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Wisconsin College Democrats leader resigns after tweeting, ‘I f–ing hate white men’
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Wisconsin College Democrats leader resigns after tweeting, ‘I f–ing hate white men’

An executive board member of the College Democrats of Wisconsin has resigned amid backlash over a derogatory tweet about white men. Sarah Semrad, a junior at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and vice chair of the statewide College Democrats organizatio...
NFL fights tax cut bill with no stadium bond breaks
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NFL fights tax cut bill with no stadium bond breaks

The NFL has come out against House Republicans' tax cut bill, putting the league out on a political limb even as it deals with the fallout from national anthem protests. Other big pro sports leagues are staying out of the fight, but a spokesman for the Nati...
‘F— Trump’ pickup owner arrested on fraud warrant
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‘F— Trump’ pickup owner arrested on fraud warrant

UPDATE: 'F--- Trump' pickup owner arrested on fraud warrant Karen Fonseca was arrested for an outstanding warrant from August. Records show she was accused of fraud. A spokeswoman for the Fort Bend County Sheriff's says they received a tip about the warrant...
Should a jury know a person’s immigration status? Washington’s high court says no.
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Should a jury know a person’s immigration status? Washington’s high court says no.

After carpenter Alex Salas slipped from a ladder on a construction site about 15 years ago, suffering 10 fractures, he sued the site's scaffolding subcontractor because the ladder did not meet code requirements. A jury in 2006 decided the company was neglig...
Mattel makes Barbie doll of hijab-wearing Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad
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Mattel makes Barbie doll of hijab-wearing Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad

NEW YORK (AP) — The maker of Barbie has announced it will sell a doll modeled after Ibtihaj Muhammad, an American fencer who competed in last year's Olympics while wearing a hijab. Mattel Inc. said the doll will be available online next fall. The doll is pa...
Limbaugh: Al Franken’s groping scandal ‘screwing up’ Dems’ plans for Trump
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Limbaugh: Al Franken’s groping scandal ‘screwing up’ Dems’ plans for Trump

Radio host Rush Limbaugh says Sen. Al Franken's groping scandal is "gumming up" a Democratic Party plan to oust Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore and President Trump. KABC Los Angeles anchor Leeann Tweeden upended the political world Thursday with ...
Senators strike gun background check deal in wake of church shooting
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Senators strike gun background check deal in wake of church shooting

Key Republicans and Democrats announced a significant gun bill Thursday, striking a deal to push federal agencies to report more domestic violence records to the gun-buying background check system. The deal includes Sen. John Cornyn, a Texas Republican whos...
Democrat Menendez gets mistrial in corruption case
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Democrat Menendez gets mistrial in corruption case

(UPI) -- A federal judge declared a mistrial Thursday in the corruption trial of New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez, after jurors said for the second time said they're deadlocked on all 12 counts. District Judge William Walls made the ruling after interviewin...
Unitarian church becomes sanctuary for illegals; daycare flees
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Unitarian church becomes sanctuary for illegals; daycare flees

A Colorado preschool says it's shutting its doors after the church where it rented space declared itself a sanctuary for illegal immigrants, leaving parents of the toddlers miffed. The Unitarian Universalist Church of Boulder decided last month that it woul...