• Tropical Storm Cindy: Drenching rains, flood threat on coast
Tropical Storm Cindy: Drenching rains, flood threat on coast

As a result, much of the northern Gulf coast, from Houston to the mouth of the Mississippi River, was under a tropical storm warning on Wednesday as Cindy's maximum winds weakened slightly, from 60 miles per hour to 50 miles per hour.

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  • Man wanted for punching teen 39 times in gym parking lot
Man wanted for punching teen 39 times in gym parking lot

Though the publicized tape only captures one punch, police told NECN that the man struck McCarthy 39 times, threw her to the ground, and kneed her in the head before driving off. "We are urgently seeking the public's help in order to identify this individual and place him under arrest". He is described as a white man wearing a white T-shirt, shorts...

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  • Philando Castile shooting: 18 arrested in protests over Minnesota officer's acquittal
Philando Castile shooting: 18 arrested in protests over Minnesota officer's acquittal

After five days of deliberations, the jury of seven men and five women, 10 of whom were white and two of whom were black, found Yanez not guilty of all counts, including two counts of intentional discharge of firearm that endangers safety.

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  • House to Debate Changes to Massachusetts Marijuana Law
House to Debate Changes to Massachusetts Marijuana Law

Negotiators addressed the concerns expressed by Republican Gov. Phil Scott when be vetoed the bill last month that would have made Vermont the ninth state in the country to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, Democratic Sen. In addition, a study commission would be created to develop legislation to regulate and tax marijuana for adult use. ...

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  • Trump takes victory lap at Iowa rally
Trump takes victory lap at Iowa rally

Terry Branstad , whom he had just appointed the United States' ambassador to China. Donald Trump said during a rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa that he wouldn't want to appoint a poor person to a cabinet position tasked with managing the economy, just cause.

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  • US President Donald Trump criticizes Republican healthcare reform bill
US President Donald Trump criticizes Republican healthcare reform bill

The Senate is still working on the text of a draft bill. " Republicans have held zero committee hearings, solicited zero bipartisan support, and plan to allow zero public debate", Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., said in a statement, according to The Hill .

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  • In Iowa, Trump rallies base, celebrates GOP resilience
In Iowa, Trump rallies base, celebrates GOP resilience

Unaffiliated voters make up the largest percentage of the electorate in the Midwest state that backed Trump in 2016, after lifting Democrat Barack Obama to the White House in party caucuses and two straight elections. Trump acknowledged his comments will make it tough to get Democratic support on any bill. He attacked the media, at one point ...

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  • US Senate backs legislation to slap new sanctions on Russia
US Senate backs legislation to slap new sanctions on Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin's "brazen attack on our democracy is a flagrant demonstration of his disdain and disrespect for our nation", Sen. In the last several weeks, the Senate has listened to testimony from current and former members of the intelligence community that Russian Federation indisputably attempted to hijack our democracy ....

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  • Trump says China has failed over North Korea
Trump says China has failed over North Korea

The United States and its allies would like to see an oil embargo and bans on the North Korean airline and guest workers among other moves, steps diplomats say have been resisted by China and Russian Federation. More importantly, this is only one speculative interpretation of what Trump's tweet meant. Chinese President Xi Jinping met...

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  • Dash cam video showing Philando Castile killing released
Dash cam video showing Philando Castile killing released

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the Ramsey County Attorney's Office released the video Tuesday, just four days after Yanez was found not guilty on all counts connected to the shooting. A fellow officer speaks repeatedly to Officer Yanez to get him away from the auto: "I'm going to take your spot". He testified he didn't se...

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  • Red Wings lose Nosek to Las Vegas
Red Wings lose Nosek to Las Vegas

Bill Foley , owner of the Vegas Golden Knights , poses before the NHL Awards , Wednesday, June 21, 2017 , in Las Vegas . LAS VEGAS (AP ) - Marc-Andre Fleury took the stage at T-Mobile Arena in a brand-new Vegas Golden Knights jersey, and his new fans welcomed him to town with raucous cheers.

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  • Oficer stabbed in attack at MI airport
Oficer stabbed in attack at MI airport

USA law enforcement authorities say a man allegedly involved in the stabbing of a police officer at a MI airport is a Canadian resident. Bishop International Airport's lone passenger terminal opened in 1993 , and had 388,000 passenger departures on 5,989 U.S.

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  • Senators worry about rush over healthcare bill ahead of release
Senators worry about rush over healthcare bill ahead of release

One member of the core group of 13 Republicans who have been working hard on the legislation, Ted Cruz told reporters the bill did not do enough to lower health insurance premiums. The only problem? It offers absolutely no details on how Republicans plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare . They're pushing for a vote next week .

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  • More than half of Americans call climate change important issue
More than half of Americans call climate change important issue

The findings differed only slightly from those of Gallup's daily poll , which on Wednesday reported Trump's favorability to be 37 percent and his disapproval rating to be 58 percent. "The majority of people just see the other side as people that they disagree with politically, and there's more optimism than pessimism that ultimately can work out ...

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  • Rep. Scalise's condition upgraded to 'fair' after baseball field shooting
Rep. Scalise's condition upgraded to 'fair' after baseball field shooting

He "is beginning an extended period of healing and rehabilitation", the hospital said in a statement Wednesday. It was early on the morning of June 14 when James T. Shortly after learning of the shooting, Trump wisely huddled with Vice President Mike Pence in the West Wing to make sure the administration issued the proper response.

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  • Yellowstone Earthquake Swarm No Cause For Alarm, Researcher Says
Yellowstone Earthquake Swarm No Cause For Alarm, Researcher Says

Stickney says that the fault goes all the way up to the Flathead and then all the way down to Utah, but Yellowstone National Park is the breeding ground for the quakes. "Besides intense quake swarms , we expect rapid and notable uplift around the caldera". The swarm began on June 12th, 2017 and, as of 13:30 MDT on June 19th, 2017, is compose...

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  • Senate GOP health care bill would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes
Senate GOP health care bill would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes

But if the Senate bill diverges from the House version in major ways, House conservatives are already warning it could imperil the overall GOP effort to repeal and replace Obamacare . As for the House bill's measure to defund Planned Parenthood , which Collins opposes, she said she hinted that she would be comfortable with it if she had the opp...

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  • Public vigil for Nabra Hassanen Wednesday in Reston
Public vigil for Nabra Hassanen Wednesday in Reston

Fairfax County police said Monday that they had turned up no slurs or other evidence that Martinez Torres was motivated to kill Nabra because of her religion. "She loved everybody", her father said, taking pride in the fact that he teaches, and will continue to teach, his children to love others regardless of their background.

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy: Child dies on Alabama Coast
Tropical Storm Cindy: Child dies on Alabama Coast

The tropical storm is set to make landfall near the Texas and Louisiana border later Wednesday before dissipating into a tropical depression as it enters southern Arkansas, according to the latest advisory. Coastal Louisiana and Texas are under a tropical storm warning, and forecasters say the Alabama and MS coasts could get as much as 15 inches (3...

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  • Local group travels to Virginia vigil for death of Muslim teen
Local group travels to Virginia vigil for death of Muslim teen

Police are calling the incident "a tragic case of road rage ". Nabra Hassanen , 17, was remembered as a shining example of kindness and openness during the services. The public defender's office, which was appointed to represent Martinez Torres, declined to comment. A handsome memorial was set up for Hassanen near a Virginia mosque in Dupont ...

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