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Jeff Sessions asked Congress to let him prosecute medical marijuana providers

Attorney General Jeff Sessions wrote to congressional leaders against legislation that protects states' medical marijuana programs. "I believe it woul...


Neighbors describe Virginia Shooter James Hodgkinson as isolated, reckless

Steve Scalise of Louisiana, who subsequently underwent surgery for his wound, ABC News reports . He died at the hospital. "The FBI has processed the sho...


Chisenhall homers, drives in 5 as Indians rout Dodgers 12-5

Right-hander Josh Tomlin got the win for just the second time in his last seven starts, allowing four runs on seven hits, while striking out seven over five in...


Wife Of GOP Baseball Practice Shooter Speaks Out

They believe he had not lived there since March, when he arrived in Virginia. The Republican lawmaker who represented Hodgkinson's hometown said Hodgkinson wa...


Major takeaways from Golden State Warriors' 2017 NBA championship

Curry and Durant also heard from former President Barack Obama with congratulations, though Durant said he was most excited that among 200 messages was a...


Boyd schools sponsor summer meals

Meals are distributed at more than 600 sites across the state, and they include schools, YMCAs, summer camps and community centers. Last summer, the program p...


Special counsel Mueller also investigating possible 'money laundering by Trump associates'

The Post spoke with five unnamed sources, who said that Mueller would be looking into whether Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey constituted ...


Play ball! GOP, Dems battle as 1 _ Team Scalise

The suspect, James Hodgkinson , was killed when officers returned fire. Republican Rep. Chuck Fleischmann of Tennessee scored in the first inning, enjoying a...


Defense to call more witnesses in cop's manslaughter trial

Paul. He said Castile told him he had a gun and Yanez says he was reaching for it, despite Yanez ordering him not to. "He had total disregard for my comma...


Dems, GOP join on ball field as they don't in Congress

As of Wednesday afternoon, Scalise was in critical condition , according to MedStar Washington Hospital Center . Sue Hodgkinson told reporters out...


Trump signs order expanding labor apprenticeships

Participating business leaders are from Rockwell Manufacturing, Oshkosh Corporation, Briggs & Stratton, Mercury Marine and Quad Graphics. Encouraging apprent...


Trump hosts lunch with Republican senators, Obamacare repeal on menu

The House of Representatives narrowly approved its version of repeal last month but Senate Republicans have been unable to coalesce around their own version o...


President Trump to reverse parts of Obama's Cuba policy

Amongst things not expected to be affected by Trump's new policy: the embassy in Havana will remain an embassy, remittances will still be allowed to be sent t...


Sanders says man ID'd as shooter was on campaign

Bernie Sanders's presidential campaign shot four people Wednesday morning, including Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.), who remains in critical condition. Hodgkin...


More trouble for Trump's travel ban; friend suggests he might fire Mueller

Chris Ruddy, a Trump friend and the CEO of the conservative website Newsmax , raised the possibility of the president considering terminating Mueller, a potent...


Steph Curry, Warriors still aren't interested in visiting the White House

The Golden State Warriors won a title without Durant two years ago and should have been working on a three-peat if not for Draymond Green allowing LeBron J...


Funeral set for one of the prison guards killed in inmates escape

After eating soup in the couple's house and stealing clothes and valuables, they left in the couple's black Jeep Cherokee, according to Sheriff Austin Swi...


Small plane crashes into car parked at church; pilot injured

Silva was taken to the Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center with serious injuries, underwent surgery and is now in stable condition, according to deputies. S...


Play ball! GOP, Dems to battle as 1: Team Scalise

A Democrat ally of Steve Scalise asked for better protection for himself and his fellow lawmakers a week before the House of Representatives Majority Whip was...


Rep. Steve Scalise 'doing well' after being shot this morning

Shortly after the shooting , Bernie Sanders , the former candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, said on the Senate floor that the shooter appar...


At least 7 dead, 59 injured in China kindergarten blast

There are fears of many casualties, as dozens of people, including children are lying on the ground, some of whom were bleeding. A video that was apparently sho...


Portraits emerge of officers hailed as heroes at shooting

But their quick action and heroics prevented a shooting rampage from becoming what "very well could have been a large-scale massacre", Rep. Mo Brooks said. The ...


New Poll Shows Just 15 Percent Approval For Christie

It would also reallocate $46 million in existing funding to districts most in-need, meaning at least some other districts would be dealt a reduction in state ai...


Fugitive polygamous sect leader arrested in South Dakota

Meanwhile, Jeffs' co-defendants resolved their cases by pleading guilty to felony or misdemeanor charges. The FLDS church leader was on the FBI's most want...


VA shooting: Belleville, IL community surprised by incident

Authorities said James Hodgkinson expressed grievances online about the president and Republicans, but they're still working to determine a concrete motive ...


Rosenstein says he's seen no good cause to fire counsel

The interviews suggest Mueller sees the attempted obstruction of justice question as more than just a "he said, he said" dispute between the president and the...


Blimp crashes near US Open in Wisconsin

One person is reportedly injured. In a video, witnesses said workers seemed to be parachuting out of the blimp. "The initial investigation reveals the blim...


Shot US Congressman Scalise undergoes surgery

Hodgkinson posted anti-Republican messages online, writing in one Facebook post , "Trump Has Destroyed Our Democracy". Capitol police officers - part of Sca...


CAPTURED: A national manhunt for two double-murdering prison escapees is over

The vehicle was taken from Morgan County in the Seven Islands Road area. A manhunt for a pair of escaped USA convicts described as "dangerous beyond descripti...


'We Will Not Be Intimidated' - Donald Trump Addresses Congressional Baseball Game

Rep. Steve Scalise , who was shot in the hip, remains in critical condition following surgery. Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville, Illinois, had campaigned for B...


Rickie Fowler equals US Open history with 'stress-free' 65

Jordan Niebrugge, one of two Wisconsin players in the field at Erin Hills, hit the opening tee shot in Wisconsin's first U.S. Open. Fowler should remain in co...


Judge to hear challenge to new Indiana abortion restrictions

The legislation will make it tougher for girls under the age of 18 to get an abortion without their parents' knowledge. A new law requires a judge to decide wh...


Special Prosecutor Is a 'Very Bad' Person Leading a 'WITCH HUNT'

There's no guarantee that the office of the special counsel will pursue this line of investigation, says Entous - these meetings are merely the first step to ...


FBI investigates Chinese woman's disappearance as kidnapping

The video released Monday morning, from the B-4 parking garage on North Goodwin, shows Zhang standing on the east side of Goodwin as the vehicle pulls up beside...


People keep interrupting Sen. Kamala Harris

Kamala Harris tried to pin him down with a yes or no answer on whether or not he would write a letter granting total independence to Robert Mueller, the specia...