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 University's ties to slavery and systemic racism"... More..

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by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Israel says will not admit Peru's fugitive ex-president

Judge Richard Concepcion said evidence uncovered so far in a graft probe, including testimony from an Odebrecht executive and bank records, warranted putting Toledo in "preventive prison" while charges of influ...More..

Just how big is New England's first major storm of 2017?
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Just how big is New England's first major storm of 2017?

Standing on the corner of Rittenhouse Square Park, phone in hand, Jordan said orders were slow because of the snow. Unsafe travel conditions are forecast for I-95 cities from Philadelphia to New York City...More..

by | Thursday, February 09, 2017

At CRC, groups share concerns over Supreme Court nominee

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York meets with Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. "We hope more Democrats will continue to join their colleag...More..

by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

DHS Chief: Travel, Immigration Ban Should Have Been Delayed

Kelly was put on the defensive by Democratic lawmakers who have argued that the travel ban is inhumane, counterproductive and essentially a Muslim ban - an allegation Kelly repeatedly denied. According to court...More..

by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Violent Protests Break Out UC Berkeley

He is a vocal supporter of President Donald Trump and a self-proclaimed internet troll whose comments have been criticized as racist, misogynist and anti-Muslim. Berkeley said in a statement . You know, again,...More..

by | Friday, February 03, 2017

Another Committee Suspends Rules to Ram Through Trump Nominee

John Barrasso (R-WY) suspended rules requiring two minority-party members be present, allowing Pruitt to be confirmed in an 11-0 vote. In the case of Pruitt, Republicans complained that no other EPA head had ...More..

Manchin to vote against DeVos' confirmation
by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Manchin to vote against DeVos' confirmation

That places the deciding vote with Vice President Mike Pence, who would nearly certainly break the tie in DeVos' favor. "The Republican majority on the Senate HELP Committee made a critical mistake today". De...More..

Where to feast for Chinese New Year
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

Where to feast for Chinese New Year

This week, millions of people will be celebrating Chinese New Year. Staff have also prepared a pamphlet with information about the Year of the Rooster . In recent years - including this one - Chinese offici...More..

Border Patrol chief departs agency
by | Friday, January 27, 2017

Border Patrol chief departs agency

The executive board of the National Border Patrol Council called Morgan arrogant and a "disgrace to the Border Patrol" in an opinion piece published by conservative website Breitbart News on November 30. During...More..

by | Friday, January 27, 2017

Madeleine Albright and Mayim Bialik ready to become Muslim

During his campaign, Mr. Trump promised to enforce "extreme vetting" and suspend immigration from certain Muslim countries, so it would not be surprising if he were to issue an executive action on Muslims enter...More..

Huge gator spotted ambling along in Polk County park
by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Huge gator spotted ambling along in Polk County park

The Circle B Bar Reserve is a former cattle ranch that has been converted into a sprawling 1,267-acre reserve. Facebook user Kim Joiner originally posted the video to the discovery center's page, and it's...More..

by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Martin Shkreli Pelted with Feces at Canceled Milo Yiannapoulos Event

Milo Yiannopolus is scheduled to speak at Berkely on February 1st, which may prove even more contentious. To promote the event, Yiannopoulos posted a picture of him and Shkreli side by side, with the title " ...More..

Mike Pompeo criticizes Russian Federation, disavows torture in confirmation hearing
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Mike Pompeo criticizes Russian Federation, disavows torture in confirmation hearing

The committee's investigation now appears to contradict Chairman Richard Burr's (R-NC) earlier assertion that he would not investigate advisers to Trump's campaign. "Russia has reasserted itself aggressively, i...More..

Final Farewell for NYPD Hero Detective Steven McDonald
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Final Farewell for NYPD Hero Detective Steven McDonald

Over the past 30 years, Detective McDonald shared his faith in many, many public appearances. McDonald's gesture came at a tenuous time for New York City and the nation. He visited police stations, schools, c...More..

Winter storm to encase 1000-mile stretch of U.S. in ice
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Winter storm to encase 1000-mile stretch of U.S. in ice

This will set up heavy precipitation, with snow in areas that have the deepest layer of cold air, and sleet and freezing rain where the wedge of cold air is more shallow, with above freezing air temperatures ...More..

by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Auburn won't consider Briles for position, source tells ESPN

Here are a few in-depth articles from Auburn's SB Nation site on what to expect from a Rhett Lashlee offense. Lashlee agreed to a three-year contract with a base salary of $350,000 to be offensive coord...More..

by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Educators protest Trump's Secretary of Education nominee

Although DeVos' Senate confirmation hearing was originally scheduled for Wednesday, it was pushed back to next week "at the request of the Senate leadership to accommodate the Senate schedule", according to a ...More..

82-year-old man reaches blood donation milestone
by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

82-year-old man reaches blood donation milestone

Snowstorms and bad weather led to the cancellation of nearly 100 blood drives in December, causing the Red Cross to miss out on several thousand donations. "Blood and platelet donations are critically needed in...More..

by | Monday, January 09, 2017

Wareham hunkers down for winter's first storm

Snow-packed roads will lead to hazardous driving conditions overnight Friday through Saturday . "There is a low chance of snow in the Savannah area", said meteorologist Peter Mohlin of the National Weathe...More..

Tony Romo reassures Cowboys of strong Dak Prescott backup plan
by | Monday, January 02, 2017

Tony Romo reassures Cowboys of strong Dak Prescott backup plan

The reality is the Eagles (6-9) are just another play from hitting double-digit losses for the second time in a dozen seasons. The ESPN report said Prescott and Sanchez also are expected to play in Phila...More..

2 dead, 2 injured in CT concert shooting
by | Sunday, January 01, 2017

2 dead, 2 injured in CT concert shooting

Police Lt. Cheryl Bradley also said that the shooting doesn't appear to be related to Meek Mill . The CT State Police Major Crime Division was called in to assist with the investigation and State police are...More..

London weather on New Year's Eve: Chilly, but more settled
by | Sunday, January 01, 2017

London weather on New Year's Eve: Chilly, but more settled

Saturday will sunny with high around 43 in the capital city. A cold front coming down from the northeast is expected to move into the region on Friday and stick around for the first few days of 2017, National...More..

Young Boy with Heart Condition Gets Christmas Wish Granted, Meets Cam Newton
by | Friday, December 30, 2016

Young Boy with Heart Condition Gets Christmas Wish Granted, Meets Cam Newton

Yesterday, in what might have been the best belated gift in the world for Taylor, his wish came true. One of Deckard's teachers, Courtney Cooper , started a social media campaign she hoped would unite Deckar...More..

by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Dylann Roof: Charleston shooter won't offer evidence to spare life

On Wednesday, Gergel gave Roof a note of caution regarding his intentions to self-represent. Roof's lawyers say they think he got rid of them because they wanted to present what Roof thought was embarrass...More..

National Weather Service issues winter storm watch
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

National Weather Service issues winter storm watch

Snow levels were forecast to fall as low as 1,500 feet in some stretches of the Cascades overnight Monday, before rising to 3,000 feet across much of OR late Tuesday, when the system is expected to taper off. I...More..

Brutal holiday blizzard wreaks havoc across northern US
by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Brutal holiday blizzard wreaks havoc across northern US

In Appleton, Wisconsin , where snow had fallen on Friday evening, a plane carrying the Minnesota Vikings National Football League team slid off a runway, local airport and team officials said . "The freezing ...More..

by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Richie James leads Blue Raiders into Hawaii Bowl vs Hawaii

Meanwhile, the Warrior defense played a key role in the win, forcing three turnovers that led to 21 UH points. "That's been kind of a trend this year where we start off slow, but after those two scores we all...More..

ECN wishes you a Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year (or Festivus)
by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

ECN wishes you a Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year (or Festivus)

As for me, I've never felt the least reluctant to say "merry Christmas " - as long as I know the person I'm talking to is a Christian who observes the holiday. After all , what is Christmas without singing ...More..

Manchester City runs past Hull City in second half
by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Manchester City runs past Hull City in second half

Although it was a quiet first half at the KCOM Stadium , Pep Guardiola was hit with another set back after £50million summer signing John Stones was forced off the field after picking up an injury. The Blues...More..

by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Rain and storms on Christmas Day

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Light and variable wind becoming east northeast 5 to 10 miles per hour in the morning. Christmas Sunday looks to be dry with cool temperatures.Winds will start to c...More..

Miles Teller Involved in Car Accident With Uber Driver
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Miles Teller Involved in Car Accident With Uber Driver

His girlfriend, Keleigh Sperry , was a passenger in the truck but according to the report neither of them were injured. One passenger in the Uber was taken to the hospital for "minor injuries" while anot...More..

Arkansas man held for toddler's road rage shooting
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Arkansas man held for toddler's road rage shooting

Penney store, McClanahan said . U.S. Marshals worked with Gary Holmes' parents to assist with the 33-year-old's surrender to Little Rock authorities Thursday night, Fox 16 reported. A 1-year-old child wa...More..

WINTER STORM: It's going to be a White Christmas in east Idaho
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

WINTER STORM: It's going to be a White Christmas in east Idaho

In a change to earlier forecasts , the snow level in lowland Western Washington is expected to fall to 500 feet Friday afternoon and to 200 feet Friday evening. For Saturday and Sunday, the temperatures will i...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Berlin Christmas market reopens as hunt for attacker goes on

Frauke Koehler, a spokeswoman for the federal prosecutor's office, told reporters: "At this point in the investigation, we assume Anis Amri drove the truck". Amri was also tracked by the United States intelli...More..