How Trump and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez energized a group of women looking to reshape New York politics

How Trump and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez energized a group of women looking to reshape New York politics

State Senate candidate Jessica Ramos in Corona, Queens. Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Priya Varanasi met New York state Senate candidate Alessandra Biaggi when the 32-year-old, first-time candidate came to speak to Varanasi’s high school women’s empowerment club in late May. Varanasi, a college-bound 18-year-old, and a group of her friends are now leading Biaggi’s effort to […]

Man Who Sought 'Serenity' in Seattle Skies Raises Troubling Security Questions

Man Who Sought 'Serenity' in Seattle Skies Raises Troubling Security Questions

Videos taken by onlookers during Mr. Russell’s flight showed the plane doing deep dives, broad loops and at least one upside-down roll. At the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, thousands of passengers in the terminal or left sitting in planes on the tarmac were delayed. “I got a lot of people that care about me and it’s […]

Heather Heyer's Mother: 'We've Just Got Such a Ways to Go'

Heather Heyer's Mother: 'We've Just Got Such a Ways to Go'

With the foundation, but also in my speeches, talking to people one-on-one, talking to small groups, talking on panels, giving a call to action for everyone to stand up and be counted, pay attention, get focused, get energized. Last year you told a reporter for the Daily Beast that you felt the president had put […]

Trump Used Racial Slur During 'Celebrity Apprentice,' Former White House Aide Says

Trump Used Racial Slur During 'Celebrity Apprentice,' Former White House Aide Says

She eviscerates several staff members, particularly Reince Priebus, the president’s first chief-of-staff who was trying, with tacit approval from Mr. Trump’s family, to curtail Ms. Manigault Newman’s influence throughout the first year of the administration. The White House initially declined to respond to the allegations in her book, which is scheduled to be released next […]

Police chief 'disgusted' by estranged son's alleged beating of elderly Sikh man

Police chief 'disgusted' by estranged son's alleged beating of elderly Sikh man

Published: Thursday, August 09, 2018 @ 4:06 PM By: Crystal Bonvillian, Cox Media Group National Content Desk MANTECA, Calif.  — A California police chief who was disturbed to hear reports of a Sikh man beaten in a robbery attempt later learned that his 18-year-old son was a suspect in the crime. Union City Police Chief […]

Mollie Tibbetts, University of Iowa student, missing: A timeline of events

Mollie Tibbetts, University of Iowa student, missing: A timeline of events

The search for missing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts has entered its third week, as investigators comb through evidence and tips related to the 20-year-old Iowa resident’s disappearance. Tibbetts was last seen jogging near her hometown of Brooklyn, Iowa, on July 18, about an hour’s drive away from Pella. She was staying at her boyfriend’s house […]

The Latest: Effect of California water directive unclear

The Latest: Effect of California water directive unclear

LAKEPORT, Calif. –  The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 6 p.m. It’s unclear if there will be any practical effect of the Trump administration’s directive to prioritize California water for fire-fighting over protecting endangered species. The directive from Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross tells the National Marine Fisheries Service to make clear that protecting […]

Boca Raton man punched in New York, later dies from injuries

Boca Raton man punched in New York, later dies from injuries

A punch to the face Sunday in New York City resulted in the death of a Boca Raton man. New York City police are looking for a man that they say punched and killed 35-year-old Sandor Szabo. The New York Daily News reports that Szabo was looking for an Uber driver in Queens, New York. When Szabo […]

Toddler killed, another injured after being struck by train in Portage: police

Toddler killed, another injured after being struck by train in Portage: police

A 3-year-old boy died and his 2-year-old sister was injured after they were struck by a train Tuesday morning in Portage, officials said. Portage police officers were called at 9:36 a.m. to the CSX railroad tracks south of Woodland Village Mobile Home Park near U.S. 20, Chief Troy Williams said in a news release. Officer […]

Trabuco Canyon brush fire: Fast-moving blaze burns 4000 acres, prompts evacuations

Trabuco Canyon brush fire: Fast-moving blaze burns 4000 acres, prompts evacuations

TRABUCO CANYON, Calif. (KABC) — A fast-moving brush fire in the Cleveland National Forest prompted the evacuation of communities and campgrounds near Trabuco Canyon on Monday. The blaze, dubbed the Holy Fire, was first reported around 1:30 p.m. near Holy Jim Canyon and Trabuco Creek roads – across the main divide between Orange and Riverside […]