The Todd and Don Blog

Obama: Country will experience tensions for quite some time President Barack Obama will keep his focus on reducing tensions between police departments and the communities they serve as he moves from an extraordinary closed-door meeting at the White House's executive offices to a...
Facebook is square in the middle of a shooting for the 2nd time in a week -- this time the victims are 3 men in Virginia who were chilling in a car when the shots were fired. The incident went down in Norfolk on Tuesday while the men were listening to music, singing along to Lil...
The massive NLAND Surf Park being built on Hwy 71 in Southeast Austin will be sued by Travis County Commissioners. Park officials say they're using rain water to fill their huge lagoons but Judge Sarah Eckhardt says they're still a public swimming pool and have to follow the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — For President Barack Obama, the decision to return early from an overseas trip after a series of shocking shootings will prove to be easy compared to his next challenge: Comforting an America rattled by the violence. After arriving from Spain late Sunday, Obama...
WASHINGTON (AP) — One man told an officer during a Minnesota traffic stop that he was a licensed gun owner, and that he was reaching for his wallet, a witness said. The other was on the ground with police officers on top of him in Louisiana when someone shouted "He has a gun!"...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's health care plan would make 18 million people uninsured, but also lower premiums significantly for policies purchased directly by consumers, according to an independent study released Thursday. The new policies would be stingier than what's sold...
Alton Sterling, a 37-year-old black man, was shot to death as he lay on the ground with two police officers on top of him Tuesday morning. A video of the incident, which was posted to social media, has sparked national attention. Many questions remain unanswered. The case is...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans aren't letting up on their criticism of Hillary Clinton following the FBI's recommendation that she shouldn't face criminal charges over her handling of classified emails. Instead, they're expanding their criticism to include the FBI itself. The...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Since launching in 2011, NASA's Juno spacecraft has been cruising toward the biggest planet in the solar system. On Monday, Juno performed a nail-biting move that placed it into orbit around Jupiter to explore its cloud-covered atmosphere and interior makeup...