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'Weather bomb', worst storm in years, hits California

Thousands of Los Angeles County residents remained without power early Saturday, while road crews scrambled to fix sinkholes throughout the area, including one in Studio City that swallowed two vehicles Friday night. Southern California is now fa... More..

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EPA head Pruitt ordered to provide communications with fossil fuel interests
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

EPA head Pruitt ordered to provide communications with fossil fuel interests

Pruitt, who was serving as the Attorney General of Oklahoma, has always been an opponent of federal environmental regulation, and has sued the EPA several times in his role as the Sooner State's AG. Susan Col...More..

Undocumented domestic abuse survivors may not seek help after courthouse ICE arrest
by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

Undocumented domestic abuse survivors may not seek help after courthouse ICE arrest

County officials want to make clear that the courthouse is not a place for the enforcement of immigration laws, but "a place where victims of domestic violence come for protection", Bernal said. The ICE detaine...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Mulvaney Gets Senate Approval As Trump Budget Officer

Arizona Senator John McCain voted against Mulvaney on Thursday, arguing that Mulvaney's desire to cap defense spending made him an " irresponsible " pick for the job. McCain said he generally gives deference an...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

SC man arrested for plotting Dylann Roof-inspired attack on synagogue

Horry County police told federal investigators that McDowell had "established connections" to white supremacy extremists while serving time in a SC prison, and that he also has tattoos indicating affiliations w...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Toddler among 2 killed in Chicago

Paramedics were able to revive the boy when they arrived at the scene, but he died from his injuries shortly after. A third person was also injured in the shooting. "I am the aunt of The latest Most Precious ...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Cars catch fire in Disneyland parking structure, no injuries

Daron Wyatt of the Anaheim Police Department. The damage tally financially for the fire is $180,000, with eight vehicles hit with extensive damage and another "one to three" vehicles suffering minor damage, pol...More..

Perú Judge Orders Arrest of Ex-President Alejandro Toledo for Odebrecht Corruption
by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Perú Judge Orders Arrest of Ex-President Alejandro Toledo for Odebrecht Corruption

Toledo's wife has Israeli citizenship and his longtime friend, Peruvian-Israeli businessman Yosef Maiman, is believed to live there. Israel does not have an extradition treaty with Peru. The attorney general ...More..

Yale To Remove Slavery Supporter John C. Calhoun's Name From Residential College
by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Yale To Remove Slavery Supporter John C. Calhoun's Name From Residential College

That led SC lawmakers to take down the Confederate flag that had long flown at the state capitol, and efforts at Yale and elsewhere to stop honoring the name of Calhoun. Members of the New Haven chapter of Show...More..

by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Heavy snow hits U.S. northeast

Authorities said almost 1,700 flights have been canceled at New York City's three major airports because of the storm, about half of their daily flights. The storm has affected several major freeways along th...More..

Protesters hit streets after claims of stepped-up immigration raids
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Protesters hit streets after claims of stepped-up immigration raids

In a separate incident coming in that city, an ICE officer was briefly hospitalized after being injured during the arrest of a man during a traffic stop. Garcia de Rayos was arrested almost a decade ago for usi...More..

by | Friday, February 10, 2017

More Than 3600 Flights Canceled as Snowstorm Pounds Northeast

The storm was expected to dump up to 18 inches in Boston , as much as a foot in New York City and up to 8 inches in the Philadelphia area. The winter storm has prompted officials to cancel more than 3,600 ...More..

by | Thursday, February 09, 2017

Chuck Schumer: Neil Gorsuch Avoided Questions 'Like the Plague' During Meeting

A contrary view comes from Philip Rotner in The Huffington Post , who maintains that "Democrats in the Senate should do whatever they can to block the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court", and ...More..

HS secretary Kelly goes before Congress, takes blame for travel ban
by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

HS secretary Kelly goes before Congress, takes blame for travel ban

The lines to speak extended down two floors of the Texas Capitol rotunda, forcing State Senate Affairs Committee Chair Joan Huffman to keep all speakers on a strict two-minute time clock, including law enforc...More..

by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

'Nothing you can say': Falcons stunned by comeback

By the end of the first half (21-3 Atlanta), it looked like the game would be another Super Blowout. Noting the late comeback, the President congratulated the Patriots and his "friend" quarterback Tom Brad...More..

Protesters march in downtown LA against Dakota Access Pipeline
by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Protesters march in downtown LA against Dakota Access Pipeline

These protesters oppose the $3.7 billion dollar Dakota Access oil pipeline that's been slated anew to snake through lands sacred to Standing Rock's native inhabitants, likely destroying the tribe's main water s...More..

by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Planned protests break out at NYU over conservative speaker's appearance

As he attempted to enter the building, he was pepper-sprayed and attacked as protesters called him a "Nazi". "Who's protecting NYU from this bullshit?" she shouted. "Our intention was not to advocate for McIn...More..

Paris Shooting: Soldier Fires on Attacker Near Louvre Museum
by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Paris Shooting: Soldier Fires on Attacker Near Louvre Museum

Soldiers responded by shooting the assailant five times, including once in the stomach. Both the wounded soldier and the attacker are reportedly being treated at a hospital in central Paris . French police...More..

by | Friday, February 03, 2017

PA Senator Pat Toomey is maybe the most wanted man in Washington

Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas said he had "serious concerns" about Department of Education nominee Betsy DeVos , but that she'd addressed them to his satisfaction after they met. DeVos has been heavily criticized...More..

Betsy DeVos Facing Tight Confirmation Vote
by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Betsy DeVos Facing Tight Confirmation Vote

She cited the nominee's lack of experience with public schools would make it hard for her to identify with the challenges educators face, particularly in rural areas such as Maine. With Sessions out of the Sena...More..

by | Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Video shows giant gator meandering across path at Polk County preserve

The first question that comes to mind: Is it real? Facebook user Kim Joiner shared a video that is nearly terrifying to see: a huge alligator ambles its way along a path as several people nearby watch. "Tha...More..

Milo Yiannopoulos, Martin Shkreli Set To Speak At UC Davis
by | Monday, January 16, 2017

Milo Yiannopoulos, Martin Shkreli Set To Speak At UC Davis

Hundreds of students petitioned to have the event canceled. Like many things that come out of Yiannapolous's mouth, that was a lie. He said there were no broken windows or other property damage during the...More..

Schumer: 'I Will Oppose' Jeff Sessions for Attorney General
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

Schumer: 'I Will Oppose' Jeff Sessions for Attorney General

He answered questions at a Senate committee hearing Tuesday, and supporters and opponents, including another senator, testified about his nomination Wednesday. But Booker's was more unusual, in that no sitting ...More..

CIA nominee Mike Pompeo backs intelligence report on election hacking by Russian Federation
by | Sunday, January 15, 2017

CIA nominee Mike Pompeo backs intelligence report on election hacking by Russian Federation

Yesterday committee chair Richard Burr said they wouldn't be looking into the unverified private intelligence about Trump and his team having supposedly been compromised by Russian Federation. The privately-c...More..

Central US Bracing for Crippling Ice Storm
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Central US Bracing for Crippling Ice Storm

If temperatures don't climb above freezing the ice will remain until Sunday afternoon, with more accumulations possible Saturday night . Freezing rain is likely to return to the area by Sunday before te...More..

Paralyzed NYPD hero would have been 'overwhelmed' by outpouring of love
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

Paralyzed NYPD hero would have been 'overwhelmed' by outpouring of love

Patrick's Cathedral, McDonald's continued message of forgiveness and the need to find ways to make peace between adversaries seemed to be on the mind of every mourner. His son, Conor, is now an NYPD sergeant. M...More..

by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Six potential candidates to replace Lashlee as Auburn offensive coordinator

In his first season as offensive coordinator in 2013, Lashlee's offense was 11th in the nation in total offense (501 yards per game) and 12th in scoring (39.5 ppg) as the Tigers advanced to the national tile ga...More..

by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Betsy DeVos Confirmation Hearing Delayed

The new hearing date will not change the committee's plans to vote on DeVos' nomination on January 24, according to an Alexander aide. A number of Democrats have expressed concerns with DeVos's work in edu...More..

by | Monday, January 09, 2017

Say it ain't snow: Winter advisory issued for Central Jersey

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has issued a State of Emergency effective at 7 a.m. Friday for all Alabama counties in preparation for potential severe winter weather. A cold air surge near the ground is being ...More..

Democratic lawmakers may challenge Trump's electoral win: 'Democracy requires trust and verification'
by | Friday, January 06, 2017

Democratic lawmakers may challenge Trump's electoral win: 'Democracy requires trust and verification'

U.S. Rep. Ed Perlmutter of Colorado said Thursday that he has joined several of his Democratic colleagues in trying to mount an official challenge to Donald Trump's victory. A spokesman for Scott, meanwhile, sa...More..