by | April 30, 2017 | 02:12

Many school nutrition standards now targeted by Republicans were results of former First Lady Michelle Obama's campaign against childhood obesity, according to The Hill. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Friday that Perdue and Sen. The bill, Securing Our Agriculture and Food Act, has passed unanimously out of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, where McCaskill is the top-ranking Democrat.

by | April 30, 2017 | 02:06

Boren's daughter, Jodie Efird, watched the the execution from the death chamber. The Greenwood family, in an act of kindness, reached out to William's daughter and bought a plane ticket for her to visit her father one last time. Arkansas had scheduled eight executions over an 11-day period before the drug expires on Sunday. Williams' attorneys and the American Civil Liberties Union have called for a full investigation.

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:57

As governor of Georgia, Perdue enacted strict food-safety regulations after a deadly salmonella outbreak was traced to peanut butter from Georgia. Perdue, whose confirmation stalled for months, did not have a hand in crafting that budget and has expressed support for numerous programs that could be cut.

by | April 26, 2017 | 09:02

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Unemployment rates dropped in 54 of West Virginia's 55 counties in March. Statistics state 1,400 people were unemployed or looking for work in February, which was down by 200 from February. The private-sector industries were up 7,700 jobs, or 1.2 percent, representing the largest gain since July 2015, based on data from Workforce Solutions.

by | April 26, 2017 | 09:02

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer confirmed the upcoming briefing, for all 100 senators, on Monday. During the meeting, the lawmakers will be allowed to air their views and ask questions about the matter. Unease has grown around the Korean Peninsula, with the northern state on Saturday arresting a USA citizen at Pyongyang airport in an apparent attempt to gain leverage over Washington .

by | April 23, 2017 | 03:29

The government filed charges, including conspiracy, against the owner of a suburban Detroit clinic, where he allegedly circumcised 7-year-old girls from Minnesota in February. If convicted, the three each face up to five years in prison and/or a fine of $250,000 for performing and conspiring to perform female genital mutilation.

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:45

As a part of their "Come Together and Fight Back" tour , Sen. The former presidential candidate's speech included marching orders for his progressive followers. Troy Jackson, a logger from the northern Maine town of Allagash and the Maine Democratic Senate leader, said it's time that Democrats work harder for those communities.

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:45

Montes' attorneys said he did not leave voluntarily, but rather was deported by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Montes was twice granted deportation protections under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program created by President Barack Obama and left intact by President Trump.

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:35

Under the bill, the VA will be allowed to operate its Choice program until the funding runs out. We must never go back to the pre-scandal days where a VA bureaucrat had the final say as to where and when a veteran got their health care.

by | April 19, 2017 | 11:05

Pennsylvania State Police look over a vehicle as they investigate the scene where Steve Stephens, the suspect in the random killing of a Cleveland retiree posted on Facebook , was found shot dead Tuesday, April 18, 2017 , in Erie. On Sunday, Stephens uploaded three videos to Facebook . In it, he said , "I snapped, I just snapped". "But we have to forgive him, because if we don't forgive him, the Bible says your Heavenly Father won't forgive you".

by | April 19, 2017 | 11:01

Earlier this month, attorney general Jeff Sessions-David the Gnome's racist cousin-commenced a review of "consent decrees", agreements between the federal government and local police forces to address issues of systemic racism and other prejudices.

by | April 18, 2017 | 03:21

Two hours later at the White House, Gorsuch took his constitutional oath as a federal employee from Justice Anthony Kennedy, the longest-serving current justice, who employed Gorsuch as a law clerk almost a quarter-century ago. Like nearly all court nominees, Garland has said virtually nothing of political substance and has refused to speculate how he would vote on cases that should come before the court.

by | April 18, 2017 | 03:09

And the momentum is not limited to California. The plan would cover tuition at public colleges for students whose families earn $125,000 or less. Brean: "What is the college and what are you doing to get students to graduate in four years?" It does not pay a student's full scholarship - only what federal, state, private and institutional grants do not cover.

by | April 18, 2017 | 03:01

Ward's attorneys have argued he is a diagnosed schizophrenic with no rational understanding of his impending execution. Lawyers for the company said that the blanket stay on executions issued by Saturday morning made the company's suit unnecessary.

by | April 18, 2017 | 02:58

The president's lawyers contend that Trump was not ordering them to harm the protesters. The response filed by Trump contradicts the argument of a co-defendant, a Trump supporter accused of shoving a young black woman at the rally. The case being pursued against Trump was lodged by a group of three protesters who were shoved, punched, and assaulted by a Trump mob during a rally in March of 2016.

by | April 16, 2017 | 03:09

We want to see his taxes", said Ann Demerlis, who was among hundreds who marched in Philadelphia from City Hall to an area in front of historic Independence Hall, carrying signs and chanting "We want your taxes now!" Palm Beach resident Dan Baker said Saturday's march was the first rally that he's ever attended.

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:44

Speaking to The New York Times Wednesday, Trump said, "I think it's going to be the biggest story". The House and Senate Intelligence Committees are now investigating allegations the Obama administration spied on Trump associates - and possibly Trump himself - for as long as the year preceding his inauguration.

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:26

Kelly said that the success at the border is due to the "huge amount of cooperation" from Mexicans and local Mexican authorities on both sides of the border, despite the widespread corruption due to trafficking fueled by USA drug consumption.

by | April 11, 2017 | 00:05

An eastern Pennsylvania volunteer fire company has canceled this year's Easter egg hunt because of "unruly crowds" in past years. Rain or shine, participants will hunt for eggs that match with popular beauty products on Monday, April 10 at 6 pm.

by | April 09, 2017 | 06:21

The skit, and others like it, are said to have infuriated Trump. The former NSC member is expected to maintain his role in national security decisions and will still have the highest level of security clearance in the West Wing. The argument seems to be that Susan Rice turned the NSC into something it's not supposed to be (which seems right) and Bannon "de-operationalized" the NSC.

by | April 09, 2017 | 06:23

He had never tweeted about the group before . Before the bill was pulled, Trump tweeted at the Freedom Caucus, saying Planned Parenthood funding would continue if they blocked the legislation. President Donald Trump and other top Republicans are blaming them for the bill's collapse. "The goalposts kept getting moved", Poe said. But Rep.

by | April 08, 2017 | 00:25

This came after Delta canceled about 700 flights Wednesday and diverted more than 60 flights. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport tweeted from its official account that the Federal Aviation Administration has lifted a ground stop, which means that flights heading to Atlanta from other airports were temporarily held.

by | April 08, 2017 | 00:15

Members of Journey have said they're open to Perry performing a song or 2 with the band, but seems it's in Perry's corner. While Perry was slated to be at the induction ceremony and on stage to accept the award, there were no plans for him to perform with the band.

by | April 08, 2017 | 00:09

Senate. Hatch floated Romney as a possible successor in an interview with National Journal last week, saying the former MA governor "would be ideal". Also, if Hatch decides to retire, Romney would want someone of the Mormon faith in the Senate to defend the church, which he belongs to. Romney was openly critical of President Trump as the 2016 election progressed, but scaled back his vocal opposition after Trump won the presidency and considered Romney for USA secretary of state.

by | April 07, 2017 | 02:40

Distracted driving is any activity, such as grooming, eating, or the most common diversion - texting - that takes a driver's attention off the road. State law prohibits adult drivers from writing, sending or reading electronic messages, interacting with apps or browsing the internet while driving, even if stopped at a light.

by | April 06, 2017 | 02:58

A youth looks at a new, taller fence being built along U.S. -Mexico border in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, across the border from Sunland Park, N.M. The proposal from Riverdale Mills Corporation employs wire mesh, which is already used along the Mexican border with California and Arizona.

by | April 06, 2017 | 02:58

The Washington Post's Chris Cillizza argued the president made the comments out of blind loyalty to the Fox News host. The feud started on Monday when Lemon said that he would not "aid and abet" Donald Trump in his claims that he had been spied on by the Obama administration and also defended Rice against claims that she had asked for the names of Trump campaign members who had contact with Russian Federation for political reasons.

by | April 06, 2017 | 02:58

Overturning such a regulation was certainly an absolute necessity. In the past five years, however, a number of groups have tried to cut funds to Planned Parenthood on the grounds that the group also provides abortions . When statewide abortions are at an all-time low, dropping almost 7,000 annually since 2008, Planned Parenthood has a growing market share on abortion; increasing their annual abortions in PA by over 1,500 since 2008.

by | April 05, 2017 | 02:55

He was still named Most Outstanding Player for the NCAA Tournament , getting the first steal of the game that led to the first points and then hitting a free throw to put away the Tar Heels' first title in eight years. "At the end, when you're watching your kids jump around, and the excitement and thrill they have, there's no better feeling in the world as a coach", Williams said.

by | April 05, 2017 | 02:31

Shott's amendment sets tight parameters as to how marijuana could be consumed, including pills, topical treatments, and mists. The bill now grants five new licenses by October, plus four more for every 75,000 patients registered to use medical marijuana in the state.