Key findings from new study on Americans' attitudes on guns

That is a dramatic change from 2000 when two-thirds of Americans wanted more gun control. Tracking gun sales was favored by 71 percent overall, banning assault weapons by 68 percent, and banning high-capacity magazines by 65 percent, with gun-owner... More..

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Motorcyclist's road rage kick touches off 2-car crash
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Motorcyclist's road rage kick touches off 2-car crash

The sedan driver appears to lose control at the end of the maneuver, swerving right, across the double-yellow lines, then hard left before slamming into the freeway divider. The pickup truck overturned during t...More..

Deputy bullet meant for aggressive dog accidentally kills Palmdale teen
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Deputy bullet meant for aggressive dog accidentally kills Palmdale teen

The teen was hospitalized and later died. Deputies were helping the injured officer and waiting for paramedics when "the pit bull came from the rear of the apartment and again charged at deputy personnel", th...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

GOP winning streak continues in Georgia

Republican candidate Karen Handel effectively used Pelosi as a liberal boogeyman in her race against Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff . Georgia Republican Party Chairman John Watson credited Handel f...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter 'Obamacare'

Chris Coons, D-Del., Sen. Some of the Senate bill's provisions could be political land mines, with individual senators' reactions crucial to determining whether or not the Affordable Care Act , popularly...More..

Russians targeted 21 election systems, Trump video a distraction
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Russians targeted 21 election systems, Trump video a distraction

Russian Federation has repeatedly denied hacking into the USA election system. "If that is not the case I certainly want to know and urge federal law enforcement to share that information with elections offic...More..

Former Milwaukee police officer found not guilty in fatal shooting
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Former Milwaukee police officer found not guilty in fatal shooting

The sole defense witness was an expert in police training and use of force, who told jurors Heaggan-Brown acted in accordance with his training, to always assume a subject with a weapon has another one, what th...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Defense Secretary Mattis condemns North Korea following Otto Warmbier's death

But that wasn't all. Asked how the Warmbier case would affect his efforts to engage North Korea, Moon added: "I believe we must now have the perception that North Korea is an irrational regime. U.S. Def...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Expert panel analyzes Philado Castile dash cam video of fatal shooting

Newly released dashcam video of a police confrontation with Philando Castile reveals that Castile and his passenger told the Minnesota police officer who pulled Castile over that the now-deceased ...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

But Dr. Sam Liles, acting director of the Cyber Division of DHS, told members of the Senate Intelligence Committee, "None of these systems were involved in vote tallying". Johnson said in the late summer and in...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Government Still Uses Floppy Disks - Trump Wants To Change That

The meeting also included Vice President Mike Pence, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Jared Kushner , Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser. White House officials said the...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Pregnant Woman Shot Dead by Police After Calling Them for Help: Cops

The Seattle Times reported dozens of people attended a vigil Sunday night for Lyles demanding answers for how officers ended up killing the woman who had called police for help. She lets them in and says, ...More..

Cubs send Kyle Schwarber to Triple-A
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Cubs send Kyle Schwarber to Triple-A

A move down in the batting order was not enough to spark Schwarber, and with the strikeouts continuing to mount, the Cubs are ready to take a more extreme measure and option Schwarber to the minor leagues. What...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Obamacare replacement bill takes center stage in US Senate

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , defending the closed-door sessions, has said all Senate Republicans have had a chance to participate in meetings on the bill, and that Democrats are not interested in...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy: Drenching rains, flood threat on coast

The storm system as maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour as of 1 pm CDT on June 21, and is located about 170 southwest of Morgan City, La., and 160 southeast of Galveston, Texas. Not much rain is expe...More..

Tropical Storm Cindy threatens Gulf Coast
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy threatens Gulf Coast

The Weather Channel reports potentially life-threatening flooding is the biggest concern along the Gulf Coast and in parts of the South through Friday. The National Weather Service in Little Rock says the rem...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Russia: US Intelligence Chiefs Say President Told Them to Deny Campaign Collusion

The president has repeatedly decried the Russia probe and denied collusion between his campaign and the Russians. Fired FBI director James Comey's recent testimony to Congress suggested that one of the pr...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

This Acquittal Was Correct -- Jury Exonerates Cop in Milwaukee Shooting

Dominique Heaggan-Brown, who is also black, was found not guilty of first-degree reckless homicide in the killing of Sylville Smith , who was carrying a semi-automatic pistol during a brief foot chase tha...More..

Senate Unveils Secret Health Care Bill
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Senate Unveils Secret Health Care Bill

They fear McConnell will jam the legislation through the Senate with little debate, limiting their chance to scrutinize the bill and whip up opposition against it. Senate Republican leaders are expected to unv...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Senate GOP health bill would reshape Obama law

However, Congressional sources were cautious about the Post report to Fox News, with one source speculating that it may be a "false" leak that constituted a "weapon of mass distraction". In the rush to get ...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Senate Republicans to release draft of healthcare bill as details emerge

The Senate bill would also repeal all of the Obamacare-related taxes with the exception of the Cadillac tax on generous health plans. According to the Post , the Senate's healthcare bill "largely mirrors"...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Tropical storm Cindy moves inland in Louisiana; one dead in Alabama

Expect a 50 percent coverage of rain Wednesday as some of the moisture from Cindy streams into Central Florida. Bill and Leslie O'Brien of Vancleave, Miss., fill sandbags on Monday, June 19, 2017, at the Harris...More..

In Iowa, Trump rallies base, celebrates GOP resilience
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

In Iowa, Trump rallies base, celebrates GOP resilience

Mika closed out the group therapy bemoaning the failure of national Democrats to make a dent in Trump's coalition. "But these are people that are great, brilliant business minds, and that's what we need." the...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Altice USA Raises $1.9 Billion in IPO

Altice USA has priced its IPO near the high end of the indicated range , at Dollars 30 per share. When launching the IPO last week, Altice had listed about 46.6 million shares of its Class A common stock pri...More..

Sheriff: Urinating man at train stop had weapons
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Sheriff: Urinating man at train stop had weapons

Christopher Goodine , 28, was taken into custody after two Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies noticed him urinating in a planter at the Sierra Madre Gold Line Station in Pasadena. "For these deputies, just ...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Why Was Nabra Hassanen Killed?

At the same time, he said there are people in the Muslim community who are less concerned with the legalities of what constitutes a hate crime and have a more visceral reaction. Chaudry said that when a Mus...More..

Shooter Had List With the Names of 6 Congresspeople, Says FBI
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Shooter Had List With the Names of 6 Congresspeople, Says FBI

A report released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation said that police had been called to Hodgkinson's Belleville, Illinois home prior to the shooting at the baseball field after neighbors complained that ...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Press for info on Senate health bill

By contrast, the Affordable Care Act, which has been attacked for being rushed and overly partisan, was subject to six months of hearings before several committees after it was introduced, and was debated on th...More..

Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall with maximum sustained winds near 40 mph
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall with maximum sustained winds near 40 mph

The storm's maximum sustained winds were about 50 miles per hour and, while isolated gusts up to 60 miles per hour are possible as the storm moves ashore, potentially excessive rainfall totals over a large ar...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Phoenix as temps hit 119

Meteorologists say the temperature has topped out at 119 degrees in Phoenix as a stifling heat wave blanketing the Southwest U.S. brought some of the hottest weather in years. American Airlines said in a s...More..

Chance of rain on Wednesday afternoon and evening in the Harrisburg area
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Chance of rain on Wednesday afternoon and evening in the Harrisburg area

On Sunday , there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, but we'll then see partly sunny skies with a high near 78 degrees, according to the forecast . Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Partly ...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

$11.7 billion budget deal up for a vote in New Hampshire

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz says the bill doesn't yet adequately cut premiums. Sen. "It'll speak for itself, it'll be different, and take a different approach", said Senate Majority Leader Senator, Mitch McConne...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Draft Senate healthcare bill would link subsidies to income

This morning, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is expected to release a discussion draft of the Senate's Obamacare replacement bill to GOP senators. Rand Paul, R-Ky., have warned they could oppose the b...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Wind, rain buffeting northern Gulf Coast

However, given the tropical nature of the airmass, meteorologists say the region can expect locally heavy rain once Cindy's remnants arrive. Bands of heavy rain are coming through as far east as the Florida P...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Senate Republicans' Health Care Effort is Cloaked in Secrecy

For context on how freakish that is, remember for a moment that Trump previously held a celebration in the Rose Garden after the bill passed. At a Rose Garden ceremony minutes after the bill's narrow House ...More..