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USA to attend United Nations climate summit as it considers Paris pullout

While Trump served as a focal point for this climate march, many participants emphasized that it was not meant to be a partisan event, since environmental issue...


Major League Baseball won't suspend Chris Sale for throwing behind Manny Machado

Another fan was removed and banned for life from Fenway Park the next day for making a racist remark, and other black players throughout the big leagues said it...


ND health care industry restrained in response to GOP's Obamacare replacement

This was a bill that provided $300 billion in tax breaks to the wealthiest 2 percent at a time when we already have massive income inequality in America toda...


'Sancutuary city bill' headed to the governor's desk

Senate Bill 179 or "David's Law" will require each school district's board of trustees to create a mental health plan that addresses suicide prevention and bu...


Penn State students face hundreds of charges in hazing death

The pledges were pressured to chug vodka, shotgun beers and drink wine at different stations. One of those falls was down a set of basement stairs, according t...


Macron defeats Le Pen to become the next president of France

His victory served as a relief to European allies who had feared another populist result after Britain's vote to exit the European Union and Donald Trump's as...


Manfred: MLB considers guidelines for racist taunts

A banner week for Boston baseball, part two While on the topic of unseemly baseball trends that were this week highlighted by the Red Sox-Orioles series at Fen...


Rescued Chibok Girls: This is a pleasant 2nd anniversary gift to Nigerians

The girls arrived at Abuja airport and were driven away in a military convoy. Another 21 were freed in October 2016 as a result of government negotiations w...


Probe into deadly fall at Penn State frat to be released

A fraternity member testified that the objective of the gauntlet was to "get pledges drunk in a very short amount of time ". From there, the pledges had to d...


New Orleans Removes First of 4 Confederate Statues

Robert E. Lee and P.G.T. Beauregard, as well as Confederate States of America President Jefferson Davis , are slated to be removed in the following several ...


American Motorcyclist Association Backs President's National Monument Review Order

Possible abuses of the Antiquities Act will be reviewed in the next 45 days after an Executive Order was signed by President Donald Trump on April 26. "When...


As Stabbing Attack Unfolded, U. of Texas Officials Strained to Curb Misinformation

Neither rumor was true. AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - The University of Texas student accused of stabbing four students, one fatally, told police he didn't remembe...


Virginia Beach-based Navy SEAL killed in Somalia was William & Mary student

According to the Pentagon, Milliken was on assignment with the the East Coast-based special warfare unit in a remote area 40 miles west of Mogadishu . Milliken...


Always Dreaming wins the 143rd Kentucky Derby

Figures from the Interior Ministry said 65.30 percent of voters had turned out by 5 p.m., lower than in any of the past four presidential elections at the same ...


Tucker Carlson: White House Correspondents' Dinner 'an extended middle finger' to Trump

The president used his campaign-style gathering to again lambaste the media. Instead, Trump scheduled a rally in Pennsylvania where he lashed out on the media...


Jordan Edwards shooting: Texas police change account of death

In a news conference , Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Haber said the officer, Roy Oliver, violated department policies, but won't elaborate which polici...


Barack Obama reveals new presidential library

Former President Barack Obama greets guests as he leaves at a community event on the Presidential Center at the South Shore Cultural Center, Wednesday, May 3,...


Baton Rouge cops who shot Alton Sterling won't be charged

Veda Sterling spoke at a vigil Tuesday outside the convenience store where her nephew Alton was shot. "Our heart goes out to the family". But the case is not ...


Texas Police Have Fired The Officer Who Shot And Killed Jordan Edwards

The name of the officer has been released as well: Roy Oliver. Jordan, who was in the front passenger seat, died after being shot in the back of the head. His...


Trump reveals his team talked him out of scrapping NAFTA

Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes Senator Bob Runciman, while acknowledging he is distant from happenings in Washington, said he believes Trump's actions were a...


Texas House advances 'sanctuary cities' bill

The amendment was added after the House stood at ease for almost two hours as lawmakers from both sides of the aisle tried to hammer out a deal whereby the ...


Price defends cutting nearly $1 trillion from Medicaid

Earlier, before the vote took place, Trump had said that Republicans would be having a big press conference at the Rose Garden of the White House immediately af...


New Details Emerge Surrounding Death of Penn State Fraternity Pledge

Dressed in a blazer, a buttoned-down shirt and khakis, Piazza and the 13 other pledges expected to participate in a hazing ritual known as "the Gauntlet". But o...


President Trump, "The War on Americans Gun Rights is Over"

What does that mean for America's struggle with gun violence? Trump, the first sitting president to address the group's annual convention in more than 30 year...


18 frat members charged in Penn State student's death

A grand jury investigation revealed that the budding sportsman was taking part in a ritual known as "the gauntlet" where students are urged into drinking vodka,...


Federal officials target 27 national monuments for review

Six national monuments in California, including one that expanded federal protections for the San Gabriel Mountains, are among more than two dozen "under review...


Penn State students charged over 'inhumane' hazing death of fraternity member

The father of a Penn State student who died after falling down a flight of steps during an alcohol-fueled fraternity pledge night is calling the loss "a sense...


Speedy Guide: How the French Presidential Election Works

This isn't the first time Macron's campaign has said it was the target of hacks . Campaign spokeswoman Pauline Calmes said the Esplanade du Louvre was ev...


Jurors Want Guards In Sheriff David Clarke's Jail Charged In Dehydration Death

The controversy long surrounding Sheriff David Clarke's troubled Milwaukee County Jail is growing - even as he is reportedly being considered by President ...


Dems giddy for Trump's health care bill fallout

The potential fallout crystallized nearly immediately. He says people with preexisting conditions may end up in high-risk pools, which are now used for things...


AG Sessions talks tough on immigration, NY gangs

We are removing them fast!" "We will not rest until MS-13 is put out of business". Mr. Sessions did not, however, offer assurances to the sizable immigrant co...


Katy Perry Stuns at Met Gala in All-Red John Galliano

The Vogue editor-in-chief has spearheaded the event for many years now and she is one of the co-chairs of this year's gala. Her thong bodysuit underneath was ...


Royal Caribbean cruises are returning to New Orleans

Royal Caribbean Cruises's revenue was up 4.7% compared to the same quarter previous year. Maximum and minimum EPS estimate for the current quarter is projecte...


Hamas elects former deputy Haniyeh as new political chief

Spokesman for the militant group Fawzi Barhoum says Haniyeh was picked Saturday as Hamas politburo chief. Hamas is listed as a terrorist organisation by the U...


Thousands gather to protest Trump's environmental agenda

The anti-Trump crowd displayed banners, reading "100 days?" Thousands of people who support action on climate change are expected to courageous the swelteri...