COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - At least one influential donor has informed congressional Republicans that the "Dallas piggy bank" is closed until he sees major action on health care and taxes.
Reckless ruling blows a huge hole in the wall between church and state: Opposing view In America, houses of worship should continue to pay their own way. Religious institutions in this country have traditionally relied on voluntary support, not taxpayer funds, to grow and prosper. This system has worked well for us. Religion in America has thrived under this voluntary principle. Monday’s decision by the Supreme Court in Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer is starkly at odds with that great tradition. By asserting that houses of worship have a legal right to public funds in some cases, the high court has imposed a modern-day version of a church tax on all of us. Americans should have the right to
North Korea is on everybody’s lips in 2017 after no fewer than 10 missile launches this year, some of which skirted dangerously close to other countries-including one in March that landed just 186 miles off the coast of Japan. Across Asia and in the wider world, the concern is that Pyongyang will attach a nuclear warhead onto a long-distance missile-something North Korea claims to be able to do (even if it has not been independently verified). North Korea's intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) may even be able to reach Alaska, which has prompted the United States to step up pressure on its only ally, China, to either increase sanctions against Pyongyang or be sanctioned itself.
Eric Trump, the son of President Donald Trump who thinks people who oppose his dad are “not even people,” got a haircut over the weekend.
Californians and Nevadans who watched Lake Tahoe’s water levels recede during the historic drought experienced in the states over the past few years are dealing with a completely different situation now, as the San Francisco Chronicle reports that a recent heat wave poured a staggering 12 billion gallons of runoff into the lake and brought it within a few inches of its max limit. Now, per SnowBrains, water officials expect Lake Tahoe to fill to its limit by mid-July. To put that into perspective, SnowBrains reports that hasn’t happened since 1997. During the week-long heat wave last week which saw triple-digit temperatures, Lake Tahoe - which is over 1,600 feet deep at its deepest - saw its water
We’ve all heard of companies hiring thin models to advertise plus-size clothing but one company took this concept to the next level - and the images have sparked outrage.