Recent Articles
  • Teens wearing leggings refused from United Airlines flight

    An obscure dress code requirement that is part of a United Airlines employee perk caused a stir on Twitter on Sunday.

  • Keystone XL Pipeline is not a done deal, here’s what’s ahead

    (CNN) — President Donald Trump’s administration officially issued a permit on Friday that approves construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline, fulfilling a campaign promise to complete the controversial oil pipeline. Here’s a look at what’s up with the pipeline and what lies ahead for its planned construction. The pipeline is already mostly completed Right now, the Keystone Pipeline system stretches more than 2,600 miles from Hardisty, Alberta,Canada east into Manitoba and then down to Texas, according to parent company TransCanada. […]

  • Pig-masked man among burglars to hit Bellagio jewelry store in Las Vegas

    (CNN) — At least three well-dressed masked burglars, carrying sledgehammers, smashed their way into a high-end jewelry store early Saturday at one of Las Vegas’ most luxurious hotels. The burglary prompted authorities to lock down parts of the swanky Bellagio Resort & Casino and sent panicked guests rushing outside. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Lt. Carlos Hank said the men were wearing suits and at least one had on a pig mask. Hank added authorities believe one of the men was […]

  • Americans react to GOP, Trump failure to replace Obamacare

    WASHINGTON — In the hours Friday after a vote was called off on health care legislation aimed at replacing Obamacare, one thing remained unchanged: Americans were divided on what it meant, and how they felt about it. Here are some reactions after House Republicans pulled the bill. Upset with Republicans Debby Goodwin, a 63-year-old from Arkansas, said she was ashamed that she voted Republican and was happy the House didn’t vote on a bill Friday. “Our family is going through […]

  • Firefighters resuscitate small dog that was unconscious for 20 minutes after fire

    SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Photos and video captured Santa Monica firefighters successfully resuscitating a small dog that was trapped in a burning apartment this week. The pooch survived after firefighters performed CPR and provided oxygen through a mask designed for pets, according to a Facebook post from the Santa Monica Fire Department. The fire was reported about 4 p.m. Tuesday at a one-story apartment building near Santa Monica High School. One unit of the building had a rapidly growing fire […]

  • Saving Obamacare now up to Trump

    NEW YORK — Next move on Obamacare? It’s up to President Trump. Minutes after House Republicans shelved their bill that was supposed to save the nation’s health care, Trump repeated that Obamacare was on the verge of collapse. “Bad things are going to happen to Obamacare,” said Trump, calling out the large premium increases and insurer defections that plagued the exchanges this year. “There’s not much you can do about it. It’s not sustainable.” While Trump is trying to shift […]

  • Missing Tennessee student: School chief appeals for girl’s safe return

    The superintendent of the Tennessee school board where a teacher is accused of kidnapping student Elizabeth Thomas has made an appeal to his former employee. “If Elizabeth is with you, bring her home,” Maury County Public Schools Superintendent Chris Marczak told CNN on Thursday night. “We want her back. I know her family wants her back. This isn’t good.” Tad Cummins, who had taught Elizabeth at a high school in Culleoka, some 50 miles southwest of Nashville, is charged with […]

  • House Republicans pull health care bill

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — House Speaker Paul Ryan sensationally pulled his Obamacare repeal bill from the floor Friday, a day after President Donald Trump had threatened to walk away from health care reform if he didn’t get a vote. After a dramatic day on Capitol Hill, Ryan rushed from the White House to Capitol Hill to tell Trump he did not have the votes to pass the measure, the culmination of seven years of Republican efforts to eradicate President Barack Obama’s […]

  • AARP to Trump voters: This isn’t the change you expected

    WASHINGTON — AARP is pitching a message directly to seniors who supported Donald Trump for president as the debate over the Republican health care bill enters the home stretch. The advocacy organization is running a radio ad challenging Trump’s identity as a change agent and arguing that the bill to be decided in the House of Representatives on Friday serves as an “age tax” on the elderly. “You walked into the voting booth. You thought it through. You cast your […]

  • The Big Bend: A U-shaped skyscraper that aims to be the longest in the world

    NEW YORK — One architecture firm hopes to create the longest building in the world by bending a skyscraper in half. The Big Bend is a curved, 4,000 foot-long skyscraper planned on Manhattan’s Billionaire’s Row. It’s the brainchild of Oiio Studio. It’s no secret that there is a space issue in Manhattan. Architects build up because there is no room to build out. “If we manage to bend our structure instead of bending the zoning rules of New York, we […]