Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Nation & World

‘One of our attorneys is a Jew’: Kayla Moore makes the headlines at Roy Moore’s big rally (w/video)

‘One of our attorneys is a Jew’: Kayla Moore makes the headlines at Roy Moore’s big rally (w/video)

It was the final night of campaigning for Alabama’s U.S. Senate seat and all eyes were on Republican candidate Roy Moore. But Twitter, at least, focused more on his wife, Kayla, and her remarks before he spoke.She didn’t say precisely why she felt a ...
Updated: 16 minutes ago
Trump accusers renew sexual misconduct charges against him, say it was ‘heartbreaking’ to see him elected

Trump accusers renew sexual misconduct charges against him, say it was ‘heartbreaking’ to see him elected

As the country grapples with a national reckoning over sexual misconduct allegations against powerful men, three women who accused the most high-profile man in America again questioned Monday why their claims did nothing to stop him from winning the ...
Published: 12/11/17
New evacuations as huge Southern California fire flares up

New evacuations as huge Southern California fire flares up

VENTURA, Calif. — Monster fires in Southern California raged for a seventh day on Sunday, edging into Santa Barbara County while leaving residents of neighboring Ventura County to deal with the aftermath of a historic inferno.As hundreds fled for saf...
Published: 12/10/17
American  Nobel laureate worries politics could undermine science

American Nobel laureate worries politics could undermine science

STOCKHOLM — An American researcher who shared this year’s Nobel Prize for medicine bluntly criticized political developments at home in his address at the awards’ gala banquet Sunday night. Michael Rosbash, who was honored for his work on circadian r...
Published: 12/10/17
Israeli strikes kill 2 Hamas men after Gaza rocket attack

Israeli strikes kill 2 Hamas men after Gaza rocket attack

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli airstrikes killed two Hamas members early Saturday following a rocket attack on Israel, in the latest fallout from President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, which has roiled the regi...
Published: 12/09/17
Firefighters begin to turn the tide on Southern California wildfires

Firefighters begin to turn the tide on Southern California wildfires

LOS ANGELES — Firefighters hoped to make more progress Saturday against the wildfires burning from Ojai to Oceanside that have destroyed more than 790 structures and forced some 90,000 people to flee from their homes.As Santa Ana winds finally died d...
Published: 12/09/17

Polluted air, health problems brought by California fires are expected to linger

CARPINTERIA, Calif. — A week of major, wind-whipped fires across Southern California has caused significant air pollution and health problems.The air quality is worst in and around fires burning from Ventura County to San Diego County, but the smoke ...
Published: 12/09/17

With 2020 census looming, worries about fairness and accuracy

WASHINGTON — Census experts and public officials are expressing growing concerns that the bedrock mission of the 2020 census — an accurate and trustworthy head count of everyone in the United States — is imperiled, with worrisome implications.Prepara...
Published: 12/09/17
Trump hails civil rights heroes; protesters pan his record

Trump hails civil rights heroes; protesters pan his record

JACKSON, Miss.—Protesters greeted President Donald Trump in the Mississippi capital Saturday as he came to speak at the opening of a civil rights museum.After the White House announced this week that Trump would visit the Mississippi Civil Rights Mus...
Published: 12/09/17
Iraq declares war against ISIS has ended

Iraq declares war against ISIS has ended

BAGHDAD — After more than three years of combat operations, Iraq announced Saturday that the fight against the Islamic State group is over after the country’s security forces drove the extremists from all of the territory they once held. Iraqi and Am...
Published: 12/09/17