Trump's travel ban is blocked: Six things you need to know

Under the court's order, travel restrictions could be lifted immediately. The government has since scurried to appeal the judge's order, plunging Mr Trump's new administration into a crisis that has challenged the president's authority - and abilit... More..

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by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Arrested While Protesting Conservative Comedian Speaking at New York University

As he attempted to enter the building, he was pepper-sprayed and attacked as protesters called him a "Nazi". Live video from inside the event showed McInnes speaking to the crowd and shouting at protesters wh...More..

Man sets off explosive in Cheesecake Factory
by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Man sets off explosive in Cheesecake Factory

People were tripping, falling.stuff going everywhere. Garrett Gunkle, who was sitting with his wife at the bar, told KNBC-TV there was chaos as customers ran for the exits in the Los Angeles suburb. It was ...More..

Soldier guns down suspected terrorist at Louvre Museum
by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Soldier guns down suspected terrorist at Louvre Museum

The attacker was also carrying two backpacks but they were later found not to contain any explosives, the police chief said. Police union officials Yves Lefebvre and Luc Poignant say investigators have elemen...More..

by | Friday, February 03, 2017

DeVos nomination on thin ice with 2 GOP senators opposed

Sen. Rob Portman will vote for President Donald Trump's education secretary pick Betsy DeVos, making it that much harder for Democrats to kill her nomination. Lisa Murkowski , a Republican, said she may not vot...More..

White House has '100 percent confidence' in DeVos confirmation
by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

White House has '100 percent confidence' in DeVos confirmation

In an indication of just how bad a nominee Betsy DeVos at Education is for popular vote loser Donald Trump, two Republicans have announced they'll vote against her. Susan Collins of ME and Alaska's Lisa Murko...More..

Share of US Workers in Unions Falls to Lowest Level on Record
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

Share of US Workers in Unions Falls to Lowest Level on Record

Among major race and ethnic groups, black workers continued to have the highest union membership rate, according to BLS, with 13 percent of black workers belonging to a union. Federal labor laws, first written ...More..

Former boxer Oscar De La Hoya arrested in Pasadena; Accused of DUI
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

Former boxer Oscar De La Hoya arrested in Pasadena; Accused of DUI

After being questioned, an officer allegedly smelled alcohol in De La Hoya " s breathe and in the auto. He declared himself clean in 2015. In 2011, De La Hoya made a brief statement in which he revealed that he...More..

Atlas V set to launch USA missile warning satellite Thursday
by | Saturday, January 21, 2017

Atlas V set to launch USA missile warning satellite Thursday

An aircraft had entered the launch hazard area too late for it to be cleared. The launch window extends for 40 minutes from 7:46-8:26 p.m. EST. Friday's launch is expected to be live-streamed on the ULA web...More..

Blumenthal calls Sessions hostile to civil rights, will oppose confirmation
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Blumenthal calls Sessions hostile to civil rights, will oppose confirmation

Session's character, but tore into Democrats who oppose him and turned a blind eye to the politicization of the Department of Justice during the prior 8 years under Barack Obama. Sessions has been through the c...More..

Burr wants to limit Russian Federation probe
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Burr wants to limit Russian Federation probe

Burr's new position, detailed in a statement issued with Sen. Donald Trump's pick to run the CIA has said he accepts the findings in an intelligence assessment that Russian Federation interfered in the United...More..

Freezing Rain Advisory issued for News 18 viewing area
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Freezing Rain Advisory issued for News 18 viewing area

Total ice accumulation from the storm could be one-10th to one-quarter of an inch. The National Weather Service in Wichita, Kansas strongly discourages travel saying, "significant amounts of ice accumul...More..

Roof formal sentencing hearing to begin Wednesday
by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Roof formal sentencing hearing to begin Wednesday

Emotions expressed at Wednesday's hearing included laughter and tears; love and hate; anger and forgiveness; despair and hope. "The only thing wrong with him is his heart", said Blondell Gadsden, a sister to ...More..

by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Auburn offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee joins UConn staff

After a season filled with ups and downs, the Auburn Tigers will be looking for a new offensive coordinator for next season. When Rhett Lashlee took over as Auburn's primary play caller prior to a September...More..

by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Trump names son-in-law as senior presidential advisor

Give Kushner credit, too, for committing to sell many of his assets to avoid potential conflicts of interest and otherwise disentangle himself from a web of complex profit-making entities. and as publisher of t...More..

by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Confirmation Hearing Delayed for DeVos, a Favorite of Orthodox Education Activists

Off Capitol Hill, former presidential candidate Mitt Romney published an op-ed in support of DeVos while the Home School Legal Defense Association and the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools have sent ...More..

by | Monday, January 09, 2017

Winter Storm Warning Issued, With Snow Likely Saturday

The snow that does fall is expected to stay on the ground for a few days. The heaviest snow will be east of Charlotte from the sandhills into the Triangle with at least 6 inches. Pocatello residents are encou...More..

The popular vote and the Electoral College
by | Friday, January 06, 2017

The popular vote and the Electoral College

This result is causing some states to ask if the Electoral College should be replaced with popular vote. Some House Democrats may formally challenge Donald Trump's election when the U.S. "It is clear Russian ...More..

by | Friday, January 06, 2017

Texas Republicans Unveil Anti-Gay Bathroom Bill Similar To NC's HB2

Gov. Dan Patrick and Senator Lois Kolkhorst as they introduce Senate Bill 6 known as the Texas Privacy Act at the state Capitol, Jan. 5, 2017. Each business would be free to form its own policies, he said...More..

Scandal-tainted Oakland police department gets new chief
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

Scandal-tainted Oakland police department gets new chief

Anne Kirkpatrick is Oakland's fourth top cop in seven months, and is inheriting a beleaguered police department that has been embroiled in a high-profile police sex abuse scandal of a teenage girl, which led to...More..

Cuomo announces $10B plan to upgrade JFK Airport
by | Thursday, January 05, 2017

Cuomo announces $10B plan to upgrade JFK Airport

The plan, called the Excelsior Scholarship , was announced January 3; it is similar to Hillary Clinton's New College Compact and builds on proposals from Sen. Some institutions, such as Harvard and Stanford ...More..

Eagles-Cowboys winners and losers
by | Monday, January 02, 2017

Eagles-Cowboys winners and losers

Dak Prescott came in and eventually took the starting job away from Romo. Against a Cowboys pass rush that has played above expectations this season but not the best unit they've faced, they struggled, sendi...More..

by | Monday, January 02, 2017

Browns waste chance to stun Steelers, but secure No. 1 pick

The game will be a rematch from Week 6 when the Steelers lost in Miami, 30-15, to start a four-game losing streak. Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III completed 29 of his 40 attempts for 232 yards and two...More..

Sunny New Year's weekend on tap; rain, snow, sleet possible on Monday
by | Sunday, January 01, 2017

Sunny New Year's weekend on tap; rain, snow, sleet possible on Monday

All eyes are on tonight as we have a chance for accumulating snow across the area. Even lower elevation areas such as Pocatello, Preston, Blackfoot, Idaho Falls, American Falls and Rexburg could see an inch o...More..

Blizzard to bury New England under feet of snow
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Blizzard to bury New England under feet of snow

Friday seems to be the next best chance at some snow showers for the High Desert. People from central and northern New Hampshire to northwestern ME, northern New Brunswick and the Eastern Townships of Quebec...More..

Dylann Roof won't call witnesses during sentencing phase of trial
by | Thursday, December 29, 2016

Dylann Roof won't call witnesses during sentencing phase of trial

The jury will hear from both sides before deciding whether Roof should be put to death or sentenced to a life prison term. The white supremacist found guilty of murdering nine black people in a Charleston c...More..

by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Merry Christmas to all our readers

My answer is nearly always the same: Yup, pretty much. "I wish all of you the affection and warmth that accompanies recollecting the introduction of Jesus Christ amid the Christmas celebrations". Hanukkah...More..

Manchester City's 2016 in nine images: The Pep effect
by | Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Manchester City's 2016 in nine images: The Pep effect

An own goal in injury time by defender Curtis Davies rounded off a miserable 20-minute spell for Hull who have not won in the league since beating Southampton on November 6. Hull's supporters applauded t...More..

Miles Teller Reveals What Really Happened In Terrifying Accident With Uber Driver!
by | Monday, December 26, 2016

Miles Teller Reveals What Really Happened In Terrifying Accident With Uber Driver!

The War Dogs actor was driving in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles when the incident occurred. Two passengers in the Uber , however, were taken to the hospital in an ambulance for minor injuries. ...More..

by | Sunday, December 25, 2016

30-year mortgage rate hits 4.3%, highest in 2 1/2 years

A year ago at this time, the rate for the 15-year loans averaged 3.22 percent. The average rate on 10-year fixed refis, meanwhile, also floated higher. "The mortgage industry digested the Fed's decision, and th...More..

Normandy Police: missing 5 month old baby found safe
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Normandy Police: missing 5 month old baby found safe

Eden Brooke Hawthorne, white five-month-old female, was last seen at Church's Chicken in Normandy. The mother exited the vehicle with one of the male subjects and entered the restaurant. An Amber Alert has been...More..

Winter weather ahead for holiday weekend
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Winter weather ahead for holiday weekend

Saturday. Visibility will be reduced at times due to the snow in addition to seeing slick snow covered roads in spots. Overnight lows Christmas night will be brisk, dipping as low as five-degrees. "We're gonna ...More..

Suspect arrested in road rage killing of 3-year-old boy
by | Saturday, December 24, 2016

Suspect arrested in road rage killing of 3-year-old boy

Attorney Patrick Harris said late Thursday. Police said Acen was on a shopping trip with his grandmother when he was struck by gunfire. The 3-year-old boy shot dead in an alleged road rage incident in Littl...More..

by | Friday, December 23, 2016

Arrest made in fire at church with 'Vote Trump' graffiti

McClinton is now in the custody of the Washington County Detention Center awaiting an initial appearance in Greenville Municiple Court. But despite what investigators say so far is a lack of evidence of a pat...More..

Cop does speeding college student a favour by tying necktie
by | Thursday, December 22, 2016

Cop does speeding college student a favour by tying necktie

A Wisconsin police officer who stopped a speeding college student who was late for a presentation ended up tying his necktie for him. A video shared by Menomonie Wisconsin Police Department shows an officer...More..