Dow up 200, Toll Brothers best day since 2013

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNBC) — U.S. stocks closed more than 1 percent higher Tuesday, following encouraging reports on the housing market and sharp gains in European stocks. "Certainly we followed Europe more…

House Dems to resurrect LGBT measure

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) House Democrats will try again this week to pass legislation promoting equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people after being thwarted in a more…

Paul Ryan bails out Puerto Rico

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THE HILL) The bipartisan deal to tackle Puerto Rico’s debt crisis represents Paul Ryan’s first big victory as Speaker. While the Wisconsin Republican has notched other wins on more…

House Dems demand end to Planned Parenthood probe

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_2776765" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Planned Parenthood[/caption] Almost all the Democrats in the House of Representatives, 178 of 188, signed on to a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan, asking more…

Bill Cosby to stand trial in sex-assault case

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_3329914" align="aligncenter" width="602"] Bill Cosby enters court in Pennsylvania on May 24, 2016.[/caption] A Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday ruled Bill Cosby will in fact face a criminal more…

TSA security head fired over long checkpoint lines

by Cheryl Chumley -- [caption id="attachment_3329344" align="aligncenter" width="599"] Kelly Hoggan[/caption] Kelly Hoggan, the head of security for the Transportation Security Administration, has been fired over the long lines that have plagued security more…