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Trump to address annual RNC meeting at his D.C. hotel (Alex Isenstadt/Politico)

45 min 22 sec ago

Alex Isenstadt / Politico:
Trump to address annual RNC meeting at his D.C. hotel  —  President Donald Trump is slated to address Republican National Committee members on Feb. 1 at their annual winter meeting in Washington, D.C., according to a GOP source briefed on the plans.  —  Trump's evening appearance …

1 dead, 7 hospitalized, suspect held in high school shooting (Stephen Lance Denee/Associated Press)

45 min 22 sec ago

Stephen Lance Denee / Associated Press:
1 dead, 7 hospitalized, suspect held in high school shooting  —  BENTON, Ky. (AP) — Someone with a gun opened fire inside a rural Kentucky high school Tuesday morning, killing one person and wounding at least a half-dozen others.  Police said a suspect was apprehended and the school was locked down.

These Democratic Senators Should Be Afraid for Their Jobs (Sean McElwee/VICE)

50 min 21 sec ago

Sean McElwee / VICE:
These Democratic Senators Should Be Afraid for Their Jobs  —  Chelsea Manning's recent announcement that she would challenge incumbent Ben Cardin in Maryland's Senate primary set off a flurry of debate about the legitimacy of her challenge.  Beyond the specifics of Manning's run …

Hoover High School teacher placed on leave for using racial slur in classroom (Trisha Powell Crain/al.com)

50 min 21 sec ago

Trisha Powell Crain / al.com:
Hoover High School teacher placed on leave for using racial slur in classroom  —  A Hoover High school teacher was placed on administrative leave with pay on Monday for using a racial slur when asking students to turn down music they were playing in class last Friday, school system officials today confirmed.

The madness of American medical billing, in one woman's tweets (Sarah Kliff/Vox)

1 hour 22 sec ago

Sarah Kliff / Vox:
The madness of American medical billing, in one woman's tweets  —  A day before a long-scheduled surgery, Aminatou Sow got an unexpected phone call: Her hospital wanted her to pay her share of medical bill before the operation took place.  —  Sow has a $4,000 deductible …

Shooting at Italy High School in Texas leaves teen wounded, suspect in custody (Daniella Silva/NBC News)

1 hour 5 min ago

Daniella Silva / NBC News:
Shooting at Italy High School in Texas leaves teen wounded, suspect in custody  —  A teenage girl was wounded at a Texas high school Monday morning after a 16-year-old suspect opened fire with a semi-automatic handgun, authorities said.  —  Police responded to a call of a shooting …

Camerota Roasts Schlapp: 'Conservatives Don't Care Anymore About Extramarital Affairs?' (Aidan McLaughlin/Mediaite)

1 hour 10 min ago

Aidan McLaughlin / Mediaite:
Camerota Roasts Schlapp: 'Conservatives Don't Care Anymore About Extramarital Affairs?'  —  CNN's Alisyn Camerota grilled Matt Schlapp over President Donald Trump's alleged affair with porn star Stormy Daniels on New Day.  —  The Wall Street Journal reported earlier this month that Trump cheated …

Teen Who Threatened CNN Also Menaced Local Islamic Center (The Daily Beast)

1 hour 15 min ago

The Daily Beast:
Teen Who Threatened CNN Also Menaced Local Islamic Center  —  A 19-year-old who made nearly two dozen of threatening phone calls to CNN is free on a $10,000 unsecured bond and facing federal criminal charges after promising to “gun down” the cable network's employees for putting out “fake news” at their Atlanta headquarters.

Michael Wolff: Trump does not want to be president (Rebecca Savransky/The Hill)

1 hour 20 min ago

Rebecca Savransky / The Hill:
Michael Wolff: Trump does not want to be president  —  Author Michael Wolff said in a new interview that he believes President Trump  —  does not want to be the president.  —  “There is nothing to indicate that ... Trump is going to find his footing as the president of the United States …

Tony Perkins: Evangelicals gave Trump a 'mulligan' on past behavior (Rebecca Savransky/The Hill)

1 hour 30 min ago

Rebecca Savransky / The Hill:
Tony Perkins: Evangelicals gave Trump a ‘mulligan’ on past behavior  —  Evangelical leader Tony Perkins in a new interview said President Trump  —  got a “mulligan” on his past behavior, adding that the president is providing the leadership the country needs.  —  “We kind of gave him—'All right, you get a mulligan.

Kentucky school shooting leaves at least one dead and multiple wounded, officials say (Kathleen Joyce/Fox News)

1 hour 30 min ago

Kathleen Joyce / Fox News:
Kentucky school shooting leaves at least one dead and multiple wounded, officials say  —  At least one person was killed and several others were injured when a shooter opened fire at Marshall County High School in Benton, Ky., officials said.  —  Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin tweeted the shooter was in custody.

1 killed, 7 taken to hospitals after Kentucky high school shooting (CNN)

1 hour 40 min ago

CNN:
1 killed, 7 taken to hospitals after Kentucky high school shooting  —  (CNN)At least one person was killed in a shooting Tuesday at a Kentucky high school, Gov. Matt Bevin said.  —  “Tragic shooting at Marshall County HS ... Shooter is in custody, one confirmed fatality, multiple others wounded,” Bevin tweeted.

Mueller's office questioned Sessions in Russia investigation (Ariane de Vogue/CNN)

1 hour 40 min ago

Ariane de Vogue / CNN:
Mueller's office questioned Sessions in Russia investigation  —  STORY HIGHLIGHTS  —  (CNN)Attorney General Jeff Sessions was questioned for several hours last week by special counsel Robert Mueller's office as part of the investigation into Russia's meddling in the election …

Fur and fury at 40,000 feet as more people bring animals on planes (Karin Brulliard/Washington Post)

1 hour 45 min ago

Karin Brulliard / Washington Post:
Fur and fury at 40,000 feet as more people bring animals on planes  —  When Marlin Jackson arrived at his row on a Delta flight from Atlanta to San Diego in June, the middle seat was already occupied by a man with a sizable dog on his lap.  Jackson squeezed by them to his window seat, and the Labrador mix lunged at his face.

The Trump evangelicals have lost their gag reflex (Michael Gerson/Washington Post)

1 hour 50 min ago

Michael Gerson / Washington Post:
The Trump evangelicals have lost their gag reflex  —  The Rev. Billy Graham has been one of the most visible, respected and influential Christians in the world since the 1950s.  But he often had a blind spot when it came to politics.  Graham was President Richard Nixon's golfing buddy and spiritual adviser.

What's next in the investigation of those missing FBI texts (Byron York/Washington Examiner)

3 hours 45 min ago

Byron York / Washington Examiner:
What's next in the investigation of those missing FBI texts  —  Congressional investigators believe they are barely beginning to answer the questions raised by the text messages between the FBI's Peter Strzok and Lisa Page.  For several reasons:  —  1) Strzok and Page were more prolific texters than anyone knew.

A Billionaire Keeps Pushing to Impeach Trump. Democrats Are Rattled. (Alexander Burns/New York Times)

3 hours 45 min ago

Alexander Burns / New York Times:
A Billionaire Keeps Pushing to Impeach Trump.  Democrats Are Rattled.  —  Democratic leaders have pressed Tom Steyer privately, urging him to tone down his campaign calling for President Trump's impeachment.  They have prodded him in public, declaring on television that they consider impeachment an impractical idea.

NEIL DIAMOND ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT FROM CONCERT TOURING AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND TOUR DATES CANCELLED (Neil Diamond)

3 hours 45 min ago

Neil Diamond:
NEIL DIAMOND ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT FROM CONCERT TOURING AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND TOUR DATES CANCELLED  —  NEIL DIAMOND ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT FROM CONCERT TOURING  —  AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND TOUR DATES CANCELLED  —  Legendary singer, songwriter and performer Neil Diamond today announced …

Uber driver suspected of San Luis Obispo rapes charged with 10 felonies (KSBY-TV)

3 hours 50 min ago

KSBY-TV:
Uber driver suspected of San Luis Obispo rapes charged with 10 felonies  —  The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney's Office has filed 10 felony charges against an Uber driver suspected of sexually assaulting at least four women in San Luis Obispo.  The DA says there could be more victims …

After false missile alarm, Ige couldn't log on to Twitter (Kevin Dayton/Honolulu Star-Advertiser)

3 hours 55 min ago

Kevin Dayton / Honolulu Star-Advertiser:
After false missile alarm, Ige couldn't log on to Twitter  —  Gov. David Ige told reporters today that part of the delay in notifying the public that the Jan. 13 ballistic missile alert was a false alarm was that he did not know his Twitter account password.

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