NCAA in SLC: Top-seeded Gonzaga pulls away from South Dakota State

It took almost a half for No. 1 seed Gonzaga to enforce its will against No. 16 South Dakota State, but once the Zags did they bulled their way to a 66-46 win in the NCAA Tournament first round at Vivint Arena on Thursday. "But then again, they're ju... More..

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Up and down the east coast, thousands of flights cancelled
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Up and down the east coast, thousands of flights cancelled

The bad weather will be accompanied with hazards including possible whiteout conditions, moderate coastal flooding and power outages. More than 90 flights to and from Denver International Airport were cancele...More..

Top US attorney Bharara 'fired'
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Top US attorney Bharara 'fired'

What Bharara intends to do now that he has officially left the Southern District of New York Attorney's office remains to be seen - or tweeted about. New York Magazine reported on Sunday that Rupert Mu...More..

KS Wildfires Burn Over 350K Acres; Homes, Bridges Damaged
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

KS Wildfires Burn Over 350K Acres; Homes, Bridges Damaged

Wildfires have claimed the lives of as many as seven people across multiple states in the central US, consuming as many as one million acres. The Oklahoman reports between 70,000 and 100,000 acres have burn...More..

Representative Cummings to meet with Trump about drug prices
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Representative Cummings to meet with Trump about drug prices

One example the lawmakers cited is Trump's habit of misspelling and then deleting tweets, which they warned "could pose a violation to the Presidential Records Act " if the deleted tweets are not archived. C...More..

by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Hawaiian Airlines plane diverts to Los Angeles over blanket incident

The man demanded to speak to a company official on the ground and the flight crew allowed him to use an onboard telephone to call its corporate headquarters. "Diverting a fight is clearly not our first choice...More..

Daycare worker pushes girl, 4, down stairs
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Daycare worker pushes girl, 4, down stairs

She then takes the girl by the hand and leads her down the remaining steps. CNN also attempted unsuccessfully to reach Child Care of the Future daycare center and the Upper Darby police department for comme...More..

Ga. LGBT Advocates Weigh In On Transgender Bathroom Case
by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Ga. LGBT Advocates Weigh In On Transgender Bathroom Case

In June 2016, a federal district court ordered the Gloucester County School Board to let Gavin Grimm use the same restrooms as other boys at his school. He asserts he should be able to use the bathroom of h...More..

Hypothermia killed elderly twin sisters after separate falls at their home
by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Hypothermia killed elderly twin sisters after separate falls at their home

Police believe the women died of hypothermia. All three went to Haley's Opechee Drive home at about 8:30 p.m. They were both found outside Jean's home, with Martha face down near her vehicle in the driveway a...More..

by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

U.S. temporarily suspends special payment programme for H-1B visas

H-1B's stated goal is to attract highly educated specialists to U.S. jobs that companies can't fill, and while it applies to a number of industries, the majority of recipients work in technology. The new USA ad...More..

Senate Fails to Vote on 'Grand Bargain' Items, Cullerton Blames Rauner
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Senate Fails to Vote on 'Grand Bargain' Items, Cullerton Blames Rauner

Republicans dismissed the allegations as scapegoating for a plan that's not ready for prime time. Even those were adopted mostly with Democratic votes. Illinois, the nation's fifth-largest state, is limping thr...More..

Baltimore Police Officers Indicted For Conspiracy, Racketeering
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Baltimore Police Officers Indicted For Conspiracy, Racketeering

One of the cops is facing a separate charge for drug distribution. Maryland US Attorney Rod Rosenstein announced the indictments alongside the city's Police Commissioner and FBI and DEA officials, confirming ...More..

Denver Zoo quietly welcomes newborn giraffe
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Denver Zoo quietly welcomes newborn giraffe

The zoo posted on its Facebook page that it is celebrating the birth of Dobby, the zoo's newest reticulated giraffe calf. "Dobby may not have been a planned birth, but now that he's here, we're excited to hav...More..

Toddler dies after hours in hot vehicle parked outside Tampa day care
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Toddler dies after hours in hot vehicle parked outside Tampa day care

Joseph Manchego was left behind in his half-sister's auto for several hours, after she drove to work at "BFF Kidz Child Care Center", a daycare in Brandon. "Jacob was not in our care on this day so there is not...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Driver slams into New Orleans crowd

Online court records show no previous felony arrests in Orleans Parish. New Orleans police said Rizzuto, who lives in Paridis but is from Ponchatoula, was driving drunk when his pickup truck slammed into ...More..

by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Fox News Interviews Fake Expert on Sweden to Warn About Immigration Threat

Bildt dutifully echoed the claims made by Trump, claiming Swedish authorities were failing to socially integrate refugees, leading to a problem with "socially deviant activity" and "hotspots of crime". There wa...More..

Jewish Cemetery in Philadelphia Vandalized
by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Jewish Cemetery in Philadelphia Vandalized

On Wednesday, US Vice President Mike Pence visited the Chesed Shel Emeth Society cemetery outside of St. Louis where the incident took place, joining Missouri's Jewish Governor Eric Greitens and other volunteer...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Women 'here to stay' on the Supreme Court

The 83-year-old also commented on the impact of the women's march in Washington, which sparked marches across the country and some overseas on the day after Trump's inauguration, according to CBS News . "Think...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Suspect arrested in Grinstead case

After 12 years, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation has a break in beauty queen, Tara Grinstead's disappearance. Police immediately suspected foul play in Grinstead's case, the GBI said in a press release. "I c...More..

Louisiana Woman Comes To Aid Of Officer
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Louisiana Woman Comes To Aid Of Officer

The suspect, 28-year-old Thomas Bennett, managed to get the officer's baton and began beating Officer Amie over the head. Vickie acted just in the knick of time, too; Bennett had reportedly been trying to gra...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

A Look At The History Behind Presidents Day

While the holiday has commonly become known as Presidents Day, the federal government still designates the third Monday in February as a holiday celebrating Washington's Birthday. "What if we don't want to cele...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Calif. officer killed, another wounded while responding to accident

There had been four firearms-related law enforcement deaths this year through Monday, down from nine in the same period in 2016, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, which tracks on...More..

Cleanup begins after powerful storm slams Southern California
by | Monday, February 20, 2017

Cleanup begins after powerful storm slams Southern California

Elsewhere, a man was found dead in a submerged vehicle Victorville, and in the Los Angeles area, a man was electrocuted when a tree downed power lines that hit his auto. A tree fell over, crushing a vehicle...More..

by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

This Scott Pruitt Insanity Doesn't Get Nearly Enough Attention

Pruitt has been criticized by environmental activists for actions that include eliminating a unit within the Oklahoma attorney general's office that was charged with prosecuting polluters as well as having sue...More..

ICE arrests undocumented domestic violence victims seeking protection from abuse
by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

ICE arrests undocumented domestic violence victims seeking protection from abuse

New details are expected to emerge as Congressman Beto O'Rourke and county leaders are scheduled to host a news conference in regards to the ICE detention of a transgender woman, a convicted criminal in the cou...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Senate Confirms Mick Mulvaney as OMB Director

McCain noted that while President Donald Trump has expressed a desire to rebuild the military, Mulvaney, a congressman from SC has repeatedly sought to cut military funding. But when asked about that vote durin...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests man planning attacks in Myrtle Beach

According to the station, federal authorities say that McDowell indicated on January 6 that he was looking for a gun and met an undercover FBI employee about a week later at an unidentified hotel in Myrtle B...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Livestream Shows Man, 2-Year-Old Shot Dead

He and his aunt's 26-year-old boyfriend, who Chicago police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said was a documented gang member, were killed in the shooting. "My gut is telling me that when we finally find this ...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Cars catch fire in Disneyland parking structure, no word on cause

A fire broke out in a parking structure at Disneyland on February 13, 2017. Foul play is not suspected in the fire, which was reported at 4:37 p.m. During the 3-hour evacuation, the trams serving the structu...More..

by | Monday, February 13, 2017

$30K bounty set for capture of Peru's ex-President Toledo

Peru has said Interpol issued a red alert to 190 member countries to help find him, but Toledo does not appear on its list of wanted persons . Now in Paris, Toledo has denied these accusations claiming the...More..

Yale to Rename Calhoun College After Protests Over Slavery Ties
by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Yale to Rename Calhoun College After Protests Over Slavery Ties

Calhoun, who attended Yale in the early 1800's, served the United States as Vice President to President Monroe. For years, progressives and social justice warriors have denounced Calhoun College's namesake, a...More..

by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Flights to and from Northeast canceled, delayed during winter storm

Many communities announced parking restrictions in advance of the storm, and some school systems canceled classes on Thursday, including Providence, Rhode Island . Winter storm warnings were now in effect fo...More..

Hundreds of immigrants arrested in 'routine' U.S. enforcement surge
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Hundreds of immigrants arrested in 'routine' U.S. enforcement surge

But some local and state lawmakers, in California and elsewhere, confirmed reports from immigrant-rights groups about expanded operations by immigration authorities, putting a spotlight on enforcement in the wa...More..

by | Friday, February 10, 2017

Blizzard Warning Issued for Thursday

Roads are deserted after 12 inches of snow fell on the city, grounding more than 1,700 flights and bringing NY to a standstill. More than 1,700 flights in NY airports alone were canceled. High winds are likel...More..

by | Thursday, February 09, 2017

Can Democrats block Gorsuch's confirmation?

We'll now see who is in the mainstream - this Tenth Circuit judge, a distinguished scholar who's a graduate of Columbia University, Harvard Law and Oxford University (doctorate in legal philosophy), or Schumer ...More..