The Kilauea Volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island came to life on Thursday,
belching ash into the sky and spewing fountains of lava in a
residential area where people were ordered to leave their homes,
(Reuters) - President Donald Trump, who briefly pledged to "fight" the
National Rifle Association after a February mass shooting at a Florida
high school, is expected to throw his full weight behind the powerful
gun rights group on Friday at an event in Dallas.
- Hundreds of people on Hawaii's Big Island were ordered to evacuate
their homes after the Kilauea Volcano erupted, belching ash into the sky
and spewing fountains of lava in a residential area, officials said on Friday.
ATLANTA (Reuters) - Georgia is scheduled on Friday
to execute a man convicted of stealing a car from an off-duty prison
guard he met at a Wal-Mart in 1996 and murdering him with a blast to the
head from a sawed-off shotgun.
(Reuters) - Young advocates for tighter U.S. gun controls have walked
out of schools, filled city streets in rallies nationwide and pressured
politicians since a February school massacre in Florida revived passions
on both sides of America's gun debate.
- Strong thunderstorms packing damaging winds and severe hail along
with the possibility of tornadoes will threaten the U.S. Ohio Valley,
New England and Texas on Friday, meteorologists said.
YORK (Reuters) - HCA Healthcare is raising the stakes in a fiercely
competitive labor market, pledging $300 million for employee benefits
that are largely designed to attract nurses, company executives told
OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - The Republican-controlled Oklahoma legislature approved an adoption measure on Thursday that critics say discriminates against same-sex couples, non-Christians and single parents.
(Reuters) - The Missouri General Assembly will convene a special session on May 18
to consider impeachment or any other discipline that a special House
investigative panel may recommend against Governor Eric Greitens,
legislative leaders announced on Thursday.
ANGELES (Reuters) - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
expelled television's Bill Cosby and Oscar-winning director Roman
Polanski on Thursday as the Academy Awards presenter responded to sexual misconduct allegations roiling Hollywood.