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Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 03:25 PM CDT

Write-In Candidate Pulls Off Stunner in Philly Election

Write-In Candidate Pulls Off Stunner in Philly Election

Democratic write-in candidate Emilio Vasquez pulled off a surprise victory in a North Philadelphia special election to replace disgraced state Rep. Leslie Acosta, who gave up her seat following a corruption...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 03:10 PM CDT

Clinic Run by Michele Bachmann’s Husband Hit With Violations

Clinic Run by Michele Bachmann’s Husband Hit With Violations

A clinic that was accused of pushing bogus "pray away the gay" therapy — and is owned by former Rep. Michele Bachmann's husband — was cited by Minnesota health inspectors for failing to properly keep patient...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 02:43 PM CDT

Compare the Withdrawn GOP Health Bill With Obama-Era Law

Compare the Withdrawn GOP Health Bill With Obama-Era Law

The now-withdrawn House health care bill repeals major parts of former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, or ACA, as Republicans push to scale back the federal government's role in health care. The...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 04:35 PM CDT

Rachel Dolezal Struggles After Racial Identity Scandal

Rachel Dolezal Struggles After Racial Identity Scandal

A woman who was once a black civil rights leader in Washington state, then lost her job after her parents exposed her as white struggles to make a living these days. Rachel Dolezal said she has been unable...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 11:11 AM CDT

Trump Issues Keystone XL Pipeline Permit

Trump Issues Keystone XL Pipeline Permit

President Trump issues a permit to build the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline on Friday.

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 05:48 PM CDT

Pizza Shop Hoax Shooter Pleads Guilty to Gun Charges

Pizza Shop Hoax Shooter Pleads Guilty to Gun Charges

A man who police said was motivated by false internet rumors to fire an assault weapon inside a Washington, D.C., pizzeria pleaded guilty to a federal gun charge and a D.C. assault charge Friday. Edgar Maddison...

Saturday, Mar 25, 2017 at 09:41 AM CDT

US Coalition Investigating Reports of Deadly Mosul Airstrike

US Coalition Investigating Reports of Deadly Mosul Airstrike

The U.S.-led coalition fighting ISIS is investigating reports of an airstrike in a western neighborhood in the Iraqi city of Mosul that allegedly left more than 100—possibly as many as 200—civilians dead,...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 12:00 PM CDT

Spanish Lifeguard Founded Group Saved Thousands Refugees

Spanish Lifeguard Founded Group Saved Thousands Refugees

Two islands in the Mediterranean—Lesbos in Greece and Lampedusa in Italy—have become battlefronts in a much wider political war about border security and immigration. Proactiva organizers and volunteers say...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 11:40 AM CDT

Manafort Volunteers to Give House Intel Committee Interview

Manafort Volunteers to Give House Intel Committee Interview

Paul Manafort, a former chairman of President Donald Trump's campaign, has volunteered to come to the House Intelligence Committee for an interview, the committee's chairman said Friday. Manafort was...

Friday, Mar 24, 2017 at 02:00 PM CDT

Putin Meets Le Pen, Denies French Election Interference

Putin Meets Le Pen, Denies French Election Interference

Russian President Vladimir Putin held a surprise meeting Friday with France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, yet dismissed suggestions that Russia aims to influence the election in her...

 
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