More than 1.5 million people in Northern California were in the dark Thursday after the largest utility cut electricity to prevent wind-fueled wildfires amid dry weather and strong winds.
Two Florida businessmen tied to President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani have been arrested on campaign finance violations resulting from a $325,000 donation to a political action committee supporting Trump’s re-election.
Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk and Austrian writer Peter Handke won the 2018 and 2019 Nobel Prizes for literature on Thursday, a rare double announcement that came after no prize was announced last year due to sex abuse allegations that tarnished the group awarding the prizes.
Millions of retirees will get a modest 1.6% cost-of-living increase from Social Security in 2020, an uptick with potential political consequences in an election year.
Turkey pressed its assault against U.S.-allied Kurdish forces in northern Syria on Thursday for a second day, pounding the region with airstrikes and an artillery bombardment that raised that forced panicked civilians scrambling to get out.
More than a million people in California were without electricity Wednesday as the state’s largest utility pulled the plug to prevent a repeat of the past two years when windblown power lines sparked deadly wildfires that destroyed thousands of homes
Andrew J. Pleviak, 42, also faces state charges, including attempted aiding of escape, false impersonation and forgery.
Police say they obtained a warrant for the arrest of Brian Steven Smith, 48, on a murder charge and arrested him Tuesday at an Anchorage airport.
ALBANY, N.Y. — A former repair shop manager told investigators that brake work was billed but not performed on the stretch limousine that crashed five months later in upstate New York, killing 20 people, according to court papers released to reporters on Wednesday.
According to the affidavit, the suspect would mount a fake shelf to fitting room walls at the Mall of America with cameras mounted under the shelves.
The adoptions won’t be undone because the adoptive parents are considered victims along with the women, authorities said.
Under the new ordinance, the department is authorized to release such investigations in cases that involved a death or a possible felony and is “of a compelling public interest.”
In video remarks before the rampage, the attacker shouted that Jews were “the root” of “problems” such as feminism and “mass immigration.”
Two major retailers say they will no longer sell e-cigarettes in the U.S. amid mounting health questions surrounding vaping.