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Grand jury charges man with threatening to spread virus

May 22, 2020

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man accused of coughing on and spitting at police officers while claiming to be infected with the coronavirus was indicted on a federal terrorism charge. more »»

Flood raises fears of pollution at Michigan toxic waste site

May 22, 2020

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — It took seven years to settle on a plan for cleansing two rivers and floodplains polluted with dioxins from a Dow Chemical Co. plant in central Michigan. more »»

Nearly 39 million have lost jobs in US since virus took hold

May 22, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits in the two months since the coronavirus took hold in the U.. more »»

FBI says Texas naval base shooting is 'terrorism-related'

May 22, 2020

A shooting at a Texas naval air station that wounded a sailor and left the gunman dead early Thursday was being investigated as “terrorism-related,” the FBI said, but divulged few details as to... more »»

US begins crackdown on unvetted virus blood tests

May 21, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators are moving ahead with a crackdown on scores of antibody tests for the coronavirus that have not yet been shown to work. more »»

Nearly 39 million have lost jobs in US since virus took hold

May 21, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits in the two months since the coronavirus took hold in the U.. more »»

Coroner: Smoke inhalation killed 34 in California boat fire

May 21, 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coroner's reports for the 34 victims who died in a scuba boat fire off the Southern California coast last year show they died of carbon monoxide poisoning before they were... more »»

A look at recent attacks on U.S. military bases

May 21, 2020

A gunman tried to speed through a security gate at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas, on Thursday, opening fire and wounding a sailor who was a member of base security. The gunman is dead. more »»

Nation's capital aims to start reopening May 29

May 21, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — After weeks of insisting the Washington, D.C. more »»

Coronavirus data used in decision to reopen Georgia flawed

May 21, 2020

ATLANTA (AP) — Data on coronavirus infections that was a key driver in Georgia Gov. more »»

Alaska will send oil-wealth checks early because of virus

May 21, 2020

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Checks from Alaska's oil-wealth fund will begin going out to residents three months early, Gov. Mike Dunleavy said, citing economic hardships caused by the coronavirus. more »»

In reversal, White House tells CDC to post church guidance

May 21, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — After refusing for weeks to release reopening guidance for churches, the Trump administration on Thursday abruptly changed course — with the president saying he had instructed... more »»

NASA, SpaceX bringing astronaut launches back to home turf

May 21, 2020

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — For the first time in nearly a decade, U.S. astronauts are about to blast into orbit aboard an American rocket from American soi. more »»

Judge grants sanctions against DOJ over citizenship question

May 21, 2020

A federal judge on Thursday agreed to impose financial sanctions against the Trump administration for failing to produce hundreds of documents during litigation over whether a citizenship questio... more »»

DA: 91 more drug cases tied to ex-Texas cop to be dismissed

May 21, 2020

HOUSTON (AP) — Prosecutors announced Thursday they expect to dismiss at least 91 more drug convictions tied to an indicted ex-Houston police officer whose cases are being reviewed following a... more »»

First piece of disputed Keystone XL pipeline finished

May 21, 2020

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Canadian company has built the first piece of the disputed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline across the U.S. more »»

 
 
 

 

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