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Ban duck boat tours, says former NTSB chairman after fatal Branson sinking

Ban duck boat tours, says former NTSB chairman after fatal Branson sinking

CLOSE Hundreds of community members gathered for a vigil in Branson, Missouri for the 17 people, 9 of them from one family, who died suddenly when a duck boat capsized. USA TODAY A man looks at an idled duck boat in the parking lot of Ride the Ducks in Branson, Mo.(Photo: Charlie Riedel, AP) Amphibious […]

Rare summer nor'easter expected to bring heavy rain, flash flooding to tri-state area

Rare summer nor'easter expected to bring heavy rain, flash flooding to tri-state area

Please enable Javascript to watch this video NEW YORK —An incoming storm is expected to bring heavy rain, whipping winds, and flooding across the tri-state area. Winds will get strong and gusty as well, reaching speeds over 40 mph. Some areas can see rainfall of 1 to 2 inches. Gov. Andrew Cuomo cautioned New Yorkers to […]

Police Injured In Bizarre Tractor Chase In Downtown Denver

Police Injured In Bizarre Tractor Chase In Downtown Denver

Two police officers were being treated in a local hospital Friday night after the dramatic pursuit of a stolen tractor swerving crazily through downtown Denver, officials reported. The tractor, which was pulling some kind of farm equipment, struck several cars and buildings as it caromed through streets, Denver police spokesman Tyrone Campbell said later at a […]

Trump Blasts Fed, China and Europe for Putting US Economy at a Disadvantage

Trump Blasts Fed, China and Europe for Putting US Economy at a Disadvantage

Mr. Trump’s sharp words come ahead of a gathering this weekend of finance ministers of the Group of 20 countries in Argentina, where Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, is expected to get an earful of criticism about Mr. Trump’s trade policies. In a slew of trade actions, the president has already imposed tariffs on roughly […]

Donald Trump calls Scott Walker 'a favorite of mine' as he praises Foxconn deal

Donald Trump calls Scott Walker 'a favorite of mine' as he praises Foxconn deal

Buy Photo President Trump (second from left) is joined by Gov. Scott Walker (left), Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou and House Speaker Paul Ryan (right) Thursday, June 28, 2018, during the ceremonial groundbreaking for Foxconn’s factory in Mount Pleasant, Wis. The Taiwanese-based firm has said it remains committed to investing the full $10 billion in what […]

FBI Director Christopher Wray Says Russia Continues to Sow Discord in the US

FBI Director Christopher Wray Says Russia Continues to Sow Discord in the US

(ASPEN, Colo.) — FBI Director Christopher Wray said Wednesday that Russia continues to use fake news, propaganda and covert operations to “spin up” Americans on both sides of hot-button issues to sow discord in the United States. Wray stood behind the intelligence agencies’ assessment that Moscow meddled in the 2016 presidential election, dismissing Russian President […]

Islands are disappearing worldwide. But a new one has formed from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano.

Islands are disappearing worldwide. But a new one has formed from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano.

A small new world has materialized on the shores of the Big Island of Hawaii. The 20-by-30-foot expanse is a geological tabula rasa, untouched and unlike just about anywhere else on earth. The island first emerged Thursday from lava flowing out of a new fissure that opened on Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano in May, according to […]

Houston police capture possible serial killer Jose Gilberto Rodriguez

Houston police capture possible serial killer Jose Gilberto Rodriguez

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE An armed man wanted in connection with at least three murders in the Houston area was captured Tuesday morning after he was spotted potentially casing homes for another robbery attempt, authorities said. The week-long crime spree of Jose […]

St. Paul candidate Martinez arrested in alleged 'revenge porn' of his wife

St. Paul candidate Martinez arrested in alleged 'revenge porn' of his wife

St. Paul police arrested city council candidate David Martinez on Monday morning on suspicion of violating the state’s “revenge porn” law. On Saturday, a blog post appeared on Martinez’s campaign website and included a photo of a woman whose breasts were exposed. The post said Martinez’s estranged wife had obtained a restraining order against him. David […]

Bus crash on New Mexico highway leaves 3 dead, dozens injured

Bus crash on New Mexico highway leaves 3 dead, dozens injured

Last Updated Jul 15, 2018 10:42 PM EDT BERNALILLO, N.M. —  A crash involving a passenger bus and three other vehicles on New Mexico highway early Sunday killed three people and injured 24 others, some critically, authorities said. Sandoval County Fire Chief James Maxon confirmed the deaths but didn’t immediately know what caused the collision […]

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