Thursday, August 27th, 2015
  • TV newsrooms pay tribute to slain journalists

    #WeStandWithWDBJ: Television newsrooms are paying tribute online to the pair of journalists who were shot and killed during a live broadcast in Virginia on Wednesday. […]

  • Trump on fatal shooting of WDBJ journalists

    Donald Trump says the fatal shooting of two journalists on live television should not be seen as another example of America’s problem with gun violence. […]

  • Jeb, get ahold of yourself


  • New Hampshire prep school rape trail lawyers make final cases

    Closing arguments in the rape trial of a former student at an elite New Hampshire boarding school focused on whether he coerced a 15-year-old classmate into a sexual encounter or whether she accused him to save her reputation. A county prosecutor on Thursday said defendant Owen Labrie, 19, told a friend had he had used "every trick in the book" to get the victim to have sex with him. "You only […]

  • Planned Parenthood report says fetal tissue videos were distorted

    Planned Parenthood told U.S. congressional leaders on Thursday that manipulations and deletions used in the editing process of secretly recorded videos slamming the organization rendered the tapes unreliable for government inquiries. In an 11-page letter to Republican and Democratic congressional leaders, the reproductive healthcare group's president, Cecile Richards, detailed the findings of an […]

  • Online posts by Virginia shooter show alarming trend: victim's fiance

    Social media posts by the man suspected of brazenly shooting two television journalists during a live broadcast in Virginia show a disturbing trend of unashamed exhibition of his crimes on the Internet, the partner of one of the victims said on Thursday. "What we are starting to see is continued boldness from people who want to commit murders in cold blood for notoriety," said Hurst, who was a […]

  • Obama walks New Orleans streets, says city 'moving forward'

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Walking door to door on the streets of a city reborn after tragedy, President Barack Obama says New Orleans is "moving forward" a decade after Hurricane Katrina dealt a devastating blow. He offered the city as an example of what can happen when people rally to build a better future after extraordinary trials. […]