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DeVos grilled over budget that would devastate low-income students

But she proposed reinvesting $1.4 billion of the savings for school choice . Not only is the industry rife with fraud , its executives profiting handsomely fr...


Is Something Wrong With This Picture? Pope Francis Meets Trump

Trump and Pope Francis disagree on the contested issue of manmade climate change and immigration, but they share similar stances on abortion, gay "marriage...


Comey Agrees to Testify at Public Senate Intelligence Hearing

But Senate Judiciary Committee leaders - who also wanted Comey to testify before their panel in the wake of his dismissal - criticized the former director's dec...


Iran accuses United States of arming 'dangerous terrorists', spreading 'Iranophobia'

Speaking after meeting Israeli President Reuven Rivlin , Mr Trump said the United States and Israel faced "common threats - from [IS] and other terrorist g...


No Incident at Salem Nuclear Plant, OEM Officials Release Statement

Joe Delmar, spokesman for PSEG nuclear plants in Salem County, said that during a "regularly scheduled emergency drill", the information was misinterpreted as r...


Senate panel: Michael Flynn risks contempt of Congress

Schiff declined to comment specifically on what financial information the committee was obtaining, but speaking in general terms, he noted that one tactic Russi...


Trump budget draws sharp criticism and some measured support

Budget Director Mick Mulvaney explained this problem away (with Trump in Israel) by asserting in a Monday night briefing that proposals in the plan to cut S...


Iran shrugs off Trump threats, missile tests to carry on

He boldly stated that achieving peace is "something that I think is, frankly, maybe not as hard as people have thought over the years" in March during a meeting...


Kansas SG Svi Mykhailiuk Will Withdraw From NBA Draft, Return To School

Within the hour, Mykhailiuk also posted on Twitter: "Senior year". Wednesday was the deadline for potential NBA Draft prospects to remove themselves from th...


Arizona State beats Northwestern, wins eighth NCAA Women's title

Combine it with the complicated guidelines of golf and its easy to see how two golfers competing in this year's Women's NCAA Golf Championship received weird st...


Firing 'nut job' Comey took pressure off

J. Brein Comey , father of former FBI Director James Comey , said during a phone interview with CNN that his son was sacked because President Trump was "scar...


Manchester shows its grit in defiant vigil for attack victims

Britain is on its second-highest alert level of "severe" meaning an attack by militants is considered highly likely. For example, USA officials told CNN tha...


Betsy DeVos Delivers Commencement Speech To Bethune-Cookman

Most notably, though, it was during the week that HBCU leaders visited the White House that DeVos called the institutions " pioneers when it comes to school...


Men's tennis wins fourth national championship

Aragone then finished off the Tar Heels with a 7-6, 6-2 win in his delayed match on the fifth court, sealing the championship for the Cavaliers. Rinderknech and...


CBO: Millions Would Be Without Health Insurance Under GOP Bill

Democrats have savaged the GOP bill for tossing people off their coverage, threatening their benefits and jeopardizing coverage for people with serious, cost...


Teen banned from Christian HS graduation because she's pregnant

They also banned her from walking in her graduation ceremony next month. Graduation is in 11 days and if Maddi is not allowed to walk, she said she will hav...


Budget deal goes big on tax cuts, public schools

They are going to work. Over the weekend, Dayton convinced Republicans to drop a provision that would give tax breaks for donations to help low-income students ...


Rapid City Public Library gets kids excited for summer reading

The first 250 children to register will receive a free summer reading club bag that contains a calendar of events, program fliers and other items of interest ...


Philippines President Duterte declares martial law on Mindanao island

Carolyn O. Arguillas of MindaNews , which has extensive coverage on the ground, recalled that President Duterte has repeatedly said that if he declares mart...


USDOT Looking at 13% Cut Under New Trump Budget

Although it is not expected to survive on Capitol Hill , the proposal puts numbers on Trump's vision of a government that radically cuts assistance to lower-...


Trump sparks war of words with Iran in firey Middle East speeches

Though the Trump administration says otherwise, the order wrongly targets Muslims, as a federal court has ruled, singling them out on the basis of religion. "Th...


Subpoenas pile up for Michael Flynn's documents

During a breakfast Wednesday, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the House intelligence committee's top Democrat , told reporters that Flynn declined to turn over...


'Senior adviser under scrutiny' in Russian Federation probe

Trump told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov last week that Comey was a "nut job," according to the Times , citing notes taken at the meeting and read ...


Risks enhancing for severe weather, storms, high winds and tornadoes possible

The closest tornado watch in effect Tuesday affects the Florida Panhandle, southwest Georgia and southeast Alabama. The WFMY News 2 Weather Team is tracki...


Rouhani takes on Trump

Rouhani , the face of Tehran's deal with six major powers in 2015 to curb Iran's nuclear programme in return for the lifting of sanctions, said the US administr...


Aguilar Responds to Trump Budget Request

The proposed 2018 budget immediately came under attack by Democrats , and even some GOP allies deemed it a non-starter. Many rank-and-file Republicans ...


Chance for thundershowers across SE Michigan

High temps in the low 80s. Temperatures will swell to highs in the upper 70s and lower 80s amid balmy south breezes mainly 10 miles per hour. It will be dry on ...


Court Hearing May Have Big Impact On Heath Care

When AHCA was passed by the House of Representatives on May 3 , many Americans took to Twitter and utilized the hashtag #IAmAPreExisitingCondition, to expl...


NYT's Confessore: "Hannity still owes an apology to the Rich family".

And Fox News , on Tuesday, retracted the story entirely: "The article was not initially subjected to the high degree of editorial scrutiny we require for all...


Iran's President labels Trump's visit 'just a show'

No mention of the fact that every single terrorist attack in the West from 9/11 down to the stabbing attack in Milan last week and the suicide bombing in Manche...


Vermont governor vetoes marijuana bill

Scott said that after reviewing the bill, he chose to send it back to the Legislature because he feels it does not sufficiently address his concerns about drivi...


Lieberman no longer considered for Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment. President Donald Trump is no longer considering former Connecticut Sen. Were Lieberm...


Donald Trump Calls People Behind Ariana Grande Concert Attack "Evil Losers"

And while Trump has diverged in some ways from past precedent in his approach to the conflict, he is also shirking some of his hardline pro-Israeli rhetoric fro...


Miami Joker, 29, Arrested For Carrying A Concealed Weapon

A man with Joker facial tattoos and the green hair to match is accused of pointing a gun at cars in southwest Miami-Dade on Tuesday. According to NBC Miami ,...


Washington, Arlington Rank in Top 10 for Parks

Cities get good ParkScores based on three things: access, size, and money invested in facilities like rec centers, playgrounds and dog parks. Topping the li...