A principal plans to launch an investigation after a seventh grader was named “most likely to become a terrorist” in a mock award ceremony.Details »
On the eve of a special election to fill Montana’s House seat, the Republican candidate allegedly assaulted a journalist who was trying to ask him about the Congressional Budget Office’s scoring of the House health care bill. A violent altercation ensued, and the reporter, the Guardian’s Ben Jacobs, quickly relayed the incident on social media. “Greg Gianforte just body slammed me and broke my glasses,” Jacobs tweeted Wednesday evening.
Rachel Maddow reports the latest in a string of failures by Donald Trump staffers failing to disclose meetings with Russians, in this case Jeff Sessions leaving off his meetings from his security clearance form.
Fireworks erupted Thursday when President Trump’s budget chief sparred with a Senate panel over the administration’s proposed 2018 budget, most notably trading barbs with Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., over potential cuts to entitlement programs. Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget, appeared before the Senate Budget Committee as part of the rollout of Trump’s proposed spending plan, which was unveiled earlier this week. Just minutes into the hearing, Mulvaney drew Sanders’ ire for comments he made about the Congressional Budget Office.
Former United States President Barack Obama said at a Berlin reunion with German Chancellor Angela Merkel Thursday he was "heartbroken" by a suicide bombing that killed 22 people in Manchester. "We can see the terrible violence that took place just recently in Manchester... it's a reminder that there is great danger of terrorism and people who would do great harm to others just because they're different," Obama told a crowd at the German capital's Brandenburg Gate. "We had a chance backstage to send a message to the people of Manchester about how heartbroken we are by the loss of life," Obama said.
Four inmates remain hospitalized with gunshot wounds a day after California correctional officers opened fire to quell a mass attack on eight prison guards by more than 100 inmates. Corrections Department spokeswoman Terry Thornton said Thursday that one Pelican Bay State Prison inmate needs surgery after he was shot in the chin. Guards fired 19 rifle bullets to stop the attack in an exercise yard holding about 300 high-security prisoners near the Oregon border.
Protesters wear masks depicting the leaders of the Group of Seven countries during a demonstration organized in Sicily; Facebook CEO and Harvard dropout Mark Zuckerberg gestures while seated onstage during Harvard University commencement exercises; a
The father told the CBC that his family was not feeding the sea lion when it dragged his daughter underwater, but did confirm that his daughter is being treated for a possible infection.
Of President Trump’s many idiosyncrasies, one that stands out is his aggressive style of shaking hands, which he has bestowed upon various world leaders since taking office. Trump and the newly elected Macron met in Brussels before a NATO summit and held the customary photo op, complete with an intense handshake.
Two counselors working at a facility to help recovering drug addicts were found dead from what appears to be a lethal combination of heroin and fentanyl, the Chester County district attorney's office said.
All it took was a chance for this rescued pit bull to rise from the euthanasia list to a top K9 agent with a Washington state Police Department. Apollo, the latest drug-sniffing K9 with the Tukwila Police Department, could already be seen wooing the public during a Coffee with a Cop event at a local mall. In a Facebook post, the police department explained Apollo wasn’t like most of their K9 agents.
In a speech at NATO headquarters Thursday, the president threatened ties between the US and its European allies, saying fellow NATO countries were not meeting financial obligations.
Democratic legislators pressed Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in her first public testimony since a contentious confirmation process. DeVos was answering questions on the White House budget proposal in front of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education. The budget proposal has been criticized by some for making deep cuts to public education to fund school choice voucher programs such as those that DeVos promoted in her home state of Michigan.
Rescuers have retrieved the bodies of two Indian climbers who died on Mount Everest last year but whose remains could not be moved due to bad weather, an official said Thursday. A team of Nepali climbers retrieved the bodies of Goutam Ghosh and Paresh Nath from the balcony, an area just below the summit of the 8,848-metre (29,029-foot) mountain. "Both the bodies are now in camp two in a place from where they can be airlifted.
Alabama has put to death Tommy Arthur, the man who escaped seven prior execution dates for his conviction in a 1982 murder-for-hire. Officials say the 75-year-old inmate was pronounced dead at 12:15 a.m. CDT Friday following a lethal injection at a southwest Alabama prison. Arthur was convicted in the fatal shooting of Troy Wicker as he slept in his Muscle Shoals home.
A pregnant teenager - an honour student with straights As - has been branded “immoral” by her school and told she cannot attend its graduation ceremony. Officials at Heritage Academy, a private Christian school in Maryland, said Maddi Runkles, 18, was not welcome at the event because she had to be held “accountable for her immorality”. “Maddi is being disciplined, not because she’s pregnant, but because she was immoral,” David Hobbs, the school administrator, said in a statement.
Alpha has been trained to detect dangerously low blood sugar levels in his owner A.J. and has accompanied him for years, saving his life numerous times.
A group of 22 Republican senators signed a letter urging President Trump to make a “clean break” from the Paris Agreement on climate change. The letter, dated May 25, commends Trump for signing 14 executive orders to roll back regulations established under the Obama administration. It singles out the “Promoting Energy Independence and Economic Growth” order for beginning the process of dismantling former President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan regulations.
Richard Gamache, 24, is charged with first-degree child abuse related to the death of a 2-year-old Jefferson County girl, identified only as "A.C.," who was found having seizures when EMS responded to a 911 call on May 16. Emergency crews said the girl’s body had multiple bruises and she was immediately transported to a hospital for further treatment, according to a probable cause statement. Gamache then reportedly admitted to cops that he demonstrated wrestling moves on the child and said it's possible A.C. sustained some type of head injury, potentially after striking her head on a concrete wall.
Authorities have identified the skydiver who fell to his death in a California vineyard as 42-year-old Matthew Ciancio. San Joaquin County Sheriff's Deputy Dave Konecny released the name Thursday, saying that Ciancio was from June Lake in Mono County, California. Ciancio was wearing a wingsuit when he crashed.
Rachel Maddow reports on the revelation that Donald Trump, while on the phone with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, revealed the classified location of U.S. submarines.
U.S law enforcement is being held responsible by British officials, not the White House, for the second leak of information regarding the Manchester terror attack in the U.K., following which the British police have stopped any exchange of information about the attack, the BBC reported Thursday. The attack happened at an Ariana Grande concert on Monday at the Manchester Arena, killing 22 people and injuring more than 60, the BBC reported. The photos published showed the remains of a backpack, some nuts and screws, as well as a device that was called a “possible detonator.” It said the photos had been gathered by British authorities at the scene of the attack.
Russia on Friday accused NATO of increasing the threat of conflict, insisting attempts by the US-led alliance to curb Moscow have left ties at their lowest ebb since the USSR collapsed. "At present NATO-Russian relations are at their worst since the end of the Cold War," the foreign ministry in Moscow said in a statement. The ministry said NATO was pursuing a policy of "containment" towards Russia that has seen it bolster its forces along the country's border in eastern Europe.
The 2014 fatal crash of an air tanker fighting a forest fire in Yosemite National Park came just after the pilot was warned to avoid a tree to the right but then struck trees to the left, according to a National Transportation Safety Board report. The board is expected to determine the probable cause within about 45 days, said Janet Upton, spokeswoman for the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, which was operating the aircraft under control of the National Park Service when the crash occurred on Oct. 7, 2014. The twin-engine S-2F3AT was working with a tactical aircraft over the fire and another airplane that flies ahead of retardant-laden air tankers to guide them to drop points.
Many students dream of attending one of the colleges in the elite Ivy League for their undergraduate education. While getting accepted to one of the eight Ivy League schools in America, including the No. 1-ranked Princeton University, has long been
This adventurous feline really is an outdoors cat — as he is currently making his way around every national park in the United States. Through their website, Our Vie (their RV is nicknamed “Vie”), and social media, Cees and Madison are documenting their travels.