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Democrats Embrace Expanded Government Health Care in Midterm Election

Democrats Embrace Expanded Government Health Care in Midterm Election

Democratic campaign promises of Medicare for All are resonating with many American voters who cite the rising cost of health care as a top issue in the upcoming U.S. midterm elections, despite
Pittsburgh Shooting Suspect Pleads 'Not Guilty' to Charges

Pittsburgh Shooting Suspect Pleads 'Not Guilty' to Charges

The man accused of killing 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue pleaded not guilty Thursday in a U.S. federal court on 44 charges that include murder and hate crimes.Robert Bowers, 46, spoke little
Google Workers Set to Launch Worldwide Protests

Google Workers Set to Launch Worldwide Protests

Hundreds of Google employees in Asia walked off the job briefly Thursday as part of a worldwide protest of the company's handling of sexual harassment cases and its workplace culture.Hundreds of other

Google employees walk out to protest company's handling of sexual misconduct cases

Hundreds of Google engineers and other workers around the world walked off the job Thursday to protest the internet company's lenient treatment of executives accused of sexual misconduct.
Will Changing Demographics Shift Voting Patterns?

Will Changing Demographics Shift Voting Patterns?

Four-wheelers putter along the main road in Moapa Valley, Nevada, and the whimper of a horse carries from a nearby field. “Gateway to the Valley of Fire,” the town’s chamber of commerce calls it
Trump to Receive Election Security Briefing Before Midterms

Trump to Receive Election Security Briefing Before Midterms

President Donald Trump is set to receive his final briefing on election security Thursday before polls close next Tuesday.White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says Trump asked for a "status
Oprah, Pence Visit Georgia Amid Deadlocked Governor's Race

Oprah, Pence Visit Georgia Amid Deadlocked Governor's Race

Media icon Oprah Winfrey and Vice President Mike Pence are hitting the campaign trail Thursday in the Georgia governor's race.Winfrey attends two forums with Democratic nominee Stacey Abrams. Pence is
Yemenis Welcome US Call for Truce, but Obstacles Loom

Yemenis Welcome US Call for Truce, but Obstacles Loom

New U.S. calls for a cease-fire in Yemen have raised the prospect of ending a disastrous civil war that has caused the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, but previous rounds of talks have failed and
Trump Stokes Immigration Fears Days Before Midterms

Trump Stokes Immigration Fears Days Before Midterms

U.S. President Donald Trump is stoking new fears over undocumented immigrants just days before next week's national congressional elections and could tighten rules Thursday for migrants seeking asylum
US Charges Former Goldman Bankers in Malaysian Fund Scandal

US Charges Former Goldman Bankers in Malaysian Fund Scandal

The U.S. Justice Department announced criminal charges Thursday against a former Goldman Sachs banker and a scandal-plagued Malaysian financier for their alleged involvement in an elaborate bribery
US Vows Tough Approach to Venezuela, Nicaragua, Cuba

US Vows Tough Approach to Venezuela, Nicaragua, Cuba

The Trump administration is laying out a tougher approach to Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua.President Donald Trump's national security adviser, John Bolton, says those three countries form a "troika of
Justice Department Ramping Up Fight Against Chinese Espionage

Justice Department Ramping Up Fight Against Chinese Espionage

The Justice Department is ramping up its fight against Chinese economic and industrial espionage. U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a new initiative Thursday to combat Chinese economic
Watching from Afar: Global Voices on US Midterms

Watching from Afar: Global Voices on US Midterms

The U.S. Midterm elections on Nov. 6 may change the balance of power in Washington, as the Democrats attempt to recapture control of the House of Representatives, the Senate or both. A new Democratic
Trump, Birthright Citizenship and the US Constitution

Trump, Birthright Citizenship and the US Constitution

Ferocious legal and political battles await any attempt by U.S. President Donald Trump to end birthright citizenship for the children of undocumented immigrants, according to a wide range of scholars,
US Vastly Outvoted at UN Over Its Cuba Embargo

US Vastly Outvoted at UN Over Its Cuba Embargo

U.N. member states overwhelmingly supported lifting Washington's more than half-century-old economic, commercial and financial embargo of Cuba on Thursday, saying it is the main impediment to the
Report: State Dept. Spokeswoman Nauert Offered UN Post

Report: State Dept. Spokeswoman Nauert Offered UN Post

U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert has been offered the job of U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, ABC News reported on Thursday, citing an unnamed senior White House official.ABC
Trump Discusses Trade Issues With China's Xi

Trump Discusses Trade Issues With China's Xi

U.S. President Donald Trump said he talked with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday, especially about ongoing trade disputes between the world's two biggest economies.Trump and Xi, in several
10th Person Dies at Pediatric Facility in Viral Outbreak

10th Person Dies at Pediatric Facility in Viral Outbreak

A 10th person died amid a viral outbreak at a pediatric care center while a different strain of the virus was found at another facility in the state, New Jersey health officials said Thursday. The

There’s A $10,000 Reward If You Help Find This Stolen 1968 Pontiac Firebird

The pony car got stolen last Sunday from a Buick GMC dealership in Fairfield Township, Ohio. |

Trump says troops will shoot Central American migrants who throw stones

President Donald Trump on Thursday warned that soldiers deployed to the Mexican border could shoot Central American migrants who throw stones at them while attempting to cross illegally.