Johnson heads final four at Match Play

He's played only 14 official rounds of golf this year because a hairline fracture in a rib sidelined him for seven weeks. Rahm beat American Bill Haas 3&2 in their semi-final and will become the youngest ever victor of a WGC event if he can overcome Johnson in the 18-hole final. Read More

Federal judge in Virginia disagrees with Hawaii judge, upholds Trump travel ban

Federal judge in Virginia disagrees with Hawaii judge, upholds Trump travel ban

The Council on American-Islamic Relations brought the case to the U.S. Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria. Both judges cited comments Trump made on the campaign trail, stating he would ban all Muslims from entering the country. Read More

Sen. Chuck Schumer says Democrats will filibuster Gorsuch's nomination

There's precedent for that: In 1991, Democrats had the votes to filibuster Clarence Thomas but didn't, and he was confirmed by a vote of only 52-48, which just happens to be the split between Republicans and Democrats in the current Senate. Read More

Third intruder tries to breach White House, gets caught on fence

Third intruder tries to breach White House, gets caught on fence

The Secret Service agent who was watching her lost sight for a second and the next thing he knew she had caught her shoelaces on an iron spire and dangled helplessly on the inside of the fence. Jonathan Tran, 26, was arrested March 11 and charged with entering or remaining on restricted grounds while possessing a unsafe weapon, charges that carry up to 10 years in prison upon conviction. Read More

Missing Teen's Instagram Profile Has Disturbing New Description: "Wife"

He began teaching at Culleoka Unit School in 2011, according to school records obtained by NBC News, and taught Thomas' freshman forensics class. He also revealed that Elizabeth told one of her siblings that if she wasn't back by 6 p.m. She wrote, "Tad, this is not you". This is not who you are. "It carries an eight- to 10-year sentence, if there is a conviction". There is a $1,000 reward for information leading to his capture. Read More

Jury reaches verdict in trial of War Machine

Jury reaches verdict in trial of War Machine

He was acquitted of charges regarding burglary with a deadly weapon , sexually motivated coercion and battery with intent to commit sexual assault; jurors were also unable to reach a verdict on attempted murder charges regarding Mack and friend Corey Thomas. Read More

Rick Scott removes State Attorney Aramis Ayala from Markeith Loyd case

She said she reached out to Clayton's husband on Wednesday, but has not yet spoken to every victim's family. The Sunshine State's death penalty statutes have recently been under fire, with the U.S. Clayton was gunned down January 9 outside a Wal-Mart while attempting to capture Loyd. And even though he is a Democrat, Ashton applauded Gov. Rick Scott and Attorney General Pam Bondi for accusing her Thursday of dereliction of duty, which could be a precursor to attempts to oust her. Read More

Epic dunk plays into Gonzaga's win against South Dakota State

One of the greater unknowns of this NCAA tournament hits the hardwood Thursday afternoon when No. 1-seeded Gonzaga goes against 16th-seeded South Dakota State in Salt Lake City (2 pm ET, TBS). 1 seed. Senior wing A.J. Hess has 66 3-pointers but his playing time has dropped since returning from an injury five games ago. Most of the NCAA tournament market opened Gonzaga at -22, with a total of 153. Read More

Northeast snow cancels more than 40 flights to, from New Orleans

Northeast snow cancels more than 40 flights to, from New Orleans

No flights have been canceled yet for Wednesday, but as the snow is expected to continue, airport officials are reminding everyone to keep an eye on the weather, and their airlines. Above-ground train service has been suspended. The departure schedule at Mitchell International Airport shows cancellations of flights to Cleveland, Memphis, New York, Boston, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. Read More

NY attorney rejected Trump's call before being fired

NY attorney rejected Trump's call before being fired

According to Politico , Bharara concluded that there was not enough proof of a federal crime, such as using your power as governor to close down an anti-corruption group that's looking into you. Bharara released a statement on Saturday, first via Twitter and then in an official capacity, clarifying that he had not resigned but was sacked. Read More

Trump 'enthusiastic' about drug price negotiation, lawmakers say

Trump 'enthusiastic' about drug price negotiation, lawmakers say

Chaffetz and Cummings also noted their unease with encrypted apps White House staffers have been using, which the lawmakers believe may pose risk to record keeping and transparency. The two lawmaker said the federal government could save as much as $ 16 billion per year if Medicare paid similar rates. Trump tweeted the day before his meeting with Cummings and Welch that he is "working on a new system where there will be competition" in the drug industry. Read More

2-county Kansas wildfire sets new state record

2-county Kansas wildfire sets new state record

Three other people died in a separate fire to the south while trying to usher cattle away from flames Monday evening. The fire has burned more than 45 square miles of land and destroyed three homes. "We have some high fire (risk) days coming.", said Phillip Truitt, a specialist with the service, "So we're trying to get these fires buttoned up as fast as we can". Read More

United States flight diverted over $12 blanket dispute

An airline spokesman said the disruptive passenger was on board Hawaiian Airlines Flight 7. The man had asked to speak to company representatives, arguing that he should not have to pay for the blanket because it was cold, the LA times reported . Read More

Supreme Court sends back transgender case after Trump order

Supreme Court sends back transgender case after Trump order

On Monday , the Supreme Court sent trans student Gavin Grimm back to the appeals court, which previously heard Grimm challenge the Gloucester County School Board policy that required students use the restroom corresponding to their biological sex . Read More

Tragic accident claims 97-year old twin sisters, according to police chief

Tragic accident claims 97-year old twin sisters, according to police chief

Williams may have fallen in the driveway walking to her auto". Their younger sister also lived in Barrington, but not as close as the twins lived to each other. According to the Providence Journal , Haley may have been a widow for more than 20 years. When officers arrived, they found one of the 97-year-old women face down behind her vehicle. Read More

US Suspends Expedited Processing Of H-1B Visas

Department of Homeland Security. Meaning that the government might extend it further, too. Under this expedited procedure, applicants can be eligible for visa approvals within 15 days, instead of a regular review period that can last for up to a few months. Read More

'Grand Bargain' on Budget Hits Grand Thud

'Grand Bargain' on Budget Hits Grand Thud

Sen. Cullerton had meant to call critical parts of the deal for a vote Wednesday, seeking up or down ballots on an income tax increase, a temporary property tax freeze and other parts of the bill. "With that kind of attitude in this chamber I have no question in my mind that we're going to bring this thing in for a landing", Radogno said on the Senate floor before the chamber concluded its business. Read More

Examples of Baltimore Cops' Alleged Corruption

In an attempt to cover their tracks, the officers allegedly turned off their body cams and submitted false incident reports and arrest reports to hide the money, property, and drugs they stole. Last August, in the wake of the tumult following Freddie Gray's death, the Justice Department issued a report that said the Baltimore police department often used excessive force and conducted unlawful traffic stops in some of the city's poorest and predominantly black communities. Read More

Denver zoo welcomes unexpected giraffe calf

Denver zoo welcomes unexpected giraffe calf

Dobby was born to his mother Kipele at 3 a.m. February 28 at the Denver Zoo . "We haven't had a calf here in a long time, so whether it's planned or not, we are excited for a baby and he's adorable and were all really glad he's here". The park says the baby should stand about six-feet tall and weigh around 150 pounds. He also is asking fans to have patience, as he simply doesn't know when exactly April will give birth. Read More

Toddler, 2, Dies after Being Left in Locked Car, Hillsborough Sheriff Says

Toddler, 2, Dies after Being Left in Locked Car, Hillsborough Sheriff Says

Jacob Manchego , 2, died at Brandon Regional Hospital where he was taken after being removed from the vehicle. Silva-Tello arrived for work at Best Friends for Kidz, a Christian-based childcare and learning center located in the shopping plaza, on Tuesday at around 9:30 a.m. Read More

Drunk driver faces almost two dozen more charges in Endymion parade crash

John Rizzuto told the station he spoke with his son multiple times Sunday morning and that his son said "a stranger gave him a drink off the street and that's the last thing he remembered". Peter Street, an intersection that sits less than a block from the Orleans Avenue intersection where Rizzuto is suspected of slamming into a crowd of parade-goers. Read More

Another Jewish cemetery has been vandalized, this time in Philadelphia

But the fact that there's so many, it leads one to think it could have been targeted'. He also added that it is "very disheartening" and "heartbreaking" that this has taken place. The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia said late Sunday that it would open an online mailbox to begin raising money for repairs. When asked if he was speaking for himself or the Foreign Ministry, Nahshon said the statement is "semi-official". Read More

Fox News interviews unknown Swedish 'security advisor' in crime debate

Bildt, whose adopted last name is the same as that of Sweden's former prime minister, Carl Bildt, a relentless critic of Donald Trump, told Dagens Nyheter by email that he is "an independent analyst based in the us". In 2014, Bildt was convicted for assaulting a law enforcement officer and threatening an official by the Arlington General District Court in Virginia, and given a one-year prison sentence. Read More

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Defends Media in BBC Interview

The interview was connected to a dress rehearsal she attended of Dead Man Walking at the Kennedy Center. "Think of what the press has done in the United States", she said. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. "And we look like we are here to stay", she said, noting that anyone who has observed her arguments knows that her colleagues Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan "are not shrinking violets". Read More

Major break in the case of missing Georgia teacher

Authorities did not provide very many details about any prior relationship between Grinstead and Duke, except to say that Duke was a student at the same high school where Grinstead was a teacher. Though they have received many tips over the years, none led to credible information. However, a GBI statement of the case says, "The search for Grinstead's remains continues". Read More

Grandmother Lauded After Coming to Rescue of Police Officer

Grandmother Lauded After Coming to Rescue of Police Officer

I did what God needed me to do. Only one stopped to help him - a petite grandmother who jumped out of her vehicle and onto the man's back, possibly saving the officer's life in the process. Bennett was arrested on aggravated batters, disarming a police officer, battery on a police offer , resisting an officer with violence, possession of cocaine and possession drug paraphernalia charges. Read More

Ideas for Parents Celebrating President's Day

Ideas for Parents Celebrating President's Day

You touch his face more often than you realize, and Monday is the day we honor our country's first president. The federal holiday of Presidents Day occurs on the third Monday of February each year and also pays tribute to the birthday of our country's first president, George Washington . Read More

Whittier Police Department mourning loss of one of its own

Steve Katz with the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department. Officials said the driver confronted the officers and opened fire with a semiautomatic handgun. Michael Christopher Mejia, 26, of Los Angeles , was identified Tuesday by authorities as the suspect in the fatal shootings of Whittier police Officer Keith Boyer and 46-year-old Roy Torres , the suspect's cousin. Read More

Man shot by officer after opening fire near zoo dies

Man shot by officer after opening fire near zoo dies

He made his way to the backyard and fired shots at a fence and a helicopter flying overhead. When officers arrived, the suspect was in the street and began shooting at the officers. It's unclear if he was wounded. Roads in the area were closed and Bishop O'Dowd High School was put on lockdown after he was spotted carrying a long range rifle at 9am. Read More

Powerful Storm Descends On SoCal Friday

Powerful Storm Descends On SoCal Friday

Live television captured a sinkhole swallowing two cars. At time of posting, at least four deaths have been linked to the storm , including two passenger killed in a four-car pile up on the San Diego freeway, a 55-year-old man who was electrocuted when a fallen tree caused powerless to fall on his vehicle, and a man who drowned after his auto was washed away in a flash flood. Read More