Centers in Chicago, Houston, Tampa and Buffalo, N.Y., were among 11 centers that were called Monday, though no explosives were found and no one was injured.
The latest hoaxes have brought the total number of threats to 69 at 54 centers in 27 states and one Canadian province since the beginning of the year, according to the JCC Association of North America.
A dossier on Donald Trump's psychological makeup is being prepared for Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Among its preliminary conclusions is that the new American leader is a risk-taker who can be naïve, according to a senior Kremlin adviser.
Trump "doesn't understand fully who is Mr. Putin — he is a tough guy," former Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei Fedorov told NBC News.
In a rare bit of message contradiction within the ranks, Donald Trump’s first campaign manager, Corey Lewandowski, conceded there was no evidence for the president’s claim that Massachusetts Democrats were brought into New Hampshire by bus on Election Day to steal the state for Hillary Clinton.
“I live on the border,” Lewandowski said in an interview with the podcast Axe Files, posted on Monday. “I didn’t see buses coming across the line to say that, hey, we’ve moved up from Massachusetts.”
Milo Yiannopoulos lost his keynote speaking slot at the Conservative Political Action Conference after tapes surfaced of the right wing provocateur and senior Breitbart editor advocating for sexual relationships between “younger boys and older men.”
“Due to the revelation of an offensive video in the past 24 hours condoning pedophilia, the American Conservative Union has decided to rescind the invitation,” said Matt Schlapp, chairman of the group which sponsors CPAC, in a statement Monday afternoon. The group called Yiannopoulos to “further address these disturbing comments,” but defended its original decision to invite him as a nod to “the free speech issue on college campuses.”
Norway has joined an international initiative to raise millions of dollars to replace shortfalls left by U.S. President Donald Trump's ban on U.S.-funded groups worldwide providing information on abortion.
In January, the Netherlands started a global fund to help women access abortion services, saying Trump's "global gag rule" meant a funding gap of $600 million over the next four years, and has pledged $10 million to the initiative to replace that.
Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, Luxembourg, Finland, Canada and Cape Verde have all also lent their support.
Thousands of Donald Trump's opponents gathered outside the British parliament on Monday to protest against a planned state visit while lawmakers debated whether the new U.S. president should be given a lavish meeting with Queen Elizabeth.
Britain invited Trump to visit later this year as Prime Minister Theresa May's government seeks to reaffirm the so called "special relationship" with the United States and secure a trade deal as it prepares to leave the European Union.
Donald Trump announced Lt Gen H R McMaster as his pick as National Security adviser.
The president announced his pick in the living room at Mar-a-Lago on Monday, where has been spending the holiday weekend interviewing prospective candidates for the position. Trump called McMaster “a man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience”.
A broad range of activists opposed to the month-old Trump administration were using Monday's President's Day holiday to hold “Not My Presidents Day” rallies nationwide.
With most government workers, school employees and students enjoying a day off due to the federal holiday, events were underway in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and as many as two dozen other communities, organizers said.
Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, a veteran diplomat known as a potent and personable voice for his country's interests as he sparred with his Western counterparts, died suddenly after falling ill Monday in his office at the mission.
Vitaly Churkin, 64, was rushed to a hospital in New York, where he died, Russia's deputy U.N. ambassador, Vladimir Safronkov, told The Associated Press. His cause of death wasn't immediately known.
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