Multiple Cities Hit With Simultaneous Power Grid Failures
The U.S. power grid appears to have been hit with multiple power outages affecting San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles.
Thousands Join March for Science to Fight 'Alternative Facts'
Thousands of people joined a global March for Science on Saturday with Washington the epicenter of a movement to fight back against what many see as an "assault on facts" by populist politicians
9th Circuit Denies Wider Court Review of Trump's Travel Ban
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday denied a request for an 11-member court review of President Trump's travel ban that was struck down by a Hawaii federal judge earlier this year
Trump To Unveil 'Biggest Tax Cut Ever'
President Trump on Friday said businesses and individuals will receive a "massive tax cut" under a tax reform package he plans to unveil next week.
Follow The Money
Gorsuch's First Big Top Court Vote Allows Arkansas Execution
Justice Neil Gorsuch took his first major action on the U.S. Supreme Court by casting the deciding vote to let Arkansas begin executing a group of death-row inmates
Muslims to March on Amazon Over Prayer Breaks
The Service Employees International Union and three Muslim guards who work for Security Industry Specialists, the security contractor Amazon uses to guard its facility, accuse SIS, and by implication Amazon, of refusing to allow the guards space to pray five times daily
Delaware State Senate Opens With Muslim Prayer, Imam Picks Nose During Pledge of Allegiance
The State Senate in Delaware opened with an Islamic prayer recently and instead of the Imam participating in the Pledge of Allegiance with his hand over his heart, he decided it was a good time to pick his nose.
Obama Organizing Group Pressures GOP On Border Wall Funding
The progressive group that grew out of former President Barack Obama's campaigns is making its first big move since Obama left office, targeting potential swing votes in Congress with digital ads ahead of a government funding fight over President Donald Trump's proposed border wall
Border Lawmakers Balk at Donald Trump’s Wall Request
Not a single member of Congress who represents the territory on the southwest border said they support President Donald Trump’s request for $1.4 billion to begin construction of his promised wall, according to a Wall Street Journal survey
Wall Street Journal
Report500 Ineligible Voters Cast Ballots in North Carolina
North Carolina elections officials found that about 500 ineligible voters cast ballots in the 2016 general election — but not enough to change the outcome of any race, according to an audit released Friday.
Berkeley Mayor Is Member of Antifa Facebook Group that Organized Riots
Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin is a member of the anti-fascist Facebook group, By Any Means Necessary, which orchestrated the riots that occurred ahead of a scheduled lecture by Milo Yiannopoulos
Native American Groups Plan To Overrun Trump Hotel In Washington
Native American groups plan to make the Trump Hotel in Washington ground zero in their major protest next weekend against the president's energy and environment policie
Rob Lowe is KFC's New Colonel Sanders
KFC, a unit of Yum! Brands, announced Friday that actor Rob Lowe is taking on the role as the company’s new Colonel Sanders.
Justice Department Threatens to Withhold Grants From 8 Cities
Nine municipalities were identified in a Justice Department inspector general’s report last year as potentially out of compliance with the requirements. Friday’s letter asks the cities to send documentation that they are in compliance by the end of June.
Wall Street Journal
Thank-You, President Trump
$86 Billion In Regulatory Costs Eliminated
President Trump has saved taxpayers more than $86 billion in regulatory costs during his first three months in the White House, according to a new study from a conservative group.
The New Norm
(Another) Solar Company Gets $25 Million In Taxpayer Subsidies, Goes Bankrupt
Solar company Suniva Inc. filed for bankruptcy Wednesday after receiving millions in government subsidies to manufacture solar panels. The company received about $20 million in support from federal and state taxpayer
An 11-Year-Old Is Suing Trump for His Climate Change Skepticism
CBS News celebrated an eleven-year-old who is suing President Trump for his climate change skepticism. The kid, Avery McRae, said, "Trump is not doing anything to help stop climate change. He's a climate change denier, and we're going to prove that to — to the world."
Obama Returns to Public Life Next Week
After spending weeks in French Polynesia — including time on the yacht of the movie mogul David Geffen along with Bruce Springsteen, Tom Hanks and Oprah Winfrey — Mr. Obama will return to Chicago on Monday for his first public event as a former presiden
New York Times
Italian Court Finds Link Between Cell Phone Use And Tumor
A longtime Telecom Italia employee has been awarded monthly social security payments after a court found that his brain tumor was caused by improper use of a company-issued cellphone.
Students, Donors Fleeing Drexel Over Prof's Inflammatory Tweets
The professor who tweeted that “all I want for Christmas is white genocide” is now under investigation by Drexel University for his “extremely damaging conduct” on social media
Russia Court Outlaws 'Extremist' Jehovah's Witnesses
Russia's Supreme Court has accepted the government's request to designate Jehovah's Witnesses as an outlawed religious group, deeming it to be an extremist organisation.
UK: Police Drive Around In Rainbow Colored Cars To Protect Gay People
British police are now driving around in rainbow colored cars to fight hate crimes against the gay community, a Thursday police announcement said.
The 'Experts' Chime In:)
Donald Trump Has 'Dangerous Mental Illness', Say Psychiatry 'Experts'
Dr. John Gartner and other psychiatrists at a conference argued that Trump suffers from a particularly malignant case of pathological narcissism, which makes him a danger to the country and the world.
What's In A Name?
Parents Win Right To Name Daughter 'Allah'
A civil rights group that sued Georgia over the state's refusal to allow a couple to officially give their toddler daughter the last name "Allah" says the state has reversed course.
Globaloney - Then and Now
13 Most Ridiculous Predictions Made on Earth Day, 1970
Saturday is Earth Day — an annual event first launched on April 22, 1970. The inaugural festivities (organized in part by then hippie and now convicted murderer Ira Einhorn) predicted death, destruction and disease unless we did exactly as progressives commanded. Sound familiar?
Young Human Blood Makes Old Mice Smarter
Mice treated with a protein from umbilical cord plasma improved their performance on memory tests.
Controversial 'Three-Parent Baby' Fertility Technique Takes Off In Mexico City
Pregnancies through MRT, which is banned in the U.S., are achieved by transferring the nucleus from a mother’s egg to a donor egg, which in turn had its nucleus removed. The new egg is then fertilized by the father’s sperm and ultimately placed in the mother’s uterus
What To Eat For Breakfast If You Want To Have A Productive Day
The saying goes that breakfast is the most important meal of the day — but apparently only if you eat the right thing. Those hoping to hear the full English is the way forward will be sorely disappointed too
1 In 5 Adults Don't Know How To Change Lightbulb, Boil Egg
A new survey of people in the United Kingdom finds not only do about 20 percent of people not know how to change a bulb — the same number aren’t sure how to boil an egg, either.
Women Prefer Knitting or Reading a Book to Having Sex
A survey of 1,000 women has found that the majority prefer reading a book or knitting to having sex
Death By Overwork
Japan's 100-Hour Overtime Cap Sparks Anger
Workaholic Japan has unveiled its first-ever plan to limit overtime, but critics want to give it the boot, saying an "outrageous" 100-hour-a-month cap will do nothing to tackle karoshi, or death from overwork.
Many Women Refuse to Date Men Who Earn Less Than They Do
If you are a man having trouble getting a date, you may just not earn enough money. A new report reveals that a significant portion of American women refuse to date men who earn less than they do.
Most Happiness at Age 23 and 69
According to experts from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences, happiness peaks at the ages of 23 and 69, My Domaine reported.