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Governor: HB2 fix not ideal but he supports it

During Emmert's annual media address, the NCAA president said he would defer to the NCAA's board of governors. The only true response for North Carolina is a complete and full repealing of all the d...

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Teen charged with murder in Ogallala stabbing case

Teen charged with murder in Ogallala stabbing case

The Nebraska State Patrol credited public tips for leading to the arrest of Leroux. The subject is believed to be in southwest Nebraska or northeast Colorado, said Lt. The Nebraska State Patrol is a...

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Giant alligator found tied to tree in Miami-Dade neighborhood

Giant alligator found tied to tree in Miami-Dade neighborhood

They also are investigating who may have illegally trapped the gator - and may pursue charges. 7SkyForce HD flew over the scene at the Snapper Village Complex, near Sunset Drive and 117th Avenue, Th...

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What's the biggest upset so far in the NCAA tournament?

What's the biggest upset so far in the NCAA tournament?

The Gamecocks are 225th in the country in 3-pointers made per game, making just 6.8 from distance each contest. Initially, Sunday's round was slated to be played in Greensboro, North Carolina, but t...

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Kansas Gov. vetoes Medicaid expansion bill

Republican Gov. Sam Brownback argued that the proposed expansion of the state's Medicaid program would fail to serve "the truly vulnerable" ahead of "the able-bodied", and that it would burden the...

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Region's unemployment drops to 3.9 percent

Rankin County posted the lowest unemployment rate at 4.2 percent followed by Madison and Union counties at 4.4 percent. Warren County's jobless mark in February was 4.3 percent. Manufacturing and go...

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Neil Gorsuch steals the week --> Neil Gorsuch steals the week

Meanwhile, the Judiciary panel heard testimony from advocacy groups, former law clerks, and colleagues of Gorsuch in a final day of hearings. "It's certainly clear from his questioning of Judge Go...

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Top GOP senator rips Ryan for rejecting bipartisan outreach

Amash was one of the rebels against the Republican plan to repeal President Barack Obama's signature health care bill, along with others in the Freedom Caucus and some moderates. But the White House h...

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Deep spring snow means California could ease water conservation rules

Deep spring snow means California could ease water conservation rules

Results of the manual snow survey Thursday have Californians wondering when California Governor Jerry Brown will declare the drought over. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). Snowdrifts are up to 20 feet (...

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March 30, 2017 in Sports // Final Four set with unexpected teams

The Gamecocks join LSU and Georgia as the only SEC programs to place two teams in the NCAA Final Four in the same season. No. 3 Oregon , April 1, 8:49 p.m. "He understands basketball at a high, high ...

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Gonzaga, UNC, Oregon, USC to hold open Final Four practices

Q: Playing in a big stadium, like they will be this weekend, can sometimes hurt shooting in the Final Four. Mr. Martin, the former high school math teacher, took the place of Frank Martin, the head ...

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Transit system ups service after I-85 collapse

Transit system ups service after I-85 collapse

While the collapse took out northbound lanes of I-85, officials say damage to the southbound lanes must also be repaired before they can be reopened. "This will be my new life". Amelia Ford, who...

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Democrats Will Try To Filibuster Trump's Supreme Court Nominee

Democrats Will Try To Filibuster Trump's Supreme Court Nominee

Reed said he was not "reassured" by Gorsuch's answers during his hearings in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee this week. In addition to demanding deference to supposed untouchable "super-preced...

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Huge Atlanta blaze causes interstate bridge to crumble at rush hour

A large fire caused an overpass on Interstate 85 to collapse Thursday evening. The FBI said the fire was not a criminal act, but an accident, WSB-TV Atlanta reported. Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed s...

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Man dead after shots fired in 2 police encounters identified

Man dead after shots fired in 2 police encounters identified

Tracey Duffy, a county police spokeswoman. Police say Brown Jr. tried to flee in a vehicle and rammed a police cruiser. The incident unfolded as officers responded to a report of a person with a gun...

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Merkel's conservatives win Saarland vote in boost for national campaign

Merkel's conservatives win Saarland vote in boost for national campaign

However, the populist right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD), which has played on dissatisfaction with Mrs Merkel's policy on immigration, did succeed in winning seats in the Saarland legislature wi...

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Two Democratic Senators Announce They'll Vote to Confirm Gorsuch

Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., tweeted out a statement announcing her plan to vote to confirm Gorsuch, as well. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., will vote to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. He might n...

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Arab League Endorses Two-State Solution, Again

Peace talks between Israeli and Palestinian collapsed in April 2014 due to Israel's refusal to release a group of Palestinian political prisoners despite promises to do so. Trump's Middle East envoy J...

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Crayola retires the color, dandelion

Crayola retires the color, dandelion

But on Twitter Thursday afternoon, the company wrote: "Our beloved Dandelion made a decision to announce his retirement early!" Crayola originally said they wouldn't announce the top-secret color ...

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Charter buses crash on I-10E near LaPlace; 16 taken to hospital

Charter buses crash on I-10E near LaPlace; 16 taken to hospital

State Police are reporting that all injuries reported so far are minor to moderate at the worst. According to news affiliate WAFB, 24 high school students from Lee High were taken to hospitals after...

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Senate's blue wall begins to crumble on Gorsuch vote

However, the website also pointed out that 10 Democrats in states where Trump won easily are up for re-election in 2018 and could face additional pressure to back Gorsuch. With her support for Gorsuch...

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Key findings of the AP-NORC poll on health care

The national poll of registered voters was conducted March 12-14 - before House Republicans pulled the health care replacement bill. It was his worst rating among seven issues the poll tested, which...

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Trump travel ban: Hawaii judge places indefinite hold

Trump travel ban: Hawaii judge places indefinite hold

The Ninth Circuit Court will toss Wednesday's decision by a federal judge extending the order that blocks President Donald Trump's travel ban, Larry Klayman, founder of government watchdog group Freed...

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Suspect says he would rather have killed younger black man

Jackson said he wanted to kill a "young thug" who was "successful" but was scared to take on one man before choosing Caughman as a " practice run " victim. "It really hurt me to see that man, beca...

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Tearful friend of Dylann Roof apologizes at sentencing

Tearful friend of Dylann Roof apologizes at sentencing

U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel said the community was lucky the the self-avowed white supremacist didn't commit further acts of violence due to the inaction of his friend, 22-year-old Joey Me...

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Ivanka Trump will take unpaid White House role

Ivanka Trump will take unpaid White House role

In a statement cited by the Times, she said she "heard the concerns" about having an informal role and instead chose to serve in a position "subject to all of the same rules as other federal employe...

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House GOP Clings to Obamacare Repeal Dream Despite Bill Collapse

House GOP Clings to Obamacare Repeal Dream Despite Bill Collapse

Poe was in favor of the Republican legislation, but the Freedom Caucus argued the proposal did not go far enough in repealing the 2010 Affordable Care Act . Ryan on Friday said the conference would...

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Top Intel Committee Dem Has 'Profound' Concerns Over Nunes

The NY-T's reported that 2 White House officials helped Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) view the intelligence. Neither the White House nor the intelligence committee would confirm the report , but White Ho...

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The potential cost of North Carolina's 'bathroom law' was $5 billion

The potential cost of North Carolina's 'bathroom law' was $5 billion

The deal also blocks cities from offering their own job and restroom protections to vulnerable groups for almost four years. While HB142 repeals HB2 it still bans municipalities from passing any non-d...

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Supreme Court reverses interpretation Gorsuch helped craft

Endrew's parents sued his public school for the cost of sending him to a private school, arguing that the public system did not provide an adequate education for their son and thus violated the Indi...

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North Carolina's bathroom bill will cost the state $3.7 billion

Also at stake is Wake Forest Tennis Center's opportunity to host the 2018 NCAA Division I men's and women's national championships. The Associated Press used interviews and public records to deter...

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Bomb scare at White House, one detained

A Secret Service source told CBS News that no weapons were recovered and no injuries were reported. This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. Utah Congressma...

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Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Democrats

Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Democrats

Tax policy is arguably as hard or harder than health care, in terms of juggling all the interest groups, Gale says. "It's more or less a warning shot that we are willing to talk to anyone". Fresh ...

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Drug Reform: Marijuana Industry Would Be Regulated Under Proposed Bills

Drug Reform: Marijuana Industry Would Be Regulated Under Proposed Bills

Currently, under 280E, people and businesses can not claim deductions or credits for the sale of Schedule I or Schedule II substances. Sen. Blumenauer acknowledged the bills are unlikely to be con...

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2 men arrested over nightclub shooting that left man dead

2 men arrested over nightclub shooting that left man dead

Beckley's attorney didn't immediately return a message seeking comment. Beckley was arrested in the 7500 block of Colerain Avenue, Eliot said. The hospital reported two people were in critical con...

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