A letter written by Congressional Black Caucus chairman Cedric Richmond , (D-La.) and D.C. Del. Get free real-time news alerts from the Washington DC Patch. Human trafficking has been suggested as a possible motive for so many missing kids. CN... More..
The extension pushes Stewart's contract through 2018. "The fans and the organisation, they've always been good to me. I'm just glad to be here". Stewart played in 13 games last season for Carolina and ran for...More..
But evidently, Trump and the Freedom Caucus still haven't resolved their differences. "I'm always concerned about the Freedom Caucus and where they may go, but I think we have the votes to make this pass." ...More..
Ayana McAllister's family and friends described her as an 18-year-old with a lot of promise. "We were there to support him", she said. Those close to the investigation say that on Monday night, a group of ...More..
Photographer Cassie Clayshulte was working at the hospital that day and managed to capture the remarkable happenstance, and posted a few photos on her Facebook page along with a handsome caption saying tha...More..
Many members were nervous about the Congressional Budget Officeshowing that the bill would lead eventually to 24 million people losing insurance, while some moderate Republicans anxious that ending the ACA's M...More..
Trenga had questioned at a hearing this week whether the injunction sought by the civil rights group is necessary, given the orders already in place from the Hawaii and Maryland judges. About a dozen deputies f...More..
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan and his chief aides say they can only do so much under arcane budget rules that allow them to avoid a Democratic filibuster in the Senate, so holdouts should take into account executi...More..
Educational plans for them, he said , must still be "appropriately ambitious in light of his circumstances". The Obama administration later joined the parents in urging the High Court to adopt the standard t...More..
We spoke with Christopher Murray, of Marquette University's Les Aspin Center for Government. Many of those members were bitterly disappointed. "There is a block of no votes that we had - and that is why thi...More..
To pass the bill in the upper house of Congress, G.O.P. leadership can only lose two Republican votes, assuming that Vice President Mike Pence will vote yes in the event of a tie and all Democrats will vote n...More..
On Thursday, during a visit to a nearby elementary school, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos also issued a statement about the case. While they didn't inform the parent community in the March 7 case, he said, "we...More..
After host Andrea Mitchell referenced Roberts' apology for commenting on Essential Health Benefits by sarcastically remarking that he "wouldn't want to lose my mammograms". "I never meant to indicate otherwi...More..
Breytenbach wrote Motshekga earlier this week to demand that the briefing be attended by the ministers of justice, police and state security so that they could answers questions on the burglary at Mogoeng's off...More..
However, the March 6 travel ban, which temporarily prevents entry to the USA for citizens from six Muslim majority countries, remains stayed - with two previous courts ruling in favour of an emergency halt on...More..
Jawdat added that security personnel found documents, explosive devices, weapons and communication sets inside the facility. Ali al-Husseini, the spokesperson of Hashd al-Sha'abi for northern Iraq, told al-Su...More..
They face a maximum sentence of five years in prison and a $10,000 fine. He is free on bail until sentencing later this spring, and his lawyer intends to appeal. Spanier never took the stand as his defense re...More..
McCarthy said that she didn't pitch the idea, and originally she didn't understand why SNL wanted her to play him- "cut to, somebody being like, 'boy, do you really look like that guy'". Spicer . "And then ...More..
Trump", she added . During a trip to Niagara Falls in 2000 with his wife, Helen, and stepson, Phil Kolliopoulos, Beristain was arrested when the family inadvertently took a wrong turn and arrived at the Cana...More..
White House officials then issued a warning to GOP members of Congress: Pass the bill Friday or Obamacare stays. It also said that 24 million fewer people would be insured by 2026. "We're going to be li...More..
As a vote to send the bill to the Senate was delayed and rescheduled on Thursday (23 March) Trump's Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said that if Republicans don't pass the bill on Friday the president will leav...More..
The video, which has millions of views on Facebook already, shows Officer Kyle Roder catching the conman in a number of lies over the phone. During the five minute conversation the officer was threatened wi...More..
Gorsuch will eventually need the support of at least eight Democrats to get the 60 Senate votes needed to be confirmed to the bench. "We were bound by circuit precedent, a case called Urban v Jefferson C...More..
A new law in OH took effect Tuesday this week allowing anyone with a concealed-carry license to carry their firearms in more places, including day-care facilities and non-secure sections of airports. David Th...More..
Democrats have been opposed to Gorsuch filling the Supreme Court's vacant ninth seat since he was formally nominated by Trump last month. While witnesses addressed the Senate Judiciary Committee, the Senate D...More..
But one of those who said she will vote yes is Congresswoman Martha McSally of Tucson. "It's wildly unpopular", Richards told BuzzFeed , referring to the bill. But the Freedom Caucus's objections to the bill...More..
In a last-ditch effort to win over conservative Republicans Friday morning, House leaders added changes negotiated by Trump and House Republicans that would, among other things, eliminate minimum requirements...More..
Welch told police that he fired the rifle to try to open a locked door, and left the restaurant when he found no evidence of child sex trafficking, prosecutors said. No one was hurt after he fired multiple shot...More..
WASHINGTON - Senate Democrats vowed Thursday to filibuster the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch, signaling a partisan showdown over the nominee's fate and the future of century-old rules in the ...More..
Police said someone called them Tuesday morning to report a man sitting in a crosswalk of the eastbound lanes of Memorial Boulevard and Brunnell Parkway. They went back to the intersection on Thursday and found...More..
Gorsuch refused to give his opinion of Trump's travel ban, saying it was an ongoing case. "OK, I'll criticize judges". Whitehouse replied that a Congress beholden to corporate interests will never do as Gorsu...More..
The Tenth Circuit Court ruled in favor of the local school district, applying several precedents of that Circuit Court following the "bare minimum" approach. In eight he sided with the school district. During...More..
And it has raised questions about what will happen to investigations now that the "Sheriff of Wall Street" is gone. Here's a plain English Q&A about Bharara's dismissal and what it means. Since the White Hous...More..
Following a wild set of matches in 2002 FIFA World Cup Qualifying the USA earned two comeback wins during the 2009 Hexagonal, sending the team on its way to the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The identity of Howard's bac...More..
A suicide bomber blew himself up at a security checkpoint near Bangladesh's worldwide airport on Friday, police said, the second such incident in a week. IS have also claimed responsibility for a wave of killin...More..