The Holiday Season Can Bring New Obstacles For Addicts, Here's How to Help

Holidays bring out “the more, the merrier” in all of us. … [Read more...]

Pope Francis says reforming Vatican as hard as cleaning Sphinx with toothbrush

Pope Francis issued a stinging new critique of the Vatican's top administration on Thursday, saying "traitors" stood in the way of his reforms and made any change as hard as cleaning Egypt's Sphinx "with a toothbrush". For the fourth year running, Francis used his annual Christmas greetings to the Roman Catholic Church’s central bureaucracy, or Curia, to lecture the … [Read more...]

Jeff Sessions Reportedly Revives Probe Of Uranium One Deal

The Justice Department is reviving an inquiry into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the government’s controversial approval of the Uranium One deal, NBC News reported on Thursday. … [Read more...]

President Trump Threatens to Cut Funding to Countries Voting Against His Position on Jerusalem

"We'll save a lot. We don't care," the U.S. president said … [Read more...]

Freedom from IS in Mosul costs lives of 9,000-plus civilians

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Between 9,000 and 11,000 people were killed in the nine-month battle to liberate the Iraqi city of Mosul from the Islamic State group, a civilian casualty rate nearly 10 times higher than has been previously reported, an Associated Press investigation has found. … [Read more...]

‘She’s in My Dreams’: How the Boyfriend of a N.D. Woman Killed for Their Baby Is Haunted by Her Death- HOLD FOR POST 12/21

Four months after Savanna LaFontaine-Greywind’s killing, her longtime boyfriend and father of her only child remains haunted. … [Read more...]

US aims to keep steep duties on Bombardier jets after Boeing complaint

The U.S. Commerce Department on Wednesday finalised steep anti-subsidy duties on Bombardier Inc's CSeries jets, setting up the next round of a fierce international trade dispute between the United States and Canada. The move announced by the department to impose duties of nearly 300 percent stems from a complaint by rival Boeing Co. The company claimed Bombardier had been unfairly and … [Read more...]

The Navy Has A New Trick to Make its Fighter Jets Even More Lethal

United States Navy experiments are proving that advanced airborne data-links will greatly improve the capability of the service’s carrier-based strike fighters and electronic attack jets even without the addition of new platforms. During the U.S. Navy’s Netted Sensors 2017 (NS17) fleet experiment in August, Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler crews showed off the capabilities of the … [Read more...]

Thomas Fire Close To Becoming The Biggest Wildfire In California History

The Thomas Fire burning in Southern California is on the verge of becoming the largest blaze on state record, accomplishing a shocking feat for this time of year. … [Read more...]

U.S. cancels student loan debts for 12,900 college fraud victims

The U.S. Education Department on Wednesday canceled the student-loan debts of 12,900 people defrauded by defunct Corinthian Colleges, but its announcement that it will give varying amounts of debt relief in the future set off fierce criticism. For-profit higher education provider Corinthian collapsed in 2015 amid government investigations into how many of its graduates found gainful employment. … [Read more...]

The Latest: South Africa's new party leader: Graft must end

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The Latest on the new leader of South Africa's ruling party (all times local): … [Read more...]

Last piece of Amtrak train wreckage removed from Washington state highway

The affected southbound stretch of Interstate 5, which runs from the Canadian border to Mexico, will remain closed indefinitely, the Washington State Department of Transportation has said. Federal investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) are seeking answers about the crash's cause in interviews with the train's engineer and a trainee conductor who were in the … [Read more...]

Man Arrested After 5-Year-Old Son Fatally Shoots Himself With Gun Left In Glove Box

A Florida man is facing negligence charges after his 5-year-old son fatally shot himself in the head with a gun he found in the glove box of the man’s car. … [Read more...]

16 Last-Minute Gifts People Are Buying On Amazon This Week

We’re in the final stretch to Christmas, which means the sprint to stock up on last-minute stocking stuffers, find gifts for your folks, and figure out the shipping deadlines for your favorite sites is underway. … [Read more...]

Cliven Bundy: judge declares mistrial in case against Nevada rancher and family

The Bundys have become heroes in the American west and in rightwing militia movements. A judge declared a mistrial in the conspiracy case against rancher Cliven Bundy and his family, dealing a major blow to the US government and another victory for those who have long fought federal regulators over land rights. … [Read more...]

2 More Women Join Lawsuit Against Bill O'Reilly And Fox News

Ousted Fox News host Bill O’Reilly’s efforts to smear the many women who’ve accused him of sexual harassment is once again coming back to bite him. … [Read more...]

Why I Stayed At A Job Where I Was Sexually Harassed

With the #MeToo movement gaining in the world in which I am bringing up my teen and preteen daughters, they want answers I don’t always have. … [Read more...]

21 Healthier Chips That Will Satisfy All Your Salty Cravings

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