A teenager who started a major wildfire in the scenic Columbia River Gorge in Oregon has been ordered to pay restitution for at least the next decade, though it's unlikely the boy will ever cover his nearly $37 million bill.
Ken Thomas and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press | Posted
May 21st - 12:56pm
New CIA Director Gina Haspel pledged to send more spies into the field during her swearing-in Monday as President Donald Trump offered up praise for the rank-and-file, who felt snubbed during his first visit to the headquarters of the premier U.S. intelligence agency.
Mark Sherman, Associated Press | Posted
May 21st - 12:53pm
A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that businesses can prohibit their workers from banding together in disputes over pay and conditions in the workplace, a decision that affects an estimated 25 million non-unionized employees.
Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press | Posted
May 21st - 12:29pm
Incriminating statements to law officers made by a student arrested after four people were shot at a Washington state high school last year will be admissible in upcoming court proceedings, a Spokane County judge ruled Monday.
Josh Lederman and Matthew Lee, Associated Press | Posted
May 21st - 12:12pm
The Trump administration on Monday demanded that Iran make wholesale changes in its military and regional policies or face "the strongest sanctions in history," as it sought to turn up heat on Tehran after President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from a landmark nuclear deal.
Hundreds of people gathered for a weekend cookout in Oakland, California dubbed "BBQing While Black." It is the latest response to a white woman's now infamous call to police to report African Americans barbecuing at a public park.
A high-ranking New York university official has been placed on leave after his story about surviving a deadly bombing in Afghanistan, being offered a job by former Secretary of State Colin Powell and other claims have been challenged by a newspaper.