Lawmakers in South Dakota are invoking emergency powers to overturn an anti-corruption law that was passed by a ballot measure during the 2016 election. The South Dakota Government Accountability and Anti-Corruption Act makes it illegal for lawmakers to receive more than a total of $100 annually...
Blood is supposed to be thicker than water, but Wynonna Judd apparently is rewriting the rules, so to speak. According to a Taste of Country celebrity news report, two of the Judd sisters — Wynonna and Ashley Judd — are in somewhat of a social media sparring match. Show More Summary
In terms of profits, the hotel projected that it would lose $84,000 in September and make a $481,000 profit in October. Instead, the project lost $334,000 its first month and $825,000 the second month for a total loss of $1.1 millio...
WASHINGTON ? U.S. officials are denying Russian claims of U.S. and Russian cooperation against the Islamic State group. A state-owned Russian outlet made the claim early Monday, suggesting that the U.S.-led coalition battling ISIS had shared intelligence about the militant group’s positions with the Russian defense ministry. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON ? On Monday, surrounded by other white men, President Donald Trump signed an anti-abortion executive order that has far-reaching consequences for women’s reproductive health access worldwide. Trump reinstated the Mexico City policy, also known as the global gag rule, which was first put in place by President Ronald Reagan in 1984. Show More Summary
The Senate is set to confirm as the new head of the CIA on Monday a man who is open to revisiting the practice of waterboarding—even if that's not what he told the Senate Intelligence Committee during his confirmation hearing. Rep. Mike...Show More Summary
Police said the man had links to a second suspect arrested in Vienna.
Women, men and children took part in Women's Marches across the country on Saturday.
Ex-foreign minister cancels Brussels visit after prosecutors said they would question her over war crimes allegations.
BUCHAREST (Reuters) - Romanian President Klaus Iohannis said on Monday he could hold a referendum on the government's plans to decriminalize certain offences and to pardon convicts through decrees, moves critics say could harm efforts to stamp out high-level corruption.
Another voice has joined the chorus of those pleading with newly inaugurated President Trump to exercise restraint when it comes to use of nuclear weapons by the United States — this time from a Japanese city that has seen firsthand the devastating effects of an atomic bomb. Tadatoshi Akiba, the former mayor of Hiroshima, wrote a letter […]
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nigerian musician Femi Kuti on Monday urged his fellow celebrities and their fans to take to social media and pressure the government to do more to help millions of people struggling to survive in Boko Haram-hit northeast Nigeria.
Initial estimates show that at least 3 million Americans took part in the Women’s March around the country this past Saturday. Out of those 3 million, we may have found one of our favorites. Mary, an 87-year-old hospice patient, was wheeled into the Women’s March in Seattle, Washington by her grandson. Show More Summary
That could push Turtle Bay into a harsher counter-terrorism stance.
Chris Hansen has taken some flak for his aggressive anti-pedophile tactics, but he's not backing down.
The women’s movement has historically failed to include all women in its fight for liberation. Hundreds of thousands gathered in DC last weekend, and more than a million marched in solidarity around the globe, but can we ever be truly united? -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. Show More Summary
Fox News has decided to part ways with the controversial Stacey Dash.
Kyle Mizokami Security, But World War II was the worst of them all... The most lethal war in human history is almost certainly World War II. Other wars may have been more lethal but lack credible records. Sixty to eighty million people died between 1939 and 1945. Show More Summary
Emergency crews digging into an avalanche-slammed hotel were cheered Monday by the discovery of three puppies who had survived for days under tons of snow—giving them new hope for the 23 people still missing in the disaster, the AP reports. The first human survivors, meanwhile, were released from the...
By Roberta Rampton and Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump formally withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on Monday, distancing America from its Asian allies as China’sShow More Summary