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Agonizing subway ride lands New York woman Worst Commute award

Top U.S. News - 23 min 29 sec 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 - 24 min 54 sec 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.

Top court rejects challenge to California gun waiting period

Political News - 30 min 59 sec 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 - 30 min 59 sec 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 - 31 min 12 sec 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 - 31 min 12 sec 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 - 38 min 14 sec 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 - 41 min 17 sec 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.

Motor racing: McLaren agree long-term deal with Petrobras

Top Sports News - 1 hour 4 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Former world champions McLaren have agreed a long-term partnership with Brazilian state oil company Petrobras, the Formula One team announced on Tuesday.

Motor racing: Sauber launch catch-up car after dismal 2017

Top Sports News - 1 hour 19 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Sauber presented the first Formula One car of their new Alfa Romeo partnership on Tuesday, with a flurry of preceding sponsor announcements pointing also to a sounder future after a dismal 2017 season.

U.S. to extend short-term non-Obamacare health insurance to 1 year

Top U.S. News - 1 hour 22 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Tuesday proposed a rule extending the time period to 12 months for health insurance plans that do not comply with the requirements of the Affordable Care Act, often called Obamacare.

Short track: South Korea basks in golden chaos

Top Sports News - 1 hour 27 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - South Korea powered to gold in a chaotic Olympic women’s short track speed skating 3,000 meters relay on Tuesday, defending the title they won in Sochi.

Russian medalist denies doping after positive test

Top Sports News - 1 hour 35 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Russian Olympic medalist Alexander Krushelnitsky has denied taking a banned substance in a suspected doping case that has rocked the Pyeongchang Winter Games and could imperil Russia's efforts to regain its full Olympic status.

Freestyle skiing: Hungary may rethink after Swaney halfpipe display

Top Sports News - 1 hour 48 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - The Hungarian Olympic Committee will consider changing its selection procedures after skier Elizabeth Swaney’s halfpipe performance went viral, with many fans wondering why an athlete of such limited ability was competing at the Games.

Factbox: Trump on Twitter (Feb 20) - Obama administration, America's elections, taxes

Political News - 2 hours 22 min ago
The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS.

Brilliant Fourcade claims mixed relay gold for France

Top Sports News - 2 hours 25 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: Feel the rhythm - Jamaican women make debut

Top Sports News - 2 hours 27 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - The Jamaican women's bobsleigh team made their Winter Olympic debut on Tuesday, thirty years after the country's first appearance at the Games in Calgary.

Snowboarding: American survivor Muss keen to make his mark on snow

Top Sports News - 2 hours 32 min ago
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Four years after suffering a life-threatening condition, American snowboarder Aaron "AJ" Muss says he wants to be recognized as one of the best in his sport and "not because I overcame something."

Florida school staff members to return this week after mass shooting that killed 17

Top U.S. News - 2 hours 51 min ago
(Reuters) - Staff members will return to work on Friday at the Florida school where a gunman shot and killed 17 people in the deadliest shooting ever at a U.S. high school, district officials said, with students expected back next week.

Short track: South Korea continue relay dominance

Top Sports News - 3 hours 6 min ago
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - South Korea powered to gold in the Olympic women’s short track speed skating 3,000 meters relay on Tuesday, defending the title they won in Sochi.

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