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Yale drops slavery proponent Calhoun from college name

Yale University announced on Saturday that it will change the name of a residential college that's named after alumnus and former Vice President John C. In s...


Sleet forecast to turn to snow during the am commute

The three NY area airports - LaGuardia, John F. Kennedy and Newark Liberty - saw hundreds of flights halted and delayed. Scores of school districts, including B...


Democratic senator denies that Democrats plan to filibuster Gorsuch

The two chatted quietly and gave no statements as reporters and photographers were escorted into Schumer's office to photograph them together. Unlike some Sen...


DHS' John Kelly: Travel ban 'lawful,' but rollout should have been delayed

This is normal, everyday operations in any airport in the United States. "If something happens bad from letting people in, they don't come and ask the judge a...


Gavin McInnes speaking at NYU, protests underway

Demonstrators gathered outside the school's Kimmel Center on W. 4th St.to voice concerns about an appearance by conservative comedian and Vice Media co-founder ...


Police seek man who threw homemade explosive into California Cheesecake Factory

Garrett Gunkle, who was sitting with his wife at the bar, told television station KNBC in Los Angeles that some people tripped and fell as they rushed for the...


DeVos nomination in trouble as 2 senators announce dissent

With Sen. Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska in opposition, the nomination could die if DeVos loses the support of one more Republican - and a...


Senate Committee Approves Pruitt As EPA Head

Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI). Republicans, who control the chamber, could change Senate rules that now allow the minority party to insist on a three-fifths maj...


GOP senators oppose DeVos as education secretary

In back-to-back speeches from the Senate floor, a pair of Republican senators on Wednesday broke rank and said they'd oppose the nomination of Betsy DeVos a...


Head of Border Patrol Union Says Misplaced Agents Delaying Security Measures

But the Associated Press is reporting that Mark Morgan told senior Border Patrol agents about his ouster during a brief video conference on Thursday morning...


Madeleine Albright: I will 'register as Muslim'

Albright was the first woman to serve as US secretary of state. They both declared publicly on Twitter on Wednesday that they "stand ready" to register in def...


Massive Alligator Stuns Photographers, Proves Just How Wild Florida Is

More than a million alligators live throughout Florida, and the species if on the endangered species list as it looks very similar to the American crocodile. Th...


Milo Yiannopoulos, Martin Shkreli Campus Event Cancelled Due to Protests

Milo Yiannopoulos and the campus Republican Club lashed out after the event was canceled by marching on the campus of UC Davis. Students confronted police and...


CIA Director Nominee Pompeo Stands by Creepy "Lifestyle Information" Surveillance Idea

Politico's report adds further explanation from Burr's spokeswoman, Becca Watkins: "Sen". The committee inquiry announced Friday will also include a review o...


Ice storm arrives in the Bi

Sunday afternoon into Monday , a longer duration of wintry precipitation is expected, with greater chance of freezing rain, sleet and snow. Freezing rain lo...


NYPD Detective Steven McDonald Honored, Laid to Rest

This morning Fifth Avenue was closed as police officers and the NYPD Emerald Society prepared to process into the funeral Mass of Detective McDonald, which wa...


Why Gus Malzahn wants Auburn's next offensive coordinator to run Tigers' offense

Benedict was previously the second man in charge in the Tigers' athletic department before coming to UConn, perhaps he sees Lashlee as the flawless coach-in-wai...


Red Cross in critical need of blood donations

Many regular donors and others look forward to the Media Day Blood Drive slated this year from 11 a.m.to 5:30 p.m. January 23 at WesBanco Arena. This is partial...


Warren Joins Nation's Teachers in Denouncing Trump's "Horrifying" Education Pick

Warren said the next education secretary must continue to help students struggling with student debt and protect them from for-profit colleges offering wo...


Winter Storm Watch for Rowan

For Central Alabama, it will be mostly freezing rain this morning due to a warm nose of air aloft. Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 13. The Natio...


Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says Tony Romo expected to play vs. Eagles

He broke the National Football League rookie record of 354 set by former Rams and Eagles quarterback Sam Bradford for St. Louis in 2010. After watching Dere...


Bundle up for New Year's Eve in California

New Year's Day will be partly sunny with a high of 45, before clouds move in around 7 p.m. Rain is expected to begin overnight and will continue on and off thro...


Cam Newton grants wish for Auburn Tiger fan

He's known for his Sunday giveaways. Well, it turns out Courtney's efforts paid off, as Cam Newton caught wind of Austin's struggle as well as his wish and ch...


Dylann Roof will represent himself during sentencing phase of death-penalty trial

Roof was convicted of all 33 counts on Thursday. The Associated Press adds Roof's lawyers say they were dismissed because Roof believed they would presen...


Storm could bring foot of snow to areas of MA

The commutes that will be impacted by this storm are the Thursday afternoon commute and the Friday morning commute. "There will be more snow inland and less...


Winter weather may be a bummer for jolly holiday travelers

New England could expect several hours of freezing rain on Monday and into Tuesday, when the precipitation could turn into snow. It was minus 12 degrees Celsi...


Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from The Dream Shake

Have a Merry Christmas! Wishing you a festive holiday season and a very happy new year. One simple reason Trump champions "Merry Christmas " is because i...


Work, work, work for Man City's players this Christmas

Manchester City will look to record their third straight Premier League victory on Boxing Day, and close down the seven-point gap now separating them from table...


Mostly cloudy, windy Christmas Day, chance of rain

Mostly cloudy Monday and Tuesday with a chance of showers, high in the mid 70's. It'll be partly sunny today , with a high near 83 and a 20 percent chanc...


Actor Miles Teller Flips Bronco After Crashing Into Uber Driver

Miles was driving his blue Bronco when an Uber driver allegedly made an unsafe left turn, which resulted in Miles striking the vehicle and his truck flippi...


Denver weather forecast today, December 23: A high of 51

Friday to 10 p.m. Saturday, with 2-4 inches expected in the valleys. Last-minute Christmas shopping might be slowed by slippery roads on Saturday. As much a...


Affidavit details fatal shooting of boy, 3

U.S. Marshals worked with Gary Holmes' parents to assist with the 33-year-old's surrender to Little Rock authorities Thursday night, Fox 16 reported. Holmes...


Missed chances: how Berlin attack suspect slipped through net

It had earlier described him as armed and risky, and offered a 100,000-euro ($104,000) reward for information leading to his capture. Amri first entered Germa...


IN woman beat disabled son for opening Christmas gifts early

She told police she loves her children, but they are "disrespectful" and "out of control", according to the affidavit. The sister also stated that the mother ...


Cop does speeding college student a favor by tying necktie

When he got out, the student remonstrated with how he was running late for a presentation and needed to tie his tie. So he rushed to the friend's house before t...