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Civil Rights Groups Vow to Battle Trump's 'Religious Liberty' Order in Court

Democratic senators Ron Wyden of Oregon, Robert Casey of Pennsylvania, and Bill Nelson of Florida submitted a letter to senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...


Central Ohio students take part in National Bike to School Day

The day is a national initiative that encourages safe bicycling and walking. According to the district, studies show walking and biking to school positively imp...


Congress OKs bill averting Saturday gov't shutdown

The US Congress has averted a looming government shutdown by passing a short-term spending bill to claw back an extra week to finalise next year's government ...


EPA dismisses five members of scientific review board

Republican members of Congress have complained for some time that the Board of Scientific Counselors , as well as the 47-member Science Advisory Board , jus...


Delaware trooper fatally shot outside convenience store

Burgon Sealy Jr. was killed by law enforcement after a 20-hour standoff. Ballard, who was killed in a shooting at a convenience store parking lot near Bear, D...


Teen's plea for free Wendy's nuggets sets retweet record

Now, with the retweet record broken, Wendy's said it would indeed give Wilkerson free chicken nuggets for a year , even though he's far from 18 million retw...


Pentagon: IS in Afghanistan leader killed in April raid

Abdul Hasib's death was confirmed Sunday by U.S. Forces - Afghanistan . Other high-ranking IS leaders also are said to have been killed in the April 27 o...


For over a year, serial killing suspect went undiscovered

Police previously said at least seven people were killed and two others wounded over a four-month period previous year. (AP Photo/Matt York). Phoenix Polic...


Protesters Confront Paul Ryan During Visit To Harlem

In November, just one day after Moskowitz took her name out of consideration for Trump's secretary of education, the New York Postreported that she led Ivanka T...


Deputies searching for missing Spokane man

The Flathead County Sheriff's Office and members of Flathead Search and Rescue are searching for a missing man northeast of Kalispell. Police launched on May 6 ...


Care Wants Measures to Tackle Climate Change

A Tuesday strategy session was postponed due to a scheduling conflict, the White House said. A White House spokeswoman confirmed that the meeting is being r...


At Town Hall Meeting, Republican Lawmaker Gets An Earful Over Health Care

The crowd began assembling at the location at about 4:45 p.m., just ahead of when Stefanik (R-Willsboro) would participate in a TV forum, set to begin filming i...


Labrador throws hat in ring for Idaho governor race

On Tuesday, Labrador joined three other Republicans to replace incumbent Gov. Labrador later explained that his comment was a response to "the false notion th...


Trump to Nudge Courts Rightward With Slate of Appeals Nominees

She was a law professor at University of MI at the time. The Trump administration will name almost a dozen federal judges as nominees for key posts Monday. Ju...


Mich. lawmaker found dead hours after drunk driving arrest

You never know what the person next to you, what's going on in their life. Sheriff Lawrence Jerue would not discuss the charge against Kivela , but the Detroi...


Trump tries to pressure Senate Republicans on health care

The American Health Care Association/National Center for Assisted Living and LeadingAge, meanwhile, urged the Senate to ensure Medicaid access for older adult...


UN climate talks begin amid uncertainty over US position

Many nations and NGOs are urging Trump to stay in the global agreement. The US did send a delegation to the talks, though smaller than in previous years. Even i...


Witness tells intelligence hearing: We warned White House about Michael Flynn

Yates filled in new details of the events of January 26, describing contacting McGahn in the morning and telling him she had something sensitive to discuss in ...


Officials React to Abbott Signing SB4

The Texas Senate has voted to authorize almost $340,000 over the next two years to reimburse counties whose police officers attend U.S. Immigration and Customs ...


Congressman ends interview when asked about screening town hall attendees

But Blum seemed to take issue with Scheinblum asking direct questions about the congressman's upcoming town hall-where people will apparently need to show IDs i...


No. 6 USC Posts Strong Second Round At NCAA Regional

Soo started off the day strong after sinking back-to-back birdies on the first two holes. Morgane Metraux of Florida State joins Curtis in second place. She fin...


Trump in-laws promote thorny visa-for-sale program in China

His sister, Ms Nicole Kushner Meyer, was in China last weekend, seeking more than US$150 million (S$212 million) in investment in a luxury apartment complex kno...


Kangaroo attacks 9-year-old girl at the Alabama Zoo

The incident was caught on camera. She's all right, but has 14 stitches to show for it. Staffers say they hope the little girl is OK. Their family has been ...


Icon Aircraft Employees Die In Crash At Lake Berryessa

Icon Founder Kirk Hawkins said in a Facebook post that the loss of Karkow and Sever was a heavy blow. The single engine Icon A5 plane crashed on the eastern s...


Buffalo County player holds $50000 Powerball ticket

The Pennsylvania Lottery announced Monday that the victor was among four people statewide who matched four of the five white balls drawn - 11-21-31-41-59 - and ...


Woman killed by lightning strike while riding horse

A 37-year-old woman was killed by lightning in Colorado Sunday, the first lightning-related death of the year, according to the National Weather Service . Ligh...


Yates on Trump's travel ban: 'Arguments have to be based on truth'

The FBI, as well as the Senate and House intelligence committees, are investigating Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and any pos...


Texas Governor Just Signed Strict Anti-Sanctuary City Legislation

He said the law undermines voters' rights to choose elected officials who set local policy, makes the job of local law enforcement more hard by straining relati...


Trump signs order to ease ban on political activity by churches

The president signed the executive order Thursday - the National Day of Prayer - in the White House Rose Garden. The order is meant to cripple the Johnson A...


Military orbiter's landing rattles Florida with sonic boom

Well, during the 30 years of NASA's manned space shuttle programme, sonic booms were common, with landings at the Kennedy Space Center "preceded by a loud doubl...


Family want officer who shot black teen charged with crime

The Balch Springs , Texas, officer, identified as Roy Oliver, was terminated for violating department policies in the shooting death of Jordan Edwards , polic...


2 killed in small-plane crash near California lake

No one was hurt in the first incident. The plane that crashed was a two-seat, single-engine ICON A5 Amphibious Light Sport Aircraft. Cagri Sever, 41, was the ...


Slain Delaware state trooper remembered in First State

Delaware State University said in a statement that Ballard had served as a mentor to criminal justice majors who are part of the National Organization of Law ...


Seoul: US defence system can stop Kim's missiles

In the morning, North Korea launched a suspected intermediate ballistic missile from a site north of Pyongyang. In a telephone call on Sunday, Trump's nationa...


Massachusetts judge overturns ex-NFL star Hernandez's murder conviction

But his suicide essentially left his case unresolved - allowing a court to void his conviction entirely as part of a legal loophole known as "abatement ab init...