FLAGLER BEACH, Fla. — Days before Hurricane Dorian was expected along Florida’s east coast, residents of this sleepy beachside town screwed planks of plywood over windows, placed sandbags in front of their doors and trimmed the palm trees outside their homes.
WASHINGTON — Motorized electric bicycles may soon be humming along serene trails in national parks and other public lands nationwide under a new Trump administration order, strongly opposed by many outdoors groups, that will allow e-bikes on every federal trail where a regular bike can go.
Hurricane Dorian is closing in on the Bahamas, where it’s expected to bring hurricane-force winds, heavy rainfall and life-threatening storm surge.
Multiple people were shot Saturday afternoon in West Texas, with at least one suspect reported to be roaming the streets of Odessa, Texas, and nearby Midland, police said.
As a community is still in shock over the 7 dead and 22 injured in Saturday’s mass shooting in west Texas, new laws go into effect Sunday in the Lone Star State that loosen gun restrictions — drawing the outrage of gun control advocates.
Almost 900 migrants were exposed to mumps while in immigration custody in the first such reported outbreak of the contagious viral disease in U.S.-run detention centers, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals.
Facebook has acknowledged a flaw in its Messenger Kids app, weeks after two U.S. senators raised privacy concerns about the application, and said that it spoke to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission about the matter.
A so-called “Straight Pride Parade” in Boston on Saturday drew as many counterprotesters as marchers in addition to a heavy police presence.
WASHINGTON — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Saturday she’s “alive” and on her way to being “very well” following radiation treatment for cancer.
Hurricane Dorian strengthened and shifted slightly early Saturday, setting it on course to potentially miss a direct hit with Florida and make landfall in the Carolinas.