• See how the Government Shutdown has affected air travel…more to come

    Southwest Airlines is the latest carrier to put a price tag on the impact from the government shutdown. The nation’s largest domestic carrier said the shutdown, which began Dec. 22, has cost an estimated $10 million to $15 million in lost revenue so far in January. Last week, Delta estimated the shutdown...
  • Supreme Court allows military ban on transgender people serving in the military

    The Supreme Court will allow President Trump’s partial ban on transgender people serving in the military to take effect while court challenges continue. Responding to Justice Department requests, the high court Tuesday cleared away lower court actions that blocked the controversial policy from being implemented for nearly a year. The...
  • Kamala Harris confirms her run for President in 2020

    In 2008, Barack Obama, a freshman Democratic senator, became the first African-American man elected president of the United States. A decade later, another first-term Democrat from the Senate is making a bid for the White House, this time to become the first African-American woman to lead the nation. Sen. Kamala...
  • U.S. Service Members killed in Syria explosion

    An explosion Wednesday in the northern Syria town of Manjib has resulted in U.S. casualties, the U.S. military in Iraq said. “U.S. service members were killed during an explosion while conducting a routine patrol in Syria today,” the military’s Operation Inherent Resolve said in a statement. “We are still...
  • Child survives nearly 36 hours in frozen rubble finally rescued!

    Laboring through sub-freezing temperatures, Russian rescue workers were digging into a sprawling heap of jagged rubble from a collapsed apartment building when one heard the faintest sound. It was the sound of life. On Tuesday, to everyone’s delight and surprise, they pulled a baby boy out of the rubble...
  • Video: Former Law Professor Sen. Elizabeth Warren forms an exploratory committee for a 2020 Presidential Run

    Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren announced the formation of an exploratory committee for a presidential run, making her the highest profile Democrat to formally move toward a bid for the White House in 2020. “If we organize together, if we fight together, if we persist together, we can win. We can...
  • Almost 400 people left dead without any warning of what was about to come

    A devastating tsunami took Indonesians by surprise because an early warning system — designed to detect changes in wave height in coastal areas near an active volcano — hasn’t worked since 2012, government officials said. The system uses a series of 22 buoys, tidal gauges and seismographs to alert a network...
  • US indicts alleged Chinese hackers

    The Department of Justice has indicted two Chinese nationals, accused of working in association with Chinese state security in what the department called an “unrelenting effort” to steal U.S. commercial and defense technology going back more than a decade. An indictment unsealed Thursday accuses Zhu Hua and Zhang Shilong...
  • Over a 10 day span 4 hate crimes in America…4 angry men terrorized America

    In the span of 10 days before the midterm elections, Americans saw four terrifying new faces of hate crime. These were men whose festering ideological grievances were exacerbated by a mental illness or personality disorder. They were engaged with fellow haters on social media, but isolated from society. Their...