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Chase Elliott grabs 1st Cup win in Daytona qualifier

The Daytona 500 , which will be televised live on FOX at 2 p.m. ET Sunday, has sold out. This will be our second season of having a technical alliance with Joe...


Trump Reverses Obama Initiative on Transgender Toilets at Schools

DeVos had expressed concern that the rescission could harm transgender students and had reportedly clashed with Attorney General Jeff Sessions on the issue. The...


Establishment Candidate Tom Perez Wins Election To Lead Democratic Party

Perez was formerly the U. S. Secretary of Labor under President Barack Obama, and has numerous connections within the Obama and Clinton worlds. Donald Trump s...


Pregnant woman among 7 fatally shot in one day

At least 92 people have been shot dead this year, and 400 others wounded. Jones was nine months pregnant when she was killed. Police are questioning a person of...


Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Women 'here to stay' on the Supreme Court

Ginsburg later apologized for the comments, saying her remarks were "ill-advised" and she regretted making them. Citing Justice John Paul Stevens's retire...


Police work to bring back murder suspect who fled state

Investigators said they believe Aylin is with her father Oscar Hernandez. Two state troopers suffered minor injuries. Aylin Sofia Hernandez was reported mis...


DeVos, reportedly opposed to rolling back transgender protections, defends the changes

At the annual Conservative Political Action Conference at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, DeVos attacked the education "establishment" for "blo...


Trump AG Rescinds Obama Decision to Stop Use of Private Prisons

Experts predicted that private prisons would experience a "comeback" under Trump, with the Brennan Center for Justice's Lauren-Brooke Eisen writing in January t...


Malloy Defends Immigration Memos On Fox News

In response to Malloy's "federalist" argument, Carlson pointed to the governor's stern rebuke of President Trump's decision to reserve transgender restroom poli...


UCLA was 'bigger, stronger, tougher' in the win over Arizona

The Ducks are in great shape, with the best RPI of the three and with recent history on their side - OR won the tourney a year ago after winning the regular sea...


United States envoy vows no mass deportation to pacify Mexico

Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly will meet on Thursday with top Mexican officials. He has assured Americans that Mexico would pay for the wa...


Heavy snow, blizzard conditions late today through Friday

For example, the weather service said, the southeastern suburb of Cottage Grove is likely to see up to 9 or so inches of snow, while Forest Lake in the northeas...


Man dead, woman rescued as vehicle plunges into Saugatuck River

Westport police say the man who died after his vehicle plunged into a CT river Saturday night is from Long Island. Police identified him as 76-year-old Richard ...


New Details Finally Emerge On The GOP's Obamacare Replacement Plan

The party controls the White House, the Senate, the House of Representatives and. Hundreds of supporters of the Affordable Care Act are holding a rally at the...


Police Say Dozens of Headstones Damaged at Philadelphia Jewish Cemetery

The discovery comes a week after over 150 headstones at a Jewish cemetery in Missouri had been broken and pushed over. The Jewish Federation of Greater Philad...


Weekend weather: Mostly sunny Saturday, showers for Sunday

Today: Light snow possible along and north of I-70 this afternoon, with a high near 40. North wind around 5 miles per hour becoming west in the afternoon. Chan...


Bill Cosby's Alleged Victim Speaks Out After Case Was Dismissed

The charges stem from former Temple University employee accusing the comedian of drugging and sexually assaulting her, a claim shared by nearly 60 women. "Defen...


Cubs agree to extension with Pedro Strop

Strop was 2-2 with a 2.85 ERA in 54 appearances for Chicago a year ago and is 15-20 with a 3.23 earned run average in eight big league season that include stops...


Democratic Sen. Gillibrand: Gorsuch Will Be Confirmed

Like the group's regular practice of requesting and posting online financial-disclosure forms for potential justices, Fix the Court said Gorsuch's employment ...


The Washington Post's New Slogan Sure Has Gotten a Lot of Reactions

The Washington Post recently made a quiet but dramatic change to its website by placing the slogan "Democracy Dies in Darkness" under its logo. "This being...


Gov. Malloy fires back at Spicer over immigration

A state law passed in 2013 requires law enforcement agencies to detain an individual for breaking immigration laws if they have been convicted of a felony, are ...


Border patrol agents check IDs of domestic flight passengers in NY

At least two passengers tweeted photographs of the officers examining flier's IDs, which generated speculation on social media that it might be a part of a ...


New York Balks at Trump's $25 Million Tab

That could rise to as much as $183 million annually. In December Mayor Bill de Blasio asked President Obama for a reimbursement of the cost of providing secur...


Girl Scout Cookie sale extended

The new doughnuts will include a Thin Mints doughnut, a Tagalongs doughnut and a Samosa doughnut - all of which will be topped off their respective, signature c...


Cruz Predicts Another Supreme Court Seat Will Open This Summer

Last year, there were rumors that conservative Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas would retire, but his wife quickly dismissed them as "bogus". And when that...


Broncos To Part Ways With Tackle Russell Okung

He proved his health by playing 16 games for the first time in his career last season, but costly penalties decreased his value. Russell Okung didn't want t...


Feds to interview de Blasio in corruption probe

The mayor had extensive preparation this week ahead of the meeting. Federal investigators have been probing whether Indig received favors from the city for hi...


WV sees record high temperatures

Above-normal temperatures are expected across the state for the ninth straight day Friday before a cooler weather pattern takes hold. Thursday matched the old r...


A Few Warm Days Before We Cool Down

Rain and storm chances will increase for the late afternoon and evening hours. Strong southwest winds at 15-25 miles per hour are expected. A weak front moves...


AFSCME members vote to authorize strike

That represents about 31-percent of the union's membership. AFSCME members will meet in a couple of weeks to discuss the vote and what will happen moving forw...


Settlement announced in Tony Robinson shooting death lawsuit

Madison Police Chief Mike Koval and state Attorney General Brad Schimel responded to questions during a news conference discussing drug overdoses. "No amount ...


9-year-old IN boy starved to death

In a news conference Wednesday night, Vigo County Sheriff Greg Ewing said emergency personnel responded to the boy's home in Fontanet, approximately 60 miles we...


Off-Duty LAPD Cop Fires Gun During Altercation With Teens, Protests Erupt

The LAPD officer, who's name has not been released, accused the teenagers of walking on his property. A viral video clip shows a man, who could be the off-dut...


Florida man claims his dog shot sleeping girlfriend

Brian Murphy, 25, said his dog Diesel was the shooter. Because it was dark, Murphy wasn't able to see how Diesel's paw managed to slip into the trigger well a...


Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued Until 10 PM

While damaging winds are the main threat with this storm, it's possible for an isolated tornado or two. Colder air will rush in behind the front and the Berks...