U.S. House of Representatives

Trump’s revenge on California: The Census

Democrats fear that a proposed question on citizenship might cost the state a seat in Congress.<p>LOS ANGELES — Fear is rising among Democrats over the prospect that President Donald Trump’s hard line on immigration might ultimately cost California a seat in Congress during the upcoming round of …

Politics

Half of US Senate supports reversing FCC’s net neutrality ruling, but it still won’t be overturned

Guess who’s in the White House<p>Senate Democrats say they’re just one vote short of being able to pass a resolution to reinstate net neutrality, according to <i>The Washington Post</i>. But as close as that may sound to success, Democrats are still miles away from actually being able to reverse the FCC’s …

Mike Pence

Former Trump advisor Steve Bannon ordered to testify in Russia probe

Donald Trump’s former key advisor Steve Bannon has been ordered to testify in a probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, it’s been reported.<p>The New York Times said Bannon’s subpoenaing was the first time Special Counsel Robert Mueller had used such a move against a former member of …

Donald Trump

The House has voted. They will allow warrantless surveillance.

Extended Surveillance<p>In 2013, documents leaked by former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden ignited a national debate on the …

Surveillance

Donald Trump makes aide pick out all the red and pink Starbursts

Trump was presented with the sweets in a glass jar with his name on it.<p>The majority leader in the US House of Representatives made one of his aides …

Donald Trump

Is a government shutdown the solution?

WASHINGTON – It may take a government shutdown Friday night to force a solution to all of this.<p>That’s the sense several members of Congress from both sides of the aisle expressed to Fox News over the weekend as lawmakers and the Trump administration find themselves at odds over government funding …

U.S. Congress

5 Democratic lawmakers plan to boycott State of the Union

Five Democratic lawmakers have announced their plans to skip President Trump's State of the Union address on Jan. 30.<p>The list: Rep. John Lewis of …

U.S. Politics

Fox News Will Devote Series to Impeachment, But About Clinton's, Not Trump's, Of Course

Fox News announced Tuesday a documentary series entitled “Scandalous” that will focus on the events leading up to former President Bill Clinton’s …

Donald Trump

Fox News to Premiere Documentary on Bill Clinton's Impeachment

Fox News Channel announced Tuesday that it will launch “Scandalous,” a seven-week historical documentary series following the sequence of events that …

Conservative View

Profiles from the Archives: Thomas R. Darden | NC DNCR

Thomas Ricaud Darden was born on September 25, 1888, in Wilmington, North Carolina, to John Green (1845-1930) and Martha Emma Bowen Darden …

North Carolina

Youngstown man, spared deportation recently, arrested pending deportation (photos)

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, Ohio -- A Youngstown businessman, whose Jan. 7 voluntary deportation was put on hold by immigration authorities, was jailed Tuesday …

Immigration

Gay man running for Congress in northwest Georgia

Openly gay Waleska resident Adam Wynn has announced he is running for U.S. House of Representatives in Georgia’s 11th Congressional District. If …

LGBTQ

"Keep the Faith, Baby!" Record

Object Details<p>In January 1967 legendary civil rights leader and Congressman Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., issued this recording as a retort to his House …

American History

China adds to government pressure on Apple over iPhone slowdowns

Apple is facing yet another government-backed inquiry into revelations of deliberate iPhone performance throttling, as the Shanghai Consumer Council …

U.S. Congress

U.S. House panel to hold hearing on emergency alerts after Hawaii error

(Reuters) - A U.S. House of Representatives panel said on Tuesday it planned a hearing to review a false missile alert sent in Hawaii over the weekend that stirred panic and anger in the Pacific island state.<p>The House Energy and Commerce Committee said in a statement that the hearing by one of its …

Greg Walden

Self-driving cars will change your life more than you can ever imagine

The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed an autonomous vehicle bill in September, signaling broad support for the emerging technology.<p>What's not to like about vehicles that are expected to help curtail automobile deaths, which hit a staggering 37,461 in 2016.<p>CNN spent more than a year …

Transportation

Chelsea Manning is running for Senate. Could she win?

Chelsea Manning filed a statement of candidacy with the Federal Election Commission on Thursday, notifying them about her intent to run for the U.S. …

LGBTQ

Is Oprah’s inexperience the problem? Presidential history suggests otherwise

Don’t like Oprah? Fine, but we’ve had plenty of “inexperienced” presidents, including Lincoln, Ike and Obama<p>Like everyone else who doesn't own a crystal ball, I can't say for certain whether Oprah Winfrey would make a good president or not. Recent polls suggest that Americans would vote for her …

Liberal View

Activists, leaders call for continued fight against human trafficking

Dozens of marchers strode through Balboa Park Saturday afternoon to draw attention to a dark and troubling subject: the pervasive problem of human …

Slavery

HK may be in for a bumpy ride: Experts

<b>Cloudy global economic outlook for 2018 casts a pall over city's showing</b><p>Although Hong Kong may be on track to record its most impressive economic …

Economy

GOP Gags Congress Members from Mentioning Impeachment

- Advertisement -<p>Progressive former Congressman Alan Grayson, says that "The GOP-controlled House of Representatives is prohibiting Members of …

Liberal View

Newt Gingrich: It would be a colossal mistake to give up on Martin Luther King's dream

On Monday, as we celebrate the birthday and life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., it would be powerful if every American would remember the heart of his “I Have a Dream” speech.<p>It is one of the most powerful and inspirational speeches in American history. Delivered on August 28, 1963 to more than …

Black History

Bitcoin Ups and Downs, Securing 'Star Wars', TIME's New Cyber Book

Good afternoon, Cyber Saturday readers.<p>I’m kicking off the new year with a first: I wrote the introduction to an upcoming book about “the unseen …

Jamie Dimon

AP Explains: Trump actions re-ignite states rights' debate

Lawmakers and others in Democratic-leaning states have been howling over the past year about actions by the Trump administration and congressional …

Cannabis Industry

Filipino lawyer receives US Congressional recognition for outstanding community service

The Philippines has been excelling in various industries worldwide: in entertainment, in beauty pageants, in business, and in the arts. Rarely does …

Philippines

Five ways you can be a better American than the President

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's comments about Haitian and African immigrants seeking refuge or a better life in the United States and his stated preference for immigrants from wealthy, European (and largely white) countries were breathtaking in their unmasked and unequivocal racism.<p>Those of us …

Opinion

Why Canada Looks Like the Next Bitcoin Mining Haven - MIT Technology Review

The Download<p>What's up in emerging technology<p>Today<p>Why Canada Looks Like the Next Bitcoin Mining Haven<p>Some of the world’s biggest cryptocurrency mining …

Alzheimer's Disease

Nearly 70 Congress members push spending bill amendment to protect state-legal marijuana

Published: Jan 12, 2018, 3:47 pm • Updated: Jan 12, 2018, 3:50 pm<p>Members of Congress have proposed a spending bill amendment that would ensure …

Cannabis

House Speaker Ryan: Trump's comments 'unfortunate, unhelpful' - CNN

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Friday that President Donald Trump’s reported comments on African nations and Haiti at Thursday’s bipartisan immigration meeting were unfortunate and unhelpful, adding that any immigration reforms will be separate from …

World Politics

Feds may have to explain knowledge of security holes – if draft law comes into play

The US House of Representatives this week approved a bill that, given further legislative and executive branch support, will require the American …

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