John Lewis Endorses Keith Ellison for DNC Chair

He is the co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and played an important role on the Democratic Party Platform Committee in the run-up to the Democratic Convention. Sanders and Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) gave their endorsements to Elli... More..

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Homeland Security issues new policies cracking down on illegal immigration
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Homeland Security issues new policies cracking down on illegal immigration

The Department of Homeland Security released an outline on Tuesday that details how it will enact President Trump's crackdown on undocumented immigrants in the United States , reports NBC News. The first m...More..

Thousands evacuate homes as flood waters swamp San Jose
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Thousands evacuate homes as flood waters swamp San Jose

San Jose Fire Capt. Mitch Matlow says dozens of people are being rescued by crews with boats and rafts in waters that are at least waist-deep. More than 100 people who live around Senter Road and Phelan Avenu...More..

Kentucky at Missouri: Prediction and Preview
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Kentucky at Missouri: Prediction and Preview

Missouri Tigers Kevin Puryear (L) and Jordan Barnett defend against Kentucky Wildcats Bam Adebya. Scoring only 31 points in the first half , United Kingdom was led by Isaiah Briscoe and Malik Monk as they woul...More..

Malaysian: No cause of death yet for Kim Jong Nam
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Malaysian: No cause of death yet for Kim Jong Nam

Kuala Lumpur : North Korea locked horns with Malaysia on Monday over the investigation into the killing of leader Kim Jong-Un's brother, as footage emerged of the moment he was fatally attacked in a Kuala Lu...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Texas transgender bathroom law could hurt New York City's pension fund

If passed, students at public schools will only be allowed to use restrooms or locker rooms that correspond with their biological sex, which the bill defines as the physical condition of being male or female or...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Black History Museum Reaches 1, 000 000 Visitors Mark

The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture has become one of the most popular attractions in Washington, with museum officials saying Monday that the building has already had its ...More..

White House expands deportation policies
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

White House expands deportation policies

Pro-immigrant groups condemned the memos and threatened legal challenges. Earlier this month, ICE stepped up its operations against illegal immigrants in a series of raids across several USA states, inc...More..

Facebook reportedly in talks to stream Major League Baseball games
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Facebook reportedly in talks to stream Major League Baseball games

Facebook and Twitter have been competing for rights to livestream sporting events. For social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter , live streaming sports is key to attracting people since sports i...More..

Evers, Holtz advance out of state superintendent primary
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Evers, Holtz advance out of state superintendent primary

The top two vote-getters will square off in the April 4 spring election. Holtz campaigned on being a more experienced educator and clear conservative. Evers has held the position for two terms; while Humphrie...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

South Florida immigrant communities fearful as Trump administration expands deportation targets

Under President Obama's order only those convicted of serious crimes were considered a national security threat. DHS is looking to hire 5,000 federal border control agents and 10,000 Immigration and Customs...More..

SC school bus driver charged with DUI had students on board
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

SC school bus driver charged with DUI had students on board

Brent Patrick Carter of Goose Creek allegedly had a blood alcohol content of.18. Brent Patrick Carter, 50, of Pandora Drive in Goose Creek, was driving a white school bus in the westbound lane of S.C. Trooper...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

'Mass deportations' could result from Trump immigration rules, say LA activists

Now, according to an immigration-enforcement memo (PDF), priorities have been expanded to remove those who commit any criminal offense (even if the charges haven't been resolved or even been brought), as w...More..

Missouri man charged in alleged ISIS plot
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Missouri man charged in alleged ISIS plot

As the plot advanced, one undercover agent provided a list of items for Hester to purchase, including batteries, duct tape, wire and roofing nails. An undercover Federal Bureau of Investigation employee had s...More..

Town hall attacks Republican senator Chuck Grassley over Obamacare repeal
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Town hall attacks Republican senator Chuck Grassley over Obamacare repeal

Sen. During this week's recess, hundreds of Republicans have chose to skip their normal February town halls fearing angry crowds of voters like those who showed up at Jason Chaffetz' town hall in Utah earlier...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

TSX adds to record high; led by energy, Restaurant Brands

The stock is now moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 1% with the 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 1 percent. Wal-Mart Stores has a one year low of $62.72 and a one year high of $75.19. Wal-Mart Stor...More..

NAACP statement: No tolerance for slur on couple's door
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

NAACP statement: No tolerance for slur on couple's door

Jr. weekend, but because they failed to cover it up, they received a fine, reports The Stamford Advocate . But while the perpetrators remain at large, the City of Stamford has issued the couple a "Notice of Bl...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Judge: Texas can't kick Planned Parenthood out of Medicaid

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Texas cannot cut Planned Parenthood out of its Medicaid program, a move the state first tried to make in 2015 in response to secretly-recorded videos that sparked Republic...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

"Not My President's Day": Thousands Rally Against Trump

Organizers of the "Not My President's Day" rally say while Trump is literally president, figuratively he doesn't represent their interests and stands against progress they've worked to enact. Thousands of fla...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Vail Resorts to purchase Vermont ski area

Located less than 40 miles from Burlington, Stowe Mountain Resort includes 485 skiable acres with a vertical drop of 2,360 feet. "Utah, with the largest USA resort on the Epic Pass , will undoubtedly be on t...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

'Refugees Welcome' Banner Hung On Statue Of Liberty's Pedestal

While putting the banner up, the activists were apparently met with encouragement from tourists on site, many of whom seemed to be visiting from foreign countries. Parks Service officials removed the banner as ...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Trump administration to issue new guidelines on trans student bathroom access

Just weeks ago, amid outrage over reports Trump would rescind Obama's 2014 executive orders that ban anti-LGBT discrimination by federal contractors, the White House announced, "President Donald J. This decis...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Hunters Involved in Texas Shooting Blame Illegal Immigrants, but Something is Fishy

One of the men, Walker Daughtery, 26, the hunting guide, and his client Edwin Roberts, 59, were found bleeding from gun wounds by officers who answered the scene in a remote ranch in southern Texas, close to th...More..

Drew Peterson now in federal custody, officials say
by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Drew Peterson now in federal custody, officials say

Peterson's name also appears on the Illinois Department of Corrections' website, though it identifies him as a temporary resident. According to multiple reports, Peterson has been transferred from Menard Corr...More..

Houston hospital locked down after reports of shots fired
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Houston hospital locked down after reports of shots fired

More than 200 police officers are on the scene, according to ABC 13. Baylor College of Medicine sent the following alert: "Active shooter situation at Ben Taub Hospital". Aerial footage of the hospital showe...More..

NPS: Three National Memorials Were Vandalized Over The Weekend
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

NPS: Three National Memorials Were Vandalized Over The Weekend

The messages were likely written by just one person, based on the similarity of what was written and the handwriting style, Litterst said . Park service officials said the vandalism does not appear to be mot...More..

Shooting deaths: Preston police find four bodies in southeast Idaho home
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Shooting deaths: Preston police find four bodies in southeast Idaho home

Police have identified the children as 15-year-old Corbin Hillaker, 7-year-old Tate McCoy Spillett, and 6-year-old Jessica Spillett. Geddes told the Journal that Tate Spillett was found dead from a self-inflict...More..

MPs in bad-tempered debate over President Trump's state visit
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

MPs in bad-tempered debate over President Trump's state visit

MPs debated President Donald Trump's state visit to the United Kingdom on Monday after a petition to withdraw the invitation reached 1.85million signatures . The U.K.'s Foreign and Commonwealth Office has al...More..

OH 5th-grader gets math help from police department
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

OH 5th-grader gets math help from police department

If you recall that trusty math abbreviation PEMDAS, which stands for parentheses, exponents, multiplication, division, addition, and subtraction, you'll realize that whoever attempted to solve that second probl...More..

Police shoot, wound man during traffic stop in Brownsburg
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Police shoot, wound man during traffic stop in Brownsburg

State police said officers later stopped the suspect vehicle, with the three people inside. Responding officers spotted the Cadillac at the intersection of Main and O'Dell streets and stopped the vehicle. Anoth...More..

Search continues for missing Clemson University official
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Search continues for missing Clemson University official

Anderson County sheriff's deputies said in a news release that 60-year-old Bert Henderson was last seen at his home on West Church Road. "It is with a heavy heart we pass along that Bert Henderson was found...More..

by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

2nd brush fire breaks out on Green Mountain in Jefferson County

On Monday, flames from the fire destroyed four structures. "No structures threatened", West Metro Fire Rescue reported. Hours earlier, crews were called to a two-acre fire burning near the Jefferson County Fa...More..

US Vice President Pence in Brussels for talks with European Union officials
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

US Vice President Pence in Brussels for talks with European Union officials

The lack of specifics in Pence's remarks left many in the room continuing to wonder whether the Trump administration will really maintain US leadership in defending the Western values-based world order that was...More..

by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Philadelphia commuter trains crash head-on, four people injured (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

The other injuries include another operator and two passengers. Two suffered head injuries and two suffered leg injuries, police said . SEPTA, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, says t...More..

Trump Picks HR McMaster, Army Strategist, As National Security Adviser
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Trump Picks HR McMaster, Army Strategist, As National Security Adviser

Defense Secretary McNamara, says McMaster, "would dominate the [Vietnam] policy-making process because of three mutually reinforcing factors: the Chiefs' ineffectiveness as an advisory group, Johnson's profound...More..