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 the U.S. That won't be easy, as Democrats... More..

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US will act unilaterally on North Korea if necessary
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..

Democrats Just Moved Closer to Filibustering Neil Gorsuch
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..

by | Friday, March 17, 2017

NCAA Tournament 2017, Gonzaga vs South Dakota State: Highlights, score and recap

Defense has been significant for Gonzaga throughout the season, something that bears out by the fact that it has held opponents to just 61.2 points per game , which ranks seventh in the nation. From there, the...More..

McDonald's drive-thru worker jumps through window to save off-duty officer
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

McDonald's drive-thru worker jumps through window to save off-duty officer

Another customer in the drive-thru line, reported to be a paramedic, rushed to the woman's assistance while a Miami-Dade Fire Rescue worker who had just walked into to the restaurant ran out to grab his partner...More..

Change Clocks: Change Smoke Alarm Batteries
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Change Clocks: Change Smoke Alarm Batteries

If you don't know exactly how old your smoke alarms are, you should replace them just to be safe. More than 95 percent of US homes have at least one smoke detector installed inside them, but most homeowners...More..

Wildfires destroy almost 1 mIllion acres in Kansas, Oklahoma
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Wildfires destroy almost 1 mIllion acres in Kansas, Oklahoma

The Texas A&M Forest Service and the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center forecast that winds, which help stoke the wildfires, will subside on Wednesday. The National Weather Service canceled a cr...More..

Showdown at the White House: Cummings & Trump Meet
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Showdown at the White House: Cummings & Trump Meet

Cummings said Trump "was clearly aware of the problem and he made it clear to us that he wanted to do something about it". Cummings rejected that claim and said he'd be happy to meet with the president. Cummi...More..

by | Friday, March 10, 2017

U.S. flight diverted over $12 blanket dispute

When he was told that he would be charged for the blanket, he said he wanted corporate's phone number. After landing, police officers and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents met with the flight crew and pa...More..

97-year-old twins perish in cold after fall outside
by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

97-year-old twins perish in cold after fall outside

Barrington police responded to a Saturday morning call that an elderly woman was lying face-down in her driveway and discovered Martha Williams. The younger sister left the twins at some point before they fell,...More..

Toddler, 2, Dies after Being Left in Locked Car, Hillsborough Sheriff Says
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Toddler, 2, Dies after Being Left in Locked Car, Hillsborough Sheriff Says

It was 89 degrees in Brandon at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities say a 2-year-old boy died after his half-sister left him inside her sports utility vehicle while she worked in a day care center near Tampa. We r...More..

Dozens of headstones toppled at Philadelphia Jewish cemetery
by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Dozens of headstones toppled at Philadelphia Jewish cemetery

Police in Philadelphia investigated vandalism Sunday at an old Jewish cemetery amid fears of rising anti-Semitism around the country. Police say scores of headstones have been vandalized at a Jewish cemeter...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Man arrested in connection with 2005 disappearance of Georgia high school teacher

Grinstead's cellphone was found inside her home and her auto was in the driveway, with $100 in the console and clay on the tires. Witnesses last saw Grinstead at a beauty pageant, then at a co-worker's barbec...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

22 sex abuse charges against ex-US gymnastics doctor

He also faces charges of possession of child pornography and civil lawsuits from more than 30 complainants. All three accused Nassar, a volunteer team doctor for USA Gymnastics for nearly three decades before h...More..

Good Samaritan jumps on man attacking BR police officer
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Good Samaritan jumps on man attacking BR police officer

Tillman was not the only one to see what was happening but she turned out to be the only one to react. "It was something that went through my soul", Williams-Tillman said, adding that she didn't hesitate befo...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Most banks and courts closed for President's Day

Buses are running, but schools are closed. You touch his face more often than you realize, and Monday is the day we honor our country's first president. Washington should have a standalone holiday and if th...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

3 people shot, including 2 police officers, in Whittier

Corina said police believe the suspect is a gang member. Piper and Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell attributed Boyer's death to Assembly Bill 109 , known as Realignment, and to Proposition 47, whic...More..

Biggest storm in six years moves into southern California
by | Monday, February 20, 2017

Biggest storm in six years moves into southern California

Hundreds of people have been evacuated from their homes, more than 300 flights into LA have been disrupted, and a number of potentially deadly sinkholes have open up along the roads, swallowing cars. The heav...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Despite Email Flap, Scott Pruitt Confirmed to Head EPA

Pruitt is perhaps the most controversial appointment in the history of the EPA - the Oklahoma attorney general has spent years fighting the role and reach of the organisation he now heads. Scott Pruitt , the ne...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Paul Ryan: GOP to introduce Obamacare 'repeal/replace' bill after break

He has said , during his candidacy that he would "repeal and replace" the law with "something far better". Currently, the federal government pays the full cost of a state's expansion in the first three years b...More..

ICE Agents Arrest Undocumented Domestic Abuse Survivor
by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

ICE Agents Arrest Undocumented Domestic Abuse Survivor

El Paso County Attorney Jo Anne Bernal said at a news conference Thursday that while ICE officials continue to highlight the criminal history of Gonzalez, they have failed to address the issue of agents goi...More..

Human remains found in dumpster near Okmulgee Walmart, investigation underway
by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

Human remains found in dumpster near Okmulgee Walmart, investigation underway

They hadn't been seen since Sunday. Ashley Mead and her daughter, Winter, were reported missing in Colorado earlier this week when Ashley did not show up to work. Cordingly declined to say how Mead is believe...More..

SC man accused of planning attack 'in spirit of Dylann Roof'
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

SC man accused of planning attack 'in spirit of Dylann Roof'

Benjamin McDowell , a 29 year old Myrtle Beach , South Carolina man with white supremacist ties was arrested on Wednesday after investigators say the man planned to execute a Dylan Roof style attack. In a ...More..

Fast Food CEO Puzder Withdraws Labor Secretary Nomination
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Fast Food CEO Puzder Withdraws Labor Secretary Nomination

Puzder's confirmation hearing was scheduled for Thursday. His hearing before the Senate was set to begin tomorrow, a date that had been postponed four times because Puzder had not submitted his ethics p...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

2-Year-Old Chicago Boy Fatally Shot While Riding in auto

According to police, Lavontay and the man were both hit in the head by bullets. Police say the man who died here at the scene is a document a gang member and it was a targeted shooting. The man was a passenge...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Jury rules Pedro Hernandez is guilty in Etan Patz murder trial

Etan's story has always been famous in New York City and nationwide: In 1979, on the first day his parents allowed him to walk to the bus stop by himself, he disappeared along the way. "The Patz family has wait...More..

by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Brandon Phillips is close to being dealt to the Atlanta Braves

Reds manager Bryan Price has already announced the plan is for Jose Peraza to be the starting second baseman going into the season. This was (at least) the second time Phillips had invoked his 10-and-5 rights...More..

by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Peru search home of ex-President Toledo in corruption case

An arrest warrant and hefty reward was issued through Interpol on Thursday night for his alleged role in an worldwide scandal involving Odebrecht, a construction conglomerate from Brazil. Toledo served as presi...More..

Yale students protest college named after proponent of slavery
by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Yale students protest college named after proponent of slavery

In Calhoun's place, the dormitory will be now be named for Grace Murray Hopper , a computer scientist who received two mathematics degrees from Yale in the 1930s. "Calhoun's principles, his legacy as an ardent...More..

Schools closed, flights canceled as winter storm hits Northeast
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Schools closed, flights canceled as winter storm hits Northeast

Several inches of snow will fall an hour in some areas. White flakes already are falling in parts of New Jersey. This won't be a record-breaking snowstorm, but will bring a healthy dose of snow to Maine's l...More..

What to Know About Recent Immigration Raids in US Cities
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

What to Know About Recent Immigration Raids in US Cities

Democrats raised concerns Friday about immigration enforcement actions in recent days - though immigration officials say that only routine actions targeting criminals were underway. There are reports that ICE t...More..

Snowstorm Niko sweeps through Times Square in New York City
by | Friday, February 10, 2017

Snowstorm Niko sweeps through Times Square in New York City

In other words, even though annual snowfall has trended downward in many areas, the snow that does fall tends to come in bigger installments. At major airports stretching from Philadelphia to Boston , hundred...More..

Democrats must filibuster to save our Supreme Court
by | Thursday, February 09, 2017

Democrats must filibuster to save our Supreme Court

José F. Anderson writes that nominees to the Supreme Court should show a capacity for deciding cases that goes beyond the ideology of the president who nominated him or her. The class action waiver dispute, on...More..

Sanitation Crews Search for Dead Bodies Amid Piles of Pipeline Protester Trash
by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Sanitation Crews Search for Dead Bodies Amid Piles of Pipeline Protester Trash

The approval had been held up for months amid objections from the Standing Rock Sioux, whose reservation abuts the lake. In December, the US Army Corps of Engineers chose to halt final-stage construction of the...More..

by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

President Trump: Obamacare Repeal May Take Until 2018

When it comes to health care, it seems that President Trump is learning that same lesson. "We're going to be submitting, as soon as our secretary is approved, nearly simultaneously , shortly thereafter, a pl...More..

by | Monday, February 06, 2017

U.S. judge temporarily blocks Trump's travel ban nationwide

Early Sunday, a federal appeals rejected the Department of Justice's request to immediately restore the ban , which a federal district court in Seattle had blocked on Friday . "The answer is none", Judge Ro...More..

Soldier shoots man with machete trying to enter Louvre in Paris
by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Soldier shoots man with machete trying to enter Louvre in Paris

Michel Cadot, Paris's police chief, said the man cried out "Allahu Akbar!" and was suspected to have been trying to carry out a terrorist attack. Trump's administration did acknowledge the attack - when P...More..

by | Friday, February 03, 2017

Pat Toomey, sought by constituents, 'big fan of Betsy DeVos'

DeVos's lack of experience with public schools will make it hard for her to fully understand, identify and assist with those challenges", Ms. Collins said . That is the final step in the confirmation process, ...More..

Sen. Collins joins opposition to Ed. Secretary nominee
by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Sen. Collins joins opposition to Ed. Secretary nominee

Murkowski, a Republican, said she heard from "truly thousands" of Alaskans concerned about Trump's selection of Betsy DeVos to lead the Department of Education. She also couldn't answer questions on basic educa...More..

Sen. Cassidy: ACA alternative would let states keep Obamacare
by | Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Sen. Cassidy: ACA alternative would let states keep Obamacare

One distinct possibility is for the government to find new ways to grant exemptions from the law's unpopular requirement that people who remain uninsured pay fines, if deemed able to afford coverage. Though the...More..

Don't miss rocket launch tonight, clear skies forecast
by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

Don't miss rocket launch tonight, clear skies forecast

Air Force satellite, f rom Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at approximately 7:42 p.m. During the $1.2 billion mission, the missile will track a wide area of the Earth in search o...More..

Civil rights advocates avoid calling Sessions 'racist'
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Civil rights advocates avoid calling Sessions 'racist'

Sessions told Patrick Leahy of Vermont that he believes grabbing a woman's genitals without her consent is sexual assault and told Senator Richard Blumenthal of CT that he would consider appointing an independe...More..

Senate intelligence committee to question Trump team on Russian Federation links
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Senate intelligence committee to question Trump team on Russian Federation links

Pompeo was a vocal member of the partisan House committee set up to investigate the deadly attack on a US diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, in 2012, which occurred while Hillary Clinton was secretary of st...More..