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Search is on for overboard cruise passenger
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 03:02:04 GMT
The US Coast Guard was searching Friday for a passenger who reportedly went overboard from a cruise ship about 35 miles south of the Florida Keys.
7-year-old Guatemalan girl who died in Border Patrol custody is identified
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 04:15:43 GMT
Her name was Jakelin Caal Maquin. She had traveled with her father from a rural indigenous community in Guatemala's impoverished Alta Verapaz region.
Man gets 9 years for sexually assaulting an airline passenger while she slept
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 19:35:01 GMT
A man convicted of sexually assaulting a sleeping woman on an overnight flight from Las Vegas to Detroit was sentenced on Thursday to nine years in prison, according to federal prosecutors.
Investigators looking for missing Colorado mother search her fiancé's home
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 02:12:40 GMT
Colorado investigators trying to find Kelsey Berreth, a 29-year-old mother who went missing on Thanksgiving Day, have started searching her fiancé's home and property, authorities said Friday.
UNC Board of Governors rejects proposal to build new home for 'Silent Sam' Confederate monument
Sat, 15 Dec 2018 00:57:49 GMT
It's back to the drawing board for University of North Carolina officials looking for a new location for the "Silent Sam" Confederate monument.
A thief stole gifts meant for thousands of kids. Then this couple raised $45,000 to save Christmas
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 23:30:16 GMT
For the past two months, the community in Bridgeport, Connecticut, has been stockpiling toys, preparing to give local children in need the gift of Christmas.
Pelosi's meme-tastic coat so popular it will be re-issued
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 11:26:13 GMT
Nancy Pelosi, the likely next House speaker, caused a stir Tuesday when she engaged in a spirited Oval Office meeting with President Donald Trump.
VA secretary gave inaccurate answers on pro-Confederate ties during confirmation process
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 22:00:48 GMT
Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie gave inaccurate answers to senators during his confirmation process about pro-Confederate speeches he delivered in 2009.
Elizabeth Warren takes on race issue in commencement speech
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 20:28:59 GMT
Sen. Elizabeth Warren addressed her own race to a graduating class of students at a historically black university on Friday.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks at naturalization ceremony on the anniversary of Bill of Rights signing
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 17:34:51 GMT
Standing before 31 men and women from 26 different countries, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recalled her own family's history of making their way to the United States.
Betsy DeVos will cancel $150 million in student debt after being sued for delays
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 10:58:33 GMT
The Department of Education said Thursday that it would wipe away student debt for 15,000 borrowers, implementing an Obama-era rule that Secretary Betsy DeVos has fought to block for more than a year.
A year-end checklist for your investments
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 15:14:07 GMT
What do I need to do before the end of the year, to be ready for tax-time and whatever next year may bring?
The best way to cut your stock market losses
Thu, 22 Nov 2018 15:38:58 GMT
No investor likes losing money. But when the value of your investments drop, there could be an upside — realizing losses before the year's end can help you reduce your tax bill.
Fear a bear market? Here's where to invest
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:46:49 GMT
I want to put some money into alternative investments, but I'm not sure where to begin. What's the safest alternative for an average investor?