Category: National News

West Virginia Inmate Admits Threatening To Blow Up Government Buildings

CLARKSBURG- A federal inmate in West Virginia has admitted he threatened to blow up government buildings in several major U.S. cities. The Exponent Telegram reports...

Arrests, Fires Set At Pipeline Protest Site

NORTH DAKOTA- Authorities in North Dakota say Dakota Access pipeline protesters set about 20 fires on the day their longstanding camp was scheduled for closure. They say...

Update: Trump Administration Lifts Transgender Bathroom Guidance

WASHINGTON- The Trump administration has lifted federal guidelines that said transgender students should be allowed to use public school bathrooms and locker rooms...

Official: Trump to revoke transgender bathroom guidance

WASHINGTON (AP) – A government official says the Trump administration will revoke guidelines that say transgender students should be allowed to use bathrooms and...

7 Earth-size worlds found orbiting star; could hold life

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) – For the first time, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a nearby star – and these new worlds could hold...

West Virginia Debt Rating Downgraded By Moody’s

West Virginia– The Justice administration says Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded the state’s general obligation debt rating, citing growing...

Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster is named President Donald Trump’s national security adviser

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has tapped Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his new national security adviser. Trump announced the pick Monday at his Palm Beach...

Kraft Heinz withdraws $143B bid to buy Unilever

NEW YORK (AP) — Ketchup maker and packaged food giant Kraft Heinz has withdrawn a $143 billion offer to buy Unilever, backing away after the mayonnaise, tea and...

SpaceX launches rocket from NASA’s historic moon pad

A SpaceX rocket soared from NASA’s long-idled moonshot pad Sunday, sending up space station supplies from the exact spot where astronauts embarked on the lunar...

Scientists hold rally in Boston to protest threat to science

Hundreds of scientists, environmental advocates and their supporters held a rally in Boston on Sunday to protest what they see as increasing threats to science and...