Obama’s Reflections Ahead Of His Farewell Address

Obama’s Reflections Ahead Of His Farewell Address

President Obama previews his Farewell Address. On Tuesday at 9pm ET, watch him return to where it all started in Chicago and offer his grateful farewell.

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Texas’s Anti-Transgender Bathroom Bill, Explained

Texas’s Anti-Transgender Bathroom Bill, Explained

Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick, a Republican has put forward the legislative agenda by introducing the transgender ‘bathroom bill’ following the law enacted by North Carolina last year that restricts bathroom and locker rooms access to transgender people.

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Dylann Roof’s State Trial Indefinitely Delayed

Dylann Roof’s State Trial Indefinitely Delayed

A Charleston court has delayed Dylann Roof’s state trial indefinitely – but Roof is already facing the death penalty in an ongoing federal trial. Ali Velshi and guests have more.

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Bangladesh Police Kill Prime suspect In July Cafe Attack

Bangladesh Police Kill Prime suspect In July Cafe Attack

Bangladeshi police shot dead two Islamist militants on Friday in a gunfight in Dhaka, including a prime suspect in the killing of 20 hostages in a cafe in the capital last year.

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Russian Cyberattacks ‘An Act Of War’: John McCain

Russian Cyberattacks ‘An Act Of War’: John McCain

Russia’s alleged cyber-attacks on US political organizations — hacking which the intelligence community concluded amounted to meddling in the US election — were an “act of war,” senior US Senator John McCain says.

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Stars Arrive For Fisher And Reynolds’ Joint Memorial

Stars Arrive For Fisher And Reynolds’ Joint Memorial

Stars attend a joint memorial service for Carrie Fisher and her mother, Debbie Reynolds.

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Trump Asking Congress, Not Mexico, To Pay For Border Wall

Trump Asking Congress, Not Mexico, To Pay For Border Wall

House Republican officials say President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team has signaled to congressional leader that his preference is to fund the border wall through the appropriations process.

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Binden To Trump: ‘Grow Up, Donald’

Binden To Trump: ‘Grow Up, Donald’

In an interview on January 6 U.S. Vice President Joe Biden had a message for Donald Trump when the interviewer presented a number of Trump’s recent tweets: it’s “time to be an adult… show us what you have.”

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Osama Bin Laden’s Son Hamza Put On US Terror Blacklist

Osama Bin Laden’s Son Hamza Put On US Terror Blacklist

The U.S. State Department named Hamza bin Laden a specially designated global terrorist.

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4 Charged With Hate Crimes, Kidnapping: Chicago Torture Video

4 Charged With Hate Crimes, Kidnapping: Chicago Torture Video

Four people have been charged with hate crimes for the brutal beating of a mentally disabled man after video of the incident was broadcast on Facebook Live. Jordan Hill, Tesfaye Cooper, Brittany Covington, and Tanishia Covington were arrested for the attack. Chicago Police say the victim, an 18-year-old, was tied...

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Russian Officials Celebrating Trump Win

Russian Officials Celebrating Trump Win

US intelligence officials tell CNN that in intercepted conversations, Russian officials expressed happiness at Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 election, with some of the messages being described as “congratulatory.”

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Man Hanging Unconscious By Backpack On Arapahoe Basin Chairlift

Man Hanging Unconscious By Backpack On Arapahoe Basin Chairlift

A man who was dangling unconscious by his neck from a chairlift at Arapahoe Basin Wednesday likely had his life saved by a professional slackliner from Golden who was able to scale the lift and cut the man down.

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Barack Obama Fights To Rescue Obamacare

Barack Obama Fights To Rescue Obamacare

The US Republican Party has begun efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, or what most Americans call Obamacare.

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Free Marijuana On Inauguration Day

Free Marijuana On Inauguration Day

The DC Cannabis Coalition says it plans to hand out thousands of joints of marijuana on Inauguration Day — for free — to urge federal legalization of pot.

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LIRR Train Derails In Brooklyn; 103 People Hurt

LIRR Train Derails In Brooklyn; 103 People Hurt

A Long Island Rail Road train derailed at Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn at the height of Wednesday’s morning rush, injuring more than 100 people and riddling the track area with shattered glass and debris.

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Former Senator A Candidate To Head National Intelligence

Former Senator A Candidate To Head National Intelligence

Former Senator Dan Coats, R – Indiana, is Donald Trump’s leading candidate for Director of National Intelligence.

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4 In Custody After Mentally Disabled Man Tied Up, Tortured On Facebook Live

4 In Custody After Mentally Disabled Man Tied Up, Tortured On Facebook Live

Police in Chicago are investigating after a Facebook Live video surfaced showing a teen being tortured as the attackers yelled “F— Donald Trump.

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Convicted Murderer Charles Manson In Hospital

Convicted Murderer Charles Manson In Hospital

Convicted murderer Charles Manson has been taken from a California prison to hospital. He is said to be seriously ill but no further details have been released.

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7.2 Quake Hits Near Fiji; Tsunami Alert Cancelled

7.2 Quake Hits Near Fiji; Tsunami Alert Cancelled

A 7.2 earthquake has been recorded 274km southwest of Fiji, the US Geological Survey says. The quake, which struck at 10.53am NZT, was at a depth of 10km.

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Putin Euphoric Over Trump Win

Putin Euphoric Over Trump Win

A former aide to Vladimir Putin says the Russian president was pleased with Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 election and that he expects the United States to have a more favorable view of Russia going forward.

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Janet Jackson Welcomes First Child At 50

Janet Jackson Welcomes First Child At 50

Pop star Janet Jackson gave birth on Tuesday to her first child, a boy, at the age of 50, her management said.

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56 Killed, Many Beheaded, In Grisly Brazil Prison Riot

56 Killed, Many Beheaded, In Grisly Brazil Prison Riot

On Jan. 1 a fight between rival gangs broke out in a Brazil prison and escalated to a full massacre in which at least 60 inmates were killed and several may have escaped.

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ISIS Claims Nightclub Shooting: Istanbul

ISIS Claims Nightclub Shooting: Istanbul

In Turkey, a nationwide manhunt is underway for the attacker who opened fire in an Istanbul nightclub in the early hours of New Year’s Day, killing 39. Turkey has been a key player in the fight against the Islamic State group in Syria, and the attack comes two weeks after...

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Computer Outage Disrupts Customs At US Airports

Computer Outage Disrupts Customs At US Airports

A US Customs computer outage was affecting operations at airports nationwide. Airport officials and travelers across the country reported delays ranging from 30 minutes to two hours.

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Vandalized Hollywood Sign Now Reads ‘Hollyweed’

Vandalized Hollywood Sign Now Reads ‘Hollyweed’

Security Services Sgt. Trudeau told CBS Los Angeles that the prankster climbed the mountain around midnight Sunday, throwing two tarps over the “O’s” to make them appear like “E’s.” Per the news website, the incident is being investigated as misdemeanor trespassing, and police plan to review the video security footage....

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Manhunt Launched For Shooter: Istanbul Nightclub Massacre

Manhunt Launched For Shooter: Istanbul Nightclub Massacre

At least 39 people were killed in the attack on revelers ringing in the new year at Reina nightclub.

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Will 2017 Be The End For Obamacare?

Will 2017 Be The End For Obamacare?

Dismantling Obamacare is expected to be among the first tasks Congress takes up this month as Republicans take control of the White House, Senate and House of Representatives.

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Panel Delays Decision On Whether To Release Manson Follower

Panel Delays Decision On Whether To Release Manson Follower

The hearing will be continued once the investigation is concluded.

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Will Obama’s Sanctions Hurt Russia?

Will Obama’s Sanctions Hurt Russia?

 Strategic Analyst Ralph Peters on the ceasefire in Syria and President Obama’s sanctions against Russia.

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2017: Russia Could Run Out Of Money

2017: Russia Could Run Out Of Money

Is Putin leading Russia into a great depression?

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How Corrupt Is Malaysia’s Prime Minister?

How Corrupt Is Malaysia’s Prime Minister?

Malaysia Prime Minister Najib Razak Says He Isn’t a ‘Crook’ Prime Minister Najib Razak has told supporters that he isn’t a “crook,” amid continuing fallout from investigations into state investment fund 1MDB.

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Search Underway For Missing Plane In Ohio

Search Underway For Missing Plane In Ohio

The Coast Guard is searching Lake Erie just 2 miles north of Downtown Cleveland for a plane that took off from Burke Lakefront Airport and disappeared from radar. According to the Coast Guard the plane is a Cessna 525. Six people are believed to have been on board according to...

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Carrie Fisher ‘Mesmerized’ By Her Mother

Carrie Fisher ‘Mesmerized’ By Her Mother

Photographer said little Carrie was 6 and sat to watch mom Debbie Reynolds onstage in Las Vegas.

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Syrian Ceasefire Gets Underway

Syrian Ceasefire Gets Underway

Parts of Aleppo can be seen after a nationwide ceasefire between the Syrian government and opposition groups came into effect on December 30 at 12:00am local time.

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Is The Media Overblowing Trump’s Business Ties?

Is The Media Overblowing Trump’s Business Ties?

The Weekly Standard, Executive Editor Fred Barnes on Donald Trump’s business and President Obama’s sanctions against Russia.

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On Russian Hacking, ‘There’s No Reason for Trump to Downplay It’

On Russian Hacking, ‘There’s No Reason for Trump to Downplay It’

Charles Krauthammer said that punishing Russia is important to maintain U.S. credibility, but he does not think Trump has gained anything by defensively downplaying it.

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The Resolution Passes Calling For Paladino To Resign

The Resolution Passes Calling For Paladino To Resign

The Buffalo School Board voted 6-2 in favor of a resolution calling for Board member Carl Paladino to resign his seat.

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Russia And Turkey Agree To Syria Ceasefire Deal

Russia And Turkey Agree To Syria Ceasefire Deal

A cease fire announced by the Syrian government went into effect across the country about three hours ago. A move that could put Syria on the road to peace after nearly six years of war.

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Uber Driver Saves 16-Year-Old Girl From Sex Trafficking

Uber Driver Saves 16-Year-Old Girl From Sex Trafficking

California authorities are crediting an Uber driver for helping rescue a girl out of sex trafficking.

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Russia To Boost Cooperation With Iran

Russia To Boost Cooperation With Iran

The Russian foreign minister says Moscow will boost its cooperation with Turkey and Iran on the situation in Syria.

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Russia Accepts ‘Institutional Doping’ Of Its Olympic Athletes

Russia Accepts ‘Institutional Doping’ Of Its Olympic Athletes

The Russians have accepted the verdict of the international sporting community that its athletes have been provided with performance enhancing substances. The acting director of Russia’s anti-doping agency Rusada says there is evidence of “institutional conspiracy”.

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Fights & Disturbances Broke Out At A Number Of US Shopping Malls

Fights & Disturbances Broke Out At A Number Of US Shopping Malls

one of the biggest brawls across the country happened in a suburb of Chicago at the Fox Valley Mall in Aurora, Illinois. Eight juveniles have been arrested and charged. Police are looking into whether social media played a role in organizing the fight and if it was connected to other...

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Four Arrested In The Disturbance At Philadelphia Mall

Four Arrested In The Disturbance At Philadelphia Mall

Philadelphia police say four people were arrested during a disturbance at a mall in the northeast part of the city. Officers reported to the mall quickly, when they heard that a large group of youths had gathered there.

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Japanese PM Shinzo Abe Makes Landmark Visit To Pearl Harbor

Japanese PM Shinzo Abe Makes Landmark Visit To Pearl Harbor

U.S.President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe affirm their nations’ alliance at historic pilgrimage to Pearl Harbor.

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Carrie Fisher, ‘Star Wars” Princess Leia, Dies At 60

Carrie Fisher, ‘Star Wars” Princess Leia, Dies At 60

Actress Carrie Fisher has passed away at the age of 60. The news came four days after the Star Wars star had a heart attack on a flight to Los Angeles. Paramedics removed her from the flight and rushed her to a nearby hospital. She later died. Fisher played Princess...

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Bag Of Toys Prompts Evacuation Of Trump Tower Lobby

Bag Of Toys Prompts Evacuation Of Trump Tower Lobby

Officials investigate the cause of tonight’s evacuation, while earlier today, Trump tweeted since he won the election, the stock market is up 10 percent and Christmas spending is over a trillion dollars.

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U.S. Accuses Chinese Citizens Of Hacking Law Firms

U.S. Accuses Chinese Citizens Of Hacking Law Firms

U.S. Prosecutors announced charges against three Chinese citizens who said they participated in a plot to trade on confidential corporate information obtained through a hack of several law firms networks and servers. The three were charged in an indictment filed in Manhattan federal court with engaging in conspiracies to commit...

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Donald Trump Announces Intent To Dissolve Trump Foundation

Donald Trump Announces Intent To Dissolve Trump Foundation

The charitable foundation remains under investigation by the NY attorney general’s office.

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‘Human Error’ Led To Colombian Plane Crash That Killed 71

‘Human Error’ Led To Colombian Plane Crash That Killed 71

Colombia aviation authorities said on Monday, errors by the pilot, airline and Bolivian regulators are to blame for a plane crash in Colombia that killed 71 people last month,. Among the casualties were most of Brazil’s Chapecoense soccer team.

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