Shaun Donovan, a 38-year-old Navy SEAL, was previously rejected by the Fire Department of New York for being too old. A measure passed by New York state lawmakers will give him another chance to fulfill his dream.
Wednesday’s account from a pair of career diplomats was a striking though complicated one that Democrats say reveals a president abusing his office, and the power of American foreign policy, for personal political gain.
LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press
Maricopa Police Department spokesman Ricardo Alvarado said Machelle Hobson died Tuesday at a Phoenix-area hospital. Her death was ruled natural and there was no crime suspected in it, according to Scottsdale police.
Venice suffered its second-worst flood ever recorded, causing an outcry to better protect the historic city. The water reached 6.14 feet above average sea level, the second-highest level ever recorded in the city and just 2½ inches lower than the historic 1966 flood.
U.S. District Judge Federico Moreno could have sentenced Black to the maximum of 10 years, and prosecutors wanted eight years in part because Black allegedly was involved in a jail fight that injured a corrections officer.
An attorney for the alleged victim notified Catholic officials in New Jersey this week that he is preparing a lawsuit on behalf of a client who says he was molested by Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio in the 1970s.
President Donald Trump says he and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are “very good friends,” but their meeting Wednesday at the White House failed to resolve an issue that has badly strained relations between the two NATO allies.
Australia's highest court agreed to hear an appeal from the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children. Pell was sentenced to six years in prison in March and is no longer a member of Francis' Council of Cardinals or a Vatican official.
A special hearing started Tuesday in Anderson County where a judge is deciding Jesse Osborne's sentence. The now 17-year-old, who was 14 at the time of the slayings, faces anywhere from 30 years to life without parole.
Popular daytime soap opera “Days of Our Lives” is going on a production hiatus and at least one media outlet has reported that the show’s cast has been let of of their contracts, but sources close to People magazine expect the show to continue.
The ruling came in a lawsuit filed by the ACLU and the Electronic Frontier Foundation on behalf of 11 travelers whose smartphones and laptops were searched without individualized suspicion at U.S. ports of entry.
The partnership between Google and Ascension is intended to use artificial intelligence to find patterns that could help doctors, but some are concerned about privacy and protecting patients' sensitive health information.
The mid-autumn taste of winter brought record single-digit temperatures to Chicago and environs; set snowfall records in Buffalo and Detroit; dusted cars with snow in Memphis, Tennessee; and froze lakes in Minnesota weeks earlier than usual.
Sharply at odds with liberal justices, the Supreme Court’s conservative majority seemed ready Tuesday to allow the Trump administration to abolish protections that permit 660,000 immigrants to work in the U.S., free from the threat of deportation.
The justices rejected an appeal from Remington Arms that argued it should be shielded by a 2005 federal law preventing most lawsuits against firearms manufacturers when their products are used in crimes.
Some of these migrant children who were in government custody this year have already been deported. Some have reunited with family in the U.S. About 4,000 are still in government custody, some in large, impersonal shelters.
CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN, MARTHA MENDOZA AND GARANCE BURKE