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911 Outages Imperil Public Safety in Cincinnati and Elsewhere
According to an internal city document obtained by NBC, Cincinnati has had 10 911 outages since June 2016. The latest one lasted three and a half hours.
(Fri, 22 Sep 2017 20:06:00 GMT)

Girl's Injury Sparks More Teams to Expand Ballpark Nets
The list of Major League Baseball teams expanding their safety nets to protect fans from balls and bats grew this week after a toddler got hit at Yankee Stadium.
(Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:03:00 GMT)

Former College Wrestler Sentenced to 10 Years for Spreading HIV
The 10-year prison sentence of Michael Johnson, also referred to in news reports as "Tiger Mandingo," raises ethical questions about HIV criminalization laws.
(Sat, 23 Sep 2017 16:48:00 GMT)

Why It's Unclear When Puerto Rico Will Get Power Back
Puerto Rico's fragile and neglected power grid collapsed under Hurricane Maria, and officials are still trying to assess the damage ─ let alone restore service.
(Sat, 23 Sep 2017 13:47:00 GMT)

Trump Could Change Shape of Federal Reserve Board
President Donald Trump could have the opportunity to replace five of the seven board members at the Federal Reserve — including Chair Janet Yellen.
(Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:13:00 GMT)

Will Racial Slur by Juror Derail Georgia Execution?
Keith Tharpe is scheduled to be executed on Tuesday. His lawyers say a juror's "racial animus" means he should get a reprieve.
(Sat, 23 Sep 2017 11:15:07 GMT)

U.S. Troops Train Just Miles From Russia's Huge Military Drills
U.S. troops have upped their exercises with European counterparts in recent years as a show of force and to strengthen integration between their militaries.
(Sat, 23 Sep 2017 10:17:00 GMT)

11th Patient From Sweltering Florida Nursing Home Dies
Police in Florida said a 94-year-old woman died Thursday. It's the 11 death of patient from a nursing home that lost air conditioning after Hurricane Irma.
(Sat, 23 Sep 2017 02:36:00 GMT)

21 States Told Their Election Systems Targeted by Hackers
In most cases the systems were not breached, the federal government said. Election officials in three states said the attempts could be linked to Russia.
(Fri, 22 Sep 2017 22:50:00 GMT)

Man Convicted of Murdering Nursing Student Holly Bobo
Zachary Adams was convicted Friday on charges he kidnapped, raped and murdered Tennessee nursing student Holly Bobo, who disappeared in 2011.
(Fri, 22 Sep 2017 22:31:00 GMT)

Trump Nominee Said Transgender Children Show 'Satan's Plan'
Jeff Mateer, Trump's nominee for a federal judgeship in Texas, also suggested gay marriage could lead to polygamy and bestiality.
(Fri, 22 Sep 2017 21:23:00 GMT)

Betsy DeVos Rescinds Obama-era Title IX Protections
DeVos turned her intention to rescind Obama-era Title IX guidance into action on Friday, drawing mixed reactions from advocates of victims and those accused.
(Fri, 22 Sep 2017 21:19:00 GMT)

Trump to Replace Travel Ban; Restrict Visas
The White House could issue new requirements this weekend for travelers entering the U.S., replacing President Donald Trump's controversial ban.
(Fri, 22 Sep 2017 21:18:00 GMT)

Cuba Tells U.N. It Has Clean Hands in U.S. Embassy Mystery
Twenty-one Americans have suffered effects from mysterious sonic incidents apparently targeting embassy staff in Havana.
(Fri, 22 Sep 2017 20:26:00 GMT)

Forest Service, Idaho to Boost Logging on Federal Land
The U.S. Forest Service and Idaho have forged 10 agreements for logging and restoration projects on federal land.
(Fri, 22 Sep 2017 19:10:00 GMT)

Asian-American Family Threatened After Displaying Black Lives Matter Sign
Debbie Lee said her family received notes—including one using a derogatory term—telling them to remove a Black Lives Matter sign from their San Francisco home.
(Fri, 22 Sep 2017 18:26:00 GMT)

Protesters Ejected From Speech Delivered by Turkey's President
A demonstrator who got up and shouted "terrorist" at Turkey's president during a speech in New York was grabbed by bodyguards and rushed out of the hall.
(Fri, 22 Sep 2017 17:40:00 GMT)

Maria Churns Past Turks and Caicos After Ravaging Puerto Rico
The storm was expected to weaken over the next two days.
(Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:54:00 GMT)

'Homosexual Conduct Should Be Illegal,' Roy Moore Said in '05 Interview
A newly resurfaced TV interview highlights Alabama senate candidate Roy Moore's long history of fighting against LGBTQ rights.
(Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:24:00 GMT)

This Family Was Already Struggling. Then Came Harvey
Hurricane Harvey hit one family in southeast Texas especially hard. They are still clearing a home they had just remodeled for their injured son.
(Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:45:48 GMT)

Aaron Hernandez Had Brain Disease, Doctors Say
Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had CTE, a serious brain disease linked with concussions and head impacts, Boston University said.
(Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:44:42 GMT)

Puerto Ricans Get Used to 'Candles, Flashlights & Good Old-Fashioned Sweat'
Millions of Puerto Ricans are grappling the realization that life will be different for a long time following Hurricane Maria.
(Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:15:00 GMT)

How Trump Administration Has Handled the North Korea Crisis
North Korea has thumbed its nose at U.N. resolutions — conducting several ballistic missile tests this year and five nuclear tests since 2006
(Fri, 22 Sep 2017 12:13:00 GMT)

Kim Jong Un Responds to Trump, Says 'Dotard' Will 'Pay Dearly'
Hours later, North Korea's foreign minister reportedly said his country may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean.
(Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:52:00 GMT)

Ex-Hit Man 'Sammy the Bull' Gravano Released From Prison
Gravano, 72, who had been serving most of a 20-year sentence for drug-related convictions, was a former underboss for the Gambino crime family.
(Fri, 22 Sep 2017 10:56:00 GMT)

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