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  • Senator, New Mom Proposes Rule Allowing Babies on Senate Floor

    WASHINGTON — Sen. Tammy Duckworth, who just gave birth to her second child, is attempting the rare move of changing longstanding Senate rules in order to accommodate senators with newborns. The Illinois Democrat has submitted a resolution this week that would allow senators to bring a child under one year old to the Senate floor during votes, which they currently cannot do. “After many positive, constructive conversations with her colleagues on both sides of the aisle, Sen. Duckworth is glad to […]

  • No Address, No Problem – Domino’s Now Delivers to ‘Hotspots’

    Domino’s is expanding its delivery to the great outdoors. Whether you’re at a beach, a park or one of 150,000 other outdoor locations, Domino’s will bring pizza to you. Domino’s said its new delivery “hotspots” include famous places like Central Park in New York City and the Gateway Arch in St. Louis. “Now customers spending time at some of our new Domino’s Hotspots locations, like Tommy Lasorda Field of Dreams in Los Angeles or even next to the James Brown […]

  • Olympian Desiree Linden Becomes First American Woman to Win Boston Marathon in More Than 30 Years

    BOSTON, Mass. — An American woman and a Japanese man won the elite divisions in the Boston Marathon Monday, the first time runners from each country have taken the top spots in more than 30 years. Desiree (Desi) Linden, a two-time Olympian, battled the rain and wind to win the 122nd running of the storied race. It’s also the first marathon win of the 34-year-old’s career. “I love this city,” Linden said to NBC Sports. “I love this race, this […]

  • R. Lee Ermey, Actor in ‘Full Metal Jacket,’ Dies at 74

    R. Lee Ermey, the actor known for his Golden Globe-nominated role as an intimidating drill sergeant in “Full Metal Jacket,” died Sunday at the age of 74, according to his manager. Ermey died from complications of pneumonia, said Bill Rogin, his manager, in a post on Twitter. CNN’s calls and emails to Rogin were not returned. Ermey played the role of the tough Gunnery Sgt. Hartman, who trains a new group of recruits in the 1987 film “Full Metal Jacket.” […]

  • James Comey Takes Aim at President Trump in ABC News Interview

    NEW YORK — Former FBI Director James Comey warned that if President Donald Trump ever tries to fire special counsel Robert Mueller, then it would be the President’s “most serious attack yet on the rule of law,” and said that “it’s possible” the Russians could have information on Trump that could be used to compromise him. Comey also said Trump is “morally unfit to be president” and claimed there is “certainly some evidence of obstruction of justice” by Trump. .@GStephanopoulos: […]

  • Former first lady Barbara Bush in failing health

    HOUSTON — Former first lady Barbara Bush is in failing health, a source close to the Bush family tells CNN. The source said she is being cared for at her home in Houston and has decided she does not want to go back into the hospital. She has been on oxygen for some time. Her husband, former President George H. W. Bush is with her, as are daughter Doro and sons Marvin and Neil. Her other sons, former President George […]

  • Starbucks CEO calls arrest of two black men at Philadelphia store ‘reprehensible’

    PHILADELPHIA — Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson responded to public outcry over the arrest of two black men on Saturday from a Philadelphia branch of the coffee shop, calling the incident “reprehensible.” The arrest, which was captured on video that has since gone viral, sparked accusations of discrimination and racial profiling. @Starbucks The police were called because these men hadn’t ordered anything. They were waiting for a friend to show up, who did as they were taken out in handcuffs for […]

  • 207 million eggs recalled in nine states–including PA–over salmonella fears

    A farm in Indiana is recalling more than 200 million eggs sold in nine states over salmonella fears. Rose Acre Farms voluntarily recalled 206,749,248 eggs due to potential contamination with Salmonella Braenderup, the Food and Drug Administration said in a statement. At least 22 illnesses have been reported so far, the FDA said Friday. The eggs were sold through retail stores and restaurants. They reached consumers in Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia and West […]

  • Trump: US launches strikes on Syria

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced on Friday he ordered strikes on the Syrian regime in response to a chemical weapons attack last weekend. “I ordered the United States armed forces to launch precision strikes on targets associated with the chemical weapon capabilities of Syrian dictator of Bashar al-Assad,” Trump said from the White House Diplomatic Reception Room. Witnesses told CNN that they heard explosions in the capital city of Damascus and that they began while Trump was making his […]

  • ‘I couldn’t fight him off:’ Andrea Constand Testifies in Bill Cosby Assault Retrial

    PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Andrea Constand, the key witness in Bill Cosby’s retrial on indecent assault charges, testified Friday that she drank wine and took three blue pills at Cosby’s urging in January 2004, then lost consciousness and, sometime later, was “jolted awake” to find the entertainer sexually assaulting her. “Were you able to verbalize and tell him to stop?” state prosecutor Kristen Feden asked Constand. “No,” she replied. “I wanted it to stop. I couldn’t say anything. I was trying to […]

  • Teen Trapped in Van Calls 911 Before Dying: ‘Tell my mom I love her’

    CINCINNATI, Ohio – Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph Deters is launching a comprehensive investigation to determine what exactly went wrong that led to the death of a 16-year-old Seven Hills student in the school parking lot Tuesday afternoon. “The young man was trapped in the third row bench seat, and it is called positional asphyxiation,” Deters said. “We are actively trying to identify experts to assist in us in this investigation.” Just after 3 p.m. Tuesday, 16-year-old Kyle Jacob Plush called 911 […]

  • Air Hand Dryers Could Be Spraying Some Nasty Stuff On Your Hands, Study Says

    Washing your grubby mitts is one of the best ways to cut your chances of getting sick and spreading harmful germs to others, but a new study may make you think twice before you use air hand dryers in public restrooms. Researchers at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine found the dryers may suck in bacteria from flushing toilets and spread it onto your hands. “Bacteria in bathrooms will come from feces, which can be aerosolized a bit when […]