News » National

1 thru 10 of 28453 Stories
Printer Who Nixed Gay Pride Shirt Goes to Ky. Supreme Court

Printer Who Nixed Gay Pride Shirt Goes to Ky. Supreme Court

Aug 23
A Kentucky print shop owner who refused to make a gay pride T-shirt argued before the Kentucky Supreme Court that he shouldn't be compelled to promote messages that go against his religious beliefs.

Special Prosecutor Named to Look into Jussie Smollett Case

Special Prosecutor Named to Look into Jussie Smollett Case

By Michael Tarm | Aug 23
A Chicago judge on Friday named a special prosecutor to look into why state prosecutors abruptly dropped charges against actor Jussie Smollett that accused him of staging a racist, anti-gay attack against himself.

Judge Close to Naming Special Prosecutor in Smollett Case

Judge Close to Naming Special Prosecutor in Smollett Case

Aug 23
An Illinois judge seems close to appointing a special prosecutor to look into why state prosecutors abruptly dropped charges against actor Jussie Smollett accusing him of staging a racist, anti-gay attack against himself.

US Wants Woman Accused in Capital One Hack to Stay Locked Up

US Wants Woman Accused in Capital One Hack to Stay Locked Up

By Martha Bellisle | Aug 23
A woman accused of hacking Capital One and at least 30 other organizations is a flight risk, a threat and should be kept locked up until her trial, U.S. prosecutors said in court documents filed ahead of a Friday detention hearing in Seattle.

Report Shows U.S. Deficit to Exceed $1 Trillion Next Year

Report Shows U.S. Deficit to Exceed $1 Trillion Next Year

By Kevin Freking | Aug 22
The federal budget deficit is expected to balloon to more than $1 trillion in the next fiscal year under the first projections taking into account the big budget deal that President Donald Trump and Congress reached this summer.

Public Weighs In on Gun Bills After Virginia Mass Shooting

Public Weighs In on Gun Bills After Virginia Mass Shooting

By Sarah Rankin | Aug 22
Members of the public and special interest groups made their case Tuesday to a Virginia commission studying a broad range of gun safety proposals after a deadly mass shooting in Virginia Beach earlier this year.

Gay Pride T-Shirt Case Going Before Kentucky Supreme Court

Gay Pride T-Shirt Case Going Before Kentucky Supreme Court

Aug 22
Kentucky Supreme Court justices are scheduled to hear oral arguments in a case over a company's refusal to print T-shirts for a gay-pride festival due to religious beliefs.

Jury backs Nicholas Sparks in Lawsuit by Former School Head

Jury backs Nicholas Sparks in Lawsuit by Former School Head

By Emery P. Dalesio | Aug 22
A federal jury sided Wednesday with novelist Nicholas Sparks and the private Christian school he founded in his North Carolina hometown, dismissing claims by the school's former headmaster that he was unjustly fired and then slandered by the author.

Epstein May have Gamed the System from Beyond the Grave

Epstein May have Gamed the System from Beyond the Grave

By Curt Anderson | Aug 22
The will that Jeffrey Epstein signed just two days before his jailhouse suicide puts more than $577 million in assets into a trust fund that could make it more difficult for his dozens of accusers to collect damages.

Jury Weighing Ex-School Head's Lawsuit Against Writer Sparks

Jury Weighing Ex-School Head's Lawsuit Against Writer Sparks

Aug 21
A federal jury is deciding whether the former head of a private Christian school that novelist Nicholas Sparks founded in his North Carolina hometown was unjustly fired, then slandered when the author said the educator suffered from mental illness.

1 thru 10 of 28453 Stories