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2 injured in UT stabbings released from hospital

2 injured in UT stabbings released from hospital

Charles Whitman, a former Marine sharpshooter and UT-Austin student, climbed to the top of the tower on August 1, 1966 and killed 16 people and wounded scores of others. "He would never be upset or ...

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Trump seeks to expand drilling in Arctic, Atlantic oceans

Trump seeks to expand drilling in Arctic, Atlantic oceans

The order instructs Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to review a plan dictating which federal sites are open to drilling. Before leaving office, Obama sought to protect 115 million acres of waters of...

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Thousands march against Trump's climate policies

Hillary Clinton tweeted praise of the marchers Saturday afternoon, writing, "Great to see ppl take to the streets & combat climate change , protect the next generation & fight for jobs & economic jus...

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Trump signs executive order aimed at eliminating national monuments

Trump signs executive order aimed at eliminating national monuments

This Executive Order puts America and the Department of the Interior back on track to manage our federal lands in accordance to traditional "multiple-use" philosophy by directing the Secretary of th...

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KY Health Advocate Weighs in on GOP Health Plan

Mick Mulvaney, Mr Trump's budget director, also said the version that gets to the president would probably differ from the House measure. "ObamaCare premiums and deductibles are way up - it was a li...

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Cop Who Shot Texas Teen Turns Himself In

Cop Who Shot Texas Teen Turns Himself In

Authorities say Roy Oliver turned himself in on Friday night, hours after a warrant for his arrest was issued by the Dallas County Sheriff's Office. The shooting is the latest prominent killing of a...

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UN climate talks begin amid uncertainty over US position

Business leaders and the global community are pressing the administration to stay in the agreement, and Trump's conservative allies are urging an exit. When asked about the USA position, Yvon Slingenb...

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Frat member told 911: 'We have a friend who's unconscious'

Frat member told 911: 'We have a friend who's unconscious'

The grand jury, aided by security camera footage, said the fraternity was heavily stocked with booze for the February 2 ceremony. He also had four liters of blood, 80 percent of one's total blood su...

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Trump adds trips to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Vatican before North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, G7 summits

The trip has been coordinated by the White House, in cooperation with the National Security Council and the State Department, another official said. In addition to high-stakes meetings at the North ...

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Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 7

Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 7

Saucedo is expected to be charged with at least 26 felonies, including homicide, aggravated assault, and committing a drive-by shooting. Police said the killings were unrelated to a series of 2015 f...

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Appeals court to weigh challenge to revised Trump travel ban

It's the first time an appeals court will hear arguments on the revised travel ban and, even more important, the case will likely end up before the U.S. "How about his speeches to businessmen 20 years...

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First Glimpse at Obama's Presidential Center in Chicago

He announced that he and former first lady Michelle Obama would personally donate $2m to summer job efforts in Chicago . Obama did not engage in politics during the event, clearly putting the f...

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Price defends cutting nearly $1 trillion from Medicaid

Price defends cutting nearly $1 trillion from Medicaid

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said today that the $880 billion in cuts to Medicaid under Trumpcare would provide a higher level of care to recipients of the program and "makes a lot of...

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DOJ: 'Insufficient evidence' to prosecute cops who shot Sterling

A person familiar with the Justice Department's decision on Tuesday told The Associated Press the agency will not charge the officers. A person familiar with the decision disclosed it to the AP on...

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Family want officer who shot black teen charged with crime

Since learning that the now-fired officer Roy Oliver's initial report did not match the footage of the body cameras that he and another officer were wearing at the time of the incident, there has been...

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Texas policeman charged with murder of 15-year-old boy

Texas policeman charged with murder of 15-year-old boy

This undated family photo provided by Edwards family attorney Lee Merritt shows Jordan Edwards, left, posing for a photo with his father, Odell Edwards. Police initially said that Oliver opened fire b...

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Big investors urge Trump to stick with Paris climate accord

The Department of State gave generic, boilerplate responses to questions countries posed regarding aspects of America's commitment under the Paris agreement . will find a way to remain within the P...

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Trump to Renegotiate NAFTA

Trump to Renegotiate NAFTA

And it's in keeping with what the president says he's told the leaders of those two countries. Trudeau says the two agreed instead they could sit down and work on ways to make the deal better, a ren...

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Texas House OKs 'sanctuary city' ban with tough jail penalty

Texas House OKs 'sanctuary city' ban with tough jail penalty

The sanctuary city bill passed by the Texas House aligns with the President's crackdown on illegal immigration, and threatens to jail local law enforcement, including sheriffs and police chiefs, i...

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'Of course the Australians have better healthcare than we do - everybody does'

'Of course the Australians have better healthcare than we do - everybody does'

Trump tweeted in the aftermath that he would "study this dumb deal!" while Turnbull denied reports that he was hung up on. Democrats, and more than a handful Republicans , say Trump's health...

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Obama in Boston to get political courage award

Other recipients of the award include former presidents George H.W. Bush and Gerald Ford, in addition to U.S. Sen. Obama did not criticize the GOP in his approximately 30-minute speech and never...

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Somali forces kill senior Al-Shabaab leader in southern Somalia

Somali forces kill senior Al-Shabaab leader in southern Somalia

US and Somali forces were ultimately able to return fire and suppress the attack, a USA official told ABC News . The U.S. Africa Command, responsible for all American military operations on the con...

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Seager hits solo HR in 8th, Mariners rally past Rangers 4-3

Seager hits solo HR in 8th, Mariners rally past Rangers 4-3

He's pitched in four games, with a 6.14 ERA and has allowed five earned runs in 7.1 innings of work. That prompted an intentional walk to Robinson Cano, whose homer in the fourth inning pulled the M...

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Barron Discusses Grand Jury Findings in Piazza Death

Barron Discusses Grand Jury Findings in Piazza Death

Penn State officials banned Beta Theta Pi from campus for at least five years, with the possibility of the ban becoming permanent pending the results of the investigation. He was discovered in the ba...

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Trump predicts Warren run, calls her 'Pocahontas'

Trump predicts Warren run, calls her 'Pocahontas'

The NRA was a huge ally to Trump during his rise a year ago, endorsing him earlier than it usually offers its support to candidates and spending huge sums to help boost him in some key states . The p...

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Funeral will be held Monday for deputy killed in jail escape

Funeral will be held Monday for deputy killed in jail escape

There is no cost to ride the shuttle, and it is open to the public. Law enforcement officers attending the service are asked to arrive at the Mid-America Center at 7:30 a.m. After commandeering a ja...

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Levee breaks, river closure latest fallout from flooding

Louis. Pervasive flooding continues to plague parts of the Midwest and South, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Still, residents of one of those downriver towns - West Alton, where ...

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Schumer Blasts Trump Proposal To Cut Drug-Policy Office's Budget

Schumer Blasts Trump Proposal To Cut Drug-Policy Office's Budget

Charles Schumer is criticizing a Trump administration proposal to cut the budget of the Office of National Drug Control Policy by 95 percent. It provided a national pulpit for its high-profile direc...

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8 charged with involuntary manslaughter in Penn State hazing death

The lengthy indictment followed a 10-week grand jury investigation spurred by Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller. A doctor calculated that Piazza's blood-alcohol content at the ti...

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Tensions inflamed as Pyongyang detains USA citizen — NORTH KOREA LATEST

Tensions inflamed as Pyongyang detains USA citizen — NORTH KOREA LATEST

KCNA claimed that "a relevant institution" was "conducting [a] detailed investigation" of Kim's alleged crimes, reports the BBC . These new sanctions target North Korea's shipping industry and third...

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Found Dead in Luxury South Boston Condo; Man in Custody

Found Dead in Luxury South Boston Condo; Man in Custody

None of the officers were injured. They were identified as Richard Field, 49, and Lina Bolanos, 36, both of them anesthesiologists, according to the websites of their respective employers. The killi...

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Pilot, co-pilot killed at West Virginia airport identified

Mary Galyon was waiting for the bus with her sister and nephew on Bear Fork Mountain when they heard a loud noise. Austin police say they've shot and killed a man after he fired his gun in the direc...

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Bill O'Reilly Breaks His Silence with Podcast

Bill O'Reilly Breaks His Silence with Podcast

Last week, the 67-year-old host was sacked from the network after 21 years following numerous sexual harassment accusations made by former employees and contributors to the network. Like Mercedes, Inf...

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Attacker walked 'calmly' during University of Texas stabbing

Attacker walked 'calmly' during University of Texas stabbing

One witness who wished to remain anonymous said it took seconds for it to settle in that a man was attacking students. One of the victims died from their injuries at the scene, University of Texas (UT...

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Interactive map of Missouri roads closed by flooding

Interactive map of Missouri roads closed by flooding

The top 1 percent of such downpours have increased by 60 to 80 percent in Arkansas since the 1950s, according to a Climate Central analysis. Hutchinson said Wednesday that 108 guard members have b...

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Trump administration backs away from Baltimore police reform

Trump administration backs away from Baltimore police reform

A Baltimore judge heard from concerned citizens, the police department and the Trump DOJ as to whether the Baltimore police should go ahead with the reforms , reports the Associated Press. For now,...

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Gov. Ivey moves election for Sessions' Senate seat to this year

Gov. Ivey moves election for Sessions' Senate seat to this year

The seat is now held by appointee Luther Strange, Alabama's former attorney general. "I promised to steady our ship of state". The new date pleased Alabama Auditor Jim Zeigler, a Republican who fi...

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Spicer apologises for Hitler 'didn't use chemical arms' claim

Stern was unswayed, however, and said of Spicer, " The guy's just not informed , and it's kind of embarrassing". "While Jewish families across America celebrate Passover, the chief spokesman of this...

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Trump targets visa program for highly skilled workers

Trump targets visa program for highly skilled workers

Trump has been critical of the program, claiming that it disadvantages American workers. KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) - Using Tax Day as a backdrop, hundreds of people protesting President Donald Trump's visi...

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Jimmy Fallon Plays Trump's "Cute Little Twink" Jared Kushner On "SNL"

Last month, congressional Democrats introduced a bill-creatively named the "Making Access Records Available to Lead American Government Openness Act", or MAR-A-LAGO Act-that would require the disclosu...

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