Have your say: Should emigrants get a vote in presidential elections?

Irish citizens in the United Kingdom will be allowed to vote for their president if a change to the constitution is approved in a referendum. "Today's announcement is a profound recognition of the importance that Ireland attaches to all of our citi... More..

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Daylight Saving Time Sucks
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Daylight Saving Time Sucks

Hawaii still doesn't observe daylight saving time , and neither does most of Arizona . The U.S. Department of Transportation did studies of daylight saving time in 1974 and 1975, and concluded that the pr...More..

by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Give Americans access to Congress' health plan

Despite Republican claims to the contrary, health experts say this scenario isn't playing out in the individual insurance market under the Affordable Care Act. "There will be more losers than winners", he sai...More..

by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Ex-intelligence chief denies Trump was wiretapped amid demand for probe

It happened in the now familiar way: jaw-dropping tweets by President Trump. Trump's startling claim of presidential abuse of power, made without evidence in a series of tweets early Saturday, capped a wee...More..

Daylight Saving Time 2017 Memes For Parents
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Daylight Saving Time 2017 Memes For Parents

Sunrise and sunset will be one hour later on Sunday than Saturday, which means there will be more light in the evening, but it may still be dark when you get up in the morning. According to The Old Farmer's A...More..

Team USA tops Columbia in World Baseball Classic
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Team USA tops Columbia in World Baseball Classic

Team USA found out the hard way with its bullpen collapse, and now it needs to quickly erase its memory to avoid going home early. Not in San Diego, site of the next round should the US advance. "To be able to...More..

Daylight Saving Time 2017: Set those clocks ahead this weekend
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Daylight Saving Time 2017: Set those clocks ahead this weekend

Whatever your feelings, it's time once again to spring your clock forward an hour. In 1918, president Woodrow Wilson turned that joke into a reality by signing daylight saving - then called "Fast Time" - into...More..

New Jersey prepares for Tuesday's snow
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

New Jersey prepares for Tuesday's snow

Heavy winds of more than 35 miles per hour will come with the Nor'easter, and residents should be prepared for power outages as tree limbs and power lines could come down, according the Eversource. We will ...More..

Faith groups: new immigration order still anti-Muslim, anti-immigrant
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Faith groups: new immigration order still anti-Muslim, anti-immigrant

Hawaii has become the first state to sue to stop President Donald Trump's revised travel ban. Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson holds a news conference Monday in Seattle to discuss President Tr...More..

Blizzard Watch Issued For Weymouth
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Blizzard Watch Issued For Weymouth

The NWS has yet to release a map with projected snow totals. Strong winds and heavy snowfall may create whiteout conditions, making for risky travel throughout the day on Tuesday. Other areas, including the l...More..

Daylight Saving Time 2017: What to know, when to spring forward
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Daylight Saving Time 2017: What to know, when to spring forward

Well, not everyone's. Arizona and Hawaii don't follow daylight saving time like the rest of the us - but they used to. Most Americans will set their clocks 60 minutes forward before heading to bed Satur...More..

David Ortiz Went Crazy For Dominican Republic's Comeback Win Over Team USA
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

David Ortiz Went Crazy For Dominican Republic's Comeback Win Over Team USA

The Dominican team won the WBC in 2013, and they are considered the favorites by many to repeat. The second round will be played in Tokyo, and San Diego and the Championship Round will be played March 20-22 a...More..

Déjà Vu - RadioShack Brand files for Chapter 22 Bankruptcy
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Déjà Vu - RadioShack Brand files for Chapter 22 Bankruptcy

This is the second Chapter 11 filing for the brand in two (2) years (a chapter 22 filing, like the recent EMS brand filing). General Wireless Operations Inc., operator of the RadioShack brand, filed for ban...More..

4 things to know about daylight saving time this Sunday, March 12
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

4 things to know about daylight saving time this Sunday, March 12

Daylight saving time isn't just a benign relic of the 1970s energy crisis. Radishes at Roth Farms in Belle Glade, Florida on January 11, 2017. The phrase is daylight-saving time , not daylight-savings tim...More..

House Health Care Bill Would Hit Low-Income And Elderly Californians Hardest
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

House Health Care Bill Would Hit Low-Income And Elderly Californians Hardest

Cuomo also called the Republican plan "a direct assault on NY values" due to the removal of a sliding scale for financial assistance based on income, and because it defunds Planned Parenthood for one year, ...More..

Join the fun for the St. Patrick's Parade in Hartford
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Join the fun for the St. Patrick's Parade in Hartford

Leading the line of march will be Grand Marshal Jack McCullagh, the 2017 Hibernian of the Year. The Irish Rakes will headline a busy Sunday following the annual parade, along with bagpipers, Irish step dancers ...More..

Daylight saving time: When to change the clocks (and why)
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Daylight saving time: When to change the clocks (and why)

It's time change day - the day twice a year when we spring ahead (today) or fall back (November), changing our clocks to align with daylight with an eye toward saving money on our electrical bills and overall e...More..

Jump Ahead to Smoke Alarm Safety During Daylight Saving Time
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Jump Ahead to Smoke Alarm Safety During Daylight Saving Time

The NFPA reports that working smoke alarms cut the risk of dying in a home fire in half. Daylight Saving Time begins March 12 and is a good time to check smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. Other types of alarm...More..

China must strengthen nuclear arsenal in response to THAAD deployment - state media
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

China must strengthen nuclear arsenal in response to THAAD deployment - state media

Beijing wants North Korea to suspend its nuclear and missile activities in exchange for a halt in joint military drills conducted by the US and South Korea. military said THAAD can intercept and destroy short a...More..

1 girl dies, 2 hurt in fire blamed on hoverboard
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

1 girl dies, 2 hurt in fire blamed on hoverboard

Ashanti Hughes suffered burns over 95 percent of her body in the Harrisburg fire that started around 8 p.m., according to the Lehigh County Coroner's Office. "His passion for the fire service made each of us st...More..

'Significant Snowfall' Possible With Nor'easter Monday Night
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

'Significant Snowfall' Possible With Nor'easter Monday Night

Then we have the European, which is generally regarded as the most accurate computer model, with a track just offshore, keeping the precipitation in the form of snow for our entire area with around a foot possi...More..

Wisconsin cheese makers dominate US Championships
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Wisconsin cheese makers dominate US Championships

Cheese Championship at the KI Convention Center. Just 20 finalists were picked out of a field of about 2,300. Fifty judges - including 27 Wisconsinites - from 18 states judged cheeses based on flavor, body,...More..

The history behind Daylight Saving Time
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

The history behind Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time is Sunday at 2am but your cell phone will likely change automatically. It's time change day - the day twice a year when we spring ahead (today) or fall back (November), changing our cloc...More..

Brothers go on naked rampage, face numerous charges
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Brothers go on naked rampage, face numerous charges

TWO brothers from IN stripped naked, "passionately" kissed and punched a woman IN the face while on a magic-mushroom-fuelled bender that landed them behind bars, it has been reported. Two brothers in Indianapol...More..

How Daylight Saving Time and bugs are related
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

How Daylight Saving Time and bugs are related

If you still have trouble getting out of bed, check out Caseta Wireless smart lights that can gradually wake you up with a soft light. If any of you have seen National Treasure , then you definitely know the...More..

Little boy crashes weather report, forecasts farts
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Little boy crashes weather report, forecasts farts

Weather reports can be tiresome and boring, unless of course you bring someone like this young boy named Houston on set. This forecast stinks! A young boy named Houston crashed a newscast to fart at a weather...More..

Time to change clocks, smoke detector batteries
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Time to change clocks, smoke detector batteries

If you've ever wondered why daylight-saving time is still a thing , you're not alone. "The case for energy is a lot weaker", said Schrager. They say changing the clock may come with a price. Over 70 countrie...More..

Time change brings reminder to check detectors, change the batteries
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Time change brings reminder to check detectors, change the batteries

Batteries in detectors need to be changed at least twice a year, even if they are hardwired into the home's electrical system. The government expanded daylight-saving time in 2007 in an effort to save energy....More..

Cullman Daylight Savings Time Spring 2017
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Cullman Daylight Savings Time Spring 2017

If you awaken at 7 o'clock Sunday morning, it will feel as if it is 6 o'clock because that's what it would have been if the clocks had not changed. For most of the US, the change officially starts Sunday at 2...More..

Here's the exact time daylight saving 2017 will take effect
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Here's the exact time daylight saving 2017 will take effect

Where does the daylight saving practice come from?Although commonly thought of as originating with farmers, daylight saving time is observed to save energy, increase traffic safety and reduce crime, according...More..

Hawaii challenges Trump's new travel ban
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Hawaii challenges Trump's new travel ban

Washington state filed a response on the previous order, but the appropriate procedure would be for the state to file a new complaint . Trump's new executive order was designed with the intention of avoiding...More..

Creighton Tops Xavier; Advances to BIG EAST Final
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Creighton Tops Xavier; Advances to BIG EAST Final

With the win, sixth-seeded Creighton advances to play second-ranked and top-seeded Villanova , which defeated Seton Hall 55-53 in the day's first semifinal.Xavier dropped to 21-13 with the setback. How can y...More..

10 things to know about daylight saving time
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

10 things to know about daylight saving time

Daylight Saving Time will end November 5, when we'll set our clocks back one hour. Founding Father Did Not Come Up with DSTAccording to the History Channel, Benjamin Franklin did not come up with the ide...More..

Storm exits the Midstate, snow squalls with strong winds this afternoon
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Storm exits the Midstate, snow squalls with strong winds this afternoon

A classic East Coast storm. Saturday's highs will only be in the teens. This means we will only have some cloud coverage from this system and a few flurries. Light snow is then possible on Wednesday with so...More..

Driver on California highway violently attacked by bikers
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Driver on California highway violently attacked by bikers

Things then took an aggressive turn when they surrounded a Toyota Camry, eventually forcing its driver to stop in the middle of the road. "It seemed like they were provoking the driver to come out", said the ...More..