Winter storm slams South with heavy snow, power outages as over 1,000 flights canceled out of Charlotte

  12/09/2018 08:37 AM
A storm system that's bringing heavy snow and freezing rain across a large section of the south is leaving thousands without power Sunday as wintry precipitation blasts the region.

  Woman captured on video dropping through ceiling of Colorado jail after being released, ends up back behind bars

  12/09/2018 08:28 AM
A woman who was released from a jail in Colorado last month ended up back behind bars after an apparent escape attempt from the women's bathroom at the facility.

  Migrant man drowns in California canal after illegally crossing US-Mexico border during storm, officials say

  12/09/2018 07:58 AM
A man who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border illegally drowned in a California canal Wednesday during a storm, officials said.

  Beto O’Rourke Emerges as the Wild Card of the 2020 Campaign-in-Waiting

  12/09/2018 07:23 AM
Advisers to prospective Democratic candidates say Mr. O’Rourke would be a threat, given his success with small donors, his charismatic message and his popularity with parts of the Obama coalition.

  White House chief of staff John Kelly to leave at year's end

  12/09/2018 06:40 AM

  Mom charged after baby found in motel freezer

  12/09/2018 06:23 AM
An Alabama woman accused of leaving her infant in a motel room freezer last year was indicted this week.

  Tijuana Dispatch: Life in Tijuana Means Negotiating ‘La Linea,’ an Always Present Wall

  12/09/2018 05:00 AM
Daily life in Tijuana, Mexico, is defined less by the border wall as an impenetrable obstacle than by the ebb and flow of movement across it.

  DNA Test Helps Mother Reunite With Daughter She Thought Died Nearly 70 Years Ago

  12/09/2018 05:00 AM
The mother, who was unwed and 18 at the time, thought her daughter had died in childbirth. The baby was taken from her and covertly adopted by another family.

  Powerball numbers selected for Saturday's $217M jackpot

  12/09/2018 04:39 AM
Powerball's top jackpot of $217 million appeared to elude all players again Saturday, meaning the prize for Wednesday's drawing will rise.

  Ohio Senate passes bill to reintroduce handwriting into curriculum up to 5th grade

  12/09/2018 03:57 AM

  Prosecutors’ Narrative Is Clear: Trump Defrauded Voters. But What Does It Mean?

  12/09/2018 12:52 AM
President Trump’s lawyer minimized the importance of any potential campaign finance violations, but Democrats said they could potentially lead to impeachment.

  Comey admits FBI failed to verify Steele Dossier it used to obtain a spy warrant on Trump's aide

  12/08/2018 11:36 PM
Preview Former FBI Director James Comey has admitted the Steele dossier was still uncorroborated by the FBI at the time he left the bureau. The infamous dossier was used by the FBI to monitor Trump aide Carter Page.
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  3 shot in Miami suburb, 3 suspects at large, police say

  12/08/2018 11:34 PM
Investigators in Opa-locka, Fla., were searching for three suspects Saturday night after three people were shot with what police said was an AK-47 rifle.

  Texas man arrested after protesting Santa event, police say

  12/08/2018 10:02 PM
Authorities in Texas arrested a man who joined in a protest at a Santa breakfast on Saturday morning, police said.

  SANTA DENIER arrested after giving children the ultimate Christmas spoiler

  12/08/2018 10:00 PM
Preview A 31-year-old Texan has been arrested after telling children at a church breakfast that Santa Claus doesn’t exist, refusing to leave even as police arrived.
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  Wilfred DeFour, Tuskegee Airman during World War II, dies at 100

  12/08/2018 09:09 PM
One of the first African-American military aviators, who served with the Tuskegee Airmen, in World War II died Saturday from apparent natural causes in his New York City apartment. He was 100.

  How the star of Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg dimmed

  12/08/2018 08:43 PM
Facebook is in crisis. And the firm's chief operating officer, once the golden girl, is taking the heat.

  John Kelly, Trump’s Chief of Staff, to Leave White House

  12/08/2018 08:35 PM
The departure of John F. Kelly leaves the president with an ever-shrinking team of close advisers as he begins to navigate the new power structure on Capitol Hill.

  Hypnosis, truth drugs and remote-operated dogs: Declassified papers on CIA’s 'mind control' research

  12/08/2018 08:09 PM

  The Wildfire May Be Over, but Those It Burned ‘Live That Nightmare Every Day’

  12/08/2018 08:01 PM
The battle goes on for people who suffered life-changing burns in California’s devastating Camp Fire.

  Cory Booker Dips a Toe Into New Hampshire as 2020 Decision Nears

  12/08/2018 07:59 PM
“He’s the best friend New Hampshire Democrats had in 2018,” the chairman of the state Democratic Party said of Mr. Booker, the New Jersey senator who helped raise money for candidates there.

  Kaine hopeful that senators will warm to new military force authorization after Yemen vote

  12/08/2018 06:49 PM
The newly reelected Democratic U.S. senator from Virginia returns to one of his signature issues.

  Recruitment war raises questions about what it means to be a girl or a boy

  12/08/2018 06:48 PM
Some see the Boy Scouts accepting girls as poaching from the Girl Scouts, while others see it as offering girls the same opportunities as boys

  Dog that survived California wildfire guarded home for weeks

  12/08/2018 06:29 PM
A dog that survived the catastrophic wildfire in Northern California apparently guarded his home for nearly a month until his owner returned.

  Dog waits for owners to return to California property destroyed by wildfire

  12/08/2018 06:07 PM
A dog in Paradise, Calif., was found patiently waiting for his owner to return to her property following the devastating Camp Fire that ripped through the Butte County area last month.

  FBI: Man charged in kidnapping, death of North Carolina teen

  12/08/2018 05:52 PM
Police have arrested and charged a man with killing a 13-year-old girl who was kidnapped last month from a North Carolina mobile home park.

  Trump is 10th sitting president to attend Army-Navy game

  12/08/2018 05:07 PM
Saturday was a day of politics and football for President Donald Trump, who announced the departure of his chief of staff, nominated a new top military adviser and then threw fist pumps at this year's Army-Navy football game.

  Man arrested in NC teen's abduction and killing

  12/08/2018 05:04 PM
A man in detention on unrelated charges has been arrested in the kidnapping and killing of 13-year-old Hania Aguilar, who was abducted last month outside her home in southeastern North Carolina.

  After the deadly Camp Fire, a dog waited for his owner’s return. They’ve finally been reunited.

  12/08/2018 04:58 PM
"You are the best dog," his owner said.

  Trump chief of staff John Kelly to leave White House job

  12/08/2018 04:46 PM
The announcement comes after persistent reports that the chief of staff was under pressure to go.

  Crown to cuffs: Former Miss Kentucky arrested for 'sending topless pics to minor'

  12/08/2018 04:30 PM

  A Covert Coup for Cadets: Steal the Mascot

  12/08/2018 04:21 PM
Officially forbidden but unofficially applauded, daring raids to abduct an Army mule, Navy goat or Air Force falcon before a big game are an enduring military tradition.

  These Are the Generals Who’ve Left the White House

  12/08/2018 03:54 PM
President Trump appointed more generals to senior positions than any other modern president. But with John Kelly’s resignation, only one general remains. Here’s what happened.

  Trump picks Army chief of staff as next top military adviser

  12/08/2018 03:43 PM
President Donald Trump says he's tapping Gen. Mark Milley as his next top military adviser.

  South Carolina: Woman sits on roadway, killed by vehicle

  12/08/2018 03:34 PM
Authorities in South Carolina say a pedestrian sat down on a state roadway and was struck and killed by a vehicle.

  Wilfred DeFour, 100-year-old Tuskegee Airman, dies

  12/08/2018 03:31 PM
Wilfred DeFour, who served with the Tuskegee Airmen during World War II, was found dead Saturday in New York. He was 100.

  North Carolina’s ‘Guru of Elections’: Can-Do Operator Who May Have Done Too Much

  12/08/2018 02:52 PM
L. McCrae Dowless ran an operation that, despite his checkered past, drew little scrutiny — until he ended up in the middle of an election marred by fraud charges

  Google software engineer, 22, found dead at New York headquarters: report

  12/08/2018 02:19 PM
Scott Krulcik, 22, was discovered dead Friday in Google’s headquarters in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City, a report said.

  John Kelly to leave job as chief of staff by end of year - Trump

  12/08/2018 01:31 PM
Preview US President Donald Trump has announced that chief of staff John Kelly will leave his post at the end of the year.
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  Former Miss Kentucky charged with sending nude photos to 15-year-old ex-student

  12/08/2018 12:10 PM
Ramsey Bearse, now a science teacher, admitted to sending the nude photos over Snapchat, the Associated Press reported.

  Correction: Trump-Joint Chiefs story

  12/08/2018 12:06 PM
President Donald Trump said he'll be making an announcement on Saturday concerning the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

  Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era Rules for School Lunches

  12/08/2018 11:13 AM
The Department of Agriculture announced its plans to lower nutritional standards for grains, flavored milks and sodium in school cafeterias.

  James Fields Guilty of First-Degree Murder in Death of Heather Heyer

  12/08/2018 10:54 AM
Mr. Fields drove to Virginia from Ohio and plowed his car into a crowd of anti-racism protesters at a white nationalist rally in 2017.

  Snot funny: Endangered seals have an eely big problem (PHOTO)

  12/08/2018 10:46 AM
Preview A breed of endangered Hawaiian seals are facing an unexpected – and unpleasant – new threat, as pesky eels keep getting mysteriously jammed in their nostrils.
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  Chicago charter school network seeks order to end strike

  12/08/2018 10:38 AM
A Chicago charter school network is seeking help in halting a teachers' strike for much of the past week.

  Teen sentenced for helping girl hang herself

  12/08/2018 10:29 AM
A Utah teenager who helped a girl hang herself last year was sentenced Friday to between five years and life in prison as part of a plea deal.

  Oversight of U.S. military’s food suppliers called into question after fraud indictment

  12/08/2018 10:17 AM
A contractor responsible for supplying deployed U.S. troops with food, water and basic supplies faces federal fraud charges. It is the second company in a row to be charged with fraud in relation to the same military program.

  More salt and less whole grain allowed in Trump administration’s new school lunch nutrition rule

  12/08/2018 10:00 AM
Health experts expressed deep concern.

  Huawei arrest: China demands Canada free Meng Wanzhou

  12/08/2018 09:42 AM
The foreign ministry demands Canada release CFO Meng Wanzhou, who faces fraud charges in the US.

  Trump nominates Gen. Mark Milley as chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff

  12/08/2018 09:35 AM

  Massachusetts man who confessed to murder granted new trial after 33 years

  12/08/2018 08:21 AM
A man who Massachusetts prosecutors said confessed to killing a young mother 33 years ago has won a new trial under the state’s post-conviction DNA testing law.

  Air Force lieutenant colonel faces child exploitation charge after FBI sex sting

  12/08/2018 08:19 AM
Air Force Lt. Col. Willie Newson was snared in an FBI sex sting after he was accused of trying to meet a 14-year-old girl at a hotel after the two talked online.

  A push to make fracking waste water usable in agriculture — and even for drinking

  12/08/2018 08:00 AM
Officials in New Mexico think it could be a boon but environmentalists are skeptical.

  A push to make fracking waste water usable in agriculture — and even for drinking

  12/08/2018 08:00 AM
In New Mexico, officials think it could be a boon but environmentalists are skeptical.

  Trump’s attempt to revive asylum ban struck down in appeals court

  12/08/2018 07:44 AM
Preview Trump’s bid to delay efforts pulling the plug on his asylum ban have been thwarted by a San Francisco court, signaling a major loss in the Trump administration's ongoing battle over immigration policy.
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  Embracing Black Life and Southern Roots on the Front Porch

  12/08/2018 07:00 AM
Race/Related is a weekly newsletter focused on identity and culture, with provocative stories from around The Times.

  Can students pray in public schools? Can teachers say ‘Merry Christmas’? What the law allows -- and forbids.

  12/08/2018 07:00 AM
You may be surprised by the answers to the questions.

  How one woman uses dirt bike culture for STEM education

  12/08/2018 06:31 AM
Baltimore native and technology instructor Brittany Young has launched B-360 to help kids get interested in math/science fields through dirt bikes.

  Selma Engel, 96, Dies; Escaped Death Camp and Revealed Its Horror

  12/08/2018 06:17 AM
Speaking to Russian reporters in 1944, she helped provide the first public, detailed account of Sobibor, where most Jews were instantly gassed or shot.

  Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee celebrates his 99th birthday in the co-pilot’s seat

  12/08/2018 06:06 AM
The pioneering aviator took flight again decades after he and his comrades defied bigotry during World War II.

  Facebook adopts bizarre new anti-sex speech code in secret

  12/08/2018 04:36 AM

  Former Trump campaign adviser targeted by Mueller for his appearances on RT

  12/08/2018 04:25 AM
Preview London-based academic Ted Malloch has come under scrutiny by Russiagate investigators for his appearances on RT, the Guardian reports. Malloch denies the claim.
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  On Politics: The Biggest Stories of the Week

  12/08/2018 04:10 AM
It’s been a busy week in American politics. Here are some of the stories you might have missed.

  Families of service members killed in Mississippi disaster want more answers

  12/08/2018 04:02 AM
A KC-130 crashed in Mississippi in 2017 after breaking into pieces in the air. The widow of one Marine said she and others will pursue more information beyond the investigation's findings.

  ‘Crying Nazi’ vows ‘destruction’ of the left after Charlottesville killer’s conviction

  12/08/2018 03:52 AM
Chris Cantwell was featured in a documentary that aired on HBO about last year’s Charlottesville unrest. Then he became the “Crying Nazi” who was banned from OKCupid.

  Chicago charter school teachers have walked off the job in a first-of-its-kind strike. Here's why.

  12/08/2018 12:29 AM
A strike by charter school teachers in Chicago, described as the nation's first, concluded its first week after staff members asked for better wages, less crowded classrooms and decreased work hours.

  FISA abuse accusations ‘nonsense’ says Comey, dodging dossier question

  12/08/2018 12:26 AM
Preview Former FBI Director James Comey called “nonsense” the accusations that the bureau or Department of Justice acted inappropriately in obtaining a warrant to spy on the Trump presidential campaign.
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  Mueller accuses Manafort of ‘multiple discernible lies’ & plea violation

  12/07/2018 11:41 PM
Preview Special counsel Robert Mueller has accused former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort of making false statements in the “Russiagate” investigation, including about a man Mueller insinuated might be a Russian spy.
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  'Socialists eat dogs' vs. 'subpoena power': Ocasio-Cortez & Trump Jr. dish it out on Twitter

  12/07/2018 11:00 PM
Preview Incoming Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez lashed out at Donald Trump Jr., tweeting a veiled legal threat after a meme he posted rehashing a tired trope about socialism was published in the Washington Post.
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  Ammon Bundy spoke kindly about the migrant caravan. The backlash has him reevaluating his supporters.

  12/07/2018 10:47 PM
One of the figureheads of what is sometimes called the Patriot Movement, Bundy made waves last week when he criticized President Trump for demonizing the migrant caravan.

  Trump Will Nominate William Barr as Attorney General

  12/07/2018 10:43 PM
William Barr, a skeptic of the Russia investigation, was attorney general in the first Bush administration. His nomination comes at a turbulent time for the president.

  The FBI says the Proud Boys are not an extremist group after all

  12/07/2018 10:02 PM
An FBI agent said the right-wing group is not considered terroristic, contradicting an earlier Sheriff's report.

  Air Force Missed 6 Chances to Stop Gunman in Texas Church Shooting From Buying Weapons, U.S. Says

  12/07/2018 09:02 PM
Information about investigations and his conviction for domestic assault was not sent to the authorities as required, allowing him to pass firearms background checks, a report said.

  2 More Immigrants Say They Worked for Trump Despite Lacking Legal Status

  12/07/2018 08:26 PM
Two more former workers at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., have come forward, saying they were undocumented when they worked there.

  Heather Nauert’s Pick as U.N. Envoy Hints at Reshaping of the Role

  12/07/2018 08:18 PM
President Trump said Ms. Nauert “has done a great job” at the State Department. But she would bring less experience in government or international affairs to her new job than almost anyone who has had it.

  Court filings directly implicate Trump in efforts to buy women’s silence, reveal new contact between inner circle and Russian

  12/07/2018 07:39 PM
Federal prosecutors in New York argue for “substantial” prison time for Michael Cohen, Trump’s ex-lawyer.

  Air Force failed 6 times to keep guns from Texas church shooter before he killed 26, report finds

  12/07/2018 07:38 PM
The inspector general found that the Air Force failed four times to send fingerprints to FBI databases, and twice failed to file required reports.

  Trump ex-lawyer Michael Cohen's help with Russia probe revealed

  12/07/2018 07:23 PM
A memo reveals how an ex-Trump lawyer detailed attempts by Russians to influence the 2016 election.

  The photographer who puts disabled and severely ill children in fantasy scenes

  12/07/2018 07:12 PM
Angela Forker photographs babies with disabilities and terminal illnesses, placing them in fantasy scenes.

  Oklahoma car chase: High-speed police pursuit ends in smash

  12/07/2018 07:02 PM
A helicopter from a local television station captured the moment police brought the high-speed pursuit to an end.

  US gun crime: American teachers carrying guns in the classroom

  12/07/2018 07:01 PM
A number of schools in the US are opting to train staff to carry a concealed weapon in the classroom.

  George Papadopoulos released from prison

  12/07/2018 06:54 PM
Ex-Donald Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos was released from prison Friday morning after serving 12 days for lying to investigators about his contact with individuals tied to Russia during the 2016 campaign.

  ‘Silent Sam’ decision provokes loud response at UNC

  12/07/2018 06:30 PM

  The government implicates Trump and the Trump campaign in federal campaign finance violations

  12/07/2018 06:27 PM
A new filing related to Michael Cohen demonstrates how it happened.

  Trump confirms he will nominate William Barr to be attorney general

  12/07/2018 06:20 PM
“He was my first choice since day one,” the president said of Barr, who served as attorney general in the George H.W. Bush administration.

  Tillerson calls Trump undisciplined. Trump calls Tillerson ‘dumb as a rock.’

  12/07/2018 06:07 PM
Twitter feud erupted as former secretary of state gives his first public remarks since he was fired.

  Charlottesville driver Alex Fields Jr found guilty of murder

  12/07/2018 06:03 PM
A jury in Virginia finds Alex Fields Jr guilty of murdering a counter-protester at a rally in 2017.

  Inside US training course to arm teachers

  12/07/2018 05:55 PM
In 14 US states, there are already schools in which some teachers carry guns. Here's what they're taught.

  Endangered seal with eel up its nose remains a mystery

  12/07/2018 05:28 PM
Researchers speculate as to why endangered monk seals have been found in this slippery predicament.

  Prosecutors request 'substantial term of imprisonment' for ex-Trump lawyer Cohen

  12/07/2018 05:03 PM

  ‘Grossly predatory’: Sex professor points ‘MeToo’ finger at God over Virgin Mary

  12/07/2018 04:56 PM
Preview A Minnesota professor has taken aim at Christmas, putting the Bible under the MeToo spotlight by arguing that the virgin birth story shows God as the ultimate sexual predator.
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  Heather Nauert: Who is Trump's nominee for UN ambassador?

  12/07/2018 04:55 PM
The State Department spokesperson is a former Fox News journalist with no policy making experience.

  ‘Dumb as a rock’ & ‘lazy as hell’: Trump destroys Rex Tillerson in tweet praising Pompeo

  12/07/2018 03:10 PM
Preview US President Donald Trump lashed out at his first secretary of state, calling Rex Tillerson dumb and lazy after an interview in which Tillerson complained about his time at the State Department.
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  Neti pot nightmare: BRAIN-EATING amoebas from tap water attack elderly woman

  12/07/2018 02:04 PM
Preview A woman who met a tragic fate after routinely rinsing out her sinuses is thought to have died because she put tap water in her neti pot. That tap water was filled with tiny amoebas that ate away at her brain cells.
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  Sen. Warner calls for national cyber-policy overhaul

  12/07/2018 01:27 PM
The Democrat wants more investment in military cybertechnology, more cybersecurity research and tougher punishment for nations that violate international norms.

  Trump picks Heather Nauert as new US envoy to UN

  12/07/2018 01:26 PM
The state department spokeswoman and ex-Fox News presenter now has to be approved by the US Senate.

  Do Americans facing fresh economic hardship blame Trump?

  12/07/2018 01:16 PM
The US president made protecting American jobs a central plank of his election campaign. How is he doing?

  SISTER ACT: Two nuns accused of stealing $500k from school for gambling escape trial

  12/07/2018 12:56 PM
Preview Two US nuns accused of stealing half a million dollars from an already cash-strapped school to squander it on casinos have been spared trial, US news outlet the Daily Breeze reports.
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  Well, did he? Bolton says he knew of Huawei exec’s arrest ‘in advance,’ contradicts own spokesman

  12/07/2018 12:38 PM

  William Barr nominated by Donald Trump to be US attorney general

  12/07/2018 11:58 AM
The US president nominates William Barr to run the Justice Department and supervise the Russia investigation.

  Heather Nauert once cited D-Day in ‘long history’ of U.S.-German relations. Now she’s headed to the U.N.

  12/07/2018 11:50 AM
The nomination solidifies the symbiotic relationship between Fox News and the Trump administration and further transforms the president's foreign policy into an instrument of branding in line with his “America First” agenda.

  Analysis: Elizabeth Warren's heritage revelation was as bad as you thought it was

  12/07/2018 11:50 AM

  Democrats pledge to use new House majority to investigate Puerto Rico’s oversight board

  12/07/2018 11:46 AM
Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) said he will investigate the Financial Oversight and Management Board, which is overseeing Puerto Rico’s debt crisis.

  ‘Just deal,’ Muslim lawmaker Ilhan Omar says to pastor who complained about hijabs on House floor

  12/07/2018 11:34 AM
Democrats are trying to change a rule that bans headwear on the House floor to accommodate lawmakers such as Ilhan Omar, a Muslim from Minnesota.

  Facebook DOWN in US Eastern Coast for hundreds of users

  12/07/2018 10:53 AM
Preview Social media behemoth Facebook appears to be suffering from technical difficulties, with hundreds of users reporting the site down across the US Eastern seaboard.
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  Trump nominates William Barr and Heather Nauert to top posts

  12/07/2018 10:22 AM
The president nominates William Barr for attorney general and Heather Nauert as US ambassador to the UN.

  Zainab Mughal: Toddler with cancer spurs hunt for rare blood

  12/07/2018 09:59 AM
Doctors need up to 10 donors with a rare blood type to help a two-year-old Florida girl with cancer.

  Trump to nominate Bush-era official William Barr as new AG

  12/07/2018 09:47 AM
Preview US President Donald Trump has confirmed that he will nominate frontrunner William Barr as his new attorney general to replace the outgoing Jeff Sessions.
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  Trump nominates ex-TV host Nauert with limited political experience to be next UN envoy

  12/07/2018 09:40 AM

  For Trump, Bush farewell is a first look at what presidential veneration could be

  12/07/2018 09:31 AM
As he listened to military choirs and honor guards venerate George H.W. Bush on Wednesday, President Donald Trump found himself contemplating the vast scale of the job he holds --and wondering how his own legacy might compare.

  Rapper Kendrick Lamar leads Grammy award nominations with 8 nods, Drake has 7

  12/07/2018 08:56 AM
Preview Rapper Kendrick Lamar has been nominated for more Grammy awards than any other entertainer, with eight nods. Drake is trailing just behind, with seven nominations.
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  Bargain Bill, half-price Hillary: Clintons flogging discounted speaking tour tickets

  12/07/2018 08:46 AM
Preview Bill and Hillary Clinton are apparently struggling to sell tickets for their stadium speaking tour across North America… and have resorted to flogging them for half-price on Groupon.
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  ‘Here for our date, sweetheart’: Fugitive responds to own ‘wanted ad’ in romantic exchange with cops

  12/07/2018 08:05 AM
Preview A fugitive conquered the hearts of policemen after he replied to his very own ‘wanted’ ad on their Facebook page promising he would soon return to them.
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  White House Chief of Staff John Kelly to resign - report

  12/07/2018 07:56 AM
Preview President Trump’s Chief of Staff, John Kelly, is ready to resign from the White House, CNN reported. Rumors of Kelly’s departure have been circulating since last month’s midterm elections.
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  Flooding and snow as storm hits California

  12/07/2018 07:49 AM
The state is still recovering from a devastating wildfire which killed dozens of people last month.

  Celebrities step in after Trump slashes Obamacare ad budgets

  12/07/2018 07:45 AM
The Trump administration isn't doing much to let Americans know it's time to sign up for Obamacare, so celebrities are trying to fill the void.

  Man coughs up perfectly intact ‘blood sculpture’ of his lung (DISTURBING PHOTO)

  12/07/2018 06:26 AM
Preview The New England Journal of Medicine shares some of the most amazing imagery from the often weird and wonderful field of medicine, but sometimes the content can be simultaneously disgusting and yet mesmerizing.
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  Trump warned of ‘disaster’ if he makes cuts to 2020 defense budget

  12/07/2018 04:49 AM
Preview A group of 70 lawmakers have urged President Donald Trump to avoid defense cuts that would see a whopping $733 billion budget requested by Pentagon downsized by about 5%, unless he wants to compromise US safety.
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  Oscars 2019: Kevin Hart quits as host amid tweets row

  12/07/2018 03:10 AM
The US actor and comedian was embroiled in a controversy over homophobic comments.

  Anti-porn crusade finds unlikely ally in college men

  12/07/2018 12:12 AM

  Robot uprising? Amazon warehouse bot sends 24 human employees to hospital with bear mace

  12/06/2018 11:48 PM
Preview Two dozen Amazon employees were hospitalized when one of their robot coworkers malfunctioned, spraying their workplace (and 30 more workers) with caustic bear repellent and putting one in a critical condition.
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  CNN office evacuated due to bomb threat

  12/06/2018 10:59 PM
Preview Police evacuated the CNN offices in New York due to a phoned-in bomb threat for about two hours on Thursday. The caller said five bombs had been planted in the building.
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  'Racism' vs. 'anti-Semitism': CNN dragged for firing black contributor over pro-Palestine speech

  12/06/2018 09:02 PM

  Consecrated virgins: 'I got married to Christ'

  12/06/2018 07:37 PM
Jessica Hayes is one of more than 4,000 Catholic women around the world living in voluntary and perpetual chastity.

  Fox’s Tucker Carlson turns on ‘incapable’ Trump in surprising interview

  12/06/2018 07:21 PM
Preview Conservative Fox News star Tucker Carlson appeared to go rogue in a recent interview, attacking US President Donald Trump for failed campaign promises and a general incapability as a leader.
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  George HW Bush funeral: Train carries casket to final resting place

  12/06/2018 05:52 PM
Former President George HW Bush will lay to rest at the Presidential Library in College Station, Texas.

  Trump's environmental rollback rolls on

  12/06/2018 04:54 PM
The administration plans to open protected lands for drilling and lift curbs on carbon emissions.

  For men, birth control could get as easy as a shoulder rub

  12/06/2018 04:33 PM
Preview The first-ever US patient has undergone testing for male birth control. The contraception works as a gel that men rub on their shoulders once a day to reduce their sperm count.
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  Ohio dad makes girl walk miles to school for bullying on bus

  12/06/2018 04:01 PM
"Bullying is unacceptable," says the father, driving behind his 10-year-old as she trudges to school.

  US demands Russia ‘end or modify’ missile it doesn’t like to save INF treaty

  12/06/2018 03:53 PM

  Rosie O’Donnell wants ‘madman’ Trump to ‘rot in jail’ over alleged comments on US national debt

  12/06/2018 01:24 PM

  Study: Half of US adults have had close family member jailed

  12/06/2018 12:22 PM
Some 113 million Americans have had an immediate family member jailed, says the report.

  Mainstream media grieves for Bush with whitewashed tributes and tear-jerker tweets

  12/06/2018 11:24 AM

  Military action results in growing terrorism, US should pull out of Afghanistan – US veteran

  12/06/2018 10:17 AM

  Standing against Soros: Facebook board defends COO Sandberg’s decision to snoop on billionaire

  12/06/2018 09:54 AM

  Google trainee puts up dummy advert by mistake

  12/06/2018 06:43 AM
The error meant a blank yellow rectangle was active on the sites and apps for about 45 minutes.

  Ex-CBS boss Moonves had employee 'on call' for oral sex, tried to obstruct investigation – report

  12/06/2018 12:37 AM

  School principal 'steals' Christmas with ban on Santa, candy canes, red & green colors

  12/05/2018 11:09 PM
Preview A principal of an elementary school in Nebraska has gone full-on Grinch, imposing a blanket ban on anything remotely related to Christmas for the sake of "inclusivity." Snowflakes, however, were allowed.
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  Move over France: Free promotion sparks 'cheesecake riot' in US

  12/05/2018 09:44 PM
Preview Embattled restaurant workers were forced to call in the police after a promotion for free cheesecake delivery led to chaos in the streets of Virginia.
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  Anti-porn group takes on Teen Vogue anal sex primer… again

  12/05/2018 09:03 PM

  George HW Bush: Legacy, laughter and awkward handshakes

  12/05/2018 06:44 PM
The highlights from an emotional state funeral remembering former President George HW Bush.

  SpaceX's Falcon rocket ditches in water after sending cargo to ISS (VIDEO)

  12/05/2018 05:50 PM
Preview SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket failed to stick the landing after successfully launching a supply pod to the International Space Station. CEO Elon Musk says the livestream should not have cut away from the failure.
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  Trump ignores stone-faced Hillary, greets Obamas as all sit awkwardly together at Bush 41’s funeral

  12/05/2018 02:14 PM
Preview US President Donald Trump’s arrival at the funeral service for President George H.W. Bush seemed to spoil the mood among the former Democrat presidents, who had been laughing and chatting just moments earlier.
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  George HW Bush funeral: 'The last words he would ever say on Earth'

  12/05/2018 12:52 PM
George W Bush delivers his eulogy to his father by describing their final conversation.

  ‘Trump’s pulling back in trade war with China is political propaganda move’

  12/05/2018 11:24 AM

  ‘Bringing Satan to Springfield!’ Satanic Christmas monument erected in Illinois statehouse

  12/05/2018 10:01 AM
Preview Amidst the Christmas trees and Hanukkah menorahs, the Illinois Capitol is decked out with an unusual decoration this festive season: a black snake sculpture from the Chicago branch of The Satanic Temple.
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  Trump to make TV comeback? Max Keiser bets $1mn that president can’t beat him in ratings

  12/05/2018 09:25 AM

  Man-made weather change: Factories create local snowstorm in rural Nebraska (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

  12/05/2018 08:29 AM
Preview Residents in rural Nebraska are well acquainted with winter snow thanks to sub-zero temperatures but new information shows that at least some of the recent snowflakes are factory-produced.
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  Ocasio-Cortez v Tesla: Taxpayers have yet to see ‘return on their investment’

  12/05/2018 07:13 AM

  ‘This is why Trump got elected’: Dems ‘too smart’ for average voters, says Hawaiian senator (VIDEO)

  12/05/2018 06:20 AM
Preview The Democrats managed to retake the House in November’s midterm elections but it didn’t quite amount to the impending ‘blue wave’ that was prophesied. One Democrat senator believes she knows the reason why.
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  'How stupid could NFL's Kareem Hunt be?'

  12/05/2018 05:18 AM
Osi Umenyiora and Jason Bell say Kareem Hunt only has himself to blame after he was released by the Kansas City Chiefs when a video emerged of him attacking a woman.

  Fox News’ host takes aim at MSM using Bush death to bash Trump

  12/05/2018 05:18 AM
Preview The death of former president George HW Bush was used to dig at President Donald Trump, thus reducing it to “a political battering ram,” Fox News host Laura Ingraham believes.
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  Top US general admits war in Afghanistan is at stalemate, still no plans to reinforce NATO troops

  12/05/2018 04:03 AM

  FBI says it did NOT actually designate Proud Boys 'extremist group'

  12/04/2018 11:37 PM
Preview Weeks after reports of right-wing group Proud Boys being slapped with the 'extremist' label hit the headlines, an FBI chief in Oregon says there's been a misunderstanding.
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  Senior DOJ official committed sexual assault, was allowed to retire in anonymity – Inspector General

  12/04/2018 11:02 PM
Preview A senior Department of Justice official sexually assaulted and coerced female subordinates, lied about it, and got away without prosecution, according to an Inspector General report which refused to name him.
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  Embattled ‘porn lawyer’ Avenatti gives up 2020 presidential bid

  12/04/2018 08:18 PM

  Roger Stone pleads the Fifth, snubs Senate Democrats’ invitation to testify

  12/04/2018 08:17 PM
Preview Trump ally Roger Stone rejected a request by Senate Democrats to provide documents and testify about WikiLeaks and “Russiagate”, invoking the Fifth Amendment constitutional protection against self-incrimination.
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  Drones over Manhattan: NYPD takes flight, but says it's not for spying

  12/04/2018 07:26 PM

  Police shot black man from behind in Alabama mall shooting, autopsy shows

  12/04/2018 06:59 PM

  400+ caravan migrants detained after crossing border fence in Texas

  12/04/2018 05:58 PM

  ‘Smoking saw’: After CIA briefing, Senators confident MBS behind Khashoggi killing

  12/04/2018 05:26 PM

  Unintended consequences: #MeToo movement causing ‘gender segregation’ on Wall Street

  12/04/2018 03:49 PM
Preview The #MeToo movement was supposed to make life easier for women in the workplace. It was all about respect and making real abusers pay a price for their behavior. But is it possible to have too much of a good thing?
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  ‘Zero tolerance!’: Dating site for Trump fans warns it will sue any liberals who try to join

  12/04/2018 03:47 PM
Preview Liberals tempted to join a new right-wing dating site should think twice, because the company is employing a zero-tolerance policy for impostors who try to infiltrate the leftist-free zone.
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  ‘Malicious’ Quora data breach may affect 100 million users

  12/04/2018 03:45 PM
Preview Some 100 million users of anonymous questions-and-answers site Quora might not be anonymous much longer, as the company has announced a massive data breach.
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  History class gone wrong: High schoolers caught chanting KKK jingle, assignment sparks probe

  12/04/2018 03:09 PM

  ‘I’m the most qualified’: Joe Biden stokes rumors he may run against Trump in 2020

  12/04/2018 01:22 PM
Preview Former Vice President Joe Biden hinted that he might consider challenging President Donald Trump in 2020, telling a crowd he thinks he is “the most qualified person in the country” for a shot at the presidency.
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  House Republican emails were hacked during 2018 midterms - report

  12/04/2018 12:10 PM

  Top senators slam Trump’s INF treaty pullout, call it ‘gift to Russia’

  12/04/2018 10:58 AM
Preview A trio of top Senators criticized Donald Trump’s decision to walk away from the 1987 INF treaty, saying the move, which lacks “strategic forethought,” would spell the end of other arms control treaties.
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  ‘I am a tariff man’: Trump warns China against raiding ‘great wealth’ of US as trade talks start

  12/04/2018 10:11 AM
Preview President Trump took to twitter to celebrate the start of trade talks between the US and China, but warned he would not hesitate to impose levies if talks fail, as “I’m a tariff man.”
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  No hate crime charge for man who assaulted Mexican father and son ‘shouting he hates Mexicans’

  12/04/2018 08:53 AM
Preview A man in Utah, who assaulted two Mexican people in Salt Lake City with a metal pole in what appeared to be a drug-fueled outburst of hateful violence, cannot be charged with a hate crime due to a quirk in state law.
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  Christmas Grinch: US teacher slammed for telling six-year-olds Santa isn’t real

  12/04/2018 08:02 AM

  Manafort talked to Ecuador’s president on getting rid of Assange – report

  12/04/2018 06:32 AM
Preview Donald Trump’s disgraced ex-campaign manager and the Ecuadorian President considered the possibility of handing over the founder of WikiLeaks to the US in exchange for relief of debts, a news report claims.
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  Florida man jailed for posing as housewife to trick men into sex & posting videos on porn sites

  12/04/2018 06:29 AM

  How Canada became a surrogate capital

  12/04/2018 05:48 AM
Canada has become a hot destination for parents-to-be looking for 'altruistic surrogates' - women who give birth to babies they are not genetically related to and only charge expenses.

  BALL OF FIRE as plane crashes into Florida therapy center for autistic children, killing 2 (VIDEO)

  12/04/2018 02:59 AM
Preview Haunting CCTV footage has captured the moment a small, six-seater aircraft slammed into a warehouse and therapy center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The wreckage quickly burst into flames shortly after impact.
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  Sororities & fraternities take Harvard to court over ban on single-gender clubs

  12/04/2018 12:00 AM

  Trump's lawyers want almost $800k from Stormy Daniels after her failed defamation suit

  12/03/2018 11:48 PM

  ‘I UN-QUIT!’ Florida elections supervisor who quit after messed-up midterms rescinds her resignation

  12/03/2018 10:40 PM

  Rebel Democrat Tulsi Gabbard hints at 2020 run with a tour of first primary states

  12/03/2018 09:42 PM

  UC Berkeley to stop ‘tax’ on conservative speakers in major settlement

  12/03/2018 08:04 PM

  CNN chief who unleashed Trump on world with 'Apprentice' hints at presidential run

  12/03/2018 06:54 PM

  Ron Paul: Foreign interventionism isn’t the ‘America First’ that was promised

  12/03/2018 06:40 PM

  RIP Tumblr? Blogging site plans ban on porn, users outraged

  12/03/2018 03:47 PM

  Trump says Michael Cohen should serve a ‘full and complete’ sentence for ‘terrible’ crimes

  12/03/2018 11:44 AM

  Trump ignites bromance with China’s Xi, as intel agencies warn of Chinese ‘aggression’

  12/03/2018 11:08 AM

  Tencent Music: Chinese firm to raise $1.2bn in New York listing

  12/03/2018 08:44 AM
Tencent revives its New York float that was postponed in the wake of the US-China trade war.

  Cellphones cause cancer ‘worse than Pokemon Go’ - Lee Camp reveals corporate cover ups

  12/03/2018 08:41 AM

  Trump says China agreed to reduce tariffs on US car imports

  12/03/2018 07:50 AM
The president's comments come after China and the US agreed a trade war truce at the G20 summit.

  Tesla travels 7 miles with driver asleep at the wheel, cops forced to take emergency action

  12/03/2018 05:46 AM

  Why the fuss over Michael Cohen? Lying to Congress is an American pastime (VIDEO)

  12/03/2018 04:02 AM
Preview The media wants blood after Donald Trump’s former attorney, Michael Cohen, pled guilty to making false statements to Congress. Apparently, only intelligence agencies can lie to Congress and get away with it.
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  ‘Sophisticated & high-quality!’ Fashion ‘influencers’ pranked into paying $600 for $20 shoes

  12/02/2018 06:41 PM

  Tribune Media and Nexstar in $4.1bn local TV takeover

  12/02/2018 06:18 PM
Nexstar set to become the largest US operator of local TV stations after buying Tribune Media.