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Gorsuch pledges to be 'servant' of Constitution

The court could also rule without hearing arguments. He's expected to weigh in on a number of Supreme Court cases in coming weeks. This nomination is a pres...


Tillerson cites Russian inaction as helping to fuel Syrian poison gas attack

The gassing of civilians, including children, in the town of Khan Sheikhoun last week appears to have changed Mr. Trump's mind on Syria. Even so, allies of Mr...


Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert win big at 2017 ACM Awards

Miranda Lambert's songs frequent the top of charts and include, "Bring Me Down", "Kerosene", "New Strings", "Famous in a Small Town", "Gunpowder & Lead", "Bagg...


The near-misses that made Garcia's first major even sweeter

The smart money was on Jordan Spieth, two shots back, who was playing with Rickie Fowler, who began one shot behind. But both faded early and finished at one un...


Gorsuch sworn into Supreme Court, vows to serve Constitution

Trump may get the chance to nominate another Supreme Court justice if Kennedy or one of his colleagues steps down. In a Rose Garden ceremony, Trump said in Go...


Els on the Masters: 'This tournament was just not for me'

It meant a first out tee-time at 10.20am local time for the former World No. 1. "Well, yeah, I would like one more", Els said. Still, it didn't make the Sou...


Pink diamond fetches record $71.2M in Hong Kong auction

It was 132.5 carats in the rough when it was mined by De Beers in South Africa in 1999, according to Sotheby's. Sotheby's worldwide chairman for global jewelr...


Teacher, 2 students shot at San Bernardino school

SAN BERNARDINO Two people are dead and two children were critically wounded in a shooting at North Park Elementary School Monday morning in what authorities...


Gun theft suspect with Trump manifesto at large

Federal investigators from across the country have come to Janesville to help in the search for Joseph Jakubowski, the man accused of stealing a cache of guns a...


Severe weather, drenching rain possible in parts of Arkansas, forecasters say

We will then watch for storms to redevelop in the early evening, around 5 PM and it is this second line of storms that have the potential to become severe. Seve...


For starters: Rays look to spoil Yankees home-opening party

The Yankees powered up today smashing three home runs off Tampa Bay pitching while getting a superb and very efficient effort from Michael Pineda , who carried ...


Woman Accused Of Striking Police Officer During Altercation

The story continues to say that the officers had told 22-year-old Michaella Surat her boyfriend wasn't free to go, but she was. The incident happened outsid...


Impeachment hearings over affair set for Alabama governor

Collier, after learning of the tapes, said then that he confronted Bentley about the relationship. When President Donald Trump nominated US Sen. He wrote a lett...


Pulitzer Prizes in journalism and the arts set to be awarded

Today, the Pulitzer Prize board announced the winners of its 2017 awards honoring excellence in journalistic and creative endeavors, and though the belligeren...


Charleston shooter back to jail, then to prison

In a letter to the victims' families, obtained by the Washington Post , state prosecutor Scarlett A. Wilson described the state plea agreement as "an insuranc...


Police hunt for gun theft suspect with manifesto for Trump

A number of school districts in Rock County and beyond either canceled classes Friday or were on a "soft" lockdown, in which classes continue but doors to schoo...


Aspen buys Vermont Ski Resort owner for $1.5 billion

This means stockholders will receive an estimated $1.5 billion for the acquisition. It was unanimously approved by the board of directors of Intrawest. Aspen Sk...


House leaving town with GOP health care bill in shambles

Progress has been lacking as the White House has tried to reignite health care talks. The effort to revive the health care bill that faltered late last month ...


'Angel of Death' serial killer badly beaten in Ohio prison

From 1975 to 1985, Harvey worked in a number of roles at Cincinnati Veterans Administration Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio . Twenty-one of the people H...


Most young people say gov't should pay for health care

While 55 percent of all respondents said the GOP health bill failed to pass because "it went too far in cutting existing programs", a majority of Republicans, 5...


Six in 10 in US See Partisan Bias in News Media

That's a significant increase from the 48% who said the media favors one side over the other when Gallup last asked the question in 2003. Only 27 percent of A...


Authorities: Woman chokes teen for blocking view at Disney

Around 9:30 p.m., she was with a group of friends watching the fireworks show, and stood up to get a better view. The unidentified girl and her high school cl...


Questions and answers about the Penn Station derailment

Amtrak's CEO said Thursday the derailment was caused by weakened wooden ties that run crosswise under the rails. With the discovery of the misaligned rail, Amtr...


City of Powell River presents Easter egg hunt

Chamber President Michelle Cavett said she is excited to offer the egg hunt to all ages this year. This year's event, sponsored by the Long Hill Chamber of C...


Full New York rail service expected, 4 days after derailment

Moorman said the investigation confirmed a track problems that caused both of the derailments in the last few weeks. "Withdrawing funding is not going to solve ...


House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes steps down from Russian Federation probe

He said he planned to share the information with the president. House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes says he is temporarily stepping aside from the committ...


Preet Bharara reveals why he made President Trump fire him

He joked about that initial confusion with a reference to Trump's TV reality show in which he regularly fired people on the spot. The former U.S. Attorney for...


Hillary Clinton Says She Won't Run for Public Office Again

She said: "He is absolutely a prisoner of his family's expectations, his dead father's looming presence and his delusion, that I believe he now probably could p...


Kushner, Ivanka Trump could exceed $700mn in worth

The disclosures showed that Mr. Trump's top aides have generated millions of dollars from Wall Street, Hollywood, real estate and the media, holding a slew of...


A timeline of recent attacks on Egypt's Christians

This is the second church bombing to strike Egypt in six months. Saint Mark's Cathedral is the historical seat of the Pope of Alexandria, the head of the Copt...


Trump's son-in-law slated to make a visit to Iraq Monday

Now that he is president, Trump's policy appears to be no different to that of Obama, which U.S. and Iraqi officials say has been largely successful so far in u...


1 person dead after shooting near mall in South Florida

Shortly after he was sacked, Wilson returned to the gym with a handgun and opened fire before shooting himself to death. "The hostess said not to worry about ...


5 children hurt when bounce houses go airborne in SC

Officials said witnesses gave conflicting information about which bounce house the children were playing in when the wind gust carried it away. One hit a tree...


Pelosi wants Congress to debate Syria authorization through break

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle have been broadly supportive of Trump's decision to strike back after Syria's chemical attack. Obama had threatened Assad...


Judge denies request to delay hearing on Baltimore police

A government attorney weighed in on the proposed consent decree at a public hearing as about 50 Baltimore residents lined up to endorse the reforms and compla...