Day: August 1, 2017

Sen. Cory Booker Wants to Make Marijuana Legal Across U.S. — Could That Curb Opioid Epidemic?

Sen. Cory Booker introduced a wide-reaching bill on Tuesday that would drop the federal prohibition on marijuana and...

Trump administration cancels controversial contract bid for a new student loan servicer

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on June 6. (Susan Walsh/AP) The Trump administration...

“Pattern” of school district ignoring child’s bullying before suicide, mom says

ROSELAND, New Jersey -- In New Jersey, the parents of a 12-year-old girl who killed herself claim she...

National Night Out brings out community in Baltimore area

Dozens of children wandered around a Park Heights parking lot Tuesday afternoon, their faces painted, carrying colorful balloon...

Premera expects a 21.6 percent decrease in Alaska’s individual market premiums for 2018

On Tuesday, Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., who chairs the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, announced that the...

Suspect in Navajo girl’s death pleads guilty to murder

USA Today NetworkJoshua Kellogg, The (Farmington, N.M.) Daily Times Published 7:38 p.m. ET Aug. 1, 2017 | Updated...

These Passengers Were Stuck on the Tarmac for Six Hours. So One of Them Took Drastic Action

Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in...

John Kelly waived laws for Donald Trump’s border wall

John Kelly waived laws for Donald Trump's border wall Washington TimesDHS Waives Environmental Laws in Building Border Wall...

Here’s the true cost of buying a Tesla Model 3

The Tesla Model 3 is already one of the biggest product launches of the year. At a base...

Basketball awareness on the rise in Africa

NBA By NBA.com Global on Aug 02, 2017 07:27 AM <!-- --> JOHANNESBURG, SA - AUGUST 1: Pau...

The Latest: Report says Trump called White House a ‘dump’

The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT): 7:15 p.m. President Donald Trump has told members of...

Bitcoin splits, but clone off to slow start

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin's underlying software code was split on Tuesday, generating a new clone called "Bitcoin...

Zimbabwe: Is Funeral Assurers Contribution Cause for Concern? – AllAfrica.com

The Insurance and Pension Commission has raised a red flag over continued minimal participation by funeral assurance companies...

Senators Launch Bipartisan Effort to Shore Up Obamacare

Mr. Alexander said it was important for Mr. Trump to approve the payments for August and September, and...

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson arrives in Johannesburg for NBA Africa Game

Rondae Hollis-Jefferson arrived in Johannesburg, South Africa, Tuesday, ready to represent Team World in the NBA Africa Game...

All eyes on Venezuela military after protests, vote

CARACAS/SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuelan soldiers are increasingly weary of the popular backlash against their role in...

Slick Liverpool turn on the style to embarrass Bayern Munich | Football

Sadio Mané announced his return to full fitness, and Liverpool their readiness for the Champions League play-offs, as...

With Erinn Hayes exit, death comes to ‘Kevin Can Wait’ in season two

The Grim Reaper will make a rare appearance on a CBS sitcom this upcoming season.CBS entertainment president Kelly...

2018 Aston Martin Vantage shown in near-production form

These are the first pictures of the new Aston Martin Vantage, which will officially be revealed by the...

Don’t be blindsided during the eclipse

For the first time in nearly a century, on Aug. 21, a total solar eclipse of the sun...

Tillerson tightens the reins at State Department

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson last month tightened his control over the State Department...

Nigeria generated 24m tonnes of waste more than rice in 18 states in 2016 – R… – Vanguard

Nigeria currently generates 24 million tonnes of waste annually at refuse dumpsites across the country, an environmental expert...

Nigeria generated 24m tonnes of waste more than rice in 18 states in 2016 – R… – Vanguard

Nigeria currently generates 24 million tonnes of waste annually at refuse dumpsites across the country, an environmental expert...

Apple stock hits all time high on news of strong Q3 sales, promising Q4 guidance

  By Mikey Campbell Tuesday, August 01, 2017, 03:54 pm PT (06:54 pm ET) Apple stock prices hit...

A condom to save a new mum's life

Using condoms to save women's lives from bleeding after giving birth. Source link : http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-40780431 Author : Publish...

Hakeem Olajuwon Interested in Ownership Stake in Houston Rockets

David Dow/Getty ImagesHouston Rockets legend Hakeem Olajuwon expressed a desire to take an ownership stake in the team."Many...

The Atlantic Daily: On the Wray In

What We’re FollowingComey’s Replacement: The Senate confirmed Christopher Wray as director of the FBI in a 92-5 vote....

Nintendo Switch games list still missing key ingredient to take on PS4 and Xbox One | Gaming | Entertainment

A new Nintendo Switch gaming announcement today has highlighted one area that the new console is lagging way behind...

Coast Guard chief vows to support transgender personnel after Trump tweets ban

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Jared Kushner on Israeli-Palestinian peace: ‘There may be no solution’

Jared Kushner on Israeli-Palestinian peace: 'There may be no solution' Jewish JournalJews Turn Out In Record Numbers At...

Tillerson to North Korea: ‘We are not your enemy’

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Tuesday for a dialogue with North Korea and acknowledged that U.S. relations...

Activists Attack Wisconsin’s Foxconn Deal as Harmful to Wetlands

President Donald Trump, who has suggested the deal would not have happened without his efforts, said he was...

DC National Night Out Offers Hope for Safer Communities

Metropolitan Police Department officers were out in seven districts Tuesday night, hoping to build bridges with the people...

The Latest: 2 California deputies in serious condition

The Latest on two California deputies shot (all times local): 3:25 p.m. A hospital says two California deputies...

Despite Trump’s tough talk on the border, migrants are still coming

President Donald Trump with newly sworn-in White House Chief of Staff John Kelly. © AFP JIM WATSON President...

Senate confirms Trump’s new FBI director

The Senate easily confirmed President Trump's pick to lead the FBI on Tuesday, following the abrupt firing of...

Brock Lesnar Teases WWE Exit: Could Universal Champion Really Be on His Way Out?

Credit: WWE.comA wrinkle of epic proportions emerged ahead of Brock Lesnar's Universal Championship defense at WWE SummerSlam on August 20. Paul...

Man, 73, severely burned by exploding package in Queens has died

Please enable Javascript to watch this video BROOKEVILLE, Queens — A 73-year-old man has died days after he...

Trump helped write his son’s misleading statement about a 2016 meeting with Russians, White House acknowledges

The White House acknowledged Tuesday that President Trump “weighed in as any father would” in helping draft a...

Apple Quarterly Results Drive iPhone Hype

Apple released strong quarterly results on Tuesday, sending its shares up 6% in after-hours trading to a record...