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Federal judge blocks Trump travel ban for Virginia residents

Earlier this month a judge in California upheld a lower court's decision to bar the federal government from beginning implementation of the ban, which tempora...


Oklahoma bill requiring paternal consent for abortion passes public health committee

A paternity test wouldn't be required if the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest, or if the pregnancy puts the life of the mother at risk. In Oklahoma, ...


Wisniewski Goes on the Attack as Christie Plans Trump Meeting

The lunch was billed as a visit to discuss drug abuse prevention, a topic that has become a major initiative for Christie this year. Content Preview This cont...


Toshiba writes down nuclear business; chairman to resign

The company said auditors had questioned its reporting on the acquisition of CB&I Stone & Webster by Toshiba's USA nuclear unit Westinghouse. The Japanese e...


Pedro Hernandez found guilty in 1979 murder of Etan Patz

Etan, who was Jewish, was one of the first missing children to be featured on the side of milk cartons. The May 1979 disappearance of Etan as he walked to his...


Harrison Ford Involved In Passenger Plane Incident at OC Airport

In a statement, the FAA told NBC News controllers gave Ford proper landing instructions, and that he read them back to officials. However, the Star Wars a...


Tom Crean getting tackled is epitome of IN basketball season

MI came into Assembly Hall and defeated IN 75-63. Halftime-Michigan 35-25. 3-Point Goals-Michigan 8-22 (Walton 2-3, Robinson 2-4, Wagner 2-4, Abdur-Rahkman 1-...


Steven Mnuchin Confirmed As Treasury Secretary

A billionaire, Mnuchin was also questioned about potential tax shelters he ran in the Caribbean - an allegation the treasury appointee denied. The vote on Mnu...


Winds pick up speed as Northeast snowstorm dissipates

Wind gusts at times may top 60 miles per hour, especially along the New England coast. Sunday night and Monday morning's driving will become extremely uns...


Packed Chaffetz town-hall meeting solicits screeching dismay, uproarious applause

Jason Chaffetz had a tense town hall meeting in his Utah district on Thursday, with many in the crowd booing him over his investigation of President Donald Trum...


Health care plans need clarity

Tate, one of a handful of people who got to speak to Griffith, told the congressman that she lost her insurance after suffering from breast cancer around a deca...


Search underway for Seattle-based fishing vessel in Bering Sea

George island in the Bering Sea - all weekend with planes, helicopters, and a cutter ship. St. George Island is around 200 miles northwest of Dutch Harbor and...


Ku Klux Klan killing: Frank Ancona's wife and stepson charged

On Friday , a Forest Service employee found Frank Ancona's auto abandoned on a fire road not far from the Ancona house. The St. Louis-Dispatch has reporte...


Auburn assistant Tim Horton adds special teams coordinator to title

After a few days of uncertainty as to where Auburn would go to fill out its coaching staff, it was announced this morning that Larry Porter , running backs c...


United Nations concerned over Afghan civilian deaths in Helmand

Brig. Gen. Charles Cleveland, deputy chief of staff for the US -led coalition, confirmed that the USA conducted airstrikes in Sangin last week and said investig...


Yale Renames Building of Unapologetic Slavery Defender To One for 'Amazing Grace'

Princeton University experienced its own protests in 2015 when the Black Justice League staged a sit-in in the office of University President Christopher Eisgru...


Man tweets Harry Potter book line-by-line to Piers Morgan

The temporary ban, which has been overturned in the U.S. courts for now, has affected people from seven mainly-Muslim countries. Drake said on Instagram he ...


Water Begins Flowing Over Oroville Dam Emergency Spillway

For the first time since Oroville Dam was completed in 1968, water from its storm-swollen reservoir overtopped the emergency spillway Saturday, sending sheets...


FEC commissioner asks Trump for voter fraud evidence

Michael Biudno, another New Hampshire GOP operative who's worked on multiple campaigns there, hinted this was the point in a tweet on Monday afternoon. And on...


Men's basketball: Big Ten out of answers in 2017

Even if the Wildcats finish the regular season 3-3, that will be enough to send them to the NCAA Tournament. Happ said his biggest lesson from the Nebraska ga...


Maren Morris Shows Some Leg on Grammys 2017 Red Carpet

He didn't capture the Album of the Year category - that went to Adele - but Sturgill Stimpson's A Sailor's Guide to Earth won the Best Country Album tro...


Firefighters in Oklahoma City battling grass fire

The fire also threatened mobile homes in the area, as well as a salvage yard containing vehicles and tires, The Oklahoman reported. "Due to those efforts, we ...


Search for missing Seattle-based fishing boat continues

The Coast Guard was alerted by an electronic radio positioning beacon from the ship " Destination " about two miles northwest of St. George in the Aleutians S...


Unanimous ruling from appeals court keeps Trump travel ban blocked

A USA appeals court on Friday refused to reinstate Donald Trump's controversial travel ban on nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries, in a major politic...


NY woman who helped convicted killers escape from prison denied parole

In her first bid for parole this month, the state parole board ripped her attempt to be freed after Sweat and Matt - whom Mitchell became close with - led autho...


Metro Louisville police ID officers in deadly shooting, release body camera footage

Family members say Young was homeless and mentally ill. EMS was called, the coroner responded and pronounced Young dead at the scene. Conrad says the officers...


Powerful Bomb Blast Rocks Lahore

A faction of the Afghan Taliban claimed credit for the attack. In Lahore, Pakistan, a bomb that went off at a protest rally has killed at least seven today , a...


Cops: Jerry Sandusky's Son Sexually Assaulted a Child

Pennsylvania State Police began investigating him in November after a child claimed to have received text messages from Sandusky, including some asking for nake...


Four dead as avalanche strikes in French Alps

Two helicopters along with police and mountain rescue teams are at the site, according to local police. In the first incident one skier was caught up in an aval...


Fearing collapse of emergency spillway at Oroville Dam, Oroville evacuated

Failure will result in an uncontrolled release of flood waters from Lake Oroville. "Use of the auxiliary spillway has lead to severe erosion that could lead t...


Slain Ohio State University student remembered as 'vibrant, loving young woman'

Police believe Golsby and Reagan Tokes crossed paths shortly after she left work at Bodega Cafe, a restaurant in the Short North. Her funeral will be February...


Famed Jazz Singer Al Jarreau Dies At 76

He remained a jazz icon and a frequent performer up until his death. Jarreau was born into a musical family in Milwaukee in 1940, the son of a preacher/singer...


Department Of Ed Fumbles Apology For Misspelling WEB Du Bois' Name

The department later apologized for the misspelling and issued a corrected version of the tweet - but not before they could get yet another typo into their ...


Nike ad sends serious message about equality, opportunity and discrimination

At the end of January, the intersection of East 6th Street and Rockwell Avenue was closed and turned into a full basketball court that was filmed as part of the...


Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz booed in home district

Unfortunately for him, that response only made the crowd more rowdy, prompting them to hurl a collective chant of "Do your job!" at him. The letter encourages R...