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Cheating website Ashley Madison hacked, personal info posted

Posted 7/21/2015 in National

The parent company of Ashley Madison, a matchmaking website for cheating spouses, says it was hacked and that the personal information of some of its users was posted online.

 

 

House to take up bill blocking money for 'sanctuary cities'

Posted 7/21/2015 in National

The House will take up a bill this week blocking funding for so-called "sanctuary cities" that resist turning over immigrants to federal authorities.

 

 

Keillor says he's sure: He's retiring from 'Prairie Home'

Posted 7/21/2015 in National

Garrison Keillor, creator and longtime host of the popular "A Prairie Home Companion" radio show, says he means it this time: He's retiring.

 

 

McCain: Trump owes apology to veterans, not to him

Posted 7/20/2015 in National

en. John McCain said today that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump doesn't need to apologize to him for remarks about his captivity in Vietnam, but should tell veterans he's sorry.

 

 

GOP sheds cautious approach to Trump -- but he may not care

Posted 7/20/2015 in National

Seeking to blunt Donald Trump's summer surge, Republican White House hopefuls are shedding their cautious approach to the provocative businessman's political rise.

 

 

Spokesman: Depression may have led to Tenn. killings

Posted 7/20/2015 in National

A Kuwait-born man who shot and killed five service members in Tennessee was first treated by a child psychiatrist for depression when he was 12 or 13 years old, a family representative said.

 

Can Perry stand out in 2016 without his signature swagger?

Posted 7/20/2015 in National

Rick Perry still prides himself on being a Bubba.

Bush: Arrogance and incompetence accepted in DC

Posted 7/20/2015 in National

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush, who pursued an aggressive agenda when he was Florida's governor for eight years, returns to the state capital on Monday where he plans to outline his top domestic priorities if elected.

 

5 decades later, US-Cuba diplomatic ties restored

Posted 7/20/2015 in National

The United States and Cuba restored full diplomatic relations today after more than five decades of frosty relations rooted in the Cold War.

 

 

Cosby detailed his womanizing, secrecy efforts a decade ago

Posted 7/20/2015 in National

Under oath in a hotel -- away from the TV cameras and the soapbox where he did his public moralizing -- Bill Cosby sketched a very different image of America's Dad: a philanderer who plied young women with quaaludes, claimed to be adept at reading their unspoken desires and tried to use his wealth to keep "Mrs. Cosby" in the dark.

 

How did Tenn. gunman go from ordinary suburban kid to killer?

Posted 7/18/2015 in National

Hailey Bureau still recalls the quote her high school classmate Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez selected for his yearbook photo: "My name causes national security alerts. What does yours do?"

 

US asked Mexico to extradite drug lord before escape

Posted 7/18/2015 in National

Just weeks before Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman sneaked out of a maximum security prison in Mexico, the U.S. government had requested formally that the drug kingpin be sent to the United States to stand trial on a variety of drug trafficking and conspiracy charges, the Justice Department said on Friday.

 

 

Clinton keeps her focus on the GOP

Posted 7/18/2015 in National

Ignoring her primary challengers, Hillary Rodham Clinton focused instead on the expanding field of Republican contenders as she and her fellow Democrats tried to impress influential party activists in Iowa.

 

AP-GfK Poll: Americans divided over same-sex marriage

Posted 7/18/2015 in National

People in the United States are evenly divided over the Supreme Court case that made same-sex marriage legal nationwide, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll.

 

MTV causes stir with film on white people

Posted 7/18/2015 in National

One of the challenges for makers of the MTV documentary "White People" was getting folks to talk about race when they didn't feel the issue concerned them -- like those quoted as saying they consider white the "default race" or "normal."

 

 

Spanish town's summer advice: Don't skip your siesta

Posted 7/18/2015 in National

The heat is on, and a Spanish town is taking its afternoon siesta seriously.

 

Little known about suspect in fatal shooting of Marines

Posted 7/17/2015 in National

The man who authorities say killed four Marines in an attack on a military recruiting center and another U.S. military site was a 24-year-old, Kuwait-born engineer who had not been on the radar of federal authorities until the bloodshed.

Obama visits prison to call for a fairer justice system

Posted 7/17/2015 in National

Peering from the back seat of his armored black limousine, President Barack Obama rode into a razor wire-surrounded federal prison Thursday and said he met young inmates "who made mistakes that aren't that different than the mistakes I made."

 

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