Trump willing to shut down government over border security

Finland Trump Putin Summit-12

President Donald Trump said Sunday that he would consider shutting down the government if Democrats refuse to vote for his immigration proposals, including a U.S.-Mexico border wall.


'Terrifying' tornados of flame burn California city; 2 dead

California Wildfires

A wildfire that roared with little warning into a Northern California city claimed two lives as thousands of people scrambled to escape before the walls of flames descended from forested hills onto their neighborhoods, officials said Friday.


CBS looks into misconduct claims amid report on CEO Les Moonves

Sexual Misconduct-Les Moonves

The media company said it takes all allegations of personal misconduct seriously. It said the independent directors are "investigating claims that violate the company's clear policies in that regard."


Court: Starbucks, others must pay workers for off clock work

Frappuccino Fade

Starbucks and other employers in California must pay workers for minutes they routinely spend off the clock on tasks such as locking up or setting the store alarm, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday.


Facebook faces a day of reckoning, at least on Wall Street

Facebook Ads Transparency

Facebook faced a day of reckoning as its shares plunged Thursday in the company's worst trading day since going public in 2012. It was among the biggest one-day losses of market value in U.S. stock market history.


Newtown parents urge Facebook to act against hoax theorists

Newtown Shooting Memorial

The parents of one of the 20 children killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting are asking Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to remove hateful and harassing comments posted by conspiracy theorists who say the shooting never happened.


Trump delays proposed Putin meeting until 2019

Finland Trump Putin Summit

The Trump administration sought to fend off accusations the president is too soft on Russia on Wednesday, putting off a proposed second summit with Russian leader Vladimir Putin and declaring the U.S. will never recognize Russia's 2014 annexation of Crimea.


US announces billions to help farmers hurt by Trump tariffs

Trump VOFW appearance

The government announced a $12 billion plan Tuesday to assist farmers who have been hurt by President Donald Trump's trade disputes with China and other trading partners.


Death Valley high of 124 degrees forecast in Southwest heat

Southwest Heat

Scorching weather swept across the U.S. Southwest on Tuesday, with the highest temperatures expected in California’s Death Valley during a week that forecasters say could prove to be the hottest in the region this year.


Man wounded in Nevada church shooting released from hospital

Nevada Church Shooting-1

A university professor visiting from Utah has been released from a Nevada hospital after being wounded in a church shooting in which his brother was killed.

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