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California, New York, Washington unite to back climate pact

Its goal is to reduce global emissions and prevent global temperatures from rising. Bloomberg's donation will make up for the U.S.'s contribution to the U.N.'...


UN expands sanctions against North Korea

But she added: "Beyond diplomatic and financial consequences, the United States remains prepared to counteract North Korean aggression through other means, if n...


Penn State frat death leads to changes in Greek life policy

But in the meantime, they wrote, Penn State should act. "The changes require significant shifts in the relationship among fraternities, sororities and the Uni...


Spicer refers all Russia-related questions to Trump's lawyer

Reporters later shouted questions at Spicer about the meaning of the tweet, but he did not answer. During a press briefing which the White House unsurprisi...


Ariana Grande benefit concert for Manchester airs on ABC7 Sunday

He wrote he was so happy, "i could burst!" Never seen jaden so... Adam Harrison said his daughter Lily "felt like a rock star" after meeting her idol. "Music ...


US delays embassy move in Israel

To circumvent the 1995 law requiring the embassy to relocate to Jerusalem , each US president since Bill Clinton has signed a waiver every six months to keep t...


Spicer Says President Trump's Relationship With Angela Merkel is 'Fairly Unbelievable'

Merkel said she and Modi had discussed open markets and free and fair trade during their meeting in Berlin .In a thinly veiled dig at the Trump administrati...


Perdue defends budget's food stamp cuts to angry Democrats

Panel Democrats charged that Trump's cuts would rip apart the social safety net. It is being released, unusually, with President Trump out of town on his firs...


Nevada Gov. Sandoval signs storage, electric vehicle bills

According to a signing announcement from Sandoval's office, the electric vehicle infrastructure push "falls in line with the Governor's goal to have all of N...


Here's why famous landmarks across the world turned bright green last night

The agreement was hailed as a landmark when it was passed, with nearly 200 countries pledging to follow it. " Americans are not walking away from the Paris ...


Florida governor signs budget bill in Miami, readies for special session

Governor Rick Scott says he will veto the legislature's education funding proposal, sending lawmakers back to the drawing board in a special session next week...


Comedian Kathy Griffin news conference on Trump photo fallout

Lisa Bloom said the comedian has retained a criminal lawyer, who also appeared at a press conference in which Griffin apologised again for the images. Griffi...


Sixth-grader wins National Spelling Bee by correctly spelling 'marocain'

She switched between contriteness to combativeness during the press conference, during which she attempted several nervous jokes that drew laughs mostly from he...


Ex-Penn State president a 'failure'

In a separate filing, Spanier's lawyer said the 68-year-old is suffering from prostate cancer and heart problems, and asked for probation and community servic...


USTR sends NAFTA renegotiation notice to Congress

Still, Lighthizer said reforming the trade agreement fulfilled one of Trump's "key promises to the American people". The White House formally started the ...


Michigan airports get share of funding for runway work

Across the nation, the Federal Aviation Administration plans to award $527.8 million in grants to 584 airports. Airport Manager Chris Kreig said the money wil...


Evergreen college closes amid campus threat

The News Tribune says (http://bit.ly/2sfIyLc) Rep. Matt Manweller blasted recent demonstrations at the progressive, liberal arts campus. The rage against Wein...


Trump has 'total confidence' in son-in-law Kushner

But Trump immediately railed against administration leaks in a flurry of tweets Sunday, calling them "fabricated lies". "It has also been my distinct pleasure...


James Comey to testify in Senate hearing on Russian Federation

On Wednesday, the House Intelligence Committee issued subpoenas for Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen and his former national security adviser Michael Flyn...


Former FBI Director James Comey to testify in Senate June 8

Comey will testify in open session beginning at 10 a.m., followed by a closed session around 1 p.m., the committee announced. After Comey's dismissal, news re...


Portland stabbing suspect: "You call it terrorism. I call it patriotism!"

On Monday, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler called on federal authorities to rescind a permit for a June 4 "Trump Free Speech Rally" and not to issue a permit for a J...


White House Briefing Amid Reports Of Staff Changes, Russia Developments

A top communications aide to President Donald Trump is exiting the White House as the embattled president considers a broader staffing shake-up amid rising ...


Texas Republican representative threatens to shoot Democratic colleague in the head

The noise drowned out lawmakers, leading the House session to be stopped and state troopers called in to remove the protesters. It bans sanctuary cities , allo...


VA in 'Critical Condition' But Shows Signs of Improvement: Shulkin

Major veterans' groups oppose the cuts. Putting the oft-behind the scenes Shulkin on-camera also stopped the White House from making Trump available on Wednes...


Map Of 'America's Most Misspelled Words' Will Have You Shaking Your Head

Starting the new year with pork and sauerkraut is thought to bring good luck, but Pennsylvanians apparently need more than luck to spell "sauerkraut". As Twyman...