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Arkansas executes inmate after U.S. Supreme Court gives go-ahead

The U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 vote opened the way for Lee's execution less than an hour before his death warrant would have run out, notes The Associated Press ...


Robert Reich: Coulter Should Be Allowed to Speak

But officials say what they're seeing now does not involve students and is a new type of extremely violent protest. Mogulof said campus police had learned tha...


Storms Return Thursday Morning Through Afternoon

The drill will also include activation of the Emergency Alert System, which will interrupt local media broadcasts. The areas of Northwest Alabama will also ...


Arkansas enacts first double execution in 17 years

His lawyers had filed a flurry of last-minute challenges, including accusations that the state had improperly carried out Jones' execution just minutes earlier....


New Orleans removes first of four racially divisive statues

His suggestion was then supported in a six-to-one vote from New Orleans' majority-black city council in 2015, though legal disputes prevented any action from ...


UC Berkeley reverses course, re-books cancelled Ann Coulter speech

In a letter sent Tuesday night, university officials told the Berkeley College Republicans, one of the student organizations responsible for the event, th...


Obama made his first post-presidential appearance-without a mention of Trump

In the transcript, there are 16 times in which a portion of Mr Trump's answers are deemed "unintelligible" - or where the audio recording of the interview is ...


USS Carl Vinson exercises with Japan air force

Because it fears to be invaded from the South or from the sea, with an integrated action on its coast by South Korea and the United States, with the Japanese su...


South Korea installs parts of contentious US missile defense

South Korea's Yonhap news agency said the exercise involved 300 to 400 artillery pieces, but an official from Seoul's defence ministry could not confirm th...


Trump Issues New Warnings on Demise of Affordable Care Act

Twenty-four percent prefer him to work with both. "It's nice that we won't be getting down to that business", Senator Pat Roberts, a Kansas Republican, said ...


Arkansas prepares for first double execution in USA since 2000

Ledell Lee, 51, was put to death by lethal injection just before midnight on Thursday. Over the next two weeks, the state meant to execute eight inmates, incl...


President Trump may be open to delaying border wall to avoid gov

In a second tweet , he added: "The Democrats don't want money from budget going to border wall despite the fact that it will stop drugs and very bad MS 13 ga...


Trump Backs Off Wall Deal, Would Settle For 'Border Security' Money

Trump later added that without the wall, the "drug situation will NEVER be fixed the way it should be". Meeting with farmers at the White House, he defended h...


Ohio Police Trying To Identify Owners Of Dog That Killed Man

They were able to get the dog to back off, and the man was taken to a hospital, where he died. Police arrived at the scene to discover the dog still attacking...


Trump just blasted the wrong court for 'blocking' his sanctuary cities order

A federal judge in San Francisco on Tuesday blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from sanctuary cities. Orrick's ruling on Tuesday knocks ...


Did Donald Trump give up his border wall plans?

The president says "we must never, ever shrink away from telling the truth in our time". Congress has often fumbled and ground to a halt. Senator Lindsey Gr...


Canada reports progress with US on lumber, "but not there yet"

In what the White House described as "a very amicable call" on Tuesday, Trump and Trudeau discussed the dairy trade in border states, as well as lumber imports ...


Why hasn't North Korea conducted next nuclear test?

North Korea's drills coincided with military exercises held by US and South Korean navies in the Yellow Sea, off the western coast of the Korean Peninsula. They...


Wells Fargo shareholders tepidly re-elect bank's directors in raucous meeting

At least one member scraped by with 53% of the vote. The CEO and Board's inability to head off the fraudulent accounts scandal shows that the bank is not only t...


Michigan chooses rural highways for 75 mph speed limit

MDOT will begin posting the new speed limit signs May 1. The law requires that these modified speed limits be in place prior to January 5, 2018. Marie will see ...


1 man shot, woman assaulted in Lowell, police say

That's when, police said, the Hispanic man pulled out a shotgun and fired at the male victim, hitting him. The man is 27 years old, the woman 30. Crowley sa...


'Number of IS fighters killed by US bomb jumps to 90'

But that changed on Thursday, when the GBU-43 aka the "mother of all bombs" was dropped on a complex of underground tunnels and caves used by ISIS fighters in e...


Republican Estes wins Kansas House seat by narrow margin

New evidence from another state suggests the results from Kansas are not an isolated event. "Those states don't have a highly unpopular governor that is goi...


Ivanka Trump defends father, vows to empower women at German summit

She has not yet offered specific legislation or publicly revealed how she plans to move forward with the child care and family leave policies she promoted durin...


Ivanka Trump jeered in Berlin after defending her father

Ivanka Trump was booed by the audience at a worldwide summit on women's entrepreneurship in Berlin on Tuesday she attended with German Chancellor Angela Merkel...


Spurs look to rebound in Game 4 versus Memphis

The Spurs entered Game 4 of the first round of the playoffs against the Memphis Grizzlies looking to make a statement after Gregg Popovich made it more than...


Police make arrests as pro- and anti-Trump protesters clash

Others helping organize the events Saturday included labor unions and activist groups such as MoveOn.org and Common Cause. From there, at 9:07 a.m., Trump dov...


Trump celebrates after his unpopularity puts red seats in play

Republicans have responded with millions of dollars of spending of their own, casting Ossoff as an inexperienced outsider who does not live in the area he hop...


Patriots' Gronkowski Interrupts White House Briefing

In 2015, the number was " around 50 ". President Trump couldn't resist taking (another) shot at The New York Times over the great New England Patriots p...


Suspect In Seattle Officer Shooting Died Of 'Multiple Gunshot Wounds'

Three people are suspected in the Thursday robbery at a 7-Eleven store near Pioneer Square, which is the city's oldest neighborhood. A fourth officer was hit ov...


Teacher accused of kidnapping to face federal charges in Tennessee

Cummins, who appeared in court wearing an orange jail jumpsuit and chains shackled around his waist, didn't speak at all. A federal judge ordered that Tad Cum...


U.S. sends 2 more warships carrying 100 planes each to Korean Peninsula

Russian Federation has blocked the UN Security Council from condemning North Korea's latest missile test even though China had backed the strongly-worded statem...


New Orleans Begins Removal of Confederate Monuments

There are three statues left to take down before Mitch can pretend that he's solved all of the problems in New Orleans . Officials chose to remove the statue...


Georgia runoff seen as Trump test

Republicans had to spend millions of dollars to keep Ossoff from an outright win in spite of a crowded field that made it hard for anyone to come close to 50%...


Senate Confirms Ex-Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue As Agriculture Secretary

It was a rare bipartisan vote for Trump's choice: Perdue was approved 87-11 as several Democrats supported him. "During his tenure as governor of Georgia, Mr....