Four charged in bomb plot against Muslim community in New York

Three men and a teenager have been arrested after planning to bomb a Muslim community in upstate New York, and investigators have recovered three homemade bombs and nearly two dozen guns, authorities said on Tuesday.

FAA says drone sightings temporarily halted traffic into Newark Airport

Reports of drone sightings in northern New Jersey temporarily halted arrivals at Newark Liberty International Airport on Tuesday, a spokesman from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said.

Walgreens pays $269.2 million to settle U.S. civil fraud lawsuits

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc will pay $269.2 million to settle two U.S. whistleblower lawsuits accusing it of civil fraud for overbilling federal healthcare programs, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday.

Los Angeles teachers’ union, school district reach tentative deal to end strike

A week-old strike by more than 30,000 Los Angeles teachers that has disrupted classes for nearly half a million students neared an end Tuesday after the teachers’ union and the second-largest U.S. school district reached a tentative contract agreement.

Trump seeks to move ahead with big speech despite Pelosi shutdown concerns

President Donald Trump on Tuesday attempted to move ahead with planning for a State of the Union speech to the U.S. Congress on Jan. 29 despite pressure from Democrats to delay it due to the government shutdown, as his immigration proposal suffered a blow from the U.S. Supreme Court.

Los Angeles teachers’ strike stretches into second week after all-night talks

A Los Angeles teachers’ union and leaders of the second-largest U.S. school system negotiated until dawn on Tuesday as they worked to end a strike that has disrupted classes for 500,000 students for six school days.

U.S. Supreme Court to hear major New York gun rights case

The conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday took up its biggest gun rights case in a nearly decade, agreeing to hear a challenge backed by the influential National Rifle Association lobby group to New York City’s strict limits on handgun owners transporting their firearms outside of the home.

U.S. insulin costs per patient nearly doubled from 2012 to 2016: study

The cost of insulin for treating type 1 diabetes in the United States nearly doubled over a five-year period, underscoring a national outcry over rising drug prices, according to a new analysis shared with Reuters.