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For a week, Fallon retakes the lead from Colbert

But the NBC comic might want to keep the champagne on ice. ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live clocked 1.963 million total viewers and tied Colbert's 0.42 demo rating; Kimmel's show aired a repeat on Friday. I would have my son-in-law ask them". Russian inte...

Family Recalls Loving Nature of Seattle Mom Killed by Police

The mother of four said in the call that she had gone to a store and come home to find someone had broken in. There are sounds of rapid movement, the woman yelling "Get ready, (expletive)!" and the police radioing for help and repeatedly warning her ...

Texas mother charged in deaths of toddlers left in hot car

She told the Parker County police she had wanted to teach her daughter a lesson for disobeying her. Randolph went inside the house, smoked marijuana and took a nap for two or three hours. Temperatures reportedly reached the mid 90's the day of th...

US Senate Passes Sanctions Against Iran And Russia

The new measures are presented in the form of an amendment to the draft law on the application of sanctions against Iran. The proposed legislation seeks to penalize Russian Federation for its interference in the 2016 US presidential elections, in...

Cuba calls Trump speech on island 'grotesque spectacle'

And the idea that we can make change by disengaging or turning inward has been contradicted by every policy discussion I've had in Cuba - whether in a classroom with a Cuban law student - or a conversation with a street vendor in Old Havana.

Justices could take up high-stakes fight over electoral maps

Though Kennedy anxious about "the failings of the many proposed standards for measuring the burden a gerrymander imposes on representational rights" - that is, the fact that it is hard to come up with an objective test courts can use to determine whi...

Interior Secretary calls for reducing size of Bears Ears National Monument

Zinke added that the administration has enormous respect for tribes and their "sovereignty, respect and self-determination". "I'm pleased to say the recommendations I'm going to provide, I think, are in the interests of Utah, the tribes and the U...

Deadly shooting at Nissan dealership in Greenville

According to police, Bernal and Garcia approached Hutchinson with their guns drawn. Garcia, along with bounty hunter Gabriel Bernal, tracked Hutchinson and his girlfriend to the dealership. He was wanted in Minnesota on several felony charges inc...

Misspellings, Mapped: America The How-Do-You-Spell-Beautiful?

They share news about the words used in regional bees and pay close attention to parts of the country that are known to be competitive, like Florida, California, New York and Texas. If there is a tie on the test, judges will declare co-champions. A...

Rapist, Deported Drug Trafficker Among Nearly 200 Arrested In Immigration Crackdown

In addition to the two in Glendale, others arrested included a 29-year-old Salvadoran national who was previously deported in 2014 after serving a nine-year prison sentence for rape. are subject to arrest". Arrests were also made in San Bernardino, V...

Man resembling the Joker appears in Miami-Dade court

He is charged with carrying a concealed firearm. A USA man dressed as Batman villain The Joker has been arrested after waving a loaded gun at drivers outside a Florida apartment block, say police. Sullivan is now being held on a $5,000 bond. ...

Maryland teen banned from Christian HS graduation because she's pregnant

Although he relented and allowed her to attend classes in school, the principal still prohibited her from graduating with the rest of her batch. "She made the courageous decision to choose life, and she definitely should not be shamed", Kristen H...

Homeland Security Extends Protections For Thousands Of Haitians In US

More than 20,000 Haitian TPS recipients live in NYC alone, according to 1199SEIU, a service workers union that represents thousands of health aides, many of them Haitian. "I had a community activist say to me last night: If every musician did what W...

Clinton aide releases debate prep footage

Comey's associates told reporters that he tried to avoid directly interacting with Trump months ago, and that he did not appreciate it when the president singled him out and pulled him in for a hug during a gathering. But instead of going for a hands...

Planned Parenthood forced to close four clinics in Iowa after funding cut

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland will close in Sioux City and three other Iowa locations at the end of June. A spokesman couldn't be immediately reached for comment . Congressional Republicans are seeking to cut Planned Parenthood out of Medic...

Minn. session deadline 'hanging by a thread' as budget talks continue

This has taken two years of fighting about state's rights, privacy, and driver's licenses for undocumented workers to reach this deal, but the House and Senate have now passed the compromise bill and Gov. The new law would require the Minnesota Depar...

Springfield Honors Fallen at Peace Officers Memorial

Every year since 1982, members of the US law enforcement community, their families and friends have gathered on Peace Officer's Memorial Day in Washington, D.C.to mourn the fallen and remember their heroic acts. "It's an opportunity to surround the f...

Healthy teen dies of heart problems after too much caffeine

In addition to being healthy, Davis was known among friends and classmates for advocating against using drugs and alcohol, Watts said. " He didn't do any of that ". Another team found similar dangers in 2015. Assuming Cripe drank a large latte and...

Trump White House actions shake Republicans; chaos follows Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey's sacking

Trump's daring decision to oust Comey sparked comparisons to Nixon, who fired the special prosecutor running the Watergate investigation that ultimately led to his downfall. Mr. Clinton said his attorney general, Janet Reno, reviewed Mr. Sessions's l...

Senate OKs bill to fund government through September

Tuesday afternoon from the White House podium, Mr. Mulvaney defended the spending deal a third time, appearing with pictures of planned border-security changes he said would be funded by the deal and emphasizing to conservative critics of the deal th...

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Minn. session deadline 'hanging by a thread' as budget talks continue

This has taken two years of fighting about state's rights, privacy, and driver's licenses for undocumented workers to reach this deal, but the House and Senate have now passed the ...

Springfield Honors Fallen at Peace Officers Memorial

Every year since 1982, members of the US law enforcement community, their families and friends have gathered on Peace Officer's Memorial Day in Washington, D.C.to mourn the fallen...

Healthy teen dies of heart problems after too much caffeine

In addition to being healthy, Davis was known among friends and classmates for advocating against using drugs and alcohol, Watts said. " He didn't do any of that ". Another team f...

Trump White House actions shake Republicans; chaos follows Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey's sacking

Trump's daring decision to oust Comey sparked comparisons to Nixon, who fired the special prosecutor running the Watergate investigation that ultimately led to his downfall. Mr. Cl...

Senate OKs bill to fund government through September

Tuesday afternoon from the White House podium, Mr. Mulvaney defended the spending deal a third time, appearing with pictures of planned border-security changes he said would be fun...

Work begins to fill hole at collapsed Hanford tunnel

He said non-essential employees were asked to stay home Wednesday while crews prepare to fill in the collapsed portion of the tunnel. The U.S. Department of Energy's Mark Heeter ...

North Korea accuses US, South Korea of assassination attempt

South Korea is not willing to sacrifice itself for United States global domination, and that is true also for Asia, where the Philippines and other countries like Thailand are cal...

Levee breaks in Arkansas as record flooding continues to plague the region

Water had begun to spill over the top of the levee on Tuesday and it breached on Wednesday. Rivers in Louisiana are pouring over their banks after parts of the state were inundat...

'El Chapo' to remain in solitary confinement, US judge rules

Guzman's lawyers also sought more freedom to communicate with people in order to plan his defense, including his wife and potential witnesses. The judge did, however, rule that G...

7 shot during San Diego pool party; suspect dead

The witness said the gunman initially shot back at the officers, and three officers shot him to bring him down. One of the women died at the hospital. Rikky Galiendes, 27, heard ...

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Trump's Deputy Assistant to leave White House

The Times report said that Gorka will "likely" be moved to a role outside the White House but still be part of the administration. A senior official told the outlet that he w...

Here's what could be next for Trump's sanctuary cities order

Asked about Orrick's ruling Wednesday, Trump averred that he is "never surprised by the 9th Circuit", reinforcing an early morning tweet in which he declared that it "has a bad ...

Multiple agencies respond to Mason County school after report of active shooter

Multiple agencies respond to Mason County school after report of active shooter

Authorities sweep Hawkins Middle School after reports of a possible shooter emerged Wednesday morning. His connection to the Hawkins Middle School incident remains unclear. Mason C...

Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

Friends and family are gently interacting with and approaching her as she copes with the aftermath of her ordeal, her sister told a CNN affiliate. "The first thing I did was just...

Canadian PM responds to Trump's criticism of dairy industry

In remarks delivered after signing an executive order to clamp down on steel dumping, Trump promised action on the files within the next two weeks, and took a swipe at Canada's sup...