American Headline News for 12 May 2021
The fighting between Israel and Hamas escalated on Tuesday to levels not seen since the 50-day war in the summer of 2014. An Israeli airstrike targeting an apartment building in Gaza City left three... senior members of the Islamic Jihad militant group dead, as well as 10 children and a woman, The Associated Press reports. Another airstrike destroyed a 12-story building that housed Hamas offices; because warning shots were fired, civilians were able to flee, and no casualties have been reported. AP says that at least 35 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza since the fighting began. Hamas started firing rockets into Israel on Monday, and in response to Tuesday's airstrikes, launched hundreds more into the country, killing three women and injuring dozens more. One rocket hit a bus in Holon,...
Ghislaine Maxwell's trial is set for November, as the former socialite faces charges she recruited teenage girls for her pal Jeffrey Epstein.
In an interview with "Fox News Primetime," Senator Rand Paul said he is concerned about the Chinese lab and wants to know if there is a connection between the NIH and Wuhan.
CARE International, the non-profit organization best known for its signature CARE package, commemorated 75 years since its first package in a Tuesday night fundraiser hosted by Whoopi Goldberg,... featuring President Joe Biden as well as four of the five living presidents.
Bruce, the family pup, contracted Parvo and needed a $700 surgery his owners couldn't afford
A terse announcement signaled a possible end to a long-running constitutional lawsuit. But former President Donald J. Trump is not a party to the arrangement.
The family was able to view about 20 minutes of footage from dash and body cameras that has not been made public. They said it did not show Mr. Brown threatening, or even making contact with,... officers.
Students for Trump co-founder john Lambert, 25, was sentenced Tuesday to 13 months in prison for posing as a lawyer to steal money from his victims.
Labor troubles have cast the company's planned reopening in September in doubt; two other major unions have yet to reach deals.
Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) took to the House floor to defend her stance on former President Trump on the eve of the House GOP's conference vote to oust her from her leadership position.
Three U.S. Army soldiers are accused of conspiring to buy firearms in Tennessee and illegally sell them in Chicago, where the weapons were traced to at least one mass shooting and other gun attacks,... according to a criminal complaint filed Monday.
A belligerent Missouri bartender was caught on camera denying service to a group of veterans and crumpling up one of their military IDs.
Former acting Defense Secretary Christopher Miller will testify to the House Oversight and Reform Committee on Wednesday about the Jan. 6 Capitol Riot.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared a state of emergency in the city of Lod amid riots breaking out.
The manager of upstate New York sandwich shop confessed to helping his former boss kill a coworker because of a dispute over money in 2019. James Duffy, 35, pleaded guilty last month to a... second-degree murder charge and is expected to testify against former shop owner Giorgios Kakavelos, 52, in a trial that has opening...
The Biden administration on Tuesday approved the Vineyard Wind project, the country's first large-scale offshore wind farm. As proposed, the wind farm would be off the coast of Martha's Vineyard,... consisting of 62 turbines able to produce enough electricity to power 400,000 homes, The Washington Post reports. "I believe that a clean-energy future is within our grasp in the United States," Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said during a Tuesday conference call with reporters, adding that the Vineyard Wind project is "a significant milestone in our efforts to build a clean and more equitable energy future while addressing the climate emergency." Officials said the project will create roughly 3,600 jobs. "If you think about how complex it is to erect a wind turbine in the middle of the ocean --...
Two West Texas sheriff's deputies were shot dead and a city employee was critically injured after responding to a dog complaint on Monday night, authorities said.
Christopher C. Miller, the acting defense secretary on Jan. 6, plans to defend the Pentagon's actions before and during the violence when he testifies before a House panel on Wednesday.
'The driver of the vehicle had a blood alcohol level that registered twice the legal limit,' the Port St. Lucie Police Department said
A Wisconsin bakery says it has IDed a thief who ripped off cash and equipment from the store last month -- after it printed a photo of the suspect on cookies.
Some of the protesters spilled into the roadway around the building on Second Avenue between East 42nd and 43rd streets as NYPD cops struggled to keep control.
President Biden will for the first time host the top Republicans in Congress Wednesday as he seeks bipartisan buy-in on $4 trillion more in spending for his infrastructure and "families" plans.
Governor Henry McMaster signed an executive order Tuesday, that allows parents to opt their children out of using the physical protection equipment.
One of the two teenage girls charged with killing Uber Eats driver Mohammad Anwar in Washington DC has plead guilty to a felony murder charge.
Just when things seemed like they couldn't get any worse in India, they have. Doctors in India are finding that patients that are receiving treatment for COVID-19 are also infected with a rare "black... fungus" called mucormycosis, a rare but deadly infection.