Group plans, commits vandalism of Georgia Walmart Video

Led by a teenage boy making gang sign gestures, a mob of vandals descended on a Walmart store in Georgia early Sunday and trashed the business in a reported attempt to “see how much damage they could cause,” police say. A Walmart surveillance camera recorded the vandals racing through Macon, Georgia store aisles at around 1:45 a.m. …

Flo Rida, Jonathan Scott out of Miss USA, Macy's dumps Trump Video

Rapper Flo Rida, the Macy's department store chain and HGTV "Property Brothers" star Jonathan Scott all had something in common on Wednesday: They're the latest to distance themselves from Donald Trump following his remarks about Mexican immigrants.

TV Land pulls 'Dukes of Hazzard' reruns from its schedule

NEW YORK (AP) — TV Land has dumped "The Dukes of Hazzard." The network is confirming that reruns of the 1980s action comedy, with its Confederate flag imagery, have been pulled from the schedule. This marks the latest effort to banish the racially charged Stars and Bars from pop culture after various states began debating whether to remove the

Man bitten by shark on NC Outer Banks is 7th this summer

A shark bit a 68-year-old man several times Wednesday in waist-deep water off North Carolina's Outer Banks, officials said, the seventh attack in the state's coastal waters in less than three weeks. A hospital spokeswoman had no report of his condition Wednesday afternoon.

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Complaint filed on AG's gay marriage opinion

AUSTIN — A Texas Democrat has filed a complaint against Attorney General Ken Paxton accusing the Republican of instructing county clerks to “break the law” over gay marriage. Glen Maxey, a former state legislator, wrote to the State Bar of…

03 July 2015 [10:40 PM]
Navy expands its maternity leave to attract women

WASHINGTON (TNS) — Looking for a way to persuade more women to enlist in the Navy and the Marines, the two service branches have expanded a benefit, tripling the amount of time off new mothers will be given after the…

02 July 2015 [10:31 PM]
Appeals court sets back lawsuit over unpaid internships

LOS ANGELES (TNS) — A lawsuit challenging the legality of unpaid Hollywood internship programs has been dealt a major blow. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York on Thursday vacated a federal judge’s 2013 ruling in favor…

02 July 2015 [09:58 PM]
Coast Guard repatriates 38 Cuban migrants

MIAMI (TNS) — Four migrant interdictions at sea in the South Florida Straits led the Coast Guard to repatriate 38 Cuban migrants to Bahia de Cabanas, Cuba, on Thursday. In all four stops, Cubans were attempting to enter the United…

02 July 2015 [08:23 PM]
System update to delay CDL licenses

A national system update will cause a slight delay in truckers and other motorists with commercial driver license obtaining new licenses or renewals this week. The American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators plans to update the system between Thursday and…

30 June 2015 [10:18 PM]
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2nd escaped murderer shot, captured

MALONE, N.Y. (AP) — The second of two convicted murderers who staged a brazen escape three weeks ago from a maximum-security prison…

28 June 2015 [10:27 PM]
Glacial quakes reveal ice loss

Glaciers might move slowly, but they have their dramatic moments. Scientists tracking glacial earthquakes in Greenland have managed to crack open the mysterious dynamics of calving icebergs. The results, published in the journal Science, could help scientists track the loss…

27 June 2015 [02:13 AM]
After gay marriage ruling, what will courts do next?

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s long-anticipated ruling upholding same-sex marriage rights sets the stage for new legal battles to come. The question of rights for transgender individuals may come next. Equal access to workplace protections and provisions for transgender youth…

26 June 2015 [11:32 PM]
Corporate America jumps in quickly to support marriage equality

Corporate America was quick to show support for the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on marriage equality on social media Friday with some innovative brand marketing efforts. For Mondelez’s Honey Maid brand, it was breaking their graham crackers into the shape…

26 June 2015 [11:21 PM]
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Obama sings 'Amazing Grace' at funeral Video

(AP) -- President Barack Obama delivered a passionate discourse on America's racial history Friday in his eulogy for a state senator and…

26 June 2015 [03:57 PM]
Local, state and national officials weigh in on Obamacare ruling

Local, state and national health officials and politicos responded to the Supreme Court’s 6-3 ruling Thursday, upholding the Afordable Care Act. In King vs. Burrell, the suit challenged the legality of subsidies set up in federal government-run health insurance exchanges…

25 June 2015 [06:22 PM]
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South revisits its many Confederate images

ATLANTA — Calls to remove Confederate imagery from public places multiplied rapidly across the South and beyond on Tuesday, with opponents eyeing…

23 June 2015 [11:05 PM]
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Kiddie Night Club Opens in New York Video

Clubbing in New York City's Meatpacking District just went tween. Held in an adult night club before the sun goes down, these…

19 June 2015 [02:41 PM]
Hastert lawyer calls leaks of past sex abuse 'unconscionable'

CHICAGO (TNS) — The attorney for former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert lashed out in court Thursday over leaks in the sensational case, calling allegations in the media of sexual abuse in Hastert’s past “unconscionable” and saying a fair trial could…

18 June 2015 [11:32 PM]
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