Former Trump campaign chief to testify publicly

  09/17/2019 02:01 PM

  Andrew Yang Knows You May Disagree With Him About Shane Gillis

  09/17/2019 02:01 PM
Mr. Gillis was dropped by “Saturday Night Live” after making racist comments about Asian-Americans and using a slur to refer to Mr. Yang, a presidential candidate, who has urged forgiveness.

  ‘Daytona Beach Serial Killer’ Suspect Is Arrested

  09/17/2019 02:00 PM
Police say evidence tied a man to at least four deaths between 2005 and 2016 in Daytona Beach and West Palm Beach.

  Corey Lewandowski Testifies Before Congress: Live Updates

  09/17/2019 02:00 PM
Mr. Lewandowski, President Trump’s former campaign manager, is testifying before the House Judiciary Committee.

  Corey Lewandowski Testifies Before Congress: Live Updates

  09/17/2019 02:00 PM
Mr. Lewandowski, President Trump’s former campaign manager, is testifying before the House Judiciary Committee.

  Tropical storm Imelda suddenly forms and is forecast to bring ‘life-threatening flash flooding’ to Houston area

  09/17/2019 01:58 PM
A flash flood watch has been issued for the Houston metro area.

  Warren and Trump Lay Out Competing Visions of Populism

  09/17/2019 01:57 PM
In New York, Senator Elizabeth Warren described a government compromised by the influence of the wealthy. President Trump, in New Mexico, denounced a “failed liberal establishment.”

  Cokie Roberts, Veteran Broadcast Journalist, Is Dead at 75

  09/17/2019 01:57 PM
She was known to millions for her pioneering work for ABC News and NPR.

  Inside Conservative Groups’ Effort to ‘Make Dishwashers Great Again’

  09/17/2019 01:53 PM
Of all the efforts to persuade the Trump administration to weaken environmental rules, the Make Dishwashers Great Again lobby might be the most peculiar.

  Elizabeth Warren, at Washington Sq. Park Rally, Promises to Take On Corruption

  09/17/2019 01:45 PM
Before a crowd of thousands in New York City, Ms. Warren invoked the power of women to bring about sweeping change.

  Texas man's fall from Colorado cliff while motorcycling on 'dangerous' path caught on video

  09/17/2019 01:42 PM
A Texas man is lucky to be alive after he fell down a cliff while riding his motorcycle in Colorado — a scary plunge that was caught on his helmet camera.

  Maryland student, 19, arrested after assaulting classmate with frying pan: reports

  09/17/2019 01:24 PM
A Maryland high school student was arrested Monday after police say he assaulted a fellow classmate with a frying pan.  

  Snowden book 'violates CIA & NSA non-disclosure agreements' - US lawsuit

  09/17/2019 01:23 PM

  Couples in Virginia Can Marry Without Disclosing Their Race

  09/17/2019 01:19 PM
The attorney general said denying a marriage license for a couple’s refusal to disclose their race poses “serious constitutional questions.” New forms include a “declined to answer” option.

  Georgia homeowner kills three masked teens during alleged robbery

  09/17/2019 01:04 PM
The masked teens were shot dead by a homeowner during an attempted robbery, US police say.

  Border fence construction could destroy archaeological sites, National Park Service finds

  09/17/2019 01:01 PM
At least 22 archaeological sites in Arizona’s Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument could be imperiled as President Trump’s border barrier goes up, according to an internal report.

  Young US cancer survivor gets birthday surprise

  09/17/2019 12:56 PM
A four-year-old Transformers fan celebrates with a parade of yellow cars after viral social media post.

  How an Oil Price Surge Could Hurt the U.S. Economy

  09/17/2019 12:46 PM
The spike in oil prices after the drone attacks in Saudi Arabia won’t start a recession. But a sustained surge in energy prices might have a bigger impact.

  New York police investigating after finding abandoned boy, bodies in burned out vehicle

  09/17/2019 12:40 PM
Police in western New York police said Tuesday they are investigating the discovery of an abandoned 3-year-old boy and a burned-out car with human remains to see if they are connected.

  Alex Trebek Says He’s in a New Round of Chemotherapy

  09/17/2019 12:30 PM
The “Jeopardy!” host revealed in March that he had Stage 4 pancreatic cancer.

  For G.M. Workers, U.A.W. Strike Is Chance for Overdue Reward

  09/17/2019 12:25 PM
Union members are pushing for what they see as a fair share of the company’s hefty returns, a decade after its bankruptcy, as negotiations continue.

  A lawmaker decried pigeon poop during an interview. You can guess what happened next.

  09/17/2019 12:21 PM
So entrenched is the problem, some have dubbed the Irving Park metro location “pigeon poop station.”

  Train Delayed? Relax With a Bolivian Pastry and Bubble Tea

  09/17/2019 12:21 PM
New York is seeking to replace the discount-clothing stores and doughnut chains that line its subway corridors with trendy food halls and upscale shops.

  North Carolina cheerleaders warned for pro-Trump display

  09/17/2019 12:20 PM
The banner was held up during an American football game but the school bars political endorsements.

  Husband Charged With Murder After Bodies of Wife and 4 Children Are Found

  09/17/2019 12:12 PM
The police believe he killed his family at their home in Florida, then stored their bodies there and in his van for several weeks before transporting them to Georgia.

  Cameron Ortis: Trudeau reassures allies amid alleged spying case

  09/17/2019 11:52 AM
The prime minister's remarks come after the arrest of senior RCMP intelligence official last week.

  With Oil Under Attack, Trump’s Deference to Saudis Returns

  09/17/2019 11:46 AM
After oil installations were blown up, President Trump seemed to suggest he was ready to strike back. Then he promised to wait, setting off criticism.

  ‘Storm Area 51’ forces shutdown of Nevada airspace to protect top secret facility

  09/17/2019 11:34 AM
Preview The US Federal Aviation Administration has banned all aircraft, including emergency vehicles, from the airspace near Area 51 ahead of the ‘Storm Area 51 event’ scheduled for Friday.
Read Full Article at RT.com

  Analysis: Why race is moving center stage for 2020

  09/17/2019 11:25 AM
An escalating cycle of action and reaction between President Donald Trump and the Democratic presidential contenders is thrusting issues of race relations and American identity to the center of the developing 2020 campaign.

  Javier Burillo: Mexican property developer held over son's boating death

  09/17/2019 11:08 AM
Javier Burillo is accused of being drunk while operating a boat that hit and killed his 11-year-old.

  China will release 10,000 tons of pork from its national reserves

  09/17/2019 10:56 AM
China will release 10,000 metric tons of pork from its central reserves this week in a bid to stabilize soaring pork prices and cope with a swine fever crisis that has wiped out roughly one third of its pigs.

  Loneliness and Its Antidote on Orcas Island

  09/17/2019 10:49 AM
Facing a birthday alone on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year, the 52 Places Traveler learns some life lessons — and comes face to face with some whales.

  Judge forced off bench after online posting of noose, ‘Make America Great Again’ message

  09/17/2019 10:48 AM
Kyle Canning said he was ‘coerced’ to resign following complaint about a Facebook post.

  Trump in New Mexico: 'We love our Hispanics'

  09/17/2019 10:48 AM
President Donald Trump returns to New Mexico for a campaign rally, his first trip to the "Land of Enchantment" as president, and a sign of his campaign's promise to make a play for the state that voted decisively Democratic in 2016.

  Pennsylvania woman arrested for drunk driving after going to pick up boyfriend arrested on DUI charge

  09/17/2019 10:42 AM
A Pennsylvania woman was arrested last week for drunk driving after police say she showed up at the station “intoxicated” while coming to pick up her boyfriend who had previously been arrested on a DUI charge. 

  During Kavanaugh Hearings, Senator Alerted F.B.I. to New Allegation

  09/17/2019 10:20 AM
A Democratic senator expressed concern last year that the F.B.I. was not following up on allegations against the Supreme Court nominee.

  For Democrats, the Future Is Female

  09/17/2019 10:09 AM
On the road with Supermajority, a new group hoping to channel a wave of progressive energy into a new women’s movement.

  Paul Whelan: Former US marine alleges set-up in Russia spy case

  09/17/2019 10:03 AM
Paul Whelan, also a UK citizen, tells the BBC a Russian friend put a flash drive in his pocket in 2018.

  How Long Has Roller-Skating Been ‘a New York Thing’? Take a Look

  09/17/2019 09:43 AM
The pastime has long been a part of New York life and continues to thrive. But it will be remembered most for its popularity during the disco era.

  Shane Gillis: Saturday Night Live's new hire fired for slurs

  09/17/2019 09:29 AM
Gillis apologised for the remarks saying he was a comedian "who pushes boundaries".

  Georgia homeowner fatally shoots 3 teens in masks who tried to rob him, sheriff's office says

  09/17/2019 09:17 AM
A Georgia homeowner fatally shot three teenagers who were seemingly trying to rob him and two others on Monday night, officials said. 

  Ask Us Your Questions About Inequality in California

  09/17/2019 09:03 AM
Tuesday: We want to hear from you about the stories you want to read. Also: Gov. Gavin Newsom takes action on vaping, and Kim Gordon recommends a taco spot.

  Men Arrested at Courthouse Say They Were Sent to Test Its Security

  09/17/2019 08:53 AM
The two men were arrested late at night after alarms went off, according to documents. The state said it “did not intend, or anticipate, those efforts to include the forced entry into a building.”

  Iran, Israel, General Motors: Your Tuesday Briefing

  09/17/2019 08:41 AM
Here’s what you need to know.

  Chronicling New York’s Muslim History

  09/17/2019 08:24 AM
Tours through Harlem and Wall Street, along with a new exhibition in Brooklyn, tell all-but-forgotten stories.

  Would a Purdue Bankruptcy Protect the Sacklers? Good Question.

  09/17/2019 08:21 AM
Here’s what the OxyContin maker’s Chapter 11 filing means and doesn’t mean.

  Lilly Singh launches NBC talk show - but it's on YouTube first

  09/17/2019 08:12 AM
She is the only female late night host on the big four US networks.

  Spicer is the latest politico hoping to dance his way into your heart

  09/17/2019 07:50 AM

  State Supreme Court rules two designers can refuse to make wedding invitations for same-sex couple

  09/17/2019 07:49 AM

  WeWork sees stock market listing 'by the end of the year'

  09/17/2019 07:46 AM
The US company's flotation has been one of the most hotly-anticipated financial events of the year.

  Comedians are being hired by the hour to help dementia patients. Their goal? ‘A full belly laugh.’

  09/17/2019 07:30 AM
"Comedians can use the work, and people with memory loss can use the laughter,” said the founder of Laughter on Call.

  Epstein accusers can't receive damages over plea deal

  09/17/2019 07:17 AM
A federal judge in Florida handed down a loss Monday to Jeffrey Epstein's accusers, who have for years been trying to get payments and undo Epstein's 2007 plea deal in a sex trafficking case.

  A teen allegedly wanted to ‘shoot 400 people for fun.’ Cops found an AK-47 in her bedroom.

  09/17/2019 07:12 AM
The high school she allegedly targeted had suspended her once for bringing a knife to school and again for displaying swastikas on her personal belongings, a school resource officer told the sheriff’s office.

  A teen allegedly wanted to ‘shoot 400 people for fun.’ Cops found an AK-47 in her bedroom.

  09/17/2019 07:12 AM
Police found an AK-47 with six magazines and a 12-gauge shotgun with a stock sleeve filled with extra shells in Alexis Wilson's bedroom.

  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Back First 2020 Challenger to Sitting Democrat

  09/17/2019 07:00 AM
The progressive congresswoman’s endorsement of Marie Newman, who is seeking to oust the conservative-leaning Representative Daniel Lipinski, reflects a careful political calculus.

  ‘When will it end?’ Twitter fumes after NYC official suggests replacing Central Park’s male statues with women

  09/17/2019 06:50 AM

  Sheriff helped plot his own deputy’s killing over ‘racially offensive’ tape, prosecutors say

  09/17/2019 06:48 AM
“The only way we find out these murder things is people talk,” the sheriff allegedly told the would-be shooter. “You can’t tell nobody nothin', not a thing.”

  Stocks and bonds are sending conflicting signals about the economy

  09/17/2019 06:21 AM
The Dow is brushing up against all-time highs, suggesting the coast is clear for the American economy. Yellow lights, however, are still flashing in the bond market about the risk of a recession.

  Poll finds support for school busing to reduce segregation, but only among Democrats

  09/17/2019 06:00 AM
The poll asked about four possible remedies for segregated schools and found that the most popular, by far, was creating regional magnet schools offering specialized courses.

  Poll finds support for school busing to reduce segregation, but only among Democrats

  09/17/2019 06:00 AM
Most Americans prefer magnet schools and other approaches.

  Why This Scientist Keeps Receiving Packages of Serial Killers’ Hair

  09/17/2019 05:17 AM
Getting sufficient DNA out of a rootless hair has long been considered impossible. A scientist, better known for work with ancient fossils, has figured it out. It’s a game-changer for crime and surveillance.

  Age Isn’t Hurting 2020 Democratic Leaders, to Rivals’ Chagrin

  09/17/2019 05:17 AM
Younger candidates are running as agents of generational change, but it is three septuagenarians who have emerged as the front-runners. And age-related attacks have not worked.

  Trump calls for resignations at NY Times over Kavanaugh story; Netanyahu's challenge in repeat election

  09/17/2019 04:58 AM

  Spice of life: Former Trump Press Sec lights up Twitter with NEON green shirt on Dancing with the Stars

  09/17/2019 04:33 AM

  Sarah Thomas on swimming English Channel four times non-stop

  09/17/2019 04:01 AM
American woman Sarah Thomas has become the first person to swim the English Channel four times non-stop.

  The Cost of Running Guantánamo Bay: $13 Million Per Prisoner

  09/17/2019 03:26 AM
Set up nearly 18 years ago to house detainees in the war on terrorism, the prison on the remote naval base has grown into what appears to be the most expensive on earth.

  This Day in History: Sept. 17

  09/17/2019 01:28 AM

  Elon Musk says 'pedo guy' tweet was not accusation

  09/17/2019 12:39 AM
The Tesla CEO's lawyers say the term means "creepy old man" in South Africa where Mr Musk grew up.

  Mike Stefanik, Ex-NASCAR Champion, Dies in Plane Crash

  09/17/2019 12:34 AM
Mr. Stefanik, a driver who set records on the Whelen Modified Tour, was piloting a single-engine plane when it crashed in Connecticut.

  California to Target Counterfeit Vaping Products

  09/17/2019 12:16 AM
The move comes amid a scourge of vaping-related illnesses across the country that has killed at least six people.

  Three Leaders of Women’s March Group Step Down After Controversies

  09/17/2019 12:12 AM
The departures come after years of discord and charges of anti-Semitism and at a time the group is gearing up for political engagement in the 2020 elections.

  Trump Tries to Woo Hispanic Voters at Rally in New Mexico

  09/17/2019 12:09 AM
The president said he had great support among Latino Americans because of his hard line on stopping migrants and drugs from crossing illegally into the U.S.

  Cornell’s Medical School Offers Full Rides in Battle Over Student Debt

  09/17/2019 12:09 AM
All costs — tuition, books, housing and food — will be covered for those who qualify for aid, adding Cornell to a growing list of institutions trying to ease the way for doctors-to-be.

  Alabama police officer shot and killed in shootout with suspect: cops

  09/16/2019 11:26 PM
A veteran police officer in Tuscaloosa, Ala., was shot and killed Monday after a shootout with a suspect who authorities said ran into a home and opened fire.

  ‘The Times is DEAD!’ Trump demands resignation of all NYT writers involved in latest Kavanaugh smear

  09/16/2019 11:15 PM

  White House to Lewandowski: Don't answer

  09/16/2019 11:14 PM

  MIT scientist resigns over Jeffrey Epstein comments he calls 'misunderstandings and mischaracterizations'

  09/16/2019 10:11 PM
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) computer scientist who said the alleged sex-abuse victims of an associate of deceased convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein were “entirely willing" has resigned.

  Lewandowski Cleared for Limited Testimony in House Inquiry, as White House Blocks Others

  09/16/2019 09:37 PM
The former Trump campaign chief, who will appear on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, could help bring to life evidence uncovered by Robert S. Mueller III.

  A gas explosion leveled a building, and a responding firefighter died, officials say

  09/16/2019 09:16 PM
People evacuated the newly constructed building after they smelled natural gas.

  Florida nursing home employees formally charged in heat-related patient deaths

  09/16/2019 09:13 PM
Prosecutors have formally charged four ex-employees of a Florida nursing home where a power outage after a hurricane led to 12 patients' deaths.

  After 50 years, the university apologizes for the dismissal of 14 black football players

  09/16/2019 09:10 PM
Nearly 50 years ago, in 1969, 14 black football players at the University of Wyoming wanted to protest a racist policy.

  ‘We are not your prostitutes!’ Tulsi Gabbard slams Trump for ‘pimping out’ US soldiers to Saudi Arabia

  09/16/2019 09:02 PM

  Maine firefighter killed in propane blast was injured fire chief's brother

  09/16/2019 08:46 PM

  Trump Gives Medal to Another Sports Legend Who Likes Him: Mariano Rivera

  09/16/2019 08:19 PM
Mr. Trump bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Mariano Rivera, widely considered the best relief pitcher in baseball history.

  Father arrested after son dies in fatal fall from boat in California waters

  09/16/2019 08:19 PM
A father was arrested after his 11-year-old son was thrown overboard a boat in northern California and killed after being struck by the vessel, police said on Monday.

  Ask Your Questions About Inequality in California

  09/16/2019 08:14 PM
Times reporters are taking a deeper look at the issues driving inequality in California, and we want to know what questions you have. Ask them and help decide what they'll dig into.

  Florida Judge Denies Bid by Epstein Victims to Nullify Non-Prosecution Deal

  09/16/2019 07:31 PM
The ruling was a setback for victims of Jeffrey Epstein who are hoping to see criminal charges filed against people who may have helped him prey on teenage girls.

  As Trump prepares big push on homelessness, White House floats new role for police

  09/16/2019 07:24 PM
Administration officials have been planning a crackdown on homelessness in California.

  Meet Me in the Bathroom: New York was 'a safe space for debauchery'

  09/16/2019 07:06 PM
A new art show brings the influential noughties New York post-punk scene to life in all its filthy glory.

  Explosion in Farmington, Maine, Kills Firefighter and Critically Injures 5

  09/16/2019 06:46 PM
The blast happened at an office building for an organization that serves people with disabilities.

  Planned Parenthood, former CEO come to agreement on severance dispute

  09/16/2019 06:44 PM
Planned Parenthood reached an agreement with its former president over the terms of her departure from the women health provider after weeks of contentious negotiations over her severance package, the organization announced Monday. 

  Freshman Democratic governor commutes sentences for 21 inmates in California

  09/16/2019 06:35 PM
Citing the youth of several of the offenders when they committed their crimes, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday announced that he has commuted the sentences of 21 prison inmates.

  Authorities say bodies of four children found after slain mom; husband is being questioned

  09/16/2019 06:27 PM
Authorities in central Florida on Monday said they believe a man whose wife and four children went missing several weeks ago were killed in their home before he transported their bodies to Georgia. 

  Florida is looking to hire 50 new citizen python hunters

  09/16/2019 06:26 PM
No, this is not an announcement about a new reality show on TLC.

  Planned Parenthood ex-CEO writes letter to board amid severance dispute

  09/16/2019 06:21 PM
Dr. Leana Wen, the former president of Planned Parenthood, was said to have written a letter to the group's board on Sept. 9.

  Houston man gets 20 years for running over ex-girlfriend multiple times, prosecutors say

  09/16/2019 06:17 PM
A 72-year-old Houston man will spend 20 years behind bars for running over his ex-girlfriend four times and severely injuring her in the process, prosecutors said Monday.

  Ric Ocasek, singer-songwriter and sparkplug for the Cars, dies at 75

  09/16/2019 05:52 PM
He co-founded the band and wrote pop-rock hits including “Good Times Roll” and “Drive.”

  Washington Monument to Reopen After Three Years

  09/16/2019 05:47 PM
One of the city’s most recognizable landmarks, and its second-tallest structure at 555 feet, will reopen with improved security measures and a modernized elevator system.

  Trump administration sees support from farmers over push to cut labor costs

  09/16/2019 05:41 PM
The Labor Department has proposed several significant changes to the H-2A program which would make it less expensive and more flexible for farmers.

  Calls for Kavanaugh’s Impeachment Come Amid New Misconduct Allegations

  09/16/2019 05:30 PM
President Trump and other Republicans defended the Supreme Court justice after a New York Times essay described a previously unreported story about him as a student at Yale.

  Canada election: Is Justin Trudeau in trouble?

  09/16/2019 05:27 PM
The election campaign is expected to be a tough battle for the prime minister seeking a second term.

  How one woman accidentally swallowed her engagement ring

  09/16/2019 05:23 PM
Jenna Evans was instructed by "villains" during a dream to swallow her engagement ring.

  NYPD school safety agent who worked as plus-size model fatally shot by boyfriend on his birthday: police

  09/16/2019 05:10 PM
A New York school safety officer who worked on the side as a plus-size model was fatally shot by her boyfriend who then turned the gun on himself as the couple was celebrating his birthday, police said Monday.

  Texas bank robbery suspect killed in crash after police chase where speeds topped 130 mph

  09/16/2019 05:09 PM
A bank robbery suspect in Texas was killed after trying to escape police on Thursday when he lost control and crashed during a chase that saw speeds topping 130 mph, officials said.

  Trump awards Medal of Freedom after hard-rocking walkout to Metallica’s ‘Enter Sandman’

  09/16/2019 04:45 PM
Preview The awarding of the Presidential Medal of Freedom is usually a formal affair, but President Donald Trump has broken the mold, walking into the ceremony to the driving metal riffs of Metallica’s ‘Enter Sandman.’
Read Full Article at RT.com

  ‘Certainly would look like’ Iran is behind Saudi oil facility attacks – Trump

  09/16/2019 04:14 PM
Preview While Saudi Arabia is investigating the attacks on its oil facilities, President Donald Trump has said that “it certainly would look like” Iran was the culprit. Yet, he also noted he doesn’t want another war.
Read Full Article at RT.com

  James Robertson, federal judge who took stand against warrantless surveillance, dies at 81

  09/16/2019 04:05 PM
He drew national attention in 2005 by resigning from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to protest warrantless wiretaps by the Bush Administration.

  McCabe’s legal team says Trump’s attacks have made fair prosecution an ‘impossibility’

  09/16/2019 02:41 PM
Lawyers for the former acting FBI director have waged a vigorous behind-the-scenes campaign to talk prosecutors out of bringing charges.

  Saudi oil attacks: Why does the US hide oil underground?

  09/16/2019 02:24 PM
More than 640 million barrels of oil are currently sitting in caves under Texas and Louisiana. Why?

  Canadian and his firm plead guilty to transferring U.S. Navy rescue-sub data to China

  09/16/2019 01:51 PM
The businessman’s company, OceanWorks International, and its research were bought by Beijing Co. in 2016.

  #ObamaNetflix: Trump sends phrase trending while calling for inquiry into Barack’s deals

  09/16/2019 01:17 PM
Preview Donald Trump inspired near-covfefe levels of confusion online after posting tweets that cryptically ended with: “Obama Netflix?” - a phrase which provided instant meme fodder.
Read Full Article at RT.com

  Tropical disturbance in Gulf of Mexico set to deluge Texas with heavy rain, while Hurricane Humberto may target Bermuda

  09/16/2019 12:57 PM
Serious amounts of rain in Texas are possible in the middle of this week, potentially leading to flooding.

  Phyllis Newman, Tony winner who fought for women’s health, dies at 86

  09/16/2019 12:42 PM
The show-business personality was among the first women guest hosts on “The Tonight Show.”

  Nine myths about the U.S. Constitution (in time for Constitution Day)

  09/16/2019 12:38 PM
These aren't about interpretations of the Constitution, but rather facts.

  Paul Tough spent the past six years studying higher education. Here are the troubling results.

  09/16/2019 11:34 AM
Tough writes, "Mobility in the United States today depends, in large part, on what happens to individuals during a relatively brief period in late adolescence and early adulthood.”

  The job market is so good that new hires are ghosting on their first day

  09/16/2019 09:51 AM
The labor market is going strong, and job candidates have plenty of opportunities to choose from. So much so that some are bailing on their new employers before they even start.

  Alabama restaurant has no prices on the menu, just a box for diners to drop in any amount they want

  09/16/2019 07:45 AM
Some people slip $5 in the donation box, and some serve food in exchange for meals. Sometimes, the owners get checks worth $500 or more.

  New York Times apologizes for ‘inappropriate and offensive’ tweet about Kavanaugh sexual misconduct allegation

  09/16/2019 07:27 AM
The Saturday tweet read in part, “Having a penis thrust in your face at a drunken dorm party may seem like harmless fun.”

  As Trump prepares big push on homelessness, White House floats new role for police

  09/16/2019 07:24 AM
White House economists said officers could be used as part of an intensifying effort to address a recent spike in homelessness, but they declined to offer more specifics.

  General Motors auto workers strike in US

  09/16/2019 01:00 AM
Almost 50,000 workers are due to join the strike, the first major stoppage at GM since 2007.

  OxyContin maker files for bankruptcy faced with over 2,000 lawsuits over opioid epidemic

  09/15/2019 11:41 PM
Preview Purdue Pharma, accused of fostering the US opioid crisis with its drug OxyContin, filed for bankruptcy protection in a New York court, after a tentative settlement deal faced opposition from multiple states.
Read Full Article at RT.com

  First auto workers’ national strike in 12 years could bring US car giant GM’s work to a standstill

  09/15/2019 06:51 PM
Preview The United Auto Workers (UAW) announced that some 48,000 workers at General Motors Co. plants will go on strike starting on Sunday in a move that could hurt the American auto giant and even the whole US economy.
Read Full Article at RT.com

  Presumption of innocence? Dems call for Kavanaugh’s impeachment amid new sex assault allegations

  09/15/2019 06:36 PM

  Trump authorized release of oil from Strategic Petroleum Reserve if needed to keep markets supplied

  09/15/2019 06:03 PM

  SPY PIGEONS & KILLER CIGARS: Weird ways CIA tried to win the Cold War

  09/15/2019 08:53 AM
Preview The CIA has declassified documents revealing its Cold War spy pigeons program, the latest revelation of the truly bizarre lengths the US went to, which included killer cigars, trained dolphins, and acoustic kitties.
Read Full Article at RT.com

  Californians post haunting bushfire images as evacuations ordered (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

  09/15/2019 08:04 AM
Preview Hundreds of residents were ordered to evacuate their properties as a 200-acre bushfire broke out in San Jacinto, California. Alarmed locals have been sharing extraordinary images of the blaze online.
Read Full Article at RT.com

  Yang says SNL novice should not be fired over Chinese racial slur, drowned out by PC crowd

  09/15/2019 04:04 AM

  At least 22 injured after multistory deck collapses on Jersey Shore (PHOTOS)

  09/14/2019 09:19 PM
Preview Multiple people have been pulled from the debris of a three-story deck in Wildwood, New Jersey after the structure came crashing down, injuring over two dozen people, including three children.
Read Full Article at RT.com

  Vaping: How popular are e-cigarettes?

  09/14/2019 07:08 PM
Where have vaping products been banned around the world?

  ‘Far into conspiracy theorizing’: Ex-MSNBC Host Krystal Ball slams network for Russiagate hype

  09/14/2019 06:59 PM
Preview Krystal Ball, a former MSNBC host, has admitted that her colleagues went too far focusing on Russiagate narrative alone that it turned into conspiracy theorizing.
Read Full Article at RT.com

  Pompeo blames Iran for drone attack on Saudi oil facilities, Senator Graham urges US to strike it

  09/14/2019 04:23 PM
Preview A drone attack on Saudi oil facilities claimed by Yemen’s Houthi rebels prompted Washington to blame Tehran, with US warhawk, Senator Lindsey Graham, calling for a strike against Iran.
Read Full Article at RT.com

  Democrats celebrating Bolton to spite Trump are ‘worse than embarrassment’ – Dem ex-candidate

  09/14/2019 09:36 AM
Preview The lionization of John Bolton as an unsung hero who got fired by Trump for not allowing the president to cozy up to dictators is an embarrassment for Democrats, former Senator Mike Gravel told RT.
Read Full Article at RT.com

  US abortion doctor stashed over 2,000 ‘preserved’ fetal remains at his house

  09/14/2019 04:37 AM
Preview Shocked relatives discovered that a deceased US abortion doctor kept thousands of fetal parts at his house. His license had been suspended for breaking procedural regulations.
Read Full Article at RT.com

  ‘This is for dead babies!’ Anti-vaccine protester douses California senators in ‘menstrual blood’

  09/14/2019 12:24 AM
Preview The California state senate was forced to halt a session after lawmakers were doused with “menstrual blood” tossed from a balcony by a woman who says she was protesting vaccine laws.
Read Full Article at RT.com

  Sackler family behind OxyContin busted trying to hide $1bn as lawsuits over opioid crisis pile up

  09/13/2019 11:15 PM

  Bolton resurrects pair of PACs to prop up Congress’ top warmongers

  09/13/2019 08:52 PM
Preview Former National Security Advisor John Bolton has wasted no time relaunching his political action committees and endorsing five Republican congressmen, all of whom appear to love war almost as much as he does.
Read Full Article at RT.com

  O’Rourke reports Texas Republican to FBI over ‘death threat’ in tweet reacting to AR-15 ban

  09/13/2019 06:58 PM

  Felicity Huffman’s 14-DAY sentence shows you can get away with ANYTHING if you’re rich & famous

  09/13/2019 06:06 PM

  China is rolling back tariffs on US pork and soybeans.

  09/13/2019 05:05 PM
China today announced an easing on some food tariffs but the ongoing dispute is being felt in the US.

  Oldest US WW2 veteran celebrates 110th birthday

  09/13/2019 04:32 PM
Lawrence Brooks from New Orleans is believed to be the oldest surviving US veteran from the war.

  AOC’s face on fire in Republican ‘genocide’ ad makes Democrats cry racism

  09/13/2019 02:04 PM

  Bronzeface? Woke warrior Meryl Streep accused of wearing Latina ‘blackface’ in new Netflix film

  09/13/2019 11:36 AM
Preview Hollywood actress Meryl Streep is under fire for portraying a Latina character in upcoming Netflix film, ‘The Laundromat,’ with critics accusing the liberal darling of sporting a form of ‘blackface.’
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  Democratic debate: Who had the best one-liner?

  09/13/2019 01:24 AM
From "hell yes" to "have a record player on" - the White House hopefuls' most memorable lines.

  Biden defends Obama’s record from onslaught of inconvenient facts during Democratic debate

  09/12/2019 11:11 PM

  Buying votes? Yang announces he’ll give 10 people $1,000 a month… but read the fine print first

  09/12/2019 09:27 PM

  UN slams US and allied forces for war crimes & civilian targeting in Syria

  09/12/2019 08:51 PM

  US declassifies key name in Saudi-9/11 lawsuit, but WILL NOT release it publicly

  09/12/2019 08:10 PM

  College admissions scandal: Five things to know

  09/12/2019 07:36 PM
Hollywood stars have been caught up in a college admissions scandal, but how widespread is it?

  Trump says he respects all the Democratic candidates ahead of their debate

  09/12/2019 07:25 PM
Ahead of their debate, President Trump said he respects all the Democrat candidates.

  Storm Area 51: The joke that became a ‘possible humanitarian disaster’

  09/12/2019 07:21 PM
A hoax rallying cry to storm a US Air Force base in Nevada has left two towns fearing catastrophe.

  Protesters suspended from a bridge in Houston

  09/12/2019 06:38 PM
The group staged a protest from a bridge in Texas ahead of the Democratic debate.

  ‘Loser’ v ‘warmongering chickenhawk’: 2 Republican lawmakers in epic Twitter beef

  09/12/2019 04:59 PM

  ‘Bigoted trash!’ Transgender coffee shop employee fired for kicking out conservative customer

  09/12/2019 01:56 PM
Preview A coffee shop in Nebraska has fired a transgender employee after she began “yelling profanities” at a regular customer over their conservative and “bigoted” political beliefs.
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  YouTubers arrested for trespassing near Area 51 ahead of planned ‘invasion’ of secret base

  09/12/2019 07:42 AM
Preview Two Dutch YouTubers have been arrested after entering a secure US government area in the Nevada desert while in search of Area 51.
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  USAF bans Boeing tanker from carrying passengers after it malfunctions during test flight

  09/12/2019 06:47 AM
Preview Boeing’s troubled KC-46 Pegasus refueler and transport plane may have yet another design flaw. The Pentagon barred it from flying passengers and cargo after locks on one aircraft opened on their own.
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  Cult musician Daniel Johnston dies

  09/12/2019 05:41 AM
An underground hero, his achingly personal songs inspired everyone from Kurt Cobain to Lana Del Rey.

  ‘The Kissinger model’: Trump set to expand Pompeo’s powers to fill Bolton’s shoes, say reports

  09/12/2019 02:50 AM
Preview The White House may hand Secretary of State Mike Pompeo the additional role of national security adviser following John Bolton’s departure, giving the ex-CIA director enormous power, insiders have warned.
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  Why did US just drop 40 TONS of bombs on this Iraqi island if ISIS is ‘long defeated’?

  09/11/2019 09:22 PM

  US election 2020: What to look for in the third Democratic debate

  09/11/2019 07:08 PM
Biden, Warren, Sanders, Harris - for the first time all the front-runners will share the spotlight.

  SCOTUS overrules federal judge, lets Trump’s ‘safe 3rd country’ asylum restrictions take effect

  09/11/2019 07:02 PM

  The Africans risking death in jungle trying to reach US

  09/11/2019 07:00 PM
Thousands of Africans are crossing Panama's Darien Gap - one of the world's most dangerous jungles.

  Trump’s explosive vape ban sees MAGA voters & liberals fume in rare moment of unity

  09/11/2019 05:04 PM
Preview In a move guaranteed to anger both his opponents and his libertarian supporters, President Donald Trump announced plans to ban the sale of flavored e-cigarettes. The MAGA crowd responded: come and take it.
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  T Boone Pickens, legendary US oilman, dies at 91

  09/11/2019 04:01 PM
Mr Pickens was known for his activism on behalf of shareholders.

  Vaping deaths: 'A new generation of nicotine addicts'

  09/11/2019 03:49 PM
Six deaths spark fears about the risk of vaping - but US also faces an addiction crisis among teens.

  Condoleeza Rice wants the US to stay in Afghanistan, and this time it’s for ‘the women’

  09/11/2019 03:12 PM

  Iran thaw coming? After firing chief hawk, Trump hints at lifting sanctions on Tehran

  09/11/2019 01:59 PM

  Some airplanes did something?! New York Times article ‘de-terrorizes’ 9/11 attacks

  09/11/2019 01:48 PM

  Five things to know about Canada's general election

  09/11/2019 10:48 AM
Will Canadians give Justin Trudeau a second chance when they head to the polls on 21 October?

  ‘We don’t want another FyreFest’: ’Storm Area 51’ event canceled over ‘safety concerns’

  09/10/2019 10:00 PM
Preview “AlienStock,” a music-festival spinoff of the “Storm Area 51” viral event, has been canceled out of fear for visitors’ safety amid armed and angry locals, military police, and punishing desert conditions.
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  Better late than never? Bolton’s firing gives Trump a chance to heed his instincts – Ron Paul

  09/10/2019 08:16 PM

  Publishers beg Congress to save them from extinction at the hands of Big Tech

  09/10/2019 07:45 PM

  John Bolton, welcome to #Resistance? Media, Democrats lament Trump firing national security hawk

  09/10/2019 04:54 PM

  Massive blaze as train carrying flammable liquid derails in Illinois (PHOTO, VIDEO)

  09/10/2019 04:00 PM
Preview Plumes of huge black smoke have been seen miles away from the crash site after a freight train carrying flammable liquid derailed near Dupo, Illinois, prompting an evacuation of railroad staff.
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  War and whiskers: Freshly-resigned John Bolton gets meme-roasting

  09/10/2019 02:44 PM
Preview US National Security Advisor John Bolton’s departure from the Trump administration has been met with a mix of joy from the MAGA crowd and protests from dedicated neocons, but also with an avalanche of memes.
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  Bolton out: Trump ditches hawkish adviser he kept for 18 months despite ‘disagreements’

  09/10/2019 01:32 PM

  NRA sues San Francisco after city brands it a ‘domestic terrorist organization’

  09/09/2019 11:33 PM
Preview The National Rifle Association (NRA) is taking the city of San Francisco to court over a recent resolution calling it a domestic terrorist entity and discouraging businesses from dealing with it.
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  Show me your face: Google Nest Hub surveillance system lets you bring Big Brother home with you

  09/09/2019 09:23 PM

  Trump tweets PHOTO of lightning strike near Air Force One

  09/09/2019 06:06 PM
Preview US President Donald Trump’s Air Force One plane was nearly struck by lightning after landing at a Marine air station in Cherry Point, North Carolina on Monday.
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  Court commando: Chinese ‘spy’ trial gets off to bizarre start over underwear shortage

  09/09/2019 04:54 PM

  Trump says he ‘could’ meet with Iran President Rouhani

  09/09/2019 03:56 PM
Preview US President Donald Trump said he has “no problem with the idea” of meeting with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani. There are rumors the meeting could happen later this month at the UN General Assembly.
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  Dramatic rescue operation underway to save 4 trapped inside capsized cargo vessel (PHOTO, VIDEO)

  09/09/2019 03:26 PM

  Trump mocks primary challenge from Joe Sanford and his fellow ‘stooges’

  09/09/2019 01:49 PM
Preview President Donald Trump has greeted his latest Republican primary challenger, Mark Sanford, in his own style, mocking the former South Carolina governor for his extramarital affair and political failures.
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  Another probe?! Democrats to investigate Trump ‘pressuring Ukraine’ into 2020 election meddling

  09/09/2019 01:44 PM

  Tesla driver filmed in deep sleep as his vehicle speeds down busy turnpike (VIDEO)

  09/09/2019 01:13 PM
Preview A Tesla driver was filmed in an apparent deep sleep behind the wheel as his vehicle drove down the busy Massachusetts Turnpike, shocking a fellow motorist who captured the bizarre and dangerous moment on video.
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  Trump knows ‘nothing’ about US Air Force stop at his Scotland hotel, but says crew have ‘good taste’

  09/09/2019 10:55 AM

  Trump, John Legend and ‘filthy-mouthed’ Chrissy Teigen spar about US criminal justice reform

  09/09/2019 05:35 AM

  Racketeering lawsuit heats up wine vs. weed war in Oregon

  09/08/2019 03:38 PM

  Four missing, 20 rescued after cargo ship capsizes off Georgia coast

  09/08/2019 02:03 PM
Preview The US Coast Guard is searching for four crew members of a large cargo vessel that capsized while a fire on board still raged. Twenty people have so far been rescued, and four remain missing.
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  Afghan peace talks dead ‘for the time being’ & US won't enter any agreement – Pompeo

  09/08/2019 09:36 AM
Preview US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that peace negotiations with Afghanistan’s Taliban are dead and that Washington will not enter any future agreement without “commitments” from the militants.
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  Amazon’s ‘smart’ doorbell allows customers to spy on ‘minorities minding their own f**ng business’

  09/08/2019 07:44 AM

  Hillary Clinton & Elizabeth Warren's ‘secret talks’ ignite outrage, mockery on social media

  09/08/2019 07:40 AM

  Relentless lightning storm causes chaos in Seattle (VIDEOS)

  09/08/2019 05:49 AM
Preview The Seattle skies lit up with an extreme lightning storm on Saturday night, with over 200 strikes recorded in just 45 minutes.
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  Ultimate troll? Trump tweets meme-y CNN video amid Hurricane Dorian ‘Sharpie’ scandal

  09/08/2019 04:24 AM