Senate kills rule meant to protect family planning funds

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell defended the vote on federalist grounds. Title X facilities provide family planning and preventative care, from contraception and STD testing to breast cancer screenings. "For 40% of these women , their vis... More..

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Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Dems
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Dems

Poe was one of the few group members to declare support for the legislation. "We disagreed, but I was convinced that many members of the caucus were never going to say "Yes" to a bill ever". On Saturday, Trump ...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Democrats Manchin, Heitkamp to back Gorsuch nomination

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) on Thursday announced that he will vote next week to confirm Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court. Republicans Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia and Rob Portman of OH have said t...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Suspended free agent safety TJ McDonald signs with Dolphins

McDonald originally entered the National Football League as a third-round pick (71st overall ) by the Rams in the 2013 National Football League draft. This whole experience is something I'm definitely going to...More..

TBI says reported sighting near Memphis was not Tad Cummins
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

TBI says reported sighting near Memphis was not Tad Cummins

The sighting was reported at the Shell gas station at 398 New Byhalia Road at about 12:30 p.m. CBS News reported that Cummins appears to have been planning to leave by watching survivalist shows, and that the c...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Congress lets states block some Planned Parenthood money

ET and headed to the floor where the two cast votes on the measure. The last time a vice president had to break a tie on final passage of legislation was almost a dozen years ago, when Richard B. The rule s...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

A look at latest ruling on Trump administration travel ban

Trump claims the ban seeks to prevent terrorists from entering the US. After hearing arguments Wednesday in Honolulu , Watson agreed that the president's policy was clearly discriminating against Muslims a...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

North Carolina lawmakers vote to undo 'bathroom bill'

But the compromise bill effectively maintains a key feature of HB2 by leaving regulation of bathroom access exclusively in control of the state legislature. "It wil allow us to continue evolving the law in Nort...More..

Hail, powerful winds expected in Southern Plains
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Hail, powerful winds expected in Southern Plains

The Storm Prediction Center has put all of southeast Texas, including the Houston Metro area, in a slight risk area for severe storms on Wednesday . Residents of western Arkansas will also be risk, but to a ...More..

Top seed Kerber advances at Miami Open
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Top seed Kerber advances at Miami Open

Standing in the way of Kerber and the semi-finals is Venus Williams, who saw off Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3 7-6 (7-4). Williams fended off two set points to get into the tiebreaker, and then rallied from 4-1 dow...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Bill To Make State Superintendent A Political Appointment Revived

The Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee on Tuesday revamped a transportation funding plan sent by the House. Changes are expected to be considered Monday in a legislative panel. "I'm committed to constitut...More..

Cuomo: Congressional GOP has 'declared war on New York'
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Cuomo: Congressional GOP has 'declared war on New York'

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has come out strongly against both the Republican bill and the Collins-Faso amendment. Because New York has the most expensive and largest Medicaid program in the nation, it faced the most s...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

West Oakland fire: One feared dead in large 4 alarm blaze

One person was killed and multiple people were rescued after a large fire tore through a West Oakland transitional housing facility this morning. Three people who were rescued were injured. Firefighters were ...More..

Sessions takes aim at 'dangerous' sanctuary cities, warns on funding
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Sessions takes aim at 'dangerous' sanctuary cities, warns on funding

Attorney General Jeff Sessions, right, accompanied by White House press secretary Sean Spicer, talks to the media during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, March 27, 2017 . That...More..

by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Father Charged After Two Missing Fayetteville Children Found Dead

During questioning, Freeman indicated the children were in Hoke County , and he may have harmed them, Peterkin said. "How many times you've been in it or seen things, this was not a good experience", he added....More..

by | Monday, March 27, 2017

NCAA men's tournament: 'Zags, Ducks reach Final Four

Przemek Karnowski and Zach Collins are both seven-footers who can absolutely dominate in the lane against any team in the nation. In reflection, Few spoke about how in certain years, a raft of players can le...More..

Fights break out at Californian rally for Donald Trump
by | Monday, March 27, 2017

Fights break out at Californian rally for Donald Trump

One pro-Trump marcher told the Times that he was among those who had chased the man to the highway following the incident, and that he struck him five times with his Make American Great Again flag . But Steel...More..

by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

State Department to approve Keystone

President Donald Trump at the White house on Friday morning to announce the agreement. "We're very relieved, and very much just want to get to work". Trump on Friday called it " a great day for American jobs ...More..

by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Shooting on Las Vegas strip leaves 1 dead

Part of the Las Vegas Strip was reportedly shut down on Saturday after a shooter killed one person and wounded another. One of the victims has since died. The armed suspect is now alone on the bus, and police...More..

by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

American Health Care Act will be bad for women

Of those, 8,000 constituents, 78 percent live at or below the federal poverty level, 92 percent qualify for some form of Medicaid subsidy, and 87 percent are women and many live in rural communities, some with ...More..

Comet Ping Pong Gunman Pleads Guilty To Weapons Charges
by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

Comet Ping Pong Gunman Pleads Guilty To Weapons Charges

Welch made headlines in December when he entered Comet Ping Pong with an assault rifle while demanding answers about a fake conspiracy involving a child-sex traffic ring. He left the shotgun and extra ammunitio...More..

Small Business Will Benefit with Changes to Health Care Law
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Small Business Will Benefit with Changes to Health Care Law

It is estimated that within the first year of its implementation, 14 million Americans will lose health care coverage, and within the first decade, 24 million Americans will lose the health care that they now...More..

Rick Perry questions presidential election results -- at his alma mater
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Rick Perry questions presidential election results -- at his alma mater

Perry alleges that the administration had a goal of increasing the university's "diversity", and falsely disqualified the candidate that actually earned the most votes in the race. "McIntosh's treatment sugge...More..

Wisconsin police officer, 3 others dead in shooting spree
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Wisconsin police officer, 3 others dead in shooting spree

Chief Sparks said D.C. Everest schools went on lockdown per protocol. The names of the victims and suspect were not revealed at a press conference Wednesday night. Sparks did not provide a possible motive...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Ukiah Meals on Wheels program not affected by federal budget

As we wrote about on Thursday, the national organization, named after its focus on bringing meals to the elderly and other homebound individuals, would see its own budget - which comes from a mix of governmen...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Matthew Perry Beat Up Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Grade School

Mr Trudeau and Perry, who of course plays Chandler in the cult sitcom, went to school together in Ottawa in Canada but were not always the best of friends. "Don't they have secret service there protecting the c...More..

By the numbers: Why millions go uninsured under GOP plan
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

By the numbers: Why millions go uninsured under GOP plan

The American Health Care Act has been a controversial bill introduced to replace Obamacare , with many Republicans not caring for it, but now President Trump may be trying to bend a bit to satisfy. The f...More..

Ryan Looks to Thursday Health Care Vote With More Elder Pay Help
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Ryan Looks to Thursday Health Care Vote With More Elder Pay Help

Ryan defined the group as people in their 50s and 60s who typically face higher health care costs than those in their 20s or 30s. The plan has been flatly rejected by Democrats, while moderate Republicans fea...More..

Slain EMT Was a Mother of Five Who Loved Her Job
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Slain EMT Was a Mother of Five Who Loved Her Job

Jose Gonzalez appeared in court Friday. The ambulance then moved forward. She is in stable condition, according to police. Arroyo reportedly grabbed onto the ambulance and was dragged. The 25-year-old tol...More..

Chaffetz: White House intruder close enough to 'rattle the door handle'
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Chaffetz: White House intruder close enough to 'rattle the door handle'

Fox News video shows the Secret Service responding on the North Lawn with dogs and rifles drawn. The intrusion briefly put the White House complex into a escalated security posture, but the situation has s...More..

Intruder caught after breaching White House Security
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Intruder caught after breaching White House Security

He reportedly was toting a backpack that was searched and found not to contain risky material. The name of the suspect, who was arrested by uniformed Secret Service, was not released. Mr Kelly was among sever...More..

Massachusetts Weather: Sunny, high in 30s on St. Patrick's Day
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Massachusetts Weather: Sunny, high in 30s on St. Patrick's Day

Tomorrow: Partly cloudy, with a high of 60 to 68 degrees and lows between 45 and 50 degrees on the North Shore and 50 to 55 on the south shore. It could be 81 degrees in Denver on Saturday and Sunday , th...More..

Marshawn Lynch rumors: Asked for release from Seahawks
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Marshawn Lynch rumors: Asked for release from Seahawks

The five-time Pro Bowler will turn 31 in April. The Raiders might be calling Lynch's bluff. The Raiders inquired about trading for Lynch previous year, but he made a decision to remain retired, the NFL Net...More..

Gorsuch Law Clerks In Montana To Lobby For Senator Jon Tester's Vote
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Gorsuch Law Clerks In Montana To Lobby For Senator Jon Tester's Vote

Bush presidential library for any emails between the nominee and private email addresses of White House officials. Concern over Gorsuch was largely based over his rulings in favor of "religious freedom." such a...More..

Uber Driver Who Crashed Into Seattle Gas Station From Gig Harbor
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Uber Driver Who Crashed Into Seattle Gas Station From Gig Harbor

According to witnesses, the SUV was speeding and clipped the side of a Honda Accord before heading toward the gas station. An SUV driving by an Uber drive caused an explosion at a Seattle gas station after it...More..

Trump Ally: President Was Likely Wrong On Obama Wiretapping Claim
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Trump Ally: President Was Likely Wrong On Obama Wiretapping Claim

The department has until March 20th to respond. So now you have to decide, as I mentioned to [the press] last week, are you going to take the tweets literally? "And if you are, then clearly the president was ...More..

Oklahoma Senate Punishes Senator Amid Investigation
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Oklahoma Senate Punishes Senator Amid Investigation

On Tuesday, The Oklahoman revealed that the Moore Police Department was investigating why Shortey was in a hotel room with a teenage boy. At this point, we do not know what was contained in those text messa...More..

by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Donald Trump's 2005 tax return released

Tuesday's disclosure of two pages from Trump's 2005 federal returns marked the second time in the last seven months that portions of Trump's tax filings have been leaked to reporters. But the tax returns repo...More..

GOP senator warns healthcare bill could put House majority at risk
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

GOP senator warns healthcare bill could put House majority at risk

Step two, as yet unwritten regulations by Tom Price, which is going to be subject to court challenge, and therefore, perhaps the whims of the most liberal judge in America. "I don't want to see the House majori...More..

California mom abandons 2-year-old at Food 4 Less
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

California mom abandons 2-year-old at Food 4 Less

Surveillance video shows the woman entering the store with her daughter. Police said the mother is seen on security video checking out at the cash register and then left without her toddler, who Mattson said ...More..

Trump to donate salary, asks White House press corp for suggestions
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Trump to donate salary, asks White House press corp for suggestions

With Spicer's latest 'splaining, it sounds like the White House is sticking to its story that surveillance was done but is walking back the charge that Obama was directly involved. "Yes!" Spicer cut in and excl...More..

Kellyanne Conway Makes Spectacle of Herself on Trump Wiretap Claim
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Kellyanne Conway Makes Spectacle of Herself on Trump Wiretap Claim

She added that one of these ways of monitoring includes "microwaves that turn into cameras", which we know as "a fact of modern life", she claimed. Trump senior counselor Kellyanne Conway, for her part, sa...More..

Blizzard with 12-18 inches of snow forecast Mon.-Tue
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Blizzard with 12-18 inches of snow forecast Mon.-Tue

A winter weather advisory has been issued for counties north of Pittsburgh - Butler, Armstrong and Lawrence counties - and eastward through Central and Eastern Pennsylvania. Sunday night in the Omaha area, t...More..

Boxer Ali's son detained at airport again
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Boxer Ali's son detained at airport again

A law enforcement official told CBS News that Ali Jr. was detained for 57 minutes in the February 7 incident so that his identify and passport could be verified. He added that he expected Ali to be stopped fr...More..

National Park Service reveals just how small Trump's inauguration crowd was
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

National Park Service reveals just how small Trump's inauguration crowd was

The crowd at Trump's January 20 ceremony, on the other hand, was primarily confined to the first five pens, with the Park Service photo displaying large blank spots across the entire mall. I turn on one of the ...More..

Twin sisters, 97, die in cold outside Rhode Island home
by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Twin sisters, 97, die in cold outside Rhode Island home

Police believe that Jean may have seen her sister fall and then tripped up on a garage rug while trying to get help. They were not found until Saturday when Haley's neighbor saw something odd outside his window...More..

Braulio Guerra Climbs US Border Fence to Prove a Point to Trump
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Braulio Guerra Climbs US Border Fence to Prove a Point to Trump

In January, President Trump signed two controversial immigration-related executive orders, including efforts to build a wall on the Mexican border. The Mexican government repeatedly has refused . Still others ...More..

Cuomo Calls For State Police Probe Into Jewish Cemetery Vandalism
by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Cuomo Calls For State Police Probe Into Jewish Cemetery Vandalism

It is the third known case of a Jewish cemetery being desecrated in the United States in the last two weeks. Dragon said local police were still studying the Rochester cemetery damage, which includes defacing...More..

by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Corrections releases names of two killed at Tecumseh state prison

The prison was placed on lockdown for several hours after the inmates refused to return to their cells. On Thursday, The Department of Corrections said the prison went on lockdown at around 1:00 p.m. As of no...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Donald Trump announces new agency to publish weekly immigrant crime sheet

Ten months later, Trump invited four of them to his quasi-state of the union address, introduced them by name to the country, described the killings as vicious, and declared he was "providing a voice to tho...More..