United States

Type: Country
Name: United States
population: 296,208,512
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 10 mins ago - 26 reports

Bloomberg and ‘Everytown for Gun Safety’ Fight the NRA

Since his time as Mayor of New York ended, Michael Bloomberg has been relatively quiet for someone who is a consistent advocate and organizer for change. The billionaire, philanthropist, ex-Mayor has broken his, relatively short, silence and announced ... [Published The Guardian Express - 6 mins ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 29 mins ago - 38 reports

UPDATE 2-Detroit pension deal approved by one retirement system

The board of Detroit's GeneralRetirement System on Wednesday approved economic terms of asettlement with the city that include cuts to pension benefits,putting in place another key component of Detroit's effort toexit bankruptcy by October. (Adds details ... [Published Reuters - 5 mins ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 33 mins ago - 33 reports

Federal judge strikes down North Dakota 'heartbeat' abortion law | Reuters

1:46pm EDT (Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday permanently blocked North Dakota from enforcing the country's most restrictive abortion law, a ban on ending a pregnancy once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks after conceptio ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 33 mins ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 8 reports

Freedom from Religion debate heats up at Warren City Hall

Freedom from Religion debate heats up at Warren City HallUpdated: Wednesday, April 16 2014 7:12 PM EDT 2014-04-16 23:12:16 GMTIs Freedom of Religion the same concept as Freedom from Religion? That's the debate one Warren resident is raising at City H ... [Published MyFox Detroit - 1 hour ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 16 reports

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg investing $50 million in gun control campaign

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg , the former mayor of New York and co-founder of Mayors Against Illegal Guns , is launching a $50 million campaign to support candidates favoring gun control. Bloomberg is attempting to push back on the influence of the National ... [Published Arkansas Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 13 reports

Oklahoma Bans Local Wage Hikes

OKLAHOMA--- Under a new law, cities in Oklahoma are no longer allowed to establish mandatory minimum wage hikes. Supporters of the law say this will help prevent various minimum wages in different parts of the state. Those who opposed the law say it will ... [Published KODE TV - 1 hour ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 9 reports

Sir Paul plays Jacksonville in June

About This Slideshow:Mayor Alvin Brown, Bill McConnell, SMG Jacksonville general manager and John Valentino, AEG Live senior vice president and the promoter of the event, announced that Sir Paul McCartney will bring his Out There Tour to Jacksonville ... [Published Florida Times-Union - 1 hour ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 40 reports

Boston Strong Maine native injured in blast looking to future

Karen Rand, now Karen McWatters was one of three Mainers who was hurt in the Boston Marathon bombings. The past year has been one of transition and ... ... [Published Big News Network - 3 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 91 reports

We run together

In just a few days I plan to run my fourth Boston Marathon. In a typical year, the emotions and nervous energy leading up to the race are almost too much to bear. This year however, as a mother, as a runner and as a Muslim, the mingled emotions of pain, ... [Published Boston Globe - 5 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 19 reports

Tea Party Texans Said What? New Poll About Funding Texas Education Has Surprising Answers

Along with the issue of equal pay, education is front and center in the statewide races this election cycle. Wendy Davis , Greg Abbott , Glen Hegar, and Dan Patrick are counting on their education policy platforms to turn voters out in November. Education ... [Published Burnt Orange Report - 7 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 9 hours ago - 13 reports

Running Is More Popular Than Ever

According to Runkeeper, after the Boston Marathon bombings, Massachusetts has seen 13 percent increase in runners.runners image via shutterstockBoston-based Runkeeper, a mobile app and software development company, whose flagship app has more than 30 ... [Published Boston Magazine - 9 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 45 reports

Kansas charges Missouri man with murder in shootings at Jewish facilities

Murder charges have been field against the Aurora, Missouri man accused of fatally shooting three people Sunday outside Jewish facilities in Overland Park, Kansas. Frazier Glenn Cross, Junior, ... ... [Published Big News Network - 13 hours ago]
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..."Yes, they broke the law, but it's not a felony," he said. "It's an act of love; an act of commitment to your family."
The resolution reads in part, "we must act to limit unwarranted intrusion by state and federal agencies which encroaches upon the community's constitutional authority to set education standards and priorities for our students and which creates unintended consequences that degrade our ability to serve our students."
"The Constitution basically says only one thing about electing a president. It says that the state legislature shall determine, state by state, how it's done" Hertzberg said

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Shale oil, gas production to increase, says [Published Michele Kearney's Nuclear Wire - 11 mins ago]
Shale oil, gas production to increase, says Washington (UPI) Apr 15, 2013 - Oil production and natural gas production from the six prominent shale basins in the United States should increase in May, a U.S. drilling report said.The U.S. Energy Information ...
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A new video shows about 100 members of al Qaeda celebrating the homecoming of its freed operatives. Analysts are surprised a terror leader would stage such a brazen rally in a region watched by intelligence agencies. Bob Orr reports. ...
Showdown over proposed taser ban in Texas schools [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - 14 mins ago]
Many schools around the country now arm their guards with tasers, which are being used to break up and deescalate school fights. One Texas legal group is trying to ban the use of tasers in schools, but the state's largest police union is fighting those ...
Obama pushes more targeted job training [Published Latest Couric & Co. Headlines - CBS News - 14 mins ago]
President Barack Obama speaks with Major Garrett about the $600 million in grants for job training he announced Wednesday in Pennsylvania. The president said training for specific jobs, combined with apprenticeships and partnerships between the public ...
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