LA adopts new 'war room' strategy for tackling…

Los Angeles officials have announced a new strategy to speed the process of getting homeless people into permanent housing that is modeled on the federal government’s response to natural disasters

Judge Declines To Delay Roger Stone's Sentencing

​Stone's defense team filed a motion for a new trial last week, arguing one of the jurors in his case was biased.

10 Best Places to Work

Fortune is out with its annual list of the 100 best companies to work for, and it features a repeat champ at the top. The hotel giant Hilton came in at No. 1 for the second straight year, reports WTOP . Another familiar name is the supermarket chain Wegmans, which placed...

Plane forced to land sideways after battling…

The pilot of the world's biggest passenger jet completed the daunting task of landing at London's Heathrow Airport against Storm Dennis' 91-mph winds on Feb. 15.

Washington state woman pleads not guilty in baby…

A Washington state woman has pleaded not guilty to drugging a new mother after authorities say she posed as a photographer in a complex plot to kidnap the mother’s baby

Trump Frees Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich

Rod Blagojevich is going home. President Trump on Tuesday commuted the sentence of the former Illinois governor, reports ABC News . Blagojevich has been imprisoned since 2012 after being convicted on corruption charges. Among other things, he famously tried to sell the vacant Senate seat of Barack Obama after Obama won...

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Manfred: Sorry for calling trophy 'piece of metal'

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred apologizes for calling the World Series trophy a “piece of metal” (Feb. 18)

GOP campaign donor in Texas among President Trump…

President Donald Trump's blitz of pardons included giving one to the former owner of a Texas construction company whose family has donated to Republican candidates

SpaceX Will Send Civilians Into Space To Break…

SpaceX signed a deal with Space Adventures to send four private citizens into space aboard the Crew Dragon capsule.

Stone's Sentencing Will Proceed, but There's a…

Roger Stone will learn his fate as scheduled on Thursday. The federal judge in his case on Tuesday refused to delay sentencing on his conviction for lying to Congress and witness tampering, reports NBC News . However, Judge Amy Berman Jackson said the longtime Trump ally would not have to start...

Snow to coat parts of South

It's been a wet couple of weeks for the South, but some wintry precipitation may arrive and cause trouble in parts of the region later this week.

Police: Man stabbed child at random in Texas…

A 25-year-old man was arrested Tuesday afternoon after authorities said he randomly stabbed a child while she was in the play area at a McDonald's restaurant in El Paso, Texas

Heat on Barr Grows as Judges Call Special Meeting

The pressure continues to be turned up on Attorney General William Barr. The independent Federal Judges Association is convening an emergency meeting Tuesday to address concerns about how the Justice Department and President Trump have intervened in high-profile political cases, reports USA Today . (Two recent examples were the cases of...

Apple warns of revenue impact from China virus

Tech giant Apple said revenue will fall short of previous forecasts in the fiscal second quarter because production has been curtailed and demand for iPhones has slowed in China. Apple's stores there are either on reduced hours or closed. (Feb. 18)

Immigration agency subpoenas Oregon county over 2…

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has subpoenaed an Oregon sheriff's office for information about two foreign nationals wanted for deportation in an escalation of the conflict between federal officials and local government over so-called sanctuary policies

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Connecticut And Maryland Consider Bills Banning…

The bills would ban schools from publicly shaming students with unpaid meal debt, among other things.

Obama Remarks on US Economy, Trump Hits Back

Presidents Day featured the current president of the United States going on the attack against a predecessor after President Trump became agitated by a tweet from former President Obama. Per the Hill , Obama started things off Monday morning by commemorating the 11th anniversary of his signing of the American Recovery...

Fierce waves from Lake Michigan slam the shore

Large waves overwhelmed the shores of South Haven, Michigan, on Feb. 18. The could be seen topping piers and causing inland flooding.

Woman seeking Trump's DNA fights his effort to…

A lawyer for a woman who has accused President Donald Trump of raping her in the 1990s says he's trying to keep the truth from coming out by attempting to delay her defamation lawsuit and her effort to get his DNA

Boy Scouts of America Files for Bankruptcy

The Boy Scouts of America, fighting for survival amid a flood of sexual abuse lawsuits, has filed for bankruptcy protection. The Chapter 11 filing early Tuesday marks the start of what is expected to be one of the most complex bankruptcies in US history, lawyers tell NBC . Changes in statute-of-limitation...

Dodgers Can Move Past Astros Scandal

Clayton Kershaw is pleased practically everybody in the sport seized the opportunity to tee off on the Astros and Commissioner Rob Manfred's handling of the scandal. (Feb. 18)

Understanding Weinstein’s charges and potential…

A look at the charges against Harvey Weinstein, 67, and the punishment the once-revered Hollywood titan could face if convicted

Jury To Begin Deliberations In Weinstein's NY…

The trial focused on the testimonies of two women, but several more women testified and accused of him various sex crimes.

Dems to Welcome a New Face to Debate Stage

The next Democratic debate, the ninth so far, will feature a brand-new face onstage. CNN reports that Michael Bloomberg has qualified for Wednesday evening's event in Las Vegas by earning 19% support in an NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll, making it the former New York City mayor's fourth national poll in which...

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St. Elmo's Fire surrounds Hurricane Hunters

While the Hurricane Hunters were doing a winter storm flight across the Atlantic Ocean on Feb. 15, they captured weather phenomenon St. Elmo's Fire.

Tennessee Democrats push to move up presidential…

A new bill in Tennessee would make the state the first to hold a presidential primary

John Bolton on New Book: 'You'll Love Chapter 14'

John Bolton said he was willing to testify about President Trump's dealings with Ukraine during the Senate impeachment trial—but Republican senators decided not to call witnesses . The former national security adviser says he now hopes the White House won't censor the account he gives in forthcoming memoir The Room...