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Democratic leaders dig in on wall fight: ‘Trump must stop holding the American people hostage’

Democratic leaders dig in on wall fight: ‘Trump must stop holding the American people hostage’

Washington – Only minutes after President Donald Trump gave his first prime-time address from the Oval Office, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader… Read More ›

The effects of the shutdown are only going to get exponentially worse as the fight drags on

The effects of the shutdown are only going to get exponentially worse as the fight drags on

  The government shutdown is now in day 17 and shows no sign of ending. The shutdown is already having an effect on government agencies,… Read More ›

New York – Couple Reunited With Engagement Ring Dropped In NYC Sewer

New York – Couple Reunited With Engagement Ring Dropped In NYC Sewer

New York – Police in New York City say they helped a couple ring in the new year by reuniting them with their missing engagement… Read More ›

Trump said he ‘can relate’ to the federal employees who aren’t getting paid as shutdown talks stall

Trump said he ‘can relate’ to the federal employees who aren’t getting paid as shutdown talks stall

  President Donald Trump said Sunday that he “can relate” to the hundreds of thousands of federal workers who were furloughed or forced to work… Read More ›

San Diego – Wall Debate Obscures Other Struggles At The Border

San Diego – Wall Debate Obscures Other Struggles At The Border

  San Diego – In Washington, it’s all about the wall. At the border, it’s only part of the story. Border authorities are struggling with… Read More ›

China’s Xi Jinping begins his most important year at his weakest point

China’s Xi Jinping begins his most important year at his weakest point

Hong Kong – When Xi Jinping ascended the stage in the Great Hall of the People in March, officially the most powerful Chinese leader since… Read More ›

Thousands of tourists flee Thai islands as Tropical Storm Pabuk approaches

Thousands of tourists flee Thai islands as Tropical Storm Pabuk approaches

  Bangkok – Thousands of people are fleeing Thai islands popular with tourists ahead of what could be the most devastating storm to hit in… Read More ›

Haley Departs U.N. Post, but Won’t Go Silently on Twitter

Haley Departs U.N. Post, but Won’t Go Silently on Twitter

Her final tweet as ambassador was a parting shot at UNESCO.   WASHINGTON – Nikki Haley left her UN ambassadorship to fanfare this week, celebrated on Twitter… Read More ›

Washington – Elizabeth Warren Makes Key 2020 Hires Ahead Of 1st Iowa Trip

Washington – Elizabeth Warren Makes Key 2020 Hires Ahead Of 1st Iowa Trip

  Washington – Sen. Elizabeth Warren made key political hires in Iowa on Wednesday, signaling her intention to mount a strong campaign in the leadoff… Read More ›

From Amazon to Intel, tech stocks are getting whacked after Apple’s surprise revenue shortfall

From Amazon to Intel, tech stocks are getting whacked after Apple’s surprise revenue shortfall

  Apple said on Wednesday that its holiday quarter revenue would be 7% lower than expected due to weakening iPhone sales, primarily in China. Since… Read More ›

Seattle – Washington Bans Anyone Under 21 From Buying Assault Rifles

Seattle – Washington Bans Anyone Under 21 From Buying Assault Rifles

  Seattle – Washington on Tuesday joined a handful of other states that ban anyone under 21 from buying a semi-automatic assault rifle after voters… Read More ›

Trump attacks McChrystal after retired general called Trump immoral

Trump attacks McChrystal after retired general called Trump immoral

In one of his first tweets of the new year, President Donald Trump attacked retired four-star Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal after he criticized the President… Read More ›

Washington – Low-key Days At Supreme Court May Be Ending Soon

Washington – Low-key Days At Supreme Court May Be Ending Soon

  Washington – The Supreme Court began its term with the tumultuous confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh, followed by a studied avoidance of drama on… Read More ›

Stocks book their worst December since the Great Depression

Stocks book their worst December since the Great Depression

  US equity markets rallied Monday after President Donald Trump expressed optimism over the possibility of a trade deal with China. Still, the major averages… Read More ›

Top Republican indicates Trump rethinking plans to withdraw from Syria

Top Republican indicates Trump rethinking plans to withdraw from Syria

After meeting president, Lindsey Graham says Trump is now vowing to stay and ‘destroy’ IS before leaving Syria and to make sure ‘Iran doesn’t become… Read More ›

Burlington, NC – Lion Kills Worker After Escaping Locked Area At Conservatory

Burlington, NC – Lion Kills Worker After Escaping Locked Area At Conservatory

Burlington, NC – A wildlife conservatory in North Carolina says a worker has been killed by a lion that got loose from a locked space.… Read More ›

Graham: ‘We’re in a pause situation’ on Syria after meeting with Trump

Graham: ‘We’re in a pause situation’ on Syria after meeting with Trump

  Washington – Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham says President Donald Trump now understands what is at stake in Syria and has agreed to slowing, for… Read More ›

Chicago – Sears Chair Lampert Makes $4.4 Billion Bid To Keep Retailer Alive

Chicago – Sears Chair Lampert Makes $4.4 Billion Bid To Keep Retailer Alive

  Chicago—Sears Holdings Corp Chairman Eddie Lampert submitted a $4.4 billion takeover bid for the bankrupt U.S. retailer, representing its only chance of escaping liquidation… Read More ›

Trump responds to migrant child deaths by blaming Democrats: ‘If we had a Wall, they wouldn’t even try!’

Trump responds to migrant child deaths by blaming Democrats: ‘If we had a Wall, they wouldn’t even try!’

    President Trump blamed Democrats for the December deaths of two children that were in Customs and Border Protection custody. One child was held… Read More ›

New York – Officer In Subway Battle: ‘I’m Trying To Survive’; 3 Charged

New York – Officer In Subway Battle: ‘I’m Trying To Survive’; 3 Charged

  New York – A police officer on patrol alone says he was just “trying to survive” as he fought off homeless men who came… Read More ›