Bowing to pressure , President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday ending the process of separating children from families after they are detained crossing the U.S. border illegally. It was a dramatic turnaround for Trump who incorrectly insisted that his administration had no choice but to separate families apprehended at the border... Read More.
A Democratic political group launched a legal campaign Wednesday to create additional majority-minority congressional districts in three Southern states, claiming the current maps discriminate against black voters. Attorneys filed separate federal lawsuits in Alabama, Georgia and Louisiana, challenging congressional maps lawmakers in each state approved in 2011. The lawsuits filed on behalf of... Read More.
San Francisco Supervisor London Breed emerged victorious Wednesday to become the city’s first African-American woman mayor after narrowly defeating a rival who was seeking to become the first openly gay man in the position. It took eight days of counting after Election Day for Breed to build a large enough lead to claim the city’s... Read More.
Anthony Bourdain, the gifted chef, storyteller and writer who took TV viewers around the world to explore culture, cuisine and the human condition for nearly two decades, has died. He was 61. The cause of death was suicide. Bourdain was in France working on an upcoming episode of his award-winning CNN series, “Parts... Read More.
Digging deeper into a culture war that he’s repeatedly stoked, President Trump on Monday called off a visit by the Philadelphia Eagles to the White House Tuesday, citing the dispute over whether NFL players must stand during the playing of the national anthem. As in prior years, The Eagles were invited to visit... Read More.
President Donald Trump commuted the sentence Wednesday of a woman serving a life sentence for drug offenses. This comes after reality TV star Kim Kardashian West visited the White House on behalf of Alice Johnson. Trump commuted the sentence of Alice Marie Johnson, two White House officials said. The 63-year old has spent more... Read More.
A bus driver’s social post of graduating high school student Corey Patrick became a viral sensation, landing the youth on the Rickey Smiley Morning Show, where he was rewarded for his determination with a car. Rickey Smiley, who hosts the award-winning nationally syndicated morning show, invited Patrick on the radio show following his... Read More.
The Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1 and ends Nov. 30. Colorado State University expects 13 more named storms, six hurricanes and two major hurricanes, a slight reduction from its initial forecast. This is near the 30-year average for the number of hurricanes and tropical storms in the Atlantic Basin. Below-average sea-surface temperatures are expected... Read More.