• Comey to testify to US Senate intelligence panel on June 8
Comey to testify to US Senate intelligence panel on June 8

Three others were issued to the FBI, CIA and the National Security Agency seeking information on requests that former Obama administration officials made to unmask the identities of Americans named in intelligence reports. He said Nunes recused himself from the investigation but still insists on having a final say in what subpoenas are issued in th...

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  • Statehouse argument leads to death threat from colleague, Texas lawmaker claims
Statehouse argument leads to death threat from colleague, Texas lawmaker claims

In a statement, Rinaldi claimed that state Rep. Poncho Nevàrez of Eagle Pass threatened his life and told him that he would "get [him] on the way to [ his ] vehicle". Democrats seized on Rinaldi's action as a prime example of why the bill was risky. It lets police officers ask for the immigration status of people they've stopped, which is wh...

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  • Sanctuary cities protest disrupts Texas session
Sanctuary cities protest disrupts Texas session

Demonstrators march in the Texas Capitol in Austin on Monday, protesting the state's newly passed anti-sanctuary cities bill, which empowers police to inquire about people's immigration status during routine interactions such as traffic stops.

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  • Donald Trump attacks 'fake news' following Jared Kushner reports
Donald Trump attacks 'fake news' following Jared Kushner reports

Andrew Hemingway, who co-chaired Trump's campaign in New Hampshire, said Trump won't have trouble countering anonymously sourced reports . President Trump returned to form after his first trip overseas with a tweetstorm yesterday that signaled he's going to take on scandalous headlines and allegations about his administration that went large...

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  • After Violent Attack, Portland Mayor Calls for Abandoning First Amendment
After Violent Attack, Portland Mayor Calls for Abandoning First Amendment

Army veteran and father of four, after the stabbings on Friday. The third man, Micah David-Cole Fletcher, 21, suffered serious but non-life-threatening wounds, police said. But he says he still hopes event organizers will rethink their timing. "What he said is completely false". The rallies are being organized by two different groups, one calle...

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  • Trump honors fallen and families in Memorial Day address
Trump honors fallen and families in Memorial Day address

Trump said. The president also thanked Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly , whose son Robert was killed in Afghanistan in November 2010. Trump also paid tribute to World War II veteran and former Sen. Trump first placed a wreath in Arlington at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier a day ahead of his inauguration. The president participated ...

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  • Texas 'bathroom bill' fading as legislative session wraps up
Texas 'bathroom bill' fading as legislative session wraps up

The 140-day, every-other-year regular legislative session adjourns Monday. Patrick , the loudest proponent of the bathroom and tax bills, has been clamoring for weeks for Abbott to call a special session to force lawmakers to pass his priorities.

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  • Trump congratulates body-slamming congressional candidate on win
Trump congratulates body-slamming congressional candidate on win

On Wednesday, the eve of the election, Gianforte allegedly bodyslammed Ben Jacobs , a Jewish reporter for the British Guardian newspaper, after Jacobs asked a question about health care reform a key issue in the campaign. The Montana race focused on Mr Quist's history of financial problems and Mr Gianforte's stance on House Republicans' effort...

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  • After trip's final day, Trump to return to tumult at home
After trip's final day, Trump to return to tumult at home

However, the other G7 leaders pledged to "reaffirm their strong commitment to swiftly implement the Paris Agreement ". Down to the final day of his lengthy first global trip, President Donald Trump will lift off for Washington having rattled some allies and reassured others, returning to a White House that sits under a cloud of scandal.

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  • Rain expected this weekend in SE Michigan
Rain expected this weekend in SE Michigan

Highs will remain in the upper 70s and 80s through the period. Most of Tuesday will be dry as well, but there is a chance we could see a few isolated showers Tuesday evening as a second, weaker cold front approaches the region. Plan on a rain/snow/storm chance in the mountains with highs in the 50s Saturday . The NBC Connecticut meteorolog...

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  • President Trump in Italy for the Group of Seven Summit (G7)
President Trump in Italy for the Group of Seven Summit (G7)

The summit Friday failed to make progress on narrowing differences between the United States and its partners as Trump is still reviewing Washington's position. Nikolai Fichtner says Germany sees protecting the climate as "a modernization program for national economies". And now, Trump is mulling whether he will make good on that pledge.

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  • Texas House Rejects Attempts To Strengthen 'Bathroom Bill'
Texas House Rejects Attempts To Strengthen 'Bathroom Bill'

Other bills aren't exactly flying over to the president's desk either. As such, the health care plan must comply with a series of special rules, including one that says the bill must not increase the federal deficit in a 10-year window. So no, tax reform will not get done this year. The only thing the Legislature MUST do is pass a budget. "Through ...

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  • Ceremonies mark Memorial Day activities in Clark County
Ceremonies mark Memorial Day activities in Clark County

Monday and will form behind St. Luke Hospital. The day was born out of the U.S. Civil War and was officially proclaimed on May 5, 1868 by General John Logan, Commander of the Grand Army of the Republic. A Memorial Day service will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Arcadia Church Cemetery. At 9:30 a.m., the police department honor guard joins ...

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  • House budget leaves out Senate spending cuts
House budget leaves out Senate spending cuts

In this May 4, 2017, photo Joanna Smith, of Houston , walks her twin first-graders home from school. It's time for lawmakers to try something different to stimulate West Virginia's economy, he said, adding that the bill would close the state's projected budget deficit in the fiscal year that starts in July without requiring deeper funding cuts for...

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  • Gianforte, charged with assaulting reporter, wins House seat in Montana special election
Gianforte, charged with assaulting reporter, wins House seat in Montana special election

Jacobs described what happened in this way: "He grabbed my recorder, and next thing I knew I'd gone from being vertical to being horizontal on the floor". Gianforte: I'm sick and exhausted of you guys. The president remains popular in states he overwhelmingly won in 2016 despite low national approval numbers.

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  • Will the weather ruin the Memorial Day weekend?
Will the weather ruin the Memorial Day weekend?

We stay in the 70s all week and stay dry during the day from Tuesday through next weekend, the first weekend of June. Multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms will be possible Saturday afternoon through Sunday evening, and the potential exists for some of those storms to produce severe weather and flash flooding.

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  • 23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say
23 million more uninsured with GOP health bill, analysts say

According to the CBO, "Over time, it would become more hard for less healthy people (including people with pre-existing medical conditions) in those states to purchase insurance because their premiums would continue to increase rapidly".

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  • Key benchmarks in President Donald Trump's budget
Key benchmarks in President Donald Trump's budget

US President Donald Trump boards the Air Force One to Brussels, at the end of a 2-day visit to Italy including a meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican, at Rome's Fiumicino worldwide airport, Wednesday, May 24, 2017 . Georgia Rep. Sanford Bishop said the cuts "fail the test of basic human decency". The budget does not include cuts to Medicare ...

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  • Man with 'Joker' inspired tattoos arrested in Florida
Man with 'Joker' inspired tattoos arrested in Florida

Jared Leto as the Joker in a scene from 'Suicide Squad'. During a pat-down, the officer said he found a Smith & Wesson.380-caliber gun in Sullivan's pocket and arrested him. It's the sort of call Commissioner Gordon likely gets all the time - but lacking a Batsignal, Miami police made a decision to dispatch a patrol auto instead.

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  • Pregnant senior not allowed to walk at graduation
Pregnant senior not allowed to walk at graduation

Her emotional declaration took place in the school auditorium. A Christian school in Pennsylvania is defending its decision to bar a pregnant senior from her graduation ceremony next week. "By banning her and her alone, the administration and board collectively chose to make a public example of one student and has either intentionally or uninte...

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