USDA assures House chairman on GMO disclosure bill

But as Harvest Public Media's Peggy Lowe reports, it's still a food fight. TraceGains, the leading Food Safety and Quality Assurance (FSQA) software solution for food and consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies, sees a single, national labeling s... More..

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Republicans Skeptical If Party Will Unite Behind Trump
by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Republicans Skeptical If Party Will Unite Behind Trump

Donald Trump attended a meeting with Senate Republicans meant to build unity and ended up tangling with a senator still sore about Trump's comments about John McCain and about Mexicans. Gingrich said Trump wo...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Kris Straub's comic on All Lives Matter

Dozens came together in Tracy on Friday to rally in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. Hundreds of Black Lives Matter Protesters are now marching up Fifth Avenue from Union Square in a demon...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

US Track and Field Trials feature men's 5000 and 200 final

There are only five women in this field, including 2015 USA champion Barbara Nwaba and former Olympian Sharon Day-Monroe. What's more, he won the 100m on Sunday in 9.80 seconds - the year's fastest time. As dom...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Corrine Brown Steps Down as Veterans' Affairs Ranking Member

House of Representatives Committee on Veterans' Affairs due to House rules. Among the charges are multiple counts of mail and wire fraud , theft of government property, concealing materials facts on required...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Winning Mega Millions numbers have been drawn

Virginia Lottery spokesman John Hagerty tells the AP the winning ticket was sold in Indiana . The jackpot was the third largest in the history of the game that began in 1996 as the Big Game and was renamed M...More..

Trump defends controversial star tweet: We should have left it up
by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Trump defends controversial star tweet: We should have left it up

Seriously, he must think everyone is dumb as dirt. He tweeted: "Where is the outrage for this Disney book?" The former House speaker, who is one of the top candidates to be Trump's vice presidential nomin...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

NBA Star Has Fierce Response to Joe Walsh's 'Watch Out Obama' Tweet

US President Barack Obama attends a press conference during the second day of the NATO Summit at the Polish National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland, on Saturday. This is not who we want to be as Americans and that s...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

After Dallas shooting, neighbors of suspect in disbelief

By Friday afternoon, the police had finished their search and ended the blockade of the area. Every human life is valuable. President Obama and Texas Gov. Over the next two decades, attempts at reform continu...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Clinton, Trump cancel events in light of Dallas shootings

The real estate magnate said on Twitter that the speech was postponed. "And I don't think that we know all of the answer for that". The post, which has since been deleted by Stewart, said "Liberal politicia...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Sharon convenience store sells $1M Mega Millions ticket

A lottery official says a jackpot-winning Mega Millions ticket worth an estimated $540 million was sold in Indiana. "I hope it's someone we know from around the area", said Florentino. The Mega Millions jackp...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

APNewsBreak: Cop's lawyer blames driver's gun, not his race

The shooting of Mr Castile , who didn't have a criminal record outside the traffic violations, happened late Wednesday during a traffic stop in the St. In the emotional video , Castile is bloodied, moaning ...More..

Paul Ryan knocks Donald Trump for tweeting 'anti-Semitic' image
by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Paul Ryan knocks Donald Trump for tweeting 'anti-Semitic' image

Known to friends as an insatiable reader with the intellectual appetite of a full-time historian, Gingrich pored through "Trump: The Art of the Deal", the 1980s autobiography that details Trump's lessons in bus...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

How will GMOs be labeled if Senate's bill becomes law?

Today, the Senate voted to do away with our right to know what's in our food, revoking a popular and clear state labeling law in effect in Vermont and nullifying all future state labeling initiatives. "The Groc...More..

Volkswagen to pay $15 billion to settle cheating scandal
by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Volkswagen to pay $15 billion to settle cheating scandal

The compensation is part of the massive nationwide settlement worth up to $15.3 billion that Volkswagen has agreed to pay to end consumer lawsuits and government allegations that claimed the automaker p...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Slain Dallas officer was 'all-American kid,' father says

Actor Cuba Gooding Jr . said he "cried" when he heard that Dallas police officer Patrick Zamarripa was one of the fatalities from the deadly rampage in Dallas on Thursday night. He was 32 years old and the f...More..

Uber gets OK to operate in Philadelphia during convention
by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Uber gets OK to operate in Philadelphia during convention

On Tuesday, some commuters switched to the bus or other means of transportation, while others dealt with delayed and packed trains. "They have committed to running an increased level of service and additional...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

'I'm going to make you proud,' Trump tells Republican lawmakers

Had great meetings with Republicans in the House and Senate". Wisconsin GOP Rep. Sean Duffy was much more positive, saying the meeting with Trump "went a long way" with lawmakers in the party "to start to b...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Humble hero of Pakistan Abdul Sattar Edhi passes away

A number of people including Pakistani political leaders and celebrities took to Twitter to express grief over Edhi's demise. Faisal said Edhi refused to go overseas for medical treatment and preferred to d...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Winning $540 million Mega Millions ticket sold in Indiana

The coveted ticket has been sold to one lucky person in the Indy area, and here are the winning numbers: 8,19, 20, 55 and 73. The jackpot got bumped up to half-a-billion dollars since no one claimed the origina...More..

Moving fire forces evacuations north of Los Angeles
by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Moving fire forces evacuations north of Los Angeles

She described the fire as "slow burning". - LA county and city firefighters are battling a brush fire today that has consumed approximately 75 to 100 acres of medium brush along a steep terrain in Santa Clari...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Trump Just Can't Quit His Wacko, Racist, Anti-Semitic Supporters

Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, also defended the billionaire on Wednesday as someone who "does not at all subscribe to any racist or anti-Semitic thinking". However, after further backlash over his retort, ...More..

Black Lives Matter Protester Recounts Dallas Shooting
by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Black Lives Matter Protester Recounts Dallas Shooting

Regardless of your political stance, or how you feel about the current American Social Climate, we ask everyone as a community to come together and condemn the actions of those gunmen in Dallas before it happen...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

FBI Says Clinton 'Extremely Careless' with Emails and Classified Info

Not in a case we're working", Comey replied . "While Republicans may try to keep this issue alive, this hearing proved those efforts will only backfire", he said in a statement. REP. CAROLYN MALONEY (D...More..

Protest over Minnesota police shooting calm but constant
by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Protest over Minnesota police shooting calm but constant

Valire Castile, center, addresses hundreds at the JJ Hill Montessori School where her son Philando worked Thursday, July 7, 2016, in St. Paul, Minn. where a vigil was held following the shooting death by police...More..

A vote on guns is required, says Congressional Black Caucus
by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

A vote on guns is required, says Congressional Black Caucus

The Dallas Police Department has said that three suspects have been apprehended while one was killed in a stand-off with police. They've also been active participants, helping lead a march late Thursday from Ca...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Dallas Police HQ 'In Lockdown' After Threat

Around 5:45 p.m., numerous SWAT team members were witnessed swarming a parking garage near Dallas police headquarters with their weapons drawn. The city's police has deployed SWAT units around the police stat...More..

by | Sunday, July 10, 2016

Donald Trump seems to have announced he might not serve as president

John McCain's being held captive in the Vietnam War. All in all, not a good showing for Trump , who perhaps doesn't fully appreciate the sympathy senators have for each other and how attacking one (or two o...More..

Speedy Oregon WR, track star advances to Olympic semifinals
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Speedy Oregon WR, track star advances to Olympic semifinals

The Reno High alum, who advanced to the finals of the 3,000-meter steeplechase in the preliminary heats Monday, placed eighth in Thursday's finals. On Saturday, eight of 18 competitors will advance to the fin...More..

There'll be a Black Lives Matter solidarity demonstration in Dublin next week
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

There'll be a Black Lives Matter solidarity demonstration in Dublin next week

Whom to believe? The BLMN issued a pious statement condemning the violence against police in Dallas as well as efforts to tie the deaths of the officers to their movement. "You come out and thankfully peopl...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

State Department reopens Hillary Clinton emails probe

The State Department's announcement on Thursday was expected, as the department had suspended its probe while it was waiting for the Justice Department to complete its criminal investigation. "Republicans have ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Texans Players Weigh In On Recent Police Shootings

Cell phone footage saw 37-year-old Sterling shot and killed by two Baton Rouge, La., police officers after pinning him to the ground outside of a local convenience store early Tuesday. He had been pulle...More..

Black Lives Matter vigil held outside National Cival Rights Museum
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Black Lives Matter vigil held outside National Cival Rights Museum

It is against this background that the rise of the civil rights movement named Black Lives Matter has to be seen. "It is time we as a community make a difference", according to the Facebook event page . Buffal...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

White people must listen to fears of African-Americans: Hillary Clinton

She said Americans need to stand with police officers, regardless of race to end all violence. "We have a very large Hispanic population in Arizona and it is growing", McCain said. "Isn't it sad that on a d...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Trump campaign official blames Hillary Clinton for Dallas shootings

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have reacted to the uniquely American bloodshed that defined this week-just before the Republican and Democratic conventions where both candidates are expected to become their r...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Comey Defends Not Pursuing Charges Against Clinton

The House Republican hearing with FBI Director James Comey was an epic political mistake that may have gifted the White House to Hillary Clinton. On Wednesday, US Attorney General Loretta Lynch said the D...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Ex-soldier kills 5 officers in Dallas, setting US on edge

Undaunted by events in Dallas, thousands of protesters took to the streets in several USA cities on Friday for a second day of protests over the deaths of Philando Castile, 32, near St. Organizer Vince Bowen ...More..

Some Phoenix-area officers may patrol in pairs after Dallas shootings
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Some Phoenix-area officers may patrol in pairs after Dallas shootings

At 11:25 p.m. Atlanta police chief George Turner said there were no arrests, but by Saturdat morning, WSB-TV was reporting there were a "few arrests". He says the protesters are committed to non-violence. Res...More..

Texas Lt. Gov.: Dallas BLM Protesters 'Hypocrites' For Running From Gunfire
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Texas Lt. Gov.: Dallas BLM Protesters 'Hypocrites' For Running From Gunfire

On a day when pain and anguish overcame politics and blame games in America, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick did his very best to make things worse. The first fatal shots were reported as earlier as 9:26 p.m. Commen...More..

Two Potential Trump Running Mates Bow Out
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Two Potential Trump Running Mates Bow Out

On Wednesday afternoon, Trump said in an interview on Fox News that he's " looking at 10 people " who could be his running mate. Corker's announcement that he is taking himself out of consideration came...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Shots fired at Alliance Center in Denver: 1 injured, gunman dead

Shots were fired in the area of 15th and Wynkoop streets Tuesday afternoon and a female victim was rushed to the hospital with several gunshot wounds. "They mentioned there was a shooter on the second floor, ...More..

This Benghazi Survivor Hammers Hillary Clinton In A $2M NRA Ad
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

This Benghazi Survivor Hammers Hillary Clinton In A $2M NRA Ad

Donald Trump tweeted that " Benghazi is just another Hillary Clinton failure ". "They built a coalition to help the rebels", she said. "Now, I simply ask the American people to read this report for thems...More..

Houston officers shoot, kill gun-wielding man
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Houston officers shoot, kill gun-wielding man

He then lowered it and pointed it at the two officers. When they asked him to put the gun down, he reportedly raised the gun in the air before pointing it at police. Both officers have ten or more years experie...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

House Committee Questions FBI Director James Comey Over Hillary Clinton Email Investigation

Hillary Clinton repeated on Friday that she did not realize she was transmitting highly classified government secrets through her private email server while U.S. Gowdy: Secretary Clinton said I did not email a...More..

Farenthold: Trump Meeting with House GOP Members Huge Success
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Farenthold: Trump Meeting with House GOP Members Huge Success

Texas Senator Ted Cruz will speak at the Republican National Convention later this month, despite the fact that Donald Trump threatened his wife and accused his father of being involved in the Kennedy assas...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

At least 1 person hospitalized after shooting in downtown Denver

They tweeted a short time later that victims were being taken to a hospital, but it's not clear how many people were hurt. Schepman said based on their preliminary investigation, this was not a random shootin...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Another Officer Charged In Freddie Gray's Death Chooses Trial By Judge

Williams has acquitted two officers, and a jury deadlocked in a third case. The manslaughter trial of Baltimore City Police Lt. Brian Rice gets underway today. Mosby quickly announced charges against the si...More..

Donald Trump names 2 sports personalities who could speak at GOP convention
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Donald Trump names 2 sports personalities who could speak at GOP convention

On NBC's "Today" show, Chaffetz said he "absolutely" would have had the Federal Bureau of Investigation director before his committee even if the decision had been to move toward an indictment. He'd been schedu...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Federal Bureau of Investigation director: Petraeus did not hide top-secret documents in

Chaffetz said that if a regular person had done what Clinton was suspected of doing, they would have been arrested. "Did Hillary Clinton lie?", Chaffetz asked Comey . Republicans and conservative media ...More..

US AG says no charges over Clinton emails
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

US AG says no charges over Clinton emails

Comey said the cases draw some good contrast, especially because Petraeus lied to law enforcement and the classified information he had was found hidden inside the insulation of his attic. COMEY: Yeah I don...More..