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Nanny State Fired From Kids' Lunchboxes: Trump boots Michelle Obama Lunch Standards

Nanny State Fired From Kids' Lunchboxes: Trump boots Michelle Obama Lunch Standards

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Monday new guidelines for school meal programs , discarding the previous program implemented by the Obama administration. The Centers for Disea...

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Storms, tornadoes leave trail of death and damage in US

Greg Abbott surveyed areas ravaged by a series of tornadoes, about 60 miles east of the Dallas metro area. Rescuers in northwest Arkansas continued Sunday to look for an 18-month-old girl and a 4-ye...

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Vehicle accelerates during auto auction, killing at least 2

Ryan says two people suffered life-threatening injuries in Wednesday morning's crash. State police said there is no indication that it was an intentional or terrorist act. Lahey Hospital and Medical C...

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USDA shifts Obama-era school lunch guidelines

In addition, Perdue wants to give the green light to schools that want to serve some grains that aren't whole-grain rich. Perdue was joined by Sen. The school nutrition standards have always been a ...

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Arrests made as thousands rally in US for and against Trump

Arrests made as thousands rally in US for and against Trump

A May Day protest and march at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Office in San Francisco is underway. Precautions were in place in Seattle, where officials were on the lookout for incendiary d...

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Former S.C. officer Slager pleads guilty in Walter Scott shooting

Former S.C. officer Slager pleads guilty in Walter Scott shooting

His sentence will be determined later. "We got justice", Judy Scott, Walter's mother, said . Slager, who was sacked after a viral video emerged days after the April 4, 2015, shooting, was slated ...

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Alton Sterling's Aunt: All This Was For Nothing

Just under two weeks later a black military veteran from Missouri ambushed and killed three Baton Rouge police officers and wounded three... Sterling's death was captured on video in Baton Rouge ...

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'You have a true friend,' Trump tells NRA

'You have a true friend,' Trump tells NRA

Notably absent from the president's NRA convention speech was any mention of progress toward fulfilling his campaign promise to implement national concealed carry reciprocity. In a statement to The Ne...

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United States warns of 'third country' sanctions over North Korea

United States warns of 'third country' sanctions over North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson pauses while speaking to State Department employees, Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at the State Department in Washington. Career officers have complained of a lack of direct...

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Paris Jackson signs on for big screen acting debut

Paris Jackson signs on for big screen acting debut

Jackson will portray "an edgy 20-year-old" in the flick, which does not have a title and is being billed as a dark comedy. Jackson has been cast in the Untitled Nash Edgerton Project for Amazon Stud...

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'Active shooter' at Texas' North Lake College, police say

Those on campus were urged to go to the nearest room and take shelter. One victim is dead and a suspect has committed suicide following a shooting at Texas' North Lake College on Wednesday, Irving p...

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Midwest, South brace for flooding and tornadoes after stormy weekend

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which is responsible for issuing severe weather warnings across the United States, said there were 769 preliminary reports of severe weather...

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Trump's first 100 days

His bid to repeal and replace his predecessor's landmark health care reforms have foundered in Congress, where many of his legislative priorities have been tripped up by cold political gamesmanship....

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The House just passed a bill that affects overtime pay

The House just passed a bill that affects overtime pay

After Congress chose to move forward with a spending plan that doesn't include cash for President Donald Trump's border wall, the leader of the free world took his frustrations out the best way he kne...

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Defense confirms Slager pleading guilty

Defense confirms Slager pleading guilty

Slager, who was sacked after a viral video emerged days after the April 4, 2015, shooting, was slated to go on trial in federal court in Charleston on May 15 for federal charges of civil rights violat...

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Too early to know extent of damage on Kansas wheat

Too early to know extent of damage on Kansas wheat

The US is poised for a thaw, after the weekend storms some estimate have cost more than 2.5m tonnes in wheat production - and which is placing extra stress on results of a high-profile crop tour. US w...

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Donald Trump administration unveils new tax reforms

Donald Trump administration unveils new tax reforms

During the campaign, Trump released a tax proposal that would eliminate the personal exemption. Cramer said he didn't think the Times was completely wrong, just "mathematically incorrect". But the E...

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US troops killed during fight with ISIS in Afghanistan

US troops killed during fight with ISIS in Afghanistan

Afghan forces saw soaring casualties in 2016, up by 35% with 6,800 soldiers and police killed, according to a United States watchdog. With more than one third of Afghanistan outside of government co...

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No federal charges for Baton Rouge officers in Sterling shooting

At some point in the struggle, one of the officers shouted 'gun.' A short time later shots were fired and Sterling was dead. One of Alton's aunts, Veda Sterling, spoke at Tuesday's vigil and led the...

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No timeline on charges in jail death

Terrill Thomas, 38, was found dead a year ago in his cell naked with "dried up blood around his groin and trailing down his right leg", according to a federal lawsuit filed by his family in March...

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