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Trump campaign CEO faces claims of domestic violence, anti-Semitism
 Donald Trump's new campaign CEO is under fire again – this time for anti-Semitic comments he supposedly made in the '90s during a legal battle with his ex-wife over where his children should go to school. This is the latest controversy involving Stephen K. Bannon since he joined the Trump campaign earlier this month. According to court...

10:02 AM Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016

Donald Trump's new campaign CEO is under fire again – this time for anti-Semitic comments he supposedly made in the '90s during a legal battle with his ex-wife over where his children should go to school. This is the latest controversy involving Stephen K. Bannon since he joined the Trump campaign earlier this month. According to court...
About 1,500 Americans went on a float trip and ended up in Canada

7:45 PM Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016

Note to rafters: You might want to stay off the water if there are high winds, or you could end up in another country. About 1,500 Americans learned that the hard way. They got on their favorite floats with their favorite drinks on Sunday to float down the St. Clair River. The rafters planned to float from Port Huron, Michigan,...
Is Obama's delayed visit to Louisiana unusual?
 "Where's President Obama, you ask? Well, he is on the golf course," Fox Business anchor Maria Bartiromo said. "He is unlikely to cut short his New England vacation to see all these floodwaters affecting communities like this one," CBS reporter Manuel Bojorquez said. "Honestly, Obama ought to get off the...

7:20 PM Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016

"Where's President Obama, you ask? Well, he is on the golf course," Fox Business anchor Maria Bartiromo said. "He is unlikely to cut short his New England vacation to see all these floodwaters affecting communities like this one," CBS reporter Manuel Bojorquez said. "Honestly, Obama ought to get off the...
1,500 Americans accidentally end up in Canada during float trip
 About 1,500 Americans learned the effects of high winds the hard way during an annual event in Michigan. Hundreds of people got on their favorite floats with their favorite drinks on Sunday to float down the St. Clair River. The rafters planned to float from Port Huron, Michigan, to Marysville, Michigan, for the annual Port Huron...

2:42 PM Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016

About 1,500 Americans learned the effects of high winds the hard way during an annual event in Michigan. Hundreds of people got on their favorite floats with their favorite drinks on Sunday to float down the St. Clair River. The rafters planned to float from Port Huron, Michigan, to Marysville, Michigan, for the annual Port Huron...
White Lives Matter protesters demonstrate outside NAACP office
 A group of White Lives Matter protesters demonstrated outside the Houston NAACP office on Sunday. One of the organizers said the movement's aim was to celebrate heritage and culture, but some protesters' clothing and signs told a different story. Video from local outlet KPRC appears to show a white supremacist version ...

5:21 PM Monday, Aug. 22, 2016

A group of White Lives Matter protesters demonstrated outside the Houston NAACP office on Sunday. One of the organizers said the movement's aim was to celebrate heritage and culture, but some protesters' clothing and signs told a different story. Video from local outlet KPRC appears to show a white supremacist version ...
Philippine president threatens to leave the UN
 Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has encouraged people to kill drug dealers and has called a U.S. ambassador "gay," but it seems he can't take criticism himself. Wrapping up a long press conference on Sunday, Duterte reportedly threatened to leave the United Nations. According to a translation from CNN...

3:43 PM Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has encouraged people to kill drug dealers and has called a U.S. ambassador "gay," but it seems he can't take criticism himself. Wrapping up a long press conference on Sunday, Duterte reportedly threatened to leave the United Nations. According to a translation from CNN...
'America's toughest sheriff' could face prosecution
 "I don't make the laws. I enforce them," Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio said in a 2012 re-election commercial. But a federal judge says "America's Toughest Sheriff" Joe Arpaio didn't follow orders. Now, the 84-year-old could face contempt of court charges. The judge on Friday recommended the...

1:43 PM Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016

"I don't make the laws. I enforce them," Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio said in a 2012 re-election commercial. But a federal judge says "America's Toughest Sheriff" Joe Arpaio didn't follow orders. Now, the 84-year-old could face contempt of court charges. The judge on Friday recommended the...
Thousands of Olympic volunteers are quitting

2:34 PM Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016

Athletes being robbed, pools turning green -- the 2016 Olympic Games certainly haven't been a walk in the park. But now, Olympic officials are dealing with another issue: a shortage of volunteers. Before the games kicked off, officials selected 50,000 volunteers to do everything from directing fans to venues to driving Olympic officials...
Move over FaceTime: Google releases video calling app Duo
 Move over, FaceTime and Skype. Google has released a one-to-one video calling app called Duo.  Unlike Google's video chatting app Hangouts, Duo is for smartphones only and offers simple one-to-one calling rather than video conferencing.   And it seems Google's key word to describe the app is "simple." The company...

1:47 PM Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016

Move over, FaceTime and Skype. Google has released a one-to-one video calling app called Duo.  Unlike Google's video chatting app Hangouts, Duo is for smartphones only and offers simple one-to-one calling rather than video conferencing.   And it seems Google's key word to describe the app is "simple." The company...
Move over FaceTime: Google releases video calling app Duo
 Move over, FaceTime and Skype. Google has released a one-to-one video calling app called Duo.  Unlike Google's video chatting app Hangouts, Duo is for smartphones only and offers simple one-to-one calling rather than video conferencing.   And it seems Google's key word to describe the app is "simple." The company...

1:47 PM Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2016

Move over, FaceTime and Skype. Google has released a one-to-one video calling app called Duo.  Unlike Google's video chatting app Hangouts, Duo is for smartphones only and offers simple one-to-one calling rather than video conferencing.   And it seems Google's key word to describe the app is "simple." The company...
Parents save their 4-year-old from mountain lion attack
 The parents of a 4-year-old Idaho girl are being credited with saving their daughter from a mountain lion attack. "I just had this comfort, and I knew she was OK. And I felt like angels were there protecting her," the girl's mother told East Idaho News. It happened Friday night at the family's campsite near Green Canyon Hot Springs...

8:24 PM Monday, Aug. 15, 2016

The parents of a 4-year-old Idaho girl are being credited with saving their daughter from a mountain lion attack. "I just had this comfort, and I knew she was OK. And I felt like angels were there protecting her," the girl's mother told East Idaho News. It happened Friday night at the family's campsite near Green Canyon Hot Springs...
Who makes sure amusement rides are safe?

2:12 PM Sunday, Aug. 14, 2016

Ten-year-old Caleb Schwab died on the world's tallest water slide at Schlitterbahn Water Park in Kansas City, Kansas, on Aug. 7. It was one of four amusement park accidents reported across the U.S. in the second week of August alone. Even though some of the rides were reportedly inspected weeks and even days before the...
Pocket Constitution becomes bestseller as Trump feuds with Khans
 "Have you even read the United States Constitution? I will gladly lend you my copy," Khizr Khan said during his speech last week at the Democratic National Convention. That moment — when the father of a Muslim U.S. soldier killed in Iraq addressed Donald Trump directly — has been played many times...

11:42 AM Tuesday, Aug. 02, 2016

"Have you even read the United States Constitution? I will gladly lend you my copy," Khizr Khan said during his speech last week at the Democratic National Convention. That moment — when the father of a Muslim U.S. soldier killed in Iraq addressed Donald Trump directly — has been played many times...
Miss Teen USA barely lasted a day before getting caught in a scandal
 Miss Texas Teen USA Karlie Hay achieved her dream on Saturday.   But by Sunday, the newly crowned Miss Teen USA was responding to allegations that she used a racial slur on Twitter. According to CNN, a racial slur appeared in several tweets from what is believed to be Hay's personal account. The tweets...

12:55 AM Monday, Aug. 01, 2016

Miss Texas Teen USA Karlie Hay achieved her dream on Saturday.   But by Sunday, the newly crowned Miss Teen USA was responding to allegations that she used a racial slur on Twitter. According to CNN, a racial slur appeared in several tweets from what is believed to be Hay's personal account. The tweets...
Despite spike in officer shootings, officer deaths on downward trend
 Thirty-three law enforcement officers have died due to gunfire so far this year, according to the Officer Down Memorial Page. The site says that's a 94 percent increase in officer gunfire deaths from this time last year. Increased coverage and varying statistics on officer deaths have dominated news in the past months. In July...

2:34 PM Sunday, Jul. 31, 2016

Thirty-three law enforcement officers have died due to gunfire so far this year, according to the Officer Down Memorial Page. The site says that's a 94 percent increase in officer gunfire deaths from this time last year. Increased coverage and varying statistics on officer deaths have dominated news in the past months. In July...
Democratic senator's response to a Trump tweet: 'Love you, brother'
 "I love you, Donald," Sen. Cory Booker said Tuesday. Wait. U.S. Sen. Cory Booker — a democrat — loves Donald Trump? "Love you, brother," Booker said. Booker's response to a Trump tweet made waves Tuesday. Trump tweeted: "If Cory Booker is the future of the democratic party, they have no...

8:53 PM Tuesday, Jul. 26, 2016

"I love you, Donald," Sen. Cory Booker said Tuesday. Wait. U.S. Sen. Cory Booker — a democrat — loves Donald Trump? "Love you, brother," Booker said. Booker's response to a Trump tweet made waves Tuesday. Trump tweeted: "If Cory Booker is the future of the democratic party, they have no...
2 victims' mothers, 2 different views on Benghazi and the 2016 presidential race
 "I blame Hillary Clinton personally for the death of my son," Patricia Smith said. That's Smith speaking at last week's Republican National Convention about her son's death. Sean Smith died in an attack on a diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, in 2012. If you've been paying attention this political season, you know Donald Trump...

11:20 AM Monday, Jul. 25, 2016

"I blame Hillary Clinton personally for the death of my son," Patricia Smith said. That's Smith speaking at last week's Republican National Convention about her son's death. Sean Smith died in an attack on a diplomatic compound in Benghazi, Libya, in 2012. If you've been paying attention this political season, you know Donald Trump...
Brie Larson will star as Captain Marvel – and make history
 For the first time, Marvel Studios has cast a woman as its title character, and that woman is Brie Larson.  Marvel Studios made the announcement on Saturday at Comic-Con. And the crowd seemed pretty excited. "The newest person joining us, Captain Marvel herself, Brie Larson," Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige said as the ...

5:10 AM Monday, Jul. 25, 2016

For the first time, Marvel Studios has cast a woman as its title character, and that woman is Brie Larson.  Marvel Studios made the announcement on Saturday at Comic-Con. And the crowd seemed pretty excited. "The newest person joining us, Captain Marvel herself, Brie Larson," Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige said as the ...
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