National » Page 7

19-overlay-1

4 weeks ago

Republican Cruz crushes Trump in Wisconsin, says party will unite

Republican Ted Cruz easily won the Wisconsin presidential primary on Tuesday, dealing a blow to front-runner Donald Trump's hopes of amassing enough delegates for the party's nomination and boosting chances of a rare contested convention.

uconn-900092209867

4 weeks ago

10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, April 6

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

obamaREUTERS

4 weeks ago

Obama urges Congress to take action on corporate tax reform

President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged Congress to take action to stop U.S. companies from taking advantage of tax loopholes that allows them to avoid paying sufficient taxes.

isisREUTERS

4 weeks ago

Islamic State hints at attacks on the West

The Islamic State militant group released a video on Tuesday suggesting it may carry out further attacks in the West, naming London, Berlin and Rome as possible targets.

paulryan-773135286774

4 weeks ago

GOP appeal to conservatives with health care, immigrant cuts

Trying to win over conservatives, House Republicans are sweetening their budget proposal by putting several programs on the chopping block

22-overlay-2

4 weeks ago

Trump pushes border wall plan to drum up votes as Wisconsin loss looms

U.S. Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump proposed blocking money transfers to Mexico by illegal immigrants until that country agrees to pay for a border wall, pushing immigration policies that have won him votes as he faced likely defeat in Wisconsin's primary.

supremecourtREUTERS

4 weeks ago

Divided U.S. Supreme Court cautious about taking new cases

With a seat vacant possibly until next year, the U.S. Supreme Court is accepting fewer cases and seeking compromises as it tries to avoid being hamstrung by 4-4 deadlocks on such contentious issues as abortion, birth control and immigration.

villanova

4 weeks ago

10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, April 5

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today:.

IRS1603071802493863

1 month ago

Tax filers can still get professional help

If you are among the 35 percent of taxpayers who do not file until the final two weeks or blow the deadline altogether, here is what you need to know about getting some last-minute professional help.

State Sen. Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, left, one of the authors of a bill to raise California's minimum wage, is hugged by Sen. Ben Hueso, D-San Diego, as the Senate voted on the bill, Thursday, March 31, 2016, in Sacramento, Calif. The bill, SB3, to gradually raise the state's minimum wage to a nation-leading $15 an hour by 2022, was approved by both houses of the Legislature and sent to Gov. Jerry Brown. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

1 month ago

California governor signs $15-an-hour minimum wage into law

California Governor Jerry Brown on Monday signed into a law a bill gradually raising the minimum wage from $10 to $15 an hour by the year 2023, making the nation's most-populous state the first to boost pay to that level for the working poor.

sandersREUTERS

1 month ago

Clinton, Sanders audition for role as anti-Trump candidate

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are tussling in Wisconsin over who would best represent the Democratic Party against Republican front-runner Donald Trump.

apple

1 month ago

FBI trick for breaking into iPhone likely to leak, limiting its use

The FBI's method for breaking into a locked iPhone 5c is unlikely to stay secret for long, according to senior Apple Inc engineers and outside experts.

paulryan-773135286774

1 month ago

GOP Congress’ incomplete: Stalled bills, no court nominee

Congress increasingly is being defined by what it's not doing this election year.

19-overlay

1 month ago

In Wisconsin, Trump looks to put rough week behind him

Donald Trump is fighting to put a difficult week behind him and finish strong on Tuesday in Wisconsin, a state whose primary contest may prove to be a turning point in the race for the Republican presidential nomination.

villanova429889229556

1 month ago

10 FOR TODAY: Monday, April 4

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

Recent Headlines

1 hour ago in Sports

Johnny Manziel booked in domestic violence case

Fresh
Manziel mug shot Twitter

Manziel faces a Class A misdemeanor that carries up to a year in jail and a $4,000 fine.

2 hours ago in Sports

Madrid beats Man City 1-0 to reach Champions League final

Fresh
manchester825524073825

Real Madrid will be trying to win its 11th Champions League title in the all-Spanish showdown in Milan on May 28, a rematch of the 2014 final - when it beat Atletico.

2 hours ago in Sports

Bosh officially declared out for remainder of Heat season

Fresh
Chris Bosh

It was the second consecutive season that Bosh's season came to an end at the break because of a blood clotting issue.

6 hours ago in Entertainment

REVIEW: In-fighting is entertaining in ‘Captain America: Civil War’

13-overlay

"Civil War" stands out as certainly the biggest of the stand-alones, and among the best because of what it has in common with the better films in the Marvel universe: the conflict is deeply human, told humorously, and best enjoyed if you don't overthink it.

3 hours ago in Sports

Indians acquire catcher Chris Gimenez from Rangers

mariners1603070025418244

Gimenez played for the Seattle Mariners in 2011. He hit .203 in 24 games.

Bellingham Traffic