Death toll in Miami condo collapse at 32, funeral held

The death toll from a partially collapsed Miami-area condominium rose by four to 32, officials said on Tuesday, as rescue workers braced for a tropical storm and relatives of a deceased family of four prepared for the disaster's first funeral.

New York prosecutors to indict Trump Org insider - but not Trump, sources say

New York prosecutors investigating former US President Donald Trump's business practices are likely to issue one or more criminal indictments this week – but not against Trump himself, according to people involved in the case.

Death toll climbs to 11 in Florida condo collapse, 150 missing

Search-and-rescue teams pulled two more sets of remains from the concrete and steel rubble of a partially collapsed Florida condominium tower on Monday, bringing the death toll to 11 with 150 people still listed as missing four days after the disaster.

Florida building collapse: death toll climbs to 9, with 150 still missing

As the death toll rose to nine, searchers worked on Sunday to find more than 150 missing residents amid the rubble of a Florida apartment building that collapsed three days ago, as questions arose about the tower's structural integrity.

Death toll climbs to five, 156 still missing at collapsed Florida building

The death toll rose to five on Saturday at the site of the Florida building collapse where rescue workers methodically searched for more than 150 missing residents while firefighters made progress in battling a smoldering fire in the mountain of debris.

Ex-police officer Derek Chauvin sentenced to 22-1/2 years for George Floyd murder

A Minnesota judge sentenced former police officer Derek Chauvin to 22-1/2 years in prison on Friday for the murder of George Floyd during an arrest in May 2020 on a Minneapolis sidewalk, video of which sparked global protests.

Migrant children report overcrowding, spoiled food, depression in US shelters

Migrant children sent to emergency shelters within the United States described crowded living conditions, spoiled food, lack of clean clothes and struggles with depression, according to 17 testimonials filed in a court case on Monday.

Alabama storm: 9 children, one adult killed in highway crash

Nine children and a young father were killed when a van and other vehicles slammed together on a rain-drenched Alabama highway during Tropical Storm Claudette, authorities said on Sunday.

‘Fire and Fury’ author writes new Trump book ‘Landslide’

The author of “Fire and Fury,” the million-seller from 2018 that helped launched the wave of inside accounts of the Trump White House, will have a last take coming out next month.

Putin lavishes post-summit praise on Biden, says media have US leader wrong

Russian President Vladimir Putin lavished praise on his U.S. counterpart Joe Biden on Thursday, a day after the two leaders held a summit, saying Biden was incorrectly portrayed in the Russian and U.S. media as being unfocused and vague.

US Supreme Court rejects Republican challenge to Obamacare law

The US Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a Republican bid that had been backed by former President Donald Trump's administration to invalidate the Obamacare healthcare law, ruling that Texas and other challengers had no legal standing to file their lawsuit.

Second of two Colorado school shooters convicted of murder

A former student who opened fire inside a Colorado high school in 2019 was convicted of murder on Tuesday for killing a classmate who charged the gunman to save his classmates' lives.

US nuclear regulator approves fuel for next-generation reactors

The U.S. nuclear power regulator has approved production of uranium fuel that is far more enriched than fuel for conventional nuclear power plants, the company aiming to make the material said on Monday.

Virginia couple plead guilty in US Capitol riot, setting precedent

A Virginia couple on Monday pleaded guilty to demonstrating unlawfully in the US Capitol during the January 6 attack, a misdemeanor with a sentence of up to six months, in a plea deal that could set a benchmark for hundreds of other cases.

At least 13 people wounded in Austin, Texas shooting

At least 13 people were wounded in a shooting in downtown Austin, Texas early on Saturday, police said, adding the suspected shooter was still at large.

Biden's vaccine pledge ups pressure on rich countries to give more

The United States on Thursday raised the pressure on other Group of Seven leaders to share their vaccine hoards to bring an end to the pandemic by pledging to donate 500 million doses of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine to the world's poorest countries.

Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, other US billionaires paid little or no income tax: report

Several of the richest Americans have paid zero income tax in some years, according to an investigative report published on Tuesday (June 8) that comes as Washington weighs new proposals to address tax avoidance by the wealthiest individuals and companies.

Mess with IAEA monitoring and put talks on deal at risk: US to Iran

The United States told Iran on Tuesday that it must let the UN atomic agency continue to monitor its activities, as laid out in an agreement that has been extended until June 24, or put wider talks on reviving the Iran nuclear deal at risk.