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Man Charged for Throwing Water on Rep. Steve King

FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — A Colorado man faces misdemeanor charges for allegedly throwing water on Iowa Rep. Steve King while the Republican congressman was eating lunch in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Iowa congressman asks how 'white supremacist' became offensive in US

Dubai Now Entangled in Sex Abuse Case Against Cash-Strapped R. Kelly

CHICAGO (AP) — Cash-strapped R. Kelly asked a judge Wednesday to let him travel to the Middle East to perform several concerts, according to a new court filing that said he has struggled to get work in the U.S. since his February arrest on sex abuse charges.

MIAMI - AUGUST 28: R. Kelly performs on stage during the 2005 MTV Video Music Awards at the American Airlines Arena on August 28, 2005 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Boyer: Donald Trump Changed The New York Times. Is It Forever?

Peter J. Bpyer writes for Esquire magazine that, with the advent of Donald J. Trump in presidential politics, elite news media such as the New York Times were so triggered as to abandon the norms of traditional journalism – most significantly, the heralded posture of neutrality.

President Donald Trump has repeatedly called reporters “enemies of the people” and “fake news.” (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Jerry Lee Lewis Cancels Shows While Recovering From Stroke

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis has been transferred from a hospital to a rehabilitation center following a stroke last month, but will have to cancel upcoming shows, including his appearance at the New Orleans Jazz Festival.

circa 1980: Rock 'n' roll legend and piano-pounder Jerry Lee Lewis, also known as the 'Killer' performing on stage. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Chicago Police Union Wants Federal Probe in Jussie Smollett Case

The Chicago police union’s president alleges that the county’s top prosecutor interfered with the investigation of “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett before recusing herself and wants the Justice Department to determine if she broke any laws.

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS - FEBRUARY 21: Guards walk with Empire actor Jussie Smollett before he is released on bond from Cook County jail on February 21, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. Smollett has been accused with arranging a homophobic, racist attack against himself in an attempt to raise his profile because he …

Foxconn: Wisconsin Factory will be Operational in 2020

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Foxconn Technology Group said Monday that its manufacturing facility in Wisconsin will be producing flat-screen panels by the end of 2020, with construction starting later this year.

Foxconn 'adjusting' Wisconsin factory plans hailed by Trump

AP: Two Shootings at New Zealand Mosques

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Many people were killed in a mass shooting at a mosque in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Friday, a witness said.

AP Photo/Mark Baker

Jussie Smollett Pleads Not Guilty in Hate Hoax Case

CHICAGO (AP) — ‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges accusing him of lying to the police about being the victim of a racist and homophobic attack in downtown Chicago a few weeks ago.

PASADENA, CA - FEBRUARY 11: Actor Jussie Smollett attends the 48th NAACP Image Awards at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 11, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Marcus Ingram/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards)

Hollywood Actresses Rally for Migrants at Tijuana Shelters

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Actress America Ferrera led a small group of artists on a migrant shelter tour in the Mexican border city of Tijuana, across from San Diego, over the weekend. They dressed in casual clothes, with little to no makeup. They talked with immigration lawyers and shelter managers. They colored pictures with children. And they listened to harrowing tales of long treks through Mexico and beyond in hopes of starting a new life in the U.S.

FILE - In this June 30, 2018 file photo, America Ferrera, left, with Alicia Keys, attends a protest against the Trump administration's approach to illegal border crossings and separation of children from immigrant parents in Lafayette Square across from the White House in Washington. After paying a weekend visit to …

2020 Democrats Flock to Star Studded South By Southwest Festival

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A big chunk of the 2020 Democratic field began making Texas an unlikely early-state stop Saturday and pushed back on big tech in front of young, social-media savvy crowds in a city where companies including Google and Apple have big footprints.

AUSTIN, TEXAS - MARCH 09: Beto O'Rourke attends the 'Running with Beto' Premiere 2019 SXSW Conference and Festivals at Paramount Theatre on March 09, 2019 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for SXSW)