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Suspected terrorist careens into NYC bike path, kills 8 near World Trade Center. Suspected terrorist careens into NYC bike path, kills 8 near World Trade Center.
NEW YORK — A suspected terrorist in a rented pickup plowed through a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center memorial in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday and fatally struck eight people, then emerged screaming in Arabic and pointing imitation guns before he was shot by police. The stunning Halloween attack, just hours before the city's parade and festivities were to kick off, was confirmed as a...
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Pentagon restates zero-tolerance pledge for sexual misbehavior Pentagon restates zero-tolerance pledge for sexual misbehavior
WASHINGTON — Despite more than 500 cases of serious misconduct — many involving sexual harassment — among its most senior officers and officials over the last four years, the Pentagon maintained Thursday that it has “zero tolerance” for such behavior. Pentagon officials for decades have used the term zero tolerance after eruptions of scandals involving sexual assault and harassment. Yet in each...
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Air Force could recall as many as 1,000 retired pilots to address serious shortage. Air Force could recall as many as 1,000 retired pilots to address serious shortage.
WASHINGTON — President Trump signed an executive order Friday allowing the Air Force to recall as many as 1,000 retired pilots to active duty to address a shortage in combat fliers, the White House and Pentagon announced. By law, only 25 retired officers can be brought back to serve in any one branch. Trump's order removes those caps by expanding a state of national emergency declared by Presid...
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Trump's handling of cases involving troops killed in action part of growing controversy. Trump's handling of cases involving troops killed in action part of growing controversy.
WASHINGTON — President Trump found himself embroiled in yet another emotional argument Wednesday over a commander-in-chief's most sensitive duty: Calling families of the fallen. All day, Trump engaged in a battle of words with Rep. Frederica Wilson, D-Fla., about whether he was disrespectful to the widow of a soldier killed in the west African nation of Niger. By the afternoon, he was embroiled...
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Federal judge in Hawaii blocks Trump's third travel ban. Federal judge in Hawaii blocks Trump's third travel ban.
WASHINGTON — President Trump's third attempt to ban travel from several predominantly Muslim nations met the same fate Tuesday as the first two: It was blocked nationwide by a federal judge in Hawaii. The ban, which was to go into effect Wednesday, "suffers from precisely the same maladies as its predecessor," Judge Derrick Watson wrote. "It lacks sufficient findings that the entry of more than...
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Trump's health insurance order pushes association plans to drive down costs — for some. Trump's health insurance order pushes association plans to drive down costs — for some.
WASHINGTON — President Trump signed an executive order Thursday that he says will lower health insurance premiums by allowing more consumers to buy health insurance across state lines. The order also proposes expanding the use of health reimbursement arrangements, or HSAs, to expand the availability of short-term health plans, and a study of barriers to competition in the health insurance marke...
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Trump says he's willing to 'compare IQ tests' with Rex Tillerson. Trump says he's willing to 'compare IQ tests' with Rex Tillerson.
WASHINGTON – President Trump's lunch on Tuesday with Rex Tillerson might be a little tense given the president's latest volley in his feud with the secretary of State. A week after reports that Tillerson once called Trump "a moron," the president told Forbes magazine: "I think it's fake news, but if he did that, I guess we'll have to compare IQ tests. And I can tell you who is going to ...
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White House issues list of hard-line immigration demands White House issues list of hard-line immigration demands
WASHINGTON — The White House sent a long list of demands for immigration legislation to Capitol Hill on Sunday, including building a border wall, hiring thousands of border guards and expanding the use of electronic employment verification systems. President Trump said his list of proposals "must be included" as part of any legislation addressing the status of immigrants who came to the United ...
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Las Vegas shooter booked a room facing Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago in August. Las Vegas shooter booked a room facing Lollapalooza music festival in Chicago in August.
Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock booked rooms in a Chicago hotel facing the Lollapalooza music festival in August, a law enforcement source confirmed to USA TODAY. The 64-year-old Paddock booked one room at the Blackstone Hotel starting on Aug. 1, two days before the festival opened. He booked a second room on Aug. 3, Both rooms had a checkout date of Aug. 6, corresponding with the final day...
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Trump to meet with Las Vegas shooting survivors: 'We're going to pay our respects'. Trump to meet with Las Vegas shooting survivors: 'We're going to pay our respects'.
WASHINGTON – President Trump left Wednesday for Las Vegas to speak with survivors of the mass shooting that left 59 people dead, just one day after traveling to survey hurricane recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. "It's a very sad thing," Trump told reporters of the deadly shooting, as he exited the White House. "We're going to pay our respects." The president and first lady Melania Trump will...
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