National News

July 27th
MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said a shadowy political plot had succeeded in unfairly stripping some Russian sportspeople of the right to compete at the Rio Olympics over doping allegations and promised to defend Russia's tarnished sporting …





July 27th
(Reuters) - A Florida man shot and killed his 1-year-old daughter and critically wounded his 7-year-old son before fatally shooting himself on Wednesday after an argument with the children's mother, law enforcement officials said.
July 27th
(Reuters) - John Hinckley Jr., who wounded U.S. President Ronald Reagan and three other people in a 1981 assassination attempt prompted by his mental illness, should be freed after 35 years and released to live with his mother, a federal judge ruled on We…
July 27th
TAMPA, Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida judge on Wednesday dismissed a manslaughter charge against a sheriff's deputy who shot to death a black man carrying an air rifle, after the law enforcement officer argued that he acted in self-defense, his attorney said.…
July 27th
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The federal bureau charged with protecting U.S. consumers' finances was poised to lay out plans on Thursday for toughening regulation of debt collection, as complaints have mounted about the multibillion-dollar industry.
July 27th
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Prosecutors in Baltimore on Wednesday ended their effort to prosecute the police officers involved in the death of black detainee Freddie Gray after failing to secure convictions in four earlier trials.