Striking teachers in West Virginia celebrated on Tuesday as lawmakers rejected a bill that would have opened seven charter schools, a proposal they saw as taking money from public schools.
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The U.S. Transportation Department said on Tuesday it will cancel $929 million in federal grant funds awarded by the Obama administration for a California high-speed rail project and is “actively exploring every legal option” to seek the return of $2.5 billion the state has already received.
A high school student from Covington, Kentucky, sued the Washington Post for defamation on Tuesday, claiming the newspaper falsely accused him of racist acts and instigating a confrontation with a Native American activist in a January videotaped incident at the Lincoln Memorial.
President Donald Trump expressed confidence on Tuesday that he would prevail against a lawsuit filed by 16 U.S. states seeking to block his declaration of a national emergency to fund a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico.
The mother of a Mississippi man who died in jail within 24 hours of his arrest on a trespassing charge last year filed a lawsuit on Monday, saying that he was beaten and pepper-sprayed while handcuffed and accusing local jailers of “routinely” using “barbaric measures.”
North Carolina election officials on Tuesday were to hear a second day of evidence concerning what investigators called a Republican political operative’s scheme to tip a congressional race in his party’s favor with unlawful absentee ballots.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday for a second time declined to take up a case related to sexual misconduct allegations against Bill Cosby, refusing to consider reviving a defamation lawsuit against the comedian filed by a woman who said he falsely called her a liar after she accused him of raping her in 1974.
Lindsay Walters, one of the original communications officials in U.S. President Donald Trump’s White House, plans to resign soon to join the private sector, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders announced on Tuesday.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday for a second time ruled in favor of a black death row inmate from Texas whose lawyers have said is intellectually disabled and therefore exempt from capital punishment.
Former top FBI official Andrew McCabe decried the “relentless attack” he said U.S. President Donald Trump has launched against the agency, according to released excerpts of an interview with NPR’s Morning Edition, to be aired early Monday.
A coalition of 16 U.S. states led by California sued President Donald Trump’s administration on Monday over his decision to declare a national emergency to obtain funds for building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters slammed an upcoming “Live Aid”-style concert to raise funds for humanitarian aid for Venezuela, calling the event a U.S.-backed effort to tarnish the socialist government in a video circulating on Tuesday.
The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a blow to Indivior Plc on Tuesday, clearing the way for a copycat version of the British pharmaceutical firm’s lucrative opioid addiction treatment Suboxone Film in a victory for India-based generic drug maker Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a bid by Republican former congressman Aaron Schock, who resigned in 2015 amid questions about spending on his lavish “Downton Abbey”-inspired Washington office, to escape charges accusing him of defauding the government while a member of the House of Representatives.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to consider limiting the scope of a landmark law aimed at curbing water pollution in a dispute pitting environmentalists against local authorities in Hawaii over a wastewater treatment plant.
Rod Rosenstein, the U.S. deputy attorney general who appointed a special counsel to investigate possible ties between Russia and President Donald Trump’s campaign, is expected to step down by mid March, a Justice Department official said on Monday.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected Maryland’s bid to revive a law aimed at preventing price gouging by pharmaceutical companies, dealing a setback to the power of states to rein in prescription drug costs.
Boy’s hot chocolate stand criticized by liberals who say parents “brainwashing” child
The number of “Unaccompanied Alien Children” (UACs) who have been resettled across the United States in the last half decade is nearly seven times the population of Beverly Hills
American taxpayers are continuing to fund border security measures and border walls in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Egypt, and Lebanon with President Trump’s signing of a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) spending bill.
A 45-year-old man from Mexico died on Monday after being taken into U.S. Border Patrol custody last month on suspicion of illegal entry at the U.S.-Mexico border, officials said.
The president and chief executive of Time’s Up, a group dedicated to fighting sexual discrimination and harassment in the workplace, has resigned in order to focus on undisclosed family concerns, Time’s Up said on Monday.
Sixteen people were trapped for about four hours in gondolas hanging over a California bay on a chilly Monday night at SeaWorld San Diego after wind gusts tripped an electric circuit breaker, officials said.
LAW ENFORCEMENT COMPLAINED ABOUT NORTH DAKOTA’S PUBLIC RECORDS LAW AMID REPORTING ON STANDING ROCK. NOW LAWMAKERS WANT TO AMEND IT.
NORTH DAKOTA LAWMAKERS are considering a bill to restrict the release of records related to security operations involving “critical infrastructure” — a category that includes fossil fuel pipelines.
AMAZON’S HOME SURVEILLANCE CHIEF DECLARED WAR ON “DIRTBAG CRIMINALS” AS COMPANY GOT CLOSER TO POLICE
ON MARCH 17, 2016, Ring CEO Jamie Siminoff emailed out a company-wide declaration of war.
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is investigating Southwest Airlines Co for widespread failure to accurately track the combined weight of checked bags loaded onto its jets, according to a Wall Street Journal report on Monday.
Activists called for nationwide protests on Monday’s Presidents Day holiday to demonstrate against President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to secure funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall.
North Carolina election officials on Monday will begin hearing evidence on allegations that absentee ballots unlawfully collected by a Republican operative may have tipped a tight November U.S. congressional election in favor of a Republican candidate.
Aiming to grant military families far greater say to challenge hazardous housing, the U.S. Air Force told Reuters Monday it will push Congress to enact a tenant bill of rights allowing families the power to withhold rent or break leases to escape unsafe conditions.
‘Donald Trump is evil’: Malia Obama’s secret Facebook account reveals just how much former First Daughter hates her father’s successor with post-it note picture liked by Biden’s granddaughter Finnegan
CBS’s Lara Logan Calls Media ‘Mostly Liberal’ in Scorched Earth Interview: I’m Committing ‘Professional Suicide’
In a recent interview, CBS News Foreign Correspondent Lara Logancritiqued the international “liberal” media while holding up outlets like Breitbart as the opposite side of the coin.
Polarizing political climate permeating into children’s activities
“It’s a good day for you to die”
A Vans store employee at the Oak Park Mall in Overland Park, Kansas was terminated after saying “f*ck you” to a 14-year-old customer who wore a red MAGA hat into the store.
Brothers say Jussie Smollett paid them to participate in alleged attack, source says
California will “imminently” challenge President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to obtain funds for a U.S.-Mexico border wall, state Attorney General Xavier Becerra said on Sunday.
More than 2,000 people braved icy rain in sub-freezing temperatures in Illinois on Sunday for a vigil paying respects to five people killed and five police officers wounded by a factory worker who opened fire on Friday after losing his job.
Anthony Weiner, the disgraced former congressman who helped play a role in Hillary Clinton’s defeat in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, has been released from federal prison after serving about 14 months for exchanging sexually explicit texts with a 15-year-old girl.
Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday he had not yet determined whether a border wall with Mexico was a military necessity or how much Pentagon money would be used.
For years, Mayor John Duran has been a public avatar for West Hollywood’s cheekily sexual culture.
The Chicago Police Department believe Empire actor Jussie Smollett staged an attack on himself last month,
School officials say the monitoring was about keeping students safe, not punishing them. But critics say it expanded the role of police in schools and increased surveillance of children.
Lee Radziwill, the younger sister of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis who was witness to history in the “Camelot” White House, married a prince and counted Andy Warhol, Truman Capote and Rudolf Nureyev as friends in a star-studded life, has died at the age of 85, according to U.S. media reports.
The gunman who killed five co-workers and wounded five police officers at an Illinois factory was a violent felon who had just been fired, and the plant manager and a young intern were among his victims, authorities said on Saturday.
A gunman opened fire at an Illinois factory just after receiving notice of termination from his job there on Friday, killing five fellow workers and wounding five policemen before he was slain by police, authorities said.
Democratic lawmakers, states and others mulling legal challenges to President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration to obtain funds to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall face an uphill and probably losing battle in a showdown likely to be decided by the conservative-majority Supreme Court, legal experts said.
The February 15, 2019, shooting at Henry Pratt Company (HPC) occurred even though HPC is a gun-free zone.
Two men being questioned in connection with an alleged racist and homophobic assault on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett in Chicago are potential suspects in the alleged crime, the city’s police department said on Friday.
California and New York suggested on Friday they would take legal action against President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration aimed at freeing up billions of dollars in funds to build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico.
We’re now $22 trillion in debt, yet despite all that red ink, the Mexican cartels have control of our border and we’re not one bit closer to spending money on our own security.
Rats, Public Defecation And Open Drug Use: Our Major Western Cities Are Becoming Uninhabitable Hellholes
Almost everyone that goes out to visit one of our major cities on the west coast has a similar reaction.
Months after spending $900,000 to supply immigrants and their families with “targeted services and resources,” the mayor of Washington DC is giving an open borders group $100,000 to provide