Downtown Connector reopens after chemical spill, crash

A tractor-trailer overturned during a crash with an SUV and spilled hazardous materials. WGCL-TV reports that there were only minor injuries in the accident, and closed the roadway between Peachtree Street and 17th Street. There was heavy Atlanta ... More..

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Kushner Failed to Disclose Russian Contacts on Security Clearance Form
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Kushner Failed to Disclose Russian Contacts on Security Clearance Form

Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, also one of his chief advisers, has been working in global relations as well, drawing criticism because of his lack of government experience. Although one associate of Bannon ...More..

In big win for Trump, Senate approves conservative court pick Neil Gorsuch
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

In big win for Trump, Senate approves conservative court pick Neil Gorsuch

However, progressive groups organized weeks ahead of time, urging Democrats to filibuster Gorsuch in order to please the party's liberal base and signal that Democrats will oppose the Trump administration's age...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Daines and Tester divided on Gorsuch confirmation

The final confirmation vote came after Senate Republicans rewrote the rules, voting to eliminate the 60-vote filibuster threshold on Supreme Court nominees. For many conservatives, Trump's choice of Gorsuch mad...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Kansas outcome a warning to GOP

Only 220 eligible voters in Pawnee County lived in that congressional district and 28 percent voted. During an interview on MSNBC, the Democratic candidate in the House special election in Georgia, Jon Ossoff...More..

Trump aide urges defeat of Michigan member of Freedom Caucus
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Trump aide urges defeat of Michigan member of Freedom Caucus

One of President Donald Trump's top targets didn't budge Sunday from his opposition to the failed Republican health care bill in the face of multiple critical tweets from President Donald Trump since the defe...More..

US Senate confirms Gorsuch as 9th SC judge
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

US Senate confirms Gorsuch as 9th SC judge

Democrats sought to block Gorsuch's appointment by mustering 41 votes against the motion to end debate, known as closure. He was back in his home state recovering from a second back surgery in the past month. T...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

121st Boston Marathon is Meb's last run, Rupp's first

The pillars would twist and may feature sculptures at the top. The family of 29-year-old Krystle Campbell placed a second wreath about 200 yards away where the Medford native was killed in the first blast. Bo...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Kansas Republican Ron Estes wins congressional seat

Tom Price , according to a Thursday report from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. "If we can make Republicans go into full-on freakout mode in a ruby-red Kansas congressional district now, we have the pow...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Gorsuch sworn into Supreme Court

Justice Samuel Alito says that when he took over as the court's rookie from Justice Stephen Breyer in 2006, after Breyer had been the court's junior member for more than a decade, Breyer still leapt up the firs...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

US First Lady Melania Trump To Move In To White House

The common practice of publicising the White House visitors log under the Obama administration will be stopped due to security reasons. A Democrat's dream would be to get Trump on both Russian Federation ...More..

Detroit officers hurt in shooting after reported burglary
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Detroit officers hurt in shooting after reported burglary

The officers were on the front porch when they were hit by a shotgun blast from inside of the home on Lesure, near Eight Mile and Schafer roads. The other officer was shot in the left arm and is expected to b...More..

Russia relations, trust 'at a low point,' says Tillerson in Moscow
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Russia relations, trust 'at a low point,' says Tillerson in Moscow

Earlier, Tillerson said he had a "productive" meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin on Wednesday, despite palpable tension between the US and Russia . But in an apparent reversal, Mr ...More..

Divided Senate confirms conservative jurist Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Divided Senate confirms conservative jurist Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court

Instead of 60 votes, they confirmed Gorsuch with a 54-45 count. Judge Gorsuch was on Friday confirmed by the Senate to be appointed as the 113th justice of the Supreme Court. Meanwhile an Orthodox Union o...More..

Federal judge in Arkansas blocks series of executions
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Federal judge in Arkansas blocks series of executions

An Arkansas judge who blocked the state's multiple executions attended anti-death penalty protests on the same day. "The rapid schedule will put an extraordinary burden on the men and women required by the st...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

White House to keep visitor records secret

However, visitor logs for White House agencies, such as the Office of Management and Budget and the U.S. Trade Representative, may be released under the Freedom of Information Act. Ultimately, almost 6 million ...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

U.S. attack on Syria aggression against sovereign state: Putin

The attack prompted the USA to fire 59 cruise missiles into a Syrian airbase from which it said the attack was launched. Almost 80 people died in Khan Sheikhoun town in the rebel-held northern province of Idl...More..

Sen. Ed Markey: Democrats will restore filibuster for SCOTUS nominees
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Sen. Ed Markey: Democrats will restore filibuster for SCOTUS nominees

All the current justices were in attendance, along with most of their spouses. Monday, Gorsuch raised his right arm to the square, and was sworn in to fill the vacancy left behind by late Justice Antonin S...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Interest in where and when Trump may attend church services

Under the Trump Administration's directive, logs of those entering the White House complex will be kept secret until at least five years after Trump leaves office-at which point they will first be eligible to...More..

Jazz center Rudy Gobert injures knee seconds into first playoff game
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Jazz center Rudy Gobert injures knee seconds into first playoff game

Chris Paul and Blake Griffin got hurt in the first round of last year's playoffs against Portland in Game 4. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Blake Griffin is the top scorer for the Clippers with 21.6 points a...More..