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Video shows shootout between murder suspect and police

Three police officers were hospitalized June 2, 2017 after a man wanted for questioning in a Laredo, Texas , homicide, was killed in a shootout. Detective Jo...


Dem lawmakers press Kushner Companies on use of visa program

According the Office of Government Ethics , federal employees like Kushner are mandated to report any artwork worth over $1,000 that is kept for the goal of inv...


Watch a 6-year-old spell 'nyctinasty' at the National Spelling Bee

If a child wants to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee, he or she must attend a school that is enrolled with the Scripps National Spelling Bee - o...


US Bishops: Senate health care bill must respect life, be 'truly affordable'

The House bill pushed through amid protests from conservative lawmakers is "not a good plan" to repeal and replace Obamacare, Burr told North Carolina's WXII ...


Nunes Issues Subpoenas on 'Unmasking'

Flynn was sacked in February after misleading the vice president about his conversations with the Russian ambassador. A GOP staffer on the committee countered...


Confident Ananya Vinay wins Scripps National Spelling Bee

Earlier during bee week, the star of the event was 6-year-old Edith Fuller , who became the youngest contestant at the Scripps National Spelling Bee. "Language...


Pelosi takes issue with Nunes' involvement with Russian Federation probe

Pelosi was responding to the news that Nunes had issued three subpoenas on Wednesday, unilaterally, seeking evidence of his own claims that Obama-era intelligen...


Comey will testify about interaction with Trump (as announced 12 days ago)

James Comey is ready to share details about his much talked about confrontation with President Donald Trump as he plans to testify before the Senate Intelli...


The way Sean Spicer sees it

She said, "I take responsibility for every decision I made, but that's not why I lost". If you were hoping for some explanation from the White House Press S...


Trump is unlikely to invoke executive privilege to stop Comey's testimony

The President has said that Comey informed him three times that he was personally not under investigation. "I trust - everyone in Washington trusts - (Mue...


White House reiterates Trump's support for strong US-Israel alliance

Also on the Russian Federation front: "Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating possible ties between the Trump election campaign and Russian Federat...


Trump appears unlikely to hinder Comey's testimony about Russian Federation inquiry

President Trump dismissed a question on May 18 about reports that he asked former FBI director James Comey to end the investigation into ties between Russia...


Calm start to Saturday showers in June

Mostly cloudy, with a low about 62. West wind 8 to 11 miles per hour. Wind: SE/NE 5-10. Low: 66. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Sunday night: Mostly c...


HomeNewsCorn Mill in Fatal Wisc. Explosion Previously Cited

Another body was recovered Thursday. Numerous fire crews raced to the scene of a large explosion and fire in a corn milling plant in Columbia County north of ...


Republican governor joins coalition to uphold Paris climate agreement

Trump made good on a campaign promise by withdrawing from the environmental agreement signed by almost 200 nations. Oil prices fell Friday on concern that the...


TPP trade deal moving forward without U.S.

The RCEP agreement would create the world's largest free trade area, encompassing more than half of the world's population in the 10 member states of the Associ...


Penguins, Predators face unusual extra time off in Stanley Cup Final

Up 2-0 on the Nashville Predators in the Stanley Cup Final , the defending champions have no problem with the schedule that would require 17 days to complete...


Ex-Penn State Officials Get Jail Time For The Sandusky Scandal

The other two, the university's former vice president and athletic director, both received similar sentences with less time under house arrest. Sandusky, 73, ...


US Supreme Court Sets Deadline For Travel Ban Filings

The government says the nation will be safer if the policy is put in place. The legal fight pits the president's significant authority over immigration agains...


Trump's first Memorial Day ceremony a triumph of quiet dignity

He also paid respect to Secretary John Kelly who was in attendance, and whose son Robert Kelly died serving in Afghanistan. Sticking closely to his prepar...


Trump Administration asks US Supreme Court to reinstate travel order

Justice Department lawyers asked the court to overturn a decision of the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit that kept in place a freeze on Presi...


The Trump-Russia story - in 198 words

In a freewheeling talk at a tech conference Wednesday, Clinton pointed to numerous factors in her loss: the email scandal she called a nothingburger, the Octobe...


Texas OKs requiring schools to teach sex abuse prevention

Flanked by almost two dozen of the state's 31 senators - most Republicans and Democrats - Patrick blasted Straus' poor leadership and that of House leaders. Sev...


California lawmakers approve teacher tenure bill

Republican Sen. Ted Gaines joined his democratic colleague Ben Hueso in pointing out the obvious flaw in the proposed legislation. The legislation has passe...


Washington business leaders vow to redouble efforts on climate

He was a member of the business advisory group, known as the President's Strategic and Policy Forum. He said he would notify the UN Secretary General and the ...


US Supreme Court sets deadline for Muslim travel ban filings

A key part of the order a 90-day suspension of issuance of visas to citizens of six majority-Muslim countries (Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen) is ...


Ananya Vinay Wins Scripps National Spelling Bee, 13th Consecutive Indian-American Winner

Above: Erin Howard, 12, from Huntsville, Ala., reacts after spelling her word correctly during the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee, Thursday, June 1, 2017, i...


Putin thanks Trump over Paris climate agreement withdrawal

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with heads of major foreign companies at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia , ...


Afghan authorities lock down Kabul after protest clashes

Demonstrators calling for President Ashraf Ghani to step down and chanting "Death to the Taliban" clashed with police near the bombing site, prompting officials...


Minnesota officer charged in Castile shooting goes on trial

His attorneys have argued Yanez reacted to the presence of a gun and had to use deadly force to protect himself. Since the beginning of 2005, 81 officers nati...


Putin compares America blaming Russian Federation to 'anti-Semitism and blaming the Jews'

His responses grew more and more ridiculous by the minute. There are now no utility-scale wind turbines or solar farms in Russian Federation, which - like the...


Turkey's U.S. envoy slams anti-Erdogan protesters

Washington's police chief described the incident as a " brutal attack " on peaceful protesters, while Senator John McCain (R-Arizona), said the U.S. The d...


Vice President Responds To Mayor Peduto's Commitment To Paris Climate Accord

The rally, named after Mr. Trump's remark about representing "citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris " when announcing he was ripping up the Obama-era agreement, wa...


Two missing after deadly blast at Wisconsin milling plant

Recovery crews have been sifting through a mountain of debris. Columbia County Sheriff Dennis Richards confirmed the body of the second worker was found late Th...


Ex-Penn State administrators get jail time

Spanier - who was found guilty of misdemeanor child endangerment - was sentenced to 4 to 12 months in jail, with the first 2 behind bars and the rest on house...