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Microsoft Vows to Keep MS Paint—Kind Of

Microsoft Paint as seen on July 25, 2017. (Naeim Darzi/The Epoch Times)
Microsoft Paint as seen on July 25, 2017. (Naeim Darzi/The Epoch Times)

After an outpouring of support for Microsoft’s Paint feature on Monday, the company announced that it would no longer phase out program in its next update—at least...


  • Daniela Leon Ruz, 18, claims her prize after winning Florida Lottery's "$500 A WEEK FOR LIFE Scratch-Off game!" on July 24, 2017. (Florida Lottery)

    Teen Wins $26,000 a Year for Life From Scratch-Off Ticket

    An 18-year-old teen in Orlando, Florida purchased a scratch-off ticket from a local supermarket and walked out with $26,000 a year for life. A press... Read more

  • FILE PHOTO: The badge of a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Fugitive Operations team is seen in Santa Ana, California, U.S., May 11, 2017. (Lucy Nicholson/Reuters)

    Massachusetts Police Can’t Detain Illegal Immigrants for Feds, Court Rules

    Massachusetts police can’t hold illegal immigrants in custody to buy time for immigration agents to arrest them, the state’s court ruled on Monday, July 24. The decision... Read more

  • Killer whale "Tilikum" appears during its performance in its show at Sea World on March 30, 2011 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

    SeaWorld’s Last Orca Bred in Captivity Dies at Three Months Old

    Kyara, the last killer whale born in captivity under SeaWorld’s former orca-breeding program died at a park in San Antonio, Texas. The three-month old killer... Read more

  • Top: Simulated M16A2 rifle; bottom L: night vision goggles; bottom R: simulated pipe bomb. (Government Accountability Office)

    Defense Department Gives $1.2 Million of Equipment to Fake Law Enforcement Agency

    The Defense Department handed over an estimated $1.2 million of military equipment to a fictitious federal law enforcement agency. Fortunately, the fraud scheme was set... Read more

  • Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 25, 2017. (REUTERS/Eric Thayer)

    Senate Votes to Open Debate on Healthcare Repeal

    WASHINGTON—Senate Republicans agreed on Tuesday to open debate on a bill to repeal Obamacare, but the party’s seven-year effort to roll back former President Barack Obama’s... Read more

  • Lovily Johnson. (Kent County Correctional Facility)

    Infant Dies After Michigan Mother Leaves Son for Days Without Food, Water, Air-Conditioning

    A woman from Michigan is facing murder charges for the death of her six-month-old son. Lovily Johnson, 22, buckled her son into a car seat... Read more

  • Illustrations of a Wooly mammoth (left) and an American mastodon (right) (Dantheman9758 [GDFL https://goo.gl/osD8x2] via Wikimedia Commons)

    Paleontologists Expecting More Fossil Discoveries in Downtown LA

    What’s a great place for fossil discoveries? Lately, paleontologists have been “striking gold” at the construction site for the Los Angeles Metro Purple Line Extension. Over... Read more

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    NY Woman Admits Killing Fiancé at Hudson River, ‘I Wanted Him Dead and Now He’s Gone’

    A woman facing trial for the murder of her fiancé two years ago abruptly pleaded guilty to the charges on Monday, July 24. Angelika Graswald,... Read more

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    Trump Supporter Beaten for Wearing MAGA Hat Gets Free Plastic Surgery

    A supporter of President Donald Trump who was beaten with a broken glass bottle and had his face disfigured for wearing a “Make America Great Again”... Read more

  • US President Donald Trump waves after speaking to Boy Scouts during the National Boy Scout Jamboree at Summit Bechtel National Scout Reserve in Glen Jean, West Virginia, July 24, 2017.  (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

    40,000 Boy Scouts Chant ‘We Love Trump!’ as President Speaks at 2017 National Jamboree

    President Donald Trump arrived on Monday to speak to a huge crowd of Scouts at the 2017 National Boy Scout Jamboree in West Virginia. Trump... Read more

  • Hiking books with walking stick.

    Florida Man Contracts Flesh-Eating Bacteria During Hike

    A man from South Florida gained a “new appreciation of life” after barely surviving a flesh-eating bacterial infection contracted through a blister while he was... Read more

  • John McCain

    McCain to Return for Pivotal Senate Vote on Healthcare

    WASHINGTON—Senator John McCain will return to the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday to play what could be a pivotal role in salvaging Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare... Read more

  • Prisoners wait in line to board a bus under police and armed military escort, 16 August 2004 in Zhengzhou, in central China's Henan Province.
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    China Releases Detained American Student After US Congressmen Intervene

    Guthrie McLean was held in a Chinese prison for a week before authorities agreed to let him go. The 25-year-old University of Montana student was... Read more

  • Jan Edwards, president and CEO of anti-human trafficking organization Paving the Way, in New York City on July 19, 2017. (Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

    Child Sex Trafficking, a Pervasive but Hidden Crime

    NEW YORK—The “silent crime” of human trafficking, and especially child sex trafficking, is getting a tiny bit louder. Three bills aimed at curbing human trafficking... Read more

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    Bush’s Baked Beans Issues Recall Over Potentially Defective Cans

    Bush Brothers and Co. announced on Saturday, July 22, that the company is recalling certain bean products due to “potentially defective” side seams on the... Read more

  • A US flag adorns the wall of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC, May 28, 2017. 
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    Blind Veteran Attacked While Protecting American Flag

    Howard Banks is 92 years old and legally blind, but that didn’t stop him from confronting an invader who tried to pull down the American flag outside... Read more

  • Daniela Leon Ruz, 18, claims her prize after winning Florida Lottery's "$500 A WEEK FOR LIFE Scratch-Off game!" on July 24, 2017. (Florida Lottery)

    Teen Wins $26,000 a Year for Life From Scratch-Off Ticket

    An 18-year-old teen in Orlando, Florida purchased a scratch-off ticket from a local supermarket and walked out with $26,000 a year for life. A press... Read more

  • FILE PHOTO: The badge of a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Fugitive Operations team is seen in Santa Ana, California, U.S., May 11, 2017. (Lucy Nicholson/Reuters)

    Massachusetts Police Can’t Detain Illegal Immigrants for Feds, Court Rules

    Massachusetts police can’t hold illegal immigrants in custody to buy time for immigration agents to arrest them, the state’s court ruled on Monday, July 24. The decision... Read more

  • Killer whale "Tilikum" appears during its performance in its show at Sea World on March 30, 2011 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

    SeaWorld’s Last Orca Bred in Captivity Dies at Three Months Old

    Kyara, the last killer whale born in captivity under SeaWorld’s former orca-breeding program died at a park in San Antonio, Texas. The three-month old killer... Read more

  • Top: Simulated M16A2 rifle; bottom L: night vision goggles; bottom R: simulated pipe bomb. (Government Accountability Office)

    Defense Department Gives $1.2 Million of Equipment to Fake Law Enforcement Agency

    The Defense Department handed over an estimated $1.2 million of military equipment to a fictitious federal law enforcement agency. Fortunately, the fraud scheme was set... Read more

  • Lovily Johnson. (Kent County Correctional Facility)

    Infant Dies After Michigan Mother Leaves Son for Days Without Food, Water, Air-Conditioning

    A woman from Michigan is facing murder charges for the death of her six-month-old son. Lovily Johnson, 22, buckled her son into a car seat... Read more

  • (Screenshot via Reuters video, www.reuters.com)

    NY Woman Admits Killing Fiancé at Hudson River, ‘I Wanted Him Dead and Now He’s Gone’

    A woman facing trial for the murder of her fiancé two years ago abruptly pleaded guilty to the charges on Monday, July 24. Angelika Graswald,... Read more

  • (Facebook)

    Trump Supporter Beaten for Wearing MAGA Hat Gets Free Plastic Surgery

    A supporter of President Donald Trump who was beaten with a broken glass bottle and had his face disfigured for wearing a “Make America Great Again”... Read more

  • US President Donald Trump waves after speaking to Boy Scouts during the National Boy Scout Jamboree at Summit Bechtel National Scout Reserve in Glen Jean, West Virginia, July 24, 2017.  (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

    40,000 Boy Scouts Chant ‘We Love Trump!’ as President Speaks at 2017 National Jamboree

    President Donald Trump arrived on Monday to speak to a huge crowd of Scouts at the 2017 National Boy Scout Jamboree in West Virginia. Trump... Read more

  • Hiking books with walking stick.

    Florida Man Contracts Flesh-Eating Bacteria During Hike

    A man from South Florida gained a “new appreciation of life” after barely surviving a flesh-eating bacterial infection contracted through a blister while he was... Read more

  • John McCain

    McCain to Return for Pivotal Senate Vote on Healthcare

    WASHINGTON—Senator John McCain will return to the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday to play what could be a pivotal role in salvaging Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare... Read more

  • Prisoners wait in line to board a bus under police and armed military escort, 16 August 2004 in Zhengzhou, in central China's Henan Province.
(STR/AFP/Getty Images)

    China Releases Detained American Student After US Congressmen Intervene

    Guthrie McLean was held in a Chinese prison for a week before authorities agreed to let him go. The 25-year-old University of Montana student was... Read more

  • Jan Edwards, president and CEO of anti-human trafficking organization Paving the Way, in New York City on July 19, 2017. (Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

    Child Sex Trafficking, a Pervasive but Hidden Crime

    NEW YORK—The “silent crime” of human trafficking, and especially child sex trafficking, is getting a tiny bit louder. Three bills aimed at curbing human trafficking... Read more

  • (screenshot via Bush's official facebook

    Bush’s Baked Beans Issues Recall Over Potentially Defective Cans

    Bush Brothers and Co. announced on Saturday, July 22, that the company is recalling certain bean products due to “potentially defective” side seams on the... Read more

  • A US flag adorns the wall of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC, May 28, 2017. 
(JOSE LUIS MAGANA/AFP/Getty Images)

    Blind Veteran Attacked While Protecting American Flag

    Howard Banks is 92 years old and legally blind, but that didn’t stop him from confronting an invader who tried to pull down the American flag outside... Read more

  • Police officers work on a crime scene after eight people believed to be illegal immigrants being smuggled into the United States were found dead inside a sweltering 18-wheeler trailer parked behind a Walmart store in San Antonio, Texas, U.S. July 23, 2017.   REUTERS/Ray Whitehouse

    Truck Driver Could Face Death Penalty for Deaths of 10 Migrants in San Antonio

    A truck driver could face the death penalty or life in prison over the deaths of 10 migrants who he was illegally transporting in sweltering heat... Read more

  • Kat Von D attends the Kat Von D Beauty Fragrance Launch Press Party #SAINTANDSINNER on June 20, 2017 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for KAT VON D BEAUTY)

    Kansas Woman Disqualified From National Contest for Pro-Trump Instagram Post

    A Kansas woman was disqualified from a national contest because she supported the Trump campaign. Gyspy Freeman, a local makeup artist, won a national contest sponsored... Read more

  • A YouTube screenshot shows the process of implanting an RFID microchip in a man's hand. (YouTube channel: Andy Greenberg/ Screenshot)

    Wis. Company Offering to Implant Microchips in Workers’ Hands

    A Wisconsin firm is offering to implant microchips in its employees, becoming the first to do so in the United States, according to media reports... Read more

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    Girl, 16, Arrested in Death of Calif. Church Elder

    Officials in a Southern California city say a teenage girl attacked a church elder, killing him, before taking his vehicle. The victim was identified as... Read more

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    Restaurant Has 1-Drink Policy for Customers With Children

    A New York restaurant will serve only one drink to parents if their children are with them. Peddler’s Bar and Grille, located in Clifton Park,... Read more

  • Keith Crowell (Photos: GoFundMe and Facebook)

    Strangers Fund Surgery to Remove Man’s Massive 40-Pound Keloids

    A Milwaukee man has had a transformative surgery funded by kind-hearted strangers to remove 40 pounds of extra flesh from his neck. Keith Crowell, 56,... Read more

  • Jan Edwards, president and CEO of anti-human trafficking organization Paving the Way, in New York City on July 19, 2017. (Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

    Child Sex Trafficking, a Pervasive but Hidden Crime

    NEW YORK—The “silent crime” of human trafficking, and especially child sex trafficking, is getting a tiny bit louder. Three bills aimed at curbing human trafficking... Read more

  • Irwin Hasen joined the U.S. Army in 1942. He was 5’2” tall. With the rifle stock against his shoulder his fingers could not reach the trigger. Assigned to Special Services at Ft. Dix he drew cartoons and edited the post newspaper. (Used with permission of Irwin Hasen)

    Dondi Lives: The Origins of the Beloved Comic Strip

    “Read All About It. … This Boy Needs His Buddies,” proclaimed the front page of the Daily Comet. Liz “The Weeper” Teary did the story,... Read more

  • A Border Patrol agent on the lookout for illegal aliens crossing the Rio Grande from Mexico into Texas as the sun sets in the city of Roma on May 31. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

    As Illegal Crossings Decline, New Focus for Border Patrol

    ROMA, Texas—Go to the observation deck by the bird sanctuary at the Roma bluffs, we’re told. At sunset, overlooking the Rio Grande, you will see... Read more

  • Cemetery at Wounded Knee. (Myriam Moran copyright 2014)

    The Mission of Emerson Elk: A Voice for Native Americans

    Do the people of the past have a voice? History is written by the victors. Emerson Elk, a fluent Lakota language speaker and full-blooded Lakota,... Read more

  • The FBI seal is seen outside the headquarters building in Washington, on July 5, 2016. 
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    Former FBI Agent Explains the Problems of Politicized Law Enforcement

    The image of the FBI has been tarnished over the last several months, as political interests overshadowed its traditions of independence and integrity. Former FBI... Read more

  • Eric Trump attends the opening Trump Turnberry's new golf course the King Robert The Bruce course on June 28, 2017 in Turnberry, Scotland.  (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

    Eric Trump Shows Brotherly Love for Donald Trump Jr. After Russia Emails Release

    Eric Trump has come to the aid of his brother amid the release of emails. In a tweet that contained a link to a radio... Read more

  • Adama Lee Bah, 22, in the Financial District of Manhattan on June 26, 2017. Bah, originally from Guinea, was 7 when she was forced to undergo female genital mutilation and she now works to help end the practice. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times

    200 Million Women and Girls Forced to Live With Female Genital Mutilation

    NEW YORK—Don’t call Adama Lee Bah a victim. She is most definitely a survivor. Not only that, she is thriving. At age 7, in her... Read more

  • Bakari Henderson

    American Beaten to Death in Greece Because He Put Drink on Wrong Table

    New information and interviews with friends of the American beaten to death in Greece are slowly bringing more information to light about what lead to... Read more

  • Border Patrol agents on their mustangs are training to become horse patrol agents in Edinburg, Texas, on May 26, 2017. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

    Using Horsepower on the Southern Border

    EDINBURG, Texas—”It’s not just a horse, it’s a mustang.” Ruben Garcia, horse patrol coordinator for the Rio Grande Valley Border Patrol Sector, is unbridled in... Read more

  • Border Patrol Drive

    In Battle Against MS-13, Focus Shifts to Unaccompanied Minors

    MISSION, Texas—The Border Patrol truck brakes as three figures walk up the dirt road, clutching water bottles. A 15-year-old girl and her 11-year-old cousin from... Read more

  • Pamela Taylor, who has lived in the same home since 1946, is in her yard in Brownsville, Texas, on June 1, 2017. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

    Life on the Southern Border

    McALLEN, Texas—Stepping out of the air-conditioned car is like facing the blast of a thousand fan heaters. The trickling sweat—like an overflow valve—can somehow reassure... Read more

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    Remembering the Victims of Communism—for Them, and for Us

    WASHINGTON—The power of memory—to honor, to console, to teach, and to warn—was evoked on the morning of June 9 at the award and wreath-laying ceremonies... Read more

  • Customers shop for clothing at a Zara store in Auckland, New Zealand, on Oct. 6, 2016. (Phil Walter/Getty Images)

    Fast Fashion Fills Waterways With Plastic Microfibers

    Fleece sweaters, yoga pants, and other clothing made of synthetic materials release thousands of plastic microfibers every time they are washed. These microfibers are accumulating... Read more

  • The Force Blue veterans embark on their first deployment to the Cayman Islands to help restore coral reefs in May 2017. (Courtesy of Working Pictures)

    Special Ops Veterans Become Guardians of the Sea

    NEW YORK—A human with a purpose is a beautiful thing. A group of highly trained combat veterans with a mission is truly astounding. Enter Force... Read more

  • An African elephant is pictured in Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe on Nov.19, 2012. (MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

    We’re All Environmentalists Now

    The days when political lines could be drawn in terms of where one stood on the environment are over. Everybody wants cleaner air, open spaces, vibrant... Read more

  • World War II veteran Lloyd Walker at the Veterans War Memorial of Texas in McAllen, Texas, on May 29, 2017. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

    Texas WWII Veterans on God, Patriotism, and War

    MCALLEN, Texas—A cleansing thunderstorm raced over the Veterans War Memorial of Texas in McAllen the night before Memorial Day. On the day, Lloyd Walker and... Read more

  • Marc Ruskin outside the federal building in Manhattan on May 19. Ruskin's new book, "The Pretender," delves into his 27 years as an FBI agent, most spent as an undervocer operative. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

    Marc Ruskin and the Pursuit of Becoming the FBI’s Best Spy

    NEW YORK—Alex Perez was a fugitive from Miami, up for any criminal activity at the right price. He sported a long ponytail, with the appropriate... Read more

  • Military veteran Kevin Tillman, a rescue operative in the child exploitation and human trafficking unit for ICE Homeland Security Investigations in New York on April 26, 2017. (Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

    Special Ops Veteran Now Fights Scourge of Child Exploitation

    NEW YORK—Kevin Tillman doesn’t consider himself a hero. But to many young girls and boys, he is their champion, an unsung hero in a dark... Read more

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    Why Are Children Throwing Away School Lunches?

    With a hint of a hyperbole, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue moved this week to “make school meals great again,” somewhat relaxing dietary regulations imposed by the... Read more

  • Oxycodone pain pills prescribed for a patient with chronic pain. ( John Moore/Getty Images)

    Opioid Epidemic Underestimated in America, Experts Say

    America’s opioid epidemic may be even deadlier and more widespread than previously thought, as a number of opioid-related deaths are attributed to other causes, according... Read more

  • Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 25, 2017. (REUTERS/Eric Thayer)

    Senate Votes to Open Debate on Healthcare Repeal

    WASHINGTON—Senate Republicans agreed on Tuesday to open debate on a bill to repeal Obamacare, but the party’s seven-year effort to roll back former President Barack Obama’s... Read more

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    Trump Supporter Beaten for Wearing MAGA Hat Gets Free Plastic Surgery

    A supporter of President Donald Trump who was beaten with a broken glass bottle and had his face disfigured for wearing a “Make America Great Again”... Read more

  • US President Donald Trump waves after speaking to Boy Scouts during the National Boy Scout Jamboree at Summit Bechtel National Scout Reserve in Glen Jean, West Virginia, July 24, 2017.  (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

    40,000 Boy Scouts Chant ‘We Love Trump!’ as President Speaks at 2017 National Jamboree

    President Donald Trump arrived on Monday to speak to a huge crowd of Scouts at the 2017 National Boy Scout Jamboree in West Virginia. Trump... Read more

  • John McCain

    McCain to Return for Pivotal Senate Vote on Healthcare

    WASHINGTON—Senator John McCain will return to the U.S. Capitol on Tuesday to play what could be a pivotal role in salvaging Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare... Read more

  • White House senior adviser Jared Kushner in the Cabinet Room of the White House on June 30, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery - Pool/Getty Images)

    Kushner Releases Statement ‘To Set Record Straight’ on Russia

    Jared Kushner, son-in-law and senior adviser to President Donald Trump, explained his work as a contact person for foreign officials on Trump’s campaign and how... Read more

  • Anthony Scaramucci answers reporters' questions during the daily White House press briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House July 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

    Anthony Scaramucci Vows to Fire Any Whitehouse Leakers

    Newly-appointed White House communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, said Sunday he will fire any future Whitehouse leakers under his watch. “They’re going to get fired. I’m... Read more

  • White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer speaks to reporters during an off-camera briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House July 17, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

    Sean Spicer Resigns From White House Press Secretary Post: Report

    White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigned on Friday, July 21, according to unnamed sources who spoke to the New York Times and The Associated... Read more

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks to a meeting of Republican senators where a new version of their healthcare bill was scheduled to be released at the U.S. Capitol in Washington on July 13, 2017. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

    Republicans’ Obamacare Efforts Collapse

    The Republican efforts to repeal or replace Obamacare have fallen apart, and at this time there is no clear path ahead. On July 17, conservative... Read more

  • FBI director nominee Christopher Wray is sworn in during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee July 12, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    Senate Judiciary Committee Approves FBI Nominee Christopher Wray

    The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved the nomination of Christopher Wray—President Donald Trump’s nominee. Trump nominated Wray in June, calling him a man with “impeccable... Read more

  • John McCain

    President Trump and Family Wish Senator John McCain Well in Official Statement

    President Trump released an official White House statement wishing Senator John McCain luck in his battle with brain cancer. The official statement reads: “Senator John... Read more

  • Fighters from the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) sit atop an armoured personnel carrier on the outskirts of the town of al-Shadadi in the northeastern Syrian province of Hasakeh, on February 19, 2016. (DELIL SOULEIMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

    Turkey’s Leaks of US Military Posts in Syria Puts Lives at Risk, Pentagon Says

    Sensitive U.S. military data was leaked on Wednesday by Turkish state-run media which drew a swift response from the Pentagon. Turkey’s government leaked 10 secret U.S... Read more

  • Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly speaks during a news conference April 26, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    DHS Increases Annual H-2B Visas by 15,000 to Help Struggling American Businesses

    American businesses will be able to hire 15,000 more foreign workers under the H-2B program, the Department of Homeland Security announced July 17. The H-2B... Read more

  • President Donald Trump speaks while flanked by US Vice President Mike Pence during the first meeting of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, on July 19, 2017 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

    Trump on States That Refuse Voter Data Request: ‘One has to wonder what they are worried about’

    In a surprise appearance at the first public meeting of the Commission on Election Integrity on Wednesday, President Donald Trump questioned the motives of state officials... Read more

  • Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) announces the 2018 budget blueprint during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on July 18, 2017. (REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein)

    House Republican 2018 Budget Ties Tax Reform to Spending Cuts

    WASHINGTON—Republicans in the House of Representatives released a fiscal 2018 budget plan on Tuesday that could pose a major new political test for President Donald Trump’s legislative agenda by... Read more

  • Former Republican Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert leaves the Dirksen Federal Courthouse following his  arraignment on June 9, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

    Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Transferred out of Prison to Halfway House

    Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been released from a federal prison 13 months after he began his sentence. Hastert has been transferred to... Read more

  • US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (C), Republican of Kentucky, speaks alongside Republican Senate leadership to the press about the vote for Neil Gorsuch to serve on the Supreme Court, at the US Capitol in Washington on April 4, 2017. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

    Republican Push to Overhaul or Repeal Healthcare Law Collapses in Senate

    Republican efforts to overhaul or repeal Obamacare collapsed in the Senate on Tuesday, dealing a setback to President Donald Trump and the Republican Party’s seven-year... Read more

  • US President Donald Trump smiles during a joint press conference with  South Korean President Moon Jae-in in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, DC, on June 30, 2017.  (JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

    Democrats Behind Pushback to Election Integrity Commission’s Voter Data Request

    Democratic state officials are overwhelmingly responsible for the pushback against a request for voter data from a commission on election integrity formed by President Donald... Read more

  • President Donald Trump acknowledges the patrons in the clubhouse as he leaves the U.S. Women's Open round two at Trump National Golf Course in Bedminster, N.J., on July 14, 2017. (Elsa/Getty Images)

    Trump Picks Lawyer Ty Cobb to Handle Russia-related Inquiries

    The White House announced on Saturday that Ty Cobb will join the administration as special counsel, with sources telling Reuters and Bloomberg that he will be handling... Read more

  • President Donald Trump acknowledges the patrons in the clubhouse as he leaves the U.S. Women's Open round two at Trump National Golf Course in Bedminster, N.J., on July 14, 2017. (Elsa/Getty Images)

    Trump Picks Lawyer Ty Cobb to Handle Russia Probe

    President Donald Trump announced in a statement on Saturday that veteran Washington lawyer Ty Cobb will serve as special counsel, and sources familiar with the... Read more

  • Former Democratic Rep. Dennis Kucinich walks to a House Democratic caucus meeting on Jan. 4, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

    Trump Jr. Meeting a ‘Bunch of Nothing’: Former Rep. Kucinich

    Former Ohio congressman Dennis Kucinich, a Democrat, on Friday said there was nothing suspicious or controversial about the meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a... Read more

  • Lovily Johnson. (Kent County Correctional Facility)

    Infant Dies After Michigan Mother Leaves Son for Days Without Food, Water, Air-Conditioning

    A woman from Michigan is facing murder charges for the death of her six-month-old son. Lovily Johnson, 22, buckled her son into a car seat... Read more

  • (Facebook)

    Trump Supporter Beaten for Wearing MAGA Hat Gets Free Plastic Surgery

    A supporter of President Donald Trump who was beaten with a broken glass bottle and had his face disfigured for wearing a “Make America Great Again”... Read more

  • A US flag adorns the wall of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington DC, May 28, 2017. 
(JOSE LUIS MAGANA/AFP/Getty Images)

    Blind Veteran Attacked While Protecting American Flag

    Howard Banks is 92 years old and legally blind, but that didn’t stop him from confronting an invader who tried to pull down the American flag outside... Read more

  • Obdulia Sanchez (Merced County Jail)

    Drunk Teen Driver Live Streamed Crash That Killed Her Younger Sister

    A California teen is facing charges for driving drunk and live streaming a car crash that killed her little sister, police said. Police booked Obdulia Sanchez, 18, into... Read more

  • The pool at Iberostar Paraiso Lindo next to Iberostar Paraiso del Mar where Abbey Conner and her family were staying in Janaury when she and her brother were found face down in a  pool after having a few drinks. ( Lena Bernatsky/Shutterstock)

    Mysterious Death of US Woman at Mexico Resort May Be From Tainted Alcohol

    An American woman who died mysteriously at a luxury resort in Mexico may have drunk bootleg liquor that was tainted or drugged, the family’s attorney... Read more

  • (Photo from U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

    3 Illegal Immigrants Found in Car’s Trunk During Inspection in Arizona

    Three illegal aliens were found in the trunk of a vehicle during an immigration inspection near Sonoita Station, Arizona, on July 20.   Tucson Sector... Read more

  • Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) speaks to the media about, 'President Trump's budget crisis', at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International airport on March 14, 2017 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The congresswoman  criticized the proposed cuts to the TSA, FEMA, and NOAA as well as the changes to the Affordable Care Act.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    FBI Seized Smashed Hard Drives From Home of IT Contractor for Debbie Wasserman Schultz

    Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) seized smashed hard drives from the home of an information technology (IT) contractor for Democratic Rep. Debbie... Read more

  • Lacey Dawn Christenson (L) and Colby Glen Wilde (R). (Photos: Utah County Sheriff)

    Parents Arrested for Giving Newborn Meth, Heroin, and Morphine

    Utah police arrested a mother and father for giving their newborn hard drugs on the day the child was born, the Utah County’s Sheriff’s office reported July... Read more

  • Mike Lado (Lee County Sheriff's Office)

    Man Stabs Girlfriend’s Dog for Siding With Her in Argument

    A Florida man says he stabbed a dog to death because it always sided with his girlfriend in arguments. Police charged Mike Lado, 26, with... Read more

  • Singer Chester Bennington of Linkin Park performs onstage at the MTV World Stage Monterrey Mexico 2012 at Arena Monterrey on September 12, 2012 in Monterrey, Mexico.  (Photo by Victor Chavez/Getty Images)

    Linkin Park Singer Filmed ‘Carpool Karaoke’ Less Than One Week Before His Death

    Fans of Chester Bennington, the late lead singer of Linkin Park, will be getting a rare close-up of the singers final days. Bennington and the band filmed... Read more

  • Chance The Rapper performs onstage during the 2017 Governors Ball Music Festival - Day 1 at Randall's Island on June 2, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images)

    Over 90 Hospitalized, 50 Charged at Chance the Rapper Concert, Police Say

    Over 90 people were hospitalized and another 50 charged with underage drinking at the Hot 93.7 ‘Hot Jam’ concert at Xfinity Theatre on July 21,... Read more

  • Kristen Marie Anderson  (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office)

    Insane Woman Crawls Through Doggy Door, Attacks Two Girls Who Were Home Alone

    An Arizona woman is facing charges after she allegedly crawled through a doggy door of a home and attacked two young girls, one whom stabbed her... Read more

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    Starbucks Customer Takes Down Armed Robber in Optimus Prime Mask

    A brave Starbucks customer in Fresno, California, thwarted a robbery by slamming a chair on to the head of a gun wielding perpetrator masked as Optimus Prime,... Read more

  • Cocoa Police Chief Mike Cantaloupe speak to the press about the drowning incident. (Screenshot / Cocoa Police / Facebook)

    Teens Who Videotaped and Mocked Drowning Man as He Died Will Face Charges

    Florida police will pursue charges against five Florida teens who taunted and videotaped a man as he drowned, according to a statement released on Friday, July... Read more

  • Bucks County District Attorney's Office photos show L-R, top row: Dean Finocchiaro, 18, and Tom Meo, 21, L-R bottom row: Jimi Patrick, 19, and Mark Sturgis, 22. (Bucks County District Attorney's Office/Handout Via Reuters)

    Pa. Murderer Who Killed 4 Had 40 Prior Encounters With Police

    The main suspect charged in the recent killings of four young men in Pennsylvania had at least 40 prior encounters with local police in the... Read more

  • Former Miss Kentucky USA Mia Hampton attends Rock Star Madness Band's Kenya Doll launch at Sylvia's on November 19, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Charles Norfleet/Getty Images)

    Former Miss Kentucky USA Indicted for Smuggling Pot Into Jail

    An Ohio grand jury indicted a former beauty pageant winner earlier this month for smuggling a small amount of marijuana into a prison for an inmate... Read more

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    Court Orders Man to Pay Child Support for a Daughter Who Isn’t His

    A Houston court has ordered a man to pay $65,000 in child support for a child whose DNA he doesn’t share, ABC News reported on... Read more

  • 18-year-old Richard Irakoze, 17-year-old Kevin Sabumukiza, 17-year-old Nice Munezero, 17-year-old Audrey Mwamikazi, 16-year-old Don Ingabire, and 18-year-old Aristide Irambona (DC Police)

    2 of 6 Teens Missing From African Robotics Team Found in Canada, Police Say

    Two of the six African teenagers who went missing at the Washington international robotics competition this week were seen crossing into Canada and are safe,... Read more

  • Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby announces that criminal charges will be filed against Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray on May 1, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    Baltimore Police Body Cam of Officer Planting Drugs Just a Fraction of the Footage, Says State’s Attorney

     Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby said that her office has obtained footage from 10 body cameras (body cam) from the case involving the planting... Read more

  • Video footage of Comso DiNardo's property. (Courtesty Fox29)

    Police Back Searching Murderer DiNardo’s Property in Bucks County

    Authorities returned Thursday morning, July 20, to the farm owned by mass-killer Cosmo DiNardo’s family, where he buried the bodies of four young men he... Read more

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