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Hong Kong Protesters Gather On Thanksgiving After Trump Signs Pro-Democracy Legislation

Hong Kong Protesters Gather On Thanksgiving After Trump Signs Pro-Democracy Legislation

  AMBER ATHEY WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENT . Pro-democracy protesters gathered in Hong Kong on Thanksgiving to show their gratitude to President Donald Trump after he signed legislation in their favor. Trump signed two bills into law on Wednesday that provide support for the protesters in Hong Kong and threaten economic consequences against China. On Thursday, demonstrators showed their appreciation to […]

Trump Makes Surprise Visit To Troops In Afghanistan On Thanksgiving

Trump Makes Surprise Visit To Troops In Afghanistan On Thanksgiving

  AMBER ATHEY WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENT . President Donald Trump made a surprise visit to Afghanistan on Thanksgiving, serving a turkey dinner to the American troops stationed overseas. The trip comes about one year after he made a similar unannounced visit to service-members in Iraq, his first to an active war zone. The president was previously […]

Ventura | Fire on Topa Topa Drive

Ventura | Fire on Topa Topa Drive

Firefighters responded to multiple reports of a residence on fire. The first arriving crew discovered a single family residential structure with heavy smoke emitting from the garage. Firefighters launched an attack on the fire with additional crews searching the uninvolved areas of the home for victims and extension of the fire. Early detection and reporting […]

Chick-fil-A Backs Away From Chick-fil-A Volunteer’s 2017 Donation To The Southern Poverty Law Center

Chick-fil-A Backs Away From Chick-fil-A Volunteer’s 2017 Donation To The Southern Poverty Law Center

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter . Chick-fil-A faced backlash earlier in November for ceasing donations to some Christian charities critiqued by LGBTQ groups. The organization has come under fire again for a 2017 donation to the SPLC. The SPLC is a publicly anti-Christian organization that tracks “hate groups” in the United States. Chick-fil-A came […]

President Trump Puts Jared Kushner In Charge Of Border Wall Construction: Report

President Trump Puts Jared Kushner In Charge Of Border Wall Construction: Report

JASON HOPKINS IMMIGRATION AND POLITICS REPORTER . The president reportedly tapped his son-in-law Jared Kushner to lead the administration’s effort to complete hundreds of miles of border wall before the end of 2020. President Donald Trump, frustrated over a lack of progress, tapped Kushner, a White House senior adviser, to expedite work on the U.S.-Mexico border […]

FACT CHECK: Are Border Apprehensions Down 70% Since May, as Trump Says?

FACT CHECK: Are Border Apprehensions Down 70% Since May, as Trump Says?

  Brad Sylvester | Fact Check Reporter During a Nov. 14 campaign rally in Bossier City, Louisiana, President Donald Trump said, “We have successfully reduced illegal crossings by more than 70% since May.” WATCH: “We just released brand new border numbers today showing that we have successfully reduced illegal crossings by more than 70% since May.” […]

Gov. Newsom suspends new fracking permits in latest attempt to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Gov. Newsom suspends new fracking permits in latest attempt to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

By Chris Reed Gov. Gavin Newsom has announced an immediate suspension of permits allowing new hydraulic fracturing and steam-injected oil drilling – the latest in a series of moves in the past week underscoring California’s determination to be seen as a leader in climate change efforts. “These are necessary steps to strengthen oversight of oil and gas […]

Media Unleashes Criticism After Trump Brings Hero Dog To White House

Media Unleashes Criticism After Trump Brings Hero Dog To White House

  AMBER ATHEY WHITE HOUSE CORRESPONDENT . The media went after President Donald Trump on Monday during Conan’s visit to the White House, attacking him for a litany of reasons, including making jokes to the press and not standing close enough to the dog. Conan, who is credited with getting ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi to kill himself […]

A Chicago Suburb School District Requires Girls to Share Locker Room

A Chicago Suburb School District Requires Girls to Share Locker Room

By Michael Hernandez PALATINE—A northwestern school district in a suburb of Chicago (population 69,000) is forcing females to share locker rooms with biological males in a 5-2 board decision made mid-November that is being called a “landmark” decision for transgender advocates nationwide.  Privacy stalls are available but transgender students will not be required to use […]

Chinese State Media Quiet After Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Camp Sweeps Elections

Chinese State Media Quiet After Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Camp Sweeps Elections

    . BY EVA FU . … After Hong Kong’s pro-democracy camp scored a landslide victory in the city’s district elections on Nov. 25, Chinese state media have largely kept silent, omitting news of the result in its reports. The mainland media response stood in sharp contrast to its heavy propaganda campaign in the lead up to the elections, warning […]