Sarah Palin Sues 'New York Times,' Says Editorial Defamed Her
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 02:23:00 -0400
The Times editorial, which was corrected later, linked one of Palin's political action committee ads to the mass shooting in January 2011 that severely wounded then-Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords.
Ten Commandments Installed At Arkansas State Capitol; ACLU Plans Lawsuit
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:30:00 -0400
The monument's key backer, state Sen. Jason Rapert, says it honors the "historical moral foundation of law." But the ACLU says it violates the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment.
Labor Department Rethinking Obama-Era Overtime Pay Rule
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 19:11:00 -0400
On Tuesday the Labor Department formally requested information from the Office of Management and Budget, setting the stage for scaling back a rule that would make more workers eligible for OT.
The Queen Gets A Raise And Buckingham Palace Is Poised For An Upgrade
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:18:00 -0400
It's expensive being royal. The queen is expected to get an annual payout of around $105 million by 2019 and palace repairs are a priority.
Ethics Group Says U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley's Retweet Violated A Federal Law
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:48:00 -0400
Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, retweeted President Trump's support for a political candidate. CREW says that violated a law that bans federal employees from political activity.
3 Chicago Police Officers Accused Of Cover-Up In Killing Of Laquan McDonald
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:31:00 -0400
The Cook County grand jury indictment alleges that the three police officers were at the scene of the killing and worked together to conceal crucial facts in order to protect a fellow officer.
Q&A: What Does The Senate Health Bill Mean For Me?
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:28:00 -0400
The Senate Republicans' plan to overhaul the Affordable Care Act could bring big changes to many Americans' health care coverage. Here are answers to a handful of scenarios from concerned listeners.
Alabama Prisons Ruled 'Horrendously Inadequate,' Must Improve
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:14:00 -0400
A U.S. District judge issued the ruling Tuesday in a class action lawsuit brought by inmates who argued the prisons' conditions were cruel and unusual punishment.
Emmett Till Sign Vandalized Again
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:14:00 -0400
The damage was done to a historical marker that stands outside the Money, Miss., grocery store where in 1955, Till was accused of flirting with a white woman before being kidnapped and killed.
Brazilian President Michel Temer Is Formally Charged With Corruption
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:31:00 -0400
The indictment handed down Monday night by Brazil's top prosecutor makes Temer the first sitting president in the country's history to be charged with a crime. And the legal saga is far from finished.
Beekeepers Feel The Sting Of California's Great Hive Heist
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:54:00 -0400
This year authorities uncovered a "beehive chop shop:" nearly $1 million in stolen hives in a field in Fresno County. There's money to be made by renting out bees to orchards, and thefts are rising.
CNN Resignations A Sign Of The High Stakes In Covering Trump's Administration
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:12:00 -0400
Three investigative journalists have quit after the network retracted a story about a congressional inquiry into a link between Trump adviser Anthony Scaramucci and a Russian investment fund.
The Billion Dollar Cost Of Child Marriage
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:01:00 -0400
Research on child marriage has mainly focused on the toll it takes on individuals. Now, a report looks at the economic impact on poor countries.
China Back On State Department List Of Worst Human Trafficking Offenders
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:59:00 -0400
In its latest annual report on the global state of human trafficking, the State Department has issued highly public criticism of China — a move that could increase tensions between China and the U.S.
Dear John McEnroe: Putting Serena Williams On The Men's Circuit Is A Losing Game
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:02:00 -0400
John McEnroe reignited the battle of the sexes when he rushed the net to declare Williams is "an incredible player" and would be "like 700 in the world" if she played on the men's circuit.