Columbia rally one of 500 planned in March for Science

The march, whose beginnings reflect the viral birth of the Women's March on Washington , has been billed by its organizers as political but nonpartisan. Top officials are openly skeptical of the scientific consensus that climate change is caused by ... More..

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by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

NYC Mayor Hits Back After Trump Admin. Calls Policies 'Soft on Crime'

The U.S. Justice Department said in the letters Friday that it would withhold federal law enforcement grant money unless the jurisdictions can document cooperation. Within a few days of taking office, Trump...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Jon Ossoff Comes ThisClose To Stunning Trump - Runoff Looms

The former Georgia secretary of state will face Democrat Jon Ossoff in a runoff for the 6th Congressional District. Ossoff earned 48 percent of the vote in Georgia's Sixth Congressional District , follow...More..

White House pushes to revive health bill
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

White House pushes to revive health bill

But this is a great bill. The press sort of reported that it was a give-up. There's no give-up, we started. Only 17% of voters approved of the plan, according to a Quinnipiac poll released last month. And t...More..

US Vice President Seeks to Reassure Australian Alliance Following Trump Spat
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

US Vice President Seeks to Reassure Australian Alliance Following Trump Spat

Under the agreement, the USA would take up to 1,250 refugees that Australia houses in detention camps on the Pacific island nations of Nauru and Papua New Guinea. The visit to Australia is the first by a senior...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Trump administration escalates its threat to strip funding from 'sanctuary cities'

Escalating its attempts to get New York City and other metropolises to end their sanctuary city policies, the Justice Department sent identical letters to seven cities and the state of California demanding th...More..

China criticizes North Korea, praises USA on nuclear issue
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

China criticizes North Korea, praises USA on nuclear issue

The North's foreign ministry said in a statement, released by the Korean Central News Agency on Saturday, that Pyongyang will never be intimidated by the recent USA actions, including the dispatch of a nuclear ...More..

Minn. Gov. opens door to tax-hike-free transportation plan
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Minn. Gov. opens door to tax-hike-free transportation plan

There are vast differences between the budgets passed by the Republican-controlled House and Senate and what Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton has proposed. Gazelka said the two sides are close to an agreement, inclu...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Death row inmate Ledell Lee executed in Arkansas

The Arkansas governor has said the execution schedule is necessary, as the state's supply of a controversial sedative will expire at the end of the month. The manufacturer has since been revealed to be Illino...More..

After close race, business as usual?
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

After close race, business as usual?

All of which leads us to conclude that there are national factors that spurred Thompson's surprisingly close loss. The Kansas election was the first of four special elections to fill seats in the House of R...More..

Bat Cats make LSU series schedule change
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Bat Cats make LSU series schedule change

The two teams will conclude the series on Sunday at noon. Hess is now 4-0 on the year. LSU trailed 3-0 through four innings, but starter Alex Lange limited the damage, as Kentucky left the bases loaded in th...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

DOJ calls out 'sanctuary' New York City in threatened crackdown

He said that to receive grants from his agency, cities will have to certify that they are in compliance with a federal law banning local governments from restricting communication with the federal government ov...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Vigil for Fresno man killed in shooting rampage

All of the slain victims were white. Earlier in the year, he posted a rap album on YouTube replete with violent, explicit, racially charged lyrics, including referring to himself in one song as a "black soldier...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Bernie Sanders returns to Grand Prairie to rally Democrats against Trump

Mitch McConnell in 2014 when she released a TV ad showing her holding a shotgun at a shooting range in an attempt to combat McConnell's image of her as an out-of-touch liberal politician. Bernie Sanders and Ke...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Mine Hill to host annual Easter Bunny breakfast, egg hunt

They will be divided into four age groups. Bring a camera to take photos of children with the Easter Bunny. Elsie Smith, 6, and her baby-sitter, Marie Lorraine, of Bradford, found the egg hunt after attending...More..

GOP nearing completion on new Healthcare bill, but finds support split
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

GOP nearing completion on new Healthcare bill, but finds support split

Health experts say that if this amendment is passed, the costs for people in need of specific essential health benefits will likely face higher premiums. GOP leaders are expected to discuss the amendment duri...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Sentencing Begins Thursday in Trooper's Murder

After 10 days of trial, the jury has returned a verdict for Eric M. Frein. The penalty phase of Frein's trial begins Thursday. Frein melted into the woods after taking four shots with a high-powered rifle, ...More..

Arkansas executes death-row inmate Ledell Lee
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Arkansas executes death-row inmate Ledell Lee

At one point on Thursday night, the United States Supreme Court briefly delayed the execution as it reviewed appeals. Lee was convicted in 1995 of robbing, strangling and beating Ms. The execution faced anoth...More..

Trump Supreme Court Pick Neil Gorsuch Takes Place On High Court Bench
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Trump Supreme Court Pick Neil Gorsuch Takes Place On High Court Bench

The justices were being asked if a federal district court has jurisdiction to review cases that involve both alleged violations of federal anti-discrimination laws and challenges to adverse employment actions o...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Legalization of Recreational Marijuana Gets Hearing from Governor Carney

Earlier this year, both Colorado and Alaska backed off of plans to begin allowing marijuana consumption at social clubs or pot dispensaries amid concerns about the reaction from President Trump and Attorney G...More..