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Trump on 'Evolving' Healthcare: Obamacare Took 17 Months to Pass

And whether it's next week or shortly thereafter". It would also preserve the health law's ban on insurers rejecting customers with pre-existing medical conditi...


'Full justice' sought for police ambush killer

Bryon Dickson II and seriously injured Trooper Alex Douglass. A prosecutor says he will be seeking "full justice" for a Pennsylvania survivalist convicted of ...


DOJ asks sanctuary cities to prove cooperation with immigration law

The department says it will withhold important grant money unless the county follows a federal immigration law. The administration has sent letters warning th...


Arkansas prepared to carry out execution

The state of Arkansas has justified the pace of the scheduled executions because another lethal injection drug, the sedative midazolam, expires at the end of Ap...


WIPR survey: Readers split over Gorsuch's Supreme Court associate justice confirmation

Gorsuch's first case Monday is hardly a blockbuster, posing a procedural question about discrimination claims by federal employees. The justices, with the ex...


Colorado closer to allow medical pot for PTSD

Although Trump pledged to respect state legislation on weed during his campaign, his press secretary Sean Spicer has since said a "greater enforcement" is likel...


Fly crashes White House press briefing

His comments sparked high media attention.In regards to the Syrian president gassing his own people, Spicer said " You had someone who was despicable as Hit...


Justice Dept threatens sanctuary cities in immigration fight

The same letter from the Justice Department was sent to officials in Chicago , Las Vegas , Miami, Milwaukee, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia and Cook Co...


Arkansas Executes Convicted Murderer Minutes Before Death Warrant Expired

He did not appear to show signs of discomfort, according to Sean Murphy, a reporter with the Associated Press who attended the execution as one of three media...


Arkansas Executes Inmate After 5-4 Supreme Court Vote

He was sentenced to death for the 1993 murder of 26-year-old Debra Reese, who was strangled and beaten to death in her own home. Lee was arrested less than an...


Paris attack will have 'big effect' on French election

Uncertain electoral outcomesA woman lays a flower at the place of Thursday's attack on the Champs Elysees boulevard in Paris, Friday, April 21, 2017 . Conserva...


Trump Calls First 100 Days Measure A 'Ridiculous Standard'

Most recently, President Barack Obama entered office during a major economic upheaval unleashed by a global financial crisis which had unfolded during the presi...


Cleveland Indians activate Jason Kipnis; option Yandy Diaz to Class AAA Columbus

Kipnis stole 30 bases in 2013, batted.303 in 2015, and hit 23 home runs a year ago. That was the major question regarding his return, as it afforded manager Ter...


Ivanka Trump's Brand Is Becoming a Target for Counterfeiters

In addition to winning the approvals from China, Ivanka Trump Marks LLC applied for at least nine new trademarks in the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Canada and t...


Fillon to Propose Initiative on Counter-Terror Coalition with Russia, US

That's largely because opinion polls suggest that the electorate was still divided nearly evenly between four leading candidates ahead of Sunday's first roun...


Sanctuary mayors fire back at Trump administration over immigration

The statement was part of an ongoing dispute between Republican President Donald Trump and cities including NY over immigration policy. Luis Pablo Hernández...


House Oversight Committee Chair Jason Chaffetz Will Not Seek Re-Election

He flip-flopped in his support of Trump, though noted in today's Facebook post that he had the "full support of Speaker Ryan" to continue chairing the prominent...


Justice Neil Gorsuch's First Day on the Job

Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit? It took less than 15 minutes for Gorsuch to ask his first question from the bench. His opening day performance m...


Cardell Hayes sentenced in Will Smith's death

He insisted he fired at Smith, hitting him once in the side and seven times in the back, only because he believed Smith had retrieved a gun from the SUV. Saints...


Frein Guilty on All Charges

He says the verdict means "a brutal murderer will be held accountable for his heinous and cowardly acts". He led police on a 48-day manhunt before his capture i...


Trump, Murphy agree federal agencies should 'buy American'

Trump signed an executive order on enforcing and reviewing the H-1B visa, popular in the technology industry, on a visit to the headquarters of Snap-On Inc, a...


Hillary Clinton: Progress in LGBT rights may not be secure

In her addres, s she warned that certain LGBT protections and rights that gained ground under the Obama administration may be at risk of falling to the wayside ...


Trump says charges against Assange would be 'OK'

The US has been investigating Assange and WikiLeaks since 2010 when the whistleblower website posted thousands of pages of classified material stolen by US...


Republican wins unusually competitive Kansas congressional race

You play every game", Pumpelly said. Estes won by roughly 10,000 votes over Democrat James Thompson, a civil rights attorney. Gov. Brownback will appoint a ...


North Korean ship docks in Chinese port despite coal embargo

Yet North Korea has continued to paint the U.S.as the aggressor. China said in February it was halting all coal imports from North Korea for 2017 in accordanc...


Fox News Shuffles Primetime Lineup After O'Reilly Ouster

O'Reilly could be totally innocent but when advertisers abandon ship, it's over. The New York Times , which first reported the harassment settlements, said O'R...


Man responsible for Paris shootout was a French national

Her policies have been compared to those of Trump, who similarly ran on a platform of economic nationalism and a promise to restore law and order. Le Pen, who...


Ann Coulter Vows To Speak At UC Berkeley Despite Planned Speech Cancellation

Berkeley , cradle of the modern liberal movement, has been the scene of violent political clashes in recent months and Cal officials said Coulter's planned ev...


Gorsuch's first big SCOTUS vote cleared way for Arkansas execution

Lee was put to death at 11:56 p.m. CT at Cummins Unit, a prison in Southeast Arkansas. Attorneys for the State of Arkansas sought an expedited process to al...


New England Patriots Fire Back at NY Times Over White House Photo

Obama than Pres. Trump . The 27-year-old was no stranger to the White House , having visited former president Barack Obama after the Super Bowl XLIX win in ...


Is Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy getting ready to resign?

Chuck Grassley, (R-Iowa), told an Iowa newspaper that he expects a Supreme Court justice will resign this year, opening up a seat that President Donald Trump ...


Ann Coulter called off by Barkeleys

It also echoed a similar cancellation in February of a planned speech at the university by right-wing provocateur and former Brietbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos,...


As protests swell, Venezuela's economic crisis deepens

The plant in the industrial city of Valencia was confiscated Wednesday as anti-government protesters clashed with security forces and pro-government groups in a...


Marine Le Pen is the 'strongest candidate' in French election, Trump says

Le Parisien daily described the two reactions as "diametrically opposed". In an attack claimed by so-called Islamic State, a gunman shot dead a policeman...


Fresno killings suspect has 2-decade history of violence

Mark Greer is shown at his home Wednesday, April 19, 2017, in Fresno, Calif . Kori Ali Muhammad from Fresno often talked of liberating black people, facing...