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Judge Considers Gun Permit Issue in Yanez Trial

Paul suburb of Falcon Heights last July. Reynolds live-streamed the shooting's aftermath on Facebook via her cellphone. The entire encounter lasted barely m...


Another State Is Letting Its Residents Register To Vote Automatically

The failure comes as no surprise to anyone who's paid any attention to the impasse for any amount of time since it began more than 700 days ago. The state g...


Texas House speaker refuses to negotiate compromise on 'bathroom bill'

Greg Abbott would order them back to work if a law like the one that caused national uproar and costly boycotts when it was approved previous year in North Car...


Argentine golfing legend Roberto De Vicenzo dies at age 94

The Argentina Golf Association confirmed his death on its website. Eduardo de Vicenzo said his father's health had deteriorated since he suffered a broken hip...


N Carolina House budget debate heads into night

The North Carolina House has given its preliminary approval to the two-year budget plan written by Republicans. The GOP plan, which was rolled out slowly ove...


Memorable words from the National Spelling Bee

Ananya was crowned the victor of the 90th instance of the erudite tournament after she spelled 35 words correctly. Vinay, a sixth-grader from Fresno, won more...


Portland stabbing attack survivor tells city's Muslim community they 'are loved'

There were reportedly shouts from the hallway outside in response to Christian's appearance, and at another man donned in multicolored hair who came to the co...


US ready for North Korea missiles

Jim Syring , director of the MDA, said in a statement. That's the word from the Pentagon - which says the realistic test mirrored the missile threat from No...


Trump Broadens Search for FBI Director Nearly a Month After Firing Comey

Comey has spoken privately with Special Counsel Robert Mueller III, who is investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election and any possible ...


Explosion at corn milling plant rocks Wisconsin town

Thursday EST). Williams said multiple fire departments and more than four medical helicopters were called to the scene, but he did not know how many people we...


Trump announces the United States will pull out of Paris climate accord

Macron told President Donald Trump that France will keep open lines of communication with Washington , D.C., but the country will no longer discuss climate i...


Trump To Announce Decision On Paris Climate Accord

While traveling overseas last week, Trump was repeatedly pressed to stay in the deal by European leaders and Pope Francis. Martin Schulz, a former European Pa...


MN teen makes Scripps National Spelling Bee finals

In honor of Scripps National Spelling Bee this week, Google shared the words misspelled most often across the country. Tejas Muthusamy, 14, from Glen Al...


Portland mayor asks federal government to revoke permit for 'alt-right' protest

Wheeler requested that the organizers cancel the events voluntarily and also urged the federal government to halt the protests. In response, a tweet from th...


As US retreats, EU and China seek climate leadership at summit

A White House official says President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord . Executive Director Éamonn Me...


PGA Tour commissioner says Tiger Woods is like family

In the video, Woods first appears in the frame of the dashcam as he places his right foot on the police auto, appearing to sway side to side as he attempts to t...


Fired FBI Director James Comey to testify publicly about Trump confrontations

But Comey's testimony would be the most sensational moment to date in a controversy that has engulfed the Trump administration from its beginning. Since his...


Janesville boy's third national spelling bee experience cut short

He correctly spelled “animism, ” and “requiem” Wednesday after completing the written test Tuesday. It was a performance reminiscent of an agitated Russell West...


Online game Words with Friends adds 'covfefe' to its list

It only read "Despite the constant negative press covfefe " - a gnomic post that brought confusion and memes as people attempted to work out what he was saying...


Threat closes Evergreen State College amid high race tensions

Law enforcement thought the threat via a 911 call was credible enough to forward to Evergreen State College in Olympia, and school officials chose to close the ...


Gov. Walker signals opposition to carrying weapons without permit

A Republican-sponsored bill introduced Wednesday that would make it legal for any person living or traveling in the state to carry a concealed weapon without a ...


Jury to hear closing arguments in Oklahoma officer's trial

Earlier, a protest had dispersed but some demonstrators gathered later a short distance away from the courthouse where the trial of officer Betty Jo Shelby ha...


Trump to announce decision on climate change today

The United States would become one of only three nations in a U.N. climate group not to be signed onto the deal, alongside Syria and Nicaragua. Failure to exi...


Michigan Rep. Tim Walberg says God will 'take care of' climate change

Rep. Tim Walberg (R-Mich.) told constituents last week that he believes if climate change is a real problem, God can fix it. Do I think man has some impact?...


Trump's communications director Mike Dubke resigns

But he said on " Fox News Sunday" that "any channel of communications back or otherwise with a country like Russian Federation is a good thing ". Meanwhil...


Trump is pulling U.S. out of Paris climate change deal, reports say

Lawyers and other administration aides have planned a withdrawal announcement, but recognize Trump has changed his mind at the last minute previously on importa...


White House Won't Confirm Kushner-Russia Reports

According to Priebus, Dubke "will remain on board until a transition is concluded". Press secretary Sean Spicer briefed reporters on Tuesday following Presid...


Trump's cellphone use worries security experts

Another administration source flatly denies Priebus is at risk. The Republican president came home to face more questions on Russian Federation after medi...


Suspect in Portland deadly stabbing arraigned

He was arraigned on several charges, including two counts of aggravated murder , attempted murder, two counts of second-degree intimidation and being a felon ...


Oregon Lawmakers Hail Portland Stabbing Victims As Heroes

He shouted: "Free speech or die, Portland ". You got no safe place. We live in a country where the people who most feel like free speech is "under attack " ...


Corona girl makes it to national spelling bee finals

Seventy-one spellers had spelled a word incorrectly during the two rounds of oral spelling for the preliminary competition and were eliminated. Shreeta was th...


It was a message to the Russians

It's ironic that Clinton blamed the DNC because her longtime pal, Debbie Wasserman Schultz , was the chair of the DNC who had colluded with Hillary to ensure...


Portland stabbing suspect said 'that's what liberalism gets you': court papers

Christian was arraigned Tuesday on aggravated murder and other charges. The document describes a chaotic scene. At one point, police tried to move the gro...


Corey Lewandowski Says He's Open to Returning to Trump's Team

His connections to Capitol Hill could be an asset to a White House hoping to bolster those relationships, but, like other top advisers now serving Trump , he...


Clinton says false stories on Facebook helped Trump win election

The trouble started Wednesday when Clinton raised questions over whether Trump's campaign was linked to the alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. Clinton ...