Trump's "Skinny" Budget Would Increase Hunger, Poverty

Among the retired generals who signed the letter were a chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, a Supreme Allied Commander of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation for Europe, two directors of the National Security Agency and two commandants of the Marin... More..

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Chiefs rumors: John Dorsey making 'strong push' to sign Eric Berry

The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Tuesday that the club has signed safety Eric Berry to a long-term contract. "I want to play there". His legacy was such that Chiefs chairman Clark Hunt issued a stateme...More..

Trump says he's open to legal pathway for undocumented immigrants
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Trump says he's open to legal pathway for undocumented immigrants

But earlier Tuesday, at an on-background lunch with TV news anchors, Trump - or rather, a "senior administration official" who literally could only have been Trump - sketched out an idea for such a compromi...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Trump To Propose $54 Billion Defense Budget, Cuts To Domestic Programs

The administration has not said specifically where the cuts will be made, but has signaled cuts will be to foreign aid and the State Department , among others. Still, the USA spends more on the military than...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Strong Storms Possible Wednesday

Points south, including Little Rock, are under a low or marginal risk for severe storms. After a lull in activity, another line of showers and thunderstorms along the actual cold front is expected to move in ...More..

Pilot dies after small plane crashes into MA apartment building
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Pilot dies after small plane crashes into MA apartment building

The pilot was identified by several local news sources as Al Lavender, who the Eagle-Tribune in North Andover determined was the former mayor Newburyport, Massachusetts. "The FAA will investigate and the NTSB w...More..

UW tops all schools in producing Peace Corps volunteers
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

UW tops all schools in producing Peace Corps volunteers

Penn State has once again been recognized among the nation's top producers of Peace Corps volunteers. Three Washington universities sent more students to work in the Peace Corps a year ago than nearly any oth...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Bidding War Over Obamas' Book Deal Surpasses $60 Million

Barack and Michelle Obama are about to sell their memoirs for a record sum of money. An auction for rights to books by Barack and Michelle Obama has set a new record for US presidential memoirs, according...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Orange County Sheriff's deputy shot

Our sources indicate that the deputy has been transported by an ambulance from the scene. ORANGE COUNTY (FOX 35) - An Orange County deputy was shot on Tuesday near an apartment complex in Orlando. "It's uncle...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Christie to Republicans avoiding town halls: Do your job

Keenly anticipated by lawmakers, lobbyists and public interest groups, it will outline the state's spending priorities, which Christie has said will include making a record $2.5 billion pension payment. "But yo...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Mayor de Blasio Admits to Acting on Behalf of Friends

Acknowledging that the city's shelter population has gone up by 18 percent since he took office - from 51,000 to 60,000 now - de Blasio said he wants there to be 2,500 fewer homeless people within four years....More..

1-year-old boy and both suspects located — AMBER ALERT CANCELED
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

1-year-old boy and both suspects located — AMBER ALERT CANCELED

An Amber Alert out of Yakima has been issued for a 1 year old child reportedly taken at gunpoint on Monday. At about 11:30 p.m., Yakima Police officers were notified that 17-month-old Leonnel J. He has blon...More..

Colts defensive tackle David Parry arrested
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Colts defensive tackle David Parry arrested

According to police, the driver had picked up Parry and two other people and that the alleged assault and theft occurred after the driver dropped off the other two people and got out to be paid. Police also not...More..

DeVos called HBCUs 'pioneers' of 'school choice.' It didn't go over well
by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

DeVos called HBCUs 'pioneers' of 'school choice.' It didn't go over well

California Rep. Barbara Lee denounced DeVos' initial statement in a tweet. Monday evening, the Education Department issued a statement from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos that has infuriated many advocates...More..

by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Taco Truck to the Rescue in Seattle Jam

She made it off I-5 after about 5 hours, having found a place to back up and turn around to take the West Seattle Bridge exit. They also closed Interstate 90 at the stadiums. I just hope the traffic broke up pr...More..

President Trump Can't Name A Single Time He's Deserved Criticism
by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

President Trump Can't Name A Single Time He's Deserved Criticism

I think in terms of effort , which means something, but, I give myself an A+, okay? But President Trump thinks he deserves an A. Look, I think President Obama is behind it because his people certainly are. T...More..

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by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Trump says "nobody knew that health care could be so complicated"

Uncertainty about how Republicans will replace the ACA has unnerved health insurers , hospitals , community clinics , doctors , constituents and even Republican governors . Trump plans to discuss health ca...More..

by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Two Houston Police Officers Injured In Shooting

One officer is at Ben Taub Hosptial with a gunshot wound to the leg. Police said the man took money from the cash register and barricaded himself in the office where he fired several times. Neighbors are bein...More..

Paul Ryan: 'I believe' Trump supports entitlement reform for future generations
by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Paul Ryan: 'I believe' Trump supports entitlement reform for future generations

After 38 days in office, President Donald Trump will make his first speech to a joint session of Congress tonight. "We're not saying we're going to change benefits for anyone in or near retirement", Ryan said...More..

Hundreds Are Alleging a 'Sex-Fest' at Kay Jewelers and Jared
by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Hundreds Are Alleging a 'Sex-Fest' at Kay Jewelers and Jared

Sterling Jewelers owns Kay Jewelers and Jared the Galleria of Jewelry. Sanya Douglas, a Kay sales associate and manager in NY from 2003 to 2008, told the Post that a manager had a saying for male leaders co...More..

Education Secretary DeVos makes the wrong case for 'school choice'
by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Education Secretary DeVos makes the wrong case for 'school choice'

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said in a statement, "The president's decision to ask Betsy DeVos to run the Department of Education should offend every single American man, woman, and child who h...More..

by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Trump Administration Indicates Plans to Increase Enforcement of Recreational Marijuana Laws

A 2016 study conducted by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that states with legal medical marijuana had 25 percent fewer opioid-related deaths than states that still prohibit medical ...More..

by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

ME ranks 18th on new list of states; first for equality

The study examined more than 60 different metrics, such as health care, business, education, government and infrastructure. "The new Best States rankings and platform are a comprehensive effort to provide cit...More..

Sessions Cites 'Dangerous' Crime Wave to Justify Tough Approach
by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Sessions Cites 'Dangerous' Crime Wave to Justify Tough Approach

Sessions used his first public speech since he was sworn in this month as the nation's top law enforcement official to justify the aggressive approach to policing and prosecution that were hallmarks of Presiden...More..

by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Severe Weather Possible In The Ozarks Later Today And Tonight

Temperatures are expected to reach into the 80s for Tuesday. With afternoon forecasted high temperatures in the mid 70s to low 80s and notable humidity amounts for the first of March, there will be "fuel" for t...More..

by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Reward up to $96000 for information in deaths of 2 in girls

The reward increased once more on Monday to $96,000. They were reported missing the day before after going for a hike near the Monon High Bridge, about half a mile downstream from where their bodies were found....More..

Louisan injured during Mardi Gras, back at school
by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Louisan injured during Mardi Gras, back at school

After cool conditions plagued the 2016 Mardi Gras festivities, much warmer conditions in 2017 will have festival-goers ditching winter attire. This year, the celebration falls on February 28, one day before Ash...More..

by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Weather forecast calls for slight chance of showers Tuesday

Sunshine and brisk winds out of the southwest are in Monday's forecast for Denver. AccuWeather says soaking rain and locally severe thunderstorms are possible. Saturday night , it will be mostly clear wit...More..

Trump, wrong again: 'Nobody knew that healthcare could be so complicated'
by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Trump, wrong again: 'Nobody knew that healthcare could be so complicated'

Indiana's uninsured rate fell 7.2 percentage points after implementation of the Affordable Care Act, which increased access to coverage primarily through expanding who is eligible for Medicaid and through priva...More..

by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Gaylord's Duski chooses Team Blake on The Voice

In the series, a reality competition that airs on NBC, four celebrity judges recruit aspiring singers and work with them. Josh Hunter, a former basketball player at Appalachian State, was the first contestan...More..

York, Harrisburg JCCs evacuated after bomb threats
by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

York, Harrisburg JCCs evacuated after bomb threats

The Gesher Jewish Day School in Fairfax County and the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville received bomb threats at about 9 a.m. Monday, police confirmed. Neither the report nor the ADL said whe...More..

Bloomberg cancels White House Correspondents Association dinner after-party
by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Bloomberg cancels White House Correspondents Association dinner after-party

Trump has said he does not want anyone now covered by the law to lose insurance, but has offered few clues about how he plans to carry out the changes. Republicans in control of Congress face pressure to scrap ...More..

John Oliver lays into Republicans and Donald Trump over Obamacare
by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

John Oliver lays into Republicans and Donald Trump over Obamacare

In the McClatchy/Marist survey released Monday , 20 percent said the healthcare law should stand as is, 38 percent want it changed "so it does more", and 7 percent want it altered so it "does less". Plus, du...More..

Pine-Richland transgender students can use bathroom of choice, federal judge rules
by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Pine-Richland transgender students can use bathroom of choice, federal judge rules

Throughout high school, the plaintiffs-two who identify as female and one who identifies as male-have "lived every facet of their in-school and out-of-school lives consistently with their respective gender iden...More..

by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Are undocumented immigrants committing a crime? Not necessarily

The FERPA law aids any university in its effort to provide undocumented students with educational opportunity while the political fight on mass deportations unfolds. "He said yes, you can go say that", he said....More..