Daily Archives: April 14, 2018



  • Videos of 2 black men arrested at Starbucks draw outrage

    Videos of 2 black men arrested at Starbucks draw outrage

    PHILADELPHIA — Starbucks has issued an apology after an incident that led to the arrest of two men at a Philadelphia location earlier this week. The company released the following statement Saturday: “We apologize to the two individuals and our customers and are disappointed this led to an arrest. We take these matters seriously and…



  • Powerful spring storm turns deadly, blasts central U.S. with snow

    Powerful spring storm turns deadly, blasts central U.S. with snow

    Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE A powerful spring storm system was blamed for the deaths of at least three people across the Midwest on Saturday as blizzard conditions blanketed much of the Northern Plains. The storm system dumped heavy snow on parts of…


  • Trump tweets two words that haunted Bush: ‘Mission Accomplished!”

    Trump tweets two words that haunted Bush: ‘Mission Accomplished!”

    Using two words that ended up haunting George W. Bush during the Iraq War, President Donald Trump took to Twitter Saturday to declare “Mission Accomplished!” following airstrikes on chemical weapons targets in Syria. Pentagon officials said the overnight missile strikes by the U.S., the U.K., and France on three key targets in Syria crippled the…


  • Gun rights supporters brave blustery day to rally in Wyoming

    Gun rights supporters brave blustery day to rally in Wyoming

    The latest on gun rights rallies planned at state capitols across the U.S. (all times EDT): 6:15 p.m. Organizers of a gun rights rally in Augusta, Maine, say about 800 people showed up to protest what they fear are attempts to limit Second Amendment rights. Dave Gulya helped lead Saturday’s rally, which he says made…


  • Teacher rebellion tests Republican grip on Kentucky

    Teacher rebellion tests Republican grip on Kentucky

    Three years ago, Robin Cooper voted for Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin. On Saturday, she vowed not to do it again. The occupational therapist in Kentucky’s second largest school district has been one of the thousands of educators protesting at the state Capitol in recent weeks to oppose changes to their pension system and to…



  • Russia: Trace of Western-made nerve agent seen in UK samples

    Russia: Trace of Western-made nerve agent seen in UK samples

    Russia’s foreign minister says Moscow has received a document from a Swiss lab that analyzed the samples in the nerve agent poisoning of an ex-Russian spy, which points at a Western-designed nerve agent as a likely cause. Minister Sergey Lavrov said Saturday that Moscow received the confidential information from the laboratory in Spiez, Switzerland, that…