Gorsuch takes first of 2 oaths

A public ceremony will be held at the White House at 11 a.m. ET and Justice Anthony Kennedy will administer the second oath of office to Gorsuch. It will be administered by Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, for whom Gorsuch clerked as a young ... More..

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Masters notes: No. 16 proves costly for Hoffman
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Masters notes: No. 16 proves costly for Hoffman

Justin Rose and Jordan Spieth were the key movers as the cream rose to the top in the third round of the US Masters at Augusta National. England's Justin Rose admitted Sunday that losing the Masters in a ...More..

Shots fired near US Capitol
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Shots fired near US Capitol

A woman is taken into custody on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. . WRC-TV reporter Tracee Wilkins reported that Everett's aunt told her that the arrested driver suffered from mental illness, but a judge denied t...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Man quickly opened fire on wife in classroom

Burguan said the shooter, Cedric Anderson, 53, of Riverside, walked in to the classroom armed with a large caliber revolver and opened fire "without saying anything", killing Karen Elaine Smith, 53, also of Riv...More..

United States warships reportedly headed towards Korea peninsula
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

United States warships reportedly headed towards Korea peninsula

And my view is, we should stand up to them more than we have, precisely, targeted, not big blunderbuss, you know, a huge, big tariff and all that, but, rather, selected industries and sectors. Ms Trump, the pre...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Feuding Trump aides meet and agree to end 'palace intrigue'

Kushner, 36, a government neophyte who has taken on a much larger portfolio as a top West Wing aide and foreign envoy, was said to be displeased after hearing that Bannon made critical remarks about him to ot...More..

Impeachment hearings begin for Alabama governor
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Impeachment hearings begin for Alabama governor

Kay Ivey has been sworn in as Alabama's new governor after Robert Bentley resigned and pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor charges that arose from an investigation into his alleged affair . The person says Ben...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Man who killed wife at California school called her 'angel'

Elizabeth Barajas hugs her daughter, Marissa Perez, 9, following their reunion as Marissa recounted her experiences being in the classroom in which her teacher was shot to death at North Park Elementary School...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Gorsuch sworn in as Supreme Court justice

I have no doubt you will rise to the occasion and that the decisions you will make will not only protect our Constitution today, but for many generations to come. Gorsuch thanked the president, vice president, ...More..

Neil Gorsuch Will Get Right To Work On These Supreme Court Cases
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Neil Gorsuch Will Get Right To Work On These Supreme Court Cases

Four hundred twenty-one days after the passing of Justice Antonin Scalia, the resulting vacancy on the Supreme Court has finally been filled. During the first, he took the constitutional oath in a closed-door...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Trump's senior adviser Kushner meets Iraqi PM

The administration official who provided the information late Sunday wasn't authorized to speak about confidential meetings by name and demanded anonymity. He has been deeply involved with presidential staffing...More..

New York on verge of tuition-free college for middle class
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

New York on verge of tuition-free college for middle class

States across the country and across the political spectrum are paying greater attention to college costs as more local employers demand some form of postsecondary education. "College is today what high school ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

California politicians, national leaders address San Bernardino school shooting

Anderson and Smith were found dead in a special needs classroom that serves the first through fourth grades, Burguan said. Police say he said nothing and opened fire on his wife with a large-caliber revolver...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Sergio Garcia holds early lead at Masters

It was worth the wait. Playing the 18th hole again , Rose got in trouble with an errant tee shot, forcing him to punch out from behind a giant magnolia tree. He tied for second, three strokes behind Danny W...More..

Facts about Justice Neil Gorsuch and the Supreme Court
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Facts about Justice Neil Gorsuch and the Supreme Court

President Donald Trump praised, saying Gorsuch "will go down in history as one of the truly great justices in the history of the U.S". Speaking ahead of Gorsuch at the ceremony, Trump said that "our country...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Spokesman: 2 students wounded were not targeted

He later tweeted , "There are two wounded, possible students". Madden said police had received reports of the shooting at the school shortly before 10:30 a.m., and officers responded within minutes. Once a m...More..

Judge again finds discrimination in Texas' voter ID law
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Judge again finds discrimination in Texas' voter ID law

But the decisions are significant because it raises the possibility of Texas being stripped of the right to unilaterally change its election laws without federal approval. The Texas law requires voters to prese...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Boris Johnson cancels visit to Moscow due April 10 - Foreign Office

As far as Tillerson is concerned, the USA priority is still to defeat ISIS and it is up to the Syrian people "to decide the fate of Bashar al-Assad". The last-ditch attempt by the United Kingdom and the U.S. ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

2 dead in shooting at Calif. elementary school

Authorities say Anderson gained entrance to the school as a visitor and kept his weapon, a large-caliber revolver, concealed until he began firing inside the classroom. "I'm praying for the victims&entire sch...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Bannon dropped from National Security Council

Notably, Steve Bannon attended a National Security Council meeting shortly after news reports surfaced that he had been removed from the council by President Donald Trump. Kushner has also won over two key ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Man accused in OH triple slaying jumps from courthouse balcony, dies

Adding: 'He was talking about the future of his trial, and he just chose to jump'. Seman faced the death penalty if he'd been convicted of aggravated murder charges in the deaths of 10-year-old Corrine Gump a...More..

Trump looks to put end to Bannon Kushner in fighting
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Trump looks to put end to Bannon Kushner in fighting

Days later, however, the stream of anti-Kushner articles at Breitbart has stopped - and according to a new report from Business Insider's Oliver Darcy, that is not a coincidence. Whether or not the chief ...More..

Beijing may offer concessions to avoid trade war with Washington
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Beijing may offer concessions to avoid trade war with Washington

China has agreed to give more access to its domestic market to American businesses, the Financial Times reports , quoting Chinese and United States officials involved in recent talks. China is its biggest tra...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

First two Democrats back Trump's Supreme Court pick

She also said she expects Republicans will succeed in modifying the Senate 60-vote rule to a simple majority vote, and the change "will usher in more extreme judges in the future" on the Supreme Court. She ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Russia knew in advance of Syrian chemical attack

The US last week fired 59 cruise missiles at the airfield in Syria where the chemical attack is believed to have been launched. "What's significant about the strike is not that it was meant to take out the S...More..

British father killed in Stockholm terror attack was 'talented and caring'
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

British father killed in Stockholm terror attack was 'talented and caring'

The man suspected of carrying out the truck attack in Stockholm was an asylum seeker who was being sought by authorities for deportation, Swedish police say. The suspected killer was identified as a 39-year...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Shooting reported at California elementary school

San Bernardino police and fire officials at North Park Elementary School on April 10, 2017 following shooting on campus. The gunman was among those who were possibly down, according to the chief. "He was cryi...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Hillary Clinton: Putin's Russia Will Continue to Meddle in U.S

The Russian hackings, she said , appeared to be a "more effective theft than even Watergate (the major U.S. political scandal that occurred in the 1970s)". She also admitted that it was "somewhat gratifying" t...More..

Easter egg hunts planned around area
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Easter egg hunts planned around area

This year the event takes place on Saturday, April 15 . There were zones marked off for five age groups up to sixth grade and, in total, about 800 colored plastic eggs. The Easter Bunny will be ready for p...More..

Steve Bannon may be on his last legs in the White House
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Steve Bannon may be on his last legs in the White House

The White House is becoming increasingly split between Steve Bannon, who favors a more nationalist approach to domestic and foreign policy, and Jared Kushner and senior economic adviser Gary Cohn , both of w...More..

Elected leaders offer thoughts on Equal Pay Day, salary gap
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Elected leaders offer thoughts on Equal Pay Day, salary gap

Tuesday, the YWCA and community leaders sold lemonade to raise awareness about what they call the "sour truth" surrounding the pay gap between men's and women's wages. Trump talked up her support for equal pay ...More..

Alabama governor, facing possible impeachment, to resign
by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Alabama governor, facing possible impeachment, to resign

Lt. Gov. Kay Ivey (R) is expected to be sworn in to office on Monday. The committee said his "obsession and paranoia" led him to use state resources to conduct - and, apparently, to break off - his affair....More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Russian Federation and Syria could face 'further sanctions', Boris Johnson warns

Iran and North Korea have slammed Washington's retaliation and put it on a direct diplomatic collision course with Moscow, where Tillerson heads to on Tuesday for talks with Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov ....More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

New York to offer free tuition to 4-year public colleges, universities

If approved , the program will be phased in over three years , first applying to families earning up to 100,000 this fall. On Saturday, New York state approved a bill that will allow middle class students ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Gun shop burglary suspect mailed manifesto to Trump, police say

SWAT teams surrounded then raided the home of Joseph Jakubowski Saturday night after a tip led officials to believe he had returned home, according to the Rock County Sheriff's Office . Police on Sunday also...More..