Would blocking Supreme Court judges unleash constitutional confusion?

WASHINGTON (AP ) — The Supreme Court has existed with its full complement of nine justices for close to 150 years, no matter who occupied the White House. Minister of Justice Ayelet Shaked is promoting a bill that will allow the appointment of judges... More..

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FBI email inquiry dominates as race enters final full week
by | Tuesday, November 01, 2016

FBI email inquiry dominates as race enters final full week

With Hillary Clinton's email saga getting murkier, Donald Trump has alleged that the former secretary of state set up an illegal server for the goal of shielding her "criminal conduct" from public and asserted ...More..

by | Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Multiple injuries reported in Alabama gas pipeline explosion

Video from area media shows a huge plume of flame and smoke rising in a wooded area in Shelby County southwest of Birmingham. One worker died at the scene and five individuals were taken to Birmingham-area ho...More..

by | Monday, October 24, 2016

US Navy investigates possible missile fire from Yemen

State Department spokesman Mark Toner later issued a statement thanking Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said for his assistance in securing the release of the Americans, saying the USA was "deeply grateful". The coali...More..

Crisis center holding 5K to 'unmask' domestic violence
by | Saturday, October 22, 2016

Crisis center holding 5K to 'unmask' domestic violence

She's a survivor of domestic violence. "CCWRC is a nonprofit that offers services like free legal services for women, and we pair up with them to help them raise money for their shelter", Beechay (senior-wome...More..

'Half-headed' Florida man facing new charges
by | Thursday, October 20, 2016

'Half-headed' Florida man facing new charges

Thirty-one-year-old Carlos Rodriguez was found in his backyard when police arrived. A man previously made famous because he only has half a head was arrested on two counts of attempted murder in Miami-Dad...More..

Turkish-backed Syrian opposition captures Dabiq from IS
by | Thursday, October 20, 2016

Turkish-backed Syrian opposition captures Dabiq from IS

The caliphate has instead receded: in Syria this year it has lost the historic city ofPalmyra and the town of Manbij, north of Aleppo, as well as much of its holdings in northern Syria. The clashes took place i...More..

Trump calling for drug test before next debate
by | Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Trump calling for drug test before next debate

The Republican presidential candidate's campaign committee and two joint fundraising committees ended the month with about $75 million combined on hand. The former president denied the accusation, which was n...More..

by | Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Big 12 not going to expand for 2017

Bowlsby is expected to make the announcement during a press conference at 4:30 p.m. mountain time. On July 20, the Big 12 voted unanimously to explore expansion . It makes sense. Networks do not want to pay,...More..

by | Monday, October 17, 2016

Wells Fargo CEO retires amid fire

We will work tirelessly to build a stronger and better Wells Fargo for generations to come. In fact, that executive is not getting punished at all. The toppling of Mr. "Our primary focus in the banking busine...More..

by | Friday, October 14, 2016

Chelsea Bombing Suspect To Be Arraigned From Hospital Bed In NJ

Those charges include attempted murder of a law enforcement officer. Thirty-one people were injured in the 17 September blast in the Chelsea neighbourhood in New York City. Assistant Public Defender Nicholas ...More..

NY bomb suspect pleads not guilty from hospital bed
by | Friday, October 14, 2016

NY bomb suspect pleads not guilty from hospital bed

Rahami, an Afghan-born USA citizen, has been hospitalized with gunshot wounds since a police shootout that led to his capture on September 19 outside a bar in Linden. Liguori told the judge that his client's la...More..

Tipster causes shutdown in bomb investigation
by | Friday, October 14, 2016

Tipster causes shutdown in bomb investigation

Carrill would not say whether police know the backpack's owner. He discovered an explosive device. Mutual aid was requested and the Boulder Bomb Squad and the Louisville, Longmont and Boulder Hazmat...More..

2 officers dead, 1 injured after California shooting
by | Tuesday, October 11, 2016

2 officers dead, 1 injured after California shooting

Palm Springs Police Chief Bryan Reyes says the officer wounded in a shooting that killed two other officers is alert and talking with investigators. She and her husband, a sheriff's deputy, were new parents t...More..

Mansfield School Committee Votes Against Charter School Cap Removal
by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Mansfield School Committee Votes Against Charter School Cap Removal

The Mansfield School Committee has joined over 100 other school districts in the state in opposing Question 2. Traditional public schools must take all comers, but even charter schools that must consider all ap...More..

by | Saturday, October 08, 2016

Deadline looms for those not registered for election in Paulding and Georgia

Postal Service of a change of address (meaning they could not have used the pre-addressed application) or had not voted in several years, including the last two federal elections. But, according to the Ohio Org...More..

Indian police arrest 70 for targeting Americans in tax scam
by | Friday, October 07, 2016

Indian police arrest 70 for targeting Americans in tax scam

The scam reportedly netted more than $150,000 a day. Narkar said Indian police had not worked with U.S. authorities on the case, although there have been reports in American media about similar-sounding s...More..

by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

Former Baylor Title IX coordinator speaks out

Crawford says that leadership was "protecting the brand, I believe, instead of our students". Image matters to the folks in charge at Baylor . "[It] didn't want the negative media fallout that these types of...More..

State police issue Amber Alert
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

State police issue Amber Alert

After Wilson was brought to police, the Amber Albert was canceled. Police say they have found Lenore and she is with police officers. Police said first responders were called to 26 Sewall Street at about 7 ...More..

Colombia, FARC fight to rescue peace deal rejected by voters
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Colombia, FARC fight to rescue peace deal rejected by voters

With the deal at risk of collapse, a half-century war that has killed more than 220,000 and displaced eight million, could easily flare up again, a scenario that seemed unimaginable before Sunday. "Yesterday's ...More..

Chicago Tribune knocks Trump, endorses Johnson
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Chicago Tribune knocks Trump, endorses Johnson

Many newspapers that traditionally back Republican nominees have endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton this year, while The Detroit News and New Hampshire Union-Leader, among others, have lined up behind Johnson....More..

Why wasn't New Jersey's Christie charged in 'Bridgegate'?
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Why wasn't New Jersey's Christie charged in 'Bridgegate'?

Wildstein is the star witness in the conspiracy and fraud trial of former Christie aide Bridget Anne Kelly and Bill Baroni, Christie's highest ranking Port Authority appointee. "My understanding was Governo...More..

by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Father's trail to begin in hot auto death of toddler

The trial of a father whose 22-month-old son died after being left in his hot auto is getting under way in the U.S. state of Georgia. Harris' defense attorneys say the death was a tragic accident after the fa...More..

Congress tied up in partisan knots over the most basic duty
by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Congress tied up in partisan knots over the most basic duty

Partisan bickering over Zika funding and water relief aid for Flint, Michigan, stalled the bill in recent weeks, raising the prospect of a potential shutdown. After threats of a government shutdown, Congress ...More..

FBI data show increase in murder, violent crime in 2015
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

FBI data show increase in murder, violent crime in 2015

The information comes from the FBI's annual report Crime in the United States . Until recently, only preliminary data from the first 6 months of 2015 was available. It's important to note that big jumps ...More..

Mailing First Presidential Election Ballots This Week
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Mailing First Presidential Election Ballots This Week

The Escambia County Supervisor of Elections Office is sending over 5,800 vote-by-mail ballots to eligible military and overseas citizens . If you're away from the Ozarks, you can also request a ballot by mai...More..

by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

European Tour pays tribute to Arnold Palmer

The victor of 62 career PGA Tour titles, including seven major championships, Palmer rose from modest roots in the USA state of Pennsylvania to become a towering figure with appeal that transformed and transc...More..

Elevator trouble closes Washington Monument indefinitely
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Elevator trouble closes Washington Monument indefinitely

The park service said in a statement Monday that the monument will remain closed until its elevator control system can be modernized. Litterst said that the timeline is still unknown until engineers can figur...More..

GfK Poll: Majority of Americans fear Trump presidency
by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

GfK Poll: Majority of Americans fear Trump presidency

And large minorities say they'd be angry (38 per cent) or afraid (44 per cent). Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet on Sunday with presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in NY, a...More..

by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

Clinton runs ad on Trump's remarks about women

It is unclear as to if "support" means "endorse", or if Cruz will admit that he is indeed voting for Trump. The Cincinnati Enquirer , one of Ohio's largest newspapers, is backing Hillary Clinton after supp...More..

by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

Chicago's mayor details mentoring plans in crime speech

Emanuel, in his second term as mayor, has been trying to rebuild trust in his leadership, particularly after the 2014 death of Laquan McDonald , a black teenager shot 16 times by a white police officer. Chicag...More..

Jason Day withdraws from another playoff event
by | Saturday, September 24, 2016

Jason Day withdraws from another playoff event

The season-ending Tour Championship is the only event on tour that hands out two trophies - one to the tournament victor and another to the victor of the season-long FedExCup points race. They will have their w...More..

US states sue to block expansion of overtime pay law
by | Friday, September 23, 2016

US states sue to block expansion of overtime pay law

U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez said in a written statement that he is confident of the legality of the rule, describing the lawsuits as partisan. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule to up...More..

by | Friday, September 23, 2016

Feds Mistakenly Grant Citizenship to Hundreds of Immigrants Scheduled for Deportation

One fingerprint card is supposed to be sent to the Federal Bureau of Investigation while the other stays with the applicant's immigration file. Those individuals were from so-called special interest countries...More..

Donald Trump Thinks Black Communities Have Never Been Worse Off
by | Friday, September 23, 2016

Donald Trump Thinks Black Communities Have Never Been Worse Off

For the nation's first African-American president, the 2016 election cycle has become about much more than merely passing the torch to Hillary Clinton (or watching, crestfallen, as Trump snuffs it out). Trump...More..

by | Thursday, September 22, 2016

Chicago police officer indicted on civil rights charges

Two of the teens were wounded. Officer Marco Proano was charged with two counts of deprivation of rights under the color of law for the December 2013 incident in which the officer fired more than a dozen shot...More..

by | Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Donald Trump Jr. likens Syrian refugees to poisoned Skittles

But before you start on presidential candidate Donald Trump, it's actually his son causing fury on social media. It earned the support and praise of many Trump supporters, who worry that an influx of refugees...More..

Powerball winning numbers for Saturday's $246.8 million jackpot
by | Monday, September 19, 2016

Powerball winning numbers for Saturday's $246.8 million jackpot

Don't miss the Powerball drawings Wednesday and Saturday nights followed by the Channel 2 Action News Nightbeat at 11 . On Wednesday players of the Powerball have the chance to win a jackpot worth $40 million...More..

by | Friday, September 16, 2016

Missing 6-year-old Wilmington girl found alive, chained to tree

Stefanny Lopez-Castro was discovered in the woods, chained to a tree, at around 10am Thursday. Officials said she is doing well. The family released a statement thanking the community and law enforcement follow...More..

Gas prices up 4 cents cent to $2.21 a gallon
by | Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Gas prices up 4 cents cent to $2.21 a gallon

One year ago, a gallon of regular gas averaged $2.35 in the United States, some 17 cents a gallon more than this Monday morning's benchmark. According to the GasBuddy live tracker, which surveys 308 outlets i...More..