Memphis Braces for Tropical Storm Cindy

Rain bands spinning off of Tropical Depression Cindy spread drenching rains across the Southeast and into the Midwest on Friday, triggering scattered flash flood warnings in several states including West Virginia, whose residents are still recove... More..

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by | Monday, June 26, 2017

DC memorial for slain Muslim teen was set on fire, officials say

The young graphic artist says Hassanen's slaying hit close to home. Associated Press writers Matt Barakat in Fairfax, Virginia; and Ben Nuckols and Luis Alonso Lugo in Sterling, Virginia; contributed to this ...More..

Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to CWS finals
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to CWS finals

And against LSU (52-18) earlier this season, he tossed a complete game and allowed one run to give Florida the regular season series victory. To make the 2017 College World Series final interesting, b...More..

Former Milwaukee Cop Acquitted for Killing Sylville Smith
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Former Milwaukee Cop Acquitted for Killing Sylville Smith

Jurors found Wednesday that Dominique Heaggan-Brown, who is also black, was not guilty of first-degree reckless homicide when he shot 23-year-old Sylville Smith after a brief foot chase following a traffic ...More..

Wisconsin AG 'thrilled' high court to hear case
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Wisconsin AG 'thrilled' high court to hear case

And the justices must also decide whether they even have the jurisdiction to rule in the Wisconsin case , a question they left open in accepting the case . In that case and again in 2006, Kennedy didn't f...More..

DC and Maryland AGs sue Trump for constitutional violations
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

DC and Maryland AGs sue Trump for constitutional violations

Earlier this year, the Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) filed a similar case against the President. The two Democratic attorneys could get a better chance because the Trump who is...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish

When people are grouped into districts comprised only of like-minded voters, we see people move to the extremes on the political spectrum, which has become more prevalent in today's political climate. In a few ...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Obama on Senate proposal: It's 'not a health care bill'

Cuomo called the legislation "inhumane" and said NY would maintain requirements for insurers to cover 10 essential health benefits in their plans . And the Democrats have said none of them will support this. I...More..

Karen Handel wins runoff for seat in United States House of Representatives
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Karen Handel wins runoff for seat in United States House of Representatives

Ellison said the Georgia 6th was not as competitive as 64 other House seats that Democrats could win in 2018 to wrest control away from Republicans , adding, "They're the ones who better be anxious". The...More..

Senate Republicans released a 142-page draft of bill
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Senate Republicans released a 142-page draft of bill

The American Health Care Act, which squeaked through the US House last month, has been tinkered with behind closed doors at the Senate for weeks. "The government wants to kill me", a woman yelled as police le...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

WATCH Police Drag Disabled Protesters From Blocking Mitch McDonnell's Office

On the day that GOP senators released their version of legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare, protesters staged Thursday a sit-in in front of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office. Video footag...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Trump Hits Dems in Tweet Over GOP Healthcare Bill

Republicans know this. Many have heard from constituents facing chronic or deadly illness who are desperate to preserve their access to health care for their children or themselves. It would also phase out O...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Walker supports Johnson opposition to health care bill

The four holdouts in a joint statement said that the draft represented an improvement in the current system, "But it does not appear this draft as written will accomplish the most important promise that we ma...More..

Rep. Steve Scalise released from intensive care unit
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Rep. Steve Scalise released from intensive care unit

The FBI on Wednesday released more details on its investigation into the recent shooting at a GOP baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, saying 66-year-old James Hodgkinson acted alone and the attack...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

U.S. senators near deal on Russian Federation sanctions

John McCain of Arizona. Earlier Wednesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson expressed his opposition to the legislation, saying it would hurt the "flexibility" the administration needs to "maintain a construct...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Will Senate GOP healthcare bill get enough votes?

The bill also makes major cuts and structural changes to Medicaid , a health insurance program relied upon by almost 75 million Americans - primarily low-income, disabled, and elderly. Lawmakers will be "lo...More..

Another mistrial of US officer who killed black man
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Another mistrial of US officer who killed black man

We have given this extensive deliberation with opportunities for both sides to express their position. One, Charles Campbell, said, "This is a miscarriage of justice, this is unacceptable [.] We can not allow t...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Jury Acquits Minnesota Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Philando Castile

Anthony police Officer Jeronimo Yanez . They spent a lot of time dissecting the "culpable negligence" requirement for conviction, and the last two holdouts eventually agreed Friday on acquittal. September 28: ...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Secret process wrong way to fix health care

The Senate's decisions could have huge implications: Health care represents about one-sixth of the US economy, and about 20 million people have gained insurance under the 2010 health law, President Barack ...More..

Weather forecast: Moisture begins to build Sunday and into next week
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Weather forecast: Moisture begins to build Sunday and into next week

Not everyone will see showers and storms, as they will be widely scattered to isolated in nature, meaning: hit or miss, one here - one there. Temperatures will range from the upper 70s to low in mid 80s. Tomo...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

After string of defeats, Democrats rudderless in Trump era

The response from some is that it better be. "I thrive on competition", Pelosi said on Thursday, defying calls for her ouster from some members of her own party after Democratic candidates lost a hotly cont...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Dashcam video of the Philando Castile shooting released

Then Yanez fires numerous shots into the car-shots he says he fired because he believed Castile was reaching for his gun. The footage, which appeared on CNN , shows Minnesota police officer, Jeronimo ...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

GOP senators now oppose health bill, enough to sink it

She also tweeted former President Barack Obama's Facebook post , in which he called the bill a "massive transfer of wealth from middle-class and poor families to the richest people in America". For the ...More..

by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

McConnell's calculation may be that he still wins by losing

The Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017, which was released by Republicans in the U.S. Senate on Thursday , would significantly cut federal funding for the low-income Medicaid program. Another example: ...More..

Scalise to remain in hospital 'for some time'
by | Sunday, June 25, 2017

Scalise to remain in hospital 'for some time'

Capitol Police checked bags with dogs in tow, in an atmosphere that attendees said seemed particularly alert. The House has returned to business after a gunman fired at a baseball practice, critically injurin...More..