• Supreme Court takes up transgender school bathroom case
Supreme Court takes up transgender school bathroom case

In May, the Education Department issued a national guidance letter advising all schools and colleges that, under federal law, they "must allow transgender students access" to restrooms, locker rooms and dormitories that fit their "gender identity".

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  • Issa defends National Guard soldiers ordered to repay bonuses
Issa defends National Guard soldiers ordered to repay bonuses

The California National Guard is in quite a scandal this week as the Pentagon has begun forcing its active and retired recruits to pay back an enlistment bonus that they signed up for when they reenlisted in the service, avoiding retirement.

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  • Obama raises money for Clinton, boosts down-ballot Democrats
Obama raises money for Clinton, boosts down-ballot Democrats

Last week, the President blasted Sen. The mailer featured Obama with a small image of Issa, saying he was "very pleased" the president signed legislation that established a bill of rights for survivors of sexual assault. Heck was one of the first GOP candidates to withdraw his backing from Trump after a recently released video showed Trump maki...

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  • VP nominee Mike Pence's campaign plane skids off LaGuardia runway
VP nominee Mike Pence's campaign plane skids off LaGuardia runway

Though nobody was hurt in the incident, the jet carrying Donald Trump's running mate ended up on grass. Emergency Personnel evacuated about 30 passengers on board the plane. A FOX reporter on the plane named Dan Gallo tweeted that the incident was the "craziest landing any of us have experienced" but confirmed that the Governor is safe.

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  • Absentee voting deadlines looming for November 8 ballot
Absentee voting deadlines looming for November 8 ballot

Registered voters must meet one of the 19 eligibility requirements listed on the Virginia Absentee Ballot Application to vote absentee. Voters wishing to mail their absentee ballot have until 5 p.m. You can also download an absentee ballot online , which must be done by November 4. For 45 days prior to all elections, eligible voters can cast abs...

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  • Lexus, Toyota and Buick top new auto reliability survey
Lexus, Toyota and Buick top new auto reliability survey

But the company continues to struggle with pickups and larger truck-based SUVs, which gets low marks for steering and suspension issues. The next-closest domestic brand was Chevrolet, which came in at 15th overall. Volkswagen AG's Audi brand ranked fourth, followed by Kia, Mazda, Hyundai, and Infiniti. Tesla Motors Inc.'s Model S sedan recovered ...

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  • Chelsea title win 'difficult' in Antonio Conte's first year - Carlo Ancelotti
Chelsea title win 'difficult' in Antonio Conte's first year - Carlo Ancelotti

I don't care if I play good and we lose the game. "In the last three games we have shown quality, scored goals and not conceded, which is very important". Conte, who took over in July after Guus Hiddink had stepped in when Mourinho was sacked last term, added that the Portuguese coach who guided Chelsea to three league titles merited his place ...

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  • Flagstaff Sanders supporters readily turn support to Clinton
Flagstaff Sanders supporters readily turn support to Clinton

Some of those people jumped into a political process they had never been interested in before. And it wasn't just me-millions of people across the country and some of the most awesome campaign staff I've ever had the pleasure of working with all felt it too.

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  • North Korea missile launch fails, says US and South Korea
North Korea missile launch fails, says US and South Korea

It also followed a meeting in Washington between the US and South Korean defence and foreign ministers, at which US Secretary of State John Kerry stressed that any use of nuclear weapons by the North would be "met with an effective and overwhelming response".

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  • Kevin Meaney, comedian and actor, dies
Kevin Meaney, comedian and actor, dies

Meaney was a stand-up comedian for more than 25 years, with his first HBO special airing in 1986, according to his website . Those who saw him may remember his oft-repeated catchphrase, "That's not right", with which he would impersonate his exasperated mother.

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  • Wonder woman named special United Nations ambassador
Wonder woman named special United Nations ambassador

The announcement was timed to coincide with the comic book character's 75th birthday - but not everyone was happy with the decision. The UN has hit back at the criticism from staff members, saying its initiative is an attempt to reach out to younger audiences.

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  • MPD Won't Discipline Officers In Jamar Clark Case
MPD Won't Discipline Officers In Jamar Clark Case

The decision comes after a months-long internal investigation and is in line federal and state investigations of officers Mark Ringgenberg and Dustin Schwarze and their actions on November 15, 2015, when the 24-year-old black man was shot and killed.

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  • Trump Calls for Congressional Term Limits in Colorado: 'This Is Another Brexit'
Trump Calls for Congressional Term Limits in Colorado: 'This Is Another Brexit'

While Trump's plan wouldn't shut the revolving door between Washington and the K Street offices of D.C.'s major lobbying firms, it would certainly slow it down. "They've been talking about that for years", Trump said to enthusiastic applause in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Clinton: In 2015, Clinton said she supported a bill introduced by W...

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  • In Green Bay, Donald Trump continues to sow doubts about 'rigged election'
In Green Bay, Donald Trump continues to sow doubts about 'rigged election'

That one is scheduled for 4:00 p.m.at the KI Convention Center. In addition to sowing doubts about non-citizen voters, Trump also cited a 2012 Pew study that found 1.8 million dead people were still registered to vote. But Trump seemed to brush back against his vice presidential pick. However, her parents sent her on up there to stand next to a...

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  • Some Republicans abandon Trump, but some still stick by him
Some Republicans abandon Trump, but some still stick by him

Pence was reported to have felt "apoplectic" after the release, last Friday, of an unedited 2005 tape that showed Trump bragging how his fame allowed him to grab women "by the p--y". "Last night, my running mate, he showed the American people what was in his heart". Pence deflected attention from the leaked tape by pointing to "the contrast...

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  • Trump slides in the polls, top Republicans ditch support after lewd video
Trump slides in the polls, top Republicans ditch support after lewd video

The report cited several anonymous GOP sources who were said to not be directly affiliated with the Trump-Pence campaign. "He showed strength. He expressed genuine contrition for the words he had used" in the video. He dismissed the onslaught of prominent Republicans who have dropped their support of Trump , noting that "millions and millions' of ...

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  • Boston police officers wounded in shooting remain critical
Boston police officers wounded in shooting remain critical

Following a second round of surgery on Friday, police told the Associated Press (AP) the officers were recovering but were still in critical condition . Both officers continue to be listed in critical but stable condition. Mayor Marty Walsh said, "Thank God they will be going home sometime soon". After an exchange of gunfire, Figueroa was kill...

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  • Judge dismisses Sandy Hook lawsuit against gun maker
Judge dismisses Sandy Hook lawsuit against gun maker

The company is the maker of the rifle used in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. The judge agreed with attorneys for Remington Arms Co. that a law passed by Congress in 2005 protects gun manufacturers from being sued for the use of their products in an illegal manner.

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  • Is Trump serious about jailing Clinton?
Is Trump serious about jailing Clinton?

They didn't wait. They didn't ask. But many women voters said the tape shouldn't have been surprising. The Khans were stunned to hear Trump bring up the name of their son, who was killed in 2004, in Sunday's nationally televised debate, the father said.

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  • Professional Clown Worried About Backlash Over Clown Sightings
Professional Clown Worried About Backlash Over Clown Sightings

Coulrophobics, those who fear clowns , certainly would be much happier if these pranksters put the makeup, big shoes, and wig away, at least until Halloween is actually here. Of course, Chico P-D takes threats to the community seriously, so if you do see something and believe you or someone else is in danger, please report it.

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