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NY congresswoman supports Tim Ryan as House leader

As a result, Republicans now control the House, the Senate, the White House, and (after President Trump picks a new justice to replace Antonin Scalia) there wil...


Trump taps Betsy DeVos for US Education Secretary

Once the announcement was official, DeVos tweeted she was "honored to work with the president-elect on his vision to make American education great again". The D...


Judge rejects bid to reverse high school football result

A Cook County Judge has denied a bid to overturn Plainfield North's win against Fenwick High School. District 202 spokesperson Tom Hernandez said the district...


House Speaker Paul Ryan renominated for top House post

However, Ryan emerged triumphant on Tuesday, releasing the following statement on Twitter , "It is a tremendous honor to be nominated by my colleagues to ser...


Hunters Take 7000 Fewer Deer on Wisconsin's Opening Day

These 87 deer harvested placed Vinton County as the 26th-highest amount in the state out of 88 counties. Hunters in that region killed 12,330 deer on Saturday c...


Iraqi forces push on against IS in eastern Mosul

Also Sunday, the troops laid siege to the Al-Zohour neighborhood in the eastern section of Mosul . An Iraqi special forces soldier fires his rifle after an I...


Trump shifts to right by tapping Sessions, Pompeo, Flynn

The question on many industry group's minds Friday is whether Trump will serve as a check on Sessions' staunch opposition to marijuana use. But should support...


Gold Star family of slain California soldier booed on flight

Perry was reassured by the deferential and sympathetic nods his family got from passengers on the second flight, though there were still a few who seemed put ou...


Sunday morning freeze melts under sunny skies

Sunday. Wind will be light and the sunshine will be out in full force throughout the day and highs will be in the low to mid 60s. The National Weather Service...


Bond denied for South Carolina slayings suspect

The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office says a man who kidnapped, then chained a 30-year-old woman in his shed for two months, has confessed to a quadruple murd...


A Tribe Called Quest "We the People…".

Deceased member Phife Dawg also appears in the video as an animated graffiti portrait, rapping, "Dreaming of a world that's equal for women with no division...


Twitter Makes 'Great Purge' of Alt-Right Accounts

Among those suspended by Twitter was Richard Spencer , who operates the alt-right think tank National Policy Institute - which calls itself "an independent...


South Korea: Park to be quizzed by prosecutors

Choi Soon-sil, 60, is alleged to have pressured big companies into donating 77.4 billion won (66.3 million US dollars) to two nonprofit foundations she actually...


Trump says he may keep parts of Obamacare

Trump has previously called Obamacare a "disaster". She couldn't have been nicer, she just said "congratulations Donald, well done" and I said "I want to thank ...


This Map Tracks Where People Are Being Harassed by Trump Supporters

Hate crimes and speech have also surged in "red" states from the Deep South up to Pennsylvania, where swastikas and racist graffiti have been recently rep...


Electoral College Lesson: More voters chose Clinton, but Trump will be President

President-elect Donald Trump, in his first television interview since beating Hillary Clinton in a historic election, apparently no longer thinks Clinton is "cr...


Family says 'Deadliest Catch' star Jake Harris injured in assault

Police have confirmed that Jake Harris was found along a highway, but have not been verified details of the attack. Police found Harris with neck and head inj...


Police find tigers, cougar and skunk roaming freely in Texas woman's home

She faces a theft charge in addition to the child-endangerment charge. Meyer's neighbors in northwest Harris County first alerted authorities about the "thr...


Firefighters Make Progress on Containing Pinnacle Blaze

The fires are in seven states, including Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, and the Carolinas. The Party Rock Fire , near Lake Lure, started S...


Trump will get wake-up call, Obama says

Instead, he will confront concerns about a Trump presidency in Europe and Latin America and try to reassure nations about a man who Mr Obama only a week ago der...


Ryan Hugs Trump Close After Campaign Disagreements: 'Past Is The Past'

WASHINGTON ― Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) looked to reassure the voters he worked to secure for President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday, tamping down rumors of...


SEPTA strike over, no Election Day impact, credits coming

A union of about 5,000 transit workers began the strike November 1 over issues including pension benefits and employee breaks. Politicians feared the strik...


Oklahoma linked to racially charged incident targeting freshmen, officials say

Officials are investigating a racist incident targeting black freshman students at the University of Pennsylvania. She said that Penn Police have been worki...


Gun deer season opening weekend numbers down from 2015

In Zone 1, in northeastern Minnesota, total firearms harvest was up 16 percent. DNR officials say that's down three percent from a year ago. That's down jus...


Trump can't treat North Atlantic Treaty Organisation like a business

USA leadership is as important as ever", Stoltenberg says. Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Roivas' response to the victory of president-elect Trump on social me...


Schedule Of Veterans Day Events on Aquidneck Island

Students are encouraged to invite a Veteran to eat lunch with them. Hosted by United Veterans Council of Newport County, American Legion Post 7 (Newport) and th...


Bodies found in alleged serial killer's yard identified by tattoos

The body of her boyfriend was found a day later. The other remains were found near one another Sunday and Monday, and authorities are not sure who they are. W...


Biden to campaign with Kaine in election eve boost

After voting, ABC 7 News said she headed to the Peninsula Hotel in Midtown Manhattan, which is expected to be her base while she prepares for the final day of w...


1 deputy killed, 1 injured during a dispute central Georgia

According to the GBI, Elrod was shot once in the stomach by a Byron police officer who hid behind his protective shield while firing engaging in a gun battle wi...


Trials for killings of blacks by police unfold in 2 cities

Former North Charleston Police Officer Michael Slager sits in the courtroom, October 28, 2016 in Charleston, South Carolina. Of the 12 primary jurors, six a...