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Trump's grand plans collide with 100-day mark

The ABC/WaPo poll found that 42% approved of Trump's performance as president vs. 53% who disapproved, compared with an average approval/dis...

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Police say teen hit by errant hammer throw

An Illinois college student is dead after being hit during a hammer throw event, officials said. One bystander, Marcus Malcolm, said the teena...

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Sanctuary cities threatened with loss of federal grant money

A U.S. DOJ press release said a May 2016 report indicated the communities may have laws violating the terms of federal law enforcement gra...

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Penn. man found guilty of murdering State Trooper

Trooper Alex Douglass was shot through the hips and left debilitated. The gunman led authorities on a 48-day manhunt through the rugged Pocono...

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Authorities: Tennessee student, teacher found in California

He said their house had burned down in Colorado, and he was down to his last dollar. Cummins, 50, told Barry he was 44, and that the teen was ...

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Heavy rain may cause flash flooding

Showers were expected to increase in intensity on Sunday , covering almost all of the central part of the state through Monday night. Monday sh...

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President Trump to hold rally on night of White House Correspondents Dinner

Look forward to it!' A White House spokesperson did not immediately return a request for comment. That goal seems unlikely to happen before his ...

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Cubs come back to win in Cincinnati

He connected in the first inning on Saturday against left-hander Cody Reed (1-1), who was moved into the Reds' injury-depleted rotation. Contr...

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Fund launched for child of NYC firefighter killed in fall

He was taken to Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, where he died of his injuries. The last New York City firefighter killed in the line of duty w...

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Marijuana Activists Will Give 1000 Free Joints to Congress on 4/20

However, under the current law funding the government through almost the end of April, the DOJ is prohibited from using its funds to crack down ...

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2nd doctor, wife charged in female genital mutilation case

The couple were arrested on Friday morning, and are expected to appear in court later today on charges of conspiracy to commit female genital ...

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Battle for Berkeley: Will Ann Coulter spark another clash?

It was the same concerns about violence that led university officials to originally cancel the Coulter event. Coulter's speech, which was sc...

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Trump Intervened to Free US Prisoner in Egypt

He leaves Thursday afternoon to Israel to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman, and President Reuven R...

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Huge "March for Science" will protest Trump's war on facts

Others-including local organizers-are taking this notion of science appreciation a step further, and calling for specific advocacy in opposit...

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Kansas outcome a warning to GOP as Georgia contest nears

And yet, it's Democrats who appear to be smiling. Republican Ron Estes will be the next Congressman from Kansas following his victory Tuesda...

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3 arrested before white nationalist's speech

Supporters and opponents engaged in shouting marches beforehand, and photos showed a man with a bloody face after a physical altercation outside...

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House Oversight Chair Jason Chaffetz will not run for reelection

But Chaffetz told the Deseret News a year ago that he was "convinced" he did not want to seek a Senate seat, instead indicating that he might ...

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Pentagon commits three USA aircraft carriers to North Korea

President Trump himself added to the perception the strike group was speeding toward North Korea when he told Fox Business News on April 12, "We...

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UC Berkeley calls off Ann Coulter talk for security reasons

Coulter told the Washington Post that Berkeley had attempted to place "ridiculous demands" on her speech, including scheduling the event for t...

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Homeland security chief not on board with Trump administration's anti-marijuana stance

Kelly's address touched on the various security challenges facing the USA - the threat of terrorism both homegrown and foreign, the many facets...

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Arkansas asks court to lift inmate's stay

Thornton /The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP). Protesters gather outside the state Capitol building on Friday in Little Rock, Ark ., to voi...

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Oklahoma sheriff's deputy dies after shooting

Authorities in Logan County believe the suspect is 45-year-old Nathan Aaron LeForce. When back up officers arrived on the scene, Sheriff Dever...

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Trump welcomes 21000 to his first Easter Egg Roll

As part of her role, Melania has been prepping the White House and building a team - including interior designer Tham Kannalikham, who said: "...

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Murder suspect raises unprecedented $35m bail via friends

She was ordered to live under house arrest and wear an electronic monitoring bracelet. Eventually, Wagstaffe said, bail was set at $35 million. ...

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Cascade Mall Shooter Found Dead in Jail

Cetin's attorney did not immediately return messages from The Associated Press . Cetin entered the Cascade Mall in Burlington on September 23...

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U.S. Supreme Court upholds stay of execution in Arkansas

The Arkansas Supreme Court has lifted an order that effectively blocked the state's plan to execute eight men by the end of the month, but a sta...

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NC health officials report 15 more flu deaths

Fifteen new flu deaths were reported in North Carolina last week, bringing the total number of deaths for the season so far to 156, according ...

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Talk-radio host Alex Jones argues persona in custody dispute

But the radio host is now locked in a custody dispute forcing his lawyers into an argument that surely won't please Jones' many followers: The a...

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Dragnet for Suspected Facebook Killer Steve Stephens Widens Beyond Ohio

The man also claimed to have committed multiple other homicides. Police say they have not verified any other shootings or deaths. This story...

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Changes in voting procedure against law: global observers

The referendum campaign was conducted on an "unlevel playing field" and the vote count itself was marred by the late procedural changes that rem...

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Kenyan runners sweep Boston Marathon men's and women's races

Kirui, 24, produced a devastating sprint with four miles to go to settle an enthralling tactical battle with American rival Galen Rupp, the 2016...

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Suspect arrested in killing of jogger Vanessa Marcotte

It was because Marcotte fought against her attacker that police were able to find him. Early said that he anticipates bringing a murder charge a...

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Protestors to Demand Trump's Tax Returns

Organizers of the Tax March hope to show the president that people do care about his tax returns, despite his administration's argument that b...

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Health Groups Warn of Higher Costs if ACA Subsidies Not Financed

The fixes announced Thursday are meant to keep the health insurance markets stable for the time being. "We're going to be judged on whether th...

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Security logistics loom if guns are allowed at Iowa Capitol

Stand Your Ground - Under HF 517 a law-abiding citizen would have no duty to retreat from any place where the person is lawfully present befor...

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