National News

Glenn Shuck
June 29, 2018 - 11:59 am
It's the end of an era. All remaining Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores in the U.S. will close on Friday. The retailer filed for Chapter 11 reorganization last fall. In January, it announced plans to close about 180 stores, but then in March it said it would liquidate the rest of the 700-plus stores...
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Craig Bailey/Florida Today via USA TODAY NETWORK
June 29, 2018 - 11:34 am
And we have liftoff! A SpaceX rocket blasted off before dawn Friday from Cape Canaveral, Florida, headed toward the International Space Station. The 6,000 pounds of cargo includes the first robot with artificial intelligence to be used in space, genetically identical mice and super-caffeinated...
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Jack Gruber-USA TODAY
June 29, 2018 - 11:13 am
President Donald Trump met Thursday night with a trio of centrist Democrat senators about his hunt for the next Supreme Court justice, whom he would like nominated and confirmed before the midterm elections this fall. The president met with West Virginia's Joe Manchin, Indiana's Joe Donnelly and...
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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 28, 2018 - 6:50 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS/AP) — Capitol Police arrested nearly 600 people Thursday after hundreds of loudly chanting women demonstrated inside a Senate office building against President Donald Trump's treatment of migrant families. Among them were a Washington state congresswoman, the lawmaker said on...
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AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana
June 28, 2018 - 6:36 pm
A gunman opened fire at a newspaper office in Annapolis on Thursday, killing five people and wounding several others before being taken into custody in what appeared to be one of the deadliest attacks on journalists in U.S. history, police and witnesses said.
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Melania Trump
Chris Kleponis/Pool/Sipa USA
June 28, 2018 - 4:38 pm
Melania Trump made a second trip to a border state Thursday to meet face to face with those dealing with her husband's hard-line immigration policies. This time, she chose less controversial apparel.
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June 28, 2018 - 11:19 am
HOUSTON (1010WINS/AP) -- A Houston-area sheriff's sergeant is recovering after being hospitalized from exposure to a fentanyl-laced flyer found on a patrol car. It was a bizarre and frightenting chemical attack using a potentially deadly opiod. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez says the sergeant on...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail shows James Alex Fields Jr., accused of plowing a car into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., killing a woman and injuring dozens more, has been charged with federal hate crimes. The Department of Justice announced that Fields was charged in an indicted returned Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail via AP, File)
June 27, 2018 - 7:50 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A reputed Hitler admirer accused of plowing a car into a crowd of protesters in Charlottesville, killing a young woman, was charged Wednesday with federal hate crimes in a case that stirred accusations last summer that President Donald Trump was giving a free pass to...
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This undated mugshot released by the Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department shows rapper XXXTentacion. Following his death on June 18, 2018, XXXTentacion has topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart with “Sad!” and his two albums have landed in the Top 10. (Miami- Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Department via AP)
June 27, 2018 - 3:38 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of fans of the late rapper XXXTentacion chanted his lyrics and made "X'' signs at a Florida stadium Wednesday as people lined up for hours to file past a casket where he was laid out in a denim jacket and with two braids splayed over the side. Security guards...
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This undated photo provided by the Allegheny County District Attorney shows Michael Rosfeld, an East Pittsburgh, Pa., police officer. Rosfeld was charged with homicide Wednesday, June 27, 2018, in the shooting death of Antwon Rose Jr. after a traffic stop June 19 in East Pittsburgh. (Allegheny County District Attorney via AP)
June 27, 2018 - 2:28 pm
EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — A white police officer was charged Wednesday with homicide in the shooting of an unarmed black teenager who was hit in the back while fleeing a traffic stop, a death that has fueled daily protests around Pittsburgh. Prosecutors cited officer Michael Rosfeld's...
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