New Jersey governor reveals likely cancerous…

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says he has what is probably a cancerous tumor on his kidney and will undergo surgery next month to remove it

NYPD Says It Will Overhaul Its Rules For…

The NYPD plans to remove any DNA samples that are more than two years old and are no longer being used in investigations.

Bernie Sanders Easily Wins Nevada Caucuses

In Nevada, it was no contest. Bernie Sanders cruised to an easy win, with the AP and the major networks calling the race as soon as the very first precincts reported. Those early results, here via Politico , showed why: Sanders, 54% Joe Biden, 18% Elizabeth Warren, 10% Pete Buttigieg, 8%...

Stormy skies making travel a pain

Thunderstorms rolled over Phoenix, Arizona, on Feb. 22, drenching the city in a record 0.72 of an inch for the day.

Nassar victim slams Michigan for response to…

The first woman who publicly accused convicted sports doctor Larry Nassar of sexual abuse says she is horrified and deeply disappointed with the University of Michigan for how it has handled allegations of abuse by a late doctor at the school

White Supremacists Are Major Threat, Says One…

Who's the biggest threat in New Jersey? Not al-Qaeda or ISIS. Not anarchists or black separatists. It's white supremacists, according to a terrorist-threat report released Friday by New Jersey Homeland Security officials. "The threat from white supremacist extremists increased from moderate to high in 2020 due to the number of...

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Biden in Nevada: We're alive and we're coming back

Joe Biden is declaring himself back in the race for the presidency after early results in Nevada showed the former vice president in a distant second place. Biden told supporters Saturday, "we're alive and we're coming back and we're gonna win." (Feb. 22)

Charter bus rollover kills 3, injures 18 outside…

A charter bus swerved on a rain-slicked Southern California highway and rolled down an embankment, killing three people and injuring 18 others

Taliban, U.S. Begin Temporary Truce Seeking To…

If the seven days of reduced violence holds, the two sides have agreed to meet Feb. 29th to negotiate a plan to end the war.

Report: Kobe Bryant Pilot Had 2015 Weather…

The pilot of the helicopter that crashed in Calabasas last month, killing Kobe Bryant , his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven others, took heat in 2015 from the Federal Aviation Administration for entering busy airspace near Los Angeles International Airport, even though air traffic control had warned him from doing so....

Gorgeous day for some baseball

Feb. 22 was a beautiful day to open up the Grapefruit League Spring Training in North Port, Florida, at the Atlanta Braves' brand new facility "CoolToday Park."

Judge halts plan to move virus patients to…

A judge has put on hold a plan to send up to 50 people infected with a new virus from China to a Southern California city for quarantine

Bernie Has Message for Putin After Revelation on…

First the Washington Post and New York Times reported Russia is interfering to help President Trump win reelection , per US intel. Now the papers are adding a new scoop: that Russia is similarly trying to help Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primaries. Sanders told reporters Friday that he received a...

Warren congratulates Sanders on NV, hits Bloomberg

Speaking to a crowd of thousands in Seattle, Elizabeth Warren congratulated Bernie Sanders on his victory in Nevada's caucuses and thanked the state for keeping her in the game. She also took on her newest Democratic opponent, Mike Bloomberg. (Feb. 22)

Top aide: detained Lebanese-American isn't guilty…

A top aide to a U.S. lawmaker says a Lebanese-American man isn't guilty of charges brought against him by the Lebanese government

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Wells Fargo Agrees To Pay $3 Billion Fine Over…

As part of the settlement, Wells Fargo admitted it "collected millions of dollars in fees and interest to which the company was not entitled."

Teacher Follows Through on Ancient Threat to Wash…

It's a threat many students have heard but not seen carried out. A Florida middle school teacher has been suspended for putting hand sanitizer in the mouth of a student who she said was talking too loudly in her science class last fall. After telling the student he needed to...

Big warmup comes to Midwest, Northeast

Spring has not official arrived, but it will feel like it across parts of the Midwest and Northeast.

Fashion college probes runway show criticized as…

The Fashion Institute of Technology says it's investigating a controversial runway show that reminded some observers of blackface

Wells Fargo Will Pay US $3B to Settle List of…

Wells Fargo agreed Friday to pay the government $3 billion to settle investigations into a series of abuses that went on for years, including opening accounts for customers without their approval. The deal wraps up federal civil and criminal cases, the Wall Street Journal reports, though criminal charges could be...

Buttigieg congratulates Sanders' Nevada results

Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg congratulated Sanders on his showing at the Democratic caucuses in Nevada, but also stressed that Sanders brings polarization and division. (Feb. 22)

Lizzo, 'Just Mercy' win top honors at NAACP Image…

Lizzo was named entertainer of the year and “Just Mercy” took home top film honors at the NAACP Image Awards

Remembering Malcolm X 55 Years Later

Malcolm X, the iconic civil rights leader, was assassinated 55 years ago at the Audubon Ballroom in New York City.

US Reports 34 Coronavirus Cases, With More Likely

The number of people in the US known to be infected with the new coronavirus is at 34 and rising, government health officials reported Friday. Thirteen of the patients were found to have the virus after returning from China, the New York Times reports. The other 21 were repatriated, including...

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Rain to return to Southern states

It's been a soggy February for the South and that trend will continue following a brief reprieve.

Autopsy photos shown in trial of man charged with…

A forensic pathologist says a deputy sheriff responding to a domestic dispute was killed by a shot to the left side of his head

Some Democratic Candidates Are Nearly Out of Cash

At a time in the race when running a presidential campaign is getting more expensive, many of the Democrats remaining have less money. After being camped in Iowa for what seemed like ages, the candidates now have multiple, scattered primaries ahead. And on top of competing with Bernie Sanders' fundraising...