Democrats pile on Nunes as intrigue swirls around House Russia probe
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:31:27 -0400
House intelligence committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., is resisting growing calls for him to step aside over the revelation he had gone to the White House grounds to receive classified information related to committee’s investigation into Russian interference in last year’s election. “We’ve been investigating Russia for many, many years,” he said.
Man kills 3 home burglars; woman who aided robbers arrested
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:45:45 -0400
A woman believed to have driven three burglars to an Oklahoma home where they were shot to death during a suspected home invasion has been arrested on murder and robbery warrants but the homeowner's son who shot them has not been arrested while police investigate whether he acted in self-defense under the state's "Stand Your Ground" law.
Video of 13-Year-Old Boy’s ‘Excessive’ Pat Down at Dallas Airport Goes Viral
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:34:10 -0400
The TSA is facing a public backlash on social media after a mother filmed her son being patted down at a security checkpoint at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.
DNC Chairman Tom Perez Asks For Staff Resignations
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:58:26 -0400
Perez is in the midst of trying to rebuild the party in the wake of November's stunning election defeat.
Capturing the battle against ISIS in Mosul — photojournalist Zohra Bensemra
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:28:26 -0400
Algerian photojournalist Zohra Bensemra captured a series of heartbreaking images while covering the battle of Mosul. From elderly individuals weary from the ongoing warfare in Iraq to children bloodied from early brushes with violence. Her pictures show people holding up a white flag to signal that they are noncombatants and others crying on buses bound for safer areas. She told Yahoo News she hopes her works shows that “the human being is the same” regardless of “nationality or religion.”
South Korean media slam government over ferry 'remains'
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 04:46:37 -0400
South Korean authorities faced a deluge of criticism Wednesday for announcing that human remains had been found from the sunken Sewol ferry, only to correct itself within hours to say they were animal bones. Newspapers said relatives of the missing had been put through "heaven and hell", and accused the maritime ministry of recklessness. The maritime ministry raised their hopes Tuesday when it said that human remains had been found by workers and were "suspected to be one of the missing victims".
Wells Fargo to pay $110 million to settle lawsuit over account abuses
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:38:51 -0400
(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co said it agreed in principle to pay $110 million to settle a lawsuit by customers challenging its opening of accounts without their permission, a practice that led to a scandal that cost the bank's chief executive his job. Customers said this saddled them with accounts they did not need or want, and fees they knew nothing about. The lawsuit dates from May 2015, sixteen months before Wells Fargo agreed to pay $185 million in penalties to settle regulatory charges over the sham accounts, estimated to number as many as 2 million.
Pricey New Drug Promises Eczema Relief
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 11:42:58 -0400
The FDA has approved a new drug to treat serious cases of the skin condition, but the twice-per-month injections come with a big price tag: $37,000 per year for patients.
Mom Outraged at TSA, Claims They Treated Her Young Son and Family 'Like Dogs'
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:22:00 -0400
The incident happened Sunday in Dallas.
Gorsuch confirmation set for next Friday, filibuster drama likely
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 07:12:00 -0400
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s latest statement that Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court nomination will be confirmed on Friday, April 7, has set the battle lines for next week’s confirmation fight.