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Jun 10 2017

Man dies after being restrained by Texas deputy, her husband

A confrontation between the deputy's husband and Hernandez ensued that resulted in Hernandez losing his life in the hospital three days later, authorities said. The deput...

Jun 09 2017

Powerball Jackpot Rises to $435M

The highest Powerball drawing was $1.6 billion in January 2016. The Virginia Lottery expects to sell about $3 million worth of Powerball tickets between last night's dr...

Jun 09 2017

Chocolate Trafficking: Mob Group Charged With Not-So-Sweet Crimes

The indictments include charges against the alleged head of the national criminal enterprise, marking one of the first federal racketeering charges ever brought against a...

Jun 08 2017

Kellyanne Conway's Husband Says Trump Tweets Hurting Legal Case

The Republican president has said his proposed ban, a centre-piece of his 2016 presidential campaign, is necessary to protect Americans from terrorist attacks . Geor...

Jun 07 2017

Cosby accuser to resume testimony in sex assault trial

Pointing to Cosby-even walking over to the defense table only inches away from the fallen entertainer-Feden referred to him as "this man" while describing his alleged act...

Jun 05 2017

Trump, after House panel subpoenas, backs probing Obama administration

Nunes stepped aside from the Russian Federation investigation in early April after bypassing his fellow committee members the month before to brief Trump and the press ...

Jun 03 2017

Man arrested in theft of Portland train victim's ring

It's unclear whether the backpack in the man's left hand belongs to him, police said . Best's family realized the items were missing while making funeral arrangements ...

Jun 03 2017

Ex-Penn State officials receive jail time in Sandusky scandal

Former president Graham Spanier , ex-Vice President Gary Schultz and Tim Curley , a former Nittany Lions athletic director, were sentenced Friday, according to PennLiv...

Jun 02 2017

Police release Tiger Woods' DUI arrest video

The video shows Woods walking unsteadily, then returning to begin the tests. Police ask Woods, "Do you remember being asleep at the wheel? No". Woods replies that h...

Jun 01 2017

Former TSA boss among candidates for FBI director

The White House claimed the president fired Comey for his mishandling of the Clinton email investigation, at the behest of memos from Attorney General Jeff Sessions and...

Jun 01 2017

Iowa's GOP senators cast doubt on health care law repeal

Taking the border adjustment tax and business interest changes off the table leaves the House GOP plan about $2 trillion in the hole, and "the Trump administration has ta...

May 31 2017

'Atlanticist' Merkel rams home frustration with Trump after summits

The first IGC was held in New Delhi in 2011, the second in Berlin in 2013, and the third in New Delhi in 2015. Modi was holding formal talks with Merkel as part o...

May 31 2017

Officer Who Killed Tamir Rice Fired For Rule Violations On Job Application

A second officer, who was driving the patrol auto, Frank Garmback , will be suspended for 10 days beginning Wednesday. "On a Saturday afternoon past year, Tamir Rice ...

May 31 2017

House intel Democrat wants review of Kushner's clearance

The White House declined to comment on the report, but President Trump tweeted Sunday morning that reports about his administration with attribution to anonymous sources ...

May 30 2017

Abbott: Announcement on special session later in week

The A-F accountability system, which was approved by lawmakers last session, wasn't received well by schools and public education advocates. "When it gets to a special ...

May 29 2017

NCAA baseball regional sites spread among 7 conferences

The Razorbacks will learn their opening-game opponent, as well as the two other regional teams, during the NCAA's tournament selection show today at 11 a.m. Season tick...

May 27 2017

Sessions to federal prosecutors: Go for the toughest possible sentence

Department of Justice, reversing those issued by the Obama administration and former Attorney General Eric Holder . But Sessions said "it is important to note " t...

May 26 2017

Donald Trump's Approval Rating Sinks As White Voters, Republicans Withdraw Support

That figure was slightly higher among Democrats (78 percent) than Republicans (72 percent), while 61 percent of independents said the same. The poll showed that Trump...

May 25 2017

Cowboys Get It Done Against Top Seed Tech

With the win, fourth seeded WVU goes on to play the victor of No. 1 Texas Tech vs No. 8 Oklahoma State at 5 p.m. ET tomorrow. Cade Cabbiness and Garrett McCain each had...

May 24 2017

Trump urges grads to draw lessons from his outsider status

Trump listed teams on the school's 2018 schedule, pausing at times for comic effect. During his first graduation speech as president, Trump told the fresh graduate...