The Mid-Atlantic and Northeast Prepare For A Massive Winter Storm

According to the airline-tracking website FlightAware, more than 5,000 flights were canceled Tuesday, including more than 2,800 in the New York City area, where about 200 passengers were stranded at John F. Many schools are closed. Emergency employ... More..

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Illinois Could Be Loser in Republican Healthcare Plan

After that, the government would not provide the higher funding level for anyone new on the Medicaid rolls, presumably prompting most states to retreat to their previous income thresholds. So he's bought into R...More..

Missing Oxford comma changes court ruling
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Missing Oxford comma changes court ruling

First, let's look at how a serial comma - used before the final item in a list of three or more things, just before the conjunction "and" or "or" - can change the entire meaning of a sentence. Maine's overtime ...More..

Suspect in WSU Cop Slaying Charged with Shooting 2 Detroit Officers
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Suspect in WSU Cop Slaying Charged with Shooting 2 Detroit Officers

They are still hospitalized and their condition is improving, police officials said Friday. Detroit Chief James Craig says DNA evidence links the man to Sgt. The man arrested had been shot in the leg - an i...More..

House passes bill enabling gun sales to veterans deemed 'mentally incompetent'
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

House passes bill enabling gun sales to veterans deemed 'mentally incompetent'

The department reports the names of those veterans to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which adds them to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System - the national database that gun merchants are...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

House Intelligence extends deadline for wiretapping evidence

Department of Justice today announced that it has "complied" with a request for information related to unsubstantiated accusations made by President Trump that he was "wiretapped" during the 2016 presidential...More..

Rep. Chris Collins on Meals on Wheels cuts:
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Rep. Chris Collins on Meals on Wheels cuts: "That's not my plan"

The popular meals program for the homebound elderly serves 2.4 million seniors a year, including half a million veterans in need of food assistance and home visits. "Engaging kids in high-quality after-school a...More..

Bye bye PBS? Trump could dump public broadcasting
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Bye bye PBS? Trump could dump public broadcasting

Patrick Butler, the president and CEO of America's Public Television Stations, issued a statement , saying the plan "defies the will of the American people " - and there's data to back him up. They pledged to...More..

Former US Rep. Stockman charged with violating federal election law
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Former US Rep. Stockman charged with violating federal election law

He was released from custody after a hearing Friday in Houston federal court. The donation was solicited for the objective of renovating a house in Washington, D.C., called the Freedom House. According to S...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

House schedules vote on ObamaCare replacement bill

Under the rules, there are few changes that can be made in the Budget Committee. Only one, Rep. Jim Jordan - a member of the House Freedom Caucus - remained opposed. The other two were Republicans voting "no" w...More..

University worker claims she was sacked for defending Trump's immigration policies
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

University worker claims she was sacked for defending Trump's immigration policies

UW-La Crosse Chancellor Joe Gow tells Wisconsin Watchdog that the university, on advice from University of Wisconsin System legal staff, has offered Dearman her job back. "I want to be very clear", Gow said. ...More..

by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

4 things you'll see in Trump's budget blueprint

Trump released his congressional budget request Thursday, which contained several contentious reductions, including dramatic cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy. M...More..

EMT who pulled infant from submerged vehicle hailed as a hero
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

EMT who pulled infant from submerged vehicle hailed as a hero

Six children escaped, but an adult died. Campbell's ex-husband, 37-year-old Justin Campbell, lived at the home and remains unaccounted for. Some of the children ran to a nearby Wal-Mart, others to a home in t...More..

Seton Hall's Desi Rodriguez defends himself over flagrant foul
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Seton Hall's Desi Rodriguez defends himself over flagrant foul

When asked if Seton Hall is prepared Kingsley, Ismael Sanogo expressed confidence in his own teammate. Carrington, aside from his foibles in the final minutes of play, had a stellar game today with 22 points ...More..

WEATHER: Rain, with some breaks, on the way
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

WEATHER: Rain, with some breaks, on the way

Light southeast wind becoming south 5 to 9 miles per hour in the morning. Past year the threat of a significant snowfall on the first day of spring didn't pan out, but the temperatures around the region settled...More..

by | Friday, March 17, 2017

In health care fixes, we should prioritize keeping people insured

That means people in their 50s and 60s who are buying health insurance on their own might have to pay up to $8,400 per year more than they do now. Hours after his inauguration, the president also signed as on...More..

Coachella takes on Urban Outfitters in TM claim
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Coachella takes on Urban Outfitters in TM claim

Coachella filed the lawsuit in the U.S. Central District Court of California. Urban Outfitters has not yet responded to the allegations. According to The Hollywood Reporter , aside from money Goldenvoice...More..

Crowds Lining Fifth Ave. for Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Crowds Lining Fifth Ave. for Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the law enforcement campaign ahead of Friday's holiday. They will also be looking for minors in possession of alcohol, or bars, restaurants and retail shops selling alcohol to those ...More..

by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Fire Officials Investigating House Explosion In Rockville

Yellow police tape cordoned off the site. Pictures on Twitter from the department showed little more than piles of bricks and rubble. "I've heard there were calls from miles away". Investigators began searchi...More..

Chicago celebrates St. Patrick's Day with river dyeing
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Chicago celebrates St. Patrick's Day with river dyeing

The parade will be led by Grand Marshal Martin J. Healy Jr., a first-generation Irishman and co-founder of Healy Scanlon Law Firm of Chicago . This year, the Irish holiday falls on Friday, March 17. It was a...More..

Glen Carbon fatal fire 'person of interest' found dead in lake
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Glen Carbon fatal fire 'person of interest' found dead in lake

Pictured Glen Carbon , Illinois woman, Cristy Campbell with her estranged husband, Justin Campbell and their children. Investigators say two of the children managed to escape the flames and run to a near...More..

Two remain missing in Gulf of Mexico waters near St. Petersburg
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Two remain missing in Gulf of Mexico waters near St. Petersburg

A group of 15 Chinese college students on Spring Break had chartered the boat, a lot of them from Colorado State University. Andrew Dillman , 27, the first mate of the boat, also jumped in to help the Jie, a...More..

Border Patrol Just Seized Over $688K in Crystal Meth at Mexico Border
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Border Patrol Just Seized Over $688K in Crystal Meth at Mexico Border

A short time later officers referred a 27-year-old Mexican man for a secondary inspection of a Dodge sedan using a CBP narcotics-detection canine. It's believed they were part of a human-smuggling operation. ...More..

California's chief justice wants immigration agents to stop 'stalking' courthouses
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

California's chief justice wants immigration agents to stop 'stalking' courthouses

George Gascon, district attorney of San Francisco, described the phenomenon as a "very shortsighted" way of enforcing immigration policies, as most immigrants will catch on and simply avoid entering courthouses...More..

Federal Appeals Court Will Let Ruling Against Trump's Original Travel Ban Stand
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Federal Appeals Court Will Let Ruling Against Trump's Original Travel Ban Stand

Most of Bybee's colleagues on the bench don't agree with him about the constitutionality of the ban. Last month, a panel of 9th Circuit judges upheld an order from a court in Washington that barred the first ...More..

Rex Tillerson Extends Olive Branch to North Korea
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Rex Tillerson Extends Olive Branch to North Korea

Current policies include sanctions in punishment for Pyongyang's weapons tests. The Trump administration report says it is time for a more "aggressive approach" on trade and promises to "use all possible le...More..

White House will not repeat claims of United Kingdom wiretap: May spokesman
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

White House will not repeat claims of United Kingdom wiretap: May spokesman

Mr Trump had accused his predecessor Barack Obama of wiretapping Trump Tower during the presidential race. Burr and Warner were among eight senior congressional leaders briefed by FBI Director James Comey on ...More..

by | Friday, March 17, 2017

No denying CBO facts in sizing up GOP health care bill

And President Trump says "We're going to arbitrate, we're going to all get together, [and] we're going to get something done". It's sent to the Senate and then they get to take it from there. But the White Ho...More..

Trump budget would eliminate Muncie CD program
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Trump budget would eliminate Muncie CD program

Although the text of the article was largely accurate, the clickbait headline misled many readers into believing that President Trump had specifically proposed to eliminate Meals on Wheels, a service that d...More..

AARP Opposes New Health-Care Bill
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

AARP Opposes New Health-Care Bill

Rates going up and coverage going down yearly has been happening long before Obamacare came into existence. In fact, 58 percent of respondents to a Gallup poll favor replacing the Affordable Care Act - IF i...More..

Massive fire engulfs downtown Raleigh construction site
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Massive fire engulfs downtown Raleigh construction site

Police arrested a suspect who they say took $10,000 worth of cosmetic and skin care products from a business in the Haywood Mall. No injuries have been reported yet. Numerous videos also show the collapse of ...More..

by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Rep. Ros-Lehtinen To Vote 'No' On GOP Health Care Plan

The ACA mandate is created to have insurance cover more of those costs by forcing more people - ideally, those who are young and healthy - into the market. At the same time, tax credits for older people...More..

Kyrgios topples defending champ Djokovic at Indian Wells
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Kyrgios topples defending champ Djokovic at Indian Wells

The Australian is the first player in five years to defeat Djokovic in back-to-back tournaments. Federer broke Nadal to open the match in front of a packed crowd at Stadium 1. Caroline Wozniacki, the 13th...More..

A Vanderbilt Brainfart Made History for the Northwestern Fighting Selina Meyers
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

A Vanderbilt Brainfart Made History for the Northwestern Fighting Selina Meyers

A stunning play. You nearly never see this. He was tremendous today. McIntosh said he was surprised that he was fouled, but chalked it up to a miscommunication on Vanderbilt's part. His message in the aftermath...More..

NWA Teen Finds 7.44-Carat Diamond
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

NWA Teen Finds 7.44-Carat Diamond

The release said Kalel was walking in the southern area of the park's diamond search area when he saw the shiny gem. TIME reported that the teen told the state parks department he found the brown diamond "j...More..