Senator Chuck Grassley Neglects Juveniles For Crime Reform Bill, Advocates Say

Senator Chuck Grassley Neglects Juveniles For Crime Reform Bill, Advocates Say

Child advocates are worried Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) has forgotten about the children. Some told HuffPost that he appears to be more focused on passing a criminal justice reform bill, the First Step Act, before the end of the year than a juvenile justice bill he has championed for the past four years. The Juvenile…
New EPA Advisory Board Member Believes Burning Fossil Fuels Is Good For The Planet

New EPA Advisory Board Member Believes Burning Fossil Fuels Is Good For The Planet

The newest member of the Science Advisory Board of the Environmental Protection Agency is a climate change skeptic whose research has been debunked and who believes that burning fossil fuels is actually beneficial. “There’s a benefit, not a cost, to producing energy from carbon,” John Christy, an atmospheric science professor at the University of Alabama…
Rep.-Elect Lucy McBath Marks 6 Years To The Date Her Son Jordan Davis Was Murdered

Rep.-Elect Lucy McBath Marks 6 Years To The Date Her Son Jordan Davis Was...

Rep.-elect Lucia “Lucy” McBath, who won her race for Congress in Georgia’s 6th District earlier this month, marked the day her teenage son was fatally shot six years later on Twitter.  McBath, a Democrat, declared victory in Georgia after defeating GOP incumbent Karen Handel in the tight midterm race in the state’s Republican-leaning congressional district.  On Friday,…
Jamal Khashoggi’s Fiancée Put Under 24-Hour Police Protection In Turkey

Jamal Khashoggi’s Fiancée Put Under 24-Hour Police Protection In Turkey

Hatice Cengiz, the fiancée of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has reportedly been placed under 24-hour police protection in Turkey. The state-run Anadolu news agency reported Sunday that the Istanbul governor’s office had arranged the security detail for Cengiz. As Reuters noted, however, a reason has not been provided as to why authorities felt it necessary…
Los Angeles Parents Are Scrambling For Child Care As Teachers Strike

Los Angeles Parents Are Scrambling For Child Care As Teachers Strike

LOS ANGELES ― After three days at home with her kids amid the Los Angeles teachers strike, Cindy Goodale has to have a sense of humor about her upended routine. “I’m ready to get them back to school,” laughed Goodale, who works from home and has found her usual flow interrupted this week by the sounds and…
U.S., Russian Astronauts Make Emergency Landing After Failed Space Launch

U.S., Russian Astronauts Make Emergency Landing After Failed Space Launch

BAIKONUR COSMODROME, Kazakhstan (Reuters) - A booster rocket carrying a Soyuz spacecraft with a Russian and U.S. astronaut on board headed for the International Space Station failed mid-air on Thursday, forcing the crew to make an emergency landing. The rocket was carrying U.S. astronaut Nick Hague and Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin. Footage from inside the…
Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

A truck driver accused of killing 11 people and wounding seven during an attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue has pleaded not guilty. Forty-six-year-old Robert Bowers was in federal court Monday and pleaded not guilty to a new indictment that added 19 additional counts. His attorney, Judy Clarke, says the defense is hoping the case can…
Los Angeles Teachers Union Reaches Agreement With District Amid Strike

Los Angeles Teachers Union Reaches Agreement With District Amid Strike

United Teachers Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Unified School District reached an agreement on Tuesday morning, leaders announced. The agreement, still pending approval from teachers, would end a strike of over 30,000 educators in the nation’s second largest school district and put teachers back in their classrooms Wednesday. Los Angeles teachers had been on…
Matt Whitaker’s Appointment May Be Illegal, Fox News’ Andrew Napolitano Says

Matt Whitaker’s Appointment May Be Illegal, Fox News’ Andrew Napolitano Says

“Under the law, the person running the Department of Justice must have been approved by the United States Senate for some previous position. Even on an interim post,” Napolitano told Fox News’ Dana Perino.  While Whitaker was confirmed by the Senate in 2004 when he was appointed U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa, Napolitano…
Lawsuit Over ‘S**tty Media Men’ List Could Out Alleged Sexual Abuse Victims

Lawsuit Over ‘S**tty Media Men’ List Could Out Alleged Sexual Abuse Victims

A lawsuit filed against Moira Donegan, the creator of a crowdsourced list accusing men of sexual misconduct that circulated last year, could reveal the identities of the anonymous women who made those accusations, legal experts say. New Orleans writer Stephen Elliott is suing Donegan and 30 “Jane Does” who contributed to the “Shitty Media Men”…

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FA Cup: Doncaster Rovers 0-2 Crystal Palace highlights – BBC Sport

FA Cup: Doncaster Rovers 0-2 Crystal Palace highlights – BBC Sport

Watch highlights as first-half goals from Jeffrey Schlupp and Max Meyer help Crystal Palace beat Doncaster Rovers and reach the FA Cup quarter-finals.
California AG: States Will Sue Trump Administration ‘Definitely And Imminently’

California AG: States Will Sue Trump Administration ‘Definitely And Imminently’

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra promised a lawsuit will be filed soon challenging President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency over border security. In a Sunday interview on ABC’s “This Week, Becerra said the legal fight will be undertaken “definitely and imminently.” “We are prepared,” he said. “We knew something like this might happen,…
GOP Lawmakers Who Complained About Obama’s ‘Overreach’ Give Trump A Pass

GOP Lawmakers Who Complained About Obama’s ‘Overreach’ Give Trump A Pass

Republican lawmakers who once loudly protested President Barack Obama’s actions on immigration as executive “overreach” are defending President Donald Trump’s move on Friday to build a wall on the southern border even though Congress has repeatedly rejected his funding demands. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) rushed to the president’s defense Sunday when asked on ABC’s “This…