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Taking a Stand for Free Speech at UC-Berkeley

Coulter said on Fox News that she "called their bluff" by agreeing to the conditions, after which they canceled the event at the last minute. The hubbub spa...


Ex-Trump adviser Flynn did not report Russian Federation payments: lawmakers

US House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee chairman Jason Chaffetz said in a press briefing on Tuesday that Flynn did not comply with...


Government shutdown: Border wall money out, Obamacare fight on

Some lawmakers are optimistic they can hammer out a budget bill to take the government to the end of the current fiscal year on September 30, while others see C...


Amid protests, New Orleans begins removal of Confederate monuments

Officials made a decision to remove the statue in the dead of night in an attempt to avoid disruption from opponents of the removals. Police officers watched fr...


United States police officer drags suicidal man to safety

As he met with the retirement home's staff and the elderly male resident, the man suddenly took off running toward the stairwell. "Officer Martin observed the...


Multiple agencies respond to Mason County school after report of active shooter

Mason County Sheriff's Office deputies were sweeping the school at noon. It was not immediately clear if anyone had been wounded. Reports of a school shoote...


Trump to Order Review of National Monuments on Wednesday

This executive order has the potential of removing some of the more notable, and controversial, monument designations - including President Clinton's Grand Stai...


Trump assures wall along Mexico border will be built

But Trump has dangled the prospect of funding some elements of the law, which enabled millions more Americans to secure healthcare coverage, in exchange for Dem...


Mexico wall demands eased as spending talks advance

Democratic votes are invariably needed to pass catchall spending bills, which typically are resented by many tea party Republicans. But on Tuesday night, some...


Trump's Obamacare Threat Could Cost Government Billions of Dollars, Study Finds

Insurers are barred from charging more based upon a person's medical history. Numerous other Freedom Caucus members came out in support of the amended bill,...


Official estimates could upend Trump tax plan

What would it take, we wondered, for Trump to pass the biggest tax cut ever? But as a recent ITEP report found, plenty of the biggest and most profitable corp...


Donald Trump, Patriots blast New York Times over White House photos

The Patriots official account first responded to the Times on Wednesday, posting "These photos lack context". They attributed the apparent difference in crowd...


Arkansas executes two inmates on the same night

Lawyers filed a request on behalf of Williams for a stay of execution with both the Arkansas and U.S. Supreme Court, which were denied. Rutledge released ...


Trump tax plan will sharply slash corporate tax rates

The 5 percentage-point difference might not sound like much, but it amounts to billions in lost revenue that could make it harder for Republicans to overhaul ta...


Arkansas carries out first state execution in 12 years

Jack Jones and Marcel Williams are scheduled for execution on April 24 and Kenneth Williams is scheduled for execution April 27. Legal and pharmaceutical ex...


UC Berkeley reverses course, re-books cancelled Ann Coulter speech

Coulter to come speak here at Berkeley . On Wednesday, UC Berkeley officials announced they were was calling off the event because of security concerns, prom...


Severe storms possible on Wednesday (4/26)

The main concerns will be for large hail and damaging winds. Risks include strong winds, heavy rain and tornadoes, mostly for southwest MS and areas north a...


Arkansas carries out execution, prepares for 2nd

Instead, he prefers the firing squad, a method with no record of botched executions. ANDREW DEMILLO: It was after a microphone was off so we don't know if he ...


Conservative House group says ready to back latest United States healthcare bill

Much of the renewed optimism stems from new support within the House Freedom Caucus, a group of about three dozen staunch conservatives. The compromise was nego...


LIST: Where speed limits are increasing in Upper Michigan

A number of U.P. State Highways will see a speed limit increase up to 65 miles per hour. Overall, the 75 mph speed limit will be applied to 600 miles of rura...


First Confederate monuments removed in New Orleans

Mitch Landrieu has begun the process of removing historic statues from New Orleans in the name of JUSTICE! or something like that. The Liberty Place mon...


Berkeley reverses decision to cancel Ann Coulter speech

The University of California, Berkeley has reinvited Ann Coulter to give a speech on campus after uninviting her Wednesday over "security threats". Ann desc...


Obama to Make First Post-Presidency Appearance at University of Chicago

Obama's remarks - the first after a three-month, self-imposed seclusion from public life since January 20 - were broadcast live on cable television and generat...


Chris Soules Made 911 Call, Checked Victim's Pulse After Fatal Crash

After the aforementioned witnesses identified Soules as the driver, Iowa State Patrol officer drove over to Soules' home, which is located about 15 miles away f...


North Korea conducts "largest-ever" live-fire military drills

Citing an unidentified South Korean government source, Yonhap reported that there were signs North Korea's military was carrying out large-scale, live-fire dr...


Trump's hardball tactic on health care may backfire

The chance to revive the failed repeal-and-replace bill developed last week when the House Freedom Caucus's Mark Meadows and the centrist Tuesday Group's Tom...


State of Arkansas executes first death row inmate in a decade

Lee showed no signs of consciousness two minutes after the lethal injection, which began at 11:44 p.m. Lee, his eyes open while strapped to a gurney with IV l...


White House Says US-Mexico Wall Project on Track Amid Funding Speculations

Failure to approve a government funding bill could throw new doubts over Republicans' ability to fashion a budget blueprint for the fiscal year that starts on...


GOP budget plan avoids government shutdown by caving on border wall funding

Trump tweeted Tuesday, "Don't let the fake media tell you that I have changed my position on the WALL. It will get built and help stop drugs, human traffick...


Ohio police trying to identify owners of dog that killed man

They were able to get the dog to back off, and the man was rushed to a hospital, where he died. Authorities identified the victim as 60-year-old Maurice Brown...


Trump just blasted the wrong court for 'blocking' his sanctuary cities order

The first comment was evidence that the administration intended the executive order to apply broadly to all sorts of federal funding, and not a relatively small...


Trump to propose massive tax cuts for businesses

TRUMP: In the global arena, Trump made good on his promise to withdraw the US from an unpopular Pacific trade deal, but he stopped short of labeling China a cur...


Military tension on Korean Peninsula to linger into May: watchers

In Washington, the Trump administration invited the entire 100-member Senate for a briefing Wednesday on the escalating crisis. The North's KCNA news agency s...


Wells Fargo Board Scrapes Through Re-Election at Raucous Meeting

E.T. on Tuesday, during which it will release the result of the vote. The bank's top investor , Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) had cast vot...


United States 'mother of all bombs' kills dozens of ISIS militants

The US military announced on Thursday night that it had dropped a GBU-43/B bomb - commonly known as "Mother of All Bombs" - on the hideouts of Da'ish in the Ach...