The hearing comes a day after contradictory court orders were issued relating to Stein's effort: a Michigan state appeals court on Tuesday ordered the recount be halted, while a federal appeals court said the process should proceed. The conflicting rulings had both sides claiming victory but left
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Interpublic Group of Cos, one of the world's biggest advertising companies, said on Wednesday that the U.S. Justice Department had asked one of its standalone domestic agencies for documents regarding video production practices.
A jury was seated on Wednesday in the federal death penalty case against avowed white supremacist Dylann Roof, who is accused of gunning down nine black parishioners at a historic South Carolina church last year. Opening statements in the trial were expected to begin at the J. Waties Waring Judicial
Most Americans do not see "information overload" as a problem for them despite the explosion of internet data and images, according to a Pew Research Center survey on Wednesday. "Generally, Americans appreciate lots of information and access to it," said the report into how U.S.
A school bus involved in a crash that killed six people in Baltimore last month was traveling at nearly twice the speed limit, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday. The board's preliminary report said the bus, operated by a contractor for Baltimore City Schools, was traveling
William Sallie, 50, is due to die by lethal injection at 7 p.m. EST at the state prison in Jackson. The State Board of Pardons and Paroles denied his request for clemency late on Monday. Sallie would become the 19th person executed in the United States this year, according to the Death Penalty Information
By Dana Feldman and Hugh Gentry LOS ANGELES/HONOLULU (Reuters) - It has been 75 years, but U.S. Navy veteran James Leavelle can still recall watching with horror as Japanese warplanes rained bombs down on his fellow sailors in the surprise attack at Pearl Harbor that brought the United States into World
Most Latinos in the United States say they have suffered discrimination, more than twice as many who said so a decade earlier, according to research released on Tuesday. A study published in online journal Social Science & Medicine - Population Health found 68 percent of Latino men and women in the
Ohio lawmakers approved a bill that bans abortion once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks after conception, clearing the way for one of the most stringent abortion restrictions in the United States if it becomes law. The Republican-led state House of Representatives and Senate
TOKYO (Reuters) - Shares of SoftBank Corp soared to their highest level in more than a year on Wednesday after Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said he would invest $50 billion in U.S. businesses.
Two of Asia's biggest technology companies said they were looking to expand investment in the United States, as President-elect Donald Trump pushes to bring manufacturing and jobs back home. Billionaire businessman Masayoshi Son, also the head of Japan's SoftBank Group Corp , pledged a $50 billion
A threat to detonate a bomb at a subway station in Los Angeles was not credible, federal authorities said late on Tuesday after police spent the day searching commuters and leading bomb-sniffing dogs around stations across the metro area. Authorities found no evidence regarding a specific but uncorroborated
Texas A&M University students and activists protested against a speech on Tuesday by white nationalist Richard Spencer, who was filmed at a conference last month saying "Hail Trump", drawing Nazi-like salutes from some spectators. About 1,000 demonstrators waved flags, marched, sang songs
William Sallie, 50, was pronounced dead at 10:05 p.m. EST at the state prison in Jackson, where he was executed by lethal injection, the Georgia Department of Corrections said in a statement. The execution was carried out after the United States Supreme Court denied Sallie's request for a stay,
(Reuters) - Georgia executed on Tuesday a man convicted of fatally shooting his father-in-law and kidnapping his estranged wife and her sister in 1990, becoming the ninth person put to death in the state this year.
By Rory Carroll and Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - In the days since a warehouse fire in Oakland, California, killed at least 36 people attending a party, cities across the United States have vowed to find ways to prevent such tragedies. In Los Angeles, a councilmember is calling on citizens
Authorities in Oakland, California, said on Tuesday they had identified all but one of the 36 victims whose bodies were pulled from the debris of a fire that ripped through a dance party at a warehouse at the weekend. "This has been a heavy labor operation plus a heavy mental operation," Oakland
By Steve Holland FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump laid out a U.S. military policy on Tuesday that would avoid interventions in foreign conflicts and instead focus heavily on defeating the Islamic State militancy. In the latest stop on a "thank you" tour of states
By Mica Rosenberg and Ernest Scheyder WASHINGTON/CANNON BALL, N.D. (Reuters) - The company building the Dakota Access Pipeline turned to a federal judge late on Monday for a permit to finish the job after the federal government ruled against the controversial pipeline. The pipeline, which is being
(Reuters) - A Louisiana sheriff on Tuesday blamed road rage and a verbal argument that followed it for causing last week's fatal shooting of former National Football League player Joe McKnight.
The decision further stymies Manning's attempts to be treated as a woman while imprisoned at the Fort Leavenworth military prison in Kansas, said the document filed on Monday in federal court in Washington in relation to on ongoing lawsuit. Manning has been the focus of an international debate over
The judge overseeing San Bernardino, California's municipal bankruptcy said on Tuesday she would approve the city's plan to restructure its finances, according to a spokeswoman for the city. An official confirmation order is expected by late January, spokeswoman Monica Lagos added in an email
Linn County Attorney Jerry Vander Sanden said a grand jury would not indict Cedar Rapids Police Officer Lucas Jones for shooting Jerime Mitchell on Nov. 1. "They (the grand jury) advised it was their decision to return a no bill, indicating that no criminal charges should be brought against officer
Chicago's public school (CPS) system plans to sell a new type of bond issue in an attempt to separate the debt from the district's severe financial woes and protect it in a potential bankruptcy filing, according to a document released by the district on Tuesday. The preliminary prospectus for