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Judge in Hawaii extends order blocking Trump's travel ban

Extending the temporary order until the state's lawsuit was resolved would ensure the constitutional rights of Muslim citizens across the USA are vindicated aft...


Teen taken by teacher triggers nationwide alert

The girl said that she was walking into Cummins' classroom when she saw Elizabeth and Cummins kissing, according to a January 30 investigative report conducted ...


Warriors' Draymond Green says he won't attend another Raiders game

It's like moving the Boston Celtics from Boston or the Lakers from L.A. Like, you just don't move certain franchises with the fan base that they have. However, ...


Trump administration rolls back protections for people in default on student loans

The department started lending directly to student borrowers in 2010, so the rule won't affect anyone who's taken out loans in the past several years. At issue ...


McConnell: Gorsuch Will Be Confirmed Next Week

More than half (54 percent) of voters said they think senators should vote based on whether he is qualified to be appointed to the Supreme Court, while a quar...


'Bathroom bill' to cost North Carolina $3.76B

Companies such as PayPal , whose CEO announced shortly after HB2 was signed that he would back out of a plan because of the law, are having a huge impact on th...


Video shows missing SCSU student on railroad bridge

St. Cloud police say a missing college student may have fallen off a railroad bridge over the Mississippi River. Police announced Wednesday that they obtained...


Dem Sen. Reed to oppose Gorsuch

Seth Masket, chairman of the political science department at the University of Denver, said if President Barack Obama's nomination of Merrick Garland had been...


Missing hiker found dead in woods

A search with a state police helicopter with thermal imaging earlier in the week initially didn't turn up any trace of Williams. Williams, an experienced hiker,...


Obamacare survives Donald Trump move to repeal the healthcare program

A vote on the bill was originally scheduled for Thursday, but delayed until Friday after the Trump administration issued an ultimatum to GOP legislators: Pass t...


Big Ten Wrestling Set to Compete at NCAA Championships

The Red and Blue dropped both of their second round matches, each a 6-3 decision to a No. 5 seed. PSU has seven wrestlers seeded fifth or better, including defe...


What completed Dakota Access pipeline means for key players

The move comes despite months of protests and the objections of two American Indian tribes who say a rupture could threaten their water supply and cultural site...


The Trump Presidency, After The American Health Care Act

Chris Collins, a Republican from NY told reporters Tuesday. And House Speaker Paul Ryan - despite saying Friday that "Obamacare is the law of the land" - appea...


Dem says Nunes should step down from intel panel

Plain and simple", Spicer said. Critics slammed Nunes for going to President Trump before briefing members of the intelligence committee. Democrats have criti...


North Carolina's Anti-LGBT Law Will Cost State More Than $3.76 Billion

Former Gov. Pat McCrory - a supporter of HB2 - lost to state Attorney General Roy Cooper. GOP leaders said a 4-point proposal to repeal HB2 to was presented t...


Spicer: More Evidence Of CNN Collusion With Hillary Than Trump With Kremlin

On Monday the FBI's director James Comey revealed there was an investigation into Trump's ties to Russian Federation and election interference. However, the off...


United States leads nations in boycott of UN talks to ban nuclear weapons

At least 113 countries endorsed a plan for negotiating on a legally-binding nuclear ban, reports The Guardian . Other nations sitting out the five-day talks...


Rep. Smith Responds to ICE Report on Sanctuary Cities

Immigration and Customs Enforcement reported Monday. The DHS' Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency issued 3,083 such requests between January 28 and ...


More storms on tap for Southern Plains

Forecasters said the storms could intensify Thursday as the system moves past the Mississippi River. The storm could bring hail and high winds into the area. ...


Proposal to repeal North Carolina's 'bathroom bill' fails

JoDee Winterhof, a senior vice president of the national Human Rights Campaign, said , "The NCAA has put North Carolina on notice", according to The News & Obs...


Philly to Remain "Sanctuary City" Despite Threats From Sessions

Trump's January 25 executive order said certain cities and other local governments "willfully violate federal law in an attempt to shield aliens from remova...


AP SPIN METER: Was Trump joking on health care?

Schiff of California - that he is too close to President Trump to conduct an impartial inquiry. Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates was supposed to tes...


Judge approves release of jailed Seattle-area 'dreamer'

Boutrous Jr., a member of Ramirez's legal team, in a statement. The US government has accused Ramirez of having gang affiliations, but Ramirez's lawyers say tha...


White House distances Trump from Manafort

Deripaska did not involve representing Russia's political interests". The ongoing scandal around emerging links between Donald Trump's associates and the Russ...


Latest Washington security scare: driver flees traffic stop, shots fired

Police identified the woman as Taleah Everett, 20, who was held on seven counts of assault of a police officer and two counts of destruction of property, among ...


Mexican man freed from detention thankful

In a brief filed in early March, his lawyers argued that Ramirez is not fighting deportation but an unconstitutional arrest and detention. Ramirez, who came t...


Toomey: Republicans will confirm Gorsuch for Supreme Court

If New York Democrat Schumer breaks with tradition and pushes to filibuster, it may not end well for those wishing to avoid going "nuclear". There have been s...


AG threatens to pull funds from sanctuary cities

Would Linn County be blocked from receiving federal law enforcement grants just because it's in Oregon? It also called for the Department of Homeland Security...


Suspect says he would rather have killed younger black man

Then, he falls out of camera view and doesn't attack the guy. Prosecutor Joan Illuzzi said that Jackson had traveled from his home in Baltimore with the intenti...


Schiff: GOP Intel Chair Nunes Should Recuse Himself From Russia Probe

Trump's campaign. "This is not a recommendation I make lightly, as the Chairman and I have worked together well for several years", he continued. Trump ha...


Republican health care bill withdrawn ahead of vote

Jaime Herrera Beutler of Washington state said in a statement Thursday as she became the latest rank-and-file Republican, normally loyal to leadership, to dec...


People Are Freaking Out About What United Airlines Just Banned On Flights

United's Twitter account spent much of Sunday defending the gate agent's actions, following backlash over the incident on social media. More on the story ....


Schiff: Yates would have testified on Flynn at cancelled hearing

The upshot of the day's back-and-forth was this: Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates, a holdover from the previous administration whom President Trump fi...


Trump associates might have coordinated with Russians

Last July, Russian intelligence agencies began orchestrating the release of hacked emails stolen in a breach of the Democratic National Committee and associated...


Kushner company, Chinese firm call off development deal

Plans are still ongoing with other investors to redevelop the 39-story aluminum-clad building that fronts Fifth Avenue between 52nd and 53rd Streets in Midtown ...