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|Power Restored At Atlanta International Airport After 11-Hour Outage
A major power outage at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sunday prompted officials to order all flights headed there to be grounded at their departure points or diverted.
POSTED DECEMBER 17, 2017 1:49 PM
|Sandy Hook mom rips Trump for hosting NRA exec at White House party on 5th anniversary of massacre
Nicole Hockley, whose son was among the 20 children killed in the 2012 Newtown, Conn., shootings, is furious about Trump’s decision to host National Rifle Association executive vice president Wayne LaPierre at a White House Christmas party on Dec. 14 — the fifth anniversary of the massacre.
POSTED DECEMBER 17, 2017 2:02 PM
|Mystery swirls around powerful North Korea official as Hwang Pyong-so remains missing
A North Korean official widely deemed as the nation’s second most powerful figure has been missing for some time, raising speculation that he has been executed.
POSTED DECEMBER 16, 2017 10:55 PM
|NBC WSJ Poll: Democratic favorability highest since 2008
In a new poll from NBC News/Wall Street Journal, President Trump's approval sits at the lowest level for any president at this point in time.
POSTED DECEMBER 17, 2017 1:10 AM
|Progressive Groups Want Doug Jones To Throw Caution To The Wind
Through a unique confluence of events, Democrat Doug Jones managed to defy the deeply Republican leanings of Alabama and win a special election on Tuesday to represent the state in the Senate.
POSTED DECEMBER 16, 2017 2:03 PM
|Firefighters Take Advantage of Calmer Winds to Dig In and Contain Californian Wildfires
"Everything's holding really well," fire information officer Lisa Cox said
POSTED DECEMBER 17, 2017 11:48 PM
|British embassy worker found murdered in Lebanon: official
A British woman employed at the UK embassy in Lebanon has been found murdered, a senior official said Sunday, adding that the crime did not appear to be political. According to her social media profiles, she was employed by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).
POSTED DECEMBER 17, 2017 1:08 PM
|Seven words banned at the CDC, with apologies to George Carlin
After the White House sent the CDC a list of words that shouldn't appear in any budget documents, Chuck Todd channels his inner George Carlin.
POSTED DECEMBER 17, 2017 2:03 AM
|Mario Batali Apologizes For Sexual Harassment With Cinnamon Rolls
Mario Batali, the former host of “The Chew” who stands accused of sexual misconduct, issued an apology to fans on Friday through his newsletter and inexplicably ended it with a recipe for cinnamon rolls.
POSTED DECEMBER 16, 2017 1:03 PM
|Atlanta's Hartsfield airport hobbled by power outage
The partial shutdown at the start of one of the busiest travel weeks of the year forced the Federal Aviation Administration to hold back flights bound for Atlanta. The cause of the outage, which occurred just after 1 p.m. EST, was not immediately known, the airport said in a statement. It was working with crews from Georgia Power to identify the problem and fix it.
POSTED DECEMBER 17, 2017 6:37 PM