'You Were Busy': Trump Marvels At Antonin Scalia's Large Brood At Medal Ceremony
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:47:57 -0500

'You Were Busy': Trump Marvels At Antonin Scalia's Large Brood At Medal CeremonyEditor's Note: We'd like to remind readers that they are choosing to read this


New Jersey couple and homeless man whose feel-good story went viral charged with GoFundMe scam
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:34:32 -0500

New Jersey couple and homeless man whose feel-good story went viral charged with GoFundMe scamProsecutors say Mark D’Amico, Kate McClure and Johnny Bobbitt Jr. fabricated the tale in an effort to raise money for themselves.


Nancy Pelosi Has A Math Problem But Plenty Of Potential Answers
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:12:21 -0500

Nancy Pelosi Has A Math Problem But Plenty Of Potential AnswersWASHINGTON ― Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) insists she's still on track to be the


List of retailers that will be closed on Thanksgiving 2018
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:13:45 -0500

List of retailers that will be closed on Thanksgiving 2018While many stores push the limits of Black Friday and offer store hours on


Macron in Morocco for opening of high-speed railway
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:20:49 -0500

Macron in Morocco for opening of high-speed railwayFrench President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Morocco on Thursday to take part in the inauguration of a high-speed railway line that boasts the fastest journey times in Africa or the Arab world. The French leader, who was invited by King Mohammed VI, will attend a grand ceremony at Tangiers' newly renovated train station, with heavy security measures put in place. Macron will travel with the monarch on the high-speed train from Tangiers, a major port linking Africa and Europe, to the capital Rabat.


How Florida’s recount will work
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:38:58 -0500

How Florida’s recount will workNo, Florida isn’t going to go through 8 million ballots one at a time. Here’s how the rest of the recount process will work.


Fatal infernos: California blazes grow as hundreds go missing
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:15:39 -0500

Fatal infernos: California blazes grow as hundreds go missingThe toll in the deadliest wildfires in recent California history climbed to 59 on Wednesday as authorities released a list of 130 people still missing. Most of those unaccounted for are from the Butte County town of Paradise, in northern California, which was virtually erased from the map by the so-called “Camp Fire” blaze that erupted last week. Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea told journalists Wednesday evening that 461 search and rescue personnel and 22 cadaver dogs were involved in the effort to locate those missing and DNA testing was being expedited to identify the victims.


Trevor Noah Provides 'Presidential Harassment' Training For House Democrats
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 23:05:18 -0500

Trevor Noah Provides 'Presidential Harassment' Training For House DemocratsWith Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives, Trevor Noah


Amazon HQ Move Criticized by New York City Council, U.S. Senator
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:13:24 -0500

Amazon HQ Move Criticized by New York City Council, U.S. SenatorAbout 250 people huddled against the cold wind in Long Island City Wednesday, near the East River site where Amazon plans to move in. U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand later used a Twitter posting to join the chorus of critics. The gathering in Queens included dozens of elected officials, including City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer, who represents the district that includes Long Island City and who said he’d been shut out of any negotiations and only learned the deal had been consummated by reading about it in the newspaper.


Yahoo News Explains: Is North Korea breaking the missile agreement with Trump?
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:29:17 -0500

Yahoo News Explains: Is North Korea breaking the missile agreement with Trump?North Korea is reportedly continuing to develop its ballistic missile program. Following a summit with the U.S., North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed to dismantle his country’s main nuclear site. North Korea reportedly continues to make improvements to more than a dozen other sites that could launch conventional and nuclear missiles.


Betsy DeVos proposes new sexual assault reporting rules for US campuses that ‘could help shield rapists’
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:26:00 -0500

Betsy DeVos proposes new sexual assault reporting rules for US campuses that ‘could help shield rapists’Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has proposed a major change in the way American universities deal with campus sexual assault and harassment allegations in a move rights groups say could harm survivors. Ms DeVos has wants to add protections for those accused and limit situations in which schools would be required by law to investigate complaints brought forward by alleged victims, changes she said will treat both sides fairly. The requirements for investigation include only incidents which occurred on the universities’ campuses or property under the school’s authority and in those cases, only if the incident is reported to certain officials.


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Captions Instagram Stories From D.C. For The Deaf Community
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:01:48 -0500

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Captions Instagram Stories From D.C. For The Deaf CommunityU.S. Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is working to better serve all


Best Bites: Crispy prosciutto cups with goat cheese and figs
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:00:00 -0500

Best Bites: Crispy prosciutto cups with goat cheese and figsWelcome to Best Bites, a twice-weekly video series that aims to satisfy your


Best Bites: Traditional Thanksgiving cranberry brie tart with pancetta
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:00:00 -0500

Best Bites: Traditional Thanksgiving cranberry brie tart with pancettaWelcome to Best Bites, a twice-weekly video series that aims to satisfy your


Florida County Submits Recount 2 Minutes Late And State Rejects It
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:54:24 -0500

Florida County Submits Recount 2 Minutes Late And State Rejects ItVolunteers in Broward County, a Democratic stronghold in Florida, recounted


Southern California wildfire latest
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 12:21:11 -0500

Southern California wildfire latestABC News' Maggie Rulli discusses the latest developments in Southern California where at least 3 people are dead and hundreds of homes have been destroyed.


Death Toll Rises To 63 In Northern California Camp Fire, 631 Now Unaccounted For
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 22:20:18 -0500

Death Toll Rises To 63 In Northern California Camp Fire, 631 Now Unaccounted ForThe death toll in Northern California's Camp fire rose once again on Thursday


China’s Influence on Display as Leaders Converge on Island Nation
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 21:03:14 -0500

China’s Influence on Display as Leaders Converge on Island NationChina has been pouring money into the Pacific Island nation, injecting at least $5.9 billion of infrastructure spending since 2011 into an economy smaller than any U.S. state. The investment has highlighted the region’s growing status as a strategic battleground between China and U.S. allies ahead of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summits, which are bringing Xi, Vice President Mike Pence and other world leaders there this week. A banner advertising the state-owned China Railway Group flew over a construction site near cruise ships being used to house delegations.


Canada welcomes U.S. sanctions on Saudis, weighs similar action
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:41:15 -0500

Canada welcomes U.S. sanctions on Saudis, weighs similar actionCanadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Thursday welcomed U.S. Treasury sanctions on 17 Saudi officials for their role in the killing last month of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, and said Canada was weighing similar action. "Canada welcomes the U.S. action," Freeland told reporters after touring a factory in Port Colborne, Ontario, adding that Canada will be "actively considering" similar sanctions in coming days. Khashoggi was murdered at the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2, and the U.S. Treasury on Thursday announced sanctions targeting Saudi nationals, not the Riyadh government.


Democrats flip another House seat as Jared Giolden wins historic election in Maine
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 17:21:50 -0500

Democrats flip another House seat as Jared Giolden wins historic election in MaineThe Marine Corps veteran and state Representative unseated Republican Representative Bruce Poliquin after starting the day trailing the incumbent by roughly 2,000 votes. After ranked-choice votes for two independents vying for the seat were redistributed, Mr Golden surged ahead with slightly more than 3,000 votes, according to the Portland Press Herald. Ranked-choice voting — which allows voters to choose their first pick on their ballot but rank other choices below that — is uncommon in the United States, but has been used in a number of local elections across the country in recent election cycles.


New York Residents Grapple With Their Gigantic New Roommate, Amazon
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:00:14 -0500

New York Residents Grapple With Their Gigantic New Roommate, AmazonNEW YORK ― Locals are being force-fed a Silicon Valley-sized meal, and all


Bullseye! Hilarious photos capture dogs showing impressive concentration before catching treats
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 07:18:48 -0500

Bullseye! Hilarious photos capture dogs showing impressive concentration before catching treatsThis unique collection of photographs shows the concentrated faces of dogs just before catching their beloved treats. Professional photographer Christian Vieler, from Germany, shot the latest series of his “Dogs Catching Treats in Trouble” collection with hilarious results. Some of the 48-year-old’s images show the happy faces of successful catches, whereas others illustrate pooches’ shocked reactions on seeing such large amounts of treats thrown at them at once.


Morning Brief: The top news and buzzy moments you need to know
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 10:49:01 -0500

Morning Brief: The top news and buzzy moments you need to knowWelcome to the Morning Brief where we give you a rundown of everything you may


FBI, Aruba Police Probing Royal Princess Cruise Ship Death
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:47:45 -0500

FBI, Aruba Police Probing Royal Princess Cruise Ship DeathThe FBI and authorities in Aruba are investigating whether the tragic death of


The Definition of a Kilogram Just Changed. That's a Major Milestone in the Grand History of the Metric System
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:23:04 -0500

The Definition of a Kilogram Just Changed. That's a Major Milestone in the Grand History of the Metric SystemLe kilogramme est mort. Vive le kilogramme!


Nancy Pelosi In Peril
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 09:42:32 -0500

Nancy Pelosi In PerilDemocrats may have won the House of Representatives, but for Rep. Nancy Pelosi the fight is just beginning.


British PM fights rebellion over Brexit deal
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 03:11:53 -0500

British PM fights rebellion over Brexit dealBritish Prime Minister Theresa May battled Friday to salvage a draft Brexit deal and her own political future. The Conservative leader said she believed with "every fibre of my being" in the Brexit course she had set, after facing a hostile parliament and seeing four ministers, including Brexit secretary Dominic Raab, quit the government. Members of parliament on all sides warned her there was no way the plan could win their approval, but she dismissed calls to quit, saying: "Am I going to see this through?


FDA to ban flavored e-cigarettes at U.S. convenience stores
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:15:59 -0500

FDA to ban flavored e-cigarettes at U.S. convenience storesThe much-anticipated announcement will mean that only tobacco, mint and menthol e-cigarette flavors can be sold at most traditional retail outlets such as convenience stores. The FDA also plans to seek a ban on menthol cigarettes, a longtime goal of public health advocates, as well as flavored cigars. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said the moves are meant to prevent young people from continuing to use e-cigarettes, potentially leading to traditional cigarette smoking.


Trump gets Elvis catchphrase wrong and praises Judge Scalia for how much sex he had during Medal of Freedom ceremony tribute
Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:42:00 -0500

Trump gets Elvis catchphrase wrong and praises Judge Scalia for how much sex he had during Medal of Freedom ceremony tributeDonald Trump has misquoted one of the most famous phrases in music history during a presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony - claiming "Elvis has left the house". The president was recalling an Elvis Presley performance he had attended as he paid tribute to the rock 'n' roll star while bestowing what is thehighest civilian honour in the US alongside the Congressional Gold Medal. Mr Trump said overexcited fans were “ripping the place apart, screaming" and.


Ryan Zinke Says California Wildfires Are Getting Worse But Won’t Mention ‘Climate Change’
Wed, 14 Nov 2018 19:29:48 -0500

Ryan Zinke Says California Wildfires Are Getting Worse But Won’t Mention ‘Climate Change’After Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke visited Northern California communities



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