Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
FIFA officials arrested in U.S., Swiss corruption cases

Swiss police arrested some of the most powerful figures in global soccer. […]

Rick Santorum launching second White House run

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rick Santorum, an aggressive advocate for conservative family values, will launch a second bid for president on Wednesday, a spokesman said. […]

New flood warning for Houston as death toll rises

The National Weather Service issued a new flash flood warning on Wednesday for Houston where storms have left five people dead and turned neighborhoods into lakes in the fourth most-populous U.S. city. Southwest of Dallas, police evacuated people living near a dam that threatened to burst due to surging floodwaters as emergency officials searched for bodies from storms that killed at least 18 in […]

Appeals court rules with states challenging Obama's immigration action

By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's plan to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation was dealt another setback on Tuesday when a U.S. appeals court refused to lift a block put in place by 26 states that argued Obama overstepped his authority. By a 2-1 vote that could pave the way to a Supreme Court ruling, the judges from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court […]

Colorado movie massacre defense: We need to talk about James

By Daniel Wallis and Keith Coffman CENTENNIAL, Colo. (Reuters) - In a hushed courtroom on the outskirts of Denver, defense lawyers played family videos of a young boy sitting on a sofa in shorts and a T-shirt, playing on a slide in a park, and frolicking in waves on a sunlit beach. The films gave no hint of the violence that would later be committed by James Holmes, who could face the death […]

Bernie-mania! Sanders launches 2016 campaign

The 73-year-old former Burlington mayor and independent senator is beloved by Vermonters. […]

Appeals panel won't lift hold on Obama immigration action

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — President Barack Obama's plan to shield as many as 5 million immigrants living in the U.S. from deportation remained on hold Tuesday after a federal appeals court panel refused to allow it to take effect immediately. […]