live fire rounds are shot in Panama City, Florida, U.S., in this still image obtained May 22, 2018 from social media video. FACEBOOK / GERALDINE RINALDI /via REUTERS

An armed man who barricaded himself inside a Panama City, Florida, apartment complex on Tuesday was found dead by authorities, officials said in a news conference.

U.S.26 minutes ago

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

Two-hundred faculty members of the University of Southern California on Tuesday called for the USC's top official to resign over the school's handling of complaints that a campus health clinic gynecologist sexually abused his patients during pelvic exams.

U.S.5 hours ago

Texas Governor Greg Abbott hosts a round table discussion, on school safety to prevent another mass shooting, at the Texas Capitol in Austin, Texas, U.S., May 22, 2018.   REUTERS/Jon Herskovitz

Days after 10 people were shot to death at Texas high school, Governor Greg Abbott met with politicians and school administrators on Tuesday to consider proposals to stem school violence in a state where gun-control measures usually sink in the Republican-controlled legislature.

Politics43 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: Stacey Abrams, running for the Democratic primary for Georgia's 2018 governor's race, speaks at a Young Democrats of Cobb County meeting as she campaigns in Cobb County, Georgia, U.S. on November 16, 2017.   REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry/File Photo

Democratic voters rallied on Tuesday for the chance to make history in November by selecting a ticket filled with female candidates, including a bid to elect the first African-American female governor in the United States.

U.S.8 hours ago

Arthur Rathburn, convicted of providing diseased body parts to medical customers, is pictured in a court sketch while being sentenced by U.S. District Judge Paul Borman in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., May 22, 2018.  REUTERS/Jerry Lemenu

A Detroit businessman who sold and leased human body parts was sentenced to nine years in prison Tuesday for selling diseased remains to medical educators.

Business News7 hours ago

The logo of a McDonald's Corp <MCD.N> restaurant is seen in Los Angeles, California, U.S. October 24, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Ten women who work at McDonald's restaurants in Detroit, Chicago, Los Angeles and six other cities have filed sexual harassment complaints in the past few days with the federal government against the company and its franchisees, which they said ignored or retaliated against them for such complaints.

U.S.4 hours ago

Activist Gavin Grimm arrives for the Time 100 Gala in the Manhattan borough of New York, New York, U.S. April 25, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A U.S. judge on Tuesday ruled that federal law protects a transgender student who fought all the way to the Supreme Court for the right to use a bathroom at a high school in Virginia that corresponded with his gender identity.

Politics7 hours ago

FILE PHOTO - Rifles are seen at the Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. gun factory in Newport, New Hampshire January 6, 2012.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer

The Trump administration is preparing to publish on Thursday long-delayed proposed rule changes for the export of U.S. firearms, a State Department official said on Tuesday.

U.S.3 hours ago

Dawnta Harris, 16, arrested and charged as an adult with first-degree murder in the killing of a female police officer, is seen in this Baltimore County, MD, U.S. photo released May 22, 2018.     Courtesy BACO/Handout via REUTERS

A Maryland police manhunt ended on Tuesday when officers arrested three male teenagers suspected of playing a role in the killing of a female police officer who responded to a burglary report in a Baltimore suburb, officials said.

Sports News7 hours ago

Jan 26, 2018; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Brooklyn Nets center Jarrett Allen (31) and Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown (23) reach for a rebound during the first quarter at BMO Harris Bradley Center. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Milwaukee mayor Tom Barrett said he is concerned about public backlash that could emerge when a video of police officers tasing Bucks guard Sterling Brown is released to the public this week.

U.S.9 hours ago

Kansas' latest plan to adequately fund its public schools faced tough scrutiny on Tuesday by state supreme court justices, who heard arguments on whether it meets a state constitutional requirement for adequacy.

U.S.10 hours ago

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday that two high-profile school bus crashes in 2016 that led to 12 deaths were the result of poor oversight of drivers that should not have been behind the wheel.

U.S.12 hours ago

Ten roses are left in memory of the victims killed in a shooting at the Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, U.S., May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Texas political leaders are considering installing airport-style security at public schools and screening students for mental health issues as alternatives to gun control to thwart a repeat of last week's deadly shooting at a Houston-area high school.

World News12 hours ago

Amy Longa (2nd R) and Hlu You Esther (R) lead Wimber Htoo (L) and Htoo Lwae Say from the Kansas Driver License building as they start the process of getting their new IDs in Garden City, Kansas, U.S., March 28, 2018. Picture taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Adam Shrimplin

In his first whirlwind weeks in the United States, Wimber Htoo, 23, racked up a list of accomplishments. He learned to use the bus, applied for a social security card and obtained a state ID, all new experiences for Htoo, a member of the Karen minority who fled Myanmar as a teenager for a refugee camp in Thailand.

U.S.13 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: People watch ash erupt from the Halemaumau Crater near the community of Volcano during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, U.S., May 19, 2018.  REUTERS/Terray Sylvester/File Photo

Cruise ships have canceled stops on Hawaii's Big Island. Hotel rooms will sit vacant this summer despite price cuts.

Environment14 hours ago

Lava flows into the Pacific Ocean southeast of Pahoa during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, U.S., May 20, 2018.   REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Molten lava from the erupting Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii's Big Island crept onto a geothermal power plant site on Monday, as workers rushed to shut down the facility to prevent the uncontrollable release of toxic gases.

U.S.a day ago

A chaplain carries a cross bearing the name of a victim killed in a shooting at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, U.S., May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Mourners knelt before white wooden crosses on Monday outside the Texas high school where 10 people were killed in the fourth deadly U.S. school shooting this year, an image recalling similar gatherings after February's Florida school massacre.

U.S. Legal Newsa day ago

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein departs the West Wing of the White House after a meeting on FBI investigations into the 2016 Trump presidential campaign with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis

The Justice Department agreed on Monday to investigate "any irregularities" in FBI tactics related to President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign after Trump questioned whether an FBI informant had been planted into his political organization.

Environment4 hours ago

Aerial view of erupting fissure 22 and lava channels flowing southward from the fissure is seen from the air during an early morning overflight during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, U.S. May 21, 2018.  Courtesy Volcano Helicopters/USGS/Handout via REUTERS

Lava from Hawaii's erupting Kilauea volcano is exploding as it pours into the ocean, shooting rock fragments that are a danger to boaters. Inland, where molten rock is burning through jungle, methane explosions are hurling boulders while toxic gas is reaching some of the highest levels seen in recent times.

Entertainment News5 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO - Author Philip Roth poses in New York September 15, 2010.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer/File Photo

Author Philip Roth, who was both hailed and derided for laying bare the neuroses and obsessions that haunted the modern Jewish-American experience, died on Tuesday at the age of 85, his agent said.

U.S.5 hours ago

People are seen crouching as live fire rounds are shot in Panama City, Florida, U.S., in this still image obtained May 22, 2018 from social media video. FACEBOOK / GERALDINE RINALDI /via REUTERS

An armed man who barricaded himself inside a Panama City, Florida, apartment complex on Tuesday was found dead by authorities, officials said in a news conference.

U.S.26 minutes ago

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

Two-hundred faculty members of the University of Southern California on Tuesday called for the USC's top official to resign over the school's handling of complaints that a campus health clinic gynecologist sexually abused his patients during pelvic exams.

U.S.5 hours ago

Texas Governor Greg Abbott hosts a round table discussion, on school safety to prevent another mass shooting, at the Texas Capitol in Austin, Texas, U.S., May 22, 2018.   REUTERS/Jon Herskovitz

Days after 10 people were shot to death at Texas high school, Governor Greg Abbott met with politicians and school administrators on Tuesday to consider proposals to stem school violence in a state where gun-control measures usually sink in the Republican-controlled legislature.

Politics43 minutes ago

FILE PHOTO: Stacey Abrams, running for the Democratic primary for Georgia's 2018 governor's race, speaks at a Young Democrats of Cobb County meeting as she campaigns in Cobb County, Georgia, U.S. on November 16, 2017.   REUTERS/Chris Aluka Berry/File Photo

Democratic voters rallied on Tuesday for the chance to make history in November by selecting a ticket filled with female candidates, including a bid to elect the first African-American female governor in the United States.

U.S.8 hours ago

Arthur Rathburn, convicted of providing diseased body parts to medical customers, is pictured in a court sketch while being sentenced by U.S. District Judge Paul Borman in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., May 22, 2018.  REUTERS/Jerry Lemenu

A Detroit businessman who sold and leased human body parts was sentenced to nine years in prison Tuesday for selling diseased remains to medical educators.

Business News7 hours ago

The logo of a McDonald's Corp <MCD.N> restaurant is seen in Los Angeles, California, U.S. October 24, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Ten women who work at McDonald's restaurants in Detroit, Chicago, Los Angeles and six other cities have filed sexual harassment complaints in the past few days with the federal government against the company and its franchisees, which they said ignored or retaliated against them for such complaints.

U.S.4 hours ago

Activist Gavin Grimm arrives for the Time 100 Gala in the Manhattan borough of New York, New York, U.S. April 25, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A U.S. judge on Tuesday ruled that federal law protects a transgender student who fought all the way to the Supreme Court for the right to use a bathroom at a high school in Virginia that corresponded with his gender identity.

Politics7 hours ago

FILE PHOTO - Rifles are seen at the Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. gun factory in Newport, New Hampshire January 6, 2012.  REUTERS/Eric Thayer

The Trump administration is preparing to publish on Thursday long-delayed proposed rule changes for the export of U.S. firearms, a State Department official said on Tuesday.

U.S.3 hours ago

Dawnta Harris, 16, arrested and charged as an adult with first-degree murder in the killing of a female police officer, is seen in this Baltimore County, MD, U.S. photo released May 22, 2018.     Courtesy BACO/Handout via REUTERS

A Maryland police manhunt ended on Tuesday when officers arrested three male teenagers suspected of playing a role in the killing of a female police officer who responded to a burglary report in a Baltimore suburb, officials said.

Sports News7 hours ago

Jan 26, 2018; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Brooklyn Nets center Jarrett Allen (31) and Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown (23) reach for a rebound during the first quarter at BMO Harris Bradley Center. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Milwaukee mayor Tom Barrett said he is concerned about public backlash that could emerge when a video of police officers tasing Bucks guard Sterling Brown is released to the public this week.

U.S.9 hours ago

Kansas' latest plan to adequately fund its public schools faced tough scrutiny on Tuesday by state supreme court justices, who heard arguments on whether it meets a state constitutional requirement for adequacy.

U.S.10 hours ago

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday that two high-profile school bus crashes in 2016 that led to 12 deaths were the result of poor oversight of drivers that should not have been behind the wheel.

U.S.12 hours ago

Ten roses are left in memory of the victims killed in a shooting at the Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, U.S., May 20, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Texas political leaders are considering installing airport-style security at public schools and screening students for mental health issues as alternatives to gun control to thwart a repeat of last week's deadly shooting at a Houston-area high school.

World News12 hours ago

Amy Longa (2nd R) and Hlu You Esther (R) lead Wimber Htoo (L) and Htoo Lwae Say from the Kansas Driver License building as they start the process of getting their new IDs in Garden City, Kansas, U.S., March 28, 2018. Picture taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Adam Shrimplin

In his first whirlwind weeks in the United States, Wimber Htoo, 23, racked up a list of accomplishments. He learned to use the bus, applied for a social security card and obtained a state ID, all new experiences for Htoo, a member of the Karen minority who fled Myanmar as a teenager for a refugee camp in Thailand.

U.S.13 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: People watch ash erupt from the Halemaumau Crater near the community of Volcano during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, U.S., May 19, 2018.  REUTERS/Terray Sylvester/File Photo

Cruise ships have canceled stops on Hawaii's Big Island. Hotel rooms will sit vacant this summer despite price cuts.

Environment14 hours ago

Lava flows into the Pacific Ocean southeast of Pahoa during ongoing eruptions of the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii, U.S., May 20, 2018.   REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Molten lava from the erupting Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii's Big Island crept onto a geothermal power plant site on Monday, as workers rushed to shut down the facility to prevent the uncontrollable release of toxic gases.

U.S.a day ago

A chaplain carries a cross bearing the name of a victim killed in a shooting at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, U.S., May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

Mourners knelt before white wooden crosses on Monday outside the Texas high school where 10 people were killed in the fourth deadly U.S. school shooting this year, an image recalling similar gatherings after February's Florida school massacre.

U.S. Legal Newsa day ago

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein departs the West Wing of the White House after a meeting on FBI investigations into the 2016 Trump presidential campaign with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 21, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis

The Justice Department agreed on Monday to investigate "any irregularities" in FBI tactics related to President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign after Trump questioned whether an FBI informant had been planted into his political organization.

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