Texas Records 1st Death Linked to E-cigarette Use
Health officials in Texas say the state has recorded its first death associated with vaping-related lung illnesses.
Some Say Whistleblower Complaint Is “Disturbing”
Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire is set to speak publicly for the first time about a secret whistleblower complaint involving President Donald Trump as House Democrats who have read the document say it is "deeply disturbing."
Pelosi Calls for Impeachment Inquiry
Washington plunged into an impeachment crisis on Wednesday, as House Democrats opened an investigation into President Donald Trump's campaign season dealings with Ukraine. Trump repeatedly prodded Ukraine's president to look into Democratic rival Joe Biden, according to a rough transcript …
Hurricane Dorian Claims at Least 7 Lives in the Bahamas
Bahamians rescued victims of Hurricane Dorian with jet skis and a bulldozer as the U.S. Coast Guard, Britain's Royal Navy and a handful of aid groups tried to get food and medicine to survivors and take the most desperate people to safety.
Hurricane Dorian Strengthens to Cat 5 Storm
Hurricane Dorian is a powerful Category 5 storm and is now bearing down on the East Coast of the U.S.
Marriott Banning Little Shampoo Bottles by 2020
Marriott International, the world's largest hotel chain, said Wednesday it will eliminate small plastic bottles of shampoo, conditioner and bath gel from its hotel rooms worldwide by December 2020.
Hurricane Heads for Florida After Brushing Caribbean islands
Hurricane Dorian moved out over open waters early Thursday after doing limited damage in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, though forecasters warned it was becoming more dangerous while moving toward the northern Bahamas and Florida's east coast.
Tropical Storm Dorian Bears Down on Windward Islands
Tropical Storm Dorian was dumping rain Tuesday on the Windward Islands of the eastern Caribbean, gathering power on a path to brush past Puerto Rico's southwest coast and hit the eastern Dominican Republic on Wednesday at near hurricane strength.
Suspect Surrenders in Philadelphia
A gunman who opened fire on police Wednesday as they were serving a drug warrant in Philadelphia, wounding six officers and triggering a standoff that extended into the night, is in police custody, authorities said.
New Rules Can Deny Green Cards for Immigrants on Food Stamps
Trump administration rules that could deny green cards to immigrants who use Medicaid, food stamps, housing vouchers or other forms of public assistance are going into effect.