President Barack Obama took questions from reporters today during his visit at the G7 summit in Japan, but appeared annoyed when he was asked about Hillary Clinton’s emails instead of his trip to Asia.
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) is fighting to stay on as head of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) amid a roiling debate within her party about whether she should step aside before the Democratic…
A State Department watchdog concluded that Hillary Clinton failed to comply with the agency’s policies on records while using a personal email server that was not approved by agency officials even though it should…
The crossfire between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton reached new levels of intensity Tuesday in a prelude to their expected November presidential election battle, as the candidates traded blows over everything from past Clinton…
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has doubts about the official version of events surrounding in the 1993 suicide…
RISE UP Featured Articles
Trump clinches GOP nomination
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has secured the necessary number of delegates to clinch the GOP nomination, according to The Associated Press.
The AP reported Thursday that Trump hit 1,237… READ MORE
Donald Trump calls Elizabeth Warren ‘Pocahontas,’ a ‘total failure’
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump called Sen. Elizabeth Warren “Pocahontas” and a “total failure”… READ MORE
11 states sue Obama over transgender bathroom directive
Nearly a dozen states filed suit Wednesday afternoon against the Obama administration for its directive… READ MORE
OTHER NEWS From Around The Country
Former Red Sox pitcher Bill ‘Spaceman’ Lee is running for governor of Vermont
During his pitching career for the Boston Red Sox and Montreal Expos, Bill “Spaceman” Lee was always known for his off-speed stuff.
But this here is quite a curveball.
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Abortion banned in South Carolina after 20 weeks with Nikki Haley’s signature on bill
South Carolina became the 17th state to ban abortions after the 20-week mark Wednesday when… READ MORE
Judge rules Ohio voter rights violated
A federal court ruling Tuesday declaring Ohio GOP lawmakers’ voting restrictions unconstitutional could easily wind… READ MORE
Hawaii could require gun owners to be entered into FBI database
Hawaii could become the first state in the United States to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will… READ MORE
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe Under FBI Investigation For Possible Campaign Violations
The FBI is investigating whether Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s 2013 campaign accepted illegal contributions, law enforcement officials confirmed to NBC… READ MORE
Maine: Background-check law would be first step in a firearm registry
Earlier this year one of the writers for the Sportman’s Alliance of Maine newsletter wanted to take his two young… READ MORE
Portland public schools ban textbooks that cast doubt on climate change
The Portland Public Schools board voted last week to ban any materials that cast doubt on climate change, the Portland… READ MORE
NEWS HEARD AROUND THE WORLD
Elderly Christian woman stripped naked and paraded through streets by mob
A 70-year-old Christian woman has been stripped naked, beaten and paraded through the streets by a mob of around 300… READ MORE
Naming of new Taliban chief seen dimming Obama’s hopes for Afghan peace talks
The selection of a hard-line cleric as the new Taliban chief on Wednesday all but dashes U.S. President Barack Obama’s… READ MORE
Syria conflict: Kurds launch campaign north of IS-held Raqqa
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is believed to have deployed about 30,000 fighters.
US-led coalition warplanes will support the offensive… READ MORE
Left-winger van der Bellen wins Austrian presidential election
In the end there was just a 0.6 percent difference, with Van der Bellen receiving 50.3 percent and Freedom Party’s… READ MORE