Top U.S. News

Subscribe to Top U.S. News feed Top U.S. News
Reuters.com is your source for breaking news, business, financial and investing news, including personal finance and stocks. Reuters is the leading global provider of news, financial information and technology solutions to the world's media, financial institutions, businesses and individuals.
Updated: 1 hour 3 sec ago

Cosby arrives at court for closing arguments in sexual assault trial

7 hours 42 min ago
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - The prosecution and Bill Cosby's defense team are expected to begin closing arguments on Tuesday in his retrial on charges of drugging and raping a onetime friend, one of more than 50 women who have accused the comedian of sexual assault over the years.

Motive behind Waffle House shooting eludes Nashville police

9 hours 38 min ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) - Nashville police were working on Tuesday to determine what motivated a gunman with an AR-15 rifle to kill four people at an all-night Waffle House restaurant, having arrested a suspect with a history of erratic behavior.

Closing arguments to begin in Cosby's sexual assault trial

12 hours 29 min ago
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - The prosecution and Bill Cosby's defense team are expected to begin closing arguments on Tuesday in the retrial of the entertainer, who is accused of drugging and raping a one-time friend more than a decade ago.

Express Scripts targets new migraine drugs to change U.S. pricing dynamic

16 hours 15 min ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The largest U.S. manager of prescription benefits is telling drugmakers that the current pricing model is broken, and taking aim at Amgen Inc and other makers of new migraine medicines to try and fix it.

Prince heirs sue Illinois hospital, Walgreens pharmacy chain over singer's death

16 hours 43 min ago
(Reuters) - Heirs of Prince have sued an Illinois hospital and pharmacy chain Walgreens, saying they could have prevented the singer's 2016 death if they had properly diagnosed and treated his overdose days earlier, a court document showed on Monday.

Prince heirs sue Illinois hospital, Walgreen pharmacy chain over singer's death: report

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 10:05pm
(Reuters) - Heirs of Prince have sued an Illinois hospital and pharmacy chain Walgreens claiming they could have prevented the singer's 2016 death if they had properly diagnosed and properly treated his overdose days earlier, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported on Monday.

Monkey in 'selfie' cannot sue for copyright, U.S. court says

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 9:59pm
(Reuters) - Monkeys lack standing to sue for copyright protection and an animal rights group cannot act as legal guardian in such matters, a U.S. appeals court ruled on Monday, in a battle over ownership of a smiling "selfie" taken by an endangered macaque.

U.S. Border Patrol agent acquitted of murdering Mexican teenager

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 7:56pm
TUCSON, Ariz. (Reuters) - A U.S. Border Patrol agent was found not guilty of second-degree murder on Monday in the shooting death of a Mexican teenager through the fence between Arizona and Mexico.

Nashville police arrest Waffle House shooting suspect after manhunt

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 7:08pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) - Police on Monday arrested the man suspected of fatally shooting four people at a Waffle House restaurant, ending a 36-hour manhunt after tips from the public led police to search secluded woods nearby.

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush admitted to Houston hospital

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 6:14pm
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush was admitted to a Houston hospital on Sunday after contracting an infection that spread to his blood, a family spokesman said on Monday.

Waffle House shooting suspect arrested in Nashville woods

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 6:10pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) - Police on Monday arrested the man suspected of fatally shooting four people at a Waffle House restaurant, ending a 36-hour manhunt after tips from the public led police to search secluded woods nearby.

Migrant 'caravan' that angers Trump nears U.S.-Mexico border

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 6:01pm
HERMOSILLO, Mexico (Reuters) - Hundreds of Central American migrants traveling in a "caravan" were in limbo in the northern Mexican city of Hermosillo on Monday on the final stretch of a journey to the United States where President Donald Trump ordered officials to repel them.

Three MS-13 gang members in Massachusetts convicted in murder trial

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 5:09pm
BOSTON (Reuters) - Three suspected members of the MS-13 gang in Massachusetts were convicted on Monday of participating in gang-related murders, in a case U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has called an example of how authorities can try to tackle the criminal organization.

Ex-Insys employee in U.S. opioid case sentenced to home confinement

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 4:16pm
(Reuters) - A former Insys Therapeutics Inc sales representative was sentenced on Monday to six months of home confinement after admitting that she participated in a scheme to pay kickbacks to two Alabama doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based medication.

No testimony from Cosby as defense rests in Pennsylvania sexual assault trial

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 2:56pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (Reuters) - Bill Cosby's lawyers rested their case on Monday in his retrial on sexual assault charges, with the comedian declining to testify in his own defense against a one-time friend's accusations that he drugged and raped her in 2004.

Southwest cancels more U.S. flights as it inspects engines

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 2:36pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Southwest Airlines Co canceled more flights on Monday as it worked to complete inspections of engines like the one that failed last week in a deadly accident over Pennsylvania.

Waffle House shooting suspect arrested by Nashville police

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 1:55pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) - Nashville police on Monday arrested the suspect in the weekend killing of four people at a Waffle House restaurant, ending a manhunt that began when the gunman ran naked from the scene into nearby woods, authorities said.

No trace of Nashville shooting suspect except empty laptop case

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 1:17pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Reuters) - Nashville police have found no further trace of the suspected gunman who fled a Waffle House restaurant naked after killing four people, except for a laptop case with his name written inside discovered along a roadside, they said on Monday.

U.S. anti-Muslim hate crimes rose 15 percent in 2017: advocacy group

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 10:14am
BOSTON (Reuters) - Hate crimes targeting U.S. Muslims rose 15 percent in 2017, the second year of increases, according to a study released on Monday by advocacy group the Council on American-Islamic Relations.

California risks severe 'whiplash' from drought to flood: scientists

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 10:07am
OSLO (Reuters) - California will suffer more volatile weather this century with a "whiplash" from drought to rain and mounting risks a repeat of the devastating "Great Flood" of 1862, scientists said on Monday.

Pages