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Congress Passes Bill to Make Bison First ‘Natio...

(NEW YORK) — Republicans and Democrats in Congress agree on one thing — the American bison will become the country’s first national mammal. The House...

Suspicious White Powder Sent to Donald Trump No...

(NEW YORK) —  A suspicious white powder was discovered at Trump Tower in Manhattan Thursday night, prompting the New York Fire Department, the New York...

Decorated Green Beret Won’t Be Forced out of Ar...

(NEW YORK) —  The Army has decided it will not dismiss a decorated Army Green Beret sergeant who attacked an Afghan police commander, who he...

FBI Arrest Oregon Man Who Threatened President,...

(MEDFORD, Ore.) — FBI Agents and police arrested a man in Medford, Oregon after, charging him with “Threatening the President of the United States” and...

Police, Firefighters Investigate White Powder a...

(NEW YORK) — A suspicious white powder was discovered at Trump Tower in Manhattan Thursday night, prompting the New York Fire Department, the New York...

United Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing ...

(CLEVELAND) — A United Airlines aircraft bound for Omaha, Nebraska, made an emergency landing in Cleveland Thursday less than two hours after departing from Newark,...

Whitey Bulger’s Girlfriend Sentenced to Additio...

(NEW YORK) — A South Boston woman who spent 16 years on the run with one of Boston’s most notorious gangsters, James “Whitey” Bulger, was...

Family Pleads for Return of Deceased Son’s Memo...

(BELDING, Mich.) — A Michigan family is reeling yet again after a bench built to honor their late son was stolen right out of their...

Missouri Cops Rescued From Elevator With ‘Sever...

(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) — A dozen Kansas City police officers were rescued Wednesday afternoon after getting stuck in an elevator, officials said. The Missouri cops...

Bomb Threat Prompts Evacuation of Baltimore TV ...

(BALTIMORE) — A man dressed in an animal costume was shot by a police sniper when the man refused to surrender after reportedly making a...

Bottle Washes Ashore With Child’s Letter to Dec...

(INDIALANTIC, Fla.) — A Florida beachgoer is sharing an emotional letter he said he found washed ashore in a bottle. The letter appears to have...

FBI Arrests Three Connected to San Bernardino S...

(NEW YORK) — The FBI has arrested three people in California connected to the San Bernardino shootings — but federal charges against them stem from...

Politics

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Hundreds of Protesters Descend Upon Trump Rally...

(NEW YORK) —  Following Donald Trump’s rally in Costa Mesa, California, Thursday night, hundreds of protesters lined the streets, blocking cars leaving the OC Fair...

John Kasich Remains in Presidential Race

(NEW YORK) — It had all the makings of a dropping out speech — minus the punchline. Republican presidential candidate John Kasich revealed to voters...

Cruz’s Delegate Counter Cuccinelli: They’re ‘Cl...

(NEW YORK) — Ken Cuccinelli, the former attorney general of Virginia and chief delegate counter for Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, brushed off this Tuesday’s...

President Obama Crashes White House Briefing fo...

(WASHINGTON) — President Obama stunned college student reporters attending a special briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest at the White House Thursday. “Josh was speaking...

Shifting Electoral Focus Stands Out in 2016 Race

(NEW YORK) — This presidential election stands out for many reasons, but one unexpected deviation is how it has changed the way the campaigns have...

Ted Cruz and Carly Fiorina Tag-Team Attacks On ...

(FT. WAYNE, Ind.) — On their first full day as a political power team, Ted Cruz and newly-minted running mate Carly Fiorina tag-teamed attacks on...

Twitter Reacts to Trump Saying Hillary Clinton ...

(NEW YORK) — Donald Trump recently accused Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton of using the “woman card” to get elected. “I think the only card...

Ted Cruz Says There Is ‘No Alliance’ With John ...

(NEW YORK) — Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz said Thursday there is “no alliance” with fellow GOP candidate John Kasich to stop front-runner Donald Trump...

Indiana ‘Really Important’ for Bernie Sanders, ...

(NEW YORK) — Sen. Bernie Sanders has turned his attention to Indiana, despite his diminishing chances to secure the Democratic presidential nomination. Sanders’ focus on...

Hillary Clinton and Her Campaign Pivots to the ...

(WASHINGTON) — After a string of recent wins in New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maryland and Delaware, Hillary Clinton is solidly on the path to the...

Why Ted Cruz VP Offer Might Have Appealed to Ca...

(WASHINGTON) — Even though it is mathematically impossible for Sen. Ted Cruz to win the Republican presidential nomination outright, Carly Fiorina agreed to join him...

Ted Cruz Mocked by John Boehner as ‘Lucifer in ...

(STANFORD, Calif.) — Former House Speaker John Boehner isn’t buying Sen. Ted Cruz’s pitch to unite the Republican Party against Donald Trump. In a talk...

World News

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Prince William and Kate’s 5th Wedding Anniversa...

(LONDON) —  Five years ago Friday, millions of people around the world watched as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge said “I will” in a...

What Puerto Rico Needs From Congress Ahead of M...

(WASHINGTON) — Puerto Rico is facing its biggest debt deadline yet on May 1, but Congress, which experts say is the territory’s only hope, likely...

Aleppo Hospital Airstrike Kills Last Pediatrici...

(LONDON) — At least three children and six medical staff were among the 27 killed after overnight airstrikes hit a hospital supported by Doctors Without...

SpaceX Mars Mission Could Teach NASA About Land...

(NEW YORK) — SpaceX wants to send an unmanned mission to Mars by 2018 — a feat that could give NASA insights about a future...

Jamaican Authorities Searching for Missing US C...

(NEW YORK) — Authorities in Jamaica are searching for an American couple who went missing earlier this week. Hayden Gerson, 33, and Alisha Frank, 32,...

US Couple Missing in Jamaica Found Safe After M...

(NEW YORK) — Two people thought to be missing in Jamaica after disembarking a cruise ship have been found alive and are trying to find...

Hospital Airstrike Kills Aleppo’s Last Pediatri...

(LONDON) — At least three children and six medical staff were among the 27 killed after overnight airstrikes hit a hospital supported by Doctors Without...

Ed Balls Day: The Story of an Immortalized Twit...

(LONDON) — Ed Balls. The name may not mean a lot to an American audience but over the pond, it is a name celebrated every...

German City Launches Traffic Lights for Downwar...

(AUGSBURG, Germany) — A city in Germany has installed special traffic lights for smartphone users. LED lights have been embedded in the sidewalks at two...

Two Planes Struck by Lightning En Route to London

(LONDON) — Lightning struck at least two planes Wednesday night as they approached London’s Heathrow Airport. British Airways flight BA857, departing from Prague, and Icelandair...

Russia Launches First Rocket from New Spaceport...

(MOSCOW) — Russia launched its first rocket Thursday from a huge new spaceport it has been building in the country’s far east, overcoming jitters it...

Sheepdog Journeys 240 Miles to His Old Home

(CEREDIGION, Wales) — Pero, a real-life “Homeward Bound” dog, traveled over 240 miles from a farmhouse in Cumbria, England, only to return to his old...

Business

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Priceline CEO Darren Huston Resigns

(NORWALK, Conn.) — The Chief Executive Officer of the Priceline Group Darren Huston has resigned from the company. A statement released by Priceline Thursday says...

Profits and Sales Surge for Amazon

(NEW YORK) — Amazon has reported a $513 million profit in its first quarter, thanks to an almost 30 percent jump in sales, according to...

Top 9 Best Wedding Registry Gifts for Engaged C...

(NEW YORK) — Wedding season is upon us, which means it’s time to start thinking about the best gifts for the bride and groom. Good...

Dow Has Worst Day in Months, Thanks to Sinking ...

(NEW YORK) — U.S. stocks ended mostly in the red Thursday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average having its worst day in over two months....

UK Regulator Cracks Down on Gender Stereotypes ...

(LONDON) — The United Kingdom’s advertising regulator has already banned certain ads that portray “unhealthily thin” body images and oversexualize models, and now it may...

Uber Testing New Two-Minute Wait Rule Before Ch...

(NEW YORK) — Tardy Uber passengers may soon have to pay up. The ride-hailing service is testing a new rule that requires passengers to pay...

Comcast Acquires DreamWorks Animations

(NEW YORK) — Comcast announced the acquisition of DreamWorks Animation on Thursday in a deal worth about $3.8 billion. NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke called DreamWorks...

Amazon Liable for In-App Charges, Judge Rules

(NEW YORK) — A federal judge has found Amazon liable for billing customers for unauthorized in-app charges made by their children. The Federal Trade Commission...

Tinder’s New Feature Under Fire for Exposing Fa...

(NEW YORK) — If your friends don’t know you’re on Tinder, they may find out soon. Tinder Social, a new feature that allows friend groups...

Jobless Claims Jump to 257K

(WASHINGTON) — Jobless claims were slightly higher last week, increasing by 9,000, according to the latest figures released Thursday by the Labor Department. For the...

For Hydrox Cookie, Trump’s Anti-Oreo Comments M...

(NEW YORK) — The company behind the Hydrox cookie is capitalizing on the buzz that Donald Trump generated last year when he criticized rival Oreo’s...

Jessica Alba’s Honest Company Sued Over Organic...

(LOS ANGELES) — Jessica Alba’s The Honest Company has been hit with another lawsuit that criticizes the brand’s claims. The nonprofit, politically active group Organic...