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Defense and Homeland Security Secretaries confirmed controlling $86.7 billion in tech spending

Shortly afterward, the Senate easily confirmed former Gen. John Kelly to head the Department of Homeland Security, with just 11 votes against him. (The Democr...


Obamas vacationing in Palm Springs

They waited for over an hour and a half for the former president to make his final dissent until word came through his plane was being diverted. The flight on...


Tens of thousands gather for Boston Common Women's March

I thought the women's movement stuff had kind of faded out but this renews my faith, and as a card carrying member of the National Organization for Women, I am ...


Friday weather: Expect rain and highs around 46

The start of the work week will be mostly cloudy with a high near 43 degrees. West southwest wind around 5 miles per hour. Tonight: A slight chance of drizz...


FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Strong to severe thunderstorms possible Sunday

The risk area spreads east into Alabama and Georgia on Saturday. Howden said there had been up to 20 reports of tornadoes and the severe weather was not expec...


Scarlett Johansson: Allow My Daughter the Rights Ivanka Enjoyed

In the wee hours of November 9, when it was becoming apparent that he would win the Electoral College, but not the popular vote, I saw a post from an individual...


Sen. McCain says he will support Tillerson for secretary of state

John McCain said Sunday he would support Rex Tillerson's nomination for secretary of state. But when asked by "This Week" moderator George Stephanopoulos wh...


Jared Kushner Gets Green Light for White House Position

The legal opinion was signed by Daniel Koffsky, the deputy assistant attorney general in the Office of Legal Counsel. Trump said Kushner was "instrumental in ...


WhiteHouse.gov Petitions Suddenly Very Interested in Trump's Finances and Ethics Compliance

ET. Those leaked documents showed the real estate mogul lost almost $1 billion that year, which in turn meant he could avoid paying taxes for almost 20 years....


President Barack Obama Announces Chelsea Manning's Release From Prison

The possible maximum sentence was 136 years. Former Army soldier Chelsea Manning on Thursday tweeted her gratitude to President Obama after he commuted her ...


Unhinged protester sets himself on fire in front of Trump Hotel

Police said they were called to the Pennsylvania Avenue hotel for a report of a person "in distress". As it turns out, it seems like anybody should be allow...


Suspect In Louisiana Cop Killing Critical After Shooting Himself

Holt was released from jail January 7 after the Jefferson Parish district attorney determined there was insufficient evidence to charge him in an alleged 2016 s...


Jon Voight on Trump: Lincoln 'is smiling knowing America will be saved'

Not only that, but Trump basically patted himself on the back for coming up with eh idea of holding an inauguration concert the day before the inauguration. Som...


Kamiyah Mobley knew she was kidnapped at birth almost two years ago

According to an arrest report for 51-year-old Gloria Williams, the woman suspected of kidnapping Kamiyah Mobley, the younger Mobley knew that she had been abd...


Energy Secretary Nominee Rick Perry Decides To Keep The Energy Department

Trump offered Rick Perry the job of energy secretary five weeks ago, Mr. Perry gladly accepted, believing he was taking on a role as a global ambassador for the...


Obama grants most commutations as Presidency ends

President Barack Obama granted 330 commutations , the White House announced Thursday, the most commutations given in a single day by a U.S. president. Accord...


Senators take another shot at tackling REAL ID compliance

Passed in 2005 in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, the REAL ID Act required state drivers licenses to comply with federal standards that were supposed to make th...


Brian Loncar died of cocaine use, medical examiner confirms

We're told secondary causes were related to hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Loncar was found unresponsive in a vehicle outside his office, in the 4...


NCAA bans off-campus vacation practices

MI was under heavy scrutiny previous year after holding practice in Florida during spring break, so much so that on Friday the NCAA handed down new legislation...


Tourists Have Close Call When Gator Jumps Into Boat

The tour guide laughingly proposes Tyler to touch the alligator to which Tyler says that he could touch it if he wanted to however he's too nervous. It's hard...


The Morning Brew: Oklahomans on how an Obamacare repeal would impact them

The problem, he said, is he hasn't heard "any specifics" from his Republican colleagues on the Hill or from the incoming Trump administration in regards to a po...


Former President George HW Bush Remains Hospitalized in Stable Condition

Bush - the nation's oldest living president - has been in the hospital since Saturday, his spokesman told the news media on January 18. This is the former p...


Johnny Manziel thanks those who helped him during 'rough' 2016

Manziel after the 2014 season tried the rehab route but failed to overcome his addiction issues after a lengthy stay at a treatment facility. The year began o...


Harambe's Grandmother Euthanized At Miami Zoo

The almost 50-year-old great ape had been suffering from several health-related issues that were slowly deteriorating her quality of life. After finding her b...


Authorities: 1 Hurt, 1 in Custody in Ohio School Shooting

West Liberty superintendent Kraig Hissong said the incident marked a tragic day for the school district and added that he was very thankful with how staff and s...


Heavy rain, damaging winds possible for Tampa Bay area weekend

Round 1 will come Saturday morning in the form of a line of storms crossing our area. While both Saturday and Sunday include a risk of severe thunders...


4 dead after tornado rips through south Mississippi

The devastating storm in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, caused "massive damage" and flipped cars over, tore apart homes and snatched trees from their roots, early Sa...


Waka Flocka Flame wipes his rear end with Donald Trump jersey

When he was done, he threw the oh so sanitary jersey in the crowd. Weber later posted a photo next to the rapper at the show, thanking him for a great night. ...


Haslam unveils gas tax plan, business and grocery tax cuts

Bill Haslam. Taxpayers can now expect an additional $5 fee when renewing auto tags, an additional three percent tax when renting a rental vehicle , and, most...


Presidential Donald Trump Wax Figure Unveiled at Madame Tussauds

Trump unveiled this week in DC. When Bartiromo explained that the statues at Madame Tussauds take approximately three to four months to create, Piscopo joked...


Florida man immediately regrets Twitter threat to kill President-elect Donald Trump

His mother, Sonia Morales Puopolo, died in the September 11, 2001 terror attacks when American Airlines Flight 11 slammed into the World Trade Center's North ...


Kellyanne Conway Debuts "Trump Revolutionary Wear" at Inauguration

In a brief interview with NBC , she described the piece as " Trump revolutionary wear ". The A-line, blue-and-white Gucci coat costs $3,600. The military...


[ January 18, 2017 ] IN joins 11 other states IN lawsuit Local News

The Cabinet repeatedly requested, through formal correspondence to Office of Surface Mines (OSM), all technical reports, data analysis, comments received, and o...


Hip-Hop Figure 'Taxstone' Arrested in Probe of Irving Plaza Shooting

The shooting in the concert led to the death of Ronald McPhatter aka Banga, Troy Ave's childhood friend and bodyguard. Campbell, who is known for his prolific...


Governor Haslam announces gas tax increase

Taxpayers can now expect an additional $5 fee when renewing auto tags, an additional three percent tax when renting a rental vehicle , and, most notably for Al...