A New Alabama Law Makes Sure Confederate Monuments Are Here to Stay

Alabama — one of the Southern states steeped in controversy over the public display of Confederate monuments — now has a law protecting these and other old landmarks. Alabama — one of the Southern states steeped in controversy over the public display of Confederate monuments — now has a law protecting these and other old landmarks. (Credit: Library of Congress) Gov. Kay Ivey on Wednesday signed the bill approving the …

Chino Hills will not be playing in any summer basketball tournaments

You’re going to have to wait until the fall or maybe November to see Chino Hills play basketball again as a team. First-year coach Dennis Latimore said Friday that the Huskies will not be playing in any summer tournaments as a group. “We’re just going to get better daily with workouts,” he said. He said many of his players are already participating in travel ball. Fans usually look forward to …

Christie visits shore, touts tourism rebound since Sandy

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made his final annual Memorial Day weekend trip to the shore as governor on Friday, visiting a new rollercoaster that replaced one destroyed in Superstorm Sandy and touting the region’s continued tourism rebound. Christie visited Seaside Heights as the unofficial start of the summer season begins up and down the coast. He helped christen the Hydrus, the 72-foot-tall, 1,000-foot-long rollercoaster …

Trump's views on climate are 'evolving,' aide says, amid pressure from Europeans

President Donald Trump’s views on climate policy are “evolving” after European allies personally pressured him to reverse his vow to abandon an international agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions, a senior White House adviser said at the Group of Seven summit here on Friday. Trump is considering remaining in the 2015 Paris environmental accord, a decision that would be a striking turnabout for a president who during his campaign pledged …

DNC calling for removal of Kushner security clearance

After it came to light that President Trump’s son-in-law and White House adviser Jared Kushner was being investigated in relation to the FBI probe, the Democratic National Committee have asked for his security clearance to be suspended until further notice. In a statement, the DNC said “The FBI’s Russia investigation reached Trump’s backyard, and now it’s in his house. Kushner’s security clearance should be suspended until the FBI’s findings are …

Tim Tebow awkwardly dives forward to make game-ending catch

Tim Tebow has done it again. After lengthy periods of irrelevancy this season, the college star-turned NFL wash-up-turned sports broadcaster-turned baseball player is back in the public eye after video of last night’s game-saving diving play circulated the internet. He was playing left field in the final frame of a 3-2 ballgame when a sinking line drive was sent his direction. He rushed in and awkwardly fell …