Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Republican looks to overhaul Social Security

The trustees who oversee Social Security say it has enough money to pay full benefits until 2034, and then Social Security will collect only enough taxes to pay 79 percent of benefits.

Obama nominates FDA’s No. 2 official to lead agency

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has nominated the Food and Drug Administration's second-highest ranking official, Dr. Robert Califf, to lead the agency, which...

Group behind anti-abortion videos is something of a mystery

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — It calls itself the Center for Medical Progress, and its name has been all over the news in the past...

Man who set fire to CVS during Baltimore riot gets 4...

Man who set fire to CVS during Baltimore riot gets 4 years

Democrats to challenge Sessions on immigration, civil rights

Democrats to challenge Sessions on immigration, civil rights

Graduates walk out on Pence at Notre Dame commencement

Dozens of graduates and family members silently stood and walked out Sunday as Vice President Mike Pence began his address at Notre Dame’s commencement ceremony.

Police group’s endorsement of Trump stirs debate among ranks

A national police organization's endorsement of Donald Trump has exposed a divide within the ranks of law enforcement: Can they support someone who calls himself the law-and-order candidate but was caught on tape bragging about sexually predatory behavior toward women?

Carson questions claims of racial bias against police

Carson questions claims of racial bias against police

Senate Democrats block GOP’s Zika funding bill

A dysfunctional Senate split along party lines on Tuesday and left a $1.1 billion proposal to fight the Zika virus in limbo, despite growing fears and a more than 800 cases of Zika infection in the continental U.S.

US Justice Department asks judge to block transgender law

The U. S. Justice Department has asked a federal judge to halt implementation of a North Carolina law requiring people to use the bathroom of the gender on their birth certificate.