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A crummy drop-down menu seemed to kill dozens of mothers in Texas

In the United States, the proportion of women who die from pregnancy and childbirth is higher than in any other developed country, much, much higher. And we manage the global trend to improve the situation. While the rest of the world largely saw that its mortality rate fell by more than a third between 2000 and 2015, the United States …

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A house (and a party) Raised as Paul Ryan takes his leave quietly

That Mr. Ryan will not be a speaker at the next congress is by no means a surprise. His dissatisfaction with trying to deal with the undeniable House Republican Conference was well-known around Washington, and the abrupt Trumpian style left him cold. It was fully expected that if the Republicans lost the majority in November, he would be gone. And …

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Chick-file-A opens near Rochester | New York

Copyright by WIVB – All rights reserved GREECE, N.Y. (WROC) – More than 100 people have camped outside the first Chick-fil-A restaurant in the Rochester area Thursday morning as it opened its doors. The new restaurant is located at West Ridge Road and Standish Road, across from the mall and just west of the 390 exit on Ridge. Police say …

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How Vermont NRA A-rated governor was "shocked" to support new weapons laws

Vermont Republican Government Phil Scott speaks to the public before signing arms limitation bills in Montpelier, Vt., April 11th. (Cheryl Center / AP) Surrounded by pro-gun rights protesters accused him outside of Vermont State Scott Scott (R) wrote on Wednesday the most restrictive pistol control measures in state history. While some had thanked him, Scott knew that many who voted …

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GOP decides Facebook bias, backs Diamond and Silk

CLOSE Representative Billy Long of Missouri offers more than just questions to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. USA FOR DAY For several years, conservatives have said that Facebook is working with a deep anti-conservative bias and Republican legislators at Capitol Hill did not waste the opportunity this week to grille CEO Mark Zuckerberg on the subject during congressional hearings aimed at …

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Trump Court Pick Thinks Planned Parenting "Kills Over 150,000 Women A Year"

WASHINGTON – One of President Donald Trump's lawyers, Wendy Vitter, repeatedly wondered to answer a simple question in her Senate Confirmation Hunt on Wednesday: Do you think planned parenthood kills more than 150,000 women each year? Vitter, a New Orleans lawyer and Trump's choice for a lifetime at the US District Court of the Eastern District of Louisiana, made it …

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Investigators focus on another Trump Ally: National Enquirer

Now the tabloid company has been brought into a sweeping federal investigation by Mr. Coh's activities, including efforts to remove potentially harmful stories about Mr. Trump during his driving of the White House. In one instance, The Enquirer bought, but did not publish a story about an alleged extramarital relationship earlier with the presidential candidate, an unusual decision for a …

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WaPo: Bannon pitching plan to WH on what Trump should do in Russia probe

The post cites four people saying that Bannon plans to have Trump Four Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, called Robert Mueller as Special Advisory Board, as well as Trump ceases to cooperate with Mueller and invoke executive privilege in an attempt to intervene by Mueller's team with White House officials "invalid". "It was a strategic mistake to reverse everything without …

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