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(Reuters) - A bystander who touched off a social media furor after she saw United Airlines stop two teenage girls dressed in leggings from boarding a flight admitted on Monday that she did not fully grasp the situation when she started tweeting her indignation.
(Reuters) - Eight Arkansas death row inmates who are scheduled to die over a 10-day period in April filed a lawsuit in federal court on Monday to halt their executions, saying the state's rush to the death chamber was reckless and unconstitutional.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Monday that cities and states that protect immigrant felons from federal immigration laws may lose grants from the Justice Department.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (Reuters) - A man killed his girlfriend and wounded five other people, including two children and a high school student at a bus stop, during a shooting spree in central Florida on Monday, police said.
(Reuters) - U.S. states are reducing their tax revenue forecasts due to concerns over a projected slump in economic growth, low oil prices, possible federal tax cuts and other factors, according to an analysis released on Monday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struggled over whether to upend nearly 30 years of law governing patent lawsuits that critics say allows often-baseless litigants to sue in friendly courts, giving them the upper hand over high-technology companies such as Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. and foreign airlines in the United States carried a record number of passengers in 2016, according to the government office that tracks airline traffic, besting the previous all-time high by 3.5 percent.
(Reuters) - Driverless vehicles operated by Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] were back on the road in San Francisco on Monday after one of its self-driving cars crashed in Arizona, the ride-hailing company said.
(Reuters) - Firefighting crews were battling a major four-alarm fire at a residential building in Oakland, California on Monday and "multiple" rescues had been made there, firefighters and local media reported.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A white New York City police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in his Bronx apartment in 2012 has resigned, ending years of legal action and investigations into the case, the police department said.
(Reuters) - Two victims of a weekend nightclub shooting in Ohio that left one person dead and 15 hurt remain in critical condition, with three other victims listed as stable, a hospital spokeswoman said on Monday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a bid by retailers to revive a $7.25 billion antitrust settlement they reached with Visa Inc and Mastercard Inc over claims the card networks improperly fixed credit and debit card fees.
(Reuters) - Since President Donald Trump's election, monthly lectures on social justice at the 600-seat Gothic chapel of New York's Union Theological Seminary have been filled to capacity with crowds three times what they usually draw.
(Reuters) - A woman was arrested on Sunday after scaling at fence at the Treasury Building in Washington D.C., and a spokesman for the U.S. Secret Service said she had been apprehended twice in the last week, once for trying to jump a White House fence.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Londa Brown and Darlene Copeland, a pair of hairstylists from Chicago's South Side, have spent so many hours listening to their customers talk about the ups and downs of their lives that the two jokingly refer to themselves as therapists.
(Reuters) - At least two girls wearing leggings were barred from boarding a United Airlines flight on Sunday because they were not in compliance with a dress code for passengers, the company said in a statement on Twitter.