Former Obama housing chief Julian Castro joins 2020 campaign

By PAUL J. WEBER SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Assailing President Donald Trump for “a crisis of leadership,” former Obama Cabinet member Julian Castro joined the 2020 presidential race Saturday as the rush of Democrats making early moves to challenge the incumbent accelerates, while anticipation grows around bigger names still considering a White House run. Castro,…

Daily Dish – Cashew Chicken with Ginger

2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1-1/4 cups chicken broth 2 tablespoons soy sauce 3 tablespoons canola oil, divided 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces 1/2 pound sliced fresh mushrooms 1 small green pepper, cut into strips 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained 1-1/2 teaspoons grated fresh gingerroot…

U.S. Marine Shot And Killed In D.C.

By Tiffany Williams – Shot and killed while on duty, a U.S. Marine with the Marine Barracks in Washington, D.C. The incident happened early Tuesday morning at about 5 a.m. and is under investigation. The Marine Corps did confirm the shooting and said that there was no threat to the public. The identity of the…

12 Families Displaced and 1 Worcester Firefighter Confirmed Dead

By Tiffany Williams – Early Sunday morning Worcester Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 7 Lowell St. What eventually became a five-alarm fire also became a deadly fire when firefighter Christopher Roy, 36-years-old became trapped until other firefighters were able to reach him. Chief Michael Lavoie said that firefighter Roy succumbed to his…

Government climate report warns of worsening US disasters

By Seth Borenstein (AP) As California’s catastrophic wildfires recede and people rebuild after two hurricanes, a massive new federal report warns that these types of disasters are worsening in the United States because of global warming. The White House report quietly issued Friday also frequently contradicts President Donald Trump. The National Climate Assessment was written…

In era of online retail, Black Friday still lures a crowd

By Claire Galofaro It would have been easy to turn on their computers at home over plates of leftover turkey and take advantage of the Black Friday deals most retailers now offer online. But across the country, thousands of shoppers flocked to stores on Thanksgiving or woke up before dawn the next day to take…

Megyn Kelly Out Of A Job?

By Tiffany Williams – Multiple outlets are reporting that Megyn Kelly is out at NBC and her show on Thursday was a pre recorded show for Friday. What’s got Kelly packing is what some say was her defending the use of blackface as a Halloween costume on her show Tuesday morning. “You truly do get…