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Southwest Celebrates First Day of Summer with Heat Wave

Some American Airlines regional flights in and out of Phoenix , Arizona, have been cancelled as temperatures push towards 50deg C. The flights affected by ...


Secretive Republican healthcare bill sickens Democrats

This Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declared that the party will produce a "discussion draft" of the bill by the end of the week. McConnell's...


Death of Otto Warmbier sparking outrage from all levels of government

President Moon Jae-in on Tuesday held North Korea accountable for the death of an American student who died shortly after his release from detention in th...


12 cities to receive Justice Department aid to lower crime

Memphis is one of 12 cities in the country that will receive federal help with fighting violent crime. Ron Sachs/dpa/picture-alliance/NewscomWhile U.S. Non-fa...


Holcomb Fire 10% Contained Tuesday Morning

The cause of the fire was unknown. The Big Bear Fire Department clarified on Twitter that reports of mandatory evacuation were erronous, and that no evacu...


Tropical Storm Bret forms in the Atlantic

As of the NHC's 11 a.m. EDT advisory update, a tropical storm warning is in effect along the USA coast from High Island, Texas, east to the mouth of the Pearl R...


Whole Foods CEO calls Amazon buyout a "courtship"

Ripka had once compared nabbing Whole Foods as an anchor tenant to " going to the ball with one of the belles ", and his opinion on this has not changed, desp...


Baltimore City Council Votes To Uphold Paris Climate Agreement

Mayor Ken Miyagishima had proposed the measure around the start of the month. The Paris agreement on climate change is "fit for objective and can not be reneg...


New dashcam footage shows moment police officer shoots dead Philando Castile

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Video that shows a Minnesota police officer shooting seven rapid shots at Philando Castile during a traffic stop last July was made public ...


Virginia Primaries: Ralph Northam fends off progressive Tom Perriello with double-digit lead

So there is the choice for voters this Tuesday. With more than 97 percent of the vote counted, Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam bested former congressman ...


US Democrats fume over secret Republican health plan

The Hill reports that McConnell has focused on winning over moderate Republicans , though conservatives in the House say the bill will die there unless the ...


Supreme Court puts hold on redrawing WI districts

In the majority's opinion , Justice Antonin Scalia noted that partisan gerrymandering is as old as colonial America, and that ultimately, it is not for the c...


Virginia Muslim girl found dead near mosque

But police say the tragic incident "appears to be the result of road rage ". Hassanen was walking with friends near the All Dulles Area Muslim Society ...


Russian Federation probe: Vice President Mike Pence hires outside counsel

Examining the possibility of obstruction charges will allow investigators to interview key administration figures including Attorney General Jeff Sessions , De...


Yakima County reports record-low unemployment in May

Natrona County 's unemployment rate held steady between April and May of this year at 5.4 percent. In Portage the unemployment rate in May fell by almost half...


New York Times Flips Stance, Now Supports Washington Redskins Keeping Trademark

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled to protect other potentially hateful or hurtful speech in recent years. The justices were unanimous in saying that the 71-y...


2 taken to hospital after construction site accident in Queens: FDNY

One person was seen being pulled from the building on a stretcher. He or she appeared to be conscious but had critical injuries, officials said. Live video fr...


SCOTUS' Partisan Gerrymander Decision Will Impact North Carolina

But the justices have not thrown out state electoral maps drawn simply to give one party an advantage over another. "If you don't like the partisan results in...


Flex Alert: Californians Urged To Conserve Electricity Amid Heat Wave

Electric customers are urged to conserve electricity from 2 p.m.to 9 p.m. today and Wednesday. The state ISO is hoping to avoid strain on the power grid as te...


What can we expect as the Article 50 talks begin? - podcast

A coalition of influential business groups echoed that sentiment on Monday, saying that the government should "put the economy first" in the Brexit talks. "Th...


Supreme Court holds up on redrawing WI districts

Schimel says the stay "preserves the Legislature's time, effort and resources while this case is pending". But Paul Smith, lead attorney for the Democratic vo...


Morgan hails brilliant England bowlers

The hosts batted first and posted a challenging 310 on the board with the likes of Joe Root, Alex Hales and Jos Buttler scoring half centuries. After Hales'...


Cops: Mom Bites Her Daughter During An Exorcism On The Beach

When deputies with the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office arrived, Fernville told them she had to get "the demons " out of her daughter . "The mother had stri...


Dems hit secrecy of GOP health care bill, threaten delays

Richard Blumenthal , D-Conn., at an "emergency field hearing " on the legislation in Hartford on Monday. "If Republicans won't relent and debate their heal...


President Donald Trump's legal plan built in his image: Fight, fight, fight

Over the weekend, Sekulow declared that Trump is not under investigation, after the president condemned the investigation as a "witch hunt" through a serie...