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Bernie Sanders denounces 'outrageous' Trump ad as 'so sad for our country'

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 12:06:42 -0500

Sen. Bernie Sanders condemned as “nonsense” a new ad from President Trump accusing Democrats of being “complicit” in murders in the United States by undocumented immigrants.....
House Ethics Committee Drops Republican Over Taxpayer-Funded Harassment Settlement

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 20:14:36 -0500

A Republican tasked with fighting against sexual harassment in Congress secretly settled a misconduct complaint filed against him by a former aide, The New York Times first reported Saturday.....
Roe Made Abortions Legal, But It Doesn't Keep Women And Providers Safe

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 05:46:07 -0500

Before 1973′s Roe v. Wade, the problems were dangerous abortions and unequal access to safe abortions.....
Leaders to meet with white separatist town official in Maine

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 13:44:38 -0500

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Leaders in a Maine town said Sunday they will meet with their town manager, who has come under fire for espousing white separatist views.....
Manifestaciones masivas en la segunda Marcha de las Mujeres

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 12:29:17 -0500

Miles de personas participan en la “Marcha de las mujeres, en Washington, EEUU. EFE....
Philippine volcano rains ash, violent eruption feared

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 03:59:08 -0500

A giant mushroom-shaped cloud shot up from the Philippines' most active volcano on Monday, turning day into night as it rained ash on communities where tens of thousands have fled after warnings of a....
Turpin family: Police may bring in dogs to search for bodies in house where children 'tortured' by parents, reports say

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 09:15:00 -0500

Detectives investigating the case of the 13 siblings found locked up in a house in California, may "send cadaver dogs" to see if there was anyone else in the house who may have died, reports have sugg....
Here's What's Happening With The Dreamer Program That Helped Lead To A Shutdown

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 18:36:24 -0500

WASHINGTON ― There are a few massive disconnects as Congress and the White House spar over a plan to reopen the government, but one of the biggest is whether relief for young undocumented immigrants, ....
Statue of Liberty to reopen; shutdown keeps other parks, monuments closed

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 16:34:27 -0500

By Joseph Ax NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Statue of Liberty will reopen on Monday even if the U.S. government shutdown extends into the work week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday, vowing to....
Sen. Tom Cotton: ‘I was not offended’ by Trump's 'cursing' at meeting

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 13:34:07 -0500

Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., said that President Trump’s language during a closed-door meeting 10 days ago did not offend him, and that Trump’s actual words have been grossly misrepresented. The Arkansas....
Heavy casualties after overnight battle at Kabul hotel

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 00:50:15 -0500

Gunmen in army uniforms who stormed Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel late on Saturday and battled Afghan Special Forces through the night killed more than 30 people and wounded many more, although t....
This Is What The Future Of Legal Weed Looks Like

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 05:46:01 -0500

The green revolution is here ― and it’s mostly black, brown and female.....
Flu Season in the U.S. Is Getting Worse

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 11:07:10 -0500

"This is a season that has a lot more steam than we thought"....
Paul Ryan Declines To Say If He'll Run For Another Term In Congress

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 12:02:07 -0500

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Sunday he wasn’t planning on leaving Congress any time soon, but he also didn’t disclose whether he will serve another term in the House of Representatives.....
With just 3 students, small-town high school closing down

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 09:17:55 -0500

ROCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — With just three students left attending high school here, junior Kimberly Taylor moves from one empty classroom to the next, taking mostly online classes or studying alone.....
Canadian billionaire and his wife were murdered, private investigators say

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 11:34:00 -0500

A billionaire and his wife found dead side-by-side were both murdered, a report by private investigators has said.....
Mexico murder rate surges to highest in decades amid rise in drug trafficking voilence

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 04:00:10 -0500

Mexico saw a total of 25,339 murders last year, official data has shown, after 2017 was already established as a record-breaking year based on killings carried out until November. The interior ministr....
U.S. Army helicopter crash in California kills two soldiers: official

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 23:15:18 -0500

(Reuters) - A U.S. Army Apache attack helicopter crashed early Saturday morning in California, killing two soldiers, a spokesman for the Army said. An investigation is ongoing into the crash of the A....
The women who marched in 2018

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 17:37:28 -0500

One year into President Trump's administration, another Women's March. Here are scenes from the New York City event.....
Germany's centre-left backs formal coalition talks with Merkel

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 13:32:21 -0500

Germany's centre-left Social Democrats voted Sunday to begin formal coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, bringing Europe's top economy a step closer to a new government after....
Ed Sheeran Is Engaged To Childhood Friend Cherry Seaborn

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 16:23:21 -0500

Ed Sheeran announced his engagement to girlfriend Cherry Seaborn on Saturday in an Instagram post that was pretty darn adorable.....
Anti-Abortion Harassment Goes Way Beyond Picketing Clinics

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 05:46:01 -0500

“Can I pray for you?” a woman asked after I shared my abortion story at the Women’s March Convention in Detroit last year.....
Why Not Apply the Pakistan Precedent and Suspend Military Assistance to Lebanon?

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 20:13:00 -0500

Duplicity that undermines America’s regional policy should not be supported with U.S. resources. The administration’s decision to suspend military assistance to Pakistan is a bold move that may have ....
Turkish troops enter Kurdish enclave in northern Syria

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 13:35:47 -0500

HASSA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish troops and Syrian opposition forces attacked a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria on Sunday in their bid to oust from the area a U.S.-allied Kurdish militia, which responde....
New Zealand Just Became The 11th Country To Send A Rocket Into Orbit

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 09:41:44 -0500

New Zealand successfully launched a rocket into orbit on Sunday, becoming the 11th country to achieve the feat.....
Apostrophes trip up Kazakhstan's move away from Russian alphabet

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 09:35:37 -0500

Kazakhstan's quarter-century struggle to assert its autonomy from former overlord Russia has hit an unlikely snag: the lowly apostrophe.  A vast but sparsely populated country wedged between Russ....
In New York, tourists left high and dry as Statue of Liberty shuts down

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 16:57:18 -0500

By Chris Francescani and Ian Simpson NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tourists who came to Battery Park in lower Manhattan hoping to catch a ferry to the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor got an un....
Cable News Chyrons Tell The Bizarre Story Of Trump's First Year In Office

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 17:18:14 -0500

Donald Trump has officially completed one full year as president, and holy moly what a year it’s been.....
Michigan State University Officials Stand by President Amid Criticisms of Nassar Case

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 15:25:41 -0500

The Michigan State University Board of Trustees are supporting the school president Lou Anna Simon amid calls for her resignation due to the Larry Nassar sexual assault investigation.....
Las Vegas Shooter Was Germophobe and Possibly Bipolar, Records Show

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 16:53:10 -0500

Police have learned more about Stephen Paddock....
The Latest: Pope decries killings of women, other violence

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 16:31:38 -0500

TRUJILLO, Peru (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Peru (all times local):....
Could the U.S. Navy Destroy North Korea?

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 09:17:00 -0500

The navy can contribute to a joint or multinational campaign that destroys the Northern regime or its armed forces. How can the U.S. Navy destroy North Korea should Washington give the word? What th....
Paul Ryan Collected $500,000 In Koch Contributions Days After House Passed Tax Law

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 21:23:32 -0500

Just days after the House passed its version of the federal tax law slashing corporate tax rates, House Speaker Paul Ryan collected nearly $500,000 in campaign contributions from billionaire energy mo....
Alison Brie Talks Allegations Against Brother-In-Law James Franco At SAG Awards

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 19:44:51 -0500

Alison Brie addressed the sexual misconduct allegations waged against her brother-in-law James Franco during a red carpet interview at the 2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards, saying that anyone who “feel....
Turkish forces push into Syria, battle Kurdish militia

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 14:45:42 -0500

By Dominic Evans AZAZ, Syria (Reuters) - Turkey's army and rebel allies battled U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in Syria's Afrin province on Sunday, stepping up a two-day-old campaign against YPG fighter....
'Snow Tornado' Blows Through Picturesque Alpine Village

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 11:43:16 -0500

Residents of the snow-covered Austrian village of Stall witnessed what's called a 'gustnado.'....
Progressive Activists Divided On What Immigration Compromises They Will Accept

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 17:08:00 -0500

As the federal government partially shut down at the stroke of midnight early Saturday morning, progressive activists presented a united front with congressional Democratic leadership.....
Brash ex-Milwaukee sheriff David Clarke faces civil trial

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 11:19:28 -0500

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Former Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke's run-in with a 25-year-old man who shook his head at him while boarding a flight last year is headed to trial.....
Tourists in Jamaica Warned Not to Leave Resorts Due to Violent Crime

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 14:01:33 -0500

There's been a string of violent crimes in Montego Bay....
Texas judge pushes jury for acquittal in child trafficking case, saying God told him to do it

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 11:26:00 -0500

District judge Jack Robison interrupted jurors’ deliberations to say they should not convict 32-year-old Gloria Elizabeth Romero Perez. Judge Robison then reportedly recused himself for the remainder....
North Korea Almost Started a Nuclear War When It Captured a U.S. Spy Ship

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 09:53:00 -0500

Many of the Pueblo’s crew went on to suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder and lifelong physical injuries. Over time, however, the crewmembers put up their own website testifying to their experi....
Inside Amazon Go, The Grocery Store Without Cashiers

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 14:48:00 -0500

Coming to Seattle -- after a year-long delay.....
Football Fans Lose Faith In Humanity As Patriots Head To Another Super Bowl

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 19:27:30 -0500

Football fans were utterly distressed Sunday night as the New England Patriots secured a spot in yet another Super Bowl.....
China's top paper says U.S. forcing China to accelerate South China Sea deployments

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 20:59:41 -0500

China's top newspaper, decrying Washington as a trouble-maker, said on Monday U.S. moves in the South China Sea like last week's freedom of navigation operation will only cause China to strengthen its....
12-Year-Old Boy With Flu-Like Symptoms Dies After Virus Test Comes Back Negative

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 13:33:28 -0500

His family is waiting for the autopsy results.....
Donald Trump Says Republicans Should Go 'Nuclear' On Federal Budget

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 11:44:25 -0500

President Donald Trump suggested Sunday that Republican senators should use their majority to bypass Democrats and pass a long-term budget, effectively ending the government shutdown.....
Ex-Revel customers tell what they want in new Ocean Resort

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 10:37:07 -0500

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — There were many reasons why Atlantic City's former Revel casino failed after little more than two years in business, including its choking debt, an oversaturated casino ....
Charles Manson Follower Leslie Van Houten Is Denied Parole

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 14:36:09 -0500

Leslie Van Houten is serving a life sentence....
S.Africa's ANC vows change as Zuma exit looms

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 11:23:11 -0500

South Africa's ruling ANC party said Saturday it would "act decisively" to rebuild its reputation, as local media reported that President Jacob Zuma could soon be forced from office. Zuma has been un....