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May 23 2017

Haitians should not lose TPS status

WASHINGTON ― Tens of thousands of Haitians who had already been granted temporary reprieve to stay in the US will be allowed to remain for an additional six months, but ...

May 22 2017

Nelson's Four Seasons finale: Horschel over Day in playoff

Hahn couldn't quite hold on despite nearly holing out a magnificent shot on the 72nd hole and missed a playoff with Horschel and Day who finished tied at 12-under. It's h...

May 20 2017

Clinton aide tweets joke video of her avoiding hug during debate prep

Comey's efforts failed when Trump finally noticed him and pulled him in for an uncomfortable embrace. Reines proceeds to wrap his arms around Clinton as she attempts ...

May 20 2017

Planned Parenthood to close 4 Iowa clinics after funding cut

Most facilities are slated to be shut down June 30, though the Bettendorf center will be open for several more months amid staffing logistics. The clinic closures come ...

May 20 2017

Dayton signs Real ID bill, averting travel woes for 2018

State Rep. Jim Knoblach, House Speaker Kurt Daudt, Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, House Majority Leader Joyce Peppin and Deputy Senate Majority Leader Jeremy Miller...

May 20 2017

Thin Blue Line Act moves toward vote, punishes those who kill officers

Carolyn Holerger's father in law, St. Lucie County Sgt. Harold Holerger was killed in the line of duty more than 30 years ago. "These attacks increased by almost 40 perce...

May 16 2017

Excessive caffeine led to death of teen, coroner says

Davis had no pre-existing heart conditions and had taken no other drugs or alcohol, stated the coroner's report. " We lost Davis from a totally legal substance ", said...

May 15 2017

Health care: This is why we need town hall forum

Some of the differences are stark. Those with preexisting conditions who live in "a state that does not seek an optional waiver from the AHCA's (and Obamacare's) "commu...

May 12 2017

Tunnel Collapse Renews Safety Concerns About Nuclear Sites

The tunnel contains railcars filled with radioactive waste. "Overnight, several employees were on the scene out there", said Destry Henderson, spokesman for the Hanfor...

May 06 2017

Images and video show the aftermath of major flooding in Arkansas

Hutchinson told reporters Wednesday at the Capitol that state emergency officials have identified nine levee breaches in Randolph County alone, and that three of those "a...

Apr 30 2017

Hannity defends Fox News president Shine amid report

A Fox News spokesperson told NY magazine that the conversations did not took place and that Shine did not asked the younger Murdochs for a statement of support. As you ...

Apr 27 2017

President Trump Is 'Absolutely' Considering Breaking Up the Ninth Circuit Court

Similarly, in the "sanctuary city" case, Justice Department lawyers argued that the executive order would only affect a few grants. After previous setbacks to his immig...

Apr 27 2017

National monuments a 'massive federal land grab'

In asking Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke for an unprecedented review of national monuments, Trump may force a question never before tested in the 111-year history of the ...

Apr 27 2017

Active Shooter In Washington Middle School Live Updates

The student is a senior at the neighboring high school, according to Dana Rosenbach, superintendent for the North Mason School District. Police said they were sending a r...

Apr 23 2017

Turkey's Erdogan says he's set to meet Trump in Washington

Trump called Erdogan Monday to congratulate him on his victory in a contested referendum to expand the powers of Turkey's presidency, although Turkish opposition parti...

Apr 23 2017

Unemployment rates fall to record lows in 4 US states

Merced County tallied the largest gain in the "educational and health services" sector, which saw 600 more jobs, according to the Employment Development Department . Feb...

Apr 22 2017

Former Tennessee teacher arrested, 15-year-old student found safe

The TBI also reportedly said Thomas appears to be healthy and safe. The remote, mountainous area has limited mobile phone service and the terrain is hard to traverse....

Apr 21 2017

Arrested On Auburn Campus As White Nationalist Richard Spencer Speaks

According to the Associated Press , three people were arrested for disorderly conduct at the event. "Auburn did not produce evidence that Mr. Spencer's speech is likel...

Apr 20 2017

Ann Coulter vows to speak at Berkeley despite cancellation

Coulter, the event sponsors, audience, and bystanders could be adequately protected-at any of the campus venues available on April 27th". Coulter has fired off an angry...

Apr 20 2017

Lawyers: Trinity Lutheran religious freedom case should proceed despite Greitens' policy change

State officials pointed to Missouri's 1945 constitution, which says "no money shall be taken from the public treasury, directly or indirectly, in aid of any church, sect ...