Local jails in US states impact more people than previously thought and are in desperate need of reform, reveals new study
Local jails in US states impact more people than previously thought and are in desperate need of reform, reveals new study

While debate continues over tackling America's high incarceration rate, not much talk is dedicated to the county and city jails that affect a lot more people

The Decline and Fall of Ed Buck: A sordid tale of sex, drugs and politics
The Decline and Fall of Ed Buck: A sordid tale of sex, drugs and politics

Buck has political links with political heavyweights like former president Barack Obama and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Ocasio-Cortez demands statehood for DC, says residents 'denied right to vote'
Ocasio-Cortez demands statehood for DC, says residents 'denied right to vote'

Fellow 'squad' member Rashida Tlaib also backed NY Congresswoman though Republicans are not okay with idea on grounds of financial stability and local corruption.

EXCLUSIVE: Low rate of breastfeeding is costing the US a whopping $3 billion a year
EXCLUSIVE: Low rate of breastfeeding is costing the US a whopping $3 billion a year

The health protection agency shed light over the problem that women and children, particularly in the black community, face when it comes to breastfeeding.

In subtle dig at Donald Trump, Barack Obama says watching TV or reading social media 'clouds your judgment' as a leader
In subtle dig at Donald Trump, Barack Obama says watching TV or reading social media 'clouds your judgment' as a leader

While speaking at a high-tech conference in San Francisco, the former president also laid stress on the job of building a good team to stay informed.

Ilhan Omar wants Trump's Twitter account shut down after he retweets 'lie' that she 'partied' on 9/11 anniversary
Ilhan Omar wants Trump's Twitter account shut down after he retweets 'lie' that she 'partied' on 9/11 anniversary

The Minnesota representative lashed out at Trump saying by spreading misinformation, he was putting her life at risk.

North Texas man who supported terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba gets 20 years in a move to curb violence both at home and abroad
North Texas man who supported terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba gets 20 years in a move to curb violence both at home and abroad

The radicalized teenager, who was arrested in February, was charged with conspiring with another individual to provide material support to the Pakistan-based terror outfit that has carried out devastating terror attacks as in Mumbai, India, in 2008.

UFO videos are REAL! US Navy finally confirms footage of UFOs taken by pilots after years of public speculation
UFO videos are REAL! US Navy finally confirms footage of UFOs taken by pilots after years of public speculation

The Navy also said that the videos of the mysterious aerial phenomena were not to be released to the public.

Justin Trudeau 'brownface' controversy: Strong reactions pour in even after Canada PM apologizes
Justin Trudeau 'brownface' controversy: Strong reactions pour in even after Canada PM apologizes

Trudeau's political opponents tore into him to make gains ahead of the country's federal elections in October.

California is the most diverse state in the US, West Virginia comes in last, and Houston tops the list among cities, finds study
California is the most diverse state in the US, West Virginia comes in last, and Houston tops the list among cities, finds study

A survey that came out during the Hispanic Heritage Month compares states and cities on grounds of diversity — socio-economic, cultural, economic, religious and others. And some findings are quite interesting.

Democrat megadonor Ed Buck arrested after third man overdoses at his house in two years
Democrat megadonor Ed Buck arrested after third man overdoses at his house in two years

The LGBT political activist was held after a third man suffered a drug overdose at his house. Two black men have already died in house because of overdose in the recent past, bringing the businessman under public scrutiny.

What is the global impact of a US-Iran war? From rising oil prices, to regional catastrophe, every outcome looks bleak
What is the global impact of a US-Iran war? From rising oil prices, to regional catastrophe, every outcome looks bleak

If Washington declares a war on Tehran in support of its ally, the Saudis, the repercussions could be devastating. Here is a look at how a war will affect the Middle East in terms of security, diplomacy, oil trade and most importantly, Donald Trump's re-election prospects.

Car ploughs through Trump Plaza lobby in New York, one person injured
Car ploughs through Trump Plaza lobby in New York, one person injured

The car reportedly carried one person. One sustained injuries though they are not life-threatening. Police said it appeared to be an accident.

Ilhan Omar must pick a side between peace-loving Muslims and fringe elements, says 9/11 victim’s son
Ilhan Omar must pick a side between peace-loving Muslims and fringe elements, says 9/11 victim’s son

Nicholas Haros Junior had lambasted the Minnesota representative over her 'some people did something' remark during his 9/11 remembrance speech

Tulsi Gabbard says Trump is making US 'Saudi Arabia's b***h' and awaits orders from 'masters' in the kingdom
Tulsi Gabbard says Trump is making US 'Saudi Arabia's b***h' and awaits orders from 'masters' in the kingdom

The Democratic presidential hopeful had made a similar charge when the POTUS remained flippant on the Saudi Crown Prince's role in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

If you cannot take care of your warriors, don't go to war: Bernie Sanders slams ill-treatment of veterans
If you cannot take care of your warriors, don't go to war: Bernie Sanders slams ill-treatment of veterans

The 78-year-old senator has always been an advocate of soldiers' well-being even as he thinks force deployment should be the last option. His latest tweet has earned him the wrath of the nationalists.

Democrats call for Kavanaugh's impeachment after sexual misconduct claims, ask why the FBI ignored to investigate the matter
Democrats call for Kavanaugh's impeachment after sexual misconduct claims, ask why the FBI ignored to investigate the matter

The 54-year-old judge, who replaced 82-year-old Anthony Kennedy as Supreme Court Justice has found yet another accusation of sexual misconduct being leveled against him and that too during the pre-election season. President Trump, however, continues to back him.

Academics have come up with a unique taxpayer plan to save journalism, but Americans may not be willing to pay for it
Academics have come up with a unique taxpayer plan to save journalism, but Americans may not be willing to pay for it

A seven-member committee in Chicago University has suggested an idea of giving every American $50 through tax cuts so that they can donate the money to their favorite news outlets. Experts are divided though.

US set to become world's top oil exporter, surpassing Saudi Arabia
US set to become world's top oil exporter, surpassing Saudi Arabia

Boosted by shale poduction, the US overtook Saudi to become No.1 in June for a brief period. After losing the spot in July and August, it looks to take lead again.

Joe Biden said he wouldn't jail non-violent criminals and ridicule followed, but the former VP has a point
Joe Biden said he wouldn't jail non-violent criminals and ridicule followed, but the former VP has a point

The Democratic presidential aspirant has been ridiculed and also seen with suspicion over his take to reduce the menace of high incarceration rate in the US but his message has a substance.

Trump says the job of the NSA is 'easy' because he makes all the decisions and 'you don't have to work'
Trump says the job of the NSA is 'easy' because he makes all the decisions and 'you don't have to work'

The president said this to the media a couple of days after sacking his third NSA in the form of hardliner John Bolton.

Trump administration set to ban flavored e-cigarettes in the wake of increasing vaping-related deaths
Trump administration set to ban flavored e-cigarettes in the wake of increasing vaping-related deaths

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar confirmed the news to the media and added that it could take several weeks for the FDA to prepare guidelines

9/11 victim's son slams Ilhan Omar at memorial service over 'some people did something' remark, says 'we know who'
9/11 victim's son slams Ilhan Omar at memorial service over 'some people did something' remark, says 'we know who'

Nicholas Haros Jr, who lost his mom in the attacks, said the Congresswoman should show respect and honour the dead and there was no uncertainty about who did what.

White New Jersey couple sues fertility clinic after giving birth to Asian girl following sperm mix-up
White New Jersey couple sues fertility clinic after giving birth to Asian girl following sperm mix-up

The couple wants to know who their daughter’s actual father is in order to learn more about her genetic history

It's not just the mustache! Donald Trump had hard reasons to get rid of NSA John Bolton
It's not just the mustache! Donald Trump had hard reasons to get rid of NSA John Bolton

The president's pick of the ultra-hawk as NSA had raised quite a few eyebrows as the duo's stands on many foreign policy matters were never compatible.

Trump sacks John Bolton as NSA: Here are the top names who could replace him
Trump sacks John Bolton as NSA: Here are the top names who could replace him

Trump has now removed three NSAs in two-and-half years of his tenure and the next post-holder could be one having a personal rapport with the president.

18 years after 9/11 terror attacks, here is what the key members of Bush administration are doing now
18 years after 9/11 terror attacks, here is what the key members of Bush administration are doing now

A look at George W Bush administration’s top brains who had a harrowing time in finding the right response to the devastation

On the 18th anniversary of 9/11 attacks, America's war on terror is far from over
On the 18th anniversary of 9/11 attacks, America's war on terror is far from over

Despite massive loss of money and manpower ever since its launched the war on terror, the US hasn't achieved many of its objectives

Former SC governor Mark Sanford to challenge Trump in 2020 despite scandalous past that saw him admit to cheating on his wife
Former SC governor Mark Sanford to challenge Trump in 2020 despite scandalous past that saw him admit to cheating on his wife

Sanford's family life was in ruins a decade ago following his extra-marital affair but politically, his journey was little hit.

US military accused of boosting Trump's business by making service members stay at president's expensive Scotland resort
US military accused of boosting Trump's business by making service members stay at president's expensive Scotland resort

The forces have reportedly fuelled planes near Trump's Turnberry resort while crew members on a mission have spent time at the luxury venue.

US Elections 2020: Republicans to scrap primaries in 4 states giving Donald Trump a head start
US Elections 2020: Republicans to scrap primaries in 4 states giving Donald Trump a head start

The president's critics in the GOP are livid over the idea and lashed out at both the Republican National Committee and the incumbent.

Retiring in New York will cost you dearly: New survey shows the Big Apple is not an ideal retirement haven
Retiring in New York will cost you dearly: New survey shows the Big Apple is not an ideal retirement haven

While the Empire State does well in terms of safety, culture, and health, its high cost of living makes it less suitable for those seeking a smooth after-job life.

Transgender military veteran Jena Faith's abuse in New York jail sparks war of words between feminists and civil rights activists
Transgender military veteran Jena Faith's abuse in New York jail sparks war of words between feminists and civil rights activists

Civil liberties organizations backed Jena over her ordeal in the jail but feminists lashed out saying they are ignoring the well-being of other women in the jail

Mortality rates highest in Alabama, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Mississippi and West Virginia, claims CDC report
Mortality rates highest in Alabama, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Mississippi and West Virginia, claims CDC report

The report has come up with a detailed comparative analysis about the high mortality rates in certain Southern states. In terms of sex, age and economic status, some of the findings are alarming indeed.

Iceland greets Mike Pence with entourage of Pride flags for his anti-LGBT stand
Iceland greets Mike Pence with entourage of Pride flags for his anti-LGBT stand

The American vice-president was greeted by rainbow colors not only by an IR firm in Reykjavik that decided to replace its flags with Pride ones. Even Iceland's President and First Lady wore rainbow bracelets while meeting the Republican leader

Robert Mueller, James Comey made FBI a ‘lawless law enforcer’ and a threat to democracy, former agent alleges in new book
Robert Mueller, James Comey made FBI a ‘lawless law enforcer’ and a threat to democracy, former agent alleges in new book

Mike German alleged in his upcoming book that while Mueller tried to remake the FBI his own way with zero acceptance for dissent, Comey tried to do away with the body's impartial image

Black mothers in the US find it more challenging to breastfeed their kids due to workplace patterns, healthcare and stigma
Black mothers in the US find it more challenging to breastfeed their kids due to workplace patterns, healthcare and stigma

A recent government study has found that black women get to breastfeed their infants less than their white counterparts. There are a number of factors that lead to such injustice and it leaves a negative impact on the overall public health.

NRA called 'domestic terrorist organization' after it slams Walmart's gun-control move as 'shameful'
NRA called 'domestic terrorist organization' after it slams Walmart's gun-control move as 'shameful'

Walmart's decision to stop sales of certain gun ammunition and to end open carry in its stores irked the National Rifle Association which saw it as an affront to 'America’s fundamental freedoms'

Hurricane Dorian gave President Trump an opportunity to show leadership before the 2020 elections
Hurricane Dorian gave President Trump an opportunity to show leadership before the 2020 elections

US presidents have always found natural disasters tricky. While the likes of LBJ, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama handled their repercussions well, incumbents like George W Bush and Donald Trump have had ordinary records.

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