First Line News Articles for Wednesday, August 23 2017
The Charlottesville City Council decided early Tuesday morning to shroud the statues of two Confederate generals in black, capping a long and emotional public meeting that erupted into chaos more than once as residents expressed their anger over a white nationalist rally last weekend.
Several streets were flooded and blocked off from traffic in the Kansas City area on Tuesday after overnight rains pounded the region, prompting numerous rescues of stranded motorists and others who scrambled to safety atop rooftops.
Foxconn says it will build three assembly plants in Wisconsin next year as part of a $10 billion project it previously announced would open in 2020 if the state provides a large package of tax incentives.
The commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet said some remains of Navy sailors were found in a compartment of the USS John McCain on Tuesday, a day after the warship’s collision with an oil tanker in Southeast Asian waters left 10 sailors missing.
More than 40 people were injured when a commuter train crashed into another one that was parked at a station in suburban Philadelphia early Tuesday, transit officials said.
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on Tuesday halted the scheduled execution of condemned inmate Marcellus Williams after DNA testing raised questions about whether he actually killed.
They lost in California, but that hasn’t stopped activists from waging a referendum war in Ohio against the big pharmaceutical companies.
The head of the firm behind the infamous anti-Trump dossier was interviewed Tuesday behind closed doors on Capitol Hill, a congressional aide confirmed to Fox News.
A 10-year-old boy is being credited with saving the lives of both his newborn baby brother and mother, who did not realize that she was in labor. Ashley Moreau, who was 34 weeks pregnant, said she went to use the bathroom on August 11 when her water broke.
A federal judge dismissed a challenge by Richmond, Calif., to President Trump’s executive order cracking down on sanctuary cities, saying the city lacks standing.