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Is Tim Ryan Running for President?

BuzzFeed: “A Cheshire Cat-style smile spreads across his face when a reporter at New Hampshire’s major television station, WMUR, casually asks if Ryan’s running for president. Ryan’s sitting in the green room, waiting to do a television hit.” “Tim Ryan [...]

EXCHANGE: World War II raider from returns to Guadalcanal

When Harold Berg stepped onto the white beach of Guadalcanal in late July, he carried memories of the battle he participated in 75 years ago, and also of his buddies … Click to Continue »

Another state audit raises questions about Terre Haute

Another state audit of Terre Haute's finances has raised doubts about the southern Indiana city's ability to continue to operate as a municipality. The Tribune-Star reports State Examiner Paul Joyce … Click to Continue »

In Flip Flop, Trump Increases Troops in Afghanistan

President Donald Trump opened the door on Monday night to an increase in U.S. troops in Afghanistan as part of a retooled strategy for the region, overcoming his own doubts about America's longest war and vowing "a fight to win." Trump,...Show More Summary

Rockabilly Wild Man Sonny Burgess Dies

Sonny Burgess, a rockabilly singer whose hollering vocal style and frantic, jangling guitar made him one of the most electrifying stars in the Sun Records galaxy in the 1950s, died on Friday in Little Rock, Ark. He was 88. The cause was complications of a fall, his son, John, said. Show More Summary

FORGET IT, JAKE — IT’S THE TIMES: Red Century story makes me see red. “Depending on whom you a…

FORGET IT, JAKE — IT’S THE TIMES: Red Century story makes me see red. “Depending on whom you ask today, my grandfather’s story is that of a partisan, a traitor, a hero or a spy. The revolution asked a terrible amount of those who served it. Those who resisted paid a similarly awful price. It […]

Will Trump Attack Flake In Arizona?

President Trump “faces a decision on Tuesday evening with profound implications for his already strained relationship with the GOP: Whether to attack a vulnerable Republican senator on his home turf,” Politico reports. “While White House officials won’t say exactly what’s [...]

THE HILL: Left-wing assassination fantasies spill over into real violence. “I hope Trump is as…

THE HILL: Left-wing assassination fantasies spill over into real violence. “I hope Trump is assassinated!” soon-to-be former State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal wrote on Facebook. She is now being investigated by the Secret Service. Even some Democrats are calling for the lawmaker to resign. Unfortunately, her remarks are just the tip of the left-wing meltdown that […]

Trump Aides Plot Big Immigration Deal

President Trump’s top aides “are pushing him to protect young people brought into the country illegally as children — and then use the issue as a bargaining chip for a larger immigration deal — despite the president’s campaign vow to [...]

Charlottesville to cover Confederate statues in black fabric

Charlottesville, Virginia, is planning to cover the statues of Confederate Gens. Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson in black fabric. The Daily Progress reports the city council voted unanimously … Click to Continue »

This Was the Taliban's Reaction to Trump's Speech

While Afghanistans government was impressed with President Trumps speech on the U.S.s strategy in the country going forward, with the Afghan ambassador to the U.S. calling it a 10 out of 10, the Taliban was found it old and unclear.

Man shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy in Kewaunee County

A man has been shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy in Kewaunee County. Sheriff Matt Joski says the incident happened about 8 p.m. Monday in the Town of Franklin. … Click to Continue »

"That was what she did. She just wandered places. She trusted somebody, and then this is what happened."

"Said Christopher Harress?, a colleague of the 30-year-old free-lance reporter Kim Wall who took a ride on a "personal submarine" and never returned, quoted in "A man accused of killing a journalist on his private submarine ‘buried her at sea,’ police say" (WaPo). Show More Summary

News Roundup & Open Thread – Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Featured photo: Images of the eclipse from Princeton (Newsworks) Support of trump is eroding even among the once-monolithic Lakewood Orthodox Jewish community. Charlottesville and trump’s defense of Nazis seem to be the tipping point for some of his previously most...Read more

SCENES FROM RAHM EMANUEL’S CHICAGO: 63 Shot, 8 Dead In Chicago’s 2nd Most Violent Weekend Of 2017. …

SCENES FROM RAHM EMANUEL’S CHICAGO: 63 Shot, 8 Dead In Chicago’s 2nd Most Violent Weekend Of 2017. At least 63 people were shot in the city, and eight of them were killed, police said. More than half of them were wounded over 13 hours from Saturday to early Sunday. At least 16 more people were […]

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