Bitter Ga. loss provides backdrop for Democrats to reflect on party?s future
In the wake of Jon Ossoff?s stinging defeat in the House race in Atlanta?s suburbs last night, the question now is: How do Democrats pick up the pieces? Under this scenario, Democrats would embrace candidates who excoriate the wealthiest ?1 percent? and promise to curb income inequality, zero out public college and university tuition and enact single-payer universal health care. There are also Democratic warnings that Ossoff?s tepid handling of President Trump misfired.
Thousands Attend Funeral for Muslim Teen Who Was Murdered in Virginia
Tim Kaine: U.S. strikes on Syrian forces ?completely illegal?
'Pizzagate' gunman in DC sentenced to 4 years in prison
WASHINGTON (AP) ? An online conspiracy theory dubbed "pizzagate" ended Thursday with real-world consequences when a North Carolina man was sentenced to prison for arming himself with an assault rifle, traveling to the nation's capital and firing his weapon inside a neighborhood pizza restaurant.
Settlement Reached in Lawsuit over Michael Brown's Death
(Reuters) - The parents of black teenager Michael Brown and the city of Ferguson, Missouri, have settled a lawsuit over his fatal shooting by a white city police officer in 2014, according to a court document filed on June 19, 2017.
FCC Regulators Are Now Imposing Record Fines for Robocalls
6.8-magnitude quake hits Guatemala, second in eight days: USGS
A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit near Guatemala's coast Thursday, injuring four people and damaging homes and roads, officials said, just eight days after another strong tremor killed five people in the Central American country. The quake struck at 6:31 am (1231 GMT) with its epicenter in the Pacific Ocean at a depth of 46.8 kilometers, about 23 kilometers (14 miles) southwest of Puerto San Jose, the US Geological Survey said. The Guatemalan Seismological Institute measured the quake at a magnitude of 6.7.
Police drag protesters away from McConnell?s office in ?die-in? against Medicaid cuts
"Textalyzer" Device Allows Police to Determine if Drivers Were Texting and Driving
Sean Spicer defends lack of press briefings by accusing 'snarky' reporters of wanting to be 'YouTube stars'
Donald Trump?s press secretary Sean Spicer has pushed back against accusations that the White House is displaying a ?lack of transparency? by holding fewer on-camera briefings, saying that reporters who ask ?snarky questions? just ?want to become YouTube stars?. Over the duration of Mr Trump?s first six months as president, Mr Spicer has more routinely favoured off-camera press gaggles, which tend to shorter and more informal, over traditional televised briefings.