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FILE PHOTO - Police and fire crew stand outside Trump Tower following a report of a suspicious package in Manhattan, New York City, U.S. on December 27, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo

Trudeau defends move to give U.S. agents more powers in Canada

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday defended plans to give more powers to U.S. border agents (More…)

Dakota pipeline protest camp nearly empty as holdouts face removal

By Terray Sylvester

CANNON BALL, N.D. (Reuters) – All but a few dozen of the last holdouts from a months-long (More…)

Police arrest 24 in California protest over off-duty officer shooting

(Reuters) – Two dozen people were arrested in Anaheim, California, during a protest calling for the arrest of an off-duty (More…)

Jobless claims up, four-week average lowest since 1973

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose slightly more than expected last week, but the (More…)

Protecting Trump Tower cost NY City $24 million from election to inauguration

By Gina Cherelus

NEW YORK (Reuters) – It cost New York City about $24 million to provide security at Trump (More…)

Thousands still forced from homes by flooding in California tech hub

By Alex Dobuzinskis

(Reuters) – The mucky water flooding a section of San Jose in Northern California forced officials on (More…)

Muslims raise $78,000-plus for vandalized Jewish cemetery in Missouri

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Muslim Americans have helped raise more than $78,000 to repair vandalized headstones at a Jewish cemetery (More…)

Exclusive: China finishing South China Sea buildings that could house missiles – U.S. officials

By Idrees Ali

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China, in an early test of U.S. President Donald Trump, has nearly finished building (More…)

Showdown looms for protesters near site of Dakota Access pipeline

By Terray Sylvester

CANNON BALL, N.D. (Reuters) – Demonstrators near the site of the Dakota Access pipeline braced for a (More…)

U.S. judge blocks Texas plan to cut Planned Parenthood Medicaid funds

By Jon Herskovitz

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – A U.S. judge in Austin issued a preliminary injunction on Tuesday halting Texas’ (More…)