New Mexico Law Bans Schools From 'Lunch Shaming' Hungry Kids

Other kids must clean their fellow students' tables, a striking enforcement of class divides that are often already visible to children at young ages. Jennifer Ramo , executive director of New Mexico Appleseed , an anti-poverty group that spearheade... More..

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State Senate approves late $163 billion budget

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo and the legislature struck the deal in closed-door negotiations that ended Friday and Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan emphasized several wins in the budget even before it passed Sund...More..

Gun theft suspect with Trump manifesto at large
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Gun theft suspect with Trump manifesto at large

Police discovered a burned vehicle registered to Joseph Jabukowski just a short distance away from the Armageddon Gun Shop in Janesville, WI., where Jabukowski allegedly stole 16 assault weapons and handguns. I...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Delta cancels hundreds of flights across United States..

Eight of those were to Minnesota, said Patrick Hogan, spokesman for the Metropolitan Airports Commission. Flights to and from Atlanta and Detroit have the highest count of delays and cancellations, Tampa airp...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Hillary Clinton says misogyny "played a role" in her incredible election defeat

She said Trump's reasoning for the airstrikes conflicted with the ban on refugees from six Muslim-majority countries. She called for an independent, bipartisan investigation into the Kremlin's involvement and...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

China Calls For "Self-Restraint" As US Deploys Warships Near Korea

Navy strike group, which includes the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier, is heading toward the Korean peninsula, a U.S. official said. A US official told Reuters on Saturday the increased presence was necessar...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

GOP tries for Obamacare repeal do-over

Of the 30 who never said how they were going to vote and for whom we have ideological scores, 16 were more moderate than the average House Republican. In a closed-door meeting on Monday, Vice President Mike Pe...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Wisconsin churches on alert amid hunt for gun theft suspect

Police said at a press conference on Friday that Jakubowski had been "highly agitated" by national politics recently and an associate of his claimed the wanted man had spoken of a plan to steal guns and carry o...More..

Schools during manhunt for gun theft suspect
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Schools during manhunt for gun theft suspect

The sheriff's office and Janesville police are increasing patrols near churches Sunday, although investigators say there is no specific threat. Bethlehem Lutheran in Sun Prairie, less than 50 miles north of J...More..

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Did you know Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready is also a photographer?

Vedder, along with Jeff Ament , Stone Gossard , Dave Krusen , Matt Cameron , and Mike McCready , all delivered heartfelt speeches and thanked their fans and former members before putting on a thrilling p...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Las Vegas oddsmakers favor Chicago Cubs to repeat in 2017

Louis that he brought to Chicago. "Playing against the Cubs is gonna be bittersweet". "I'm not afraid to make mistakes, and when I make them, there's no excuses", Baez said. Just before 2 PM on Sunday, Joe ...More..

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Equal Pay Day: Wage Gap Still Exists In 2017

Employers will also be encouraged to publish an action plan alongside their figures, demonstrating the steps they will take to close the gender pay gap within their organisation. That means she will have to sta...More..

Alabama Supreme Court: Bentley's impeachment hearings can proceed
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Alabama Supreme Court: Bentley's impeachment hearings can proceed

We will be prepared to file our brief as directed on Monday afternoon. "We are gratified that the Alabama Supreme Court acted promptly and that the restraining order against the Judiciary Committee is stayed"...More..

No-fly zone: Trump not allowed to use personal helicopter
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

No-fly zone: Trump not allowed to use personal helicopter

The Trump-branded chopper was parked on his new helipad from Saturday to Sunday before it eventually whisked off without him, according to the Palm Beach Daily News . "You know what - and I love golf - but if ...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Schwarber, Zobrist homer in Cubs' 7-4 win over Brewers

Hendricks (1-0), who led the majors with a 2.13 ERA a year ago, made his first start of the season and gave up four runs in the first inning. "I realize this is part of being a big leaguer, dealing with the 0...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Judge approves plan to reform Baltimore police

Attorney General Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsIs it possible - is the world seeing a new Donald Trump? Sessions released a statement complaining that the consent decree "will require the court and a highly-paid ...More..

Canadian pet owner braves frozen river to save his pup
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Canadian pet owner braves frozen river to save his pup

Shivering, McIver contemplated how to get back to shore with his dog Cosmo. As soon as the ice broke, I went right in. The pet owner, Duncan McIver, didn't think twice about saving his dog. "It's a split seco...More..

Three officers injured in Tennessee prison incident
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Three officers injured in Tennessee prison incident

Three Tennessee correctional officers were assaulted Sunday in what state officials are calling a "disturbance" involving 20 inmates at a prison in southwest Tennessee , according to a statement from the Depar...More..

Retiring QB Tony Romo to wear No. 9 for Mavericks
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Retiring QB Tony Romo to wear No. 9 for Mavericks

Both people spoke on condition of anonymity because the Mavericks haven't announced the plan. From broken collarbones to ruptured disks to compression fractures, Romo's dealt with essentially every common q...More..

Ryan says health care reform still a goal
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Ryan says health care reform still a goal

Immediately after pulling the bill, Trump said he would be willing to work with Democrats on health care. Now the issue has reemerged - and the same ultra-conservative House caucus that helped sink the Obamacar...More..

Hundreds expected to comment on Baltimore police reforms
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Hundreds expected to comment on Baltimore police reforms

The motion was filed along with a memo issued by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to his top deputies instructing them to initiate a review of a broad spectrum of department activities related to law enforcemen...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Hillary Clinton calls for independent investigation into Russian Federation hacks

What the underlying reasons were, I'm trying to parse out myself. "I think it is fair to say that the outside intervention - the combination of the Comey letter on 28 October and WikiLeaks, which played a muc...More..

Is That Bill O'Reilly or Donald Trump You're Talking About?
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Is That Bill O'Reilly or Donald Trump You're Talking About?

He told his hated New York Times that he knows the "O'Reilly Factor " host as a "good person" who "shouldn't have settled" because "I don't think Bill did anything wrong". So far, Trump is the well the show ...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Legendary comedian Don Rickles has passed away

Rickles was a frequent guest on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and also made numerous appearances on the Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts that ran on NBC from the mid-1970s to the mid-1980s. "It's sweet of yo...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Dem pushed plan for both sides to admit to abusing Senate rules

Georgetown's Huder said a more significant change to the filibuster rule occurred in 1890 in the U.S. House, when Speaker Thomas Brackett Reed eliminated the ability of the minority party to filibuster. Democra...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Clinton shares thoughts on Syria at fundraiser in Houston

Clinton said there were a lot of factors that led to her loss in the elections, including sexism and misogyny. It was in response to this week's chemical-weapons attack to which President Bashar Assad is ac...More..

Family members who died in plane crash had zest for life
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Family members who died in plane crash had zest for life

The crash is under investigation by the sheriff's office and Iowa State Patrol, and the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board will also assist. Sheriff's officials say an emer...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

NY set to make state college tuition free for middle class

Many private college leaders opposed the Clinton and Sanders free tuition plans and a similar split played out in New York State. A $163 billion bill for NY was achieved, which incorporates the Excelsior Sch...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Hillary Clinton says she won't run for public office again

Hillary Clinton referred to Russia's meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election as an "act of aggression" on Thursday, in her most extended comments yet about a controversy that has consumed the earlie...More..

Ahead of Moscow visit, Tillerson blames Russia's
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Ahead of Moscow visit, Tillerson blames Russia's "failure" in Syria for killings

Obama got his Iran Deal, which will likely prove as effective as the Syrian chemical weapons agreement. "There can be no dispute that Syria used banned chemical weapons, violated its obligations under the Che...More..

AL Supreme Court: Bentley impeachment hearings can begin Monday
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

AL Supreme Court: Bentley impeachment hearings can begin Monday

Earlier this morning, Bentley held a press conference where he said he has no intentions of resigning as governor. Lawyers for the governor rushed to court and appeared before two judges to stop the impeachment...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

White House releases financial disclosures on Bannon & Kushner among 180 high-ranking officials

Before being appointed counsellor to President Trump, Kellyanne Conway was worth as much as $40m from her investments and income from her personal political consulting firm. Her retirement accounts are worth ...More..

Baltimore Wants Police Reform. Trump's DOJ May Not Let That Happen
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Baltimore Wants Police Reform. Trump's DOJ May Not Let That Happen

But the Trump administration hinted earlier this week it wanted to revisit the idea of consent decrees, with Attorney General Sessions charging two of his top deputies with reviewing not just the Baltimore decr...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Trump adviser Steve Bannon attends NSC meeting after being removed

Critics of Bannon's role were anxious he would politicize a body traditionally viewed as a candid and nonpartisan source of national security information to the president. The NYT quoted another White House o...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

US Senate Confirms Trump's Supreme Court Pick Gorsuch

Democrats denounced the GOP's use of what both sides dubbed the " nuclear option " to put Gorsuch on the court, calling it an epic power grab that would further corrode politics in Congress, the courts and the ...More..