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A slip of the tongue can lead to punishment in Britain
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A slip of the tongue can lead to punishment in Britain

A Christian teacher at a British high school is in trouble with officials for "misgendering" one of his students. Joshua Sutcliffe of Oxfordshire secondary school faces disciplinary action by his employer over a Nov. 2 incident involving a math student. The...
Republicans want criminal probe of Democratic funding of Trump-Russia dossier
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Republicans want criminal probe of Democratic funding of Trump-Russia dossier

Congressional Republicans want the Justice Department to open a criminal inquiry into how the Democratic Party funded the infamous Trump-Russia dossier. They also say the investigation should determine whether the FBI paid the dossier's author and whether a...
Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) says groping sleeping woman supposed to be funny
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Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) says groping sleeping woman supposed to be funny

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Sen. Al Franken apologized Thursday after a Los Angeles radio anchor accused him of forcibly kissing her during a 2006 USO tour and of posing for a photo with his hands on her breasts as she slept. Leeann Tweeden posted the ...
CA shooter had guns despite laws and courts barring him from possession
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CA shooter had guns despite laws and courts barring him from possession

RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. (AP) — One of the first victims of a Northern California gunman told a judge earlier this year that she and her family lived in fear of him because he was violent and unpredictable, firing off guns at all hours and threatening her...
Feud grows between NFL, Cowboys’ Jerry Jones over Goodell
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Feud grows between NFL, Cowboys’ Jerry Jones over Goodell

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has obtained a letter sent by the NFL to Jerry Jones' attorney accusing the Dallas Cowboys owner of "conduct detrimental to the league's best interests" over his objection to a contract extension for Commissioner Roger Good...
GOP Sen. Ron Johnson: ‘I do not support’ House, Senate tax plans
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GOP Sen. Ron Johnson: ‘I do not support’ House, Senate tax plans

One Republican senator said Wednesday he can't support the GOP's tax-cut plan, dealing a surprise blow to party leaders racing to make final tweaks and get a bill to President Trump this year. Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson said the bill doesn't do enough to bo...
Sessions: Marijuana is still illegal in federal law
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Sessions: Marijuana is still illegal in federal law

The Trump administration's Department of Justice has taken essentially the same stance on enforcing federal marijuana laws as during former President Barack Obama's time in office, Attorney General Jeff Sessions told lawmakers Tuesday. Testifying during a H...
Why is Creepy Uncle Joe so popular among Democrats?
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Why is Creepy Uncle Joe so popular among Democrats?

If Roy Moore has a seedy past when it comes to sexual improprieties with underage and young girls — at least, allegedly — and should therefore drop his aspirations for higher political office, then so, too, should Joe Biden. After all, Moore's accusers are ...
UCLA basketball players caught shoplifting in China thank Trump for release
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UCLA basketball players caught shoplifting in China thank Trump for release

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three UCLA basketball players accused of shoplifting at three high-end stores in China publicly apologized Wednesday before coach Steve Alford announced they were being suspended indefinitely. Freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill and Cody R...
Democrats introduce articles of impeachment against Trump
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Democrats introduce articles of impeachment against Trump

A handful of House Democrats officially introduced Wednesday five articles of impeachment against President Trump, accusing him of everything from breaking the Constitution's emoluments clause to being mean in his tweets about the press. Led by Rep. Steve C...