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Woman killed after being rammed into tree with vehicle

A 24-year-old woman is in custody and charges are pending. Authorities allege that after an argument Stapleton got into a 2002 Jeep Liberty and chased Lewis o...


Former President Obama responds to Jimmy Kimmel's monologue about newborn son

That was a big part of Jimmy Kimmel's message during his show on Monday night . Despite that call for union across the aisle, however, Spicer also stated t...


Donald Trump demanded James Comey's loyalty and didn't get it

Mr. Trump told NBC News' Lester Holt that Comey wanted to make a pitch to keep his job. In the most Nixonian-sounding comment yet during this week's crazine...


Donald Trump threatens to force a United States government shutdown

That current deal, which has yet to be voted on and funds the government through September, simply set Republicans and Democrats on a collision course further...


Fairfax County fire station catches on fire; no one injured

Fire crews used a ladder to get the people to safety. The flames ate through the roof of the building, melted equipment and torched the truck, which is now out ...


Trump promises to defend faith at Liberty University commencement

Trump's address at Liberty broke a long tradition of newly elected presidents delivering their first in-office commencement speeches at the University of Notre ...


Trump Wigs Out During Liberty Commencement Address And Rants About His Critics

Jerry Falwell Jr., Liberty's president, helped Trump win an overwhelming 80 per cent of the white evangelical vote. The administration struggled this week to ...


Texas bill could eliminate some state-mandated exams

That cleared the House and the Senate and was signed into law on Sunday. Mack Beggs , a trans boy, recently won a girls' wrestling title in Texas. Protesto...


Just 29 percent approve of Trump's decision to fire Comey

Trump has raised the Fox News host Kimberly Guilfoyle to allies as a possible press secretary, he has spent several hours with Mr. Spicer this week, praising ...


US Lawmakers Ask Trump to Turn Over Any Comey Tapes

Russian Federation has denied the claims and the White House says there was no collusion. Republican Senator Lindsey Graham of SC said the White House must "c...


Trump Bashes Critics, Stresses Perseverance During School Speech

After Trump's inauguration, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer pushed back strongly on reports that the size of the crowd was smaller than the one at Presi...


Tillerson says USA listening to other nations on climate

The council adopted a nine-page declaration, which notes that the arctic is warming at more than twice the rate of the global average. U.S. Secretary of State...


Key takeaways from FBI Director James Comey's hearing on Capitol Hill

There's an election in 11 days, lordy that would be really bad. Rice became a central part of the Russian Federation investigation when Trump said she may hav...


Executive Order Will Not Affect LDS Church Political Neutrality

It calls on the IRS to avoid taking adverse action against religious organizations on the basis of speech that can be considered political. The church encou...


Trump again suggests ending daily White House briefing, won't commit to Spicer

President Trump is sticking to his comments that it may be a good idea to end daily White House press briefings. Comey had been invited to testify before a cl...


Mormon Church Severing Ties With The Boy Scouts

The changes take effect next year, the church said, and will apply to just the USA and Canada, where the " Varsity " and " Venturing " programs are implemented....


White House opens in-house movie theater to public tours

In honor of our bravest, we have the United States Army...and members of the Marine band performing for us today. Omelets were on the menu for the first daugh...


Mormon Church Cuts Ties with Boy Scouts of America for Older Teens

BSA spokeswoman Effie Delimarkos said that 130,000 boys ages 14-18 participate in Varsity and Venturing through Mormon troops, making up more than 5 percent of ...


Officials piece together events before nursing home shooting

Some residents barricaded themselves during the shooting, but none of them were injured, he said. Nurse Marlina Medrano, 46, nurse's aide Cindy Krantz, 48, an...


James Clapper says Donald Trump has U.S. institutions "under assault"

The Senate must confirm a new FBI director once Trump names a candidate; that FBI director will take a lead role in the Russian Federation investigation. Clappe...


Fox News Co-President Bill Shine resigns as turmoil continues

Murdoch said of Shine "His contribution to our channel and our country will resonate for many years". CEO Roger Ailes resigned in July 2016 after ex-host Gret...


Sends Donald Trump a Strong Message About Climate Change

It would also wreck Trump's careful diplomacy with China, which the White House wants on-side to tackle North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs. Hi...


Trump may pick new FBI director by next week

Democrats cast the decision to fire Comey as an effort to obstruct the FBI's probe, a charge the White House has denied. Mr. Trump said he did not ask Comey ...


Despite Invite, Comey Will Not Appear Before Senate Intelligence Committee Next Week

That tweet alone shows Trump's disrespect for the office he holds and the Constitution he swore to protect. However, Mr Comey believes "if there is a tape, th...


James Comey WON'T testify before Congress next week

Burr said in Raleigh, North Carolina, that the committee's staff would likely "work something out in the not-too-distant future" for a meeting with Comey. "I as...


Syrian Kurdish force 'planning to capture Islamic State capital this summer'

Hulusi Akar, presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin and Turkey's spy chief Hakan Fidan has been in the United States laying the groundwork for the meeting. "At th...


Comey sacking: Trump urged to hand over any tapes

One source close to Trump said that while they didn't know whether Trump was recording White House conversations, they also wouldn't be surprised if he was. Ms ...


After Comey firing, Trump's frustrations boiled over

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is out of the briefing room this week, and already there is speculation about his future. Trump confidants say Banno...


NATO made a serious statement by North Korea's missile

The U.S. Pacific Command, however, ruled out Sunday's test being one of a long-range missile capable of striking the continental United States. North Korea is...


McKinley Explains Vote for American Health Care Act

While the American Health Care Act is still several steps from becoming law, Republicans have begun defining certain aspects of the healthcare reform bill, incl...


New Orleans Takes Down 'Lost Cause' Confederate Statue

Barricades set up by NOPD in advance of the removal seemed created to act as corrals that protesters could be directed into and which would allow a line of ba...


Texas bill could keep transgender kids out of high school sports

A proposal mandating transgender people to use public restrooms according to their birth certificate gender sailed through the Texas Senate weeks ago, but a...


Majority of Republicans Approve of Comey's Firing, According to New Poll

White House counsellor Kellyanne Conway told CNN that Mr Trump had taken the recommendation of Mr Rosenstein for Mr Comey's sacking. In the tweet, Trump ...


At 100 days in, Trump seems both outsider and insider

Trump closed his speech by continuing to make the promises he made during the campaign. For nearly 15 minutes, at the start of his speech, he talked about the f...


Philly judge orders prosecutors to charge engineer in fatal Amtrak derailment

The train, carrying 238 passengers and 8 crew members, derailed on a curve while travelling on tracks in Philadelphia. "We've received the referral from the P...