New York City subway derailment causes outage, delays

The Fire Department of NY said 34 people suffered non-life-threatening injuries. 'People were in and out of their seats all over screaming, power went out and then it stopped and the auto filled up with smoke, ' another stressed-out straphanger sai... More..

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by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Cops who shot Seattle mom are identified

The Seattle woman was kind and caring, and "if you met her, you would be drawn in", said her older sister, Monika Williams . Her family and community members blasted their decision to use deadly force on the m...More..

Mom left toddlers in hot vehicle to teach a 'lesson'
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Mom left toddlers in hot vehicle to teach a 'lesson'

Their mother, Cynthia Marie Randolph , 24, originally told authorities the two children disappeared while she was performing household duties and she found them locked in the auto. The mother was said to have ...More..

This week in Congress: Health care, Russia and an eye on Georgia
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

This week in Congress: Health care, Russia and an eye on Georgia

Jim Risch, R-Idaho, left, and Sen. While Senate Republican leaders say they plan to vote on their health care bill by the end of the month, their rank-and-file members still have deep divisions over major par...More..

Senate backs measure limiting president's power to lift sanctions
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Senate backs measure limiting president's power to lift sanctions

The bill includes new sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile program and other activities not related to the worldwide nuclear agreement reached with the United States and other world powers. The State ...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Student freed by North Korea has severe neurological injury

He spontaneously opens and blinks his eyes but doesn't seem to understand language, respond to verbal commands or be aware of his surroundings. The elder Warmbier said his family doesn't believe the excuse ...More..

by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Trump goes bonkers in afternoon Twitter rant about Clinton and Russian Federation

It has been 219 days since the 2016 presidential election , but that didn't stop President Donald Trump Thursday from tweeting about his defeated rival Hillary Clinton's purported "obstruction" and "deal...More..

RESULTS: Virginia June 13 Gubernatorial Primary
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

RESULTS: Virginia June 13 Gubernatorial Primary

According to a release, Virginia does not require people to register to vote by party, but they will be asked which primary they wish to participate in and only be allowed to vote in one. Perriello is hoping V...More..

White House: Trump won't block Comey's testimony
by | Tuesday, June 06, 2017

White House: Trump won't block Comey's testimony

Trump's office put an end to that speculation on Monday, saying "President Trump will not assert executive privilege regarding James Comey's scheduled testimony". Things deteriorated thereafter. Trump asked C...More..

Seeded Florida beats LSU 7-0 in Women's College World Series
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Seeded Florida beats LSU 7-0 in Women's College World Series

Saturday against the loser of this afternoon's LSU/UCLA game . GAME 9 - LSU (47-21) vs. UCLA won a pair of one-run games against MS in the Super Regional that preceded the WCWS, including an 11-inning ga...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

What Did He Mean? Social Media Tries To Decipher Trump's 'Covfefe' Tweet

Several hours after the fact, Trump capitulated to Twitter's sick burns and deleted his original " covfefe " tweet. Urban Dictionary added the word to its list, defining it as "The act of having a stroke in t...More..

Pope Francis Met With Donald Trump
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Pope Francis Met With Donald Trump

She adds that the tone in Brussels has gone from off-the-record sneering when the erratic and unpredictable Mr Trump first won the November elections, to outright concern now that the implications of his pres...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

That image will forever become what he associates with Memorial Day . "A lot of people look at this as the beginning of summer, a time to barbecue and relax", Ellis said after the ceremony. Several towns cla...More..

Tattooed 'Joker' accused of flashing gun at cars
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Tattooed 'Joker' accused of flashing gun at cars

The officer questioned Sullivan while conducting a pat-down. The Miami Herald reports Sullivan's arrest affidavit has him listed as a "tattoo model". Sullivan has " Joker " written across half his forehead...More..

Trump admin to extend protections for Haitians 6 months
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Trump admin to extend protections for Haitians 6 months

A final decision about the long-term fate of those immigrants will be decided at a later date. The Temporary Protected Status for 50,000 Haitians was set to expire in July. The department said they feel enc...More..

Several rounds of showers and storms to start the week
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Several rounds of showers and storms to start the week

It was much cooler across the area on Sunday behind a cold front that moved through the region overnight . Tomorrow continues the risk for storms but this time it'll be more hit and miss with highs slightl...More..

Planned Parenthood to close its only Wyoming clinic this summer
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Planned Parenthood to close its only Wyoming clinic this summer

A spokesman couldn't be immediately reached for comment . SIOUX CITY | Planned Parenthood of the Heartland will close its Sioux City clinic at the end of June, affecting more than 5,000 people in the regio...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Ford cuts 1400 jobs, 10 pct of white-collar work force

The company will offer voluntary early retirement and separation packages to around 10 percent of salaried workers in departments such as sales, marketing and human resources. Investors expressed concern that U...More..

McDonald's Is Bringing the Drive-Thru to You With McDelivery
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

McDonald's Is Bringing the Drive-Thru to You With McDelivery

Uproxx also speculates on what McDonald's delivery might mean down the road since its widespread proliferation would be a paradigm changer for fast food, but that's still a little way in the future. " McDonal...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

ACA exchanges grow thinner with Aetna leaving for 2018

That came after Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini told the Department of Justice that unrealized savings from a proposed merger with rival Humana would force the insurer to pull out of the market. As a main reaso...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Tillerson Meets ASEAN Ministers to Seek Support on North Korea

On Wednesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson gave a speech to State Department employees in which he referenced and elaborated on Donald Trump's "America first" policy and how it applied to the department. ...More..

Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 7
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 7

Most of the killings by a gunman dubbed the Serial Street Shooter took place in a predominantly Latino neighborhood between August 2015 and July 2016. Aaron Juan Saucedo, 23, had been arrested last month in co...More..

EPA dismisses five scientists from major review board
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

EPA dismisses five scientists from major review board

One, Robert Richardson , an environmental economist at Michigan State University, took to Twitter to voice his disagreement with the decision. "I was kind of shocked to receive this news", Richardson told...More..

Chicago officers shot during an
by | Thursday, May 04, 2017

Chicago officers shot during an "encounter", police say

The officers were wounded during an encounter while on duty. The unnamed officers were taken by ambulance to Stroger Hospital. The officers returned fire, police said. Witnesses said they heard multipl...More..

Strong to severe storms set up from Gulf to Great Lakes
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Strong to severe storms set up from Gulf to Great Lakes

An area of weakening rain and storms continued to push through Alabama on Thursday morning following a burst of severe storms overnight. Enjoy the 70s while we have them for one more day - temps won't even to...More..

Community reluctantly bidding farewell to 600-year-old tree
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Community reluctantly bidding farewell to 600-year-old tree

A crowd is expected to say goodbye Monday as crews begin to cut down a historic white oak tree on the grounds of a church in Basking Ridge, New Jersey. "It has been an integral part of the town, that's for sure...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

French presidential candidate Macron targeted by hackers, cyber firm says

Hackers working for the Russian government sent a barrage of targeted phishing emails between 2014 and 2016 to employees of major news outlets, and they focused particularly on Al Jazeera in the days before and...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Heitkamp votes to confirm Perdue as USDA Secretary

Bailey, President and CEO of GMA, "As Secretary of Agriculture , Sonny Perdue's agricultural business background and experience as governor will serve the USA well". "Rural America is the economic backbone o...More..

Teacher to return to Tennessee to face charges
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Teacher to return to Tennessee to face charges

The 15-year-old has since undergone rehabilitation, treatment and has spent the last few days getting re-acquainted with loved ones and friends. She said Elizabeth is in a mental health facility where she is be...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Minnesota dairy farms affected by US-Canada trade dispute

U.S. President Donald Trump is taking aim at Canada's dairy industry once again, saying that the U.S. can't let Ottawa "take advantage" of the two countries' trade relationship. "Any increase of trade barrier...More..

Trump objections don't stop overhaul of Baltimore police
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Trump objections don't stop overhaul of Baltimore police

Around a dozen metropolitan police departments were pushed into such agreements during the previous administration of president Barack Obama, amid a surge of police shootings of unarmed black men. Hundreds of B...More..

Malcolm Butler signs tender with Pats; can now be traded
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Malcolm Butler signs tender with Pats; can now be traded

Butler has been seeking a contract worth more than the one-year, $3.91 million tender he signed, and New Orleans is among the teams that have showed interest. It wasn't necessarily too big of a surprise, but i...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Two Police Officers in Gwinnett County, Georgia Fired After Beating Black Man

Eighty-nine criminal cases involving two Gwinnett County Police officers fired for abusing a man at a traffic stop have been tossed out by prosecutors. The officer then rares back and punches and pummels the dr...More..

Bill would punish conferences for boycott of NC
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Bill would punish conferences for boycott of NC

This raises the question: why would the North Carolina government pass a law which, in essence, changes nothing? California now joins Minnesota in sticking with their boycott of North Carolina despite the...More..

WPU Easter Egg hunt a success all around
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

WPU Easter Egg hunt a success all around

There were close to 1,000 plastic eggs that had either candy or toys inside. In preparation for the Easter Sunday Lions Club Egg Hunt on Sun., April 16 here is a little history for all the adults and childr...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Iran, Russia, Hezbollah: US aggression in Syria crosses 'red lines'

He reiterated previous Russian assertions that the chemical weapons attack last week that prompted a US Tomahawk missile barrage on a Syrian air base was either a rebel provocation or caused by Syrian warplanes...More..

UNC Coach Says NCAA Champs Might Skip the White House
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

UNC Coach Says NCAA Champs Might Skip the White House

Refs or no refs, North Carolina's win also gave them bragging rights over their in-state rival, the Duke Blue Devils. With 8:02 left in the game, Berry got called for a foul for (maybe) making contact with Ka...More..

Federal Judge Blocks Abortion Ultrasound Requirement
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Federal Judge Blocks Abortion Ultrasound Requirement

District Court for the Southern District of Indiana regarding the ultrasound requirement in House Enrolled Act (HEA) 1337", wrote both organizations in a Monday news release. The law was part of an abortion...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Distracted driving deaths are trending, and not in a good way

AAA reminds motorists that not only is texting while driving unwise, it's also against the law in Oklahoma. Drivers should be aware of all state laws related to distracted driving, particularly related to the...More..

US appeals court sets May hearing on revised Trump travel order
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

US appeals court sets May hearing on revised Trump travel order

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear the appeal in May. The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals previously upheld a Seattle judge's block of Trump's first travel order. It also states that a hearing sched...More..

Schumer on record opposing Gorsuch nomination
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Schumer on record opposing Gorsuch nomination

Perkins says Gorsuch minimized the education schools must provide disabled children. "Judge Gorsuch's record indicates that he has the character, intellect, and experience to make an excellent addition to t...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

US will act unilaterally on North Korea if necessary

The designation came as concerns about Pyongyang's chemical weapons have risen in the wake of revelations that the nerve gas VX was used in the killing of Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half brother of North Kor...More..

Fox scores career-high 39 points to lead Wildcats past UCLA
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Fox scores career-high 39 points to lead Wildcats past UCLA

Malik Monk - a Lepanto native who played at Bentonville High School - scored 21 points for Kentucky , and Dominique Hawkins added 11. Ball finished with 10 points and eight assists in the loss as he was o...More..

North Carolina Repeals Bathroom Bill: Businesses, Sports Organizations Leave State, Hurting Economy
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

North Carolina Repeals Bathroom Bill: Businesses, Sports Organizations Leave State, Hurting Economy

However, he said, " compromise sometimes is hard, and this bill represents that". "I'm not going to let the NCAA run the state of Texas. The ticket takers, the housekeeping staff, and parking attendants work...More..

White House Officials Helped Give Nunes Intelligence Reports
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

White House Officials Helped Give Nunes Intelligence Reports

Gen. H.R. McMaster, but was overruled by US President Donald Trump after he appealed to White House advisers Stephen Bannon and Jared Kushner, Trump's Jewish son-in-law. Then, Spicer pivoted to a line he's used...More..

by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Jon Rahm demolishes Soren Kjeldsen to reach WGC Match Play semi-final

In Sunday's semifinal match between Spain's Jon Rahm and Bill Haas, Rahm hammered his tee shot a blistering 426 yards. The 22-year-old sunk an impressive 60-foot putt from the back fringe of the par 5 18th hole...More..

NY mayor avoids charges, moves toward re-election
by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

NY mayor avoids charges, moves toward re-election

For almost a year, federal prosecutors probed donations to the campaign and the mayor's now-defunct political action committee. But the decision not to file charges, the statement said, came after weighing amon...More..

by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Democrats Just Moved Closer to Filibustering Neil Gorsuch

No other Supreme Court nominee has been successfully filibustered since Lyndon B. Johnson's administration. "Because the truth is, if a nominee can't get 60 votes, you shouldn't change the rules, you should c...More..

Federal judge sides with Trump administration in travel ban case
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

Federal judge sides with Trump administration in travel ban case

Federal Judge Theodore Chuang of Maryland specifically blocked the 90-day ban on immigration for citizens of six Muslim-majority countries. The order, Trenga wrote in his opinion, falls well within the presid...More..

GOP Health Bill Changes Could Kill Protections For Those With Pre-Existing Conditions
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

GOP Health Bill Changes Could Kill Protections For Those With Pre-Existing Conditions

The problem is, repealing the ACA will make insurance cost more for many people-and the people who see their premiums go down will see their other health care costs go up. The city of Fayetteville is celebrat...More..