ESPN laying off 100 on-air employees

Familiar faces like Ed Werder , Brett McMurphy and Jim Bowden are among those who have been let go. Over the past five years, the network has lost somewhere around 12 million subscribers while shelling out billions for the right to televise league... More..

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US Judge Blocks Trump's Order To Cut Off Funding To Sanctuary Cities
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

US Judge Blocks Trump's Order To Cut Off Funding To Sanctuary Cities

U.S. District Judge William Orrick issued a preliminary injunction in a pair of lawsuits filed by the city of San Francisco and Santa Clara County. The White House is blasting a federal judge's decision Tue...More..

Trump addresses Paris incident: Looks like a terrorist attack
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Trump addresses Paris incident: Looks like a terrorist attack

It's meant to give voters time to reflect on their choice free from media distractions. The candidates are vying to replace incumbent Francois Hollande, who announced earlier this year that he would not run f...More..

Trump White House drops policy of identifying visitors
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Trump White House drops policy of identifying visitors

As a result, Obama's team frequently redacted names from the list of visitors that were released to the public, including celebrities and donors who were sighted on the White House grounds. By refusing to rel...More..

by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Arkansas executes inmate after high court clearance

According to KUAR, Little Rock Arkansas' NPR affiliate, Arkansas Department of Corrections' spokesman Soloman Graves said he didn't think this was a problem. Jones has diabetes, high blood pressure and has had...More..

Saints, Peterson may be closing in on a deal
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Saints, Peterson may be closing in on a deal

New Orleans has three running backs on its current roster including Mark Ingram, Daniel Lasco and Marcus Murphy. Ingram had his first 1,000-yard season on the ground and racked up a career-high 10 touchdowns fo...More..

Baldwin encourages Perdue to visit Wisconsin dairy farmers
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Baldwin encourages Perdue to visit Wisconsin dairy farmers

Sen. Tammy Baldwin is supporting President Donald Trump's pick for agriculture secretary and encouraging him to help resolve an global dairy dispute hurting Wisconsin farmers. Census Bureau. President Trump c...More..

by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Senate set to confirm Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary

Perdue eventually said he would step down from several companies bearing his name to avoid conflicts of interest. Senator Debbie Stabenow, the top Democrat on the agriculture committee, which needs to craft a...More..

Scott Schebler: Scott Schebler homers as Reds defeat Cubs
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Scott Schebler: Scott Schebler homers as Reds defeat Cubs

Jose Quintana (0-4) took a fifth straight loss dating to last season, allowing 3 runs, 5 hits and 3 walks, with 6 strikeouts in 6 innings. Votto's average stands at.239. "It was really more about total pitche...More..

Internal Bleeding Drummer & Firefighter Bill Tolley Died While Fighting Fire
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Internal Bleeding Drummer & Firefighter Bill Tolley Died While Fighting Fire

A wake will be held on Tuesday, April 25, from 7 p.m.to 9 p.m., and on Wednesday, April 26, from 2 p.m.to 4 p.m. and from 7 p.m.to 9 p.m., at Chapey and Sons Funeral Home at 20 Hicksville Road in Bethpage. The ...More..

Ann Coulter isn't letting Berkeley off easy for messing with her speech
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Ann Coulter isn't letting Berkeley off easy for messing with her speech

UC Berkeley first canceled Coulter's speaking engagement earlier this week because of security concerns, but they later retracted that decision and allowed the event to go on . Both liberals have indicated t...More..

7 people arrested in pro-pot demonstration near Capitol
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

7 people arrested in pro-pot demonstration near Capitol

A person can possess marijuana-related drug paraphernalia that is associated with no more than one ounce of marijuana. It is now legal to possess marijuana in Washington D.C., but it is still illegal to buy...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

New DNC Chair Tom Perez Booed At DNC Reboot Tour

But that call for pragmatism doesn't mesh with the main message Sanders has been delivering this week: a call for a more aggressive and progressive Democratic party. And that's what I'm running around this coun...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Charity Worker Freed in Egypt Meets Trump

An Egyptian-American charity worker was freed and returned home to the Washington , D.C. area Thursday night after spending three years in an Egyptian jail over what human rights groups say were bogus charges....More..

Here's what to expect from Saturday's March for Science
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Here's what to expect from Saturday's March for Science

Upcoming protests against Donald Trump's environmental policies include the March for Science on Saturday, April 22 and the People's Climate March on Saturday, April 29. But while she said she valued incl...More..

Federal judge in Baltimore approves sweeping plan for police reforms
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Federal judge in Baltimore approves sweeping plan for police reforms

He urged the judge to sign the decree, but said people suffering from mental health crises shouldn't be funneled into the criminal justice system, and that the city should design a "comprehensive crisis system ...More..

by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Kansas outcome a warning to GOP as Georgia contest nears

Beside him is U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins, a Republican who was treasurer in 2003-08. But that was hardly the case. But given the nature of this district, Thompson holding Estes to a mid-single-digit win (the mar...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Bernie Sanders: 'I'm an Independent'

Other confirmed attendees are Texas Democrats chairman Gilberto Hinojosa, Tarrant County Democratic Party chairwoman Deborah Peoples and Dallas County Democratic Party chairman Carol Donovan. The Vermont senato...More..

Trump extends program allowing some veterans to use local doctors, hospitals
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Trump extends program allowing some veterans to use local doctors, hospitals

The program offers a choice to qualifying veterans that lets them see private doctors if they want to bypass the VA's medical care system. In a March report, the Government Accountability Office said veterans...More..

Alabama Governor Moves Up Date for Special Senate Election
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Alabama Governor Moves Up Date for Special Senate Election

Governor Ivey will hold a news conference at 12:00pm on Tuesday at the Capitol in the basement press briefing area. Odd was appointed by former Gov. Although we are not thrilled with the additional costs asso...More..

Tiger Woods reveals new golf course bearing Payne Stewart's name in Branson
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Tiger Woods reveals new golf course bearing Payne Stewart's name in Branson

But on this day, it settled a question: Is Tiger Woods healthy enough to swing a golf club? The course will be the first completed fully public-access course in the world designed by Tiger Woods' design firm ...More..

NCAA announces championship sites through 2022
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

NCAA announces championship sites through 2022

Finally, 2022 will be hosted in an arena that hasn't even opened yet. "I know firsthand how big of a deal the NCAA DI Men's Ice Hockey West Regional is and look forward to partnering with UND and the Sioux Fal...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Republican Ron Estes Narrowly Wins Kansas Special Election

Estes won with 53 percent of the vote after the Republican Party funded a series of anti-choice attack ads against Thompson. Estes is the state treasurer. A tally Tuesday morning showed more than 12,600 don...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Multi-state search targets suspect in Facebook video slaying

A $50,000 reward is being offered for information leading to his capture and prosecution. Stephens pulled out a gun and shot himself as the troopers approached the vehicle, Williams said . Officials say th...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

North Korea Rolls Out Missiles During Founder's Birthday Celebrations

As North Korea's only ally, China has come under unprecedented pressure in recent days to use its influence to persuade Kim not to risk conflict with a nuclear test or ballistic missile launch. Speaking at the ...More..

Majority of Americans don't think Trump is keeping his promises
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Majority of Americans don't think Trump is keeping his promises

People were less likely to answer that the president "can bring about the changes this country needs" and that he is "honest and trustworthy". A minority of Americans say that Trump "cares about the needs" of...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Insurers say Trump must do more to stabilize 'Obamacare'

Republicans say their bill would return control of health care to the states and restore the free market. Bill Cassidy who believe that "there's a widespread recognition that the federal government, Congress, h...More..

Cleveland police seek suspect in Facebook homicide video
by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Cleveland police seek suspect in Facebook homicide video

He is considered armed and risky. Police say he is armed and unsafe. Stephens is described as black, 6 feet, 1 inch tall, weighing 244 pounds and bald with a full beard. She says police are seeking a man na...More..

Why did Angelo Colon Ortiz murder Vanessa Marcotte?
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Why did Angelo Colon Ortiz murder Vanessa Marcotte?

Worcester County District Attorney Joseph Early Jr .'s office said they will hold a press conference outside the Princeton Police Station at 2 p.m. Investigators determined that Marcotte was sexually assaul...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Is Bannon in peril? Trump comments worry his populist base

The prospect of Bannon's dismissal will bring unalloyed joy to Democrats and the anti-Trump resistance, who view him as an right-wing extremist with a direct line to the Oval Office, and no small measure of rel...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Tillerson: Russia 'failure allowed Syria chemical attack'

But Tillerson, who is expected to visit Moscow on Wednesday for talks with Russian officials, said on ABC's "This Week" program there was "no change" to the United States military posture towards Syria. Followi...More..

After Gorsuch: Five More Right-Leaning SCOTUS Justices Expected Under Trump Admonistration
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

After Gorsuch: Five More Right-Leaning SCOTUS Justices Expected Under Trump Admonistration

The victory gives President Donald Trump's 49-year-old nominee a lifetime spot on the court and his party a much-needed political win after failing to pass legislation on health care and other issues. McConnell...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Trump and taxes: Back to drawing board, seeks GOP consensus

Ever since his plan to finance a tax cut for the rich by throwing millions off Medicaid died without a vote, Trump has repeatedly assured the American people that their health-care system will collapse under hi...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Cubs get World Series rings to go with historic championship

Rizzo was not the only big contributor for Chicago either. Rizzo handed the glimmering World Series trophy to Cubs owner Tom Ricketts and turned toward the dugout. Anderson made his Chicago Cubs debut last Fr...More..

Ben Carson Rescued From Elevator At Miami Public Housing Complex
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Ben Carson Rescued From Elevator At Miami Public Housing Complex

On Wednesday morning, Miami Herald reporter, Rene Rodriguez , had a bit of an interesting assignment: Cover Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson's meeting with National Basketball Associatio...More..