FROM Mark Jordan Legan
Mother's Day Movies Mother’s Day is right around the corner. So, what are you planning to do with Mom this Sunday, after brunch is over? How about sitting down to watch a film that makes you appreciate your mother even more? We have some suggestions for you.
'True Detective' Withdrawal The recent HBO series True Detective was a huge hit. It was the most-watched inaugural season in the network’s history, and the short, 8-episode season left fans wanting more. HBO will release the show on DVD and Blue-ray in June. Until then, though, for passionate fans of gritty serial killer/detective movies, we have some suggested viewing.
Trump cuts protections for ICE detainees, and Alaska saves Obamacare With the crackdown on illegal immigration, jail space is becoming harder to find. So the Trump administration is cutting back some of the regulations on immigrant detention centers. Also, when it comes to healthcare, Alaska’s insurance marketplace was on the brink of implosion until the state came up with a plan to save Obamacare.
What does the Paris terrorist attack mean for Europe? There was another terrorist attack in Paris Thursday. A police officer was killed, two other officers were wounded, and the shooter was killed. Officials are calling the attack terrorism. There have been more than a half dozen terrorist attacks in France over the past two years.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein faces an angry town hall crowd Senator Dianne Feinstein faced an angry crowd at her town hall in Los Angeles Thursday. The anger came from her would-be supporters -- people on the left. Also, a new bill wants to make it illegal for local police to cooperate with the feds who are targeting marijuana growers.
States allowed to strip federal funds from abortion clinics President Trump signed the law allowing states to block federal funding to family planning clinics that offer abortions. Critics say this could potentially devastate the health care network that low-income women rely on for birth control and other reproductive care.