Come here often? Make XFINITY.com your homepage » close

Get instant access to XFINITY.com. Download the XFINITY® One Click Google extension» close

close

Your XFINITY Connect session has timed out due to inactivity. Click here to go back close

US National News Stories and Headlines from Around the Country

Ad Info - Ad Feedback

Bills targeting transgender bathroom access are floundering

Loading... Share No Thanks

Bills to curtail transgender people's access to public restrooms are pending in about a dozen states, but even in conservative bastions such... Full Story

Featured News

  • Bills targeting transgender bathroom access are floundering
    Bills targeting transgender bathroom access are floundering

    Bills to curtail transgender people's access to public restrooms are pending in about a dozen states, but even in conservative bastions such as Texas and Arkansas they may be doomed by high-powered opposition.

  • Dakota Access oil pipeline camp cleared of protestesters
    Dakota Access oil pipeline camp cleared of protestesters

    CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — Authorities on Thursday cleared a protest camp where opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline had gathered for the better part of a year, searching tents and huts and arresting three dozen holdouts who had defied a government order to leave.

  • Sessions: US to continue use of privately run prisons
    Sessions: US to continue use of privately run prisons

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions signaled Thursday his strong support for the federal government's continued use of private prisons, reversing an Obama administration directive to phase out their use. Stocks of major private prison companies rose at the news.

  • Witnesses: Shooting at Kansas bar may have racial overtones

    OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A man opened fire at a crowded Kansas bar, killing one man and wounding two others before he was arrested in Missouri, police said Thursday about an attack that some witnesses suggested had racial overtones.

  • Off-duty officer's fight with teens sets off protests
    Off-duty officer's fight with teens sets off protests

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — An off-duty California officer who didn't want teens walking across his lawn fired his gun during a struggle with a 13-year-old boy and other youths, igniting unruly protests after video of the fight surfaced and two boys were arrested.

  • NYC lowers cost estimate for presidential protection
    NYC lowers cost estimate for presidential protection

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City has lowered its cost estimate for guarding President Donald Trump, his family and their Manhattan residence.

  • Blacks and whites join in opposition to fees in Alabama city
    Blacks and whites join in opposition to fees in Alabama city

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Blacks who celebrate the civil rights movement and whites who commemorate the Civil War are suddenly finding themselves fighting on the same side in historic Selma, Alabama: against City Hall.

  • Former tech CEO gets prison in US after self-exile in Africa

    NEW YORK (AP) — A wealthy former CEO who dodged securities fraud charges by spending a decade in Africa with a $50 million nest egg was sentenced Thursday to 30 months in prison by a judge in New York City who blasted him as "foolish" for hatching his scheme and fleeing justice for so long.

  • St. Louis ordinance seeks to pre-empt Missouri abortion laws
    St. Louis ordinance seeks to pre-empt Missouri abortion laws

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A new ordinance in St. Louis prohibits discrimination based on "reproductive health decisions," an effort by the heavily Democratic city to pre-empt a slew of anti-abortion measures advancing through Missouri's Republican-controlled Legislature.

  • Study: Global warming is shrinking river vital to 40M people
    Study: Global warming is shrinking river vital to 40M people

    DENVER (AP) — Global warming is already shrinking the Colorado River, the most important waterway in the American Southwest, and it could reduce the flow by more than a third by the end of the century, two scientists say.

Photo Gallery

Adobe Flash Player Update

You seem to be missing the correct version of Flash!

We'll help you get started. Get the latest Flash Player.

GET FLASH

Most Popular News

  • Instead of chasing storms, ice researchers create their own
    Instead of chasing storms, ice researchers create their own

    1 Recommendations

    WOODSTOCK, N.H. (AP) — The sparkling ice spread through a small stand of trees in the White Mountain National Forest so precisely, it could have been applied by Elsa, Disney's "Frozen" queen. Within the basketball court-size plot, everything glistened. Outside it, branches were bare.

Ad Info - Ad Feedback

Loading...