US & World News

Juul Halts Sales of Fruit, Dessert Flavors For E-Cigarettes

WASHINGTON (AP) - Juul Labs will stop selling fruit and dessert flavors for its electronic cigarettes. The voluntary step announced Thursday is the company's latest concession as it tries to weather a political backlash blaming its flavored-nicotine products for hooking…

US Rep. Elijah Cummings Has Died

BALTIMORE (AP) - Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings died early Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital due to complications from longstanding health challenges, his congressional office said. He was 68. A sharecropper's son, Cummings became the powerful chairman of a U.S.…

Union Says Deal With GM Offers 'Major Gains'

DETROIT (AP) - The United Auto Workers union's top bargainer with General Motors says a tentative deal with the company will bring "major gains'' to workers. Union Vice President Terry Dittes says in a statement that bargainers wanted to get…

California to Require Abortion Medication at Public Colleges

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California will become the first state to require public colleges and universities to offer abortion medication at campus health centers. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Friday he had signed the legislation. It's a reversal from his…

Major North Dakota Highways Closed Amid Fall Snowstorm

MINOT, N.D. (AP) - Hundreds of miles of major highways in North Dakota have been closed due to what forecasters are calling a crippling fall snowstorm. Transportation officials shut portions of Interstates 29 and 94 and U.S. Highway 2…

McDonald's Fan-Favorite McRib Returns to Menus

(FOX NEWS) – The McDonalds fast food chain has announced the return of its saucy fan-favorite McRib, which will hit menus at 10,000 restaurants nationwide starting today. The boneless pork sandwich, which is made with…

Esper, White House Budget Director Subpoenaed

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Democrats have issued subpoenas to Defense Secretary Mark Esper and acting White House budget director Russell Vought as part of the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Three Democratic…

Bernie Sanders has Heart Procedure, Cancels Campaign Events

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders’ campaign says the Democratic presidential candidate has had a heart procedure for a blocked artery. The Vermont senator is canceling events and appearances “until further notice.” The campaign says the 78-year-old Sanders experienced chest discomfort…

CVS Stops Sale of Heartburn Drugs With Suspect Contaminant

(AP) - CVS has halted sales of popular heartburn treatment Zantac and the store generic version after warnings by U.S. health regulators. CVS is the latest retailer to pull the heartburn tablets from store shelves. Earlier this month, the U.S.…

US Investigation of Vaping-Related Illnesses Focuses on THC

NEW YORK (AP) - Health officials say their investigation into a recent outbreak of severe vaping-related illnesses is increasingly focused on products that contain THC. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday most people who got sick vaped…

Watch Live: Schiff Says Complaint Reads Like Crime Shakedown

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff says President Donald Trump's actions detailed in a newly released whistleblower complaint read like "a classic organized crime shakedown.'' Schiff on Thursday opened a hearing with acting Director of National Intelligence…

Categories: News, US & World News