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With 'tapes' tweet, Trump evokes Nixon's White House

As has happened on previous occasions since Trump took office, different versions rapidly circulated of an event - in this case phone conversations between Come...


Tornadoes Leave at Least 2 Dead as Storms Pummel Central US

Fitzgerald says they lifted walls off people who were trapped. Phyllis Dooley said when the tornado hit her area, she took cover in her tornado shelter. A lin...


Jury finds Oklahoma cop not guilty in shooting of unarmed black man

During the proceedings, Shelby said that she acted according to her training because she had reasonable fear that the victim was reaching for a gun. A civil c...


Around 20 people charged after Texas 'sanctuary city' sit

Abbott signed House Bill 89, which prohibits state contracts and investments with companies that boycott Israel. He said he believes 10 to 12 states would m...


Trump's Hypocritical Message to Liberty University Grads

Coming off a tumultuous week with the firing of FBI Director James Comey, President Trump called critics "pathetic" and told the audience at Liberty University ...


Trump may be regretting this tweet about 'Crooked Hillary' right about now

The President had previously blasted Hillary Clinton as "crooked" after then-FBI Director James Comey said in a July 5 press conference that they were "extremel...


A commencement speech by a Republican senator from Texas has been canceled

While Cornyn's term as whip ends next year, he would still remain an influential senior senator with a term that runs through 2020. Asked, during an intervie...


Texas congressman calls for Trump's impeachment in impassioned speech on House floor

Though it's unlikely a Republican Congress impeaches president Trump, if things continue to progress at the current pace - if more facts do surface that further...


I'd been planning to fire James Comey for a while

Trump reportedly fired Comey partly because he felt the director had not demonstrated enough loyalty in past congressional testimony. Trump disparaged Comey a...


Wall Street Is Starting to Worry About President Trump

Asked on his way out of the news conference whether he still retained confidence in Trump, Ryan replied: "I do". As the maelstrom raged around the staff, re...


Police announce 'Click it or Ticket' campaign

North Carolina law requires occupants in the front and rear seats of a passenger vehicle to be properly restrained by using a seat belt. The " click it or Ticke...


Wikileaks whistleblower Chelsea Manning released from U.S. prison

Manning was a 22-year-old junior intelligence officer at a forward operating base in Iraq when she was arrested on May 27, 2010, for illegally copying usa mil...


Man shot by police after striking officer dies

Daniel George Boak, 28, of Centreville, Va., struck an officer with his truck before being shot, police said. At around 4:32 p.m. Wednesday, officers attempte...


Senate Judiciary Committee requests Comey memos-and Trump's recordings of those conversations

If Mr. Trump had issued a clear-cut order to stop the investigation, Comey would have resigned. Asked by reporters whether he thought the allegations against ...


Who could be at risk for higher premiums under GOP?

Under Obamacare, insurers can no longer charge consumers based on their medical histories. Blase also said funding in the AHCA for high-risk pools or reinsu...


James Comey declines to testify before Senate panel

Trump said in a Thursday interview with NBC Nightly News' Lester Holt that Comey assured him he was not under investigation during a dinner at the White Hous...


Wrong-way driver killed, 2 hurt in head-on crash in Maryland

Police say the woman who was killed in the crash was driving in the opposite direction on the eastbound lanes of Route 50 when she struck another vehicle. She w...


Judge rejects effort to block Confederate statue's removal

The statue, which stood for 106 years, is the second Confederate monument to come down after the New Orleans City Council voted to remove the four landmarks i...


2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin

Emergency crews have marked every trailer that has been searched, and now, they're going back again stopping, listening and then physically lifting the debris a...


Crews remove Jefferson Davis monument in Mid

Robert E. Lee and P.G.T. Beauregard, are slated to be removed in the following several days. The statue is the second of four monuments that the city is re...


Trump Threatens James Comey, Implies He Taped Conversations

Trump's behavior raises "the specter of possible intimidation and obstruction of justice", wrote Reps. The White House denied the account. Trump is mulling ...


Fallen Lee County law enforcement officers remembered

These fallen officers and their families were honored Monday at the Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Service at the Jean Dean Public Safety Building, conducted...


Ford 'set to shed 10% of workforce'

Shares in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) edged higher in pre-market trading on Tuesday as reports suggested that the United States carmaker is planning to cut 10% ...


'Fast decision' could be coming on the next FBI director

In a Wednesday press conference, Putin said he would be happy to give Congress a no-doubt, completely reliable transcript of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lav...


Trump Threatens Comey In New Tweet

The first candidate to arrive was Alice Fisher, a high-ranking Justice Department official in the George W. Bush administration. Then, The New York Times an...


Colorado man to be freed early now in immigration custody

A judge on Tuesday ordered Lima-Marin's release, saying it would be "draconian" to keep him in prison and that he had paid his debt to society. When Lima-Mari...


New Orleans begins takedown of 3rd Confederate-era monument

Lee in the heart of the city. Protesters both for and against the statue gathered at the site as the work started that evening. When he learned the removal effo...


Comey furious over Trump team's smear campaign - and he's prepared to respond

The Times reported that during a dinner in January, the president asked Comey to pledge loyalty to him. Mr Trump also reiterated his view that reports about c...


1 killed in reported Wisconsin tornado; 25 hurt

Two people have died and dozens are injured after tornadoes flattened a mobile home park in Wisconsin and a housing subdivision in Oklahoma during powerful spri...


Paging James Comey: Some congressional Russian Federation investigators struggle to reach Federal Bureau of Investigation director

And: How a tax cut could still happen even if impeachment proceedings begin against Trump . Deepening worries over US President Donald Trump's uncertain futu...


Oklahoma officer says she recalled training as she shot man

Tulsa officer Betty Jo Shelby said Monday that a training video of an officer being fatally shot during a traffic stop ran through her mind last September when ...


Bernie Sanders, John Kasich Say It's Too Early to Talk Trump Impeachment

John Kasich says stories swirling around the White House show why he could not support the Trump campaign for president. And that's why I think these investig...


Civil rights lawyer poised to become Philadelphia's next DA

He's against the death penalty. "Tonight was not about a campaign or a particular person". "It will be an office that is very much oriented toward understan...


Louisiana House backs ban on removal of Confederate statues

Dan Claitor awaits Senate floor debate, but after Wednesday's vote Claitor said it would be pointless to bring it up. "My bill in its current posture is a fla...


Education Sec. Betsy DeVos booed during commencement speech

DeVos closed her remarks by challenging students to face life's challenges with grace. Earlier in the week, 50,000 students sent a petition urging the Dayto...