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Jeff Sessions wants all those prisons full

The memo represents a shift from the Obama Justice Department's charging policy, which gave leniency to low-level drug offenders. Vaida added that the guide...


GOP health bill: 23M more uninsured; sick risk higher costs

But Indiana Republican Party Chairman Kyle Hupfer says report or no report... a majority of Hoosiers are unhappy with the Affordable Care Act , also call...


Try not to cheer on this record-setting Plinko performance

He scored a further $1,000 on his second chip, another $10,000 on his third, (a slightly less impressive) $500 on his fourth drop and then - if you can believe ...


Proposed US Federal Budget Cuts Threaten the Great Lakes

Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters introduced pipeline safety regulation legislation Wednesday. Federal rules treat pipelines under the Great Lakes as ...


Cabinet members head to Capitol Hill to defend Trump budget

That isn't that far from separate estimates by the Congressional Budget Office that expected growth to average 4 percent from 2011 to 2014, before reverting ...


Budget office to gauge health bill effect on coverage, cost

The first version of the House health-care bill showed 24 million fewer people would have health care than under Obamacare, than under the new American Health ...


LA's Super Bowl pushed back a year over stadium delay

The original deal that was cut and that included five Super Bowls over a ten-year period to help Davis pay for his stadium and would have included all the rev...


DeVos to review rejected college prep grant applications

Manning the guillotine is Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos , who has emerged as one of the Trump administration's most reviled figures among Democrats; all ...


Trump meets Pope Francis at Vatican

Trump's motorcade rolled into the Apostolic palace at 8:20 am. Trump's softer stance on environmental regulations is at odds with Francis' view that clim...


Strong storms, tornadoes possible in parts of Deep South

No reports of injuries were received on Wednesday . Strong winds impacted Iredell, North Carolina, destroying at least two mobile homes, according to the As...


Uncertainty grows as Trump delays a health care decision

The trend against Republicans on health care also tracks with President Donald Trump's own stumbles following House GOP action on the issue. "By not choosin...


Hostages taken at church in southern Philippines

Some of the groups, such as the Maute, have pledged allegiance to so-called Islamic State (IS). Gunmen also occupied city hall, a state-run hospital, and part...


Ryan rejects Trump's branding of Comey as 'nut job'

The "nut job" story, reported Friday , said that during their May 10 Oval Office meeting, Trump bragged to Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak and Foreign Mi...


Greg Goff Relieved of His Duties as Head Coach of Alabama Baseball

The Tuscaloosa News reported on Tuesday night that Goff had attempted to reduce or revoke the scholarships of up to 10 players in violation of NCAA bylaws duri...


Aggies drop matches at NCAA Singles Championship

When Ronnie Schneider began his collegiate tennis career at the University of North Carolina four years ago, he would be the first to tell you that playing for ...


Trump arrives at Vatican to meet with Pope

A Vatican statement said the meeting was "cordial" and that the Vatican hoped there could be "serene collaboration" between the U.S. government and the Americ...


Kansas' Jackson diversion requires apology, anger classes

He filed a diversion and signed it in late April, per the report . The six-month non-reporting probation arising from the traffic incident will coincide with...


Toni Anderson's death accidental and involved drugs, examiner finds

Police said contributing factors included ethanol, cocaine and amphetamine intoxication. Her death was accidental. Before she disappeared on January 15, Ander...


Delay in court case deepens health insurance uncertainty

The cost-sharing help can reduce deductibles of several thousand dollars to just a few hundred. "It is wholly inappropriate for you to use federally appropr...


With Macron win confirmed, European market rally hits pause

The National Assembly in France has full powers to pass laws and approve the prime minister, and the country's two main parties - the Socialists and the Union...


Topeka Police taking part in Click It or Ticket campaign

There will be checkpoints on highways that connect to neighboring states. "You can't control a lot of things in traffic crashes sometimes, but you can control...


Netanyahu Orders Rebellious Ministers to Attend Trump Welcoming Ceremony

But he will step foot in Israel having offered few indications of how he plans to achieve what so many of his predecessors could not. Just nine percent of Pales...


Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'

The official added the president also does not expect to convene a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyah...


Trump Coverage More Negative Than Predecessors

Surely, Trump's assertion is questionable. "Trump has received unsparing coverage for most weeks of his presidency, without a single major topic where Trump's...


North Korea poses threat to China, Russia: US admiral

The North, which has defied all calls to rein in its weapons programmes, even from its lone ally, China, has been working on a missile, mounted with a nuclear w...