Conductor to be charged with causing 'catastrophe' in deadly Amtrak crash

Earlier this week, the Office of Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams announced that it would not charge Bostian, the train's engineer, despite saying that Bostian was operating the train at an unsafe speed. Federal investigators looking into... More..

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$10K Reward Offered for Information in Shooting of Rare White Wolf
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

$10K Reward Offered for Information in Shooting of Rare White Wolf

Though guns are permitted in Yellowstone National Park, they can not be shot, and shooting wildlife is strictly forbidden, says Erin Edge , with the environmental group Defenders of Wildlife. Relatively few wo...More..

Thousands of LDS teenagers being pulled out of Boy Scouts
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Thousands of LDS teenagers being pulled out of Boy Scouts

Mead said affected scouts are still welcome to join a troop that's not sponsored by the Mormon church. "These activities are created to be fun and meaningful and provide opportunities for personal growth and ...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Martin Truex Jr. finally breaks through at Kansas for NASCAR Cup win

He's had plenty of other close calls at Kansas, always leading laps but never finding his way to victory lane. Blaney finished third in the first stage of the race , won the second stage and led a total of 8...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Trump launches commission to probe alleged voter fraud

The commission will also identify "vulnerabilities in voting systems and practices used for federal elections that could lead to improper voter registration and improper voting", it said . " State laws making...More..

Gen. Michael Hayden: Trump White House Unable to Admit Basic Facts
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Gen. Michael Hayden: Trump White House Unable to Admit Basic Facts

Yates told the hearing she had been concerned that "the national security adviser essentially could be blackmailed by the Russians". That's because the White House wanted to make sure "we were doing the right t...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

United States President Donald Trump To Ease Restrictions Against Religious Groups

The executive order does not change the law. He vowed to defend all faiths, saying the order showed the United States "will never stand for religious discrimination". The American Civil Liberties Union anno...More..

National Ad Buy Boosts House GOPers Who Supported Obamacare Repeal Bill
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

National Ad Buy Boosts House GOPers Who Supported Obamacare Repeal Bill

I did not imagine he and Congress would vote to end Medicaid. Trump gives a smug smile to House Speaker Paul Ryan after the health care bill passed on Thursday. He voted to send the GOP health care plan to th...More..

After Trump fired Comey, his staff scrambled to explain why
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

After Trump fired Comey, his staff scrambled to explain why

The White House has ruled out the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate the allegations of Russian interference in last year's general elections. "... That said, yesterday she was banging this drum...More..

Ex-congresswoman may spend rest of life in prison for fraud
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Ex-congresswoman may spend rest of life in prison for fraud

The verdict came after prosecutors outlined a pattern of fraud by Ms. Brown, 70, was found guilty of fraud and tax evasion for spending an estimated $800,000 from the One Door for Education Foundation on pa...More..

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Booed During Commencement at HBCU
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Booed During Commencement at HBCU

African-American educators and students said DeVos' views were misdirected, because historically black colleges and universities, known as HBCUs, became established as a response to systems of racial segregatio...More..

A Texas University Just Canceled Its Conservative Commencement Speaker
by | Monday, May 15, 2017

A Texas University Just Canceled Its Conservative Commencement Speaker

Trey Gowdy and Texas Sen. After the onslaught of criticism for the way the White House has changed details of its Comey firing narrative, Mr Trump tweeted on Friday that because of his busy schedule and with ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Active shooter reported on Dallas-area college campus

Irving police confirmed via Twitter that the suspect had committed suicide. The second person has not been identified. It is still unclear if the two knew each other. Students are now prohibited from carryi...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Spicer Pressed on Clapper's New Comments on Trump-Russia Collusion

John Conyers, D-Michigan, and Elijah Cummings, D-Maryland, asked for the materials following Mr. Trump's tweet Friday morning in which he suggested that "tapes" might exist and that Comey should hope that there...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Amtrak Engineer Charged In Deadly 2015 Philadelphia Train Crash

Bostian, 34, was engineering the New York-bound Amtrak Train No. 188 on May 12, 2015 when he accelerated while approaching a curve at Frankford Junction in the Port Richmond neighborhood. Philadelphia Municipal...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Trump to move quickly to replace Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Trump warning to former FBI Director James Comey against leaking anything negative about him-tweeting "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the pres...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Coroner reopens case of bullied 8-year-old who killed self

Another concerned parent, Carolyn Emery, said she has a 9-year-old daughter who attends Carson and that bullying is s chronic problem there. "I feel robbed. His mother found him in his bedroom, hanged by one of...More..

Images of Trump's 100th Day Rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Images of Trump's 100th Day Rally in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

On Monday, Minhaj returned to The Daily Show for a victory lap as he claimed that he took down Trump. "He played to his base and he treated his other listeners, the rest of the people who have been disturbed ab...More..

Sister of accused killer in Arkansas says he's mentally ill
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Sister of accused killer in Arkansas says he's mentally ill

Authorities say a gunman has fatally shot the police chief of an OH village and two nursing home employees. When other officers arrived at the Gum Springs Road home, they saw the two bodies outside, Sadler s...More..

Our Statement Regarding the President's
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Our Statement Regarding the President's "Commission on Election Integrity"

A White House official told ABC News that by investigating voter suppression as well, it would encourage Democrats to join the effort . The commission's report on its findings is expected sometime in 2018,...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Trump says pick for next Federal Bureau of Investigation director could be announced within days

What exactly would Comey tell us and the Sentate Intelligence Committee? "[James Comey] had a lot of pressure put on and he exonerated her", Trump said Friday in his interview with NBC Nightly News ' Les...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Atkins: Senate GOP feeling heat over Obamacare repeal

Republican Sen. Susan Collins of ME is expressing concerns about the bill passed by the House to replace the nation's health care law and says she expects the Senate to start over "from scratch". He has urged t...More..

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions orders crackdown on drug traffickers
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions orders crackdown on drug traffickers

This directed prosecutors not to report the amount of drugs involved in an arrest if it would trigger mandatory minimums for non-violent offenders who had no ties to drug cartels or gangs and who did not sell...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

President Trump Doubles Down on Idea of Ending White House Press Briefings

His veiled threat was likely to add to the storm roiling Washington over Trump's abrupt firing of Comey on Tuesday. The announcement comes the same day Mr Trump said he could name a new FBI Director as ea...More..

Ohio Nursing Home Shooting Leaves 4 Dead Including Police Chief
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Ohio Nursing Home Shooting Leaves 4 Dead Including Police Chief

Also killed was the shooter himself. Steven Eric Disario, 36, was killed after responding to a shooting in Kirkersville, Ohio , Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp said. A gunman has shot and killed a polic...More..