• Arizona Rancher Shot Was Reaching Toward Waistband
Arizona Rancher Shot Was Reaching Toward Waistband

The Hammonds distanced themselves from the movement and voluntarily began their scheduled prison sentences after the occupation began. A spokesman for the armed occupiers of a wildlife refuge who died in a confrontation with officers earlier this week was shot when he reached for his waistband, a law enforcement official said Thursday.

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  • Merkley Talks Occupation Costs, Reacts To FBI Video
Merkley Talks Occupation Costs, Reacts To FBI Video

A local resident is stopped and made to exit her vehicle at a roadblock near the headquarters of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge outside Burns. "My only desire is to be home with family and take care of my wife and children", Ammon Bundy told the judge. A federal judge said Thursday she will not release any of those arrested while the occu...

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  • Bernie Sanders meets Barack Obama at White House
Bernie Sanders meets Barack Obama at White House

Sanders leads Clinton in the early-voting state overall with 49 percent of the vote to Clinton's 45 percent, a figure that is virtually unchanged from a Quinnipiac survey released earlier this month. "Given the way Iowa's Democratic caucuses work, Clinton could start the night with more supporters, but Sanders could win the delegate count", ...

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  • 'Leave us alone' - people in Oregon town tired of standoff
'Leave us alone' - people in Oregon town tired of standoff

They also connected the militants to a pro bono attorney, he said, per Bundy's request. The judge considered the Idaho resident unlikely to follow her orders and return to OR for future court appearances. Court documents against the 11 occupiers under arrest show Federal Bureau of Investigation agents have scrutinized social media postings, intervi...

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  • Bernie Sanders supporters from Colorado headed to Iowa
Bernie Sanders supporters from Colorado headed to Iowa

Polls give Trump a slight edge over rival Ted Cruz in the state. Appearing with evangelist Jerry Falwell Jr.at a Davenport, Iowa, town hall event, Trump said he was happier that he was connecting with evangelicals than he was leading the new poll.

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  • FBI released video of fatal shooting of Oregon occupier
FBI released video of fatal shooting of Oregon occupier

He called on people to "come out here and stand", adding: "We need you to bring your arms". Bretzing said Finicum had a loaded 9 mm semi-automatic handgun in the pocket. The almost month long armed occupation of the refuge - a protest of federal land policies - began to crumble this week when leader Ammon Bundy and seven other occupiers were arre...

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  • Hillary Clinton launches closing ad against Bernie Sanders
Hillary Clinton launches closing ad against Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders is in "overall very good health", according to a letter from his doctor released by the Democratic presidential candidates' campaign Thursday. The strategy positions Clinton to over-perform in areas that Barack Obama and John Edwards won in 2008, her aides hope, leading to decisive wins in Iowa's handful of cities.

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  • Road to Iowa: Disgruntled democrats push Sanders
Road to Iowa: Disgruntled democrats push Sanders

The central mystery about Trump's campaign in Iowa has been whether he can convert voter enthusiasm for him into turnout at the caucuses. The Vermont senator and self-described democratic socialist said "the eyes of America, in fact much of the world" would be on Iowa, and the state could be a model for the future of American democracy.

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  • Missing Mansfield man found dead, believed to have fallen through ice
Missing Mansfield man found dead, believed to have fallen through ice

Saturday, when a local family reported their adult son missing. The body of a missing man was found in a Mansfield pond Sunday morning after authorities said he might have fallen through the ice.

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  • Hillary Rodham Clinton in a panic over Bernie Sanders Iowa poll lead
Hillary Rodham Clinton in a panic over Bernie Sanders Iowa poll lead

He attached the real estate mogul and the Texas senator to Democratic presidential hopeful Vermont Sen. They've long seen New Hampshire as a tougher race, given Sanders' decades of representing a neighboring state, but expect Clinton to be strong in South Carolina, Nevada and the Southern states that vote on March 1.

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  • Winter storm to bring heavy, blowing snow
Winter storm to bring heavy, blowing snow

The heavy accumulation snarled traffic on Interstate 75 in southeastern Kentucky, stranding hundreds of motorists on Friday evening into early Saturday morning. Along with very heavy winds with gusts as high as 55 miles per hour. Low pressure is forecast to track from near Oklahoma City on Tuesday morning, to Kansas City by midday, then just west...

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  • Irving police fatally shoot gunman in hostage situation
Irving police fatally shoot gunman in hostage situation

Yousef Hajj, owner of the nearby Comfy Furniture store, captured the incident on video with his cellphone after seeing police gathering in parking lot. Even after being released by the suspect, the hostage seemed to be in a state of shock, as it took her several seconds to become aware that she was free from her captor.

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  • How the Iowa Caucuses Actually Work, Explained With Lego
How the Iowa Caucuses Actually Work, Explained With Lego

In the November poll, Clinton and Sanders had a gap of 9 percent. Trump blames foreigners, most prominently those cunning Mexicans, Chinese, Japanese and Saudis who've been taking merciless advantage of us, in concert with America's own leaders who are, alternatively, stupid and incompetent or bought and corrupt.

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  • Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse Campaigns Against Donald Trump
Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse Campaigns Against Donald Trump

Moments later Sasse allowed that, in his judgment,  MTP Daily  host Chuck Todd had personally asked Trump some tough, fair questions, but that overall the media were milking Trump for ratings without any concern about helping primary voters get to the core of the man's political substance, particularly on constitutional questions.

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  • Man arrested in connection with endangered missing teen
Man arrested in connection with endangered missing teen

The press conference comes after police arrested 18-year old David Eisenhauer, a Virginia Tech freshman. She had a liver transplant and is without her daily medication. Additionally, she may also have a blue blanket with yellow "Minions" animated characters. Virginia State Police issued an alert for Lovell on Wednesday.

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  • Zephyr Teachout better watch her back
Zephyr Teachout better watch her back

The 19th Congressional District comprises all of Ulster, Greene, Columbia, Delaware, Sullivan, Schoharie and Otsego counties; most of Dutchess and Rensselaer counties, and parts of Montgomery and Broome counties. Her anti-corruption, reform-minded candidacy might really resonate with voters fed up with scandals, cronyism and dysfunction in governme...

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  • Bernie Sanders Meets With Obama And Debunks Clinton Endorsement Media Nonsense
Bernie Sanders Meets With Obama And Debunks Clinton Endorsement Media Nonsense

The former Barack Obama campaign volunteer said the energy for Sanders exceeds what she saw in the 2008 campaign. Sanders said he doesn't believe that is the case. The Vermont senator said the president has been "even handed" in his treatment of the candidates vying to replace him, and he showed no interest in trying to strike any sharp contrast ...

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  • Kerry says can't comment on content of Clinton emails
Kerry says can't comment on content of Clinton emails

The Clinton campaign issued a statement calling for the full release of the emails, which were first provided to the State Department a year ago. The  Associated Press  said that the emails may have concerned drone strikes and so-called "special access programmes" or clandestine projects like government eavesdropping.

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  • Active shooter reported at Naval Medical Center San Diego
Active shooter reported at Naval Medical Center San Diego

Building 26 houses both the security, pass and ID office as well as the fitness center, according to the medical center's website. "It's the new reality for the entire country, we to take all these reports seriously", said US Navy Capt.

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  • Covered California extends open enrollment deadline
Covered California extends open enrollment deadline

Lee said consumers who start their enrollment process, or make an appointment, by midnight January 31 will have until midnight February 6 to complete the application as long as they are working with a Certified Insurance Agent, Certified Enrollment Counselor, Certified Plan-Based Enroller or Service Center representative at Covered California.

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