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Intense winds cause hangar collapse at Hobby Airport

Intense winds cause hangar collapse at Hobby Airport

HOUSTON – Intense winds Tuesday night damaged a hangar at Hobby Airport, officials said. Police were called to assist firefighters around midnight as storms and straight-line winds tore through the southeast Houston area, causing the hangar to blow onto three to four planes. “Original reports were that there might have been someone stuck in the hangar. […]

White House lets Pruitt dangle

White House lets Pruitt dangle

President Donald Trump’s verdict on EPA chief Scott Pruitt has not yet been set in stone, officials say. | Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images ‘I hope he’s going to be great,’ the president said of his EPA chief. But vocal Pruitt allies were hard to find. By ANDREW RESTUCCIA, CRISTIANO LIMA and NANCY COOK 04/03/2018 10:36 AM […]

How Parkland students feel about their new mandatory clear backpacks

How Parkland students feel about their new mandatory clear backpacks

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John Oliver Puts Immigration Courts on Trial on Last Week Tonight

John Oliver Puts Immigration Courts on Trial on Last Week Tonight

While courtroom drama is the backbone of daytime television, immigration courts are less well known — but very important to some people. “Like gefilte fish or the Insane Clown Posse,” explained John Oliver on Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight, where he shed some light on the relatively unknown courts. The country’s 60 or […]

Under Trump, a Strong Economy but Murky Policy Outlook

Under Trump, a Strong Economy but Murky Policy Outlook

April 1, 2018 9:00 a.m. ET During Barack Obama’s presidency, uncertainty about U.S. economic policy was much higher than it had been during the previous 25 years, according to calculations by a trio of academic economists. You would think uncertainty would be low now, with economic expansion advanced and secure, the global economy on a […]

Hundreds rally in Sacramento after Stephon Clark autopsy raises new questions in police shooting

Hundreds rally in Sacramento after Stephon Clark autopsy raises new questions in police shooting

The man was seen running south, toward the front of the house, where he stopped and looked into another car, police said. Police body camera footage shows that officers intercepted Clark in the backyard of his grandmother’s house, and one of them yelled, “Gun!” as he turned a corner and saw Clark. The officer ducked […]

Man who allegedly threatened to kill wife arrested in Woodhaven parking lot at her job

Man who allegedly threatened to kill wife arrested in Woodhaven parking lot at her job

A 51-year-old Brownstown Township man was arrested for stalking his estranged wife after she ended their relationship. The incident took place at about 5:45 p.m. March 27 at a Woodhaven restaurant on Allen Road where she works. According to a police report, the estranged husband literally went kicking and screaming into a patrol car and […]

Suspect pretending to be police officer fatally shot Kentucky cop

Suspect pretending to be police officer fatally shot Kentucky cop

A suspect pretending to be a police officer killed an off-duty cop in Kentucky on Thursday, authorities said. James Kennith DeCoursey, 34, pulled Hopkinsville police officer Phillip Meacham over while he was in his personal car, police said. DeCoursey fatally shot Meacham at around 5:10 p.m. and fled the scene […]

A new epithet emerges for Parkland teens calling for more gun control: Nazis

A new epithet emerges for Parkland teens calling for more gun control: Nazis

By Eli Rosenberg | The Washington Post For weeks, the Florida teenagers who became activists after the Parkland school shooting have been subject to harsh treatment by many of those critical of their message for more gun control. First, many of the activists were smeared falsely as “crisis actors” by conspiracy theorists and hoaxers on […]

Leaked Memo: EPA Shows Workers How To Downplay Climate Change

Leaked Memo: EPA Shows Workers How To Downplay Climate Change

The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday evening sent employees a list of eight approved talking points on climate change from its Office of Public Affairs ― guidelines that promote a message of uncertainty about climate science and gloss over proposed cuts to key adaptation programs. An internal email obtained by HuffPost ― forwarded to employees by […]