Bernie Sanders Wins Democratic Nomination for Vermont Senate Seat

Bernie Sanders Wins Democratic Nomination for Vermont Senate Seat

Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont easily won his state’s Democratic primary on Tuesday, according to The Associated Press, all but guaranteeing his re-election in November. But Mr. Sanders is expected to snub the party that he sought to represent in the 2016 presidential election: A self-described democratic socialist, he plans to reject the nomination and […]

What we know about the traffic stop that turned deadly in Maine

What we know about the traffic stop that turned deadly in Maine

A traffic stop in Maine last week resulted in a Massachusetts man’s suicide and a startling discovery — a woman’s body in his trunk. Authorities say the driver, identified as Gyrth Rutan, 34, of Sturbridge, Massachusetts, was pulled over around around 4:45 p.m. Thursday on Timberwood Drive in Gardiner, Maine. State police detectives assigned to […]

De Blasio lets security haul away Post reporter for asking question

De Blasio lets security haul away Post reporter for asking question

Aug 11: New York’s Mayor Bill deBlasio addresses the media.  (NYC Mayor’s Twitter) Mayor de Blasio is a such a big believer in the free press that he let two bodyguards physically remove a credentialed Post reporter who had the temerity to ask him a question in public on Sunday. The unusual muzzling unfolded at […]

‘Unite the Right’ Rally Planned Near White House; Hundreds Denounce Racism in Charlottesville

‘Unite the Right’ Rally Planned Near White House; Hundreds Denounce Racism in Charlottesville

WASHINGTON — A year after the race-fueled violence in Charlottesville, Va., hundreds of demonstrators gathered in a narrow park there on Sunday to denounce racism and hate groups, hours before white nationalists planned to rally in front of the White House. By noon, organizers and participants from last August’s counterdemonstrations in Charlottesville had massed in […]

Anti-racist protesters and activists march through the streets of Charlottesville

Anti-racist protesters and activists march through the streets of Charlottesville

by Terrence McCoy August 11 at 10:01 PM Email the author CHARLOTTESVILLE — Confusion over an extraordinary police presence on the anniversary of a violent and deadly white nationalist rally turned into anger Saturday night as hundreds of black-clad protesters marched through the streets surrounding the University of Virginia here, screaming at police and calling […]

Trump’s Charlottesville Remarks Drew Backlash but Few Lasting Consequences : NPR

Trump’s Charlottesville Remarks Drew Backlash but Few Lasting Consequences : NPR

President Donald Trump condemned neo-Nazis and white supremacists in remarks about the Charlottesville, Va. rally at the White House on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. He later undercut these remarks by blaming “both sides” for the violence at the rally. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption toggle caption Evan Vucci/AP President Donald Trump condemned neo-Nazis and white supremacists […]

Man suspected of starting Holy Fire makes bizarre court appearance

Man suspected of starting Holy Fire makes bizarre court appearance

The man accused of setting a Southern California forest fire appeared in a jailhouse courtroom Friday and made several outbursts, claiming that his life was being threatened. Forrest Gordon Clark, 51, is charged with arson and other crimes in connection with the Holy Fire.     A court commissioner postponed Clark’s arraignment until Aug. 17.  When […]

Holy Fire arson suspect awaits arraignment

Holy Fire arson suspect awaits arraignment

Authorities have arrested a man accused of sparking the Holy Fire, the wildfire that has scorched more than 6,200 acres in the Cleveland National Forest since Monday, August 6, 2018.(Photo: Colin Atagi/The Desert Sun) Even as the Holy Fire rips across valleys along the Riverside-Orange County line, more residents are being ordered to evacuate, and the man […]

Holy Fire in Southern California: 20,000 under evacuation orders

Holy Fire in Southern California: 20,000 under evacuation orders

The Holy Fire started Monday in the Cleveland National Forest’s Holy Jim Canyon and has so far destroyed a dozen structures, according to fire authorities. Holy Jim Volunteer Fire Department Chief Mike Milligan, 71, says he’s known the arson suspect, Forrest Gordon Clark, for decades and has long warned that he posed a danger to […]