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U.S. Stocks Suffer Worst Year Since 2008 Financial Crisis

U.S. Stocks Suffer Worst Year Since 2008 Financial Crisis

Wall Street closed out a dismal, turbulent year for stocks on a bright note Monday, but still finished 2018 with the worst showing in a decade. After setting a series of records through the late summer and early fall, major U.S. indexes fell sharply after early October, leaving them all in the red for the […]

Putin Says ‘Invulnerable’ New Hypersonic Nuclear Missile Is Ready For Deployment

Putin Says ‘Invulnerable’ New Hypersonic Nuclear Missile Is Ready For Deployment

 Russian President Vladimir Putin oversaw a test Wednesday of a new hypersonic glide vehicle, declaring that the weapon is impossible to intercept and will ensure Russia’s security for decades to come. Speaking to Russia’s top military brass after watching the live feed of the launch of the Avangard vehicle from the Defense Ministry’s control room, […]

Sexual Harassment, Blake Farenthold, The Bill And The Congress

Sexual Harassment, Blake Farenthold, The Bill And The Congress

But eight months after a congressman resigned after allegedly saying he had “wet dreams” about a female aide who was welcome to “show her nipples,” which was weeks before a congressman resigned after pursuing a female aide he called his “soul mate,” which was months after a congressman resigned after asking female aides to bear his […]

U.S. Calls For Credible Election In The Democratic Republic Of Congo

U.S. Calls For  Credible Election In The Democratic Republic Of Congo

The United States is calling for peaceful and credible elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where campaigns for next month’s polls begin Friday. In a statement Wednesday, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert says the December 23 elections give the DRC “a historic opportunity” to conduct a peaceful and democratic transfer of power. She suggested […]

Michael Avenatti Arrested After Domestic Violence Allegations

Michael Avenatti Arrested After Domestic Violence Allegations

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer who represents adult film star Stormy Daniels, was arrested in Los Angeles on Wednesday on allegations of domestic violence, according to several media outlets. The LAPD confirmed the arrest in an email to HuffPost, but said he had not been booked. The Associated Press notes that police had taken a report […]

Immigrant Children Are Being Detained For Months In America

Immigrant Children Are Being Detained For Months In America

On Tuesday night, lawyers filed a lawsuit on behalf of seven immigrant youth and their families who claim the Trump administration is detaining children for an egregious amount of time. Most of the young plaintiffs, who range from ages 11 to 17, have been stuck in children’s shelters or foster care facilities for between four and […]

Community Gathers At Vigil To Mourn Shooting Victims

Community Gathers At Vigil To Mourn Shooting Victims

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. ― Hundreds of community members crowded Fred Kavli Theatre in Thousand Oaks on Thursday night to pay their respects at an emotional vigil for 12 victims who died in a mass shooting at a local bar. The vigil, which lasted about 45 minutes, came less than 24 hours after 12 people were […]

Stacey Abrams Slams Brian Kemp’s ‘Desperate’ Hacking Claim

Stacey Abrams Slams Brian Kemp’s ‘Desperate’ Hacking Claim

Stacey Abrams, Georgia’s Democratic nominee for governor, lashed out against Republican challenger Brian Kemp on Sunday over his office’s 11th-hour claim that Democrats had attempted to hack into the state’s voter registration system. The office of Georgia’s secretary of state announced Sunday ― just two days before the midterm elections ― that it had opened […]

U.S Beats Russia To Become Top Oil Producer

U.S Beats Russia To Become Top Oil Producer

The U.S. surpassed Russia in August to claim the title of world’s top oil producer, with the largest year-on-year output increase in its history. Output rose to a record 11.346 million barrels a day, according to a monthly report issued Wednesday by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Russia pumped 11.21 million in August, according to […]

The Story Corner : Better Have The Child Now Or Forget It

The Story Corner : Better Have The Child Now Or Forget It

Who’s home with me today? Have you heard? Or wait, how did you hear it? See, if you hear people saying one president is going to stop them from giving birth in his country, you heard well o. My people, it was in the news, I saw it when he said it o. You know […]