The US Department of Education Misspells WEB Du Bois, Apologizes, Misspells Apology

Du Bois, who died in 1963, was the first African-American to earn a doctorate degree from Harvard University. The Post noted that the site was not working on DeVos' first morning in office - that led special-education advocates to fret about he... More..

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David Shulkin confirmed as secretary of Veterans Affairs

While Dr. Shulkin breaks tradition to become the first non-veteran to lead the Department, he comes from a military family, having been born at Fort Sheridan, Illinois, where his father served as a psychiatrist...More..

Thousands ordered to evacuate as California's Oroville Dam predicted to fail
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Thousands ordered to evacuate as California's Oroville Dam predicted to fail

Emergency evacuation of Yuba City and areas in Sutton County was ordered on Sunday following a warning that the damaged Oroville Dam could burst. On Sunday, water from the rain-swollen lake threatened to over...More..

Eroding Dam System Threatens Northern California Towns
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Eroding Dam System Threatens Northern California Towns

Water from the Oroville Dam Auxiliary Spillway flows into the Feather River and carries debris in the river, just downstream from the damaged main spillway. Bill Croyle, the Department of Water Resources' actin...More..

Wind tips 18-wheeler on top of patrol auto
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Wind tips 18-wheeler on top of patrol auto

It looks like a scene from the play room: a child smashes a truck into a much small auto, leaving the latter a mangled mess. In this dramatic dashcam video, a semi truck is seen being blown over onto the top of...More..

Kremlin spokesman says Flynn's resignation is Washington's internal affair
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Kremlin spokesman says Flynn's resignation is Washington's internal affair

Flynn had reportedly told Pence he did not discuss sanctions with Kislyak. Pence was reported to have been "aggravated" by Flynn's actions, with a source privately telling the Washington Post that "knives a...More..

Gov. Jerry Brown on Oroville Dam:
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Gov. Jerry Brown on Oroville Dam: "Stuff happens and we respond"

The department announced Sunday that, "to avert more erosion" of the emergency chute spilling water into a forested area, it almost doubled the flow of the main spillway to 100,000 cubic feet per second from ...More..

Valentine's Day Treats and Sales
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Valentine's Day Treats and Sales

An example of this would be production executive M.C. Ng, who until his three children came along, used to present flowers to his wife during Valentine's Day. While the snow has been piling high, so are the flo...More..

by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

This snowstorm will pack a double punch in New England

Substantially less snow fell further south, though wind gusts threatened trees and power lines. The state is expected to get 6 to 12 inches, with higher amounts in some areas. Winter storm warnings were in ef...More..

Trump May Sign Replacement Immigration Order
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Trump May Sign Replacement Immigration Order

Trump said Friday he is reviewing his options, including possibly issuing a new executive order. His signaling of a possible new tack came a day after an appeals court in San Francisco upheld a court ruling ...More..

19 arrested in SC during 3-state ICE operation
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

19 arrested in SC during 3-state ICE operation

This executive order gave U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) broader discretion to arrest undocumented immigrants. Immigration officials confirmed the raids , aimed at targeting people living i...More..

Clouds roll in today
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Clouds roll in today

Cloudy skies with heavy thundershowers should continue into Tuesday morning. A weak cool front for Tuesday will bring a return to clouds and west to northwest winds. We will start out the sweetest day of th...More..

by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Oklahoma Anti-Abortion Lawmaker Says Women Are Merely 'Hosts'

Full of very deep and strong understanding and conviction, he went on to say that he "understands that they [women] feel like that is their body". Trump took anti-abortion positions during his campaign and Vice...More..

Suspect arrested in death of Ohio State student
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Suspect arrested in death of Ohio State student

Makenzie Tokes was a 21-year-old OH psychology student, a loving daughter, and a great friend to those who knew her. Her naked body was found by a pair walking this Thursday, near the entrance to Grove City P...More..

by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Trump's Labor Secretary pick in jeopardy amid GOP concerns

If they oppose him, his nomination is all but certainly dead. There's no evidence any Senate Republican will vote against Puzder's confirmation. Some Republicans say they are now willing to overlook issues ...More..

Police ID officers in deadly shooting, release body cam footage
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Police ID officers in deadly shooting, release body cam footage

Police identified the man killed Saturday as 32-year-old William A. Young Jr. Chief Conrad said Young had been arrested locally 11 times since 2003. "It's a tragic situation", WAVE 3 News safety and security ...More..

Mayor Delivers State of the City Address Tonight
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Mayor Delivers State of the City Address Tonight

De Blasio also revived calls for a 2.5 percent "Mansion Tax" to be levied on home sales exceeding $2 million, to fund senior housing programs. The mayor also made room to praise his efforts to make the city s...More..

by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Fire breaks out at Disneyland parking structure

Disneyland confirmed the fire was on the second-floor of the lot. AFR on auto fire with multiple vehicles at Mickey & Friends structure. There were no injuries, according to an Anaheim police tweet. It was ex...More..

Judge grants injunction against Trump travel ban in Virginia
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Judge grants injunction against Trump travel ban in Virginia

However, Brinkema rejected Virginia's request for a nationwide injunction, instead limiting it to people who live, work or go to school in Virginia. A three-judge federal appeals court panel last week refused...More..

by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Wisconsin Protesters Swarm Milwaukee to Stand Against Immigration Crackdown

He's pointed accusations specifically at Latinos, calling them "bad hombres" who he claimed are coming into the country and committing crimes. Voces de la Frontera , a Wisconsin-based immigrant rights orga...More..

Drunk man's vandalism at Pennsylvania Capitol to cost thousands
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Drunk man's vandalism at Pennsylvania Capitol to cost thousands

He was arraigned on $25,000 unsecured bail. Pennsylvania Capitol Police said Ryan Stump, 27, entered the Main Capitol Building at 1:46 a.m., Sunday through a window on the House of Representative's side. When...More..

President Donald Trump faces new demands to release taxes
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

President Donald Trump faces new demands to release taxes

The high court is not the Trump administration's only legal option, however, and the White House could consider taking the case back to a lower level. Trump's ban temporarily suspended the nation's refugee p...More..

Columbia University Joins Amicus Brief Filing In Immigration Executive Order Battle
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Columbia University Joins Amicus Brief Filing In Immigration Executive Order Battle

Trump on January 27. The universities are Brown, Carnegie Mellon, Columbia, Cornell, Duke, Emory, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Northwestern, Princeton, Stanford, Vanderbilt and Yale, along with the University of C...More..

by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

13 hospitalized after bus crash of USA band Dillinger Escape

The brunt of the impact was taken by a trailer containing supplies that was being pulled by the tour bus, police said. The band, who formed in 1997 and are now comprised of sole remaining founder member Ben W...More..

US Government sues Armstrong for $131 million
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

US Government sues Armstrong for $131 million

The US Justice Department alleges that Armstrong defrauded the government by accepting millions of dollars in sponsorship money from the US Postal Service (USPS) as he led the team to a string of Tour de France...More..

by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Worker missing after New Orleans pipeline explosion

Charles Parish in New Orleans that a 20-inch gas pipeline exploded at the Paradis plant about 30 minutes outside of New Orleans. "We're not sure if a valve or a gasket failed", St. Helms started working for P...More..

Prison worker Joyce Mitchell denied parole
by | Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Prison worker Joyce Mitchell denied parole

Joyce Mitchell's hearing before a parole board took place this week at the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility in Westchester County. Mitchell, 52, was sentenced to up to seven years for promoting prison cont...More..

Mar-a-Lago Member Posts Photo with 'Nuclear Football' Aide
by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Mar-a-Lago Member Posts Photo with 'Nuclear Football' Aide

As aides shone their cellphone flashlights, Trump and Abe reviewed documents and plotted a response to the worldwide incident. Mar-a-Lago, first built between 1924 to 1927 by heiress and socialite Marjorie Me...More..

The Trump Administration in One Photo
by | Monday, February 13, 2017

The Trump Administration in One Photo

Built by heiress Marjorie Merriweather Post in the early part of the 20th century, Mar-a-Lago was purchased by Trump in the 1980s and transformed into a very profitable private club. Those cellphones-turned-f...More..

Evacuation CHAOS as California dam FAILS putting thousands of lives at risk
by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Evacuation CHAOS as California dam FAILS putting thousands of lives at risk

A California Highway Patrol spokesman said two planes would fly Monday to help with traffic control and possible search and rescue missions. Black Butte Lake west of Orland has also opened up the Buckhorn Cam...More..

by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Al-Qaida Leader Calls For Revenge After Trump's Raid In Yemen

The firefight also killed a US service member, Chief Special Warfare Operator William " Ryan " Owens and wounded three of his fellow SEALS. Three senior AQAP leaders were killed during the raid, in addition t...More..

Jerry Sandusky's Son Arrested for Child Sex Assault
by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Jerry Sandusky's Son Arrested for Child Sex Assault

He is now facing child sexual assault charges, and the reason why is just awful. The investigation began in November 2016 after one child claimed to have received text messages from Sandusky, including ones tha...More..

LMPD chief identifies officers involved in deadly weekend shooti
by | Monday, February 13, 2017

LMPD chief identifies officers involved in deadly weekend shooti

Police say they were called to the scene of a home invasion and the responding officer was shot in the hand by the suspect. That man hit an officer in the chest, prompting the officer to fire upon the suspect. ...More..

Boston Schools Closed Monday as Winter Blast Bears Down
by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Boston Schools Closed Monday as Winter Blast Bears Down

Snow has already returned to the Northeast, and meteorologists expect that well into Monday , areas from upstate NY to ME will be buffeted by high winds, sleet and snowfall rates that could get as high as 2 to...More..

Trump shows restraint on North Korean test
by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Trump shows restraint on North Korean test

Experts said North Korea has been quiet in recent months so that it can observe Mr Trump, who had earlier claimed that he would host Mr Kim for talks in the U.S., and learn about his new administration's poli...More..