City removes 2nd of 4 Confederate statues in New Orleans

We talked to executive director Dr. Tom Payne about that, and there appears to be some confusion coming out of the New Orleans Mayor's Office. More than 100 monument supporters and counter-protestors stood guard early Thursday (May 11) as crews... More..

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Tillerson calls for balancing US security interests, values

In some instances, Tillerson said, the U.S. should and will require other nations to adopt "certain actions as to how they treat people" if they want to co-operate with the U.S. It was the first time Tillerson ...More..

Students, fraternity face charges in Penn State hazing death
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Students, fraternity face charges in Penn State hazing death

Piazza died of a traumatic brain injury two days later. Eight Beta Theta Pi fraternity members face charges of involuntary manslaughter; another 10 face lesser charges. Injured, vomiting and twitching after...More..

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Trump fails to repeal Obama's methane rule in US Senate

Three Republicans who have expressed concern about climate change - Senators John McCain of Arizona, Lindsey Graham of SC and Susan Collins of ME - broke with their party to join Democrats by casting votes to d...More..

Severe storms, tornadoes possible in Oklahoma and Texas
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Severe storms, tornadoes possible in Oklahoma and Texas

South winds will remain at 15 to 25 miles per hour until later Thursday night when winds will shift out of the north. Golf-sized hail pounded roofs, shattered windows and battered homes and vehicles causing w...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Why the sick will face coverage problems

It was a direct attack on the health and wellbeing of everyone in this country living with a pre-existing condition , including all people living with HIV. If it is approved, it will be the GOP's first step to...More..

Judges in Travel Ban Case Cite Trump's Muslim Comments
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Judges in Travel Ban Case Cite Trump's Muslim Comments

Lawyers began questioning Trump's statement during an appeals court hearing Monday regarding an executive order which attempted to halt new visas being issued to immigrants from six-Muslim majority countries....More..

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Republican who revived health bill faces onslaught of anger

MacArthur held the meeting in Democratic Willingboro to address concerns over the health care overhaul bill he helped pass in Congress. For almost five hours Wednesday night, Republican congressman Tom MacA...More..

Tom Price defends Medicaid cuts in new health care bill
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Tom Price defends Medicaid cuts in new health care bill

Republicans control the chamber 52-48. This, coupled with the House's repeal of part of the Affordable Care Act, could simultaneously limit women's access to contraception and abortion, forcing many women into ...More..

US, China must 'lead the way' on climate: Barack Obama
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

US, China must 'lead the way' on climate: Barack Obama

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , the former chief executive of the oil company Exxon, said at his Senate confirmation hearing in January that he supports staying in the deal. But that study also pointed out...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Severe Weather Across South And Central US Leaves 16 Dead

No details of the Holmes County death were immediately available. Across the US, 10 people have been killed by tornadoes and flooding in the Midwest and Southeast. The flooding killed three adults in Missour...More..

NCAA report shows athletes still breaking academic records
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

NCAA report shows athletes still breaking academic records

For the 2015-16 academic year, Eastern Washington University's men's tennis, women's basketball, women's soccer, women's tennis and women's volleyball teams have all posted a flawless 1000 April score. A team's...More..

FBI raids Maryland Republican political consultant's office
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

FBI raids Maryland Republican political consultant's office

It's unclear what the scope of the FBI's investigation is; the Strategic Campaign Group has been sued before by the Virginia attorney general for fraud after allegedly running s a "malicious "Scam PAC" operati...More..

Students boo DeVos as she delivers commencement speech at historically black college
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Students boo DeVos as she delivers commencement speech at historically black college

Period". The school president, Edison O. Jackson tried to get the students to calm down by threatening them. That's inexplicable. That it was at historically black Bethune-Cookman University-after DeVos idi...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Reporter arrested while questioning Trump official

Dan Heyman, a reporter for Public News Service , said Thursday on CNN's "New Day" that he thought his arrest at the state Capitol was unnecessary. "At one point I sort of was moving through the entourage b...More..

25 great white sharks spotted off California coast
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

25 great white sharks spotted off California coast

Frank Nielsen went out on the water on a paddleboard hoping to catch underwater video of the sharks, but he was warned to leave. "You are paddle boarding next to approximately 15 great white sharks", Stockbri...More..

Democrats Rally After Trump Calls for a 'Shutdown' of the Government
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Democrats Rally After Trump Calls for a 'Shutdown' of the Government

The solution, he said, was either to elect more Republican senators in 2018, the next midterm elections, "or change the rules now to 51 %". Trump, taking to Twitter, also vented frustration about the 60-vote...More..

Suspect in crash that hurt boy had been deported 15 times
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Suspect in crash that hurt boy had been deported 15 times

Banda, who is being held on $100,000 bail, is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday, according to The San Diego Union-Tribune. He was taken into custody, about a half hour after the crash occurred, along with a...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Suspect in killing of Arkansas deputy, 2 others surrenders

Lt. Kevin C. Mainhart, 46, was fatally shot Thursday morning when he pulled over the suspect in a traffic stop, officials said. At approximately 7:18 AM Thursday, Lieutenant Mainhart initiated a traffic stop ...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

What McCabe Did And Didn't Say During His First Senate Hearing

I worked for him running the Washington Field Office, and of course I served as deputy for the past year. "The FBI has been in turmoil". "I know I'm not under investigation", Trump told Holt. When asked by Se...More..

Trump's trade nominee gets broad Senate support
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Trump's trade nominee gets broad Senate support

Lighthizer is the last of the Trump administration's cabinet-level appointments to win Senate confirmation. On his second day in office last month, Perdue reportedly helped persuade Trump not to withdraw from...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Shooter's ex-girlfriend heard 2 gunshots in call

CNN reported that Selis as seated sat in a poolside lounge chair, he called his ex-girlfriend to tell her he shot two people . When Selis called his ex-girlfriend he told her he had shot two people and th...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Trump's climate stance looms over Arctic meeting

To highlight the value of using traditional knowledge in the work of the Arctic Council, and to discuss how traditional knowledge should best be incorporated into scientific efforts, the Indigenous Peoples' Sec...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Georgia GOP Congressional Candidate Applauds Trump Decision To Fire Comey

Sanders said that although Trump as a candidate had expressed support for Comey's decisions about the FBI's investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server, the letter he received Tuesday fro...More..

Bethune-Cookman grads boo Betsy DeVos at commencement
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Bethune-Cookman grads boo Betsy DeVos at commencement

During the February gathering of HBCU leaders at the White House, she described historically black institutions as " pioneers of school choice ", dismissing the fact that such schools were founded because black...More..