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Top court snubs challenge to California gun waiting period

Top U.S. News - 12 min 53 sec ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a blow to gun rights activists, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday turned away a challenge to California's 10-day waiting period for firearms purchases that is intended to guard against impulsive violence and suicides.

Florida teens travel to state capital demanding action on guns

Top U.S. News - 17 min 18 sec ago
PARKLAND, Fla. (Reuters) - Busloads of Florida students headed on Tuesday to the state capital Tallahassee to call for a ban on assault rifles, pressing on with protests after a shooting rampage at a high school that killed 17 teens and educators.

Motor racing: Renault launch F1 car and name Aitken as reserve driver

Top Sports News - 25 min 23 sec ago
LONDON (Reuters) - British-Korean youngster Jack Aitken will be the Renault Formula One team's official reserve driver this season, replacing Russian Sergey Sirotkin, who has switched to a race seat with Williams.

U.S. top court rejects challenge to California gun waiting period

Political News - 1 hour 34 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a blow to gun rights activists, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday turned away a challenge to California's 10-day waiting period for firearms purchases that is intended to guard against impulsive violence and suicides.

U.S. top court rejects challenge to California gun waiting period

Top U.S. News - 1 hour 34 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a blow to gun rights activists, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday turned away a challenge to California's 10-day waiting period for firearms purchases that is intended to guard against impulsive violence and suicides.

Ice Hockey: Finland advance as South Korea's Olympic journey ends

Top Sports News - 1 hour 37 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Finland beat South Korea 5-2 on Tuesday to reach the men's Olympic ice hockey quarter-finals as the hosts bowed out of the tournament after a spirited performance in their final game.

Biathlon: Brilliant Fourcade claims mixed relay gold for France

Top Sports News - 1 hour 39 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - France's Martin Fourcade gave another brilliant display of skiing and shooting to erase a big German lead and claim the Olympic gold for his team in the Olympic biathlon mixed relay on Tuesday.

Bobsleigh: Jamaicans enjoy their Winter moment in the sun

Top Sports News - 1 hour 56 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - The much-heralded Jamaican women's bobsleigh team made their Winter Olympic debut on Tuesday on a night of color and emotion and coming 30 years after the country's first appearance at the Games in Calgary.

Ice Hockey: Germany edge out Switzerland to reach quarters

Top Sports News - 2 hours 29 sec ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Yannic Seidenberg scored less than a minute into overtime to propel Germany past Switzerland 2-1 on Tuesday and give them the last spot in the quarter-finals of the men's Olympic ice hockey tournament.

Nordic Combined: Rydzek bursts through to lead German medal sweep

Top Sports News - 2 hours 5 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Johannes Rydzek overcame a time handicap of more than half a minute to storm through and win Germany's second Nordic Combined gold medal of the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics on Tuesday as team mates Fabian Riessle and Eric Frenzel took silver and bronze.

Agonizing subway ride lands New York woman Worst Commute award

Top U.S. News - 2 hours 7 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - This is one contest no New York City subway rider wants to win.

U.S. top court rejects investor appeals over Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

Top U.S. News - 2 hours 15 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to revive litigation in which shareholders accused the federal government of overstepping its authority when it restructured mortgage finance firms Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac following the 2008 housing crisis.

Trump to host Swedish prime minister on March 6: White House

Political News - 2 hours 20 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will host Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven on March 6 at the White House, the president's press secretary said on Tuesday, amid concerns in the Nordic region about Russia's military buildup.

Top court rejects challenge to California gun waiting period

Political News - 2 hours 21 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday turned away a constitutional challenge brought by gun rights activists to a California law imposing a 10-day waiting period for the purchase of firearms, intended to guard against impulsive violence and suicides.

Top court rejects challenge to California gun waiting period

Top U.S. News - 2 hours 21 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday turned away a constitutional challenge brought by gun rights activists to a California law imposing a 10-day waiting period for the purchase of firearms, intended to guard against impulsive violence and suicides.

U.S. to extend skimpy health insurance outside of Obamacare

Political News - 2 hours 21 min ago
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Tuesday proposed extending the availability of skimpy health insurance plans to millions of Americans in another Trump administration move aimed at undercutting the requirements of the Affordable Care Act, often called Obamacare.

U.S. to extend skimpy health insurance outside of Obamacare

Top U.S. News - 2 hours 21 min ago
WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Tuesday proposed extending the availability of skimpy health insurance plans to millions of Americans in another Trump administration move aimed at undercutting the requirements of the Affordable Care Act, often called Obamacare.

Ohio school on lockdown after student apparently shoots self

Top U.S. News - 2 hours 28 min ago
(Reuters) - A school in Massillon, Ohio, was on lockdown on Tuesday morning after a student suffered an "apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound," the school district said.

Mueller charges lawyer with false statements in Russia probe

Political News - 2 hours 31 min ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller has charged a lawyer with lying to investigators about his communications with Rick Gates, a partner of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort who also has been charged in the Russia probe.

Disabled by alcohol - Van Sant brings cartoonist biopic to Berlin

Entertainment News - 2 hours 52 min ago
BERLIN (Reuters) - It was a role Robin Williams wanted to play in honor of his friend "Superman" actor Christopher Reeve - the true story of a quadriplegic who despite his disability makes his name as a talented cartoonist.

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