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  • Man once accused of putting toddler in oven now charged with pouring boiling water on 3-year-old

    DELTONA, Fla. (WNCN) – A 3-year-old boy suffered severe burns after police said a 47-year-old man poured boiling water on his back, according to the Volusia Sheriff’s Office. Terry Man faces a charge of child abuse causing great bodily harm after being taken into custody on Thursday. On Sept. 27, employees at the boy’s day care called deputies after seeing the burns on the boy’s back. The sheriff’s office investigated and said May poured boiling water onto the child after […]

  • Report details how Russia used social media to sow discord in American politics

    WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — The Senate Intelligence Committee has released a bipartisan report on Russia’s use of social media during the 2016 presidential election. The wide-ranging report details how the Kremlin-backed Internet Research Agency used various platforms in a broad, sophisticated information warfare campaign designed to sow discord in American politics and society. “The facts that they’ve uncovered are incredibly damning and require action,” said Max Bergmann, senior fellow with the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Bergmann says the report […]

  • Former Ukrainian ambassador testifies before Congress

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEXSTAR) — Another key witness for Democrats testified on Capitol Hill Friday morning. Former Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch appeared for a closed-door hearing aimed at shedding more light on President Donald Trump’s alleged dealings with the Ukrainian president. Until the moment Yovanovitch arrived, it wasn’t clear whether she’d actually testify. Trump hinted this week he’d block the career diplomat from talking. “I just don’t think that you can have all these people testifying about every conversation you’ve […]

  • Pelosi: White House to request delay in ACA ruling

    WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — The Fifth Circuit Court is poised to hand down a ruling on the case challenging the Affordable Care Act but President Trump may try to delay a decision. The Department of Justice wants to strike down the Affordable Care Act but the office for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the White House is going to ask the courts to delay a possible Supreme Court hearing until after the 2020 presidential election. “President Trump and the GOP understand […]

  • School declines free Chick-fil-A lunch ‘out of respect to our LGBTQ staff’

    TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – The principal of a New Orleans school is making national headlines for his decision to turn down a free lunch offered to teachers by Chick-fil-A, WWLTV reported. “Out of respect to our LGBTQ staff, we have chosen to not serve Chick-fil-A at an employee lunch,” Dr. Steven Corbett, the principal of Lusher High School said in a statement. The fast-food chain, which is known for its conservative and Christian values, has come under public scrutiny in recent […]

  • Congressman: Ranked-choice voting could fix ‘broken’ election system

    WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — House Democrats have introduced a proposal to fix what they consider a broken political system. Maryland Congressman Jamie Raskin says the Ranked Choice Voting Act would require states to adopt “ranked-choice” voting in primary and general elections for Congress beginning in 2022. “Our politics is broken in different ways,” Raskin said. “The Electoral College is dysfunctional and out-of-date. It’s given us two popular-vote losers in the last five elections. We need to reform that.” Ranked-choice voting, which […]

  • Gun control talks stall in Congress amid impeachment inquiry

    WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — Gun control and anti-gun violence advocates fear that just as momentum was building behind their efforts to change gun laws in the United States, the politics of impeachment may have thrown a wrench in the works. Those fears were stoked by reports that President Donald Trump is continuing to consult with the National Rifle Association (NRA) about supporting his battle against impeachment as well as the 2020 campaign. Kris Brown, the head of Brady United Against Gun […]

  • Trump: Immigrants must prove they won’t burden US healthcare system

    WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — The Trump administration said immigrants will not be able to come to the United States unless they can prove they won’t be a burden on the U.S. healthcare system. Trump said taxpayers end up footing the bill when medical bills don’t get paid and the administration hopes the new rule will prevent immigrants from adding to the problem. People hoping to legally immigrate to the United States will have to prove they can cover their own healthcare […]

  • SCOTUS hears arguments on LGBTQ cases

    WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in three cases that could have huge implications for LGBTQ Americans. The cases were filed by people who say they were illegally fired for being gay or transgender. The justices will decide if sexual orientation and gender identity are protected attributes under the word “sex” in the 1964 Civil Rights Act. While LGBTQ advocates and conservative groups rallied outside in a divided protest, inside, the justices spent about two […]

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