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Whittier Police Officer Dead, 1 Officer Injured In Shootout With Suspect

A Southern California police officer was killed and a second officer was hurt in a shooting that also injured a suspect early Monday morning, officials said. The wounded officer, whose name was not released, was listed in stable condition. Authorit...

Senate Votes to Confirm Scott Pruitt to Lead the EPA

The 52-46 vote comes a day after an Oklahoma judge said Pruitt was in violation of the state's Open Records Act and ordered the release of thousands of emails between his office and fossil fuel companies. As EPA Administrator, Scott Pruitt will b...

Paul Ryan: GOP to introduce Obamacare 'repeal/replace' bill after break

The plan calls for a refundable, advanceable tax credit to help people afford healthcare coverage. Both Obamacare and the Republican replacement plans provide tax credits to help make insurance more affordable. "We should do full repeal", said Rep...

Ashley Mead's body parts might have been left in several areas, suitcase

Ashley Mead was still missing, but police found partial human remains in a dumpster outside of a Wal-Mart store in the town. Investigators are asking people in Colorado, New Mexico, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma to be on the lookout for t...

Pruitt's EPA confirmation vote expected today

Collins did say, however, she would vote to invoke cloture on Pruitt's nomination, which would help clear him from the threat of a filibuster. While Republican Sen. A vote to confirm Pruitt is expected later this week. Pushing the vote on Scott P...

Two Planes Collide at Phoenix Airport

The Federal Aviation Administration said Friday it is investigating the collision, but National Transportation Safety Agency spokesman Terry Williams said that agency isn't investigating because damage was "very, very limited". Crews on scene reporte...

Tiffany Trump thanks Whoopi Goldberg for defending her from fashion-week snubs

Goldberg added that refusing to sit by Tiffany Trump-and then publicizing it-is different than boycotting Ivanka Trump's fashion line, since money is involved in the latter venture. This girl is looking at fashion. Others warned Trump not to go...

Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests man planning attacks in Myrtle Beach

The feds said McDowell bought a.40 caliber Glock and hollow point ammunition from the undercover agent on Wednesday. He appeared in federal court on a charge of felon in possession of a firearm or ammunition. McDowell has recently been ranting on...

MSU's Klages retires amidst Nassar-related allegations

It's one of the biggest developments on campus since Nassar was sacked by Michigan State in September and more than two dozen women and girls filed lawsuits against him. The Michigan Attorney General charged him with abusing a family friend starting ...

Trump's contested pick for labor secretary withdraws: White House

His hearing was scheduled for Thursday morning . The fast food executive is the first of Trump's cabinet nominees to withdraw. Democrats on the panel who opposed Puzder were vowing to show racy images of bikini-clad models eating hamburgers that...

Plane hits deer on takeoff from Charlotte airport; no passengers hurt

The flight was headed to Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport in Mississippi. Emergency crews immediately surrounded the plane and sprayed it with foam upon landing. The airplane was towed away around 2 p.m. It turned around and landed safely on R...

Two-year-old boy killed during Facebook livestream video

The child, believed to be between 2 and 3 years old, and one other person were killed in the shooting, police said. Check back for more information. "Our children should not have to keep paying the price for our inability to hold repeat gun offende...

CDC: Flu 'Widespread' In 43 States

The woman was a resident of a long-term care facility, according to the Delaware Division of Public Health. Almost every state is reporting widespread influenza. "It's been quiet, but we could see an increase", Allen said. "If you do get the flu, t...

Harrison Ford Involved In Passenger Plane Incident at OC Airport

Air traffic control recordings captured Ford asking "Was that airliner meant to be underneath me?", the report said. The plane was able to safely take off to Dallas shortly after the incident, according to NBC News . The FAA's investigation has yet ...

Trump administration won't pursue Obama transgender school bathrooms edict in court

But now, Trump's administration has officially withdrawn the government's objection. Then, in a joint request with the states challenging the policy, the states and the Justice Department both requested that the oral arguments on that issue be re...

MLB Trade: Atlanta Braves acquire Brandon Phillips from Cincinnati Reds

Rodriguez and the three other members of his family were involved in a serious vehicle crash in Miami, Florida on January 29 that left him with an injured left shoulder, his wife in stable condition, and his two young children in serious yet stable c...

Storm drops almost 1 ft. of snow on parts of eastern NY

Blizzard warnings have been issued for coastal southeastern MA, including the Cape and Islands, and winter storm warnings have been posted for the remainder of the state. Snow is falling and it is 30 degrees, but feels more like 18, with winds at...

ICE raids spark immigration fears, rumors in California and on social media

David Marin, ICE's field office director for enforcement and removal operations in greater Los Angeles , said an enforcement sweep in California was in the planning stages "before the administration came out with their current executive orders "....

Snow: Airlines have already canceled 2300 flights for Thursday

Roads are deserted after 12 inches of snow fell on the city, grounding more than 1,700 flights and bringing NY to a standstill. Area schools are closed, from Philly to NY all the way up to Beantown, and there are reports of more than 2,700 flight c...

It Sure Sounds Like Kellyanne Conway Broke a Major Federal Law

The president is not subject to ethics standards for federal employees , but Conway is, however. In her appearance on Fox Thursday, Conway continued in that line, insisting that the Nordstrom decision was part of a broader attack on the Trump fa...

President Donald Trump: Health care replacement could take until 2018

Reports estimate that about 85,000 people (about one in 10) could lose their health care coverage in this district alone. "When your head hits the pillow, do you ever say to yourself, I can't believe I am here?" "Maybe it'll take into some time ...

New York Senate Passes Bill Allowing Ride-Sharing Upstate

Additionally, it does not subject rides to the 4-percent state sales tax. Seward's bill would send the revenue towards infrastructure improvements for roads, bridges and county transit needs. The senators who supported the measure, he said, "have g...

United States district court judge blocks Trump's travel ban

Trump's executive order restricts immigration from Iraq , Syria , Iran , Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen for at least 90 days, curbs the entry of refugees for 120 days, and closes off entry by Syrian refugees indefinitely. Circuit Court of Appeal...

Key Republicans opposes Trump's education secretary pick

Toomey was thrown into the middle of a heated movement on Wednesday after two Republican senators, Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, said they would oppose DeVos's nomination. Murkowski said she had concerns about DeVos's advoca...

Republicans push back on Trump's pick for Education secretary

DeVos's confirmation requires a simple majority; if there is a tie, Republican Vice President Mike Pence would cast the deciding vote. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska was the second to announce she would vote no . Sullivan said he hopes that DeVos will p...

King County executive: Repealing Obamacare is based on emotion

Shelley Moore Capito is supporting legislation that would allow states to keep the Affordable Care Act if they want - or choose a new state alternative, or even to design their own alternatives. The idea is that the federal government will be spendin...

After scrub, Atlas V launch reset for Friday

An Air Force satellite manager indicates the growing threats include smaller-scale missiles that could be aimed at US forces by terrorist groups. The 40-minute launch window opens at 7:42 p.m. 19, but it has now been reported that the launch will t...

Cubs visit White Sox fan Barack Obama at the White House

Obama said he does not expect either himself, first lady Michelle Obama or even his daughters to enter elected office in the future. The man has done next to nothing for our country and has pushed us backward for decades to come. But Obama added that...

Four Earthquakes Strike Central Region

Tremors were felt across the Abruzzo, Lazio and Marche regions. The initial quake was followed by four aftershocks within an hour, the biggest one reaching a magnitude of 3.2. Nearly 300 people died in the mountainous region around Amatrice previou...

Jared Kushner to transfer Observer interest to family trust

Trump is relying on an interpretation of the law itself, backed by a court opinion from 1993, as well as a separate provision of federal law from 1978 that allows the president to appoint White House staff "without regard to any other provision of la...

The Macy's retail store at Eastland Mall will be closing

Today's announcement by Macy's regarding the store in Henrietta is a reflection of the rapidly changing landscape of retail. The retail chain had announced last summer its intention to close about 100 stores this year, but it did not specify ...

Sunny New Year's weekend on tap; rain, snow, sleet possible on Monday

Snow squalls are moving across parts of MA on Friday , packing brief but severe weather, according to the National Weather Service. The steady stuff will end by the morning commute. A lake effect snow warning continues for Crawford County until 4 ...

Trump lauds 8000 telecom jobs coming back to US

Trump also told reporters President Barack Obama telephoned him Wednesday and that the two had a "very nice conversation". Sprint will begin discussions immediately with its business partners, states and cities to determine the right location...

What you should do with your real Christmas tree

All tree donations must have decorations removed. Officials encourage residents to be mindful not to place trees in roadways or blocking mailboxes, fire hydrants and driveways. Morin said decorated trees dumped in the containers cannot be recycled...

Dylann Roof, Representing Himself, Offers No Witnesses or Evidence In His Defense

He was found guilty on all 33 counts December 15 in the deaths of nine black worshipers at Charleston's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. Roof was found guilty on all 33 counts filed against him in the first phase of the trial. The agent,...

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Trump to sign 'Buy American, Hire American' executive order

But critics of the program said it's a trick by companies to hire cheap, foreign workers instead of hiring Americans to do the job. The American Immigration Lawyers Association (...

Agency says deported man had no special status

The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and United States Citizenship and Immigration Services didn't immediately respond to NewsHour requests for c...

Family members ID teens found dead in suburban NY park

Last month, authorities announced the arrests of more than a dozen gang members, including some charged with killing two high school girls with baseball bats and machetes as they...

District attorney: New developments in slain jogger case

She went out for a jog at about 1 p.m. on August 7 along Brooks Station Road and when she didn't return, her family contacted police. Her body was located the next day less than a...

Bring your Easter basket for Saturday egg hunts

By the way, Morris insists the Easter Bunny is the real celebrity. Children gather the eggs in a basket and may be given prizes. A special service is planned for Good Friday, Ap...

CIA director blasts Wikileaks as 'non-state hostile intelligence'

The site publishing hacked emails from Clinton's campaign chairman and the Democratic National Committee that resulted in various scandals. "We are an organization that has a commi...

Trump administration says Russia, Iran enabled Syria chemical attack

Tillerson reiterated to CBS' "Face that Nation" that the administration's stance on Syria has not changed despite the missile strike and Trump's campaign pledge to put destroying ...

South Carolina and Gonzaga on the defensive in Final Four

Freshman Zach Collins delivered 14 points, 13 rebounds and six blocks in 23 minutes as Gonzaga knocked off SC , 77-73 in Glendale, Arizona. And on the next play, he scored on a...

Michigan Boy Kills Himself in Response to Social Media Prank, Mother Says

The Marquette prosecutors office did not return a request for comment by NBC News. Using a cellphone he bought without his mother's knowledge, Tysen on March 14 was reading tex...

Human remains found in Missouri identified as missing woman

Almost 10 years earlier, Yust had been seen with Kopetsky multiple times in the months leading up to her disappearance. Before she vanished, she had tried to end a volatile on-aga...

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Indiana's AG urged to appeal abortion ruling

Indiana's AG urged to appeal abortion ruling

In her decision, Judge Pratt says, quote, "The burdens it creates on women ... which are significant even if not overwhelming, dramatically outweigh the benefits, making the burden...

Texting and driving enforcement campaign begins Tuesday

Despite the fact that using a hand held cell phone or texting while driving is illegal in New Jersey, the practice appears to be widespread. The video equates distracted driving an...

White House officials offer change to health care bill

Also at Monday evening's meeting with conservatives were White House chief of staff Reince Priebus and budget director Mick Mulvaney. Repealing Obama's law has been a paramount GOP...

Home intruder shot dead while taking a shower

Home intruder shot dead while taking a shower

Police say the homeowner, a man, found a screen taken off a window on his property and then noticed a door had been kicked in. The victim was shot multiple times with a handgun bef...

US wants China to take action to stop North Korea nuke tests

The rehearsals refer to Foal Eagle and Key Resolve against North Korean provocations that began on March 1 for a two-month run in the South. Most of the officials were based in C...