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Jun 24 2017

Testimony Nears End in Crucial Hearing for Larry Nassar

Judge Donald Allen Jr. made his decision Friday, June 23 in Mason, Mich ., after hearing testimony from the gymnasts and watching a police interview of the doctor. "I'm ...

Jun 24 2017

Sketches of White House press briefing released

Some conservative media voices dismissed it as a stunt, but CNN argued that the sketch session did serve a journalistic goal, in the same way that courtroom sketches do. ...

Jun 24 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy could deliver 'drenching showers' to Upstate NY

Heavy rain and thunderstorms are expected to arrive in southern Arkansas late Thursday, according to a forecast released by the National Weather Service of Little...

Jun 24 2017

Senate Health Care Bill: 5th Republican Senator Comes Out Against GOP Plan

Numerous companies help manage state Medicaid programs, meaning their profits can be hurt by those cuts as well. McConnell , R-Ky., can not pass the bill if he los...

Jun 24 2017

Jackson first pick in second round of NBA Draft, Mika undrafted

Jackson played just one year at Duke under legendary coach Mike Krzyzewski, averaging 10.9 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.7 assists per game before declaring for the NBA Dr...

Jun 24 2017

FBI Concludes GOP Baseball Practice Shooter Had No Ties To Terrorism

Wounded congressman Steve Scalise has been moved out of the intensive care unit. On Capitol Hill today, Republicans were wearing yellow and purple fleur-de-lis stic...

Jun 24 2017

Authorities Release Dashcam Footage From the Philando Castile Shooting

But the dashboard camera footage , shown in court during Yanez's trial, had not previously been made public. Reynolds, sitting in the passenger seat right next to ...

Jun 24 2017

Democrats Try To Push Nancy Pelosi Out To Win Back House Majority

Filemon Vela Jr. explained Friday why he had joined a handful of Democratic members calling for House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to resign from her leadership post ....

Jun 24 2017

Tropical Depression Cindy dropped heavy rain over Alabama, Tennessee Thursday

Kay Ivey says the threat of severe weather hasn't let up as remnants of a tropical storm push inland. The National Hurricane Center stopped tracking Cindy as it downgra...

Jun 24 2017

Obama slams new Republican healthcare bill

USA Today reports Heller is considered the most vulnerable senator in 2018, as he's the only Republican senator running for re-election in a state won by Hillary Cl...

Jun 24 2017

Shooter of GOP lawmakers in Va. acted alone, no terror threat

Scalise was shot in the hip on June 14 when a gunman opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game. The 66-year old James T. Between...

Jun 24 2017

Primary Tuesday - Polls Open at 6 AM

Democratic turnout was through the roof with more than 543,000 votes. He believes that many of Stewart's voters believed in his message attacking the political establishm...

Jun 24 2017

Aaron Judge Hits 495-foot Home Run at Yankee Stadium

Sanchez, Starlin Castro , Didi Gregorius and Matt Holliday also homered in New York's biggest offensive show this season. ROCKIES 5, CUBS 3: Closer Greg Holland ...

Jun 24 2017

Barack Obama Plans Return to Campaign Trail to Save Democrats

Turner said he would not "go into any further detail about the private conversations that Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam had with President Barack Obama". More than half of vot...

Jun 24 2017

President Trump says Scalise 'took a bullet for all of us'

Hodgkinson sprayed rifle fire at Republican congressmen on Wednesday as they practiced for a charity baseball game. Doctors didn't address what organs were damaged. Mat...

Jun 24 2017

Black groups in Cincinnati upset by 2nd mistrial

A mistrial was also declared in Tensing's first trial after the jury deliberated for 25 hours. "We are nearly evenly split regarding our final votes", read the note p...

Jun 24 2017

Lawyers seek to free inmate featured in 'Making a Murderer'

Brendan Dassey was convicted in the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach , along with his uncle Steven Avery . The judges ruled that Wisconsin courts had failed to consid...

Jun 24 2017

Four Republican senators spurn draft GOP health bill

Heller, like four other GOP senators who announced their opposition to the Obamacare repeal bill that was unveiled Thursday, left the door open to negotiations. "...

Jun 24 2017

West Virginia bracing for remnants of Cindy

National Hurricane Center said . National Weather Service forecasters said the storm had dumped from 2 to 10 inches (50 to 250 millimeters) of rain on various spo...

Jun 24 2017

Sen. Johnson: More time needed to evaluate health care bill

Nevada Sen. Dean Heller on Friday became the fifth person to oppose the bill , saying that he could not support the current draft either. Heller's position potenti...