Category: U.S. News

Pedro Hernandez

40 Years Later, Etan Patz’s Family Gets Justice

Nearly four decades after 6-year-old Etan Patz vanished on the way to his school bus stop, his killer is paying the price.

/ February 15, 2017
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Man to Plead Guilty in Aiding San Bernardino Attack

A man alleged to have bought guns for the San Bernardino attackers will plead guilty to conspiring to provide material to terrorists, sources say.

/ February 15, 2017
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200K Californians Evacuated Amid Flood Dangers

Nearly 200,000 people remained under evacuation orders Monday as California authorities try to fix erosion of the emergency spillway at the nation’s tallest dam that could unleash uncontrolled flood waters if it fails. About 150 miles northeast of San Francisco,...

/ February 14, 2017
Alexis Say

Mother: Human trafficking task force investigating disappearance of Alexis Say

MIAMI, FLORIDA – Police in Miami, Fla., are investigating the disappearance of Genesee County native Alexis Say, who was last seen waiting in the lobby of North Shore Medical Center near North Miami on Jan. 23. Say’s mother, Jennifer, said...

/ February 13, 2017
ISIS Now Has Access to Drones

ISIS Now Has Access to Drones

Faced with a diminishing number of fighters, the Islamic State group is relying on retrofitted commercial drones to guide suicide car bombers to their targets and to launch small-scale airstrikes on Iraqi forces. The extremist group is spending freely on...

/ February 3, 2017
Silicon Valley Reacts to Trump’s Travel Ban

Silicon Valley Reacts to Trump’s Travel Ban

Google, Apple, and other tech giants expressed dismay over an executive order on immigration from President Donald Trump that bars nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. The U.S tech industry relies on foreign engineers and other technical...

/ January 31, 2017
Lyft Donates $1M to ACLU Amid #DeleteUber Controversy

Lyft Donates $1M to ACLU Amid #DeleteUber Controversy

Uber’s actions during President Trump’s immigration ban Saturday stirred an impromptu wave of people deleting the ride-hailing app from their phones, while the company’s chief rival made a donation to fight the blockade. Uber angered some users by temporarily canceling...

/ January 30, 2017
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Trump Travel Ban Causes Chaos

President Donald Trump’s immigration order sowed more chaos and outrage across the country Sunday, with travelers detained at airports, panicked families searching for relatives and protesters registering opposition to the sweeping measure that was blocked by several federal courts. Attorneys...

/ January 30, 2017
Trump Properties Face International Terror Risk

Trump Properties Face International Terror Risk

Businesses around the world bearing U.S. President Donald Trump’s name face an increased risk now that he is in the White House, security experts warn, especially as several are in areas previously targeted by violence. As Trump remains a brand...

/ January 26, 2017
Trans-Pacific Partnership

Trump Signs Executive Order to Remove US From TPP

President Donald Trump moved to pull the United States out of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact Monday, dealing a quick blow to Barack Obama’s legacy as the new chief executive began fulfilling campaign promises in his first full week...

/ January 26, 2017