DNC Resignations Requested as Tom Perez Seeks Party Overhaul

Additionally, a committee is advising Perez on not only who should be fired, but also how the Democratic Party should be structured from the inside. "Together we'll right the ship and get the Democratic Party in a position to take the fight to Don... More..

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by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Suspects in Cincinnati club shooting remain at large

Lt. Paul Neudigate, the assistant police chief, told NBC affiliate WLWT that numerous witnesses tried to get out of the club immediately after shots were fired, but he said investigators are interviewing ...More..

Judge Denies Motion For Preliminary Injunction Against Trump Travel Ban 2.0
by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Judge Denies Motion For Preliminary Injunction Against Trump Travel Ban 2.0

The Department of Justice has appealed the Maryland decision to the US 4th Circuit Court of Appeals but has not appealed in the Hawaii case. Signed on March 6, Trump's second travel-ban executive order pl...More..

by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Democrats to filibuster Neil Gorsuch nomination to Supreme Court, Schumer says

In Thursday's confirmation hearings, Schumer argued that Gorsuch had failed to "convince me that he would be a mainstream judge who could rule free from the biases of politics and ideology", according to the W...More..

by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

Scrutiny Ordered for Certain Visa Applicants

According to Reuters , they provide details into a revised screening process that President Donald Trump has described as "extreme vetting". According to the Associated Press , the instructions also told ...More..

Rockbridge Meals on Wheels Ride and Dine Saturday
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

Rockbridge Meals on Wheels Ride and Dine Saturday

Toscano said the nonprofit service, which served 66,000 meals in this area past year, not only provides nourishment and visits to low-income homebound residents, many of them elderly, but it also saves money. "...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Brother urges public to keep sharing missing Elizabeth Thomas' photo

A former teacher allegedly kidnapped the high school freshman last Monday, triggering an ongoing AMBER Alert in Tennessee and Alabama. Cummins was believed to be armed with two handguns, Fox 17 Nashville re...More..

Fired attorney refused to take Trump's call
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Fired attorney refused to take Trump's call

White House press secretary Sean Spicer addressed the high-profile firing in public for the first time at his daily press briefing, as he fielded questions about why Trump chose to sack the crusading prosecut...More..

IS conflict: USA sends Marines to support Raqqa assault
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

IS conflict: USA sends Marines to support Raqqa assault

Moreover, while the US and their coalition claims to be working to defeat IS in Raqqa, various reports state that the USA - led coalition is carrying out airstrikes that target Syrian civilians, military, and i...More..

New fault line found in California, already overdue for whopper quake
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

New fault line found in California, already overdue for whopper quake

The study's lead author, Valerie Sahakian, said the fault is never more than four miles offshore, and even a moderately large quake could have a major impact on the region. "The hard part is getting people...More..

Women participate in A Day Without a Woman
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Women participate in A Day Without a Woman

The one-day general worldwide strike is sponsored in the United States by the Women's March on Washington, whose partners include the nation's top teachers' unions, the National Education Association and the ...More..

Trump, Dems Look for Common Ground on Drug Prices
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Trump, Dems Look for Common Ground on Drug Prices

Trump's telling, "He was probably told , 'Don't meet with Trump. Fifty-eight percent of your youth is unemployed", Trump said at the time. "We went to talk about prescription drugs ... "But hopefully, we will ...More..

Video shows daycare worker pushing child down stairs, police say
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Video shows daycare worker pushing child down stairs, police say

The incident occurred at around 5pm on Friday, at the Child Care of the Future daycare center. Sarah Gable was charged with assault after pushing a child down a staircase. She has since been released from j...More..

SCOTUS Sends Back Virginia Transgender Student Case
by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

SCOTUS Sends Back Virginia Transgender Student Case

Monday's decision comes after the Trump administration pulled back federal guidelines issued under the Obama administration advising schools to let students use the bathroom of their chosen gender, not biologic...More..

by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Mike Pence Rips AP For Publishing His Wife's Email Address

The story surfaced following a report by the Indianapolis Star on Thursday, which claimed that Pence used a private AOL account to conduct state business during his tenure as governor of Indiana. In the l...More..

by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

USA suspends expedited processing of H-1B visas

The change has the potential to make big waves in the tech industry, where as many as 1 million H-1B visa holders make up 13 percent of technology jobs , according to The New York Times . "While H-1B premium ...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

The GOP's wrong answers on health care

As we strolled the halls of the Capitol, down elevators and through the underground tunnel that leads to the House office buildings, Pallone reflected on why his Republican colleagues were keeping the legislati...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Seven Baltimore City Police Officers Indicted on Racketeering Charges

In January , the Justice Department and Baltimore officials reached a consent decree agreement outlining sweeping reforms to the department. The complaint alleged that some officers were depriving citizens ...More..

National Football League player arrested for assaulting driver, stealing golf cart
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

National Football League player arrested for assaulting driver, stealing golf cart

Saturday near the crossroads of Osborn Road and 70th Street. He faces charges of robbery, auto theft, criminal damage, resisting arrest and DUI. The defensive lineman is being accused of punching the driver...More..

Justice Department withdraws Obama-era challenge to Texas voter ID law
by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Justice Department withdraws Obama-era challenge to Texas voter ID law

Both Trump and Sessions claim voter fraud is a major problem and have backed voter ID laws. While the Justice Department may be turning away from the fight against voter ID laws, courts have generally sought ...More..

by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Boehner on ObamaCare Repeal: 'It's Not Going to Happen'

At the center of the talks are four governors who have taken different approaches to Medicaid: Walker and Gov. Bill Haslam of Tennessee, whose states did not expand Medicaid under the law; and two governors f...More..

Gunman kills girl, 8, after auto accident
by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Gunman kills girl, 8, after auto accident

The other driver fled in a dark, four-door sedan. "She later died from her injuries at the hospital", said Detective David Stark with the Houston Police Department. She was an honor roll student who was just ...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Praises Legacy Media in Interview with British Press

President Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is "very easy to get along with", Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Thursday, according to the Associated Press . But she told the BBC that she remains...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Temperature records fall as Northeast gets a taste of spring

It's been a record warm winter's day in parts of southern New England. By midday, Boston had also hit 71 - also a record. Temperatures reached 68 degrees, the National Weather Service announced Friday. Th...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Facebook Tries to Woo Conservatives at CPAC

They are racists", he said . Whether Republicans and Trump can come to terms over such issues will help determine how much real change they can effect in Washington, and how the voters treat them in two year...More..

Grandmother Lauded After Coming to Rescue of Police Officer
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Grandmother Lauded After Coming to Rescue of Police Officer

She rolled down her window to ask if the officer needed help, but she couldn't hear him respond. You don't have time to think about it. According to police, the incident happened on Harry Dr. 'It was somethin...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

National Park Service waive entrance fees on Presidents' Day

Some universities, such as Cleveland State, also close. After that, three students from fifth grade through sophomore year of high school will deliver prize-winning speeches inspired by Lincoln at 2 p.m.in ...More..

Cooper announces plan to up teacher pay
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Cooper announces plan to up teacher pay

Supreme Court review filed under the administration of Gov. In 2013, when the Republicans had control of the legislative and executive branches of state government, the lawmakers adopted sweeping elections la...More..

Man with rifle in East Oakland disarmed, detained
by | Monday, February 20, 2017

Man with rifle in East Oakland disarmed, detained

Officials say a gunman who fired numerous shots Friday morning in east Oakland near the zoo has been disarmed and is in police custody. At one point he came outside and began spray painting a garage and a veh...More..

El Paso officials dispute federal agents' account of domestic-violence victim's arrest
by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

El Paso officials dispute federal agents' account of domestic-violence victim's arrest

On Feb. 9, a federal agent sat through the protective order hearing, while another agent guarded one of the court's exits, according to El Paso County Attorney Jo Anne Bernal . Gonzalez's live-in boyfriend h...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Senate Confirms Mick Mulvaney as Budget Director

Mick Mulvaney , a tea party lawmaker from SC, is set for a narrow confirmation to the budget office on Thursday despite opposition from Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain. " ... I am confident...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Toddler Among Two Killed In West Side Shooting

Lavontay White , the toddler in the incident , was riding in the backseat with his pregnant aunt in the passenger seat while her boyfriend, who is a documented gang member with a lengthy criminal history, dro...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Missing Indiana 13-Year-Old Girls Identified Double Homicide Victims

They also wouldn't comment on the extent of their injuries because of how early it is in the investigation. "You believe what you can and then we have to go with the truth that we have so that's what we're wo...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Four Hurt, Nine Cars Damaged in CA Disneyland Parking Structure Fire

The fire began on the second story of the 10,000-space structure and its cause was still under investigation. Authorities announced the two-alarm fire was knocked down at about 5:35 p.m. Anaheim Police Depart...More..

Yale to change name of college tied to 19th century slavery defender
by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Yale to change name of college tied to 19th century slavery defender

News of the change comes after Salovey said in April that Calhoun College would keep its name because "at the time, as now, I was committed to confronting, not erasing, our history". Calhoun, but Yale Universit...More..