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Hospital: Rep. Scalise, wounded in Va. shooting, in fair condition

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The update on Scalise's condition comes just hours after the FBI gave an update on the investigation into the shooting that left six people injured. House Speaker Paul Ryan said he visited Scalise in the hospital Friday and saw him breathing on his own, talking and sending text messages. Read More »

Lamar Odom fires back at Stephen A. for 'crack' comment

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This past Thursday, ESPN " First Take " co-host Stephen A. Smith went on a tirade against New York Knicks team President Phil Jackson for destroying the franchise with his questionable moves. Odom's work with the addiction community comes after he was found unconscious as the result of an apparent overdose in Nevada on October 13, 2015. Read More »

Passers-by help children after father walks away from them

A Manchester father is facing two counts of endangering the welfare of a child after he was accused of abandoning his two children in a risky part of the city, police said. The man originally provided a false name, but later identified himself as Vito Paulino, who police learned had an outstanding warrant out of Hillsborough County. Read More »

Sen. Johnson: More time needed to evaluate health care bill

As of Friday afternoon, he now appears likely to vote against the Republican plan to phase out Medicaid and dismantle much of the Affordable Care Act . Heller is up for reelection in 2018 and is from a Medicaid expansion state. Maine Sen. Susan Collins and some others are anxious about the bill rolling back Obamacare's expansion of Medicare and putting limits on federal funding of the program. Read More »

Former ROH Star Spotted At Site Of Tonight's NXT Tapings

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Bobby Fish's deal with Ring of Honor ended back in March and it was rumored that he was WWE bound. Bobby was reportedly seen walking into the NXT arena with a producer earlier today. The Wrestling Observer Newsletter reported in March that he didn't want to sign a new full-time ROH deal because he was anxious it might hurt his chances of getting a WWE deal. Read More »

Johnny Depp kicks off Glastonbury 2017 by pondering Donald Trump assassination

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The Pirates of the Caribbean star made the off-color comments late Thursday at the Glastonbury Festival in southwest England, telling the crowd it had "been a while" since an actor had assassinated a president. The past year or so has seen Depp endure his share of difficulties, including an embarrassing apology video spurred by a doggie snafu, a messy, public divorce and, most recently an industrial-grade backlash over an assassination joke he made about Donald Trump. Read More »

Connecticut NBC station won't air Megyn Kelly interview with Alex Jones

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When Megyn Kelly contacted Infowars conspiracy theorist and all-around blowhard Alex Jones about an interview on her NBC show, Jones immediately smelled a rat. J.P. Morgan Chase has pulled its local TV ads and digital ads from all NBC News programming, including Kelly's show, over the interview. "All I can do is give you my word and tell you if there is one thing about me I do what I say I'm going to do and I don't double-cross". Read More »

Expect a rainy New Orleans weekend after Tropical Storm Cindy

The storm made landfall early Thursday in southwestern Louisiana . Baldwin County Sheriff's Capt. Stephen Arthur said witnesses reported the 10-year-old boy from Missouri was standing outside a condominium in Fort Morgan when the log, carried in by a large wave, struck him. Read More »

Bat-Signal to Shine Over LA in Honor of Adam West

The late actor Adam West will be honored by Los Angeles with a ceremonial lighting of the Bat-signal from City Hall. Thousands of fans donned their best Batman outfits to honour Adam West as the sign with which he will always be associated - a giant Bat-signal - was projected onto a building in Los Angeles . Read More »

Nancy Pelosi: 'I'm worth the trouble'

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Republican Ralph Norman defeated Archie Parnell in Tuesday's special election for South Carolina's 5th congressional district , and in Georgia, Republican Karen Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in the most expensive House race in history. Read More »

Camila Cabello Turned Tweets Into Songs On 'Jimmy Fallon' And It's Incredible

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In addition to singing hits from her peers, Cabello also performed her new single, " Crying in the Club ", on The Tonight Show . "It's the summer tweets mix tape", Cabello described the segment. As has been the case with many late night shows, Jimmy Kimmel Live! didn't shy away from the controversial issue of healthcare. I was completely broken during that time, I was in the kind of pain that's uncomfortable to talk about, and it was the kind of chapter you never want to read out loud.... Read More »

Learning From the Georgia Special Congressional Election

Moulton is one of the House Democrats who has been most vocal in calling for a new generation of leadership. "This is about being able to take the Democratic party in a direction that is actually going to help us win seats and get back into the majority". Read More »

Health Care gains in danger!!

The Republican senator told reporters Friday, "I wouldn't say they are losing it". Even Mr Obama wrote: I was careful to say again and again that while the Affordable Care Act represented a significant step forward for America, it was not ideal, nor could it be the end of our efforts. Read More »

Sarfraz Ahmed named captain of Champions Trophy team of tournament

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In 2014, about 60 Kashmiri college students watching an India-Pakistan match in the hostel of an Uttar Pradesh college were charged with sedition for cheering the Pakistani team after India lost the Asia Cup match. The Green Brigade entered the just concluded eight-team Champions Trophy as the lowest-ranked team at No.8 but raised themselves from the ashes to emerge champions at The Oval on Sunday. Read More »

Bill Cosby to Teach Young People About Sexual Assault Allegations

More than 50 women have accused Cosby of sexual violence, with numerous stories following the same pattern: Younger women claiming that Cosby drugged them before the alleged assaults. Prior to the trial, Cosby told CNN host Michael Smerconish on his Sirius XM radio show that he wanted to get back to comedy and motivational speaking after the case was over. Read More »

Funeral to be held for USA student imprisoned by N. Korea

The service is open to the public but not the media. North Korea said Friday that the death of American tourist Otto Warmbier was a mystery, denying that he was tortured and casting itself as the "biggest victim" of the affair. "I would like to do this.' So, we agreed to let him do that", Fred Warmbier said. "When I was organizing the trip and I (met) with the delegates here, I addressed Otto Warmbier and I said to them we would need some type of good faith if we're ever going to do ... Read More »

DC police to charge 12 Turkish security agents

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Some additional suspects still have not been identified, the police chief said . Newsham did not say how the police hoped to arrest the 12, saying the State Department would determine how to execute the warrants. Nine people were hospitalized . "We all saw the violence that was perpetrated against the protesters", Newsham said. "We are going to pursue everything that's within our legal power to hold the folks that were responsible accountable for their actions", he said the day after ... Read More »

At Glastonbury, Johnny Depp asks about assassinating the president

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Depp's remarks on Thursday came as he introduced a screening of his film The Libertine at the festival in south-west England. "This is going to be in the press and it'll be disgusting". Nevertheless, they represent an ugly trend in American culture - just listen to the cheers from the crowds when Depp and Madonna suggest murdering the president . Read More »

'The Big Sick' Movie Review

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The film was directed by Michael Showalter and premiered earlier this year at the Sundance Film Festival, where critic Justin Chang first saw it. This image released by Lionsgate shows Kumail Nanjiani , left, and Zoe Kazan in a scene from, " The Big Sick ". Read More »

Seth MacFarlane pays tribute to Adam West

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West recently voiced Quahog's mayor on Seth MacFarlane's animated series Family Guy . His family released a brief statement to the media, saying: "Our dad always saw himself as The Bright Knight, and aspired to make a positive impact on his fans' lives". Read More »

Ram Nath Kovind files nomination for Presidential election

Expressing joy over the fact that she was unanimously selected as Opposition's Presidential nominee by 17 political parties, Kumar said they are deciding on the date of filing the nomination. "The Congress alone knows why it is contesting because they do not have numbers on their side", he said. "I would have been more happy had the Congress and the Left supported Shri Ram Nath Kovind". Read More »

Local senators react to health care bill

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Governors in states that expanded Medicaid are wary of a bill revealed Thursday, June 22, 2017 , by R. WASHINGTON (AP) - Republican Sen. Critics pounced after the Senate released its long-awaited bill to dismantle President Barack Obama's health care law on Thursday, saying its proposed cuts to Medicaid could be disastrous for the roughly 3.6 million Florida residents who rely on the program. Read More »

Bill Cosby is planning on holding sexual assault town halls, reps say

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Andrew Wyatt and Ebonee Benson , while in an interview on " Good Morning Alabama " also shared that " Cosby Show" star wants to talk to younger people now about this issue. Prosecutors have said they will seek a retrial. "And it also affects, you know, married men", Wyatt said. Wyatt revealed that the idea of holding town halls came up last week after they received phone calls from churches and civic organizations, inviting Cosby to talk about the important things he learned ... Read More »