Category: U.S

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staffJanuary 6, 2017

Former CIA chief Woolsey quits Trump team over intelligence concerns

Former director of central intelligence and national security expert R. James Woolsey, Jr., said Thursday he’s resigning from the transition ...

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staffJanuary 5, 2017

In Senate, U.S. intelligence chiefs defend claims Russia meddled in election

Three of the top U.S. intelligence officials testified before a Senate panel Thursday, defending their conclusions that the Russian government ...

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staffJanuary 5, 2017

Paul Ryan vows to defund Planned Parenthood in Obamacare repeal

House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday said House Republicans intend to strip Planned Parenthood of funding as part of their ...

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staffJanuary 4, 2017

Charles Manson hospitalized for ‘serious illness,’ but still alive

Notorious criminal leader Charles Manson was moved from his prison cell to a hospital on Tuesday night to receive emergency ...

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staffJanuary 4, 2017

103 hurt in Long Island Rail Road derailment in Brooklyn

More than 100 people suffered minor injuries after a Long Island Rail Road train derailed Wednesday morning. The 103 injuries ...

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staffJanuary 4, 2017

White House: Obama likely to transfer more Guantanamo detainees

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said President Barack Obama will likely transfer more inmates out of the Guantanamo Bay ...

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staffJanuary 4, 2017

Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof: ‘I do not regret what I did’

Dylann Roof, who shot dead nine churchgoers at a historic black church in Charleston, told a federal jury on Wednesday ...

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staffJanuary 4, 2017

Obama to Democrats: ‘Don’t rescue’ GOP on ‘Trumpcare’

President Barack Obama made a personal plea Wednesday to Democrats on Capitol Hill: “Don’t rescue” the Republicans in their hopes ...

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staffJanuary 4, 2017

Four arrested for savage treatment of disabled man broadcast live on Facebook

Four teenagers are being held in connection with the kidnapping and torture of a mentally disabled man that they broadcast ...

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staffJanuary 2, 2017

Chicago murder rate up nearly 60 percent in 2016 for biggest spike in decades

The murder rate in the nation’s third-largest city more than doubled in 2016 — a staggering statistic that represents the ...