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What The Democratic Loss in Georgia Means For The Midterms

Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi wants to reclaim the House of Representatives and return to the speakership she held for the last two years of George W. After ...


Man kills children, hangs self on Father's Day after custody dispute

Camara's two children , six-year-old daughter Juliana and 18-month-old son, Julian, spent Father's Day with him. Camara was supposed to return the children ...


In 98-2 vote, Senate passes tougher sanctions on Iran, Russia

During a congressional hearing on Wednesday, Tillerson urged the Congress "to ensure any legislation allows the president to have the flexibility to adjus...


Flash flood, severe thunderstorm watches issued

Severe Weather Risks . Large hail and strong straight-line wind would be the main modes of concern, given strong wind energy aloft and resulting broad-scale she...


Here's what to know about Juneteenth

Louisiana is one of 45 states to recognize Juneteenth as a special day in history. Though the Emancipation Proclamation became official January 1, 1863, it ha...


Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

High-ranking Congressman Steve Scalise , R-Louisiana, was seriously injured and remains hospitalized. In June 2006, police were dispatched to Hodgkinson's h...


Search for escaped inmates expanding as it enters 3rd day

The reward offered for information about the location of two escapees from Georgia has been raised to $90,000. Authorities also announced the reward for the a...


Trump lays out his Cuba policy, threatens dètente

Trump may make it much harder for Americans to score authorization for Cuba visits - like narrowing the definition of people-to-people exchange, which has ush...


Trump Nominating Rosenworcel for Return FCC Engagement

Jessica Rosenworcel's renomination to the FCC languished with inaction a year ago, forcing her to leave the agency at year-end. The Senate would likely tak...


Bill Cosby in 'Good Spirits' While Awaiting Sexual Assault Verdict

Before asking to go back to their hotel, jurors asked to see a portion of Cosby's decade-old evidence from a civil action filed against him by Ms Constand. He i...


Senator says Trump should turn over Comey tapes

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is preparing for sharp questions from his former Senate colleagues about his role in the firing of James Comey , his Russian...


Child found in IL garage may have been killed in 2013

During an interview from jail in Las Vegas Jason Quate said that it was his wife's idea to move to Vegas and become a prostitute. Quate was jailed on suspic...


Vladimir Putin claims 'patriotic hackers' framed Russian Federation for United States election interference

Putin took the opportunity to completely deny all Russian involvement in the 2016 elections, which US intelligence agencies say he personally tried to disrupt...


Hot, Chance of Storms Sunday

Rain chances will linger into Monday but then gradually shove east as the upper level storm system moves slowly east into Arkansas. It's still far too early t...


Trump critics, backers march around globe over climate and Russian Federation

They were seen congregating in cities such as Washington, New York and Chicago, where they demanded a fresh probe into Trump's alleged connections to Russian Fe...


Man arrested in theft of MAX victim wedding ring was wearing it

Surveillance cameras captured a man carrying Ricky Best's black backpack. Portland cops said that the personal items taken from Best are important to his ...


Shootout at Texas vehicle dealership leaves 3 dead

Cell phone video shows the moment when the two men tried to arrest Hutchinson inside the dealership. The Dallas Morning News reports the video shows two arm...


Dominca fire burns above Lake View Terrace, Angeles National Forest

Access was remote and hard, Stewart said, and no injuries have been reported. But because of the light vegetation and stillness of the wind, it was a relative...


Manchester terror attack probe widens as United States leaks grate

The Special Deterrent force said in a statement on its Facebook page that Hashim Abedi had told investigators after his arrest that both he and his brother belo...


Armed man arrested at Phoenix Comicon

About noon, police received a tip about a man who had allegedly posted pictures on social media of Phoenix police officers and threatened to kill them, accordin...


Texas revives transgender 'bathroom bill' for public schools

If other students are around, they would be required to use either a facility for whatever gender was assigned them at birth, or the bathrooms built specificall...


Senators: Comey to testify publicly before intelligence panel

Comey's highly anticipated testimony, which will be slated after the Memorial Day congressional recess, comes after he was sacked by Trump May 9 amid a mounting...


Appointment of special counsel is welcome development

The president also suggested that the investigation now being headed by Mueller was motivated by an attempt by Democrats to explain away "having lost an electio...


Oklahoma schools canceling activities ahead of storms

If temperatures rise to the lower 80s, the threat of severe weather increases, according to the National Weather Service. More storms are possible on Friday ...


House Speaker Paul Ryan pushes tax reform at event in New Albany

Comey in an NBC News interview Thursday flatly contradicted the accounts provided earlier by White House officials, including Vice President Pence, exposing the...


Trump signs order making agency heads 'accountable' for cyberattacks

Based on the draft, one of the key themes of Trump's approach to cybersecurity in the United States government is that the heads of each individual agency will ...


Immigration agents aid in arrests of accused gang members

In the course of about six weeks, Immigration and Customs Enforcement apprehended almost 1,400 people who allegedly fit at least one of the president's descript...


College golf: UF women third in East Regional

Smith, a Husker freshman from Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, sits in a tie for 36th in a 96-player field after the first 18 holes of the 54-hole event. Morgan led ...


Chicago police issue bulletin on gangs, high-powered weapons

Murphy said Gomez, kept pace with the officers' van even after bullets pierced the van's gas tank, draining out the fuel and causing the van to slow. On Tuesd...


Jail escape shootings suspect to be extradited

Authorities have not said which deputy's gun was used in the shootings. Pottawattamie County Sheriff Jeff Danker confirmed the trip and encouraged anyone want...


Midwest, South recovering after deadly weekend storms

The National Weather Service says at least one tornado hit Canton, while tornadoes also were reported in surrounding areas. In Texas , search teams went from...


Sterling's aunt calls for justice at vigil

Alton Sterling was shot and killed during a struggle with the two officers in July. Wednesday's events came a day after a white former SC officer pleaded gui...


Trump picks former anti-abortion leader for health and human services post

Yoest , a former Reagan administration official who until previous year was president of Americans United for Life , will serve as assistant secretary of publ...


Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

The ringgit lost 0.9 percent to 4.2200 per dollar, its weakest since August 31, 1998. Trump's announcement that the tax plan would be released as early as Wed...


Altuve out of Astros' lineup a day after collision

In terms of the longer-term implications of the evening's affair, the Astros already banged up early in the season saw a scary collision involving Jose Altuve ...