(LOS ANGELES) -- The record-breaking rain soaking the Southwest U.S. in recent weeks still won't be enough to eliminate the megadrought status in the notoriously arid region completely, according to researchers.The extra precipitation fueled by several rounds of atmospheric rivers and an El Niño... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Schools nationwide have been at the center of the country's culture wars. Restrictions on education and programs relating to race, gender, and sexual orientation have been implemented in several states, while schools and libraries are facing increasing waves of book-banning attempts.In... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The defendants in former President Donald Trump's civil fraud case have asked the judge to delay the enforcement of penalties in the case, including Trump's $354 million fine and temporary ban on running a business in New York.A lawyer for the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The parents of Gabby Petitio, the 22-year-old travel blogger who was killed by her fiancé Brian Laundrie, settled Wednesday with Laundrie's parents and their attorney in an emotional distress lawsuit and will avoid a civil trial, according to a statement.Nichole Schmidt... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Former Trump White House adviser Peter Navarro has been ordered by a federal judge to return presidential records he has in his possession.Navarro, who was then-President Donald Trump's White House trade adviser, "continues to possess Presidential records that have not been produced... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Poverty in New York City is rising at a startling rate and it's affecting the city's most vulnerable residents -- children, according to a newly released report.More than half of New York City residents, including a quarter of all children, live... Read More.
(PHOENIX) -- Investigators believe they have solved a decades-old cold case, identifying the woman who allegedly killed her newborn baby and left her in an Arizona airport bathroom in 2005.The baby's mother, 51-year-old Annie Anderson, is in custody in Washington state on a warrant... Read More.
(EL PASO, Texas) -- The Texas Attorney General's office is suing to shut down a well-known Catholic nonprofit that helps to shelter migrants in El Paso, Texas.Officials from the AG's office visited Annunciation House on Feb. 7, demanding it provide extensive documentation that included... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Justice Department unsealed new charges against a leader of the notorious Japanese Yakuza gang who they accuse of attempting to traffic weapons-grade nuclear materials from Burma to other countries, according to a newly announced superseding indictment.Prosecutors in Manhattan say that... Read More.
(BOSTON) -- Harvard University officials are denouncing a cartoon deemed antisemitic after it was posted and then deleted on social media by a student group collective.The infographic from the student groups Harvard Undergraduate Palestine Solidarity Committee and the African American Resistance Organization was intended... Read More.
(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- The FBI announced on Tuesday that the agency is offering up to a $15,000 reward for any information that leads to the whereabouts of Lori Paige – a 12-year-old girl who has been missing from Tallahassee, Florida, since June 3, 2023.“The... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Duvan Perez died last summer during his shift working on a Mississippi farm. His 16-year-old body "became entangled" in a poultry processing machine he was cleaning, according to Mar-Jac Poultry, the company that hired him -- a gruesome death that federal... Read More.