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Supreme Court To Hear Gerrymandering Case

However, in California, the state's non-partisan redistricting and its "top-two" primary system have actually led to more-competitive races, some even pitting m...


Jury deadlocked in Ohio cop's murder retrial

Announcing the charge against Tensing during a news conference 10 days later, Deters said that his office had reviewed more than 100 police shootings and "this ...


GOP senator warns against rushed vote on health care bill

There have also been no public hearings on changes made to the House version of the bill . What if they bring out a similar bill or something even worse, but t...


Intercept attempt fails in missile defense test off Hawaii

As part of the test, a medium-range target missile was launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai late Wednesday. The ship launched a SM-3 guid...


NY governor grants pardon to 9/11 worker facing deportation

Without receiving clemency, Cardona's health issues would not be adequately addressed in Colombia . Cardona pleaded guilty to an attempted drug sale in 1990....


Oklahoma convicted child molester moves next door to victim

She wrote that her protest is not powered by hate but by the hope that she can make positive change happen. She's even had other women reach out to her. Desp...


Cuomo Blames Legislature As Session Concludes

For almost an hour on Thursday, Governor Andrew Cuomo defended the accomplishments of the legislative session and blamed the legislature for high-profile disa...


Triple-A Team Moving From Colorado Springs to San Antonio

It was announced during a press conference Wednesday morning to a packed crowd of city leaders and community attendees. It would be the Pioneer League's s...


Poche' sets LSU wins mark, knocks Florida State out of CWS

Last week in the Baton Rouge Super Regional, it's safe to say that Poche didn't have his best stuff. "He put the team on his shoulders and carried us to the pro...


Trump signs 'historic' bill to transform VA

It received bipartisan support and was passed by the 368-55 vote in the House earlier in June. "Although marketed as a bill to make it easier to fire bad empl...


Local radio club to participate in Amateur Radio "Field Day"

Ham radio enthusiasts will be gathering at Camp Roland in Bland County to participate in the National Amateur Radio Field Day exercise on Saturday. There will b...


Senate Launches Probe Into Loretta Lynch's Handling Of Clinton Investigation

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) at his weekly news conference on Thursday declined to comment as to whether he believed the Senate Judiciary Committee should...


Redskins owner says he's thrilled with ruling

But both opinions held that an Asian-American band could indeed trademark its (ironic) name, The Slants . The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) denied ...


Ham radio enthusiasts tune in for National Amateur Radio Field Day

Ever wanted to see an amateur radio operator in action? "There are situations, particularly emergency situations, when cell towers might go down or communicatio...


Trump's legal plan built in his image: Fight, fight, fight

During his exchange with anchor Chris Wallace, Jay Sekulow twice complained about Trump being under investigation, then clarified that expressing frustrat...


Governor Reportedly Looking At Special Session

Every one of IL politicians' past deals - from former Gov. Jim Edgar's pension ramp to former Gov. Rod Blagojevich's pension bonds to former Gov. Rauner'...


Seattle Shooting Raises Questions About Officers' De-Escalation Efforts

The officers who shot Lyles were both armed with less lethal types of weapons, meaning a different outcome not involving her death could surely have transpire...


Boeing enhances passenger comfort with launch of larger capacity 737 MAX 10

The airline will take delivery of its first 737 MAX in 2018. The Max 10, which will be Boeing's first new model since the unveiling of the 777X series at th...


American band win top court case over offensive trademark

Supreme Court ruling Monday in the nation's capital that the government can not refuse to register potentially offensive names as trademarks , including the ...


Crews remove Confederate statue from park in Orlando, Florida

The 50 foot confederate section of the cemetery was approved by the City Council in 1893 to honor the confederate veterans of the Civil War. City officials ...


Dad accused of severely beating infant daughter - on Father's Day

He apparently began to resent Tammy after he pleaded with her to get an abortion. According to the Post, doctors refute that claim, saying that the injuries "...


As Temperatures Rise, Flex Alerts are Issued to Conserve Energy

Residents were urged to set thermostats at 78 degrees or higher, close drapes and use fans to cool rooms, turn off unnecessary lights and appliances, and delay ...


State's unemployment rate at record low

While the number of employed workers grew in Douglas County in May, so did the county's labor force. At the same time, the civilian labor force - the number o...


Man kills his 2 children, then hangs himself

The man and the children's mother were married but separated for six months. Sonoma County sheriff's deputies said authorities were investigating a child ...


US congressman Scalise still in critical condition -hospital

Numerous players in the congressional game Thursday night are wearing Louisiana State University hats in honor of Scalise, a graduate of the school, as they ass...


President Trump Reveals He Is Being Investigated

In a sign of the investigation's new focus, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team is interviewing a number of intelligence officials who we know had convers...


Allegiant Airlines offering flights to Phoenix for as low as $54

On Oct. 6, Allegiant Airlines will begin nonstop service between Boise and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. "We are very excited that Allegiant Airlines chose ...


Wisconsin Assembly to take up bill limiting recounts

Gov. Scott Walker has signaled his support for the proposal. Under the Republican bill, the ban would last three years in CWD counties if no more deer test po...


Donald Trump owes $ 315 million to banks

The form lists at least six new entities as assets that were formed over the past year, including DT Marks Vancouver, for which Trump listed more than $5 millio...


Confederate statue comes down in Florida

It's not the end of the statue, however: It will be rebuilt in a Confederate veterans section of the Orlando municipal cemetery, not too far from it's original ...


Senate GOP health bill would reshape Obama law

And that could give the Senate more time to approve the House version's prohibition of abortion coverage in federally subsidized plans. The GOP bill was w...


Toddler beaten by dad on Father's Day in coma

Exactly why I hate that lil b-". "I didn't even want to have a baby by her (and) it's sad to say, but f- it, s- happens", he wrote in February 2016. Despite t...


6 killed in 25-vehicle pileup at New Mexico-Arizona line

The stretch of highway near rural Lordsburg has seen other deadly crashes and closures due to similar conditions stemming from the desert landscape and a dry la...


Santa Rosa Father Kills 2 Children Before Hanging Himself, Police Say

The couple is still married, but have been separated for six months. But the children were believed to be at the center of a custody battle, and neighbors...


Rep. Scalise's Condition Improves, Upgraded to 'Serious'

His risk of death is "substantially lower" than it was when he was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday , and "I think that an excellent recovery is a good po...