Emmett Till Sign Vandalized Again

It stands within yards of the infamous business - Bryant's Grocery & Meat Market - where Carolyn Bryant , a 21-year-old white shopkeeper, alleged Till offended her. "KKK" was scrawled on an Emmett Till Memorial Highway sign in 2006. "Thousands o... More..

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Son of Ex-Padre on Life Support After Freak Baseball Accident
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Son of Ex-Padre on Life Support After Freak Baseball Accident

The ball hit Jason in the face, breaking his nose, according to Atlanta news station WXIA . Doctors initially believed Jason Lockhart - the son of retired Braves second and third baseman Keith Lockhart - s...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Cops who shot Seattle mom are identified

Her killing has prompted angry protests. It seems that Merrick Bobb, the federal monitor overseeing Seattle police reforms, needs to reopen his investigation. The hallway video from her apartment showed Lyles l...More..

Castaic Lake fire is now 60 percent contained
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Castaic Lake fire is now 60 percent contained

A wildfire at Castaic Lake quickly grew to hundreds of acres within hours. The fire had burned about 1,000 acres as of 9 p.m., but retardant drops higher humidity and cooler evening temperatures slowed fire a...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'

But people aren't as accepting of the Senate bill as Trump seems to be. The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office says the House measure would leave 23 million more Americans without health insuranc...More..

Southwest celebrates first day of summer with heat wave
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Southwest celebrates first day of summer with heat wave

Some cities, like Phoenix , broke their high temperature records two days in a row. The National Weather Service forecast Tuesday's high as 120 degrees for Phoenix . But "temperatures are expected to be...More..

Verdict in the Philando Castile Case Spawns Protests
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Verdict in the Philando Castile Case Spawns Protests

In the video, 32-year-old Philando is sitting in the driver's seat, covered in blood. Kaepernick was upset after a jury found Minnesota Officer Jeronimo Yanez not guilty of all charges after fatally shootin...More..

Putin: New sanctions will 'complicate' Russia-US ties
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Putin: New sanctions will 'complicate' Russia-US ties

Lawmakers said they're responding to Russia's involvement in Ukraine and meddling in the 2016 US presidential election , and to Iran's development of a ballistic missile program, support for terrorism and vi...More..

Cuba rejects new US policy, saying pressure will not work
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Cuba rejects new US policy, saying pressure will not work

America lost money and standing. But it also would give the Cuban government, which sanctions tours, more control over what visitors see and likely reduce Americans' contact with ordinary Cubans. Be mindful...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Rep. Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

Scalise, the third-ranking GOP leader in the House, "continues to show signs of improvement", MedStar Washington Hospital Center said in a statement released on behalf of his family. Louis suburb of Belleville,...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Special counsel Mueller investigating Jared Kushner's finances, Washington Post reports

Trump's young presidency has been battered by allegations - under investigation both by Congress and the FBI - that Russian Federation interfered to sway the November election in his favor . "You are witne...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Protesters march through St. Anthony to remember Castile Sunday

By early Saturday morning, at least 18 people had been arrested for failing to leave the freeway. The officer who shot Castile , Jeronimo Yanez , is Latino-not white-as some online were quick to note , arg...More..

Another police shooting acquittal worries black gun owners
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Another police shooting acquittal worries black gun owners

Civil rights lawyer Nekima Levy-Pounds, a mayoral candidate in Minneapolis, rallied the mostly young crowd of different races, just as she did during the protests and marches that swept St. Rogers with dreadl...More..

Heat advisory issued for next week
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Heat advisory issued for next week

County officials are urging residents to stay cool, hydrated and to limit outdoor activities as a heat wave takes over Southern California that starts Saturday and lasts through Wednesday, forecasters say. Hirs...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Afghan soldier wounds 7 American soldiers

An Afghan commando shot dead three US soldiers last Saturday in eastern Nangarhar province. Seven US military service members were wounded. It is the second such attack in the past week and the USA military c...More..

Gunfire turns US lawmakers' baseball practice into 'killing field'
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Gunfire turns US lawmakers' baseball practice into 'killing field'

Since 1909, teams comprised of members of Congress from both parties have squared off to raise money for charity - and this year's game is scheduled to go forward as planned Thursday at Nationals Park in Washin...More..

Gymboree files for bankruptcy protection; plans to close up to 450 stores
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Gymboree files for bankruptcy protection; plans to close up to 450 stores

Among those 22 distressed names are Gymboree - which has now filed for Chapter 11 - Sears, Nine West, Claire's Store, David's Bridal and Charming Charlie. A large portion of the debt is from Bain Capital's ...More..

This Is How Scared Republicans Are of Their Own Health Care Bill
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

This Is How Scared Republicans Are of Their Own Health Care Bill

As Senate Republicans put the finishing touches on draft legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act , party leaders are reportedly working to shield details of their proposal from the public e...More..

Teen mother fatally leaves toddlers in vehicle for 15hrs to party
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Teen mother fatally leaves toddlers in vehicle for 15hrs to party

But instead of immediately taking them to the hospital police said she waited because she was scared she would be blamed. There, their mother told hospital staff that the girls collapsed after smelling flow...More..

Pelosi: Trump's decision on Paris accord 'doesn't have factual basis'
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Pelosi: Trump's decision on Paris accord 'doesn't have factual basis'

U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley beat back persistent questioning Sunday about whether President Trump believes in climate change and vowed that America will continue to be a clean energy leader after exiting th...More..

Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions

The messages were unusual not just because the President was criticizing his own Justice Department, but also because Trump, not Sessions, has the final say over how the executive orders are presented. The ABC ...More..

COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Florida tops Washington 5-2, advances to championship series
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Florida tops Washington 5-2, advances to championship series

Florida beat No. 9 Texas A&M on Thursday (8-0) and advanced to the semifinals by taking down No. 13 LSU on Friday (7-0). Chelsea Herndon doubled to score two in the top of the fourth. The teams have combine...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Two Bounty Hunters And Fugitive Killed In Shootout At Texas Car Dealership

Ford is CEO of the RFJ Auto Partners dealership group, which owns 20 dealerships in the southern tier of the U.S.as well as some locations near Washington and Montana. The bounty hunters started shooting as wel...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Trump, after House Panel Subpoenas, Backs Inquiry Into Obama Administration

Three others were issued to the FBI, CIA and the National Security Agency seeking information on requests that former Obama administration officials made to unmask the identities of Americans named in intelli...More..

Brewers Lose Pitchers Duel In 12
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Brewers Lose Pitchers Duel In 12

The three-time Cy Young Award victor became the second-fastest pitcher in league history to reach the milestone, achieving it in the second inning of a contest against the Milwaukee Brewers . Kershaw was domina...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Year-old Edith Fuller competes in Scripps National Spelling Bee

The best of the best - the top 291 spellers - are advancing to the finals, according to the National Spelling Bee . The 13-year-old student is involved in several school clubs and likes to dance, play board ga...More..

3 men found shot dead at East Texas car dealership
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

3 men found shot dead at East Texas car dealership

He was wanted in Minnesota on several felony charges including disarming and assaulting a police officer, along with high-level narcotics offenses. It's not clear what brought Hutchinson to Texas but Peters s...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Melania Trump Confirms She Is Practicing Catholic After Pope Meeting

A Vatican statement said the meeting was "cordial" and that the Vatican hoped there could be "serene collaboration" between the USA government and the American Catholic Church, including "assistance to immigr...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Cleveland police officer who killed Tamir Rice fired after rules violations

He had been allowed to resign from another police department instead of being sacked for being emotionally unstable. The police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice was sacked Tuesday for inac...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

When the USA entered World War I in 1914, Decoration Day was expanded to remember all those killed in war. Join with us in remembering with great respect those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our nat...More..

Manchester terror attack probe widens as US leaks grate
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Manchester terror attack probe widens as US leaks grate

Two men have been arrested by counter-terror police in Greater Manchester in connection with Monday's attack, bringing the number in United Kingdom custody to eight. Interior minister Amber Rudd had described...More..

Armed man arrested at Phoenix Comicon
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Armed man arrested at Phoenix Comicon

The local man was wearing all black, however, it is unclear if he was in costume or not. Other props may be allowed, including "wands, sonic screwdrivers, plushies, masks, fairy wings, empty holsters, signs a...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

US, Europe discuss new laptop ban on flights

ACI Europe has voiced concerns about the significant operational disruption of an extended ban, including the need for a very large number of additional security staff, ad-hoc gate screening for each fligh...More..

GOP health bill: 23M more uninsured; sick risk higher costs
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

GOP health bill: 23M more uninsured; sick risk higher costs

But the task is proving more hard than they expected. The anticipated report from the Congressional Budget Office has shed new light on how the Republicans' American Health Care Act could affect premiums ...More..

Many local Memorial Day ceremonies planned
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Many local Memorial Day ceremonies planned

For Shane Wheatley, it's about showing gratitude towards his fellow servicemen, "It's a symbol how important they were to us, you know, self-sacrifice". Coffee will be served following the ceremony. Following...More..

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