U.S. News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/us U.S. News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2018 EarthLink Networks Inc. Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:35:53 EST Thu, 18 Jan 2018 22:12:09 EST 5 TV crew attempts to pass fake bomb through airport security http://enews.earthlink.net/article/us?guid=20180118/0dd0f001-4a44-46a2-8b5d-eb512e16111b NEWARK, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say at least seven people who claimed to be working for a TV network were arrested at a New Jersey airport after they tried to film themselves passing a fake explosive device through a security checkpoint. Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:35:53 EST 20180118/0dd0f001-4a44-46a2-8b5d-eb512e16111b Associated Press Abuse in house of torture was 'severe, pervasive, prolonged' http://enews.earthlink.net/article/us?guid=20180118/113ecaac-04db-4d13-a0ee-3aed354b2bbd RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A California couple tortured a dozen of their children for years, starving them to the point that their growth was stunted, chaining them to their beds for up to months, preventing them from using the toilet at times and forbidding them from showering more than once a year, a prosecutor said Thursday. Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:24:25 EST 20180118/113ecaac-04db-4d13-a0ee-3aed354b2bbd By AMY TAXIN and BRIAN MELLEY Associated Press Helicopter crash claims Texas investor, decorated pilots http://enews.earthlink.net/article/us?guid=20180118/12dedfd6-890b-4cb1-89b7-a5dabd366d86 RATON, N.M. (AP) — Five friends, including a Zimbabwean opposition leader, traveling to a ranch in the U.S. state of New Mexico died when their helicopter crashed in a remote area. Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:47:38 EST 20180118/12dedfd6-890b-4cb1-89b7-a5dabd366d86 Associated Press 'Tourniquet Killer' executed in Texas for 1992 strangling http://enews.earthlink.net/article/us?guid=20180118/94dcf41a-9488-4595-b6a8-c3f0c3f92899 HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas carried out the nation's first execution of 2018 Thursday evening, giving lethal injection to a man who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of his signature murder technique on four female victims. Thu, 18 Jan 2018 20:21:26 EST 20180118/94dcf41a-9488-4595-b6a8-c3f0c3f92899 By MICHAEL GRACZYK Associated Press Haitians face hurdles after protected-status renewal delays http://enews.earthlink.net/article/us?guid=20180118/3a27c9fe-86fb-445b-a3e8-7c662b5ca9c2 BOSTON (AP) — Thousands of Haitian immigrants living in the U.S. legally will face employment and travel hurdles because President Donald Trump's administration delayed the process of re-registering those with temporary protected status, Haitian community leaders and immigrant activists say. Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:29:50 EST 20180118/3a27c9fe-86fb-445b-a3e8-7c662b5ca9c2 By PHILIP MARCELO and ADRIANA GOMEZ LICON Associated Press