An abused dog, once pictured with her snout muzzled shut so tightly with electrical tape that she drew national attention, is recovering happily as her abuser was sentenced to the maximum of five years in prison in South Carolina. The judge told the man: "I wish I could give you more."
Closing arguments began Monday in the case of three deputies charged with the felony assault after the controversial beating of a man who led a pursuit on a horse was caught on camera.
Moving forward with a campaign pledge to unravel former President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to curb global warming, President Donald Trump will sign an executive order Tuesday that will suspend, rescind or flag for review more than a half-dozen measures in an effort to boost domestic energy production in the form of fossil fuels. As part of the roll-back, Trump will initiate a review of the Clean Power Plan, which restricts greenhouse gas emissions at coal-fired power plants. The regulation, which was the former president's signature effort to curb carbon emissions, has been the subject of long-running legal challenges by Republican-led states and those who profit from burning oil, coal and gas.
Strong and damaging winds lashed away at mountain, valley, coastal and urban areas of Los Angeles County, downing cars on trees and causing thousands of residents to lose power Monday.
Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, called for its chairman, Rep. Devin Nunes, to recuse himself from "any investigation" into President Donald Trump's campaign and transition team after news of the Republican's secret White House meeting on the issue emerged. Schiff, D-Calif., said Monday that it's "not a recommendation I make lightly," NBC News reported.
A teenager escaped in Ventura County after being held for three days in San Diego against her will as a human trafficking victim, confirmed police.