New network for first responders raises concern among media

The FirstNet network is secure, encrypted and off limits to the public.

  • Jun 13, 2019

Paraplegic man sues, says Avenatti kept settlement money

He became paraplegic following a suicide attempt in jail.

  • Jun 13, 2019

Prosecutors drop charges over Flint water, vow fresh probe

The decision comes more than three years after authorities began examining the roots of a scandal.

  • Jun 13, 2019

Tankers targeted near Strait of Hormuz amid Iran-US tensions

They were damaged in suspected attacks on Thursday, leaving one ablaze and the other adrift.

  • Jun 13, 2019

Amanda Knox arrives in Italy to talk of wrongful convictions

It is her first visit since she was acquitted by an appeals court in 2011 of her roommate’s murder.

  • Jun 13, 2019

Trump shares drawings of next Air Force One in new colors

They resemble the color palette of the plane he used for his 2016 presidential campaign.

Trump says he’d ‘want to hear’ foreign dirt on 2020 rivals

He also said that he’d have no obligation to call in the FBI if he were approached.

  • Jun 13, 2019

Black racer snake stows away on trip from Florida to Hawaii

Snakes have no natural predators in Hawaii and pose a threat to the state’s native species.

  • Jun 13, 2019

Uber tests drone food delivery, launches new autonomous SUV

Uber and the city of San Diego won a bid from the FAA to test food delivery by air.

  • Jun 12, 2019

Trump elevates Poland with troop decision

The move to add U.S. troops serving at a “world-class” new Polish base comes at expense of Germany.

  • Jun 12, 2019

Signs of ritual pot smoking found in ancient Chinese graves

“It’s the earliest strong evidence of people getting high” on marijuana, said a university botanist.

  • Jun 12, 2019

4 Jamaican fishermen detained on Coast Guard ships

Lawsuit claims they were chained to the deck in the sun and given rancid food and deprived of water.

  • Jun 12, 2019

Watchdog: Abuse and neglect in nursing facilities unreported

Estimated that in 2016 about 6,600 cases reflected potential neglect or abuse that was not reported.

  • Jun 12, 2019

FAA official: Boeing’s Max should be flying again by December

Ali Bahrami says there’s no exact timeline as work progresses on fixes to the grounded 737 variant.

Federal prosecutors detail Chinese scholar’s brutal death

A former University of Illinois doctoral student is accused of kidnapping and beating her to death.

  • Jun 12, 2019

Trump declares census documents off-limits to House Dems

He asserted executive privilege over documents concerning plans to add a citizenship question to the Census.

  • Jun 12, 2019

Police use tear gas, rubber bullets on Hong Kong protesters

Tens of thousands demonstrated after days of tension over a plan to allow extraditions to China.

  • Jun 12, 2019

Japan premier in Iran as Yemen rebels strike Saudi airport

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is on a mission to ease tensions between the U.S. and Iran.

  • Jun 12, 2019

Trump and Biden trade jabs in possible 2020 election preview

They repeatedly laid into each other while traveling in the battleground state of Iowa.

  • Jun 12, 2019

Confusion abounds as Trump’s July 4 plans remain a mystery

The White House hasn’t revealed its plans. The National Park Service has also gone silent.

  • Jun 12, 2019