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Portland attack: 'Heroes' killed stopping anti-Muslim attacker

The intervention enraged Christian, who killed Best and Namkai-Meche and came inches from killing Fletcher. Dyjuana Hudson, a mother of one of the young women...


Top Trump advisers decline to comment on Kushner

That's how a former Central Intelligence Agency director on Saturday described the notion of Jared Kushner , a top aide to his father-in-law, President Dona...


Child Thrown From Waterslide at Opening of Brand New California Water Park

Other parkgoers say they'll give the slide a try once it reopens because they think the boy may have uncrossed his legs as he rode, which violates the slide's r...


Jim Bunning, baseball Hall of Famer and former US Senator, dies

He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1996 via the Veterans Committee. After retiring from baseball, Bunning embarked on a successful political career. He w...


McMaster isn't fazed by Jared Kushner 'back-channel' reports

McMaster said that so-called "back-channeling" was normal. The latest furor was stirred up after The Washington Post reported late Friday that Jared Kushne...


Trump wants to leave Paris climate deal, sources say

On Thursday, more than 20 Republican senators, led by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, sent a letter to Trump asking him to leave the Paris Climate Agr...


Iraq says Iranian commander killed fighting IS

Soleimani has acted as a key adviser to Iraq's Popular Mobilization Forces - an umbrella group of Mostly Shiite militia forces sanctioned by the Iraqi governmen...


Family, friends hail men who died trying to stop attack

According to reports, Best was en route back to his home in Happy Valley, a city in Clackamas County about 30 minutes from Portland, when he, Namkai-Meche, and ...


Ariana Grande returning to 'incredibly brave city of Manchester' for benefit show

France's interior minister said Wednesday that Abedi had "most likely" travelled to Syria, a stronghold of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Meanwhile...


N. Korea's Kim Guides Test of New Anti-Aircraft Weapon

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un had earlier vowed to field a nuclear-armed missile capable of reaching American territory. The new reported test comes after h...


Joseph's hit sends Phillies past Reds 4-3

He was mobbed in between first and second base by his excited teammates, who emptied water bottles over his head. "I've watched a few people on our team run a...


McMaster 'not concerned' following Kushner reports

While the FBI is investigating Kushner's contacts with Russian Federation, he is not now a target of that investigation, the current law enforcement official ...


'Vulnerable populations' at risk under healthcare bill, providers warn

In totality, Trump's proposal would break no fewer than seven other promises he and his administration have made about health care. "Comprehensive reproductiv...


Awkward moment when Trump pushes a prime minister at NATO conference

It would have been better if Trump had coupled that message - pay up, folks - with a more explicit expression of the United States' commitment to the alliance. ...


Economists point out serious math errors in Trump's budget proposal

South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford told White House budget director Mick Mulvaney that Trump's budget "presumes a Goldilocks economy" that never goes into r...


Texas governor draws criticism for joke about shooting journalists

Medical professionals deem the current method the safest way to perform the procedure on a pregnant woman, and reproductive rights groups have said this change ...


G7 leaders fail to agree on Paris climate change Accord

Trudeau, though, said that when it came to the discussion on the Paris agreement, "Mr. Trump was in listening mode", he said, adding that everyone was able ...


#NoMuslimBanEver trends after court upholds block on Trump's travel ban

A USA federal appellate court upheld an injunction issued by a lower court blocking enforcement of President Donald Trump's executive order barring issuance o...


G7 leaders agree to fight protectionism, but U.S

Trudeau's office said in a statement . But here, as during most of the public portions of his foreign trip, Trump basked in the applause and reveled in the...


Trump holds off climate change pact, will make decision 'next week'

His trip was closely watched by political observers looking for clues on future United States relations with the wider world.The nine-day trip - Trump's first a...


High Court Ruling On NC Voting Districts May Affect Georgia

The United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina found that the districts were in violation of the Fourteenth Amendment's Equal Prote...


Trump to decide next week whether to quit Paris climate agreement

The other G-7 nations — Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Canada and Japan — were weighing whether to issue a statement at the close of the summit reiterating th...


Local Reaction To New CBO Score On Health Care Bill

Democrats in the Senate and the House have no real leverage over this legislation so long as Republicans are able to use the budget-reconciliation procedures th...


Lawmakers complete $46B budget in grueling special session

House Speaker Kurt Daudt says Republicans accomplished what they set out to accomplish, including "the largest amount of tax relief in 20 years...." Those issue...


Wisconsin senator reacts to healthcare CBO report

Unfortunately for everyone else, that didn't happen. Here's what you need to know about this incarnation of the AHCA in the meantime. Schumer said the legis...


KISS cancels concert in Manchester after terrorist attack

In addition, Manchester bomber Salman Abedi's father and younger brother are in detention in Libya. Tuesday, May 23: Masked police arrest a 24-year-old ma...


Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series Second Episode Dated

The action-packed, new attraction, filled with the irreverent humor of the smash-hit " Guardians of the Galaxy " films, opens May 27 to launch Summer of Heroes...


Trump rode golf cart while G7 leaders walked through Siciliy

Trump himself hailed what he called "a tremendously productive meeting", saying he had strengthened USA ties with longstanding partners. "If it comes to a cho...


Patient, Doctor Groups Say New CBO Score Reveals Health Care Bill's Flaws

The latest assessment of the GOP health care plan by the Congressional Budget Office found that 23 million Americans would be without health insurance ove...


Cher Pays Heartfelt Tribute to Ex-Husband Gregg Allman: 'Words Are Impossible'

Gregg kept the flame burning throughout the ensuing decades that saw them inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1995 The Allman Brothers notched up eleven gold...


Fewer insured under GOP bill

These waivers could lower premiums because insurance plans "would cover fewer benefits and therefore a smaller share of total health care costs". While West V...


Trump's Budget Director: Health Care Bill Would Curtail Health Care Costs

Democrats cited the analysis as further evidence that the GOP effort to repeal Obama's 2010 law, a staple of Donald Trump's presidential campaign and those of...


President Trump delays decision on Paris climate accord

President Donald Trump to come around to their view of free trade. Trump himself hailed a "tremendously productive meeting" that concluded "a truly histor...


G7 makes 'substantial progress' on trade talks

The split statement like the one on climate is an unusual development at the G-7, which usually seeks to provide a united front on the issues it addresses. The ...


France's Macron cites trade, climate as G7 goals

But in contrast to the collaborative and at times even playful demeanor leaders would assume during the eight years President Barack Obama was in office, Trump'...