Oregon wrestles with building facilities in…

Experts say the big one is coming to the Pacific Northwest: a massive earthquake that will cause buildings and bridges to collapse and unleash a tsunami that will devastate the coast

Calif. Supreme Court Rules Apple Must Pay…

The court says Apple retail store workers must be paid for the time it takes to have their belongings checked before leaving.

Trump Toasts, Teases Stephen Miller at His Wedding

White House senior adviser Stephen Miller's relationship has made headlines before, but now instead of " dating Stephen Miller ," Katie Waldman—Vice President Mike Pence's press secretary—has married Stephen Miller, the New York Post reports. The two wed Sunday night at DC's Trump International Hotel as President Trump and first...

3 times weather has impacted the president

From heavy snow to soaking rain, weather isn't always kind to presidents. Here's a look back at some of those moments.

Refinery fire extinguished in south Texas, no…

Citgo says a fire at one of its refineries in Corpus Christi, Texas, has been extinguished and that no one is injured

AOC Facing 13 Challengers in Re-Election Campaign

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez will not exactly cruise uncontested to re-election. The first-term Democratic congresswoman, who kicked off her re-election campaign in Queens Saturday while remarking that she "would never begrudge anyone trying to run in a primary," is facing 13 challengers—and five of them are from her own party. AOC,...

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Some cruise ship passengers in Nebraska quarantine

Officials said at a news conference Monday afternoon that 13 people in the National Quarantine Unit at UNMC have tested either positive or are likely to test positive for this new virus. (Feb. 17)

Professor suspended for calling police on black…

An Indiana university says a white professor accused of discrimination after he called university police to his classroom because a black student refused to change seats won't teach for the remainder of the semester

14 Americans Evacuated From Cruise Ship Test…

The evacuees spent days stuck on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship amid a coronavirus outbreak that sickened hundreds.

More Bad News for a Longtime Retailer

First came news early in the year that Pier 1 Imports was shuttering almost half of its stores . Now comes the not-so-surprising follow-up: The Texas-based retailer filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, reports the Wall Street Journal . Nine straight quarters of declining store sales will do that to a company,...

Flood emergency issued in Jackson, Mississippi

The nearby Pearl River is expected to crest, triggering a flood emergency in Jackson, Mississippi, on Feb. 17. AccuWeather's Bill Wadell has the story.

Pompeo in Africa visit praises Angola's moves…

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in his latest Africa stop has praised Angola’s president for his actions against corruption

US Evacuates Americans From Ship, But Some Aren't…

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the US almost doubled overnight with the arrival of two planes carrying American citizens evacuated from a cruise ship in Japan. Officials say they were notified during the evacuation process that 14 of the passengers had tested positive for COVID-19, reports CNBC . The...

Angela Bassett on career, Hollywood diversity and…

Angela Bassett gives her thoughts on if she feels her career has received the proper respect despite being an actress of color. She also discusses increased diversity in Hollywood, as well as being an ambassador for “Know Diabetes by Heart,” a joint initiative from the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association. (Feb. 17)

Trial to begin over Arkema chemical plant fire…

A subsidiary of a French chemical manufacturer, along with three senior staff members are set to go on trial this week over a fire at a Houston-area chemical plant that was overwhelmed by Hurricane Harvey's flooding in 2017

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Denver Mayor To Veto Legislation Repealing Pit…

The may said he didn't think the legislation fully addressed the risk of injury from "attacks from these particular dog breeds."

Professor's 'OK Boomer' Comparison Blows Up

A University of Oklahoma journalism professor is in hot water after using the n-word in class—and claiming that the phrase "OK boomer" is comparable to the racial slur. Peter Gade , who has been on the school's faculty since 1998, is director of graduate studies at the Gaylord College of...

Black players impacting hockey history

AccuWeather's Dexter Henry caught up with two players in the NHL who shared their experiences playing hockey as black men while helping to make the sport more diverse.

Virginia lawmakers reject assault weapon ban

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's push to ban the sale of assault weapons has failed after members of his own party balked at the proposal

Military Still Struggles to Diagnose Brain…

The official count of US service members who suffered brain injuries in an Iranian attack at a base in Iraq last month has gone up several times. Part of the reason, the New York Times reports, is that there's still no reliable way of diagnosing a brain injury. Major research...

Landslide destroys homes on hillside in Tennessee

Authorities say two homes were destroyed when a hillside collapsed near a swollen river in western Tennessee. (Feb. 17)

Hundreds still flooded from homes in Mississippi…

The swollen Pearl River appears to have crested in Mississippi’s capital of Jackson at just under 37 feet, but Gov. Tate Reeves warned the hundreds of evacuees not to rush back home until they get the all clear

Air Force Allows For Turbans, Hijabs And Beards…

The Air Force will allow airmen to request waivers for "neat and conservative religious apparel."

Ex-Priest Who Killed Beauty Queen Dies in Prison

Fifty-seven years after the 1960 death of a 25-year-old beauty queen, a former priest went on trial for her murder. John Feit was convicted and in late 2017 sentenced to life —a sentence whose term ended up being just over two years. "Offender Feit was pronounced dead at 5:38am...

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This snowy drive will make you hold your breath

This driver had to dodge several vehicles during her early morning commute in Missoula, Montana, on Feb. 17.

American cruise passengers quarantined at US…

More than 300 American cruise ship passengers, including 14 who tested positive for coronavirus, are being quarantined at military bases in California and Texas after arriving from Japan on charter flights overnight

Dad Who Infamously Moved Into Daughter's Dorm…

The bizarre story of "Larry Ray" came into the public consciousness by way of a lengthy story from the Cut on the dad who, in September 2010, moved into his daughter's 8-person campus dorm at Sarah Lawrence College. To say that things got crazy from there is an understatement. Now...