6:55 pm, May 28, 2015

U.S. News

Oil slicks spread 9 miles off California, foul beaches, air

California oil spill spreads across 9 miles of ocean, blackens beaches, closes campgrounds

Thursday - 05/21/2015, 03:28am EDT

A series of settlements in 2010 Gulf oil spill

Series of oil spill settlements include BP, Halliburton, Transocean, numerous plaintiffs

Thursday - 05/21/2015, 03:00am EDT

California farmers offer to give up some water, avoid cuts

Some California farmers offer to give up a quarter of their water to avoid drought cuts

Thursday - 05/21/2015, 02:50am EDT

Waco restaurant video shows bikers, others seeking cover

Video from Waco restaurant shows bikers seeking cover, guiding others to safety amid gunfire

Thursday - 05/21/2015, 01:26am EDT

The Latest on Waco shooting: Arrest costs bus driver's job

The Latest on Waco shooting: Ex-police officer loses school bus driving job after arrest

Thursday - 05/21/2015, 12:17am EDT

Justice Department declines charges in Idaho prison scandal

US Justice Department declines to press criminal charges in Idaho private prison scandal

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 10:54pm EDT

Differing perceptions of Waco, Baltimore bothering some

Differing responses to violence in Waco and Baltimore bothering some civil rights critics

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 08:54pm EDT

Nebraska lawmakers vote to abolish death penalty

Nebraska lawmakers give final approval to death penalty repeal; governor calls it 'dark day'

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 07:13pm EDT

Suicides rare in young children; rate edged up in black boys

Suicides rare in young children; low rate has edged up in black boys, research finds

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 06:40pm EDT

Jury silent after sentencing Boston marathon bomber to death

Jurors silent after choosing death for Boston Marathon bomber; judge hasn't released names

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 03:58pm EDT

To fight bee decline, Obama proposes more land to feed bees

White House wants more land and spending, perhaps fewer pesticides, for troubled honeybees

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 02:30pm EDT

Unions urge Amtrak to put 2nd crew member in locomotives

In wake of derailment, railroad unions urge Amtrak to put 2nd crew member in every locomotive

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 01:38pm EDT

Bird flu could cost nearly $1 billion in Minnesota and Iowa

Economists: Bird flu could cost nearly $1 billion in Minnesota and Iowa

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 12:50pm EDT

McConnell: Senate to vote on bill to end NSA bulk collection

McConnell: Senate to vote on House bill that would end NSA bulk collection

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 10:48am EDT

Los Angeles becomes latest US city to favor $15 minimum wage

Los Angeles becomes latest big city in US to move toward minimum wage of $15 an hour

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 10:02am EDT

$100 million 'symbolic' judgment entered in dog attack case

Attorney: $100 million judgment for man injured in Detroit dog attack 'symbolic' for community

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 10:02am EDT

Oregon to test pay-per-mile idea as replacement for gas tax

Oregon will test drive pay-per-mile idea as gas tax revenues dwindle for road repairs

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 09:46am EDT

Use of video visits for inmates grows, along with concerns

As more jails turn to video visits for inmates, advocates worry about end to in-person visits

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 07:46am EDT

Motorcycle gang shootout started with parking dispute

Shootout between Texas motorcycle gangs started with parking dispute, foot getting run over

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 03:27am EDT

Advocacy group: Wind turbine rules needed to protect birds

Advocacy group: Federal agency's voluntary standards fail to protect birds from wind turbines

Wednesday - 05/20/2015, 03:20am EDT
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