PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Residents on the Big Island of Hawaii were alerted on Thursday to rising levels of toxic gas from lava-oozing fissures, and geologists warned that new areas east of the erupting Kilauea volcano may be at risk of molten rock bursting from the ground.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will meet 10 major automakers at the White House on Friday to discuss the fate of landmark fuel efficiency standards and a looming confrontation with California and other major states.
(Reuters) - A North Carolina police officer is under investigation after he was seen in a social media video choking and pinning to the ground a black man in formal wear who had just attended his sister's prom, authorities said on Thursday.
(Reuters) - Yale University is committed to "equity and inclusion", its president said on Thursday, after a white student called the police this week when she encountered a black student napping in a common room on campus.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Immigrants from Honduras, Haiti, El Salvador and other countries who were given protected status to live in the United States should have a path to citizenship, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly told National Public Radio on Friday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's administration signaled on Thursday it may reverse housing anti-discrimination protections established under Democratic former President Barack Obama that exposed companies to a broad range of legal claims under federal law.
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Victims of a former USA Gymnastics doctor sentenced to life in prison for molesting nearly 200 female athletes urged Texas on Thursday to step up its investigation of suspected sexual abuse that took place at a team training center in the state.
(Reuters) - Los Angeles agreed on Thursday to pay $2 million to settle a civil lawsuit over the fatal police shooting of a homeless man in 2015 that went viral in an online video and fueled a U.S. debate on police tactics, a lawyer for the man's family said.
(Reuters) - Federal prosecutors charged Baltimore's police commissioner on Thursday with failing to file income taxes for the three years up to 2015 in another blow to the United States' eighth-biggest police department.
Pennsylvania's attorney general Josh Shapiro announced on Thursday that a nurse has been charged in the death of H.R. McMaster Sr., the father of President Trump's former national security adviser. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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