Burton Kendall Wheeler (February 27, 1882 – January 6, 1975) was an attorney and an American politician of the Democratic Party in Montana; he served as a United States Senator from 1923 until 1947. He returned to his law practice and lived in Washington, D.C. for his remaining years. Wheeler was an independent Democrat who initially represented the left wing of the party, receiving support from Montana's labor unions. He ran for vice president in 1924 on the Progressive Party ticket headed by Wisconsin Republican Robert La Follette, Sr.. An ardent New Deal liberal until 1937, he broke with President Franklin D. Roosevelt on the issue of packing the United States Supreme Court. In foreign policy from 1938–41 he became a leader of the non-interventionist wing of the party, fighting against entry into World War II until the attack on Pearl Harbor.
The gate outside Bohemia on the Balboa Peninsula is locked tight. Customers must be buzzed in and they will only be allowed to peruse the designer eyewear and imported clothing if they can prove they’ve been vaccinated. The way store owner Deborah Nguyen sees it it’s a way to keep...
A firefighter was injured Monday afternoon while battling a fire that destroyed two homes in a Pleasant Hill neighborhood and left crews searching for a resident who is unaccounted for, authorities said.
Police in New Jersey are looking for five people who they say abducted and assaulted a waitress who chased after them over an unpaid $70 bill, authorities said. The group ran out on the bill at a restaurant in Gloucester County south of Philadelphia around 11:15 p.m. Saturday, Washington Township police said.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made a modern move before the arrival of their daughter Lilibet Diana earlier this month. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex registered several domains in their second child's name ahead of the baby girl's birth on June 4. "As is often customary with public figures,...
An 18-year-old Minnesota man allegedly raped a 13-year-old girl and bragged about it on social media. He was charged Thursday with one count of criminal sexual conduct in the third degree. An investigation was launched after a witness saw a photo of the man and the alleged victim on Snapchat.
Portsmouth Police Reports: Shootout on Thomas Avenue. PPD responded to a report of an afternoon shootout on Thomas Avenue and a dad called the cops on a mouthy teen. We break down the Portsmouth Police Chief’s Daily Briefing.
One of the Navy's 'boomers' made a peculiar arrival and rapid departure from San Diego Bay this afternoon. Joseph Trevithick View Joseph Trevithick's Articles. A U.S. Navy Ohio class missile submarine made a rare and very brief stop in San Diego today. The Twitter ship spotting account @WarshipCam was the first to spot the submarine on a live feed of the Port of San Diego available through @SanDiegoWebCam. Timestamps on still images from the video show that the submarine arrived just before 11:50 AM local time and was headed back out shortly before 12:30 PM. Which is a bizarrely quick turnaround.
Teen Mom 2 star Kailyn Lowry has a bone to pick with one of her co-stars. According to Ashley's Reality Roundup, Lowry said on her podcast recently that there's one co-star whom she does not want to film with. If you're a dedicated Teen Mom fan, it may not come as too much of a surprise to hear that the individual that Lowry was referring to was Briana DeJesus.
Q. My boyfriend and I have lived together for 13 years but he is still officially married to another woman. He has a life insurance policy and I’m the beneficiary, and I’m also the beneficiary of his 401(k). Do we need a will and do I have to worry about his wife getting the money?
June 21 (UPI) -- Police in Colorado shot and killed a suspect who had fatally shot an Arvada Police Department officer and another person on Monday. The shooting took place near a library in the popular Olde Town Arvada shopping and dining district of the suburb northwest of Denver at about 1:15 p.m. as dozens of police officers responded and secured the area.
Portland’s police chief and mayor are set to announce Tuesday that city police will no longer be directed to stop motorists for low-level infractions, such as equipment failures or expired plates, to reduce disproportionate stops of people of color. And if police do stop drivers, officers must explain that the...
Kansas City Chiefs defensive end Frank Clark was arrested in Los Angeles after police saw a submachine gun in his car, police said Monday. Clark, 28, was pulled over for a vehicle violation south of downtown Los Angeles at about 9:20 p.m. Sunday, LAPD public information officer Tony Im said.