Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Nebraska on Tuesday to survey the devastation unleashed across the U.S. Midwest by floods that have killed four people and caused more than a billion dollars in damage to crops, livestock and roads.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has a proposal akin to disability insurance for workers and employers to pay into a fund so they can be guaranteed paid leave when they need it.
The number of people killed in a powerful storm and preceding floods in Mozambique could exceed 1,000, the president said on Monday, putting the potential death toll greatly more than current figures.
Five of those killed in the Christchurch attack were under 16. Young people held their own vigil.
A 43-year-old man wanted in the killing of an NYPD cop two decades ago was busted Friday in Florida.
Asian share markets crept ahead on Monday while bonds were in demand globally on speculation the U.S. Federal Reserve will sound decidedly dovish at its policy meeting this week.
Angel Sanz Briz is honoured by Israel for rescuing Jews in WW2, but not well known in his native Spain.
MSNBC’s Richard Lui wonders why people are so interested in presidential candidates’ eating habits. From Sen. Amy Klobuchar allegedly eating a salad with a comb, to how Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand eats fried chicken, Lui speculates that food makes…