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Middle Class Contracted in U.S. Over 2 Decades, Study Finds

NY Times - Mon, 2017-04-24 20:10
The United States had fewer middle-income earners and more at the extremes than any of 11 Western European countries in a Pew Research Center report.

Judge OKs Cummins' move back to TN

CNN - Mon, 2017-04-24 20:06
A federal judge in California on Monday approved a request to transfer Tad Cummins back to Tennessee, where he'll face charges of kidnapping a teen-age girl

You can't out-crazy Kim Jong Un

CNN - Mon, 2017-04-24 20:04
President Trump had a pretty full national security plate Monday: Lunch with ambassadors from the nations that make up the UN Security Council, a meeting with his Defense Secretary and Joint Chiefs Chairman, and dinner with Republican Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham.

A Showdown Over Wells Fargo’s Board of Directors Looms

NY Times - Mon, 2017-04-24 20:00
As the fallout from the sham accounts scandal at Wells Fargo continues, the bank’s directors face a re-election vote by shareholders on Tuesday.

Who was the 'somebody' who issued a 100-day plan for President Trump?

Washington Post - Mon, 2017-04-24 20:00
The president suggests his 100-day plan was issued by some campaign staffer. But Trump announced it with fanfare.

Trump pushes back on importance of 100-day mark

CNN - Mon, 2017-04-24 19:52
President Trump made a lot of promises for his first 100 days in office. Later, Trump tweeted the 100th day benchmark is a "ridiculous standard." CNN's Anderson Cooper examines if Trump delivered on his promises.

Venezuela Opposition Aims to Keep Protests Peaceful, but Violence Erupts

NY Times - Mon, 2017-04-24 19:51
The government blamed the opposition for attacks on pro-government demonstrators that officials said resulted in at least two deaths.

Fresno hate crime suspect describes anger toward white men

CNN - Mon, 2017-04-24 19:11
A black man accused of fatally shooting three white men in what police are calling a hate crime said that he "snapped" after thinking "about all the injustice and the atrocities that my people go through."

Elton John hospitalized, cancels shows

CNN - Mon, 2017-04-24 19:04
The Rocket Man is in need of some rest.

Obama speaks of his frustration with 'special interests' in politics

Washington Post - Mon, 2017-04-24 19:00
On April 24, in his first public appearance since leaving office, former president Barack Obama spoke with young adults in Chicago on finding common ground in Washington politics.

Trump says his base 'really wants' a border wall. Polls show most Americans don't.

Washington Post - Mon, 2017-04-24 19:00
"People want the border. My base really wants the border. My base really wants it,” Trump told the AP.

Priorities USA: Democrats can expand the 2018 electorate

Washington Post - Mon, 2017-04-24 19:00
"We should be looking at voters who didn't turn out in 2016.," said Guy Cecil, Priorities USA's chairman.
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