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PBS CEO unhappy with cuts in taxpayer support
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PBS CEO unhappy with cuts in taxpayer support

Officials with PBS and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting are calling President Trump's proposal of funding for the CPB a grave mistake that will hurt children's programming and public-safety alerts. The White House's $4.4 trillion budget plan released...
Whoopi Goldberg: Mike Pence didn’t show North Korea enough ‘respect’ at Olympics
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Whoopi Goldberg: Mike Pence didn’t show North Korea enough ‘respect’ at Olympics

Whoopi Goldberg says U.S. Vice President Mike Pence should have shown more "respect" to North Koreans at the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games. "He should have given enough—had enough respect to say, 'You know what? Maybe they aren't doing a good thing ...
Chicago police commander gunned down in Loop pursuing a suspect
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Chicago police commander gunned down in Loop pursuing a suspect

A Chicago police commander who had complained about the difficulty of keeping violent criminals off the streets was fatally shot Tuesday while pursuing a suspect in the Loop in a rare outburst of daytime gun violence downtown. Cmdr. Paul Bauer, 53, was shot...
FBI investigating shooting at NSA complex; suspect arrested
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FBI investigating shooting at NSA complex; suspect arrested

(UPI) -- Several people were injured in a shooting Wednesday near the entrance to the National Security Agency's Maryland headquarters, authorities said. Investigators said the shooting occurred on Maryland's Highway 32 near the campus' security gates aroun...
Barack Obama’s portrait artist, painted black women beheading white women
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Barack Obama’s portrait artist, painted black women beheading white women

The artist who painted former President Barack Obama's official presidential portrait unveiled Monday is facing scrutiny for past works that depict black women decapitating white women. Kehinde Wiley, a New York City-based artist who became the first black ...
Toddler dies after ambulance hit by drunk illegal alien
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Toddler dies after ambulance hit by drunk illegal alien

A toddler riding in an ambulance that was struck by an accused drunken driver on U.S. 52 early Sunday has died, authorities said Monday evening. Winston-Salem police were notified about the 3-year-old boy's death about 6:05 p.m. Monday. Investigators will r...
Court orders full restoration of DACA program
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Court orders full restoration of DACA program

A federal judge in New York ruled Tuesday that the government must restart the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals deportation amnesty, adding more weight to the legal case against President Trump's phaseout of the program just as Congress is deba...
Failure to follow lawful order at root of La Mesa police investigation
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Failure to follow lawful order at root of La Mesa police investigation

It began with a police officer trying to deal with a willful student who refused to leave the campus of Helix Charter High School. It quickly escalated into a physical altercation where the officer body-slammed the handcuffed teenage girl to the ground as she ...
Democrats block vote on sanctuary cities
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Democrats block vote on sanctuary cities

Democrats blocked an attempt Tuesday to crack down on sanctuary cities as they tried to steer the Senate's immigration debate toward their goal of legalizing "Dreamers" and away from major new security or policy changes that might upend the current immigration...
Education department won’t investigate transgender bathroom complaints
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Education department won’t investigate transgender bathroom complaints

The U.S. Department of Education will no longer investigate complaints filed by transgender students who are not allowed to use school restrooms that match their gender identity. The development was first reported by BuzzFeed News after the outlet pressed t...