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NYPIRG addresses transgender rights in schools

Local students won't be affected by the Trump administration's reversal Wednesday of federal transgender student rights guidance. Pine-Richlan...

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Truck goes airbone after trying to avoid crash

The Minden Press-Herald reported Tuesday that Durioki Deshone Hawkins, 23, was driving a 2016 Toyota Tacoma when he was pulled over by deputies...

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DeVos calls black colleges 'pioneers of school choice,' ignoring segregation

DeVos said HBCUs were the "real pioneers when it comes to school choice ". Today, HBCUs do offer a choice to African-American students an...

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National Weather Service issues tornado watch for Jefferson, St. Clair counties

Government officials are determined to keep out hucksters and storm-chasers trying to prey on tornado victims with home fix fraud. Perryville Fi...

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Iran test-fires new missiles in naval drills

Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan said the Nasir missile, which he described as Iran's latest submarine launched cruise missile, "succe...

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DC's cherry blossoms could hit peak bloom in 2 weeks

Washington's Japanese cherry trees are expected to be at peak bloom between March 14-17, the National Park Service announced Wednesday. With t...

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Bill Cosby case to stay in Montco, be decided by outside jury

Cosby's defenders had asked for the entire trial to be moved out of Montgomery County. O'Neill, who will preside over the trial set to start...

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Some rain Tuesday but strong to severe storms are likely Wednesday

There is also a risk of flooding and tornados. The weather service issued the outlook for Wednesday , in preparation for a storm system now t...

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Slain SEAL's Father Demands Investigation Into His Son's Death

President Donald Trump's botched Yemen raid is now being criticized by an American whom it impacted directly and tragically. Trump and his dau...

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Stocks May Lack Direction Ahead Of Trump Speech

While many investors were hoping Trump would unveil details of pro-business policies including tax reform, cash repatriation or infrastructure s...

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Kellyanne Conway Called 'THOT' Over Oval Office Couch Shot + More Twitter Reacts

Kellyanne Conway looks through photos she took of President Trump during his meeting with representatives from historically black colleges an...

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Congress Continues to Probe Russia-related Issues

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer personally picked up the phone and connected outside officials with reporters to try to discredit a N...

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Trump Launches Attack on Unnamed Press Sources

And it's patriots like you that made it happen. "The media didn't think we'd win", he reminded the crowd. It was the latest in a series of a...

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Supreme Court Reviewing Facebook Ban For North Carolina Sex Offenders

Goldberg complained that the law bans "vast swaths of core First Amendment activity" that have nothing to do with the government's professed obj...

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Bitcoin is getting closer to its all-time high

Price per bitcoin on Europe's Bitstamp exchange - its highest levels in more than three years . Bitcoins have been prone to volatile price fl...

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Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia desecrated

A Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia apparently became the victim of vandalism Sunday, when police were alerted that dozens, perhaps hundreds of he...

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch in effect for southeast MI until 10 pm Friday

The strongest storms will occur this evening. Main threats include damaging winds and possibly large hail. The risk for severe weather wil...

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Trump says Chicago needs help

Johnson said the number of gun arrests in Chicago is nearly double what it was previous year, and called on lawmakers to help the police depart...

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Donald Trump just enforcing the law with immigration policies

An ICE official confirmed these charges to VOA, adding some were charged with reckless driving and resisting an officer. "That's always been o...

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Police save puppy from "near death" heroin overdose, arrest owners

On Feb. 18, officers arrested 46-year-old Thomas Romero and 38-year-old Nina Crawford for changing price tags at a Home Depot in Texas. A ...

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CPS To Principals: Don't Let Immigration Agents In Schools Without Warrant

Just days after the Trump administration released more aggressive guidelines for immigration enforcement and deportation policies, Chicago publi...

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Mitch McConnell interrupted as Trump protests continue

McConnell believes that the protests in Kentucky the last three days, as well as around the country have been orchestrated by the Democratic Par...

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Woman's Facebook warning of shirt on vehicle windshield goes viral

But according to her Facebook post - what she saw next - made her instantly suspicious and fearful for her safety. Hardacre turned on her wi...

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Flight Erupts in Celebration After Racist Man Booted for Harassing Pakistani Passengers

A man was taken off a United flight headed to Houston, Texas after making racist remarks towards passengers on Saturday. In a video of the...

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Documents: After shooting, Dylann Roof went toward second black church

Prosecutors say the 22-year-old Roof shut off his Global Positioning System, something they say indicates he stopped the auto. Prosecutors say...

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President Trump To Speak At CPAC Gathering Near Washington

Spencer popularized the term "alt-right" and has espoused racist and anti-Semitic views, calling for "peaceful ethnic cleansing". Bannon and ...

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2 $1M Powerball tickets sold in MA; $435M ticket sold in Indiana

The ticket for the $435 million jackpot was sold in Indiana. It was the first jackpot to climb above $400 million in almost three months. It's...

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Jimmy Fallon's Trump Anchors His Own News Network

What does the news look like when Fallon's Trump takes it into his own "abnormally, very big hands"? "Sweden is still reeling from Friday's in...

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Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe Vetoes Bill Defunding Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

Governor McAuliffe said quote, "It would be unwise to spend additional taxpayer dollars on a tax credit that has fallen so short of its intend...

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DFW among launch markets for American Airlines' cheaper basic economy fares

On Tuesday, both United and American Airlines separately put on sale the first tickets with their new "Basic Economy" fare options-ones that sav...

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DHS issues memos meant to crack down on illegal immigration

One plan is to immediately return home Mexican immigrants apprehended at the border pending the outcomes of their deportation hearings, rather...

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Kennedy "forever" stamp to be released Monday

The artwork accompanying the stamp, showing Kennedy in a reflective pose, is a 1970 oil painting by Aaron Shikler (courtesy of the White House...

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Senate Asks Federal Agencies to Preserve Records on Russian Federation

The Associated Press reported Sunday, citing a congressional aide, that the committee had sent formal requests to more than a dozen organizati...

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Good Samaritan rescues injured officer by jumping on suspect's back during attack

During the stop, the officer found drugs in 28-year-old Thomas Bennett's vehicle. The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/2laYj4D ) 56-year-ol...

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Jewish Community Center in Amherst evacuated after bomb threat

The Jewish Community Center in Southwest Houston is one of the latest Jewish centers threatened with violence. The St. Paul Jewish Community...

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