Mark and Charlie's Blog

House Speaker Paul Ryan ripped Donald Trump's recent remarks saying a judge presiding over a lawsuit involving his business was biased because of his Mexican heritage as "the textbook definition of a racist comment." As he stood surrounded by community activists and top House...
Bernie Sanders' campaign derided media organizations Monday night for declaring Hillary Clinton the presumptive nominee of the Democratic Party, arguing that her purported win is dependent on unpledged "superdelegates" who will not formally vote until the party's convention in...
A 17-year-old student riding a dirt bike inside Stony Point High School as part of a senior prank injured a teacher and an assistant principal, an arrest warrant said. Scott Holt Fickey was charged with two counts of assault on a public servant, a third-degree felony punishable...
A Massachusetts family is suing Panera Bread after they say the restaurant put peanut butter in their daughter's grilled cheese. According to the Boston Globe, John Russo says his wife Elissa ordered the sandwich using Panera's online system. She specifically noted that the...
Two Republican Party elders on Sunday denounced Donald Trump ’s attacks on a Hispanic federal judge, adding to a wave of criticism from party figures of their presumptive presidential nominee. Over the past week, Mr. Trump has repeatedly said that U.S. District Judge Gonzalo...
Hillary Clinton has a “Jekyll and Hyde” personality that left White House staffers scared stiff of her explosive — and even physical — outbursts, an ex-Secret Service officer claims in a scathing new tell-all. Gary Byrne, who was posted outside the Oval Office when Bill Clinton...
More than three years after it admitted to targeting tea party groups for intrusive scrutiny, the IRS has finally released a near-complete list of the organizations it snagged in a political dragnet. The tax agency filed the list last month as part of a court case after a series...
U.S. officials appear poised to make history by approving the first private space mission to go beyond Earth’s orbit, according to people familiar with the details. The government’s endorsement would eliminate the largest regulatory hurdle to plans by Moon Express, a relatively...
David Cross had been such a fixture at Five Points Park, a patch of green in the prospering heart of this city, that residents dubbed the homeless man “the mayor.” But that was before the city removed the park bench where he held court. Before a new panhandling ordinance made it...