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Wisconsinites have trouble spelling 'Wisconsin,' Google Trends says

Propper, 13, an eighth-grader at West Genesee Middle School in Camillus, correctly spelled "hospitality" on Wednesday afternoon, her second consecutive correct ...


After Stabbing, Portland's Mayor Wants 2 Right-Wing Demonstrations Canceled

Wheeler had called on the US government to revoke a permit for an event Sunday billed as a pro-President Donald Trump free-speech rally and not to issue a per...


'Stranger Things' Actor Charlie Heaton Might Play Cannonball in 'New Mutants'

In the comics, Cannonball is a founding member of the New Mutants. Josh Boone ( The Fault in Our Stars ) will direct the film, which recently shifted from...


Trump expected to scuttle Paris climate accord

America's worldwide allies and Trump's domestic opponents lashed out at media reports that the United States could withdraw from a global accord to cu...


Cop who killed Tamir Rice fired for job application omission

Police Chief Calvin Williams announced the discipline Tuesday against officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback . The police officer who shot dead Ta...


Utahns React To CBO Score Of Republican Health Care Legislation

With President Trump and the rest of the Republican party on a mission to repeal Obamacare, a new health care bill-the American Health Care Act (AHCA)-is ...


Senators' demands underscore McConnell's health care problem

President Trump's Tweet this time comes amid the Senate mulling and planning to rewrite the American Health Care Act passed by the House. "But I think the f...


Military Aviation Safety Bill Passes Texas House, Senate

Vice Chair of the Sunset Commission , Sen. "As large employers in the state, we are gravely concerned that any such legislation would deeply tarnish Texas' r...


Italy, Germany Jobless Rate Falls

The month's rate stood at 3.6 percent, compared to the 3.9 percent rate recorded last month. On a monthly basis, the number of jobless in Italy slipped 106,...


Officer's attorneys want Castile gun permit evidence omitted

Yanez, who is Latino, is charged with second-degree manslaughter and two lesser counts of endangering safety. "The job of being a police officer is very stres...


Openings slated for man accused of abusing 'gifted' girl

Kaplan sometimes assigned different names to her, she said, and she and her children would address him as Lee, sir or Lave. "All they knew was life with the d...


Suspect In Fatal Portland Stabbing To Appear In Court Tuesday

You got no safe place. If you want to know what hate looks like, Portland police said look no further than the face of the suspect in Friday's deadly tr...


GOP health care bill nothing short of a disaster, says Kamala Harris

House earlier this month. "Under this bill, our premiums could spike so high that we would essentially be priced out of the market". Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.)...


A guide to the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee

Today, all 291 spellers will get an opportunity to spell two words on stage, and those who miss will hear the dreaded bell that signals elimination. The Scrip...


European Commission leader blasts Trump on climate plans

It could have sweeping implications for the deal, which relies heavily on the commitment of big polluter nations to reduce emissions of gases scientists blame f...


Portland victim's mother appeals Trump to speak against intolerance

Wheeler urged organizers to cancel a " Trump free speech rally " in Portland and other similar events next weekend, saying they were inappropriate and could b...


Hate speech stabbing suspect has repeated outbursts in court

You got no safe place. Jeremy Christian yelled as he walked into the courtroom Tuesday. "Death to the enemies of America!" and " You call it terrorism ". Je...


Decatur speller goes down on round three in national bee

Edith competed in her first spelling bees this year, she said, and was surprised to keep winning. Google Search Trends revealed the top misspelled word in e...


White House lawyers 'prepare for possibility of Trump's impeachment'

The FBI's investigation seeks to determine whether and to what extent Trump associates were in contact with Kremlin operatives, what business dealings they ...


Trump Wants Senate Rules Changed to Speed Up Health-Care, Tax Legislation

Earlier this year the Senate removed the filibuster for judicial appointments in order to confirm Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch; howeve...


3 reasons why so many are homeless in LA County

In total, three out of every four of the homeless counted in the report were considered to be unsheltered . In the south region that includes those cities, h...


16-year-old girl charged with fatally stabbing Uber driver

The stabbing was the first homicide in Lincolnwood since 2006, when a murder-suicide took place in the northern Chicago suburb. A Toronto-area Uber driver is ...


Massive truck fire closes I-25 in Denver, tangles traffic for miles

I-25 was closed in both directions between Orchard Road and East Belleview Avenue for hours. A witness tells ABC7 that the fire involved multiple explosions...


Fake media prevent Americans from hearing real story

Kushner's representative says he is willing to share what he knows about these meetings with Congress or any other investigator. The Washington Post publishe...


Republican who 'body slammed' reporter wins Montana election

Montana Republican Greg Gianforte tweeted his thanks after winning the special election to fill the congressional seat of former Rep. Ryan Zinke , now the...


Cleveland Police Fire Cop Who Killed Tamir Rice

Samaria (suh-MARE'-ee-ah) Rice also said at a Tuesday news conference that fired officer Timothy Loehmann should never have been a police officer. Rice's de...


A Texas Republican called ICE on protesters. Then lawmakers started to scuffle

But not before one member, Dallas-area Republican Matt Rinaldi , informed several of his Latino Democratic colleagues that he had called Immigrations and Cu...


White House mounts staunch defense of Kushner

Frustrated with what he views as his team's inability to push back against the drumbeat of new revelations, Trump is seeking expanded teams of lawyers and exper...


Father and young child dead after being found unresponsive in Novi pool

A staff member, working at the office near the pool, called 911 after observing both individuals floating in the pool. A man and his three-year-old toddler so...


Shulkin says accountability at VA is 'broken'

If it fails and the agency has to process the claims manually, the number of veterans served would go from 90,000 per year to 12,000. Shulkin said , "everyth...


Dems keep focus on Trump's meeting with Russians

The Indian-American envoy's defence of Kushner, 36, came after the American media reported last week that he discussed to open a secret "back-channel" between ...


Nearly Half Of Donald Trump's Twitter Followers Reportedly Bots And/Or Fake Accounts

Trump has little control over who follows his tweets. Maybe you run a business that sells inflated follower counts, so you create a bunch of bots and direct the...


Text of grieving mother's letter to President Donald trump

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler urged organisers of a Trump Free Speech Rally scheduled for Sunday in a park to cancel it, saying the event was inappropriate after ...


Betty Shelby: Tulsa Cop Who Shot Unarmed Terence Crutcher Acquitted by Jury

Tulsa officer Betty Shelby was found not guilty in the September 16 shooting of 40-year-old Terence Crutcher in a case that garnered national attention an...


The 'Business Case' for Paris Is Bunk

President Donald Trump will announce a decision on whether to withdraw from the Paris Agreement next week, he said Saturday. Last week, leaders of other...