Avalanche at France's Tignes ski resort kills 4

The BBC reported that the avalanche appeared to have been started by a group of skiers at a higher elevation. CRS Courchevel , which is helping in the rescue efforts, has said it is unlikely any other survivors will be recovered. Rescue teams scra... More..

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by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Our New Department of Education Can't Spell Good

W. E. B. Du Bois was a prominent African American sociologist, historian, and civil rights activist. Du Bois' name in a tweet, then had a typo in a follow-up tweet apologizing for the first mistake. Sunday mo...More..

Police arrest suspect in murder of Ohio State student
by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Police arrest suspect in murder of Ohio State student

Tokes was shot and the "investigation is being addressed as a homicide", the Grove City police said. Police arrested a man they believe is responsible for killing a 21-year-old former Monclova Township resi...More..

White House considering new immigration order
by | Monday, February 13, 2017

White House considering new immigration order

But upholding the suspension last week, the three appeals court three judges said that the government had provided "no evidence that any foreigner from the countries named in the order " had carried out a te...More..

by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Kate McKinnon Spoofs Fatal Attraction as Kellyanne Conway in SNL Skit

Conway was depicted in an unsubtle homage to Glenn Close's character in Fatal Attraction, breaking into CNN host Jake Tapper's home in order to violently plead with him to be featured on his show and create m...More..

Special needs children treated like royalty at 'Night to Shine'
by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Special needs children treated like royalty at 'Night to Shine'

He asked her about her church in Nebraska and if a Night to Shine event could be held there, so Fuelberth put Tebow in touch with Austin. Almost a thousand volunteers have assisted in donations, decorating, h...More..

Full List Of The President's EOs After New Actions On Crime
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Full List Of The President's EOs After New Actions On Crime

Americans in Support of Law Enforcement (AISLE) president Scott G. Erickson lauded the orders, stating, "President Trump's executive orders calling on the executive branch to use all available Federal laws to e...More..

by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Senator Tom Udall speaks out against Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions

MA senator Elizabeth Warren was silenced on the Senate floor last night after she tried to read a letter Coretta Scott King wrote in opposition of Donald Trump's Attorney General pick, Senator Jeff Sess...More..

Opposing Planned Parenthood protests end peacefully in Reno
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Opposing Planned Parenthood protests end peacefully in Reno

The effort to defund Planned Parenthood has nothing to with taking health care away from women. Anti-abortion activists emboldened by the new administration of President Donald Trump are staging rallies aroun...More..

by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Aerial Footage From Oroville Dam's Spillway

If the water continues to rise and the compromised concrete spillway, which was found Thursday to have a gaping 300-foot hole, can't handle the runoff, an unpaved emergency spillway would be utilized, something...More..

by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

What Could Happen Tuesday With President Trump's Immigration Ban

Lawyers from Washington state and Minnesota - which mounted the legal challenge against Mr Trump - had offered compelling evidence that even a temporary reinstatement of the travel ban would cause harm, and r...More..

by | Friday, February 10, 2017

Blizzard forecast predicts 12 to 16 inches of snow

Caution will be particularly important during the morning rush hour, when snowfall rates could reach 2 inches per hour, and heavy winds are also expected. The city's Emergency Management Department also issue...More..

Charles Oakley Arrested After Security Beatdown During Knicks Game
by | Friday, February 10, 2017

Charles Oakley Arrested After Security Beatdown During Knicks Game

After his release, Oakley told the New York Daily News he did not accost Knicks owner James Dolan and that his removal was unfair. "After all, Dolan is the one who hired Phil Jackson - the man who continu...More..

by | Friday, February 10, 2017

Robert F. Kennedy's son announces run for IL governor

State Democrats have been searching for a high-profile, and perhaps independently wealthy, candidate to take on the deep-pocketed Rauner in what is expected to be an expensive race. Kennedy said he would spen...More..

Weather: Snow showers likely
by | Friday, February 10, 2017

Weather: Snow showers likely

Much colder air is expected behind the cold front with snow showers later into Thursday morning. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 27. We will be partly to mostly cloudy with a ...More..

Kellyanne Conway buys serious trouble: 'Buy Ivanka's stuff'
by | Friday, February 10, 2017

Kellyanne Conway buys serious trouble: 'Buy Ivanka's stuff'

The First Daughter's clothing line has been dropped in recent days by Nordstrom and Belk. "The president is very protective of us", Conway explained of Trump's unusual Twitter silence after last weekend's SN...More..

by | Friday, February 10, 2017

Governor Walker Defends Proposed Budget at Economic Summit

That is an about face for the Governor, who in previous budgets has slashed public education funding to the tune of about $1 billion. The governor says reforms enacted over the past few years are making it po...More..

by | Friday, February 10, 2017

US Deports Undocumented Woman in US for 21 Years

Garcia de Rayos had been living in the U.S. as an undocumented immigrant since she was 14 years old. Ms. Rayos was working at Golfland Sunsplash in Mesa, a suburb of Phoenix, when Maricopa County sheriff's de...More..

by | Thursday, February 09, 2017

5 circus high-wire performers fall in a 'tragedy' during rehearsal

AP reported that he was the anchor of the pyramid, but he caught himself and was not injured during the fall. Wallenda, the self-proclaimed "King of the High Wire", is part of the seventh generation of the fa...More..

Winter Weather Warning Issued for Much of New Hampshire
by | Thursday, February 09, 2017

Winter Weather Warning Issued for Much of New Hampshire

Gusty and strong winds are also expected in the Northeast. Snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches are possible, with about 3 to 4 inches in the city of Pittsburgh . The highest temperature recorded on this day ...More..

by | Thursday, February 09, 2017

Democrats must filibuster to save our Supreme Court

The president and Congress could change the number of judges on the Supreme Court or lower courts. The pending nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the Court vacancy created by the death of Antonin Scalia...More..

by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Justice Ginsburg laments partisanship at Stanford talk

She addressed a wide range of topics, such as her career as a lawyer, her almost six-decade marriage to taxation law expert Martin Ginsburg, the duty of the Supreme Court to offer legal clarity and uniformity a...More..

Trump official admits missteps in United States travel ban
by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Trump official admits missteps in United States travel ban

Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly accepted responsibility for the widespread confusion surrounding President Trump's temporary ban on travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries. But he does agree...More..

Kellyanne Conway talks her way off of television
by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Kellyanne Conway talks her way off of television

Cosmopolitan .com on Monday released excerpts of a January 29 interview with Conway, in which the top White House aide used the exact same phrasing that got her in hot water last week. "I think it is hilariou...More..

Secretary of Education confirmation vote scheduled
by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Secretary of Education confirmation vote scheduled

The Senate was scheduled to vote on the confirmation of Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos Monday, but Democrats are holding the floor trying to convince just one more Republican to cross the aisle. W...More..

by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Trump admits likelihood of delay in Obamacare repeal

President Donald Trump gave an indication Sunday that Republicans may be behind when it comes to Obamacare repeal and replace, and they may not finish it until 2018. "Now, because they can't refuse treatment ...More..

by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Trump To Visit US Central Command

Central Command and Special Operations Command at MacDill Air Force Base. "It's gotten to a point where it's not even being reported", he told a group of senior commanders. His comments came as one of his top...More..

by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Missouri Becomes 28th "Right-to-Work" State

Congressional Republicans are pushing for national right-to-work legislation. Missouri lawmakers gave final approval to the bill last week. The new law is the culmination of decades of work by business grou...More..

Royals agree to two-year deal with P Hammel
by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Royals agree to two-year deal with P Hammel

The Orioles, Rangers and Royals have also been linked to Hammel this offseason. During the 2016 season, Hammel was a stellar starter for the Cubs, posting a solid 15-10 record with a 3.84 ERA and a 1.21 WHIP ...More..

New York police hold man in jogger's death
by | Monday, February 06, 2017

New York police hold man in jogger's death

Months later, her alleged attacker has now been identified as 20-year-old Chanel Lewis of Brooklyn. "This is a great day for justice in New York City", Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said Sunday at th...More..

Clippers' Paul Pierce starts in emotional Boston farewell
by | Monday, February 06, 2017

Clippers' Paul Pierce starts in emotional Boston farewell

Naturally, the crowd loved it. The Lakers recently suffered the worst loss in franchise history - 122-73 to Dallas - and possess the third-worst record in the National Basketball Association. Pierce has only pl...More..

Trump says Pence will lead voter fraud panel
by | Monday, February 06, 2017

Trump says Pence will lead voter fraud panel

The White House will decide in "the months ahead" whether to remove sanctions against Russian Federation in exchange for coordinating efforts against ISIS in the Middle East, Vice President Mike Pence said Su...More..

New Yorkers Protest Chuck Schumer: 'What the F*ck, Chuck?'
by | Sunday, February 05, 2017

New Yorkers Protest Chuck Schumer: 'What the F*ck, Chuck?'

Despite her defense, the New York Post reported that the senator was met with roughly 3,000 protesters at his Brooklyn home Tuesday night. The Inside Amy Schumer actor's caption noted not only how outrage...More..

Jess Herbst, Texas town's mayor, says she's transgender
by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Jess Herbst, Texas town's mayor, says she's transgender

At the time , Herbst was the town's elected alderman, second in charge to the mayor. I love my wife, and she loves me, we have no intention of change. "I have received emails congratulating me, calling me fear...More..

by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

USA secretary of state Rex Tillerson speaks with Canadian counterpart Chrystia Freeland

The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved the nomination of Sen. The only cheers came when Tillerson thanked veteran diplomat Thomas Shannon, the under secretary for political affairs who has been acting se...More..

DeVos clears procedural hurdle in Senate, setting up tight final vote
by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

DeVos clears procedural hurdle in Senate, setting up tight final vote

It also means another incoming member of Trump's Cabinet - U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions to be attorney general got in the way. Betsy DeVos testifies in a confirmation hearing to be next Secretary of Education. DeV...More..

Girl Scout cookies go on sale Saturday
by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Girl Scout cookies go on sale Saturday

The average San Gorgonio Girl Scout sells about 317 boxes each season, so get ready to munch down on those Thin Mints , Caramel DeLites, and the new S'Mores cookies. Sophia sold more with her troop through tab...More..

Trump Changes Head Of Immigration And Customs Enforcement
by | Friday, February 03, 2017

Trump Changes Head Of Immigration And Customs Enforcement

Ragsdale will return to his position at deputy director, the Department of Homeland Security said on its Twitter page . According to his official White House biography , he has provided legal advice to ICE's ...More..

Partly Cloudy and Fairly Warm Tuesday
by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Partly Cloudy and Fairly Warm Tuesday

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 34. FRIDAY: Mostly cloudy with snow showers. Wednesday: Sunny with a high of 68 degrees and a 5-10 miles per hour southwest wind turning north-northwest in the ...More..

Arizona Republican Senators Against Trump's Immigration Orders
by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

Arizona Republican Senators Against Trump's Immigration Orders

However, the union representing the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency and Border Patrol strongly praised Trump's recent actions on immigration. "To be clear, this is not a Muslim ban, as the med...More..

by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Suspect in slaying of singer's ex-wife is dead

Her murder would remain Hermosa Beach's longest-running cold case, detectives said in 2009, when they renewed their plea to the public for any witnesses to come forward, the Associated Press reported then . Me...More..

by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Idaho family finds moose in their basement

Idaho wildlife officials said a conservation officer was called to a home where a moose broke through a window well and ended up trapped in a basement. Law enforcement officers and those from the Idaho Departm...More..

by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

MA joins court battle against Trump travel ban

MA is intervening in the lawsuit filed over the weekend on behalf of two state university professors, both Muslims from Iran and lawful permanent USA residents. Gov. Charlie Baker did not join Healey at a news ...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Bobcat escapes from Smithsonian National Zoo

The bobcat is named " Ollie " and she's wild-born and nearly seven years old, and weighs 25 pounds. At 10:40 a.m. keepers called the bobcats for their morning feeding and Ollie did not respond. The bobcat, wh...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Border Agents Defy Judges' Orders on Trump's Travel Ban

That's according to a Department of Homeland Security official who briefed reporters on Saturday night. At Dulles, a crowd chanting, "No hate". He said, "That is wrong". "It's a lot easier for them to...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Senior de Blasio Official in Washington Resigns

De Blasio said under his guidance, the city will contact federal authorities if one of the 500,000 illegal immigrants there is convicted of a weapons or violence-related charge, but not if they commit of "les...More..

Canadian mosque attack: Only one of the arrested is considered a suspect
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Canadian mosque attack: Only one of the arrested is considered a suspect

The dead ranged in age from age 35 to 70, she said. Police said early Monday they were confident no other suspects were involved in the attack. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau characterized the shoot...More..

ACLU gets $24M in donations after suing over Trump immigration ban
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

ACLU gets $24M in donations after suing over Trump immigration ban

The ACLU's membership rolls had already been on the rise, partly as a reaction to Trump's presidency. The ACLU's lawsuit challenged the ban under which many lawful residents of the United States who had v...More..

Trump to Sign Executive Order to Initiate 'Rebuilding' of Military
by | Monday, January 30, 2017

Trump to Sign Executive Order to Initiate 'Rebuilding' of Military

Judging by his reputation, Mattis will welcome Trump's directive. Trump campaigned on promises to defeat Daesh "in a month" and repeatedly suggested that the reason the fight had dragged out so long was that ...More..

by | Monday, January 30, 2017

U.S. service member killed in raid on al Qaeda in Yemen: Pentagon

One US service member died of wounds suffered in the raid against al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in Yemen yesterday. The president authorized the operation, a defense official said . The militant group also...More..