• Oregon will offer gender-neutral option on driver's license
Oregon will offer gender-neutral option on driver's license

Adding another gender marker to the system may seem small or insignificant to some, but for those who do not identify as binary and have been forced to exist within one on legal documents, finally being officially recognized on their license is a step toward being more recognized in society in general.

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  • A Day After Alexandria Shooting, More Questions, Few Answers
A Day After Alexandria Shooting, More Questions, Few Answers

Morgan Griffith are also on the list. All three representatives are members of the House Freedom Caucus, which contains the lower chamber's most conservative members. Hodgkinson's apparent Facebook page included strong criticism of Republicans and the Trump administration. Lawmakers called for a new dialogue on lowering the partisan temperature, ...

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  • Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russian Federation investigators
Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russian Federation investigators

In the wake of Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey last month, the Department of Justice appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the FBI's probe into Russia's role in the 2016 election. officials familiar with the matter told The Washington Post on Thursday . In a series of tweets, Trump on ...

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  • Officer who shot Philando Castile acquitted of manslaughter
Officer who shot Philando Castile acquitted of manslaughter

They're chanting "No justice, no peace, prosecute the police". A Minnesota police officer accused of fatally shooting a black man last summer has been fired after he was found not guilty of second-degree manslaughter. Afterward, one of his attorneys, Tom Kelly, said the defense was "satisfied". When Yanez pulled over the 32-year-old school ca...

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  • Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game
Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game

Jeff Flake was with Rep. Steve Scalise when he was shot , and has been checking in on him. Patrick Conroy, Chaplain of the House of Representatives, left, leads both teams in a moment of prayer before the start of the annual Congressional Baseball Game at Nationals Park on Thursday.

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  • Girlfriend Who Texted Boyfriend To Kill Himself Guilty Of Manslaughter
Girlfriend Who Texted Boyfriend To Kill Himself Guilty Of Manslaughter

Roy's family ", Moniz said. During the trial, the prosecution showed dozens of text messages to Roy telling him to kill himself. At the time, Carter was 17 years old, and she sent hundreds of chilling text messages that encouraged (and later, demanded for) Roy to kill himself.

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  • Minnesota officer acquitted in motorist shooting
Minnesota officer acquitted in motorist shooting

Yanez testified that Castile disregarded his orders not to pull out his gun. Philip Stinson, a criminologist at Ohio's Bowling Green State University who tracks fatal police shootings, found that nearly 40 percent of the 82 officers nationwide charged with murder or manslaughter since 2005 were not convicted.

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  • Castile jury ends 3rd day without verdict
Castile jury ends 3rd day without verdict

If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. Castile reported that he had a gun to the officer, and within seconds, he was dead. On Tuesday, after the jurors asked to re-examine some of the evidence in case, the judge allowed them to watch both videos again. She condemned the killings of black men by police officers th...

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  • TODAY'S FORECAST: Cloudy, chance of showers and thunderstorms
TODAY'S FORECAST: Cloudy, chance of showers and thunderstorms

High: 92. Saturday: Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Tonight A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Winds are going to be gusty at times, staying out of the south around 10 to 20 miles per hour, gusting upwards of 25 miles per hour at times.

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  • California victor of $447M Powerball can claim prize Monday
California victor of $447M Powerball can claim prize Monday

Those numbers were 20, 26, 32, 38, 58 and the Powerball number 3. He said locals are "shocked and surprised" at the news, and that many have already come into the shop to buy more lottery tickets (of course, the next jackpot was only a paltry $40 million as of Sunday afternoon because of the big win).

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  • Senator Jeff Flake recounts baseball practice shooting
Senator Jeff Flake recounts baseball practice shooting

Flake said he put pressure on the wound with "just my hand" and then was joined by someone with gauze and they applied pressure. Arizona Senator Jeff Flake was on the scene and came to Scalise's aid. The shooting at a congressional baseball practice outside Washington, D.C., Wednesday morning hit home for Tucson, and members of the Arizona con...

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  • Your kids are what you eat — Father's Day PSA
Your kids are what you eat — Father's Day PSA

For the special women, those who are married to men whose work began and ended at the conception stage, those married to men detached to their children and feel like single mothers, even though married, to you I say "hang in there". JEAN: Sounds like it. Most of the movie is typical Superman/superhero stuff with Superman having to save the world ...

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  • Trump bashes probes into his 'non-dealings' with Russian Federation
Trump bashes probes into his 'non-dealings' with Russian Federation

Trump wrote on Twitter , in a pair of messages that ended with a reference to his campaign slogan "Make America Great Again". Meanwhile, it does not help a resolution of this problem for Mr. The intelligence committee is the lead congressional panel on the Russian Federation hacking scandal, including highly publicized hearings with fired FB...

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  • Trump reiterates call for a travel ban from certain 'dangerous' countries
Trump reiterates call for a travel ban from certain 'dangerous' countries

President Donald Trump's Twitter tirades on the travel ban may be undermining the legal work of top-notch Justice Department lawyers assigned to represent his administration at the Supreme Court . Supreme Court to allow it to go into effect and to delay legal arguments until later on. Conway shared his first tweet since the 2016 presidential...

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  • Jury for officer who shot Castile ends Day 4 without verdict
Jury for officer who shot Castile ends Day 4 without verdict

Courthouse. Yanez found NOT guilty . With that in mind, Stinson said "the most likely result " in the Yanez trial would be a mistrial. The City of St. An attorney for Yanez, Earl Gray, praised the verdict. Tom Kelly was among attorneys representing Officer Jeronimo Yanez . The officer, Jeronimo Yanez , had been charged with second-d...

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  • Will Cosby testify at sex assault trial? Lawyers remain mum
Will Cosby testify at sex assault trial? Lawyers remain mum

Defence lawyers called to the stand a detective who led a 2005 investigation into claims that Mr Cosby drugged and molested a woman at his home in 2004. Cosby's spokesman, Wyatt, said Jackson's statement would "let the world know" that Constand had perjured herself. "You do what you do to her, and then you leave?" Cosby maintained only t...

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  • Trump to Cuba: Return woman convicted in NJ trooper's murder
Trump to Cuba: Return woman convicted in NJ trooper's murder

The Castro government is certain to reject Trump's list of demands , which includes releasing political prisoners, halting what the US says is abuse of dissidents and greater freedom of expression. Instead, the new presidential directive will order the Treasury and Commerce departments to begin within 30 days to write new regulations that revers...

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  • How to Watch the Congressional Baseball Game
How to Watch the Congressional Baseball Game

President Donald Trump visited Scalise at the hospital Wednesday night and later said in a speech, "He's a great fighter and he's going to be OK, we hope". Scalise was shot in the hip, and sustained grievous injuries as the bullet traveled through his pelvis and injured internal organs. Investigators said Thursday that weapons recovered at th...

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  • Corker Statement On Trump Cuba Announcement
Corker Statement On Trump Cuba Announcement

Trump aims to halt the flow of USA dollars to the country's military and security services. So much for those cute pins of 1950s cars and the Havana apartment you saved on AirBnb - President Trump is following through on his promise to renew restrictions on travel to Cuba.

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  • Secret Service: We don't have Trump tapes
Secret Service: We don't have Trump tapes

Perhaps President Trump needs time to hire the voice talent to recreate the evening's dinner conversation. The prospect of White House tapes emerged after Trump alluded on Twitter to the existence of such tapes following his dismissal of Comey.

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  • Sanders: GOP Baseball Shooter Was Campaign Volunteer
Sanders: GOP Baseball Shooter Was Campaign Volunteer

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump as well as Vice President Mike Pence and second lady Karen Pence have visited Rep. Steve Scalise and Capitol Police officer, Special Agent Crystal Griner at the hospital. Mr Trump said Mr Scalise was "a true friend and patriot". Capitol Police function like the Secret Service but for hig...

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  • San Francisco UPS shooting leaves 4 dead, including gunman
San Francisco UPS shooting leaves 4 dead, including gunman

Police had an unidentified person in custody following an apparent workplace shooting at a UPS facility in the city's Potrero Hill neighborhood. Officials, UPS employees and witnesses described other scenes of chaos as shots rang out during a morning meeting before drivers were sent on their delivery routes.

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  • Huge fire engulfs 27-storey London tower block, people injured
Huge fire engulfs 27-storey London tower block, people injured

Crews using an aerial platform were going "floor by floor" shining lights into the building, BBC reported. The queen says " Prince Philip and I would like to pay tribute to the bravery of firefighters and other emergency services officers who put their own lives at risk to save others".

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  • Shooter left behind trail of bitterness directed at rich, Republicans, president
Shooter left behind trail of bitterness directed at rich, Republicans, president

Hodgkinson apparently wrote many letters to the editor of his local newspaper, the Belleville News-Democrat, which published almost two dozen of them between 2010 and 2012. Hodgkinson , who voted in the Democratic primary in 2016, participated in a protest outside the downtown Belleville post office, according to the Belleville News Democ...

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  • Congressional Charity Baseball Game To Go On After Shooting Spree At Practice
Congressional Charity Baseball Game To Go On After Shooting Spree At Practice

Trump and his wife, Melania, visited with Scalise late Wednesday. The Capitol Hill Police, who attended the practice as part of Scalise's security detail, are being credited with preventing a potential massacre. The man's apparent Facebook page included strong criticism of Republicans and the Trump administration. Five people were shot an...

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  • Tillerson to testify in House as Russia sanctions vote nears
Tillerson to testify in House as Russia sanctions vote nears

The official went on to emphasize that "the Palestinian Authority continues to praise, incite and encourage terrorism with these payments". Mr Tillerson told senators yesterday that Mr Abbas had agreed to curtail the payments. There was also confusion about whether Tillerson was assured that payments to the terrorists and their families and w...

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  • Teen police cadets steal 3 LAPD patrol cars
Teen police cadets steal 3 LAPD patrol cars

The three were arrested Wednesday after two pursuits ended with crashes in South Los Angeles . Beck described the entire process as "fairly sophisticated" and said the cadets' "intimate knowledge" of the department system allowed them to "defeat it".

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  • Congressional ballgame goes on despite shooting
Congressional ballgame goes on despite shooting

Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi a standing ovation during a briefing about the shooting when the duo announced the game would go on. U.S. Rep. Roger Williams , R-Texas is placed into an ambulance at the scene of a shooting at a baseball field in Alexandria, Va ., Wednesday, June 14, 2017 .

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  • Trump making case for apprenticeships to fill jobs gap
Trump making case for apprenticeships to fill jobs gap

Joni Ernst, R-Iowa listen at right as President Donald Trump speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington , Tuesday, June 13, 2017 , before having lunch with Republican Senators. Trump said. Trump himself will announce further details of the apprenticeship plan on June 14. There are "6 million vacant jobs in the United States...

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  • Cosby Jury Deadlocks; Judge Orders Further Deliberations
Cosby Jury Deadlocks; Judge Orders Further Deliberations

The Cosby jury is still deliberating after Judge Steven T. O'Neill sent them back. Reporters rushed outside to file the news and I think it's the first time I've had an elderly lady try and shoulder barge me as she rushed to be first to tweet.

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  • Jurors in manslaughter trial of Minnesota cop review videos
Jurors in manslaughter trial of Minnesota cop review videos

Paul and Minneapolis. Ramsey County District Judge William H. Leary III on Tuesday granted the jury's request to view again videos of the traffic stop, as captured by the dashboard camera in Yanez's squad vehicle, and the Facebook Live post of the shooting's bloody aftermath filmed by Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, who was in the passeng...

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  • Trump Denounces Reports Of Widening Russia Probe
Trump Denounces Reports Of Widening Russia Probe

People familiar with the matter told the Post that the obstruction of justice probe started in the wake of Trump's firing of Comey. The newspaper noted Mueller had requested interviews with CIA Director Dan Coats , National Security Agency chief Michael Rogers and Richard Ledgett, the former NSA deputy director.

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  • House Majority Whip Steve Scalise critical, hospital says
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise critical, hospital says

Trump says, "Steve is our friend, he's a patriot and he's a true fighter". The bullet tore through his pelvis, fracturing bones, injuring internal organs and causing severe bleeding, the hospital said. The opposing sides are paying tribute to Rep. Steve Scalise , the House majority whip who was critically wounded when a gunman opened fire at a Rep...

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  • American Student Freed By North Korea Arrives Home
American Student Freed By North Korea Arrives Home

Donald Trump said early in his campaign for the presidency that he takes North Korea's hereditary ruler, 33-year-old Kim Jong-un, quite seriously because of his nuclear weapons, and is willing to talk with him about the crisis in U.S. In a statement confirming Warmbier's homecoming, his parents said they were told their son had been comatose si...

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  • '100 percent' willing to go under oath to refute Comey
'100 percent' willing to go under oath to refute Comey

During nearly three hours of statements Thursday before the Senate Intelligence Committee, Comey described himself as "stunned" by Trump's "very disturbing" and "very concerning" behavior in several of their meetings. "You suggested he didn't tell the truth in everything he said", Karl said, referring to a tweet Trump posted Friday ...

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