The Trump administration is lifting Endangered Species protections for grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone, the Interior Department's Fish and Wildlife Service announced Thursday.
BY: JASON SPENCER - 18 HOURS AGO
Trump admits no recordings of talks with Comey
On May 9, Trump suggested the existence of tape recordings just days after firing Comey and prior to his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee.
BY: JOYCE CLARK - 18 HOURS AGO
White House officially neutral on Senate health-care bill
The White House refused to say Thursday whether President Trump will support the Obamacare-repeal bill that the Senate is set to vote on this week.
BY: MIRIAM GRIFFIN - 18 HOURS AGO
Trump plans to scrap visa waiver for immigrant entrepreneurs
The Immigrant Entrepreneur Rule, which President Obama had signed into law shortly before leaving office, would have gone into effect in July 17.
BY: JOYCE CLARK - 18 HOURS AGO
ESA space telescope will track down habitable planets
Astronomers now know of more than 4,000 planets orbiting stars other than our sun, but they do not know for sure if any single one of them could hold life.
BY: LINDA MACK - 18 HOURS AGO
United States complicit in torture of detainees in Yemen
AP investigators described one incident in which detainees were locked for weeks inside feces-smeared shipping containers on an airport tarmac.
BY: JOSE JEFFERIES - 18 HOURS AGO
Older dads produce more
The study authors found that sons of older fathers tend to be more intelligent also more focused on what interests them and less concerned with fitting in with other kids.
BY: MIRIAM GRIFFIN - 18 HOURS AGO
Trump suggests making border wall solar-powered
The wall was one of his signature campaign promises, but so far he has not been able to scrape together the estimated $8 billion to $12 billion it would take to complete the 1,933 miles-long structure.
BY: MIRIAM GRIFFIN - 18 HOURS AGO
Russia cancels talks with U.S. officials in response to U.S. sanctions
Russia cancelled an upcoming round of Russia-U.S. talks this week, following the U.S. government's re-affirmation of sanctions against Russia over its ongoing intervention in Ukraine.
Canadian man arrested in Michigan airport slashing, officials say
BY: JAMES SMITH 19 HOURS AGO
Canadian man arrested in Michigan airport slashing, officials say
A 49-year-old Canadian man, identified as Amor M. Ftouhi, has been arrested for the June 21 stabbing of a uniformed police officer in a Bishop, Michigan airport.
Father-and-son hikers found dead in Carlsbad National Park
BY: CHAD YOUNG 19 HOURS AGO
Father-and-son hikers found dead in Carlsbad National Park
While the Eddy County Medical Examiner is still investigating the deaths, Public Information Officer Carl Christiansen said the Plutas likely perished from heat exhaustion.
Extra virgin olive oil may protect brain from Alzheimer's disease
BY: JAMES CARLIN 19 HOURS AGO
Extra virgin olive oil may protect brain from Alzheimer's disease
A new study based on experiments with mice suggests that extra virgin olive oil may protect the brain from symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
Suspend Jared Kushner's security clearance, say House Democrats
BY: JEREMY MORROW 19 HOURS AGO
Suspend Jared Kushner's security clearance, say House Democrats
Cummings also made a demand for all documents related to Kushner's contacts with Russian government or business officials.
Trump's approval rating drops due to Russia investigations
BY: IAN MARSH 19 HOURS AGO
Trump's approval rating drops due to Russia investigations
According to the CBS poll, 63 percent of Americans view negatively the way Trump has responded to investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
Dashcam video in Philando Castile shooting released
BY: JAMES CARLIN 19 HOURS AGO
Dashcam video in Philando Castile shooting released
Minnesota authorities have released dramatic and disturbing dashcam video of the Philando Castile shooting by police officer Jeronimo Yanez.
GOP data firm exposed voters' personal information on Internet
BY: JOSE JEFFERIES 19 HOURS AGO
GOP data firm exposed voters' personal information on Internet
Deep Root mined 'deep' information about the way individual Americans would likely vote by collecting information about their perceived political preferences from social media.
Sean Spicer has not asked Trump about Russia meddling in 2016 election
BY: JAMES CARLIN 19 HOURS AGO
Sean Spicer has not asked Trump about Russia meddling in 2016 election
When the story of the alleged meddling by Russia broke, Trump and his transition team raised doubts about the reliability of the intelligence community.
Bush-era officials cannot be sued for 9/11 detention of Muslims
BY: JEREMY MORROW 19 HOURS AGO
Bush-era officials cannot be sued for 9/11 detention of Muslims
The plaintiffs claimed that Bush administration policies resulted in hundreds being rounded into the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, NY.
Data breach exposes info of 62% of U.S. population
BY: KARA MENARD 19 HOURS AGO
Data breach exposes info of 62% of U.S. population
A marketing firm accidentally blew open the personal data of nearly 200 million Americans, or around 62% if the entire U.S. population.
New robot has unusually good grip
BY: LILA ALEXANDER 19 HOURS AGO
New robot has unusually good grip
University of California researchers have developed a robot that can figure out on the spot how to pick up an unfamiliar object with no pre-programming required.
Iran launches missile attacks against ISIS in Syria
BY: JOYCE CLARK 19 HOURS AGO
Iran launches missile attacks against ISIS in Syria
Iranian state news agencies later circulated a video that appeared to show the missiles launching off their launch pads.
Cats first domesticated in ancient Egypt, Near East, genetic study shows
BY: DAVID SIMS 19 HOURS AGO
Cats first domesticated in ancient Egypt, Near East, genetic study shows
The domesticated cat originated in ancient Egypt and the Near East about 10,000 years ago, according to a new genetic analysis.
Otto Warmbier dies a week after release from North Korea
BY: JAMES SMITH 19 HOURS AGO
Otto Warmbier dies a week after release from North Korea
He was sentenced to 15 years in prison with hard labor and fell into a coma shortly after being sentenced in March 2016.
U.S. Supreme Court rules law barring offensive trademarks violates free speech
BY: JOSE JEFFERIES 19 HOURS AGO
U.S. Supreme Court rules law barring offensive trademarks violates free speech
The Portland, Oregon-based band's leader, Simon Tam, said he picked the name to make fun of it and rob it of its negative impact.
Virginia man held on murder charge in death of Muslim girl
BY: IAN MARSH 19 HOURS AGO
Virginia man held on murder charge in death of Muslim girl
A 22-year old man identified as Darwin Martinez Torres is being held on a murder charge after a teenage Muslim girl was found dead in a pond in Fairfax County, Virginia.