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Adults and children found chained up in US home

Sky News 96 sources

Twelve siblings ranging in age from two to 29 have been found shackled to their beds in their homes with chains and padlocks.

Donald Trump takes on Dick Durbin over 'racial slur'

BBC / News 35 sources

The US president says he has been "totally misrepresented" by a senator who said he used a racial slur.

Thousands march in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Seattlepi.com 179 sources

Thousands of people gathered and marched in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on what would have been the civil rights leader's 89th birthday.

Parents charged with torture after teen escapes house where she and 12 siblings held captive

Canada.com 26 sources

Authorities found several children shackled to beds with chains and padlocks and were ‘shocked’ to discover seven of the ‘children’ in the home were actually adults

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Foreign governments spend big at Trump's properties, report finds

NBC News 6 sources

The Saudis, Republican candidates and special interest groups hope to influence President Trump by spending money at his properties, says Public Citizen.

With Pence in front row, pastor rips into Trump

MSNBC 19 sources

Parishioners say the vice president was visibly red-faced as Pastor Maurice Watson demanded the president apologize for his comments on Haiti and Africa.


Officials Warned Jared Kushner About Friendship With Wendi Deng Murdoch: Report

The Huffington Post 13 sources

The meeting was described to The Wall Street Journal as a “routine senior staff security briefing.”


Couple charged with locking up their 13 children

CBS News 153 sources

Police said they discovered "children shackled to their beds with chains and padlocks in dark and foul-smelling surroundings"

Trump says Sen. Durbin misrepresented what the president said during DACA meeting

UPI.com 35 sources

President Trump has accused Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., of twisting his words.


Here’s how one worker set off 38 minutes of terror in Hawaii

The Boston Globe 77 sources

The Trump administration Sunday pointed to the state of Hawaii for answers about a panic-inducing false alert of an incoming missile attack, an incident that raised broader questions about the national state of nuclear preparedness at a…


MLK day marked by Trump criticism, pledges to fight racism

CNBC / U.S. 59 sources

Protests broke out near the Trump's Florida resort on the holiday honoring MLK.


Inside Hawaii's emergency alert command center

CBS News / U.S. 77 sources

Missile-alert mistake feeds skepticism about government's ability to keep citizens informed in a real emergency

Scenes from the 2018 Detroit Auto Show

CNBC / U.S. 51 sources

Automakers unveiled several new car and truck models at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.


Mitt Romney: Trump's 'Shithole' Comments 'Antithetical To American Values'

The Huffington Post 14 sources

Romney's criticism follows the president's reported remarks about Haiti and African countries.


Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan dead at 46

NOLA.com 275 sources

A statement from Dolores O'Riordan's publicist states the singer was in London at the time of her death.


Reported hijab attack on 11-year-old girl 'did not happen,' Toronto police say

CBC.ca / News 42 sources

Toronto police end their investigation into a reported attack on an 11-year-old girl wearing a hijab, saying "the events described in the original news release did not happen."


Lava flowing from Philippine volcano, thousands evacuated

Houston Chronicle 54 sources

LEGAZPI, Philippines (AP) — Nearly 15,000 people have fled from villages around the Philippines' most active volcano as lava flowed down its crater Monday in a gentle eruption that scientists warned could turn explosive.


Actor and comedian Aziz Ansari responds to allegations of sexual misconduct

Ansari says he’s taking a woman’s words “to heart” after she alleged he pressured her and made her uncomfortable during a sexual encounter.


Jakarta Stock Exchange Tower Evacuated After Floor Collapses

NPR 228 sources

A mezzanine floor inside the Jakarta Stock Exchange tower collapsed on Monday, according to Indonesian authorities. A police spokesman says nearly 80 people were injured. Terrorism has been ruled out.

Monday, Jan 15

Hawaii Lacked Safeguards to Prevent False Missile Alert, FCC Head Says

TIME 230 sources

Hawaii’s emergency authorities lacked reasonable safeguards to prevent the kind of false alert that panicked residents with a warning of an imminent ballistic missile attack, the head of the Federal Communications Commission said.

Trump responds to reports of "sh*thole" remark

CBS News / Politics 211 sources

He was meeting Sunday to discuss a new DACA deal when he was asked about the disparaging remark he allegedly made

Sunday, Jan 14

Hawaii Democrat: false missile alarm shows Trump failure on North Korea

The Guardian / AU 230 sources

Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard says state takes blame for panic but claims it revealed flaws in White House approach to nuclear-armed Pyongyang

After outcry, Mark Wahlberg donates $1.5 million film fee

NBC News / News 117 sources

Wahlberg said he'll donate the money in the name of his co-star, Michelle Williams, who reportedly made less than $1,000 on the reshoots.

Hopes for immigration deal fade as lawmakers trade barbs and Trump declares dreamer program ‘probably dead’

Washington Post 112 sources

Debate raged over what President Trump said in a Thursday Oval Office meeting — and whether he had said it at all.

Plane in Turkey Skids Off Runway and Dangles Over Cliff

TIME / World 145 sources

The plane dangled off a muddy cliff with its nose only a few feet from the sea

Saturday, Jan 13

Hawaii officials mistakenly warn of inbound missile

NOLA.com 595 sources

All-capital alert was sent to residents' mobile phones

Chelsea Manning is running for US Senate

New York Post 110 sources

Chelsea Manning, the former Army private convicted of giving classified government documents to WikiLeaks, is running for the U.S. Senate in Maryland. Manning, a 30-year-old transgender woman born as Bradley, filed the paperwork on…

Trump in 'excellent health' after check-up

Sky News / US News 123 sources

Donald Trump is in "excellent health" after undergoing his first medical check-up as president, his doctor says.

Political fallout from Trump's 's---hole' controversy

Fox News 290 sources

The president denies he used vulgar language during the DACA meeting, but impact on delicate negotiations over immigration reform and government funding is already being felt.

Friday, Jan 12

Donald Trump denies 'shithole countries' slur

Sky News / US News 216 sources

Donald Trump has responded to criticism about his alleged use of the word "shithole" to describe migrant countries, saying "this was not the language used".

Donald Trump Cancels His Trip To London, Blames Obama

The Huffington Post 315 sources

British media report the White House may have feared mass protests.

Victims of California Mudslides Were Swept Away Weeks After Surviving Fires

The mudslides in Montecito, Calif., wiped out entire blocks, pulling people from their homes and killing at least 17.

Trump criticized immigration from 's---hole' countries: report

The Hill 357 sources

President Trump reportedly referred to immigrants from Haiti and African countries as coming from "shithole countries" on Thursday.Trump made the comment in an Oval Office meeting with lawmake...

Thursday, Jan 11

Time running out to find survivors of US mudslides

Sky News / US News 426 sources

Rescuers are racing to find 17 people who are still missing after mudslides slammed into wealthy areas of California, destroying an estimated 100 homes.

Trump plays down prospect of special counsel interviewing him about Russia

The Guardian / US 122 sources

Donald Trump has claimed that it “seems unlikely” he will be interviewed by the special counsel investigating alleged collusion between his presidential election campaign and Russia. The investigation has two spearheads: special counsel…

Walmart to raise starting pay, expand parent benefits and issue $1,000 bonuses

ABC13.com 182 sources

Walmart is boosting its starting salary for U.S. workers to $11 an hour, and giving a one-time $1,000 cash bonus to eligible employees.

ICE raids 7-Eleven stores nationwide, arrests 21 people

NBC News 163 sources

U.S. immigration agents raided dozens of 7-Eleven stores before dawn Wednesday and arrested 21 people in the biggest crackdown on a company suspected of hiring undocumented workers since President Donald Trump took office.