Rescuers pluck passengers from stuck roller coaster

At around 5:45 p.m., a spokesman for the Prince George's County Fire Department tweeted that the fire department was called to Six Flags in Upper Marlboro after the Joker's Jinx ride stalled with 24 riders onboard. According to Six Flags' website, th... More..

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Trump and taxes: Back to drawing board, seeks GOP consensus

Slightly more than half of registered voters - 53 percent - say the Republican president should be forced to release his returns. That reality has opened up the dealmaking process to a host of oddball possibili...More..

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WPU Easter Egg hunt a success all around

Ramona Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3783 , Sunday, April 16, 1 p.m., 2247 Kelly Ave. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/downtownhammonton . Refreshments and activities will follow in Tunnel UMC's M...More..

Gov. Branstad to Sign Gun Legislation Thursday
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Gov. Branstad to Sign Gun Legislation Thursday

It also lets gun owners bring weapons into the state capitol with a permit. Terry Branstad (R) signed a bill into law Thursday that drastically increases rights for gun owners in the state, including an expan...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Trump's strategist Steve Bannon dropped from National Security Council

Flynn was ousted in February due to a scandal that involved inappropriate connection between Flynn and Russia, McMaster was appointed to succeed Flynn. According to a regulatory filing, under the move, national...More..

Playoff experience gives Sharks an edge in Game 1 win over Oilers
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Playoff experience gives Sharks an edge in Game 1 win over Oilers

The Sharks were without Joe Thornton , who is doing his best to make it back from a knee injury, and had Logan Couture playing in a full cage after taking a puck in the face late in the season, but they were n...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Donald Trump made good on his campaign promise about ISIS today

U.S. forces in Afghanistan deployed the military's largest non-nuclear bomb, a GBU-43, on a IS target in Afghanistan, according to U.S. Central Command. It was not immediately clear how much damage the devi...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

NY rolling out free tuition plan for many students

Middle-class families could save up to $25,880 for a four-year degree at a State University or City University of NY. "I hope students, families, and educators across our country will continue to speak out on t...More..

Gorsuch may be decisive vote in divisive Supreme Court cases
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Gorsuch may be decisive vote in divisive Supreme Court cases

He was back in his home state recovering from a second back surgery in the past month. Senate Democrats had initially gathered enough votes to filibuster the confirmation - which would have blocked a vote on ...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Misdirected airstrike in Syria killed 18 allied fighters — USA military

In an exclusive video interview with Agence France-Presse, he said "there was no order to make any attack". More than 80 people were killed in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun on 4 April, and hundreds su...More..

Kim Jong Un opens complex of North Korean high-rise buildings
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Kim Jong Un opens complex of North Korean high-rise buildings

So far, no new sanctions have been finalized. China has becoming increasingly vocal about North Korea's missile and nuclear threats, and state media editorials have begun to address Pyongyang directly with ...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Trump forgets tense time in US-Russia history

In an interview with The New York Post , the president said "I like Steve" and called his adviser "a good guy" - but one who wasn't really all that involved with his winning election campaign. White House Pr...More..

Attorney: Man dragged from United flight suffered concussion, broken nose
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Attorney: Man dragged from United flight suffered concussion, broken nose

The passenger dragged from a United flight lost two front teeth and suffered a broken nose and a concussion, his lawyer said Thursday, accusing the airline industry of having "bullied" its customers for far t...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

United Passenger Stung By Scorpion On Board Flight, CBS News Reports

We want respect and we want dignity. "That's it. Not a big deal". Attorney Thomas Demetrio also said neither Dao nor his family had heard directly from United since the incident. The first three were from t...More..

Comey green lights TV series to boost FBI's image
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Comey green lights TV series to boost FBI's image

Comey has also come under fire from Republicans for the FBI's investigation into possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. "We're trying to figure out what's true, what's fair, that's the...More..

US hit IS with largest non-nuclear bomb ever used
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

US hit IS with largest non-nuclear bomb ever used

This is the latest in the ongoing fight against ISIS. The US military has dropped the biggest non-nuclear bomb in its arsenal on an Islamic State group tunnel complex in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said . Today...More..

Public college tuition by state, least to most expensive
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Public college tuition by state, least to most expensive

The Excelsior Scholarship, approved over the weekend as part of the state budget, would cover full-time students in the State University of NY system, which totals 64 campuses and 1.3 million students. Could ...More..

First Muslim Woman Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam Found Dead in Hudson River
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

First Muslim Woman Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam Found Dead in Hudson River

Detectives did not find a suicide note. Abdus-Salaam was elected as a New York City judge in 1991. "It is humbling. It's a sad day". Police responded to a 911 call about a person floating in the Hudson ...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Storm System Set To Move Into Oklahoma

Most locations across eastern and southeastern Oklahoma will remain void of any precipitation with this system. Friday very strong south winds are likely from 20 to 35 miles per hour along with highs in the l...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Russia responsible by proxy for Syria chemical deaths

Syria agreed to remove its chemical weapons stockpile in 2013 when the U.S. threatened military action after hundreds of people were killed in a sarin chemical attack on a Damascus suburb. Tillerson said the Un...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Severe weather threat leads to early school dismissals

Strong and severe thunderstorms will fire up across the southeastern U.S. and into the Ohio River Valley Wednesday afternoon, and this activity moves towards our area very late Wednesday and Thursday morning....More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Not Our Fault: North Korea Says Washington to Blame for Escalating Tensions

The reporter, who stayed at the Yanggakdo Hotel in Pyongyang, also wrote during his time in North Korea most North Koreans were unaware the country had test-launched a missile that ended in failure. It comes da...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Russia, US agree on joint work over Syria amid battered ties

Moments after the US Secretary of State and Russia's Foreign Minister ended a news conference in Moscow, Russia vetoed the latest United Nations resolution condemning the reported use of chemical weapons in S...More..

Vegas Golden Knights tab Gallant as their first coach
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Vegas Golden Knights tab Gallant as their first coach

Congrats Gerard, I'm willing to bet you do well in Sin City. Prior his time with Florida, Gallant also coached the Columbus Blue Jackets . While he's only seen the National Hockey League playoffs as a head...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Toyota announces $1.33 billion investment in US Kentucky factory

The investment will also modernize and stremaline the production process, by updating equipment and constructing an all-new paint shop. This is an addition to the Toyota New Global Architecture. As Toyota's Nor...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Arkansas judge rejects bid to block inmate's execution

The inmates' attorneys say they were denied access to independent mental health experts in their cases. They've argued that Ward has a lifelong history of severe mental illness and that Davis has an IQ in the r...More..

AL Ethics Commission: No probable cause Rebekah Mason violated e
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

AL Ethics Commission: No probable cause Rebekah Mason violated e

Montgomery attorney Bobby Segall, who represented Mason, had no comment. The commission concluded that there was no probable cause to believe Mason committed a violation of the state's ethics act and dismissed ...More..

Homeland Security Secretary Concedes Full Border Wall Is 'Unlikely'
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Homeland Security Secretary Concedes Full Border Wall Is 'Unlikely'

Another design collective, MADE, also submitted a solar-energy-powered mass transit system to both the Mexican and United States' governments, according to its website, though without a wall underneath it. Clar...More..

Essex Jct. students return to heavy police presence at schools
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Essex Jct. students return to heavy police presence at schools

In a statement released by his spokesperson, Scott said, "Our top priority is keeping these students, teachers and staff safe, and I appreciate our state, local and federal law enforcement officers' quick respo...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

ACA repeal and replace: What the Freedom Caucus wants

These would include waivers from an Affordable Care Act provision that obliges insurers to cover so-called "essential health benefits", including mental health, maternity and substance abuse services. President...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

'Fearless Girl' in a legal fight with the 'Charging Bull'

But for a month it has been overshadowed, at least in part by the bronze Fearless Girl crafted by U.S. artist Kristen Visbal and installed in March, hands on hips and chin jutting out, directly challenging th...More..

Gov. Cuomo signs bill giving free SUNY tuition to qualifying students
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Gov. Cuomo signs bill giving free SUNY tuition to qualifying students

She called the plan "an idea whose time has come", according to reports , and called for other states to follow New York's lead. In order for students to receive the free tuition, they must stay in the state...More..

Pilot injured in crash of small plane near Spanaway Airport
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Pilot injured in crash of small plane near Spanaway Airport

Mr. Rostraver Township fire chief Greg Resetar said the fire department received a call that a plane went down at 2:36 p.m. Deputy coroner Joshua C. The plane apparently crashed shortly after taking off fro...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Trump privately signs anti-Planned Parenthood law

Now states have the freedom to spend their Title X money on comprehensive health clinics that better serve all women's needs, like pre-natal care, which a recent investigation revealed is almost impossible to r...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Ray effectively wild in D-backs win over Giants

Instead of throwing to first for the sure out, Walker rushed his throw to the plate and the ball got away towards the backstop allowing Crawford to score. Crawford added a sacrifice fly in the seventh after Hun...More..