Threat to South Side Jewish community center unfounded

Students at the center were moved to a nearby fire station pending the bomb squad clearing the building. Haaretz.com reports the Highland Park threat was one of five in the US. Monday's bomb threats were the latest in a rash of bomb threats called ... More..

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by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

SoCal officer killed, 2nd hurt in shooting

The officers had responded to the crash where a driver, who police said was driving a stolen auto, rear-ended multiple other vehicles in Whittier, California around 8 a.m. "It's extremely tragic", Corina said. ...More..

by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

MA police reportedly searching for 2 suspects in gruesome murders

She told cops that there had been a crime in the home, where authorities said they had been called before. State police then went to the home, where they found the bodies. "It takes time. The medical examiner...More..

Russian Ambassador To The UN Dies After Shocking Collapse
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Russian Ambassador To The UN Dies After Shocking Collapse

Diplomatic colleagues are mourning Russian Ambassador Vitaly Churkin as a powerful and passionate voice for his nation, saying he had both a deep knowledge of diplomacy and a large and colorful personality. "...More..

Donald Trump Is Already Holding Another Campaign Rally
by | Monday, February 20, 2017

Donald Trump Is Already Holding Another Campaign Rally

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said the rally is "being run by the campaign". President Donald Trump used a rally in Florida to once again accuse the media of reporting fake news and being part of a "c...More..

Obama Ranks 12th Best In C-SPAN Survey Of Presidential Historians
by | Monday, February 20, 2017

Obama Ranks 12th Best In C-SPAN Survey Of Presidential Historians

Barack Obama ranked 12th best USA president in a survey released Friday of presidential historians from C-SPAN, the public affairs broadcasting network. Medford said: " Historians prefer to view the past fr...More..

Powerful California storm leaves at least two dead
by | Monday, February 20, 2017

Powerful California storm leaves at least two dead

One positive outcome of these back-to-back storms: California could finally see an end to its five-year drought at the end of this winter storm season, he said. Strong winds and saturated soil in Goleta (Santa ...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Conservatives Object to Obamacare Replacement's Tax Credits

He provided no details. President Obama told me this, in a group of people at the Roosevelt Room one day: that the thing you're going to have to come to grips with now is that we've given a name to the ne...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Pruitt confirmed as EPA administrator

A friend of the fossil fuel industry and a skeptic of climate change , choosing Pruitt to head an environmental agency is perhaps one of the most cynical appointments Trump has made. Pruitt's record of opposit...More..

by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

Planes clip wings while taxiing at Phoenix airport

Frontier Airlines said an Airbus A320 was cleared to push back from the gate in Phoenix. The Frontier plane was headed to Denver, and the Southwest flight was arriving from Oklahoma City. Numerous cancellatio...More..

El Paso officials dispute federal agents' account of domestic-violence victim's arrest
by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

El Paso officials dispute federal agents' account of domestic-violence victim's arrest

Bernal is not alone in those these fears. De Avila is now being held on suspicion of forging a financial document. In Phoenix, Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos, a mother of two US citizen children, was deported af...More..

Police Detain Active Shooter in Oakland
by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

Police Detain Active Shooter in Oakland

Video shot from a helicopter then showed the gunman exiting the home, still carrying the rifle, and spray painting graffiti on a neighboring garage and a auto parked on the street. The California Highway Patrol...More..

NYC immigration raid netted a dozen sex offenders
by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

NYC immigration raid netted a dozen sex offenders

ICE has a policy of avoiding arrests at "sensitive locations" such as churches, schools and hospitals. In attempting to answer a question about the future of some 750,000 DACA beneficiaries who were brought...More..

Woman's body parts possibly dumped in Shreveport area
by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

Woman's body parts possibly dumped in Shreveport area

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol arrested Adam Densmore, 32, on Wednesday for violating a custody order, Shannon Cordingly, a Boulder, Colorado, police spokeswoman said Thursday. -Densmore leaves Conway the morning ...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Washington Supreme Court Rules Florist Discriminated Against Gay Couple

However, lawyers for Stutzman, have vowed to take the case to the U.S. Supreme Court. Stutzman has a very unusual backup argument: She insists that the court should create a new, "narrow" rule that would let ...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Warmonger John McCain Attacks Mick Mulvaney

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) was the lone Republican to join all 48 Democrats in voting against Mulvaney, a hard-line conservative and founding member of the House Freedom Caucus. "President Trump has committ...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

SC man arrested for plotting Dylann Roof-inspired attack on synagogue

Records on the J. Horry County police told federal investigators that McDowell had "established connections" to white supremacy extremists while serving time in a SC prison, and that he also has tattoos indicat...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Whoopi Goldberg Shockingly Comes to the Defense of a Trump

Goldberg added, "I don't want to talk about your dad, but, girl, I will sit next to you. She's looking at the fashion!" the co-host said. "She doesn't want to talk about her dad". Among all of President Trump's...More..

Trump asks African-American reporter to set up meeting with black lawmakers
by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Trump asks African-American reporter to set up meeting with black lawmakers

April Ryan , the reporter who originally asked Trump the question about the CBC, also chimed in to inform Trump that she is "a journalist, not a convener!" 'Are they friends of yours? For what it's worth,...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Some NYC Restaurants Close To Support 'Day Without Immigrants'

In the message they stated all of their employees were legal immigrants and would be taking part in the protest. A spokeswoman for the Midtown Global Market in Minneapolis said many of its 45 businesses are o...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Two Senate Dems Buck Their Party To Support Trump's EPA Pick

She linked to a statement explaining why she would oppose Oklahoma Attorney General Pruitt's nomination. Democratic members of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works boycotted a vote to move f...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Trump Administration Takes Another Hit: Labor Secretary Withdraws

Acosta, the dean of Florida International University Law School, is a Harvard-trained lawyer who has served as assistant attorney general for the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division and as USA attorney...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Trump could call on billionaire ally to curb spy agency powers

The WSJ also cited Trump's continued attacks on the intelligence community, which began before he even took the oath of office. Intelligence insiders this week revealed that the US spy community is withho...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Coach named in lawsuits retires from MSU

In the statement, Klages' attorney said the coach is "extremely distressed by the accusations" and is fully cooperating in all investigations. Two women have filed court documents claiming they told Klages ...More..

Row the Boat transfer finalized between PJ Fleck, Western Michigan
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Row the Boat transfer finalized between PJ Fleck, Western Michigan

Recent conversations between the University and Fleck's agent have led to an agreement in which Fleck will legally assume ownership of the phrase and be able to use or transfer it at will. The price? Fleck will...More..

Trump Labor Secretary Nominee Andrew Puzder Takes His Burger And Goes Home
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Trump Labor Secretary Nominee Andrew Puzder Takes His Burger And Goes Home

WASHINGTON (AP) - Fast food CEO Andrew Puzder's nomination to be President Donald Trump's secretary of labor appears to be in serious trouble. Puzder, the first career businessman nominated for labor secreta...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Kathleen Blake and Brandon McGlamery are 2017 James Beard Award semifinalists

The designation is aimed to spotlight its food, beverage and service, but also mark the victor as a restaurant "that is likely to make a significant impact in years to come". George's founder Jörg Rupf, who rec...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Betsy DeVos' election could spell trouble for public education, UNL education majors

There's tremendous choice in DC already so there's nothing that needs to be fixed we need fairness. "More flexibility and autonomy - that's what we've been expecting with the ESSA", said Bill DiSessa, a com...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Toddler Among 2 Killed in Chicago Shooting in Broad Daylight

He said in a statement: "One victim of one shooting is one too many, but when innocent children are caught in the crossfire of gun violence and young people have their childhood stolen by stray bullets, our c...More..

Explanation is TERRIFYING: Baffled onlookers film bright light hovering over California
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Explanation is TERRIFYING: Baffled onlookers film bright light hovering over California

Videos of the missile test, many of which were filmed on the road, show a bright point in the sky with a beam of light radiating below it. Others took to social media to claim they had seen an alien spaceship...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

MI will have 14 players at the NFL Combine

Among the 330 college players invited, three were from Oklahoma State. That's certainly surprising, insofar as this draft class includes Clemson's Deshaun Watson, who, y'know, actually finished out his last s...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Pedro Hernandez found guilty in 1979 murder of boy Etan Patz

The jury had spent nine days deliberating at the State Supreme Court in Manhattan before reaching their decision. Pedro Hernandez stood stoically as jurors delivered their stinging verdict. A verdict has be...More..

Parking structure fire at 'Happiest place on earth' under investigation
by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Parking structure fire at 'Happiest place on earth' under investigation

The blaze damaged nine cars - four of which were a write-off - but the cause of it is still unknown. Four of the seven people who suffered from smoke inhalation were taken to the hospital with non-life threat...More..

Another Federal Judge Rules Against Trump's Immigration Order
by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Another Federal Judge Rules Against Trump's Immigration Order

An earlier ruling in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals blocks the ban nationwide. In her decision to file a preliminary injunction, Judge Leonie Brinkema argued that the executive order is in violation of ...More..

Number local flu cases continue to rise
by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Number local flu cases continue to rise

In Arkansas, 19 people have died from the flu. The highest number of influenza cases in Tennessee is typically seen in January and February each year. "It just hits you like a freight train out of nowhere",...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Harrison Ford Has Incident With Passenger Plane at Airport

Ford's plane passed over the top of an American Airlines plane loaded with 110 passengers and a six-person crew. Ford, 74, was reportedly trying to land his plane on Tuesday afternoon, at the John Wayne Airpo...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Steven Mnuchin sworn in as treasury secretary

Senators confirmed Mnuchin late February 13 and were set to consider early February 14 the nomination of Linda McMahon to head the Small Business Administration. The bank under Mnuchin's ownership was "notoriou...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Toshiba Chairman Steps Down Over $6.3 Billion Writedown

Now that Toshiba Corp. has disclosed a $6.3 billion writedown related to its struggling US nuclear program, Wall Street's attention is turning to Scana Corp. NuGen is in "constant dialogue" with government de...More..

by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Trump's DOJ withdraws Obama effort over transgender bathroom case

In a reversal from the policies of former President Barack Obama, the Trump administration announced Friday that they were not going to challenge a nationwide injunction issued past year against the directive. ...More..

by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Missouri man who says he is KKK leader missing

The body, which was found on Saturday, has been identified as Frank Ancona , the self-described "imperial wizard" of a KKK chapter near St. Louis. A auto belonging to Frank Ancona , 51, was found Friday e...More..

by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Protesters Meet Education Secretary DeVos On Her School Visits

DeVos was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday after running into stiff opposition during her confirmation hearings. They help guarantee all North Dakota students can achieve anything-including becoming a ...More..

Why Did Yale Rename Calhoun College? It Points To An Important Trend
by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Why Did Yale Rename Calhoun College? It Points To An Important Trend

At the time, Yale President Peter Salovey voiced concerns that removing it would mean "masking" history. Yale College Dean Jonathan Holloway and Head of Calhoun Julia Adams will decide whether the name change s...More..

by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Two more retailers have reportedly stopped selling Trump family merchanside

Neiman Marcus removed the brand landing page from its website, and declined to tell CNNMoney whether it meant to keep Ivanka Trump products in stores or resume online sales in the future. Nordstorm fired back, ...More..

New Orleans Friday weather forecast: Sunny and mild
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

New Orleans Friday weather forecast: Sunny and mild

Friday - Sunny, with a high near 19. Now, strong north west winds will usher in much cooler temperatures today . Late in the day, a couple of isolated showers are not out of the question as a cold front drops...More..

by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Schools closed, flights canceled as winter storm hits Northeast

In New York City the snow arrived before dawn. The number of flight arrivals and departures canceled from Wednesday to Friday due to the winter storm grew to 4,337 Thursday, according to the flight-tracking w...More..

Raids across the U.S. leave immigrant communities and activists on high alert
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Raids across the U.S. leave immigrant communities and activists on high alert

At a news conference this afternoon, Interim Austin Police Chief Brian Manley said police were called to the scene because the suspect was "grabbing at" an ICE officer's gun. Interior enforcement means immigr...More..

NCAA actions toward North Carolina 'bathroom bill' unclear
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

NCAA actions toward North Carolina 'bathroom bill' unclear

The NCAA has threatened to disallow North Carolina from hosting any championship events through 2022 following the state's reluctance to repeal their controversial HB2, also known as the "bathroom bill". "Then ...More..

by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Storm cancels over 2300 flights at 3 NYC-area airports

For information on a specific flight, she recommends you check with the airport and your airline for the latest information. Hundreds of flights were grounded at Boston Logan, LaGuardia, NeWark Liberty, John ...More..

Protesters Temporarily Blocked Secretary Betsy DeVos From Entering a DC School
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Protesters Temporarily Blocked Secretary Betsy DeVos From Entering a DC School

The government might have failed the people by appointing this heavy-pocketed official, but the American people are still saying, "No" to DeVos. No school door in America will be blocked from those seeking to...More..

A Michigan University Club Just Handed Out 'Hitler Valentine' Cards
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

A Michigan University Club Just Handed Out 'Hitler Valentine' Cards

Central Michigan Action is a student activism group, which advocates for student representation in the university's administration and has a five-year plan to bridge the gap between students in campus and the l...More..