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Emergency brakes went on before NYC derailment

At least seven people are hurt after a subway derailed Tuesday in New York City, officials reported. "This, to the best of my knowledge, does not look like ...


Family recalls loving nature of Seattle mom killed by police

Lyles had previous run-ins with law enforcement, including an arrest almost two weeks before she was killed and another in 2014 for assault. It seems that Merri...


Texas mother left kids in hot vehicle as punishment, authorities say

The statement added that Randolph had since told officers that she went inside the home, smoked marijuana and fell asleep for several hours before waking to...


Details on Obamacare replacement bill shouldn't be secret

Steve Bullock of Montana, Gov. Brian Sandoval of Nevada, Gov. John Bel Edwards of Louisiana, Gov. Charles D. Baker of MA and Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, calls o...


Putin: New sanctions will 'complicate' Russia-US ties

It would codify in law the sanctions imposed by executive decree by Trump's predecessor Barack Obama, especially against the Russian energy industry. It als...


Castile protesters target city where officer worked

Thousands of people gathered Friday evening at the state Capitol to protest the eventual verdict. During Yanez's trial, lawyers argued he panicked and lost ...


Clinton campaign trolls Trump over Twitter attack

Before that, Trump seemed to question why Clinton wasn't being investigated for ties to Russia-despite the fact that US intelligence agencies concluded that t...


Ralph Northam wins Democratic nomination for governor

Polls open at 6 a.m EDT (1000 GMT) and close at 7 p.m. EDT (2300 GMT). Asked if he would support Gillespie in the general election, Smith said: "At most , ...


Trump won't block Comey's testimony in Russia hearing, White House says

Comey is also likely to be asked by lawmakers about Trump's assertion that the former FBI chief told him three times that he was not under investigation as part...


OU softball journal: Coaching connections tie OU, Florida

After Oregon scored twice in the bottom of the fifth, Oklahoma answered with four runs in the top of the sixth to earn a 4-2 win and advance to its second str...


SEC tweaks graduate transfer rules, opening door for Zaire

The former Notre Dame quarterback - who is reportedly decided on Florida - left the Irish in late November, but delayed his decision to see if UF would beco...


President Trump stumps Twitter with 'covfefe'

The dictionary company, which has developed a reputation for political snark on social media, said it regretted checking Twitter and discovering what people...


Transgender student wins bathroom lawsuit

Circuit Court Judge Ann Claire Williams . In an attempt to justify its differential treatment of transgender students and satisfy heightened scrutiny, the sc...


Sean Spicer 'fuming' after getting axed from Trump's Papal visit, says source

The president, accompanied by his wife and several aides, arrived at the Vatican just after 8 a.m. local time. Mr Trump responded by saying: "We can use some ...


To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

The women brought flowers and tended to the neglected graves. The Center for the Families of the Fallen at Dover Air Force Base in DE is a handsome place wh...


Kelly on non-criminal ICE arrestees: 'not the valedictorians'

In addition to the two in Glendale, others arrested included a 29-year-old Salvadoran national who was previously deported in 2014 after serving a nine-year pri...


Texas Senate approves 'religious refusal' adoption measure

On what LGBT activists are calling "Discrimination Sunday", Texas lawmakers advanced bills allowing anti-LGBT discrimination by adoption agencies and restrictin...


United States stay is extended for 58K victims of 2010 Haiti natural disaster

Haiti was originally designated for temporary protected status in January 2010 after the quake, and redesignated in 2011. The Trump administration is granti...


Todd Prichard: Taking away Planned Parenthood funding wrong move

The clinic closures come at a crucial time for women seeking access to reproductive health care in the US, and particularly in Iowa. The state opted, instead,...


Ford gets ready to cut jobs

The auto giant declined to comment on the reports job cuts but said that it remained focused on its core strategies to boost profitable growth. Ford Motor C...


McDonald's to collaborate with Uber to deliver food in US

The move marks an effort by top officials to win back customers after the company saw a slight decline in sales at the beginning of the year. Food delivery ...


Bennet statement opposing president's Antiquities Act executive order

Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke echoed that uncertainty. A legal analysis commissioned by the National Parks Conservation Association says no, pointing...


Albrecht Tied For 12th At NCAA Columbus Regional

The top six teams from each of four regionals will advance to the nationals later this month in Sugar Grove, Ill. USC, playing on this course for the first ti...


Trump administration hollows out EPA science integrity board

The Board of Scientific Counselors advises the EPA on the quality and accuracy of the science it produces, but it was confirmed on Monday (8 May) that nine of i...


Frat member told 911: 'We have a friend who's unconscious'

They were seen on camera trying to slap him awake, and at one point, two of the brothers landed on top of his unconscious body. "But the public will wonder and ...