By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A third of Republicans believe President Barack Obama poses an imminent threat to the United States, outranking concerns about Russian President Vladimir Putin and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. A Reuters/Ipsos online poll this month asked 2,809 Americans to rate how much of a threat a list of countries, organizations and individuals posed to the United States on a scale of 1 to 5, with one being no threat and 5 being an imminent threat. The poll showed 34 percent of Republicans ranked Obama as an imminent threat, ahead of Putin (25 percent), who has been accused of aggression in the Ukraine, and Assad (23 percent).
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York state lawmakers agreed a budget plan late on Sunday night that includes much-debated reforms to the education system and ethics standards for lawmakers, state governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders said in statement. Cuomo proposed a $142 billion plan in January that keeps spending growth below 2 percent and promises money for big-ticket infrastructure projects while cutting property taxes. ...
Two bodies were found Sunday amid rubble from the Manhattan apartment building collapse three days earlier and authorities said everyone was accounted for since the apparent gas explosion that caused a massive fire and altogether leveled three buildings and damaged a fourth.
People living in Stillwater Heights in Redding, held a picnic on Sunday to raise money to improve their neighborhood park. Parents said the park needs to be renovated and needs new playground equipment.
A 25-year-old man has died, after a solo vehicle crash in Chico, Saturday.
A man hit by a car on the intersection of 7th Street and Hazel Street in Chico died, according to the Chico Police Department.
A suspected drunk driver was behind the wheel of the car that crossed over the center divide of Interstate 5, injuring more than a dozen people, said CHP.
Kentucky heads into the Final Four as an odds-on favorite to cap an undefeated season with a national championship.
NFL researchers are Monday set to begin studying ways to add fixed cameras on all boundary lines for replay.
StubHub filed a lawsuit against the Warriors and Ticketmaster in California on Sunday, accusing the two of conspiring to create an illegal resale market.
Lindsay Allen scored 23 points to help top-seeded Notre Dame defeat Baylor 77-68 in the Oklahoma City Regional final Sunday and reach its fifth consecutive Final Four.