LOS ANGELES - NBC will broadcast all of its 2018 Winter Olympics coverage live across all time zones, the network announced Tuesday.
Wells Fargo & Co said it agreed in principle to pay $110 million to settle a lawsuit by customers challenging its opening of accounts without their permission, a practice that led to a scandal that cost the bank's chief executive his job. The bank said on Tuesday it expects the settlement to resolve claims in 11 other pending class actions. The complaint was filed in May 2015 in the Northern District of California.
NEW YORK - Seven young contestants from around the United States put their best and smelliest shoe forward at the 42nd National Rotten Sneaker Contest in New York City on Tuesday, March 28. Twelve-year-old Connor Slocombe claimed the first place title for having the worst-smelling sneaker after three prior attempts to win the contest in years past. The four judges of the contest, which was held at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square, all cringed at the smell of Slocombe's beat-up shoe.
WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday to undo a slew of Obama-era climate change regulations that his administration says is hobbling oil drillers and coal miners, a move environmental groups have vowed to take to court. The decree's main target is former President Barack Obama's Clean Power Plan that required states to slash carbon emissions from power plants - a critical element in helping the United States meet its commitments to a global climate change accord reached by nearly 200 countries in Paris in 2015.
From a miniature pony to goats, dogs and other animals, Derrick Campana fashions prosthetics that use non-invasive techniques that can help them walk again. Angel Marie is a pony that was stepped on by her mother shortly after she was born. Her front legs were so severely damaged, she was too crippled to walk. It was a challenge Derrick Campana, the so-called "Dr. Doolittle" of animal prosthetics, was ready to tackle.
LONDON - Police erected new barriers around Queen Elizabeth's Windsor Castle home on Tuesday, March 28, to boost protection a week after a man killed four people in an attack around parliament in central London. The additional measures followed a review of security at Windsor, the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world located about 20 miles (32 km) to the west of the British capital, police said.
WASHINGTON - The top Republican in Congress on Tuesday stood by Devin Nunes, the embattled head of the House of Representatives intelligence committee, who is under fire for his handling of an investigation into possible Russian ties to President Donald Trump's election campaign. House Speaker Paul Ryan told a news conference he does not believe Nunes, a Trump ally, should remove himself from the investigation. Asked whether Nunes should step aside and if he knew the source of information that Nunes revealed last week, Ryan said: "No and no."
DETROIT/WASHINGTON - Ford Motor Co on Tuesday, March 28, said it would invest $1.2 billion in three Michigan facilities and create 130 jobs in projects largely in line with a previous agreement with the United Auto Workers union, hours after U.S. President Donald Trump touted a "major investment" by the automaker on Twitter. In January, Ford scrapped plans to build a $1.6 billion car factory in Mexico and instead added 700 jobs in Michigan following Trumps criticism that centered on trade and investing in America.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A Florida man killed his girlfriend and wounded five others, including her two young sons and a high school student during a shooting spree with an AK-47 rifle on Monday, March 27, police said. The shootings started around 6 a.m. inside a home in Sanford, about 30 miles north of Orlando. Police said Allen Cashe, 31, opened fire a few hours after officers had been called to break up a dispute over keys to a vehicle between him and his girlfriend, Latina Herring, 35.
DENVER - A bystander who touched off a social media furor after she saw United Airlines stop two teenage girls dressed in leggings from boarding a flight admitted on Monday that she did not fully grasp the situation when she started tweeting her indignation. The girls, who were flying standby on Sunday from Denver to Minneapolis using free passes for employees or family members, were told by a gate attendant that they could not get on the plane while wearing the form-fitting pants.