Jason Aldean Addresses Mass Shooting at Borderline Bar Just Over a Year After

Jason Aldean is offering his thoughts on the tragic Borderline Bar & Grill shooting. The “You Make It Easy” singer was on SiriusXM’s “CMA Awards Radio” where he was asked by host Storme Warren to weight in on the mass shooting, which claimed the lives of 12 people at a college night event in Thousand Oaks, …

Meg Ryan Is Glowing in First Red Carpet Appearance Since Announcing Engagement

Looking good, Meg Ryan! The 56-year-old actress made an appearance at the Friar’s Club Entertainment Icon Award event at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in New York City on Monday night, where she dazzled in a sheer embroidered gown. Ryan looked stunning in the dramatic, long-sleeved dress accessorized with a pair of hoop earrings.  Ryan was at the …

Recall of blood pressure drug expands again

WASHINGTON – The US Food and Drug Administration says another heart medicine is being voluntarily recalled after tests showed that it was tainted with a potential cancer-causing chemical. The recall includes one lot of Sandoz’s losartan potassium hydrochlorothiazide 100 milligram/25 milligram tablets with the lot number JB8912. Patients use these drugs to keep their high …

Senators, Kushner prepare to launch sentencing overhaul push in lame duck session

(CNN) – White House officials and a bipartisan group of senators are mounting an ambitious effort to push criminal justice legislation through Congress by the end of the year, four sources close to the process told CNN. But first, Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, who has been leading the White House’s …

Trump does not want more relief funding sent to Puerto Rico

(CNN) – White House officials have told congressional leaders and appropriators that President Donald Trump does not want any additional relief funding sent to Puerto Rico, a congressional leadership aide told CNN on Monday. While there are no talks to cut funds that have already been appropriated, a White House aide said negotiations have focused …

Armstead's 6 rushing TDs propels Temple past Houston 59-49

HOUSTON – Ryquell Armstead ran for 210 yards and six touchdowns and Temple outlasted Houston with a 59-49 win on Saturday night. Armstead finished a touchdown shy of the school’s single-game TD record Montel Harris set against Army in 2012. Temple (6-4, 5-1 American Athletic Conference) forced Houston to three-and-out on its first possession. Ty …

Border Patrol postpones Election Day 'crowd control' exercise in El Paso

(CNN) – The US Border Patrol’s El Paso Sector had planned a “crowd control” exercise on Election Day near the port of entry in the hometown of Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke, who’s challenging Republican Sen. Ted Cruz. But it was postponed, according to agency spokeswoman Denisse Licon. The abrupt postponement came after the American Civil …

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott takes on challenger Lupe Valdez

AUSTIN – A surprisingly close Senate race in Texas and record-smashing turnout in early voting isn’t giving Republican Gov. Greg Abbott jitters. Abbott is breezing into Tuesday on the brink of a second term. His challenger is former sheriff Lupe Valdez, whose barrier-breaking run as Texas’ first openly gay Democratic nominee for governor has been …

Newlyweds killed in helicopter crash after departing wedding ceremony

UVALDE, Texas – A newlywed couple was killed in a helicopter crash in Uvalde on Sunday morning after leaving their wedding ceremony, according to news reports. The couple, Will Byler and Bailee Ackerman Byler, and their pilot died in the crash, according to the Houstonian, a student newspaper at Sam Houston University. The Houstonian posted its condolences regarding the …