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Top General Says He Would Reject An 'Illegal' Nuclear Strike Order From Trump

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 20:29:19 -0500

The top nuclear commander in the U.S. said Saturday that he would reject an “illegal” nuclear attack order from President Donald Trump, and would instead steer the commander in chief to other “options....
Russian investigative journalist: Snowden is 'a sort of ghost'

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 12:03:57 -0500

Russian investigative journalist Andrei Soldatov discusses how Snowden has not been seen in Russia during his exile.....
Thousands March On National Mall To Demand Puerto Rico Disaster Relief

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 19:01:02 -0500

Thousands gathered Sunday on the National Mall in Washington to demand the federal government increase its commitment to disaster relief on hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico.....
Robert Costa Talks About the Chances For the Republican Tax Bill

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 04:18:56 -0500

POST GAME: Robert Costa and Ali Vitali discuss the odds for the GOP's tax bill, and the impact of allegations of sexual assault on the Republican party.....
Woman says she was harassed by New York state employee

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 18:17:18 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — An upstate New York woman struggling to find a place to live and a job after ending an abusive relationship said a state employee helped her, only to use it as an excuse to sexually ha....
Hidden Camera Shows Dying WWII Veteran's Gasps For Help Were Ignored

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 16:02:53 -0500

A World War II veteran’s last breaths were among nurses who were secretly filmed laughing and failing to adequately perform CPR or call for help in a timely fashion, a disturbing video shows.....
A U.S. Warship Just Collided With a Tugboat in Japanese Waters

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 15:57:59 -0500

It's the fifth crash this year for the Navy's 7th Fleet....
Americans aged 18-34 most likely to oppose assault weapons ban, poll finds

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 05:00:02 -0500

The previous national federal ban on assault weapons lapsed more than a decade ago, and Congress has not renewed it. Resistance to a ban on military-style assault weapons is strongest among millennia....
Argentina says signals detected, likely from missing submarine

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 10:43:48 -0500

Hopes that 44 crew members of a missing Argentine navy submarine may be found alive rose after the defense ministry said the vessel likely tried to communicate via satellite on Saturday as an internat....
The FAA Can't Stop People From Throwing Live Turkeys Out Of Planes

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 19:28:52 -0500

The Federal Aviation Administration has found no violations with an infamous Arkansas event that involves dropping live turkeys from a plane ― but that may be because no one ever thought they’d need a....
Trump: 'Hillary, get on with your life'

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:26:49 -0500

President Trump attacks Hillary Clinton again after she questions the "legitimacy" of his win.....
Anti-LGBTQ politician 'looked for gay meet-ups on Craigslist'

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 04:02:23 -0500

The anti-LGBTQ politician from Ohio who resigned after being outed as a gay man reportedly looked for sex on Craigslist. Wes Goodman was known for pushing anti-LGBT legislation and described himself ....
After Macron meeting, Hariri says will clarify position in Lebanon

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 11:17:17 -0500

By John Irish and Marine Pennetier PARIS (Reuters) - Saad al-Hariri, who resigned as Lebanon's prime minister this month while in Saudi Arabia, said on Saturday he would clarify his position when he ....
Moore critic: Alabama Senate race a battle for nation's soul

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:41:29 -0500

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A leading figure among religious liberals says the candidacy of Republican Roy Moore for U.S. Senate is a struggle for the "soul of the nation."....
Man Accidentally Shoots Self, Wife During Gun Safety Discussion

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 17:53:20 -0500

A Tennessee man accidentally shot himself and his wife Thursday during a discussion at their church about gun safety concerns.....
Family Sues After Death of Boy, 5, Who Was Crushed at Rotating Restaurant

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 16:54:29 -0500

He died shortly after at the hospital.....
Russia Nixes Billionaire Plan to Turn the Tu-160 Bomber into the Ultimate Passenger Jet

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 20:39:00 -0500

Rich businessmen around the world want Russia to turn its Tupolev-160 strategic bomber into a private jet. A senior Tupolev executive claims that the aircraft manufacturer has turned down many reques....
Alt-right free speech event in Boston met with counterprotest

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 18:30:37 -0500

A few dozen free speech advocates rallied peacefully Saturday on Boston Common but just like last summer's event, they were outnumbered by counterprotesters.....
Video Shows New Yorkers Rushing To Free People Trapped Under Scaffolding

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 17:20:41 -0500

Dozens of New Yorkers jumped into action after a scaffolding collapse in lower Manhattan Sunday morning left several people trapped, but fortunately with only minor injuries.....
Syria troops, allies retake most of last IS-held town: monitor

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:02:58 -0500

Syrian troops and allied fighters advanced Saturday to capture most of Albu Kamal, a monitor said, in a tug-of-war over the Islamic State group's last urban stronghold in the country. The town in Syr....
Don't Be That Person Who Wastes Absurd Amounts Of Food On Thanksgiving

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 05:46:57 -0500

It’s time to put together your festive Thanksgiving menu ― but this year, try to  cook up a way to make sure that most of it actually gets eaten.....
Philippines' Duterte keeps open pit mining ban in policy clash

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 23:58:01 -0500

By Manolo Serapio Jr MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has not lifted a ban on open pit mining, his spokesman said on Monday, going against the stance of a government panel and ....
Kenya's Odinga calls for international help in deadly crisis

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 11:15:04 -0500

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga called Sunday for "international intervention" in the country's election crisis, saying at least 31 supporters have been kille....
Republican congressman Greg Gianforte ‘misled authorities’ on assault against reporter

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 11:24:00 -0500

Greg Gianforte told an officer that Guardian newspaper reporter Ben Jacobs had grabbed him by the wrist and pulled him to the floor of his campaign office after “interrogating” him, according to notes....
Bull gores Argentine tourist to death in India: police

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 06:16:09 -0500

An Argentine man holidaying in India has been gored to death by a bull in the popular tourist city of Jaipur, police said Sunday. The 29-year-old was walking along a street near Jaipur's main market ....
Hunter mutilated in bear attack has face rebuilt in pioneering surgery 

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 08:35:48 -0500

A hunter left disfigured from a near-fatal bear attack has had his face rebuilt after undergoing months of surgeries. Lee Brooke’s nose and moustache were “ripped off” his face during the grizzly atta....
Myths and mysteries about the Gettysburg Address

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 04:55:00 -0500

On this day in 1863, Abraham Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address, widely considered one of the greatest speeches in American history. But even today, there are still a few points about the speech that....
Democrats Select Candidate To Replace GOP Congressman Who Resigned Over Abortion

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 16:49:14 -0500

Democrats on Sunday picked Conor Lamb to run for the congressional seat vacated by former Rep. Tim Murphy (R-Pa.), who resigned last month after it was revealed that he’d urged a woman he was having a....
World Toilet Day

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 07:31:29 -0500

World Toilet Day is about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis. Today, 4.5 billion people live without a household toilet that safely disposes of their waste.....
The Day Domestic Violence Came To Church

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 07:01:52 -0500

On a Saturday night in 2014, 18-year-old Danielle Shields sent a friend a series of panicked texts.....
How North Korean Weapons Could Start a War (in the Middle East)

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 07:48:00 -0500

On November 4, a ballistic missile exploded above King Khalid Airport near Riyadh after being intercepted by Saudi Patriot missiles. The attack, launched by Houthi rebels in Yemen, led the Saudi gove....
Mugabe agrees to stand down as Zimbabwe president: source

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 14:49:51 -0500

Robert Mugabe agreed on Sunday to resign as Zimbabwe's president hours after the ruling ZANU-PF party fired him as its leader following 37 years in charge, a source familiar with the negotiations ....
Jeff Sessions Yuks It Up Over Russians In Speech To Lawyers

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 09:13:04 -0500

Attorney General Jeff Sessions had lawyers rolling in the aisles with a surprising string of Russian quips at the start of a speech he gave Friday.....
7.0 quake off New Caledonia sparks tsunami alert but no damage

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 00:09:15 -0500

A powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the eastern coast of New Caledonia on Monday, triggering a brief tsunami warning and evacuation alert but causing no significant damage, local officials ....
Lee Harvey Oswald's killer Jack Ruby told FBI informant to 'watch the fireworks' hours before JFK's assasination

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 06:01:00 -0500

Jack Ruby told an FBI informant to “watch the fireworks” on the day President John F Kennedy was assassinated, the latest release of JFK files reveals. Ruby, who went on to shoot and mortally wound L....
Turkey prosecutors open probe of former, acting US attorneys

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 14:39:06 -0500

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish prosecutors launched an investigation Saturday of two United States prosecutors involved in putting a Turkish-Iranian businessman on trial for allegedly violating U.S. sanction....
Progressive Community Organizer Prevails in New Orleans Mayoral Race

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 21:58:56 -0500

A progressive community organizer was elected mayor of New Orleans on Saturday, becoming the first female leader of the Big Easy in its nearly 300-year history.....
Putin seeks reflected glory of Russian tsars as he unveils statue in Crimea

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 09:41:21 -0500

Vladimir Putin has unveiled a giant statue of Alexander III in Crimea with a speech drawing parallels between the rule of the conservative tsar and his own 18 years in power.   The decision to commemo....
'All I See Is Little Legs.' 2 Boys Killed on Sidewalk as Crash Sends Police Car Off Road

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 14:45:00 -0500

A car heading to an emergency crashed and ran onto the sidewalk, killing two....
Kim Davis Denied This Gay Man A Marriage License, And Now He May Run Against Her

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 16:57:49 -0500

Kim Davis, the Kentucky county clerk whose steadfast opposition to same-sex marriage made her a darling of Christian conservatives, may draw a re-election opponent next year that again puts her in the....
4-Year-Old Boy With Autism Meets His New Service Dog

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 10:34:59 -0500

The family had been fundraising to buy the dog for two years.....
Justin Trudeau Will Formally Apologize For Canada's Past LGBTQ Persecution

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 20:03:20 -0500

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Sunday that his government will offer a formal apology for its past discrimination against LGBTQ citizens.....
Crush near Morocco's Essaouira kills at least 15 women

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 13:06:22 -0500

At least 15 women were killed and five injured Sunday in a crush as food aid was distributed near the coastal tourist town of Essaouira in western Morocco, authorities and witnesses said. A witness t....
Arab League delivers harsh criticism of Iran, little action

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 16:14:09 -0500

CAIRO (AP) — In a resolution long on criticism but short on concrete steps, Arab foreign ministers who met in Cairo Sunday delivered a tirade of criticism against Iran and its Lebanese proxy Hezbollah....
Catherine Zeta-Jones Gushes Over Michael Douglas In Anniversary Instagram Post

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 13:46:52 -0500

Catherine Zeta-Jones wished her "best friend" and husband, Michael Douglas, a happy wedding anniversary....
Sean Hannity Gets Brutally Rejected By Attorney For Moore Accuser

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 22:03:02 -0500

Sean Hannity just got a rejection letter for the ages.....
Rare white moose saved from hunters in Sweden after police u-turn

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 10:13:49 -0500

A rare white moose’s life has been saved in Sweden after a decision to allow hunters to kill it was overturned. The magnificent moose, named Ferdinand, gained worldwide media attention in August after....
Shootings by officers, other Kansas cases cloaked in secrecy

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 10:42:19 -0500

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Some Kansas police departments do not identify officers involved in fatal shootings, and body camera footage from the incidents may never become public. Records in unsolved crimina....
5 Reasons No Nation Wants to Go to War with America

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 09:41:00 -0500

Thus, each Ohio-class SSBN could carry up to 192 nuclear warheads on board. Altogether, America’s sea-based deterrent boasts 336 nuclear-armed missiles, with about half of America’s deployed nuclear ....
Mom Thanks Nurse and Cop Who Pulled Over To Save Her 6-Week-Old Baby Who Was Choking

Sun, 19 Nov 2017 14:26:24 -0500

The nurse was on her way to work when she spotted the incident.....