Coping with a 12 percent unemployment rate and a harsh fiscal plan already in place, Puerto Ricans on the island are bracing for further impacts on their quality of life if President Donald Trump's proposed budget cuts are implemented. Meanwhile migration from the island to mainland cities like Philadelphia, Allentown and Reading has hit a record high.
The North Lawn of the White House has been evacuated, and journalists were held in the briefing room, as the U.S. Secret Service investigated a suspicious package "near White House grounds" Tuesday. Road closures were in effect around the White House, the Secret Service said.
Detectives in Virginia are looking for a woman who disguised herself as a Target employee and stole more than $40,000 worth of iPhones. The Mount Vernon Police Department said the woman was dressed as an employee of the Target store on 6600 Richmond Highway and made her way back to the stockroom. Once inside, she placed the iPhones in a box and left the store, police said.
"Dance Moms" star Abby Lee Miller says she has quit the Lifetime reality series ahead of her scheduled May sentencing on federal bankruptcy fraud charges. Miller posted on Instagram on Sunday that she will no longer take part in the show. She says that she has asked for creative credit for her ideas for the show for six years, but hasn't received it. She says she has been "manipulated, disrespected and used."
A New Jersey couple looking for seashells found a leg bone on a beach.
An arrest report says 21-year-old Brooke Preston stopped by Randy Herman Jr.'s house near West Palm Beach Saturday morning before leaving for Pennsylvania, where she grew up.