Republican leaders feeling heat from the right
Grassroots anger at GOP leadership in Congress and in the presidential contest has crescendoed in recent days, and the outrage on the right is forcing the GOP to respond.
07/29/2015 - 02:34 PM
Taliban leader Mullah Omar has died, Afghan officials say
The reclusive leader, whose regime sheltered Osama bin Laden and al Qaeda before the September 11th attacks, had not been seen in years.
07/29/2015 - 11:40 AM
Tom Brady blasts NFL decision to uphold his suspension
In his most defiant public address since the Deflate-gate scandal broke after the AFC championship game, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady emphatically defended his innocence on Facebook.
07/29/2015 - 12:21 PM
Man accused in lion death says he thought hunt was legal
A Minnesota dentist says he had no idea the lion he killed with a bow was protected.
07/29/2015 - 10:22 AM
Man dies in Channel Tunnel as migrant crisis deepens
By Estelle Shirbon and Dominique Vidalon LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) - A Sudanese man died on Wednesday as migrants desperate to enter Britain from France stormed the channel tunnel entrance, prompting governments in both countries to promise to beef up security there. Freight and passenger traffic through the rail tunnel has been severely disrupted as migrants camped out in shanty towns in the Calais area have repeatedly tried to board trucks and trains traveling from France to Britain. France said it was sending 120 more police officers to the site while Britain said it was pressing ahead with erecting a nine-foot (three-meter) fence to protect the terminal.
07/29/2015 - 03:01 PM
Tom Brady's destroyed cell phone is smoking gun that crushed the Patriots superstar
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Death of woman in jail cell prompts Texas House committee meeting
A Texas House of Representative committee plans to meet on Thursday to look into conditions that led to the death of Sandra Bland, a black motorist whose apparent suicide in jail has raised questions about what role race played in her treatment. Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw and a county sheriff who has been a critic of inadequate jail facilities were expected to testify at the Texas House Committee of County Affairs hearing. "This isn't to beat up on somebody," state Representative and committee chairman Garnet Coleman was quoted as saying by broadcaster KHOU.
07/29/2015 - 02:50 PM
Western New York man charged for supporting Islamic State
U.S. authorities arrested a man in western New York and charged him with supporting Islamic State by traveling to Turkey to help the militant group, the Justice Department said on Wednesday. Arafat Nagi of Lackawanna, New York, was charged with attempting to provide material support to a terrorist organization after the Federal Bureau of Investigation discovered he had purchased military equipment and traveled to Turkey twice to meet members of Islamic State. Nagi had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State and community members said he had jihadi beliefs, court documents said.
07/29/2015 - 03:40 PM
New TSA chief aims to tighten U.S. airline screening: NYT
Peter V. Neffenger, the agency's new administrator, told the newspaper in an interview those measures would be part of reforms to address recent security lapses. "Efficiency and getting people through airport security lines cannot be our sole reason that makes you take your eyes off the reason for the mission," Neffenger was quoted as saying in the newspaper. A report by the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general found that airport screeners, who are TSA employees, did not detect banned weapons in 67 of 70 tests at dozens of airports, ABC News said in June, citing officials briefed on it.
07/29/2015 - 12:10 PM
Mike Huckabee defends Holocaust comment amid backlash
Yahoo's Katie Couric interviews the presidential hopeful about his controversial remarks on the Iran nuke deal.
07/28/2015 - 05:39 PM
Conservative pushes symbolic effort against Boehner
WASHINGTON (AP) — A conservative Republican who was disciplined earlier this year after defying House leaders is pushing a largely symbolic effort to strip John Boehner of his position as House speaker.
07/29/2015 - 03:00 AM
From rents to haircuts, Americans start to feel price hikes
WASHINGTON (AP) — Apartment rents are up. So are prices for restaurant meals, haircuts, gym memberships and a cup of coffee.
07/28/2015 - 04:57 PM
GOP leaders plan Senate vote on Planned Parenthood aid
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate will vote before its August recess on a Republican effort to bar federal aid to Planned Parenthood, GOP leaders said Tuesday, as anti-abortion groups clamored for action by lawmakers. Democrats said they will strongly oppose what they called the latest Republican effort to weaken women's health care programs, but stopped short of flatly predicting its defeat.
07/29/2015 - 12:31 AM
GOP: Still no deal on Clinton testimony to Benghazi panel
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans on the House committee investigating the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, said Tuesday that there is no agreement with Hillary Rodham Clinton over her possible appearance before the panel, despite the State Department's pledge to produce 5,000 new pages of documents.
07/28/2015 - 07:42 PM
Roger Goodell upholds Tom Brady's four-game suspension
The NFL didn't budge. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell...
01/01/1970 - 12:00 AM
New York prison worker pleads guilty in escape of 2 killers
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) — A prison worker who was "in over her head" with two inmates convicted of murder tearfully pleaded guilty Tuesday to helping them escape as new details emerged of her relationship with the men that included performing a sex act and sending naked photos.
07/29/2015 - 04:28 AM
Donald Trump's lawyer gets law wrong, says, ‘You can’t rape your spouse’
01/01/1970 - 12:00 AM
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