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Cindy McCain Hopes Trump Learns From The Midterms

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:42:30 -0500

Cindy McCain, in her first interview since the death of her husband Sen. John....
Leaked chat logs on hacks may be part of case against Julian Assange

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:43:02 -0500

While transparency advocates and First Amendment activists have consistently worried that Assange’s arrest and conviction would set a bad precedent for the media if Assange is charged with espionage f....
Photos of the week: 11/9 - 11/16

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:00:00 -0500

Devastating wildfires continued to ravage parts of Northern and Southern....
Is Amazon about to turn into Lockheed Martin? What the company's move to Crystal City says about its future

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:28:16 -0500

Amazon will doubtlessly change Crystal City beyond recognition. But perhaps not before Crystal City, with its proximity to the Pentagon and the Capitol, exercises its own influence on Amazon.....
Joe Biden Just Adopted An Adorable Shelter Dog

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 12:59:51 -0500

Joe Biden is welcoming a furry new member to his family.....
Mueller Promises More Details on Manafort Case in 10 Days

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 10:19:56 -0500

Lawyers in the case were supposed to submit a status report Friday but asked U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson in Washington for an extension until Nov. 26. Mueller and Manafort said “the partie....
List of retailers that will be closed on Thanksgiving 2018

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:13:45 -0500

While many stores push the limits of Black Friday and offer store hours on....
Netanyahu battles to save weakened ruling coalition

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 10:29:06 -0500

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party denied Friday that he had decided to call a snap election, as he battled to keep the government afloat after his defence minister quit over a Ga....
Facebook says steep rise in data requests from Indian gov't

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 04:26:22 -0500

NEW DELHI (AP) — Facebook says there was a steep rise in data requests from India's government in the first half of this year as compared to the previous two years.....
Fire Deaths Rise To 71 With More Than 1,000 Missing

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 23:35:31 -0500

CHICO, Calif. (AP) -- With the confirmed death toll at 71 and the list of....
GOP Senator Says Voter Suppression Is A 'Great Idea'

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:10:53 -0500

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.) appeared to endorse voter suppression during a....
78-year-old man in California claims he killed at least 90 people over four decades

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 08:51:00 -0500

A man now thought to be one of the most prolific serial killers in the US claims he killed as many as 90 people over four decades. Investigators have been able to close four unsolved murder cases bec....
Eagle-eyed! Photographer captures stunning pictures of world's last remaining Mongolian eagle keepers

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 06:00:26 -0500

These stunning photographs of the world’s last remaining Mongolian eagle keepers show the incredible bond between man and bird. The images, taken last month by photography tour guide Daniel Kordan, 29....
Weather conditions improving but critical fire conditions still exist in California

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:43:18 -0500

More than 600 people are missing as historic fires burn on both ends of the state.....
PG&E shares surge 40 percent on report regulator wants to avoid bankruptcy from wildfire

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:52:03 -0500

SAN FRANCISCO/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - PG&E Corp shares soared 40 percent in after-hours trade on Thursday following a report that a regulatory official told investors the agency does not want the util....
Bill Maher Trashes Fans Mourning Stan Lee And Adults Who Read Comics

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 21:25:31 -0500

Comedian Bill Maher is getting the ire of the comic book world this weekend....
Anti-IS coalition raids kill 43 in east Syria: monitor

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 08:15:21 -0500

Air strikes by the US-led coalition Saturday killed 43 people, mostly civilians, in a holdout of the Islamic State group in eastern Syria, a Britain-based monitor said. Seventeen children were among ....
Khashoggi family receives condolences after Riyadh proffers murder culprits

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:35:17 -0500

Two of Khashoggi's brothers and one of his sons received a few hundred men in the coastal city of Jeddah a day after the Saudi public prosecutor said it would seek the death penalty for five unnamed s....
Subject of Mueller probe boasts of ties to acting AG Matt Whitaker

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 16:18:50 -0500

An obscure conservative podcast recorded by a former Trump administration official last Sunday provided a unique window into acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker and the reasons some have found his a....
Stacey Abrams Acknowledges Loss In Georgia Governor's Race

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 17:44:46 -0500

In a speech to her supporters on Friday night, Democrat Stacey Abrams....
Facebook's Top Brass Say They Knew Nothing About Definers. Don't Believe Them.

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 16:41:36 -0500

Sweet, wide-eyed Mark Zuckerberg swears he didn't know anything.....
Ford, Lincoln SUVs Recalled for Second-Row Seat Issue

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:39:51 -0500

Ford is recalling approximately 38,000 of its 2018 Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator SUVs because of a faulty second-row seat. The second-row bench seat may be missing a reinforcement bracke.......
The Latest: CVS says Florida's opioid claim 'without merit'

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 13:47:04 -0500

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Florida's lawsuit accusing CVS and Walgreens of illegal opioid sales (all times local):....
Toxic Bay Area air quality is among worst in world right now

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:46:12 -0500

Schools across the Bay Area in California are closed due to bad air quality.....
This six-mile 2005 Ford GT is a car collector's dream

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 12:02:19 -0500

This brand-new unregistered 2005 Ford GT is still waiting for its first owner. These cars have appreciated significantly from their original $149,995 price when new....
Gil Cisneros Wins House Seat, Capping Democratic Rout In California

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 21:47:49 -0500

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Democrat Gil Cisneros captured a Republican-held U.S.....
10 of the Most Tranquil Outdoor Showers in the World

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 18:04:18 -0500

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Federal judge sides with CNN, orders White House to restore Jim Acosta's press pass

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:46:19 -0500

U.S. District Court Judge Timothy J. Kelly, who was appointed by President Trump, ordered the White House to reinstate CNN correspondent Jim Acosta’s press pass.....
Protectionism 'doomed to failure': China's Xi

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 21:07:35 -0500

Protectionist actions are short-sighted and doomed to fail, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Saturday ahead of an APEC summit at which US-China trade tensions are likely to take centre stage. "We sh....
Andrew Gillum Concedes Florida Gubernatorial Race To Ron DeSantis

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 17:43:38 -0500

Andrew Gillum, the Democratic mayor of Tallahassee running for governor of....
Giving Tuesday Encourages Philanthropy During the Holiday Season

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 12:31:14 -0500

Black Friday, Small-Business Saturday, Cyber Monday . . . The beginning of the year-end holiday season seems to be forever tied to a frenetic shopping spree for gifts. But in recent years, attent.......
Journalist's 'creep shot' photo of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sparks major backlash online

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 12:46:20 -0500

A tweet over Congresswoman-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's choice of clothing has sparked a backlash after a journalist suggested she was a woman who “struggles” with money. The tweet from Eddie Sca....
American travel to Europe this holiday season up 23 percent

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 08:33:09 -0500

Lisbon, Portugal is enjoying explosive growth among American travelers, registering more than 100 percent growth in travel for this holiday season. ....
The 2020 Toyota Corolla Sedan Will Be the First Corolla Hybrid In the U.S.

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:00:00 -0500

It's based on the all-new Corolla sedan.....
California searches for 1,000 missing in its deadliest fire

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 11:47:09 -0500

Forensic recovery teams pressed their search for more victims in the flame-ravaged northern California town of Paradise on Friday as authorities sought clues to the fate of about 1,000 people reported....
A mother's decision to donate son's face: How doctors approach, support families

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:50:00 -0500

Dr. Eduardo Rodriguez, a renowned reconstructive surgeon at NYU Langone Health who performs face transplant surgeries, shares how 3-D printing of the donor's face is used to help the family cope.....
Trump Calls Report That He’s Questioning Pence Loyalty ‘Phony’

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 12:25:17 -0500

“I can’t imagine any President having a better or closer relationship with their Vice President,” he said in a tweet Saturday. The New York Times report on Friday cited unidentified sources who said ....
‘Green New Deal’ Gains Momentum, But Few Progressive Caucus Democrats Pledge Support

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 16:10:43 -0500

Just three Democrats in the Congressional Progressive Caucus have pledged this....
Florida official Brenda Snipes: racism 'probably' a factor in attacks against me

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 10:32:34 -0500

A top elections official in Florida who endured national humiliation after missing a midterms recount deadline by two minutes has told the Guardian that racism is “probably” a factor in the backlash a....
DeVos proposes overhaul to campus sexual misconduct rules

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 16:41:29 -0500

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday proposed a major overhaul to the way colleges and universities handle sexual misconduct complaints, adding protections for students accused of assault and har....
Planning My Wedding Is Making Me Feel Like I've Stepped Back 50 Years

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 08:30:13 -0500

When I got engaged last year, I expected wedding planning to be fun, if a....
Michelle Obama on running for political office: 'It's not something I would ever do'

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 10:41:00 -0500

Michelle Obama has an unyielding answer for anyone trying to persuade her to run for political office: she’s not interested. The former first lady discussed her newly published memoir Becoming with t....
Papua New Guinea: Glimmers of change in land that #MeToo forgot

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 10:27:01 -0500

Ask people in Papua New Guinea about #MeToo and you are likely to get blank stares, but in a country with a reputation as the worst place in the world for women to live, attitudes to domestic and sexu....
Best Black Friday Deals on Instant Pot and Other Small Appliances

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 11:01:48 -0500

Deeply discounted small appliances are often advertised as doorbusters on Black Friday to get you in the store. But if you push past the countertop electrics on sale for $20 or less and wander ba.......
Trump Insists 'Raking' Will Help Stop Forest Fires; Twitter Reels

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 23:26:34 -0500

With 76 people dead and nearly 1,300 unaccounted for and feared dead in....
Bulgarian Prime Minister Accepts Deputy’s Resignation Over Protest

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 14:41:43 -0500

Simeonov, deputy premier in charge of economic and demographic policy, personally took the decision to step down on Friday over “his reluctance to cause tension in the government,” the cabinet in Sofi....
May's Brexit deal won't get through parliament: former Brexit sec

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:48:53 -0500

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May's draft European Union divorce deal will not get the approval of the UK parliament, former Brexit Secretary David Davis said on Friday. "....
Florida starts painstaking hand recount in US Senate race

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 21:01:16 -0500

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Volunteers gathered around folding tables Friday to begin a painstaking hand recount in Florida's acrimonious U.S. Senate contest, with a goal of determining the inten....
A weighty issue: scientists redefine the kilogram after 129 years

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:03:32 -0500

The kilogram will no longer be measured against an actual weight, after scientists voted to start using an electromagnetic current. Since 1889, a kilogram has been defined by a single lump of platinum....