In China, privileged relatives of the powerful use family ties to do business and amass wealth, and now in the U.S., President Trump's children and son-in-law are filling this role.Serious credibility problems »
Barack Obama’s White House photographer has become a master of the image troll, using a photo to say so very much. In his latest zinger, Pete Souza takes aim at Donald Trump’s claim that the FBI, under orders of the Obama administration, planted a “spy” in his presidential campaign.
Seventh graders were taking a test in science teacher Jason Seaman’s class when a student opened fire on Friday. Seaman was shot three time as he tackled the shooter after one of his students was hit.
A driver on Interstate 5 in Washington state’s South Puget Sound area discovered something shocking when he stopped for gas: a handgun lodged barrel-first in the front bumper. The driver was heading down the freeway when a black object came flying through the air and hit his Honda, according to a tweet from state trooper Guy Gill, a spokesman for that district. Well...this is a first 路♂️! Driver saw a small "black object" in the air while driving on I-5 and it struck the front of his car.
Bernardo Gabriel has always had faith in law enforcement. A few years after his family crossed the border from Mexico in 2004, he called the cops to report his father for beating his mom. The police intervened, his dad got deported and Gabriel and his
A 13-year-old student, who was shot when an alleged gunman opened fire inside of a Indiana middle school, is in critical but stable condition her family said. Ella Whistler was identified as the second victim of at Noblesville West Middle School Friday morning. A student, who has not been identified, allegedly asked to be excused from class, returned with two handguns and began shooting before he was tackled by science teacher Jason Seaman.
Victims and survivors of mass shootings in Texas choked back tears, recounted the bloodshed that unfolded before their eyes and pleaded with Governor Greg Abbott on Thursday to improve safety so that another massacre does not take place. "May 18th came around and it finally happened to our school and we weren’t surprised," said Grace Johnson, a senior at Santa Fe High School, the latest campus in a string of deadly U.S. mass shootings that stoked a debate about the best ways to stop the carnage. "Why Santa Fe and we said why not.
Democrats and former intelligence officials are protesting the White House decision to have Chief of Staff John Kelly and attorney Emmet Flood show up at the onset of two classified briefings on the Russia probe - in which the president is a subject.
Hawaii County officials say the number of structures lava has destroyed on the Big Island is now 82. The Kilauea volcano has been erupting for three weeks, spewing lava from cracks that emerged in neighborhoods and sending ash sky-high from its summit. About 2,000 people were ordered to evacuate from the rural communities where the lava fissures opened.
Publix was found to have given $670,000 in donations over the past three years to Adam Putnam, Florida’s current agriculture commissioner, who is now running for governor. Just go an lie down starting at 4.
Avril Haines, Donald Trump. (Photo illustration: Yahoo News; photos: Michael Brochstein via ZUMA Wire, Jacquelyn Martin/AP) The woman who oversaw the Obama White House’s response to the Russian election attack said she was never briefed on the FBI’s use
An NBC News investigation reveals an alleged plot by Black Cube to discredit two advisers to President Obama that were involved in drafting the Iran nuclear deal.
A Border Patrol agent shot and killed a migrant woman Wednesday in the Texas town of Rio Bravo, setting off an investigation over whether the use of force was justified. The woman, who has not been publicly identified, was traveling with a group of unauthorized immigrants through the border town outside Laredo when a Border Patrol agent confronted them after receiving reports of “illegal activity,” according to Customs and Border Protection. When the agent tried to apprehend them, some in the group resisted using “blunt objects,” CBP said Thursday.
At least two people have been injured in a school shooting in Indiana. Local and state police responded to reports of an active shooter at Noblesville West Middle School just after 9 a.m. Friday, Chief of Police Kevin Jowitt told reporters at a news conference. Jowitt confirmed that two people were injured with gunshot wounds: one teacher and one student.
For Democrats looking to retake the U.S. House of Representatives, Virginia’s 10th Congressional District is a prime target. State Sen. Jennifer Wexton would normally have the clearest path to winning a crowded Democratic primary on June 12 and facing Republican Rep. Barbara Comstock in the general election.
A week after a New Jersey community was devastated by the sudden loss of a beloved teacher and young student, mourners came together to celebrate their lives. A funeral for Jennifer Williamson was held Thursday in Paramus, where the 51-year-old taught at East Brook Middle School until a deadly bus crash during a field trip last week. "It's really hard to accept that she's gone," a seventh grader named Sophia told CBS New York.
As the eruption at Hawaii's Kīlauea Volcano continues to evolve, the multitude of dangerous threats to residents shows no signs of subsiding. The number of fissures that have cracked open is now at 23, and a spattering of lava continues to ooze from at least five of them. "Future outbreaks could occur both uprift (southwest) and downrift (northeast) of the existing fissures, or existing fissures can be reactivated.
Rose McGowan says it’s both “surreal” and “real” to see Harvey Weinstein in handcuffs.
Giovanni DeGarimore, owner of Giovanni’s Fish Market, makes his living selling fish and other forms of seafood. DeGarimore told the San Luis Obispo Tribune he met a friendly octopus while diving in Fiji. The octopus was named Fred and spent a few days at the fish market before being released in a safe place.
An elderly Australian nun facing deportation after angering Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte launched a last-minute appeal against the order on Friday, the deadline for her to leave the country. Sister Patricia Fox, 71, has been accused of illegally engaging in political activism as the government cracks down on foreign critics on its soil. Duterte, who accuses the Melbourne native of "disorderly conduct", had the immigration service detain her briefly last month, after which her missionary visa was cancelled.
From Car and DriverThe 2020 Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 is slithering closer to production, and the Blue Oval is teasing its most powerful Mustang variant with a new overhead shot that gives us our best look yet at the muscular pony car.As
President Donald Trump on Friday signed a series of executive orders that could make it easier to fire federal government employees, potentially undermining the unions that represent them. The three executive orders Trump issued would reduce the timeframe for firing poor performers, curtail the amount of paid time federal employees can receive for union work and direct agencies to negotiate more restrictive union contracts in a timely fashion. “Every year, the Federal Employee Viewpoint Survey shows that less than one third of federal employees believe poor performers are adequately addressed by their agency,” Bremberg said, according to Government Executive.
It’s been a week since the mass shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas, and the National Rifle Association has had time to make sense of why, exactly, this happened. Not once did the gun rights group raise concerns over the shooter’s easy access to firearms ― the 17-year-old student just used his dad’s guns ― or acknowledge that school shootings are now happening with such frequency in America that kids are developing post-traumatic stress disorder. The Texas shooting was the 16th school shooting this year.
Prosecutors on Thursday added four charges of lewd conduct against a father accused of torturing his children in a Northern California home where prosecutors say 10 children lived in filth and neglect. Prosecutors say the children were punched, kicked, strangled, shot with a BB gun and subjected to waterboarding by their father, while their mother did nothing to stop it. Fairfield police found the children huddled on the living room floor of the two-story home that was littered with feces and trash in the suburb 46 miles (74 kilometers) northeast of San Francisco, prosecutors said.
An Indiana middle school student armed with two handguns opened fire inside his science classroom on Friday, authorities said, wounding a classmate and a teacher whose swift intervention was credited with saving lives. Seventh-grader Ethan Stonebraker said the student was acting suspiciously when he walked into the room while the class was taking a test. "Our science teacher immediately ran at him, swatted a gun out of his hand and tackled him to the ground," Stonebraker said.