Security at shipping ports around the U.S., including testing containers and vessels for biological and radiological hazards, is a top priority to preventing terrorism, U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said.
The couple forced the children to work at a grocery store, nail salon and restaurant while collecting their wages over a six-year period.
Randi Weingarten said in the 1950s some officials in the South resisted desegregation by closing public schools and opening private ones that were only for white children.
Simpson, 70, could be released as early as Oct. 1. By then, he will have served the minimum of his nine-to-33-year sentence for a bungled attempt to snatch sports memorabilia he claimed had been stolen from him.
The number of people collecting unemployment benefits has fallen 9.7 percent over the past 12 months to 1.87 million.
Sen. John McCain’s best friend in the Senate says the ailing Arizona Republican told him the cancerous tumor doctors have found in his brain isn’t his worst ordeal.
Wyoming GOP Sen. John Barrasso says, “We still do have work to do to get to a vote of 50, but people are committed to continuing that work.”
Donald Trump Jr. is scheduled to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee next Wednesday along with former campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
Former football star and convicted felon O.J. Simpson will command the world’s attention once again Thursday when he pleads for his freedom on live TV.
But nuclear and missile development is a huge portion of the country’s economy and draws crippling sanctions.
The 24-hour strike Thursday is meant as an expression of disapproval of Maduro’s plan to convene a constitutional assembly that would reshape the Venezuelan system to consolidate the ruling party’s power over the few institutions that remain outside its control.
The report in the British journal Lancet raises the prospect that these lifestyle changes just might delay or even prevent about a third of dementia cases worldwide.
Conflicts over the holy site — known as the Temple Mount to Jews and Noble Sanctuary to Muslims — have repeatedly triggered Israeli-Palestinian confrontations.
Netflix is making a splashy presence at the event with several anticipated properties, including “Stranger Things 2,” the new original series “Marvel’s The Defenders” and the Will Smith fantasy film “Bright.”
To most Republicans, the most important element of the plan is the procedural pathway it would clear to allow Republicans to pass their top priority — an overhaul of the tax code — later this year without fear of a blockade by Senate Democrats.
A spokeswoman for Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb says Hendrickson is taking a job as a deputy administrator with the Federal Highway Administration. Her last day is Friday.
Heimbach, of Paoli, Indiana, is chairman of the Traditionalist Worker Party. Along with anger management classes and a fine of $145, he was ordered Wednesday to have no contact with the victim.
The 80-year-old lawmaker has glioblastoma, an aggressive cancer, according to doctors at the Mayo Clinic in Phoenix, where McCain had a blood clot removed from above his left eye last Friday.
His family says he had been sad for weeks leading up to his death and they aren’t shocked this happened.
The report from Congress’ nonpartisan budget analyst says the measure would cause average premiums for people buying their own health insurance to double by 2026.