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  • Bel Air Nov 5, 2019

    From the Archives: The November 1961 Bel Air Fire Disaster

    In November 1961, a disastrous brush fire destroyed nearly 500 homes when it roared over a mountain ridge and swept through canyons in Los Angeles’ Bel Air area, a grim illustration of the potential for wildfire devastation at this time of year in Southern California.

  • Donald Trump Nov 1, 2019

    Lone Star Politics | November 3, 2019

    (Recorded Friday, November 1, 2019) — U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey (D-Fort Worth) weighs in on the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Hear why he says the move is necessary but certainly, it marks a sad time for our country. Also Dallas County Elections Administrator Toni Pippins Poole walks us through the new voting equipment that will be used in...

  • director Oct 18, 2019

    New HBO Series ‘Watchmen’ Hopes to Match Original’s Ambition

    Damon Lindelof didn’t take lightly the challenge of adapting the most acclaimed graphic novel of all time. The “Lost” and “The Leftovers” co-creator was a fan of the revered “Watchmen” book ever since his father handed him the first few issues when he was 13 in the mid-1980s. So agreeing to spearhead HBO’s new adaptation didn’t come without a bout...

  • Donald Trump Sep 29, 2019

    Could Washington’s Impeachment Drama Spark China Trade Deal?

    The Democratic impeachment inquiry may do at least one thing for President Donald Trump: It could give him more incentive to resolve his trade war with China. As the political heat rises in Washington, a deal with Beijing would allow Trump to claim a much-needed victory and divert some attention from an explosive congressional investigation into his dealings with Ukraine....

  • Donald Trump Sep 27, 2019

    Florida Middle School Teacher Reassigned After Quiz Called President Trump ‘Idiot’

    A Florida middle school teacher has been reassigned after a quiz given to students referred to President Donald Trump as an “idiot.”

  • United States Aug 12, 2019

    Trump Overhauling Enforcement of Endangered Species Act

    The Trump administration moved on Monday to weaken how it applies the 45-year-old Endangered Species Act, ordering changes that critics said will speed the loss of animals and plants at a time of record global extinctions . The action, which expands the administration’s rewrite of U.S. environmental laws, is the latest that targets protections, including for water, air and public...

  • Virginia Jul 19, 2019

    Nation Marks 50 Years After Apollo 11’s ‘Giant Leap’ on Moon

    A moonstruck nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11’s “giant leap” by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin at parties, races, ball games and concerts Saturday, toasting with Tang and gobbling MoonPies. At NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Aldrin showed Vice President Mike Pence the launch pad where he flew to the moon in 1969. At the same time halfway around...

  • Donald Trump Jul 2, 2019

    House Committee Files Lawsuit Over Trump Tax Returns

    A House committee sued the Trump administration in federal court Tuesday for access to President Donald Trump’s tax returns, setting up a legal showdown over the records. The House Ways and Means Committee said it needs the documents for an investigation into tax law compliance by the president, among other things. It asked the court to order the administration to...

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Jun 26, 2019

    2nd Florida City Pays Hackers, as 3rd City Faces Breach

    A second small Florida city has paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to hackers who took over most of its computer operations, just as a third Florida city reports it had its data breached.

  • NBC Jun 3, 2019

    House to Hold Hearing on Mueller Report

    House Democrats announced Monday they’ll hold a hearing next week focused on the Mueller Report and presidential obstruction, NBC News reported. The Judiciary Committee hearing will include testimony from former White House Counsel John Dean, a key figure in the Watergate hearings that helped lead to then-President Richard Nixon’s resignation. Read More

  • NBC Jun 3, 2019

    House to Hold Hearing on Mueller Report

    House Democrats announced Monday they’ll hold a hearing next week focused on the Mueller Report and presidential obstruction, NBC News reported. The Judiciary Committee hearing will include testimony from former White House Counsel John Dean, a key figure in the Watergate hearings that helped lead to then-President Richard Nixon’s resignation. Read More

  • NBCUniversal Inc. May 21, 2019

    Colonial Country Club Set to Host ‘Throwback Thursday’

    The Charles Schwab Challenge tees off later this week at Colonial Country Club. The opening round of the tournament features a first for the PGA Tour.

  • May 1, 2019

    Photos: Melania Trump Shares White House Bowling Alley Renovation

    First Lady Melania Trump shared photos Wednesday of the recently renovated White House Bowling Alley, in which she hosted the children of members of her U.S. Secret Service detail on Tuesday.

  • JUDGE Apr 28, 2019

    Judge and Civil Rights Icon Damon J. Keith Dies at Age 96

    Judge Damon J. Keith, a grandson of slaves and figure in the civil rights movement who as a federal judge was sued by President Richard Nixon over a ruling against warrantless wiretaps, died Sunday. He was 96. Keith died in Detroit, the city where the prominent lawyer was appointed in 1967 to the U.S. District Court, according to the Swanson...

  • Donald Trump Apr 27, 2019

    Trump’s Executive Privilege Strategy Could Mean Messy Fight

    Since George Washington’s time, presidents have used executive privilege to resist congressional inquiries in the name of protecting the confidentiality of their decision-making. President Donald Trump threatened this past week to broadly assert executive privilege to block a number of current and former aides from testifying, including some who have cooperated with special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. It’s a...

  • Donald Trump Apr 23, 2019

    Hillary Clinton: Mueller Report Is Beginning, Not the End

    Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report is only the beginning of a reckoning on election meddling, not the end, and “raises some serious questions,” Hillary Clinton said Tuesday. The former Democratic presidential candidate stopped short of calling for immediate impeachment proceedings, however, and said Congress should instead conduct a serious analysis of whether President Donald Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanors....

  • California Feb 21, 2019

    Armando Rodriguez, WWII Vet Who Served 4 US Presidents, Dies

    Armando M. Rodriguez, a Mexican immigrant and World War II veteran who served in the administrations of four U.S. presidents while pressing for civil rights and education reforms, has died. Christy Rodriguez, his daughter, said Wednesday her father died Sunday at their San Diego home from complications of a stroke. He was 97. He had been ailing from a variety...

  • New York City Jan 5, 2019

    Former Defense Secretary Harold Brown Dies at 91

    Harold Brown, who as defense secretary in the Carter administration championed cutting-edge fighting technology during a tenure that included the failed rescue of hostages in Iran, has died at age 91.

  • Donald Trump Oct 18, 2018

    Orange County, California’s Diversity Emboldens Democrats

    Pushy midday shoppers nose their carts through the Korean market, stocking up on bottled kimchi and seaweed spring rolls. A few doors away, customers grab pho to go at a Vietnamese takeout counter. Across the street, lunchtime diners line up for tacos “al pastor” — spit-roasted pork — at a Mexican-style taqueria. It’s a snapshot of how much Orange County,...

  • NBC Oct 16, 2018

    Artist Surprised His Fantasy Painting of Trump Is Hanging in the White House

    Donald Trump, Abraham Lincoln and Richard Nixon walk into a bar… That’s not the beginning of a bad joke, but rather the subject of a recent painting by artist Andy Thomas called “The Republican Club” that’s hanging in the White House. The image created a stir on social media after it was spotted on a wall in the White House...

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