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DeVos: Federally Funded Schools Have Right To Discriminate Against Kids

The GAO report, published in April 2016, found that the number of schools with poor populations, mostly black and Hispanic, increased from 9 percent to 16...


Trump meets Pope, calls it an 'honour'

A piece of granite from the Martin Luther King. Jr. In recent days, Francis and Trump have been in agreement on a need for Muslim leaders to do more again...


Delay in court case deepens health insurance uncertainty

Senators, who are in the beginning stages of writing their own repeal and replace package, have admitted that process could take months or more. Now, with Re...


Paul Ryan says James Comey is 'not' a nut job

Trump went on to say that by getting rid of Comey, Trump relieved himself of "great pressure". The New York Times reported Friday that Trump called Comey ...


MSU will have two in top 10 of NCAA singles

UNC's #2 William Blumberg continued his excellent afternoon with a 3,2 cleanup of nationally 14th-ranked Thai-Son Kwiatkowski, and his doubles partner, UNC #3 R...


Maryland's Jackson to skip NBA draft, stay in school

Jackson had pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor count of criminal property damage after he argued with McKenzie Calvert on December 9 outside a bar in Lawrenc...


McIlroy pulls out of BMW PGA Championship with rib injury

The young Englishman said that he had enjoyed his time in America and that it had done wonders for his confidence. "It does not get any better but I don't wan...


Republican Montana U.S House candidate allegedly 'body slammed' a reporter

Trump won the state by a healthy 56%-35% and his approval rating is still above water in internal polls from both parties. The campaign of Republican Gre...


AP Source says Flynn will invoke Fifth Amendment

Mark Warner , D-Va., announced in a statement released last Wednesday that the committee had subpoenaed Flynn for documents, and noted they made the initial...


Rouhani dismisses Trump warning over Iran 'threat'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump , that regional stability can not be achieved without Tehran's help. "In man...


Just Kidding?: New Jersey Accidentally Activates, Sends Nuclear Warnings to Some TVs

The Cumberland County Office of Emergency Management has confirmed that there was no incident at the plant and that the message was an inaccurate report. Some p...


Tornado watch is issued

Sampson County Sheriff Jimmy Thornton said one man was treated by emergency personnel after suffering minor injuries when a mobile home overturned. Wind gusts...


Vermont governor vetoes marijuana bill, wants changes made

Matt Simon, New England political director for the Marijuana Policy Project , a pro-legalization group, said he was disappointed by the veto, "but we are very ...


New jury pool being questioned for Cosby trial

Charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault, Cosby is free on $100,000 cash bail. One of the jurors is black - a woman in her 30's - and five of ...


Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus has final show

Feld's father and uncle bought the circus in 1967. Organized by PETA, LION and CompassionWorks International, the final protest, which took place at the Nassa...


North Korea Missile Test Shows that Program is Developing Faster Than Expected

Countries must decide whether they support North Korea or those opposed to its nuclear and missile programs, U.S. Ambassador the United Nations Nikki Haley said...


Trump embraces Israel, but Russian ties still trail him

But ahead of his Holy Land visit , he gave little indication of how he could revive talks that collapsed in 2014. Donald Trump made the short trip from ...


Trump's Saudi Arabia visit was 'bizarre, unseemly, unethical and un-American': WaPo columnist

Ambassador to the United Nations said there's a strong ant-Israel bias at and the United Nations and the body has become the main instrument for attempts to u...


Storms pummel central US, as tornadoes kill at least 2

Mary Fallin is asking for a federal disaster declaration as a result of storms that struck the state in April. At least one entire block of trailers is gone. A...


Trump's $4T budget arrives on Capitol Hill

To that end, the proposed cuts include the Department of Energy's innovation hub , a portion of the agency modeled after the Pentagon's storied tech team, call...


The Camera Captures a Personal Moment Between the Trumps and Netanyahus

Trump emphasized the point he had made throughout his trip, including at a summit of Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia , that the region could unite against viole...


Single-payer could cost California more than twice the state budget

About $200 billion in additional tax revenues would be needed to pay for the remaining costs associated with the legislation, Senate Bill 562 . There is no res...


CVS Pharmacy removing sunscreen lower than SPF 15 from shelves

This year, out of the 60 sunscreen types tested, 23 provided less than half their SPF claim. Many others contain ingredients that you don't want to be rubbi...


Betsy DeVos advocates for national school choice programs in Indy

A leading proponent of private-school choice, DeVos last January asked lawmakers during her Senate confirmation hearing, "Why, in 2017, are we still questioning...


Many in GOP cool to Trump's budget plan

Two Republican aides in Congress said the modest request is an acknowledgement from the White House that full funding is not realistic given opposition from Fre...


Louis boy begs people to 'stop killing each other'

Leanndra Cheatham, the mother of Jeffrey Laney , said she captured the heartbreaking video after she and her son returned home from a march against gun violen...


2 white men, white woman are 1st picks for Bill Cosby jury

The trial is set to begin in Pittsburgh in June. More than 50 women have publicly accused Cosby of rape or sexual assault. The 11 people chosen so far inc...


Pennsylvania Man Arrested After Mocking, Sucker Punching Man with Cerebral Palsy

High Street. Baker started making fun of the victim, mocking how the victim walked, police said . VIDEO: Bikers, driver fight on Highway 101 in SF The 22-yea...


Multiple US troops injured in Yemen raid: Pentagon

In a statement, U.S. Central Command (Centcom), which overseas operations throughout the Middle East, said the suspected militants were killed "through a comb...


NYS AMBER Alert Issued For Missing Twelve-Year-Old

State Police had asked the public to be on the lookout for Wilson and a red, 2008 Chevy Silverado. LYNDON, N.Y. (WBNG) - An AMBER Alert has been issued for c...


Jeff Sessions Narrows The Scope Of One Of Trump's Executive Orders

The little-noticed provision, tucked into the 1,300-page proposal released Tuesday, would permit the Justice and Homeland Security departments to withhold fun...


Saudi oil minister confident in extension of production cuts

He did not say whether he preferred a six- or nine-month extension, which OPEC members are debating. Prices have risen due to expectations that a pledge by ...


MSNBC beats Fox News and CNN in ratings for the first time

Officials at the once third place cable news network were crowing Monday about winning last week's primetime ratings race for the first time. Fox News also rema...


Former CIA head to answer questions about Russian meddling

Flynn attorney, Robert Kelner, declined to comment on the new assertions by Cummings. Chaffetz, a Utah Republican, has requested that the Federal Bureau of In...


Fox removes report from website about murdered DNC staffer

For reasons that go beyond imagination, a conspiracy theory started (what is it about insane, far right wing conspiracy theories and DC? ) that alleged Rich wa...