Home » Archives by category » In the Headlines (Page 6)

Obama Orders Review Of Transfers Of Military Surplus To Local Police

Obama Orders Review Of Transfers Of Military Surplus To Local PolicePresident Obama has ordered a review of federal programs that supply local law enforcement agencies with military weapons and equipment after concerns over how the police handled unrest in Ferguson, Mo., in the aftermath of the shooting death of Michael Brown.

Who Owns A Monkey’s Selfie? No One Can, U.S. Says

Who Owns A Monkey’s Selfie? No One Can, U.S. SaysThe question of who owns a striking image taken by a crested black macaque may be closer to being settled, as the U.S. Copyright Office says the photo can't be copyrighted — by the person who owns the camera or any other entity -– because it wasn't taken by a human.

After Night Of Calm, National Guard To Be Withdrawn From Ferguson

After Night Of Calm, National Guard To Be Withdrawn From FergusonMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered the National Guard to begin withdrawing from the city of Ferguson after a night of relative calm in the wake of days of unrest surrounding the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

Hamas Says Airstrike Killed 3 Senior Commanders

Hamas Says Airstrike Killed 3 Senior CommandersAn Israeli attack on a house has killed three military commanders in Gaza, Hamas says, including one of the group's most senior leaders. Thursday's strike follows an Israeli attack on the top Hamas military leader earlier this week.

Both American Ebola Patients Released From Atlanta Hospital

Both American Ebola Patients Released From Atlanta HospitalThe two U.S. patients who were treated for Ebola have been discharged from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta, where they had been in an isolation ward since returning from Liberia early this month.

SeaWorld Won’t Appeal Ban On Trainers Performing With Orcas

SeaWorld Won’t Appeal Ban On Trainers Performing With OrcasSeaWorld has decided not to appeal a court ruling that prohibits its trainers from performing with killer whales, the Orlando Sentinel reports, citing a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Torrential Rain Swamps Phoenix, Strands Drivers

Torrential Rain Swamps Phoenix, Strands DriversMonsoonal rainfall caused massive flash flooding in Phoenix on Tuesday, turning roads into raging torrents and stranding residents and drivers.

A ‘Different Dynamic’ In Ferguson, But With 47 Arrests

A ‘Different Dynamic’ In Ferguson, But With 47 ArrestsTear gas and Molotov cocktails were absent from Ferguson's streets last night, as protesters and police avoided the clashes that have marred demonstrations over an unarmed black teenager's death at the hands of police in the St. Louis suburb last weekend.

A U.S. Naval Ship Sunk During World War II Is Identified

A U.S. Naval Ship Sunk During World War II Is IdentifiedMore than 70 years later, U.S. and Indonesian divers have confirmed that a sunken vessel in the Java Sea was the wreck of the ship dubbed "The Galloping Ghost of the Java Coast."

Fresh Clashes In Ferguson, Mo., As National Guard Arrives

Fresh Clashes In Ferguson, Mo., As National Guard ArrivesNational Guard troops moved in by Gov. Jay Nixon didn't get involved, and the officer in charge of security in Ferguson said police came under fire and were targeted by Molotov cocktails.