National & International News

  • Travel Ban

    Thursday, Jun 29, 2017

    New Visa Rules Set as Trump Travel Ban Taking Effect

    New Visa Rules Set as Trump Travel Ban Taking Effect

    The Trump administration on Wednesday set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim nations and all refugees that require a "close" family or business tie to the United States. The move came after...

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  • health care bill

    Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017

    40 Health Bill Demonstrators Arrested Outside Senate Offices

    40 Health Bill Demonstrators Arrested Outside Senate Offices

    The Republican Party's long-promised repeal of "Obamacare" stands in limbo after Senate GOP leaders, short of support, abruptly shelved a vote on legislation to fulfill the promise. The surprise development...

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  • vatican

    3 hours ago

    Cardinal Takes Leave From Vatican After Sex Assault Charges

    Cardinal Takes Leave From Vatican After Sex Assault Charges

    Cardinal George Pell, one of Pope Francis' top advisers, took a leave of absence as the Vatican's financial czar on Thursday to face multiple criminal charges in his native Australia that allege he committed...

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  • snake on train

    Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017

    Video Shows Snake Slithering on NYC Subway Train

    Video Shows Snake Slithering on NYC Subway Train

    You can now add snake to the wide variety of people, animals and microorganisms that have come in contact with the city’s subway poles. A straphanger captured a snake wrapped around a rail handle on an L train...

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  • Uber

    Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017

    Group Sues Uber Over Lack of Wheelchair Access

    Group Sues Uber Over Lack of Wheelchair Access

    A Washington, D.C.-based civil rights group has filed a lawsuit against Uber under the American with Disabilities Act —which prohibits discrimination against those with disabilities— alleging that the ride-hail...

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  • Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017

    Man Hit By Bus, Flung Across Sidewalk Walks Away

    Man Hit By Bus, Flung Across Sidewalk Walks Away

    A bus in Reading, England, swerved around a corner and hit a pedestrian on June 24, sending the man sliding across the pavement. The man stood up and walked into the Purple Turtle pub without major injuries.

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  • Airlines

    Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017

    US Demands More Security on International Flights to US

    US Demands More Security on International Flights to US

    The Homeland Security Department is demanding that airlines around the world step up security measures for international flights bound for the United States or face the possibility of a total electronics ban for...

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  • climate

    59 minutes ago

    Climate Talks at G-20 Summit Won't Be Easy: Merkel

    Climate Talks at G-20 Summit Won't Be Easy: Merkel

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she hopes for a "clear signal" from next week's Group of 20 summit in favor of free markets and against isolationism. Merkel told the German parliament Thursday that...

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  • 2 hours ago

    Ahead of Trump Meeting, S. Korea Reveals Business With US

    Ahead of Trump Meeting, S. Korea Reveals Business With US

    South Korean companies say they plan to import more American shale gas and build new factories in the U.S. as the two countries' leaders prepare to hold summit talks in Washington. The Korea Chamber of Commerce...

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  • Michael McCarthy

    Wednesday, Jun 28, 2017

    Mom's Boyfriend Gets Life in Prison in 'Baby Doe' Case

    Mom's Boyfriend Gets Life in Prison in 'Baby Doe' Case

    A Boston man who was convicted of second-degree murder in the death of 2-year-old Bella bond was sentenced Wednesday. The judge sentenced Michael McCarthy, 37, to life in prison with the possibility of...

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