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Georgia town braces for planned neo-Nazi rally Saturday

Georgia town braces for planned neo-Nazi rally Saturday

Police barricaded a park and several businesses in Newnan, Georgia Friday ahead of a planned neo-Nazi rally on Saturday, CBS Atlanta affiliate WGCL reports. The rally is being held by the National Socialist Movement, which holds rallies every year to mark Adolf Hitler’s birthday.  There will be over 400 officers on hand, and WGCL reports […]

Arizona teachers vote in favor of statewide walkout

Arizona teachers vote in favor of statewide walkout

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE PHOENIX — Arizona teachers have voted to walk off the job to demand increased school funding, marking a key step toward a first-ever statewide strike that builds on a movement for higher pay in other Republican-dominant states. A […]

Seeing red! Someone used spray paint on a gopher tortoise

Seeing red! Someone used spray paint on a gopher tortoise

The gentle, lumbering gopher tortoise had a problem: it was in the middle of a county road and was found covered in red spray paint and flecked with concrete on its limbs and on top of its shell. The people who rescued the tortoise took it to a animal rehabilitation facility, according to information the […]

Kentucky governor apologizes after linking child abuse to teacher protests

Kentucky governor apologizes after linking child abuse to teacher protests

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin apologized on Sunday to people who he said were hurt by his “guarantee” that children were abused after a massive teacher walkout shut schools on Friday. In a video posted on his YouTube page, […]

Starbucks, Police And Mayor Respond To Controversial Arrest Of 2 Black Men In Philly

Starbucks, Police And Mayor Respond To Controversial Arrest Of 2 Black Men In Philly

Starbucks issued an apology on Twitter after Starbucks employees called the police on two black men who were allegedly trespassing in a Philadelphia store. Twitter hide caption toggle caption Twitter Starbucks issued an apology on Twitter after Starbucks employees called the police on two black men who were allegedly trespassing in a Philadelphia store. Twitter […]

Winner of $533M Mega Millions jackpot revealed

Winner of $533M Mega Millions jackpot revealed

NEW JERSEY — The mystery winner of the $533 million Mega Millions jackpot was revealed at New Jersey Lottery headquarters on Friday. The newest millionaire is 47-year-old Richard Wahl, of Vernon, who bought the winning ticket at a Lukoil gas station in Riverdale, Morris County. Wahl said that he’s only played the Mega Millions twice […]

Oklahoma teachers strike for higher pay, education funding

Oklahoma teachers strike for higher pay, education funding

After nine days, the Oklahoma teacher walkout, with educators demanding more money for salaries and classroom needs, came to an end Thursday. Instead of continuing to strike, the largest teachers union called for its members to shift focus to electing educators in November who are more in-line with their demands.  Oklahoma’s Republican governor has already […]

BREAKING: Backpage.com pleads guilty to human trafficking in Texas

BREAKING: Backpage.com pleads guilty to human trafficking in Texas

The classified advertising website Backpage.com pleaded guilty to human trafficking in Texas, the Texas Attorney General’s office announced on Thursday. The plea comes a week after the attorney general’s office and the Department of Justice shut down the website, which they described as the “largest online sex trafficking marketplace in the world.” The company’s CEO Carl […]

The '2-by-4' that hit Paul Ryan before his decision not to run again

The '2-by-4' that hit Paul Ryan before his decision not to run again

He was in Springfield, Missouri, raising money for two House Republican colleagues when, as he recounts it, a “really successful guy” approached him to talk about family. “Let me give you a piece of advice that I wish I’d listened to,” the man told him, according to Ryan. “They used to say it’s not the […]

What You Don't Know About How Facebook Uses Your Data

What You Don't Know About How Facebook Uses Your Data

On Wednesday, Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, will face a second day of testimony on Capitol Hill regarding how his company conducts its business and how it has failed to protect the privacy of its users. The hearings were spurred by revelations that Cambridge Analytica, a voter-profiling company, had inappropriately harvested the detailed personal information […]

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