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Democratic senators want 'recess' for charter school growth

Democratic senators want 'recess' for charter school growth

36 minutes ago   |   WRAL

A pair of Wake County senators say North Carolina continues to approve new charter schools with little oversight into how they're using tax dollars and whether they're actually...
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Bitter Health Insurance Debate Erupts In Minnesota House

56 minutes ago   |   CBS

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A bitter, partisan debate erupted on the Minnesota House floor when Republicans tried to bring up a health care reinsurance bill that House Democrats oppose...
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Unsafe water is biggest environmental threat, not climate change, says new EPA boss

Unsafe water is biggest environmental threat, not climate change, says new EPA boss

1 hour ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

The Environmental Protection Agency's new administrator said climate change is “an important issue” but most of the threats it poses are “50 to 75 years out” and it's...
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Susan Wild hosting open house Thursday at Allentown district office

2 hours ago   |   The Morning Call

Have a question for your local congresswoman? U.S. Rep. Susan Wild, a Democrat representing Lehigh, Northampton and part of southern Monroe, will be holding an open house at...
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Beto O'Rourke making 1st trip to early-voting South Carolina

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Democrat Beto O'Rourke is making the first visit of his presidential campaign to South Carolina, where he'll be able to test his message in front of a largely...
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Jesse Watters: Dems Who Call for Abolishing Electoral College Look 'Extremely Weak'

3 hours ago   |   FOX News   |   2 articles

More and more Democrats, including some 2020 presidential candidates, are floating radical ideas like abolishing the Electoral College and expanding the Supreme Court beyond...
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Democratic Candidates Embrace The Risk Of Radical Ideas

Democratic Candidates Embrace The Risk Of Radical Ideas

3 hours ago   |   NPR

Increasing the size of the Supreme Court and scrapping the Electoral College are two of the latest provocative proposals sweeping the 2020 Democratic field.
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Beto O'Rourke in midst of multi-town visit through NH

Beto O'Rourke in midst of multi-town visit through NH

3 hours ago   |   WMUR

Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke is in the middle of a multi-day campaign swing through the Granite State.
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Hollywood power elite hosting Kamala Harris fundraiser

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Many of Hollywood's power elite, including prolific television hit maker Shonda Rhimes, were hosting a fundraiser Wednesday for Democratic presidential candidate...
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Ocasio-Cortez booted from board of Justice Democrats PAC

Ocasio-Cortez booted from board of Justice Democrats PAC

3 hours ago   |   New York Post

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and her chief of staff have been removed from the board of the Justice Democrats PAC, according to a report. The Democrat from New York and Saikat...
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Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

Lawsuit: Harvard 'shamelessly' profits from photos of slaves

A woman has sued Harvard University, claiming the school has "shamelessly" turned a profit from images of two 19th century slaves she says are her ancestors. Read more ...

Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Patriots owner Robert Kraft declines plea deal in prostitution case

Prosecutors have offered to drop misdemeanor charges against Kraft in exchange for fines, community service and an admission they would be found guilty should the case go to... Read more ...

RFK speech, songs by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper being added to National Recording...

RFK speech, songs by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper being added to National Recording Registry

Songs performed by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper and a Robert F. Kennedy speech are among 25 recordings being inducted to the National Recording Registry. Read more ...

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Those who like their tea piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new study. Read more ...

Beloved 97-year-old veteran working at grocery store says he's not retiring...

Beloved 97-year-old veteran working at grocery store says he's not retiring anytime soon

Retirement is not even on the radar for this 97-year-old man in New Jersey. Read more ...

'Stranger Things' season 3 trailer reveals new Upside Down monster

'Stranger Things' season 3 trailer reveals new Upside Down monster

In true 80s style, they're fighting it off in the local mall. Read more ...

Mother accused of abusing 7 adopted children, forcing them to perform on YouTube

Mother accused of abusing 7 adopted children, forcing them to perform on YouTube

The woman's YouTube channel has 800,000 subscribers and hundreds of millions of views. Read more ...

Clean Drinking Water A Bigger Global Threat Than Climate Change, EPA's...

Clean Drinking Water A Bigger Global Threat Than Climate Change, EPA's Wheeler Says

EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler says that unsafe drinking water - not climate change - poses the greatest and most immediate global threat to the environment. Read more ...

Mother of 9-year-old girl found dead in duffel bag charged with murder

Mother of 9-year-old girl found dead in duffel bag charged with murder

The 28-year-old mother and her boyfriend are accused of killing Trinity Love Jones earlier this month and could both be sentenced to life in prison if they're convicted. Read more ...

Supreme Court Justices Seem Incredulous At Repeated Racial Bias In Jury...

Supreme Court Justices Seem Incredulous At Repeated Racial Bias In Jury Selection

In a Mississippi death-penalty case, the justices were skeptical of the way the state picked and dismissed black jurors and appeared ready not to uphold the conviction. Read more ...