First Line News Articles for Wednesday, May 23 2018
The U.S. Treasury Department announced sanctions against five Iranian individuals for providing ballistic missile-related technical expertise to Huthi rebels in Yemen.
US President Donald Trump has said there is a “very substantial chance” a historic summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un next month may not happen.
The House on Tuesday passed a bill to loosen federal regulations on the banking sector, securing an election-year legislative accomplishment that is likely to be touted by members of both parties.
Family planning clinics that refer patients for abortions or share locations or finances with abortion providers will be ineligible for funding through a decades-old federal family planning program, the Trump administration announced Tuesday.
The LDS Church has spent “billions of dollars over the past few years” to meet global welfare and humanitarian needs, according to one of two documents about the faith’s finances released Tuesday through its official websites.
The LDS Church is transferring 169 of its 327 missionaries in Nicaragua to other countries due to political unrest, including anti-government protests that have led to dozens of deaths.
Doors opened today for the newly renovated Jordan River Temple—one of the busiest temples in the world. The interior is completely new, but that’s not what makes this temple unique; it’s who paid for it.
Sexuality can be a difficult topic for parents, educators and ecclesiastical leaders to address. But The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has provided a number of resources detailing a variety of issues in sex education.
Three local missionaries affiliated with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are busy saving Osage County what would probably be tens of thousands of dollars of expense that would otherwise be necessary to digitally copy and preserve somewhere in the neighborhood of a million aging county records.
The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a 50-year-old man who was reported missing from a Carnival cruise ship on Tuesday.
A United Airlines flight was forced to immediately evacuate upon landing at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey after smoke was seen coming from one of the engines, officials said.
Gloria Marchant has walked through the double doors of San Jose High School countless times in her four years as principal, but Tuesday was different.
You will soon be able to freeze your credit report for free, a step that can help protect you from identity theft.
The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday recommended for the first time that all new school buses in the U.S. be equipped with lap and shoulder belts.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he will propose new tax cuts sometime prior to November, when Republicans look to hold on to their majorities in Congress in midterm elections.
A New York judge today ordered a 30-year-old man to vacate his parents’ home after they took him to court when he refused to leave.
Four new sinkholes have opened up beneath a western Florida retirement community that was hit by several others months ago, officials said.
The USS Milius, one of the U.S. Navy’s most advanced guided missile destroyers, arrived in Japan on Tuesday to reinforce defenses against any ballistic missile attacks by North Korea, or anyone else in East Asia.
Two police officers confronted the Santa Fe High School shooting suspect four minutes after he began his rampage. The officers briefly exchanged gunfire with him and talked to him for 25 minutes before he surrendered, authorities revealed on Monday.
The English city of Manchester came together Tuesday to mark the first anniversary of the terror attack that killed 22 people attending an Ariana Grande concert.
The US-made F-35 stealth fighter has seen its first ever combat action, flying in an operation for the Israeli air force.
A private jet crashed off the end of the runway of the international airport in Honduras’ capital Tuesday, but the crew and passengers were rescued and reportedly out of danger, the government’s emergency management agency said.
Kim Jong Un’s government says it will officially close and begin dismantling its main nuclear test site this week. It’s in a remote part of the country, and CBS News is the only American broadcast network on the trip.
Australian investigators have rejected claims that the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was deliberately brought down by the pilot.
U.S. and allied warplanes destroyed an Islamic State sleeper cell near the terror group’s former stronghold of Mosul Tuesday, ending with roughly 12 jihadists dead, military officials in Baghdad say.
President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday ordered the expulsion of two top U.S. diplomats in Caracas in retaliation for a new round of sanctions over Venezuela’s widely-condemned election, accusing them of a ‘conspiracy’ that was denied by the State Department.
Amazon’s flexible return policy may not be as risk free as you think. The company bans shoppers for violations, which include returning items too often, according to The Wall Street Journal. Some users aren’t told what they did wrong.
Sears Holding Corp. will shutter about 40 Sears and Kmart locations this summer amid its ongoing sales slowdown, in addition to the 166 store closures it had already publicly disclosed for 2018, according to a report.
Home improvement retailer Lowe’s on Tuesday named the CEO of department-store chain J.C. Penney as its new boss.
The elevation of Stacey Cunningham to president of the NYSE Group represents a full circle for one of the few women who have worked on the exchange floor.
Scientists have for the first time identified the presence of several invasive flatworm species in France. The hammerhead flatworms have also been found in overseas French territories.
The Food and Drug Administration is going after three marketers and distributors of products with the herbal drug Kratom, saying they are making false claims about the controversial pain drug.