Trump axes Tillerson, names CIA’s Pompeo chief US Diplomat

President Donald Trump unceremoniously dumped Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday — via Twitter — and picked CIA Director Mike Pompeo to shift from America’s spy chief to its top diplomat.

US students stage massive walkout to protest gun violence

They bowed their heads in honor of the dead. They carried signs with messages like “Never again” and “Am I next?” They railed against...

Footbridge collapses onto busy highway, crushes 8 vehicles

A pedestrian bridge that was under construction collapsed onto a busy Miami highway Thursday.

Navy jet crashes off Key West, killing 2 crew members

The Pentagon acknowledged Thursday that budget shortfalls have eroded military capabilities.

Milk co-op mailing highlights suicide risk for dairy farmers

Accompanying the routine payments and price forecasts sent to some Northeast dairy farmers last month were a list of mental health services and the number of a suicide prevention hotline.

Grand jury indicts 4 in death of university frat pledge

A grand jury indicted four people Thursday in the death of a Louisiana State University student whose blood-alcohol content was more than six times...

Industry: $10B will be bet on March Madness, most illegally

America’s gambling industry predicts $10 billion will be bet on the March Madness college basketball tournament — nearly all of it illegally or off-the-books. That’s...

USDA Seeks Ideas to Help SNAP Participants Become Independent

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced last week that it is looking for innovative ideas to promote work and self-sufficiency among able-bodied adults participating in the department’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).  

Stephen Hawking, best-known physicist of his time, has died

Famous Scientist, Stephen Hawkins, 76, dies.

Barbershop study trimmed black men’s hair and blood pressure

Trim your hair, your beard, your blood pressure?