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  • Kohl's will let Amazon customers return stuff for free

    Kohl's will let Amazon customers return stuff for free

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 5:58 PM EDT2017-09-19 21:58:26 GMT

    If you can't beat Amazon, partner with it. Kohl's is doing another deal with Jeff Bezos. The department store chain said Tuesday that 82 stores in the Chicago and Los Angeles areas will soon accept return items from Amazon.

    If you can't beat Amazon, partner with it. Kohl's is doing another deal with Jeff Bezos. The department store chain said Tuesday that 82 stores in the Chicago and Los Angeles areas will soon accept return items from Amazon.

  • Fiat Chrysler recalling 494,417 Ram trucks for safety issue

    Fiat Chrysler recalling 494,417 Ram trucks for safety issue

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 2:13 PM EDT2017-09-19 18:13:05 GMT
    DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling almost half a million Ram heavy-duty pickups and medium-duty trucks because their water pumps could be defective. The recall involves Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups and Ram 3500, 4500 and 5500 chassis cabs from the 2013 to 2017 model years. All 494,417 of the vehicles involved have 6.7-liter engines. Most of the trucks were sold in the U.S., but 46,220 are in Canada and 4,485 are in other markets. Fiat Chrysler says a water pump bearing ca...
    DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling almost half a million Ram heavy-duty pickups and medium-duty trucks because their water pumps could be defective. The recall involves Ram 2500 and 3500 pickups and Ram 3500, 4500 and 5500 chassis cabs from the 2013 to 2017 model years. All 494,417 of the vehicles involved have 6.7-liter engines. Most of the trucks were sold in the U.S., but 46,220 are in Canada and 4,485 are in other markets. Fiat Chrysler says a water pump bearing ca...
  • Hurricane Maria Back at Category 5 as it Barrels Toward Puerto Rico

    Hurricane Maria Back at Category 5 as it Barrels Toward Puerto Rico

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 7:29 AM EDT2017-09-19 11:29:48 GMT

    Hurricane Maria, making its first landfall as a Category 5 storm, has blasted Dominica with "widespread devastation," according to the prime minister of the Caribbean island nation.

    Hurricane Maria, making its first landfall as a Category 5 storm, has blasted Dominica with "widespread devastation," according to the prime minister of the Caribbean island nation.

  • Toys "R' Us files for bankruptcy

    Toys "R' Us files for bankruptcy

    Tuesday, September 19 2017 1:30 AM EDT2017-09-19 05:30:17 GMT

    The company runs approximately 1,600 "Toys 'R' Us" and "Babies 'R' Us" stores across the country. Despite the announcement, the company says "the vast majority" of those locations are profitable.

    The company runs approximately 1,600 "Toys 'R' Us" and "Babies 'R' Us" stores across the country. Despite the announcement, the company says "the vast majority" of those locations are profitable.

  • Farewell Cassini: Saturn spacecraft makes fiery, final dive

    Farewell Cassini: Saturn spacecraft makes fiery, final dive

    Friday, September 15 2017 3:40 AM EDT2017-09-15 07:40:19 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 4:03 PM EDT2017-09-18 20:03:28 GMT
    NASA's Cassini spacecraft at Saturn is closing in on its fiery finish, following a remarkable voyage of 20 years.
    NASA's Cassini spacecraft at Saturn is closing in on its fiery finish, following a remarkable voyage of 20 years.
  • Police arrest more than 80 amid violent St. Louis protests

    Police arrest more than 80 amid violent St. Louis protests

    Monday, September 18 2017 8:46 AM EDT2017-09-18 12:46:45 GMT

    Hundreds of riot police mobilized in downtown St. Louis overnight, arresting more than 80 people and seizing weapons amid reports of property damage and vandalism following another day of peaceful protests over a former police officer’s acquittal in the killing of a black man.

    Hundreds of riot police mobilized in downtown St. Louis overnight, arresting more than 80 people and seizing weapons amid reports of property damage and vandalism following another day of peaceful protests over a former police officer’s acquittal in the killing of a black man.

  • Trump’s week anchored by speech to UN General Assembly

    Trump’s week anchored by speech to UN General Assembly

    Monday, September 18 2017 8:38 AM EDT2017-09-18 12:38:25 GMT

    President Donald Trump is making his debut at the United Nations and taking his complaints about the world body straight to the source.

    President Donald Trump is making his debut at the United Nations and taking his complaints about the world body straight to the source.

  • St. Louis Sees Second Night of Protests Over Ex-cop's Acquittal

    St. Louis Sees Second Night of Protests Over Ex-cop's Acquittal

    Sunday, September 17 2017 9:03 AM EDT2017-09-17 13:03:27 GMT

    Protesters blocked roads in St. Louis on Saturday night on a second day of demonstrations after the acquittal of a former police officer who was charged with first-degree murder. 

    Protesters blocked roads in St. Louis on Saturday night on a second day of demonstrations after the acquittal of a former police officer who was charged with first-degree murder. 

  • London Tube Attack Latest: Arrest Made as Terror Threat Raised to 'Critical'

    London Tube Attack Latest: Arrest Made as Terror Threat Raised to 'Critical'

    Saturday, September 16 2017 8:33 AM EDT2017-09-16 12:33:19 GMT

    Police arrested an 18-year-old man Saturday morning in the port area of Dover in connection with an attack a day earlier on a train at a London Underground station, London's Metropolitan Police said. 

    Police arrested an 18-year-old man Saturday morning in the port area of Dover in connection with an attack a day earlier on a train at a London Underground station, London's Metropolitan Police said. 

  • Hurricane Jose May Threaten Northeast Next Week

    Hurricane Jose May Threaten Northeast Next Week

    Saturday, September 16 2017 8:30 AM EDT2017-09-16 12:30:24 GMT

    Tropical Storm Jose has strengthened back into a hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center.

    Tropical Storm Jose has strengthened back into a hurricane, according to the National Hurricane Center.

  • Judge: Sessions can't deny grant money for sanctuary cities

    Judge: Sessions can't deny grant money for sanctuary cities

    Friday, September 15 2017 4:49 PM EDT2017-09-15 20:49:31 GMT
    Saturday, September 16 2017 6:30 AM EDT2017-09-16 10:30:33 GMT
    A federal judge has ruled that Attorney General Jeff Sessions cannot follow through with his threat to withhold public safety grant money to Chicago and other U.S cities for refusing to impose tough immigration...
    A federal judge has ruled that Attorney General Jeff Sessions cannot follow through with his threat to withhold public safety grant money to Chicago and other U.S cities for refusing to impose tough immigration policies.
  • Sandusky's son pleads guilty to child sex abuse allegations

    Sandusky's son pleads guilty to child sex abuse allegations

    Friday, September 15 2017 7:37 PM EDT2017-09-15 23:37:30 GMT

    Friday's plea deal comes a week before Jeffrey Sandusky's scheduled trial on 14 counts including solicitation of statutory sexual assault.

    Friday's plea deal comes a week before Jeffrey Sandusky's scheduled trial on 14 counts including solicitation of statutory sexual assault.

  • FDA OKs New Peanut Allergy Food Labels

    FDA OKs New Peanut Allergy Food Labels

    Friday, September 15 2017 1:27 PM EDT2017-09-15 17:27:59 GMT

    The US Food and Drug Administration announced new labels for peanut-containing foods suitable for infants this week, noting that they may reduce the risk of developing an allergy.

    The US Food and Drug Administration announced new labels for peanut-containing foods suitable for infants this week, noting that they may reduce the risk of developing an allergy.

  • Injury toll from London subway blast rises to 22

    Injury toll from London subway blast rises to 22

    Friday, September 15 2017 8:01 AM EDT2017-09-15 12:01:23 GMT

    The Latest on an incident at a subway station in London (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Health officials say the number of people injured in the London subway bombing has risen to 22.

    The Latest on an incident at a subway station in London (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Health officials say the number of people injured in the London subway bombing has risen to 22.

  • Sanders would make government health care role even bigger

    Sanders would make government health care role even bigger

    Wednesday, September 13 2017 4:17 AM EDT2017-09-13 08:17:58 GMT
    Thursday, September 14 2017 11:49 AM EDT2017-09-14 15:49:33 GMT
    Both parties are ready to roll out health care bills that make statements but have little chance of quickly becoming law.
    Both parties are ready to roll out health care bills that make statements but have little chance of quickly becoming law.
  • Election panel vice-chair: Group may not recommend changes

    Election panel vice-chair: Group may not recommend changes

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 12:49 AM EDT2017-09-12 04:49:54 GMT
    Wednesday, September 13 2017 8:01 AM EDT2017-09-13 12:01:29 GMT
    A commission created by President Donald Trump to investigate his allegations of voter fraud is scheduled to meet in New Hampshire.
    A commission created by President Donald Trump to investigate his allegations of voter fraud is scheduled to meet in New Hampshire.
  • Investigators cite Tesla Autopilot limits in fatal crash

    Investigators cite Tesla Autopilot limits in fatal crash

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 9:24 PM EDT2017-09-13 01:24:31 GMT

    The Model S is a level 2 on a self-driving scale of 0 to 5. Level 5 vehicles can operate autonomously in nearly all circumstances. Level 2 automation systems are generally limited to use on interstate highways, which don't have intersections. Drivers are supposed to continuously monitor vehicle performance and be ready to take control if necessary.

    The Model S is a level 2 on a self-driving scale of 0 to 5. Level 5 vehicles can operate autonomously in nearly all circumstances. Level 2 automation systems are generally limited to use on interstate highways, which don't have intersections. Drivers are supposed to continuously monitor vehicle performance and be ready to take control if necessary.

  • Edith Windsor, who helped end gay marriage ban, dies at 88

    Edith Windsor, who helped end gay marriage ban, dies at 88

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 5:31 PM EDT2017-09-12 21:31:59 GMT
    Tuesday, September 12 2017 7:57 PM EDT2017-09-12 23:57:45 GMT
    Edith Windsor, who successfully challenged a federal law banning same-sex marriage, has died.
    Edith Windsor, who successfully challenged a federal law banning same-sex marriage, has died.
  • Poland Spring targeted by 2nd lawsuit over labeling

    Poland Spring targeted by 2nd lawsuit over labeling

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 7:31 PM EDT2017-09-12 23:31:17 GMT

    The federal class-action lawsuit in Maine targets corporate parent Nestle Waters North America, which is accused of bottling water from wells and municipal sources that don't meet the federal definition of spring water. 

    The federal class-action lawsuit in Maine targets corporate parent Nestle Waters North America, which is accused of bottling water from wells and municipal sources that don't meet the federal definition of spring water. 

  • Cuomo Signs Bill Expanding Sick Leave for 9/11 Workers

    Cuomo Signs Bill Expanding Sick Leave for 9/11 Workers

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 7:25 AM EDT2017-09-12 11:25:42 GMT
    NEW YORK (AP) - First responders and other state employees who developed health conditions after working at the World Trade Center site following the 9/11 terror attack are getting unlimited sick leave. Under the bill, signed by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday, eligible workers will get unlimited paid sick leave at 100 percent of their regular salary dating back to their diagnosis. Cuomo's office says similar paid leave benefits are currently available for New York City polic...
    NEW YORK (AP) - First responders and other state employees who developed health conditions after working at the World Trade Center site following the 9/11 terror attack are getting unlimited sick leave. Under the bill, signed by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday, eligible workers will get unlimited paid sick leave at 100 percent of their regular salary dating back to their diagnosis. Cuomo's office says similar paid leave benefits are currently available for New York City polic...
  • US Report Finds $1.4B Problem in New York's Medicaid Program

    US Report Finds $1.4B Problem in New York's Medicaid Program

    Tuesday, September 12 2017 7:23 AM EDT2017-09-12 11:23:33 GMT
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Federal officials say New York state paid out $1.4 billion in Medicaid funds to care providers who didn't follow the state's rules.      A report published Tuesday by the Office of the Inspector General found that many providers failed to document patient assessments or provide written care plans to elderly and disabled New York residents receiving at-home care.      The report calculates that New York may have paid out $1.4 billion in...
    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Federal officials say New York state paid out $1.4 billion in Medicaid funds to care providers who didn't follow the state's rules.      A report published Tuesday by the Office of the Inspector General found that many providers failed to document patient assessments or provide written care plans to elderly and disabled New York residents receiving at-home care.      The report calculates that New York may have paid out $1.4 billion in...
  • Fight over rights to monkey's selfie ends in settlement

    Fight over rights to monkey's selfie ends in settlement

    Monday, September 11 2017 8:38 PM EDT2017-09-12 00:38:10 GMT
    Camera: David Slater, Photo: NarutoCamera: David Slater, Photo: Naruto

    Lawyers for an animal-rights group said Monday that they would ask a federal appeals court to dismiss the case. They say the photographer whose camera was used to take the photo agreed to donate 25 percent of any future revenue to charities.

    Lawyers for an animal-rights group said Monday that they would ask a federal appeals court to dismiss the case. They say the photographer whose camera was used to take the photo agreed to donate 25 percent of any future revenue to charities.

  • North Korea threatens 'pain and suffering' ahead of UN sanctions vote

    North Korea threatens 'pain and suffering' ahead of UN sanctions vote

    Monday, September 11 2017 12:45 AM EDT2017-09-11 04:45:23 GMT
    The United States will pay a "due price" if harsh sanctions against North Korea are agreed at a United Nations Security Council meeting in New York Monday.
    The United States will pay a "due price" if harsh sanctions against North Korea are agreed at a United Nations Security Council meeting in New York Monday.
  • UPDATE: Access to White House restored after items thrown over fence

    UPDATE: Access to White House restored after items thrown over fence

    Monday, September 11 2017 12:29 PM EDT2017-09-11 16:29:12 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Secret Service says access to the White House has been halted after two people threw objects over the fence.      Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House has been closed to pedestrians, along with Lafayette Park directly opposite the executive mansion.      The Secret Service says on Twitter that it has detained two people for throwing unknown objects over the fence.      The agency says the local police a...

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. Secret Service says access to the White House has been halted after two people threw objects over the fence.      Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House has been closed to pedestrians, along with Lafayette Park directly opposite the executive mansion.      The Secret Service says on Twitter that it has detained two people for throwing unknown objects over the fence.      The agency says the local police a...

  • US commemorates 9/11; ceremony begins at ground zero

    US commemorates 9/11; ceremony begins at ground zero

    Monday, September 11 2017 9:19 AM EDT2017-09-11 13:19:47 GMT

    Holding photos and reading names of loved ones lost 16 years ago, 9/11 victims’ relatives marked the anniversary of the attacks at ground zero on Monday with a solemn and personal ceremony.

    Holding photos and reading names of loved ones lost 16 years ago, 9/11 victims’ relatives marked the anniversary of the attacks at ground zero on Monday with a solemn and personal ceremony.

  • US Commemorates 9/11; Thousands Expected at Ground Zero

    US Commemorates 9/11; Thousands Expected at Ground Zero

    Monday, September 11 2017 7:14 AM EDT2017-09-11 11:14:04 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - While the U.S. contends with the destruction caused by two ferocious hurricanes in three weeks, Americans also are marking the 16th anniversary of one of the nation's most scarring days.      Thousands of 9/11 victims' relatives, survivors, rescuers and others are expected to gather Monday at the World Trade Center to remember the deadliest terror attack on American soil.      Observances also are planned at the Pentagon and the Flight 93 ...

    NEW YORK (AP) - While the U.S. contends with the destruction caused by two ferocious hurricanes in three weeks, Americans also are marking the 16th anniversary of one of the nation's most scarring days.      Thousands of 9/11 victims' relatives, survivors, rescuers and others are expected to gather Monday at the World Trade Center to remember the deadliest terror attack on American soil.      Observances also are planned at the Pentagon and the Flight 93 ...

  • Hurricane Irma's Northern Eyewall Reaches Key West

    Hurricane Irma's Northern Eyewall Reaches Key West

    Sunday, September 10 2017 8:47 AM EDT2017-09-10 12:47:17 GMT

    Hurricane Irma is pummeling southern Florida with calamitous force as the storm's eyewall reaches the Florida Keys Sunday morning. 

    Hurricane Irma is pummeling southern Florida with calamitous force as the storm's eyewall reaches the Florida Keys Sunday morning. 

  • Hurricane Irma Begins Lashing Florida After Slamming Cuba

    Hurricane Irma Begins Lashing Florida After Slamming Cuba

    Saturday, September 9 2017 9:01 AM EDT2017-09-09 13:01:51 GMT

    Bursts of strong wind and rain from Hurricane Irma's outer bands began lashing Florida's southern tip Saturday morning as dire warnings predicted pounding gales, heavy rain and potentially deadly storm surge from the Category 4 storm. 

    Bursts of strong wind and rain from Hurricane Irma's outer bands began lashing Florida's southern tip Saturday morning as dire warnings predicted pounding gales, heavy rain and potentially deadly storm surge from the Category 4 storm. 

  • Worst Florida Damage from Irma in Could be From Storm Surge

    Worst Florida Damage from Irma in Could be From Storm Surge

    Saturday, September 9 2017 5:55 AM EDT2017-09-09 09:55:27 GMT

    The National Hurricane Center warns that the worst damage from Hurricane Irma could be from storm surge that could top 12 feet high in some areas of the Florida coast. 

    The National Hurricane Center warns that the worst damage from Hurricane Irma could be from storm surge that could top 12 feet high in some areas of the Florida coast. 

  • Troy Gentry of country music duo "Montgomery Gentry" killed in helicopter crash

    Troy Gentry of country music duo "Montgomery Gentry" killed in helicopter crash

    Saturday, September 9 2017 12:05 AM EDT2017-09-09 04:05:08 GMT

    Troy Gentry, of country duo Montgomery Gentry, has died following a helicopter crash in New Jersey, according to a statement posted on the group's official site. He was 50. 

    Troy Gentry, of country duo Montgomery Gentry, has died following a helicopter crash in New Jersey, according to a statement posted on the group's official site. He was 50. 

  • Deadly Earthquake Hits off the Coast of Southern Mexico

    Deadly Earthquake Hits off the Coast of Southern Mexico

    Friday, September 8 2017 7:19 AM EDT2017-09-08 11:19:52 GMT

    Mexico was hit by its strongest earthquake in a century early Friday, which killed at least five people and triggered a series of tsunami waves. 

    Mexico was hit by its strongest earthquake in a century early Friday, which killed at least five people and triggered a series of tsunami waves. 

  • Irma Heads for Bahamas, Cuba, Leaving Devastation in its Wake

    Irma Heads for Bahamas, Cuba, Leaving Devastation in its Wake

    Friday, September 8 2017 7:06 AM EDT2017-09-08 11:06:39 GMT
    (CNN) - Hurricane Irma hurtled through the Caribbean on Friday, leaving catastrophic damage in its wake as it closed in on Florida where it could slam into Miami this weekend. The storm barreled between southeastern Cuba and the Turks and Caicos Islands early Friday morning, and is expected to move westward toward central Cuba and the Bahamas. Irma was downgraded to an "extremely dangerous" category 4 storm on Friday, with winds reaching a sustained maximum of 155 mph...
    (CNN) - Hurricane Irma hurtled through the Caribbean on Friday, leaving catastrophic damage in its wake as it closed in on Florida where it could slam into Miami this weekend. The storm barreled between southeastern Cuba and the Turks and Caicos Islands early Friday morning, and is expected to move westward toward central Cuba and the Bahamas. Irma was downgraded to an "extremely dangerous" category 4 storm on Friday, with winds reaching a sustained maximum of 155 mph...
  • Equifax breach exposes 143 million people to identity theft

    Equifax breach exposes 143 million people to identity theft

    Thursday, September 7 2017 8:13 PM EDT2017-09-08 00:13:06 GMT

    The theft obtained consumers' names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some cases, driver's license numbers. The purloined data can be enough for crooks to hijack the identities of people whose credentials were stolen through no fault of their own, potentially wreaking havoc on their lives.

    The theft obtained consumers' names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some cases, driver's license numbers. The purloined data can be enough for crooks to hijack the identities of people whose credentials were stolen through no fault of their own, potentially wreaking havoc on their lives.

  • Detective: Cousins went for cheesesteaks after 4 men killed

    Detective: Cousins went for cheesesteaks after 4 men killed

    Thursday, September 7 2017 12:25 AM EDT2017-09-07 04:25:46 GMT
    Thursday, September 7 2017 6:16 PM EDT2017-09-07 22:16:53 GMT
    Two cousins charged in the deaths of four men who were found buried on a sprawling Pennsylvania farm are due in court for a preliminary hearing.
    Two cousins charged in the deaths of four men who were found buried on a sprawling Pennsylvania farm are due in court for a preliminary hearing.
  • Hurricane Irma toll hits 10, increasing threat for Florida

    Hurricane Irma toll hits 10, increasing threat for Florida

    Thursday, September 7 2017 7:53 AM EDT2017-09-07 11:53:12 GMT

    Fearsome Hurricane Irma cut a path of devastation across the northern Caribbean, leaving at least 10 dead and thousands homeless after destroying buildings and uprooting trees on a track Thursday that could lead to a catastrophic strike on Florida.

    Fearsome Hurricane Irma cut a path of devastation across the northern Caribbean, leaving at least 10 dead and thousands homeless after destroying buildings and uprooting trees on a track Thursday that could lead to a catastrophic strike on Florida.

  • New York to Get $26 Million to Pay for Trump Security Costs

    New York to Get $26 Million to Pay for Trump Security Costs

    Thursday, September 7 2017 7:25 AM EDT2017-09-07 11:25:08 GMT

    New York state is getting nearly $26 million in federal funds to reimburse law enforcement agencies for costs associated with guarding President Donald Trump, his family and their Manhattan residence.

    New York state is getting nearly $26 million in federal funds to reimburse law enforcement agencies for costs associated with guarding President Donald Trump, his family and their Manhattan residence.

  • 16 Million in Hurricane Irma's Path as it Barrels Through Caribbean

    16 Million in Hurricane Irma's Path as it Barrels Through Caribbean

    Thursday, September 7 2017 7:24 AM EDT2017-09-07 11:24:35 GMT
    (CNN) - Nearly 16 million people across 10 countries, states and territories in the Atlantic are in the path of Hurricane Irma. The deadly Category 5 storm left devastation and death in its wake and as it continues menacing north, more destruction is expected. Irma has quickly intensified to become the strongest hurricane anywhere in the Atlantic since 2005 and at least nine people, including an infant, have been killed in Irma-ravaged islands. These are the areas that were hit or ...
    (CNN) - Nearly 16 million people across 10 countries, states and territories in the Atlantic are in the path of Hurricane Irma. The deadly Category 5 storm left devastation and death in its wake and as it continues menacing north, more destruction is expected. Irma has quickly intensified to become the strongest hurricane anywhere in the Atlantic since 2005 and at least nine people, including an infant, have been killed in Irma-ravaged islands. These are the areas that were hit or ...
  • House overwhelmingly passes $7.9 billion Harvey aid bill

    House overwhelmingly passes $7.9 billion Harvey aid bill

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 4:05 AM EDT2017-09-06 08:05:09 GMT
    Wednesday, September 6 2017 7:56 PM EDT2017-09-06 23:56:33 GMT
    The House is swiftly moving to pass President Donald Trump's request for a $7.9 billion first installment of relief for victims of Harvey.
    The House is swiftly moving to pass President Donald Trump's request for a $7.9 billion first installment of relief for victims of Harvey.
  • US won't punish United over passenger-dragging incident

    US won't punish United over passenger-dragging incident

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 6:55 PM EDT2017-09-06 22:55:46 GMT

    The Transportation Department said it found no evidence that United violated the passenger's civil rights and not enough evidence that it violated rules regarding bumping passengers.

    The Transportation Department said it found no evidence that United violated the passenger's civil rights and not enough evidence that it violated rules regarding bumping passengers.

  • Hurricane Irma Hits the Caribbean

    Hurricane Irma Hits the Caribbean

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 7:13 AM EDT2017-09-06 11:13:19 GMT
    (CNN) -- As Hurricane Irma's eye roars away from the tiny island of Barbuda and toward St. Martin, residents along its path scrambled to evacuate, and stocked up on water, food and gas. The massive eye stared down on the tiny island of Barbuda early Wednesday, thrashing it with high winds before marching along its path on the Caribbean. Irma's eye was bigger than Barbuda, CNN meteorologist Jenn Varian said. It packed winds of 185 mph, making it one of the most powerful Atlantic stor...
    (CNN) -- As Hurricane Irma's eye roars away from the tiny island of Barbuda and toward St. Martin, residents along its path scrambled to evacuate, and stocked up on water, food and gas. The massive eye stared down on the tiny island of Barbuda early Wednesday, thrashing it with high winds before marching along its path on the Caribbean. Irma's eye was bigger than Barbuda, CNN meteorologist Jenn Varian said. It packed winds of 185 mph, making it one of the most powerful Atlantic stor...
  • Driver Faces Assault, DUI After Plowing Into Party Crowd

    Driver Faces Assault, DUI After Plowing Into Party Crowd

    Wednesday, September 6 2017 7:05 AM EDT2017-09-06 11:05:20 GMT

    Authorities say a woman accused of injuring a pregnant woman and eight other people by plowing into a crowd while trying to drive around a Labor Day block party in Philadelphia is being charged with aggravated assault and driving under the influence. 

    Authorities say a woman accused of injuring a pregnant woman and eight other people by plowing into a crowd while trying to drive around a Labor Day block party in Philadelphia is being charged with aggravated assault and driving under the influence. 

  • Trump, South Korean president talk North Korea

    Trump, South Korean president talk North Korea

    Monday, September 4 2017 10:44 AM EDT2017-09-04 14:44:11 GMT
    Tuesday, September 5 2017 11:57 AM EDT2017-09-05 15:57:12 GMT
    Trump scheduled to speak with South Korean president on Monday as tensions with North Korea simmer.
    Trump scheduled to speak with South Korean president on Monday as tensions with North Korea simmer.
  • US to phase out young immigrants program

    US to phase out young immigrants program

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 11:29 AM EDT2017-09-05 15:29:52 GMT

    The Trump administration has announced that it will wind down a program protecting young immigrants from deportation. 

    The Trump administration has announced that it will wind down a program protecting young immigrants from deportation. 

  • Trump to Congress: ‘Get ready to do your job’ on immigration

    Trump to Congress: ‘Get ready to do your job’ on immigration

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 9:27 AM EDT2017-09-05 13:27:06 GMT

    President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday it was up to Congress to ultimately decide the fate of hundreds of thousands of young immigrants brought into the country illegally as children, tweeting: “Congress, get ready to do your job - DACA!”

    President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday it was up to Congress to ultimately decide the fate of hundreds of thousands of young immigrants brought into the country illegally as children, tweeting: “Congress, get ready to do your job - DACA!”

  • Irma strengthens to a Cat 5 storm as it nears Caribbean

    Irma strengthens to a Cat 5 storm as it nears Caribbean

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 9:20 AM EDT2017-09-05 13:20:38 GMT

    Hurricane Irma strengthened into a dangerous Category 5 storm Tuesday as it roared toward the northeast Caribbean on a path that could take it to the United States.

    Hurricane Irma strengthened into a dangerous Category 5 storm Tuesday as it roared toward the northeast Caribbean on a path that could take it to the United States.

  • Hurricane Irma: Florida and Puerto Rico Brace for Storm

    Hurricane Irma: Florida and Puerto Rico Brace for Storm

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 7:54 AM EDT2017-09-05 11:54:21 GMT

    Hurricane Irma, which has strengthened to a Category 4 storm, is expected to slam the Caribbean and possibly the US mainland this week. 

    Hurricane Irma, which has strengthened to a Category 4 storm, is expected to slam the Caribbean and possibly the US mainland this week. 

  • Trump expected to end program for young immigrants

    Trump expected to end program for young immigrants

    Monday, September 4 2017 9:04 AM EDT2017-09-04 13:04:04 GMT

    President Donald Trump is expected to announce that he will end protections for young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children, but with a six-month delay, people familiar with the plans said.

    President Donald Trump is expected to announce that he will end protections for young immigrants who were brought into the country illegally as children, but with a six-month delay, people familiar with the plans said.

  • Where Will Hurricane Irma Go? Nobody knows

    Where Will Hurricane Irma Go? Nobody knows

    Sunday, September 3 2017 8:30 AM EDT2017-09-03 12:30:29 GMT

    (CNN) - Hurricane Irma is swirling in the Atlantic, giving few indications of a future path and denying forecasters a chance to catch their breaths after the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. Saturday night Irma was a Category 2 hurricane churning about 2,000 miles west of Africa and 1,000 miles east of the Leeward Island. Its winds were nearing 110 mph (175 km/h) , the National Hurricane Center said. "Irma is expected to be a major hurricane when it moves closer to the Lesser A...

    (CNN) - Hurricane Irma is swirling in the Atlantic, giving few indications of a future path and denying forecasters a chance to catch their breaths after the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. Saturday night Irma was a Category 2 hurricane churning about 2,000 miles west of Africa and 1,000 miles east of the Leeward Island. Its winds were nearing 110 mph (175 km/h) , the National Hurricane Center said. "Irma is expected to be a major hurricane when it moves closer to the Lesser A...

  • Japan: North Korea Conducts Sixth Nuclear Test

    Japan: North Korea Conducts Sixth Nuclear Test

    Sunday, September 3 2017 8:29 AM EDT2017-09-03 12:29:53 GMT

    (CNN) -- North Korea has conducted a sixth nuclear test, the Japanese government said, a move the United States and its allies in the region are likely to view as a major provocation. Seismological data from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) showed that an explosion caused a 6.3-magnitude tremor in the country's northeast, not far from the country's Punggye-ri nuclear test site. If the initial data holds, it would make it the most powerful weapon that the Democratic Peo...

    (CNN) -- North Korea has conducted a sixth nuclear test, the Japanese government said, a move the United States and its allies in the region are likely to view as a major provocation. Seismological data from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) showed that an explosion caused a 6.3-magnitude tremor in the country's northeast, not far from the country's Punggye-ri nuclear test site. If the initial data holds, it would make it the most powerful weapon that the Democratic Peo...

  • Harvey's Aftermath: More Fires Expected at Chemical Plant

    Harvey's Aftermath: More Fires Expected at Chemical Plant

    Saturday, September 2 2017 8:19 AM EDT2017-09-02 12:19:10 GMT
    (CNN) - Fires have broken out over two days at a Texas chemical plant flooded by Harvey and more are expected, authorities said Friday. Two containers burned Friday and one burned Thursday at the Arkema site northeast of Houston, Harris County Assistant Fire Chief Bob Royall said at a news conference. Officials have decided to let the remaining six containers catch fire and burn out rather than endanger firefighters, the US Environmental Protection Agency and the Texas Commissi...
    (CNN) - Fires have broken out over two days at a Texas chemical plant flooded by Harvey and more are expected, authorities said Friday. Two containers burned Friday and one burned Thursday at the Arkema site northeast of Houston, Harris County Assistant Fire Chief Bob Royall said at a news conference. Officials have decided to let the remaining six containers catch fire and burn out rather than endanger firefighters, the US Environmental Protection Agency and the Texas Commissi...
  • Video streaming player pioneer Roku seeks $100M in IPO

    Video streaming player pioneer Roku seeks $100M in IPO

    Saturday, September 2 2017 12:00 AM EDT2017-09-02 04:00:08 GMT

    Like many young tech companies, Roku is still unprofitable. Last year, it lost nearly $43 million on $399 million in revenue. Since its 2002 inception, Roku has amassed $244 million in losses.

    Like many young tech companies, Roku is still unprofitable. Last year, it lost nearly $43 million on $399 million in revenue. Since its 2002 inception, Roku has amassed $244 million in losses.

  • Houston-area floodwaters recede but dangers still loom

    Houston-area floodwaters recede but dangers still loom

    Thursday, August 31 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-08-31 13:29:04 GMT

    Major dangers loomed over the U.S. Gulf Coast area Thursday with the continued threat of serious flooding near the Texas-Louisiana line and after a series of explosions at a flooded chemical plant, even as Harvey’s floodwaters receded in the Houston area after days of torrential rain.

    Major dangers loomed over the U.S. Gulf Coast area Thursday with the continued threat of serious flooding near the Texas-Louisiana line and after a series of explosions at a flooded chemical plant, even as Harvey’s floodwaters receded in the Houston area after days of torrential rain.

  • 32,000 pounds of cooked chicken sausage being recalled

    32,000 pounds of cooked chicken sausage being recalled

    Thursday, August 31 2017 12:37 AM EDT2017-08-31 04:37:20 GMT
    LYNN, Mass. (AP) - Federal officials say a Massachusetts company is recalling more than 32,000 pounds of cooked chicken sausage product due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Wednesday that Demakes Enterprises Inc. is recalling Thin 'n Trim Fully Cooked Chicken Sausage Buffalo Style. The sausages were produced and packaged between Jan. 20 and Aug. 10. They had been shipped to retail locations in Conne...
    LYNN, Mass. (AP) - Federal officials say a Massachusetts company is recalling more than 32,000 pounds of cooked chicken sausage product due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Wednesday that Demakes Enterprises Inc. is recalling Thin 'n Trim Fully Cooked Chicken Sausage Buffalo Style. The sausages were produced and packaged between Jan. 20 and Aug. 10. They had been shipped to retail locations in Conne...
  • US clears first 'living drug' for tough childhood leukemia

    US clears first 'living drug' for tough childhood leukemia

    Wednesday, August 30 2017 11:31 AM EDT2017-08-30 15:31:53 GMT

    The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first treatment that genetically engineers patients' own blood cells to seek and destroy childhood leukemia. The move opens a new era in cancer care.

    The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first treatment that genetically engineers patients' own blood cells to seek and destroy childhood leukemia. The move opens a new era in cancer care.

  • BREAKING US attacks Syrian air base with cruise missiles

    BREAKING US attacks Syrian air base with cruise missiles

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States has attacked a Syrian air base with roughly 60 cruise missiles in response to a chemical weapons attack it blames on President Bashar Assad.   U.S. officials say the Tomahawk missiles were fired from two warships in the Mediterranean Sea, targeting a government-controlled air base in Syria.   U.S. officials say Syrian government aircraft killed dozens of civilians by using chlorine mixed with a nerve agent, possibly sarin, earlier this wee...
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The United States has attacked a Syrian air base with roughly 60 cruise missiles in response to a chemical weapons attack it blames on President Bashar Assad.   U.S. officials say the Tomahawk missiles were fired from two warships in the Mediterranean Sea, targeting a government-controlled air base in Syria.   U.S. officials say Syrian government aircraft killed dozens of civilians by using chlorine mixed with a nerve agent, possibly sarin, earlier this wee...
  • GSK Albuterol Inhalers Recall

    GSK Albuterol Inhalers Recall

    (CNN) -- Glaxo-Smith-Kline is voluntarily recalling more than 590,000 albuterol inhalers. When the inhalers are functioning properly, they release a fixed dose of the medication, albuterol, to treat conditions like asthma. The British pharmaceutical company says the recalled devices could potentially deliver incorrect dosages. The voluntary recall is not on the patient-level, but patients are encouraged to seek immediate medical attention if their inhaler is not relieving symp...
    (CNN) -- Glaxo-Smith-Kline is voluntarily recalling more than 590,000 albuterol inhalers. When the inhalers are functioning properly, they release a fixed dose of the medication, albuterol, to treat conditions like asthma. The British pharmaceutical company says the recalled devices could potentially deliver incorrect dosages. The voluntary recall is not on the patient-level, but patients are encouraged to seek immediate medical attention if their inhaler is not relieving symp...
  • Ribbon Cut on the New Seeley Creek Bridge

    Ribbon Cut on the New Seeley Creek Bridge

    JACKSON TWP., PA (WENY) - The first bridge replaced under the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's Rapid Bridge Replacement Project for 2017 was completed Thursday. Officials cut the ribbon on the new Route 549 bridge over Seeley Creek in Jackson Township. The project is part of a statewide initiative replacing nearly 560 bridges throughout the state. Construction started in early February. The construction company also presented a check for $2,074.32 to the Mansfield Univers...
    JACKSON TWP., PA (WENY) - The first bridge replaced under the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation's Rapid Bridge Replacement Project for 2017 was completed Thursday. Officials cut the ribbon on the new Route 549 bridge over Seeley Creek in Jackson Township. The project is part of a statewide initiative replacing nearly 560 bridges throughout the state. Construction started in early February. The construction company also presented a check for $2,074.32 to the Mansfield Univers...
  • Frein Hospitalized, Trial Put on Hold

    Frein Hospitalized, Trial Put on Hold

    Friday, April 7 2017 4:18 AM EDT2017-04-07 08:18:28 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 4:03 AM EDT2017-04-18 08:03:01 GMT

    MILFORD, Pa. (AP) - An anti-government sharpshooter charged with killing a Pennsylvania police trooper and injuring a second in a 2014 ambush at their barracks has been hospitalized and his trial has been delayed. Defense attorney Michael Weinstein tells The Associated Press he was informed that Eric Frein was taken to the hospital around 8 a.m. Thursday. He says he doesn't know the reason. Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin told the AP that prosecutors and the defense are...

    MILFORD, Pa. (AP) - An anti-government sharpshooter charged with killing a Pennsylvania police trooper and injuring a second in a 2014 ambush at their barracks has been hospitalized and his trial has been delayed. Defense attorney Michael Weinstein tells The Associated Press he was informed that Eric Frein was taken to the hospital around 8 a.m. Thursday. He says he doesn't know the reason. Pike County District Attorney Ray Tonkin told the AP that prosecutors and the defense are...

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