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DeVos non-committal on private school LGBT discrimination

Attorney General Lisa Madigan yesterday announced she is leading a coalition of attorneys general and other state officials demanding that the U.S. Department o...


Cities, states and companies vow to stick to the Paris climate agreement

Does the president still believe it's a hoax? "He has received awards as a businessman, in that regard". As Trump's aides explain his decision to leave the ...


Unexpected Twist? Half of Americans Support Trump's Temporary Travel Ban

President Donald Trump has lashed out at his own Justice Department for seeking the Supreme Court's backing for a "watered down, politically-correct version" ...


Mom defends decision to let snake bite her baby

St. Laurent allegedly posted the video on Friday, and deleted it after it went viral. According to the Highlands county native, her lesson worked. This mother...


Putin tells NBC: US hackers could have framed Russia in election hack

U.S. President Donald Trump fired Flynn in February for failing to disclose the content of his talks with Sergei Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the United St...


Grandma arrested in family stabbings

Ray Mendez with the Colton Police Department said the suspect is a black female who stands 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs approximately 200 pounds. "We don't...


North Korea says rejects new sanctions, to continue nuclear program

As expected, Mattis saved his harshest words for North Korea, calling its nuclear weapons program a threat to all, and taking the Kim Jong-un regime to task for...


Would-be thief caught stuffing his trousers with 15 bottles of oil

According to the Polk County Sheriff's Office, Hall actually parked next to a detective before entering the 7-11 and the detective grew suspicious when he left ...


Pruitt blows smoke over coal jobs and climate

And in a third interview on Sunday with ABC News Pruitt said , "We have had over 50,000 coal jobs, mining jobs created". As Kessler explains, "In the last fo...


Abbott Announces Special Session

Greg Abbott today announced a special session at the Texas State Capitol with an agenda that includes passing a so-called anti-trans " bathroom bill " which ...


Powerball jackpot rises to $375 million, largest in nation

Six Match 3 plus Powerball with Power Play tickets were sold, worth $400. Saturday's winning numbers were 3, 9, 21, 41 and 54. Winners have 180 days from the ...


Three Ex-Penn State Officials Get Jail Time

According to prosecutors, none of the men reported an accusation by Penn State assistant coach Mike McQueary , who said he witnessed Sandusky abusing a teenage...


Showers, thunderstorms sticking around for much of the week

Chance of rain is 20 percent. Showers and thunderstorms will continue periodically this week across eastern Colorado, and summer temperatures are on the way...


Travel ban critics say Trump is hurting his case

He seemed to criticize the Justice Department for not seeking a "much tougher version". By calling the second version a " watered down , politically co...


Police Officers Shot, Suspect Dead

Laredo Police Chief Claudio Trevino came to San Antonio on Saturday morning to see how the three hospitalized officers were doing. The police returned fire, a...


Trump says will announce decision on Paris climate deal soon

White House aides have been divided on the question of staying or leaving the accord and had been deliberating on "caveats in the language" as late as Wednesd...


Ex-Penn St officials sorry didn't do more in Sandusky case

Former university athletic director Tim Curley , former vice president Gary Schultz , and ex- president Graham Spanier , have all been convicted of child e...


Vladimir Putin Low-Key Dissed America in His Megyn Kelly Interview

Finally, recalling that there are many diplomatic channels, in places like the United Nations, where diplomats, politicians and experts of all stripes can est...


3 found dead in IN home; person of interest sought

According to police, when a deputy arrived at the residence he noticed a deceased person inside the home. When deputies approached the vehicle they found a bo...


VA to use same electronic health record system as military

But that's no small task: As Shulkin said, ever-changing information sharing standards between the two departments and the separate chains of command, governanc...


Rivera: Newton (shoulder) ahead of schedule

But Rivera said Tuesday that the plan, barring a setback, has been to let Newton throw some on the side during the June 13-15 minicamp. With the addition of ...


Bucks County, Pa., schools closed in search for escaped prisoner

Residents are urged to remain in their homes. Bucks County sheriff's deputies were transporting him Sunday night when they say Selby faked illness, got out ...


Harvard rescinds offers to incoming freshmen over hateful memes

Cassandra Luca, a member of the class of 2021 who joined the first meme group, said that she was "going back and forth" on the matter. The students used the ...


Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial to begin in Pennsylvania

The pair walked arm-in-arm past dozens of cameras and into the building. He was accompanied by his TV daughter Keshia Knight Pulliam , who played Rudy Huxtabl...


Upstart Davidson moves within 1 win of NCAA regional title

Yale, in the tournament for the first time since 1993, has made its deepest postseason run since the Bulldogs' 1948 team was national runner-up and had former P...


French Open results Day 8

The Taiwanese-Czech duo saved six of 11 break points and converted seven of 12 to set up a tough-looking third-round match against sixth-seeded Czech pairing Lu...


Trump says he's calling it a 'travel ban'

There is no evidence that President Donald Trump's travel ban, struck down in the courts and awaiting Supreme Court review, would make the US safer from t...


Officials say Trump may not try to block Comey's testimony

Trump , the official said, will start his infrastructure push on Monday with a Rose Garden speech that will propose separating all air traffic control operation...


Multiple people killed in Orlando workplace shooting

And while five people were killed, "seven others' lives were saved due to the quick actions of the officers who arrived on the scene today", said Special Agent ...


Jared Kushner didn't suggest Russian communications channel in meeting, source says

Homeland Security chief John Kelly said the latest scandal to engulf the administration was "no big deal". Asked about reports that U.S. President Donald...


Body recovered at Cambria explosion site

The good news was that of the two dozen or so Didion employees Ramirez knows, most work day shifts. Pawel Tordoff's body was found Friday morning, about two d...


Al Pacino to portray Joe Paterno in new HBO film

The scandal challenges his legacy and forces him to face questions of institutional failure on behalf of the victims. In 2013, director and screenwriter Brian D...


NYTimes: Kushner Attempted to Set Up Direct Line to Putin

He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programs that will save our country billions of dollars. The alleged meeting between Kislyak, Kushner an...


Haley: Trump knows 'US has to be responsible' for changing climate

Haley's comments come days after Trump announced he would pull the US out of the Paris climate accord, which he criticized as unfair for the U.S. "President...


Mayor Bowser signs executive order binding DC to the Paris Climate Accord

The letter is called "We Are Still In" - as in, still in the Paris Accord. Mayor Muriel Bowser signed a Mayor's Order reaffirming D.C.'s support of the Pari...