O.J. Simpson wins parole, soon out of prison
2017-07-20 20:44:07 UTC
LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - O.J. Simpson will walk out of prison in October after nine years behind bars, but he is far from free of his financial woes.
The 70-year-old football star, who won his release from a Nevada parole board on Thurs...
Obamacare repeal would leave 32 million more uninsured
2017-07-19 22:58:36 UTC
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Thirty-two million Americans would lose their health insurance by 2026 if Obamacare is repealed without a replacement, the U.S. Congressional Budget Office reported late on Wednesday as President Donald Trump pushed fellow S...
Google Earth users will be able to post stories, video and photos
2017-07-14 22:16:57 UTC
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Google wants users to post millions of stories, video and photos on its 'Google Earth' platform in the next few years, the program chief said on Tuesday at a launch event in Brazil for content focused on showcasing the A...
US President Trump tried to blackmail the hosts of MSNBC's “Morning Joe”
2017-06-30 20:05:21 UTC
WASHINGTON — Two television hosts assailed by Donald Trump questioned his mental health on Friday and charged that the White House had tried unsuccessfully to get them to apologize to the president for unfavorable coverage in exchange for his gett...
22 million Americans would lose insurance under GOP,Trump bill
2017-06-27 06:54:47 UTC
WASHINGTON — Twenty-two million Americans would lose insurance over the next decade under the healthcare bill drafted by U.S. Senate Republicans, a nonpartisan office said on Monday, an assessment that will likely make it more difficult for the al...
Large crowds turned out for Pride marches in San Francisco & New York
2017-06-26 07:01:24 UTC
SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK — Large crowds turned out for Pride marches on Sunday in New York City and San Francisco, the two U.S. places most associated with the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights movement, with the East Coast city bringin...
Brendan Dassey's confession was coerced and he should be freed: Federal judge
2017-06-22 22:18:45 UTC
CHICAGO — The confession of a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series <strong>,i>"Making a Murderer"</strong></i> was improperly obtained and he should be released from prison, a three-judge federal appeals panel ruled Thursday.
NBC viewers are calling for boycotts Megyn Kelly interview
2017-06-17 07:47:14 UTC
NEW YORK — Infowars came to my hometown three years ago. Dan Bidondi, who identified himself as a reporter for the website that hawks extremist views and fake news, arrived with a video camera at the municipal center of Newtown, Connecticut, to co...
Spread of Hate Crimes in U.S.: Man Opens Fire on Republicans
2017-06-14 20:12:47 UTC
ALEXANDRIA, VA. — A man who had posted angry messages against U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump and other Republicans on social media opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game on Wednesday, wounding...
Global Warming: U.S. wants to plunder the planet
2017-05-31 18:28:52 UTC
U.S. far-right nationalist President Donald Trump, who has previously called global warming a hoax, plans to make good on his campaign vow to withdraw the United States from a global pact to fight climate change, a move that promises to deepen a...
Alec Baldwin Teaches Daughter Carmen 'Trump Impression'
2017-05-22 18:10:08 UTC
Alec Baldwin's wife Hilaria Thomas posted on her Instagram page Saturday a video of the actor teaching their 3 and 1/2-year-old daughter Carmen his Donald Trump impression, the one he does in costume on SNL.
"Carmen, what day does Daddy play Do...
Since Jan 22 U.S. arrested 41,318 undocumented immigrants
2017-05-17 18:50:58 UTC
By Mica Rosenberg | NEW YORK — U.S. arrests of undocumented immigrants rose by nearly 40 percent in the first 100 days of U.S. far-right nationalist Donald Trump's presidency, following executive orders that broadened the scope of who could be tar...
NY Attorney General: Taking advantage of immigrants' fear is unconscionable
2017-05-11 04:33:33 UTC
Three Plattsburgh, New York, taxi cab companies will pay financial penalties for taking advantage of illegal immigrants fleeing the United States for Canada through practices including price gouging, the New York Attorney General's offic...
America's Bad Health Care System Is Getting Worse
2017-05-05 01:42:08 UTC
WASHINGTON — GOP House majority approved a bill to repeal Obamacare, which enabled 20 million more Americans to get health insurance.
Democrats say it would make insurance unaffordable for those who need it most and leave millions more uninsur...
NSA did not end bulk collection of phone data despite law change
2017-05-03 01:08:07 UTC
Washington — The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) collected more than 151 million records of Americans' phone calls last year, even after Congress limited its ability to collect bulk phone records, according to an annual report by the top U.S. ...
Protesters Voice Concern over Climate Change
2017-04-29 15:44:40 UTC
By Ian Simpson | WASHINGTON — For the second time in a month, tens of thousands of protesters are expected to turn out in Washington on Saturday to voice concern over climate change in a mass demonstration marking the 100th day of Donald Trump's p...
Barack Obama: “What’s been going on since I’ve been gone?”
2017-04-24 22:46:10 UTC
CHICAGO — Barack Obama, making his first major appearance since leaving the White House, made no mention on Monday of his successor, Donald Trump, but urged young people to get more involved in their communities at a time of stark political ...
Hollywood Actress Erin Moran Dies At 56
2017-04-23 04:39:12 UTC
Popular actress Erin Moran, a mainstay on TV from the late '60s to the mid-'80s and best known for her kid-sister role in the sitcom "Happy Days," has died. She was 56.
Authorities in Indiana found her body Saturday afternoon after getting a 91...
March for Science: Global concern over Trump's climate policy
2017-04-23 02:08:50 UTC
WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO — People across the world expressed their support for science and facts at Earth Day events billed as a March of Science events *"celebration of science" ) on Saturday. The main march was in Washington D.C., but more than ...
Trump's Travel Ban Faces Its Second Challenge At US Appeals Court
2017-04-22 05:59:34 UTC
SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK — President Donald Trump's travel ban on citizens of six Muslim-majority nations faces its second challenge at a U.S. appeals court next month, and this time more Republican states are backing the measure, while one Democrat...
Stephen Colbert: Bill O'Reilly was a self-righteous landfill of angry garbage
2017-04-21 05:25:37 UTC
Stephen Colbert opened his show on Wednesday night by addressing Fox News’ firing of Bill O’Reilly, the man who served as the inspiration for the “Stephen Colbert” conservative pundit character who spent almost a decade hosting The Colbert Report....
Bill O'Reilly Fired at Fox News
2017-04-19 19:16:33 UTC
NEW York — Bill O'Reilly will not be returning to Fox News - 21st Century FoX. Fox Inc has decided to part ways with star cable news host Bill O'Reilly following allegations of sexual harassment, the company said on Wednesday.
“After a thorough...
NFL Star Aaron Hernandez Found Dead In Jail Cell
2017-04-19 16:37:53 UTC
BOSTON — Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez hanged himself on Wednesday in a prison cell where he was serving a life sentence for murder, prison officials said, and his family called for an immediate investigation into the circu...
Facebook Video Murder Suspect Kills Himself In Pennsylvania
2017-04-18 19:04:12 UTC
A murder suspect who police said posted a video on Facebook of the killing of a Cleveland man fatally shot himself after a "brief pursuit" by Pennsylvania State Police officers on Tuesday, police said.
Steve Stephens was accused of shooting Rob...
Trump Targets H-1B Visas Which Are Used Largely By Tech Industry
2017-04-18 05:04:49 UTC
U.S. President Donald Trump targets H-1B visas which are used largely by tech industry and will sign an executive order directing federal agencies to recommend changes to a temporary visa program used to bring foreign workers to the U.S. to fill h...