For days he was known only as "The Jewish Nurse," the person whose compassion captivated the world in the days after the mass shooting at Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh left 11 Jewish people dead. He was the nurse who cared for Robert Bowers, the accused shooter, as Bowers reportedly yelled, "Death to all Jews," as he was wheeled into the emergency room at the Allegheny General Hospital last month.
The federal government is continuing to study Silicon Valley giants for potential violations of antitrust law, according to President Donald Trump, in his latest criticism of the embattled tech industry. "I am in charge," he said in an interview with Axios that aired Sunday on HBO. "I am definitely in charge, and we are certainly looking at it." Asked by Axios to clarify which companies the Trump administration is considering, Trump said: "All three" - referring to Amazon.com, Facebook and Google.
ISTANBUL - Iran's military forces staged war exercises and officials vowed to resist U.S. pressure Monday as the Trump administration reimposed harsh economic sanctions in a campaign to isolate the government in Tehran. The unilateral sanctions reintroduce some of the most crippling restrictions on Iran's oil, shipping and banking sectors and seek to penalize even non-U.S. entities that do business with Iran.
A man who has been repeatedly accused of groping women walked into a yoga class and opened fire on Friday evening, according to Tallahassee police - shooting six people and killing two of them despite an attempt to fight him off. Police said the shooting suspect, Scott Paul Beierle, 40, killed himself minutes before they arrived at the Hot Yoga studio, which sits above a row of restaurants at a northern Tallahassee, Florida, shopping center.
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court agreed Friday, Nov. 2, to decide whether a 40-foot cross in the median of a busy suburban Maryland highway is a secular memorial to those who died during World War I or an unconstitutional government endorsement of religion.
Military planners anticipate that only a small percentage of Central American migrants traveling in the caravans President Donald Trump characterizes as "an invasion" will reach the U.S. border, even as a force of more than 7,000 active-duty troops mobilizes to prevent them from entering the United States.
Sen. Cory Booker, a potential contender for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, will be able to seek re-election in New Jersey while running for the nation's highest office at the same time under a bill signed by Gov. Phil Murphy.
"Let's rock," he said from a death chamber within Riverbend Maximum Security Institution in Nashville. Those were Edmund Zagorski's final words before the jolts of electrical current shot through his body. His hands remained clenched, except for his pinky fingers. They were either dislocated or broken, his attorney would later say, from straining against the straps of the electric chair in which Zagorski, 63, died Thursday, Nov. 1, at 7:26 p.m. local time.
JUCHITAN, Mexico - The buses they were waiting for had never arrived, so now the migrant caravan was moving again - a sea of weary men, women and children, borne forward in waves by nothing more than their blistered, bleeding and bandaged feet. As the migrants streamed past her in the pre-dawn darkness, Roxana Orellana stood on a concrete curb, rubbing the small belly that showed through her sleeveless green shirt.
WASHINGTON - The Justice Department on Thursday unveiled a broad new initiative to combat what it says is mounting criminal economic activity by China, announcing the plan as U.S. officials unsealed charges against several individuals and Chinese and Taiwanese companies for trade-secret theft.