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Second storm in New Jersey delivers crippling blow

Second storm in New Jersey delivers crippling blow

Gov. Charlie Baker is still urging residents to stay off the roads if possible Thursday morning as crews work to clear highways. Coastal flooding is also a concern, with a warning in effect for ea...

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Florida governor signs bill that tightens gun control, arms more school officials

Florida governor signs bill that tightens gun control, arms more school officials

Daniel Gessen, 17, a Falmouth High School senior; Seneca Hart, 18, a Belmont High School senior; and Emily Weinberg, 16, a Lexington High School junior; joined Morning Edition's Bob Oakes to talk ab...

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Alabama School Shooting Victim Courtlin Arrington, 17, Remembered, Police Charge Classmate

Alabama School Shooting Victim Courtlin Arrington, 17, Remembered, Police Charge Classmate

School officials say about 150 counselors, pastors, nurses and district staff were at Huffman Friday to greet students and offer support. Authorities initially investigated the shooting at Huffman H...

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Trump Signals Metals-Tariff Exemption for `Our Ally' Australia

Trump Signals Metals-Tariff Exemption for `Our Ally' Australia

Trump praised Turnbull and "the great nation of Australia" in his announcement. The president's tweet came a day after he imposed tariffs of 25 percent on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminum im...

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Mother being picked up by Border Patrol officials caught on camera

Mother being picked up by Border Patrol officials caught on camera

Morales-Luna's lawyer, Andrés Moreno II, said that Morales-Luna had no history of criminal behavior , and is the single parent to three daughters who are USA citizens. An attorney for Morales-Luna di...

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No. 1 men's basketball beats Louisville 75-58 in ACC Tournament quarterfinal

No. 1 men's basketball beats Louisville 75-58 in ACC Tournament quarterfinal

Whether Louisville secures a tournament bid will depend on how the selection committee weighs the Cardinals' wins and losses. The Cardinals won their 20th game of the season. The 1975-76 team ...

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Medical aid again blocked from Eastern Ghouta

Medical aid again blocked from Eastern Ghouta

Doctors Without Borders also estimates more than 4,800 people have been injured since pro-government forces intensified attacks on the area in February. "Enough destruction and death! We want to sav...

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UK, US Support for Saudis Threat to Stability of Entire Mideast: Iran

UK, US Support for Saudis Threat to Stability of Entire Mideast: Iran

Plans were finalised this week during the visit to London of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, the man seen as the oil-rich country's key driver of reform. We are proud to be recognised as gol...

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Florida Teacher Suspended After Telling Students Black Boys 'Are Not Worth' Dating

Florida Teacher Suspended After Telling Students Black Boys 'Are Not Worth' Dating

She said the school board approved a 10-day suspension without pay, a letter of reprimand to be placed in his file, as well as a "mandatary referral to the Employee Assistance Program". CNN reached...

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Arming teachers is not the solution

Arming teachers is not the solution

The " Marjory Stoneman Douglas Public Safety Act" sparked inter- and intra-party schisms, with some Democrats objecting that the bill did not go far enough because it did not include the ban on ass...

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Broadcom sends letter to US Congress, denies national security concerns

Broadcom sends letter to US Congress, denies national security concerns

We have a proven track record of investing in and growing core franchises in the companies we acquire. In addition, Broadcom promised to create to a new $1.5 billion fund to train and education the ...

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Prosecutors Seek Stiff Prison Term For 'Pharma Bro'

Prosecutors Seek Stiff Prison Term For 'Pharma Bro'

His attorney argued that Shkreli deserved only 18 months or less in prison, explaining that he shouldn't be punished for having a big mouth. In a recent letter to the judge asking for leniency, Sh...

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Parkland deputy told cops to stay away after hearing shots inside building

Parkland deputy told cops to stay away after hearing shots inside building

While Bell said Peterson should have gone into the building to stop the shooter, he warned against passing judgment on the overall law enforcement response exclusively based on the recently released ...

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Colin Firth and wife Livia briefly split after 18 years of marriage

Colin Firth and wife Livia briefly split after 18 years of marriage

In a statement to Us Weekly made via their spokesperson, the couple of 20 years explain that the accused stalker, Marco Brancaccia , is a former friend with whom Giuggioli had a romantic rela...

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China's aluminium exports rise, steel down as Trump prepares tariffs

China's aluminium exports rise, steel down as Trump prepares tariffs

Experts, business leaders and investors already concerned about Trump's proposed blunt tariffs on steel and aluminum imports are flashing warning signs. The readings come as the legislature convenes i...

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International Women's Day: NEU demands action on teaching gender pay gap

International Women's Day: NEU demands action on teaching gender pay gap

She'd never heard of Eleanore Francis Helin before, but was intrigued when a photograph of the woman accepting an award at NASA popped up on the screen. "More women are doing paid work and in seni...

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Trump piles pressure on China over trade, to push ahead with tariffs

Trump piles pressure on China over trade, to push ahead with tariffs

Within China, officials and trade experts have expressed frustration at what they see as Mr. Trump's fixation on the trade deficit, saying the imbalance is mainly a result of Americans' lavish spendin...

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Kentucky man pleads guilty to attacking US Sen. Rand Paul

Kentucky man pleads guilty to attacking US Sen. Rand Paul

Department of Justice previously said. After the November 3 attack , Kelly Paul, the senator's wife, made it clear that her husband was attacked by their neighbor and that there was no prior alterc...

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Change your clock, change your battery

Change your clock, change your battery

Additionally, the International Association of Fire Chiefs recommends replacing smoke alarms every 10 years. With the first day of spring right around the corner, daylight saving time begins Sunday,...

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County digs out from second storm, but power woes remain

County digs out from second storm, but power woes remain

Snow reached the southwest corner of ME during the late afternoon and was set to hit Greater Bangor mid-evening, according to the National Weather Service . Intensifying snowfall delayed or cancelle...

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Phillipines' President Should Visit Psychiatrist-UN Commissioner

Phillipines' President Should Visit Psychiatrist-UN Commissioner

Human Rights Council must take a position", Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein said at a news conference Friday. The Philippine government angered the United Nations after one of its human rights investigators w...

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Israeli Army Kills A Young Man With Special Needs In Hebron

Israeli Army Kills A Young Man With Special Needs In Hebron

The Israeli army spokesperson told AFP that "A riot had broken out in Hebron and troops fired live rounds towards a main instigator who held a firebomb", adding an investigation had been launched. Cla...

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Woman's act of kindness at Texas Waffle House goes viral, earns praise

Woman's act of kindness at Texas Waffle House goes viral, earns praise

As Wolf explains in a Facebook post , accompanied by a photo of the incident, she overheard an elderly customer sitting at the counter and tethered to an oxygen tank tell Williams that "his hands don...

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3 dead in Maharashtra chemical factory blaze

3 dead in Maharashtra chemical factory blaze

Six factories namely Novaphene, Unimax, Prachi, Arti, Bharat Rasayan, Darbarwere affected by the fire. Over 1,000 chemical units storing hazardous and flammable chemicals are located in the area. "Our...

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California veteran's home on lockdown after reports of active shooter

California veteran's home on lockdown after reports of active shooter

The home is under lockdown after reports of shots fired, according to a spokesperson at the veteran's home, NBC Bay Area reports . The Napa County Sheriff's Office reported at least one shot was s...

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UK's Labour suspends members active in 'antisemitic' Facebook group

UK's Labour suspends members active in 'antisemitic' Facebook group

When Labour gets into power, he said the party would "go further than any government has ever gone before" in tackling problems such as poverty and inequality. It also supports the findings of Britain...

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Asheville officer charged with assaulting black jaywalking suspect

Asheville officer charged with assaulting black jaywalking suspect

Rush says several times he can not breathe after being taken to the ground and shocked with a stun gun. "I can't breathe, I can't breathe", Rush says. After Rush is given the option of a citation or...

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South Korean actor accused of sexual assault found dead

South Korean actor accused of sexual assault found dead

He was accused of molesting eight students at Cheongju University. Police also stated that investigation into the sexual harassment allegations made against Jo Min Ki may come to a close: "Usually...

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Proposed abortion law changes would mark 'quantum leap'

Proposed abortion law changes would mark 'quantum leap'

After the twelve week limit, abortions will be allowed in cases of fatal foetal abnormality, or where there's a risk to the life, health or mental health of the mother. Anti-repeal TD, Mattie McGrath ...

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Donald Trump's new tariff could 'devastate' Britain's steel industry

Donald Trump's new tariff could 'devastate' Britain's steel industry

The president has said the tariffs are needed to reinforce lagging American steel and aluminum industries and protect national security . The Trump announcement came nearly at the same tim...

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