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Southern Poverty Law Center president steps down weeks after co-founder fired

Southern Poverty Law Center president steps down weeks after co-founder fired

Southern Poverty Law Center President Richard Cohen is stepping down from the non-profit activist group, according to a source within the organization. Cohen’s resignation follows the ousting March 13 of Morris Dees, a co-founder of the Alabama-based group that is known for tracking civil rights and hate crimes in the United States. Five days after…MORE

No one won the Powerball jackpot and now its up to $750 million

No one won the Powerball jackpot and now its up to $750 million

With no winner for Saturday’s Powerball drawing, the prize is getting even bigger. The numbers drawn for the $625 million jackpot were: 24, 25, 52, 60, and 66 and the Powerball was 5. A whopping $750 million, with a cash value of $465.5 million, is now up for grabs, according to Powerball. The next drawing…MORE

Kamala Harris calls for federal investment to raise teachers’ salaries

Kamala Harris calls for federal investment to raise teachers’ salaries

Sen. Kamala Harris called Saturday for allocating a large federal investment to improve teacher salaries nationwide. “I’m declaring to you that by the end of my first term, we will have improved teachers’ salaries so that we close the pay gap,” the California Democrat said in Houston to a group of supporters. “Because right now,…MORE

URGENT – Pentagon identifies soldiers killed in Afghanistan

URGENT – Pentagon identifies soldiers killed in Afghanistan

(CNN) — The Pentagon has identified two soldiers killed Friday in Kunduz Province in Afghanistan as a result of what it said was wounds sustained while engaged in combat. The two soldiers were identified as Spc. Joseph Collette, 29, of Lancaster, Ohio, who was assigned to the 242nd Ordnance Battalion, 71st Explosive Ordnance Group in…MORE

Pentagon identifies soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Pentagon identifies soldiers killed in Afghanistan

The Pentagon has identified two soldiers killed Friday in Kunduz Province in Afghanistan as a result of what it said were wounds sustained while engaged in combat. The two soldiers were identified as Spc. Joseph Collette of Lancaster, Ohio, 29, and Sgt. 1st Class Will Lindsay, 33, of Cortez, Colorado. Collette was assigned to the…MORE

Dems warn of subpoena if Mueller report and evidence not turned over to Congress

Dems warn of subpoena if Mueller report and evidence not turned over to Congress

House Democrats, anxious about how President Donald Trump’s Justice Department will handle the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s findings, are demanding the full report and underlying evidence be publicly released and are warning they may use their subpoena power to get the information. On a conference call with members Saturday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi…MORE

Robert Kraft offers apology after charges of soliciting prostitution

Robert Kraft offers apology after charges of soliciting prostitution

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft publicly broke his silence for the first time since charges of soliciting prostitution were brought against him in Florida. “I am truly sorry,” Kraft said in a statement Saturday. “I know I have hurt and disappointed my family, my close friends, my co-workers, our fans and many others who…MORE

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