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  • Trump’s FCC to vote on repealing net neutrality

    Please wait a moment for the video to load below.  The future of how the internet is regulated could be decided this morning. The Republican-led Federal Communications Commission is scheduled to vote Thursday on a controversial plan to repeal Obama-era net neutrality protections. The repeal is expected to pass on a party-line vote. Demonstrators gathered outside the FCC building on Thursday and piled flowers on the ground in an apparent memorial for the internet as we know it. The net neutrality […]

  • Sanders on Trump: ‘Yes, I do think he should resign’

    By Sophie Tatum, CNN Sen. Bernie Sanders has joined the list of lawmakers calling on President Donald Trump to resign. “Yes, I do think he should resign,” Sanders said on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360,” citing the multiple allegations against Trump and comparing them to those that resulted in Sen. Al Franken’s resignation. “You’ve got a president who has been accused by many, many women of harassment, to say the least. This is a guy who was on a tape seen […]

  • House Democrat tells female colleagues the way they dress is ‘an invitation’ for harassment

    By Deirdre Walsh, CNN Senior Congressional Producer At a closed-door meeting of House Democrats to discuss reforming how Congress handles sexual harassment allegations, one senior congresswoman stunned lawmakers when she suggested female lawmakers were inviting unwanted advances because of the way they dressed. Ohio Democratic Rep. Marcy Kaptur stood up and told her colleagues Wednesday that “too many members dress inappropriately” and it’s “an invitation” to be harassed, according to three Democratic sources familiar with the discussion. Kaptur said female […]

  • Navajo Nation sues Wells Fargo over ‘predatory’ sales practices

    Julia Horowitz, CNN Money The Navajo Nation has sued Wells Fargo, claiming the bank targeted tribal members with “predatory sales tactics.” In a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday, the tribe alleged that Wells Fargo — the only national bank that services its territory — preyed on people by opening unauthorized bank accounts and debit cards, and by pressuring people, particularly the elderly, to enroll in services they did not need. “Under intense pressure from superiors to grow sales figures, Wells Fargo […]

  • The Geminid meteor shower is upon us and might be one of the best ever

    If you’re looking for a fantastic light show December 13-14, all you need to do is look up. The annual Geminid meteor shower is one of the most spectacular meteor showers of the year. This year is expected to be the best meteor shower ever. “With August’s Perseids obscured by bright moonlight, the Geminids will be the best shower this year,” said Bill Cooke, with NASA’s Meteoroid Environment Office, in a news release. “The thin, waning crescent moon won’t spoil the show.” But […]

  • Alabama election: Doug Jones scores stunning win over Moore

    ALABAMA – Democrat Doug Jones has scored a stunning win against Republican Roy Moore to win the Senate seat in Alabama, CNN projects. The dramatic win comes after allegations against Moore of sexually abusing teens and his history of controversial comments about women and minorities. It will be enough for a reliably red state to elect its first Democratic senator in a generation. A Jones win will trim the Republican Senate majority to 51-49 and deals a major blow to […]

  • Alabama voters go to polls to elect controversial Senate candidate Roy Moore or his democratic challenger

    MIDLAND CITY, Alabama – Alabama Republican Senate Candidate Roy Moore held is last campaign event on the eve of the election to once again deny multiple allegations of sexual misconduct. Moore spoke Monday night in Midland City at his “Drain the Swamp” rally. Unlike his last campaign appearance in Fairhope where he did not directly address the allegations, he talked about them at length to the crowd Monday. “They said these women, two – had not come forward for 40 […]

  • Tax overhaul could mean major changes to your paycheck

    If Republicans succeed in passing a tax overhaul by Christmas, the law could mean major changes for your take-home pay – not all of them welcome. But those changes probably won’t be reflected in your paycheck in time for the New Year. The American Payroll Association, whose members represent 17,000 employers, warned lawmakers Monday that they were creating a “herculean task” for companies and payroll service providers by leaving them such a short time to start implementing the new provisions, which […]

  • Laid up with ‘man flu’? It’s real, researcher claims

    Don’t doubt it: “Man flu” is real, or so says one Canadian researcher who was “tired of being accused of overreacting.” With many respiratory diseases, a man is more susceptible to complications than a woman, plus his immune system may be naturally weaker, according to research published Monday in the BMJ medical journal. “Man flu” is a term used to chide men who are suspected of exaggerating their symptoms when sick from a cold or other minor illness. “It’s a frequently heard […]

  • Jimmy Kimmel makes emotional return with baby son after his heart surgery

    Late night audiences were given two Kimmels on Monday night. Jimmy Kimmel‘s young son, Billy, made an appearance on his father’s late night broadcast, “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” after undergoing a second heart surgery last week. “Hi, I’m Jimmy. This is Billy,” Kimmel said holding his son, who was born in April with a serious heart issue. “He’s fine everybody. He may have pooped, but he’s fine.” As he choked up during the show, the host joked that “Daddy cries on TV, […]

  • White House claims Trump’s immigration plans could have prevented NYC attack

    WASHINGTON, D.C . – President Donald Trump said Monday that an attempted terrorist attack in New York bolsters the need for his preferred immigration policies, which the White House says would have prevented the suspect from entering the country. The White House offered no evidence about where the suspect was radicalized or whether there were any red flags in his record. The nation’s immigration system “allows far too many dangerous, inadequately vetted people to access our country,” Trump said, adding […]

  • New York Senator calls on President Trump to resign over sexual assault allegations

    WASHINGTON – Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York told CNN on Monday that President Donald Trump should resign over allegations of sexual assault. “President Trump has committed assault, according to these women, and those are very credible allegations of misconduct and criminal activity, and he should be fully investigated and he should resign,” Gillibrand told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour in an exclusive interview. “These allegations are credible; they are numerous, ” said Gillibrand, a leading voice in Congress for combating […]