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AMBER Alert issued for missing Hampton infant and mother possibly abducted

Keir Johnson, 34, and her baby, Chloe Johnson, went missing on April 30, but investigators now believe they may have been abducted, police said. "Chloe Johnso...


2nd of 4 Confederate monuments removed

More at 5 a.m. If we don't want to be forever held back by our crushing history of institutional racism, it's time to relegate these monuments to their proper...


Beta Theta Pi Penn State Hazing Death Leads to Charges

The others are charged with recklessly endangering another person, furnishing alcohol to minors and hazing. He hurt his head and ruptured his spleen. At 10:48 a...


Tillerson plans changes for State Department as workers prepare for cuts

Asean not only has 40 years of ties with the U.S., but for the past two years, has been a strategic partner, an elevation that took place in 2015", said Mr Murp...


Health care bill 'shameful,' 'harmful,' medical groups say

The GOP healthcare bill faces an uncertain fate in the closely-divided Senate. "Virtually every health care analyst that you talk to will tell you that these ...


Muslim ban language wiped from Trump campaign website

The almost two-hour hearing on Monday before the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, came about two months after a federal judge in Maryland i...


Blumenthal: Comey firing 'may well produce impeachment proceedings'

Trump used a mix of fact and fiction in hitting at Blumenthal. "The president's bullying will not silence my call for a special independent prosecutor", Blume...


GOP-aligned group buys ad time for health bill

They were celebrating what Trump called a "win", without any thought about consequences. It might be interesting to see how each senator reacts when confronted ...


At least seven killed as tornadoes hit US

A tornado briefly touched down in the southwestern part of Hopkins County, south of Cumby and Interstate 30. A tornado could have crossed Interstate 20 in Ca...


Congress Passes Stopgap Spending Bill to Avoid Government Shutdown

The renewed rift over health care will likely color next week's negotiations over the longer spending bill, as lawmakers face yet another precarious bout of bri...


Timing on Trump's firing of Comey is certainly suspicious

James Comey placed himself in the media spotlight previous year when, days before the 2016 election, he advised congress of fresh investigations into Clinton's ...


Betsy DeVos Gets Booed During Bethune-Cookman Graduation Speech

The controversy began as soon as the selection of Devos as a commencement speaker was announced earlier this month. DeVos spoke at the event despite raucous...


Trump calls for a 'good shutdown' to deal with U.S. 'mess'

His latest crack at health care reform is also faltering in Congress and a series of presidential media interviews have roiled markets, allies and - thanks to...


'Donald Trump will stop you! Donald Trump got you motherf*ckers'

Alward and her family were approached by several people on the beach warning them in advance that the man had been causing problems and was drunk, according t...


Suspect in crash that hurt boy had been deported 15 times

A San Diego County public defender who represented Banda-Acosta at the court hearing on Wednesday could not be reached by Reuters for comment. He was taken into...


Federal Bureau of Investigation contradicts White House, says Comey had 'broad support'

The president fumed in March when Comey dismissed his claim that former President Barack Obama had wiretapped Trump, the Times reported, according to anonym...


Trump's trade nominee gets broad Senate support

Lighthizer, Trump's final cabinet-level appointee to receive Senate approval, was nominated in January but his confirmation was dragged out over concerns by s...


Man phoned ex as he shot strangers at pool party

A resident of the apartment complex who witnessed part of the incident told television station KFMB-TV, the CBS affiliate in San Diego , he saw several peop...


Chris Berman's Family Issues Statement After Wife's Death, 'Overwhelmed By Love'

Kathy Berman was 67. "It certainly warmed ours", the family added. The family also asked supporters to keep the family of Edward Bertulis, the 87-year-old man...


Resolution to Revoke Obama-Era Environmental Rules Fails in Senate

The plume threatens tourism and the health of local residents, Schreiber and Gwen Lachelt, a commissioner in La Plata County, Colo., said at a Capitol news co...


Another round of thunderstorms expected Wednesday in the Denver metro area

Up to two inches of rain is possible across parts of the Wichita metro area, according to the National Weather Service. The primary threat from these storms wil...


Mormon church pulls older teens out of Boy Scouts

The church will continue to participate in the Cub Scout and Boy Scout programs, which serve about 330,000 Mormon youth ages 8 to 13 in the United States. The f...


GOP lawmaker: I didn't come to 'defend' Trump

Rep. Tom MacArthur is holding Wednesday's town hall in heavily Democratic Willingboro. MacArthur, who played a key role in helping the GOP-led U. Rep. So here...


Republicans Take Cover After Trump 'Shutdown' Tweet

Last Friday, Congress passed a short-term measure funding the government for one more week, giving lawmakers additional time to tie up loose ends. The positive ...


Flashback to FBI Chief's '93 Firing, and to Saturday Night Massacre

Trump made a similar case on Twitter, saying Comey had "lost the confidence of nearly everyone in Washington", adding: "When things calm down, they will be than...


Trump's boiling frustration with Comey led to his removal

A White House spokeswoman on Wednesday dismissed the idea that Trump had tried to intimidate the FBI investigators, attorneys or others involved in its counteri...


Stiff headwinds for GOP on health care, tax reform

Thanks to rampant vitriol on the Internet and an overtly divided society, it's practically impossible to have a respectable conversation about health care and w...


Archer, 3 homers help Rays beat Royals 12-1

Peter Moylan mopped up the eighth and gave up five runs including a grand slam to Colby Rasmus . Corey Dickerson had a triple and a single and scored three ru...


Trump signs executive order to prevent computer hacking

Michael Daniel, president of the Cyber Threat Alliance and former special assistant to former president Barack Obama and cybersecurity coordinator for the White...


Slovak politicians welcome the election of Macron as French president

I respect these. I know the anger, the anxiety, the doubts that a large part of you have also expressed. The areas are all located in the north of France and th...


Trump to meet top Russian diplomat

The White House has yet to confirm. Also, Trump has expressed desire to improve ties with Russian Federation. "We have to start at a very low level". Lavrov a...


Senate Intelligence Committee Subpoenas Michael Flynn for Russia-Related Documents

Ms Yates confirmed reports that she had told the White House, six days into Mr Trump's administration, that Mr Flynn, a former military intelligence chief, had ...


Hillary Clinton reportedly had mixed feelings over Comey firing

Rosenstein is the man whom Comey recently asked for more funds for the Trump-Russia investigation. The people recounting the behind-the-scenes activity spoke on...


New acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director in spotlight at Senate hearing

McCabe called the investigation "highly significant" - another contradiction of the White House portrayal - and assured senators Comey's firing will not hinder ...


Before the ax, Comey was pushing Trump-Russia probe harder

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., stood firmly behind Trump. Democrats have accused the Republican president of trying to foil the FBI's probe into Russian meddl...