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Obama Attempts to Distort His Legacy
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Obama Attempts to Distort His Legacy

The election of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on November 8 was not only a rejection of Hillary Clinton, based on her trustworthiness and her legal and ethical problems, it was also clearly a repudiation of Democratic policymaking, with Trump pr...
Loyola University under fire for negative response to 'USA' party
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Loyola University under fire for negative response to 'USA' party

When administrators at Loyola University Maryland got wind of a planned campus-wide student party with a "Party in the USA" theme, they say they began hearing concerns that students might show up in offensive costumes related to this month's presidential elect...
As Israel burns, are we looking at a new form of eco-terrorism?
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As Israel burns, are we looking at a new form of eco-terrorism?

With hundreds of wildfires currently raging across Israel for a third consecutive day, many are concerned that this may be a new form of terrorism. Israel Police estimate that over 200 fires have broken out throughout central and northern Israel since Wedne...
President-elect Trump works to keep factory in Indiana
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President-elect Trump works to keep factory in Indiana

President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter yesterday to say he's "making progress" in his effort to prevent air conditioner maker Carrier, one of Indiana's largest employers, from moving a factory to Mexico. "Will know soon!" Trump tweeted, saying he was ...
67% increase in US policemen killed by firearms in 2016
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67% increase in US policemen killed by firearms in 2016

Sixty policemen and law enforcement officers have been killed in firearm-related incidents so far this year, according to a report by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. This marks a 67% increase in the number of fatalities among policemen ...
Campus carry issue will be back for 2017, despite colleges' opposition
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Campus carry issue will be back for 2017, despite colleges' opposition

ST. LOUIS -- With a Republican super majority in the Legislature and a newly elected Republican governor, Missouri colleges can probably expect the push for concealed carry on campuses to go all the way in 2017, despite opposition from all 13 public four-year ...
Trump asks for unity in Thanksgiving message: ‘We have a chance to make history’
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Trump asks for unity in Thanksgiving message: ‘We have a chance to make history’

NEW YORK (UPI) -- Two days after outlining his plans for the first 100 days of his presidency, Donald Trump released another video message on Wednesday and called for national unity on this Thanksgiving holiday. The video was posted on the YouTube channel o...
Clinton asked to seek recount in 3 states
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Clinton asked to seek recount in 3 states

NEW YORK (AP) -- A group of election lawyers and data experts has asked Hillary Clinton's campaign to call for a recount of the vote totals in three battleground states - Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania - to ensure that a cyberattack was not committed to ...
Boston Homicides up 20 percent from ’15
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Boston Homicides up 20 percent from ’15

A recent surge in shootings and homicides in the city is part of a "disturbing" trend that's being blamed on an increase in gang activity and an ongoing reluctance of jittery witnesses to step forward, community leaders tell the Herald. "People are being sh...
Obama's Education Secretary Calls for End to Paddling
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Obama's Education Secretary Calls for End to Paddling

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Education Secretary John B. King Jr. is urging governors and school leaders in states that allow student paddling to end a practice he said would be considered "criminal assault or battery" against an adult. King released a letter Tues...