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June 06, 2015
Ben Sasse Reacts To Trump's 'Horseface' Comment: 'That's Not The Way Men Act'

Ben Sasse Reacts To Trump's 'Horseface' Comment: 'That's Not The Way Men Act'

Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) said Tuesday that President Donald Trump should not

In Senate race, GOP Rep. Blackburn accuses her opponent of being a Democrat

In Senate race, GOP Rep. Blackburn accuses her opponent of being a Democrat

In the Tennessee Senate race, Rep. Marsha Blackburn has struggled to hold on to GOP moderates who lean toward her Democratic rival, Phil Bredesen.

Evangelical Leader Pat Robertson On Saudi Arabia: 'We've Got To Cool The Rhetoric'

Evangelical Leader Pat Robertson On Saudi Arabia: 'We've Got To Cool The Rhetoric'

Evangelical Christian leader Pat Robertson called this week for Americans to

Cops Won't Charge Students Accused Of Making Cookies With Human Ashes

Cops Won't Charge Students Accused Of Making Cookies With Human Ashes

Two students accused of baking cookies with human ashes and feeding them to

Multidrug-resistant salmonella linked to chicken products sickens nearly 100 people across 29 states

Multidrug-resistant salmonella linked to chicken products sickens nearly 100 people across 29 states

A multidrug-resistant strain of salmonella linked to raw chicken products has

Canada legalizes recreational cannabis

Canada legalizes recreational cannabis

Canada became the first industrialized nation to legalize recreational cannabis on Wednesday, but a legal buzz will be hard to come by in its biggest cities. Some, including Toronto and Vancouver, will have no stores open.

Texas floods: One dead after state of emergency declared over near-record downpour

Texas floods: One dead after state of emergency declared over near-record downpour

Texas faces the threat of further flooding after days of heavy rain - with at least one person having died thanks to the downpour. A state of emergency has already been declared in 18 counties with the flooding having led to the collapse of a bridge. Within a span of 24 hours, the Llano River,...

Nevada legal pimp, candidate, star of HBO series found dead

Nevada legal pimp, candidate, star of HBO series found dead

PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) — Dennis Hof, a pimp who gained notoriety for an HBO series about his brothel business and who fashioned himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate for the state Legislature, was found dead hours after his extended-weekend 72nd birthday bash, authorities said Tuesday.

Many Floridians Still Lack Cell Service After Hurricane Michael

Many Floridians Still Lack Cell Service After Hurricane Michael

The Federal Communications Commission head said he plans to investigate the

Paul Allen dies aged 65: Tributes to Microsoft co-founder who 'changed the world'

Paul Allen dies aged 65: Tributes to Microsoft co-founder who 'changed the world'

Paul Allen, who founded Microsoft alongside Bill Gates in 1975, has died at the age of 65. Mr Allen, who suffered from non-Hodgkin lymphoma, was also a prominent philanthropist, donating billions to science, conservation and the arts. Eight years after starting the company he received his first...

Koreas and UN Command discuss demilitarising border

Koreas and UN Command discuss demilitarising border

The two Koreas and the US-led United Nations Command held talks Tuesday on demilitarising a section of the heavily fortified border dividing the peninsula, as a diplomatic thaw gathers pace. "The three parties examined the progress in removing landmines at the Joint Security Area (JSA)...and...

Washington Post Publishes Jamal Khashoggi's Final Column Before Disappearance

Washington Post Publishes Jamal Khashoggi's Final Column Before Disappearance

The Washington Post on Wednesday published the final column written by Jamal

Maryland Police Officer Charged With Raping Woman During Traffic Stop

Maryland Police Officer Charged With Raping Woman During Traffic Stop

A Maryland police officer was arrested and charged with rape Monday after he

Losing Patience Over DACA, Trump Administration Eyes Supreme Court

Losing Patience Over DACA, Trump Administration Eyes Supreme Court

If the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit doesn’t issue a decision by Oct. 31, the administration will go straight to the Supreme Court for a finding on whether an injunction against the plan should be lifted, the Justice Department said Wednesday in a letter to the appeals court. The...

Dazed and confused: Canada cannabis legalization brings complex new laws

Dazed and confused: Canada cannabis legalization brings complex new laws

Canada will become the second country in the world to legalise recreational marijuana. Canada will this week become the second country in the world to legalize recreational marijuana, but as they negotiate a patchwork of new legislation and inconsistent enforcement, smokers may soon find that...

Idaho wildlife official resigns over uproar about killing baboon family

Idaho wildlife official resigns over uproar about killing baboon family

An Idaho wildlife official was forced to resign on Monday after photographs of him posing with a family of baboons and other wild creatures he killed in September during a hunting trip in Africa went viral online, igniting a firestorm of criticism. In a resignation letter to Idaho Gov. C. L....

Elizabeth Warren Just Proved She Can’t Beat Donald Trump In 2020

Elizabeth Warren Just Proved She Can’t Beat Donald Trump In 2020

The 2018 midterms are less than a month away but already the posturing to run

Mom, her 4 young kids found dead in their home

Mom, her 4 young kids found dead in their home

The mother, three daughters and son were found when a family member arrived at the house Monday in Columbia, about 50 miles south of Nashville, said Maury County Sheriff Bucky Rowland.

In Florida, determining hurricane death toll proves elusive

In Florida, determining hurricane death toll proves elusive

In Florida, a grim task is unwinding slowly: Finding out many people were killed in Hurricane Michael.

Laura Ingraham: Vote GOP Or Democrats Will Replace You With Immigrants

Laura Ingraham: Vote GOP Or Democrats Will Replace You With Immigrants

Fox News host Laura Ingraham used scare tactics about immigration to urge her

Who Cares About the J-20, F-35 or Su-57: Why the F-15, F-16 and Su-27 Aren't Going Anywhere

Who Cares About the J-20, F-35 or Su-57: Why the F-15, F-16 and Su-27 Aren't Going Anywhere

Why those old 4th generation fighters will be around for a long time.

New Ad Burns Ted Cruz For His Love Of Un-Texan White Castle Burgers

New Ad Burns Ted Cruz For His Love Of Un-Texan White Castle Burgers

Director Richard Linklater's burger attack on Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is one

A Student Gunman Killed 19 and Injured 50 at a Vocational College in Crimea, Russian Officials Say

A Student Gunman Killed 19 and Injured 50 at a Vocational College in Crimea, Russian Officials Say

The student, a local man acting alone, killed himself after the attack

Turkey's Erdogan made clear Saudis are cooperating in Khashoggi probe: U.S.' Pompeo

Turkey's Erdogan made clear Saudis are cooperating in Khashoggi probe: U.S.' Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan had made clear in talks in Ankara that Saudi officials were cooperating with Turkey's investigation into missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi. "He made clear that the Saudis had cooperated with the...

Employee Accused of Urinating on Production Line at Food Processing Facility

Employee Accused of Urinating on Production Line at Food Processing Facility

Smithfield Foods, Inc. said in a statement Tuesday that it disposed of more than 50,000 pounds of product after reports of an employee urinating at his station at the company’s processing facility in Virginia.

Deadly train derailment in Morocco

Deadly train derailment in Morocco

At least seven people were killed and about 80 injured when a train was derailed near the Moroccan capital Rabat on Tuesday morning, a medical source said. “Some people lost their arms and legs in the accident,” the medical source there said. Relatives of the victims wept at the hospital.Some...

Trump Has Raised More Than $100 Million For 2020 Re-Election Effort

Trump Has Raised More Than $100 Million For 2020 Re-Election Effort

President Trump has raised more than $100 million for his re-election effort in 2020, less than two years after he took office, according to campaign finance disclosures.

Ohio Haunted House Employees Suspended After Allegedly Staging Mock Rape

Ohio Haunted House Employees Suspended After Allegedly Staging Mock Rape

Ryan Carr and his girlfriend, Sarah Lelonek, were shocked when the scene unfolded at the Akron haunted house.

Democrats In Key House Races Boast Massive Fundraising Advantage

Democrats In Key House Races Boast Massive Fundraising Advantage

Democrats enjoy significant fundraising advantages in dozens of House contests

Trump restrictions aside, American Airlines boosts profile in Cuba

Trump restrictions aside, American Airlines boosts profile in Cuba

American Airlines announced Monday that it would offer more daily flights to Cuba, by 2019, despite US restrictions on Americans traveling to that country. "We have recently started a fifth daily flight between Havana and Miami, and next year (in May) we will inaugurate a new daily flight...

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee

This civilized off-roader is a true dual-purpose vehicle.

Thai police dismiss British woman's rape allegation

Thai police dismiss British woman's rape allegation

BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand said Tuesday that they have dismissed a 19-year-old British tourist's claim that she was raped on a Thai resort island after their investigation revealed no supporting evidence.

State Department Aide Heather Nauert Dragged Over 'Stunningly Tone Deaf' Saudi Arabia Photo

State Department Aide Heather Nauert Dragged Over 'Stunningly Tone Deaf' Saudi Arabia Photo

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert visited Saudi Arabia this week for

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer complications at 65

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer complications at 65

Allen left Microsoft in 1983, before the company became a corporate juggernaut, following a dispute with Gates, but his share of their original partnership allowed him to spend the rest of his life and billions of dollars on yachts, art, rock music, sports teams, brain research and real estate....

These award-winning wildlife photos will remind you just how beautiful nature really is

These award-winning wildlife photos will remind you just how beautiful nature really is

In a world of screens, it's easy to forget that we actually live on a lush green planet filled with diverse wild life. But the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition is here to remind you that nature will forever be more impressive and beautiful than even the most advanced CGI. SEE...

Top Democratic Super PAC Comes To Bob Menendez’s Rescue In New Jersey

Top Democratic Super PAC Comes To Bob Menendez’s Rescue In New Jersey

The Senate Democrats' leading super PAC is set to spend $3 million in bright

9-Year-Old Boy Helps Police Catch His Mother's Suspected Killer

9-Year-Old Boy Helps Police Catch His Mother's Suspected Killer

“The 9-year-old made it clear that he wanted the man who killed his mother caught," the Clayton County Sheriff's Office said in a statement.

Panama City, Florida, residents struggle to recover after Hurricane Michael

Panama City, Florida, residents struggle to recover after Hurricane Michael

Residents struggle to get back to normal life without power and cellphone reception in hard hit Panama City, Florida.

The 2019 BMW X7 Is the Biggest Bimmer SUV Ever

The 2019 BMW X7 Is the Biggest Bimmer SUV Ever

With its new three-row family hauler, BMW finally shows it understands that more is more when it comes to luxury SUVs.

Sears' bankruptcy will have ripple effect, not all of it bad

Sears' bankruptcy will have ripple effect, not all of it bad

NEW YORK (AP) — Sears' Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing will have ripple effects on everything from landlords to suppliers to workers.

Saudis Reportedly Plan To Announce Jamal Khashoggi Was Killed Accidentally

Saudis Reportedly Plan To Announce Jamal Khashoggi Was Killed Accidentally

Saudi officials have contemplated announcing that journalist Jamal Khashoggi

Court awards damages to S.Korea president for 'communist' slur

Court awards damages to S.Korea president for 'communist' slur

A former government official who called South Korean President Moon Jae-in a pro-North "communist" was ordered to pay 10 million won ($8,890) in damages, a court in Seoul ordered Tuesday. Former public prosecutor and conservative activist Koh Young-Ju had accused Moon of planning to turn...

German police say Cologne hostage-taker was Syrian man

German police say Cologne hostage-taker was Syrian man

A man who took a woman hostage in Cologne on Monday was a 55-year-old Syrian who was granted asylum in Germany, police said, adding he was in a coma after being shot several times. This could have caused a "huge" explosion, Senior Cologne police official Klaus-Stephan Becker told a news...

Trump Hits A New High-Water Mark: The Biggest Federal Deficit In 6 Years

Trump Hits A New High-Water Mark: The Biggest Federal Deficit In 6 Years

President Donald Trump likes to boast that he's breaking records with the

It's slow cooker season: Save $49 on this 3-in-1 model by Cuisinart, on sale at Walmart

It's slow cooker season: Save $49 on this 3-in-1 model by Cuisinart, on sale at Walmart

Some of the best things are worth waiting for. That's especially true when it comes to food. After all, do you really want to know what pulled pork tastes like when it's been rushed? (Here's a hint: it's not very good.) SEE ALSO: 9 of the best travel coffee mugs for your daily...

U.S. Lawmakers Urge Exclusion Process for Latest Trump Tariffs

U.S. Lawmakers Urge Exclusion Process for Latest Trump Tariffs

Republican Representative Jackie Walorski of Indiana and Democrat Ron Kind of Wisconsin sent a letter Monday signed by 167 other members, including House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer asking for an exclusion process for duties on $200 billion in...

2019 Chevrolet Blazer Prices Start Under $30,000 but Get Expensive Quickly

2019 Chevrolet Blazer Prices Start Under $30,000 but Get Expensive Quickly

The "Blazer" is back, although it's not what you might have been expecting.

Heitkamp apologizes for ad misidentifying victims of abuse

Heitkamp apologizes for ad misidentifying victims of abuse

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Sen. Heidi Heitkamp apologized Tuesday for misidentifying victims of domestic violence, sexual abuse and rape who were listed in a recent North Dakota newspaper ad aimed at her opponent.

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