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The Supreme Court Just Ruled in Favor of a Special Education Student

The opinion rejected a lower standard set by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit and used in a subsequent case by President Donald Trump's nominee to...


Man stabbed in midtown, suspect turns himself in, NYPD says

He traveled to NY on March 17 and had been staying in a Manhattan hotel. Authorities said detectives connected Jackson to the crime using surveillance video a...


Republican Healthcare Plan Would Cost The Old And Poor The Most

Other senators raised complaints at the weekly caucus meeting, which also included Vice President Mike Pence and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, ...


Man Who Sent Allegedly "Seizure-Inducing" Tweet to Journalist Arrested by Federal Bureau of Investigation

On December 15, Newsweek senior writer and Vanity Fair contributor Kurt Eichenwald appeared on Tucker Carlson Tonight where Carlson accused Eichenwald o...


Orlando chief prosecutor rejects death penalty for all future cases

On Thursday, about 90 minutes before Ayala announced her decision not to pursue death penalty cases, Nunnelley filed additional papers in Spencer's case in supp...


Uber Driver Plows Through a Gas Pump, Causing a Huge Explosion

The Nissan continued driving for two more blocks until it crashed into a pump at a gas station at 4th Avenue NW, shearing the pump off and creating a small expl...


USN&WR: SOLES Ranks Among Nation's Best in Graduate Education Schools

Several specialty programs in the School of Medicine were also ranked: Internal Medicine (fifth); Geriatrics (tied for fifth); Family Medicine (ninth). Th...


Joe Biden Pushes For Collaboration In Cancer Research

You're the future", said Biden, drawing cheers and a standing ovation. Addressing the audience, many of whom include techies and innovators, Biden said: "Ma...


Winter storm watch issued ahead of nor'easter next week

Despite elevated surface temperatures, the weather service warms that local untreated roads will become snow covered and slippery, especially at higher elev...


Democrat Accuses FBI Of Holding Back Info on Russia Probes

But Devin Nunes, the Republican chairman of the House Committee on Intelligence, has questioned the need for a special prosecutor, saying he's not interested in...


Democrats launch literal scavenger hunt for GOP Obamacare repeal bill

Orrin Hatch, R-Utah. "It's a problem, it's a big problem". When the group came up dry at Walden's office in the Capitol, they travelled to the Rayburn buildin...


Providence police investigating threat to Jewish center

Strauss said everyone at the synagogue was "safe and comfortable, entertained and fed". "After consultation and conducting an extensive sweep of the building,...


Man arrested in connection with 2005 disappearance of Georgia high school teacher

She was 30 years old when she vanished in October 2005 from her home in the farm town of Ocilla, in south Georgia. "I think the whole case needs a fresh look"...


Presidents Day 2017 Guide: What's Open, What's Closed And For How Long

Presidents Day is celebrated on the third Monday in February each year. Because most government offices are closed, garbage pick-up and street sweeping coul...


Black Woman Jumps In To Save Police Officer From Danger

The suspect, Thomas Bennett, had been found by the officer asleep in his vehicle with drug paraphernalia and became aggressive when apprehended. " I could see...


'Best of the best': California police mourn officer shot dead

Authorities said the suspect was expected to survive his injuries and that his semi-automatic handgun was recovered at the scene. The officers returned fire an...


Man shot by officer after opening fire near zoo dies

He was being loaded into an ambulance shortly after 10 a.m. A Nixle alert said a man was armed with a rifle at 98th and Golf Links Road, and asked the public ...


Is the worst of the biggest storm of season over?

In Studio City, two cars plummeted into a large sinkhole that opened in a street Friday night, the fire department said. At time of posting, at least four de...


Scott Pruitt confirmed to lead EPA

Jones said he was "especially disappointed" that Colorado's Republican senator, Cory Gardner, voted to confirm Pruitt, who regularly sued the EPA to block reg...


Undocumented Domestic Violence Victim Detained at the Courthouse After Seeking Protective Order

Activists across the county have expressed concern about an increased presence of ICE agents in county courthouses, but Bernal told the Washington Post it's "...


Senate Confirms Mick Mulvaney as Budget Director

SC congressman Mick Mulvaney says he voted to withdraw the troops after meeting with a veteran whose. During his confirmation hearings, however, Mulvaney s...


White supremacist was plotting massacre 'in the spirit of Dylann Roof'

McDowell met with the undercover agent on January 12th, believing the agent was someone who 'handled problems for the Aryan Nations .' Speaking in a hotel whil...


Peru search home of ex-President Toledo in corruption case

Some $10 million in transfers from Odebrecht have been traced to offshore companies linked to Yosef Maiman, an Israeli businessman and longtime friend of Toledo...


Yale University Renames Calhoun College Because of its Ties to White Supremacy

In addition to serving as vice president, Calhoun was also a secretary of state, secretary of war and a USA senator. Mr. Calhoun was also considered a champion ...


Winter storm causes flight problems in New Orleans

Thursday, according to meteorologists in the Upton office of the National Weather Service (NWS). Officials warn about the risky road conditions, especially ...


Reported ICE Immigration Sweeps in Southern California Spark Protests in Los Angeles

Obama's administration later changed the policy to prioritize deporting convicted criminals. The reports of arrests come after President Donald Trump signe...


Federal Judges Bore Into National Security Argument For Trump Travel Ban

When he does, he'll determine whether his original restraining order should become a preliminary injunction, which, if granted, would leave Trump's travel ban o...


Winter Storm Niko Creating Travel Headaches in Northeast, New England

The storm began mere hours after the end of a 60-degree day in New York City , with city dwellers shedding heavy coats and scarves for spring-like weather, only...


Tester meets with US Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch

Does it matter? I believe it matters a great deal when a justice hears a case involving people who have worked hard for a living, have been treated unjustly, an...


Mark Wahlberg Appeared to Exit Super Bowl Before Patriots Comeback

Similar to how offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels didn't deviate from the plan Sunday against the Falcons after falling into a 25-point hole, neither will the...


Judges in immigration ban case in a 'vacuum,' United States security chief

Kelly's comment was the most direct acknowledgment by a high-level administration official that the rollout of Trump's executive order had been mishandled. Inst...


Hoeven says Corps to issue Dakota Access easement

The Army also says it plans to terminate the full environmental study . That's disputed by Energy Transfer Partners, the Texas-based developer of the four-st...


Trump, tweeting disbelief at judicial impediment, brings back the "ban"

But the higher court's denial of an immediate stay early on Sunday means legal battles over the ban will continue into the coming week at least. Government la...


Gavin McInnes appearance shut down by 'anti-fascists' at New York University

When a man wearing one of President Donald Trump's signature red "Make America Great Again" hats tried to walk through the crowd, some of the protesters grabbed...


'Terrorist' armed with machete shot at Louvre

No explosives were found on the suspect. The anti-terrorist prosecutor's office has opened an investigation. France has been under a state of emergency since ...