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Wisconsinites speak out on American health care

Now that he's in the Oval Office, Trump says he's still committed to getting rid of the Affordable Care Act , but it may take longer than expected. Trump acknowledged that replacing the PPACA is complicated. On that same day, the Small Business Committee will hold a hearing on the health insurance market and how Republican alternatives will improve access and affordability for us citizens across the country, he said . Read More

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Knife-wielding man attacks soldier at Louvre, terror motives suspected

Knife-wielding man attacks soldier at Louvre, terror motives suspected

The attacker is in a serious condition, while one soldier received a "minor" head wound and has been taken to hospital, security forces said. The suspect is reportedly in his 30s and without identity papers. France is under a state of emergency following a spate of terror attacks in which more than 230 people have been killed. Tourism in France has declined sharply, however, since terrorist attacks killed 238 people in France in 2015 and 2016. Read More

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Two GOP Senators Announce Opposition to Betsy DeVos

West Virginia Democrat Joe Manchin also said Wednesday that he would vote against DeVos, citing her focus on charter schools as a school-choice activist and her lack of exposure to the public education system. Eli Broad sent a letter to senators urging her defeat, saying DeVos is "unprepared and unqualified for the position". Devos's conformation vote is expected Friday and Republicans are scrambling to ensure no other senators cross the lines before the vote. Read More

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Betsy DeVos Facing Tight Confirmation Vote

Betsy DeVos Facing Tight Confirmation Vote

DeVos' lack of experience with education and the lack of knowledge that she portrayed in her confirmation hearing", Murkowski said . As things now stand, Vice President Mike Pence would have to cast a rare tie-breaking vote in her favor to send her nomination over the finish line. Read More

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Nominee for Central Intelligence Agency chief accuses Russian Federation of 'aggressive action'

Nominee for Central Intelligence Agency chief accuses Russian Federation of 'aggressive action'

Asked about the hacking, Pompeo said he was very clear about what he called an "aggressive action" ordered by the Russian leadership, and accepted the US intelligence report on the matter. When Pompeo said that he did not consider WikiLeaks a credible outlet, King recalled a tweet from Pompeo posted in July. Following a campaign during which Trump at times embraced extreme positions, Pompeo sought to put daylight between him and his future boss. Read More

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Colder temperatures, chance of snow expected into the weekend

Colder temperatures, chance of snow expected into the weekend

Another chance of freezing rain is expected to come into the area Saturday night and into Sunday morning before temperatures rise well above freezing. AccuWeather forecasters said just the difference of a degree or two in the temperature could mean the difference between rain and ice. But as the evening goes on, some of that freezing rain will move north into our area. Read More

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Auburn won't interview Briles for OC

Lashlee was named a Broyles Award finalist in 2013, and helped the Tigers post the best back-to-back offensive seasons in school history from 2013-2014. "He is one of the brightest offensive minds in college football and I know that his experience around some of the highest-powered offenses and top players in the country is going to be an incredible benefit to our program". Read More

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Trump's son-in-law Kushner to become senior White House adviser

Married to Trump's daughter Ivanka since 2009, Kushner has been a prominent member of Trump's inner circle during the presidential campaign and the transition , in charge of candidate Trump's digital media strategy . His daughter Ivanka Trump , who worked as an executive in the Trump Organization and now has ownership stakes in Trump assets "will have no further involvement with or management authority" in the family business, the lawyer said. Read More

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Winter weather advisory issued; 1 to 3 inches of snow expected

Winter Storm Warnings have been posted from Alabama, through the Carolinas, to Virginia as a broad area of low pressure strengthens with Gulf moisture and begins to climb up the coastline on Saturday . The second much more powerful storm hit Wednesday . The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a winter weather advisory for the Tennessee Valley. Read More

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Weigh in on free tuition proposal, Akshar says

Weigh in on free tuition proposal, Akshar says

Rapidly growing college debt remains a lingering concern, Akshar said in a statement Wednesday. By the final year, NY students would be eligible if their families earn $125,000 or less annually. Mr. Cuomo hopes for a quick start for his idea, with a three-year rollout beginning in the fall, with a $100,000 income limit, rising to $125,000 by 2019, a timetable the administration billed as more speedy than the one embraced by Mrs. Read More

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Miles Teller Involved in Scary Car Crash

Miles Teller Involved in Scary Car Crash

Miles Teller and his girlfriend, Keleigh Sperry, were involved in a horrific auto crash that left the truck the actor was driving completely flipped over. "My buddy thought I was dead", he told ABC News in August . The actor still has scars from the accident. "I still have two rocks in my face". "When I first started auditioning, people were straight up just like, 'Yeah, Miles is a good actor, [but it] doesn't make sense for this character to have scars'". Read More

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Authorities search for missing 5-month-old baby

Authorities search for missing 5-month-old baby

The Normandy Police Department and Missouri Highway Patrol issued an AMBER ALERT for a missing baby. The victim and her mother were traveling in a vehilce with three other males and a female driver. The other three adults took off in the vehicle with the baby still inside. The child was taken to a hospital and has since been placed in protective custody. Read More

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Latest Forecast: Areas of Snow With Lots Of Cloud Control

Latest Forecast: Areas of Snow With Lots Of Cloud Control

Snow will develop in the higher terrain this morning and continue heavy at times through Friday morning. In the valleys, gusts 35 to 45 miles per hour are expected and local, brief wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour are possible. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel unsafe. only travel in an emergency. Light snow may spread into the Northern Plains and northern Great Lakes region as early as Wednesday, thanks to a low-pressure system moving eastward from the ... Read More

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Congregation Member Charged In 'Vote Trump' Arson Of Black Church

Congregation Member Charged In 'Vote Trump' Arson Of Black Church

Andrew McClinton , 45, vandalized the predominantly black Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church in Greenville, Mississippi. on November 1, a week before the presidential election. Greenville is a Mississippi River port city of about 32,100 people, and about 78 per cent of its residents are African-American. Crime scene tape outlines the perimeter of the Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church in Greenville, Miss., on November 22. Read More

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Xmas Carpool Karaoke with Mariah & Adele

Xmas Carpool Karaoke with Mariah & Adele

Passengers include Adele , Nick Jonas, Demi Lovato, Elton John, Selena Gomez, Lady Gaga, Coldplay's Chris Martin, and the Red Hot Chilli Peppers . SIA: The "faceless" singer joined James in February 2016, and she even poked a little fun at herself by pretending she couldn't see through her signature face-covering wig. Read More

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Rioting inmates seize control of prison after stealing keys

One man waiting for his son earlier told my colleague, the riot started because of a lack of hot water for inmates. There have been several incidents in jails this year including an alleged murder, and last month prisoners took over parts of Bedford prison in central England before police and extra prison officers were drafted in to restore control. Read More

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Winter weather advisory issued for Luzerne County

Winter weather advisory issued for Luzerne County

Public-safety officials in Vermont, where wind chills Friday could reach 35 degrees below zero, warned residents to limit time outdoors. Low pressure is expected to bring accumulating snow Tonight into early Saturday morning. A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. West wind 5 to 8 miles per hour. Total snowfall expected is five to nine inches with the higher amounts toward Ten Sleep and Big Trails. Read More

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