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by | February 20, 2017 | 00:56

More than 300 flights were delayed or canceled Friday at Los Angeles International Airport. Two vehicles fell into a 20-foot sinkhole in Studio City Friday and firefighters had to rescue one woman who escaped her auto but was found standing on her overturned vehicle.

by | February 19, 2017 | 00:40

This is a vote that should not even have happened, given the unanswered questions about Pruitt's hidden e-mails with fossil fuel companies that a judge has ordered to be released next week. But it's widely expected that by Tuesday, Pruitt will already have been confirmed. Mr. Pruitt's nomination was strongly opposed by environmental groups and hundreds of former EPA employees, who predict he will roll back the agency's environmental enforcement efforts.

by | February 19, 2017 | 00:42

The vote by Freedom Caucus members Monday night, confirmed to CNN by an aide, to press ahead on the repeal plan crystalized the frustration building up among conservative lawmakers unhappy with the delay in repealing Obamacare. Consequently, Republicans have the opportunity now for the most decisive victory on a dominating policy issue since the Civil War. "That's going to be decided at the conference level, I think, ultimately, with sort of what repeal looks like or doesn't look like, ...

by | February 18, 2017 | 00:54

VAWA provides explicit confidentiality protections for undocumented survivors, including preventing immigration officers from using information provided by abusive partners and preventing officers from making arrests in courthouses if the survivor is there in connection with a protection order case.

by | February 18, 2017 | 00:52

From there, police say he may have driven through the Texas panhandle before arriving in Haughton, Louisiana on February 13. Winter Mead, 1, may be with be with her father, according to the Police Department. Boulder Police say investigators believe that parts of the body of a mother who had been reported missing earlier this week could be scattered across the country.

by | February 17, 2017 | 00:44

McDowell also wrote he would like to buy a gun, which got the undercover agent involved, Lowe wrote. On Jan. 12, McDowell met with an undercover Federal Bureau of Investigation agent at a Myrtle Beach hotel who McDowell believed took care of problems for the Aryan Nation.

by | February 17, 2017 | 00:45

The couple eventually exchanged nuptials, but on a smaller scale with flowers from another florist and a guest list of only eleven. Along with the gay couple, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson had sued Arlene's Flowers in 2013 for violating the state's nondiscrimination law and consumer protection act.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:11

Andrew Puzder has removed himself from consideration as U.S. president Donald Trump's labor secretary, after weeks of growing pressure over domestic violence allegations and his hiring of an undocumented maid. He thanked Trump for the nomination and pledged to continue to support the administration. Patty Murray, Wash., the top Democrat on the committee, said Wednesday as she met with representatives from women's organizations that oppose Puzder.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:11

A 2-year-old boy, Lavontay White , was shot in the head and he died at the hospital. Two-year-old Lavontay was pronounced dead at hospital along with his aunt's boyfriend. Bruce Rauner's office said he will announce on Wednesday in his budget speech a push to fund 200 more state police cadets to patrol Chicago-area expressways.

by | February 14, 2017 | 00:45

Phillips, who is in the final year of his contract, had 10-and-5 rights and could block any trade. Rodriguez and the three other members of his family were involved in a serious vehicle crash in Miami, Florida on January 29 that left him with an injured left shoulder, his wife in stable condition, and his two young children in serious yet stable condition.

by | February 13, 2017 | 01:00

The US Justice and State Departments did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Toledo is booked on an 8 p.m. (0400 GMT) flight from San Francisco to Tel Aviv, the source said. With this, Toledo becomes the most significant political figure in Peru to be indicted in relation to the Odebrecht case. Toledo's lawyer said he did not know Toledo's whereabouts and declined further comment.

by | February 13, 2017 | 01:00

Four people were arrested in a peaceful protest as recently as Friday after they blocked a road near the residential college . In yesterday's statement , Yale's president, Peter Salovey said, "It is now clear to me, too, that the name of Calhoun College must change".

by | February 12, 2017 | 00:58

The unsafe storm is intensifying as rush hour begins, bringing whiteout conditions and high wind. Several inches of snow will fall an hour in some areas. With schools closed and trains and flights delayed or canceled, the snowfall in many areas in and around New England, where Niko was expected to hit hardest, has actually been even more intense than predicted.

by | February 12, 2017 | 00:58

An ICE spokesman said agents to do target sensitive areas like schools and said the recent activity was simply routine enforcement of immigration laws. But Irasema Fonseca, a UA junior who has interned for the resource center and spoke out in favor of sanctuary campus designations at the regents meeting, said she doesn't agree that enough is being done for the immigrant community on the UA campus.

by | February 10, 2017 | 02:21

Unsafe travel conditions were forecast for I-95 cities from Philadelphia to New York City and Boston . Schools in NY were closed as well as in other areas of the northeast including Philadelphia and Boston . ET. Numerous city's bustling streets and roads are empty with many people choosing to stay indoors away from the freezing temperatures. The city's Emergency Management Department also issued a hazardous travel advisory.

by | February 09, 2017 | 00:41

During his meeting with the Colorado native, Tester asked about corporate influence in campaigns, civil liberties and Montana's clean air and water. Since the president's party controls Congress, the courts will be crucial to ensuring that Trump does not violate the Constitution. Another podcast on the nomination, at Advice and Consent , discusses how the confirmation debate over Gorsuch will be framed.

by | February 08, 2017 | 00:44

The Army Corps is planning to skip that whole environmental review - and will instead grant the easement at Lake Oahe needed to finish the project. Thousands of people are expected to demonstrate in downtown Los Angeles Sunday against President Donald Trump's executive order fast-tracking the Keystone XL and Dakota Access oil pipelines, organizers said.

by | February 07, 2017 | 01:14

In a Sunday interview with Fox News' Bill O'Reilly, Trump said it would take longer than initially expected to introduce his own healthcare legislation. "You have to remember Obamacare doesn't work". On that same day, the Small Business Committee will hold a hearing on the health insurance market and how Republican alternatives will improve access and affordability for USA citizens across the country, he said .

by | February 06, 2017 | 01:10

President Donald Trump's immigration restrictions were temporarily shut down by a federal judge who said the states of Washington and Minnesota can sue claiming their economy and residents would be injured by the ban. The state of Hawaii on Friday joined the challenge to the order, filing a lawsuit alleging that the order is unconstitutional and asking the court to block the order across the country.

by | February 04, 2017 | 00:54

Thursday, Manchester police said in a statement. A neighbor woke up in her apartment nearby at about 9:15 a.m. and saw the child inside. Police said later Friday they found her alive and were having her checked out at a hospital. Investigators say she has black hair, tan skin and is wearing pink onesie pajamas. "I want to thank them so much". Police said they appreciate offers from people to help in the search, but right now they want everyone to stay away, so officers can do their job.

by | February 04, 2017 | 00:51

Friday's attacker slightly injured one of the soldiers, in the scalp, officials said. Paris Police Chief Michel Cadot told reporters that one of the soldiers stationed outside the museum fired five bullets, wounding the man, whom Cadot said "represented a direct threat".

by | February 03, 2017 | 00:54

Devos' lack of experience with public education and the lack of knowledge that she portrayed in her confirmation hearing", Murkowski said in about six minutes of remarks on DeVos. Meanwhile, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Trump's administration is not concerned that DeVos's nomination will be voted down . "I have a great deal of respect for Mrs.

by | February 02, 2017 | 01:09

Collins said she was concerned that DeVos seems to lack familiarity with the a federal statute regarding special-needs students. Trustee Joy Grayson criticized DeVos for her lack of public school experience. Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, have said they will oppose DeVos. U.S. Senator Joe Manchin plans to vote against Betsy DeVos for U.S. education secretary, Manchin said in a statement released Wednesday.

by | January 25, 2017 | 10:58

Health care isn't affordable or accessible when a family has only one insurer to choose from and their premium is more than their mortgage payment, which is becoming a common occurrence across our state. "State Medicaid expansions to cover low-income adults were significantly associated with reduced mortality as well as improved coverage, access to care, and self-reported health", the paper concluded.

by | January 21, 2017 | 00:47

A problem with a booster engine sensor prevented a planned 7:46 p.m. launch of the Air Force's third Space Based Infrared System satellite. The new launch window is scheduled for 7:42 to 8:22 p.m. "SBIRS, considered one of the nation's highest-priority space programs, is created to provide global, persistent, infrared surveillance capabilities to meet 21st-century demands in four national security mission areas, including missile warning, missile defense, technical intelligence and ...

by | January 19, 2017 | 00:53

Unlike the Obama family who all lived under the one roof, the new president will take up residence while his wife, Melania and 10-year-old son, Barron remain at the family home in New York's Trump Tower so that his schooling isn't disturbed.

by | January 15, 2017 | 00:47

But after being nominated for a federal judgeship by President Reagan in 1986, the Republican-controlled Judiciary Committee did not approve his nomination, citing controversial racial remarks that were attributed to him while serving as US attorney.

by | January 12, 2017 | 00:35

The anti-nepotism law was not directly at issue in the case, but Judge Laurence Silberman, appointed by President Ronald Reagan, wrote then that the law probably does not cover White House staff. Politico reported on Monday that some of his assets will be sold to his brother Josh, while some others will be sold in part to a trust of which his mother is the trustee.

by | January 11, 2017 | 00:40

The delay was announced late Monday by the Senate Health, Education , Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee. Sen. Todd Young, along with four other senators on the committee that will vote on Betsy DeVos' confirmation as secretary of education , benefited from DeVos' campaign donations.

by | January 05, 2017 | 00:45

The Times reports that almost 1 million students in NY would qualify for the program, and estimates show it would cost the state about $163 million by the time the plan is fully enacted in 2019. His proposal must first be approved by the state legislature, however, including the Republican-controlled Senate. All college students whose families earn less than a total of $125,000 per year would be eligible.