Tue, 09 Aug 2022 06:04:41 EDT

Nebraska Gov. Fails to Organize Special Session on Abortion Ban

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts called off plans to pass his 12-week abortion ban through a special session, citing a lack of support in the state's unicameral legislature, the Associated Press reported. The Republican governor had promised after the Supreme Court overruled Roe...

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 22:28:30 EDT

Lara Trump: Raid Aims to Tarnish Trump Ahead of Presidential Run

Donald Trump's daughter-in law, commenting on Monday's FBI raid at the ex-president's Mar-a-Lago, suggested the timing of the action is a major part of its purpose -- she said it was bluntly aimed at inflicting political damage on Trump as the onetime president is poised to...

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 21:57:37 EDT

Actress Anne Heche in Coma, in 'Extreme Critical Condition'

Actress Anne Heche is in much worse condition than originally thought, according to reports.

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 21:54:41 EDT

DeSantis Leaps to Trump Defense, Lambasting FBI Raid

The FBI raid on former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago home drew a rebuke from Trump. It also saw other prominent Republicans rushing to support his contention that the raid was politically motivated and unnessary. One leading Republican who joined the chorus was Florida...

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 21:38:20 EDT

COVID Sewage Tracing Labs Take to Monkeypox

Labs tracing COVID-19 via sewage are now testing their methodology on monkeypox, NPR reports. Sewer Coronavirus Alert Network, or SCAN, is expanding its wastewater monitoring techniques to detect monkeypox.

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 21:28:11 EDT

Death Valley Flooding a '1,000-Year Event'

The National Park Service stated that severe flooding in California's Death Valley over the weekend was "an extremely rare, 1,000-year event," a Monday Facebook post revealed.

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 21:18:04 EDT

Utah Apparel Company Fined $211K for Falsely Marketing 'Made in USA' Label

Lions Not Sheep, the Utah-based apparel company which deceptively replaced its "Made in China" labels with "Made in USA" branding tags for one of its core products, has been fined more than $200,000 by the Federal Trade Commission....

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 21:11:52 EDT

Trump House Pick Overtakes Rep. Who Voted for Impeachment

Republican Joe Kent, who challenged incumbent Republican Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler over her vote to impeach former President Donald Trump, has taken a narrow lead in the race for the second spot in Washington state's top two primary.Under the state's primary system, all...

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 20:44:09 EDT

Fan-Made Add-Ons Bring Abortion Issue to 'Sims 4' Game

"Sims 4," the Electronic Arts video game that incorporates real-life drama into character-driven situations, has informally advanced the support of abortion rights into gaming.

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 19:22:31 EDT

Barr: AG Investigating Hunter Biden Needs Special Counsel Protections

Former Attorney General Bill Barr says the prosecutor investigating Hunter Biden would need special counsel protections amid damning whistleblower allegations.

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 19:14:19 EDT

Report: Apple Dropping 'Made in Taiwan' Labeling to Appease Beijing

Components used in Apple products must now include labels that tie together Taiwan with mainland China to keep the communist nation happy, a Japanese business publication reported last week.

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 19:06:29 EDT

'Dark Times': Trump Slams FBI Raid at His Mar-a-Lago Home as a Political Assault

Former President Donald Trump on Monday said his opponents "desperately don't want me to run for President in 2024" and will "likewise do anything to stop Republicans and Conservatives in the upcoming Midterm Elections."

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 19:01:36 EDT

Gabby Petito's Family Files $50 Million Wrongful Death Suit Against Utah Police

The family of aspiring travel blogger Gabby Petito has filed a $50 million wrongful death lawsuit against Moab Police Department officers, Mediaite reports.Petito was reported missing on Sept. 11, 2021 after she did not return home from a cross-country road trip with her...

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 18:38:09 EDT

Russia Halts US Inspections of Its Nuclear Arsenals

Russia on Monday announced a freeze on U.S. inspections of its nuclear arsenals under a pivotal arms control treaty, claiming that Western sanctions have hampered similar tours of U.S. facilities by Russian monitors.The move reflects soaring tensions between Moscow and...

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 18:32:05 EDT

25 States Now Have Gas Under $4 a Gallon

Gasoline prices in recent weeks have been retreating from their historic high of $5.01 nationally on June 14. Newsweek reports that 25 states are now below $4 a gallon.

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 18:22:11 EDT

Biden Pledges More Aid to Kentucky to Address Flood Damage

President Joe Biden on Monday promised further disaster relief while visiting Kentucky, several weeks after extreme flooding killed 37 in the Bluegrass State, NBC's WLWT 5 reported.

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 18:20:30 EDT

Biden Says Inflation Bill Covers 'Healthcare, God Knows What Else'

President Joe Biden seemed unaware Monday of what spending initiatives are in the so-called "Inflation Reduction Act" - a bill derided by Republicans as a "tax-and-spend" push.Biden, speaking without a prompter to Kentucky flood damage victims for about four minutes,...

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 18:07:56 EDT

LAPD Investigates Actress Anne Heche in Possible DUI, Hit-and-Run

Actress Anne Heche is being investigated in connection with driving under the influence as well as hit-and-run after her car crashed into a Los Angeles residence on Friday, the Los Angeles Times reported.

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 18:02:59 EDT

Schumer: Senate to Push Same-Sex Marriage Law Through Before Midterms

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., announced Monday that the Senate would vote in September to make same-sex marriage legal nationwide.

Mon, 08 Aug 2022 16:08:29 EDT

Video Report: Florida's Commissioner of Education Wants to Ignore Title IX Guidelines

Florida's Commissioner of Education Manny Diaz's memo to the state's school districts requests they ignore the revised Title IX non-discrimination guidelines, Newsmax's Miami Correspondent Leonardo Feldman reports on Monday's "National Report."