Daniel Trotta

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24 May 2018 | 8:33 AM

Bowing to Trump, NFL will require players to stand for anthem

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The National Football League will fine teams if players on the field refuse to stand for the national anthem, the league said on Wednesday in a victory for U.S. President Donald Trump, who loudly demanded an end to such protests last year.

17 Apr 2018 | 4:57 PM

Reuters wins Pulitzers for Philippines reporting, Rohingya photography

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Reuters won Pulitzer Prizes on Monday for international reporting and photography while the New York Times and Washington Post shared honours for exposing sexual harassment in America and detailing the U.S. investigation of Russia's involvement in the 2016 presidential election.

26 Feb 2018 | 9:10 AM

Sheriff faces mounting criticism over Florida school massacre

(Reuters) - A Florida sheriff came under mounting criticism on Sunday for his deputies' response to this month's deadly high school shooting and potential warning signs as dozens of state lawmakers called for his ouster and the governor ordered an independent inquiry.

8 Feb 2018 | 2:19 PM

Dollars, data support record number of transgender U.S. election candidates

(Reuters) - Alexandra Chandler was a U.S. Navy intelligence analyst when she came out as a transgender woman in 2006. She could have been fired, but instead she said the conservative Republicans in her chain of command promoted her to division chief.

5 Feb 2018 | 5:33 PM

NFL - Patriots' Brady laments Super Bowl loss, expects to return

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Moments after a stunning Super Bowl loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, New England Patriots' 40-year-old quarterback Tom Brady was not ready to retire, saying he would likely return and try again for his sixth National Football League title.

4 Feb 2018 | 7:22 PM

Super Bowl a 'magical' moment for fans despite sub-zero cold

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - New England Patriots fan Jason Baer of Tampa won a sales contest at his job to score two tickets to the Super Bowl and invited his best friend. The magnitude of the moment hit when they entered Minneapolis' U.S. Bank Stadium on Sunday.

28 Jan 2018 | 4:13 AM

Michigan special prosecutor to probe university in Nassar case

(Reuters) - Michigan's attorney general on Saturday named a special prosecutor to lead an "open and ongoing" investigation of Michigan State University after campus sports doctor Larry Nassar sexually assaulted athletes over nearly 20 years.

1 Jan 2018 | 1:21 PM

In frigid Times Square, relief arrives with the new year

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Intrepid revellers from around the world endured hours of waiting in a frigid Times Square on Sunday to witness the glittering New Year's Eve ball make its annual descent at midnight, undeterred and perhaps reassured by a massive police presence.

31 Dec 2017 | 8:15 PM

Bright lights of Times Square beckon, even on a frigid New Year's Eve

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of merrymakers are making the annual pilgrimage to New York's Times Square on Sunday to witness the giant New Year's Eve ball drop at midnight, undeterred by bitter cold and an unprecedented security operation.

29 Dec 2017 | 12:49 PM

New York City apartment fire kills 12, injures several others

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Twelve people were killed, including an infant, and four were critically injured on Thursday in a fire that swept through several floors of an apartment building in the New York City borough of the Bronx, Mayor Bill de Blasio said.