American Headline News for 12 Sep 2017
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It was no party boat. About 4,000 people were stuck aboard a Miami-based cruise ship off the coast of Mexico on Monday, anxiously awaiting their return home. "It's just awful," said Stephanie Smith of... Washington, DC, who has been on the Norwegian Escape since Sept. 2. "I just want to go home." The ship, which...
Tropical Storm Irma drowned the coastal city of Jacksonville, Fla., on Monday, causing record flooding and forcing residents to flee their homes. "Get out NOW," the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office... warned people living near the swollen St. Johns River, which was running at historic flood levels. A storm surge turned the city's streets into rivers, with water...
Most people don't make it to the top of the world once.
A British tourist trying to star in his own live-action version of The Hangover drunkenly swam across the Hoover Dam, becoming the first person known to survive the treacherous trip. Aaron Hughes, a... 28-year-old forklift truck driver from north Wales, was in Las Vegas for a bachelor party, and went with his friends on a quick jaunt over to the massive Hoover Dam at the Nevada and Arizona border. "We were all just standing there and I thought, f--k it, I'm going for a swim," he told The Daily Post. "I got to the bottom and thought, 'I can make that.'" Hughes, who might want to consider making new friends, said his pals encouraged him to go in and cheered him on, even as he stopped halfway across, too tired to continue. "I knew I had to get to the other side," he said. "The water was pulling...
Sen. Ted Cruz's "like" of an X-rated porn post has been scrubbed from the internet and reported to Twitter, his spokeswoman said early Tuesday. "The offensive tweet posted on @tedcruz account earlier... has been removed by staff and reported to Twitter,"
Meeting sought by UK and Sweden as nearly 370,000 Rohingya Muslims cross into Bangladesh to flee violence in Rakhine.
The Florida Keys are in the throes of a "humanitarian crisis," and residents may not be able to return for weeks after Hurricane Irma lashed the archipelago with 130-mph winds, causing widespread... destruction and leaving residents without water, power or cellphone service, according to officials. "My heart goes out to the people in the Keys...
Dear Amy: I am a 50-year-old father of two teen boys. Their mother and I divorced almost 10 years ago. My ex-wife and I are very different -- our most marked difference is in our parenting styles. I... grew up in a large family where I started doing chores by age 8, respected my parents and was taught...
MIAMI -- Authorities sent an aircraft carrier and other Navy ships to help with search-and-rescue operations in Florida on Monday as a flyover of the hurricane-battered Keys yielded what the governor... said were scenes of devastation. “I just hope everyone survived,” Gov. Rick Scott said. He said boats were cast ashore, water, sewers and electricity...
The bill aims to convert thousands of EU laws and regulations into U.K. domestic laws
An 11-year-old Italian boy and his parents died after falling into a popular volcanic crater near Naples on Tuesday, the boy slipping and falling to his doom and both parents getting sucked into hot... mud trying to save him.
WFAN morning radio host Craig Carton allegedly duped the operator of Barclays Center in Brooklyn into wiring him $2 million that was stolen from a prominent hedge fund, according to federal... authorities. Carton -- who was arrested last Wednesday on charges that he orchestrated a $5.6 million Ponzi scheme to pay off his personal gambling...
"Everyone associated with him ... they're either on board with that, or they're not"
Heavy rain and winds are battering the South.
Court documents filed in South Africa say a young woman who accused Zimbabwe's first lady of assault was the aggressor, allegedly attacking Grace Mugabe with a knife while drunk.
A German court has ended the trial of former SS medic who served at the Auschwitz death camp after experts determined the 96-year-old is unfit for trial.
The best perspective on the damage caused by Irma is from above. CBS News' Jeff Glor surveyed parts of central Florida that took a direct hit
Tropical Storm Irma brought wind gusts of up to 72 mph and Charleston's third-highest-recorded storm surge
As a region assesses the damage wrought by Irma, officials say it could take years for tourism to fully recover.
Water samples contained unsafe levels of fecal bacteria and other contaminants, both inside and outside homes, The Times found.
Australians begin receiving their postal ballots on legalizing gay marriage from Tuesday as a new opinion poll showed that most of those who intend to vote are in favor of …
Among other comments, Cruz described the porn viewing a "staffing issue." *rimshot*
The Internet needed a hero and empanada dog stepped in
Togo's parliament suspended its session Tuesday as opposition members protested the lack of a promised discussion of constitutional reforms, while anger grew over the 50-year-rule of the Gnassingbe... family. Opposition …