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Approaching cold front brings the chance for more storms Monday

Approaching cold front brings the chance for more storms Monday

The entire Interstate 95 corridor from Richmond to New York City is at enhanced risk. As of 8:30 p.m., rainfall totals range from 0.5 inches to 2 inches for most of the metro area. Storms with stron...

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USA top court finds law banning offensive trademarks unconstitutional

USA top court finds law banning offensive trademarks unconstitutional

Supreme Court ruled that use of such names is protected by the First Amendment. Most prominently, the Washington Redskins football team, who have twice had their trademark protections revoked for ...

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Hospital Upgrades Scalise Condition To 'Serious,' Says He Is 'More Responsive'

Hospital Upgrades Scalise Condition To 'Serious,' Says He Is 'More Responsive'

Jack Salva, with MedStar Hospital Washington Center, said during a news conference Friday. The House of Representatives majority whip underwent another operation on Saturday, and the hospital said...

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Gerrymandering: Drawing districts for political advantage

Gerrymandering: Drawing districts for political advantage

Judge Kenneth F. Ripple of the three-judge Federal District Court stated that the lines were "designed to make it more hard for Democrats, compared to Republicans, to translate their votes into seats"...

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Seattle Shooting Raises Questions About Officers' De-Escalation Efforts

Isabell says some of Lyles' children were inside the apartment at the time . Florida Carroll holds her grandson Quayvis Carroll as they visit a memorial for a woman set up outside an apartment buil...

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Sunny, high near 93 degrees in Oklahoma City Tuesday

Sunny, high near 93 degrees in Oklahoma City Tuesday

A great day to get outdoors with plenty of sunshine and highs in the lower 80s. Wednesday: Cloudy conditions with a high near 83 with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms during the day. T...

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Justices take on fight over partisan electoral maps

In Virginia , elections would nearly certainly become more competitive if the court decides that partisan gerrymandering is unconstitutional, Farnsworth said . It's a practice federal courts are alr...

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Recording: Woman brandished shears in past police encounter

Family and friends of Charleena Lyles , a pregnant mother of four who was shot and killed by police officers last week, will gather in Seattle on Tuesday evening in memory of the slain woman. Willi...

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Democrats' Motions, Speeches Knock GOP Health Bill for Secrecy

Democrats' Motions, Speeches Knock GOP Health Bill for Secrecy

The Kentucky Republican says former President Barack Obama's health care law has been failing since its 2010 enactment and there's no reason to wait to erase it. A senior Democratic aide said the ef...

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Grocers facing a united Amazon-Whole Foods must adapt

Grocers facing a united Amazon-Whole Foods must adapt

Whole Foods has been struggling for some time mainly because of Mackey's premium pricing policy. The company missed its self-imposed deadline of the end of 2015 to expand overseas, and short-sellin...

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Scattered thunderstorms, milder temperatures ahead this week for metro Detroit

Scattered thunderstorms, milder temperatures ahead this week for metro Detroit

Through Sunday we could get as much as 2"-4" of rain on the ground in Chattanooga. It will be another handsome evening, as temperatures will fall into the lower 60s. Hallelujah! Highs should be in the...

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Trump lawyer defends his use of social media

He said a Friday tweet from Trump was specifically directed at a story in The Washington Post about the expanding probe into Russia's election meddling. Sekulow has publicly criticized Come...

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Rasmussen: 50 Percent Of Likely Voters Give Trump The Thumbs Up

Rasmussen: 50 Percent Of Likely Voters Give Trump The Thumbs Up

By contrast, Rasmussen's daily poll around the same time saw the president's all-time favorability low of 42 percent - a much higher figure considering the overall conservative sentiment about what ...

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A well-played restart earns Larson another Michigan 'W'

A well-played restart earns Larson another Michigan 'W'

Thanks to his 10 stage wins this season (no other driver has more than four) and his two victories, Truex has 20 bonus points which will carry over for the first three segments of NASCAR's playoffs....

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GOP Health Bill Would Deliver Tax Breaks to Wealthiest

GOP Health Bill Would Deliver Tax Breaks to Wealthiest

This is a bill that was rightly called "mean" by President Trump. "It's very odd, taking something that affects one-sixth of the economy, and their doing the changes quickly without public hearings"...

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Newt Gingrich: Trump Cannot Obstruct Justice

Newt Gingrich: Trump Cannot Obstruct Justice

Steve Scalise (R-LA). Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich , a staunch supporter of President Donald Trump , on Sunday said he had "no idea" what Trump was trying to do with a tweet that appear...

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Great Danes rescued in New Hampshire

Great Danes rescued in New Hampshire

The homeowner, Christina Fay , was charged with two counts of animal cruelty Friday. Additionally, nine puppies owned by Fay were remove from a property in Bartlett, the release stated. 'The condit...

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Holcomb fire north of Big Bear burns 850 acres; voluntary evacuations underway

Holcomb fire north of Big Bear burns 850 acres; voluntary evacuations underway

The Holcomb Fire in Big Bear quickly scorched 850 acres on Monday, forcing roads, hiking trails and campgrounds to close. The vegetation fire is burning near Lucky Baldwin Mine and is burning in a...

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'Historic Opportunity': Supreme Court to Hear Partisan Gerrymandering Case

'Historic Opportunity': Supreme Court to Hear Partisan Gerrymandering Case

The Supreme Court has not ruled on "purely partisan gerrymanders", which means drawing voting districts with the aim of strengthening one political party, since 2004. Redistricting happens every 1...

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Protests after police officer acquitted over fatal shooting of Philando Castile

Protests after police officer acquitted over fatal shooting of Philando Castile

Castile , 32, a school cafeteria supervisor, was shot five times by the officer, Jeronimo Yanez , 29, on July 6 a year ago while following instructions to retrieve his driving licence. Supporters of ...

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