• D-Day June 5, 2021 5:33 pm

    D-Day Spirit of Remembrance Lives On, Despite the Pandemic

    In a small Normandy town where paratroopers landed in the early hours of D-Day, applause broke the silence to honor Charles Shay

  • Covid-19 Vaccine April 24, 2021 6:48 pm

    From Scarcity to Abundance: US Faces Calls to Share Vaccines

    President Joe Biden has highlighted how the United States has administered 200 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine before his first 100 days in office.

  • police reform November 5, 2020 4:36 am

    Voters Around the US Approve Local Police Reform Measures

    Voters in at least six states overwhelming approved police reform measures on Election Day, NBC News reports, reflecting a growing demand for greater law enforcement accountability after the death of George Floyd, a Black man who died in Minneapolis police custody.

  • Iran January 8, 2020 9:16 am

    Commercial Airlines Reroute Flights Amid U.S.-Iran Tensions

    Commercial airlines on Wednesday rerouted flights crossing the Middle East to avoid possible danger amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran.

  • Iran January 8, 2020 5:26 pm

    Commercial Airlines Reroute Flights Amid US-Iran Tensions

    Commercial airlines are rerouting flights throughout the Middle East to avoid potential danger during heightened tensions between the United States and Iran. Jumbled schedules could effect as many as 15,000 passengers per day, lengthen flight times by an average of 30 to 90 minutes, and severely bruise the bottom line for airlines, industry analysts said. There is anxiety that the...

  • Donald Trump December 2, 2019 3:48 pm

    Ballroom Dancers Say Immigration Clampdown Hurting Business

    When no Americans replied to her ads seeking a dance instructor, studio owner Chris Sabourin looked overseas. But she was stymied again by a federal tightening of visa application rules she and others contend is hampering the ballroom dance industry. Sabourin had to eventually give up after a year and thousands of dollars trying to hire a top ballroom dancer...

  • United States December 2, 2019 12:57 pm

    Scientists Race to Document Puerto Rico's Coastal Heritage

    A group of U.S.-based scientists is rushing to document indigenous sites along Puerto Rico’s coast dating back a couple of thousand years before rising sea levels linked to climate change destroy a large chunk of the island’s heritage that is still being discovered. Scientists hope to use the 3D images they’ve taken so far to also help identify which historic...

  • attorney November 28, 2019 1:39 am

    Man Strips Naked Inside Senate Office Building

    A man entered a U.S. Senate office building on Tuesday afternoon and stripped fully nude, police say.

  • Donald Trump October 16, 2019 3:30 pm

    Parents of British Teen Killed in Crash With Diplomat's Wife Reject Trump Offer to Meet Her

    The family of a British teenager killed in a wrong-way crash involving the wife of an American diplomat said President Donald Trump dropped a “bombshell” during a meeting at the White House, revealing that the woman was waiting to meet them in the room next door, NBC News reported. Their lawyer said the way the meeting was proposed was “so...

  • Donald Trump September 10, 2019 3:59 am

    North Korea Fires 2 Projectiles After Offering Talks With US

    North Korea launched two projectiles toward the sea on Tuesday, South Korea’s military said, hours after the North offered to resume nuclear diplomacy with the United States but warned its dealings with Washington may end without new U.S. proposals. The launches and demand for new proposals were apparently aimed at pressuring the United States to make concessions when the North...

  • NBC News April 15, 2019 10:55 pm

    Sanders Releases 10 Years of Tax Returns Showing Income Bump From Campaign Book

    Vermont Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders released 10 years of tax returns Monday evening, NBC News reports. They show the majority of his income came from his U.S. Senate salary until 2016, when his income jumped with the publication of a book on his first presidential run. His total income popped to over $1 million in 2016 and 2017, after he...

  • Donald Trump March 28, 2019 4:39 am

    Venezuelans Search for Water as New Blackouts Hit Nationwide

    More power outages hit Venezuela on Wednesday after the nation’s worst blackouts earlier this month, knocking out water pumps and forcing some Caracas residents to spend hours searching for bottled water in the few shops that were open or to fill up containers at springs in the city’s hills. Frustrated Venezuelans wondered how long they would have to endure the...

  • Mexico March 23, 2019 1:10 pm

    Flight Attendant, a DACA Recipient, Released by ICE

    A Mesa Airlines flight attendant, who as a Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program recipient is barred from traveling outside the United States under the Trump administration’s rules, was released from immigration detention Friday after being taken into custody when she returned to the U.S. on a flight from Mexico that she had worked. Selene Saavedra Roman, 28, who works...

  • United States February 7, 2019 11:34 am

    Just 20 Migrants Per Day in New Caravan Can Cross Into Texas

    Hundreds of migrants in a new caravan that just reached the U.S. border may have to wait in Northern Mexico for months, because the U.S. agents in the tiny Texas town where they want to cross can only currently process fewer than 20 migrants a day, according to Customs and Border Protection officials. More than 1,800 migrants arrived in Piedras...

  • Canada February 3, 2019 1:28 am

    Juan Guaido Calls for Venezuela Defections as Nicolas Maduro Stands Firm

    Venezuela’s opposition leader called on more members of the military to abandon the country’s socialist government following Saturday’s defection of a high-ranking general, while President Nicolas Maduro proposed holding early National Assembly elections that could potentially oust his challenger. Maduro’s call for early legislative voting is likely to intensify his standoff with rival Juan Guaido, who heads the opposition-controlled National...

  • Economy January 15, 2019 9:03 am

    US Won't Escape the Pain of Brexit

    British lawmakers are set to vote Tuesday on whether to approve Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal that would take the country out of the European Union. Whatever the outcome, the world’s fifth-largest economy is set to take a massive hit — and so could the U.S. Brexit has already proven its potential to upset other economies. “With the original...

  • Military December 22, 2018 12:29 pm

    Military Dad Shocks Cheerleader Daughters With Surprise Homecoming

    A military dad surprised his daughters at their cheerleading performance with his homecoming by dressing up as the school’s mascot.

  • Donald Trump September 10, 2020 10:14 am

    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Out After Syria Withdrawal

    President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will retire in February 2019. Mattis submitted a letter to Trump saying the president deserves a secretary of defense with views more close to his on things like alliances and building an international order. The move comes after Trump abruptly announced that U.S. troops would be withdrawn from Syria,…

  • United States December 5, 2018 12:38 am

    Toddler Injured After Being Dropped From Border Fence

    A 2-year-old girl accidentally head-butted an adult and suffered a bloody nose after being dropped from an 18-foot border fence in another example of the immense increase in the number of families who have come to the U.S. border with Mexico near Yuma, Arizona. That area of the U.S. Southwest saw a 140 percent spike in the number of family...

  • Donald Trump November 16, 2018 10:24 pm

    Trump Says He Should Have Gone to Arlington on Veterans Day

    President Donald Trump says he should have visited Arlington National Cemetery to commemorate Veterans Day — a traditional presidential act. Trump, who rarely admits a faux pas, told “Fox News Sunday” that “in retrospect, I should have” gone, but he was busy on calls and had just returned from abroad.

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