Disney's Guardians of the Galaxy ride to open in May

But will it be full grown Groot from the original film or baby Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2? The ride will have a number of different experiences so repeat visitors will not be able to anticipate the drops. But if Rod Serling and... More..

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'She is just magnificent': Rumor the German shepherd wins Westminster Dog Show

Almost 2,800 dogs entered the competition, covering 202 eligible breeds and varieties. Rumor was the nation's No. 1 dog a year ago but fell short to California Journey. "There will be some puppies in the futu...More..

Trump Would Lose To Unspecified Dem in 2020
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Trump Would Lose To Unspecified Dem in 2020

A poll published by WBUR last month reveals that only 44 percent of all residents in her home state of MA believe that the progressive senator deserves re-election to her current post. A recent WBUR poll fo...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Donald Trump Ducks Questions About Administration's Ties To Russia

Christian Broadcasting Network's David Brody alluded to the Trump campaign's connections with Russian Federation, but did not attempt to dig further into Trump's knowledge of the communications or the ongoing...More..

Trump national security aide Flynn resigns over Russian contacts
by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Trump national security aide Flynn resigns over Russian contacts

New Britain native Paul Manafort, a veteran political operative who for months ran President Donald Trump's campaign, is denying a report he had contact with Russian intelligence officials while he was campai...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Oroville Dam: Residents return home and cast wary eye on impending storm

But evacuation orders for some 188,000 residents remain in effect indefinitely, Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea said at a midday news conference. "I'm trying to get out of here too. An inquiry is already unde...More..

Remains of Missing Maryland Girl Found Near Virginia Park
by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Remains of Missing Maryland Girl Found Near Virginia Park

Detectives believe this occurred on or around January 8, 2017. All the suspects - four adults and six juveniles - are now charged with abduction and gang participation. When she returned home Tuesday night, off...More..

SPLC says number of anti-Muslim hate groups on the rise
by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

SPLC says number of anti-Muslim hate groups on the rise

American hate groups - and particularly anti-Muslim groups - are on the rise, fueled in part by the recent presidential election, according to a new report from a liberal-leaning advocacy group that tracks ...More..

U.S. believes Russian Federation deployed new missile in treaty violation
by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

U.S. believes Russian Federation deployed new missile in treaty violation

The New York Times report says the Obama administration sought to persuade the Russians to stop while the missile was still in the test phase, but instead the Russians moved ahead and deployed a fully operatio...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Officer Uses Car to Push Flaming Truck Out of Drive-Thru

Dash cam footage has captured the actions of a Texas police officer who came to the rescue of a restaurant by using his patrol auto to push a flaming pick-up truck out of harm's way. " My adrenaline was going a...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Florida 114, Auburn 95: Gators poach Tigers with sharp shooting

Freshman guard Mustapha Heron was held to nine points on 2-of-12 shooting and failed to reach double digits for the first time this season. "We looked at times very helpless out there defensively". Auburn head...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Humana to Pull out of Obamacare Exchanges for 2018

According to The Hill , "The insurer said it would offer plans through 2017, but that the market has not stabilized enough to participate next year". There are now concerns that with competitors dropping out o...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Rauner frustrated ahead of State of the Budget address

Michael Rebell, a professor at Columbia University's Teachers College, who tracks school funding litigation, said plaintiffs have prevailed in 23 states since 1989, while IL is one of 16 states where funding ch...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Ford to invest $200M in Allen Park

The location of the complex will be on 13 acres next to the current Driveability Test Facility in Allen Park, Michigan. That's where the new facility comes into play. This strengthens testing for aerodynamic sh...More..

Oroville Spillway crisis unfolds
by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Oroville Spillway crisis unfolds

According to the group, the average age of the country's 84,000 dams is 52 years old, nearly 14,000 of which were considered "high-hazard" in 2012 while more than 4,000 were deemed "deficient". Still others ...More..

PJ Fleck can use 'Row the Boat' at Minnesota
by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

PJ Fleck can use 'Row the Boat' at Minnesota

A licensing agreement for "Row the Boat" between WMU and Harlan Sports Management, details the phrase ownership and use decisions. ►Make it easy to keep up to date with more stories like this. In exchange, Fl...More..

Immigrants' fears grow as ICE raids strike close to home
by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Immigrants' fears grow as ICE raids strike close to home

Kelly said the raids are nothing new and had already been in the works. At a joint news conference Monday with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, President Donald Trump said he was making good on a cam...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Senate Votes To Let Mentally Ill People Buy Guns

The Senate voted 57-43 to rescind the rule, following House passage largely along party lines on February 2. Specifically, the regulation targets Social Security beneficiaries "with mental disabilities who ...More..

Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys among artists speaking out against Texas bathroom bill
by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys among artists speaking out against Texas bathroom bill

The letter claims the proposed bill would diminish the rights of members of the LGBTQ community. In an interview with Billboard , Antonoff discussed the need for the creative community to speak out against...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

California to get federal aid for Lake Oroville situation, January storms

By Monday, the level of the lake fell enough so that water was no longer pouring over the hill. "My plan is to stay here", said Azevedo, who evacuated from Marysville with his wife, Tasha, their four Chihua...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

More Than 55000 US Bridges Are Structurally Deficient

The report also points to several bridges in Oakland County and one in Macomb with the most traffic needing attention. At least 15 percent of the bridges in eight states-Rhode Island (25 percent), Iowa (21 pe...More..

Louisiana Legislature Convenes For Special Session
by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Louisiana Legislature Convenes For Special Session

A group of House Republicans opposes using the state's savings. Edwards has asked the Legislature to approve withdrawing $119.6 million from the Rainy Day Fund, the maximum one-third of the $360 million accou...More..

Flynn Departure Leaves Trump National Security Team in Turmoil
by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Flynn Departure Leaves Trump National Security Team in Turmoil

Flynn did not do anything wrong and the White House counsel's review corroborated that", Spicer said. So: the intelligence community concurred that Flynn had spoken to Kislyak about sanctions; he "misled" P...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Mandatory evacuation orders lifted for communities near Lake Oroville

Thousands of Northern California residents were forced to flee their homes over the weekend as the Oroville dam began to flow over the emergency spillway. According to the California Department of Water Reso...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

At least 6 tornadoes cause damage southwest of Houston

Another tornado was reported near the Houston Ship Channel and Cloverleaf , but that was not confirmed by the National Weather Service. In addition, several buildings and homes had their roofs blown off. In Va...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Courts likely to probe Trump's intent in issuing travel ban

The Trump Administration today began its counterpunch over the federal ruling blocking the President's executive order to institute a travel ban against seven predominantly Muslim countries. In a rare move,...More..

Washington tries to insulate Trump from Russia scandal
by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Washington tries to insulate Trump from Russia scandal

The retired three-star general and former head of United States defense intelligence initially denied discussing sanctions strategy with Russia's ambassador Sergey Kislyak before taking office. The officials ar...More..

White House may draft new immigration order
by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

White House may draft new immigration order

Robart said there is a "very sensitive time issue" in the case and he wasn't prepared to slow it down. The state of Washington , which along with Minnesota is leading the legal challenge, argued holding he...More..

Sunny Wednesday in central Oklahoma, high near 55 degrees
by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Sunny Wednesday in central Oklahoma, high near 55 degrees

Thursday: Sunny with a high near 67. "After a nice afternoon across northern MI - there is another cold shot on the horizon which will bring more snow and wind to the region late Tuesday afternoon and espe...More..

Donald Trump knew Michael Flynn misled officials on Russian Federation calls for 'weeks'
by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Donald Trump knew Michael Flynn misled officials on Russian Federation calls for 'weeks'

He left his position when it became clear he had misled top Trump administration officials, including Vice President Mike Pence , on the matter, according to White House officials. One concern is that Trump ...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Montefiore, Northwell, Westchester Med want Affordable Care Act fix

The next steps not only have far-reaching implications to citizens, but to the hospitals and healthcare facilities they rely upon. Another 600,000 Washington residents were placed in the expanded Medicaid entit...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

PewDiePie has online series and advertising cut over anti-Semitism accusations

Google Preferred is an aggregated list of YouTube content aimed at potential advertisers. This move came just hours after Disney's Maker Studios severed ties with PewDiePie as well , citing the same contro...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Californians Forced to Evacuate as Spillway at Tallest US Dam Threatens Collapse

Water began flowing over the emergency spillway at the dam on Saturday after heavy rainfall damaged the main spillway. Evacuation orders for almost 200,000 people living below the tallest dam in the Unit...More..

Kate Upton Lands Third SI Swimsuit Issue Cover
by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Kate Upton Lands Third SI Swimsuit Issue Cover

Congratulations to Kate Upton. And for Upton's third year on the cover, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition chose to honor the feat with a trifecta of its own. This will be Upton's third time landing the co...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Oroville Dam risk: 180000 residents can return home

That's why Azevedo wasn't budging yet. "We kept seeing the numbers decline as the hours was going so we ended up staying but a lot of our friends, a lot of our neighbors did go to other cities and evacuated", h...More..