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For nearly 2 decades, Grand Canyon tourists were exposed to radiation beyond the federal limit
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:49:03 GMT
Uranium ore stored at the Grand Canyon National Park museum may have exposed visitors and workers to elevated levels of radiation, according to the park's safety, health and wellness manager.
Federal offices and schools shut down as bitter chill sweeps across the country
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:26:53 GMT
You know it's bad when Minnesotans can't make it to school.
WV teachers scored on Day 1 of their strike, but they're back on the picket lines
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 02:29:08 GMT
Just hours after West Virginia teachers went on strike, lawmakers slammed the brakes on the contentious bill that had educators fuming.
Martina Navratilova dropped by LGBT group
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 10:09:09 GMT
An LGBT group has cut ties with tennis great Martina Navratilova after she said it was a form of "cheating" for transgender women to be allowed to compete in women's sport.
'Firefall' is back and glowing at Yosemite National Park
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:35:31 GMT
The natural phenomenon that makes it appear that lava is flowing over a cliff at Yosemite National Park is back, but only for a few days.
Sanders and Warren give the left a tough decision
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:56:58 GMT
Before Sen. Bernie Sanders emerged as the left's alternative to Hillary Clinton in 2015, many of the same activists who eventually helped lift his primary campaign had a different progressive hero in mind: Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
Elizabeth Warren is running as the wonky professor
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 02:50:12 GMT
Sen. Elizabeth Warren was just getting started, when Eric, an apprentice electrician who works in the solar power industry, asked her how the country could move past an "antiquated system of energy."
Ruth Bader Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:10:59 GMT
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg took the bench at the Supreme Court Tuesday morning to hear oral arguments for the first time since she announced she'd undergone surgery in December for cancer.
Legal challenges to Trump's emergency declaration
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 12:26:20 GMT
As President Donald Trump moves forward with plans to build additional physical barriers along the southern border, his administration will have to contend with a slew of lawsuits challenging the national emergency declaration allowing him, in part, to do so.
Trump plans to nominate deputy AG
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 04:13:42 GMT
President Donald Trump intends to nominate Deputy Transportation Secretary Jeffrey Rosen to be the new deputy attorney general, the White House announced in a news release Tuesday.
McCabe book details frenzy in Trump administration
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 11:24:14 GMT
In the early days of the Trump administration, the national security adviser lied to the vice president about his interactions with a Russian diplomat. The attorney general appeared to confuse news reports with classified information he received from intelligence reports. The White House chief of staff expressed frustration that the FBI wouldn't knock down media reports about Trump campaign associates' communications with Russians known to US intelligence.
7 things to know before the bell
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:36:48 GMT
1. Trade talks: US stock futures were pointing higher ahead of more trade talks between the United States and China.
More than 1 million people subscribe to this electric toothbrush startup
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:05:55 GMT
It started with a trip to the dentist.
How three men created a $1 billion salad chain
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 20:12:38 GMT
When Jonathan Neman, Nathaniel Ru and Nicolas Jammet met as freshman at Georgetown University 15 years ago, they bonded over food.