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1 dead as Cindy spins severe weather along Gulf coast

The boy's name wasn't immediately released. Mid-Wednesday afternoon, the NHC said Cindy had maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour and is moving northwe...


Washington Redskins get help in their trademark case via Supreme Court ruling

The Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) denied the band's request for a trademark, finding their name could offend Asians. The law prohibited registration of tr...


Forecast: Afternoon Showers May Darken The First Day Of Summer

It will also be a bit more humid and still warm on Friday with highs in the mid 80s. After that, it's smooth sailing, with a much drier, milder pattern for at...


Coalition forces shoot down Iran-made drone in Syria

On June 8, a USA fighter jet shot down another Iranian-made drone that dropped a bomb near forces patrolling the base at Tanf. USA -led coalition forces had...


Phoenix heat stops planes from flying

Construction crews rebuilding the damaged spillways at the United States' tallest dam have switched to morning and graveyard shifts to avoid 115-degree temperat...


Dead in Tropical Storm Cindy, La. Gov. Issues State of Emergency

National Weather Service forecasters estimate the storm has dropped up to ten inches of rain in some areas. Rainfall of six to nine inches - even up to 12 inc...


DeVos Appoints Loaning Know-It-All To Head Federal Student Loans

He started a company that communicated credit card transactions as they happened for card holders to see, and ran Reunion Financial Services, which starts and r...


Uber CEO, Founder Travis Kalanick Resigns

Some experts believe Uber will look for an outsider with turnaround experience. He will, however, remain on Uber's board. Uber's Chief Business Officer ...


Key Issues to Look for in the Senate Health Care Bill

They want members to vote on the bill before anyone understands it, and certainly before the American people get an idea of the scale of disaster that Washingt...


Attorney General Jeff Sessions obtains private lawyer for Russian Federation probe

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has hired longtime friend Charles Cooper to be his personal lawyer amid an expanding investigation by the special counsel ...


Dems come up short in special elections, but find a silver lining

The Georgia special election to fill the seat vacated by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price drew the most attention. Handel was second in a "ju...


It's Too Hot For Some Planes To Fly In Phoenix

Dozens of flights leaving the Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix have been canceled on this first day of summer. That was the case in Phoenix ...


Uber reverses course, will allow tipping for drivers via app

Drivers will get every penny and the company says they will also be able to cash out tips and earnings at their convenience. "It all depends on the service ...


Senate plan would halt Obamacare penalties and taxes

Variations of those features have been resurrected in the new Senate bill, although there is some new language giving states some flexibility in how they will d...


The Supreme Court has a chance to restore democracy to redistricting

Democrats hope a favorable decision will help them cut into Republican electoral majorities. Even as the court agreed to hear the case , the justices sent ...


Republicans Are Preparing For Defeat By Trying To Distance Trump From Trumpcare

Sen. Bernard Sanders, Vermont independent, told progressive demonstrators on Capitol Hill on Wednesday "to rally the American people, to tell the Republican lea...


US Ex-Security Chief Concerned By Efforts To Breach Election System

Johnson , who worked for Democratic President Barack Obama , is slated to testify on Wednesday before the House intelligence committee, which is investigat...


Extreme heat forces flight cancellations in southwestern US

Three flights bound for Phoenix , two of them American, had been canceled. The local Fox News affiliate in Phoenix said the cancellations mostly affected...


Cindy To Make Landfall Overnight; Life-Threatening Flash Flooding Possible

However, individual thunderstorms within the passing rain bands are still capable of brief, intense downpours and officials warn that the worst is not over ye...


Canadian Man Charged In Stabbing Of Airport Officer

Officer Neville was stabbed multiple times in the neck. Ftouhi appeared in a US federal court Wednesday and heard the charge against him. He's charged with co...


Philando Castile verdict unjust; what would Tupac say?

He says the jury sympathizes with Castile's family. Jurors received the case Monday afternoon after attorneys for the prosecution and defense finished their...


Mother and father charged with neglect after taking infant to Indianapolis bar

The affidavits show that the couple was in Indianapolis for a work conference. Tremba and her partner, Michael Trosclair, 45, a former preacher, were arrested...


'Witch Hunt' Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

Friday's Trump tweet attacking Rosenstein, the Daily Beast said , potentially just adds fuel to the fire of an obstruction investigation. " Witch Hunt ", Trum...


Trump's tease of possible Comey tapes fits familiar pattern

The committee set the Friday deadline earlier this month. This chant is in regards to Hillary Clinton, who then-candidate Trump said would be in jail if he ...


Power use peaks as temperatures soar

Officials said the heat has led to electricity outages, as more people turn on air conditioners, overtaxing the power system. Running a fan through wet material...


Trump says 'we have a great relationship with China' after critical tweet

Self-identified independents in Iowa voted for Trump over Democrat Hillary Clinton by a 13-percentage-point margin a year ago, according to exit polls c...


Trump Calls Health Care Bill He Celebrated in the Rose Garden 'Mean'

Orrin Hatch whether any hearings would be held on the yet-to-be-released bill. "If you don't have language, sure you have a sense but your sense could be wro...


Trump checks out agriculture tech in Iowa

Unable to get Democrats to join Republicans in major legislative efforts, Trump said the wounding by a gunman last week of Republican Representative Ste...


GOP health bill: Senate preps for possible vote next week

He also suggested he would be willing to change the bill Republicans were crafting if Democrats would come onboard. "These amounts spell deep cuts, not state fl...


Senate Votes to Move Ahead on Additional Sanctions Against Russia

Despite Russia's bellicosity, there's been no forceful response from President Donald Trump . Tim Kaine (D-Va.) told Politico in an interview. Both Dem...


Donald Trump says China efforts on N.Korea 'have not worked out'

He died on June 19, shortly after being returned to his family in a vegetative state . He died on Monday . In a news conference before Warmbier's death, t...


Minnesota Releases Video of Philando Castile Shooting

Although many already believed the verdict was a miscarriage of justice, the public release of the dashcam video reiterated those feelings. He was found not ...


Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft choices

Vegas general manager George McPhee indicated some of the players he chose in the expansion draft would be traded to other teams, perhaps as early as Thu...


Teens could face hate crime charges in attack on performer

Police say " Keytar Bear " was attacked sometime around 4:40 p.m. Saturday near Faneuil Hall. 'An officer on patrol nearby responded and observed the well-kno...


Suspect in MI airport stabbing incident Canadian resident

NBC News reported that the suspect stabbed him multiple times while shouting " Allahu Akbar " - which means "God is greatest" in Arabic. Flint Mayor Karen W...