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  • Trans students: A test of identity for U.S. girls schools Secondary schools for girls across the United States are grappling with a difficult and increasingly common question: what is the best approach when a student or applicant no longer identifies as female or is going through a gender transition? Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • 3M to pay $9.1 million over defective military ear plugs The 3M Co. has agreed to pay $9.1 million to settle allegations it knowingly sold defective combat ear plugs to the U.S. military without disclosing defects that limited the effectiveness of the hearing protection devices, the U.S. Justice Department s… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee wins renewal of protective order Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee won renewal of a protective order on Friday against a onetime business manager accused of subjecting the 95-year-old “Spider-Man” co-creator to elder abuse after taking charge of his affairs earlier this year. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Trump says Turkey has acted badly in Brunson case U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said the United States was not going to take Turkey’s detention of U.S. Christian pastor Andrew Brunson “sitting down,” a day after his Treasury chief said Washington could hit Ankara with further sanctions. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Turkish court rejects U.S. pastor Brunson’s appeal for release: Haberturk A Turkish court has rejected an appeal to release American Christian pastor Andrew Brunson from house arrest, broadcaster Haberturk said on Friday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in ...
  • Top Pennsylvania Catholic leader vows to ensure abuses ‘never recur’ Pennsylvania’s top Roman Catholic official on Friday vowed to ensure the widespread sexual abuse by hundreds of priests and cover-up revealed in this week’s bombshell grand jury report would never happen again. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • U.S. attorney general issues order to speed up immigrant deportations U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday sought to speed up the deportation of illegal immigrants, telling immigration judges they should only postpone cases in removal proceedings “for good cause shown.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • California judge rejects plea deal in Oakland warehouse fire Two men accused of involuntary manslaughter in a California warehouse fire that killed 36 people were due back in court on Friday to set a possible trial date after a judge rejected their plea deal. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Ex-lawyer of pharma executive Shkreli gets 18 months prison for fraud scheme A New York lawyer was sentenced to 18 months prison on Friday for helping Martin Shkreli, currently serving a seven year prison sentence after being convicted of related charges, defraud a drug company that Shkreli had founded. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee wins renewal of protect order Marvel Comics mogul Stan Lee won renewal of a protective order on Friday against a onetime business manager accused of subjecting the 95-year-old “Spider-Man” co-creator to elder abuse after taking charge of his affairs earlier this year. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Vigil held in Colorado town for slain pregnant woman and daughters Mourners gathered on Friday in a small Colorado town where the remains of a pregnant woman and her two young daughters were reportedly discovered in oil storage tanks the day after police took the father into custody for their murders. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Gunman who killed five at Florida airport sentenced to life A U.S. veteran of the war in Iraq who killed five people during a shooting spree in the arrivals area of a Florida airport last year was sentenced on Friday to life in federal prison for what the judge called “85 seconds of evil.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Texas jury finds Toyota negligent in accident, awards $242 million to family A Texas jury awarded damages of $242 million to a Dallas family after finding that defects in the family’s Lexus sedan caused injuries to their two children during a rear-end collision, the law firm representing the plaintiffs said on Friday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • U.S. senators demand answers from Army after Reuters report on lead poisoning Four U.S. senators on Friday urged the Army to detail the steps it is taking to safeguard children from lead poisoning, citing a Reuters investigation into hazards on military bases. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • U.S. judge approves plan to reunite separated immigrant families A federal judge on Friday approved a plan to reunite hundreds more families who were separated by border officials after they entered the United States from Mexico. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • U.S. court orders Trump administration to enforce chemical safety rule A federal appeals court on Friday ordered the Trump administration to immediately implement an Obama-era chemical safety rule introduced in response to a 2013 explosion at a fertilizer plant in Texas that killed 15 people. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Trailer at New Mexico compound had been stolen in Alabama: police A camping trailer at the New Mexico compound where five people were charged with child abuse earlier this month had been stolen from an Alabama farmer and towed to the ramshackle settlement north of Taos, police said on Friday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Psychologist may examine if Reagan shooter deserves complete freedom A federal judge on Friday authorized a psychologist chosen by the U.S. government to examine John Hinckley, who shot President Ronald Reagan in a 1981 assassination attempt, in order to determine whether he deserves unconditional freedom. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Federal probe targets Ohio State over sex abuse allegations Federal authorities have opened a civil rights investigation into how Ohio State University officials responded to allegations of sexual abuse by a now-deceased doctor who worked for its athletic department, the school said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Vatican voices ‘shame and sorrow’ over damning sex abuse report The Vatican expressed “shame and sorrow” on Thursday over revelations that Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania sexually abused about 1,000 people over seven decades, vowing to hold abusers and those who protected them accountable. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • George Washington gold coin sells for $1.7 million An 18th century gold coin featuring the likeness of first U.S. President George Washington sold for $1.7 million at auction on Thursday, with the net proceeds going to charity, the auction house said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • How a mother’s tough choice gave her son a potential U.S. asylum advantage For two months in detention after being separated from her 14-year old son by U.S. border officials, Catalina Sales worried about how he was doing and when she would see him again. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Body found at New Mexico compound identified as missing boy A child’s body found at a New Mexico compound has been identified as Abdul-Ghani Wahhaj, a missing 3-year-old boy whose father is one of five adults charged with child abuse at the remote settlement, the Taos County Sheriff said on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Pentagon says China military ‘likely training for strikes’ on U.S. targets China’s military has expanded its bomber operations in recent years while “likely training for strikes” against the United States and its allies, a Pentagon report released on Thursday said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • Pressure mounts on Trump to deliver for Iowa ahead of elections Warren Bachman, a 72-year-old Iowa soybean farmer, is one of many who turned Clarke County into Donald Trump country, as the Republican president took 61 percent of the votes in 2016 in a county that went for Democrat Barack Obama four years earlier. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Colorado man held on suspicion of killing wife, two children A Colorado man, who earlier this week pleaded for the safe return of his pregnant wife and their two young daughters after they went missing, has been arrested on suspicion of killing them, police said on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Trump’s military parade planned for November postponed: Pentagon A military parade requested by U.S. President Donald Trump that had been planned for November in Washington has been postponed until at least next year, the Defense Department said on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • U.S. judge blocks programs letting ‘Grand Theft Auto’ players ‘cheat’ A federal judge on Thursday awarded Take-Two Interactive Software Inc, the maker of the “Grand Theft Auto” series, a preliminary injunction to stop a Georgia man from selling programs that it said help players cheat at the best-selling video game. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Man held on suspicion of killing wife, two kids in Colorado A Colorado man, who earlier this week had pleaded for the safe return of his missing pregnant wife and their two young daughters, has been arrested on suspicion of their murders, police said on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Vatican feels ‘shame and sorrow’ over U.S. grand jury report on abuse The Vatican, in its first response to a damning report by a U.S. grand jury on sexual abuse of children by priests in Pennsylvania, on Thursday expressed “shame and sorrow”. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Senate Republicans seek to clarify tax policy for harassment victims U.S. Senate Republicans on Thursday sought to correct a section of President Donald Trump’s tax overhaul that threatened to prevent sexual harassment victims from claiming a tax deduction for the legal costs they incur while pursuing their cases. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • U.S. will prosecute makers of ‘undetectable’ plastic guns: Sessions U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions warned on Thursday that anyone who uses a 3-D printer to make an “undetectable” gun will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law, a day after his department asked a court not to block the public from downloadi… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • Newspaper editorials across U.S. rebuke Trump for attacks on press Hundreds of U.S. newspapers on Thursday launched a coordinated defense of press freedom and a rebuke of President Donald Trump for denouncing some media organizations as enemies of the American people. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Newspaper editorials across U.S. rebuke Trump for attacks on the press Hundreds of U.S. newspapers devoted print space on Thursday to a coordinated defense of press freedom and a rebuke of President Donald Trump for saying some media organizations are enemies of the American people. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Colorado baker in case of Supreme Court sues state over ‘persecution’ A Colorado baker who won a narrow Supreme Court victory over his refusal to make a wedding cake for a gay couple is suing the state after it launched another case against him for declining to create a cake for a transgender woman. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Texas, refineries urged to plan storm shutdowns to cut pollution Texas environment regulators should coordinate shutdowns of oil refineries and other petrochemical plants during major storms to avoid big releases of air pollution like during last year’s Hurricane Harvey, a report said on Thursday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • El Salvador probes alleged cases of child abuse in U.S. detention centers El Salvador is investigating three alleged cases of sexual abuse of minors in U.S. immigrant detention centers, the foreign ministry said on Wednesday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens ...
  • Judge orders Keystone XL pipeline review in setback for Trump A federal judge in Montana on Wednesday ordered the U.S. State Department to do a full environmental review of a revised route for the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline, a move that could delay the project and prove a setback for the Trump administration…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • New Mexico compound member in U.S. illegally over 20 years: government A Haitian woman who was charged with child abuse at a New Mexico compound has been taken into custody by immigration authorities after living in the United States illegally for over 20 years, immigration officials said on Wednesday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Ex-NYC union head convicted of taking bribe to invest in fund A former head of New York City’s correction officers’ union was found guilty on Wednesday of accepting a bribe to steer union money to now-defunct hedge fund Platinum Partners for investing. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • Ex-NYC union head convicted of taking bribe for investing in hedge fund The former head of New York City’s correction officers’ union was found guilty on Wednesday of accepting a bribe to steer union money to now-defunct hedge fund Platinum Partners for investing. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens ...
  • BNSF adds to restrictions on older oil-tank cars ahead of phase-out: sources BNSF Railway Inc, the largest U.S. railroad, is expanding efforts to remove older oil tank cars from its lines ahead of a federal deadline, according to three people familiar with the matter, adding to restrictions that could worsen transport bottlenec… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Florida school opens for class with new security after massacre The Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people in February opened on Wednesday for a new school year with three armed guards and other new security measures that some parents and students worried would not be enough. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Florida university latest to cut ties with China’s Confucius Institute The University of North Florida will close a campus branch of a Chinese-run cultural institute, the latest U.S. college to do so amid criticism from U.S. legislators that China uses the institute to influence American higher education. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Turkish court rejects U.S. pastor’s appeal, upper court yet to rule: lawyer One Turkish court has rejected an American Christian pastor’s appeal to be released from house arrest and for his travel ban to be lifted, but an upper court is yet to rule on the appeal, his lawyer told Reuters on Wednesday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Mayor of Washington D.C. joins El Salvador town to celebrate migration milestone Far from U.S. President Donald Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigration, the people of a small coastal town in El Salvador on Tuesday celebrated half a century of their links to Washington D.C. – joined by the capital’s mayor. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Evacuations, rescues as ‘historic’ floods hit northeastern U.S. New Jersey declared a partial state of emergency on Tuesday as forecasts for further heavy rainfall posed new danger in parts of that state, New York and Pennsylvania, where rescuers hauled people from waterways, flooded cars and homes. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Midwest battleground states tap candidates for midterm elections Voters chose nominees on Tuesday in the key battleground states of Wisconsin and Minnesota, setting up what are expected to be tight races as November’s congressional elections draw near. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • In first, transgender woman wins Democratic nomination for Vermont governor Vermont Democrats made Christine Hallquist the first openly transgender person to win a major party nomination for statewide office in U.S. history as she clinched Tuesday’s primary election for governor. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • U.S. lawsuit over photos at U.S.-Mexico border crossings is revived A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a lawsuit by border policy activists challenging the constitutionality of a U.S. government policy requiring advance permission to take photos or shoot film at ports of entry on the U.S.-Mexico border. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Ford to invest $740 million in Detroit train station, city development project Ford Motor Co disclosed Tuesday it will spend $740 million on a project to revamp Michigan Central Station, Detroit’s historic but dilapidated former rail station, as well as other neighborhood sites. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Natural gas explosion levels Denver building, nine hurt Nine people were injured, one of them critically, on Tuesday when a natural gas explosion leveled a Denver apartment building on Tuesday, a fire department spokesman said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Puerto Rico utility completes restoration 10 months after Maria Puerto Rico’s electric utility said it completed restoration of power to all of its customers on Tuesday, more than ten months after Hurricane Maria left 1.5 million homes and businesses in the dark. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Top West Virginia judge retires after impeachment vote A West Virginia Supreme Court justice retired on Tuesday, the day after state lawmakers voted to start impeachment proceedings against the full court, accusing four judges of lavish spending that included a total of more than $1 million in office renov… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • New York sues OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioids New York state on Tuesday sued Purdue Pharma LP, accusing the OxyContin maker of widespread fraud and deception in the marketing of opioids, and contributing to a nationwide epidemic that has killed thousands. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Rescuers pull people from cars, homes in flooded New York, Pennsylvania More forecasts of heavy rains posed new danger on Tuesday in parts of New York state and Pennsylvania, where rescuers hauled people from waterways, flooded cars and homes. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Firefighter killed battling largest blaze in California history A firefighter has been killed battling the largest wildfire in Californian history that has been stoked by prime fire weather conditions as it has destroyed dozens of homes. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Nebraska to carry out its first execution in two decades Nebraska plans to carry out its first execution in 21 years on Tuesday by delivering a lethal injection to a man convicted of killing two taxi drivers in 1979. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new ...
  • New Mexico family saw dead boy as guide for attacks: prosecutors A three-year-old boy found buried at a New Mexico desert compound died in a ritual to “cast out demonic spirits,” but his extended family believed he would “return as Jesus” to identify “corrupt” targets for them to attack, prosecutors said in court on… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • China to ‘comprehensively’ assess new U.S. defense act China’s Commerce Ministry said on Tuesday it will comprehensively assess a new U.S. defense act that strengthens the role of a key committee tasked with reviewing proposed foreign investment, and called for fair treatment of Chinese investors. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Former Transmar executive sentenced to three years prison for fraud Former Transmar Commodity Group Ltd chief executive Peter G. Johnson was sentenced to three years in prison on Monday after he pleaded guilty to defrauding banks in order to win a $400 million credit line for the now bankrupt New Jersey-based cocoa tra… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Boy at New Mexico compound died in ritual ceremony, prosecutors say A 3-year-old boy whose remains were found buried at a New Mexico desert compound died during a ritual to “cast out demonic spirits,” other children living there told investigators, a prosecutor said in court on Monday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Firefighters gain on major California blazes as heat wave breaks A break in the sizzling heat wave that has baked California for much of the summer gave firefighters a chance to attack a string of major wildfires burning across the state that have killed eight people and destroyed thousands of homes. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Boy at New Mexico compound died in ritual ceremony: prosecutors A young boy whose remains were discovered buried at a New Mexico desert compound died during a ritual ceremony to “cast out demonic spirits,” other children found at the remote homestead told investigators, a prosecutor said in court on Monday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Senior U.S. officials to visit wildfire-weary California Two senior members of the Trump administration will visit California on Monday, where firefighters are battling infernos that have killed at least eight people. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter ...
  • Trump signs defense policy bill with watered-down China measures U.S. President Donald Trump signed a $716 billion defense policy bill on Monday that authorizes military spending and includes watered-down controls on U.S. government contracts with China’s ZTE Corp and Huawei Technologies Co Ltd. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • New Mexico compound defendants face detention hearing Five parents arrested on charges of abusing their 11 children at a New Mexico compound where a 12th child died under suspicious circumstances were due back in court on Monday for a hearing to decide whether they should remain jailed. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Florida man charged in ‘stand your ground’ shooting: officials A Florida man was charged with manslaughter on Monday for fatally shooting another man on July 19 during an argument over a parking spot, after police initially declined to arrest him due to the state’s “stand your ground” self-defense law, officials s… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Gunman in ‘stand your ground’ Florida shooting charged: officials A Florida man was charged with manslaughter on Monday for fatally shooting another man during an argument over a parking spot, after police initially declined to arrest him due to the state’s “stand your ground” self-defense law, officials said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • U.S. Embassy in Ankara has not made statement regarding pastor Brunson: official The U.S. Embassy in Ankara has not put out a statement regarding pastor Andrew Brunson, an embassy official told Reuters on Monday, after a report on social media cited the embassy as saying he would be released from house arrest by Aug. 15. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Five charged with abusing children on New Mexico compound face detention hearing Five parents arrested on charges of abusing their 11 children at a New Mexico compound where a 12th child died under suspicious circumstances were due back in court on Monday for a hearing to decide whether the defendants should remain jailed without b… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Magnitude 6.4 earthquake hits Alaska’s oil-producing North Slope A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck on Sunday near the native Alaskan village of Kaktovik and part of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge where the Trump administration plans to allow oil drilling, but no injuries or damage were reported. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Washington white nationalist rally sputters in sea of counterprotesters A white nationalist rally in the heart of Washington drew around 20 demonstrators and hundreds of chanting counterprotesters on Sunday, the one-year anniversary of racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Smoke gets in your eyes: wildfires sting California park tourism For the past two weeks, a wildfire has forced much of Yosemite National Park in California to close, with smoke blanketing its famous rock formations and clouding the summer travel season for one of the largest tourism economies tied to a U.S. park. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Magnitude 6.5 earthquake hits Alaska, no initial reports of damage A magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck 40 miles (64 km) southwest of Kaktovik in Alaska, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Sunday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new ...