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Astronaut John Glenn laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery

He's slipped the surly bonds of Earth , traveled to places and seen sights most people could only dream of, but now John Glenn is home for good. In 1998, at ...


Searchers find second human skull in rural western Missouri

Almost 100 investigators were expected to search the area where the remains were discovered Thursday, officials said. It was sent to the Jackson County Medical ...


82 immigration arrests in 5-day ICE operation in Virginia, DC

It's a shaming tactic, says the sheriff, meant to apply political pressure. "Generally speaking the sentiment is that ICE is denying all bonds". The election ...


Mike Pence's Secret Service Agent Charged with Soliciting Prostitute

The agency said it "takes allegations of criminal activity very seriously". The agent was arrested by local police after allegedly meeting a prostitute at a...


Senate OKs appointed schools chief in issue's return

House Bill 300 would lower the license fee to "lessen the burden" for carry license applicants, he said. In a letter to Nelson, Dayton's education commissione...


Mitch McConnell: We Have the Votes For the Nuclear Option on Gorsuch

As McConnell has often noted, eliminating minority rights in the Senate means that when the political tables are turned, Republicans will be the ones with min...


Severe weather expected in Alabama and Georgia

So, it's an all day event that you need to watch and stay alert. Tuesday Governor Robert Bentley declared a statewide State of Emergency in anticipation of se...


Dustin Johnson, No. 1 and headed in the right direction

Finally, while Dustin Johnson is easily a favorite to win the 2017 tournament, he is - at the very least - slightly overhyped. That makes it feel way easier for...


New York's Eleven Madison Park named world's best restaurant

The top 10 included two Peruvian restaurants , Central , which slipped to no.5 from fourth place a year ago, and Maido which climbed to no. 8 from 13. "Ther...


US, Russia trade claims about who used chem weapons in Syria

A Syrian man receives treatment at a small hospital in the town of Maaret al-Noman following a suspected toxic gas attack in Khan Sheikhun. "These heinous act...


Pinellas County women push for equal wages

In another report , Iceland had also topped the World Economic Forum 's gender gap index for the past seven years, proving that its women and men were given ...


Jeremiah Tilmon requests release from IL

This comes after IL fired John Groce, the coach that recruited him, in March after the Illini missed their fourth-straight NCAA Tournament. Groce was sacked l...


Border agency fields pitches for Trump's wall with Mexico

The deadline for bids for President Donald Trump's multi-billion dollar border wall with Mexico has passed. In the competition to build the wall, traditiona...


Mixed opinion for Melania Trump's new portrait

Us Weekly quoted the statement Melania gave with the official White House portrait in which she states she's looking forward to serving as the First Lady. Wi...


Federal judge blocks Indiana abortion ultrasound mandate

Title X is the nation's family planning program. As concessions were made to make the AHCA palatable to that caucus, more centrist Republicans in the House bega...


LGBT Employees Protected By Federal Civil Rights Act, Appeals Court Rules

The 8-3 decision by the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit, which overturned a three-judge panel's ruling, represents another step in the effort b...


Dakota County crackdown on distracted drivers starts Wednesday

Assembly Bill 1785 went into effect on January 1, requiring all drivers in California to keep their cell phone out of their hands while operating a motor vehicl...


Missing Mountain View baby girl located safe after AMBER Alert issued

Police were searching Wednesday for a father who ran off with his 4-month-old baby in Mountain View, officials said. "She tried to take her baby back but Madily...


Court: Civil Rights Act Protects Sexual Orientation

So, the court decided, it's not legal in the United States for an employer to discriminate against gay workers - making it the first federal appeals court to co...


Rallies Planned on Anniversary of MLK's Killing in Memphis

Earlier Tuesday, more than 200 people gathered at Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church to hear the Rev. Jesse Jackson and the Rev. William Barber talk about...


Trump's son-in-law slated to make a visit to Iraq Monday

Asked by CBS News' Gayle King to "weigh in" on how she feels about the criticism that she is "complicit" in the actions of President Donald Trump, Ivanka T...


Cuomo: No Rush on Deal for Remaining Budget

Reluctant lawmakers passed an emergency two-month spending measure, known as a budget " extender " on Monday night after the Legislature was unable to come to a...


Senate readies 'nuclear option' for Gorsuch vote

As of Tuesday morning, Capito said they had about 56 votes including fellow Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and a few Democrats who are voting with them. Gorsuch ...


Storm kills 2 in Louisiana; state put on 'high alert'

Martin Parish, the governor said. The Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) has activated its Crisis Action Team due to t...


Bentley issues state of emergency for severe weather

The Storm Prediction Center based in Norman, Oklahoma, said there will be a 45 percent chance of severe weather within 25 miles of any given point in the easter...


Donald Trump And 5 Reasons Day 60 Was His Worst As President

As FBI Director James Comey was in the hot seat, being grilled on Russia's interference in the 2016 election, the White House was busy trolling him on Twitter...


White House releases first official portrait of First Lady Melania Trump

After the election, a portion of Melania's official biography on the White House site read, "Melania is also a successful entrepreneur". Will Melania move t...


Trump's Social Media Director Just Put a Target on Justin Amash's Back

Scavino is just one in a recent string of White House employees caught up in possible ethics offenses. But the 1939 Hatch Act specifically prohibits White Hou...


Disco biscuits, Spanish fly: Cosby lawyers to argue evidence

The judge in Bill Cosby's criminal case in Pennsylvania expects his sexual assault trial to last at least two weeks. The Montgomery County district attorney's...


Late run lifts North Carolina to NCAA title

And, somehow, they got just that, beating Gonzaga , 71-65, in Monday night's national championship game here at the University of Phoenix Stadium. Good mor...


9th Circuit puts Trump's travel ban on fast-track review

The Department of Justice filed a motion yesterday asking US District Judge Derrick Watson to pause proceedings in Hawaii's lawsuit pending resolution of the go...


Aaron Hernandez's lawyers intend to rest their case

They also claim that is why he was shot in the face in 2013, while prosecutors say Hernandez fired those shots to keep Bradley quiet about the 2012 murders. Acc...


'If this is true, does not get much bigger'

The person who did the unmasking is a "very senior" and "very well known" person in the intelligence community, Housley said, adding that he or she is not in th...


United States prosecutor in death penalty row

The Florida governor has removed a prosecutor from 21 murder cases after she said she would no longer be seeking the death penalty. Ayala last month cited...


Kentucky's Monk becomes 2nd Wildcat to enter NBA draft

Monk, who dazzled college basketball fans this season with a number of historic individual games, is the second underclassman from the 2016-17 Wildcats to decla...


Teen accused in Facebook Live assault to remain in custody

The teens - a 14-year-old boy and a 15-year-old boy - face charges including aggravated criminal sexual assault and manufacturing and disseminating child pornog...


Tornado kills mother, child in Louisiana

The National Weather Service issued a "particularly unsafe situation" tornado watch through Sunday evening over a wide area from east Texas through central a...


SEC pride: S Carolina happy to see Miss St in women's final

CT guard Gabby Williams wipes away tears as she talks with the media following the team's loss to Mississippi State in an NCAA college basketball game in th...


Teen Needed 80 Stitches after Shark Bite

A teenage girl fought off a 5-foot shark with a punch in the face after it grabbed her by the leg off the Florida panhandle on Sunday, authorities said. Authori...


Naya Rivera FINALLY Responds To The News She's Dating David Spade!!

The next day, he hit the stage at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center with Sandler and Schneider for their Here Comes the amusing tour. "It's very casual and they...


South Africa's new finance minister vows 'radical' change

Gordhan's team on the trip to London, Boston and NY included: deputy finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas and Treasury director general Lungisa Fuzile, as well as bus...


Atlanta begins 1st full workweek since major bridge collapse

I-85 fire suspect Basil Eleby is scheduled for his first court appearance at the Fulton County Jail Saturday morning around 11:00aET, according to Fulton Coun...


Homeowner shoots, kills intruder in Mason County

The homeowner was arrested and charged with second-degree murder. The suspect owns adjoining properties, one of which is his home, one he uses for a home-ba...


Brad Keselowski edges out Kyle Busch for NASCAR win at Martinsville

Austin Dillon rounded out the top five. "Look, I need him on that box every weekend", team owner Roger Penske said of Wolfe. Crew chief Paul Wolfe was back a...


Democrat Schiff says House Russia probe needs to go forward

Trump's victory. A man shouted through a megaphone: "Come out and play, Nunes, you coward". White House press secretary Sean Spicer listens to a question du...


Pictures taken in Kearney are not teacher and missing teen

It's a term that's been mentioned several times since 15 year old Elizabeth Thomas went missing more than two weeks ago, but what exactly is "grooming?" Und...


Kansas lawmakers fail to override veto of Medicaid expansion

The governor argued in his veto message that expanding Medicaid would burden the state with "unrestrainable" costs even though the 2010 national law promised ...


Lincoln Gordmans store likely to stay open

The filings contain a list of 48 closing stores. Those stores include Gordmans stores in Cedar Rapids and Coralville, as well as seven others throughout the sta...


Touching display at Oakdale Mall for 'Crime Victims Rights Week'

Justice", meant to reflect a vision for the future in which all victims are strengthened by the response they receive, organizations are resilient in response t...


Whao! Priyanka Chopra Is The Second Most Beautiful Woman Of 2017

Here's to Priyanka Chopra! This global star is definitely enjoying all the attention and appreciation for her performance in hit series Quantico and has rec...