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May 15 2017

Sean Spicer under fire during crucial week for Trump

Sean Spicer has returned to Saturday Night Live! Trump confidants say Bannon has been marginalized on major decisions, including Comey's firing, after clashing with K...

May 15 2017

Tipton: New health plan protects those with pre-existing conditions

What it's guaranteed to do is rip health care away from 24 million Americans within a decade, causing irreparable harm and possibly about 24,000 more deaths a year. Tha...

May 15 2017

Dueling Protests as Jefferson Davis Monument Removed in New Orleans

According to NBC News , "Demonstrators carrying Confederate flags and chanting " President Davis " argued with protesters shouting "take 'em down" - referring to the mon...

May 15 2017

Road to passage for Texas 'bathroom bill' getting far harder

Mack Beggs , a trans wrestler from Trinity High School in Euless, Texas. However, because he has to compete against whatever gender is listed on his birth certificate, he...

May 15 2017

'Witness Intimidation': Trump May Have Crossed Legal Lines With Comey Tweet

In the tweet, Trump also warned Comey about leaking to the press: "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to th...

May 15 2017

Trump declares James Comey 'should have never exonerated' Hillary Clinton

The New York Times reported the president asked Comey in January to pledge loyalty to him and that Comey refused to do so. The Justice Department did not immediately ...

May 15 2017

Trump urges Liberty graduates to be outsiders

Trump, in an apparent warning to his fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director, said Friday, May 12, 2017, that James Comey had better hope there are no "tapes" of t...

May 15 2017

Speeding Amtrak engineer charged in 2015 crash that killed 8

Municipal Court Judge Marsha Neifield on Thursday ordered the arrest of engineer Brandon Bostian on charges of involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment. H...

May 15 2017

Yellowstone: White wolf was shot; $5000 reward offered

The female wolf was one of three white wolves in the park. A wolf advocacy group has doubled that reward. "People take matters into their own hands and feel they are ...

May 15 2017

Mormon Church pulling out older boys from certain Boy Scout programs

The Boy Scouts began admitting gay Scouts in 2013 and transgender youth this year. In July of 2015, The National Boy Scouts of America Executive Committee unanimously ...

May 15 2017

Truex finally wins at Kansas Speedway after late restart

Blaney again got off pit road first when the yellow flag waved again on lap 193 but when the race restarted, Truex returned to the lead. "I about crashed the first la...

May 15 2017

Merrill Blasts Trump's Voter Fraud Commission

Vice President Mike Pence has been named the chairman of the commission and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach as the vice-chair. At a press briefing that same d...

May 15 2017

Yates dubs Trump's first travel ban as 'unlawful'

Separately on Monday, former Obama officials said he had raised general concerns about Mr Flynn with Mr Trump and had told the incoming president there were better people...

May 15 2017

Trump signs order to ease ban on political activity by churches

The IRS says violations of the Johnson Amendment are rarely pursued anyway, but evangelicals claim it has been used selectively against them, preventing Christian lea...

May 15 2017

GOP senator says Senate will take 'new, fresh approach' to health care

Separately, on CBS's "Face the Nation", Democratic Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia said his mostly poor and rural state "gets absolutely slammed" by the House health...

May 15 2017

Massive student resistance brings Betsy DeVos commencement speech to a halt

The HBCU leaders in attendance described a weird meeting - the same one where aide Kellyanne Conway was pictured kneeling on a couch - with "very little listening to HBC...

May 15 2017

Arkansas Deputy Killed at Traffic Stop

Police say authorities are negotiating with a suspect who is holed up in a home, the AP reports. "He was very respected", Yell County Sheriff Bill Gilkey said. For the pa...

May 15 2017

Executive Order Will Not Affect LDS Church Political Neutrality

If Donald Trump is going to politically survive, he needs to keep his base happy. Annie Laurie Gaylor with the Freedom From Religion Foundation opposes the move. GJEL...

May 15 2017

Trump says wants to move quickly to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

It's unlikely that Mr Comey will not eventually respond to Mr Trump's assertions, and the stage is set for further dramatic confrontation as the president has suggested h...

May 15 2017

Salvador Sobral Of Portugal Wins Eurovision Song Contest

Bulgaria's contestant in this year's Eurovision Song Contet, the youngest participant, 17-year old Kristian Kostov came second with his song Beautiful Mess , Bulgaria'...