Donald Trump just caved on the border wall

The administration has remained confident that there will not be a shutdown. "Chances are there will be some type of resolution to keep everything running for a week or two while negotiations continue", Pollock said. Trump had requested that Congre... More..

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Government costs could rise $2.3B without Obamacare payments

The payments are now subject to an ongoing lawsuit filed by House Republicans against the Obama administration in 2015. A federal judge agreed, but allowed the payments to continue while the case is appealed. E...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Trump salutes National Football League champs at the White House

Most of the players for the New England Patriots were at the White House Wednesay to take a victory lap after their Super Bowl win over the Atlanta Falcons. The New England Patriots visited the White H...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Trump may delay Mexico wall to avoid shutdown

Even if the fight over wall funding is over, Republicans and Democrats still have hard issues to resolve as they face a Friday night deadline when existing money expires for many federal agencies. "It's really ...More..

Second copy of Declaration of Independence discovered
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Second copy of Declaration of Independence discovered

But this new handwritten manuscript from America's tumultuous 1780s was hidden in plain sight the whole time. First she and Allen needed to date the parchment, then find out who commissioned it and why they d...More..

Lawmakers: Faith-based adoption groups can spurn gay couples
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Lawmakers: Faith-based adoption groups can spurn gay couples

Wingo told AL.com . The bill echoes similar laws in MI and South Dakota , which critics - and some supporters - say are created to let agencies to turn away prospective parents because they are gay or trans...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

First US double execution in 17 years

The last double execution carried out in the United States was in 2000 in Texas. But it was a short reprieve. Williams's execution was briefly stayed by a federal judge until 8:30 p.m., but was lifted an ho...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Trump tax plan scheduled to be unveiled: let the battle begin

Whether Trump will include provisions that could attract Democratic votes, such as a proposal to fund infrastructure spending or a child-care tax credit as proposed by his daughter Ivanka, is still the subject ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Arkansas puts Ledell Lee to death, first in series of planned executions

At 11:44 p.m., Lee was given the lethal injection. Gov. Asa Hutchinson originally scheduled four double executions over an 11-day period in April. The state's plan prompted an unprecedented flurry of legal ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Berkeley reverses decision to nix speech by right-wing commentator

Campus police said they have received information about threats to Coulter, speech attendees and protesters if the event were to go forward on the April 27 date originally planned for her appearance. Coulter re...More..

Storms with tornadoes possible in Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Storms with tornadoes possible in Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana

The day will be a bit warmer with temperatures hitting the low to mid-60s. The line of storms should still be rather broken as it arrives in Texarkana by mid afternoon. Expect a few strong storms just west of t...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

New issue in executions: Should the death chamber be silent?

He cited Pope St. John Paul II's encyclical Evangelium Vitae , which said that death sentences should not be served for punishment "except in cases of absolute necessity: In other words, when it would not b...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

New Orleans Begins Removal of Confederate Monuments

The process began in the darkness of Monday morning with the removal of the Battle of Liberty Place statue. Defendants were the city, the U.S. Department of Transportation and the New Orleans Regional T...More..

UC Berkeley wants to postpone Coulter speech
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

UC Berkeley wants to postpone Coulter speech

Dirks warning that law enforcement authorities have "very specific intelligence" of threats "that could pose a grave danger" to Coulter and others. "But we also have an unqualified focus on safety of our studen...More..

Leading GOP moderate opposes plan to move House health bill
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Leading GOP moderate opposes plan to move House health bill

With Trump's 100th day in office coming Saturday, a White House looking for achievements had pressured GOP leaders to try pushing health care legislation through the House this week. Leonard Lance (R-NJ). "S...More..

France's Le Pen says the people revolting against the elite
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

France's Le Pen says the people revolting against the elite

Voters narrowed the French presidential field from 11 to two in Sunday's first-round vote, and losers from across the spectrum called on their supporters to choose Macron in round two. Mr Le Pen shocked the wor...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Barack Obama: 'I'm Always Optimistic' About Future of US

Mr Obama said his work as a young organiser, which included meeting with Chicago public housing residents, laid the foundation for his time in office. The former president told students about his experien...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

What North Korea's Military Looks Like Compared to the US

As North Korea flexed its military muscle Tuesday, the USA did the same in the Yellow Sea near the western coast of the Korean Peninsula, as it held military exercises with South Korea's navy. Graham reiterat...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

North Korea Conducts Artillery Drills as US Submarine Arrives

Pak Yong Sik told a "national meeting" of thousands of senior military and civilian officials. On Monday, US President Donald Trump said the status quo with nuclear-armed North Korea was unacceptable , calli...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Convicted Arkansas killer chooses a surprising last meal before his execution

U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker denied requests to stop the executions for Jack Jones and Marcel Williams, both of which are scheduled for Monday night. McKesson Corporation, one of the state's lethal inject...More..