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Fireworks safety demonstration for July 4th Video
Now Playing: Fireworks safety demonstration for July 4th Now Playing: Maryland firefighters revive dog saved from burning home Now Playing: Good Samaritan targeted, beaten after helping lost toddler Now Playing: Strangers buy car for man who walks 3 miles to work Now Playing: Helicopter rescues swimmer trapped in raging... Read more
OPINION: Why Trumpcare and Obamacare aren’t the cure for our health system
The window for the United States to join nearly every other developed democracy in the world in having single-payer, government-backed health care grows bigger and clearer each day. Why? As the health care debate rages in Washington, D.C., and around the rest of the country, it is becoming increasingly... Read more
Rather than expand the laptop ban, the Department of Homeland Security has mandated new security measures for foreign flights headed directly to the United States, Secretary John Kelly said today. “Terrorists want to bring down aircraft,” Kelly said at a conference in Washington, D.C. “They still see aviation as... Read more
Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the agency implementing the border wall construction process, is planning for the construction of four to eight wall prototypes in San Diego “later this summer,” said CBP Acting Deputy Commissioner Ronald Vitiello Tuesday. “We’re leaning on industry to innovate and to use other materials... Read more
NYPD still searching for clues a year after mysterious Central Park explosion cost teen his leg
Authorities in New York City are still searching for clues a year after a mysterious Central Park explosion left a Virginia teen badly injured. The victim, Fairfax resident Connor Golden, now 19, was climbing rocks July 3, 2016, with two friends near the entrance of the Central Park Zoo,... Read more
Helicopter rescues swimmer trapped in raging river Video
Now Playing: Strangers buy car for man who walks 3 miles to work Now Playing: Helicopter rescues swimmer trapped in raging river Now Playing: Goodwin fire rages in Arizona Now Playing: NYPD seeks public’s help in 2016 Central Park explosion Now Playing: Father of ‘Baby Doe’ speaks in court... Read more
A growing number of Republicans are speaking out against the now-delayed Senate health care bill. The bill already had more than enough opponents to stop a procedural vote from happening. But more Republican senators have publicly sided against the bill after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell postponed a vote... Read more
How a pair of killers made a ‘Shawshank’-style prison break 2 years ago
It was a story straight out of the movies. Today marks two years since the manhunt for convicted killers David Sweat and Richard Matt came to an end. Weeks earlier, the two men had escaped from a maximum-security prison in upstate New York in dramatic fashion with the help... Read more
Human error caused New York City subway train derailment, transit officials say
Transit officials said human error, not a track defect, is to blame for a subway train derailment in New York City on Tuesday morning that injured nearly three dozen people and caused major delays. The incident occurred just before 10 a.m. ET Tuesday as a southbound A train approached... Read more
Nearly 250 potential jurors dismissed from selection for Martin Shkreli’s securities fraud trial
Multiple potential jurors who were dismissed from the securities fraud trial against Martin Shkreli had expressed strong objections toward the former pharmaceutical CEO notorious for his drastic increase in the price of a life-saving drug. Jury selection for 34-year-old Shkreli’s trial has proved difficult, with nearly 250 potential jurors... Read more