A federal judge in New York rejected the NFL Players Association's latest request for a preliminary injunction for Ezekiel Elliott, potentially clearing the way for the NFL to enforce its six-game suspension of the second-year running back for the Dallas Cowboys. The ruling was made by U.S. District Judge Katherine Polk Failla after a hearing Monday.
WASHINGTON - Tony Podesta, a Democratic power lobbyist, announced to colleagues Monday that he is stepping down amid a series of indictments that cast a shadow on work his firm had done with Paul Manafort that may have benefited a Ukrainian regime friendly to the Kremlin.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is poised to make wholesale changes to the agency's key advisory group, jettisoning scientists who have received grants from the EPA and replacing them with industry experts and state government officials. The move represents a fundamental shift, one that could change the scientific and technical advice that historically has guided the EPA as the agency crafts environmental regulations. The decision to bar any researcher who receives EPA grant money from serving as an adviser to the agency appears to be unprecedented.
They saw her only once. That was before Linda Roberts-Antinoro and her husband, Mike Antinoro, had moved into the historic stone house surrounded by sloping hills and a scenic stream. As they visited the Maryland property on a blustery afternoon in January 1990, and stood gazing at the locked and empty home, they noticed a shadowy figure in the window above the front door.
What do cameras, e-readers, Game Boys, tablets, CPAP machines, DVD players and Barbie B-Books have in common? They are all electronics that go on vacation and must now join laptops in the security checkpoint bins.
For a few hours after a bombshell BuzzFeed interview in which actor Anthony Rapp alleged Kevin Spacey had made a sexual advance toward him more than 30 years ago, when Rapp was just 14, Spacey remained silent. Then, at precisely midnight, the veteran actor posted a two-paragraph statement on Twitter.
Here's the good news: the Minnesota offense is clicking. The Timberwolves are scoring 106.5 points per 100 possessions, giving them the eighth-most efficient offense in the NBA. But offense wasn't the issue in the Twin Cities entering this season - it was defense. Under Tom Thibodeau, the team's defense-first coach and president of basketball operations, that aspect of the game continues to get worse.
"We are safe." In a short Facebook post at 10:39 p.m. on October 1, less than an hour after bullets rained on thousands of Las Vegas concertgoers, Lorraine Carver assured loved ones that she and her husband, Dennis, managed to escape unscathed. Lorraine had been documenting their weekend at the Route 91 Harvest festival, posting pictures of her and Dennis with his arms around her.
A federal judge in Washington partially blocked a proposed directive from the Trump administration barring transgender people from serving in the military, according to a ruling made public Monday. U.S. District Court Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly issued a preliminary injunction against a proposal that would have barred recruitment of transgender people into the military and would have forced the dismissal of current transgender service members.
WASHINGTON - On a lonely night in 1946, President Harry S. Truman went to bed at 9 p.m. About six hours later, he heard it. Knock. Knock. Knock. The sound against his bedroom door awakened him, he wrote to his wife in a letter archived in his presidential library and museum.