What makes a good presidential turkey? Showmanship. A readiness to strut his stuff and gobble on command, yet enough restraint to stay on a table for the big photo op.
The website reported Monday that Conyers’ office paid the woman over $27,000 to settle the complaint under a confidentiality agreement.
A military band quartet played holiday tunes as a horse-drawn wagon carried the 19 1/2-foot Balsam fir from Wisconsin up the White House driveway.
North Korea on Monday joined Iran, Sudan and Syria on the terror blacklist, a largely symbolic step as the administration already has the authority to impose virtually any sanctions it wants on Kim Jong Un’s government over its nuclear weapons development.
Russian state TV is reporting that Russian President Vladimir Putin has met with Syrian President Bashar Assad in Sochi. It was the second time Assad has traveled to Russia to meet with Putin in the course of the country’s six-year civil war.
Organizers of a ballot drive to legalize the use of marijuana for recreational purposes in Michigan submitted 365,000 signatures to the state Monday, which appears to be more than enough to qualify the initiative for a statewide vote in 2018.
GasBuddy projected on Monday that Thanksgiving will see the highest average gas prices since 2014 as the country prepares for the busiest travel weekend of the year.
Iran, Sudan and Syria are also designated by the U.S. as state sponsors of terror. North Korea was last on the U.S. list of state sponsors of terror in 2008.
Stephanie Erdman, an Air Force officer, nearly lost her right eye when the inflator in her 2002 Civic exploded into pieces in the crash. She is appearing in Facebook videos that will be targeted starting Monday to Honda owners who have yet to get free repairs under the massive Takata recalls.
Nearly 5,000 pounds of explosives were on hand to blast the Georgia Dome in Atlanta to smithereens Monday at 7:30 a.m.
In categories like artist of the year and favorite pop/rock album, where men and women compete, no female acts were in contention. Only six female artists or groups that include women won in the more than two dozen fan voted awards handed out Sunday night. However, the legendary Diana Ross was given a lifetime achievement award, which former President Barack Obama rightfully noted was an overdue honor.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the mandate amounts to “an unfair tax on poor people.”
“The president thinks we should get rid of it. I think we should get rid of it,” he said, but added: “We’re going to work with the Senate as we go through this.”
A spokeswoman for the California Department of Corrections says Manson died of natural causes Sunday night.
Earnhardt finished 25th in his final NASCAR Cup race, the result a mere footnote in a career that counts two Daytona 500s, 14 straight most-popular driver awards and a universal respect in the garage.
Model Keri Claussen Khalighi has come forward to accuse Def Jam Records mogul Russell Simmons of sexual misconduct in 1991 when she was 17 years old.
The scholarships, considered by many to be the most prestigious available to American students, cover all expenses for two or three years of study starting next October.
The renewed attention on these questions reflects unease — justified or not — about President Donald Trump’s temperament and whether he would act impulsively in a crisis
The Democrat will succeed term-limited fellow Democrat Mitch Landrieu as the city celebrates its 300th anniversary next year.
The potential rupture in relations threatens to undermine President Donald Trump’s bid for Mideast peace — a mission he has handed his son-in-law, Jared Kushner.
The death has been ruled an accident but remains under investigation. Authorities have not said what may have caused the explosion.