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62,000 pounds of raw beef products recalled due to E.coli

The raw beef products were packaged at the Aurora Packing Company in Illinois and shipped around the country.

China tariffs to cost average US household $831

The New York Federal Reserve estimates that the Trump administration's latest round of tariff hikes on Chinese goods will cost the typical U.S. household $831 a year.

US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast

U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats.
Cigarettes & Smoking

Top Senate Republican would raise minimum smoking age to 21

The measure by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would cover not only tobacco products, but also e-cigarettes and vapor products.

Grumpy Cat, who entertained millions online, dies at age 7

Her owners said "Grumpy Cat has helped millions of people smile all around the world - even when times were tough."

Kraft will pay your Mother’s Day babysitting bill

Moms across the U.S. can submit their Mother’s Day babysitter bills and Kraft will pay them. 

1 suspect in Colorado school shooting identified

Authorities have released the name of an 18-year-old student accused of opening fire with a classmate inside a charter school in an affluent suburb of Denver, killing a teenager and wounding eight others.

Authorities: 2 suspects in custody after school shooting in Denver

Authorities say at least 7 people were injured and two people arrested following a shooting at a school in Denver.

US says higher tariffs on China to hit on Friday

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer says the higher tariffs on China that President Donald Trump threatened over the weekend will take effect at 12:01 a.m. Eastern time Friday.

Trump’s ex-lawyer arrives at prison

President Donald Trump's ex-lawyer and fixer has arrived at an upstate New York prison to start a three-year sentence for crimes including campaign finance violations related to hush-money payments made on Trump's behalf.

Barr to be a no-show for House hearing, stepping up tensions

There might well be an empty witness chair when the House Judiciary Committee meets to discuss the special counsel's report and Attorney General William Barr's handling of it.

WikiLeaks’ Assange gets 50 weeks in prison for bail-jumping

Judge Deborah Taylor said it was hard to imagine a more serious version of the offense

Rod Rosenstein submits letter of resignation to Trump

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has submitted a letter of resignation to President Donald Trump.

UPDATE: Missing three-year-old found in Georgetown with parents

The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office says the parents of Joshua Mcadams failed to bring him to a medically necessary hospital procedure.

Biden: Charlottesville was epiphany on 2020 run

Joe Biden says events in Charlottesville were an "epiphany" to him because he had never seen anything like it in his lifetime.

Quarantines at 2 LA universities amid US measles outbreak

More than 200 people were initially affected but officials expected that number to drop as they proved immunity.

Ex-Vice President Biden launches 2020 presidential campaign

The vice president under President Barack Obama made the announcement in a video released Thursday morning.

Wisconsin man identified as $763M Powerball jackpot winner

Manuel Franco, of West Allis, came forward at a news conference Tuesday in Madison.

Mueller report: Trump largely failed to derail Russia probe

President Donald Trump sought the removal of special counsel Robert Mueller, discouraged witnesses from cooperating with prosecutors and prodded aides to mislead the public on his behalf, according to a hugely anticipated report from Mueller that details multiple efforts the president made to curtail a Russia probe he feared would cripple his administration.

California couple who shackled children face life in prison

The desperate cry for help came from a girl who had lived in such isolation for 17 years that she didn’t know her address, the month of the year or what the word medication meant.

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