Politics and Government

Mexico cancels February bidding round on oil concessions

47 seconds ago   |   Miami Herald

The Mexican government has announced that it will cancel a planned round of bidding on oil exploration concessions. The announcement by the government's national oil commission...
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CIA once secretly implanted mind-control devices in dogs' brains

CIA once secretly implanted mind-control devices in dogs' brains

2 minutes ago   |   New York Post

The CIA created remote-controlled dogs by operating on their brains during a bizarre mind-control experiment, according to freshly declassified documents. During the top-secret...
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'It's like a manhood thing for him': Pelosi on Trump and border wall

8 minutes ago   |   ABC News   |   4 articles

Nancy Pelosi made the comment after a heated confrontation in the Oval Office.
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CP NewsAlert: B.C. judge grants bail for Huawei executive wanted by U.S

8 minutes ago   |   National Post

VANCOUVER - A top executive at Chinese tech giant Huawei who was arrested in Vancouver has been granted bail. Meng Wanzhou is wanted by the United States on allegations that...
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Even a Daley says Boss Madigan has gone too far trying to crush DePaul freshman in 13th Ward

10 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Chicago is known worldwide for its fine steakhouses, bone-breaking politics and ravenous political bosses. But now that the saga of a 19-year-old DePaul University freshman...
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‘It Is Our Life Support': Diabetics, Families Meet With Lawmakers Amid Skyrocketing Insulin Prices

12 minutes ago   |   CBS

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A two-week supply of insulin for diabetic Quinn Nystrom can cost anywhere from $300 to $400 per vial. That's 537 percent more than it cost just 10 years ago...
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Official: California must mull home ban in fire-prone areas

Official: California must mull home ban in fire-prone areas

14 minutes ago   |   KCRA

California's increasingly deadly and destructive wildfires have become so unpredictable that government officials should consider banning home construction in vulnerable areas...
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Mayor Emanuel calls for gas tax increase to pay for transportation infrastructure

16 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   3 articles

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and members of the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus are calling on lawmakers to raise the gas tax as part of a capital bill to pay for much-needed...
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Trump asks Supreme Court to reinstate asylum ban during appeals

24 minutes ago   |   ABC News   |   3 articles

In an emergency application to the Supreme Court Tuesday evening, the Trump administration has asked the justices to intervene to allow enforcement of Trump's travel ban.
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Super Micro Says Audit Found No Malicious Motherboard Components, Countering Report

28 minutes ago   |   Fortune

Computer system maker Super Micro said that no malicious components were found on motherboards fingered in a Bloomberg Businessweek report that alleged Chinese infiltration of...
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NASA to NBA star Stephen Curry: Yes, we went to the moon - and can prove it

NASA to NBA star Stephen Curry: Yes, we went to the moon - and can prove it

NASA has offers to give NBA star Stephen Curry a tour of a lunar lab after he said he doubts humans landed on the moon. Read more ...

Delta to restrict emotional support animals on long flights

Delta to restrict emotional support animals on long flights

Just in time for holiday travel, Delta is changing its rules for service and support animals. Read more ...

2 dead, several wounded in shooting at Christmas market in France

2 dead, several wounded in shooting at Christmas market in France

The French Interior Ministry called on the public to remain indoors. Read more ...

Mysterious texts sent from missing mom's phone 3 days after she disappeared

Mysterious texts sent from missing mom's phone 3 days after she disappeared

A text message from Kelsey Berreth's phone was sent to her fiancé and employer three days after she was last seen. A week after that, the Colorado mother was reported missing. Read more ...

Police: Man shoots, kills neighbor's dog after it urinated on his lawn

Police: Man shoots, kills neighbor's dog after it urinated on his lawn

Deputies say the suspect shot and killed the dog with a rifle and buried it. Read more ...

'Modern Family' actress Sarah Hyland reveals she had second kidney transplant

'Modern Family' actress Sarah Hyland reveals she had second kidney transplant

"For a long time, I was contemplating suicide." Read more ...

Stormy Daniels ordered to pay President Trump $293K in attorneys' fees

Stormy Daniels ordered to pay President Trump $293K in attorneys' fees

A judge has ordered Stormy Daniels to pay President Donald Trump $293,000 in attorneys' fees for a rejected defamation lawsuit. Read more ...

Mitch McConnell Will Let Senate Vote On Criminal Justice Bill

Mitch McConnell Will Let Senate Vote On Criminal Justice Bill

The Senate leader is really upset, though, that lawmakers may have to be in Washington between Christmas and the new year. Read more ...

Recall: More than 29,000 pounds of Jimmy Dean sausage links may contain...

Recall: More than 29,000 pounds of Jimmy Dean sausage links may contain metal pieces

Ready-to-eat frozen sausage links that were included in the recall were produced and packaged on Aug. 4, 2018. Read more ...

Five US Marines missing after crash off coast of Japan declared dead

Five US Marines missing after crash off coast of Japan declared dead

Five Marines who went missing off the coast of Japan after two U.S. warplanes collided last week have been declared dead by the U.S. Marine Corps. Read more ...