The Mendocino Complex Fire is now the largest wildfire ever recorded in California

The Mendocino Complex Fire is now the largest wildfire ever recorded in California

Two blazes that began burning through Northern California late last month have grown at breathtaking speed to form a massive inferno that has now set a new mark for destruction. The twin wildfires, collectively known as the Mendocino Complex Fire, have together more than doubled in size in the past four days and burned through […]

Paul Manafort trial Day 5: Prosecutors call Rick Gates to testify

Paul Manafort trial Day 5: Prosecutors call Rick Gates to testify

Paul Manafort, President Trump’s onetime campaign chairman, is on trial in federal court in Alexandria on bank and tax fraud charges. Prosecutors allege that he failed to pay taxes on millions he made from his work for a Russia-friendly Ukrainian political party, then lied to get loans when the cash stopped coming in. The case […]

Message leads to discovery of 11 kids in New Mexico compound

Message leads to discovery of 11 kids in New Mexico compound

TAOS, N.M. (AP) — A message that people were starving, believed to come from someone inside a makeshift compound in rural northern New Mexico, led to the discovery of 11 children living in filthy conditions. Taos County Sheriff’s officials said Saturday the children ranging in age from 1 to 15 were removed from the compound […]

National March on the NRA rally kicks off Saturday at

National March on the NRA rally kicks off Saturday at

Last Updated Aug 4, 2018 3:54 PM EDT Advocates of stricter gun control measures protested outside the National Rifle Association’s headquarters in Northern Virginia on Saturday, pushing for, among other things, the revocation of the heavyweight group’s tax-exempt status. The “National March on the NRA” was supported by activists from March for Our Lives and […]

Trump and Pence Are Trying to Save a House Seat in Ohio

Trump and Pence Are Trying to Save a House Seat in Ohio

These developments—in the suburbs and farmland north and east of Columbus, a House district gerrymandered by state Republicans in 2011 to help ensure double-digit victories—are eerily reminiscent of the recent Pennsylvania special election that flipped a district from red to blue. Trump flew in to boost the imperiled Republican candidate, banking on the fact that […]

Yellowstone visitor that taunted bison arrested, officials say

Yellowstone visitor that taunted bison arrested, officials say

An Oregon man was arrested Thursday night after getting caught on video earlier this week “harassing a bison” in Yellowstone National Park, officials announced. Raymond Reinke, 55, who was journeying across multiple U.S. parks throughout the week, was taken into custody by Glacier National Park officials, a news release from Yellowstone officials said. “We appreciate […]

Police Called on Black Student Eating Lunch

Police Called on Black Student Eating Lunch

Police Called on Black Student Eating Lunch  Inside Higher Ed ‘All I Did Was Be Black’: Police Are Called on College Student Eating Lunch  New York Times Smith College to bring in outside investigator after student was racially profiled  The Boston Globe Responding to the July 31, 2018, Campus Police Call  Smith College Grécourt Gate Full coverage Source link