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Firefighters Battling Two Major California Wildfires

Firefighters battled high winds as they fought a fire that has grown to 72 square miles (184 square kilometers) and burned 13 homes - larger than any other fire...


Former Milwaukee police officer found not guilty in fatal shooting

The first shot fired by Heaggan-Brown was justified, Chisholm said , because Smith was holding the gun. The encounter began when Heaggan-Brown and two othe...


Spicer delivers first press briefing since shakeup announcement

If Spicer does leave the role, it will end one of the more contentious relationships a White House press secretary has had with the media in recent years. Trump...


Utah politician blames 'tree-huggers' for Brian Head Fire

Forest Service Fire Science Laboratory in Missoula, Montana, said getting rid of the dead trees in the Brian Head area probably would not have made much differe...


Chance of showers, thunderstorms possible as week progresses

Winds out of the northeast at 5-10 miles per hour gusting to 15 miles per hour at times. North northwest wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a low ...


Just 17 Percent Of Americans Approve Of Republican Senate Health Care Bill

Five Senate Republicans on Tuesday had said they were not ready to vote on the bill without alterations, the bill can not afford to lose more than two vote...


Senate delays vote on health care bill until after July 4 recess

The Congressional Budget Office released its study of the bill this week and said that if the bill passes 22-million people would lose health insurance covera...


Senate health bill would leave 22 million more uninsured by 2026

With unanimous Democratic opposition, the bill could only afford to lose two GOP votes and pass, and at least five GOP senators were opposed to beginning de...


Louisiana senators noncommittal on Senate health bill

Senate Republicans' decision Tuesday to delay a vote on a plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act could be a blessing in disguise. Senate Major...


Retracted CNN story a boon for president at war with media

The new restrictions come after CNN on Friday retracted a story that connected, a prominent ally of President , to a Russian investment fund managed by a Kre...


DeVos weighs in on Supreme Court church decision

Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbia, Missouri, applied for a state grant to make its playground safer for children in its preschool and daycare program. Rather...


India's largest container port disrupted by global cyber attack

MUMBAI Operations at one of three terminals at India's largest container port JNPT , on the outskirts of India's commercial hub of Mumbai, have been disrupted ...


TSA Wants You To Remove Books From Carry-On Luggage

TSA workers find all sorts of things in luggage that aren't supposed to be there, but a recent find is among one of the more freakish. "I can not speak to an...


Fire departments stress fireworks safety ahead of Fourth of July holiday

Allen said that it's important for people to fully understand which fireworks are banned by the state. "Injuries can include burns, as well as loss of vision, h...


Senate GOP shelves health bill, imperils 'Obamacare' repeal

Three Republican senators announced their opposition to the current draft of the Senate health care bill Tuesday afternoon, shortly after Senate Majority Lead...


In warm first meeting, Trump and Modi reaffirm India-US ties

Trump said "The future of our partnership has never looked brighter", said Trump during a joint appearance with Modi in the White House Rose Garden. Trump de...


Remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy threaten United States southeast with flooding

We have one more day, Saturday , of seeing a chance of rain from this system and then we finally begin to dry out. Heavy rainfall associated with remnants of...


Mostly sunny and nice Wednesday

The humidity will remain very low tomorrow with dew point temperatures in the 40s and 50s! Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 70s. We saw some bu...


Supreme Court Starts Unanimous Rebuke to Judges on the Travel Ban

Under the Supreme Court decision , people with a "bona fide relationship" to a person or entity in the US will still be permitted entry. State , Justice Depar...


Masterpiece Cakeshop Is Fighting For The First Amendment, Not Against Gay Marriage

The landmark case was taken up on Monday - two years to the day after America's top court legalised same-sex marriage nationwide. The case asks the high court...


Sen. Lee becomes 5th GOP senator to oppose debate on health bill

Insurers need healthy customers who are affordable to cover to help pay the costs of people with medical conditions that are costly to treat. On Monday the C...


Budget office sees 22 million fewer covered with Senate bill

Two other conservatives - Texas' Ted Cruz and Utah's Mike Lee - have also said they'd vote no without revisions, and several other moderates have expressed ...


Bernie Sanders: GOP health care bill 'most harmful' ever

When applying for the loan, FBI investigators allege that Sanders distorted donor levels to make it appear the school was in a better financial position than it...


Airlines, DHS Prepare Travel Ban Following Supreme Court Decision

For all three of those provisions of the second executive order, the Supreme Court distinguished between persons who already have a "bona fide relationship wi...


Sarah Palin sues paper for tying her PAC ad to mass shooting

Representative Gabby Giffords . The Times error came in June 14's " America's Lethal Politics ", that followed the shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise . The Ti...


Maduro says helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court

Perez was identified as the pilot of the helicopter in a televised statement by Minister for Communications and information Ernesto Villegas . Maduro's gov...


Justices to review New Jersey bid for legal sports betting

New Jersey is seeking to legalize sports wagering at its casinos and racetracks, gambling that is prohibited under the 1992 federal Professional and Amateur Sp...


Trump group's aggressive health care moves irritate GOP

Most wore grim expressions. Paul met with President Trump Tuesday afternoon, and said the president is willing to work on the bill. Meanwhile, Democrats ...


Trump scrambles for votes as Republicans express doubt over health care bill

State Medicaid Director Jason Helgerson set the tone early during a panel in Hudson, saying the bill would be devastating to New Yorkers and "right now is the...


GOP health bill: Big tax cuts for rich, not much for others

Members pushed off the idea that they'd be able to vote on the bill this week, but it's unclear how much substantive work is going to be done on its main fr...


Pentagon: 'Active preparations' by Syria for chemical attack

Neither White House nor Pentagon officials said an attack , or retaliation, was imminent in Syria , where the United States is backing Syrian fighters b...


Israeli settlement construction in West Bank rises by 70%

His announcement comes a day after Trump's special representative Jason Greenblatt arrived for talks with Israeli and Palestinian officials on relaunching p...


Man sits in jail when drywall powder is mistaken for cocaine

When the officer field tested the white powder, it came up positive for cocaine, officials said. The Florida man was facing nothing more than a minor traffic ...


Facing defections, Senate GOP leaders delay health care vote

Today, people newly covered by Obamacare's Medicaid expansion (who tend to be childless adults with relatively higher incomes than the non-expansion population)...


Nation's high court rightly rules playground is not a pulpit

Mike Farris of Alliance Defending Freedom says the Trinity Lutheran case is one of the most important freedom of religion court battles in the last 20 years. ...