What’s next for Trump’s travel ban?

The Trump administration filed notice Friday that it plans to appeal a temporary restraining order issued this week in Maryland, and it’s widely expected to do the same in Hawaii. But no matter the outcome before the federal appeals courts, experts agree that the matter will ultimately be decided by the Supreme Court. “It’s a…

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer suggests potential voter fraud investigation

The White House doubled down on Tuesday, defending President Donald Trump’s claim that millions of people committed voter fraud in the November election, even though this claim has largely been debunked. During Tuesday afternoon’s daily press briefing, ABC News’ Cecilia Vega asked the president’s press secretary Sean Spicer if Trump believes that millions voted illegally…

Winter storm slams South, kills 4 across US

The Southeastern United States got hit with a powerful winter storm on Saturday, resulting in power outages, road closures, and perilous driving conditions throughout the region. At least four people have died due to winter-related causes. The National Weather Service said 19 states were under winter storm watches, warnings, or advisories. “Widespread snow continues to…

2 trains collide, derail in central Florida

David Ingram Nov 16th 2016 9:24AM Nov 16 (Reuters) – Two CSX Corp trains collided and derailed in central Florida early on Wednesday, injuring two crew members, the company said. One freight train carrying non-hazardous phosphate rock while the second train loaded with coal collided in Citra, Florida, about 4:15 a.m. (0915 GMT), CSX said.…

Why a deep-red state is turning against the GOP

UTAH — Voters across the reliably red state of Utah have lost faith in the Republican Party. And while Donald Trump might have been the final straw, for some, the disillusion with the Grand Old Party first started years ago. “[President George W.] Bush and the Senate and the House of Representatives all had control…

Trump rushed off stage in Reno, Nevada, by Secret Service

Emily Stephenson Nov 5th 2016 9:26PM RENO, Nevada, Nov 5 (Reuters) – U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump was hustled off the stage by security agents at a campaign event in Reno on Saturday after a perceived threat in the crowd. Two security agents grabbed Trump by the shoulders and rushed him back stage. The…

Military statement: US service member killed in northern Iraq

Oct 20th 2016 2:32PM WASHINGTON, Oct 20 (Reuters) – A U.S. service member died on Thursday from wounds sustained in an improvised explosive device blast in northern Iraq, the U.S.-led military coalition said in a statement. A U.S. defense official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the incident took place near the northern Iraqi…

‘I’ve never heard that compared to the N-word!’: Panel goes silent after surrogate attempts to defend Trump

Bryan Logan Oct 20th 2016 8:13AM After Donald Trump asserted during Wednesday’s presidential debate that “we have some bad hombres out there,” one CNN panelist said Trump’s wording was offensive. “It’s offensive to Hispanics, it’s offensive to Mexicans,” said Patti Solis Doyle, the panelist and a former aide to current Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Internet…

October heat wave could shatter over 50 records across US

By Linda Lam and Jon Erdman for Weather.com Record-breaking warmth has gripped parts of the Plains the last couple of days, and this heat will continue to spread to the East Coast through midweek. For some locations, October will feel more like late summer thanks to this taste of “Indian Summer.” Changes are on the…

Record warmth to invade Plains to Northeast this week

By Jordan Root for AccuWeather.com A surge of warmth will invade the eastern U.S. this week, putting decades-old temperature records at risk of being broken. A large section of the nation extending from the southern Plains to Ohio Valley and into the Northeast and mid-Atlantic will experience temperatures 10 to 20 degrees Fahrenheit above average…

Major Hurricane Nicole to make rare, dangerous strike on Bermuda

By Renee Duff for AccuWeather.com Major Hurricane Nicole will continue to lash Bermuda with destructive winds and flooding rain through Thursday. Nicole, currently a Category 4 hurricane, continues on a north-northeast track toward Bermuda. A Category 4 hurricane has sustained winds between 130 and 156 mph (209 and 251 km/h). Related: 15 deadliest American hurricanes…

Here’s the map keeping team Trump awake at night

Just days away from the second of three presidential debates, the fallout from the first meeting between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton has become pretty clear, and it’s terrible news for the GOP nominee. Both nationally and at the state level, Clinton has solidified her lead, raising the possibility that another poor performance…