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Jun 24 2017

Judiciary Committee Investigating Loretta Lynch for Obstruction in Clinton Email Probe

The letters that went out to Lynch and Bernardo, Open Society Foundations' General Counsel Gail Scovell and Renteria, the committee members wanted details about reported...

Jun 24 2017

Zellner: Avery 'extremely optimistic' his conviction will be overturned

Supreme Court . Brendan Dassey , whose case formed the heart of Making a Murderer , could be re-tried or released after judges backed a ruling he was coerced into co...

Jun 24 2017

It's Too Hot For Some Planes To Fly In Phoenix

The temperature in Phoenix , Arizona also touched almost 50 degrees Celsius, . or just 120 degrees Fahrenheit, one of the highest temperatures ever recorded in the cit...

Jun 24 2017

Breezy, showers and mild temperatures this weekend

Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy skies develop with a low temperature of 69 degrees. Southwest wind 7 to 13 miles per hou...

Jun 24 2017

Pelicans get Jackson from Charlotte in draft deal

During his lone season at Kansas , Jackson would average 16.3 points per game while shooting 51 percent from the field, while averaging 7.4 rebounds per game and three a...

Jun 24 2017

Wisconsin AG asks court to review Dassey ruling

In August, Duffin sided with "Making a Murderer" filmmakers, ruling that investigators coerced Dassey, who was 16 at a time, into a confession, and that he suffered fro...

Jun 24 2017

Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

Although Trump lauded its passage in a Rose Garden ceremony, he called the House measure " mean " last week. - Senate debates the bill and Majority Leader Mitch McCo...

Jun 24 2017

Obama on Senate bill: It's 'not a health care bill'

Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) criticized the Senate GOP's Obamacare repeal bill Thursday, saying he was concerned about its " Medicaid policies". Many Republicans oppose the...

Jun 24 2017

Sears Canada announces Store Closures

Sears Holdings , which owns both the Seas and Kmart chains, is struggling and has announced the closing of 200 locations in order to improve its cash flow. In April, ...

Jun 24 2017

Dog that mauled 2 kids in car seats to be euthanized

Tom Grab was inside, and sprang into action. The children's mother was able to pull the dog away from the van with the help of several other people. "Well, they're also...

Jun 23 2017

Pregnant mother shot, killed by police in Seattle

On Monday, Seattle officials released dash cam audio of a Sunday morning police shooting that left Charleena Lyles , a pregnant mother of three, dead. According ...

Jun 23 2017

Trump orders more cash, industry input, for apprenticeships

The two Milwaukee-based companies promise to focus on USA military veterans who are re-entering the civilian workforce. Enlarging the pool is an idea that has bipartisan...

Jun 23 2017

Trump lawyer denies president is a probe target

So technically, Trump is correct: The man who wrote the memo endorsing Comey's removal has authorized an investigation that is reportedly probing whether that removal...

Jun 23 2017

In Georgia, Handel reaches out to Democrats and thanks Trump

Trump supporters reveled in their victory on Twitter. Handel, an establishment Republican and former state secretary of state, defeated Democratic challenger and poli...

Jun 23 2017

Trump calls for stricter limits on welfare for immigrants

It was an unscripted peek into Trump-brand populism: rich people should be seen as smart, Wall Street insiders should be seen as capable, Goldman Sachs must be synonymo...

Jun 23 2017

President Trump's Businesses Are Bringing In A Lot Of Money

The 98-page document shows that Trump's newly opened Washington hotel took in nearly $20 million in revenue during its first months of operation, which coincided wi...

Jun 23 2017

Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter 'Obamacare'

And at least a half-dozen Republicans - both conservatives and moderates - have complained about it. The legislation also reshapes subsidies to low-income people for pr...

Jun 23 2017

In video, girl begs mother for quiet after Castile shooting

The video was made public by the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the Ramsey County Attorney's Office, Tuesday, June 20, 2017, just days after the office...

Jun 23 2017

Milwaukee Cop Found Not Guilty In Shooting That Sparked Riots

The first shot hit Smith in the arm, and the second, which was sacked after Smith fell to the ground, hit him in the chest. Smith had thrown his gun over a fence ...

Jun 23 2017

Gergen: Special election victories show Trump could beat Dems in

These folks, the thinking among Democrats went, would perhaps be willing to take a real look at a Democratic candidate for Congress . On Wednesday, Pelosi attempted ...