US & World
The withdrawal, confirmed to the Associated Press, leaves only Paris and Los Angeles in the running. The International Olympic Committee will choose a host city in September.
American drivers put 3.22 trillion miles on the nations roads last year, up by 2.8 percent from 2015. A better economy and lower gas prices fueled the increase, which highlights infrastructure needs.
Many of the incarcerated were farmers, coerced to work the land in the camps. The food they grew was meant for the incarcerated but camp administrators sold it on the open market. Resistance ensued.
Some businesses closed for the day; others stayed open and pledged to contribute a share of the day's proceeds to nonprofits that aid Latino communities.
In the last election, it became easier to see the political divide between urban and rural areas. Now, people from California are moving to northern Idaho to find people similar to them.
Across the U.S., anti-abortion protesters flocked to clinics to calling for an end in federal funding for Planned Parenthood. In many cities, supporters showed up to counterprotest — sometimes right across the street.
The report released Thursday by the nonpartisan Pew Research Center estimates more than 2 million immigrants in the country illegally lived in the two areas in 2014.
Attorney General Xavier Becerra and 16 other attorneys general filed a friend of the court brief in the case of two men with Yemeni visas detained in Virginia.
The State Department and Department of Homeland Security said they are complying with a restraining order issued Friday by a federal judge. President Trump called the decision "ridiculous."
The federal suit filed Thursday in San Francisco says the ban on citizens from seven predominantly Muslim countries is unconstitutional and has created hardships for the students.
A new study finds some big differences among respondents when it came to connecting citizenship to language, faith, and country of origin.
A modified version of the sport, billed as a bridge between tackle and flag football, will be piloted with select youth football programs this fall. It features fewer players and a shorter field.
The complaint, filed in federal district court, names Trump and his administration and claims the president is trying to coerce local authorities into abandoning sanctuary city policies, which San Francisco has adopted.
The Scouts' chief executive announced the policy change after an 8-year-old transgender boy in New Jersey was forced out of a troop last fall.
Money from the $16 billion Veterans Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 was supposed to improve medical staffing levels at VA health centers, but it has had little impact on hiring numbers and how quickly vets get medical care.