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Police officer's killing of unarmed teen Antwon Rose an 'intentional act,' prosecutor says, as charges filed

Police officer's killing of unarmed teen Antwon Rose an 'intentional act,' prosecutor says, as charges filed

The Pittsburgh-area police officer who shot and killed an unarmed teenager last week has been charged in his death, with prosecutors calling the killing an “intentional act.” The officer, identified by authorities as Michael Rosfeld of the East Pittsburgh Police Department, was arrested and charged with one count of criminal homicide Wednesday morning, according to […]

CBO projects federal debt could rise to a historic 152% of GDP by 2048

CBO projects federal debt could rise to a historic 152% of GDP by 2048

The debt is currently the highest it has been since after World War II, at 78% of the GDP, according to the report summary. The report warns that — at this rate with the current policies in place — the debt could rise to as much as 152% of the GDP by 2048. “The prospect […]

Family comes face to face with man accused in 1986 killing Tacoma girl

Family comes face to face with man accused in 1986 killing Tacoma girl

TACOMA, Wash. – The family of Michella Welch watched as her accused killer walked in shackles into the courtroom at the Pierce County Courthouse on Monday. “Finally, I feel I have a little bit of closure,” said Barbara Leonard, Michella’s mom. Gary Charles Hartman pleaded not guilty to first-degree rape and first-degree murder in the […]

29 patients taken to hospital from hazmat scene in Salem

29 patients taken to hospital from hazmat scene in Salem

SALEM, Mass. — Officials are investigating a hazmat scare at a Salem business that sent 29 people to the hospital. The incident happened at Thermal Circuits, a business that manufacturers several different types of heaters and related products — including food warmers, heaters in vehicle mirrors, systems for the military and incubators used for infants. […]

Trump calls for deporting illegal immigrants with 'no judges or court cases'

Trump calls for deporting illegal immigrants with 'no judges or court cases'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Sunday that people who enter the United States illegally should be sent back to where they came from immediately without any judicial process. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the Nevada Republican Party Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., June 23, 2018. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque Facing a public […]

Trump wanted to use executive order to pass total immigration reform: report

Trump wanted to use executive order to pass total immigration reform: report

Trump wanted to use executive order to pass total immigration reform: report  The Hill Trump admin discussed separating moms, kids to deter asylum-seekers in Feb. 2017  NBCNews.com Children sleep behind bars, on concrete floors at border ‘prison’, House Democrats say  USA TODAY How the GOP Built Donald Trump’s Cages  New York Times ‘Every man and woman for themselves’: White […]

Missing Florida soldier found dead after intense search, police say

Missing Florida soldier found dead after intense search, police say

A soldier who disappeared earlier this week from a Florida National Guard base has been found dead, the Clay County Sheriff’s Office said Friday. The sheriff’s office said in a Facebook post that Specialist Cayln McLemore’s death is now being investigated as an “undetermined death investigation.” McLemore was found in a wooded area of Camp […]

Florida Lake Placid Summer Camp Latest: Dozens of Kids in Hospital After 'Mass Casualty Incident'

Florida Lake Placid Summer Camp Latest: Dozens of Kids in Hospital After 'Mass Casualty Incident'

At least 33 children and three adults have been transported to hospital after they fell sick at a summer camp in Lake Placid, Florida, officials say. At around 8 p.m. on Thursday, Highlands County Fire Rescue and EMS responded to a “mass casualty incident” that had reportedly taken place at Clover Leaf 4-H Camp. The […]

How to Trade a Trade War

How to Trade a Trade War

June 21, 2018 11:39 a.m. ET Markets follow a well-worn pattern after Donald Trump’s pronouncements, a pattern followed by tax, North Korea and trade. There is a sharp reaction—up or down—on the first news, fading as doubts that the president is willing to follow through set in. Then there is another panic on the realization […]

Twitter Is Locking Accounts For Tweeting Stephen Miller's Phone Number

Twitter Is Locking Accounts For Tweeting Stephen Miller's Phone Number

Another day, another test of the limits of Twitter’s harassment rules. This time, Twitter’s challenge came from Gizmodo Media Group and its news and politics site Splinter, which, on Wednesday afternoon, tweeted out what it reported is White House adviser Stephen Miller’s phone number alongside a piece titled, “Here’s Stephen Miller’s Cell Phone Number, If […]