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Republicans Say People Would Kick Themselves Off Food Stamps Under Their New Bill
News ImageWASHINGTON The Republican food stamp bill would cut benefit spending by
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 14:38:08 -0400
Public figures react to the death of Barbara Bush
News ImageWithin minutes of the news that former first lady Barbara Bush had died Tuesday at the age of 92, tributes began pouring in from political figures, including those in her own family.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 21:01:30 -0400
Hero Southwest Airlines pilot Tammie Jo Shults praised after landing distressed aircraft
News ImageA Southwest Airlines pilot is being hailed as a hero after she made an
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:06:02 -0400
State of emergency, rescues in Hawaii after severe flooding
News ImageMore than 340 people have been airlifted to safety after nearly 30 inches of rain hit the Hawaiian island of Kauai, with another storm on its way.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:05:01 -0400
Unarmed Black Man Killed In 'Mind-Boggling,' Unjustified Barrage Of Police Gunfire: Lawyer
News ImageA lawyer representing relatives of an unarmed black man killed in a hail of
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:07:50 -0400
Pompeo N. Korea trip mean to boost flagging Trump nominee: report
News ImageRachel Maddow reports on the difficulty CIA Director Mike Pompeo is having gathering enough votes for his nomination to make it out of committee, with final confirmation less than guaranteed. Just one of several struggling Trump nominations.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 17:17:54 -0400
Pope speaks out for terminally-ill British toddler
News ImagePope Francis made a fresh plea on Wednesday against a British court ruling that authorises doctors to turn off a terminally ill British toddler's life-support. Alfie Evans, 23 months old, has been in a coma for over a year and needs a ventilator to keep him breathing due to a rare degenerative neurological condition. The parents, Tom Evans and Kate James, attended the pope's weekly general audience at the Vatican on Wednesday.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 07:49:42 -0400
Texas emergency operator jailed for hanging up on thousands of 911 calls
News ImageA 911 operator in Texas has been sentenced to jail time followed by probation for hanging up on emergency callers thousands of times. Crenshanda Williams, 44, was sentenced to 10 days in jail and 18 months probation after an investigation into an unusual number of short calls for the former emergency operator, meaning they lasted no longer than 20 seconds, according to local media reports. Williams systematically hung up on the calls, prosecutors told the jury that found her guilty of interference with emergency phone calls, including instances in which vehicles were proceeding at dangerous speeds on a highway, and one where someone was attempting to report a violent burglary.
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:56:00 -0400
Sinclair Broadcast Boss Donated To GOP Rep Who Assaulted Reporter
News ImageOne of the brothers who runs local TV news giant Sinclair Broadcast Group
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 08:05:21 -0400
Federal Judge Holds Kris Kobach In Contempt For Failing To Follow Court Order To Register Voters
News ImageA Kansas federal judge ruled Wednesday that Kansas Secretary of State Kris
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 17:34:34 -0400
Fresno State professor under fire for celebrating death of Barbara Bush
News ImageFresno State University is distancing itself from an Arab-American professor who celebrated the death of former first lady Barbara Bush as it reviews the matter, school officials said Wednesday.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:46:57 -0400
Trump asked about special counsel Robert Mueller
Trump asked about special counsel Robert MuellerDuring a joint press conference with the Prime Minister of Japan, President Trump was asked about special counsel Robert Mueller
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 11:18:33 -0400
Woman Partially Sucked Out Of Southwest Plane Died Of Impact Trauma: Report
News ImageAn airline passenger who was killed Tuesday when an engine explosion caused a
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 19:43:04 -0400
Three Former U.S. Soldiers Have Been Convicted for the Contract Killing of a Filipino Woman
News ImageThe 12-day trial offered a window into the clandestine world of private mercenaries
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 22:15:51 -0400
Trump overruled Mattis on Congress vote on Syria strikes: NYT
News ImageRachel Maddow shares breaking news from the New York Times that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis wanted Donald Trump to get congressional approval before military strikes on Syria but was overruled by Trump.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 16:54:32 -0400
All over the world! Couple capture their global dip-kisses at landmark locations
News ImageRob and Joli Switzer go on a minimum of four international holidays per year to ensure that they get their unique dip-kiss photograph.
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:04:48 -0400
EPA chief sat in coach when not flying on taxpayer's dime
News ImageWASHINGTON (AP) Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt flew in coach-class seats on at least two trips home to Oklahoma when taxpayers weren't footing the bill, despite claims he needed to travel in first class at government expense because of security threats.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:26:08 -0400
Most Expensive 2018 Ford Mustang: We Welcome Our One-Month Loaner
News ImageFord asked us what sort of Mustang wed like, so we ticked every box.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:42:39 -0400
Military Officers Punished After One Appears To Re-Enlist Using Dinosaur Puppet
News ImageAn officer in the Tennessee National Guard has been removed from her position
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 20:10:08 -0400
Laura Ingraham's Guest Mocks Her On Live TV For Losing Advertisers
News Image&> Guest Enrique Morones asks Ingraham: "Where's your sponsors @davidhogg111
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 03:31:00 -0400
Trump squirming over Russia sanctions ties White House in knots
News ImageCarol Leonnig, national investigative reporter for The Washington Post, talks with Rachel Maddow about Donald Trump's panicked concern about appearing to sanction Russia more than other countries and turning back his own.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 16:20:45 -0400
60 Seriously Delicious Healthy Breakfasts
60 Seriously Delicious Healthy Breakfasts
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:23:00 -0400
Video Captures Tennessee School Employee Dragging Student Off Bus by Feet
News ImageAn elementary school teacher is being investigated after video shows he forcibly removed a seven-year-old from a school bus while breaking up a fight, Shelby County Schools says.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 18:52:03 -0400
Comey book says he threatened to call for a special counsel over Clinton emails
News ImageFBI Director James Comey nearly called for a special prosecutor to investigate Hillary Clintons email server in the spring of 2016 after Clintons lawyers refused on the grounds of attorney-client privilege to turn over their laptops for examination by the bureaus agents.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 16:43:00 -0400
Canadian Woman Who Instagrammed Her Cocaine-Smuggling Cruise Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison
News ImageMelina Roberge and her accomplice posted photos of their cruise on social media
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 03:27:32 -0400
French Man Becomes First Person in the World to Undergo 2 Face Transplants
News ImageJerome Hamon has a genetic mutation that causes severe disfiguration.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 17:46:56 -0400
2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke Diesel Returns 30 MPG Highway
News ImageThe fuel economy numbers are in, and Ford says these are best in class.
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 01:00:57 -0400
Here's Why Congressman Blake Farenthold Resigned So Abruptly
News ImageWASHINGTON It's been a mystery why Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) abruptly
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 16:32:44 -0400
Tennessee Republicans Punish Memphis For Removing Confederate Statues
News ImageTennessee's Republican-controlled House on Tuesday retaliated against Memphis
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:38:29 -0400
New York governor to allow 35,000 paroled felons to vote
News ImageNew York State plans to restore voting rights to about 35,000 New York felons on parole who previously were barred from casting a ballot until they completed their parole, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Wednesday. Cuomo will issue an executive order to restore voting rights to those felons already on parole as well as those who enter the parole system each month, a spokesman said. Most convicted felons in the United States face hurdles and roadblocks to voting, which vary by state.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:46:45 -0400
Britain spy case: Watchdog rejects Russia nerve agent claim
News ImageTHE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) The head of the global chemical watchdog agency on Wednesday rejected Russian claims that traces of a second nerve agent were discovered in the English city where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:59:04 -0400
Chuck Todd Slams Fox News For Sean Hannity's Michael Cohen Connection
News Image"Meet The Press" host Chuck Todd blasted Fox News on Tuesday for allowing its
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 20:35:33 -0400
Flag at President Trump's Mar-a-Lago Wasn't Flying at Half-Staff for Barbara Bush
News ImageIt was later lowered, the White House said
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:13:49 -0400
Nigeria police recover stolen Senate mace under flyover
News ImageNigerian police said on Thursday they had recovered the ceremonial mace -- the parliamentary symbol of authority -- under a flyover after it was stolen from the Senate. The mace was snatched on Wednesday by "hoodlums" suspected to have been hired by an embattled senator who had been suspended from the upper house because of a dispute over the date of the presidential election next year. Seizing the mace has been a long-established tactic to express discontent with parliamentary proceedings in the Senate and the lower House of Representatives, as well as state legislatures.
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 05:40:48 -0400
Southwest Emergency: Passengers Thought They'd Be Next After Engine Explosion Killed Mother of 2
News ImageJennifer Riordan of New Mexico was killed after a Southwest Airlines jet engine exploded.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 08:37:49 -0400
Stores Pulling Romaine Lettuce Off Shelves Amid E. Coli Outbreak
News ImageCostco, Walmart, Kroger, and other retailers are pulling romaine lettuce products off their shelves in response to warnings from federal investigators about the nationwide E. coli outbreak blamed...
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:49:32 -0400
The Navy's Stealth Destroyer is a Giant Missile 'Carrier' (And It Will Soon Fire Some Missiles)
News ImageIn preparation for all of this, the ship is now going through combat activation in San Diego, Calif., to pave the way toward preparing the weapons systems for the ships planned move to operational status in 2020, Navy officials say. This process will also carefully refine many of the ships other technologies, such as its advanced Integrated Power System and Total Ship Computing Environment, multi-function, volume-search SPY-3 radar and sonar systems. Navy developers of the new high-tech, stealthy USS Zumwalt destroyer are widening the mission envelope for the ship, exploring new ammunition for its guns and preparing to fire its first missiles next year.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:39:00 -0400
GOP Spending Against Obamacare Plummets In 2018 Elections
News ImageWASHINGTON Since the Affordable Care Act's passage in 2010, repealing
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:38:16 -0400
Three Employees Fired at L.A. Fitness After Black Men Kicked Out of New Jersey Gym
News ImageThree workers at a New Jersey gym have been fired after they allegedly kicked out two black men and called the police on them.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 22:51:13 -0400
Factbox: U.S. companies with exposure to Russia
News ImageAlthough the United States and Russia have imposed economic sanctions on each other since 2014, several large U.S. corporations, including PepsiCo Inc and McDonald's Corp , still count Russia as a growth market. The United States imposed sanctions on 24 Russian oligarchs and government officials and 12 Russian companies on April 6.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:10:44 -0400
Starbucks to close stores for an afternoon for bias training
News ImageStarbucks, moving swiftly to confront a racially charged uproar over the arrest of two black men at one of its stores in Philadelphia, plans to close more than 8,000 U.S. stores for several hours next month to conduct racial-bias training for nearly 175,000 workers. Philadelphia police released a recording of the call from the Starbucks employee that led to the arrests. In the recording, a woman is heard saying, "Hi, I have two gentlemen in my cafe that are refusing to make a purchase or leave." She gives the address of the Starbucks store, and the entire call lasts less than 30 seconds.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 02:22:15 -0400
Stormy Daniels Plans To Donate NDA Money To Planned Parenthood
News ImageStormy Daniels will reportedly donate the $130,000 she made in her
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:16:30 -0400
Diaz-Canel tapped to steer Cuba through post-Castro uncertainty
News ImageCuba turns to a model Communist Party official, Miguel Diaz-Canel, to steer it through a period of uncertainty when it finally turns the page on the Castro era in a vote on Thursday. The 57-year-old First Vice President is the pre-ordained choice of Raul Castro as he steps down, ensuring that the vote in the National Assembly to appoint him will be little more than a formality. The successor to Fidel and Raul Castro has spent three decades climbing to the summit of the Communist Party.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:11:40 -0400
U.S. Airline Regulators Will Boost Inspections After Fatal Southwest Jet Engine Explosion
News ImagePressure on the Federal Aviation Administration has mounted after an engine on a Southwest jet blew apart
Thu, 19 Apr 2018 01:05:08 -0400
Ferrari 488 Pista vs Lamborghini Huracan Performante: The Numbers
News ImageLighter, faster, cooler versions of already cool, already quick supercars. So which one wins the Top Trumps numbers game?
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 04:45:31 -0400
Trump Needs a Plan for Israels Confrontation With Iran
News ImageTehran and Moscow are becoming the arbiters of the Middle East and Israels relationship with both is growing increasingly tense.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:23:55 -0400
What You Should Know About Salmonella
News ImageA recent salmonella outbreak connected to contaminated eggs has so far made 23 people sick and put six of them in the hospital, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Rose A...
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 20:48:18 -0400
28 Big-Batch Summer Cocktail Recipes
28 Big-Batch Summer Cocktail Recipes
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 17:04:00 -0400
German police investigate anti-Semitic attack on men in Berlin
News ImageGerman police said on Wednesday that they had launched an investigation after two men wearing Jewish skullcaps were attacked and insulted in Berlin on Tuesday, an incident that comes amid concern that anti-Semitism could be on the rise in Germany. Anti-Semitism remains a sensitive issue in Germany given that more than 6 million Jews were murdered during the Nazi-era Holocaust. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the attack was a "absolutely dreadful" and stressed any form of anti-Semitism would be dealt with firmly and decisively, adding: "This fight against these kind of anti-Semitic excesses needs to be won." Police said they did not know the identity of the attackers.
Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:11:48 -0400
Lawyer: El Chapo's mental health is deteriorating
News ImageNEW YORK (AP) Notorious Mexican drug lord and escape artist Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is having psychological problems that could hinder his ability to fight U.S. drug-trafficking charges, his lawyer and wife said Tuesday.
Tue, 17 Apr 2018 15:32:27 -0400
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