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House GOPers Say A Secret Memo Could End The Trump-Russia Probe. Their Staff Wrote It.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:14:14 -0500

WASHINGTON ― House Republicans spent the end of the workweek telling everyone who would listen that the American people must be allowed to see a top-secret four-page document that could bring an end t....
Photos of the week: 1/12 - 1/19

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:17:19 -0500

A house of horrors was discovered in Perris, California at the start of the week.....
How a government shutdown will affect you

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:50:06 -0500

If the government shuts down, all active-duty troops keep working, as well as other essential staff, like TSA screeners and the FBI. Unlike Congress, however, they will not be paid.....
Google CEO: 'No regrets' firing diversity memo writer James Damore

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:54:43 -0500

During the Recode and MSNBC Revolution town hall, Google CEO Sundar Pichai discusses firing James Damore, the aiuthor of a controversial diversity memo and maintains the company’s action was not done ....
13 siblings allegedly held captive at home by parents: Part 1

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:45:37 -0500

David and Louise Turpin pleaded not guilty to a combined 75 total counts, including charges of torture, child abuse and false imprisonment.....
Aly Raisman Tells Nassar 'You Are Pathetic' After He Complains About Sentencing Hearing

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:37:44 -0500

Olympian Aly Raisman addressed serial sexual abuser Larry Nassar in court Friday with a powerful statement, calling the former USA Gymnastics team doctor “pathetic” for complaining about the length of....
California community makes recovery strides after mudslide

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 21:17:08 -0500

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — The key highway along the California coast has been cleared of debris and is a few days from reopening while the search is widening from three people still missing after a mas....
Apostrophes trip up Kazakhstan's move away from Russian alphabet

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 09:35:37 -0500

Kazakhstan's quarter-century struggle to assert its autonomy from former overlord Russia has hit an unlikely snag: the lowly apostrophe.  A vast but sparsely populated country wedged between Russ....
Ivanka Trump was just spotted wearing these $200 workout leggings

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:04:00 -0500

With the start of the new year, it looks like we are not the only one with fitness goals in mind!....
The Donald Trump Show Wraps Up First Season

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 05:45:56 -0500

WASHINGTON – At least from a ratings standpoint, America’s 45th presidency without a doubt has had a successful first season, tremendous even.....
Mom Of Racist-Ranting Alabama Student Says She Didn't Raise Her That Way

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:13:58 -0500

The mother of a University of Alabama student who received national scorn for her racist rants on video said she agreed with the school’s decision to expel her daughter.....
Delta issues new rules on emotional support animals

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:05:57 -0500

After the airline said it saw a spike in animal incidents, passengers must now provide documentation for their pet to the airline within 48 hours of their flight.....
Airstrikes pound Syria's Afrin as Turkey launches 'Operation Olive Branch'

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 16:25:21 -0500

By Mert Ozkan and Ellen Francis HASSA, Turkey/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkey opened a new front in Syria's nearly seven-year-old war on Saturday, launching airstrikes against a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia....
Thai police arrest 'kingpin' in Asian wildlife trafficking

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 04:18:32 -0500

Thai police have arrested an alleged kingpin in Asia's illegal trade in endangered species, dealing a blow to a family-run syndicate that smuggles elephant ivory, rhino horn and tiger parts to Chinese....
Car plows into crowd along Brazil’s Copacabana beach, killing baby

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:56:02 -0500

A car plowed into a crowd on Rio de Janeiro's tourist-packed Copacabana seaside promenade, killing a baby and injuring more than a dozen people.....
This Flu Season Is The Worst Possible Time For A Government Shutdown

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:52:51 -0500

Flu cases are continuing to rise in the U.S., with some states, such as California, seeing record numbers of patients seeking medical attention.....
Confronting China and Russia, not tackling terrorism, is now America's top security priority

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:11:32 -0500

Countering China and Russia is a bigger focus for US national security than defeating terrorism, the American administration announced yesterday.  Donald Trump’s new national defence strategy named “i....
Classmate speaks out about California ‘House of Horrors’ victim

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:03:27 -0500

A classmate of one of the victims who attended community college says the Turpin son was very thin and always in the same clothing.....
Donald Trump's 'Screaming' Face On A Newspaper Stack Gets The Funniest Reworking

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 04:06:48 -0500

A photo-editing battle has erupted over this somewhat unsettling snap of President Donald Trump’s face on a stack of German newspapers: PsBattle: Trump screaming in a stack of newspapers from photosho....
The Latest: Pope decries killings of women, other violence

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 16:31:38 -0500

TRUJILLO, Peru (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Peru (all times local):....
Man, woman, child pulled out of truck after crash involving LA County sheriff's deputies

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 03:03:57 -0500

A man, woman and child were pulled out of a truck on its side after they were involved in a crash with Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies at a Manchester Square intersection.....
Don't Let Dishonest Don Erase Honest Abe

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 05:45:56 -0500

Michael Wolff’s blistering account of the Trump administration’s first year, Fire and Fury, prompted what has now become the president’s routine response to anyone who criticizes him.....
Tourists in Jamaica Warned Not to Leave Resorts Due to Violent Crime

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 14:01:33 -0500

There's been a string of violent crimes in Montego Bay....
Turkish jets pound Kurdish militia in new Syria offensive

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 18:22:25 -0500

Turkey on Saturday launched a new air and ground operation to oust a Kurdish militia from their northern Syrian enclave, defying US warnings that the action risked further destabilising the area after....
Twitter Concedes Russian Influence Before U.S. Election Was Greater Than Initially Thought

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:21:15 -0500

At least 677,774 people in the United States followed, retweeted or liked content distributed by Russian government-linked Twitter accounts in a 10-week span prior to the 2016 U.S. election, Twitter a....
Taiwan stymies new China flights amid route row, official says

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:25:57 -0500

By Jeanny Kao and Brenda Goh TAIPEI/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Taiwan's aviation regulator has stalled applications for new flights from China Eastern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines amid a row between Beijin....
'Leaning Out': Aerial photography by Jeffrey Milstein

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:48:50 -0500

Jeffrey Milstein’s overhead images of ports, train yards, airports, parking lots, and cityscapes, reveal harmonious symmetries invisible during daily life yet still somehow familiar.....
The Funniest Tweets From Parents This Week

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:00:11 -0500

Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways.....
N.Korea cancels S.Korea visit by advance team for art troupe

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:40:50 -0500

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Friday abruptly canceled plans to send a delegation led by the head of a hugely popular girl band to South Korea over the weekend to check preparations for a t....
Turpin Case: Clothes, Shoes and Toys Donated to 13 Siblings Saved From California 'House of Horrors'

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:58:45 -0500

The Perris community is rallying around the children, who were allegedly tortured by their own parents.....
Trump’s Decision To Keep Parks Open During Shutdown Puts Politics Before Safety

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 19:30:55 -0500

WASHINGTON — As a government shutdown grew increasingly likely this week, the Trump administration scrambled to find a way to keep America’s national parks and monuments open — albeit without rangers,....
How to Solidify Your Retirement Fund

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:27:57 -0500

The traditional three-legged retirement stool -- consisting of pensions, personal savings and Social Security benefits -- is looking wobblier than ever. Defined benefit pension plans, which have been....
Russia says Iran nuclear deal cannot be saved without US

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 15:05:58 -0500

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday ruled out the possibility of salvaging the Iranian nuclear deal if President Donald Trump decides to pull the United States out of the agreement. "Thi....
Ed Sheeran Is Engaged To Childhood Friend Cherry Seaborn

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 16:23:21 -0500

Ed Sheeran announced his engagement to girlfriend Cherry Seaborn on Saturday in an Instagram post that was pretty darn adorable.....
Supreme Court blocks redrawing of North Carolina congressional maps

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:15:18 -0500

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked a lower court's order for North Carolina to rework its congressional map because Republicans violated the Constitution by drawing electoral districts intende....
The Electrification Era Moves Closer for Cars

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:42:06 -0500

Automakers are seeing the future, and increasingly it’s more high voltage than high octane. At this year’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit, just under the sheet metal and hoods .......
Anderson Cooper Tells Conan Haiti Is 'Among The Richest Countries I've Ever Been To'

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:03:23 -0500

CNN’s Anderson Cooper on Thursday gave Conan O’Brien a glowing review of Haiti before the talk show host’s trip there.....
Q&A: James Patterson on Aaron Hernandez's fall from grace

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:35:02 -0500

BOSTON (AP) — Eight months after ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez hanged himself in prison, a new book by bestselling author James Patterson is reviving unanswered questions.....
Two children charged with killing half-a-million bees on Iowa farm

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:09:00 -0500

The boys, aged 12 and 13, have been charged with knocking over 50 beehives at the Wild Hill Honey farm in Sioux City which caused half a million bees to freeze to death in late December. Wild Hill Ho....
Women's March Draws Massive Crowds In Cities Across The Nation

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 14:44:30 -0500

WASHINGTON — Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in cities across the nation on Saturday in a defiant stand against President Donald Trump, who today marks the anniversary of his inaugurat....
China Wants Missile Defenses To Stop India (And Kill Satellites)

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:28:00 -0500

India conducted a successful test of its most advanced intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), a nuclear-capable Agni-5, on Thursday, underscoring a potential threat to China as well as Pakistan. ....
Russia tells US to show proof of N. Korea sanctions-busting

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 16:36:14 -0500

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Friday said the United States has yet to produce evidence that Russia is helping North Korea evade sanctions imposed over its nuclear and missile tests. US P....
We Reno'd a 900-Square-Foot House to Feel Way Roomier (and Succeeded!)

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:42:41 -0500

One of the biggest game changers? Widening doorways....
12-Year-Old Boy With Flu-Like Symptoms Dies After Virus Test Comes Back Negative

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 13:33:28 -0500

His family is waiting for the autopsy results.....
Takata Recalls 3.3 Million More Airbags

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 13:47:36 -0500

Takata has expanded its already massive recall by an additional 3.3 million airbag inflators over the same concerns that they might explode and spray dangerous metal fragments into the vehicle’s .......
Mattis unveils new National Defense strategy

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:43:04 -0500

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis released the National Defense Strategy today that focuses on China and Russia as the biggest challenges to the U.S.....
'Jersey Shore' Star Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 17:24:12 -0500

On Friday, “Jersey Shore” star Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino pleaded guilty to tax fraud in federal court in Newark, New Jersey.....
11 Asian Beef Recipes You'll Be Eating On Repeat

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 19:26:30 -0500

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GOP Lawmaker Claims ISIS Masterminded Las Vegas Shooting

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:55:00 -0500

told Fox News host Tucker Carlson he believes the Islamic State terror group masterminded the Las Vegas shooting that killed 58 people in October.....
Trump's dealmaker image tarnished by U.S. government shutdown

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 16:19:10 -0500

By James Oliphant WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For President Donald Trump, this weekend was supposed to be a celebration. Instead, Trump stayed in Washington after he was unable to avert a government shut....