After fierce battle, Gorsuch confirmed to US Supreme Court

Gorsuch's confirmation essentially continues the ideological balance that existed before Scalia's death, with four conservatives, four liberals and Justice Anthony Kennedy as a swing vote between the blocs. Gorsuch will be sworn in Monday and will qu... More..

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Bannon Is Banished and Spicer the Easter Bunny on SNL
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Bannon Is Banished and Spicer the Easter Bunny on SNL

The sketch poked fun at recent headlines about infighting among Kushner and Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon. "So eat as much candy as you want, because this is probably our last Easter on earth". While ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Neil Gorsuch asks first questions as new justice on the Supreme Court

The Senate has completed its dirty work of confirming Neil Gorsuch as a Supreme Court justice. Sen. "He's just going to be reading the briefs in the cases , and he knows how to do that", Volokh said. Katyal,...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Military helicopter crashes in southern Maryland

A military helicopter with three crew members on board crashed in southern Maryland on Monday afternoon, authorities and witnesses said . The cause of the crash in under investigation. It went down at 1.50p...More..

United To Compensate People On Flight Where Man Was Dragged Off
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

United To Compensate People On Flight Where Man Was Dragged Off

Dao was forcibly removed and injured after boarding a United Airlines flight out of Chicago . One clip showed the man being removed from the aircraft, his face bloodied from the episode as others could be hear...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Probe allegations over Susan Rice

According to The Wall Street Journal , multiple Trump transition officials were "unmasked" by more than one Obama administration official during the operation - which would seem to indicate a much broader esp...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Judge issues restraining order against Arkansas from using execution drug

Arkansas officials are contesting legal rulings that blocked the state from carrying out its plan to put to death at least half a dozen inmates within a span of days. We asked the AG for her thoughts. The Ark...More..

1 hospitalized in chemical spill at Tesla plant in Nevada
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

1 hospitalized in chemical spill at Tesla plant in Nevada

Local news arriving at the scene reported that a drum of construction-grade chemical, which turned out to be cleaning solvent, spilled onto a loading dock at the Gigafactory. Production at the Gigafactory is ex...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

USA warns North Korea, may launch preemptive strike

Trump, in Washington, and Pence at the tense Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea earlier, have signaled a forceful USA stance on North Korea's recent actions and threats. Pence struck a stern tone ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

US Supreme Court won't allow Arkansas execution

The state's supreme court added more fuel to the fire on Monday when it ordered a circuit judge in Pulaski County to be barred from hearing any further death penalty cases. Courts stopped the scheduled executio...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Trump 'optimistic' at Neil Gorsuch's swearing-in after weeks of tumult

Their justifications are nonsense: Garland, they insisted, would be a trespasser to "Scalia's seat", as though some dynastic dictate barred a Democratic president from replacing the late conservative Justice A...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Canada Introduces a Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

Canadians will be allowed to carry up to 30 grams of dried cannabis for personal use, but those who sell or give marijuana to minors or who drive under its influence will face stiff penalties . The bill would ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

US Supreme Court does not allow Arkansas execution

Supreme Court spared the life of an Arkansas inmate minutes before his death warrant was set to expire Monday, scuttling efforts to resume capital punishment after almost 12 years in a state with an aggressive ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Visually impaired kids on the hunt for beeping eggs

An egg hunt is when hard-boiled eggs or plastic eggs filled with candy or prizes are hidden for children to find. There's a free community egg hunt in Hamden Saturday from 10 a.m.to noon. She says this is C...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Bright Week Follows Resurrection of Christ

While Roman Catholics eventually adopted the astronomically accurate Gregorian calendar, the Orthodox Church calculated Easter according to the less-accurate Julian calendar. Good Friday, Easter Sunday and the ...More..

Neil Gorsuch, the new Supreme Court justice
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Neil Gorsuch, the new Supreme Court justice

In 2006, Democrats, including then-Sen. Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), who has been recovering from back surgery, was absent from the vote. Illustrating the importance of the moment, Vice President Mike Pence s...More..

Trump strategy on North Korea: 'Maximum engagement'
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Trump strategy on North Korea: 'Maximum engagement'

But at the same time, H.R. McMaster said, "it's time for us to undertake all actions we can, short of a military option, to try to resolve this peacefully". The adviser spoke on condition of anonymity to discus...More..

Mountain lion may have taken dog from home
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Mountain lion may have taken dog from home

The adult witness told authorities she saw the shadow of an animal come into the room through the French doors, grab the dog from the bed, and walk out. More mountain lion safety tips can be found here . Zuno...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Kenya Sweeps 121st Boston Marathon

Switzer's bib number will be retired after Monday's race. "In my mind, I was sure that one day I would win this race", said Kirui, 25, who was running just his third marathon. At the point where she was once ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Prince: Purple Rain star's Paisley Park home found 'LITTERED' with pills

According to the court documents, Prince didn't have a prescription for any of the drugs found at Paisley Park. A search of Prince's home yielded numerous pills in various containers. But it has been wide...More..