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August 20, 2017 4:14 AM Stephen Bannon: 'No administration in history has been so divided'

That's the claim being made by Stephen Bannon in a new interview, following his departure Friday from the White House as President Trump's chief strategist. Bannon, 63, is returning to Breitbart News as executive chairman. "No administration in history has been so divided among itself about the direction about where it should go," Bannon told The Washington 14

August 20, 2017 3:06 AM Dick Gregory, 84, Dies; Found Humor in the Civil Rights Struggle

He would plant himself on a stool, the picture of insouciance in a three-button suit and dark tie, dragging slowly on a cigarette, which he used as a punctuation mark. From that perch he would bid America to look in the mirror, and to laugh at itself. “Segregation is not all bad,” he would say. “Have you ever heard of a collision where the people in the back of the bus got hurt?” Or: “You know the definition 15

August 20, 2017 2:49 AM Dick Gregory, cutting-edge satirist and uncompromising activist, dies at 84

The comedian Dick Gregory rose to national prominence in the early 1960s as a black satirist whose audacious style of humor was biting, subversive and topical, mostly centered on current events, politics and above all, racial tensions. His trademark was the searing punchline. “A Southern liberal?” he once said. “That’s a guy that’ll lynch you from a low tree.” Another 17

August 19, 2017 7:26 PM Second police officer dies after overnight shooting in Florida

KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Two police officers were killed and two wounded in nighttime shootings in two Florida cities where the officers were responding to suspected drug activity and reports of a suicide attempt, police said Saturday. One officer died shortly after the incident. Officials said the second officer died Saturday afternoon. In Pennsylvania, two state 13

August 19, 2017 3:22 PM Trump, first lady to skip Kennedy Center Honors over concerns of ‘political distraction’

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump have elected not to attend the annual Kennedy Center Honors in December amid a political backlash among those who will be feted at the event. The first family will not participate “to allow the honorees to celebrate without any political distraction,” White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement 17

August 19, 2017 3:22 PM White House Likely to Name Rep. Jim Bridenstine NASA Chief by Next Month

Oklahoma representative has been a leader in fashioning legislation boosting manned exploration of the moon The White House by early September plans to nominate Oklahoma Rep. Jim Bridenstine as NASA administrator, tapping a Republican legislator who is a strong proponent of commercial space ventures but has scant management experience, according to people 17

August 19, 2017 3:07 PM Florida police officer killed, three others injured in separate overnight shootings

One officer was killed and three others were injured in two separate Florida shootings Friday night, outbreaks of violence against police that reverberated across the nation. The first shooting incident left one officer dead and another “gravely” injured in Kissimmee, Fla., just south of Orlando. Officers were responding to a report of suspicious activity 17

August 19, 2017 2:59 PM Jay-Z Chills in London, New Bel Air Homeowner Acknowledges Kanye Feud

Jay-Z re-surfaced in London Friday night, after opening up about his feud with Kanye West. Jay hit up Chiltern Firehouse, after releasing his interview on Tidal, in which he says Kanye crossed the line when he ranted on stage about Jay's wife and kids during Kanye's meltdown period. You'll recall, Kanye called out Beyonce at his Sacramento last November 19

August 19, 2017 1:22 PM Trump has a choice: Does he blow this fire up or put it out?

Breaking down Trump's chaotic past 4 weeks Washington (CNN)More than most men who've had his job, President Donald Trump is familiar with the feel of a controversy, its life cycles, how it grows, how it goes out. Instead of climbing the political ladder as a state legislator or US House member before becoming a senator or governor to audition for the top role in politics 11

August 19, 2017 11:41 AM Steve Bannon Returns to Breitbart News Hours After White House Exit

Bannon returned as the executive chairman for Breitbart News Friday, a spokesman for the site confirmed to NBC News, coming back to the polarizing news company he led before Trump plucked him in August 2016 to be the chief executive of his presidential campaign. After the election, Trump appointed him chief strategist. In the article, Breitbart News Editor-in-Chief 15