Pregnant Teen's Pro-Life Christian School Won't Let Her Walk At Graduation

Scott Runkles, Maddi's father who served as president of the school's board, resigned because of the controversy over his daughter. After learning she was pregnant, Maddi knew she'd have to put her college plans on hold and face consequences at sch... More..

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Lawmakers work through the night on state budget
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Lawmakers work through the night on state budget

The budget for higher education will give the state's colleges and universities $3.2 billion over the next two years. But they will need more time to complete the job. Special sessions have become routine at ...More..

Summer reading program kicks off next week
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Summer reading program kicks off next week

In 2017, A Gathering Place is extending the reading challenge into the school year, asking Tulsa County students to read two million books before the park opens next spring or summer. Special programs will incl...More..

by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Philippine president declares martial law in Mindanao - spokesman

The Philippine leader had to curtail his visit to Russian Federation over the situation in the southern province of Mindanao, where a state of martial law was imposed earlier on Tuesday. President Trump calle...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Senate intel issues 2 new subpoenas related to Flynn

But the panel's vice-chair says a business 'does not have the right to take the Fifth'. Warner said one subpoena had been served and that he expected the second one to be served Tuesday evening. Chaffetz said...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

First Advertiser Pulls Ads From Sean Hannity's Fox News Show

Despite the pleas of a grieving family, and the growing unease of his own employer, right-wing commentator Sean Hannity insists he will not back down from his increasingly problematic claims that Democratic N...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Fired FBI chief James Comey to testify publicly in Congress

Late Friday, the Senate intelligence committee announced that Comey had agreed to testify at an open hearing at an undetermined date after Memorial Day. White House press secretary Sean Spicer did not dispute t...More..

FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Lowcountry counties under tornado watch, confirmed tornado in Midlands
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Lowcountry counties under tornado watch, confirmed tornado in Midlands

A Tornado Watch means tornadoes are possible inside a thunderstorm. Primary threats include damaging wind gusts to 70 miles per hour, isolated hail up to 1.5 inches in diameter, and a few tornadoes are li...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Iran President Hopes Saudis Would See Ballot Boxes One Day

The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. The Iranian president highlighted the significance o...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump Proposes Deep Cuts To Social Safety Net Programs

With a president who came into office calling climate change a Chinese-engineered hoax and vowing to bring back jobs in the declining coal-mining industry, steep cuts to environmental programs and renewable e...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Thunderstorms possible as rainy week looms, forecasters say

High temps in the low 80s. Look for clearing skies on Thursday with highs in the mid to upper 70s and winds out of the west at 5-10 miles per hour. More active weather returns for Memorial Day weekend . Ch...More..

Trump Budget Especially Harmful to New Jersey, Advocates Warn
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump Budget Especially Harmful to New Jersey, Advocates Warn

Donna Lasinski (D-Scio Township) said . The House approved the bill May 4 by a narrow 217-213 with only GOP votes. Our plan accomplishes this mission in two key ways: by guaranteeing that access to health cove...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

White House Thrilled with Foreign Trip: Donald Trump 'At His Best'

He said the only sensible move by Washington was the nuclear deal it signed with Iran in 2015, when the U.S. "talked with respect" and reached a "win-win result". "Who can say regional stability can be resto...More..

Vermont Governor Knocks Pot Legalization Bill Back to Legislature
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Vermont Governor Knocks Pot Legalization Bill Back to Legislature

Gov. Phil Scott harshed the mellow buzz around legalization when he refused to approve a bill that would have allowed marijuana possession and cultivation in the Green Mountain State on May 24. He also wants ...More..

Lieberman out as Trump's Federal Bureau of Investigation director choice
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Lieberman out as Trump's Federal Bureau of Investigation director choice

Former U.S. senator Joseph Lieberman (Conn.) walks out of the West Wing after a meeting at the White House, on May 17. CNN said Wednesday morning the White House was "resetting its search" to replace Jame...More..

Trump Wraps Mid East Trip, Rome Is Up Next
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump Wraps Mid East Trip, Rome Is Up Next

Since taking office he's backed away from that promise , saying the issue needs more study. The initiatives that won Nobel Peace Prizes, the Camp David accords in 1978 and the Oslo agreement in 1993, arose f...More..

Joker lookalike arrested in Miami
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Joker lookalike arrested in Miami

Law enforcement officials found Sullivan wandering by the gates of an apartment complex, and after questioning the would-be supervillain, they patted him down and discovered a Smith & Wesson.380 in his pockets ...More..

DC, Va. parks among top in nation
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

DC, Va. parks among top in nation

While the study's researchers said the high rankings were signs of robust park systems, both the District and Arlington saw a drop in their ranking compared with past year . Recently, the city has made strides...More..

Notre Dame Graduates Protest Pence's Commencement Speech
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Notre Dame Graduates Protest Pence's Commencement Speech

The group vowed to protest and leave peacefully, which they did as dozens left the venue upon Pence's gracing of the stage. Organizer April Lidinsky of Planned Parenthood and the Indiana Reproduction Justice ...More..

Cannes Film Festival condemns 'attack on culture, youth and joyfulness'
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Cannes Film Festival condemns 'attack on culture, youth and joyfulness'

But the most honored guests were the former Palme d'Or winners, several of whom have films at this year's festival. Former Palme d'Or winners included Ken Loach, Michael Haneke and Jane Campion. Pierre Lescur...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Iran: Rouhani hits back at Trump, pledging to continue ballistic missile enrichment

President Donald Trump . "I hope the Saudi government chooses the right path", Rouhani told Iranian and foreign reporters in his first press conference after re-election. "Foreign Policy or simply milking ...More..

Sacked FBI chief plots strike at Trump
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Sacked FBI chief plots strike at Trump

Trump said in a string of Twitter posts on Friday. And any review of the Rosenstein memo makes plain that Comey's firing is not a crack in American democracy, not a Nixonian Saturday Night Massacre, and n...More..

Celine Dion Starts Cher Singalong at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Celine Dion Starts Cher Singalong at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards

Céline Dion performed her mega-hit My Heart Will Go On on its 20th anniversary at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday to a standing ovation. Drake , with trophies in his arms and at his f...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump's Proposed Budget Prompts Local Leaders To Sound Alarm

Social Security and Medicare remain virtually untouched in the proposal . The budget lands as Trump's GOP allies in Congress are grappling with repealing and replacing Obama's health care law and looking a...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee in open hearing

Comey, had relieved "great pressure" on him, according to a document summarizing the meeting. Now, he'll have the opportunity to talk not just about Russian Federation investigation, but why Trump fired him. ...More..

FBI's Russian Federation probe implicates top White House official
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

FBI's Russian Federation probe implicates top White House official

White House press secretary Sean Spicer did not dispute the comments to the Times . Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein told members of Congress that his memo to President Trump detailing concerns ...More..

Sheriff: $500M in poppy plants seized in North Carolina
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Sheriff: $500M in poppy plants seized in North Carolina

News outlets report the Catawba County Sheriff's Office chose to seize the field Tuesday, as rain made the removal easier. The sheriff's office says Cody Xiong was arrested and charged with manufacture and tr...More..

Trump asked 2 US intel chiefs to deny Russian Federation collusion
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump asked 2 US intel chiefs to deny Russian Federation collusion

Both Coats and Rogers were uncomfortable with the nature of the President's request and refused to comply, the sources with knowledge of the situation told CNN. Public testimony since the election indicates tha...More..

How the war-of-words between Trump and Pope Francis has evolved
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

How the war-of-words between Trump and Pope Francis has evolved

He added, "I leave the Vatican more determined than ever to pursue PEACE in our world". PRRI reports that "roughly two-thirds (66%) of Catholics favor granting citizenship to immigrants living in the US ill...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Man dies after being sickened in apparent botulism outbreak

Martin Galindo-Larios Jr., a 37-year-old married father of two from Antioch, died Thursday night at a hospital in San Francisco. Health officials on Monday confirmed one death among what the state says is...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Congress hearings show no Trump campaign-Russia collusion - White House official

John Brennan told a congressional committee it became clear last summer that Moscow was trying to sway the election, and that he had personally warned the head of Russia's FSB security service that such in...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

'Never mentioned' Israel in meeting with Russians

During his Middle East tour , Trump signed military deals worth almost $110 billion with Saudi Arabia and urged Arab leaders to join hands to "isolate Iran " for its financial and military support for " t...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

House oversight panel chairman Chaffetz to depart Congress June 30

The chairman of the House oversight and government reform committee, Jason Chaffetz , is leaving Congress on June 30, the Utah Republican announced Thursday. Chaffetz says the reality of having spent more th...More..

Manchester attack: Who is Salman Abedi?
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Manchester attack: Who is Salman Abedi?

About 5,000 British soldiers will patrol the streets and boost security at key sites, and military personnel will be deployed at public events such as concerts and sports events. Prime Minister Theresa May anno...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Two Of Michael Flynn's Businesses Slapped With Subpoenas

In a letter to the heads of the Senate Intelligence Committee , Michael Flynn's attorneys said he is invoking his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination, adding the retired Army general is the ...More..