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House lawmakers hit pause on sweeping school choice bill

House lawmakers hit pause on sweeping school choice bill

According to the Senate news release, the changes to House Bill 13 , proposed by Sens. Russomanno said that while the First Amendment already provides protection to the freedom of the press, this b...

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Edmundson's OT winner sends Allen, Blues past Wild 2-1

Not much to report on the St. Louis front. Sure, they've created chances against the Blues , but only three of those chances have got past Blues goalie Jake Allen , only one of those while playing fi...

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Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of NASCAR season

Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of NASCAR season

Lee Spencer: Not surprised at all. I really enjoy making people happy and doing stuff as a team . However, when he said on Tuesday, "My heart loves being in the vehicle". "Basically, the sport eithe...

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White House reportedly releases Obamacare hostage, for now

White House reportedly releases Obamacare hostage, for now

President Donald Trump on Thursday unleashed a tweetstorm of criticism of Democrats involved in tense negotiations on a spending bill to keep the government open, accusing them of trying to close na...

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House to vote on North Korean sanctions next week

U.S. President Donald Trump told Reuters on Thursday he will either renegotiate or terminate what he called a "horrible" free trade deal with South Korea and said Seoul should pay for a U.S. South K...

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Senate confirms Acosta as Trump's man at labor

The son of Cuban immigrants, Acosta will be the first Latino to occupy one of Trump's Cabinet posts. All 11 Democrats on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee voted against sendin...

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Sen. Warren 'troubled' by Obama's upcoming $400000 Wall Street speech

Sen. Warren 'troubled' by Obama's upcoming $400000 Wall Street speech

There has been plenty of heat on social media for Obama, who had criticized the "fat cat bankers on Wall Street" during his presidency. That's the definition. The former president has been raising m...

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United States pledges to use diplomacy to resolve 'threat' from North Korea

United States pledges to use diplomacy to resolve 'threat' from North Korea

The Senate took part in a rare White House briefing on Wednesday to hear what senior leaders described as "an urgent national security threat" posed by North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. Wh...

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Obama administration reviewed Mike Flynn's security clearance, Trump WH says

The Defense Department inspector general is investigating whether Flynn "failed to obtain required approval prior to receiving any emolument from a foreign government", according to an April 11 l...

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China warned North Korea of sanctions after any nuclear test: Tillerson

China warned North Korea of sanctions after any nuclear test: Tillerson

Both of these measures mount pressure on North Korea. That was a reference to US and South Korean war games. Admiral Harris said he has no doubt North Korea intends to develop a nuclear missile capa...

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Arkansas Executes 4th Inmate in 8 Days, Finishes Lethal Injection Schedule

His time of death was 11:05 p.m., Thursday, April 27. The next two, Jack Jones and Marcel Williams, were executed on Monday. Arkansas had scheduled eight executions over an 11-day period before on...

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With Billions At Stake, Trump Agrees To Mend NAFTA - Not End It

With Billions At Stake, Trump Agrees To Mend NAFTA - Not End It

Trump offered a remarkable explanation on Thursday. Videgaray said the Mexican president told Trump that he was aware of internal USA politics, but that signing an order for the U.S.to quit NAFTA "w...

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Students trade in pencils for shovels in celebration of Arbor Day

Students trade in pencils for shovels in celebration of Arbor Day

But she noted that the white and green ash are likely not among the most common now due to damage from the emerald ash borer. Bicha said this is a problem because maples also are a favorite tree of th...

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House Republicans reveal health care amendment details

House Republicans reveal health care amendment details

It has caused a lot of heartburn among moderates, with many arguing that they had explicitly asked their leadership not to negotiate with the Freedom Caucus. But Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., wants to av...

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Militant group: Pakistani ISI using prisoner for propaganda

Militant group: Pakistani ISI using prisoner for propaganda

Mohammad Khurasani's comments come after the Pakistani army released a video of Ahsanullah Ahsan in which the ex-spokesman of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan says he surrendered after seeing his leaders get...

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Berkeley protests peaceful as hundreds rally over Coulter

University officials said organisers erred by inviting Coulter without notifying campus officials in advance, as is required of all student groups, and by failing to submit to a "security assessment" ...

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Suspect allegedly chased Delaware state trooper before gunning him down, police say

Suspect allegedly chased Delaware state trooper before gunning him down, police say

Multiple police agencies are on the scene of a shots-fired report in the 500 block of St. Michaels Drive in the Brick Mill Farm Development in Middletown. During the overnight standoff, police said, S...

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US vows to force N.Korea back to nuclear talks

Earlier on Wednesday, the US military moved parts of an anti-missile defense system to a deployment site in South Korea, triggering protests from villagers and by China - whose help is vital to agreei...

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Amid reports of US NAFTA pullout, Mexico leaned on diplomacy

Trump has long accused Mexico of destroying U.S.jobs and recently ramped up his criticism of Canada, saying last week that Ottawa's protection of its dairy industry was "unfair". He said relationships...

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Eric Frein sentenced to death in trooper ambush

FILE - In this May 5, 2015 file photo, Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Alex Douglass of Olyphant, Pa., shares a smile with Tiffany Dickson of Dunmore, Pa., during the conclusion of the annual Penn. ...

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Trump's Sanctuary City Plans Hit Roadblock

He adds that the ruling is "a gift to the criminal gang and cartel element in our country" and claims it puts "thousands of innocent lives at risk". Trump took to Twitter, stating: "First the Ni...

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Court Filing: Teen Was Abused by Mom Before Kidnapping

Thomas has been receiving therapy and other treatment since she returned home after almost six weeks on the run with Cummins. Quinn said in an interview on NBC's TODAY show that she was able to sp...

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Arkansas prepares to wrap up aggressive execution schedule

His lawyers have argued, among other things, that Williams should be spared because he is intellectually disabled. Arkansas' supply of midazolam, normally a surgical sedative, expires on Sunday. The...

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Sharks Eliminated from Playoffs

It won't be fun, but for now, the Sharks need to think about the future. "I expect everything to hold up just the same". A year that began with aspirations of returning to the Stanley Cup Final e...

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All night standoff with suspected cop killer

All night standoff with suspected cop killer

Police identified him as Burgon Sealy, 26. He was barricaded inside his home for almost 21 hours. "He was pronounced dead at 9:29 a.m". A man who killed a state trooper outside a convenience store w...

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White House will continue paying cost-sharing reduction subsidies

White House will continue paying cost-sharing reduction subsidies

A group of moderate Republicans was still reviewing the changes to the bill, and an unknown number remained opposed. The White House is telling lawmakers that it will continue paying Affordable Ca...

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At 100 days, Trump approval rating shows no sign of growth

A 2000 episode of the series joked about Lisa Simpson taking over in the Oval Office from Trump. According to the poll, the two issues that are plaguing his presidency are health care and immigrat...

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Arkansas prepares for its fourth execution in eight days

Arkansas prepares for its fourth execution in eight days

In an act as generous as it is tragic, the family members of Michael Greenwood, who was killed in 1999 by on-the-run convict Kenneth Williams, bought plan tickets for Williams' daughter and grand-da...

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Arkansas to Execute Kenneth Williams Thursday; Fourth Execution in One Week

It plans to execute Kenneth Williams, 38, by lethal injection at 7 p.m. CDT at its death chamber in its Cummins Unit prison. State officials have said the three executions already conducted - of Led...

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Did Sean Hannity Unwittingly Tweet Out His Own Pink Slip?

Did Sean Hannity Unwittingly Tweet Out His Own Pink Slip?

He went on to cryptically allude to potential high-level dealings taking place at the network, once again directing his tweets at Sherman. The longtime Fox News star dropped a bombshell claim in t...

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