Bus crash on New Mexico highway leaves 3 dead, dozens injured

Bus crash on New Mexico highway leaves 3 dead, dozens injured

Last Updated Jul 15, 2018 10:42 PM EDT BERNALILLO, N.M. —  A crash involving a passenger bus and three other vehicles on New Mexico highway early Sunday killed three people and injured 24 others, some critically, authorities said. Sandoval County Fire Chief James Maxon confirmed the deaths but didn’t immediately know what caused the collision […]

Florida beach closed after 2 shark bites in 5 minutes

Florida beach closed after 2 shark bites in 5 minutes

(img: MGN / Albert Kok / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 3.0) FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a Florida beach has been closed following two apparent shark bites just five minutes apart. The Florida Times-Union reports that Fernandina Beach, just northeast of Jacksonville, was closed to swimmers Friday afternoon. Fernandina Beach Fire Chief Ty […]

Judge Criticizes Trump Administration for Response to Family Reunification Order

Judge Criticizes Trump Administration for Response to Family Reunification Order

The federal judge who ordered the swift reunification of thousands of migrant families sharply chastised the Trump administration late on Friday, after it said that complying with the judge’s order would increase the risk of harm to children. The Health and Human Services Department outlined a new, more accelerated plan to return nearly 3,000 migrant […]

Dozens of injuries after school bus crashes in Colorado

Dozens of injuries after school bus crashes in Colorado

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Nearly 30 people were rushed to the hospital Thursday afternoon after a school bus collided with a pickup truck and rolled over on a rural road northeast of Denver, officials said. The injuries ranged from minor to serious, […]

Paul Manafort moved to Alexandria jail, a past home to spies and terrorists

Paul Manafort moved to Alexandria jail, a past home to spies and terrorists

Paul Manafort has been moved, over his objections, to a new jail with a history of illustrious guests. Officials confirm the former Trump campaign chairman was booked Thursday morning into the Alexandria Detention Center, a complex of brick buildings just off the Capital Beltway and a few blocks from the federal courthouse where he will […]

Shridhar Chillal's hand permanently disabled for not cutting nails for 66 years

Shridhar Chillal's hand permanently disabled for not cutting nails for 66 years

Shridhar Chillal, an octogenarian from India, finally cut his nails after 66 years but his record of having the world’s longest fingernails measuring over 31 feet has left his hand permanently disabled. Mr. Chillal, 82, was flown in from India by the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! museum in Times Square for a special event […]

Drug company sues to halt Nevada execution; killer says he wants to die

Drug company sues to halt Nevada execution; killer says he wants to die

LAS VEGAS — A twice-convicted killer scheduled to be executed Wednesday night in Nevada by an untried three-drug lethal injection is steadfast in his desire to be put to death, but a final-hour lawsuit by a drug company could halt the execution. Pharmaceutical companies have resisted the use of their drugs in executions for 10 […]

Paul Manafort's lawyers have new concerns about where he should be jailed

Paul Manafort's lawyers have new concerns about where he should be jailed

For weeks, Manafort has implored judges to alleviate the distance between him and his lawyers while he’s at Northern Neck Regional Jail, about two hours outside Washington. On Tuesday, federal Judge T.S. Ellis stepped in to move Manafort to an Alexandria, Virginia, detention center so he “has access to his counsel and can adequately prepare […]

A man harasses a woman for wearing a Puerto Rico shirt, saying it's 'un-American'

A man harasses a woman for wearing a Puerto Rico shirt, saying it's 'un-American'

Mia Irizarry says she was trying to celebrate her 24th birthday in the Forest Preserves of Cook County last month when the man approached her asking her why she was wearing the sleeveless Puerto Rico flag shirt, which also had “Puerto Rico” written below the V neckline. Irizarry recorded the encounter on her phone, saying […]

Trump's Supreme Court Nominee: Live Updates

Trump's Supreme Court Nominee: Live Updates

In the past, senators have often couched questions on Roe by asking nominees if they accept the decision as “settled law,” and whether they respect legal precedent. But Mr. Schumer said Mr. Trump has upended the old rules by declaring openly that he would only pick nominees who would overturn Roe, and by publicizing a […]

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