Democratic write-in candidate Emilio Vasquez pulled off a surprise victory in a North Philadelphia special election to replace disgraced state Rep. Leslie Acosta, who gave up her seat following a corruption...
Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 03:10 PM CDT
Clinic Run by Michele Bachmann’s Husband Hit With Violations
A clinic that was accused of pushing bogus "pray away the gay" therapy — and is owned by former Rep. Michele Bachmann's husband — was cited by Minnesota health inspectors for failing to properly keep patient...
Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 02:43 PM CDT
Compare the Withdrawn GOP Health Bill With Obama-Era Law
The now-withdrawn House health care bill repeals major parts of former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, or ACA, as Republicans push to scale back the federal government's role in health care.
Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 04:35 PM CDT
Rachel Dolezal Struggles After Racial Identity Scandal
A woman who was once a black civil rights leader in Washington state, then lost her job after her parents exposed her as white struggles to make a living these days.
Rachel Dolezal said she has been unable...
A man who police said was motivated by false internet rumors to fire an assault weapon inside a Washington, D.C., pizzeria pleaded guilty to a federal gun charge and a D.C. assault charge Friday.
Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 09:41 AM CDT
US Coalition Investigating Reports of Deadly Mosul Airstrike
The U.S.-led coalition fighting ISIS is investigating reports of an airstrike in a western neighborhood in the Iraqi city of Mosul that allegedly left more than 100—possibly as many as 200—civilians dead,...
Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 12:00 PM CDT
Spanish Lifeguard Founded Group Saved Thousands Refugees
Two islands in the Mediterranean—Lesbos in Greece and Lampedusa in Italy—have become battlefronts in a much wider political war about border security and immigration.
Proactiva organizers and volunteers say...
Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 11:40 AM CDT
Manafort Volunteers to Give House Intel Committee Interview
Paul Manafort, a former chairman of President Donald Trump's campaign, has volunteered to come to the House Intelligence Committee for an interview, the committee's chairman said Friday.
Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 02:00 PM CDT
Putin Meets Le Pen, Denies French Election Interference
Russian President Vladimir Putin held a surprise meeting Friday with France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, yet dismissed suggestions that Russia aims to influence the election in her...