Some states are facing a mid-January loss of funding for their Children's Health Insurance Program despite spending approved by Congress in late December that was expected to keep the program running for three months, federal health officials said Friday. read more
WASHINGTON -- The United States will suspend nearly all security aid to Pakistan, the Trump administration announced on Thursday, in a sign of its frustration with the country's refusal to confront terrorist networks operating there. "The suspension is a freeze, and does not reflect intent to reprogram funds at this time," according to internal government talking points that were obtained by The New York Times.
President Trump wished Americans a Happy New Year from his Mar-a-Lago luxury resort in south Florida on Sunday, saying that his New Years wishes extended to not just his supporters but also his "enemies" and the "fake news" media. "As our Country rapidly grows stronger and smarter, I want to wish all of my friends, supporters, enemies, haters, and even the very dishonest Fake News Media, a Happy and Healthy New Year," he wrote. "2018 will be a great year for America!" read more
A White House intern pictured making a hand gesture linked to the alt-right in a group photograph with President Donald Trump claimed Friday he was simply making the OK sign in emulation of the president. DailyMail.com revealed the photo of Jack Breuer, 23, posing with the president and departing White House interns in November, making a sign which far-right groups have used to symbolize "white power." It is the same sign that white nationalist Richard Spencer gave on the steps of the Trump International Hotel on election night and that right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos posed with in front of the White House. read more
Blue and red lights flashed outside of the McCormick Street house just after 6 p.m. on Thursday. Curious of what was going on Andrew Finch, 28, opened the door. "I heard my son scream, I got up and then I heard a shot," his mother, Lisa Finch, said Friday morning. Finch and other relatives invited reporters into their home Friday morning more than 12 hours after Wichita police said an officer fatally shot a 28-year-old man, who was identified by family as Andrew "Andy" Finch. read more