A New York congresswoman has voiced outrage over the White House decision to block The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, CNN, Politico and others from a press briefing.
The decision Friday by White House press secretary Sean Spicer to limit access has sparked an outcry among journalists and others.
A man charged in a double stabbing in Atlantic City that left a city woman dead and a Pennsylvania man injured will remain in custody until his trial.
The 51-year-old Ventnor man is charged with murder, attempted murder and a weapons count in the Feb. 18 stabbing at a North Harrisburg Avenue home.
The Cumberland Times-News reports (http://bit.ly/2mp3aOr ) that the pursuit began at about 6:30 p.m. on Friday when deputies tried to stop a car driven by Corey Austin James Bircher, but he sped away and officers chased after him in their patrol cars.
The sheriff's office says that Bircher struck deputies' cars several times during the chase, and that a deputy was injured.
The New York Times will broadcast a commercial called "The Truth Is Hard" during Sunday's Academy Awards, just days after the company and other news organizations were blocked from joining an informal, on-the-record White House press briefing.
The 30-second ad includes audio from voices in the vein of news clips, talking about certain "truths," from "the truth is our nation is more divided than ever" to "the truth is the media is dishonest."
On Friday, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced that Meryl Streep will be a presenter during the live show.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is throwing his political support to former Labor Secretary Tom Perez to head the national Democratic Party.
Malloy says he saw firsthand that Perez is "a fighter on behalf of our candidates" and supports "progressive value" when Perez campaigned for the governor during a tough re-election campaign.
A California man is facing possible prison time in Texas after he was arrested while carrying his supply of medical marijuana as he drove to Houston to visit his hospitalized granddaughter.
Blanton says he'd brought his supply of medical marijuana to treat chronic pain he suffers as a polio survivor.