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President Trump holds a press conference to announce his new Secretary of Labor nominee

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 12:14

On Thursday, February 16, 2017, President Trump holds a press conference in the White House East Room to announce his new Secretary of Labor pick now that his initial choice, Andrew Puzder, was forced to withdraw from consideration after it became apparent he would not receive the votes to be confirmed.

Trump health pick says Medicaid needs a major overhaul

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 12:07

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's pick to run the government's major health insurance programs said Thursday that Medicaid needs a full overhaul but she doesn't support turning Medicare into a "voucher" plan.

5 Fall Beauty Trends You Can Rock Right Now

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:45

Fall collections have just gone down the runway at New York Fashion Week. Why wait until the fall try to out the trends? Here are 5 Fall Beauty Trends you can rock right now!

The 2018 Jaguar XE S Makes 380 Horsepower, Is Out for 3 Series Blood

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:43

That's a 40-horsepower increase over the current XE 35t.

Cracks May Offer Clues to California Dam's Troubles

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:42

Previous repairs on the spillway may not have properly filled cracks in the concrete.

Lost Winston Churchill Essay Argues That Aliens Exist

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:42

The unpublished article lays out a prescient case for extraterrestrial life.

NASA Is Considering a Manned Flight for First SLS Launch

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:42

The massive Space Launch System rocket was going to be unmanned for its maiden flight, but a new report suggests NASA might launch astronauts instead.

Shows ban White House representatives

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:41

Some are concerned that banning White House reps from television and radio shows could prevent an open dialogue on important issues and prevent information from getting to the public.

Tiffany Trump Shunned During New York Fashion Week

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:36

During the Philipp Plein show on Monday, Tiffany Trump was left sitting alone after several magazine editors moved so they wouldn’t have to be near President Trump’s daughter.

3 arrested in NKorean's death in Malaysia; autopsy completed

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:30

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities announced two more arrests Thursday in the death of the North Korean leader's half brother, whose apparent assassination this week unleashed a wave of speculation and intrigue: a pair of female assailants, a broad-daylight killing and a dictator-sibling out for blood.

FBI: White supremacist talked of Dylann Roof-type attack

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:28

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A white supremacist with felony convictions in South Carolina bought a gun from an undercover FBI agent, telling the agent he planned an attack in "the spirit of Dylann Roof," authorities said Thursday.

FBI: White supremacist talked Roof-type attack

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:28

Benjamin McDowell, 28, was arrested in Myrtle Beach, S.C., shortly after buying a .40-caliber Glock and ammunition.

Trump: Administration a 'fine-tuned machine'

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:17

In a rambling news conference, the president lambasted the media for its negative portrayal of his first weeks in office.

‘Are they friends of yours?’: Trump asks African-American journalist to help set up meeting with Congressional Black Caucus

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:11

President Trump used part of his rambling news conference Thursday to reaffirm his campaign pledge to help revive the nation’s struggling inner cities, including Chicago. “Do you want to set up the meeting?” Trump asked Ryan, who is black. “I’m just a reporter,” Ryan replied, appearing flummoxed.

Odd Trump question to African-American reporter

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:11

April Ryan is asked at the president's Thursday news conference if she can set up a meeting with the Congressional Black Caucus.

Washington court rules against florist in gay wedding case

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:08

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court ruled unanimously Thursday that a florist who refused to provide services for a same-sex wedding broke the state's antidiscrimination law, even though she claimed doing so would violate her religious beliefs.

Trump: 'I'm the least anti-Semitic person'

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:01

The president goes into defense mode after misinterpreting a question about the rise in anti-Semitism as a personal attack.

UK 'reassured' by GM's plans for Vauxhall cars

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:00

Britain's economy minister Greg Clark said Thursday he was "reassured" by General Motors' plans for its European interests, including Britain's Vauxhall, amid talk of a takeover by France's PSA Group. "There is some way to go in discussions between GM and PSA but I was reassured by GM's intention, communicated to me, to build on the success of these operations rather than rationalise them," the minister said in a statement.

2017 Ram 1500

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 11:00

Find out if this pickup is more than just guts and glory.

Trump: ‘The leaks are absolutely real. The news is fake.’

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 10:54

President Trump sparred with members of the press at the White House on Thursday, complaining about what he described as the media’s negative tone in its coverage of his administration — and, in particular, coverage of the recent leaks about the Trump campaign’s alleged contacts with Russia. “The leaks are absolutely real,” Trump said. Trump was asked by CNN’s Jim Acosta about the “disconnect” the president sees between the leaks and the news that comes out of them.