• Trump Administration Overturns Obama Order to Protect Immigrant Parents
Trump Administration Overturns Obama Order to Protect Immigrant Parents

Trump paired the action with an announcement it is withdrawing a second Obama-era program that would have protected from deportation as many as five million additional undocumented immigrants who are the parents of USA citizens. However, it was quickly challenged in court by Republican-governed Texas and 25 other states that argued Obama had ove...

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  • Mueller to meet with Senate Judiciary Committee senators
Mueller to meet with Senate Judiciary Committee senators

Michael Conaway and Adam Schiff, the leaders of the House Russia investigation, said in a joint statement following the meeting. "I don't believe it's going to happen", said Rubio on CNN's " State of the Union ". But there's still no reason why the Special Counsel would make a formal declaration of Trump's status in the investigation, one w...

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  • Winning Powerball ticket sold in California
Winning Powerball ticket sold in California

The owner of a Southern California liquor store says he doesn't know who bought the winning $447.8 million Powerball ticket. According to HuffPost.com: The grand prize in the multi-state USA lottery soared to its highest in months after 19 straight drawings failed to produce a victor.

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  • Sean Spicer Says Trump Seeks a Health Care Bill With
Sean Spicer Says Trump Seeks a Health Care Bill With "Heart"

The current press secretary dodged a question on Tuesday about whether he would leave his job for another White House role soon. "For many decades, it has been accepted that the White House is the people's house, and that the administration has an obligation to come before the people as represented by the press", Boardman said .

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  • Louisiana Rep. Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious' condition after shooting
Louisiana Rep. Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious' condition after shooting

This person says investigators aren't sure of the significance of the names and it's not clear whether this was a list of people the attacker was targeting. Mr Scalise was among five people wounded in the shooting. Because the bullet shattered, there may be hundreds of fragments in Mr Scalise's body and doctors do not intend to try to remove them...

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  • Record Number Of Students Enrolled At MSU's Upward Bound Programs
Record Number Of Students Enrolled At MSU's Upward Bound Programs

Students from the 2017 University of Guam Upward Bound Program cohort pose with senior vice president of Academic and Student Affairs Dr. Anita Borja Enriquez, left, UOG president Dr. Upward Bound starts with five weeks of classes. Upward Bound is one of three parts of the TRIO program. They can attend Saturday school sessions for extended-lear...

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  • Michael Bloomberg Pledges $15M To Help UN With Climate Change
Michael Bloomberg Pledges $15M To Help UN With Climate Change

Two weeks after President Trump announced he'd withdraw from the Paris climate accord , the US on Monday took its first concrete step toward that end by formally rejecting the agreement on the world stage. Trudeau had suggested to Ms. Merkel in a telephone call that all mentions of the Paris agreement be struck from a planned G20 statement...

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  • Health care bill shouldn't be a secret -- Janice Antoniewicz-Werner
Health care bill shouldn't be a secret -- Janice Antoniewicz-Werner

If this gets any more subsidies in it, it may well be equal to what we have in Obamacare. "I think this will be as about as transparent as it can be", he said . Under the Senate rules, Republicans need only 51 votes to pass the bill , and don't need to face a Democratic filibuster - and a 60-vote threshold - that would kill it.

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  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions obtains private lawyer for Russian Federation probe
Attorney General Jeff Sessions obtains private lawyer for Russian Federation probe

The National Law Journal reports that Sessions hired Charles Cooper, who was spotted sitting behind Sessions during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing last week. At the hearing, Sessions testified about his interactions with President Donald Trump and Russian officials before and after the 2016 election. Since Sessions was confirmed in ...

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  • Senate Democrats weigh blockade to protest GOP health care plan
Senate Democrats weigh blockade to protest GOP health care plan

Senate passes this bill". Weld said Senate leadership had given him permission to attend the conference, and told him they would call him back if needed. However, when they brought out what they claimed was a new bill and had it immediately passed in the House without waiting for an analysis, it turned out Trumpcare 2.0 was virtually the ...

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  • Phoenix heat cancels 2 flights into Santa Barbara airport
Phoenix heat cancels 2 flights into Santa Barbara airport

In a report from NBCDFW.com, American issued the cancellations for smaller regional jets that have lower maximum operating temperatures than the full-size aircraft from manufacturers like Boeing and Airbus. The record high was 122 degrees on June 26, 1990. More than 29 million residents in California are under a heat warning or advisory. Visi...

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  • Teen LAPD Cadets Suspected Of Stealing, Crashing Cruisers And Posing As Officers
Teen LAPD Cadets Suspected Of Stealing, Crashing Cruisers And Posing As Officers

Beck didn't provide names, but said the teens - ages 15, 16, and 17 - accessed the department's inventory system, and then logged in under the name of a sergeant they knew was on vacation to get access to the vehicles. The suspects were not named, but officials said they were two males and one female, all juveniles. The investigation into the ca...

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  • Pence calls hiring of counsel 'routine'
Pence calls hiring of counsel 'routine'

The former four star general was dismissed in February after it came to light that he lied to Pence about conversations he had with the Russian ambassador . Just 24 hours ago news broke that President Donald Trump is under criminal investigation for obstruvction of justice. Richard Cullen has a long record as a high-profile attorney in Washi...

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  • Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction
Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction

Uber rival Lyft recently added support for tipping drivers in its app, though, which makes tipping a driver pretty easy since you don't have to fumble around with cash. This charge itself is not new, but Uber is now finally sharing that fee with its drivers. After a trip has ended, riders will have 30 days to add a tip.

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  • Senate Steers Toward Showdown Vote Next Week on Health Bill
Senate Steers Toward Showdown Vote Next Week on Health Bill

GOP leaders have been sharing their policy options with the Congressional Budget Office, and are optimistic that the nonpartisan analysts will be able to complete a cost estimate by early next week, Sen. The Washington Post suspects that McConnell will lose a Republican on each end of the spectrum, pointing to Sen. Ryan, as he has suggested ...

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  • Spicer expected to take less public role
Spicer expected to take less public role

David Martosko - the USA political editor of DailyMail.com, who during the campaign earned a reputation for flattering coverage of Trump , with whom he had a personal relationship - also recently spoke to West Wing officials about the communications operation but is not expected to be offered a role, a senior administration official said.

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  • Travel ban challengers urge Supreme Court to reject Trump appeal
Travel ban challengers urge Supreme Court to reject Trump appeal

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals concluded that the injunction was overly-broad last week . The revised order still prevents the administration from implementing both the travel ban and the refugee ban. Supreme Court, CNN reported. "This memorandum conclusively severs the already tenuous relationship between the bans and their ostensibl...

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  • Trump calls Warmbier death a 'total disgrace'
Trump calls Warmbier death a 'total disgrace'

Trump said on Twitter on Tuesday he appreciated efforts by Chinese President Xi Jinping "to help with North Korea ", adding "It has not worked out". Warmbier's death", Moon said Tuesday on " CBS This Morning ". Warmbier's death is set to cast a shadow over annual diplomatic and security talks between senior Chinese and US officials in Washi...

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  • Senate close to vote on dismantle health law
Senate close to vote on dismantle health law

Senate Republicans have been racing to draft the bill since May when the House narrowly passed its version. Still, the Senate plan is expected to contain numerous AHCA's features, including a reduction in federal spending on Medicaid , the joint federal-state health care plan for the poor that is known as HUSKY in CT.

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  • US Attorney General Sessions hires private attorney
US Attorney General Sessions hires private attorney

Cooper, a partner with his own firm, Cooper & Kirk, would not say when he was retained by Sessions or whether he is representing Sessions in the special counsel's investigation into Trump and Russian Federation. Several other administration officials have recently retained attorneys. Sessions recused himself from the Russia investigation in ear...

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  • Authorities: Couple hid trash bag containing newborn remains
Authorities: Couple hid trash bag containing newborn remains

Police say officers found the bag containing the body on Monday in Worcester after talking to a man who reported an unusual odor. Edwin Santiago , 31, and Jennifer Rheaume , 36, both of Worcester, face charges of removing a human body and concealment of the death of a child.

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  • Trump to make announcement on any Comey tapes this week: White House
Trump to make announcement on any Comey tapes this week: White House

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Tuesday that he expects an announcement "this week" on the possibility of tapes. THE FACTS: This apparent slap at Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, is at odds with Trump's own account of how James Comey was sacked.

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  • A look at Illinois' budget mess as lawmakers head to Capitol
A look at Illinois' budget mess as lawmakers head to Capitol

We've asked the General Assembly to come together in a special session for the next 10 days - not as Democrats and Republicans - but as leaders who share bipartisan concern for our state's future. The ads Harris referred to target House Speaker Mike Madigan for blocking any budget action in the House, despite the Senate coming to a compromise a...

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  • In Other House Race, Republican Wins South Carolina Seat
In Other House Race, Republican Wins South Carolina Seat

Norman has aligned himself with President Donald Trump , while Parnell has argued he best represents the viewpoints of the sprawling district. Norman emerged from a GOP runoff with only a 200-vote victory, a slim margin on which Democrats want to capitalize, saying it belies a deep GOP divide.

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  • Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Phoenix when 120 expected
Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Phoenix when 120 expected

Flights on larger Airbus and Boeing planes were not canceled because they are able to operate at higher maximum temperatures: 52.8C for Airbus and 52.2C for Boeing. Phoenix hit 118 degrees on Monday. Extreme heat affects air travel and affects it in ways hard to imagine. Dr. Kevin Foster of the Arizona Burn Center in Phoenix issued the warning ...

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  • Georgia Reviewing Two Polling Locations After Equipment Issues Reported
Georgia Reviewing Two Polling Locations After Equipment Issues Reported

As much of the district was drenched by rain and under flash flood warnings, election officials reported few issues at the polls amid steady turnout by early afternoon. An election official says voting has been moving smoothly at polling sites in Georgia's closely-watched House election. He emphasizes it's mostly from individual donors.

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  • Snake crawls out from under vehicle hood on Texas highway
Snake crawls out from under vehicle hood on Texas highway

They were on Hwy 114 when a huge bull snake peeked its head from the hood of the truck. It worked, as the snake slithered away from the auto. "Oh my gosh, dude, that thing is long", one of them exclaims in the video. KCBD reports that it was a bullsnake, which ranges from three to five feet, according to Texas Parks & Wildlife . After several ...

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  • County starts 2018 budget talks with special revenue funds
County starts 2018 budget talks with special revenue funds

The operating budget for Johnson County in 2018 is expected to eclipse $1 billion for the first time. County Manager Jim Hartmann had suggested that the school board use $21 million in potential unspent local funds to help balance the budget.

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  • Cosby alternate juror: I 'probably' would have convicted him
Cosby alternate juror: I 'probably' would have convicted him

Cosby's trial ended without a verdict after jurors failed to reach a unanimous decision. The Bill Cosby sexual assault trial which captivated the attention of America for over a year came to a disappointing and anticlimactic end on Saturday.

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  • Senior student mocks school's dress code with yearbook quote
Senior student mocks school's dress code with yearbook quote

According to Yahoo! Style , the dress code states that "halters, half-shirts, shorts, or sweaters and blouses that expose breasts or stomachs" are prohibited, and "no article of clothing is permitted that exhibits rips, tears, or holes that causes the clothing to become revealing or suggestive".

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  • ICE seeks custody of El Salvador man accused of murdering Muslim teenager
ICE seeks custody of El Salvador man accused of murdering Muslim teenager

No one responded Monday when a reporter visited a home address associated with Martinez Torres. Martinez Torres reportedly started arguing with one of the teens riding a bike, and drove his vehicle over the curb. "He killed her because she's a Muslim - this is what I tell the detective", Hassanen said. Attorney Rabia Chaudry, a prominent Muslim a...

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  • Pressure builds on Senate Republicans struggling to write health care law
Pressure builds on Senate Republicans struggling to write health care law

Sen. McConnell implemented Senate "Rule 14" Wednesday to fast-track the GOP House health bill. Meanwhile, Axios reported that a waiver option is being considered to allow states to waive some, but not all, of the Obamacare insurer mandates that were waivable under the House bill.

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  • Donald Trump returns to Twitter to lash out over Georgia special election
Donald Trump returns to Twitter to lash out over Georgia special election

Heavy rain can depress voter turnout. More than 133,000 advance and mail-in ballots have already been cast. There's no real way to know whether that happened, though, until the race is over and results are reported . Trump on Tuesday morning told his Twitter followers that Ossoff "wants to raise your taxes to the highest level and is weak on c...

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  • Senate GOP targets next week for vote on healthcare bill
Senate GOP targets next week for vote on healthcare bill

The legislation affects affect tens of millions of Americans and a fifth of the United States economy. "The real bill is now being written behind closed doors in the dark corners of the Capitol", Hatch said in October 2009 , a full five months and dozens of hours of debate before the final version of the Affordable Care Act reached President ...

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  • Flights in Phoenix canceled because it's too hot for planes
Flights in Phoenix canceled because it's too hot for planes

Around 50 flights were cancelled at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, a lot of them regional ones. That hasn't happened since 2013, and it would be only the third time the city has reached that temperature . Arizona is seeing some of the most dramatic temperatures Tuesday, but the heat wave is being felt across Nevada and Califo...

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