• #LovingDay: 50 Years After the Landmark Loving v. Virginia Ruling
#LovingDay: 50 Years After the Landmark Loving v. Virginia Ruling

Today (6/12) marks the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision affirming the legality of interracial marriage in the U.S. In Virginia, a new historical highway marker now stands in dedication to the couple who fought that case. Weeks after the Lovings were married in Washington, D.C., in 1958, sheriff's deputies burst into their Virgin...

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  • Interior head suggests reducing Bears Ears monument
Interior head suggests reducing Bears Ears monument

But on December 28, 2016, the announcement Utah's GOP leaders feared for months came from former President Barack Obama in the final days of his administration. Congress never passed a bill. "Protection of these lands is non-negotiable", she said. But Zinke, a Republican, said Monday he's confident that won't be the case in 2017, with the GOP...

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  • Attorneys General Of Maryland And DC Sue Trump Over His Businesses
Attorneys General Of Maryland And DC Sue Trump Over His Businesses

AG Racine told Reuters in a March interview that the District of Columbia has suffered particular harm because it subsidized the construction of hotels that are now impacted by foreign payments to Trump properties. According to the Post , one of the first steps of the lawsuit would be to demand copies of Trump's personal tax returns to determine...

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  • In Trump's Cabinet flattery is in vogue
In Trump's Cabinet flattery is in vogue

President Donald Trump , convening the first full Cabinet meeting since his inauguration on Monday, said his administration has achieved "tremendous success" at a "record-setting pace", even though Democrats only care about being "obstructionists", the Washington Examiner reported.

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  • Attorney general to testify at open Senate hearing
Attorney general to testify at open Senate hearing

Comey was leading that probe. But he says the president "believes that the sooner we can get this addressed and dealt with" the better. Conway also said Comey's testimony showed President Donald Trump was not under investigation. On Comey's accusations that Trump pressed him to drop the FBI investigation of his former national security advise...

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  • US Attorney General says he'll address Senate on Comey's allegations against Trump
US Attorney General says he'll address Senate on Comey's allegations against Trump

Attorney General Jeff Sessions , facing fresh questions about his Russian contacts during the election campaign and his role in the firing of James Comey , will be interrogated in a public hearing by former Senate colleagues on Tuesday. When the two men were alone, the ex-FBI director said, Trump urged Comey to stop the investigation into fired...

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  • Spicer Evades Questions On When Trump Will Address Elusive Comey 'Tapes'
Spicer Evades Questions On When Trump Will Address Elusive Comey 'Tapes'

I'm not going to say I want you to pledge allegiance. "Some of the things he said just weren't true", Trump said, adding he is "100 percent" willing to "speak under oath" to give his version of those events. Comey also said he asked a friend to share with the media the contents of memos he had written about his conversations with Trump, sayin...

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  • Cosby lawyer tells jury comedian and accuser were lovers
Cosby lawyer tells jury comedian and accuser were lovers

Instead of hearing from the accused and those who might defend his character, the defense is relying on an attempt to smear Constand and other women who have accused Cosby of rape, sexual misconduct, and assault. An impression that was also partially formed by a 2005 tape recording of the admittedly adulterous Cosby trying to "set up something" for...

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  • 12-Year-Old Big Sister Helps Deliver Baby Brother
12-Year-Old Big Sister Helps Deliver Baby Brother

Although having her 12-year-old daughter assist with the delivery wasn't originally part of the plan, Dede gave the go-ahead. "Meet Jacee! This 12 year old helped deliver her baby brother and the emotions on her face is too fantastic not to share!" Dede says Dr.

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  • President Trump willing to testify about James Comey conversations
President Trump willing to testify about James Comey conversations

And yet later on, Comey said he took Trump at his word when the president told NBC News that he was sacked because of the Russian Federation investigation. Easing months of speculation Comey did confirm that Trump was not personally the subject of a counterterror or criminal probe. Comey wrote memos about his recollection of those events becaus...

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  • Attorney General Sessions to testify in public session on Tuesday
Attorney General Sessions to testify in public session on Tuesday

Sessions, according to media accounts , was closely involved in pushing Trump to fire Comey - and Sessions has also been implicated in the Russia scandal due to meetings he held during the campaign previous year with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak - at a time when Russian intelligence operatives were actively involved in hacking and manipulati...

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  • Sanders will urge progressive activists to step up resistance
Sanders will urge progressive activists to step up resistance

But Sanders, who lost the Democratic nomination almost a year ago to Hillary Clinton , showed little interest in a push by "Draft Bernie" activists who want him to start his own "People's Party". "They won those seats by standing up to the ruling class", he said, referring to the British elections and citing wins by progressive US candidates in se...

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  • Dash Cam Footage of Tiger Woods' Arrest Released
Dash Cam Footage of Tiger Woods' Arrest Released

Before taking a field test, he is seen on the video trying to tie his shoes, but is unsuccessful with both. He returns to begin the tests. A dashboard video of Tiger Woods' early Monday encounter with police provides a picture of what occurred when the golf star was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

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  • Trump reiterates call for a travel ban from certain 'dangerous' countries
Trump reiterates call for a travel ban from certain 'dangerous' countries

Lower courts placed a temporary stay on the order, and last week the Trump administration asked the Supreme Court to consider lifting the injunctions on the president's revised order . 'These tweets may make some ppl feel better, but they certainly won't help OSG get 5 votes in SCOTUS, which is what actually matters. It claims the hiatus would p...

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  • Lawmakers See Progress on Health Care Bill but Details Remain Scarce
Lawmakers See Progress on Health Care Bill but Details Remain Scarce

The proposal has been short on details, including how much the tax cuts would cost and what loopholes would be closed.Others are eager to move past healthcare as well."We need to bring this to an end and move to taxes", said Republican Senator Lindsey Graham .

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  • Smirnoff Vodka Just Trolled Trump & Russia In This EPIC Ad
Smirnoff Vodka Just Trolled Trump & Russia In This EPIC Ad

But we'd be happy to talk about our ties to Russian Federation under oath". The spokesperson was not able to confirm where the ad was running or how long the campaign would run. Trump on Friday responded to James Comey's dramatic testimony, accusing the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director of false statements about their private conv...

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  • Donald Trump sued over global business ties
Donald Trump sued over global business ties

The suit alleges that Trump's refusal to remove himself from the operations of his business has kept him "deeply enmeshed with a legion of foreign and domestic government actors" and that he has committed "unprecedented constitutional violations".

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  • Crowds gather at Pulse nightclub in Orlando
Crowds gather at Pulse nightclub in Orlando

COLGAY Pride is planning to honor victims of the Orlando Pulse Nightclub shooting with a memorial and candlelight vigil just one year after the tragic attack. From her home in Rowlett, Ireri Vielma says she still has a hard time grasping the loss of her half brother. Organizers say tickets are sold out, and they expect more than 1,500 people to ...

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  • Maryland, District of Columbia Sue Trump Over Government Payments to His Businesses
Maryland, District of Columbia Sue Trump Over Government Payments to His Businesses

The emoluments clause was conceived by the framers of the Constitution in an attempt to ensure that the U.S. government remains independent from foreign actors, and to ensure that American office holders don't exploit their positions for personal financial gain.

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  • Church bells mark 1 year since Pulse massacre
Church bells mark 1 year since Pulse massacre

Church bells will toll throughout the Orlando area as residents reflect on the 49 patrons killed during a massacre at Pulse nightclub in the worst mass shooting in recent US history. Pulse owner Barbara Poma, who was not at the club during the shooting, offered a message of companionship to everyone who continues to hear the echoing voices of l...

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