A&M fires back as Rick Perry disputes gay Aggie student's election win

Perry, a former Texas governor and failed presidential candidate, has a long history of attacking the LGBT community-comparing homosexuality to alcoholism, opposing the repeal of anti-sodomy statutes, and claiming he was "greatly disappointed" the Bo... More..

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2 injured in Wisconsin shooting, schools on lockdown
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

2 injured in Wisconsin shooting, schools on lockdown

Chief Wallace Sparks said the shooting covered several crime scenes. He declined to release names of those involved pending notification of family. Police first responded to the Marathon Savings Bank for a ...More..

Trump moves sanctuary city fight to front burner
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Trump moves sanctuary city fight to front burner

At first glance, a report released by Immigration and Customs Enforcement on Monday suggested that three undocumented immigrants in the Philadelphia region with serious criminal histories had been released af...More..

Jason Day withdraws from Match Play, cites mother's cancer surgery
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Jason Day withdraws from Match Play, cites mother's cancer surgery

Day was three holes down to Pat Perez before leaving the course after completing No. 6. She had a test done in Australia and the doc said she was terminal and only had 12 months to live. As the world No2, McIlr...More..

by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Local Meals on Wheels not affected by potential budget cuts

The proposal does call for the wholesale elimination of several antipoverty programs, including grants that in some states help fund senior nutrition programs such as Meals on Wheels. Volunteers who deliver mea...More..

Texas Braces For Medicaid Cuts Under GOP Health Plan
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Texas Braces For Medicaid Cuts Under GOP Health Plan

And moderate Republicans, who were concerned about too drastic of a roll back of Medicaid, won't be sold by the changes that further exacerbate a reduced Medicaid program that the poorest citizens rely upon. Th...More..

Republicans revamp USA health bill to help older Americans
by | Monday, March 20, 2017

Republicans revamp USA health bill to help older Americans

There's no doubt about it", Price responded, acknowledging changes made to the bill to win over conservatives could scare off moderate Republicans. "We have to do something about the fact that the House bil...More..

Man arrested after White House breach
by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Man arrested after White House breach

When President Trump was asked about the fence jumper on Saturday, he commended the Secret Service, adding that the person was "troubled". "I have an appointment", according to the police report obtained by CN...More..

by | Sunday, March 19, 2017

Florida Governor Replaces Markeith Loyd Prosecutor Over Death Penalty Protest

Debra Clayton while she lay defenseless on the ground", the police chief said. Scott declined, she said, and she later learned that he had issued an executive order reassigning the case. "Today's announcemen...More..

National Weather Service issues winter weather advisory for midstate counties
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

National Weather Service issues winter weather advisory for midstate counties

Wind chills are in the teens across most of New Jersey early Thursday as temperatures are mainly in the low 20s, according to the National Weather Service. Skies will be mostly clear. Saturday: Mostly sun...More..

Badgers' offense bogging down heading into NCAA tourney
by | Friday, March 17, 2017

Badgers' offense bogging down heading into NCAA tourney

The ninth-seeded Hokies (22-10) will face eighth-seeded Wisconsin (25-9) tonight in an East Region first-round game. Below I dissect the wealth of Hokies-Badgers statistical comparisons available at TeamRanki...More..

No Evidence In Trump Tower Wiretap — Intelligence Chairman
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

No Evidence In Trump Tower Wiretap — Intelligence Chairman

Devin Nunes, R-Calif., told reporters at a news conference in Washington. "I want to join in saying that to date I've seen no evidence that supports the claim that President Trump made that his predeces...More..

Search for escaped cobra continues in Florida
by | Thursday, March 16, 2017

Search for escaped cobra continues in Florida

That's when the cobra lunged at him before slithering away. Another man, who was training under Purdy in the hopes of obtaining his own license, was present when the incident unfolded, according to The Ocala...More..

UCSD grad programs earn high rankings in US News and World Report
by | Wednesday, March 15, 2017

UCSD grad programs earn high rankings in US News and World Report

Six of the Kelley School's specialties were highlighted by peers, with entrepreneurship ranked eighth; and accounting, information systems and marketing programs each ranked 11th; management, 16th; and finance,...More..

Forecast: Enjoy today's weather because cold and snow are on the way
by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Forecast: Enjoy today's weather because cold and snow are on the way

And it's still looking like a snowy, wintry Friday , even though the early part of the commute has fared better than expected. Saturday night's low will slide to around 15. The National Weather Service urges...More..

by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Jon Huntsman Jr. accepting offer to become USA ambassador to Russian Federation

Politico first reported Trump's decision Wednesday, with CNN reporting Huntsman has agreed privately to accept the position. US intelligence agencies believe that Russian-backed hackers attempted to sway...More..

At least 3 dead after train hits charter bus in Mississippi
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

At least 3 dead after train hits charter bus in Mississippi

The bus was on the tracks at Main Street when it was struck by the eastbound train, Miller said. Charter buses often carry patrons to one of Biloxi's eight casinos, but Creel said he wasn't sure where the bus w...More..

DC marchers plan 'Day Without A Woman'
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

DC marchers plan 'Day Without A Woman'

Bus driver Shawon Ali says he is more afraid of women police. A Day Without a Woman reaffirms our commitment to the Principles of Unity, which were collaboratively outlined for the Women's March. With no ...More..

TSA announces new pat-down policy for fliers who refuse new technology
by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

TSA announces new pat-down policy for fliers who refuse new technology

That audit, by the Department of Homeland Security's Inspector General, drew headlines because airport officers had failed to detect handguns and other weapons, according to Bloomberg . The change means will a...More..

Twins sisters aged 97 die after falling in freezing cold
by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Twins sisters aged 97 die after falling in freezing cold

A neighbor first saw the body of Williams , of East Providence, in the driveway outside her home and reported her discovery to police. The twins had returned to Haley's home from dinner Friday night with t...More..

Mexican politician climbs border fence, declares Trump's wall 'totally absurd'
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Mexican politician climbs border fence, declares Trump's wall 'totally absurd'

President Donald Trump's plan for a border wall, and took it upon himself to show the world why the plan is "absurd". He also called Trump's proposed wall between the US and Mexico "unnecessary and totally a...More..

by | Monday, March 06, 2017

U.S. to temporarily suspend premium processing of H-1B visas

No date has been set for the resumption of the H-1B premium processing service, but USCIS said the suspension may last up to six months. This temporary suspension, the USCIS said in a notification on th...More..

Cemetery moves forward after vandalism
by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

Cemetery moves forward after vandalism

A hate crime task force in NY is to investigate an attack on more than a dozen headstones in a Jewish cemetery in Rochester. The New York hate crime task force has started an investigation into the vandalism ...More..

by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

2 inmates killed in Nebraska prison riot

The Corrections Department said emergency response teams had entered the unit and the unit was habitable. Two inmates died during a disturbance that began Thursday afternoon. State Sen. Dan Watermeier of Syracu...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Dem senator: 'No surprise' GOP hiding ObamaCare repeal bill

The GOP is coming under pressure from members of its own party for lack of access to the draft bill, which is reportedly being kept in a designated room in the Capitol where entry is limited to certain member...More..

The Doctor is in! Carson Confirmed as HUD Secretary
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

The Doctor is in! Carson Confirmed as HUD Secretary

HUD is the governmental agency that oversees housing assistance and mortgage insurance for low-income people, as well as enforces fair housing laws. Trump praised Carson as a "brilliant physician" earlier in ...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Peak cherry blossom dates announced for 2017 by National Park Service

The Yoshino cherry trees are predicted to reach peak bloom - when 70 percent of the blossoms are open - between March 14 and 17. The National Cherry Blossom Festival typically coincides with the "peak bloom...More..

Jury from outside area to decide Bill Cosby case
by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

Jury from outside area to decide Bill Cosby case

Cosby, 79, who is free on $1 million bail, could get 10 years in prison if convicted. The next step is for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to determine from which county jurors will come. Prosecutors don't opp...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Former employees claim sex demanded for promotions at Jared and Kay Jewelers

Mark Light, the CEO of Sterling's parent company, Signet Jewelers, was directly implicated in the report. Sterling, which has its headquarters near Akron, Ohio, operates close to 1,500 stores in the United St...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Tornado watch issued for Will, Grundy counties

West Central Illinois could see some severe storms late this afternoon and into tonight . We're expecting strong to severe storms during the afternoon and evening. Severe weather apps are another way people ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Dad calls for investigation into Navy SEAL son's death in Trump mission

John McCain (R. -Ariz.) that the raid was created to kill or capture one or more militants - something the military did not initially acknowledge. "The raid was fraught with troubling issues from the start, f...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for North Jersey

We'll have a slight risk for severe storms. As of 1:30 p.m. EST, a severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for a large portion of the mid-Atlantic until 8:00 p.m. A line of showers will move into the we...More..

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks in Jeffersontown
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell speaks in Jeffersontown

Perkins started off by thanking McConnell for his years of service. "And the last I heard, these coal jobs are not coming back and now these people don't have the insurance they need 'cuz they're poor". On Ob...More..

Shirt wrapped around windshield wiper stirs up social media frenzy
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Shirt wrapped around windshield wiper stirs up social media frenzy

Davison resident Ashley Hardacre's February 16 Facebook post advising others of her experience after exiting Genesee Valley Center in Flint Township where she had just worked a late shift has been shared more...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

White supremacist Dylann Roof drove toward 2nd black church - court docs

The records show that after Roof gunned down nine parishioners at the Emanuel AME Church on June 17, he stopped at another house of worship - the Branch AME Church - and shut off his Global Positioning System d...More..