McCain rips Trump over threatened 'Fake News Awards': 'Stop attacking the press'
U.S. Senator John McCain wants President Trump to stop attacking the American free press.
Mormon Church Confirms New Leader In Live Broadcast
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has officially named Russell M. Nelson as its 17th president.
Flashback 1997: Bob Dole cracks jokes during White House medal ceremony
In 1997, Former Sen. Bob Dole (R-Kan.) was invited to the White House and joked about having lost the presidency. Ten years later, Tim Russert asked him about the joke on Meet the Press
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Appears Open To Striking Down Gerrymandered Map
? A plurality of state Supreme Court justices seemed open to the possibility that the Pennsylvania congressional map may violate the state?s constitution, but during oral argument on Wednesday seemed unclear as to how to remedy the situation.
Steve Bannon has awkward Lawyer Conflict
Rachel Maddow notes that Steve Bannon's lawyer also represents the White House counsel likely telling him not to answer questions from the House Intelligence Committee.
Police issue warning about drugs cut with 'Rizzy' after man's skin is eaten away
Police in Alliance, Ohio, issued a warning to other law enforcement officials after a man's skin was eaten away when he allegedly injected heroin tainted with a substance called "Rizzy" into his arms, according to WEWS. Narcotics officers who arrested the unnamed 25-year-old man last week said they immediately noticed his horrific injuries. WEWS reports that the man's forearm skin was blackened and peeling, and some of his flesh had been completely eaten away.
Fishermen dive into river moments before motorboat smashes into vessel
A group of fisherman were forced to dive into a freezing cold river to escape being crushed by a motorboat bearing down on their small vessel. Bryan Maess was fishing with friends near the mouth of the Columbia River in Oregon when the motorboat crashed straight into the small boat in August last year. Footage captured on a GoPro mounted inside the fishing boat shows Mr Maess frantically waving at the boat as it approaches to get the driver?s attention. He repeatedly shouts ?hey!? as the vessel gets closer, while another on board is heard saying ?oh my god? before the trio dive into the water. Mr Maess has filed a $372,500 (£270k) lawsuit against the driver of the boat, who told police he could not see the fishing party as the dash of his boat was blocking his view, The Oregonian reports. The trip were forced to dive into the water The fisherman suffered injuries to his ankle, leg and arms in the incident and has had vision problems and headaches since, the lawsuit says. Mr Maess claims in the suit that the boat driver, Marlin Lee Larsen, was distracted while using his mobile phone when the incident occurred. However Mr Larsen told local media the allegations were ?fake news?. The 75-year-old has pleaded not guilty to criminal charges of the reckless operation of a boat, fourth-degree assault and recklessly endangering the lives of others. The case is ongoing. There are no laws prohibiting the use of a mobile phone when driving a boat in Oregon, however there are laws against operating a boat without due care. Investigators say the trio could have been killed or seriously injured if they hadn?t jumped into the water.
How 2 California Parents Could 'Home-School' Their Shackled And Abused Children
Two California parents were arrested over the weekend when police found 12 of their 13 children in filthy conditions, some chained to beds and starving.
White House releases report on foreign-born criminals in the U.S.
During a press briefing at the White House on Wednesday, January 17, The Justice Department's National Security Division released a report on criminals in the U.S. who were foreign-born.
Trump's language on immigrants provokes a backlash in the pulpits
Many Christian pastors and educators were deeply troubled President Trump?s demeaning language about some foreign countries ? less because of the vulgar language he used than the racist views it implied. Many churches have sent missions to Haiti and appreciate their struggles.