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Beyoncé Announces 'Formation Scholars' Scholarship Program

In honor of the one-year anniversary of her Lemonade album, Beyoncé has launched a scholarship program aimed towards young women to follow their passions and ...


LeBron and Cavaliers sweep away Pacers

The Cavaliers needed big plays on both ends of the floor late in the fourth quarter to seal the Game 4 win, as first, there was James' pull-up three-pointer...


Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of 2017 NASCAR season

It is both a burden and a blessing to have the name "Dale Earnhardt Jr." and be the namesake of perhaps the greatest stock-car driver who has ever lived. "Havin...


Trump's Visa Target: Who Comes from Where?

President Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order that will make it harder for American tech companies to hire employees from foreign countries willing to wo...


No water for week led to jail dehydration death

According to prosecutors, Thomas was never allowed out of his solitary confinement cell even though prisoners are normally given one hour of recreation each day...


Trump softens stance on border wall funding

Congress must pass a $1 trillion catch-all spending bill to pay for all agencies of government or trigger a partial shutdown Saturday, which happens to coincide...


BC election campaign fires up over U.S. softwood tariffs

Trump based his 2016 presidential campaign on increasing the number of jobs in the United States by renegotiating trade pacts like the North American Free Trade...


Trump budges on border-wall funding

Democrats and some Republicans have voiced opposition to using the spending bill as a vehicle to begin funding the border wall. Democratic leaders had said it w...


Democrat Advances in Georgia's 'Trump Referendum' Special Election

A novice Democratic candidate weathered attacks from United States President Donald Trump and finished well ahead of his Republican rivals in a much-watched Ge...


Ann Coulter Still Plans to Speak at UC Berkeley Despite Safety Concerns

UC Berkeley officials say they were unable to find "a safe and suitable" venue for the right-wing provocateur, whom campus Republicans had invited to speak. "I ...


Dallas lawmaker is fasting to protest Texas sanctuary cities bill

The bill is scheduled for debate and a possible vote in the state's house on Wednesday. Neave told the Washington Post that she's "praying for a miracle". "...


Trump Signs Executive Order Seeking To Put The American Worker First

A new executive order was signed by Trump on Tuesday during his trip to Kenosha, Wisconsin. The second part of the EO includes text that focuses on "Hire Amer...


NC GOP leaders rush to get elections law upheld

In 2007, Mike Easley, the Democrat in the governor's office, appointed him to fill a vacant seat. But at least one more sitting judge, Robert N. Hunter Jr., a...


Former NY police, lawyer arrested in gun licensing probe

According to the complaint , from about 2014 to 2016, Two former members of the NYPD's licensing division, Paul Dean, a former supervisor, and Robert Espinel, ...


Wild police chase ends in Bellflower; 1 suspect in custody, 1 dead

Eventually, the chase led to the city of Bellflower, where the auto went into a business parking lot and was boxed in by police about 6:40 a.m. When he turned a...


Elizabeth Thomas, Tad Cummins: Arrest Affidavit Reveals Disturbing Details About Their Relationship

Cummins denied doing anything wrong and asked his wife to forgive him. The report went on to say Cummins even threatened her with "repercussions" at school in...


South Dakota US senators praise Perdue as ag secretary

The executive order will abolish President Obama's White House Rural Council, and replace it with a task force led by Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, w...


Alabama Governor Robert Bentley Quits Over Sex Scandal, Kay Ivey Replaces Him

Bentley also agreed not to run for public office again, gave up his state retirement and waived his right to ask for security which is provided to all former ...


New Orleans Finally Begins Taking Down Confederate Monuments

The other three monuments slated for removal are the Robert E. Lee monument which stands in Lee Circle, the Jefferson Davis statue which is on Jefferson Da...


FDNY Probes Cause of Deadly Queens House Fire

Firefighters took two hours to douse the blaze, which occurred at 2.30pm local time (7.30pm BST). A burned-out vehicle was found behind one of the homes, and wi...


N.Korea quiet amid expectation of tests

According to the daily, "all parties would bear the consequences, with Pyongyang sure to suffer the greatest losses". In several television interviews, Nikki ...


Disabled Amtrak train at Penn Station snarls morning commute

It's the latest in a series of problems on the Northeast Corridor, which also affects the Long Island Railroad, which is considering filing a lawsuit against Am...


World marks Holocaust Remembrance Day

Schools and community centers hold ceremonies and prayers, certain business shut down, and radio and television stations are filled with documentaries and inter...


8 famous athletes who were drafted by both the National Football League and MLB

This weekend, the former Long Beach High tackle machine and Mississippi State standout could see his dream come true. When it comes to Division II alum, the r...


Mike Mayock: Mitchell Trubisky most ready quarterback in 2017 draft class

These players can still be good but the teams are unsure of their value. "Not only do you like the fact that they come in and have experience doing it, but yo...


Execution Of Arkansas Inmate Jack Jones Was 'Torturous And Inhumane,' Lawyers Say

Lee's was the first execution in Arkansas since 2005 as a result of a legal battle over the lethal-injection protocol, which was resolved in the state's favor o...


Supreme Court lets 2nd execution proceed

His death warrant expires at midnight. His chest stopped moving two minutes after they checked for consciousness, and he was pronounced dead at 7:20 p.m. Media ...


United States astronaut Peggy Whitson breaks record for time in space

Trump's daughter and close adviser, Ivanka Trump , and NASA astronaut Kate Rubins, joined him in the Oval Office during the call. Trump's call to ramp up ...


Gorsuch's First Big Top Court Vote Allows Arkansas Execution

He maintained his innocence throughout. Lee, who requested communion as his last meal, was administered midazolam as well as vecuronium bromide to cause par...


House votes for tougher restrictions on abortion

Planned Parenthood officials said Wednesday's federal court ruling meant they could resume abortions beyond the facility in St. Louis, bringing such services to...


LeBron James crushes 2017 NBA Playoffs workout

James scored 33 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Cavs to the road win, earning a 4-0 first-round sweep in the process. Despite only five points, Kev...


Cummins arraignment canceled, taken into federal custody

She appeared fine physically, Lopey said, and there were no signs of trauma. They were found in a remote cabin in Northern California. It had no electricity or ...


Bernie Sanders: 'I'm an Independent'

House", said Sanders, a one-time presidential candidate, in a statement . He and Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez appeared together during ...


US home prices rose at the fastest pace in nearly 3 years

Indeed, the Standard & Poors CoreLogic/Case-Shiller index of home prices across 20 major U.S. cities climbed almost 6 percent over last year (up from 5.7 percen...


Chaffetz and Cummings: Flynn Might Have Illegally Accepted Payments from Russian Federation

According to a letter composed by White House Director of Legislative Affairs Marc Short, which was addressed to Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz and ranking...