New top story: 2 Dead After Tornado Rips Through Motel and Mobile Home Park in Oklahoma

May 26, 2019 at 04:42PM (EL RENO, Okla.) — A likely tornado killed at least two people as it destroyed a motel, roared through a nearby mobile home park and caused significant damage in the Oklahoma City area, officials said Sunday. El Reno Mayor Matt White said during a news conference that “there have been … Continue reading New top story: 2 Dead After Tornado Rips Through Motel and Mobile Home Park in Oklahoma

New top story: President Trump’s Day in Japan: Sumo, Cheeseburgers, Golf and Angry Tweets

May 26, 2019 at 04:37PM (TOKYO) — President Donald Trump presented a special U.S.-made trophy to the winner of a sumo tournament Sunday as he got a taste of one of Japan’s most treasured cultural institutions. The honor given to Trump was part of a charm offensive by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he … Continue reading New top story: President Trump’s Day in Japan: Sumo, Cheeseburgers, Golf and Angry Tweets

New top story: Here’s What’s Open and Closed on Memorial Day 2019

May 26, 2019 at 12:13PM Memorial Day unofficially kicks off the warm-weather season. However, if you need last minute supplies for the holiday weekend, you should know that not every store or restaurant stays open. We gathered information on what’s open and closed on Memorial Day this year to help you have the best three-day … Continue reading New top story: Here’s What’s Open and Closed on Memorial Day 2019

New top story: 9 People Showed Up for a KKK Rally in Dayton, Ohio. They Were Downed Out by 600 Protestors

May 26, 2019 at 12:56AM Plans for a Ku Klux Klan rally in Dayton, Ohio set the city on edge and attracted national attention. But only nine people showed up for the rally Saturday, and their slogans were drowned out by 500 to 600 protesters who gathered to show their opposition to the hate-group’s message. … Continue reading New top story: 9 People Showed Up for a KKK Rally in Dayton, Ohio. They Were Downed Out by 600 Protestors

New top story: Marvel Legend Stan Lee’s Former Manager Charged With Elder Abuse

May 25, 2019 at 11:41PM (LOS ANGELES) —A former business manager of Stan Lee was arrested Saturday on elder abuse charges involving the late comic book legend.Keya Morgan was taken into custody in Arizona on an outstanding arrest warrant after being charged by Los Angeles County prosecutors earlier this month. Morgan faces felony charges including … Continue reading New top story: Marvel Legend Stan Lee’s Former Manager Charged With Elder Abuse

New top story: FAA Launches Investigation Into San Antonio’s Decision to Bar Chick-fil-A From Airport

May 25, 2019 at 11:39PM (SAN ANTONIO) — The Federal Aviation Administration says it’s investigating a decision to exclude Chick-fil-A from an airport concession contract in San Antonio over opposition to the fast-food chain owners’ record on LGBT issues. The San Antonio Express-News reports the FAA told San Antonio officials Friday it’s investigating complaints the … Continue reading New top story: FAA Launches Investigation Into San Antonio’s Decision to Bar Chick-fil-A From Airport

New top story: Emory University Fires 2 Neuroscientists Accused of Hiding Chinese Ties

May 25, 2019 at 10:44PM Emory University fired two neuroscientists after they were accused of failing to disclose foreign research funding and connections with China. Li Xiao-Jiang told Science magazine that the university fired him and his wife, Li Shihua––with whom he led a laboratory at the Atlanta university’s medical school. The university also shut … Continue reading New top story: Emory University Fires 2 Neuroscientists Accused of Hiding Chinese Ties

New top story: U.S. Troop Buildup in the Middle East Is a Threat to Peace, Iran’s Foreign Minister Says

May 25, 2019 at 10:32PM Iran’s foreign minister said an order by the U.S. president to send 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East was “extremely dangerous” and threatening to international peace and security. “Increased U.S. presence in our region is extremely dangerous and a threat against international peace and security and it must be … Continue reading New top story: U.S. Troop Buildup in the Middle East Is a Threat to Peace, Iran’s Foreign Minister Says

New top story: San Francisco Police Chief Apologizes for Raid on Local Journalist’s Home

May 25, 2019 at 10:25PM (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facing a growing public outcry, San Francisco’s police chief apologized on Friday for raiding a freelance journalist’s home and office to find out who leaked a police report into the unexpected death of the city’s public defender. Chief William Scott told the San Francisco Chronicle the searches … Continue reading New top story: San Francisco Police Chief Apologizes for Raid on Local Journalist’s Home

New top story: India’s Economy Needs Tougher Reform. How Will Modi Use His Election Mandate?

May 25, 2019 at 09:46PM Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a historic second five-year term — with a single-party majority — for the Bharatiya Janata Party this week. He campaigned in 2014 promising economic growth and job creation, and prioritized business-friendly outreach to lure investment and manufacturing to India. The continuity of a second Modi … Continue reading New top story: India’s Economy Needs Tougher Reform. How Will Modi Use His Election Mandate?