Two Louisiana police officers were fired on Monday over a post one of them, Charlie Rispoli, shared on Facebook suggesting that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez be shot. The second officer, Angelo Varisco,
Heydi Gámez García, a 13-year-old Honduran immigrant who attempted suicide while separated from her father, was taken off life support and has died. She'll be buried Tuesday in Bayside, NY, CNN reports.
It's official: Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson — or Boris, as he prefers to be known — is replacing Theresa May as prime minister after winning twice the number of votes from Conservative party members
Police said 21-year-old University of Mississippi student Alexandria "Ally" Kostial, whose body was found on Saturday near a lake about 20 miles from campus, was shot eight times in an apparent homicide.
Katy Perry, Demi Lovato, and Ariana Grande hung out with music manager Scooter Braun (he handles affairs for the latter two) this weekend as part of a fundraiser for Democratic 2020 candidate Kamala Harris.
As of the end of 2018, the FBI had about 85,000 active missing persons records, according to the agency's National Crime Information Center (NCIC). On average, over 600,000 people are typically reported
Former Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis, who became a reproductive rights icon when she spent 13 hours filibustering an anti-abortion bill in 2013, announced on Monday she's running for Congress. It's the
Speaking at an immigration town hall in her home district, the New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called for a “9/11-style commission” to investigate child separations on the border with Mexico on
Twenty-seven refugees who have survived religious persecution met with President Donald Trump at the White House on Friday. One woman at the event was Nadia Murad — a Nobel laureate who was forced to to
When Homeland Security acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan testified on border security in front of a House committee on Thursday, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took the opportunity to call out the thousands
Self-declared women's empowerment champion and White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump has once again remained on the sidelines as her father President Donald Trump gives in to his worst impulses. The
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Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is unveiling a new proposal to strengthen the nation's Social Security program, with a special focus on offering credit to caregivers who leave the labor force in to
I heard the chants before I even saw the crowd of protesters that had gathered in New York City's sweltering summer heat in Union Square on Wednesday evening to call for the resignation of Puerto Rico
After weeks of protest, New Jersey’s Supreme Court has terminated the temporary assignment of Judge James Troiano “effective immediately” after he declined to try a teen suspected of rape in adult court
After Trump continued his attacks on "the Squad" at a rally in Greenville, NC — with the crowd feverishly chanting "Send her back!" in reference to Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota — there was an outpouring
"Those Images Haunt Me": Bianca Devins' Stepmom Urges People To Stop Sharing Gruesome Photos Of The Teen's Murder
Bianca Devins’ stepmother Kaleigh Nicole Rimmer urged people to stop sharing gruesome photos of her stepdaughter’s dead body on social media in an impassioned Facebook post. Bianca, a 17-year-old social
Ever since billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein was charged with two counts of sex trafficking earlier this month, President Donald Trump has tried to distance himself from the convicted sex offender
The images spread like wildfire: the body of 17-year-old social media personality Bianca Michelle Devins, her neck slashed and body under a green tarp in a wooded area in upstate New York. They were taken
Planned Parenthood removed its president Dr. Leana Wen on Tuesday, less than a year after she assumed leadership of the organization. Wen, who replaced longtime president Cecile Richards in September was
Veteran reporter Norah O'Donnell debuted as host of the CBS Evening News on Monday night, and wasted no time differentiating her show from other mainstream media when she, clearly and directly, called
President Donald Trump's Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced Monday it has begun enforcing its "domestic gag rule," which blocks health providers that offer abortion care or even discuss