After Plummeting, the Virus Soars Back in the Midwest

CHICAGO — First, the Pacific Northwest and the Northeast were hit hardest as the coronavirus tore through the nation. Then it surged across the South. Now the virus is again picking up dangerous speed in much of the Midwest — and in cities from Mississippi to Florida to California that thought they had already seen […]

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Jim Jordan tells Zuckerberg, Bezos, Cook and Pichai during hearing that ‘Big Tech’s out to get conservatives’

Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, tore into the heads of some of the country’s largest tech companies on Wednesday – blasting the leaders of Google, Facebook and other tech giants as “out to get conservatives.” Speaking during a remote House Judiciary subcommittee meeting on anti-trust law, Jordan rattled off a list on instances where major tech […]

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Trade adviser Peter Navarro tears into Fauci in blistering op-ed: ‘Wrong about everything’

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro tore into Dr. Anthony Fauci in a stunning op-ed on Wednesday, saying the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director, who has been a leading voice on the Coronavirus Task Force, has been “wrong about everything.” “Dr. Anthony Fauci has a good bedside manner with the public, but he […]

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Watch: McConnell says Democrats are ‘threatening’ institutions, declaring ‘war on the rulebook itself’

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on the Senate floor Thursday tore into Democrats for allegedly “threatening” the courts, the Senate and other “governing institutions” to get their way on policy. McConnell in the course of the six-minute-long remarks panned Democrats’ efforts to make Washinton, D.C., a state, alleged threats to Supreme Court justices, talk […]

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Seattle cops start clearing ‘occupied’ zone, make arrests

Seattle police showed up Wednesday in force at the city’s “occupied” protest zone, tore down demonstrators’ tents and used bicycles to herd the protesters after the mayor ordered the area cleared following two fatal shootings in less than two weeks. Television images showed no signs of clashes between the police, many dressed in riot gear, […]

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Wildfire burns homes in Southern California desert town

A wind-driven wildfire has destroyed about 20 homes and forced evacuations as it tore through the rural town of Niland in the Southern California desert near the Salton Sea By The Associated Press June 29, 2020, 6:12 PM 2 min read 2 min read NILAND, Calif. — A wind-driven wildfire destroyed homes and forced evacuations […]

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Kevin McCarthy op-ed rips ‘left-wing mob’ for destroying statues

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy tore into the protesters who have been tearing down statues around the country in recent weeks, arguing, “They aim to upend society, not reform it” in a new op-ed. “If you are asking, ‘where will they draw the line,’ it has become clear they won’t,” the California Republican wrote in […]

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Statues toppled throughout US in protests against racism

Protesters tore down more statues across the United States, expanding the razing in a San Francisco park to the writer of America’s national anthem and the general who won the country’s Civil War which ended widespread slavery. In Seattle, pre-dawn violence erupted Saturday in a protest zone largely abandoned by police, where one person was […]

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McConnell rips NYT over Cotton uproar, points to paper’s publishing of Putin, pedophilia pieces

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky, tore into the New York Times on the Senate floor on Wednesday over the controversy over an op-ed by Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark. — with McConnell noting that the Times had previously published op-eds by Vladimir Putin and an essay arguing that pedophilia is not a crime. “Vladimir Putin? No problem. Iranian […]

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Black Lives Matter movement presses the world to confront colonial statues

Protesters in the UK did what years of debate did not — tore down the statue to a slave trader. As the Black Lives Matter movement gains momentum, triggered by George Floyd’s death in the US, countries are being pressed to confront their racist colonial history and the statues that commemorate that past. #CNN #CNNi […]

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NYPD union chiefs rip politicians for anti-cop push: ‘They’re asking us to walk away from you’

New York Police Department (NYPD) union officials on Tuesday tore into lawmakers both in New York and elsewhere for ongoing efforts to either defund, abolish or radically reform police departments in the wake of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis — warning that cops are being told to “walk away” from communities and that criminals are getting the […]

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UK crowd tears down statue of 17th-century slave trader Edward Colston, throws it in harbor

Protesters in Bristol, England, took matters into their hands and tore down the statue of a slave trader, then threw the statue into the harbor. The protesters joined the tens of thousands of others across the U.K. who have gathered to lend their voices to global Black Lives Matter protests. However, the Bristol protest took […]

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Trump calls Flynn ‘innocent man’ after DOJ drops case against former national security adviser

President Trump praised his former national security adviser Michael Flynn and tore into the administration of former President Barack Obama on Thursday after learning that the Justice Department had dropped its case against Flynn. “He was an innocent man,” Trump said of Flynn during a meeting at the White House with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. […]

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1 killed as apparent tornado hits southern Oklahoma town

One person has been killed as an apparent tornado tore through southern Oklahoma By The Associated Press April 23, 2020, 12:23 AM 1 min read 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MADILL, Okla. — One person was killed Wednesday after an apparent tornado that damaged at least two businesses tore through […]

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1 killed as unconfirmed tornado hits southern Oklahoma town

One person has been killed as an unconfirmed tornado tore through  southern Oklahoma By The Associated Press April 22, 2020, 11:59 PM 1 min read 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article MADILL, Okla. — One person was killed Wednesday after an unconfirmed tornado that damaged at least two businesses tore through […]

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Paul Lo Duca doesn’t spare Jennifer Lopez in fiery Alex Rodriguez takedown

A-Rod is A-Phony, according to Paul Lo Duca. The former Mets catcher tore into Alex Rodriguez on Monday, calling the former Yankees third baseman “one of the fakest people out there” and dumping cold water on his supposed redemption story. “People know, I’m not a fan and I’m sorry,” Lo Duca said Monday on WFAN’s […]

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Sen. Collins unloads on Dems in coronavirus floor speech: ‘We don’t have another minute to delay acting’

An impassioned Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, tore into Senate Democrats on Monday for lacking “urgency” ahead of another attempt to pass a stimulus package to fight the coronavirus and boost the economy, stating bluntly: “We don’t have another minute to delay acting.” “I cannot believe that the answer to this crisis – as we move to address the […]

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Pastor of tornado-damaged Nashville church looks to recovery

The tornado that tore through Nashville toppled the bell tower of a historic church and destroyed an ornate stained glass window By TRAVIS LOLLER Associated Press March 4, 2020, 11:33 AM 2 min read NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The tornado that toppled the bell tower at East End United Methodist Church in Nashville about 1 a.m. […]

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Carrie Underwood Reveals Husband Mike Fisher & Sons Hid In ‘Safe Room’ During Nashville Tornado

Carrie Underwood updated her fans after a tornado tore through her hometown of Nashville, revealing that her husband and their two young sons are thankfully safe and sound. Carrie Underwood gave an update about her family, who was present in Nashville when a devastating tornado touched down in the Tennessee town. While Carrie, 36, was […]

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