Dozens arrested after disability advocates protest at McConnell's office

Members of ADAPT, a national grassroots disability rights organization, staged a "die-in" protest at McConnell's office in an attempt to stop what they see as " attacks on disabled people's freedoms " in the proposed American Health Care Act (AHCA)... More..

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March Against Sharia protests met with counter-protesters across the United States
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

March Against Sharia protests met with counter-protesters across the United States

Act for America founder Brigitte Gabriel has been quoted as stating that a "practicing Muslim, who believes in the teachings of the Koran, can not be a loyal citizen of the United States". "Making them veil. I...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

West Virginia bracing for remnants of Cindy

Cindy , already blamed for one death in Alabama , made landfall in southwestern Louisiana as a tropical storm early Thursday . Even though Cindy is no longer a tropical storm, torrential rains continue to...More..

Trump said to plan announcement on Comey tapes
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Trump said to plan announcement on Comey tapes

It's also being reported that Sean Spicer may be replaced by one or more press secretaries given President Trump's extremely short attention span and temper. On CBS' Late Show , Colbert was sad to hear Spi...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Former Milwaukee Officer Found Not Guilty In Sylville Smith Shooting

Smith's family members reacted with outrage to the verdict, and their attorney immediately announced a civil lawsuit against the former officer and the city. The three rounded a corner toward a fence but Sm...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Democrats turn on party leader Nancy Pelosi after Georgia election defeat

And sometimes it's hard to get people who are in power, who are used to that, to say, 'You know what? "I'm always open for a conversation", he said. But all is not necessarily lost for Democrats. Unless the...More..

Democrats Ask 'What's Next?' After Republican Congressional Victories
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Democrats Ask 'What's Next?' After Republican Congressional Victories

On Tuesday, Republican Karen Handel won a fierce, closely-watched special congressional election in Georgia , staving off a spirited challenge from Democrat Jon Ossoff . When she won, when they said p...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

North Korea denies torturing USA student Otto Warmbier

This week former National Basketball Association star Dennis Rodman claimed he was responsible for helping get the 22-year-old finally released. "The bad torturous mistreatment our son experienced at the ha...More..

Father of Otto Warmbier, American held captive by North Korea, speaks out
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Father of Otto Warmbier, American held captive by North Korea, speaks out

Warmbier's father Fred lashed out earlier Thursday at the North Korean regime, saying he did not believe its claim that his son contracted botulism and fell into a coma shortly after being arrested pas...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

United States tries to use better China ties to press North Korea

Tillerson said during a press conference after the talks that both China and the USA have agreed to strictly follow UN Security Council resolutions on North Korea and not to "do business with any UN-designat...More..

Clarksville-Montgomery County under Flash Flood Watch until Saturday morning
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Clarksville-Montgomery County under Flash Flood Watch until Saturday morning

Showers and storms throughout the evening commute for most of Central Indiana. Friday night, a strong cold front from the west will meet up with the abundant tropical moisture from TD Cindy, ushering in round...More..

Fifth Republican Senator Steps Forward in Dissent Against Health Care Bill
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Fifth Republican Senator Steps Forward in Dissent Against Health Care Bill

They want it to pass next week. And five Republicans are already on record in opposition to the measure in its current form. President Trump tweeted a video of his weekly address, which centered on heal...More..

Yemen to probe alleged interrogation abuses by UAE, US
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Yemen to probe alleged interrogation abuses by UAE, US

Last week, New York-based Human Rights Watch reported that it had documented the cases of 49 people, including four children, whom it said were arbitrarily detained or forcibly disappeared in Aden and Hadramo...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Trump kicks Nancy Pelosi when she's down

And after she predicted incorrectly that Democrats were poised to take back the House a year ago, some of Pelosi's colleagues feel that this time around, she needs to deliver. And for some, they point to qu...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Nevada senator becomes fifth Republican to oppose healthcare bill

McConnell drafted the measure after spending weeks seeking middle ground between conservatives seeking an aggressive repeal of Obama's statute and centrists warning about going too far. The Senate plan signific...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Nevada senator announces opposition to health care bill

For a couple of years, Republicans' bill would prop up the system as is with subsidies to insurers, precisely what Sen. Termed the " Better Care Reconciliation Act ", the Senate's answer to the House's effort...More..

Capitol police arrest protesters outside McConnell's office
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Capitol police arrest protesters outside McConnell's office

The protesters were demonstrating against what they believe to be cruel cuts to health care that could put lives in danger. One such protester was Phillip Corona, who said he traveled from Wisconsin to make...More..

Texas mom charged in deaths of 2 toddlers found in hot car
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Texas mom charged in deaths of 2 toddlers found in hot car

Randolph searched throughout the house for the two children, and then went outside, where she discovered them playing inside her vehicle. The children, 2-year-old Juliet Ramirez and 16-month-old Cavanaugh Ram...More..

Twin Cities Pride officials apologize, will let police march
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Twin Cities Pride officials apologize, will let police march

In an open letter to the parade's director, Harteau expressed her feelings about not being welcome to march. One unmarked police auto will clear the way as originally stated, and we would like to invite membe...More..

Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana, Texas
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana, Texas

Gov. John Bel Edwards said Thursday that Louisiana is "not out of the woods yet" as the remnants of Cindy continue to move north across the state. The Carlisle, Newport, Harrisburg, Gettysburg, State Colleg...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Cindy, now a tropical depression, moving inland

Resident and neighborhood watch organizer Erin West says people are keeping an eye out for alligators that live in nearby ponds. Main threats with any storms will be heavy rain, frequent lightning and minor u...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Illinois Man, 66, Identified as Suspect in Virginia Shooting

He was shot by Capitol Hill police who were on hand as part of Scalise's security detail. The wife of James Hodgkinson , who authorities say shot a congressman and injured others at a ballfield in Virginia, ...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Health insurers says Senate bill's Medicaid cuts to hurt states

Hours after McConnell unveiled the bill Thursday, four other GOP senators said they also opposed the measure and several others expressed qualms about it. GOP Sen. Arthur Heller (R-NV), who is up for ...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Knicks end the run on freshmen picks in draft

Tatum said he feels fortunate to be joining a contender immediately. Kansas coach Bill Self said that the Kings worked out Mason twice and heading into the draft Self figured Mason would not go past the 34th ...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice Seems To Have Been Spontaneous, FBI Says

On Wednesday, the Federal Bureau of Investigation released a statement and held a news conference outlining the agency's findings in the shooting at the Republican team's final practice for the annual Congres...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

New Dashcam Video Shows Philando Castile Informing Officer He Had A Firearm

Castile's killing received worldwide attention because his girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , who was in the vehicle with her 4-year-old daughter, live-streamed the immediate aftermath on Facebook . After the ...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Heavy rain, winds, tornado warnings as Cindy heads inland

Faulkner County officials, business owners and residents prepared to be inundated with heavy rains as remnants from Tropical Storm Cindy were expected to hit Arkansas on Thursday. The Louisiana Department of ...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Senate Health Bill Would Revamp Medicaid, Alter ACA Guarantees, Cut Premium Support

Nevada also expanded the Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act , or Obamacare , and the Senate bill would phase out that expansion starting in 2020. Heller faces perhaps the toughest reelection ...More..

Trump is willing to work with Senate Republicans on health care bill
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Trump is willing to work with Senate Republicans on health care bill

Second, the Senate bill starts from the appalling House draft . The GOP-controlled Senate bill introduced Thursday would phase out federal money to states which opted to expand the low-income health ins...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation to detail findings on Congressional baseball shooting
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Federal Bureau of Investigation to detail findings on Congressional baseball shooting

Another police officer was injured . It is a dramatic turnaround for the 51-year-old representative from Louisiana, who was in critical condition and at "imminent risk of death" when first admitted to the ...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Rookie Aaron Judge lays down the law in Angels' loss to Yankees

RAYS 13, ATHLETICS 4: Host Tampa Bay tied a season high with five home runs, Alex Cobb went six strong innings and the Rays ripped visiting Oakland. Montgomery has been a solid addition to the Yankees rota...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Primary Tuesday - Polls Open at 6 AM

Bush. They will also need a positive message that offers traditional Democrats and newly alienated Republicans an alternative to Trump-Stewart Republicans. "Leadership, in my mind, begins not when you take ...More..

Obama Going Back To Campaigning Months After Leaving Office
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Obama Going Back To Campaigning Months After Leaving Office

Northam, the current lieutenant governor under Gov. Tim Kaine, holds an eight-point lead over Republican candidate Ed Gillespie for the November election, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released ...More..

One killed as Storm Cindy makes landfall in southern US
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

One killed as Storm Cindy makes landfall in southern US

There were no reports of injuries. Prior to reaching land, the storm brought heavy winds and rain to some southern states, including Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana on Wednesday . Over the coming...More..

Ray Tensing Trial: Mistrial Declared for a Second Time
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Ray Tensing Trial: Mistrial Declared for a Second Time

Intriguingly, the first trial of Tensing in the shooting death of DuBose also ended in a hung jury, thereby paving the way for his retrial and Friday's verdict. DuBose handed the officer an unopened bottle of...More..