National » Page 6

missusa

10 FOR TODAY: Monday, July 13

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

AP_60511981060

Making headlines this week

A look at some of this week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

cyber

Millions more Americans hit by government personnel data hack

Data breaches at the U.S. government's personnel management agency by hackers, with suspicions centering on China, involves millions more people than previously estimated.

july4attacks

FBI says it thwarted ISIS-inspired July attacks

U.S. authorities foiled attacks planned around the Fourth of July, arresting more than 10 people before the holiday who were inspired by Islamic State online recruitment.

kerrynuclear

Iran says Western powers backtracking as nuclear deadline expires

Iran accused major powers of throwing up new "red lines" at nuclear talks, after the deadline to reach an agreement expired with no deal.

caloriecounts

Calorie counts off the menu until 2016

The FDA says restaurants will have until Dec. 1, 2016 to comply with federal menu labeling rules, a year beyond the original deadline.

confederate

10 FOR TODAY: Friday, July 10

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

soldier

Lawmakers bash Army plan to cut 40K troops

Lawmakers sharply criticized plans to cut soldiers and civilian personnel due to tight budgets, warning it was risky and short-sighted.

flag

Poll: Over 60 percent of Republicans oppose court on gay marriage

Almost two-thirds of Republicans oppose the Supreme Court’s backing of gay marriage, which gives hope for presidential candidates who have come out against marriage equality.

southcarolina

South Carolina poised to remove Confederate flag

The Confederate flag, a symbol of racism for many and of Southern heritage for others, is set to be removed from after lawmakers sealed its fate in a late-night session.

nuclear

Iran nuclear deal close; impasse over weapons, missiles persists

Iran and six world powers are close to a historic nuclear agreement that could resolve a more than 12-year dispute over Tehran's nuclear ambitions.

takedownflag

10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, July 9

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

nyse

Homeland Security: United, NYSE tech troubles not caused by ‘nefarious’ activity

Traded on the NYSE was suspended and thousands of flights were temporarily grounded on Wednesday as officials scrambled to fix "glitches."

workaholic

Checking work emails at home? It’s part of the job for most Americans

Checking emails at home is just part of the job for most Americans, who would also prefer to receive money rather than more paid vacation or sick days, according to a poll.

irannucleartalks

Iran makes new proposal in nuclear talks, West unimpressed

Iran has offered "constructive solutions" to resolve disputes in nuclear talks with six major powers, but Western officials suggested they had heard nothing new from Tehran.

flag

Confederate flag faces decisive vote in South Carolina legislature

South Carolina's House of Representatives is due to begin debate Wednesday on a bill to remove the Confederate flag from the state capitol's grounds, where it has flown for five decades despite being viewed by many as a symbol of slavery.

cyber

Report: Cyber attack on U.S. power grid could cost economy $1 trillion

There have been 15 suspected cyber attacks on the U.S. electricity grid since 2000.

missusa

10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, July 8

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

irankerry

Six powers and Iran to continue nuclear talks past deadline

It is the fourth time the parties have extended the terms of the interim deal, which was struck in November 2013 and provided Iran with limited sanctions relief in exchange for a halt to the production of uranium enriched to a purity level of 20 percent.

nochildleftbehind

Senate, House look to update Bush-era education law

It's something most Democrats and Republicans in Congress can agree on — an update to the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law is much needed and long overdue.

Recent Headlines

in Music, Entertainment

Gwen and Gavin are calling it quits

gwengavin

Is "The Voice" ruining marriages?

in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: When a giant crane lands on your house

24-overlay2

Two construction cranes and a portion of a bridge being replaced in the Netherlands came crashing down, landing on nearby homes.

in Music

Fans, family mark 20th anniversary of Jerry Garcia’s death with #RippleEffect

20-overlay1

The daughter of late the Grateful Dead frontman has launched a global art project to honor her father.

in Music

Judge dismisses Kurt Cobain death scene photos case

francesbeancobain

A judge in Seattle has dismissed efforts by a TV host to release photographs of Kurt Cobain's death scene.

in Viral Videos

Epic Pomeranian puppy sneeze

14-overlay2

There are worse ways you could spend a few seconds of your day.