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Supreme Court denies Arkansas request to carry out execution

Arkansas officials are vowing to carry out a double execution later this week after the U.S. Supreme Court scuttled the state's plan to resume capital punishme...


Trump to insist on border wall funds as budget deadline looms

But other senior administration officials stopped short of saying the President would press hard for the funding, sending mixed signals as lawmakers approach wh...


Cup Series race postponed until Monday

So much that the Monster Energy Cup Series race there was postponed until Monday. Bristol Motor Speedway tweeted that the Food City 500 has been rescheduled t...


Power outage slams San Francisco, leaving 90000 in the dark

By 4.30pm local time, PG&E said it had restored power to all but 3,000 customers. Power was restored to all customers shortly after 5 p.m. "We did notice so...


Gorsuch To Hear Missouri Religious Liberty Case

For the first time in more than a year, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments this week with the full complement of nine justices. The justices were be...


Iran violating 'spirit' of nuclear deal, Trump alleges

The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action - also known as the Iran nuclear deal - was ratified in July 2015 by Iran and the five permanent members of the UN Securi...


Aaron Hernandez found not guilty in double murder

A former New England Patriots rising star has been acquitted on two 2012 murder charges. The jurors reportedly deliberated for nearly six days and about 36 ...


Q Poll: Support For Legal Marijuana Hits Record High

Whether or not this swing in public opinion will be enough to deter his efforts remains to be seen, but, if current trends hold, public support of legal marijua...


The senior Sanders backs party youth to remake Democrats

Sanders and Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez took their nationwide tour to Kentucky, where downtrodden Democrats saw their series of election lo...


Trump warns Democrats Obamacare will die without cash infusion

The White House said the two recognized they had differences over the proposed wall but agreed to "work these differences out". Now, these are mostly Mexicans. ...


Ivanka's brand prospers as politics mixes with business

To date, her company has 16 registered trademarks in China and more than 30 pending applications, according to China's Trademark Office database, the Associa...


Putin backing `evil person´ in Syria´s Assad, says Trump

The vote is scheduled for 3 pm (1900 GMT) and comes as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is in Moscow to pressure Russian Federation to reconsider its support...


Democratic unity tour draws crowd in Louisville

Democrats had high hopes of turning the reliably red state blue. Bernie Sanders, who overwhelmingly won the state's caucus a year ago. Blake, a member of the Ne...


Mom Hit With Stroller on American Airlines Flight Wasn't Following Rules

When an angry fellow passenger gets out of his seat to confront the flight attendant, a fight between the two almost ensues. "You do that to me and I'll knock y...


Novice Democrat tops Georgia race, but faces runoff

The runoff election for the House seat vacated by current HHS Secretary Tom Price is scheduled for June 20th. During today's White House press briefing, P...


Support for marijuana legalization is at an all-time high

Support for marijuana legalization was up five percent compared to previous year, when 56 percent of Americans said cannabis use should be legal for adults. Thi...


Texas lawmakers advance permitless carry bill

Bakk said it would be better for the House and Senate to each have bills and then bring them to compromise in committee. For the first time, Gov. Greg Abbott ...


Wounded vet running Boston Marathon carries race partner across finish line

As Switzer recalled, her coach Arnie Briggs dissuaded her from even trying the marathon. "I knew if I dropped out no one would believe women could run distanc...


Johns County falls to 3.3 percent in March

About 12,322 more Hoosiers found employment in March, increasing the state's total labor force to 3.32 million. "We are working and winning for Wisconsin". The ...


Celtics break through in series with win over Bulls

Rockets 113, Thunder 109: Nene scored 28 points on 12-for-12 shooting from the field, and Houston beat Oklahoma City to take a 3-1 lead in their first-round se...


Remake of Classic 'Your Brain on Drugs' Ad Slams Disastrous Drug War

At the time of the original PSA, Cook was just 18 years old, and hadn't yet filmed the movie that would rapidly buoy her to stardom. "The war on drugs is a disa...


Trump will be insistent on funding border wall

Host John Dickerson asked the DHS chief, "Is there anything in the Paris attack that sends any lessons about United States policy or policy that should be put...


Trump to Canada: Stop Shielding Dairy Farmers from US Competition

Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier has welcomed U.S. Donald Trump's swipe at the Canadian dairy industry, saying that it's not just American farme...


Ann Coulter rejects Berkeley reschedule offer

He urged Coulter to speak at the later date instead, when the university can provide an 'appropriate, protectable venue'. Ann Coulter said no to a proposa...


Bulls' Rondo fined for attempting to trip Celtics' Crowder

In fact, he had more free throw attempts in the first quarter (8) than the entire Celtics team (7). Here are the Stars, Studs and Duds from the first half of ...


France's next leader: centrist Macron vs. far-right Le Pen

Mr Macron , a 39-year-old investment banker, made the run-off on the back of a grassroots start-up campaign without the backing of a major political party. A ...


Teacher filled Cialis scrip before 'kidnapping' teen student

Cummins and Elizabeth were found this week at a cabin in northern California, weeks after they disappeared from Tennessee. "The family is absolutely elated be...


Ann Coulter is not letting Berkeley off easy for calling off speech

Pro- and anti-Trump protesters clashed off campus in Berkeley on Saturday. Ann Coulter will be heard. "After acceding to all their requirements, which were ...


Watch Huge Rally In Washington D.C.

March organizers are also anxious by what they see as growing skepticism from politicians and others on topics such as vaccinations, genetically modified organi...


5 people dead in New York house fire

The blaze ran through three alarms and burned for almost two hours before being declared "under control" around 4:30 p.m., according to the FDNY. Mayor Bill ...


Milwaukee County among places Justice Dept threatens in immigration fight

The federal grant that is at risk provided $1.6 million to Philadelphia in 2016. "Today, the Department of Justice sent letters to nine jurisdictions that...


State jobless rate ticks up to 3.6 percent, remains below US

Since hitting the post-Great Recession peak of 6.9 percent in 2014, the state unemployment rate has been between 6.5 percent and 6.8 percent. Nationally, the ...


Drivers trying to figure out the sticky Bristol surface

His resume at Bristol is one of the best, and in addition to his five wins here, Busch leads all drivers in both dominator categories. The end result is that ...


Berkeley reverses course on Ann Coulter speech

Coulter could be following in the footsteps of disgraced alt-right media personality Milo Yiannopoulos who in February was invited to speak by campus Republican...


South Carolina unemployment rate unchanged in March

The state unemployment rate has risen each month since hitting 2.9 percent in November, though it remains lower than the national rate of 4.5 percent. "This m...