Air Force pilot killed, another injured in crash in Texas: Air Force

(Reuters) - A U.S. Air Force pilot was killed and another injured when their supersonic jet crashed in Texas, the Air Force said on Wednesday. The T-38C Talon crashed at Laughlin Air Force Base...

House Democrat to probe census citizenship question

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The lawmaker expected to head the powerful House Oversight Committee in the new U.S. Congress says one of his first priorities will be investigating why President Donald Trump’s administration decided to...

National Guard to help search for remains from California’s deadliest wildfire

PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) - National Guard troops were due to arrive on Wednesday to help search for more victims in the charred, ash-strewn ruins where the northern California town of Paradise stood, before it...

Calgary votes against Winter Olympics bid

Residents in the Canadian city of Calgary have voted strongly against bidding to host the 2026 Winter Olympics. More than 56% of voters rejected the idea amid a high turnout. The Calgary vote leaves the Swedish...

Death toll hits 48 in California’s worst wildfire disaster

PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) - The remains of six more fire victims were found on Tuesday in a northern California town overrun by flames last week, raising the death toll to 48 in the most...

Sitting in the embers, Californians wonder: can Paradise be rebuilt?

PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) - Lovingly placed statues of a family of deer still mark the entrance to Mare Reasons’ house in Paradise, California, but her woodland home was so thoroughly devoured in the state’s...

Ohio family charged with murdering eight people in child custody feud

(Reuters) - Four members of a family face the death penalty after a grand jury charged them with the April 2016 execution-style shooting deaths of eight members of another rural Ohio family, Ohio Attorney...

U.S. anti-Semitic hate crimes spiked 37 percent in 2017: FBI

(Reuters) - Hate crimes in the United States jumped 17 percent in 2017, with a huge 37 percent spike in anti-Semitic attacks, marking the third year in a row that such attacks have increased,...

Who is Mira Ricardel? First Lady Melania Trump wants the national security official fired...

First lady Melania Trump strongly condemned "cowardly acts" after pipe bomb packages were sent to former President Obama, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and other organizations including CNN, on Oct. 24, 2018. She...

Before a Deal, Amazon Had to Know: Could Cuomo and De Blasio Get Along?...

By January, Amazon narrowed the list to 20 locations, including New York. Amazon visited in April, July and September, said a person familiar with the meetings. The executives narrowed their search to sites on...

Five days of fury: Inside Trump’s Paris temper, election woes and staff upheaval –...

President Trump stands in front of headstones during a ceremony commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I at Sureness American Cemetery outside of Paris on Nov. 11, 2018. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP) By...

Deadly ‘megafires’ the new normal in California

(Reuters) - Paradise, California had long prepared for wildfires but only in its worst nightmares did it imagine the kind of “megafire” that last week destroyed most of the town and is becoming a...

California Wildfires Updates: 42 Dead in Camp Fire, Toll Expected to Rise – New...

“It’s awful — it’s just awful,” said Sheila Schriber Cox, 64, a retired family counselor who fled with her dog Daisy, leaving behind her walker, her oxygen tank and a stack of Bibles she’d...

Man convicted on terrorism charge in 2017 Michigan airport stabbing

(Reuters) - A man accused of stabbing a police officer at a Michigan airport last year was convicted in U.S. federal court on Tuesday of charges including terrorism, a court official said. FILE PHOTO:...

Pentagon official: ‘No fundamental concern’ over defense consolidation

BERLIN (Reuters) - The U.S. government is still reviewing a merger of Harris Corp and L3 Technologies, a top Pentagon official said on Tuesday, adding that she had no fundamental concerns about further consolidation...

Motorists drove 0.8 percent fewer miles on U.S. roads in September: DOT

Cars on the 405 freeway are seen beneath the 10 freeway during rush hour in Los Angeles, California, U.S., April 21, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo NEW YORK (Reuters) - Motorists drove 0.8 percent fewer miles...

The Latest: Officer who killed black security guard is white

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a security guard by a police officer (all times local): 9:30 a.m. A police chief says the officer from his department who fatally shot a black security...

No, This Is NOT the 2020 Ford Bronco (It's the “Baby Bronco” Crossover)

From Car and Driver An image found by Off-Road.com on a public Ford website allegedly shows the upcoming 2020 Ford Bronco in full-except it's not really the Bronco. This photo, taken at Ford's dealer meeting...

Iowa senator says expect fewer biofuel waivers from Wheeler’s EPA

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) speaks with reporters as he arrives for the weekly Senate Republican caucus luncheon at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., May 22, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst WASHINGTON (Reuters) -...

Merkel calls for a 'real, true' European army

Strasbourg (France) (AFP) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday made a clear call for a future European army, in an apparent rebuke to US President Donald Trump who has called such proposals "very...