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As Shutdown Looms, Trump Undercuts Chief Of Staff And GOP On Key Issues

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:21:19 -0500

WASHINGTON ― President Donald Trump on Thursday used Twitter to add confusion to his stance on two key issues, one day before Congress’ deadline for passing legislation to keep the government open.....
Flashback 1997: Bob Dole cracks jokes during White House medal ceremony

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 06:25:39 -0500

In 1997, Former Sen. Bob Dole (R-Kan.) was invited to the White House and joked about having lost the presidency. Ten years later, Tim Russert asked him about the joke on Meet the Press....
Mormon Church Confirms New Leader In Live Broadcast

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:18:09 -0500

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has officially named Russell M. Nelson as its 17th president.....
Police issue warning about drugs cut with 'Rizzy' after man's skin is eaten away

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:22:00 -0500

Police in Alliance, Ohio, issued a warning to other law enforcement officials after a man's skin was eaten away when he allegedly injected heroin tainted with a substance called "Rizzy" into his arms,....
Fishermen dive into river moments before motorboat smashes into vessel

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:31:42 -0500

A group of fisherman were forced to dive into a freezing cold river to escape being crushed by a motorboat bearing down on their small vessel. Bryan Maess was fishing with friends near the mouth of th....
How 2 California Parents Could 'Home-School' Their Shackled And Abused Children

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:54:07 -0500

Two California parents were arrested over the weekend when police found 12 of their 13 children in filthy conditions, some chained to beds and starving.....
China planning to send robot sub to sunken ship

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:46:17 -0500

BEIJING (AP) — China is preparing to send a robot submarine possibly followed by divers to explore and plug holes in a sunken Iranian oil tanker whose 32 crew members are all believed to have died, th....
Girl From Viral Photo Dies of Aggressive Brain Cancer DIPG

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:49:57 -0500

"Our sweet Braylynn, our warrior princess, earned her sparkly pink angel wings this evening," according to a Facebook post from Braylynn's Battalion, a page started to keep family, friends and anyone ....
Syrian Kurdish PYD urges action against Turkish bombing of Afrin region

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 03:41:51 -0500

Syria's main Kurdish party appealed on Wednesday to world powers to stop Turkish bombardment of the Afrin region in northern Syria. Ankara has warned in recent days of an imminent military operation ....
Trump's language on immigrants provokes a backlash in the pulpits

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:00:10 -0500

Many Christian pastors and educators were deeply troubled President Trump’s demeaning language about some foreign countries — less because of the vulgar language he used than the racist views it impli....
How to protect your family against the spread of the flu

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:54:42 -0500

This year’s outbreak is widespread in every state but Hawaii, and has gotten so bad in Alabama that the governor has declared a public health emergency.....
Social Security Has Paid Benefits To My Dead Husband For A Year

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 05:46:36 -0500

Ann Brenoff’s “On The Fly” is a weekly column about navigating growing older ― and a few other things.....
Fears of serial child killer in infamous Pakistan city

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 03:44:23 -0500

The rape and murders of a dozen children by a suspected serial killer have terrified parents in central Pakistan, and prompted soul-searching over how the country fails to protect its most vulnerable.....
Blessing of the animals on St. Anthony's Day

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:29:06 -0500

The feast of St. Anthony, Spain’s patron saint of animals, is celebrated each year. On the eve of St. Anthony’s Day, riders guide their horses through a bonfire in the village of San Bartolome de Pin....
Alligator And Python Locked In Death Duel On Golf Course

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:03:34 -0500

A Naples, Florida, golf course featured a reptilian smackdown between an alligator and Burmese python last week ― and it was caught on camera.....
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Appears Open To Striking Down Gerrymandered Map

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:11:19 -0500

― A plurality of state Supreme Court justices seemed open to the possibility that the Pennsylvania congressional map may violate the state’s constitution, but during oral argument on Wednesday seemed ....
White House releases report on foreign-born criminals in the U.S.

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:26:32 -0500

During a press briefing at the White House on Wednesday, January 17, The Justice Department's National Security Division released a report on criminals in the U.S. who were foreign-born.....
'I Feel Horrible.' Former University of Alabama Student Apologies After Using Racial Slur in Video

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:55:23 -0500

She was also kicked out of the Alpha Phi sorority....
Trump's meeting with Kazakhstan president raises questions about human rights and business ties

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:52:59 -0500

President Trump proclaimed Tuesday “Religious Freedom Day,” but he spent the afternoon meeting with an authoritarian who has been accused of conducting a brutal campaign of repression against religiou....
What does Mueller's subpoena of Bannon mean?

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:18:06 -0500

Chuck Rosenberg, former federal prosecutor, talks with Rachel Maddow about what it might mean that special counsel Robert Mueller served Steve Bannon with a subpoena instead of asking him for an infor....
Suspect charged with murder in college student's killing

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:28:10 -0500

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A former high school classmate of a University of Pennsylvania student found stabbed and buried in a California park was charged Wednesday with murder and investigators were l....
19 Attorneys General Call On Congress To Legalize Banking For Weed Industry

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:35:49 -0500

Attorneys general from over a dozen states where some form of marijuana use has been legalized are urging Congress to pass legislation that would allow banks to provide services to cannabis businesses....
David Turpin's Sister-in-Law Says He Would Watch Her in the Shower, Wouldn't Let Her Contact Kids

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:10:48 -0500

Elizabeth Flores says she was creeped out by Turpin when she stayed with the family 20 years ago.....
The Best Instant Pot Recipes To Make With The Pressure Cooker Feature

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 05:46:07 -0500

No matter how hard you fight it, an Instant Pot is almost certainly going to weasel its way into your life at some point.....
Glossier Just Dropped Its First-Ever Solution To Acne-Prone Skin

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:50:02 -0500

The glossy-faced, dewy-skinned experts at Glossier just dropped a new addition to the skincare-as-makeup retailer’s collection that’s perfect for blemish-prone faces.....
Australia lifesaving drone makes first rescue

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 10:53:11 -0500

A pair of Australian swimmers on Thursday became the first people to be rescued in the ocean by a drone when the aerial lifesaver dropped a safety device to distressed teens caught in rough seas. Aus....
Archaeologists in Mexico Claim to Have Discovered the World's Longest Underwater Cave

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 21:12:48 -0500

The discovery has revealed a combined cave about 216 miles long....
Illegal immigrant alleged cop killer wishes he 'killed more'

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:28:34 -0500

Luis Enrique Monroy Bracamontes accused of killing two California police officers interrupts first day of trial with profane outbursts.....
Can Jeff Flake turn the tide in the Republican war on the media?

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 15:18:10 -0500

President Trump has waged war on the media, to the delight of his base and with the unspoken – or explicit – support of his party. Now, on the floor of the Senate, one Republican, Jeff Flake of Arizon....
Authorities: Deputy fatally shoots teen in Ohio courtroom

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:33:05 -0500

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A deputy fatally shot a 16-year-old boy in an Ohio courtroom when a fight broke out involving the boy, his family and the officer on Wednesday, a sheriff's office investigato....
Murders By U.S. White Supremacists More Than Doubled In 2017, New Report Shows

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 17:06:43 -0500

White supremacists in the United States killed more than twice as many people in 2017 as they did the year before, and were responsible for far more murders than domestic Islamic extremists, helping m....
Sweden sends leaflets to 5m homes on how to prepare for war with Russia

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 07:23:19 -0500

Sweden is preparing to issue a public information manual on what to do in the event of war, as debate in the country grows over how to deal with the threat from Russia. The brochure, due to be sent to....
What Is A 'Sunshine Baby'?

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:11:45 -0500

Over the years, some of this vocabulary has gained wider currency, like the term “rainbow baby,” which refers to a child born after a miscarriage, stillbirth, infant death or other early loss of a chi....
Passenger plane skids off runway in Turkey's Trabzon Airport

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:00:46 -0500

Turkish authorities are using a large crane to lift a passenger plane that skidded off a runway in northern Turkey and stopped on the side of a slope just meters away from the Black Sea. The Pegasus ....
Watch How This School In Puerto Rico Reacts When Power Returns After 112 Days

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:33:15 -0500

Children in Puerto Rico have had to live much of their life in the dark since Hurricane Maria devastated the island nearly four months ago.....
Worst-case global warming scenarios not credible: study

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:04:01 -0500

Earth's surface will almost certainly not warm up four or five degrees Celsius by 2100, according to a study released Wednesday which, if correct, voids worst-case UN climate change predictions. A re....
Police still baffled by discovery of 13 starved, abused siblings

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 21:11:43 -0500

By Alan Devall and Bob Mezan PERRIS, Calif. (Reuters) - Police said on Tuesday they were still seeking answers after finding 13 siblings starving in their parents' squalid Southern California home, s....
Hackers Messaged Donald Trump With Former Fox News Hosts' Twitter Accounts

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:58:38 -0500

The Twitter accounts of two former Fox News hosts were hacked on Tuesday, resulting in both of their feeds being filled with Turkish propaganda supporting the country’s controversial president.....
Lawmaker seeks home school oversight after 13 found captive

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 19:23:25 -0500

LOS ANGELES (AP) — City officials couldn't find any records that the fire marshal conducted required annual inspections at a California home that doubled as a private school where authorities say ....
Pope meets with abuse survivors, weeps with them in Chile

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:29:35 -0500

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Pope Francis met on Tuesday with survivors of priests who sexually abused them, wept with them and apologized for the "irreparable damage" they suffered, his spokesman....
US border patrol routinely sabotages water left for migrants, report says

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:39:56 -0500

Volunteers are said to have found hundreds of water gallons vandalised in a patch of Sonoran desert. United States border patrol agents routinely vandalise containers of water and other supplies left....
Father deported to Mexico after 30 years in U.S. tells his story

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:09:50 -0500

A Michigan father who was deported to Mexico talks about telling his family goodbye.....
Former Gymnastics Coach Tells Larry Nassar To 'Go To Hell' During Sentencing

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:12:55 -0500

A coach who sent more than 100 girls to Larry Nassar for medical treatment told the former USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University team doctor to “go to hell” in court Wednesday.....
Airbus gets early 2018 jump on rival Boeing with Mexico order

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:35:26 -0500

Airbus got an early jump on rival Boeing for 2018 with news Tuesday that low-cost Mexican airline Volaris has ordered 80 of its popular A320 planes for a total $9.3 billion. The planned purchase, whi....
Californians launch bid to create new state after accusing government of 'failing' the people

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:53:07 -0500

A group seeking to carve out a breakaway state called New California issued a declaration of independence that asserted California’s existing government had “failed in their oath of office, obligation....
Facebook selfie clue helps convict Canadian woman who killed her friend 

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:11:22 -0500

An incriminating clue in a Facebook selfie was used as evidence to help convict a Canadian woman who strangled her friend to death. Cheyenne Rose Antoine pleaded guilty to killing 18-year-old Brittney....
Democrats Score Special Election Upset In Wisconsin GOP Stronghold

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:56:16 -0500

Democrat Patty Schachtner won a special election for a state Senate seat in Wisconsin on Tuesday, scoring a huge upset victory for her party in a district that President Donald Trump handily captured ....
Philippine volcano spews lava; thousands flee

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 09:14:44 -0500

Glowing-red lava spurted in a fountain and flowed down the Philippines' most active volcano in a stunning display of its fury that has sent more than 34,000 villagers fleeing to safety.....
'The Situation' to plead guilty to tax-related charges

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 14:59:10 -0500

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Former "Jersey Shore" reality TV star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino wrote to a judge that he will plead guilty this week to federal tax charges, apparently en....
Tillerson says U.S. has no intention to build border force in Syria

Wed, 17 Jan 2018 23:25:11 -0500

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday denied that the United States had any intention to build a Syria-Turkey border force, saying the issue, which has incensed Ankara, had been "misportr....