Much of US still gripped by Arctic weather as Memphis deals with numerous broken water pipes

[ad_1] NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Much of the U.S. remained gripped by deadly Arctic weather Sunday — with subfreezing conditions reaching as far south as Texas and Florida. But the numbing cold is expected to ease up in the coming days. Nationally, winter storms this month have claimed at least 67 lives around the U.S., many … Read more

911 calls from Maui capture pleas for the stranded, the missing and those caught in the fire’s chaos

[ad_1] The day after the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century destroyed a seaside community on Maui, the barrage of 911 calls didn’t stop: Reports of missing people, stranded family members and confused tourists trapped without food or water lit up the emergency lines every few minutes, interspersed with reports of new fires starting and … Read more

‘Access Hollywood’ tape of Trump won’t be shown to jury at defamation trial, lawyer says

[ad_1] A lawyer for a writer who says Donald Trump sexually abused her in the 1990s and then defamed her while president in 2019 said Saturday that the infamous “Access Hollywood” tape and two women who accused Trump of abuse will not be put before a New York jury considering defamation damages. The revelation by … Read more

Nikki Haley has spent 20 years navigating Republican Party factions. Trump may make that impossible

[ad_1] When Nikki Haley was a South Carolina legislator, she backed budgets boosted by federal aid. Running for governor, she criticized a “bailout culture” and dependence on Washington. She once called the Confederate battle flag a heritage symbol and sidestepped calls to remove it from statehouse grounds. After a racist massacre in Charleston, Haley moved … Read more