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Poll: Does Trump get the complicated problems a president faces?
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:30:18 -0500
Surprising number of pollees say no; fifty-one percent of Americans still think Trump is a strong leader
Trump says he wants to expand U.S. nuclear arsenal
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 22:09:36 -0500
The comments are the president's most extensive on the topic since taking office
AG indicates feds will reverse course on using private prisons
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:27:44 -0500
The Obama administration had begun reducing the federal government's use of private prisons; but Jeff Sessions rescinded the August 2016 memo written by Sally Yates
On "60 Minutes," former gymnasts allege sexual abuse
Sun, 19 Feb 2017 19:42:50 -0500
Hear more from three women who say the U.S. team doctor abused them, including how he earned their trust and how they believe the program enabled him
Indiana authorities hope slain girl's audio recording will lead to her killer
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:00:30 -0500
DHS secretary says “no use of military forces in immigration”
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 22:55:56 -0500
Houston teen shot dead defending mother in robbery at Subway
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 19:08:25 -0500
In America's heartland, the American Dream is in crisis
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 22:27:16 -0500
California's punishing rain creates rare spectacle
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:10:50 -0500
Republicans wrestle with how much to defend Trump at home
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 22:24:22 -0500
Sculptor whose art withstood 9/11 attack dead at 92
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:44:58 -0500
Treasure trove of new planets
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:36:56 -0500
Stunning views of the distant solar system 40 light-years away that NASA announced Wednesday
Alan Colmes, liberal voice at Fox News, dead at 66
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:07:16 -0500
Giraffe video flagged for "nudity and sexual content"
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:17:17 -0500
Rare newborn bongo antelope makes debut at Los Angeles Zoo
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:29:21 -0500
Authorities: Arrest in case of long-missing teacher
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:36:44 -0500
25 Oscar Best Picture winners
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:12:11 -0500
The Academy Award for Best Picture is a great honor, but which winners stand out as the best of the best?
For a longer life, eat this many fruits and veggies per day
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:38:39 -0500
Conservative activist posts tapes targeting CNN
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:57:24 -0500
Justice Ginsburg defends media, praises protests
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:10:49 -0500
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Iowa pig farmer to Sen. Grassley: You’re going to create ‘one great big death panel’ by repealing Obamacare
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:34:12 -0500
Iowa pig farmer to Sen. Grassley: You’re going to create ‘one great big death panel’ by repealing ObamacareFarmer Chris Peterson pleads with Sen. Chuck Grassley in Iowa on Tuesday. Republican lawmakers returning home this week to host town halls are being greeted by overflow crowds filled with angry voters and protesters demonstrating against President Trump’s polarizing policies.
DNC chair candidates spar on future of party as race tightens
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 06:46:11 -0500
DNC chair candidates spar on future of party as race tightensThe two most prominent candidates to lead the Democratic Party appeared to agree with each other on most of the issues in a CNN debate Wednesday night, while outsider candidates and the moderators needled them about how sharply the party should focus on President Donald Trump and whether sitting Democratic officeholders should be primaried in 2018.
Support pours in for damaged Jewish cemetery near St. Louis
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:05:02 -0500
Support pours in for damaged Jewish cemetery near St. LouisUNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. (AP) — A suburban St. Louis Jewish cemetery badly damaged by vandals is getting a show of support from cleanup volunteers, well-wishers and financial contributors from across many faiths.
North Korea lashes Malaysia over Kim assassination
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 06:07:10 -0500
North Korea lashes Malaysia over Kim assassinationNorth Korea’s state media broke a 10-day silence Thursday on the murder of Kim Jong-Un’s half brother, launching a ferocious assault on Malaysia for “immoral” handling of the case and for playing politics with the corpse. In its first comments on the airport assassination of Kim Jong-Nam, KCNA said Malaysia bore responsibility for the death, and accused it of conspiring with South Korea. "Malaysia is obliged to hand his body to the DPRK (North Korea) side as it made an autopsy and forensic examination of it in an illegal and immoral manner", the North's Korean Jurists Committee said, in comments carried by the state-run news agency.
Le Pen top aide put under formal investigation
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 16:42:16 -0500
Le Pen top aide put under formal investigationThe chief of staff of French far-right leader Marine Le Pen was put under formal investigation on Wednesday after a day of questioning over the alleged misuse of EU funds to pay parliamentary assistants, a judicial source said. Catherine Griset was taken into custody for questioning along with Le Pen's bodyguard Thierry Legier, who was later released without being put under investigation, according to the source. In reaction to the news, Le Pen said that she formally denied any wrongdoing in a case that she said was being used to undermine her campaign.
The Russian Foreign Ministry Wants to Truth Squad ‘Fake News’
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:52:26 -0500
The Russian Foreign Ministry Wants to Truth Squad ‘Fake News’The article puts forward information that very much corresponds to reality.
Cop's Home, Truck Vandalized After Viral Video Shows Him in Confrontation With Teen and Firing Shot
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:08:00 -0500
Cop's Home, Truck Vandalized After Viral Video Shows Him in Confrontation With Teen and Firing ShotNeighbors have also come to the officer's defense.
Texas to feral pigs: It's time for the 'hog apocalypse' to begin
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:33:14 -0500
Texas to feral pigs: It's time for the 'hog apocalypse' to beginTexas has a new plan for its 2.5 million feral hogs: total annihilation.  Sid Miller, the state's agriculture commissioner, just approved a pesticide — called "Kaput Feral Hog Lure" — for statewide use. "The 'hog apocalypse' may finally be on the horizon," Miller said in a statement on Tuesday. SEE ALSO: First human-pig chimeras created, sparking hopes for transplantable organs — and debate "This solution is long overdue," he added. "Wild hogs have caused extensive damage to Texas lands and loss of income for many, many years." Texas's agriculture commission estimates that feral hogs cause $52 million in damage each year to agricultural businesses by tearing up crops and pastures, knocking down fences and ruining equipment. The so-called hog lure is derived from warfarin, a blood-thinning agent that's also used to kill rats and mice in homes and buildings. Animals don't die immediately from eating the odorless, tasteless chemical. That would be too kind. Instead, they keep eating it until the anti-clotting properties cause them to bleed to death internally. This week, Miller approved a rule change in the Texas Administrative Code that allows landowners and agricultural producers to use Kaput — essentially warfarin-laced pellets — to keep feral hogs off their property.  Not on my watch, hogs. Image: mark thompson/Getty Images Proponents of the hog toxicant, including the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service, say it's an effective tool because it's only strong enough to kill the swine, and not other wildlife populations or livestock. In January, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency registered Kaput's hog bait under the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act, a move that made the product available for general use. Still, environmentalists and hog hunters alike staunchly oppose using warfarin to stamp out Texas's feral pig problem. Pigs poop, after all, and other animals could ingest the warfarin along the way. Some Texans hunt the pigs for sport and food, and they're worried about eating poisoned swine. "For Texas to introduce a poison into the equation is a bad decision in our opinion and could likely contaminate humans who unknowingly process and eat feral hogs," the Texas Hog Hunters Association said in a Change.org petition to block the rule change. MIke and his big ole boar from yesterday. Lamar county Texas https://t.co/jQoS5JbtnQ pic.twitter.com/2SeAKs7zbh — TX Hog Hunters Assn. (@texashoghunters) February 14, 2017 Louisiana might become the next state to use Kaput to quell its feral hog population, which worries state wildlife veterinarian Jim LaCour. He said local black bears and raccoons could easily lift the lid to the cages containing the warfarin-laced pellets. "We do have very serious concerns about non-target species," LaCour told the Times-Picayune in New Orleans.  "When the hogs eat, they're going to drop crumbs on the outside, where small rodents can get them and not only intoxicate themselves but also birds of prey that eat them. Since the poison will be on the landscape for weeks on end, the chances of these birds eating multiple affected animals is pretty good," he told the newspaper. The pesticide's manufacturer, Scimetrics Ltd. Corp., assures the pesticide is safe for humans and wildlife — just not for feral pigs. 
The Latest: Some San Jose evacuees allowed to return home
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 20:01:57 -0500
The Latest: Some San Jose evacuees allowed to return homeSAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on storms in California (all times local):
Wonder-ful news: 13-year-old girl wins Supreme Court decision over service dog
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:01:06 -0500
Wonder-ful news: 13-year-old girl wins Supreme Court decision over service dogYou may have seen photos of a young girl and her goldendoodle Wonder on the steps of the Supreme Court on social media, so who is she and why is she smiling? On Wednesday, the Supreme Court unanimously sided with Fry, which may allow her to sue her local school board for damages for the emotional distress she said she suffered by being denied the assistance of her service dog. “The school district had decided that Wonder wasn’t necessary,” Stacy Fry, Ehlena’s mother, told Yahoo News.
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Bannon Touts Trump's 'Economic Nationalist Agenda'
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 21:57:00 GMT
Priebus and Bannon, the White House's much-scrutinized top two aides, lavished each other with praise on Thursday in a friendly discussion at CPAC.
Trump Wants to Make U.S. Nuclear Arsenal 'Top of the Pack'
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:11:00 GMT
White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters that Trump means that the U.S. "will not yield its supremacy in this area to anyone."
GOP Members Scarce at Key Conservative Conference
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:25:00 GMT
Fewer than a dozen GOP members of Congress will speak at the annual conservative gathering near Washington this year.
White House Staffers Dismissed, Failed Background Checks
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:57:06 GMT
The White House has reportedly parted ways with several staffers after they failed background checks.
Boehner Gives Obamacare Repeal Long Odds
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 22:49:00 GMT
If Republicans repeal Obamacare without a substitute, "anything that happens is your fault. You broke it," former House Speaker John Boehner said.
Perez May Be Edging Closer to Victory in DNC Race
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 18:25:00 GMT
Harrison's endorsement could put victory within reach for Perez in his bid to run the Democratic Party.
Federal Court Reinstates Texas Ban on Harboring Immigrants
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:18:00 GMT
The 2015 law makes it a crime punishable by up to 10 years in prison to 'harbor' immigrants to protect them from immigration authorities.
Notorious Fixer-Upper Hits Market for a Cool $20 Million
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:29:13 GMT
The summer home of fame and intrigue in the 1920s and 30s fell into scandalous disrepair in the 1970s. It's back up for sale in East Hampton, New York.
Trump's Cabinet: What You Need to Know About the People Leading the Country
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:06:00 GMT
NBC News looks at Trump's Cabinet: Who they are, what their position means, and whether they've been confirmed.
L.A. Cop Fired Into Ground, Not at Teens, Authorities Say
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:23:49 GMT
An off-duty Los Angeles cop believed he was going to be shot when he fired his weapon into the ground, not at any person, authorities said Thursday.
Republican Lawmaker With Trans Son Slams White House
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 19:18:00 GMT
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), whose son is transgender, criticized the Trump administration for changing the protections for trans students.
Alan Colmes, Liberal Voice on Fox News, Dies at 66
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 22:35:00 GMT
Alan Colmes, the radio and TV commentator best known as the amiable liberal foil to conservative Sean Hannity on Fox News Channel, has died.
Do Beautiful People Really Make More Money?
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:35:00 GMT
A new study makes the case that people who are very unattractive actually make even more money than their beautiful colleagues, an "ugliness premium."
This Rooftop Farm Could Be the Future of Agriculture
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:54:32 GMT
The startup Edenworks is taking the farm out of the field, aiming to produce more local, fresh and sustainable food.
Former WNBA Star Claims She Was Bullied for Being Straight
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:54:16 GMT
Candice Wiggins said her abrupt retirement from the WNBA in 2015 was largely due to anti-heterosexual bullying in the "98 percent" gay league.
California on Track to Have Wettest Year on Record
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:25:00 GMT
Two weeks ago, California was listed as being almost 47 percent in drought, while last week showed a drop to approximately 24 percent. As of Thursday morning, after rains rolled in to saturate much of the state, the area considered in drought by the site was just under 17 percent.
Billionaires, Corporations Helped Fund Trump Transition
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:38:00 GMT
Casino tycoon Sheldon Adelson, DeVos family, ExxonMobil and Microsoft were among numerous donors.
Doctor Called 'Monster' Pleads Not Guilty to Abuse of Gymnasts
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:29:09 GMT
He carried a Bible and said little during his arraignment.
U.S.-Backed Troops Score Crucial Win in ISIS Fight
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 17:16:00 GMT
Iraqi security forces faced heavy fire as they stormed Mosul Airport on Thursday, part of a major assault to recapture ISIS' final stronghold in Iraq.
NBCBLK28: Christen Johnson: The Doctor
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:49:00 GMT
"Our goal is working to ensure that we have culturally competent, socially conscious and clinically excellent physicians for years to come."
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