Australia’s capital on fire alert as smoke and dust trigger health warnings

Australia’s capital, Canberra, was on high alert on Sunday as bushfires burned nearby, while smoke and dust covered large parts of the country’s east, prompting warnings from health authorities. Reuters: Environment BEST DEAL UPDATE: That extra fluffy kind of happy … Read more…

Nationals’ Cinderella story ends with first World Series championship in nation’s capital since 1924

In a stunner, the Nationals brought the World Series trophy to Washington, D.C. , for the first time since 1924 after beating the Astros in Game 7.        GANNETT Syndication Service SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free … Read more…

At Least 7 Children Killed, Dozens Injured After Classroom Collapses In Kenya’s Capital

The first floor of Precious Talent school in Nairobi collapsed on Monday, wounding and trapping dozens of children below, officials said. World News – Breaking News, Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription … Read more…

Capital One data breach exposes tens of thousands of Social Security numbers, linked bank accounts

Capital One says a data breach identified earlier this month exposed personal information of its customers, including social security details and bank account numbers. Tech BEST DEAL UPDATE: Shop the latest electronics deals direct from Samsung

Author Ta-Nehisi Coates & Actor Danny Glover Make A Case For Reparations On Capital Hill

Source: Zach Gibson / Getty On Wednesday the House Judiciary subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held its first meeting in 10 years on reparations, a process where the government compensates for the horrors and continued trauma that … Read more…

Judge says Deutsche Bank, Capital One can give Trump financial records to House Democrats

Deutsche Bank and Capitol One can turn over financial documents related to President Donald Trump and his businesses in response to subpoenas from House Democrats, a judge said. Top News & Analysis COMMUNITY NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your … Read more…

New Bill Could Help Black Banks Raise Capital, Cut Costs, and Attract Black Investors

A new bill could help black banks raise more capital and boost small business lending in the African American community. U.S. Representative Bobby Rush, D-Illinois, has introduced the Rescue Act for Black and Community Banks. The bill–initiated in January 2019–aims … Read more…

Over 40 environmental activists—many of them young people—were arrested at the Capital yesterday

Over 40 environmental activists—many of them young people—were arrested at the Capital yesterday As the impending dangers of climate change continue to become apparent, the federal government has continued to resist implementing changes to stop it. But certain progressive members … Read more…

WATCH: World News 12/03/18: Former President George H.W. Bush Lies In State In US capital

Body found in search of missing woman in Costa Rica: Authorities; ‘I’m here’: Parts of former President George H.W. Bush’s diary released ABC News: World News Tonight SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the … Read more…

The economy’s not as strong as the numbers indicate, says Starwood Capital Group CEO Barry Sternlicht

Jim Cramer sits down with Barry Sternlicht, chairman and CEO of Starwood Capital Group, amid a vigorous sell-off to hear his take on the U.S. economy. Real Estate BEST DEAL UPDATE: Easily Sell Your Home With ForSaleByOwner! A Home Sells … Read more…