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Sewage pile, illegal dump on Calif toxic tour list

Sewage pile, illegal dump on Calif toxic tour list

Margarita Gamez stood in the baking heat Friday outside the trailer park where she lives with other farmworker families and begged visiting state lawmakers and environmental regulators to do som...

Retired Policeman, 70, Walking to 9/11 Sites for Wounded Warriors

Retired Policeman, 70, Walking to 9/11 Sites for Wounded Warriors

A 70-year-old retired Chicago police detective, Phil Szpicki, never served in the military, but says he owed it to his country to help, MyFoxDC reports.

Hard Choice for Cities Under Cyberattack: Whether to Pay Ransom

Hard Choice for Cities Under Cyberattack: Whether to Pay Ransom

Atlanta City Hall. The cyberattack in Atlanta has become a vivid example of the perils that local governments face in the internet age.

$88 Million and Counting: Trump Amasses Huge Head Start for 2020 Campaign

$88 Million and Counting: Trump Amasses Huge Head Start for 2020 Campaign

President Trump has broken with the precedent of his most of his predecessors campaigning and fund-raising for his re-election since even before he took office.

Surveillance and Privacy Debate Reaches Pivotal Moment in Congress

Surveillance and Privacy Debate Reaches Pivotal Moment in Congress

Representative Justin Amash, Republican of Michigan, is sponsoring a bill amendment that would extend Section 702 of the FISA Amendments Act by four years while making major changes to it.

Miss. mother, 4 young children die in home fire

Miss. mother, 4 young children die in home fire

Linda Simmons Henderson walked around the burned-out apartment building and shook her head.

Top Trump Campaign Aides Are Portrayed as Corrupt at Manafort Trial

Top Trump Campaign Aides Are Portrayed as Corrupt at Manafort Trial

Rick Gates, a top campaign aide to President Trump, detailed in federal court on Tuesday a multiyear fraud by the former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. The defense took aim at Mr. Gates’s credibility.

South Carolina Pastor Faces Rape, Additional Assault Charge

South Carolina Pastor Faces Rape, Additional Assault Charge

A South Carolina pastor accused of raping two women in a trailer behind his church now faces a third count of criminal sexual conduct.

2 killed when Calif. semi hits disabled vehicles

2 killed when Calif. semi hits disabled vehicles

Two people standing outside their cars after a Southern California freeway collision have been struck and killed by a semi.

Several hurt in fire at gas station near AK park

Several hurt in fire at gas station near AK park

A fire raged through a gas station convenience store near Alaska's Denali National Park Sunday night and injured several people, including three who were hospitalized, authorities said. ...

California Sikh Barred From Being Prison Guard Settles Suit

California Sikh Barred From Being Prison Guard Settles Suit

California is settling a lawsuit filed by a man who was barred from becoming a prison guard when he refused to shave the beard required by his Sikh religion.

Social Security disability on verge of insolvency

Social Security disability on verge of insolvency

Laid-off workers and aging baby boomers are flooding Social Security's disability program with benefit claims, pushing the financially strapped system toward the brink of insolvency. ...

Brother: Job ideal for possible Craigslist victim

Brother: Job ideal for possible Craigslist victim

The promise of a farm job used to lure victims in a deadly Craigslist robbery scheme would have been the perfect fit for Ralph Geiger, a handyman who grew up with pets and was around animals his...

Canada Attacks U.S. Tariffs by Taking Case to World Trade Organization

Canada Attacks U.S. Tariffs by Taking Case to World Trade Organization

Workers sorting lumber at a mill in Maple Ridge, British Columbia. Canadian lumber exports have become an increasing source of tension between the United States and Canada.

Summary Box: Job openings flat in May

Summary Box: Job openings flat in May

JOB OPENINGS FLAT: The number of available jobs didn't increase in May, a sign that hiring is unlikely to improve this summer. Employers advertised nearly 3 million job openings in May, the Labor Department said.

Drifter to face hiker slaying charges in NC court

Drifter to face hiker slaying charges in NC court

A drifter convicted of gruesome hiker slayings in two states is due in court Monday to face charges that he killed two more people on a national forest trail in North Carolina.


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