Fear of Humans Is Forcing Daytime Animals Into Night Mode

Fear of Humans Is Forcing Daytime Animals Into Night Mode

Thanks to human activity, some daytime animals are switching over to the night shift. Justin Brashares noticed it first in 2013, when he was studying olive baboons in Ghana: during times that humans were around, the primates stayed up long past their normal bedtimes. It seemed the creatures had learned that by staying up late, […]

Evacuations ordered as brush fire threatens homes in Benedict Canyon

Evacuations ordered as brush fire threatens homes in Benedict Canyon

BENEDICT CANYON (KABC) — Firefighters are battling a brush fire that is threatening homes in the Benedict Canyon neighborhood above Beverly Hills. The Portola Fire was first reported around 2 p.m. in the 9800 block of West Portola Drive and it was said to be threatening homes in multiple neighborhoods. Firefighters were working to contain […]

Trump says his summit with Kim Jong Un 'would not have happened' without Otto Warmbier

Trump says his summit with Kim Jong Un 'would not have happened' without Otto Warmbier

Donald Trump told reporters that his meeting with Kim Jong Un “would not have happened” without Otto Warmbier. Kyodo/Reuters; Jonathan Ernst/Reuters Donald Trump has said that his historic summit with Kim Jong Un would not have happened with Otto Warmbier, the US university student who was detained and tortured in North Korea for 17 months. […]

Trump admin drops asylum protections for domestic violence victims

Trump admin drops asylum protections for domestic violence victims

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Tennessee woman charged with transporting two young children in pet kennels inside her car

Tennessee woman charged with transporting two young children in pet kennels inside her car

Tennessee woman charged with transporting two young children in pet kennels inside her car  New York Daily News Woman arrested for transporting children in pet kennels, police say  CBS News Grandmom arrested after allegedly driving with kids in dog kennels  wtvr.com Video: Memphis woman seen letting young girl out of pet kennel  WMC Action News 5 Full coverage Source […]

'South Fire' in Newhall, Near Santa Clarita Forces Evacuations

'South Fire' in Newhall, Near Santa Clarita Forces Evacuations

A brush fire dubbed the “South Fire” in Newhall, near Santa Clarita, forced mandatory evacuations in several neighborhoods on Saturday. The fire grew to 175 acres with zero percent containment as of approximately 7 p.m. The blaze closed the 5 Freeway at Calgrove Blvd. in Newhall, near Santa Clarita. The “South Fire” was first reported […]

Leak Investigations, Journalists, and Double Standards

Leak Investigations, Journalists, and Double Standards

Senate Intelligence Committee staffer James Wolfe on Capitol Hill in October 2017. (Aaron P. Bernstein/Reuters) It is an interesting contrast. The media are in a lather over the Justice Department’s grand-jury investigation of contacts between several reporters and a government source — the former Senate Intelligence Committee security director who has been indicted for lying to investigators […]

House Democrats call on FBI to open criminal corruption probe into Scott Pruitt's Chick-fil-A venture

House Democrats call on FBI to open criminal corruption probe into Scott Pruitt's Chick-fil-A venture

House Democrats call on FBI to open criminal corruption probe into Scott Pruitt’s Chick-fil-A venture  New York Daily News Trump calls for Russia to be reinstated into G-7  The Hill Democrats ask Justice, FBI for criminal corruption probe into EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt  USA TODAY Dana Milbank: Maybe Scott Pruitt isn’t corrupt enough  STLtoday.com Major Trump donor helped Pruitt […]