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Supreme Court allows enforcement of Trump military transgender ban while appeals continue

Supreme Court allows enforcement of Trump military transgender ban while appeals continue

dkfielding/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday -- by a 5-4 vote -- has granted the Trump administrations request to begin enforcing a ban, with some exceptions, on transgender military service members while legal appeals continue.

The move, which is temporary, reverses a lower court order that had put the policy on hold. The court said Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer...

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Lawyer for American held as spy in Russia says he was arrested with 'state secrets'

Lawyer for American held as spy in Russia says he was arrested with 'state secrets'

Family handout(MOSCOW) -- The Russian lawyer for Paul Whelan, the former U.S. Marine held on espionage charges in Russia, has said Whelan was found with materials considered state secrets when he was detained by Russian intelligence officers, and appeared to imply he could have been set up.

Whelan appeared in a Moscow court on Tuesday for a pretrial bail hearing, the first time he has been se...

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'For FBI Agents, financial security is national security': FBI Agents Association president

'For FBI Agents, financial security is national security': FBI Agents Association president

Raghu_Ramaswamy/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The FBI needs to be funded, an exasperated FBI Agents Association President Tom OConnor lamented, theres nothing political about it.

"For FBI Agents, financial security is national security," OConnor said Tuesday morning.

At a press conference, highlighting the release of a report titled, "Voices from the Field," OConnor asked those in the room how they w...

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'Missed the drone by about 30 feet': Operations resume at Newark Airport after drone activity, FAA says

'Missed the drone by about 30 feet': Operations resume at Newark Airport after drone activity, FAA says

Tomsmith585/iStock(NEW YORK) -- Officials have now resumed operations after a ground stop had been ordered at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey due to drone activity, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

Two drones were seen about 3,500 feet above Teterboro Airport in Bergen County, New Jersey, FAA spokesman Greg Martin told ABC News.

Pilots described seeing what "lo...

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Oscar nominations 2019: the snubs

Oscar nominations 2019: the snubs

Peter Lindbergh(HOLLYWOOD) -- The 2019 Oscar nominations are in, and while stars like Lady Gaga, Christian Bale and Emma Stone earned well-deserved nods, others who were expected to be nominated Tuesday morning didnt hear their names called. For example, big names like Bradley Cooper and acclaimed films like If Beale Street Could Talk came up short in categories like best directing and ...

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‘Invisible labor’ taking a toll on mothers’ well-being: What you need to know

‘Invisible labor’ taking a toll on mothers’ well-being: What you need to know

KatarzynaBialasiewicz/iStockBY: DR. SAUMYA DAVE

(NEW YORK) -- Whether its keeping track of groceries, coordinating the kids schedules or helping children cope with schoolwork and relationships, mothers traditionally do a lot of work thats often unseen and can feel unappreciated.

Moms have been calling out the push-pull of work thats necessary but unappreciated and exhausting for decades. But ...

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WADK Local News

Former Lawmaker Begins Fraud Sentence

A once-influential Rhode Island lawmaker is beginning nine-months of home confinement after pleading no contest to perjury charges. Former state Rep. John Carnevale was placed in handcuffs followin...

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More West Nile Found In RI

Environmental officials say three mosquito samples in Rhode Island have tested positive for West Nile virus. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management said Wednesday that the positive...

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New Electric RIPTA Bus Fleet Gets Federal Funding

Senator Jack Reed is announcing that Rhode Island is receiving a federal grant to help pay for new Rhode Island Public Transit Authority buses.  RIPTA will get one-and-a-half-million-dollars f...

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New Bio-Medical Office To Be Built In Warwick

Details regarding a new bio-medical center in Warwick are being shared.  Warwick Mayor Joseph Solomon and property developer the Carpionato Group announced the plan for the 100-thousand-square...

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