National

Study links air pollution to drop in national park visitors

National Parks Pollution

Visitors appear to be steering clear of some U.S. national parks or cutting visits short because of...

National

Cuomo, lawmakers urge Senate to block Kavanaugh over guns

Trump Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus have joined New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in calling on the U.S. Senate to reject Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh because of his expansive interpretation of gun rights and the Second Amendment.


National

Trump finds it 'inconceivable' lawyer would tape a client

Trump Lawyer Investigation

Donald Trump said Saturday he finds it "inconceivable" that a lawyer would tape a client, as the president weighed in after the disclosure that in the weeks before the 2016 election, his then-personal attorney secretly recorded their discussion about a potential payment for a former Playboy model's...


World

Tears, then giggles: Honduran baby is back in parents' arms

Honduras The Beautiful Plan

The parents got to embrace the 15-month-old boy again Friday, five months after U.S. immigration officials forcibly separated the baby from his father at the Texas border.


National

Branson, Missouri mourns for 17 killed in sinking of packed duck boat

APTOPIX Missouri Boat Accident

"Branson is a city full of smiles," Mayor Karen Best said. "We have so much fun here. But today we are grieving and crying."


Entertainment

'Brady Bunch' house for sale for nearly $1.9M

Brady Bunch House

The home featured in the opening and closing scenes of "The Brady Bunch" is for sale for $1.885 million.


National

Watchdog urges EPA to bolster oversight after Flint crisis

Flint Water-1

A federal watchdog is urging the Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen its oversight of state drinking water systems in the wake of the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan.


Environment

Trump aims to end automatic protections for some species

The Trump administration on Thursday proposed ending automatic protections for threatened animal and plant species and limiting habitat safeguards that are meant to shield recovering species from harm.


National

Comcast drops Fox bid, paving way for sale to Disney

Battle For Fox 2

Comcast is dropping its bid for Fox's entertainment businesses, paving the way for Disney to boost its upcoming streaming service by buying the studios behind "The Simpsons" and X-Men.


Environment

Study links air pollution to drop in national park visitors

National Parks Pollution

Visitors appear to be steering clear of some U.S. national parks or cutting visits short because of pollution levels that are comparable to what's found in major cities, according to a study released Wednesday.


National

MGM sues Vegas shooting victims in push to avoid liability

Las Vegas Shooting-5

MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas.


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