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Senate passes sweeping criminal justice reform bill

3 minutes ago   |   NBC News   |   5 articles

The House is expected to take up the Senate version of the bill at a later date before sending it to the president.
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Drug-trafficker: We hid El Chapo's drugs in NYC's ‘best neighborhoods'

Drug-trafficker: We hid El Chapo's drugs in NYC's ‘best neighborhoods'

15 minutes ago   |   New York Post

A Chicago-born drug trafficker who moved cocaine and heroin throughout the U.S. for Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman testified Tuesday that he kept ritzy stash houses in New York City...
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Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Bill

17 minutes ago   |   Time   |   5 articles

The Senate passed a sweeping criminal justice bill Tuesday that addresses concerns that the nation's war on drugs had led to the imprisonment of too many Americans for...
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Heroes like Gino Mastrobattista don't have shelf lives

17 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

It's kind of late in life to be mourning the passing of personal heroes, or is it? Who says we must move on and leave the past in the rear-view mirror? They're wrong because...
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Shutdown threat recedes as Trump softens stance on wall

47 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump appeared Tuesday to back off his demand for $5 billion to build a border wall, signaling for the first time that he might be open to a deal...
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Ex-Speaker of the House John Boehner writing a memoir

Ex-Speaker of the House John Boehner writing a memoir

53 minutes ago   |   New York Post

The tome, “Notes From a Smoke-Filled Room,” will tout the pol's old-school style, we hear.
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Senate Passes Bipartisan Criminal Justice Bill

57 minutes ago   |   NY Times

The Senate passed the most substantial changes in a generation to federal prison and sentencing laws. The House will follow, and President Trump is expected to sign it.
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Calls for NYCHA to be ‘transparent' and ‘accountable' after Ben Carson meeting

Calls for NYCHA to be ‘transparent' and ‘accountable' after Ben Carson meeting

1 hour ago   |   New York Post

Standing right beside Mayor de Blasio, Rep. Nydia Velazquez on Tuesday called for a thorough shake-up at NYCHA following a meeting with US Housing Secretary Ben Carson in Lower...
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Former NFL player Titus Young released from prison

1 hour ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Titus Young was released from prison last weekend after serving almost 20 months for assaults in Los Angeles and Carlsbad. The L.A. native...
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The Latest: Kentucky House adjourns without passing pension

1 hour ago   |   Miami Herald

The Latest on a special legislative session called to vote on changes to the state's pension systems : 8 p.m. Kentucky's House of Representatives has adjourned a special...
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Ex-NASA engineer creates glitter bomb trap for package thieves

Ex-NASA engineer creates glitter bomb trap for package thieves

Porch pirates have been hit with glitter and fart spray, thanks to these fake delivery boxes. Read more ...

Penny Marshall, Filmmaker And 'Laverne & Shirley' Star, Dies At 75

Penny Marshall, Filmmaker And 'Laverne & Shirley' Star, Dies At 75

Marshall directed Big and A League of Their Own, among other films. (Image credit: ABC Photo Archives/Getty Images) Read more ...

Senate overwhelmingly passes criminal justice overhaul

Senate overwhelmingly passes criminal justice overhaul

The Senate has passed a sweeping criminal justice bipartisan overhaul, giving President Donald Trump a victory as Congress nears its holiday break. Read more ...

Judge delays sentencing of former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn

Judge delays sentencing of former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn will not be sentenced Tuesday. Read more ...

To avoid shutdown, White House says Trump willing to work with Congress over...

To avoid shutdown, White House says Trump willing to work with Congress over border wall

The White House proposed Congress approve a $5 billion budget to start the border wall. Read more ...

Trump Foundation to shut down amid allegations of misuse

Trump Foundation to shut down amid allegations of misuse

President Trump has agreed to dissolve his charity and give away the remaining $1.75 million in its account, state Attorney General Barbara Underwood announced Tuesday. The... Read more ...

It took about 20 minutes for a judge to destroy the right's conspiratorial...

It took about 20 minutes for a judge to destroy the right's conspiratorial defense of Michael Flynn

Early Tuesday afternoon, U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan agreed to delay the sentencing of Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn until March. In some... Read more ...

'God healed Roxli': 11-year-old girl's inoperable brain tumor vanishes...

'God healed Roxli': 11-year-old girl's inoperable brain tumor vanishes, baffling doctors

“We didn't know how long she would be healthy and, look at her, she's just doing awesome,” the girl's dad said. Read more ...

Trump administration moves to ban bump stocks

Trump administration moves to ban bump stocks

The regulation will go into effect 90 days after it is formally published in the Federal Register, which is expected to happen on Friday, a Justice Department official said. Read more ...

Mom who partied as toddler daughters died in hot car gets 40 years in prison

Mom who partied as toddler daughters died in hot car gets 40 years in prison

Witnesses reported hearing the toddlers crying inside the car, where temperatures reached into the 80s. Read more ...