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NYPD arrests 15-year-old in Times Square tourist shooting incident

Sat, 02/10/2024 - 18:24
A 15-year-old suspect is in custody in connection with the shooting of a tourist in New York City's Times Square earlier this week, police have confirmed.

Biden hosts German chancellor for bilateral meeting at White House

Sat, 02/10/2024 - 00:22
President Joe Biden hosted German Chancellor Olaf Scholz for a bilateral meeting at the White House, Friday.

2 confirmed dead after plane goes down on interstate in Florida, hits vehicle

Fri, 02/09/2024 - 23:24
At least two people are dead after a small private plane crashed onto an interstate in Florida on Friday.

S&P 500 closes above 5,000 for first time

Fri, 02/09/2024 - 22:28
Thanks to a fifth week of favorable U.S. economic news, the S&P 500 on Friday closed above the 5,000 mark for the first time.

Proposed VA change would expand benefit eligibility for veterans exposed to Agent Orange

Fri, 02/09/2024 - 21:33
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs on Friday proposed changes that will expand veteran access to healthcare benefits for service members exposed to Agent Orange while serving overseas.

Customs K9 sniffs out dried monkey remains in bag at Boston Logan Airport

Fri, 02/09/2024 - 20:44
A U.S. Customs and Border Protection K9 named Buddey sniffed out dehydrated monkey remains in a traveler's bag at Boston's Logan Airport, the CBP announced Friday.

Manhunt underway after Tennessee deputy shot, killed during traffic stop

Fri, 02/09/2024 - 20:39
A manhunt Friday searched for the killer of a Blount County, Tenn., sheriff's deputy following a Thursday evening traffic stop. Another deputy also was wounded.

Wife, daughter of John Gotti Jr. arrested on assault charges

Fri, 02/09/2024 - 20:01
Police on Thursday arrested the wife and daughter of former crime boss John Gotti, Jr. after a fight at a high school basketball game in Long Island.

Marines killed in this week's California helicopter crash identified -- all 5 in their 20s

Fri, 02/09/2024 - 19:52
All five U.S. Marines killed in this week's California helicopter crash have been identified. All were service members in their 20s.

As gang violence grips Ecuador, U.S. announces support, security aid

Fri, 02/09/2024 - 19:29
The U.S. National Security Council on Thursday announced funding to aid Ecuador as the country deals with a wave of gang violence.

Former GOP Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announces run for U.S. Senate

Fri, 02/09/2024 - 19:10
Former Republican Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Friday he will run for the U.S. Senate this year.

Meta shuts down Facebook, Instagram accounts of Iran's Ali Khamenei

Fri, 02/09/2024 - 18:16
Meta, the parent company of Facebook and Instagram, said on Friday it has removed the account of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

FAA college program aims to increase air traffic controller staffing levels

Fri, 02/09/2024 - 17:53
In a bid to boost staffing levels across the United States, the Federal Aviation Administration confirmed Friday it will launch a new program to recruit and retain new air traffic controllers.

BLS revises December inflation levels lower

Fri, 02/09/2024 - 17:46
December U.S. seasonally adjusted inflation measured by the Consumer Price Index was lower than first reported, according to a revision published Friday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

President Joe Biden names Willie Phillips to serve as FERC's fulltime chair

Fri, 02/09/2024 - 16:47
President Joe Biden said on Friday that he has named Willie L. Phillips, Jr. as chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Biden administration announces $5B to boost semiconductor manufacturing, development

Fri, 02/09/2024 - 14:57
The Biden administration will invest $5 billion to expand semiconductor manufacturing and research, including funds to prioritize workforce development and training opportunities in the emerging clean-energy economy.

Climate scientist Michael Mann wins more than $1M in defamation suit

Fri, 02/09/2024 - 14:33
Climate scientist Michael Mann won more than $1 million in damages in a defamation lawsuit against a pair of conservative bloggers.

Senate advances standalone $95B foreign aid package but more hurdles lie ahead

Fri, 02/09/2024 - 13:29
The Senate preliminarily approved a $95 billion foreign aid bill that allocates $60 billion to help Ukraine fight Russia but leaves out any provisions to address the escalating crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Donald Trump's 1st-term immigration plan delivered mixed results, 'harsh effects'

Fri, 02/09/2024 - 12:58
A focus of Donald Trump's re-election campaign is the familiar promises of more restrictive immigration policies and the building of a border wall. Many of those moves didn't hold up in his first White House term.

U.S. sanctions four entities, one ship for violating Russian oil price cap

Fri, 02/09/2024 - 08:13
The United States has blacklisted four entities and one tanker on accusations of violating a price cap placed on Moscow oil over the Kremlin's war in Ukraine.