President Donald Trump said Friday if lawmakers do not fund the border wall, he will shut down the U.S.-Mexico border. He called Democratic members of Congress “obstructionists.” The President has requested $5 billion to pay for the wall. President Trump continued to blame Democrats for the current government shutdown, which has lasted for a week […]

The American Civil Liberties Union have decided to announce their opposition to the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, breaking their organizational policy. The ACLU doesn’t support or oppose candidates for political or judicial office, but the organization passed a resolution where they would make an exception following an “extraordinary meeting” held by the national board. “The ACLU’s board of directors, deeply concerned […]

A new study lists Parma, Ohio as one of the safest cities in the United States. The list of 100 was compiled by the National Council for Home Safety and Security. Parma was ranked 64th, the only Ohio city to make the list. Thornton, Colorado, 10 miles north of Denver, was ranked number one. Citing the […]

President Trump announced Thursday that he will pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate deal, despite concerns from top CEOs and international leaders. Trump’s decision is considered by some a win for Republicans and pulls the U.S.– the second-largest producer of carbon dioxide — out of a nearly 200-nation agreement to cut greenhouse gas […]

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration prepared Wednesday to release a tax reform plan that calls for big corporate rate cuts and an increase in standard deductions, a pricey package that could face an uphill climb in Congress. “This is going to be the biggest tax cut and the largest tax reform in the history of […]

In an address to his nation Wednesday, Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto says his country will not pay for President Trump’s wall along U.S.-Mexico border. During his national address, Peña Nieto expressed his “regret” over Trump’s calling for the immediate building of a southern border wall, saying he will “reject the decision of the U.S. […]

The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team is coming to Cleveland. The squad will face off against Japan on June 5 at FirstEnergy Stadium. It’s a rematch of the 2015 Women’s World Cup final. Can’t make the game? It’ll also be broadcast at 12:30 p.m. on ESPN2.   For ticket information, click here: Article Courtesy […]

UPDATED: Friday, November 20, 2015 11:56 AM EST: A counterassault on the hotel attacked in Bamako, Mali has resulted in the release of over 100 hostages held by forces who stormed the Radisson Blu Hotel early Friday morning. Ten bodies were found in the hotel, CNN reports. The attackers, as of Friday afternoon, are said to still be […]

The Pope plans to address Congress tomorrow following a mass service he will deliver tonight.   WASHINGTON, D.C. — Pope Francis immediately dove into the whirlpool of U.S. politics on Wednesday, using his first direct address to the American people to weigh in on deeply divisive issues including climate change, Cuba, marriage and immigration. The pontiff, […]

The Pope’s trip in the U.S. will include stops in New York City and will end in Philadelphia. Washington (CNN)Pope Francis landed on U.S. soil for the first time just before 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday, launching a six-day visit that will highlight his love for the poor and his willingness to tackle the nation’s […]

Black America is poised on Saturday to observe Juneteenth, one of the oldest celebrations commemorating the end of slavery and religious oppression. Nearly two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, Union soldiers arrived in Galveston, Texas, on June 19, 1865 to announce that the Civil War had ended and that slaves were free. […] The United States and several Arab nations rained bombs on ISIS targets in Syria on Tuesday — the first U.S. military offensive in the war-torn country and a forceful message to the militant group that the U.S. would not stand by idly while it carried out its rampage of terror. The United States also […]