• Chilling Video Shows American Hostage in Afghanistan Pleading with the President
Chilling Video Shows American Hostage in Afghanistan Pleading with the President

The woman, 31-year-old Caitlan Coleman of York County, pleads with USA government officials to take action in attempting to rescue her and her Canadian husband, 33-year-old Joshua Boyle , who cradles their two young sons in his arms. "My children have seen their mother defiled", she said. The couple last appeared in a video in August, without...

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  • Westminster mom jailed after 2-year-old found with frost bite
Westminster mom jailed after 2-year-old found with frost bite

A young mother accused of leaving her 2-year-old son alone Friday night in a auto parked outside a Thornton strip mall during a snowstorm and sub-zero temperatures told officers she had taken six shots of vodka that evening, according to an arrest affidavit.

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  • Candlelight and carols: A look at Christmas services
Candlelight and carols: A look at Christmas services

HOLLISTER - The Hollister Community Presbyterian Church will present its annual Christmas program at 11 a.m. Sunday. There will also be a Christmas Eve service with communion at 11 p.m. A Christmas Eve service will begin at 10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 24 . The basilica is located at 315 Clay St., Carey. A fun Christmas themed sing-a-long will fol...

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  • Pollster: Christie approval worst we've seen in 20 years
Pollster: Christie approval worst we've seen in 20 years

Seventy-one percent of people polled by Quinnipiac said Christie knew about the plot. That was the lowest mark for a Garden State governor since Brendan Byrne's 17 percent rating in 1977 after he signed the state's income tax into law. Forty-eight percent of voters also believe that Christie "personally ordered" the traffic jam that evolved into ...

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  • California lawmakers aim to protect immigrants from Trump
California lawmakers aim to protect immigrants from Trump

With the result of the presidential election still fresh on their minds, Democratic lawmakers in California piled back into the statehouse on the first day of the new legislative session Monday with an ax to grind. If passed into law, his " Due Process For All Act ", or SB 6, would fund legal representation for noncitizens facing deportation. "We...

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  • Japanese leader Abe to visit Pearl Harbor with Obama
Japanese leader Abe to visit Pearl Harbor with Obama

In May, President Obama became the first sitting US President to visit Hiroshima, where the US dropped a nuclear bomb killing more than 100,000 Japanese men, women and children , among others. The announcement of the summit comes as Japan worries about the direction of US foreign policy under Obama's successor, Donald Trump. In this respect, I hav...

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  • Firefighters battle 10-alarm blaze in Cambridge, Mass.
Firefighters battle 10-alarm blaze in Cambridge, Mass.

As of 4 p.m. Monday, 48 families and around 102 individuals had been registered for help with everything from filing insurance claims to getting temporary shelter and starting to figure out long-term housing possibilities, Simmons said. The fire department said more than 100 people were displaced, and school officials say at least 40 of them were s...

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  • No bail for 15-year-old charged with decapitating classmate
No bail for 15-year-old charged with decapitating classmate

They told reporters they're upset because they feel police considered this a runaway case and failed to do everything they could to find him, The Boston Herald reports. While Rivera gave his press conference Friday, detectives were back scouring the riverbank where Viloria-Paulino's body was found. Police released Vilora-Paulino's identity on Dec...

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  • Justin Bieber: I am not looking for love right now
Justin Bieber: I am not looking for love right now

Speaking on stage in Birmingham, England earlier this year, he said: "Just try to show me you love me, in a different way". DeGeneres goes on to ask if Bieber has been on the popular dating app Tinder , and the singer answers, "no". The "Purpose" world tour kicked off with a run of arenas in the US and then moved to Japan for a few shows and Europ...

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  • Selig elected to Hall of Fame
Selig elected to Hall of Fame

The 82 year old spoke at a press conference on Monday morning, where he was presented a hall of fame jersey along side baseball executive John Schuerholz . Asked about the letter that netted his first job in the industry, Schuerholz said he often gets letters from job seekers hoping a letter to Schuerholz, who later became Braves team president an...

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  • Death toll at 5 after storms, possible tornadoes hit the South
Death toll at 5 after storms, possible tornadoes hit the South

The sheriff said this is not the worst tornado that's hit Jackson County, and the community will join together to bounce back, just like they have in the past. The tornado warning was issued shortly before 3 p.m. when a tornado was reported near Winder, in Barrow County. The Huntsville weather office also surveyed tornado damage in Cullman County...

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  • House pushes ahead with $611 billion defense policy bill
House pushes ahead with $611 billion defense policy bill

Instead, the final version offers a review of the entire Selective Service System to determine its effectiveness. Arkansas' four representatives, all Republicans, voted for the bill . Democrats argued the provision would have rolled back an Obama executive order and allowed discrimination against LGBT workers. The bill would prevent the Pentagon...

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  • Tedric Thompson Named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week
Tedric Thompson Named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week

That's right, with Hocutt's repeated comments about the margin between No. 4 and 5, it led many to assume that the Buckeyes are safely in the final four and that if any team gets bumped out of the final four, it'd be Washington , not Ohio State .

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  • Trump taps 'Obamacare' foe, champion of privatizing Medicare
Trump taps 'Obamacare' foe, champion of privatizing Medicare

He also wants the Medicare eligibility age to rise to 67. Former Vice President Dan Quayle says he stopped by Trump Tower to offer President-elect Donald Trump best wishes. Price was first elected to represent Georgia's 6th district in November 2004. Price said last month that "every single day Obamacare is making the quality of health ...

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  • Order could have little effect on pipeline protest camp
Order could have little effect on pipeline protest camp

The letter says anyone on the property north of the Cannonball River after that date will be trespassing and subject to prosecution. Archambault said Saturday that he doesn't believe the Corps will forcibly evict people from the camp, adding that the tribe is working to provide protesters protection from the elements on its reservation, whi...

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  • Michigan vote certified for Trump but recount requests loom
Michigan vote certified for Trump but recount requests loom

The final vote tally-one of the slimmest in Michigan's history-is almost equal to the 10,800 seating capacity of the Van Andel Arena in downtown Grand Rapids, for comparison. The offices of the attorney general and the secretary of state say there aren't enough complaints to back up any assertions of wide-scale voter fraud.

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  • Trump and Obama spoke by phone Saturday
Trump and Obama spoke by phone Saturday

President Obama and President-elect Donald Trump have spoken periodically about various transition issues, a Trump aide said Sunday. That isn't going to change. The ultimate irony is that it is Republicans - Trump's very own party - who fancy themselves the chief defenders of the Constitution, yet it is these same people who feel compelled to cri...

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  • Waukesha Shops Ready for Small Business Saturday
Waukesha Shops Ready for Small Business Saturday

She told Global News when you shop local, you're supporting your neighbour. "And when you start to see all of these small businesses that's vanished, you know part of America is vanishing as well", said Campbell. Many other customers echoed that sentiment, saying they'd come downtown to support their local stores. Small Business Saturday follows ...

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  • No. 20 Baylor rallies to beat No. 10 Louisville in Bahamas
No. 20 Baylor rallies to beat No. 10 Louisville in Bahamas

The 15-point loss is not the biggest for the Spartans this season. The Tribe can gain consolation by knowing it made Duke work much harder than the Cardinals did when Louisville beat W&M by 33. They held all three opponents to 27 or fewer second-half points while scoring at least 42 in all three second halves. The Bears entered the AP Top 25 th...

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  • Education Secretary King calls for end to paddling students
Education Secretary King calls for end to paddling students

In a recent study , over 160,000 kids in 19 American states are recorded as probable victims of such corporal punishment in schools annually. A bill to ban corporal punishment on a federal level was introduced by Rep. Research has shown physical punishment of students can have the opposite of its intended effect. In many states, acts of corpo...

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