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  • Trump Plans to Release Classified JFK Documents

    WASHINGTON D.C. — President Donald Trump said Saturday he intends to allow the release of classified government documents about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy “subject to the receipt of further information.” Trump’s tweet comes as he is staring down an October 26 deadline set in law by Congress mandating the public release of the still-secret documents — including FBI and CIA files — barring any action by the President to block the release of certain documents. “Subject to […]

  • Ryan Roasts Trump, Schumer at NYC Political Dinner

    WASHINGTON — House Speaker Paul Ryan roasted President Donald Trump, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and others during his keynote speech at Thursday night’s annual Alfred E. Smith Dinner. Al Smith V — whose family hosts the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner in New York — was once dubbed the “happy warrior of the political battlefield” by Franklin Roosevelt. The dinner traditionally brings together political rivals and roasts are part of the tradition. It became a common stop for […]

  • Winter 2017-2018: NOAA Says the Weather Outside Might Not Be So Frightful

    WASHINGTON — La Niña is expected to be back and it may wreck your winter. But that depends on where you live and if you do or don’t like the cold. NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center has released its winter outlook. This forecast is not a guide for deciding your detailed ski vacation or New Year’s Eve plans, but it may give you an idea of which winter coat you should buy for the season and if you need to stock […]

  • Kelly Describes in Emotional Detail What Happens After a Soldier Is Killed in Action

    WASHINGTON – White House chief of staff John Kelly, in an extraordinary and at times emotional statement on Thursday, explained in detail what happens when a soldier is killed in action. During the White House press briefing, Kelly said most Americans don’t know what happens when a soldier dies in combat. He offered a gripping description: “Their buddies wrap them up in whatever passes as a shroud. Puts them on a helicopter and sends them home. Their first stop is […]

  • Richard Spencer, Police and Protesters Descend on Univ. of Florida for ‘Unite the Right’ Rally

    Gainesville, FL — Crowds of protesters gathered on the University of Florida campus in Gainesville Thursday as white supremacist Richard Spencer arrived to deliver a speech on his racist views. The event, scheduled for Thursday afternoon, is Spencer’s first planned visit to a college campus since he and others participated in the “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August. With an intensive police presence on campus, protesters chanted, “We don’t want your Nazi hate” and “Nazi scum off […]

  • Remembering the Worst Day in Wall Street History

    NEW YORK — It was a day so terrible, it will forever be known as Black Monday. On October 19, 1987, the stock market collapsed. The Dow plunged an astonishing 22.6%, the biggest one-day percentage loss in history. Even bigger than the 1929 stock market crash, just before the Great Depression. Nothing since Black Monday has come close. Not the selloff after the September 11 terror attacks or the 2008 financial crisis. On that day in 1987, as the cameras […]

  • FBI Rescues 84 Minors in ‘Operation Cross Country XI’ Trafficking Sting

    WASHINGTON — According to a news release from the FBI, 84 minors were recovered and 120 traffickers were arrested as part of Operation Cross Country XI, a nationwide effort focusing on underage human trafficking that ran from October 12-15. “We at the FBI have no greater mission than to protect our nation’s children from harm. Unfortunately, the number of traffickers arrested—and the number of children recovered—reinforces why we need to continue to do this important work,” said FBI Director Christopher Wray. […]

  • War Veterans Deploy Themselves to Help Puerto Rico Relief

    PUERTO RICO — The cavalry is here, at an abandoned airport in the far west of Puerto Rico. Not a traditional military unit, but a bunch of guys who call themselves the Warfighter Disaster Response Team. They’re veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and when they see a need, they just go. Red tape frustrates them, especially when people are hurting and they can help, so they deploy themselves — for free. They’ve made an abandoned airport in […]

  • Security Guard Shot in Las Vegas Massacre Breaks Silence

    The security guard who approached Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock’s hotel suite before the massacre said he heard “drilling sounds” before he was shot through the door. In an episode of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” airing Wednesday on WNEP, Jesus Campos recounts for the first time on TV the night of the shooting. Campos was wounded by Paddock on October 1, minutes before the gunman sprayed gunfire on concertgoers at the Route 91 Harvest Festival from a hotel room in […]

  • Ford Recalling 1.3 Million F-Series Pickups for Door Latch Issue

    NEW YORK — Ford is recalling 1.3 million F-series pickup trucks, the best selling vehicle in America, for a door latch problem that could allow the door to open while the truck is moving. The affected models include some of the model year 2015 F-150’s, as well as some 2017 Super Duty pickups. In addition to the problem with the door opening unexpectedly, the latch can also prevent the driver from opening the door when they need to. Ford estimates […]

  • The Annual Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks This Weekend

    Meteor fans: this is one of your nights. The annual Orionid meteor shower peaks October 20 and 22, 2017, but you could see meteors as early as October 15, and as late as October 29. You’ll need to rise early or stay up late to catch the show overhead, as the peak observing window is between 2 a.m. and 5 a.m. If you have an unclouded view of the night sky, preferably away from urban light, you’ll have plenty of chances […]

  • Trump Says Rep. Marino Withdrawing Consideration as Drug Czar

    President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that Rep. Tom Marino, a Pennsylvania Republican, has withdrawn his name from consideration to become the nation’s next drug czar. “Rep. Tom Marino has informed me that he is withdrawing his name from consideration as drug czar,” Trump tweeted. “Tom is a fine man and a great Congressman!” Rep.Tom Marino has informed me that he is withdrawing his name from consideration as drug czar. Tom is a fine man and a great Congressman! — Donald […]