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Cop Who Shot Tamir Rice Fired

Cop Who Shot Tamir Rice Fired

Loehmann wasn't fired because he shot Rice, but because he misled the department with his job application. Within minutes of the discipline announcement for the officers involved in the death of Ta...

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GOP health bill leaves 23 million uninsured, analysts say

GOP health bill leaves 23 million uninsured, analysts say

Providing health insurance to more people, then, requires more money. Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana, on an entirely different plan, said of the House bill. This would allow insurers to charge higher pri...

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McConnell faces a challenge passing health care in Senate

McConnell faces a challenge passing health care in Senate

Mr. Trump's reference to "tax cuts" stands in contrast to his own budget, released last week. "ObamaCare is dead - the Republicans will do much better!" he wrote . Whatever dollar figure the Senate...

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Trump says will announce decision on Paris climate deal soon

Canada would continue "marching on", she told reporters at an event in Toronto. China and the European Union will work together on a joint strategy to reduce greenhouse gases, implement emission t...

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Leaked birth control rule would broaden religious exemption

Leaked birth control rule would broaden religious exemption

As it stands, the bill is so unpopular that Trump has suggested doing away with the Senate filibuster to pass it, but in the meantime, he's ensuring that employers are able to opt out of the Obama...

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Minnesota officer charged in Castile shooting goes on trial

Minnesota officer charged in Castile shooting goes on trial

Yanez replies, "OK, don't reach for it then" and repeatedly tells Castile not to pull out the gun. Castile's death grabbed the nation's attention past year when his girlfriend live-streamed the afte...

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Trial begins for man accused in sexual assault of

Trial begins for man accused in sexual assault of "gifted" girls

According to Lancaster Online , the mother testified she was "a little shaken" when she found out in 2013 her oldest daughter, 14 at the time, was pregnant with Kaplan's child. "Six children became hi...

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European Union, China summit to back Paris deal regardless of Donald Trump

European Union, China summit to back Paris deal regardless of Donald Trump

Senior US officials familiar with his plans, said the move could change until Trump makes his decision public. "This is a decision that will cede America's role internationally to nations like ...

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Corey Lewandowski: Trump Is 'The Greatest Communicator' We've Ever Had

Corey Lewandowski: Trump Is 'The Greatest Communicator' We've Ever Had

Trump and his aides are facing the prospect of weeks and months of investigations into their ties to Moscow , with a special counsel named to probe whether his campaign officials illegally colluded w...

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Suspect in fatal attack aboard Portland light-rail train appears in court

Suspect in fatal attack aboard Portland light-rail train appears in court

The man charged in the fatal stabbing of two men after allegedly spewing hate at two young women in a Portland metro train took his first court hearing as an opportunity to blurt out ramblings abo...

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Texas House Declines To Negotiate With Senate On Its Proposed 'Bathroom' Compromise

Mia's story isn't unusual for Texas, a state that reportedly houses roughly 80,000 child sex trafficking victims. Straus on Friday took further action on bathrooms off the table but said the House w...

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Reports That 23 Million Americans Will Lose Health Care Are WAY Off

Reports That 23 Million Americans Will Lose Health Care Are WAY Off

Republicans senators conceded Thursday that a scathing analysis of the House GOP health care bill had complicated their effort to dismantle President Barack Obama's health care law. The individual ins...

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Tougher than ever, 90th National Spelling Bee gets underway

Her first word on Wednesday was " nyctinasty ", the movement of plants in response to the onset of darkness. "I'm really happy that I'm back here where I was before". She got "tapas" in the second rou...

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Official says Trump expected to pull US from climate deal

Official says Trump expected to pull US from climate deal

During the presidential campaign, Mr Trump pledged to "cancel" the Paris accord within his first 100 days of office. Trump had delayed his decision on the Paris Climate Accord, saying that he will...

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Nevada Finally Sees eSports Bill Turned into Law

Nevada Finally Sees eSports Bill Turned into Law

Though dubbed "the esports betting bill", SB 240 does not include the word "esports". After working there for a couple of years and writing on various topics, he found his interest for the gambling ...

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Portland pro-Trump rally organizer:

Portland pro-Trump rally organizer: "I can't control everybody"

Wearing a blue jumpsuit and flanked by two deputies, Christian reportedly spent the hearing yelling belligerent comments, including, "You call it terrorism, I call it patriotism", and "Death to th...

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Michael Dubke, White House communications director, resigns

Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee, said it was "obviously very concerning" if a key Trump campaign figure was possibly seeking secret communica...

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Community reacts to planned shutdown of Three Mile Island nuclear power plant

Five states have already shuttered nuclear plants with even more scheduled to be shut down in the next few years. Nuclear power is the leading source of electricity in Pennsylvania, providing almo...

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Portland stabbing attack survivor tells city's Muslim community they 'are loved'

Portland stabbing attack survivor tells city's Muslim community they 'are loved'

Asha Deliverance, the mother of Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, one of the two men who was killed on Friday , in an open letter to Trump that was posted on social media on Tuesday, urged the presi...

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Map Shows the Most Misspelled Words in Each State

Three Badger State students are set to take their spelling abilities to the national stage. Google analyzed the top "how to spell" searches by state so far in 2017, and it seems we could use some brus...

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Comey agrees to testify before Senate panel on Russian election interference

Comey agrees to testify before Senate panel on Russian election interference

And The New York Times reported that the president had told Russian officials he felt the dismissal of his Federal Bureau of Investigation director had relieved "great pressure" on him. Yesterday T...

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N Carolina gov't spending bill heading to House budget panel

Dems would do it, no doubt!", he wrote on Twitter. He presumably means changing rules to scrap the use of the legislative filibuster , which requires 60 votes for a bill to advance. Even when rule...

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3 reasons why so many are homeless in LA County

3 reasons why so many are homeless in LA County

Los Angeles County is seeing a steep increase in homelessness this year, according to a new count. It is the highest number observedthere, according to federal data that begins in 2007. The change ...

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Appeals court bars new Trump travel ban

Appeals court bars new Trump travel ban

The 4th Circuit mined Trump's previous comments and social media posts to determine this executive order was more about banning people based on religion. The Richmond, Virginia-based 4th Circuit is t...

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16-year-old girl charged with fatally stabbing Uber driver

16-year-old girl charged with fatally stabbing Uber driver

Authorities said Nelson, of Wilmette , was dropping off a fare in the area when he was stabbed. The vehicle rampage that killed a teenage tourist in New York's Times Square is spurring calls to fur...

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The White House Mess

On Twitter , President Trump said "Russian officials must be laughing at the USA - and how a lame excuse for why the Dems lost the election - has taken over the fake news". 27 executive order tempora...

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Fuel tanker fire, explosion shuts down Denver highway

Fuel tanker fire, explosion shuts down Denver highway

CDOT had no expected reopening time as of 12:30 p.m. and warned of "extremely long" delays. Authorities are urging people to avoid the Denver Tech Center. Crews brought in special foam to fight fuel...

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PCP eyed in Times Square driver's rampage

PCP eyed in Times Square driver's rampage

Just last Thursday, Rojas was arrested for menacing, accused of pulling a kitchen knife on a visitor to his Bronx home. Rojas faces charges of one count of second-degree murder, five counts of agg...

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Trump Stands By 'Great' Jared Kushner Amid Tension Over Russia Probe

The White House faces mounting questions about potential ties between Russian Federation and Trump's presidential campaign , which are also the subject of criminal and congressional investigati...

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Tamir Rice shooting: Cleveland police officer Loehmann fired

The penalties were announced by Michael McGrath , director of Public Safety, at a Tuesday news conference. Once it was determined that Loehmann and Garmback would not face criminal charges, Police ...

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Twitter Drags Texas Representative Who Called ICE on Protestors

Twitter Drags Texas Representative Who Called ICE on Protestors

In Austin Monday, both the Texas Senate and the House adjourned, bringing the 85th legislative session to a close. Several Democrats encouraged the protestors to disobey law enforcement. Rinaldi threw...

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Shoving, threats between reps on House floor during protests at Capitol

After an hour, both sides calmed down and the House eventually adjourned to end the final day of the 85th legislative session. The reactionary bill, which up until this month had been unsuccessfully...

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Judges are victims too in 'inhumane' deportations, 9th Circuit concurrence says

Judges are victims too in 'inhumane' deportations, 9th Circuit concurrence says

After appealing to Circuit 9 as a last resort to block deportation, his attempts were rejected and he must now move to Mexico with an additional restriction that prevents him from entering the United ...

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White House Won't Confirm Kushner-Russia Reports

He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programs that will save our country billions of dollars. Clapper previously testified before a Senate judiciary subcommittee that he was not...

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Boy, 3, And his Father Found Dead in Novi Apartment Pool

Boy, 3, And his Father Found Dead in Novi Apartment Pool

Novi Police and Fire personnel were immediately dispatched and performed lifesaving efforts on both individuals upon arrival. First responders found a child's tricycle at the bottom of the pool, leadi...

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