Jury Selection In Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial Looks To Be A Challenge
Mon, 22 May 2017 15:00:48 -0400
A third of the potential jurors say they've already formed opinions about Cosby's guilt or innocence. The case involves one of scores of sexual assault allegations against the comedian.
4 Climbers Killed In Deadly Week On Mount Everest
Mon, 22 May 2017 14:44:00 -0400
An American doctor who was trying for a second time to conquer the mountain after surviving an avalanche in 2015 was among those who died.
Churchill, Orwell And The Fight Against Totalitarianism
Mon, 22 May 2017 13:29:00 -0400
Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Tom Ricks says the writings of Winston Churchill and George Orwell still resonate today. Ricks also discusses the generals serving in the Trump administration.
Texas Lawmakers Revive 'Bathroom Bill,' OK Religious Refusal Of Adoptions
Mon, 22 May 2017 13:27:00 -0400
A proposal governing bathroom use by transgender students in public schools has moved forward. A bill to allow adoption agencies to deny gay, unmarried or non-Christian would-be parents has passed.
Stabbing Death At University Of Maryland Investigated As Hate Crime
Mon, 22 May 2017 12:45:00 -0400
The FBI was involved after it was discovered that Sean Christopher Urbanski, who allegedly stabbed a black student to death on campus, was a member of a Facebook group called "Alt-Reich: Nation."
Here's The Deal With That Glowing Orb — And Plenty Of Notes On What It Isn't
Mon, 22 May 2017 12:30:00 -0400
It seemed an innocuous gesture: President Trump joined two other world leaders in laying their hands on a lit-up globe at an event in Saudi Arabia. Then, Twitter caught wind of it.
Supreme Court Rejects 2 Congressional Districts In North Carolina
Mon, 22 May 2017 11:31:00 -0400
"A State may not use race as the predominant factor in drawing district lines unless it has a compelling reason," Justice Elena Kagan said in the court's opinion upholding a lower court ruling.
Flynn To Take The 5th, Refuses To Turn Over Documents To Senate Panel
Mon, 22 May 2017 11:11:00 -0400
The former national security adviser is refusing to turn over documents to the Senate Intelligence Committee, which is investigating possible ties between the 2016 Trump campaign and Russia.
In A Historic First, Trump Visits Old City Of Jerusalem
Mon, 22 May 2017 11:02:00 -0400
Trump is the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Old City of Jerusalem, seized by Israel in the Six-Day War a half-century ago. President Trump visited Christian and Jewish religious sites.
In 'American Race,' Charles Barkley Is A True Believer In The Power Of Dialogue
Mon, 22 May 2017 10:06:00 -0400
In the new TNT docu-series about race, the former NBA star is mostly indifferent to the broader context of the discussions he's wading into — and to the limits of trying to "start a dialogue."
Homeschooling Makes Learning Personal For Some Special Education Students
Mon, 22 May 2017 08:00:00 -0400
Florida's Gardiner Scholarship provides money for students with some special needs to study as they wish. A controversial bill would expand it.
Trump Arrives In Israel For Second Leg Of International Trip
Mon, 22 May 2017 07:05:00 -0400
On his first overseas trip as president, Trump flew from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to Tel Aviv, Israel — the only known direct flight between the two countries, which do not have diplomatic relations.
More Than 10 Years After Alleged Sexual Assault, Bill Cosby Trial To Begin
Mon, 22 May 2017 05:04:00 -0400
A year and a half after Cosby was charged with felony counts of sexual assault over a 2004 encounter, which Cosby maintains was consensual, jury selection is to begin Monday in Philadelphia.
As GOP Tarries On Health Bill, Funding For Children's Health Languishes
Mon, 22 May 2017 05:00:01 -0400
The delay in coming up with a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act is making it hard for Congress to reauthorize funding for health care for 9 million children through the popular CHIP program.
Tips For Staying Healthy When Traveling Abroad
Mon, 22 May 2017 05:00:00 -0400
Two travel tips are often overlooked by clinicians, and can be especially helpful when people are headed to places with less-than-ideal plumbing and sewage systems.