• Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Confident We'll Get Out Of This Mess
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Confident We'll Get Out Of This Mess

Ginsburg pointed to the Women's March held the day after President Trump's inauguration. That was a time when "anyone who wasn't born and bred in the US was considered an outcast", she said . "I would say we are not experiencing the best of times". In an interview with the BBC's "Newsnight" on Thursday, Ginsberg defended the importance of a fr...

Read more

  • Suspect charged in case of missing Georgia teacher
Suspect charged in case of missing Georgia teacher

Grinstead went missing on October 22, 2005, from her Ocilla home. "I think the whole case needs a fresh look", Lindsey said. Police immediately went to her home. In a 2006 interview with the Atlanta-Journal Constitution , Grinstead's sister Anita Gattis said she believed her sister left with someone she knew.

Read more

  • Baton Rouge woman: 'I've got another family' after saving officer's life
Baton Rouge woman: 'I've got another family' after saving officer's life

The officer saw drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle of 28-year-old suspect Thomas Bennett during a traffic stop, per police. At that moment, she says, "The officer and I just locked eyes". 'It was something that went through my soul, ' she said . Bennett was arrested on aggravated batters, disarming a police officer, battery on a police off...

Read more

  • What's open, closed on Presidents Day?
What's open, closed on Presidents Day?

While the holiday has commonly become known as Presidents Day, the federal government still designates the third Monday in February as a holiday celebrating Washington's Birthday. 22 as a federal holiday. Of the most recent US Presidents, who do you think was the best leader? Yet Lincoln's birthday isn't recognized as a federal holiday, and few p...

Read more

  • Police officer shot and killed responding to crash in Whittier, California
Police officer shot and killed responding to crash in Whittier, California

In the midst of a pat down, Corina said the man pulled out a gun and started shooting. That homicide and auto theft occurred about 5:30 a.m. Monday at a home in the 1400 block of Volney Drive in the East Los Angeles/City Terrace area, according to Deputy Kimberly Alexander of the Sheriff's Information Bureau.

Read more

  • Tense Oakland Police Armed Standoff Comes To Dramatic End
Tense Oakland Police Armed Standoff Comes To Dramatic End

The freakish standoff began after a sniper report near Golf Links Drive and 98th Ave. around 9 a.m. A nearby stretch of eastbound Interstate 580 has reopened, and a shelter-in-place order for the area has been lifted. The police said that after the suspect had been shot and disarmed, he was arrested and admitted to an area hospital. Video footage...

Read more

  • Southern California hit by massive storm
Southern California hit by massive storm

Two vehicles fell into a 20-foot sinkhole in Studio City Friday and firefighters had to rescue one woman who escaped her auto but was found standing on her overturned vehicle. The area received about 3 inches of rain as of Saturday morning. Almost three inches of rain fell in the Van Nuys area over a 24-hour period, according to the National ...

Read more

  • Pruitt confirmed as EPA administrator
Pruitt confirmed as EPA administrator

He sued the agency he intends to lead more than a dozen times while top prosecutor of his oil and gas producing state, and has expressed doubts about the science behind climate change. Almost 800 present and former EPA officials have signed a letter opposing Pruitt; many have also taken it upon themselves to call USA senators to voice their...

Read more

  • El Paso officials dispute federal agents' account of domestic-violence victim's arrest
El Paso officials dispute federal agents' account of domestic-violence victim's arrest

After an alleged domestic abuse victim's arrest by immigration agents in El Paso gained national attention , advocates and attorneys said the case could set a risky precedent for immigrants who might decide against reporting crimes if faced with the possibility of deportation.

Read more

  • Senate narrowly confirms Mick Mulvaney to serve as Trump's budget chief
Senate narrowly confirms Mick Mulvaney to serve as Trump's budget chief

Mulvaney is a fiscal conservative and is open to defense spending reform. Rep. Mark Meadows, chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, said that Mulvaney will serve President Donald Trump's administration well. NPR reports that Mulvaney played "a prominent role" in the 2013 budget crises that led to a two-week shutdown of the federal government...

Read more

  • Police investigating killing that was streamed to Facebook live
Police investigating killing that was streamed to Facebook live

The Chicago Tribune reported that Takiya Holmes, 11, died Tuesday morning from wounds she suffered in a shooting on Saturday. The attack is said to be gang-related and Breunna's boyfriend was reportedly a known gang member. Over the weekend, over 20 people were shot, with five fatalities. "They shot us down!" the victim screamed to a woman, wh...

Read more

  • Fire at Disneyland parking garage on Monday
Fire at Disneyland parking garage on Monday

The fire was reported at around 4.40pm (12.40am GMT) on the second floor of the six-storey Mickey & Friends vehicle park in the attraction's north-west corner. Daron Wyatt, a spokesman for the Anaheim Police Department. The blaze broke out in a auto park - which holds 10,000 vehicles - in the California park, on Monday (Fenruary 13).

Read more

  • Israel bars Peru's fugitive ex-leader Alejandro Toledo
Israel bars Peru's fugitive ex-leader Alejandro Toledo

Officials said they have alerted Interpol and have information that the former leader, now a Stanford University visiting scholar, may be in San Francisco, USA. The government of Peru said that the United States has denied a request to hold former President Alejandro Toledo, who is being sought on corruption charges.

Read more

  • Yale Finally Drops White Supremacist's Name From Its College Building
Yale Finally Drops White Supremacist's Name From Its College Building

Yale University will rename one of its residential colleges , replacing the name of an alumnus remembered for his role in the Confederacy and advocacy of slavery with that of an alumna who was a pioneering mathematician and computer scientist who helped transform the way people use technology.

Read more

  • Boston, New York bracing for one foot of snow
Boston, New York bracing for one foot of snow

As tempting as it may be, New Yorkers shouldn't spend their snow day in the park, city officials said . Snowfall forecasts range from a few inches in central New York to a foot or more in the Hudson Valley, New York City and Long Island.

Read more

  • Immigration raids staged in Southern California
Immigration raids staged in Southern California

An ICE official tells ABC News that nearly all of those arrested in the L.A. area had criminal histories and were targeted based on criminal activity, illegal re-entries after previous deportation or as immigration fugitives. With his decree, Trump - who vowed as a candidate to deport some three million undocumented immigrants with criminal recor...

Read more

  • Top Senate Democrat says has 'serious concerns' about court nominee Gorsuch
Top Senate Democrat says has 'serious concerns' about court nominee Gorsuch

He said he asked Gorsuch whether a "Muslim ban" would be unconstitutional, referring to the President's executive order temporarily barring immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries. Schumer said last week he needed time to review Gorsuch's 10-year record before scheduling a meeting. Further, more voters support his confirmation than they ...

Read more

  • Judges in immigration ban case in a 'vacuum,' U.S. security chief
Judges in immigration ban case in a 'vacuum,' U.S. security chief

Rep. Michael McCaul, chairman of the House Homeland Security panel, said even the suggestion of a Muslim ban could alienate allies and embolden adversaries. Kelly responded: "Not until the boom". The decision was announced the same day as the release of the intelligence community's unclassified report on the Russian government's alleged hacking...

Read more

  • Brady, Belichick: Best QB/Head Coach Duo Ever?
Brady, Belichick: Best QB/Head Coach Duo Ever?

President Trump chats with Chief of Staff Reince Priebus while watching Super Bowl LI. Final viewership totals are expected later on Monday. This championship game was the Patriots' ninth trip to the Super Bowl - the most in the NFL. Tom Brady on your fifth championship", James said. With the Falcons leading 28-20, the quarterback conceded a c...

Read more

  • NYU Professor dubbed 'Professor Trigglypuff'' has meltdown outside of Gavin McInnes event
NYU Professor dubbed 'Professor Trigglypuff'' has meltdown outside of Gavin McInnes event

The event description, which has since been taken down, encouraged students to join them to " let NYU know that we will not stand for bigotry, racism, homophobia, transphobia, misogyny on our campus ", the NYU Local reported. He was met with several protesters rushing him and unruly chants. "The goal of the event was to promote free speech and not ...

Read more

  • Man Throws Homemade Bomb Into Pasadena Cheesecake Factory
Man Throws Homemade Bomb Into Pasadena Cheesecake Factory

Officers evacuated customers and employees. Local authorities notified federal agencies out of an abundance of caution, but don't know if the incident was meant to be an act of terrorism, the Star-News said. Pasadena Mayor Terry Tornek said the device was more like a firecracker than a bomb. "But it shouldn't get blown out of proportion". Still,...

Read more

  • French police open fire after armed man tries to enter Louvre museum
French police open fire after armed man tries to enter Louvre museum

Michel Cadot, Paris's police chief, said the man cried out "Allahu Akbar!" and was suspected to have been trying to carry out a terrorist attack. Prosecutor François Molins said at a Friday night news conference the suspect's name had not been "formally established".

Read more

  • GOP senator to vote 'no' on Betsy DeVos
GOP senator to vote 'no' on Betsy DeVos

West Virginia Democrat Joe Manchin also said Wednesday that he would vote against DeVos, citing her focus on charter schools as a school-choice activist and her lack of exposure to the public education system. DeVos is not expected to get any votes from Democrats, and if no other Republicans defect, she'll get 50 votes. She also faced increased s...

Read more

  • Could GOP Defections Cause Stalemate in DeVos Confirmation?
Could GOP Defections Cause Stalemate in DeVos Confirmation?

Both Collins and Murkowski said they appreciate DeVos' commitment to children and learning, but that her lack of experience in the nation's public schools is a deep concern. On Tuesday, DeVos narrowly won the approval of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, of which Sen. Collins laid out her reasons for opposing the appoin...

Read more

  • Madeleine Albright Will Register As Muslim if Trump Implements Registry
Madeleine Albright Will Register As Muslim if Trump Implements Registry

Her comments come as rumours continue to circulate about an executive order which would announce extreme vetting, a refugee ban and a ban on arrivals from seven countries, said to include Syria, Yemen and Iraq. "We can not, and should not, admit into our country those who do not support the U.S. Constitution, or those who would place violent re...

Read more

"'Was that Godzilla?" Video of massive alligator goes viral

Kudos to the people who managed to take a video of the beast. "He was the biggest gator I have seen out there", she told News 6 in Orlando . This may look like a scene straight out of Jurassic Park , but nope: This viral video of an insanely huge alligator is 100% real.

Read more

  • UC Davis Republicans cancel Milo Yiannopoulos event amid protests
UC Davis Republicans cancel Milo Yiannopoulos event amid protests

At an impromptu rally he accused UC Davis officials of coddling left-wing student groups. Like many things that come out of Yiannapolous's mouth, that was a lie. During the last leg of his tour at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Yiannopoulos mocked a transgender student by name for filing a Title IX complaint about bathroom access and sugg...

Read more

  • Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer will oppose Jeff Sessions for attorney general
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer will oppose Jeff Sessions for attorney general

Hate Crimes Prevention Act - which he would be responsible for enforcing as the head of the Justice Department. Several aspects of Senator Sessions' record unfortunately have been mischaracterized and distorted to portray him as somehow being indifferent, if not hostile, to civil rights.

Read more

  • US Senate Intel Committee Passes Bill against Russian 'Covert Broadcasting'
US Senate Intel Committee Passes Bill against Russian 'Covert Broadcasting'

The committee's investigation now appears to contradict Chairman Richard Burr's (R-NC) earlier assertion that he would not investigate advisers to Trump's campaign. Pompeo told the Senate Intelligence Committee that he attended last week's meeting at which top US officials briefed Trump on the matter. Instead, Pompeo said Russian Federation "has ...

Read more

  • Paralyzed NYPD officer who spoke of forgiveness dies at 59
Paralyzed NYPD officer who spoke of forgiveness dies at 59

This morning Fifth Avenue was closed as police officers and the NYPD Emerald Society prepared to process into the funeral Mass of Detective McDonald, which was celebrated by Cardinal Timothy Dolan. "We learned the right way to live from him", de Blasio said, adding that McDonald is a "reminder that we all can go farther". Queens County District...

Read more

  • Chance of an ice storm in the Quad Cities: Increasing
Chance of an ice storm in the Quad Cities: Increasing

David McKeown | Republican-Herald (AP) John Verchick, a custodian at the Pottsville Area School district in Pennsylvania, chips ice away on stairs in front of the high school Wednesday as that area deals with an ice storm. Police said stranded motorists are encouraged to remain inside their vehicles with their seat belt on and wait for first respon...

Read more

  • Art Briles, Kendal Briles not candidates for Auburn OC job
Art Briles, Kendal Briles not candidates for Auburn OC job

It shouldn't even consider hiring the man Baylor fired last May amid domestic violence issues involving players he failed to address according to the Pepper Hamilton investigation as its new offensive coordinator to replace Rhett Lashlee , who left to take the same position at CT for significantly less money .

Read more

  • Betsy DeVos Confirmation Hearing Delayed
Betsy DeVos Confirmation Hearing Delayed

Billionaire Ms Pritzker donated $20,000 to Democratic senators who then voted on her confirmation as President Barack Obama's commerce secretary. Warren said the next education secretary much continue to help those struggling with student debt and protect them from for-profit colleges offering worthless degrees.

Read more

  • McLean County Red Cross is in Need of Blood Donors
McLean County Red Cross is in Need of Blood Donors

Blood products already donated are going out faster than donations are coming in, officials said. Those who wish to donate can find other blood donation opportunities and schedule an appointment to donate by using the free Blood Donor App , visiting redcrossblood.org or calling (1-800-733-2767).

Read more

  • More snow is possible, and temperatures will be cold
More snow is possible, and temperatures will be cold

According to a local Fox News affiliate, the state's National Guard is on standby and Cooper expects temperatures to stay around freezing until Tuesday , making roads slick and requiring Highway Patrol to check abandoned vehicles for drivers and passengers who might be trapped.

Read more