Generous donors brought hundreds of toys to Marty’s Toy Drive Saturday morning. The gifts will go to the children participating in the Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program who haven’t yet had their wish lists fulfilled.
U.S. District Court nominee Matthew Petersen was interviewed by Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) during his confirmation hearing on Dec. 13, 2017. In the exchange, Petersen acknowledged he had never tried a case in court and struggled to answer some basic questions of law.
A woman in a Starbucks in Walnut Creek, California, was escorted from the premises by police after launching a tirade against two people speaking Korean, in which she said they should stop speaking “oriental.”
FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn spoke at a rally to protect net neutrality on Dec. 12, saying the forthcoming vote needed to represent the will of the American people. The event was held in response to the FCC’s controversial plan to repeal Obama-era protections that prevent internet providers from slowing down or blocking websites and apps. Clyburn later voted "no" during the vote. The rules were repealed along party lines 3-2.