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Whoopi Goldberg Speaks Up For Tiffany Trump After She's Shunned At NYFW

Where you sit and who you sit with at fashion shows can be just as important as the styles that are shown on the runway. "Thank you Whoopi Goldberg I'd love...


Sen. Collins of ME to oppose Pruitt nomination to EPA

She linked to a statement explaining why she would oppose Oklahoma Attorney General Pruitt's nomination. "The committee is concerned that EPA career officia...


President Trump's Pick for Labor Secretary Is Bowing Out

They claim that they will need to assess Puzder's performance at a Senate hearing before the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions committee before arriving at ...


Greenwich Billionaire May Be Tapped for Intelligence Agency Review

According to Schindler, members of the intelligence community were so anxious about Trump's ties with the Kremlin that they were withholding intelligence from t...


Trump Asks African-American Reporter to Arrange Meeting with Congressional Black Caucus

Ryan also tweeted after the press conference ended, thanking the president for anwering her questions but stating that she was a journalist "not a convener". ...


#DayWithoutImmigrants: One-Day Strike Planned for Thursday

The idea behind the protest is to show to what extent immigrant communities contribute to the nation's economy and culture. Chapel Hill's Bagel Bar will remai...


Hate groups increase for second straight year

The SPLC's report divides radical groups into a dozen different categories, such as "Black Separatist", "Anti-Muslim" and "White Nationalist". The SPLC poin...


Benjamin Watson: Protesting Against Education Sec. DeVos 'Hurts the Students'

Betsy DeVos had a "very unfair trial" during the confirmation process , which led to Vice President Pence casting a historic tie-breaking vote in the Senate. "...


Facebook live stream captures shooting of 2-year-old

The shooting was captured in a social media video that shows the three in a vehicle, listening to music, when 16 gunshots are heard. In the Facebook video, ...


Penn State players invited to NFL Scouting Combine

The list includes 14 players from the University of Michigan, three from Michigan State, two from Western Michigan and one each from Central Michigan and Wayne ...


Asheville chefs among James Beard semifinalists

Final nominees, to be determined by a nationwide panel of 600 judges, will be announced March 15. On Wednesday, the James Beard Foundation unveiled the sem...


Senators express concern over Trump campaign's contact with Russian Federation

The information was apparently leaked to the press by disgruntled and alarmed officials in the USA intelligence community. He had come under fire for a phone co...


Bright Light in Northern California Sky Was Missile Test

Our Coachella Valley viewer that captured video of the odd light was in Cathedral City at the time. But the Navy issued a statement saying two Trident II D-5 ...


Health insurer Humana to leave Obamacare marketplaces in 2018

Several other major insurers have said they can't begin to decide whether to offer coverage next year until the Trump administration clarifies if and how it pla...


Russian Spy Ship Cruising Off US East Coast

The vessel is outfitted with a variety of high-tech spying equipment and is created to intercept signals intelligence. The Russian warship Viktor Leonov ent...


CDC: Flu 'Widespread' In 43 States

According to Metro Health, positive tests of influenza have increased compared to previous weeks for hospitals, public health laboratories and doctor offices. N...


FAA investigating Harrison Ford following incident with passenger plane

Harrison Ford had a "potentially serious" incident while piloting his private plane in an incident that is now being investigated by the Federal Aviation Admini...


Virginia judge blocks Trump travel ban

US District Court Judge Leonie Brinkema in Virginia granted a modified version of the state's request for a preliminary injunction to stop enforcement of the tr...


Entourage Movie Producer Steve Mnuchin Confirmed As Treasury Secretary

The confirmation votes for Trump's Cabinet picks have unveiled partisan divisions in the Republican-controlled Senate, with many of Trump's nominees being appro...


Toshiba chairman quits as firm posts $6.3bn loss

NuGen is in "constant dialogue" with government departments on a range of issues and will continue to engage with them to bring the project forward, the represe...


DOJ Nixes Request to Halt Order Against Trans Student Protections

While transgender advocates worry the motion withdrawal shows where the Trump administration stands on this policy issue, the president has offered conflictin...


KKK Imperial Wizard Found Dead Near Missouri River After Being Reported Missing

Police say that his employer did not make any such call and it was his employer that reached out to police when Ancona did not show up for work on Friday. The s...


Today in School, Betsy DeVos and Her Antagonists Learned About Metaphors

SW public school "stands for". Dr. Jason Glass said new Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has an "ideological agenda that is not in the best interest of publi...


Yale Reverses Course, Will Change The Name of Calhoun College

Calhoun College - I mean the man I detest", Holloway said. Calhoun, who attended Yale in the early 1800's, served the United States as Vice President to Pres...


Sears, Kmart Join Other Retailers in Dropping Trump-Branded Merchandise

The #GrabYourWallet campaign, founded by Shannon Coulter, is specifically targeting merchandise associated with Donald and Ivanka Trump. Neither stocked Trump H...


Flights delayed and cancelled at local airports due to winter storm

A photo shows the Long Island Expressway - a motorway leading to the coastal stretch of land - bare of traffic after almost 15 inches of snowfall. Sam Loprest...


Raids across the United States leave immigrant communities and activists on high alert

At least 360 people were arrested on Friday (10 February), in what ICE described as "routine enforcement actions". The ramped up law enforcement appeared to b...


NCAA Warns North Carolina With Championship Boycott Over 'Bathroom Bill'

The controversial House Bill 2 has been in the limelight for almost one year after being passed last March as a response to the City of Charlotte's non-discri...


Storm impacting flights at Bradley Airport - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM

A major winter storm slammed the NY metropolitan area on Thursday. The airport's site shows flights canceled that were headed to cities including New York, ...


Poor Betsy, Blocked From Entering a DC Public School

The lambasting was largely hokum. Mrs DeVos, who took office this week, remains a polarising figure for numerous parents and teachers she seeks to serve. "But...


CMU Republicans sorry for Hitler Valentine's card

While meant only for members of the group, one of the bags was given out to a member of the Organization of Women Leaders. However, a reverse image search of th...


Search intensifies for pair after killing spree on Gulf Coast

Agencies in Florida and Alabama are working together on the search for the suspects. On Feb. 3, in nearby Baldwin County, Alabama, 52-year-old Peggy Broz was ...


Kellyanne plugs Ivanka Trump's clothing line on live TV

Conway replied by telling the audience to "go buy Ivanka's stuff", continuing "it's a wonderful line". "I hate shopping and I'm going to go get some myself ...


Townships Declare Snow Emergencies Ahead of Storm

WBUR meteorologist David Epstein estimates that the area will see snowfall totals between 10 and 15 inches, and some parts of central MA may see additional in...


Chris Kennedy running for IL governor

On Wednesday, Rep. Bustos said she is deciding how to be "the most effective champion for IL". "People are hurting in our state and they are craving new and fre...


Twitter Q4 Adj. Profit Beats Estimates, But Revenues Miss

Twitter shares tumbled more than 12% on Thursday after the social media platform's fourth-quarter results suggested it is struggling to convert growing usage i...


East NY Man Accused Of Murdering Queens Jogger

Chanel Lewis , 20, of Brooklyn, was taken into custody Saturday for allegedly killing jogger Karina Vetrano , NBC New York reports. Vetrano, 30, was strangle...


SCOTUS Pick Neil Gorsuch Calls Trump Comments on Judiciary 'Demoralizing' and 'Disheartening'

Edward's University. At JD Supra Business Advisor , Rachel Apter and others also look at Gorsuch's business jurisprudence, concluding that if "the Senate con...


Elizabeth Warren Has Been Anything But Silenced

Early in her statement, King wrote , "Mr. Sessions' conduct as U.S. Attorney, from his politically-motivated voting fraud prosecutions to his indifference towa...


One chart shows how improbable the Patriots' stunning comeback was

Brady led the biggest comeback in Super Bowl history by directing an offense that scored 31 consecutive points to beat the Atlanta Falcons, 34-28 in Super Bowl ...


Secretary John Kelly: I Should Have Delayed Travel Ban Rollout

The ban is now on hold as the Justice Department defends it in federal court. Under the measure, people from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Sudan, Somalia and Liby...


Trump administration: Dakota Access pipeline approval will be granted

In a January 31 statement, the tribe said it would "vigorously pursue legal action to ensure the environmental impact statement order issued late past year is f...


Missouri becomes 28th state with optional union dues

It's going to hurt our unions and our unions are what keep wages up. Greitens, at his final event of the day, acknowledged the opposition that last week desce...


New York Senate Passes Bill Allowing Ride-Sharing Upstate

In a statement Seward said ridesharing "delivers economic, environmental, and public safety benefits and is long overdue". The bill cuts taxes for the service...


Trump, Congressional GOP Back Off From Immediate Obamacare Repeal

Although there was a push for the new health care law to take place this year, Trump has recently announced a plan to extend the timeline. Amid uncertainty ov...


The Queen becomes first British monarch to reach Sapphire Jubilee

While it is the day the former Princess Elizabeth ascended to the throne, it is also the day her beloved father, King George V, died. In recent years, Elizabe...


Lawmakers renew call to defund Planned Parenthood following release of new videos

Planned Parenthood's chief, Cecile Richards, is still trying to cast her organization as healthcare-based, not abortion-based. Rep. Vicky Hartzler, another Re...


Trump will attend Red Cross ball at Mar-a-Lago

Trump today is scheduled to speak on the phone with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg and New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English. "I told you I'd win t...


A Mayor in Texas Just Made History By Coming Out as Transgender

Before being appointed to the post , Herbst had been elected to the Town Council as an alderman. Herbst said she is not "especially sensitive" to the pronoun...


Texas Senate Advances Anti-Sanctuary Cities Bill

More than 450 people signed up to speak about SB4. The hearing started at 8:30 a.m. but senators were still there at midnight. Senate Bill 6 would restrict pe...