USA

Dangerous heat wave to scorch the Southwestern US

Temperatures in along the coast and in the western valleys will be somewhat cooler, but still 5 to 10 degrees above average, according to the weather service ....


Annual US Congress baseball game brings unity after shooting

By the time US Capitol Police killed the gunman, four victims had been shot, two of them critically wounded. The event raised more than than $1 million for lo...


GOP, Dem Governors Agree With Trump, Call Health Bill 'mean'

Rather than hide their work because they know if it is faulty, Senate Republicans should spend their time improving the Affordable Care Act. Per-capita spen...


Doctors report Warmbier's brain damage while voices grow for NK travel ban

The father of the American student left comatose after 18 months in a North Korean prison has criticized former President Barack Obama for not doing enough ...


United States special counsel probing Trump for possible obstruction

It cited five people briefed on the requests by Mueller's team who spoke on condition of anonymity. The president then started complaining about the FBI inve...


President Trump to re-institute travel restrictions to Cuba

Getting to stroll through the colorful streets of Havana may soon be much harder for Americans. Obama's policy shift was designed in part to improve relations w...


Trump faces Russian Federation dilemma as Senate overwhelmingly passes new sanctions

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer agrees that turning the sanctions into law hamstrings the White House . "But I believe that these new sanctions could en...


Texas Governor Signs Anti-LGBT 'Religious Freedom' Adoption Bill

Hodges ruling, combined with spreading "sexual orientation" and "gender identity" nondiscrimination laws, has threatened the freedom of Catholic and religious a...


Nationals draft cousin of Kirk Cousins

As for his golf round with Trump, Cousins told the Post it was a "great experience", and I'm guessing that's because the duo probably spent most of their da...


Pittsburgh Penguins' Stanley Cup parade

Hagelin, now a two-time Stanley Cup champion, returned to action in Game 3 of the Penguins' second-round series against the Washington Capitals. The Kings w...


Ex-cop testifies in retrial over 2015 shooting

Tensing has said he feared for his life as DuBose tried to drive away. Former University of Cincinnati police officer Raymond Tensing, left, listens to James ...


Rule gives Oregonians non-gender option on driver's license

Jamie Shupe , who a year ago won the right in a Portland court to legally identify as nonbinary, is now counting down the days to get a correct ID at the DMV. S...


President Trump hires family party planner to run NY housing authority

Patton has worked for the Trump family since 2009 when she worked as an event staffer and planner. Just six months later, she has been appointed as a regional a...


Trump dodges tapes question, denies seeking Comey loyalty

There would be "nothing wrong if I did say" something regarding Flynn, Trump said "according to everybody I read today". This is pernicious - and unsafe. Wh...


Maryland, DC Attorneys General Announce Lawsuit Against Trump

Since taking power in January, Trump has turned day to day control over his real estate empire and other assets to his adult sons, but not sold them off as m...


Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a $13.7B deal

Amazon is buying Whole Foods in a stunning move that gives it hundreds of stores across the US - a brand-new laboratory for radical retail experiments that c...


Penn State to debut retro uniforms Sept. 30 against Indiana

The numbers on the jerseys will be the same font that was on Penn State uniforms in the 1950s and 1960s. It's a nice look, though I'm a bigger fan of the pl...


Teen Who Dragged NYPD Officer With Car Indicted for Attempted Murder

Murrell is accused of driving the vehicle that critically injured Officer Dalsh Veve, a nine-year NYPD veteran, according to the Brooklyn district attorney's of...


NORC poll: Just 1 in 5 support Trump's move to fire Comey

Still, his remarks prompted this reply on Twitter from Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the top Democrat on the Intelligence Committee, who said the committee ...


Dems best GOP in annual charity ballgame in wake of shooting rampage

Critics have complained Mueller's team investigating Trump includes three people who have given donations to Democrats; they think he should only hire people ...


Donald Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russia investigators

Tweeted Trump: "They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story". "The FB...


US Consumer-Sentiment Drop Shows Post-Election Bump Fading

Overall, the June report implies weakening in consumer enthusiasm. Mr. Curtin noted, however, that "only a few consumers spontaneously referred to him or his te...


Here's what you need to know about the Otto Warmbier controversy

The state-run Korean Central News Agency on Thursday said Otto Warmbier had been sentenced to hard labor but didn't comment on his medical condition. The USS ...


Adorable Young Penguins Fan Cries After Sidney Crosby Signs His T-Shirt

Along the way to Point State Park, numerous Penguins players hopped off their vehicles to slap hands with fans, to pose for selfies, to sign autographs. Fleur...


Deputy AG defends integrity of Russia probe

Apart from Rosenstein and Sessions, the only confirmed Justice official is Rachel Brand, the associate attorney general, whom the Senate approved on a party-l...