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GOP senators oppose DeVos as education secretary

They join Sen. Joe Manchin, a conservative Democrat who also announced he wouldn't support Mrs. DeVos, despite generally voting to back President Trump's pi...


These two Republican women could be putting Betsy DeVos's nomination in jeopardy

Trustee Jessica Kelly drafted the resolution, modeled after one the East Lansing board of education passed last week. DeVos faces fierce opposition from educa...


Access to affordable health care is essential

States could decide not to manage their default plans, in which case the federal government would take responsibility. "States should have the right to choose...


Hattiesburg Salvation Army damaged during Saturday tornado

Officials warned of downed power lines and debris spread over large areas and urged people to avoid traveling. More than 40 firefighters from across MS are as...


Air Force to Launch Missile-Warning Satellite Tonight

The United Launch Alliance booster will deploy US military satellite on January 19, departing from Cape Canaveral during a 40-minute launch window that opens ...


Four key observations from Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing

Sessions returned to Alabama, became the state's attorney general, and a few years later won election to the U.S. Senate, where he's been ever since. Jeff Sess...


Ivanka Trump Confirms She's Leaving the Trump Organization and Her Fashion Label

Klem previously served as the chief brand officer of Ivanka Trump for a little over three years. Leaders on the House Judiciary Committee wrote a letter cal...


High wind tonight, ice possible tomorrow night

It's infamous for warm winds disrupting valley inversions and forcing rain to mix in with snow at the base areas of ski resorts in Colorado. The forecast call...


Lake Effect Snow Advisory For Cortland County

Southwest of Lansing a few areas may see up to a fluffy inch of snow. Lewis County has a lake effect snow warning until 10 p.m. Friday . The snow could als...


Sprint to Create, Bring Back 5000 US Jobs

He claimed that his telecommunication company Softbank will invest $50 billion in the United States and will create a total of 50,000 jobs. Trump also a...


It's time to recycle the Christmas tree

You can also keep the holiday spirit going by bringing your tree, as well as a donation, to the Richmond Firefighters Association's annual Christmas tree chippi...


Hearing scheduled Wednesday ahead of Roof sentencing

He also was convicted of hate crimes , obstructing religion and firearms violations. Roof , who is representing himself for the final phase of his federal h...


At least 27 shot, 7 dead, in Chicago over Christmas weekend

Chicago police superintendent Eddie Johnson told reporters that numerous recent shootings appeared to be gang-related. The most recent, Sunday night, left two...


Prisoners Escape By Removing Toilet From Jail Wall

They added that the breakout was prompted by a water leak that was behind a jail toilet. The sheriff said prior to the escape, plumbing repairs performed on t...


Drew Brees, Mark Ingram power New Orleans Saints past Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Being forced to punt on 4th and 9 from their own 5, Bucs took possession on the Saints 39. But then the Saints came marching in. Defensively, Saints manage...


Tesla limits Autopilot top speed in latest update

The Model 3 marks Tesla's first effort at a mass-market EV, and while Tesla hasn't released any updated figures recently, it's believed that the total number of...


9-year-old Arkansas boy dies in accidental shooting

U.S. Marshals worked with the parents of suspect Gary Holmes to help facilitate his surrender to Little Rock police on Thursday, Dec. 22 . As reported previo...


Court Unseals Search Warrant For Hillary Clinton's Emails

It was later revealed that the move came due to emails discovered on the computer of Anthony Weiner , the disgraced politician and estranged husband of Huma Ab...


This Star-Packed Carpool Karaoke Is A Real Christmas Treat

The "24K Magic" crooner sat down with Corden on Tuesday, where he got super into singing his own tunes and even showed off his unbelievable Elvis Presley impres...


Trump chooses former campaign rival Rick Perry to head Energy Department

In a statement from Trump's transition team, the president-elect cited Perry's tenure leading Texas, the nation's second most populous state and a major produce...


Wreaths Across America ceremony set for Saturday

In 2006, with the help of the Civil Air Patrol and other civic organizations, simultaneous wreath-laying ceremonies were held at over 150 locations around the c...


Coldest Air of the Season to Arrive Sunday

Northwest winds of 5-15 miles per hour, with an occasional morning gust to 25 miles per hour, weaken and shift to out of the southwest after lunchtime. Stronger...


Winter weather advisory in effect for area

Saturday: Snow before 2 p.m., then rain and sleet likely. The storm is estimated to drop around 6 to 10 inches of snow starting noon Friday before ending s...


Lions' coach says Stafford can play despite finger problem

Caldwell said Stafford made plays Sunday even with the busted finger and he anticipates he'll be "a little bit better" after a week of practice and getting used...


Former astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn is hospitalized in Ohio

John Glenn was born July 18, 1921 in Cambridge, Ohio. On Feb. 20, 1962, atop an Atlas rocket, he rode into space and piloted the Friendship 7 spacecraft aro...