Nobody at White House will say whether Trump believes in climate change

Meanwhile, China is moving to fill the global leadership role once held by the United States. Although Sanders generally steered clear of discussing British politics, instead focusing on issues including the "nonsensical" USA healthcare system, ... More..

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A Top White Staffer Has Resigned

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer showed up 45 minutes late to an off-camera press gaggle Wednesday afternoon, where he then proceeded to flee the podium after taking barely seven minutes worth of que...More..

Poll Shows Americans Think Their Health Care Will Get Worse
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Poll Shows Americans Think Their Health Care Will Get Worse

The American Health Care Act , or AHCA, proposed by House Speaker Paul Ryan, is back in the news, as a new Congressional Budget Office report has come out to score the bill, which has undergone some tweaks a...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Donald Trump's 'Covfefe' tweet: These are the most hilarious desi Twitter reactions

Not for the first time, a Donald Trump tweet has lit up the Internet. However, the folks at Merriam-Webster didn't have much to say about covfefe because, quite simply, it doesn't exist. One user tweeted ...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Trump Administration asks US Supreme Court to reinstate travel order

A key part of the order - a 90-day suspension of issuance of visas to citizens of six majority-Muslim countries - is now blocked by two different district courts, one in Maryland and the other in Hawaii. The ...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Ananya Vinay wins 2017 National Spelling Bee after epic final duel

They correctly spelled words including "Cheiropompholyx" - a type of eczema - and "Durchkomponiert", a song style. She tentatively ventured a guess, "C-O-F-E-F-E?", while chuckles could be heard in the backgr...More..

Putin Urges U.S. Companies to Help Trump End New 'Cold War'
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Putin Urges U.S. Companies to Help Trump End New 'Cold War'

Petersburg, Putin also downplayed. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Vladimir Putin on Thursday and Friday in the Russian president's hometown of St. Putin, who is widely expected to seek a fina...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Leonardo DiCaprio upset over Trump's withdrawal from Paris agreement

The idea that climate change isn't real, or it's overblown, or it's God's Plan, or whatever, there's nothing we can do about it , are among the most deeply held Republican dogma. More than 190 nations agre...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Kabul funeral explosions leave at least six dead

The protesters were voicing anger over a truck bombing on Wednesday in Kabul's diplomatic quarter that killed 90 people and wounded hundreds, the deadliest attack in the city since 2001. In response, the Afgh...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Yale considering joining group committed to Paris climate accord

Trump's decision , announced on Thursday, "was an affront to our faith in Christ, who calls us to love and be concerned for our neighbors around the world who are impacted by climate change", said Kyl...More..

Armed Man At Orlando Airport Arrested, No Injuries
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Armed Man At Orlando Airport Arrested, No Injuries

Ryan Obenreder said he was running late Tuesday night when he was dropping off his sister at the airport. The alleged gunman at Orlando International Airport is contained but not in custody, airport spokesw...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

The 62-second encounter with police that killed Philando Castile

Defense attorneys for St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez offered preliminary motions disputing how to handle details in the trial, including new disclosures that Philando Castile and his girlfriend m...More..

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by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Putin: "Patriotic" Hackers May Have Meddled with US Election

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a meeting with heads of global news agencies at the St. Petersburg worldwide Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia , Thursday, June 1, 2017 . Putin asked Kelly,...More..

Mayors of Madison, Milwaukee vow to stick to Paris accord
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Mayors of Madison, Milwaukee vow to stick to Paris accord

Exxon also faces pressure from shareholders, who voted this week for more disclosure about the impact of climate-change regulation on Exxon's business. "Industry must now lead and not depend on government", h...More..

Penguins stress need for fast start to pivotal Game Three
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Penguins stress need for fast start to pivotal Game Three

Now what if the Rinne of the first three rounds arrives with all the noise and hype and histrionics at Bridgestone Arena on Saturday? Covering the Montreal Canadiens during the 2014 playoffs, P.K. We can se...More..

Trump reportedly asked intelligence bosses to deny collusion with Russian Federation
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Trump reportedly asked intelligence bosses to deny collusion with Russian Federation

This was the proverbial smoking gun; clear evidence that the president and his top advisers sought to obstruct justice and stop the FBI's investigation into the Watergate break-in from moving forward. A Unite...More..

Worker missing after fatal blast at corn mill
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Worker missing after fatal blast at corn mill

There is no word yet on the condition of any of those employees, although some could have serious injuries, Columbia County Sheriff Dennis Richards said. Twelve more were taken to area hospitals via ambulance a...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Dems rule out Lieberman, Keating as Federal Bureau of Investigation picks; former colleague not acceptable

McFeely, and the current acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director Andrew McCabe , who stepped in after Comey was sacked, according to Spicer. He also publicly disagreed with Trump's so-called Muslim b...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Prosecutor urges jail for Penn State ex-president in sex abuse scandal

Sandusky was sentenced to life in prison in 2012 after he was found guilty on dozens of charges of child sex abuse. They also say that, to this day, the identity of the boy seen in the shower with Sandusky ...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier Gets Jail Time In Sandusky Case

Sandusky, a former assistant coach in Penn State's football program, is serving a 30- to 60-year term in prison after he was convicted on 45 counts of child sexual abuse. "You probably made the most glaring e...More..

Trump gets it right in Saudi Arabia
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Trump gets it right in Saudi Arabia

Zarif tweeted on Sunday, a day after relative moderate President Hassan Rouhani won re-election in Iran. "There is still much work to be done". The speech in the Saudi capital was meant as a reset from ...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Four New England States join Paris climate goal alliance

It's a deal that President Donald Trump announced Thursday the USA would be withdrawing from despite pushback and concerns from business and global leaders. On Thursday, Trump announced that the country...More..

China vows to stick to Paris pact
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

China vows to stick to Paris pact

It is clear that globalization has brought tremendous benefits to China , the European Union and the world, Li said, noting that globalization should not be blamed for the negative influence emerging along w...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Muted reactions from Alaska officials to Trump decision on Paris Climate Agreement

The European Union and China recommitted Friday to the 2015 Paris climate deal , one day after the United States announced it would withdraw from it. On Thursday, the White House had tweeted , "The P...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Putin: US Probe Into Alleged Meddling and President Trump Collusion is 'Hysteria'

Putin blamed the allegations on "internal political bickering". Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that the situation in Syria has been aggravated due to the external interference. He even t...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

China vows to uphold Paris climate deal

Yesterday, the three states announced the formation of the United States Climate Alliance , which will be composed of states that want to commit to the Paris Accord , bypassing Trump's withdrawal. "The co...More..

Suspect confessed to stabbing on MAX train, court documents say
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Suspect confessed to stabbing on MAX train, court documents say

Soon after he boarded a MAX train last Friday, Jeremy Christian began shouting at two African-American teenage girls - one wearing traditional Muslim dress - as he drank sangria from a container, according...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

New Health Care Plan Unlikely This Year, Republican Senator Says

The bishops' letter to the Senate reiterated numerous points raised in a March 8 letter to House members that said any repeal of the previous health care legislation shouldn't move forward without a replacement...More..

by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Massachusetts Joins US Climate Alliance After Trump Pull Out of Paris Accord

There's a sharp divide along party lines among Missouri congress members over President Trump's decision to exit the Paris agreement . Having quietly lobbied Trump to stay in the pact, Secretary of State...More..

Former PSU President will do jail time and house arrest
by | Saturday, June 03, 2017

Former PSU President will do jail time and house arrest

Four of the initial 52 charges were dropped, but he was convicted of 45 counts of sexual abuse. Sandusky was convicted in 2012 of sexually abusing boys he accessed through his Second Mile Charity for at-risk ...More..