The Todd and Don Blog

CLEVELAND (AP) — Sometimes the skeptical donors ask Andy Puzder what it is that he sees in Donald Trump, the controversial Republican presidential nominee for whom Puzder is raising money. "The kids," Puzder says he often replies. "If he's such an evil villain, how do you...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Melania Trump's well-received speech Monday to the Republican National Convention contained two passages that match nearly word-for-word the speech that first lady Michelle Obama delivered in 2008 at the Democratic National Convention. The passages in question...
ARVADA, Colo. (AP) — Eight years ago, Barbara Conley was one of the millions of Americans swept up in Barack Obama's promises of hope and change when he accepted the Democratic nomination at a packed football stadium a few miles from her home in the Denver suburbs. But those...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Three officers are confirmed dead and three others wounded after a shooting in Baton Rouge, a sheriff's office spokeswoman said Sunday. One suspect is dead and law enforcement officials believe two others are still at large, the spokeswoman said. Casey...
NICE, France (AP) — A truck drove on to the sidewalk and plowed through a crowd of Bastille Day revelers who'd gathered to watch fireworks in the French resort city of Nice late Thursday in what some officials and eyewitnesses described as a deliberate attack. The president of...
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...
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...