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May 16 2017

Activist resigns after congressman writes letter to employer

According to a report by WNYC , Avelenda was forced to write a "statement" explaining her actions to her CEO, and said the "pressure" she received over her political ...

May 16 2017

Family kicked off Jetblue flight over a birthday cake

The family says they put the cake in an overhead bin, but a flight attendant told them it posed a "security risk" so they moved it under a seat. "She said I was bei...

May 16 2017

Flynn associates subpoenaed in Russian Federation probe

White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday defended the administration's decision to wait almost three weeks to dismiss former National Security Adviser Michael F...

May 16 2017

Nigerian official says more Chibok girls have been released

Also its vehicles were used to transport the freed girls to Nigerian officials at Baki, in Borno state. "President (Muhammadu) Buhari is pleased to announce that negoti...

May 16 2017

Man holding human head stabs worker at Oregon grocery store

The grocery store employee stabbed in Estacada on Sunday is a longtime employee of the store, beloved by people in the small OR town for his easy smile and cheery demeano...

May 16 2017

GOP candidate for Federal Bureau of Investigation says no special counsel for inquiry

Sen. There is a catch, however. Cornyn will hit his limit in January 2019 . Lindsey Graham , who serves on the Senate judiciary committee with Cornyn, suggested that it...

May 16 2017

Supreme Court rejects appeal over NC voter ID law

N.C.'s current Governor Roy Cooper, and Democratic attorney general, Josh Stein, had told the justices they wanted to drop the state's appeal of the 4th Circuit ruling. "...

May 16 2017

Trump urges Liberty University grads to stand up to criticism

Trump took to Twitter on Friday to blast critics, threatening to leak "tapes" of his conversations with Comey and suggesting he may cancel future White House press briefi...

May 15 2017

Torch-wielding group protests Confederate statue removal

The mayor of the Virginia college town of Charlottesville was the target of anti-Semitic tweets on Sunday after speaking out against white nationalists who converged on...

May 15 2017

$10K reward offered for killer of rare Yellowstone wolf

Though guns are permitted in Yellowstone National Park, they can not be shot, and shooting wildlife is strictly forbidden, says Erin Edge , with the environmental group ...

May 15 2017

Mormon church pulls older teens out of Boy Scouts

The church said the decision will affect 185,000 teens; the Boy Scouts put the number at 130,000. Previous statements have indicated that the Church wants a program...

May 15 2017

Voter Fraud Hucksters: Foes Of Trump Panel 'Trying To Cover Up Crimes'

Dunlap, who is a past president of the National Association of Secretaries of State, said he's been told that secretaries of state in New Hampshire, Indiana and Kansas ...

May 15 2017

Donald Trump dismisses Russia collusion claims as a total hoax

NPR political editor Domenico Montanaro's here to talk about this. First, she said, "the underlying conduct that General Flynn had engaged in was problematic in and of ...

May 15 2017

Martin Truex Jr. living sublimely after Kansas Speedway win

We got a lot of fans from Colorado here today. We worked our way through it. I think a lot of credit goes to the auto . The debris that was scattered across the track ca...

May 15 2017

Atheist Group Jumps to Sue Trump Over Religious Liberty Executive Order

SIEGEL: This executive order is controversial. That version contained provisions created to protect religious organizations and individuals who speak out against same-sex...

May 15 2017

Rapper Travis Scott arrested after performance at Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion (AMP)

He was released without bail the same night, but this is the second time he's been busted for sparking a riot. The Rogers Fire Department and Mercy Medical treated the ...

May 15 2017

Trump pushes Senate Republicans to act on health care bill

While President Trump and House Republicans celebrated passage of their measure Thursday with a White House Rose Garden event, concerns were already mounting about dying ...

May 14 2017

Cantwell to visit Richland for Hanford tunnel collapse briefing

A 400-square foot section of the tunnel roof was discovered to have collapsed Tuesday morning, forcing thousands of workers to shelter-in-place for several hours. Hanford...

May 14 2017

Comey don't play that: ex-FBI director defies Trump

When asked whether the FBI's Russian Federation investigation is fake news, or a "witch hunt", as Trump called it this morning in another tweet, Clapper told MSNBC on Fri...

May 14 2017

Blaney Captures First Pole

Chase Briscoe - the reigning ARCA Series champion, who finished off that title in October at Kansas - rounded out the top five. Hamlin was the first driver to hit the tr...