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Russia, US in spat over United Nations condemnation of N. Korea

In a new propaganda video, North Korean missiles are seen hitting US cities. China's chief source of leverage is now trade, as it accounts for more than four-f...


Hospital: Seattle officer in critical condition

Thursday. The officers, one female and one male, are being treated at Harborview Medical Center. The incident marked the first time a police officer was s...


Support for marijuana legalization at all-time high

Recreational marijuana is legal in Washington , D.C., and eight states, including five states that legalized it just a year ago. Illegal pot is cheaper because...


Killer of NFL's Will Smith apologizes to his widow in court

The surprise new witness produced by the defense on Wednesday was Michael Burnside of New Orleans, who took the stand insisting that he heard two different weap...


United Airlines Won't Be Firing Anyone Over Dr. David Dao's Assault

Popular Video Smoking still kills a disturbing number of people every year. Munoz says he takes full responsibility "for making this right" after the April 9 ...


Ruling clears way for Arkansas' 1st execution since 2005

After two scheduled executions were blocked earlier this week, Arkansas shifted its focus to a pair of lethal injections scheduled to take place back-to-back ...


4/20 pot celebrations marked by arrests at US Capitol

Hillterns, listen up. Leaders of DCMJ , the District's largest marijuana advocacy group known for handing out thousands of free joints on Inauguration Day, wil...


Execution halted for fourth of eight men set to die in Arkansas

Arkansas' attempt to carry out its first execution in almost 12 years wasn't thwarted by the type of liberal activist judge Republicans regularly bemoan here, b...


Abortion services to expand in Missouri after judge issues injunction

The law was similar to one in Texas that the U.S. Supreme Court struck down last June, after it sharply reduced the number of abortion providers there. Planned ...


Dems launch pro-Ossoff ad blitz in Georgia

Part of what is fueling Democratic excitement about the race is that while Trump won Georgia by six percentage points, the district that Ossoff seeks to win s...


Islamic State denies suffering casualties from huge US bomb in Afghanistan

The commander of USA forces in Afghanistan, Gen. John Nicholson, said in a statement Thursday that it was the "right munition" to use to destroy the militants...


Delaware County Amber Alert

The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office said in a tweet that the mother was taken into custody. Adelyn is described as having hazel eyes and blonde hair. The children...


Trump to host New England Patriots at White House

Several notable players, including quarterback Tom Brady, skipped the event , with Trump fan Brady citing "some personal family matters ". A Patriots spokes...


Arkansas executions temporarily on hold

But the Arkansas Supreme Court vacated Griffen's ruling days after he participated in an anti-death penalty rally and reassigned some of his cases. It's the qui...


Arkansas judge: Order guided by law, not execution views

Since the last execution in 2005, the state Supreme Court has at least twice forced Arkansas to rewrite its death penalty law. Griffen's order was dissolved o...


Donald Trump blasts Tax return protests he says were paid for

In Berkeley, California, police arrested at least 20 people after fist fighting erupted at separate unrelated rallies in a park where about 200 people for or ag...


McNuggets order led police to Facebook killer

The search for Stephens began Sunday after he recorded and shared on Facebook a video of himself shooting a stranger named Robert Godwin on a Cleveland street...


Is Georgia election a sign of a Democratic comeback?

An Ossoff victory, which almost came to pass despite the long Republican tradition in the district, would have sent even marginally vulnerable House Republicans...


Boxer Adrien Broner arrested on warrant in Cincinnati area

Several 911 callers reported multiple shots fired between vehicles at the intersection of W. McMillan Street and W. McMicken Avenue. According to Jennifer Bak...


Marlins lose combined no-hitter with one out in ninth inning

Marlins: Edinson Volquez (0-1) makes his fourth start of the season still looking for his first victory. Brad Ziegler got through the eighth inning with the no-...


DACA-enrolled immigrant sues for details on his deportation

Despite living in the United States since he was nine years old and supposedly being granted protections twice under the Deferred Action For Childhood Arriva...


Arkansas execution plan again thrown into doubt

Lawyers for Arkansas inmate Lee are working at both the state and federal level to get a court to block Lee's execution, scheduled for Thursday. LITTLE ROCK,...


Justice Neil Gorsuch's First Day on the Job

In the third case of the day, which the court heard arguments for in the afternoon after an hour break, the justices weighed the rules for the timely filing o...


Deported man with DACA status suing to return to U.S.

Lawyers claim that Montes had renewed his DACA status, a protection for undocumented immigrants who were brought to the USA as children initiated under the Obam...


NFL star offers to help WH press secretary during briefing

Brady reportedly opted to stay home to spend with with his mother. Kraft said he was delighted to be honored by Trump for a remarkable comeback victory th...


A DACA Recipient Has Been Deported for the First Time Under Trump

A case involving a man who was deported to Mexico despite having permission to be in the US under a program that shields young immigrants has landed in the cour...


Trump to Sign Executive Order Reviewing Highly Skilled H-1B Visa Program

President Donald Trump's latest executive order focuses on the way the federal government gives visas to highly trained foreign workers . "This will stop." Tru...


Orofino teen who went missing after prom dies in vehicle crash

Joseph Regional Medical Center and a nursing supervisor confirmed his death. In a news release, officials said he lost control of the vehicle and rolled it over...


Aaron Hernandez not guilty of double murder

The eyewitness testimony of Alexander Bradley , also a convicted felon and drug dealer, was the basis for the case against Mr Hernandez. In his first trial, ...


Bill would prohibit state health insurance plans from covering abortions

Leyva (D-Chino) that will enhance the safe and reliable access to comprehensive reproductive health services for college women in California. Only candidates ...


House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz won't seek re-election

Chaffetz will remain as the chair of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Chaffetz entered office in 2009 and his indefinite departure from poli...


How will the overhaul of H-1B visas affect businesses?

The executive order signed by President Donald Trump calling for a review of H-1B visas is too little and too late, USA lawmakers said, even as more half a do...


Lower Court Order on Execution Drug Reversed by AR Sup

Midazolam has been used in a number of high-profile botched executions, including instances where inmates did not appear to be fully sedated when they received ...


Gov. Brown To Argue For Gas Tax Increases In Riverside

Gov. Jerry Brown joined state and local representatives in Riverside Tuesday to make his case for hiking gasoline taxes to pay for road repairs. The Senate vo...


Trump signed a new executive order to 'Buy American, Hire American'

The order aligns with President Trump's promise as a candidate to review visa programs to prioritize the goal of "Buy American, Hire American", even as the pr...