Yemen raid yields data on Al Qaeda explosives, official says

Pentagon spokesman Navy Captain Jeff Davis said Al-Qaeda had taken advantage of ungoverned spaces in Yemen to plot, direct, and inspire terror attacks against America and its allies. More than 10,000 people have been killed in ground battles and ai... More..

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Senate Confirms Carson as HUD Secretary
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Senate Confirms Carson as HUD Secretary

According to USA Today, Carson, 65, will now be in charge of a government agency with an annual budget of $47 billion and employs 8,300 employees. The Department of Housing and Urban Development oversees bi...More..

Judge issues injunction against Pennsylvania district in transgender case
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Judge issues injunction against Pennsylvania district in transgender case

As The New York Times noted, it's unclear whether the Pine-Richland School District will continue to pursue its case on its bathroom policy. But since Trump's withdrawal of that guidance didn't replace it w...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

House Intelligence Panel To Probe Ties Between Trump Campaign and Russian Federation

The US House of Representatives intelligence committee will investigate allegations of collusion between Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russian Federation, the top Democrat on the panel has said . Mr...More..

Pursuit ends in pickup truck flying through the air in Louisiana
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Pursuit ends in pickup truck flying through the air in Louisiana

He led officers in a chase that ended when his truck hit some spike strips, swerved and then went airborne. "I felt around to see if I was hurt and could tell that I was okay", Harlon told KSLA . "He was mov...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Iran Says Navy Test-Fires New Missiles In Persian Gulf

During a large-scale drill, code-named Velayat 95, in the strategic southern waters, Iran's navy tested its domestically-manufactured missiles. Valuewalk published an article saying, "Last month, the two co...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Festival officials predict best dates to see DC cherry blossoms

The average date for the trees' peak bloom is April 1, but this year's blooming period may be just around the corner. We came close in 2012, when the peak bloom happened March 20. Elliot Ferguson, president and...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Severe storms possible overnight, into Wednesday

There won't be any good source to help spark off heavy/widespread storms on Tuesday though, so instead Tuesday will be a humid day with a few stray showers and storms around. Cities generally south of I-70 are ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Father of slain SEAL admits he didn't want to meet Trump

Owens insists that the raid went down too soon into Donald Trump's presidency, even though it had been planned for months during the Obama administration. Trump went on to say that he could understand why Owe...More..

Wall Street treads water ahead of Trump's Tuesday speech
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Wall Street treads water ahead of Trump's Tuesday speech

The S&P 500 index showed 51 new 52-week highs and one new low, while the Nasdaq recorded 100 new highs and 35 new lows. U.S. stocks opened lower on Monday, with the Dow on track to snap an 11-day winning ...More..

by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

United States justices skeptical of sex offender social media ban

Through their questions and statements, justices repeatedly voiced skepticism about the 2008 law now being challenged by Durham, North Carolina , resident and convicted sex offender Lester G. Lawyers for Pack...More..

Bitcoin smashes all-time price high to reach $1172
by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Bitcoin smashes all-time price high to reach $1172

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission may be readying itself to launch bitcoin to the public, which is trading at $1,160 per bitcoin. Digital currency bitcoin hit its highest levels in more than three ...More..

Dozens of Headstones Broken at Jewish Cemetery in Philadelphia
by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Dozens of Headstones Broken at Jewish Cemetery in Philadelphia

Philadelphia police called the destruction, spread across the entire cemetery, an act of "vandalism". The report came after a Jewish cemetery in St. In recent weeks, Jewish centers across the country have...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Peninsula under severe thunderstorm watch into evening

Temperatures reached into the high 60s during the day. There is potential for 60 miles per hour wind gusts and penny-sized hail, forecasters say. The recent stretch of warm weather in northwest OH is goin...More..

Chicago Has 7 Homicides In A Day, Trump Tweets 'Chicago Needs Help'
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Chicago Has 7 Homicides In A Day, Trump Tweets 'Chicago Needs Help'

Police said a person of interest is being questioned. Again, the police do not have anyone in custody in connection with the homicide. "They're not new to us", he continued. He went on to say he had been promis...More..

ICE raids in Ypsilanti, Detroit cause anxiety among some immigrants
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

ICE raids in Ypsilanti, Detroit cause anxiety among some immigrants

The deportation guidelines, first outlined in an executive order on January 25, took more concrete form this week with a pair of memos from the Department of Homeland Security. Another executive order denies ...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Woman's Facebook warning of shirt on auto windshield goes viral

She said she got right in her vehicle and drove away to somewhere where she could safely remove it. Instead, after trying but failing to remove the shirt with her windscreen wipers, Ashley chose to drive off ...More..

Hero lady rips Mitch McConnell a new one over Obamacare repeal
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Hero lady rips Mitch McConnell a new one over Obamacare repeal

They have every right to protest". Congress is in recess, which means lawmakers are getting their asses torn to shreds in town halls dedicated for constituents anxious to voice their concerns about the immine...More..

Documents: After shooting, Roof went toward 2nd black church
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Documents: After shooting, Roof went toward 2nd black church

The evidence shows Roof exited the interstate and drove toward Branch AME church in Summerville after the massacre at Emanuel AME. Prosecutors said Roof, now 22, shut off his Global Positioning System device,...More..

Supreme Court rejects appeal from Virginia death row inmate
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Supreme Court rejects appeal from Virginia death row inmate

Death penalty opponents have pointed to statistics that show black defendants to be far more likely than white defendants to be sentenced to die, and argue that racial bias endures in the American criminal just...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Passengers kicked off United Airlines flight after asking fellow travelers about bombs

The couple, dressed in traditional Pakistani clothing, didn't hear the initial question. The unidentified flier en route from Chicago to Texas was removed Saturday evening for "making other customers feel unc...More..

Local coffeehouse helps
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Local coffeehouse helps "Shine A Light on Slavery"

Celebrities, politicians, and everyday folks are sharing them to raise awareness about modern-day slavery and human trafficking. The concept is simple, you mark something with a red X, snap a picture of it, a...More..

CPAC organizer: Alt-right are 'garden-variety left-wing fascists'
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

CPAC organizer: Alt-right are 'garden-variety left-wing fascists'

In 1985, President Ronald Reagan explained why he was attending the 11th-ever Conservative Political Action Conference: "CPAC is the opportunity to dance with the one who brung ya". Republican Senator Ted Cruz ...More..

$1 million winning Powerball ticket sold in North Quincy
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

$1 million winning Powerball ticket sold in North Quincy

Kansas Lottery spokeswoman Sally Lunsford said in an e-mail that the winning ticket in Kansas was purchased in the northeast part of the state. In order to win $1 million, you must match the first five number...More..

Video shows Harrison Ford's close call at airport
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Video shows Harrison Ford's close call at airport

Ford is an experienced pilot and collector of vintage planes. Ford was directed to runway 20-L at the airport, but mistook a taxiway for his landing strip. The actor was also recently involved in an accident, i...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

San Jose residents under flood evacuation orders

The creek began flooding areas around the Los Lagos Golf Course and near Kelley Park in South San Jose earlier this morning and fire rescue crews have had their hands full pulling stranded residents from their ...More..

Protest set in Honolulu against closure of Dakota pipeline camp
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Protest set in Honolulu against closure of Dakota pipeline camp

The final day of the occupation of a pipeline protest camp was filled with fire and ceremony. Some protesters were unhappy to leave and believed the claims about flooding were overstated. Nothing but bison an...More..

DNC Chair Race: Candidates Set to Debate in CNN Forum Before Election
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

DNC Chair Race: Candidates Set to Debate in CNN Forum Before Election

Ellison has attracted the support of Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont. And a third contender, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, got the backing of former DNC chairman Howard Dean. "S$3 econd, the next ...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe Stands with Planned Parenthood

Last week's 20-19 Senate vote on HB 2264 was along party lines, with all Republicans in favor, all Democrats in opposition. Advocates for the law had said it would underpin organizations that provide the wide...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Scott Pruitt makes first speech as EPA director

But Democrats, environmental advocates, and numerous EPA's current and former staff worry his appointment as administrator of the agency will signal a reversal in America's progress cleaning up air and water an...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Trump Immigration Rules Slash Protections For Undocumented

The new regulations also restore programs for local law enforcement collaboration with federal authorities that were tabled under the Obama administration because of concerns that they violated due process or...More..

Senate Intel Committee asks agencies to keep records related to Russian probe
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Senate Intel Committee asks agencies to keep records related to Russian probe

The senators were tight-lipped as they left the meeting to start their week-long recess, but one attendee said the closed-door briefing was about Russian Federation. The Senate committee is now working on a bip...More..

by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

All clear at JCC sites following bomb threat

At the Levite JCC in Alabama, director Betsy Lynch said the call received at the center began with the statement that there was " a bomb in the building ". Van Nest declined to comment further on the Sabes inve...More..

Whittier police officer killed; 2nd officer, suspect injured
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Whittier police officer killed; 2nd officer, suspect injured

Video from KTLA showed windows on a Whitter Police Department SUV shattered, and debris scattered across the road. Lt. John Corina of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department told the Associated Press the ...More..

by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Arrest in gruesome slayings of couple found in Peabody, Mass. basement

A spokeswoman for the Essex District Attorney's Office said the two were found Sunday after a woman ran out of the 19 Farm Ave. home and flagged down a auto that brought her to the state police barracks in Danv...More..

by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

ISP Releases Photo of Man Suspect in Delphi Murders

Police have not revealed the cause or manner of death. "We're just reaching out for people that saw anything within that distance", explained Sgt. Kim Riley with Indiana State Police. She wrote: "If anyone has ...More..

Small plane crashes in Bayonne
by | Monday, February 20, 2017

Small plane crashes in Bayonne

Authorities were able to pull him from the wreckage and take him to a local hospital. Four cars on the street were destroyed or damaged in the crash. Witnesses say it came close to hitting a gas station. "OMG...More..

Phillies own Chris Christie after Governor calls Phils fans
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Phillies own Chris Christie after Governor calls Phils fans "bitter"

This clearly isn't the first time the Cowboys fan has ripped on Philadelphia. "Ya gotta believe we're terrible people", Christie told SportsNet New York. "And their fans are generally angry, very bad people"....More..

Undocumented Denver Mom Takes Sanctuary In Church To Avoid Deportation
by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

Undocumented Denver Mom Takes Sanctuary In Church To Avoid Deportation

The church's pastor, Mike Morran , said it was "immoral" and "unconscionable that she still has to live in fear of being ripped from her children and deported to a country she hasn't been in for nearly two d...More..

Immigration Enforcers, Unleashed By Trump, Can Finally 'Do Our Jobs Again'
by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

Immigration Enforcers, Unleashed By Trump, Can Finally 'Do Our Jobs Again'

The Mexican Consulate confirms one man was arrested at a trailer park in Las Cruces Wednesday morning. "Unless they can tell Congress, and advocates, who is being arrested, who is being detained, and who ...More..

Oakland Active Shooter Shot By Police
by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

Oakland Active Shooter Shot By Police

Nearby residents and businesses were also being asked to shelter in place. Pictures showed a man appearing to be the suspect leaning out of a window with his rifle aimed at cops below. As of 10 a.m. eastbound...More..

Earthjustice's President on Scott Pruitt's Confirmation as EPA Administrator
by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

Earthjustice's President on Scott Pruitt's Confirmation as EPA Administrator

Two Democrats voted to confirm Pruitt, West Virginia turncoat Joe Manchin III and North Dakota's Heidi Heitkamp. On Thursday an Oklahoma judge ordered that Pruitt's office provide a liberal watchdog group a...More..

by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

Arrested For Domestic Violence

Trent Richardson has been out of the National Football League for two years and now it looks like it will stay that way. According to our news partner Al.com , Hoover Police were called to the Hyatt Place H...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Texas cop uses patrol vehicle to push burning truck from restaurant

Officer Chris Womack made a decision to use his patrol vehicle to push the truck away. Dash cam footage from the squad auto captured the officer pulling up behind the burning truck that was dangerously close ...More..

Immigrant protected under Obama program detained near Seattle, faces deportation
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Immigrant protected under Obama program detained near Seattle, faces deportation

Ramirez first obtained DACA protection in 2014 and renewed his protection in 2016, the complaint filed against him stated. "It's really confusing why immigration enforcement officers insisted on arresti...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Joey + Rory win Grammy Award a year after Joey's death

However, the world fell in love with the couple after Joey was diagnosed with cervical cancer. Rory Feek gave an emotional acceptance speech in memory of his late wife, Joey Feek, during a pre-telecast of...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Etan Patz killing: Man guilty over boy's 1979 murder

The case originally spurred a national hotline for missing children and simplified sharing of information among law enforcement agencies. The boy vanished as he walked alone to a school bus stop in the city's...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Harrison Ford under investigation after near-miss with passenger plane

Harrison Ford had a "potentially serious" incident while piloting his private plane on Monday in an incident that is now being investigated by the Federal Aviation Administration, according to a report by N...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Takiya Holmes, 11, Dies Three Days After Shooting

Both girls are in a critical condition in hospital, and family members say they are each fighting for their lives. Prayers go out to the memory of Takiya Holmes and her family, and also to Kanari Gentry-Bow...More..

by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Jerry Sandusky's son, Jeffrey Sandusky, charged with child sexual assault

Jeffrey Sandusky is now being held at Centre County Prison in Pennsylvania on $200,000 bail and faces 14 criminal counts total. A second child allegedly has been abused since 2013. State police became aware ...More..