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'Triple whammy' of cosmic events in Yorkshire's skies tonight

A penumbral lunar eclipse is not as spectacular as a total lunar eclipse . Blue and purple areas show those who will be able to see the partial lunar ecli...


Greek Life On Hold in Wake Of PSU Frat Death

Administrators suspended Beta Theta Pi for their specific role in the event and said that the suspension will last until the fraternity makes the necessary refo...


A 'Night to Shine' for people with special needs

After getting the red-carpet treatment, the almost 100 special needs individuals went into the style suite, where they were able to get their hair done, have th...


Bashar al-Assad: Terrorists Definitely Hiding Among Refugees

And research from the Cato Institute shows no refugee, Syrian-born or not, has been involved in a major fatal terror attack in the U.S. "You don't need a ...


More Significant Snow Possible Sunday into Monday

Another winter storm headed for the Northeast this weekend should bring sleet and snow to northern New Jersey while the rest of the state should see rain, forec...


What to expect in W.Va. public schools

They lost - can't they at least wait until she does something arguably objectionable before harassing her? The union also said they hoped DeVos would succeed ...


Schools closed, flights canceled as winter storm hits Northeast

The New Jersey State Police says troopers have responded to 145 crashes and 148 calls to assist motorists since midnight. The Department of Sanitation deploye...


White Supremacist David Duke Celebrates Appointment Of Jeff Sessions As Attorney General

She had previously been warned for quoting the late Sen. The Massachusetts senator joined Trevor Noah for a surprise appearance on The Daily Show Wednesda...


Tribe files legal challenge to stall Dakota Access Pipeline

The tribe says the project threatens their drinking water and would disturb sacred land. Energy Transfer Partners, the company building the pipeline, has said i...


Murder suspect faces $4-billion bond

A Texas court official says the $ 4 billion bond she imposed on a suspect was meant as a jab to highlight that bonds are often set so high that defendants can'...


During meeting with senators, Trump only refers to Elizabeth Warren as 'Pocahontas'

The president, who previously used the insult on the campaign trail, told Democrat lawmakers Thursday: "Pocahontas is now the face of your party , ' CNN repo...


Record temps in Colorado, 18 inches of snow in Northeast

The highest wind gust occurred in Hyannis, Mass., at 70 miles per hour. The Boston-area transit system that was crippled by a series of powerful storms two wi...


Donald Trump Seeks To Curb Violence Against Police With New Executive Orders

In talks with law enforcement officials this week, President Donald Trump offered a misleading view on American crime and police safety that experts say ignored...


Warren Banned From Speaking By Republicans During Sessions Confirmation Debate

Now, a different member of the King family is speaking up, and making it clear that she feels very differently about Warren's "moment". Jeff Sessions, R-Ala...


Counter protesters outshine Planned Parenthood foes in Warren

Supporters are on the defense following lawmakers' discussions of taking away federal funding from Planned Parenthood, as part of the effort to repeal the Affor...


Blondie and Garbage to play Ravinia on Rage and Rapture summer tour

Tickets to the July 14 concert go on sale Friday, the Ford Idaho Center announced. "And use the password RAGEANDRAPTURE". John Doe & Exene Cervenka and De...


Why President Trump's Cabinet Slowdown Matters

This is a big mistake - as well as a critical misreading of a fed-up electorate. That would give Republican, who have a majority in the Senate with 52 seats, ...


Officials visited Oakland Ghost Ship warehouse dozens of times before fire

Much of Chavez's report is redacted, but Chavez wrote that he did not cite anyone for a violation to the city's cabaret permitting ordinance. After the party wa...


Republican Lawmakers Blast Judges' Ruling On Confirmation Hearings

Senate Leader Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) and House Speaker Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) had what my grandmother would have called a hissy-fit Tuesday when a ...


US Marshals capture tattoo-covered sex offender with connections in multiple states

Marshals say 44-year-old Matthew Ezekiel Stager was released from Federal Correctional Complex in Petersburg on Thursday, Feb. 2. He was last seen at the Richmo...


Boy Scouts First Transgender Member Back in Uniform

He praised Joe for showing "an enormous amount of courage". During the meeting, Kyle Hackler, the lead of Maldonado's pack, called Maldonado's presence "histo...


Police Release Name of Man Fatally Shot by Baltimore Officer

According to the Sun , Baltimore officials said Deal was shot Tuesday afternoon after he jumped out of a auto and ran from plainclothes officers who were taili...


Sacrificing California spillway may avoid emergency releases

Earlier this week, chunks of concrete flew off the almost mile-long spillway, creating a hole 200 feet long and 30 feet deep. After a grim assessment late Thu...


US Marshals capture tattooed sex offender in Washington DC

He was required to self-report to a transitional center in Texas on the same day he was released, but he never showed up for his appointment. He will be trans...


This Video Of Obama Kitesurfing Is Giving Us New Life

He also learned how to kitesurf, taking advantage of being around "the flawless conditions and team to help anyone learn", Branson noted on his company blog. Br...


One worker still missing in Phillips 66 pipeline fire

The St Charles Sheriff said, 2 people were taken to the hospital and one person is unaccounted for. He said it could burn for hours or even days, and that the s...


DAPL protest moves back to the metro

Once completed, the 1,172 mile, 30-inch diameter pipe will carry crude oil from North Dakota to Patoka, Illinois. The water was a drinking source in 3 of the 4 ...


Big Ten loses its luster, hurts Badgers at tournament time

From there, he grabbed two more offensive rebounds and helped Nebraska pull back within two points. Wisconsin is averaging 61.9 points per game on 37.4 percent ...


Washington's Dime suspended indefinitely after slapping heckling Colorado students

The University of Washington's men's basketball team and two University of Colorado students have something in common after Thursday night, as both parties we...


Texas bill could jeopardize National Football League awarding events to the state

The Texas Privacy Act requires "transgender people to use public bathrooms based on their biological sex and not the gender of their choice". "If a proposal ...


Senate approves abortion bill

So, naturally, they had to get it done Wednesday. Opponents have protested the lack of public hearings on the legislation, in which medical experts would have...


Pennsylvania Lawmaker Calls Trump A 'Fascist, Loofa-Faced S**t-Gibbon'

It struck a nerve with Sen. Leach-who also opposes civil-asset forfeiture- went on the twitter offensive and insulted Trump, calling him "loofa-faced" and usi...


Bill to cut Planned Parenthood funding advances in Virginia

This is one of 244 planned rallies nationwide to oppose women's right to choose as well as opposing women's reproductive healthcare and all the other free se...


RBC Capital Mkts Just Issued "Outperform" Rating on Expedia Inc (EXPE)

The stock stands almost -8.19% off versus the 52-week high and 39.63% away from the 52-week low. The monthly stock performance comes in at 4.79%. It would tak...


Lawmaker introduces bill to repeal HB2

Harrison said. "The bill introduced today is a clean repeal of HB2 and provides enhanced statewide non-discrimination protections". The bill is in the news ag...