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Nigerian leader meets with 82 Chibok schoolgirls

The Boko Haram sect released 82 Chibok girls in a deal that reportedly saw the Federal Government swapping prisoners for the students. "Bring Back Our Girls"...


More people prefer Obamacare to Trump's health care replacement

Most concerning of all is that the bill is a poorly disguised tax cut for the wealthiest people in the country, which will ultimately result in a $850 billion t...


Trump, South Korea's Moon agree to cooperate on North Korea

AP writer Kim Tong-hyung contributed to this story from Seoul , South Korea. President Trump has rattled South Korean officials with recent comments about th...


Off-duty sheriff's deputy killed in crash

The CHP says the bus driver was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol and he and his 51 passengers all escaped major injury. The man who died was driving ...


Feds Say Evidence 'Insufficient' to Charge Officers in Alton Sterling Case

Sterling, 37, was shot and killed by a Baton Rouge police officer last July after two officers were called to a convenience store to investigate a report of a m...


Severe storms kill at least seven in southern US

She was a passenger in a vehicle that was swept off a highway in Christian County. "We are in the peak of the tornadic season", said meteorologist Lamont Ba...


Mormon church pulls older boys from Boy Scouts programs

The church did not say when the younger boys will be withdrawn from the Boy Scouts. Powell said her 10-year-old son, Hayden, will continue in the Cub Scout pr...


State police: 3 dead, including deputy, in rural Arkansas

Authorities have charged 42-year-old James Arthur Bowden with killing them and Yell County Sheriff's Lt. Kevin Mainhart. Mainhart had spent five years in the ...


Mattis makes clear USA commitment to protecting Turkey

Nasser Haj Mansour, an adviser to the Syrian Democratic Forces militia group, was quoted by Reuters as saying the town and the adjacent Tabqa dam were now "comp...


Driver, 14 students hurt in bus crash near St. Louis

The bus driver, 37-year-old LaVitta Conrad, is being credited with keeping the bus upright during the accident. Numerous children have minor scrapes. First re...


Engineer charged in deadly Amtrak crash

Municipal Court Judge Marsha Neifield ordered prosecutors to file the charges just two days after the local district attorney's office said they didn't have eno...


US prepares to ban laptops on flights from Europe

The US Department of Homeland Security said on Tuesday it was close to a decision on extending to Europe an existing ban imposed on eight countries, as the busy...


Monumental Task Committee says City doesn't own Beauregard statue

Robert E. Lee and P.G.T. Beauregard, and a 15,000-pound obelisk, almost 40 feet tall, commemorating the bloody 1874 attack by a racist white militia on integr...


New Orleans begins to remove second Confederate monument

Dozens of protesters both supporting the monuments and calling for their removal stayed up overnight to watch the proceedings which happened in early-morning da...


Tillerson lays out Trump's 'America First' foreign policy to skeptical officials

Southeast Asian nations generally welcome cordial ties between the two powers but worry about whether secret deal-making might undercut Washington's willingne...


North Korea's detention of US citizen 'concerning': White House

Does North Korean ruler Kim Jong-Un tune in to Morning Joe? KCNA, North Korea's state agency said he was held on Saturday because they suspected he commits ...


United CEO fields questions from committee after dragging incident

Chief Executive Officer of United Airlines Oscar Munoz speaks in NY in 2016. Dao, who lost two front teeth as he was dragged by his wrists after refusing to...


Flynn's papers subpoenaed by Senate panel in Russia probe

At Tuesday's press briefing, Spicer was asked why President Donald Trump waited 18 days to fire Flynn after Yates told the White House that Flynn had be...


Donald Trump contradicts his own White House about James Comey firing timeline

Comey announced in March that the FBI was investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential race, including possible ties between Moscow and Trump's ...


US Justice Department to probe police shooting of Texas teen

Lee Merritt, an attorney for Edwards' family, contradicted those claims, telling the Washington Post that the auto was sacked on without provocation. The atto...


White House advisers struggle to keep Comey story straight

It was not clear whether he was talking about the same meal, but they are believed to have had only one dinner together. The White House had said Comey was ...


U.S. urging Southeast Asian countries to reduce ties with North Korea

The newspaper quotes a spokesman for the State Department's East Asia and Pacific office as saying Washington wants countries to "suspend or downgrade diploma...


Pyongyang unveils satellite photos of Thaad in S.Korea

Moon's pick for National Intelligence Service chief is Suh Hoon, a longtime intelligence official Moon said would be the right man to push reforms at NIS, which...


USA ready to consider new N. Korea sanctions if necessary: Tillerson

On the worldwide front, Washington is expected to push the global community including China to limit North Korean coal imports according to the UN Security Co...


Obama Shows Off Plans for Chicago Presidential Center

The center will be a place for doing, not just looking or listening, " said Marty Nesbitt , chairman of the Obama Foundation ". To jumpstart that effort th...


Teacher Accused Of Affair With Student Kills Herself

According to sources, she and the student would met up at her home for the trysts. There was no immediate mention of the cause or manner of the middle school te...


'Baloney': Dianne Feinstein Rips 'Sanctimonious' Comey for Actions in Clinton Probe

Comey appeared to win few new converts to his way of thinking, given the intense partisanship still swirling around both the now-closed probe of Clinton's use o...


Surprise! Senate Fails to Repeal Obama-Era Rule

Michael Bennet, in voting against the resolution . Afterward, McCain changed his vote. "It's so clear from the states have done this right, you can do this i...


White House struggles to straighten its story on Comey

On Wednesday, during a briefing for which she once again received relatively high marks from observers, Sanders was asked if the president had made a decision t...


Mark Cuban on President Trump Firing James Comey: 'The Issue Is Trust'

It was unclear whether word of the Comey request, put to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , ever made its way to Trump. The White House has said that C...


More Penn State Fraternity Members Face Arraignment In Student's Death

District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller charged a total of 18 Penn State University students with crimes ranging from hazing to aggravated assault. Kordel repeat...


Students Charged With Manslaughter In Penn State Frat Death

A Penn State University frat brother, who was present when a student took a fatal fall after a booze-fueled pledge ceremony, says other members pushed him again...


Fox News Co-President Bill Shine Resigns After Bill O'Reilly Shake-Up

That's the sentiment inside Fox News Monday, according to a network insider, after news erupted that Fox News President Bill Shine is out. Fox News was also h...


Hannity responds to speculation about future at Fox

The network said he resigned . Fox News confirmed Shine's resignation on Monday after a week of increasing speculation about the executive's future at th...


Trump's intel bosses reiterate that Russian Federation meddled in election

He said that he spoke to Comey once over dinner and twice by phone. Trump had said he acted based on the recommendations of Rosenstein and Attorney General Je...