TV Showdown: You Are Bad For America!
2017-03-27 17:56:36 UTC
<h2>TED KOPPEL TO SEAN HANNITY: "YOU ARE BAD FOR AMERICA" </h2>
On Sunday’s episode of “CBS Sunday Morning,” CBS News aired a featured story by veteran broadcast journalist Ted Koppel that included a clip of a heated in...
Trump Chaos: Canadian Schools Suspended Future Trips To U.S.
2017-03-24 18:42:36 UTC
Canada's largest school board and its national Girl Guides organization have suspended new trips to the United States, citing uncertainty around who is allowed into the country.
Toronto District School Board, which oversees more than 250,000 st...
House cancels today's vote on Republican healthcare plan
2017-03-23 20:01:29 UTC
By David Morgan and Richard Cowan |
WASHINGTON — House cancels today's vote on Republican healthcare plan as President Donald Trump and leaders in Congress labored to find enough support among fellow Republicans for their version of a new f...
GOP Healthcare Plan Forcing U.S. Hospitals To Cut Costs, Stop Hiring
2017-03-23 18:00:24 UTC
By Robin Respaut and Yasmeen Abutaleb
Uncertainty surrounding the Republican plan to replace Obamacare is forcing some U.S. hospitals to delay expansion plans, cut costs, or take on added risk to borrow money for capital investment projects, ...
Lead poisoning across California
2017-03-22 14:03:07 UTC
By Joshua Schneyer and M.B. Pell |
NEW YORK — Dozens of California communities have experienced recent rates of childhood lead poisoning that surpass those of Flint, Michigan, with one Fresno locale showing rates nearly three times higher, blo...
US Attorney Preet Bharara, whom Trump fired, will join NY University's law school
2017-03-21 14:51:27 UTC
Former Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, whom President Donald Trump fired earlier this month, will join New York University's law school on April 1 as a distinguished scholar in residence, the school announced on Tuesday.
In a statement p...
Maryland lawmakers pass bill to protect immigrants, R- Gov. vows to veto it
2017-03-21 06:07:15 UTC
Maryland's House of Delegates on Monday approved legislation to bar police statewide from checking the immigration status of individuals they arrest or keeping them locked up longer than otherwise warranted at the request of federal agents seeking...
Selena Gomez reveals Instagram addiction and has no longer its app on her phone
2017-03-17 03:59:36 UTC
Pop star Selena Gomez said she canceled her world tour last year and went to therapy because she was depressed, anxious and "my self-esteem was shot."
Gomez, 24, who has more than 113 million Instagram followers, also said in an interview publi...
Federal judge in Hawaii blocks Trump's new travel ban
2017-03-15 23:30:43 UTC
By Dan Levine and Mica Rosenberg |
HONOLULU/NEW YORK — U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson on Wednesday said he would put an emergency halt on President Donald Trump's revised travel ban, ( hours before the ban was set to go into effect ) that ...
Joe Biden delivered an emotional speech in Austin, Texas
2017-03-13 01:19:19 UTC
By Jon Herskovitz |
AUSTIN, TEXAS — Former Democratic U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Sunday in one of his first major speeches since leaving office this year that he would have liked to have been the U.S. president who ended cancer as...
American Civil Liberties Union mobilizes anti-Trump movement
2017-03-12 00:14:39 UTC
By Joseph Ax | NEW YORK
The American Civil Liberties Union is launching what it bills as the first grassroots mobilization effort in its nearly 100-year history, as it seeks to harness a surge of energy among left-leaning activists since the Nove...
Kristen Stewart hopes to help others by going public about her sexual orientation
2017-03-10 20:32:24 UTC
New York — Kristen Stewart hopes to help others by going public about her sexual orientation.
The 26-year-old, who used to date her co-star from the "Twilight" film series, Robert Pattinson, made headlines in February when she announced she was...
Massachusetts, Washington, Minnesota, Hawaii seek legal challenge to Trump travel ban
2017-03-09 21:42:58 UTC
By Dan Levine and Mica Rosenberg
Several states said on Thursday they would move forward with legal challenges to a revised executive order signed by President Donald Trump this week that temporarily bars the admission of refugees and some travel...
Trump wants to separate mothers from their children
2017-03-04 06:27:40 UTC
By Julia Edwards Ainsley |
WASHINGTON — Women and children crossing together illegally into the United States could be separated by U.S. authorities under a proposal being considered by the Department of Homeland Security, according to three g...
Some of Republicans resist the GOP plans to repeal Obamacare
2017-03-01 07:47:21 UTC
By David Morgan |
WASHINGTON - A Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare met resistance from House conservatives who said draft legislation would not reduce the cost of healthcare.
Republicans, who control the White House and Cong...
Denzel Washington may join Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson who have won 3 Oscars
2017-02-24 07:47:41 UTC
By Jill Serjeant |
LOS ANGELES — Denzel Washington plays a talkative, bombastic, larger-than-life dad whose personality leaps off the screen.
Casey Affleck, by contrast, plays an introverted father, taciturn, mumbling and depressed.
Dozens of U.S. asylum seekers have been crossing into Canada
2017-02-23 19:56:13 UTC
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday discussed cooperation along the countries' shared border, Trudeau's office said in a statement that did not give details.
Dozens of asylum seekers, worried about...
Jackie Evancho wants Trump to meet her transgender sister
2017-02-23 20:27:43 UTC
Singer Jackie Evancho, who sang the national anthem at Donald Trump's inauguration, wants the president to meet with her and her transgender sister after his decision to roll back protection for transgender students granted under the Obama adminis...
George Clooney: Trump and Bannon Are Hypocritical ‘Hollywood Elitists’
2017-03-01 07:34:52 UTC
Despite President Donald Trump and his trusty chief strategist Steve Bannon continuously criticizing the so-called “Hollywood elitism” plaguing the country, George Clooney is here to remind you that these two gentlemen, in fact, have very strong a...
Trump rolls back transgender protections
2017-02-23 05:27:58 UTC
President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday revoked landmark guidance to public schools letting transgender students use the bathroom of their choice, reversing a signature initiative of former Democratic President Barack Obama.
The Oscars 2017 | 89th Academy Awards
2017-02-23 09:19:54 UTC
By Alicia Powell |
LOS ANGELES — It's not just women who are getting ready for the Oscars' red carpet on Sunday.
Employing everything from paint to cosmetic procedures, Hollywood's leading men are increasingly getting a little help to look ...
States' rights? Not for retirement
2017-02-21 21:34:45 UTC
By Mark Miller | CHICAGO
So much for states’ rights.
The Republican-controlled Congress took aim this week at states that are creating retirement saving programs for workers who do not already have 401(k)s through their jobs. Seven states - in...
"The country is so sad right now and 'La La Land' is the only escapist movie"
2017-02-21 07:53:05 UTC
By Jill Serjeant |
LOS ANGELES — From "Singin' in the Rain" to "The Wizard of Oz," musicals haven't traditionally seen much love from the Oscars. But "La La Land" has changed all that, tapping into a desire for escapism and sending Hollywood s...
Civil Rights: Loving v. Virginia
2017-03-01 07:35:44 UTC
<h2>Here’s The History Behind ‘Loving,’ A Film About A Major Civil Rights Victory<strong></h2>The movie celebrates the love story at the center of Loving v. Virginia, the Supreme Court case that ended racial discrimination for marriage.</strong><h...
Trump's new Exec Order: ICE has the authority to deport undocumented immigrants
2017-02-19 04:42:32 UTC
The entire population of nearly 12 million Undocumented immigrants are subject to deportation.
The Trump administration plans to direct immigration agents to greatly expand the categories of immigrants they target for deportation, according to ...