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In TV Interview, Josh Brown Discusses Physically Abusing Ex-Wife

Brown said that he would hold his wife down and kicked a chair to intimidate her but insisted that he never struck her, a claim he's made before. "I have never...


Winter storm watch downgraded, but freezing rain expected

Thursday's low temperature was about 35 degrees, but wind chill made it feel about 10 degrees colder, according to the weather service. Smith said the weathe...


US Senate advances Rex Tillerson's nomination as secretary of state

Diplomacy : "Look, say what you will about Donald Trump, he's not significantly worse than Zimbabwe's erratic, mass-murdering, kleptocrat Robert Mugabe". Whethe...


What Does Groundhog Day Have To Do With Astronomy?

The tradition is celebrated every year on February 2 - a date midway between winter's solstice and the spring equinox - and draws hundreds of visitors to th...


House rolls back rule restricting gun sales to severely mentally ill

The background checks rule established the criteria the Social Security Administration will follow when forwarding names to the criminal background check system...


Trump vows to repeal political limits on speech by pastors

Meanwhile a document reported to be a leaked draft of an executive order on "religious freedom" sets out how the Trump White House could enshrine specific rel...


Is Trump really in a position to put Iran 'on notice'?

Iran's Foreign Ministry insisted Tuesday that Sunday's missile test was "solely for defensive purposes", and not a violation of the UN Security Council resoluti...


Two Republican senators say they will vote against DeVos for education secretary

Sens. Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski , the two Republicans, said they weren't convinced of Mrs. DeVos's commitment to public schools. She cited the nom...


Land sale bill floated by Utah lawmaker includes Ore. acres

Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, announced via social media Wednesday night that he would withdraw the bill, H.R. 621. I look forward to working with you. "I'm a proud...


Hundreds of NYC bodega owners protest Trump travel ban

The strike is being carried out by Yemeni-Americans who own small grocery or corner stores generally known in NY as bodegas. "Then we saw everyone from ever...


Pentagon to Recommend Iraqi Partners for Exemptions From Travel Ban

Department of Homeland Security officials did not respond to requests for comment on whether Trump's executive order represents a blanket ban on Iraqi nationals...


More Sunshine and Warm Temperatures

We'll be cooler on Friday , as well as Saturday because of the northerly winds we should receive. This weekend looks like a nice setup for lovely weather. ...


Protesters Start Fires, Shut Down Alt-Right Figure's Speech At UC Berkeley

Some broke windows and lit fireworks, while others pulled away the metal barricades in front of the building. "Amid violence, destruction of property and out ...


Watch (parts of) the Super Bowl (sort of) in VR this weekend

The defensive tackle started his career in 2010 with the Detroit Lions, winning Defensive Rookie of the Year, before securing a six-year, $114m contract with th...


Bosnian women mark World Hijab Day

However, almost every religion requires both men and women, in some fashion, to dress modestly. Mouna Mana, director of Arabic Language & Culture at Qatar Fou...


Nestlé moves to bring 300 jobs to St. Louis

Company officials said Nestle will still have about 5,500 employees in California, with nine manufacturing facilities located in the state for products includ...


Amazon throws weight behind law suit against Trump's radical travel ban

There may be other employees with permanent-resident status or green cards. "At the same time, in a climate when companies are going to speak up, they'd get som...


Donovan Winter in jail, doesn't send letter of intent to Spartans

Sometimes things go wrong and recruits don't always end up signing with a school. The 18-year-old was supposed to sign with the Spartans and join his other co...


When is Groundhog Day 2017? Can rodents predict the weather?

Live footage starts January 2 at 5 a.m. ET. The Climate Prediction Center is forecasting a warmer than normal February for most of the U.S. That warmth will c...


Oculus owes ZeniMax $500 million after founder Palmer Luckey breaks NDA

The case revolved around former ZeniMax employee and legendary video game programmer John Carmack's involvement with Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey. Oculus's...


Democrats boycott committee votes for Health & Treasury secretaries

In response, Democrats made the only move they could - deny Republicans a quorum to move both candidates to the full Senate for a vote. For a second day, all De...


Escaped bobcat Ollie found on National Zoo property

The zoo, one of the top tourist draws in the USA capital, had canceled the search for Ollie on Wednesday and said it would rely on tips to find her. Born in t...


AARP Foundation to provide free tax preparation through April 18

The University of Pikeville-Coleman College of Business will offer free tax preparation services during a series of "Super Saturdays". Rich Brich is the Marqu...


Reince Priebus Doubles Down on White House's Jew-less Holocaust Remembrance

But today the White house press secretary Sean Spicer praised Trump "for going out of his way to recognise the holocaust" and labelled critics of the statemen...


Have Donald Trump's Attacks on CNN Hurt Ratings?

A White House official told Politico "We're sending surrogates to places where we think it makes sense to promote our agenda ". An anonymous CNN reporter...


Joe, Jill Biden Launch The Biden Foundation

This will be a continuation of the couple's work on equal rights, which they focused on during their years in office. The foundation's board will be chaired by ...


President Donald Trump to announce Supreme Court pick Tuesday

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., talks to Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., Jan. 31, 2017. However, once Obama made his nomination official, a number of Republicans m...


Oakland Judge Denies Bail To Widow Of Orlando Nightclub Shooter

Noor Salman, the wife of Pulse shooter Omar Mateen, was ordered by a California judge Wednesday afternoon to receive a p sychiatric evaluation. The widow of t...


Trump picks Liberty University president to head task force on higher education

He has said he was offered the position of education secretary in the Trump administration late a year ago but declined because he wanted to stay close to his...


Betsy DeVos Clears First Vote to Become Secretary of Education

However, McConnell can schedule DeVos' confirmation vote first and ensure Sessions is still eligible to cast his vote in her favor. The nomination appears to ...


Trump's Texas Voter Fraud 'Expert' Registered to Vote in Three States

Trump took the Electoral College 306 to 232 and pulled down 62,979,636 votes compared to the former Secretary of State Clinton's 65,844,610 total, The Cook Pol...


Winter Weather Advisory issued, morning commute to be impacted

The service put the chance of precipitation at 80 percent. It won't have a lot of moisture to work with, but there will be enough snow to plow and shovel. High ...


Cats crash Westminster dog show

The dogs are among three new breeds competing in the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden. For the first time in the esteemed history o...


White House uses Quebec mosque attack to justify travel ban

WASHINGTON-U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is citing the Sunday attack on Muslims in Quebec City as an example of why his own policies are needed. ...


Volkswagen to pay at least $1.2 billion for bigger diesels

The proposed settlement covers some 75,000 Audi, Volkswagen and Porsche vehicles listed in last year's recall. Volkswagen's Group of America chief executive H...


Cooler Temperatures On The Way To Oklahoma

An approaching system will bring mostly cloudy skies and highs in the upper 30s for tonight . The weak disturbance will slide across the region Wednesday w...


Auburn and Alabama Presidents Release Statements on Trump's Executive Order

As you know, this past Friday President Trump issued an executive order barring all refugees from entering the United States, along with citizens of seven nat...


Trump's immigration policy won't be affected by federal judge's order, says Conway

If anything, he and the rest of his White House team have doubled down on this approach in an attempt to make the media look even less trustworthy. White Hous...


Trump picks Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court

Senate Republicans stood united behind President Donald Trump's nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. In Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. v. While c...


Nation reacts to President Trump's Supreme Court nominee

Neil Gorsuch , now serving on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, is Donald Trump's pick to fill the seat opened by Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia's deat...


Antoine Fuqua Leaves Universal's 'Scarface' Remake to Direct 'Equalizer' Sequel

We've heard in the past that this new Scarface will be a reimagining of both the 1932 and 1983 versions of the story. Rumors are going around that Fuqua was...


White House cancels signing of cyber executive order following meeting with advisers

This budget, separate from the congressional appropriation process, will be set by the White House. The plan, Trump says, is meant to ease the regulatory bu...


Schumer vows to fight Trump's immigration order

Amy Schumer, who has pushed for stricter gun control legislation with the Democratic leader, responded to a tweet from Trump last week that claimed the NY sen...


Collins hails Trump's immigration order as 'common sense measure'

Perceptions matter, and despite the administration's denials, President Trump's order is perceived as a ban on Muslims. However, as anyone who has done basic ...


Missing Port Richey toddler triggers Amber Alert

Deputies said Wheeler picked up his son from daycare at 9446 U.S. Highway 19 just before 10 a.m. An AMBER Alert means a child is missing and believed to be in...


Free tax preparation available for area seniors

Students in VITA, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance, is a nonprofit student organization that offers free tax assistance to the low-income community. All VITA e...


Fort Campbell soldiers injured in Black Hawk training incident

The helicopter is a UH-60 Black Hawk from the 101st Airborne Division. LifeFlight officials say they were contacted shortly after 11 a.m.to send medical evacu...


Christie: Trump travel ban rollout has been 'terrible'

A whopping 78 percent of state voters disapprove of Gov. Chris Christie's job performance, making him the least popular New Jersey governor in four decades, acc...


Iranian man with green card released after being detained at Port Everglades

Donald Trump threw the nation into absolute chaos over the weekend when he signed an Executive Order effectively banning Muslims from entering the United States...


California Legislature moving quickly on bills to defy Trump on immigration

Representatives from law enforcement groups say they're opposed to a California bill that would restrict them from cooperating in immigration enforcement activi...