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Dale Earnhardt Jr. set to retire from NASCAR

Earnhardt missed the entire second half of the 2016 season (18 races) with concussion-like symptoms stemming from a crash at Michigan International Speedway. A...


Trump's New Order on Visas Could Make American Colleges Less Appealing Overseas

Senior officials gave few details on implementation of the order but Trump aides have expressed concern that most H-1B visas are awarded for lower-paid jobs a...


Trump denies changing position on border wall: 'It will get built'

The White House has been striving to avoid a government shutdown over key issues like whether Congress will give in to President Trump's funding request for the...


Gun rights group begins challenge of new California laws

The National Rifle Association is preparing its annual convention to include a special appearance by President Donald Trump , the first sitting commander-in-ch...


One in Four Americans Say Trump Keeps His Promises

While the new United States president has shown a capacity to change both his tone and his positions, Trump has struggled to convey a clearly articulated worldv...


President Trump's Not Changing His Position on the Border Wall

Some Republicans indicated they would not be willing to allow the government to shut down over the wall. In 2013 the group championed Republican efforts to defu...


Russian hackers targeted Macron campaign

A spokesman for the Macron campaign said it knew about the range of attacks aimed at it and none had led to the release of sensitive data. Le Pen, criticised th...


Trump says he doesn't fear trade war with Canada

So on Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Commerce will announce whether or not they'll try and even the playing field by imposing hefty duties, which are like ta...


Gov't Shutdown, Health Bill at Stake in Congress

Trump tweeted Tuesday, "Don't let the fake media tell you that I have changed my position on the WALL". Americans for Limited Government, a Fairfax, Virginia...


House race could test Trump, opposition

The victor replaces Republican Tom Price , who stepped down to serve as Trump's Secretary of Health and Human Services. A young Democrat, Jon Ossoff , in th...


Berkeley reverses decision to cancel Ann Coulter speech

Ann Coulter launched an unusual broadside against Matt Drudge on Twitter, Thursday night, for posting "fake news" about her disputed appearance at the Univers...


Victoria Neave, Texas Rep, goes on hunger strike over bill

The bill has already passed through the Texas Senate, and with a Republican majority in the state House, lawmakers who are against the bill are outnumbered. A m...


Trump Targets H-1B Visas In New Executive Order

Trump later added: "I agree with her 100 percent". Under several free-trade deals - including the World Trade Organization's Agreement on Government Procurement...


NC GOP leaders rush to get elections law upheld

To prevent the Democratic Party governor from appointing replacements for Court of Appeals judges nearing forced retirement, the Republican Legislature passed a...


Growing wildfire in Okefenokee refuge exceeds 90 sq. miles

Officials warned that smoke could reach Jacksonville due to wind. Between Georgia Forestry, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Florida Forest Service and...


Justices turn away appeal from Houston man shot by police

In this case, Thompson shot Salazar-Limon, who was unarmed, and paralyzed him from the waist down. Failing to let victims sue "imposes no less harm on society...


Michigan schools to inaugurate basketball at Detroit arena

Now, they may see each other every year. Little Caesars Arena is set for its college basketball debut, with Michigan facing Detroit and Michigan State pla...


USA to honor Australia refugee deal Trump called 'dumb'

Pence and Turnbull agreed that China should use its leverage over North Korea to force it to end its nuclear program. US Vice President Mike Pence will visit ...


Former NYC police, lawyer arrested in gun licensing probe

Dean and Robert Espinel - who was assigned to the license division from 2011 until he retired a year ago - decided to make more money by retiring and getting in...


Driver fatally shot after police pursuit around LA County

At least one man is dead after police opened fire on a possibly stolen vehicle that led police on a pursuit out of Long Beach. The driver of the auto refused to...


Police find missing Tennessee girl, arrest suspect

Barry said he hardly had any interaction with the teenager, saying "she looked depressed". KCRA is not naming the girl or showing her photo because she is a...


Perdue confirmed as USA agricultural secretary

Secretary Perdue takes over USDA as farm prices are off from highs experienced during Vilsack's tenure. Following Perdue's confirmation, Growth Energy CEO Emi...


Government costs could rise $2.3 bln without Obamacare payments

Fox host Ainsley Earhardt mentioned that the White House may not get the funding this week, given Trump's reported comments Monday night. But he seemed to k...


Amid protests, New Orleans begins removal of Confederate monuments

Now, the city has decided that it will continue to shed its reminders of segregation by removing four prominent Confederate and white supremacist monuments ...


Important events in Bentley's tenure as Alabama governor

Robert Bentley's wife Dianne Bentley filed for divorce in 2015, after 50 years of their marriage, as audio tapes of her husband making sexually suggestive com...


Five reported dead in midday Queens blaze

The fire broke out at 112-16 208th St. and was reported just after 2:30 p.m.by a man driving by, according to the fire department. A Queens man recalled Monda...


Arkansas holds 1st double execution since 2000

The last state to put more than one inmate to death on the same day was Texas, which executed two killers in August 2000. Arkansas had planned to execute eight ...


US Nuclear Submarine Arrives in South Korea

North Korea staged what appears to be the largest firing drill on Tuesday to mark the 85th founding anniversary of its military, a government source said. The...


Disabled train snarls commute for New Jersey, NY commuters

NJ Transit tweeted that there were 45 minute delays at about 9 a.m., but said trains were operating on or close to schedule by 10:30 a.m. The disabled train l...


Holocaust Remembrance Day Observed Around The World

The comments would not have otherwise drawn note had it not been for a statement issued by the White House to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day on ...


NFL Minute: On the Steelers primetime schedule

Ertz and Jordan Reed of Washington have 148 receiving first downs since 2013, the seventh-most by a tight end in that period. With the Columbus area football ...


NFL Draft prop bets: Of course there are prop bets

The deadline is May 3 for teams to move on the fifth-year options of 2014 first-round draft picks. And last but not least, where do I think each player will b...


Arkansas carries out first double execution for 17 years

It argued that Williams, who weighs 400 pounds, could have faced a "torturous" death because of his weight. The last state to put more than one inmate to deat...


Judge blocks second Arkansas execution as lawyers say he faces 'tortuous death'

His death warrant expires at midnight. The execution process began at 7:06 pm (0006 GMT Tuesday) and Jones was pronounced dead at 7:20 pm, the Arkansas Democr...


Astronaut Peggy Whitson from Iowa sets space duration record

Her career total of 535 days in space, compiled over three trips to the space station, breaks an American record previously held by Jeff Williams. Education S...