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Pelosi promises more influence for junior Democrats

In Ryan's formal announcement, he said the party needs a major change if it wants to stay relevant. "We need to develop a new Democratic Party because right now...


Conservatives embrace, unions vow to oppose Trump's education pick

Trump called DeVos, 58, a "brilliant and passionate education advocate" in a news release Wednesday. "By nominating Betsy DeVos , the Trump administration ...


Illinois school files lawsuit over semifinal football game

Wednesday, according to repports. "As a result, in an effort to protect the rights and rightfully earned opportunities of its students, Fenwick High School has ...


Kanye West hospitalized in Los Angeles

We follow West on Instagram and before news of his hospitalization, he posted a large amount of pictures on Instagram within four hours, this after only hav...


Opening weekend deer harvest down almost 5 percent

New tallies from the state Department of Natural Resources show hunters took about 7,500 fewer deer on opening day of Wisconsin's nine-day gun deer season than ...


Trump won't pursue criminal inquiry into Clinton

Unfortunately, there's little chance of outright abolishing the Electoral College . In 33 of those 41 countries, the president is directly elected; 22, in fact...


Iraqi Forces Push on Against IS in Eastern Mosul

MOSUL , Iraq (AP) — Iraqi troops fighting Islamic State militants in the eastern outskirts of Mosul regrouped on Monday in neighborhoods they have recently re...


Hundreds of O'Hare airport workers vote to strike

AAA Auto club predicts it will be an especially busy Thanksgiving weekend of traveling. The workers involved in the planned strike include baggage handlers, c...


Gold Star family of slain California soldier booed on flight

On an American Airlines flight this week, Stewart Perry told The Record that the flight crew instructed passengers to remain in their seats while a "special m...


Cold temperatures, Freeze Warning expected this weekend

According to the National Weather Service a cold Canadian airmass is moving into the region. However, the brisk morning temperatures are expected to wane thro...


Another body found on property of accused SC killer

Following his arrest, authorities say Kohlhepp confessed to a 2003 quadruple slaying at a motorcycle shop in the small town of Chesnee. When Brown was found, ...


A Tribe Called Quest want to do one more world tour

As it turns out, A Tribe Called Quest gave us just the right album at exactly the right time. Thank You 4 Your Service , and with a little less then a week o...


Twitter suspends some alt-right accounts

Spencer runs the National Policy Institute , a white nationalist think tank based in Virginia that also had its account suspended. "This is corporate Stalini...


S.Korea's Park retains lawyer before questioning over favours scandal

Ms. Park has been a leading figure in the ruling conservative party for many years, but her public-approval rating recently fell to 5%, the lowest recorded for ...


Amend Obamacare? How Will You Make That Work Donald Trump?

How are we going to care for these patients if Mr. Trump repeals this act? He told The Wall Street Journal that he was reconsidering his stance after meeting ...


ADL Expresses Concern Over Increase in Hate Crimes in Colorado and Nation

More importantly, if Mr. Trump does, as he claims, want to send a message to his supporters to stop the harassment, this trip would be a vehicle for that messag...


Longmont High students walk out to protest Trump

A group of about 100 Mountlake Terrace High School students walked out of class on Monday afternoon in solidarity with a "nationwide walkout" to protest the e...


'Excellent' First Meeting for Obama, Trump

US President-elect Donald Trump said it was a "great honour" to meet President Barack Obama, as the two met for transition talks at the White House, media rep...


"Deadliest Catch" star in intensive care following attack

According to officer Aaron Snell , Harris got into a vehicle with two or three unidentified people at nearby Quill Ceda Creek Casino . Josh said a man...


Texas woman let tigers roam house with teen daughter, police say

Police said three tigers, a cougar , a skunk and a fox were roaming freely inside Meyer's home. Trisha Meyer , 34, lived in Houston with her 14-year-old d...


North Carolina Wildfires Grow; 44000 Acres Burned

Officials said Sunday that the wildfire had moved off of Round Top mountain and had spread into the village of Chimney Rock and that fire crews were dousing the...


Obama Urges Americans to Give Trump a Chance

In his first news conference since Donald Trump's election victory last week, President Barack Obama expressed hope that the new president-elect would "send som...


Ryan: Relationship with Trump Fine

Ryan did not exactly say he was a fan of Trump's plan to build a wall, but agreed they needed "physical barriers" on the border, as well as interior enforcement...


SEPTA Strike Ends; Full Service to Resume on Election Day

Representatives said service would resume partially November 7 on the Market-Frankford Line, Broad Street Line subway, city buses and trolleys, with full servic...


Racist messages sent to black freshmen at Penn traced to Oklahoma student

Officials said they will "take every step possible" to counteract the "appalling bias" represented by the GroupMe account. In one image, a user called "Daddy ...