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  • Trump walked out of shutdown meeting with Democratic lawmakers: Schumer

    January 9, 2019 8:45 PM 130

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump walked out of a meeting with Democratic lawmakers after they told him they would not fund his proposed wall along the U.S. southern border, Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Wednesday. “He asked (House) Speaker (Nancy) Pelosi, ‘Will you agree to my wall?’ She said no. And he just got up and said, ‘Then

  • Michael R White: Iran confirms arrest of ex-US sailor

    January 9, 2019 8:44 PM 158

    Iran has confirmed it is holding a US citizen, the first American detained in the Islamic Republic during the Trump presidency. Former US Navy member Michael R White, 46, was arrested "some time ago" and is being held at an Iranian prison, the foreign ministry said. Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said US officials had immediately been made aware of the arrest

  • FedEx worker goes viral for stop she didn't have to make: 'I pray every day for the Lord to use me'

    January 9, 2019 7:58 PM 181

    Amanda Riggan, a full-time FedEx driver and founder of Hungry Heroes, a non-profit that feeds first responders and veterans, went viral for a video she posted on Facebook about being used by God. (Amanda Riggan) A FedEx employee in South Carolina with a big heart went viral after she posted a video about being prompted by God to help another person on her route

  • Former Insys CEO to plead guilty in opioid kickback case

    January 9, 2019 11:05 AM 158

    BOSTON (Reuters) - The former chief executive of Insys Therapeutics Inc (INSY.O) is expected on Wednesday to plead guilty to participating in a scheme to pay doctors bribes in exchange for prescribing an addictive opioid medication. Michael Babich, who resigned as the Arizona-based drugmaker’s CEO in 2015, is scheduled to appear in federal court in Boston

  • Arizona police officer fatally hit during traffic stop, officials say

    January 9, 2019 6:16 AM 138

    Clayton Townsend, a Salt River police officer, has been fatally hit during a traffic stop on Tuesday. (Fox 10 Phoenix) An Arizona police officer has been fatally struck by a vehicle while conducting a traffic stop on Tuesday night, officials said. The Salt River police officer has been identified as Clayton Townsend, according to Fox 10 Phoenix. Salt River

  • California highway officer helps deliver baby along roadside

    January 9, 2019 4:36 AM 151

    California Highway Patrol Officer Jeffrey Lloyd holds a baby he helped deliver along Highway 99 on Monday. (CHP South Sacramento) A mother and her newborn daughter were in "excellent health" and resting at a local hospital Tuesday, one day after a California Highway Patrol officer helped deliver the baby along the side of a busy highway. CHP Officer

  • Trump addresses the nation, Democrats respond

    January 9, 2019 2:44 AM 158

    President Trump claimed that "the federal government remains shut down for one reason and one reason only: because Democrats will not fund border security.” It’s not true that Democrats oppose funding for border security, they just aren't willing to meet Trump’s demand for more than $5 billion in wall funding. Congressional Democratic leaders have offered

  • Couple in Colorado rescue crash victims: report

    January 9, 2019 1:05 AM 147

    Couples that pay attention and do something together save lives together. Or so it seems for a Colorado couple who helped pull two people out of a crashed car on an I-76 off-ramp moments before the vehicle caught fire, as Fox 31 Denver reported. “It was crazy,” Elexcus Garcia said. “Yeah, we definitely did not expect to be pulling someone from a burning

  • Lin-Manuel Miranda opening an NYC bookstore

    January 8, 2019 8:26 PM 138

    Lilit Marcus, CNN • Updated 8th January 2019 Grammy and Tony winner Lin-Manuel Miranda, a New York City native, has joined with several friends to purchase Manhattan's famous Drama Book Shop. The midtown store has long been a haven for the arts community -- it sells play and film scripts as well as musical scores, many of which are hard to find anywhere

  • Today's market moves and business news

    January 8, 2019 4:18 PM 139

    The Dow climbed 300 points, or 1.3%, at Tuesday’s opening bell on hopes for progress on a trade deal with China. The S&P 500 jumped 1.1%, leaving both indexes on track for their first three-day winning streak since late November. The Nasdaq advanced 1% as well, boosted by 2% rallies for Amazon and Facebook. Markets got an extra boost after President