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Thousands still forced from homes by flooding in California tech hub

San Jose, home to one of the nation's largest populations of unsheltered homeless people, dispatched rescue teams on boats and a helicopter to creekside homeless camps overwhelmed by the swollen waterways. "We have been letting out as much water as w...

Whittier cops, 1 suspect hurt in officer-involved shooting

Three people, including two police officers, were shot Monday in Whittier, according to multiple news reports . Police later found out that the vehicle the man was driving had been reported stolen. The two police officers and the suspect were taken ...

Rumors Of Immigration Raids In Oregon Create Panic Among Immigrant Community

The increase in arrests of those without criminal records does not appear to be consistent with Trump's promise after his election to use Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents to target murderers, rapists and other "bad hombres" who pose...

Trump Taps Former US Atty Acosta For Labor Secretary

Bush administration and was US attorney for the Southern District of Florida. He also served on the National Labor Relations Board for a year - from 2002 to 2003 - as a Republican member of the board under President George W. It was up in the air...

Classified information is illegally given out by "intelligence" like candy

The White House denied the allegations, and the Journal said its sources didn't know of any instance in which "crucial information about security threats or potential plotting has been omitted". But the WSJ's sources claim that the US intelligenc...

Livestream Shows Man, 2-Year-Old Shot Dead

The boy's 20-year-old aunt was shot in the stomach, but both she and her unborn child are expected to survive. The entire encounter was shockingly recorded on Facebook Live, and even more devastating, Lavontay is the 3rd child to get shot in Chicago...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: DeVos is for education

It's a private commodity now. She got off to a rocky start with a dogged segment of the school universe, families of disabled children, when she admitted to being confused by a question at her confirmation hearing about a key federal law that has...

Four Colorado Buffaloes invited to NFL Combine

Among the 330 college players invited, three were from Oklahoma State. But as with previous year, a Big Ten school had 14 players invited. That's certainly surprising, insofar as this draft class includes Clemson's Deshaun Watson, who, y'know, ac...

Oxford eatery, chef named semifinalists

Howard has been nominated every year since 2011. Fleer is a four-time James Beard Award finalist, and has been nominated multiple times. Oakland's James Syhabout is also a semifinalist for a Best Chef , West award for San Francisco's Hawker Fa...

NATO 'concerned' over potential Russian violation of INF treaty

The New York Times first reported is deployment. While the exact date of the launch was not disclosed, Moscow's secret development of an SSC-8 missile had been flagged by the Obama administration back in 2014 . The Obama administration accused ...

Virginia Judge Rules Trump's Travel Ban Is Based on Religious Bias

Brinkema ruled that the executive order is in fact a "Muslim ban" as proposed by Trump on the campaign trail, and is therefore in violation of the First Amendment of the constitution. Herring said he expects the injunction to remain in place until th...

Child Death Toll In New York Climbs Higher This Flu Season

The number of seasonal flu-related deaths varies from year to year because flu seasons often fluctuate in length and severity. According to the Ohio Department of Health, at least three children have died in the last two weeks due to the predominan...

Harrison Ford involved in near-miss with passenger jet

The Hollywood star, who holds a private pilot license, only just overshot the American Airlines plane after accidentally coming down on a taxiing lane instead of a runway in California, according to NBC News . That 737 is reported to have taken off ...

Brandon Phillips Finally Gets Traded, But Joins Another Rebuilding MLB Team

Phillips, who will be a free agent after the 2017 season, is only one in a long line of veterans who will be playing for Atlanta. One of the issues with dealing Phillips in the past was his full 10-and-5 no-trade rights, but those go away now that ...

45 flights cancelled at TPA due to Northeast snowstorm

Winter weather in the Northeast Thursday (Feb. 9) has led to thousands of flight cancellations nationwide, including more than 20 cancellations affecting travelers to and from Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans. Boston Mayor Marti...

Trump's wall to cost over $21bn, says gov't report

Mexico's leading diplomats flew to Washington, D.C.to confer with Secretary Rex Tillerson of the State Department and Secretary John Kelly, Department of Homeland Security. Mr Trump told law enforcement officials this week: "The wall is getting desig...

Protesters Blocked Betsy DeVos From Entering A Public School

Now former Secretary of Education Arne Duncan , who served under President Obama, is coming to her defense. If DeVos has her way, we'll leave this behind for a system in which education is for profit and doesn't serve everyone equally. We have many ...

Northeast hit by its biggest snowstorm of the winter

A Blizzard Warning is issued when sustained winds or frequent gusts over 35 miles per hour are expected with considerable falling and/or blowing snow. The fact that it's moving in a bit faster may mean more rain on the front end before the changeove...

Kennedy Announces Plan to Run for Governor

Chris Kennedy (Kellogg '94) announced his IL gubernatorial bid in a video message Wednesday. Kennedy responded, "Absolutely not but I think we need to see that there are three branches of government". He is now involved in real estate development a...

Right to Work Not the End of Missouri Labor Bills

Former Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed a right-to-work bill in June 2015. He said voters were well aware of his stance on right to work when they elected him by almost a six-point margin, winning all but four counties. "As the ranks of Right t...

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Minn. session deadline 'hanging by a thread' as budget talks continue

This has taken two years of fighting about state's rights, privacy, and driver's licenses for undocumented workers to reach this deal, but the House and Senate have now passed the ...

Springfield Honors Fallen at Peace Officers Memorial

Every year since 1982, members of the US law enforcement community, their families and friends have gathered on Peace Officer's Memorial Day in Washington, D.C.to mourn the fallen...

Healthy teen dies of heart problems after too much caffeine

In addition to being healthy, Davis was known among friends and classmates for advocating against using drugs and alcohol, Watts said. " He didn't do any of that ". Another team f...

Trump White House actions shake Republicans; chaos follows Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey's sacking

Trump's daring decision to oust Comey sparked comparisons to Nixon, who fired the special prosecutor running the Watergate investigation that ultimately led to his downfall. Mr. Cl...

Senate OKs bill to fund government through September

Tuesday afternoon from the White House podium, Mr. Mulvaney defended the spending deal a third time, appearing with pictures of planned border-security changes he said would be fun...

Work begins to fill hole at collapsed Hanford tunnel

He said non-essential employees were asked to stay home Wednesday while crews prepare to fill in the collapsed portion of the tunnel. The U.S. Department of Energy's Mark Heeter ...

North Korea accuses US, South Korea of assassination attempt

South Korea is not willing to sacrifice itself for United States global domination, and that is true also for Asia, where the Philippines and other countries like Thailand are cal...

Levee breaks in Arkansas as record flooding continues to plague the region

Water had begun to spill over the top of the levee on Tuesday and it breached on Wednesday. Rivers in Louisiana are pouring over their banks after parts of the state were inundat...

'El Chapo' to remain in solitary confinement, US judge rules

Guzman's lawyers also sought more freedom to communicate with people in order to plan his defense, including his wife and potential witnesses. The judge did, however, rule that G...

7 shot during San Diego pool party; suspect dead

The witness said the gunman initially shot back at the officers, and three officers shot him to bring him down. One of the women died at the hospital. Rikky Galiendes, 27, heard ...

Special Reports

Trump's Deputy Assistant to leave White House

The Times report said that Gorka will "likely" be moved to a role outside the White House but still be part of the administration. A senior official told the outlet that he w...

Here's what could be next for Trump's sanctuary cities order

Asked about Orrick's ruling Wednesday, Trump averred that he is "never surprised by the 9th Circuit", reinforcing an early morning tweet in which he declared that it "has a bad ...

Multiple agencies respond to Mason County school after report of active shooter

Multiple agencies respond to Mason County school after report of active shooter

Authorities sweep Hawkins Middle School after reports of a possible shooter emerged Wednesday morning. His connection to the Hawkins Middle School incident remains unclear. Mason C...

Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

Friends and family are gently interacting with and approaching her as she copes with the aftermath of her ordeal, her sister told a CNN affiliate. "The first thing I did was just...

Canadian PM responds to Trump's criticism of dairy industry

In remarks delivered after signing an executive order to clamp down on steel dumping, Trump promised action on the files within the next two weeks, and took a swipe at Canada's sup...