5 current kids cartoons that adults need to be watching

Cartoons are like any other medium: they run the gamut from “Oh God I can feel myself getting dumber from watching this” to “This show better get nominated for an Emmy.” The latter category has recently been dominated by animation created specifical

Wolf vetoes GOP liquor privatization bill – Pittsburgh Post

Gov. Tom Wolf said he is open to expanding the availability of wine and beer into more locations, such as supermarkets. Share with others: 0 inShare. Related Media: bullet. Gov. Wolf vetoes Republican spending plan: 'This budget is simply not balance

Dueling rallies over same-sex marriage in Granbury

Chants, prayers and hymns rose from the Hood County Courthouse square in Granbury Thursday morning. About a hundred demonstrators gathered. Many. Loading… Post to Facebook. Dueling rallies over same-sex marriage in Granbury Chants, prayers ...

Branstad vetoes school spending, mental health deal

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad announced a series of budget vetoes Thursday, using his powerful pen to cross out $55.7 million in one-time education funding as well as a bipartisan deal to keep two state mental health institutes op

Man Who Climbed White House Fence Sentenced to Time Served

A Maryland man who jumped over a White House fence and was subdued after kicking two guard dogs on the north Lawn in October on Thursday was sentenced to time served and a year of supervised release, the Justice Department said. Domini

Aide says potential prosecution of Paxton ‘a political hit job’

Ensnarled in an investigation that threatens his new administration, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said through a spokesman that his potential prosecution on state securities violations is a “political hit job” by “inexperienced” lawyers. “Th

George Takei Calls Justice Clarence Thomas A ‘Clown In Blackface’ Over …

George Takei has come under fire this week for calling Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas a “clown in blackface” over the judge's stance on marriage equality. However, the “Star Trek” actor insists that his comment was not racially motivated. During ...

Perry: GOP lost ‘moral legitimacy’ by dropping appeal to black voters

Rick Perry extended an outstretched hand to black voters Thursday, criticizing his own party for championing states' rights while doing too little for civil rights. In a speech before the National Press Club in Washington, Perry appeared to ask for a ...

Muslims in Irish protest against IS atrocities

Muslims from different parts of the country are to hold a “Not in our Name” demonstration on Dublin's O'Connell Street in protest against the atrocities inspired by terror group Islamic State. Organisers said Muslims should not remain silent while the ...

Malaysians of different faiths in show of unity during Ramadan

Malaysians of different faiths are fasting in solidarity with Muslims on Friday in an initiative called "Puasa4Malaysia". By Sumisha Naidu; POSTED: 03 Jul 2015 14:15. PHOTOS. Malaysians having a meal together during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

Four killed as 6.5 magnitude earthquake hits China’s Xinjiang region

Four people were killed when a 6.5 magnitude earthquake jolted China's northwestern Xinjiang province today. The earthquake hit Xinjiang's Hotan Prefecture, the China Earthquake Networks Centre (CENC) said. State-run Xinhua news agency said thre

Boko Haram slaughters 150 in Nigeria

At least 150 people have been killed in an attack believed to have been carried out by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria's north-eastern Borno state. By: ANI | July 3, 2015 10:06 am. G+. At least 150 people have been killed in an attack believed to have ...

Death toll from accident to Pakistan army train rises to 17 as divers recover...

People gather during a rescue operation, after a bridge collapse led a train to fall into a canal in Wazirabad, near Lahore, Pakistan Thursday, July 2, 2015. At least four cars of a train being used to transport Pakistani soldiers fell into a canal ...

Syrian Islamist insurgents launch battle to seize government-held Aleppo

Syrian insurgents led by Islamist groups began a major offensive to gain full control of the divided northern city of Aleppo, a monitor and rebels said on Thursday. The fall of Syria's main commercial hub would be a major blow for President Bashar al ...

Aetna Agrees to Buy Humana for $37 Billion in Cash, Stock

Aetna Inc. agreed to buy Humana Inc., the second-largest provider of private Medicare insurance, for $37 billion in cash and stock. The transaction values Humana at $230 a share based on yesterday's closing price for Aetna, the companies said in a 

2 killed, 1 wounded in Northern California shooting

COTTONWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man with a rifle killed two people outside a Northern California store and a stray bullet wounded a customer. Tehama County sheriff's deputies arrested 32-year-old John Noonkester on Thursday. He remain

Perry: GOP lost ‘moral legitimacy’ by dropping appeal to black voters

Rick Perry extended an outstretched hand to black voters Thursday, criticizing his own party for championing states' rights while doing too little for civil rights. In a speech before the National Press Club in Washington, Perry appeared to ask for a ...

Fireworks-filled van explodes on California highway

Kuly 2, 2015: In this photo provided by Jay Rutherford, smoke rises from a burning truck packed with fireworks after it exploded on Interstate 15 near Ivanpah, Calif., close to the Nevada state line. (Jay Rutherford via AP). IVANPAH, Calif. – A v

America Ferrera thanks Donald Trump: He ‘ignited a fire’ in Latino voters

America Ferrera isn't wasting her time chastising Donald Trump for his derogatory comments about Mexican immigrants. Instead, the Golden Globe winner is thanking him for it. The CEO faced a firestorm after when announcing his bid for the Republican ...

Antonio Gates’ Suspension Finally Opens Door for Chargers TE Ladarius Green

Heading into the 2014 season, more than a few pundits expected a passing of the torch in sunny San Diego. Veteran tight end Antonio Gates was supposed to ride off into the sunset while youngster Ladarius Green took his place as the top option at his ...

After bad start, Don Sweeney makes amends

To focus on the strange exit of young defenseman Dougie Hamilton could mean missing the stunning redesign of the Bruins' lineup that new general manager Don Sweeney has engineered. Less than one week after an NHL draft weekend that did not go well