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Penn State making changes to Greek system after pledge death

Penn State making changes to Greek system after pledge death

Authorities say the 19-year-old engineering student from Lebanon, New Jersey died in February , after falling down steps during an alcohol-fueled pledge ceremony. Today, the Board of Trustees met and...

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Cosby jury selection nearing completion

Once selected, the jurors will be sequestered 500km away in Norristown , a Philadelphia suburb, where the trial is set to begin on June 5. The process of selecting the 12 jurors went smoothly, with ...

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Petoskey speller shines at national event

It was the first time since 2013 that the Scripps National Spelling Bee declared a sole champion. " Ananya Vinay takes home the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee Champion title and trophy", it s...

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Hillary Clinton Serves Donald Trump's Covfefe Right Back At Him

Through the laughter, though, you can hear that they're also trying to ask questions about what the president meant by " covfefe ", with each voice pronouncing the word differently. Daily White House ...

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Mayor: Puerto Rican militant to step aside from parade role

Mayor: Puerto Rican militant to step aside from parade role

Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo also said he wouldn't be marching. "This should be our singular focus when it comes to Puerto Rico and our city's parade". The 74-year-old was a former member of the Natio...

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Portland Train Stabbing Survivor Wants Fundraising for Hate Speech Victims, Not Him

Portland Train Stabbing Survivor Wants Fundraising for Hate Speech Victims, Not Him

The family of alleged stabber Jeremy Joseph Christian , 35, said in a statement Thursday that "We can not begin to understand this senseless act" and that they denounce violence, bigotry and racis...

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For First Time In 4 Years, Solo Speller Claims National Bee Crown

For First Time In 4 Years, Solo Speller Claims National Bee Crown

Ananya Vinay , of Fresno, took the crown after correctly spelling " marocain ", a dress fabric. "What a fantastic performance!", the National Spelling Bee's official account tweeted. Roughly 73 of t...

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Business dismay over Trump's Paris pull-out

Business chiefs have joined world leaders in condemning Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate change as experts warned it could backfire on the U.S. The strongly worded me...

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Germany and China should cooperate on protecting climate: Merkel

Germany and China should cooperate on protecting climate: Merkel

Trump said on Thursday the United States would withdraw from the 2015 Paris climate deal, a move that fulfilled a major campaign pledge but drew condemnation from global leaders and executives. Sc...

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Investors bet Trump climate withdrawal to boost US drilling

Investors bet Trump climate withdrawal to boost US drilling

Though it had been signposted in advance, confirmation by Donald Trump of the withdrawal of the United States from the Paris accord on climate change was still greeted with shock and outrage on ...

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12-year-old crowned champion of Scripps National Spelling Bee

Ananya Vinay , 12, appeared on CNN's New Day to discuss her win and take a shot at the "word" tweeted by President Donald Trump earlier in the week. During the third round, she asked the judges ...

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Ex-Penn State president a 'failure'

He will also serve 2 years probation, 200 hours of community service and will have to pay $7,500 in fines. Sandusky is now serving a 30- to-60-year sentence for abusing 10 boys, but is appealing. Th...

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Poll Shows Americans Think Their Health Care Will Get Worse

Poll Shows Americans Think Their Health Care Will Get Worse

The AHCA would give people lower quality health care coverage in exchange for some savings. But many still want to talk just about premiums. Yet the GOP is operating under fast-track budget rules ...

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Trump to decide whether to block Comey testimony -White House adviser

As NPR's Carrie Johnson reported, Comey recalled giving a non-response and wrote a "very, very detailed" memo to recount the meeting shortly after. It is possible, the sources said, that a series of...

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1 dead, 2 workers missing after explosion at Wisconsin mill

1 dead, 2 workers missing after explosion at Wisconsin mill

Didion Milling's corn mill in Cambria, Wisconsin, U.S. pictured in 2012. "I ask on behalf of our company, on behalf of all of our team that's going through this, for your prayers, your support, and ...

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National Spelling Bee champ clinches title with 'marocain'

She finally ventured a guess, which was just barely wrong, at least according to the President's spelling of the non-word. Taylor moved on to the finals of the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee a...

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USA increases military aid to Israel in the wake of Trump's visit

Trump received a warm reception from both Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , a reflection of how "both sides want to be in Trump's favor right now"....

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Haqqani Militant Network behind Kabul Attack: Aghan Gov't

Pakistan, however, rejected as "baseless" the allegations. "The accusatory approach is unhelpful towards efforts to peace", Foreign Office Spokesperson Nafees Zakaria said at his weekly briefing. Am...

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Lewandowski To Republicans: Get On Trump Train or Lose Next Election

Lewandowski To Republicans: Get On Trump Train or Lose Next Election

In closing, the MA senator told the crowd gathered in the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre to resist the administration and to not treat politics as "something that just happens every four years". Instead ...

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Make our planet great again: Macron to Trump

He says the Paris emission reduction commitments were voluntary, which was something the New Zealand Government took advantage of by setting relatively weak targets. "Now we have a president who w...

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MIT officials: Trump misunderstood our climate research

MIT officials: Trump misunderstood our climate research

But he also said his administration would begin fresh negotiations to possibly re-enter a global climate deal of some sort. It just transfers those jobs out of America and the United States , and s...

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Pres. Trump 'asked' intelligence officials to deny existence of Russian Probe

Pres. Trump 'asked' intelligence officials to deny existence of Russian Probe

The effort to undermine the ongoing probe into Russian election interference came just days after James Comey confirmed that the F.B.I. was investigating communications and financial ties between ...

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House Intel Committee Approves Subpoenas For Flynn, Cohen

House Intel Committee Approves Subpoenas For Flynn, Cohen

The committee's ranking Democrat, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, said Nunes approved the unmasking subpoenas without consulting the Democrats on the committee. Meanwhile, Cohen, Trump's personal atto...

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Trump Scolds Fellow NATO Leaders on Spending

Trump had begun his speech by asking for a moment of silence in remembrance of the victims of Monday's terrorist attack in Manchester, England, that killed 22 and wounded many more. Stoltenberg's visi...

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Notre Dame students stage walkout protest of VP Pence

Notre Dame students stage walkout protest of VP Pence

Vice President Mike Pence spoke to University of Notre Dame's class of 2017 as their commencement speaker Sunday, making a divisive appearance that sparked demonstrations from students and the bro...

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China's media calls Trump's withdrawal from Paris accord ''global setback''

China's media calls Trump's withdrawal from Paris accord ''global setback''

Trump announced last night that the USA, the world's second largest polluter, will withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement because it's bad for American jobs . " Climate change is real". Trump...

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Korea says US withdrawal from Paris accord 'regrettable'

Korea says US withdrawal from Paris accord 'regrettable'

The three leaders tried to convince Trump last week at a Group of Seven summit to stay in the pact and honor US commitments undertaken by the previous administration. "Today's decision to withdra...

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United States decision to withdraw from Paris climate accord a 'major disappointment'

But it would not be a bad thing for other countries to learn that a president's say-so can't always bind future presidents. The US is the second largest contributor to Carbon dioxide in the world, b...

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Bounty hunters, fugitive die in shootout at Texas auto dealership

The two bounty hunters, Gabriel Bernal, 33, and Fidel Garcia, 54, worked for F.N.G. Garcia and Bernal began tracking Hutchinson after he failed to appear for a March court hearing in Hennepin County...

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Trump Tweets About Russian Election Interference

Trump Tweets About Russian Election Interference

In his Sunday tweets , the president also referred to his worldwide trip, saying "Just returned from Europe". A Fox News story out Monday defended Jared Kushner against a number of reports al...

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'Tear It Down!': Fake ICE Flyers Posted in DC, Rejected by Mayor

'Tear It Down!': Fake ICE Flyers Posted in DC, Rejected by Mayor

About 1.4 million undocumented immigrants live in the area between Los Angeles and the US-Mexico border. He said undocumented immigrants are becoming victims of crime and they're not reporting them ...

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Trump aide Dubke announces resignation

Trump aide Dubke announces resignation

Trump has privately pinned some of the blame for his administration's rough start on the White House's communications strategy. "It was insane", she said. But press secretary Sean Spicer , addres...

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Florida legislature to hold special session on budget

Florida legislature to hold special session on budget

The Legislature will address budget issues in a grand bargain largely struck between Scott and Corcoran, according to several sources familiar with negotiations. He has criticized legislators because ...

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Trump rejects moving Israel embassy to Jerusalem _ for now

The Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995 (passed by Congress) requires by law that the American embassy in Israel is moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, but each president since then has continued to sign si...

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Trust lacking in Illinois failure to OK budget by deadline

Trust lacking in Illinois failure to OK budget by deadline

Introduce by Rep. Robyn Gabel, D-Evanston, the trampoline bill amends the Amusement Ride and Attraction Safety Act . Also, both legislative chambers unanimously passed bills to prevent the use of...

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