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Marcel Hirscher claims third slalom World Championship title

Marcel Hirscher claims third slalom World Championship title

Marcel Hirscher claimed the third slalom World Championship gold of his career, drawling level with the men’s record set by legendary Swede Ingemar Stenmark. The Austrian superstar blew away the rest of the field, finishing 0.65 seconds ahead of compatriot and nearest rival Michael Matt. Marco Schwarz completed the Austrian clean sweep in third, making…MORE

Brown defends Medicare buy-in proposal: ‘Medicare for all will take a while’

Brown defends Medicare buy-in proposal: ‘Medicare for all will take a while’

Ohio Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown warned Sunday that an effort to establish “Medicare for all” would be protracted and difficult, breaking from other prospective presidential candidates. “I think ‘Medicare for all’ will take a while, and it’s difficult” Brown told CNN’s Dana Bash on “State of the Union.” Brown, who said he is considering running…MORE

Schiff: Trump ‘daring the courts’ to strike down national emergency

Schiff: Trump ‘daring the courts’ to strike down national emergency

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Sunday the national emergency President Donald Trump announced is unconstitutional because he declared the emergency when “Congress explicitly rejected” the money for the wall on the southern border in the funding package. “This is the first time a president has tried to declare an emergency when Congress explicitly…MORE

Aurora gunman opened fire on his coworkers as soon as he lost his job

Aurora gunman opened fire on his coworkers as soon as he lost his job

Illinois gunman Gary Martin brought a pistol to his termination meeting at the sprawling Henry Pratt Co. in Aurora. When he found out he’d been fired Friday, he started killing the people in the room, authorities said. After fatally shooting several people in the room at the manufacturing business he’d worked for 15 years, he…MORE

Authorities catch 2 men who escaped from Mississippi jail

Authorities catch 2 men who escaped from Mississippi jail

Two men who escaped from a jail in Mississippi have been taken into custody, authorities said Saturday. The inmates, Carlos Sibley, 26, and Donaven Harris, 29, were captured in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, according to the Hattiesburg Police Department. The two escaped from the Forrest County Jail on Friday night, police said Sibley recently pleaded guilty to…MORE

Acting US defense secretary will review programs to cut for wall funding

Acting US defense secretary will review programs to cut for wall funding

Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said, beginning Sunday, he will start studying which projects military money may come from to shift funds toward a border wall following President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration. Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to secure federal funds to build a wall on the southern border, bypassing Congress…MORE

Lee Radziwill, princess, fashion icon and Jackie Kennedy’s sister, dies

Lee Radziwill, princess, fashion icon and Jackie Kennedy’s sister, dies

Lee Radziwill, younger sister of former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and a former princess, died peacefully Friday night in her New York home, her family said in a statement to CNN. She was 85. “The family appreciates the outpouring of sympathy and support received, and would request that the privacy of Lee’s family and…MORE

URGENT – Heather Nauert withdraws from consideration as UN ambassador

URGENT – Heather Nauert withdraws from consideration as UN ambassador

(CNN) — State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Saturday she has withdrawn from consideration as UN ambassador. President Donald Trump had announced he was picking Nauert, but the formal nomination had not been sent to the Senate.”I am grateful to President Trump and Secretary Pompeo for the trust they placed in me for considering me…MORE

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