Police Arrest 35 After Trump Rally In San Diego
At least 35 people were arrested Friday as confrontations between protesters and authorities boiled over following a rally from the presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in San Diego, police said
Louisiana Governor Signs 'Blue Lives Matter' Bill
Louisiana’s governor signed a first-of-its-kind bill Thursday afternoon that makes it a hate crime to target police officers and first responders.
US Airstrike Kills ISIS Commander In Fallujah
A U.S. airstrike killed the Islamic State's commander in Fallujah, where the Iraqi army recently launched a major push to clear out the terror group, a Pentagon spokesman announced Friday.
College Students Demand End To Midterms, All Grades Below 'C'
Students at Oberlin College are asking the school to put academics on the back burner so they can better turn their attention to activism.
Eleven States Sue Over Obama Administration's Transgender Directive
Texas and 10 other states filed suit Wednesday against the Obama administration over its directive on transgender student access to public school facilities, firing the first shot in what is likely to be a protracted and messy legal battle over that guidance.
Trump Tells California 'There Is No Drought'
Speaking at a rally in Fresno, Calif., Trump accused state officials of denying water to Central Valley farmers so they can send it out to sea "to protect a certain kind of three-inch fish
S. Africa Bill to Redistribute Whites’ Land to Blacks Risks Leaving People Homeless
South Africa’s parliament has approved a bill that would see the government make compulsory land purchases from rich whites and redistribute it more fairly to address racial disparities, two decades after the fall of apartheid
'Gigantic' Corporate Tax Hike Likely Headed To Oregon Voters
A massive $2.8 billion annual corporate tax hike is likely headed to Oregon voters in November, a move that could create the most aggressive tax climate for big business of any state in the nation.
Baltimore Officers Charged in Freddie Gray Case Sue State
Two Baltimore police officers facing criminal charges in the death of a young black man whose neck was broken in the back of a police van have sued the city's top prosecutor and an official in the sheriff's office for defamation
Judge Orders Trump University Docs To Be Released
A federal judge ordered Friday the release of Trump University internal documents in a class-action lawsuit against the defunct real estate school owned by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump
Louisiana Lawmaker Labels Declaration of Independence Racist In Debate
Louisiana lawmaker Barbara Norton (D-Shreveport), argued that America’s founding document was racist during debate on a bill requiring public school students in the state to recite the Declaration of Independence daily
Feds Order Colleges to Stop Checking Criminal/School Discipline History
The Obama administration has ordered the nation’s colleges and universities to stop asking applicants about criminal and school disciplinary history because it discriminates against minorities
Court: New York City Can Enforce Rule on Salt Warnings In Restaurants
New York City can enforce a rule requiring chain restaurants to post warnings on menu items high in sodium, a New York appeals court ruled on Thursday
'Hillary's America' Trailer
What are the Democrats hiding? Watch the just-released trailer for "Hillary's America: The Secret History Of The Democratic Party." The movie hits theaters nationwide this July.
Obamas Lease $4.3 Million Home In Tony DC Neighborhood
President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama have leased a spectacular 8,200 square-foot home in one of DC's most elegant neighborhoods as their first post-White House dwelling
High School Students Defy Atheists, Recite Lord's Prayer At Graduation
Just moments before the graduation ceremony at East Liverpool High School on Sunday, the senior class gathered in a nearby auditorium. Together, they decided to do something that would make national headlines.
Court Says Prisons Can’t Throw Away Key For Young Murderers
Ruling in the case of a Richmond teenager serving 50 years to life for a 2011 killing, the California Supreme Court said Thursday that youths serving potential life terms for murder are entitled to parole hearings within 25 years under a new state law
San Francisco Chronicle
Katie Couric Regrets ‘Poor Decision’ to Insert Pause in Gun Documentary Interview
Katie Couric is upset that an eight-second pause inserted into an interview she did with gun rights activists in the documentary “Under the Gun” has drawn criticism, calling the edit an “unnecessary mistake,”
EPA Just Declared War On Millions of Car Owners
The EPA’s proposal to increase the amount of ethanol that must be blended into gasoline is a trifecta of regulatory abuse. It will do nothing for the environment, it will do nothing for energy security, and it could wreck millions of car engines
Investors Business Daily
Yale University Introduces Gender-Neutral Bathrooms in 23 Buildings
Visitors at Yale University's 315th commencement will notice something new on campus this year — gender-neutral bathrooms in 23 buildings.
School Drops Musical Version of 'Lord's Prayer' From Graduation
A musical rendition of “The Lord’s Prayer” has been performed at East Liverpool High School’s commencement for nearly 70 years. But no longer
Swiss School Board Rules Muslim Boys Must Shake Hands With Female Teachers
School officials in a northern Switzerland town announced Wednesday that Muslim boys are required to shake hands with their female teachers or their parents could potentially face fines of more than $5,000.
Rasmussen: Trump 42, Hillary 37
Donald Trump has now grown his lead over Hillary Clinton in Rasmussen Reports’ first weekly White House Watch survey. Trump earns 42% support to Clinton’s 37% when Likely U.S. Voters are asked whom they would vote for if the presidential election were held today.
National Spelling Bee Ends In Tie For Third Consecutive Year
The Scripps National Spelling Bee ended in a tie for the third consecutive year Thursday night, with Jairam Hathwar and Nihar Janga declared co-champions after a roller-coaster finish.
Millennials Staying Longer With Parents
For the first time on record, living with parents is now the most common arrangement for people ages 18 to 34, an analysis of census data by the Pew Research Center has found
Long-Acting Opioid Treatment Could Be Available In A Month
Labels for the first long-acting opioid addiction treatment device are rolling off printing machines Friday. Trainings begin Saturday for doctors who want to learn to insert four matchstick-size rods under the skin
100,000 In USA Now Work For Chinese Firms
In a presidential campaign focused on the loss of American jobs, a recent study shows how U.S. jobs are created or preserved under China’s investment boom in the United States
Portland State Students Stage “Die-In” Because Cops Carry Guns
This week, students at Portland State University decided to take a break from whatever studies they have and make fools of themselves. They staged a “die-in” to protest the fact that police carry guns
Where's The Outrage???
ISIS Execute 25 People By Dissolving Them in Nitric Acid
ISIS has executed 25 people in Mosul, northern Iraq, by lowering them in a vat of nitric acid, according to several local news reports. The men had been accused of spying on ISIS on behalf of Iraqi government security forces
Cellphone-Cancer Link Found in Government Study
A major U.S. government study on rats has found a link between cellphones and cancer, an explosive finding in the long-running debate about whether mobile phones cause health effects
Wall Street Journal
Times, They Are A Changin'
9 Vintage Ads That Are So Ridiculously Racist and Sexist They'd Be Banned Today
Here are my top picks for ads from over the years that would never fly today and may just leave you with your jaw on the floor in disbelief.
Which US States Have The Highest And Lowest Gasoline Taxes
Here are the gas tax rates, effective as of April 1, in every US state from the highest (Pennsylvania, Washington, and New York), to the lowest (South Carolina, New Jersey}
America, The Beautiful
The Most Beautiful Spot in Every U.S. State
This country is called America the Beautiful for a reason, so we decided to take a closer look. Here, the most stunning place in every single U.S. state. Cue all of the wanderlust.