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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says, "It is clear this is one of New Zealand's darkest days." Police say they have four people in custody.
The celebration will take place on June 29 and 30, while the original 10 days of events will be postponed to next year, in part as a result of the partial government shutdown.
The search for a missing child led to a raid of a rural compound and the grisly discovery of 11 emaciated children. Their relatives were training to attack U.S. personnel, federal authorities say.
The kingdom's leading human rights leader said demands to "internationalize" the probe would be "tantamount to the international community doubting the integrity of our judicial apparatus."
The civil rights organization, well-known for its tracking of hate groups, was founded in 1971. No specific reason was given for his firing, although Dees said it related to a personnel issue.
A year ago, 87 Iranian refugees bound for the United States who’d been waiting in Austria since 2016 were stranded there indefinitely, after the U.S. denied their applications. They had been waiting to come to the U.S. through a program for religious minorities since before the January 2017 travel ban. Last month, following a court order, about a dozen of them were admitted into the country.
"The second I stopped being afraid of someone calling me fat, I was able to start to focus on my goals and my dreams," Bryant says. She co-writes and stars in the Hulu comedy series Shrill.
Some U.S. airlines are scrambling to rebook passengers after the FAA announced it was grounding the Boeing 737 Max fleet. Airlines affected include Southwest, American and United.
Gun companies have rarely been held liable for crimes committed with their products. This lawsuit could mark a new front in the battle over gun regulations and corporate accountability.
While it was a largely symbolic vote, it represents growing bipartisan pressure on the Justice Department to disclose as much as possible about the Mueller investigation.
Prime Minister Theresa May's strategy in recent months has been risky: waiting until the last moment to try to force approval of a plan when the stakes cannot get any higher. That moment has arrived.
Who killed the Bordens more than 100 years ago remains unsolved. Like a lawyer, author Cara Robertson lays the facts and evidence before us, occasionally pointing towards the biases of the day.
The veteran was charged with the murders of two people and the attempted murders of four others who participated in a peaceful civil rights protest in Northern Ireland.
"Stories like this are why we continue to see backlash to disability rights laws," one expert said.
In a killing that echoes mob murders of the 1980s, a man who was believed to be running a Mafia family was gunned down outside his home in Staten Island.
For decades, Boeing has worked to ingratiate itself with regulators and policymakers. That effort could be important as the company responds to a pair of deadly crashes.
Malaysian authorities dropped charges this week against the Indonesian woman accused of smearing poison on the face of Kim Jong Nam. But they won't drop charges against Doan Thi Huong.
For people of color, "civility" is often a means of containing them, preventing social mobility and preserving the status quo.
The fire started amid high winds that caused parallel power lines to slap into each other, creating an electrical arc that ignited flammable bits of molten aluminum on the ground, which then ignited dry vegetation.
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A bill introduced by Assemblywoman Eloise Reyes (D-San Bernardino) last month is looking to help former inmate firefighters pursue the career after their release.
The Ventura County Fire Department has determined that power lines were the cause of the Thomas Fire that ravaged the area in December 2017.
According to a new report issued by the ACLU of Southern California, residents and volunteers in Orange County's homeless shelters say the facilities are often filthy, vermin-infested, and lack basics like hot water and functioning toilets.
What’s next for U.S. air carriers and passengers after President Trump orders grounding of all Boeing 737 Max aircraft| March 14 2019, 9:43 AM
Citing new evidence suggesting a possible connection between two crashes of the Boeing 737 Max aircraft that happened five months apart, the U.S. announced the grounding of all 737 Max planes.
President Donald Trump is urging Republican senators to support his emergency declaration for border funding, but at least seven senators have endorsed a resolution passed by the Democratic-controlled House to block the president from using his emergency powers.