Veterans

Iowa official defends ban on Democratic veterans group from parade, says decision 'is not about politics'

CLOSE<p>Reynolds addresses accusations from Democrats who served in the military saying they were barred from the veterans' parade at the Iowa State …

Iowa

Trump duped or worse in fundraiser speech to fake veterans group

Prosecution rests in Manafort trial, some questions linger<p>07:24<p>Mueller gets 'protective order' on George Papadopoulos evidence<p>02:21<p>Programming note! …

Donald Trump

Star Trek: Discovery casts legendary film actor Gregory Peck's grandson Ethan as young Spock

CBS All Access announced Tuesday that Ethan Peck has been cast as the half-human, half-Vulcan science officer Mr. Spock in the 13-episode second …

Science Fiction

Serial killers: A terrifying look at their ordinary lives

The stereotypical version of a serial killer often is portrayed in Hollywood and crime novels: A young, white male who is extremely cunning but …

Crime

15 Of The Most Influential Women In History — And The Biographies Of Them You Really Need To Read

Last week, <i>BBC History Magazine</i> released readers' definitive ranking of the 100 most influential women in history, with Nobel Prize-winning physicist …

Books

Ad man turned body piercing pioneer Fakir Musafar dies at age 87

Fakir Musafar did a lot of ordinary things, like walk on the beach, play the trumpet and listen to classical music.<p>He also did things that were less …

San Francisco Bay Area

'I've received a lot of hatred': Meet the Australian soldier, 36, who swapped the battlefield to live with his wife, fiancée AND two 'sex slaves' in a country town

A former soldier has swapped the battlefield for his very own love dungeon, which he shares with his wife, fiancée and two submissive sex slave …

Wales

WI Race Shows Weakness of Old-Style Republican Politics

Kevin Nicholson is the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate who neither the Wisconsin GOP chieftains nor the Democratic incumbent wants to win. But …

Tammy Baldwin

PTSD Raises Heart Risk 50 Percent

More proof on the toll that stress takes is provided by studies of people with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).<p>It’s long been known that people …

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs

Trump, Pence Snub John McCain in Ceremony Signing Bill Named After Him

August 14, 2018 by Susan Wright<p>Donald Trump is a low, petty, classless excuse for a human being.<p>Mike Pence is his spineless sidekick.<p>They’re both a …

Donald Trump

Florida Police Union Boycotting Dolphins Games as Players Kneel Announces Classy Approach to Bring Sides Together

<!—http://cdn.brid.tv/live/partners/9968/sd/278381.mp4—><p>As a South Florida police union boycotts the Miami Dolphins over players kneeling for the …

Florida

Nebraska first in US to use opioid fentanyl in execution

<b>Nebraska has become the first US state to use the opioid fentanyl to carry out the death penalty.</b><p>Convicted criminal Carey Dean Moore, 60, who killed two cab drivers in 1979, was executed in the state's first lethal injection and first execution in 21 years.<p>Amid two lawsuits from drug companies to …

Korean War

Wyoming officials oppose returning war-trophy church bells to Philippines

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The United States should not return church bells seized as war trophies from the Philippines over a century ago, Wyoming's congressional delegation said Monday.<p>It's a position Wyoming officials have repeated often over the years amid reports the Bells of Balangiga were to be …

U.S. Army

Ryan’s retirement fuels Democrats’ hopes of picking up seat

House Speaker Paul Ryan's retirement creates an opening in his southeastern Wisconsin congressional district for the first time in 20 years, fueling …

Paul Ryan

Minn. Retirements Open Battles For 3 Open US House Seats

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (AP)</b> — Decisions by three Minnesota Democrats to leave Congress sparked rowdy primary fights Tuesday for their open seats, with two …

Iraq Veterans

Despite Schumer plea, VA still plans to close Amherst outpatient clinic

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is asking the Department of Veterans Affairs to reconsider next month's closure of an outpatient clinic in Amherst's …

Health Care

Man accused of leaving caged dog to drown to stay in custody

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey man accused of leaving a young pit bull mix to drown in a cage at water’s edge in a rising tide will remain in …

New Jersey

Donald Trump announces charity recipients for veterans causes

shift<p>copied!<p>Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a press conference at Trump Tower in New York, where he is expected to …

Donald Trump

Army veteran mother dies after jumping in front of her two seven-year-old children and their friend to save them from an elderly driver who hit the accelerator instead of the brakes in an elementary school parking lot

A Texas mother has been killed after she jumped in front of three children, including two of her own, and saved them from being hit by a car on the …

El Paso

Cousin_Vinny investing profile on StockTwits

About<p>Author, trading coach, founder theClosingPrint.com trading since Dec 1987, options/equities/bonds/forex using market internals. Father, Vietnam …

Trading

The vacant middleweight world title bout between Sergiy Derevyanchenko (12-0, 10 KOs), 32, a 2008 Olympian for Ukraine who fights out of Brooklyn, New York, and Brooklyn’s Daniel Jacobs (34-2, 29 KOs), 31, which was penciled in for Nov. 10 at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York, is going to be moved at the behest of HBO, multiple sources told ESPN on Tuesday. Now the fight likely will take place on Oct. 27 at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York. The HBO co-feature for the card is not signed yet but, according to sources with knowledge of the plans, it will be a fight between junior lightweight world titleholder Alberto Machado (20-0, 16 KOs), 27, a southpaw from Puerto Rico, and Yuandale Evans (20-1, 14 KOs), 29, of Cleveland, who would be coming off an 11-month layoff. Machado would be making his second defense following a one-sided decision over Rafael Mensah on HBO on July 21.

The vacant middleweight world title bout between Sergiy Derevyanchenko (12-0, 10 KOs), 32, a 2008 Olympian for Ukraine who fights out of Brooklyn, …

Boxing

Hanover Street bridge repaving planned for weekend, Aug. 17 thru Aug. 20

BALTIMORE - The Baltimore Department of Transportation is planning to complete their long anticipated Hanover Street bridge resurfacing project this …

USDOT

Go Back in Time and Appear in These 6 Period Projects Casting Right Now

In this week’s roundup, journey back in time in one of these six new projects casting now. You could play a historical figure or a fictional …

War

Old Dominion Announce Benefit Concert At Ryman Auditorium For September 18

<b>Old Dominion</b> will achieve another milestone when the country staple performs at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee as part of an upcoming …

Country Music

City caves in to MK Vets

Nokuthula Ntuli<p>Msunduzi officials fled to their offices while others were locked outside as former members of the ANC military wing, uMkhonto weSizwe …

City Halls

President Trump’s biker’s patches get grumbles from gun control advocates (PHOTOS)

It is not believed that Shannon Watts is a Bikers for Trump member. (<i>Photo: Composite from twitter</i>)A photo-op with a group of MAGA-minded motorcycle …

Donald Trump

Ben Stokes: Son of victim support officer's career-long battle with aggression

Ben Stokes, the son of a victim support officer, was insisting he would never turn violent just two days before landing himself in a police jail cell.<p>"There's adrenaline there, but I'd never get close to punching someone," Stokes said in a magazine interview as he was pressed by a journalist about …

Afghanistan War

What is it with Trump attacking African American athletes?

<b>To the editor:</b> President Trump’s tweets about firing or suspending National Football League players who kneel during the national anthem are just more red meat for his rural base.<p>With the midterm election approaching, everything Trump does now is about holding on to power. His recent attacks on …

African-American News

Homeless Veterans Find Help At Target Center Stand Down

<b>MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO)—</b> The Minnesota Assistance Council for Veterans (MAC-V) has partnered with the Minnesota Lynx to help homeless veterans.MAC-V’s …

Homelessness

Connelly: A new civil rights March on Washington -- this Washington

The state's civil rights activists, facing a hostile climate in Washington, D.C. are planning a March on Washington -- this Washington -- on Aug. …

Rights & Freedoms