The New York state police and corrections department spent nearly $1 million dollars a day on overtime in June and July -- a time frame that included the massive 23-day manhunt for a pair of escaped killers, according to the state comptroller.
The election season is in full swing and candidates are trying to fire up their supporters and draw distinctions with their opponents. Things got a little pointed and hard to keep track of this week as Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton squared off, most Republicans ganged up on Clinton, she hit back at them and Trump lashed out at just about everyone.
Presidential candidates of every stripe are at the Iowa State Fair this weekend, where they'll mingle with voters in the first-in-the-nation caucus state, take questions on the Des Moines Register Soapbox and, of course, chow down on some deep-fried food.
'Tis the season for fried food on sticks, cows carved out of butter and carnival rides galore -- in other words, it's time for the Iowa State Fair. The fair has become a must-attend for presidential candidates, who will flock to the event to campaign for the 2016 election. There are rumors that Donald Trump will make an appearance with his helicopter as a ride for kids attending the fair. Here's a look at the festivities.
The cost of transition-related care for transgender personnel would be "negligible," according to a newly published study, which comes on the heels of talk that the Pentagon may lift its ban on transgender people openly serving in the military.