Trump Raises Prospect of Replacing Federal Reserve Chairman Yellen
Donald Trump would probably replace Janet Yellen as Federal Reserve chair if he wins the presidential election, the presumptive Republican nominee said on Thursday.
DOJ: NC 'Bathroom Bill' Violates Civil Rights Act
U.S. Justice Department officials rebuked North Carolina’s House Bill 2 on Wednesday, telling Gov. Pat McCrory that the law violates the U.S. Civil Rights Act and suggesting that it could jeopardize the state’s federal education funding
Last Man Standing
Trump Pivots To Hillary As Cruz, Kasich Exit GOP Presidential Race
Donald Trump pivoted Wednesday to an expected general election brawl with Hillary Clinton, as he watched the political bramble in his path to the Republican nomination clear away entirely – with last remaining rival John Kasich joining Ted Cruz in suspending his campaign.
Reporters - Or Advocates For Hillary?
NBC News Sat On Explosive 'GUCCIFER' Hack Story
NBC News was sitting on Gicifers explosive claims for more than one month. Which begs the question, why would a major news network sit on such an explosive allegation — especially when the claim directly relates to a presidential candidate and the biggest story the 2016 presidential election cycle?
Lawsuit Uncovers More Hillary Clinton Emails Withheld from State Department
Judicial Watch today released new State Department emails that again appear to contradict statements by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that, “as far as she knew,” all of her government emails were turned over to the State Department
U.S. Cracks Down On E-Cigarettes And Cigars
The Food and Drug Administration's action brought regulation of e-cigarettes, cigars, pipe tobacco and hookah tobacco in line with existing rules for cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and roll-your-own tobacco. The new rules take effect in 90 days.
Infamous Romanian Hacker Guccifer Says He Breached Clinton Private Server, 'It Was Easy'
The infamous Romanian hacker known as “Guccifer,” speaking exclusively with Fox News, claimed he easily – and repeatedly – breached former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s personal email server in early 2013
Jobless Claims Post Largest Rise In More Than Year
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose more than expected last week, posting the biggest gain in more than a year
California Unions Crush Bid To Open Their Books
California’s public employee unions used their muscle this week to fight back a legislative bid to open their books, killing in committee a bill that would force them to post online how dues are spent -- and a second bill requiring a union vote every two years
2016Donald Trump Won’t Self-Fund General-Election Campaign
Donald Trump won’t self-fund his general-election campaign, and will instead create a “world-class finance organization,” the presumptive Republican nominee said in an interview on Wednesday
Wall Street Journal
Bill de Blasio Tells New Yorkers Not To Eat At ‘Anti-LGBT’ Chick-fil-A
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday encouraged his constituents not to eat at a new Chick-fil-A restaurant opening in the city, citing the company’s pro-traditional marriage views.
A Rose Is Not A Rose
DOJ Will Nix 'Convict' And 'Felon' Tags To Avoid Scorn
A Justice Department division will no longer refer to people released from prison as “felons” or “convicts” because of the stigmatizing effects of the terms, an agency official announced in a Washington Post editorial Wednesday.
Texas Takes Aim At Target Over Transgender Bathrooms
The Lone Star State is coming to the rescue of shoppers confused over whether to leave the seat up or down in Target’s transgender bathrooms.
Principal Bans Girls' Tackle Football Game, Suggests Bobbing for Apples Instead
A tradition for 50 years, the "powder puff" girls tackle football game in Jupiter, Florida, is being canceled for the first time thanks to—what else?—safety concerns
Years Later, Gore Film Alarmingly Inaccurate
It’s been nearly one decade since former Vice President Al Gore released his film “An Inconvenient Truth.” It sent shockwaves through American politics and emboldened environmental activists to push for more regulations on American businesses.
New Obama Wind Farm Rule Would Permit Eagle Slaughter
Under Obama's new plan announced Wednesday, companies could kill or injure up to 4,200 bald eagles a year without penalty -- nearly four times the current limit.
California Raises Legal Age To Buy Tobacco To 21
The governor of California on Wednesday approved raising the legal age to buy tobacco for smoking, dipping, chewing and vaping from 18 to 21.
Rolling Stones Tell Trump To Stop Playing Their Songs At Events
The Rolling Stones have gotten no satisfaction from presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump using their songs at his campaign rallies.
Human Embryo Survives Outside Womb For 13 Days
A human embryo has been grown in a laboratory for twice the length of time than was previously possible in a breakthrough that could “revolutionise” medicine but also raises fresh ethical questions about when life begins.
Going To Pot
600,000 Sign California Initiative To Legalize Pot
Backers of a marijuana legalization initiative said Wednesday they have collected enough signatures for the measure to qualify for the November ballot in California.
Cell Phones Linked To 'Slew Of Health Issues' In Kids
For years, we’ve heard of a possible link between cell phone use and cancer. Now, this week, researchers in Baltimore say the evidence is clear, and children are more at risk
Caitlyn Jenner to Pose Naked With Gold Medal for 'Sports Illustrated'
Caitlyn Jenner will appear on a summer cover of Sports Illustrated wearing “nothing but an American flag and her Olympic medal,” a source reveals in the latest issue of Us Weekly
Poll: Donald Trump Leads Hillary 41% To 39%
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Likely U.S. Voters finds Trump with 41% support to Clinton’s 39%. Fifteen percent (15%) prefer some other candidate, and five percent (5%) are undecided.
'Baby Box' For Unwanted Newborns Installed In Indiana
A Safe Haven Baby Box where mothers can drop off unwanted newborns anonymously with emergency help moments away is now available in northeastern Indiana.
Rise of the Machines
Robosurgeon Outperforms Human Doctor
Designed and programmed by Azad Shademan, Peter Kim and their team, the Smart Tissue Autonomous Robot proved even more adept at soft-tissue surgery than experienced human surgeons, at least in this particular test surgery
Our Tax Dollars
Planned Parenthood Helping Transgender Patients With Sex Changes
Planned Parenthood has found a new niche that could prove nearly as controversial as providing abortions: helping transgendered people through the sex-change process.
Medical Errors Now Third Leading Cause Of Death
An analysis, published in the BMJ on Tuesday, shows that "medical errors" in hospitals and other health care facilities are incredibly common and may now be the third leading cause of death in the United States
"Call The Government"
Tow Truck Driver Refuses To Tow Disabled Motorist Over Sanders Bumper Sticker
A pro-Donald Trump tow truck driver refused to a help a disabled customer stranded on Interstate 26 in Asheville, North Carolina on Monday because she supports Bernie Sanders.
Local 21 News
The 50 Most Influential Gadgets of All Time
Think of the gear you can’t live without: The smartphone you constantly check. The camera that goes with you on every vacation. The TV that serves as a portal to binge-watching and -gaming. Each owes its influence to one model that changed the course of technology for good.
Dogs' Hearts Beat In Sync With Owners
The bond between man and dog is so strong that their hearts beat in sync, a study has found.
Md. Deli Has Sign Offering 'Hillary' Special Featuring 2 Small Breasts, 2 Large Thighs
A deli in Brandywine, Md. is offering a potentially controversial lunch special. The New York Italian Deli has a sign offering a lunch special called "Hillary," featuring "two small breasts with two large thighs."
Talking Cat Collar 'Translates' Meows Into Human Speech
The Temptations Catterbox contains a microphone, speaker, Bluetooth technology and wifi. It captures the cat's meows and translates them into human speech—words that may or may not actually be what they're trying to say.
Alligator Caught on Video Attempting to Ring Doorbell of South Carolina Home
An alligator was recently caught scratching at the front door of a South Carolina family's home as if it were attempting to ring the doorbell. The unusual sight was recorded on video
Very Strange Stuff
How Doctor Plans To Perform First Human Head Transplant
The projected operation would be a 36-hour, £14m procedure involving at least 150 people, including doctors, nurses, technicians, psychologists and virtual reality engineers