Court tosses black man’s murder conviction over racial bias

The removal of black prospective jurors violated the rights of inmate Curtis Flowers, the court said.

  • Jun 21, 2019

Decidedly not camouflaged: ‘This is the new Air Force One’

President Trump’s desired paint scheme for the new plane could make it easier to see in the sky.

China’s Xi pushes economic reform at North Korea summit

“We will pass down the China-North Korea friendship from generation to generation,” Xi Jinping said.

  • Jun 21, 2019

Global airlines reroute flights after Iran downs US drone

Iran said the drone “violated” its airspace, while the U.S. called the missile fire “an unprovoked attack.”

US-registered planes barred over Mideast areas

The move amid heightened tensions after Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. military drone.

  • Jun 20, 2019

Witness at Navy SEAL trial: I killed victim out of mercy

He said he plugged the youth’s breathing tube because he believed the prisoner would be tortured by Iraqi forces.

  • Jun 20, 2019

NRA sues ex-president Oliver North, saying he harmed the NRA

The lawsuit sought a judge’s declaration that the NRA isn’t required to pay North’s legal bills.

  • Jun 20, 2019

Lawyers: 250 children held in bad conditions at Texas border

They say children and teens have been locked up for without adequate food, water and sanitation.

  • Jun 20, 2019

Giant telescope will be built on sacred Native Hawaiian peak

The telescope will allow scientists to peer into the most distant reaches of our early universe.

  • Jun 20, 2019

Judge approved despite arguments from California lawmakers

It’s like when Trump’s 9th Circuit pick was seated after both Washington state Democratic senators objected.

  • Jun 20, 2019

Senate votes to block Saudi arms sales; Trump vows veto

The Secretary of State cited threats from Iran when declaring an emergency to approve the weapons sales.

  • Jun 20, 2019

Trump suggests Iran’s shootdown of drone was accidental

The U.S. president said he had a feeling “a general or somebody” mistakenly ordered the attack.

  • Jun 20, 2019

Iran Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone amid tensions

Iran says it happened over Iranian airspace, but the U.S. claimed it was over international airspace.

  • Jun 20, 2019

Young people may be growing horns from excessive phone use

The enlarged external occipital protuberances are dubbled “phone bones,” “spikes,” and “weird bumps.”

  • Jun 20, 2019

Trump remakes D.C. July Fourth celebration to include himself

It will include a presidential address from the Lincoln Memorial and a military display.

  • Jun 19, 2019

China’s Xi heads for North Korea for talks with Kim Jong Un

He would be the first Chinese president in 14 years to visit North Korea.

  • Jun 19, 2019

Biden not apologizing for remarks on segregationist senators

The firestorm is quickly becoming one of the most intense disputes of the Democratic presidential primary.

  • Jun 19, 2019

Khashoggi’s dismemberment was planned, UN report says

The report amplified calls for greater scrutiny of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

  • Jun 19, 2019

Scientists record singing by rare right whale for first time

Noaa researchers used moored acoustic recorders to capture the repeated patterns of calls.

  • Jun 19, 2019

Hope Hicks angers Democrats by declining to answer questions

She acknowledged to the House panel at one point she had told what amounted to white lies for Trump.

  • Jun 19, 2019