Hotel collapse in New Orleans leaves 2 dead, 1 missing

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A large section of a Hard Rock Hotel under construction beside New Orleans’ historic French Quarter collapsed Saturday amid blinding dust and flying debris, killing two people and injuring more than 20. Rescue workers searched the largely unstable building for one person still unaccounted for.

What’s next in the impeachment inquiry as Congress returns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is returning from a two-week recess on Tuesday, but some lawmakers barely left Washington.

Sam Donaldson Says Trump Supporters Want ‘White Christian Country’ Back, But GOP Senators May Flip and Impeach

Longtime White House correspondent Sam Donaldson said President Donald Trump's supporters love him because they want a "white Christian country" back. However, he said Senate Republicans will gladly impeach the president if public support for impeachment continues to rise.

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Sam Donaldson Says Trump Supporters Want ‘White Christian Country’ Back, But GOP Senators May Flip and Impeach

Longtime White House correspondent Sam Donaldson said President Donald Trump's supporters love him because they want a "white Christian country" back. However, he said Senate Republicans will gladly impeach the president if public support for impeachment continues to rise.

Firefighters Make Containment Progress as Fires Continue to Burn Across Southern California

More than two million Californians in the northern part of the state got their electricity back on Sunday, while others in the south were still left without power as firefighters continued to work to contain the fires in the area.

A Connecticut judge is determining whether a college stabber was insane

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A judge is determining whether a former drama student accused of stabbing two fellow students at the University of Hartford is not guilty by reason of insanity.

Democratic Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg Says Churches Shouldn’t Be Punished for Being Anti-LGBTQ

Democratic presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana said on Sunday that he does not support punishing churches or other religious worship centers for being opposed to the LGBTQ community.

Gas explosion and fire displaces 150 people in Boston

BOSTON (AP) — A gas explosion and fire at a Boston apartment building has displaced about 150 people.

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Board signs off on construction of Red Sox Triple-A ballpark in Worcester

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The construction of a minor league ball park, hotel, parking garage, office space and other development has been given the green light by Worcester’s planning board.

Toys R Us Relaunches Website With New Target Partnership

Toys R Us has relaunched its website today, to go with its new Target partnership. Target Corporation and Tru Kids Brands, the parent of the Toys R Us brand, are partnering to support the Toys R Us shopping experience both online and instore.

Donald Trump Thanks God for Fox News, Mocks Journalists Who Win Pulitzer Prizes

President Donald Trump conducted damage control after lashing out against Fox News as he listed off his most beloved hosts and anchors during his Louisiana campaign rally Friday night and mocked the "con artist" journalists who win Pulitzer Prizes from other publications.

French Cosplay Champ Removed From EuroCosplay Finals Over Blackface Accusation

Alice Livanart, a French cosplay champion, has been accused of wearing blackface in a costume that won her the France Cosplay Cup this past September. The costume has been banned from the upcoming EuroCosplay finals after coming under fire for using blackface.

Halloween Hanging Displays Allegedly Evoked Lynching, Raised Protests

A Chesapeake, Virginia woman alerted police to the existence of Halloween decorations that she felt were racially insensitive, evoking the practice of lynching. According to WTKR, Lori Brunson saw a figure wrapped in black trash bags hanging from a tree in her neighbor's back yard.

More Than 400 Babies Have Been Forced to Wait in High-crime Mexican Border Towns Under Donald Trump’s Remain in Mexico Policy

The Trump administration's widely condemned "Remain In Mexico" policy has forced more than 13,000 asylum seekers under the age of 18 to wait in high-crime Mexican border towns while their immigration cases are processed in the U.S., according to a new Reuters analysis.
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Hotel collapse in New Orleans leaves 2 dead, 1 missing

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A large section of a Hard Rock Hotel under construction beside New Orleans’ historic French Quarter collapsed Saturday amid blinding dust and flying debris, killing two people and injuring more than 20. Rescue workers searched the largely unstable building for one person still unaccounted for.

What’s next in the impeachment inquiry as Congress returns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is returning from a two-week recess on Tuesday, but some lawmakers barely left Washington.

Sam Donaldson Says Trump Supporters Want ‘White Christian Country’ Back, But GOP Senators May Flip and Impeach

Longtime White House correspondent Sam Donaldson said President Donald Trump's supporters love him because they want a "white Christian country" back. However, he said Senate Republicans will gladly impeach the president if public support for impeachment continues to rise.

Firefighters Make Containment Progress as Fires Continue to Burn Across Southern California

More than two million Californians in the northern part of the state got their electricity back on Sunday, while others in the south were still left without power as firefighters continued to work to contain the fires in the area.

A Connecticut judge is determining whether a college stabber was insane

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A judge is determining whether a former drama student accused of stabbing two fellow students at the University of Hartford is not guilty by reason of insanity.

Democratic Presidential Candidate Pete Buttigieg Says Churches Shouldn’t Be Punished for Being Anti-LGBTQ

Democratic presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana said on Sunday that he does not support punishing churches or other religious worship centers for being opposed to the LGBTQ community.

Gas explosion and fire displaces 150 people in Boston

BOSTON (AP) — A gas explosion and fire at a Boston apartment building has displaced about 150 people.

Deadly Shooting of Black Woman in Home Marks Seventh Time a Fort Worth, Texas Officer Shot a Civilian Since June

A black woman in Fort Worth, Texas was shot and killed by a police officer in her own home early on Saturday morning, becoming the seventh civilian shot by police officers in the city since June. Six of those victims of police shootings died.

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GOP Senator Kevin Cramer Praises Trump for Being ‘Transparent’ About Asking for Foreign Interference

Republican Senator Kevin Cramer praised Donald Trump for being "transparent" in his bid to seek foreign interference to undermine his political rival, arguing that it was positive that the president had not done so "covertly."

Super Typhoon Hagibis Throttles Japan, Leaving at Least 33 Dead and More Than a Dozen Missing

At least 33 people have died and more than a dozen missing in Japan after Typhoon Hagibis —reportedly one of the most powerful storms to hit the area since the 1950s—tore across the country this weekend.

U.S. Defense Secretary Confirms Syrian Troop Withdrawal: ‘We Didn’t Sign Up to Fight the Turks’

The U.S. Secretary of Defense confirmed 1,000 U.S. troops are set to evacuated from northern Syria Sunday under President Donald Trump's "deliberate withdrawal" and administration officials are continuing to threaten Turkey's economy.

How Eliud Kipchoge Did It: Here’s All the Preparation That Went Into the Runner’s Marathon Feat

The course was specially chosen for its pavement and straight design. Likewise, the location was selected for its temperate fall weather. With well wishes from his country's president, a team of professional runners setting the pace and a hands-on corporate sponsor, Eliud Kipchoge was set up to succeed Saturday morning as he set out to complete the fastest marathon in recorded history.

Kurdish Allies Learned of Trump’s Syria Pullout On Twitter: ‘We Were Like, “What Is This Sh*t?”‘

The U.S. foreign policy establishment, the Pentagon and leaders of Donald Trump's own party were taken by surprise by the president's announcement, after a phone call with his Turkish counterpart, that the administration would pull back U.S. troops from certain positions in northern Syria.