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North Korea frees American student; parents say he's in coma

Three other US citizens are being detained in North Korea, at a time when Kim Jong Un has been firing missiles and threatening to strike the United States. Ba...


Uber director David Bonderman quits

The comment came during a board meeting meant to confront Uber's "toxic" reputation following a six month-long flurry of public relations disasters. "I do not...


Democrats Fuming Over Sessions' Refusal to Answer Questions

Sessions denied meeting privately with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak at the Mayflower Hotel in April a year ago. About Page, Sessions said "I don't kno...


Comey's dad says his son 'laughs' over subject of leaking

The Secret Service has handled recording systems within the White House for previous presidents. The agency said a review of its main indices found no records...


Defeated Trump hints at Supreme Court travel ban appeal

Noting that the administration of former president Barack Obama had established a level of 110,000 and justified it on humanitarian grounds, the judges said the...


Sessions to face sharp questions on Russian Federation contacts, Comey firing

As late as Sunday, the Justice Department signaled it expected Sessions testimony to be closed but said the final decision was up to the committee. But senato...


Demonstration against Islamic law draws counter-protest at Butler County Islamic Center

The Los Angeles Times reported that they were met by counter-protesters", who "held up placards and shouted, 'No Hate! (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle). Demonstrators...


Hearing underway for frat brothers in Penn St pledge's death

Dave Scicchitano testified. His fist was clenched so tight that one of the students struggled to pry his fingers open. A few of the defendants have waived the...


Oklahoma jail escape: 2 inmates captured, 2 at large

On March 17, Moody, Baker, and a third man broke out using the air vents. Baker, Moody and Goodnight are facing separate property crime charges while Irvin is...


United States appeals court upholds decision to block Donald Trump's travel ban

Critically, the judges again pointed to Trump's social media presence to substantiate their ruling, including a seres of Twitter posts from June 5 in whic...


HCSO: Drug dealers disguised meth as candy

Salinas has been denied bond Wednesday. Image from Harris County Sheriff's Office Facebook page dated June 13, 2017. . Deputies said they seized a large coll...


Sessions is appearing before Senate Intel Committee: What could happen?

Over the weekend, he announced a change. He called for Sessions to clarify what involvement he had in the Russian Federation probe before his recusal; what "s...


Third day of 90+ degree heat

Today's National Weather Service forecast: Mostly cloudy, with a 40 percent chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 11 a.m. Heat indices ...


Trump Says He Is '100%' Willing To Testify Under Oath About Comey

He was the US attorney in Manhattan who in 2003 charged Martha Stewart with obstructing justice in a stock trade investigation. The former Federal Bureau of I...


North says Kim supervised test of new anti-ship missile

Thursday's missile firing by North Korea is the fifth since South Korea's new President, liberal Moon Jae-in, assumed office in early May. The trial was t...


Brewers beat Cards to gain twin bill split

Shaw left the club Friday after his newborn daughter, Ryann, had complications from open heart surgery. "My mind is still elsewhere", Shaw admitted. Kolten Wo...


Chicago police officer rescued dog that fell into Lake Michigan

A dog that was in one of the vehicles jumped out, ran across the Lakefront Trail, and dove into Lake Michigan, police said. The officer lays flat on the concret...


Second federal appeals court refuses to revive travel ban

The Juries agreed with the ruling by a US District Judge Derrick Watson in March which found the key provisions of the revised travel ban , temporarily bar...


Rubio touts final vote on VA bill

Steve Barrar, R-160, unanimously supported a bill that would share veterans' information from state agencies with the Department of Military and Veterans Affair...


President says Sessions did 'very good job,' comments on Mueller rumors

Several Democratic senators have questioned Sessions' role in seeking Comey's ouster as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, considering the attorney gen...


Six dead in London tower block fire, toll expected to rise

London Fire Brigade reported over 200 firefighters tackled the flames through the night, with 40 fire engines also sent to the north Kensington tower block. "I...


Louisiana congressman shot at congressional baseball practice

Law enforcement has identified the shooter as James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, according to a federal law enforcement sources. According to the Wash...


Steve Scalise shooting: Congressional Baseball Game remains on for Thursday

Gabby Giffords and Ron Barber, who were both shot in 2011. President Trump announced in his statement that the alleged shooter, who has been identified as James...


Moisture in the atmosphere, isolated showers, storms this week

Highs next week will rise and fall from the low 80s to the mid-to-upper 80s. On Wednesday night , scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible before 8 p.m...


Louisiana rated 48th among states in Kids Count rankings

IN saw the biggest improvement in the Economics category, where it ranks 19th. Only seven percent of teens are not in school and not working, compared to 11 per...