Deadline looms for Dakota Access pipeline opponents to evacuate protest camp

(CANNONBALL, N.D.) -- A deadline set by state and federal authorities for opponents of the Dakota Access pipeline to vacate the main protest camp is fast approaching.

Officials said the Oce... Read More

California’s wet weather has some believing the drought is over

(NEW YORK) — A statewide downpour brought chaos to Californians this week, but it also provided some welcome relief to the state's 20 million residents who have suffered from drought conditions for more than four years.

The record pr... Read More

Dakota pipeline builder says oil could flow in as few as two weeks

(WASHINGTON) — On the eve of the deadline for anti-Dakota Access Pipeline protesters to vacate camps in North Dakota, the company in charge of construction said in a court filing on Tuesday that oil could start flowing in as early as two weeks,... Read More

Police end 'high five Fridays' at Massachusetts schools amid complaints

(NORTHHAMPTON, Mass.) — A Massachusetts police department said it ended a program that aimed to "positively engage" with elementary school students after residents raised concerns that it may scare children who've had negative experiences with ... Read More

'Refugees Welcome' banner unfurled on Statue of Liberty

(NEW YORK) -- A banner that read "Refugees Welcome" was unfurled atop the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty on Tuesday.

According to U.S. Park Police, the banner, 20 feet by 3 feet, was illegally affixed to the wall of the public observation d... Read More

Pilot of plane that crashed near Melbourne called 'mayday' several times, authorities say

(NEW YORK) — The pilot of a plane that crashed into an Australian shopping center called "mayday" several times before the crash on Tuesday, authorities said.

The pilot did not specify the nature of the emergency before the twin-engi... Read More

Owen Labrie is back in court, seeking a new trial

(CONCORD, N.H.) -- A lawyer who was a member of the original defense team for Owen Labrie, the former prep school student convicted in 2015 of sexually assaulting a classmate, got emotional on the stand Tuesday as she recounted seeing what she says w... Read More

Supreme Court hears case of teen shot dead in Mexico by border agent in US

(WASHINGTON) — The controversial shooting death of a 15-year-old by a Border Patrol agent across the U.S.-Mexico border nearly seven years ago made its way to the Supreme Court.

On Tuesday, the court heard arguments in Hernánd... Read More

Police: No injuries, no suspect after gunfire reported at Houston hospital

(HOUSTON) -- Ben Taub Hospital in Houston, Texas, has been given an all-clear after police responded to reports of gunfire on Tuesday.

Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said no one was shot and no suspect was found despite initial reports about... Read More

Runaway bull that led NYPD on chase through Queens dies after being tranquilized

(NEW YORK) -- A bull that led police on a wild goose chase through New York City earlier Tuesday has died just hours after it was captured, according to a New York Police Department source briefed on the incident.

The bull was originally s... Read More

Bao Bao the panda leaves National Zoo for new home in China

(WASHINGTON) -- The beloved giant panda Bao Bao departed from Washington, D.C., Tuesday for her new home in China.

Bao Bao took off from Dulles International Airport in Virginia this afternoon beginning her long trek to Chengdu. She is traveli... Read More