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Fraternity, 18 members charged in Penn State student's death

During the pledging party, Piazza fell down the stairs after drinking excessively, but no one called for help for nearly 12 hours, according to police , who found him unconscious and took him to a ...

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Trump's Religious Freedom Order Could Affect Birth Control Access

The amendment bans tax-exempt organizations like churches and other religious institutions from political speech and activities. National Public Radio reports that the IRS has only invoked the ...

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Senate to send $1.1T spending bill to Trump

Under Obama's law, insurers must charge healthy and seriously ill customers the same rates. "Forcing a vote without a CBO score shows that Republicans are terrified of the public learning the full c...

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Reuters witness: Chibok girls released by Boko Haram arrive in Abuja

Reuters witness: Chibok girls released by Boko Haram arrive in Abuja

The freed schoolgirls board a helicopter for a flight to Nigeria's capital. It was not immediately clear whether the newly freed girls would join them. Femi Adesina says the girls have been received...

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At UC Berkeley, A Debate Over Free Speech05:44

The school was tentatively notified by an email in mid-March that said the group was hoping to get Coulter to appear in late April or in the fall. She said that during the discovery process, they in...

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No charges over U.S. police shooting of Alton Sterling

No charges over U.S. police shooting of Alton Sterling

Within a few seconds, Officer Lake reached into Sterling's right pocket and pulled out a.38 caliber revolver. To prove a Fourth Amendment violation, prosecutors must also prove an officer acted will...

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The health care hot potato goes to the Senate

The health care hot potato goes to the Senate

Brian Mast (R-Fla.) declared on the House floor Thursday . Unlike many other Upper Midwest states, Minnesota provides a state-run health insurance sales site, MNsure. "It's a frightening future for...

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Wie outlasts Yin in match play

Wie outlasts Yin in match play

Lydia Ko, of New Zealand, tees off on the 2nd hole during round two of the Lorena Ochoa Invitational at Mexico Golf Club in Mexico City , Friday, May 5, 2017. "We do dinner every night", Wie said. ...

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"Sanctuary city" ban passes Texas Legislature

Texas has now passed a Convention of States Resolution . There is no official definition of a sanctuary city, but the term is generally applied to municipalities or police departments that have a f...

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Eight-year-old Bennettsville girl missing

Eight-year-old Bennettsville girl missing

Ella Lowery was found dead in her Marlboro County home on Friday. Marlboro Co. Deputies need your help finding 8-year-old Ayana Lowery. "The Marlboro County Sheriff's Office, State Law Enforcement...

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Democrats predict backlash for GOP

The administration was willing to deny benefits at least until they "could get something in return". Schumer and other Democrats spoke positively about the bipartisan deal Monday, because it did not...

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Patagonia threatens to sue Trump over national monuments order

Patagonia threatens to sue Trump over national monuments order

Native American leaders and climate activists are anxious about the move, having fought for years to gain monument designations for lands across the country in order to protect them from the fossil fu...

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Candidate for secretary of Army pulls out amid controversy

Candidate for secretary of Army pulls out amid controversy

After vast pressure from LGBT groups, Green officially withdrew from the nomination process, saying that while the accusations grossly misinterpreted his beliefs, the distractions created by the publi...

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House Republicans claim a major victory with passage of health care overhaul

House Republicans claim a major victory with passage of health care overhaul

Those assurances are now left up to states, she said . On Thursday, President Trump's 105 day in office, Congressional Republicans passed a bill that repeals the Affordable Care Act and replaces ...

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House passes bill to temporarily avert shutdown

House passes bill to temporarily avert shutdown

Republicans and Democrats came together Friday in a grand gesture of bipartisanship and voted to fund the government ... for seven more days. The first 100 days of President Trump's relationship wit...

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United States could use government shutdown

United States could use government shutdown

Tuesday afternoon from the White House podium, Mr. Mulvaney defended the spending deal a third time, appearing with pictures of planned border-security changes he said would be funded by the deal and ...

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Kentucky Derby notes: Derby victor is big in Brooklyn

Since Churchill instituted a qualifying points system in 2013, the favorite has won every year: Orb (2013), California Chrome (2014), American Pharoah (2015), Nyquist (2016) and now Always Dreaming ....

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Experts express disappointment, concerns about American Health Care Act

Experts express disappointment, concerns about American Health Care Act

Remember that Medicare , Medicaid , and employer-based insurance plans were always barred from rejecting people with existing conditions from their plans. The House Republican plan would eliminate t...

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The US Navy SEAL killed in an ambush overseas has been identified

The US Navy SEAL killed in an ambush overseas has been identified

According to one official, there are about 50 American special forces now working with African Union Mission in Somalia and local national commandos as part of a "train and advise mission", and the US...

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House passes health reform bill - three key amendments

House passes health reform bill - three key amendments

With Thursday's 217-213 vote, Republicans obtained just enough support to push the legislation through the House , sending it to the Senate for consideration. "They're trying to get rid of the taxes ...

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