Category: US

White House Says FBI Director Isn’t Trying to Influence Election

The White House said on Monday that FBI director James Comey likely isn’t trying to influence the election after

Pipeline Protesters Urge Unity After Days of Confrontations

CANNON BALL, N.D.—Protesters trying to block the Dakota Access oil pipeline urged unity on Saturday as they prayed together

Veteran Calls California National Guard Bonus Repayment Scandal ‘Embarrassing’

ALHAMBRA, Calif.— “We’re asked to serve our country, but yet in return, what happens? A slap in the face,”

Pence Plane Slides Off Runway at NYC’s LaGuardia Airport

NEW YORK—Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence’s campaign plane slid off the runway during a rainstorm at New York’s

Chaffetz Says He’ll Vote Trump

U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz says he’ll vote for Donald Trump, despite withdrawing his endorsement. The Republican chairman of the

NATO Allies Advance Plans for East Europe Troop Deployment

NATO sending troops to Poland, Baltic states Faced with an ever-more belligerent and unpredictable Russia, NATO allies are advancing

20 Inmates, 2 Officers Injured in Chicago Jail Fights

CHICAGO—About 20 inmates and two correctional officers were injured in a series of fights at a jail in Chicago.

Texas Tow Truck Driver Takes Pricey Sports Car for a Spin

PEARLAND, Texas—A tow truck driver found a $110,000 sports car just too tempting and decided to give it a

Cruz Suggests Leaving Vacancy on Supreme Court

WASHINGTON—Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is raising the possibility that Republicans would decline to fill the Supreme Court’s vacancy if

Woman Who Suffered Attack Has Advice for Other Abuse Victims

An Indianapolis woman who suffered a brutal attack is now offering advice to other women. Carleigh Hager, 25, was

Donald Trump Targets Bill Clinton and His Foundation in New Attack

Seeking to lash Hillary Clinton to her husband’s sprawling post-presidential empire, Donald Trump accused the couple of turning to

Suspect Arrested in Destruction of Trump’s Hollywood Star

LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles police arrested a man suspected of using a sledgehammer to destroy Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s

Big Pharma Pressured to Clean Up Pollution That Creates Superbugs

The discharge from factories that produce antibiotics is a hotbed for growth of so-called “superbugs,” according to a report

Dallas-Area Middle School Teacher Accused of Capital Murder

A Dallas-area middle school teacher has been arrested and charged with capital murder in the slayings of two men

Clinton and Obama: First Ladies Form Political Odd Couple

WASHINGTON—When Hillary Clinton secured her place in the history as the first woman to win a major-party nomination for

Philippine President Breaks Ties With US, Realigns With China and Russia

The Philippines’ controversial President Rodrigo Duterte has been criticized for his violent campaign against crime, but it is the

4-Year-Old Dies in Tragic Incident With Pet Dog

A four-year-old Michigan girl was mauled to death by a pet dog that had only been in her possession

US Defense Chief: Don’t Seek Repayment of Enlistment Bonuses

BRUSSELS—U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has ordered the Pentagon to stop seeking repayments of enlistment bonuses given to California

Paul Beatty Becomes First American Booker Prize Winner

Paul Beatty’s “The Sellout,” a stinging satire of race and class in the United States that has drawn comparisons

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