Category: National News

Caroline Kennedy says she’s missed JFK every day of her life

BOSTON (AP) – President John F. Kennedy’s daughter reminisces about her father in a new video released ahead of what would have been his 100th birthday....

Appeals court deals blow to Trump administration travel ban

WASHINGTON (AP) – A federal appeals court has dealt another blow to President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban targeting six Muslim-majority countries. The...

Trump’s shove of NATO member goes viral

BRUSSELS (AP) – President Donald Trump’s push to get in front of the pack at the NATO summit in Belgium is getting attention. Video footage from the...

Survey finds US honeybee losses improve from horrible to bad

WASHINGTON (AP) – A U.S. survey of beekeepers finds hope for America’s ailing honeybees as winter losses were the lowest in more than a decade. The annual...

Fastest growing US cities are in South; 4 of top 5 in Texas

DALLAS (AP) – Ten of the 15 fastest-growing cities with populations of 50,000 or more were spread across the South in 2016, with four of the top five found in...

A giant ark is just the start. These creationists have a bigger plan for recruiting new believers

WILLIAMSTOWN, KY (KAREN HELLER, THE WASHINGTON POST) — Ken Ham built an ark, a Noah-sized ark, in the verdant, landlocked hills of the American heartland. At the sight...

Playboy model who shot nude of unwitting woman due in court

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A Playboy centerfold who snapped a photo of a naked 71-year-old woman in a gym locker room and posted it on social media mocking the...

Opioid epidemic overloading foster care system with children taken from suspected drug users

NEW YORK (ABC NEWS) – The opioid epidemic that has hit communities across the country with overdoses and crime is having another, less visible but significant...

Trump’s 2018 budget calls for phasing out public broadcasting funds

WASHINGTON (BY: DRU SEFTON, CURRENT) – The Corporation for Public Broadcasting would receive just $30 million to close itself down in President Trump’s fiscal...

Trump’s food stamp cuts face hard sell in Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump’s budget builds on more than two decades of Republican efforts to cut food stamps. With Republican majorities in the...