Los Angeles officials have announced a new strategy to speed the process of getting homeless people into permanent housing that is modeled on the federal government’s response to natural disasters
New virus cases in China continue to fall, with 1,749 new infections and 136 new deaths announced after China's leader said disease prevention and control was at “a critical time.”
Michael Bloomberg Qualifies for His First Debate The latest NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll shows Bloomberg with 19 percent of Democratic support, qualifying him for the next debate. Bloomberg needed to have at least 12 percent support in Nevada in order to participate in the Feb. 19 debate. Bloomberg's campaign manager Kevin Sheekey tweeted in response to the news. Kevin Sheekey, via Twitter The multibillionaire has spent $300 million of his own money on adds, catapulting him to second place nationally among the Democratic candidates. In first place is Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, leading with 31 percent of support. Sanders has accused Bloomberg of attempting to buy the Democratic nomination. Both candidates have recently increased their attacks on each other.
A Washington state woman has pleaded not guilty to drugging a new mother after authorities say she posed as a photographer in a complex plot to kidnap the mother’s baby
President Donald Trump's blitz of pardons included giving one to the former owner of a Texas construction company whose family has donated to Republican candidates
Trump and RNC Raised $60 Million in January The combined total of the Republican National Committee (RNC) and the Trump campaign's funding is in excess of $200 million. In contrast, Democratic Senator Bernie Sanders raised $25 million in January. Sanders recently won the New Hampshire primary, placing him at the forefront of the Democratic presidential candidates. Since the beginning of 2019, pro-Trump organizations have raised more than $525 million. Ronna McDaniel, RNC Chairwoman, via CNN Trump's campaign chairman, Brad Parscale, said Trump's "record breaking financial support" was due to "the Democrats' shameful impeachment hoax." Brad Parscale, Trump Campaign, via CNN
A 40-year-old Texas woman was among nearly a dozen people granted clemency Tuesday by President Donald Trump after her case was championed by a woman who herself got clemency almost two years ago at the urging of reality TV star Kim Kardashian West
Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign plans to ask for a partial recount of the Iowa caucus results after the state Democratic Party released results of its recanvass that show Sanders and Pete Buttigieg in an effective tie
Bernie Sanders Wins New Hampshire Primary The Vermont Senator claimed a victory in the nation's first primary leading up to November's presidential election. Bernie Sanders, via 'The New York Times' Sanders clinched close to 26 percent of the votes. Bernie Sanders, via 'The New York Times' Bernie Sanders, via 'The New York Times' Following Sanders in a close second, Pete Buttigieg won close to 24 percent of the votes. Amy Klobuchar followed closely behind Buttigieg with nearly 20 percent of the votes. Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden came in fourth and fifth places respectively.
A 25-year-old man was arrested Tuesday afternoon after authorities said he randomly stabbed a child while she was in the play area at a McDonald's restaurant in El Paso, Texas
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has subpoenaed an Oregon sheriff's office for information about two foreign nationals wanted for deportation in an escalation of the conflict between federal officials and local government over so-called sanctuary policies