Indiana nurse loses job after saying sons of white women 'should be sacrificed'

A nurse at an Indiana hospital was let go after an offensive tweet suggesting that the sons of white women “be sacrificed to the wolves” was traced back to her Twitter account.According to officials at the Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital, Taiyesha Baker lost her job over the weekend after being linked to troubling posts online, the Indianapolis Star reported.One … Read more

Trump labels himself 'your favorite President' while raging against media

Fresh off Thanksgiving weekend, President Trump referred to himself as “your favorite President” while returning to one of his favorite pastimes — upbraiding the news media.On Monday morning, the president called for an undefined “contest” to determine which TV network covers him most unfairly. He tweeted that the winner of this hypothetical contest could be … Read more

Nancy Pelosi Believes A John Conyers Accuser One Day After Being Wishy-Washy

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Monday that she believes one of the women who has accused Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) of harassment and that she has “not had the opportunity” to talk with the other women accusing the longtime congressman of sexual misconduct.House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Monday that she believes … Read more

Arrest In Florida Road Rage Shooting

After a manhunt for a gunman who opened fire on a major highway in Florida, a suspect has been arrested. Authorities are investigating it as an act of road rage, a growing problem in the United States.Watch Watch “NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt,” providing reports and analysis of the day’s most newsworthy national and … Read more

South Korea Trolls North With Loudspeakers Blaring News On Defector

South Korea is reportedly using loudspeakers along its border with North Korea to broadcast updates on a deflecting soldier’s dramatic escape into the South.The high-volume updates, reported on Monday by South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency, follow the North Korean solider’s mad dash across the border on Nov. 13. The 24-year-old man, who has only been identified … Read more

The dispute over Trump’s consumer appointment could hinge on one word

The Dodd-Frank Act created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as an independent federal agency, to be led by a single director. The bureau’s first director, Richard Cordray, resigned last week and Leandra English, the deputy director, became the agency’s acting director by law, according to a lawsuit filed by English on Sunday. Hours after Cordray’s … Read more

Roy Moore is being outspent 10-1 on Alabama’s airwaves

WASHINGTON — Democrat Doug Jones is outspending embattled Republican Roy Moore by nearly 10 to one in Alabama’s closely watched Senate race, but his message on the airwaves over the past three weeks hasn’t completely focused on the sexual misconduct scandal that has enveloped Moore. According to the ad-tracking group Advertising Analytics LLC, Jones’ campaign … Read more

Ivanka who? India rolls out red carpet for Trump but many locals are stumped

HYDERABAD, India — Ivanka Trump’s solo outing to a business conference in India was met by a bit of a collective yawn on the streets of the technological hub city of Hyderabad. The senior White House adviser on Tuesday will headline the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, which aims to support female entrepreneurs and promote global economic … Read more

A culture clash as Time is bought by Midwesterners

Meredith Corporation, based in Des Moines, Iowa, and owner of home-oriented magazines like Better Homes and Gardens and Family Circle, is about to take over New York-based Time Inc. Let the culture clash begin, along with significant cost-cutting. The $2.8 billion acquisition, backed by the Koch brothers, was formally announced on Sunday. On a conference … Read more

Ballerinas kick off Christmas at the White House

1. Ballet dancers perform as first lady Melania Trump begins a tour of the holiday decorations with reporters at the White House on Nov. 27. Jonathan Ernst / Reuters 2. The first lady’s theme is “Time-Honored Traditions,” a nod to 200 years of holiday celebrations at the executive mansion.Above: The Cross Hall Carolyn Kaster / … Read more