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Student fell, hit head at Penn frat party, later died

According to a grand jury presentment, DiBileo allegedly ran the "wine station" the night that Piazza drank excessive amounts of alcohol during pledge week...


Appeals Court Focuses on Trump's Travel Ban Comments

The full 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond , Virginia, heard oral arguments Monday afternoon in the ongoing legal saga of President Donald Trump's ...


Are Kushner family real estate assets a conflict for Jared?

But the most problematic aspect of this business pitch is the potential conflict of interest that it poses for Kushner, who now serves as a senior advisor to ...


DeVos says she'll advocate for HBCUs

Mike Petrilli, president of the conservative Thomas B. Fordham Institute, said that Trump was likely referring to a federal tax program that would allow indiv...


New England lawmakers react to American Health Care Act

Are those alarming claims really true? The bill doesn't specifically refer to any of these things, and headlines suggesting that it does are misleading. They ...


1 dead, 3 injured in University of Texas stabbing

A UT police officer saw a man, later identified as White, with a "large, bowie-style hunting knife", Carter said . When he was confronted by police, the su...


Trump Signs Executive Order Opening More Land to Fossil Fuels

Those that have made the list, according to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, whose job it will be to review the lands, are those that are over 100,000 acres in ...


Central Coast waters possible target for offshore drilling under new executive order

The order also directs Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross not to designate any new marine sanctuaries or expand existing ones and to review all marine monume...


Prosecutors will not charge engineer in deadly 2015 Amtrak derailment

The engineer of Amtrak 188 will not be charged for his role in the derailment crash of the train in Philadelphia two years ago, the Philadelphia District At...


San Antonio police changing immigration policy

Senate Bill 4 , which Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law on Sunday, allows for local law enforcement to question nearly anyone about their immigration status, a...


US Republican Senator Graham to examine Trump's business deals

Pence said in January that Flynn denied those calls involved sanctions placed on Russian Federation by the Obama administration in response to its election medd...


Tom Price defends cutting nearly $1 trillion from Medicaid

It's still not clear how much this bill would cost or how effective it would be. They cite concerns about potential higher costs for older people and those wi...


Penn State students react after 18 frat members charged with student's death

A fraternity brother told him they had it under control and shoved him aside. The investigation revealed Piazza fell down the fraternity house's basement step...


Serial killer suspect documents kept secret

The 23-year-old Phoenix man arrested in a series of shootings in which nine people were killed has appeared in court, but records from that overnight appear...


Highlights of the latest hearing on Russian election meddling

Yates and James Clapper, director of national intelligence under President Barack Obama, were due to go before the senate judiciary subcommittee on crime and t...


No Motive Released in Shooting Death of Officer Ballard

Downtown Havre de Grace was illuminated in blue Thursday night as a way to honor the Delaware trooper killed in the line of duty. Delaware Gov. John Carney is...


U.S. aircraft carrier starts drill with South Korean navy

A US aircraft carrier group and Japanese warship are now patrolling the waters near the Korean peninsula. Foreign Minister Wang Yi said China would adhere to ...


House OKs bill on improper teacher-student relationships

Sen. Patty Murray of Washington told reporters, "We are going to keep pushing Senate Republicans to take a different path than the House did and sending a ver...


Judge agrees to toss Aaron Hernandez murder conviction

Because he did not complete the appeals process, in the eyes of the court, he is not guilty. Prosecutors had argued that Hernandez forfeited his right to appe...


Padres acquire outfielder Matt Szczur from the Cubs

The Cubs officially parted ways with Matt Szczur, sending the outfielder to San Diego for minor league pitcher Justin Hancock. Hancock has an 0-2 record with a ...


Trump Approves Resumption of Oil Drilling on US Coasts

He also declared portions of the Atlantic Ocean unsuitable for drilling. Zinke will also review current regulations and permit requirements for offshore drill...


Frat, 18 of its members charged in Penn St. student's death

It was stated that Piazza fell multiple times during the night but none of the frat members contacted emergency services. Soon after, he fell down basement ...


Former Acting US AG Yates Testifies on Michael Flynn Saga

She appeared before a Senate panel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, and told of her discussions with White House counsel ...


'Muslim ban' language scrubbed from Trump campaign website

The streamlined order followed Trump's first attempt to implement a travel ban, issued days after he was sworn into office, that was chaotically rolled out and ...


Judge decides to vacate Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction

Lawyers for Hernandez filed the motion to vacate the conviction shortly after he was found hanging in the cell where the former athlete was serving a life sen...


Graham supports Trump firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey

FBI Director James Comey gave his most exhaustive defense yet Wednesday of his role in politically sensitive investigations, telling a Senate panel that despite...


Trump's comments on Muslims could end the travel ban

But he said the administration had not been able to proceed on all the work it wanted to do because of the litigation, noting "we have put our pens down". What ...


Zinke questions monument status as way to save sacred land

But as Zinke starts a 45-day review of Bears Ears and a 120-day review of the others, monument supporters say he has not engaged enough with the local community...


Hernandez's lawyers argue for murder conviction appeal

Prosecutor Patrick Bomberg had argued that Hernandez "should not be able to accomplish in death what he could not accomplish in life". "Abatement remains the ...


Under Cover Of Night, New Orleans Begins Dismantling Confederate Monuments

Erected in 1891, the monument commemorates an 1874 attack on the racially integrated city police and state militia by the white supremacist "Crescent City White...


Senate at bat in dealing with health care law

As Republicans crossed over the vote threshold to pass the Bill, Democrats in the House began singing "Na na na na, na na na na, hey hey hey, goodbye", a rowdy ...


'Veto-proof' roads bill heading back to the House after clearing Senate

But the overwhelming vote to consider it suggests the House will send it to Gov. Henry McMaster. Vincent Sheheen, D-Kershaw, a member of the panel that drafted ...


Twitter Is Like 'Every Dive Bar in America — FBI Director Comey

Comey took the action just days after it was disclosed that Attorney General Loretta Lynch had met on the tarmac of an Arizona airport, with Clinton's husband, ...


Jimmy Carter on Bernie: 'Y'all see why I voted for him?'

During the discussion , Sanders talked about the high voter participation in this weekend's French presidential election. Asked by the moderator about the ...


Afghan ISIS leader and mastermind killed

U.S. President Donald Trump's senior advisers said they have proposed sending additional troops to Afghanistan to weaken the Taliban in an effort to bring about...