• West Point cadet caught using phone during graduation march
West Point cadet caught using phone during graduation march

Vice President Joe Biden, delivered the commencement speech at the West Point graduation ceremony shortly afterwards, and said that the USA military needs more women and gays, especially in leadership roles, as diversity will serve to strengthen the force.

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  • NASCAR All-Star Race 2016 Results: Winner, Standings, Highlights and Reaction
NASCAR All-Star Race 2016 Results: Winner, Standings, Highlights and Reaction

Crafton wins 2nd straight Truck Series race: CONCORD , N.C. - Matt Crafton won his second consecutive Trucks Series race by a convincing margin over Kyle Busch at Charlotte Motor Speedway. "Lap down cars were pitting with lead lap cars", Junior said. "I think that's what needs to be done to keep the fans around and keep them out and about and comi...

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  • New federal overtime rules for salary employees
New federal overtime rules for salary employees

Under the new rules, all the workers who are earning salaries beneath that threshold will be entitled to time-and-a-half pay if they work more than 40 hours a week. Teaching is one profession that is exempt. "There is anticipated to be a lot more pay going from business owners to worker's pockets", said Elizabeth Skaggs, a partner with Varnum law...

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  • Americans Have 'Growing Doubts' About Clinton Campaign
Americans Have 'Growing Doubts' About Clinton Campaign

If I closed my eyes I could go back to the 1930s and hear Tommy Douglas pouring forth that very same speech here in Canada. Yes, he'll fall short even if he wins each remaining contest, but it won't be almost as obvious that he was solidly beaten.

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  • US Air Force investigates B-52 crash in Guam
US Air Force investigates B-52 crash in Guam

This is the terrifying moment a plane crashes at a US Air Force base after aborting take off during a routine training mission. The cause of the incident is under investigation, according to the Air Force. Environmental specialists were assessing possible impacts from leaking fluids and burning materials to mitigate damages to the ecosystem, th...

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  • TSA, private firm working to reduce wait times at Charlotte Douglas
TSA, private firm working to reduce wait times at Charlotte Douglas

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said last Friday that they are taking steps to remedy the situation by bringing in more screening officers at the TSA lines and "increasing the use of overtime". She's not alone. Passengers are being forced to arrive three to four hours before their flights just so they can make it past the never-ending sna...

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  • Tupac Shakur's mother, Afeni Shakur Davis, is dead at 69
Tupac Shakur's mother, Afeni Shakur Davis, is dead at 69

Deputies responded to Shakur's Sausalito, Calif. home Monday night (May 2) after she suffered a possible cardiac arrest , the New York Daily News is reporting. In her youth, Davis - who was born in North Carolina - was an activist and Black Panther . Following the shooting death of her son, Tupac in 1996, Shakur had taken control of his est...

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  • Rachel Maddow Blows Bernie Sanders' Contested Convention Logic To Smithereens
Rachel Maddow Blows Bernie Sanders' Contested Convention Logic To Smithereens

For now, then, Sanders's hints at a contested convention are probably created to keep his supporters engaged in hopes of pulling off a major shift in the remaining dozen contests, or if that doesn't happen, to further build his national constituency in hopes of leveraging some influence over the party's agenda heading into the general election.

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  • National Weather Service confirms Tulsa tornado
National Weather Service confirms Tulsa tornado

National Weather Service spokesman Keli Pirtle said survey teams were assessing the storms. Indianapolis forecasters say they are investigating that report . Tornado sirens in Monroe County sounded twice Tuesday evening as violent storms approached the Bloomington area from neighboring counties. Administrators for Oklahoma City Public Schools,...

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  • Polls open in pivotal in primaries: U.S. presidential election
Polls open in pivotal in primaries: U.S. presidential election

For his plan to work, he'll need plenty of big-time breaks. Clinton's campaign said she has $30 million in the bank heading into May. "They're wrong", Sanders said in a telephone interview with The Associated Press from New Albany, Indiana.

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  • Tennessee Highway Patrol reports possible sighting of Amber Alert child
Tennessee Highway Patrol reports possible sighting of Amber Alert child

She has blond hair and blue eyes. He was last seen wearing a brown cap, dark colored shirt and jeans. The pair were last seen driving away in Simpson's 2002 white Dodge Conversion Van. He has no custodial rights to Carlie. Hawkins County Schools said they have reviewed surveillance video and documented that all procedures were followed correc...

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  • Current GOP Delegate Count: Trump Has Large Lead
Current GOP Delegate Count: Trump Has Large Lead

Of course it's not surprise that despite Trump's strong showing against his rivals for the GOP nomination, California voters say they will vote overwhelmingly for Hillary Clinton in the general election. The Ohio governor agreed to stop spending money in IN to give Cruz a chance to compete head-to-head with Trump. More than 4 in 10 Indiana GO...

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  • Harrington Breaks Down New Poll Numbers for Trump in California, Indiana
Harrington Breaks Down New Poll Numbers for Trump in California, Indiana

Pierson on Friday laughed off Cruz's moves, arguing that they would only generate more interest in Trump . Manafort continued to say that people will start to see more "depth to the person, the real person". Trump also said Caitlyn Jenner , a transgender woman, could use any bathroom that she wants at New York's Trump Tower. Trump's ...

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  • Trump Ahead of Cruz in Indiana
Trump Ahead of Cruz in Indiana

We spoke with Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd about the results. "You'll see a real different way", he said . The 44-year-old insurance broker said GOP front-runner Donald Trump has distorted the national conversation and that Cruz was a staunch constitutionalist.

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  • GOP delegates in Pennsylvania primary often are pledged only to themselves
GOP delegates in Pennsylvania primary often are pledged only to themselves

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump continued his recent tirade against the GOP's delegate-selection process by penning a scathing op-ed published by The Wall Street Journal on Thursday night. Unlike the pattern in the Democratic contest, where gender, age and race play a role in candidate support, on the GOP side, it is education...

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  • Latest 2016 Presidential Poll: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Ahead in NY Primary
Latest 2016 Presidential Poll: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Ahead in NY Primary

That means hearing the name Goldman Sachs once again in the Bernie Sanders ad, Sanders is challenging Hillary Clinton again and again to release the transcripts of her paid speeches for the investment bank. "Today I would support Elizabeth Warren, Barbara Lee or any other progressive woman candidate for president wholeheartedly" . The differ...

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  • Beau Dermott's awesome Britain's Got Talent audition is going global
Beau Dermott's awesome Britain's Got Talent audition is going global

In the sneak peek below, you could see a particular singer in Beau Dermott do what she can to impress, even though at 12 years old she will probably be one of the younger singers trying out for the show. Beau, who lives in Widnes, now studies at The Hammond performing arts school in Chester. And of course there were also a few questionable acts a...

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  • Paid Family Leave Is On A Roll
Paid Family Leave Is On A Roll

Lacking paid leave also pushes a lot of women out of the job market and discourages fathers from being equal partners in child-rearing. Birth mothers who already receive eight weeks of maternity disability could then take 20 weeks of fully paid leave if they choose.

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  • John Kasich to Hold Town Hall Meeting in Syracuse Tonight
John Kasich to Hold Town Hall Meeting in Syracuse Tonight

The question to be answered is whether Trump's stumble on the abortion issue, his much-criticized recent foreign policy pronouncements and the controversy over his campaign manager's actions will matter as much in NY as they did in Trump's loss in Wisconsin.

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  • Bernie Sanders says pope invited him to Vatican
Bernie Sanders says pope invited him to Vatican

The announcement of Sanders' trip came as the pope called for a church that was less strict and more compassionate toward "imperfect" Catholics. "But he has played an unbelievable role - an unbelievable role - of injecting a moral outcome into the economy".

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