Aaron Hernandez's attorney plans to sue for negligence around his death

This circle of three is apparently mirrored in the suicide notes he left behind, alongside a Bible opened to John 3:16: "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only son, that whosoever believes in him would not perish but have eternal li... More..

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New York Becomes First State to Offer Free 4-Year College Tuition
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

New York Becomes First State to Offer Free 4-Year College Tuition

Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, appeared with Sen. The tuition plan will be phased in over three years, with families making $100,000 or less annually eligible in the fall of 2017, with the threshold rising to $125...More..

As budget deadline looms, Trump pushes border wall funding
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

As budget deadline looms, Trump pushes border wall funding

Trump promised during the campaign that within his first 100 days as president he would get Congress to pass legislation fully funding the wall and establishing mandatory minimum prison sentences for people ill...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

De Blasio, NYPD chief slam Justice Dept. for 'outrageous' crime claim

This was an escalation of an already existing war of words between the federal government and the major city. The letter from the Justice Department is just the latest in an ongoing fight between the Trump ad...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Sanders, Perez unity tour is off to a bumpy start

The second night of the tour, MSNBC's Chris Hayes asked Perez in a joint interview with Sanders if the party supports a single-payer Medicare for All health care system that Sanders supports and is reintroduc...More..

Video shows 4-year-old falling out of moving bus
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Video shows 4-year-old falling out of moving bus

The jarring scene unfolded on Highway 65 in Harrison. The moment the door of the bus flung open. A volunteer firefighter, Ryan Ciampoli, witnessed the accident, and was seen picking the girl up as he waits ...More..

Cut North Korea's lifeline: PM to China
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Cut North Korea's lifeline: PM to China

The proposed statement on April 19 would have demanded that North Korea "conduct no further nuclear tests" and halt missile launches after Pyongyang carried out a failed test over the weekend. The diplomats, wh...More..

Trump Administration Looking for Confrontation With Iran - Ex-CIA Chief of Staff
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Trump Administration Looking for Confrontation With Iran - Ex-CIA Chief of Staff

This week, Trump met with Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni. Iran is not living up to the "spirit" of the nuclear deal, President Donald Trump said , the latest in a flurry of mixed messages on the deal his ad...More..

Starbucks barista begs customers not to order Unicorn Frappuccino
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Starbucks barista begs customers not to order Unicorn Frappuccino

The Seattle chain says its " Unicorn Frappuccino " starts as a purple drink with blue swirls that tastes sweet and fruity, before changing to pink with a tangy and tart taste with a stir of the straw. On Twitt...More..

Trump set to sign 'buy American, hire American' order
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Trump set to sign 'buy American, hire American' order

That takes work away from Americans, lowers wages and keeps Americans from being trained in tech-related fields, they say. On April 18, 2017, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) titled...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

How authorities found Elizabeth Thomas and Tad Cummins

After a five-week nationwide search, authorities have found a 15-year-old girl and her accused abductor in northern California. Cummins' estranged wife, Jill Cummins, was "very emotional" when she learned bot...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

More Americans Than Ever Support Legalizing Marijuana

The position is a reversal from the Obama administration's stance, which laid out in an official memo that the federal government wouldn't interfere in states where non-medical use of marijuana is allowed. Only...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

The woman who broke marathon's gender barrier

In her later races, no subterfuge was necessary. And in 2017 Switzer, now 70, was cheered, not met with rage. This time she didn't have to dodge an angry course director, but was instead accompanied by 261 supp...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Mexico Will Pay For Border Wall 'Eventually'

Asked recently by the Associated Press whether he would sign a bill without border funding, Trump replied: "I don't know yet". Trump has also proposed some sort of "reciprocity" tax that would hit the imports...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Skipping correspondents' dinner, President Trump will instead rally in Pennsylvania

For almost 100 days, President Donald Trump has rattled Washington and been chastened by its institutions. With the national media being treated as an anathema, Trump announced on Saturday that he would be ho...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

NMPF Statement in Response to Canadian Ambassador's Comments on Dairy Trade Dispute

About 70 dairy producers in both Wisconsin and NY are reportedly affected by the new policy. They're asking the USDA to create a market by buying surplus cheese and butter, and distributing them through the sch...More..

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Arkansas' Request To Carryout Execution
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

U.S. Supreme Court Rejects Arkansas' Request To Carryout Execution

Meanwhile, the Arkansas Supreme Court yesterday also barred a state judge who blocked the multiple execution plan from taking up any death penalty-related cases after he participated in a protest where he app...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

This Day in Trump, day 94: Rock bottom polls

He also said they have not decided whether to offset the rate cuts with other changes that would reduce the budget deficit. However, he reiterated that a final plan won't be ready until perhaps June and s...More..

Rain washes out NASCAR Cup race
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Rain washes out NASCAR Cup race

The spring Bristol race has rarely been moved due to rain, though it was delayed multiple times in 2015 before it finally was finished at night.it's worth noting that for much of its recent history, the Food Ci...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Iran FM slams 'worn-out' USA nuclear accusations

Mattis added , "But the agreement on nuclear issues still stands and that's all I can say about it". Iran says the USA continues to frustrate its efforts to rebuild trade ties with the rest of the world thro...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

10 things to know about legal pot

Dozens of people turned out for a discussion with Gov. John Carney about a bill that would legalize the recreational use and sale of marijuana. They also believe marijuana is less unsafe than other substances: ...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Bernie Sanders is busy promoting young leaders in the Democratic Party

Senate seats". "I can not believe with all of the solar exposure that this state has, how little your utility has done to move this state in sustainable energy", Sanders said. Senator Bernie Sanders and Democ...More..

California Police Ask For Help To Find Boy
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

California Police Ask For Help To Find Boy

The father was found in the park Saturday morning passed out on the ground, Fox 11 Los Angeles reports . Officials have said the boy's mother reported Saturday that her estranged husband, Andressian, had fai...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Democrat Just Misses Stunning Victory in Georgia House Race

Ossoff won 48.1 percent of the vote Tuesday and now faces a runoff against his nearest rival, Karen Handel , a former Georgia secretary of state who won 19.8 percent of the vote. Democrats are hoping a strate...More..

More Americans Than Ever Want Marijuana Legalized
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

More Americans Than Ever Want Marijuana Legalized

That marks a five-percent increase over past year and the highest percentage ever recorded since CBS began asking the question. According to a recent CBS News poll , a striking majority of Americans beli...More..

Spaulding Team Runs Boston Marathon for Patients
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Spaulding Team Runs Boston Marathon for Patients

Since then, he has crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon every year. Every year, runners from Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital lace up for those who can not be on the Boston Marathon race course. "I...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

House To Debate Effort Aimed At Changing Texas School Finance System

Rep. Gina Hinojosa , D-Austin, said she was anxious the bill would make it harder for law enforcement officials to do their jobs. "This bill simply creates an unlicensed option to carrying a handgun", said K...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

French Voters Begin Casting Ballots in Presidential Election

Francois Fillon, the Republican candidate, once said he was certain the French public would "not place their fate in the hands of a man with no experience, who had demonstrated nothing". He fulfilled that promi...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Obama to hold first public event of his post-presidency in Chicago

Barack Obama's post-presidential holiday is coming to an end, with the former U.S. leader set to hold his first public event since leaving the White House. Obama has not said a word yet. Chief among them is a...More..

Rachael Leigh Cook Remixes That Famous 'Brain On Drugs' Commercial
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Rachael Leigh Cook Remixes That Famous 'Brain On Drugs' Commercial

It's to point out that the so-called "war on drugs" has disproportionately targeted people of color. While she never necessarily made it as a leading lady in Hollywood, her brief time on top from the movie She...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Berkeley college reverses cancellation of speech by controversial right-wing provocateur Ann Coulter

Good on Ann! Earlier the UC-Berkeley administration canceled a planned February 1 speech by conservative activist Milo Yiannopoulos after a violent campus riot by leftists that local police seemed to do little ...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Lawyer: Kidnapped 15-year-old girl back home in Tennessee

A lawyer for Thomas' family says they are elated the girl has been located safely. "There is no doubt that she has suffered severe emotional trauma and that her process of recovery is only just beginning", Wh...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

UC Berkeley Flip-Flops on Ann Coulter Speech

Berkeley administrators had told the Berkeley College Republicans, the group sponsoring the planned event, that they were "unable to find a safe and suitable venue for your planned April 27 event featuring...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

3 children among victims in New York City house fire

Mayor de Blasio was rushing to the scene. The fire represented the worst loss of life in a single blaze since a house fire in the Midwood area of Brooklyn killed seven children in March 2015. "The smoke was h...More..

Flash flood watch extended for southern counties
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Flash flood watch extended for southern counties

The Met Service says a trough across the western Caribbean and Jamaica continues to influence weather conditions across the island. A few showers or storms will be possible with this feature. At this point, sca...More..