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Yale To Rename Calhoun College For Grace Hopper


Still, according to a community-wide email from Yale College Dean Holloway, the name change will not go into effect until July 1, giving the class of 2017 the option to graduate as members of either Calhoun or Hopper during commencement in May. Read More »

Townships Declare Snow Emergencies Ahead of Storm

Another 1 to 3 inches of snow is in store for Boston by Saturday afternoon after over a foot of snow buried the city on Thursday. The city's Emergency Management Department also issued a hazardous travel advisory. Temperatures will be highest in the morning, peaking in the mid-20s or lower 30s. "We are now experiencing the worst of the storm", Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a statement. Read More »

Nevada AG throws support behind Supreme Court pick Gorsuch

The two chatted quietly and gave no statements as reporters and photographers were escorted into Schumer's office to photograph them together. Blumenthal, a Democrat, is also a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Tom Price of Georgia as secretary of Health and Human Services, and financier Steven Mnuchin as Treasury secretary. In a highly visible dissent filed in 2015, however, Judge Gorsuch offered a full -throated defense of the doctrine, suggesting he might try to lead an effort ... Read More »

DHS Chief: Travel, Immigration Ban Should Have Been Delayed

It was a flagship campaign promise of Mr. Trump's, and Kelly indicated that he intends to carry it out, saying he is now working with local law enforcement and citizens to determine each area's needs. On Monday, 10 former high-ranking diplomatic and national security officials; almost 100 Silicon Valley tech companies; more than 280 law professors; a coalition of 16 state or district attorneys general, including those from the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia; and a host of civil ... Read More »

Texas Gov. Abbot Halts Travis County Funding Over Sanctuary Policy


The bill passed in the wee hours of Friday morning and will be eligible for consideration by the full Senate as early as next week. Watch a live stream of the proceedings below. The funds raised are set to be dispersed to the departments that would lose grant money pulled by Abbott. "We have nearly a culture of contempt for federal immigration law". Read More »

Breitbart editor to join press corp for White House briefing

According to the AP report on, approximately 1,500 people showed up, broke windows, threw smoke bombs and flares, and started large fires. "The cops shot me with pepper balls", said the 26-year-old man... Following Trump's tweet , Yiannopoulos has heralded himself as the "catalyst" for change. Read More »

Dems boycott committee vote, but Republicans unanimously approve Trump's EPA pick

Committee chairman John Barrasso accused the absent Democrats of engaging in delay and obstruction. Capito, a longtime critic of the Obama administration's EPA, has backed Pruitt from the time he was nominated by President Donald Trump. Sen. Murray said in a statement Wednesday she opposes any rule change that would allow nominees to be "jammed through". President Trump called the harsh regulations a "war on coal", and Pruitt said that the plan would shut down numerous coal-fired power ... Read More »

US Border Patrol chief out day after Trump Mexico border fence decree

The Associated Press report , citing current and former US officials, said Morgan was no longer in his post , though it was not clear if he resigned or was asked to leave. It's not immediately clear whether Morgan resigned or was asked to leave. The union was incensed when Morgan told a Senate hearing December 1, in response to a question from Sen. Read More »

Albright: I'm 'ready to register as Muslim'

During the presidential campaign, he also floated the idea of registering American Muslims in a database. Shortly after Trump was elected, it was reported that his team was considering the possibility of reviving a registry of immigrants and visitors from "higher risk" countries. Read More »

Giant gator caught strolling through Florida nature center

The Circle B Bar Reserve is a former cattle ranch that has been converted into a sprawling 1,267-acre reserve. Oddly, there only appear to be three rules at the reserve too. Other players moved closer to film the reptile, which was estimated to be at least 3 metres long. After all, we recently reported on how pizza rat was a lie. Read More »

Milo Yiannopoulos/Martin Shkreli UC-Davis event shut down before it even begins

A large group evidently blocked access to the venue while protestors chanted, "Say it loud, say it clear, racists are not welcome here". Both men were recently banned from the social media platform ― Yiannopoulos for coordinating a campaign of abuse against actor Leslie Jones , and Shkreli for sexually harassing journalist Lauren Duca . Read More »

Pompeo 'Clear-Eyed' Russia Involved in Efforts to Hack US Election

The committee will also review the intelligence that informed the intelligence community's assessment on Russian interference that was highlighted in a declassified report released January 6, the senators said Friday. Senator Martin Heinrich, a New Mexico Democrat, asked Pompeo if he planned, as Central Intelligence Agency director, to recommend changes to the law to allow more USA surveillance. Read More »

More freezing rain in the days ahead


Light freezing rain could begin Saturday night , but the bulk of the wintry mix is forecast for Sunday and Monday . Freezing rain is now expected later this evening and continuing overnight. This will bring a variety of precipitation types to many locations, often turning from rain, to freezing rain and ice, and back to rain again several times. Read More »

Offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee leaving Auburn, headed to CT

Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn handed over play-calling duties to Lashlee three games into the 2016 season, as the Tigers rallied for a six-game winning streak after early losses to Clemson and Texas A&M. Getting a proven offensive coordinator that is very strong in the up-tempo spread attack in Lashlee is a slam dunk hire for Edsall and the UConn program. Read More »

Red Cross Blood Drive


Regular donors who were too busy to give blood during the holidays resulted in 37,000 fewer donations, the Red Cross said. However, at the Albany Blood Donation Center, they say the local need is dire. "This simple act can have a profound impact on another human being", said Horvath. January 19/, 11 a.m. -4 p.m., Saint Francis of Assisi, 1200 W. Riverside Ave., Muncie. Read More »

Confirmation Hearing for DeVos Pushed Back


The Senate Committee on Health, Education , Labor and Pension had originally planned to begin the hearing Wednesday, but has now pushed it back to January 17. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) joined a growing chorus of opposition to the nominee, probing her past support for "privatizing and defunding K-12 education " as well as her "paper-thin record on higher education and student debt". Read More »

Snow storm persists on Island; highway crews clearing roads

It is issued when 2-4 inches of snow, or a combination of sleet and freezing, is expected within an area. Futher north in the Carolinas, the snow is expected to be heaviest during the pre-dawn hours of Saturday , then slowly tapering off through the late morning and early afternoon, FOX Carolina reported . Read More »

This taste of Tony Romo is everything Jerry Jones wanted


Coach Jason Garrett on Friday would not say whether Romo would play . With Elliott's performance on the field as well as being an extremely charismatic young man, he is a marketer's dream come true. On his first play he dropped back and launched a bomb towards Terrance Williams. Heading into the playoffs with a healthy Prescott and a healthy Romo would seemingly give the Cowboys an advantage over every other team at the quarterback position. Read More »

Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof won't submit evidence to save life

Instead, his only request was that prosecutors not be allowed to use some of their evidence against him, although it's now unclear exactly what he was referring to. The jury will hear from both sides before deciding whether Roof should be put to death or sentenced to a life prison term. Meanwhile, according to South Carolina Public Radio's Alexandra Olgin, prosecutors have a list of more than 30 witnesses who may testify during the sentencing phase. Read More »

Winter storm weakens but thousands still without power

The snow is expected to taper off around midnight. The chance of showers will linger into Friday morning but New Year's Eve is forecast to be mostly sunny during the day with a high of 39 degrees. Highs will be warmer in the upper 30s and lower 40s, which is around average. A winter storm warning for heavy snow is issued when severe winter weather conditions are expected and significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel unsafe. Read More »

Hawaii runs unique fake punt, and it works, in win over MTSU

That was in 2001, when the Rainbow Warriors finished with a 9-4 record, but had nowhere to go for the postseason. The Hawaii Bowl, a 52-35 victory over Middle Tennessee, was a complete reversal of that trend. The teams traded scores - a field goal for Hawaii and a touchdown for MTSU - to start the second half. A year after finishing with a 3-10 mark, UH (7-7) reached seven wins under first-year head coach Nick Rolovich-its highest total since 2010-and halted a string of five straight ... Read More »