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Man with flag scraps crane in front of Trumpfrede in Florida

A man stands in a construction crane where he has attached an American flag and a banner near Florida International University in Sweetwater, Florida. Monday, 18 February 2019. President Donald Trump is scheduled to hold a rally in the afternoon in the school. (Matias J. Ocner / Miami Herald on AP) SWEETWATER, Fla. – A man with a banner and …

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A man kissed as a sailor in the WWII Times Square photo dies at 95

The veteran died early Sunday in Newport, Rhode Island just two days before his 96th birthday, daughter Sharon Molleur said to CNN. He is buried at St. Columba Cemetery in his hometown Middletown, Rhode Island, she said. "When I look at the photo, I just think of my father's ministry and how happy he was that it was all over," …

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Smaller tax refunds put GOP on defensive

The Trump administration and key GOP lawmakers are playing defense after early data showed Americans are getting smaller tax refunds in the first filing season under the GOP tax law. The average refund size through Feb. 8 was 8.7 percent smaller than the same period last year, according to IRS figures. Democrats have seized on the numbers, arguing that they …

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The Governor of Wisconsin announces a proposal to decriminalize possession of marijuana and legalize medical use

Recent emails Receive breaking news and special reports. The news and stories that mattered provided the day of the week in the morning. SUBSCRIBE Feb. 18, 2019, 17:41 GMT By Farnoush Amiri Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers announced on Monday a proposal that would revise the state's marijuana laws legalizing medical use of the drug, decriminalizing possession and aligning it with …

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Donald Trump's national emergency declaration: 47 outrageous lines

He has announced the move into what is now becoming a fashion: with a brash and unapologetic press conference larded with falsehoods and foofaraw. Given that the Trump's emergency declaration – and the broader immigration issue – wants to dominate Washington for weeks (if not months) to come, press conference. Below, my thoughts on the lines you need to see. …

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Napkin, Genealogy site leads to arrest in the 1993 murder case

This undated photo of the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office shows Jerry Westrom. A businessman is accused of mortally killing a Minneapolis woman in 1993 after investigators had collected DNA evidence from the murder scene through a genealogy website and received his DNA from a discarded napkin. Westrom is being charged with second-degree murder when 35-year-old Jeanne Ann "Jeanie" Childs died. …

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Potential GOP challenger: Trump showed contempt for the American people

In an interview with Alisyn Camerota of CNN on "New Day" at Trump's Oval Office meeting in 2017 with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and then Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, former GOP Governor of Massachusetts, Bill Weld said: "The showed contempt for the Americans doing everything I've ever seen. " Weld cited the moment as a moment that stood in his …

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