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Subway Train Derails in Manhattan, Several Injured

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(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

A subway car in Manhattan derailed on Tuesday morning, leaving three people injured, according to media reports. The incident took place before 10 a.m., officials...


  • Ivanka Trump, assistant to the president and daughter of President Donald Trump on May 9, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

    Ivanka Trump: ‘I Try to Stay Out of Politics’

    Ivanka Trump, the first daughter and White House adviser to President Donald Trump, told Fox News on Monday that she tries to stay out of... Read more

  • The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald. damaged by colliding with a Philippine-flagged merchant vessel. is seen off Shimoda, Japan in this photo taken by Kyodo on June 17, 2017. (Kyodo/via REUTERS)

    USS Fitzgerald Stayed on Collision Course Despite Warning: Philippine Ship’s Captain

    The U.S. Navy destroyer, USS Fitzgerald, maintained its collision course despite light signals from Philippine container ship ACX Crystal, leading to a crash of the... Read more

  • US President Donald Trump steps off Air Force One upon arrival at Miami International Airport in Miami on June 16, 2017. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

    Trump Calls Supreme Court Ruling on Travel Ban a ‘Clear Victory’

    President Donal Trump called today’s decision by the Supreme Court to uphold most parts of his travel ban “a clear victory for our national security.”... Read more

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    Man Indicted for Murder of Google Employee Killed During Jog

    A man accused of killing a Google employee who went running near her mom’s home in Massachusetts is being charged with murder, reports on Monday... Read more

  • Otto Frederick Warmbier, a University of Virginia student who has been detained in North Korea since early January, attends a news conference in Pyongyang, North Korea, in this photo released by Kyodo February 29, 2016.  (Kyodo/File Photo/Reuters)

    College Cuts Ties With Professor Who Said Otto Warmbier Got ‘What He Deserved’

    The University of Delaware will not renew a contract with a professor who posted an offensive and insensitive message about Otto Warmbier, just days after he... Read more

  • The 20-pound lobster in question (TSA/Twitter)

    Gigantic Lobster Found in Checked Luggage at Boston Airport

    A 20-pound lobster was discovered in a piece of luggage at Boston’s Logan International Airport, the Transportation Security Administration said. The large crustacean was placed... Read more

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    Man Recounts Catching Girl Who Fell From Six Flags Ride

    A New York man is recalling how he caught a young girl who fell from a ride at the Six Flags theme park. In a dramatic... Read more

  • FILE PHOTO - A view of the U.S. Supreme Court building is seen in Washington, DC, U.S. on October 13, 2015. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)

    Supreme Court Partially Upholds Trump’s Travel Ban

    The Supreme Court partially upheld President Donald Trump’s travel ban on Monday, ahead of the court’s long summer break. In rendering the decision, the court... Read more

  • Steven Dishman in 1984 (L) and on June 25, 2017. (Arkansas Department of Corrections)

    Escaped Prisoner Recaptured After 32 Years

    It was a warm cloudy day in Cummins, Arkansas, on May 28, 1985, Ronald Reagan was just starting his second term, “Back to the Future”... Read more

  • Hailey Burns
(Photo: FBI)

    NC Teen, Who Went Missing a Year Ago, Found Alive: Reports

    A North Carolina teen who went missing one year ago was found in nearby Georgia, according to a number of media reports published Sunday. Hailey... Read more

  • WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 01:  Front row from left, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, and Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, back row from left, Associate Justice Elena Kagan, Associate Justice Samuel Alito Jr., Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch pose for a group portrait in the East Conference Room of the Supreme Court June 1, 2017 in Washington, DC. The U.S. Supreme Court held a photo opportunity for photographers after Justice Gorsuch has joined as the newest member.  (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    In Closely Watched Church-and-State Case, Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Missouri Church

    The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 today in favor of a Missouri church that was denied state funds for resurfacing a playground. Trinity Lutheran Church of... Read more

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    American Man Shot While Vacationing in Turks and Caicos

    A family vacation turned violent when an American was shot and robbed on Providenciales, and island belonging to Turks and Caicos. Kevin Newman, who is... Read more

  • A still photo taken from a dashcam video shows the July 2016 police shooting of Philando Castile, a black motorist, during a traffic stop in Ramsey County, Minnesota, U.S., by officer Jeronimo Yanez released on June 20, 2017.   (Courtesy Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension/Handout via REUTERS)

    Family Reaches $3 Million Settlement With Minnesota City in Death of Philando Castile

    NEW YORK–The family of Philando Castile, a motorist who was shot five times during a traffic stop in Minnesota last year by a police officer,... Read more

  • L: Jerome Baker. (Missouri State Highway Patrol); R: Approximate location of where Baker's skull was found. (Google Maps)

    Skull Found, Belongs to Man Suspiciously Disappeared Year Ago

    A human skull found in a vacated building in St. Louis belongs to a local man who disappeared a year ago under suspicious circumstances. The... Read more

  • (Screenshot/Surveillance footage)

    Police Identify Man Who Punched Teen Girl Because His Chicken Was Cold

    Police in Baxley, Ga., have identified two people in connection to a Friday attack on a restaurant owner and her 15-year-old daughter. Nathaniel Eric Smith and... Read more

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    Off-Duty Police Officer Mistakenly Shot by Colleague

    An off-duty St. Louis police officer was shot and wounded by his colleague in a case of mistaken identity on June 21. The incident happened... Read more

  • The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald. damaged by colliding with a Philippine-flagged merchant vessel. is seen off Shimoda, Japan in this photo taken by Kyodo on June 17, 2017. (Kyodo/via REUTERS)

    USS Fitzgerald Stayed on Collision Course Despite Warning: Philippine Ship’s Captain

    The U.S. Navy destroyer, USS Fitzgerald, maintained its collision course despite light signals from Philippine container ship ACX Crystal, leading to a crash of the... Read more

  • US President Donald Trump steps off Air Force One upon arrival at Miami International Airport in Miami on June 16, 2017. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

    Trump Calls Supreme Court Ruling on Travel Ban a ‘Clear Victory’

    President Donal Trump called today’s decision by the Supreme Court to uphold most parts of his travel ban “a clear victory for our national security.”... Read more

  • Otto Frederick Warmbier, a University of Virginia student who has been detained in North Korea since early January, attends a news conference in Pyongyang, North Korea, in this photo released by Kyodo February 29, 2016.  (Kyodo/File Photo/Reuters)

    College Cuts Ties With Professor Who Said Otto Warmbier Got ‘What He Deserved’

    The University of Delaware will not renew a contract with a professor who posted an offensive and insensitive message about Otto Warmbier, just days after he... Read more

  • The 20-pound lobster in question (TSA/Twitter)

    Gigantic Lobster Found in Checked Luggage at Boston Airport

    A 20-pound lobster was discovered in a piece of luggage at Boston’s Logan International Airport, the Transportation Security Administration said. The large crustacean was placed... Read more

  • (Loren Lent/Facebook)

    Man Recounts Catching Girl Who Fell From Six Flags Ride

    A New York man is recalling how he caught a young girl who fell from a ride at the Six Flags theme park. In a dramatic... Read more

  • FILE PHOTO - A view of the U.S. Supreme Court building is seen in Washington, DC, U.S. on October 13, 2015. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)

    Supreme Court Partially Upholds Trump’s Travel Ban

    The Supreme Court partially upheld President Donald Trump’s travel ban on Monday, ahead of the court’s long summer break. In rendering the decision, the court... Read more

  • Hailey Burns
(Photo: FBI)

    NC Teen, Who Went Missing a Year Ago, Found Alive: Reports

    A North Carolina teen who went missing one year ago was found in nearby Georgia, according to a number of media reports published Sunday. Hailey... Read more

  • WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 01:  Front row from left, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, and Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, back row from left, Associate Justice Elena Kagan, Associate Justice Samuel Alito Jr., Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch pose for a group portrait in the East Conference Room of the Supreme Court June 1, 2017 in Washington, DC. The U.S. Supreme Court held a photo opportunity for photographers after Justice Gorsuch has joined as the newest member.  (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    In Closely Watched Church-and-State Case, Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Missouri Church

    The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 today in favor of a Missouri church that was denied state funds for resurfacing a playground. Trinity Lutheran Church of... Read more

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    American Man Shot While Vacationing in Turks and Caicos

    A family vacation turned violent when an American was shot and robbed on Providenciales, and island belonging to Turks and Caicos. Kevin Newman, who is... Read more

  • A still photo taken from a dashcam video shows the July 2016 police shooting of Philando Castile, a black motorist, during a traffic stop in Ramsey County, Minnesota, U.S., by officer Jeronimo Yanez released on June 20, 2017.   (Courtesy Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension/Handout via REUTERS)

    Family Reaches $3 Million Settlement With Minnesota City in Death of Philando Castile

    NEW YORK–The family of Philando Castile, a motorist who was shot five times during a traffic stop in Minnesota last year by a police officer,... Read more

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    Children Receive Chemical Burns at Ind. Water Park: Officials

    Children were reportedly burned a northwestern Indiana water park–with officials updating the injury count. Porter County Health Department Administrator Keith Letta told CBS News said... Read more

  • Eric Trump (R), son of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, along with wife Lara, in Manchester, New Hampshire on Feb.  9, 2016. (Matthew Cavanaugh/Getty Images)

    Eric Trump Responds to Celebrity Threats

    Eric Trump, son of President Donald Trump, responded to threats made by celebrities and others toward his father. While the threats are, in his words,... Read more

  • Vice President Mike Pence (C) officiates the wedding of Louise Linton (L) and Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin (R) on June 24, 2017 at Andrew Mellon Auditorium in Washington, DC. (Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for LS)

    Trumps Attend Treasury Secretary’s Wedding in DC

    President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump attended the wedding ceremony of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Saturday at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in... Read more

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    ‘Baby Locked in a Car With a Note’ Goes Viral Again, Highlighting Hot-Car Perils

    A baby locked in a car in New Zealand with a note outraged many when it was posted online several years ago. Now, it’s going... Read more

  • Cynthia Marie Randolph was arrested in Parker County, TX, on Friday. She faces two felony charges of causing serious injury to a child. (Photo source: Parker County Sheriff’s Office)

    Two Toddlers Die After Mom Left Them in Hot Car as Punishment

    Two toddlers died after their mom got angry with them for playing in the car and left them inside as punishment, police told CNN. Cynthia Marie... Read more

  • Casket prepared for burial. (Public Domain)

    Father Buries the Wrong Man After Coroner’s Error

    A father in California ended up paying for a $20,000 funeral to bury the wrong man after a coroner’s error. Frank Kerrigan, 82, got a... Read more

  • Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), joined by his wife Jane Sanders (L), talks to media outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 27, 2016, after meeting with President Barack Obama. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Bernie Sanders Responds to Reports of Probe Into Bank Loan

    Sen. Bernie Sanders responded to reports that he and his wife are under investigation for bank fraud. The FBI are investigating whether his wife, Jane,... Read more

  • (Loren Lent/Facebook)

    14-Year-Old Girl Falls From Six Flags Ride

    A 14-year-old girl fell from Sky Ride at Six Flags Great Escape in the Lake George, New York, on Saturday, according to reports. Loren Lent,... Read more

  • Cynthia Marie Randolph, 24, arrested in connection with the deaths of her two young children after the children died in the car from heat exposure, seen in undated booking photo received by Parker County Sheriff's Office in Weatherford, Texas U.S., on June 24, 2017.  (Parker County Sheriff's Office/Handout via Reuters)

    Texas Mother Charged in Deaths of Toddlers Left in Hot Car

    A Texas mother has been arrested for the deaths of her two toddlers who she said were left in a hot car to teach the... Read more

  • Fans discover Hogsmeade at the Grand Opening of the 'Wizarding World of Harry Potter' to the public at Universal Studios Hollywood, in Universal City, Calif. on Apr. 7, 2016. (VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty Images)

    Hogwarts Castle Gets Spectacular Light Show in Universal Studios Commemoration

    Harry Potter’s Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is putting on an amazing light show at Universal Studios. The display is in celebration of 20... 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

  • A field of oilseed rape in Perthshire, Scotland, in this file photo. (CHRISTOPHER FURLONG/GETTY IMAGES)

    GMO 2.0: A New Kind of Modified Food Escapes Regulation

    America has barely gotten a handle on how to deal with the kinds of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) that have been around for decades. Now,... Read more

  • Jesus de Leon at his home in Brooklyn, N.Y., on March 16, 2017. De Leon defected from Cuba in 2004 while he was on a work trip to Brazil. (Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

    Fidel’s Cuba Leaves Indelible Scars

    NEW YORK—Jesús de León remembers clearly when his spirit finally shattered. He was 13 years old. It wasn’t an obvious wound like a broken leg,... Read more

  • Evelyn Rodriguez talks about the murder of her daughter last year, on Long Island, N.Y., on March 28. (Samira Bouaou/The Epoch Times)

    Fear Grips Communities as MS-13 Gang Proliferates

    NEW YORK—At first, Evelyn Rodriguez thought her teenage daughter had forgotten to charge her phone—it kept going straight to voicemail. Or maybe she had just... Read more

  • Alice D’Arpino of Mansfield, Mass., holds a picture of her brother Emmett Scannell, who died as a result of a heroin overdose, as her mother, Aimee Manzoni-D’Arpino, speaks during a news conference on the opioid epidemic on Capitol Hill on May 19, 2016. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    Resisting the Tide of Opioid Addiction

    NEW YORK—America is mobilizing to curb its opioid blight. Federal and state governments are investing hundreds of millions into addiction treatment, while the surgeon general... Read more

  • Members of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations and  House Committee on Foreign Affairs host a commemoration on Capitol Hill on the anniversary of six years of war in Syria, March 21. At the extreme right is Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), with the Ranking Member second from the left, Benjamin Cardin (D-Md.). Second from the right is House Committee on Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce (R-Calif.) with the Ranking Member Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.) seated at the extreme left. (Gary Feuerberg/ Epoch Times)

    Visual Proof of Atrocities Featured at Commemoration of the Six-Year-Long Syrian Conflict

    WASHINGTON—The war in Syria is six years running with its heavy toll of death and suffering for the Syrian people. To make the world aware... Read more

  • Linda McMahon testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, at her confirmation hearing to be the next leader of the Small Business Administration,  Jan. 24, 2017. A recent study by the New American Economy highlighted the importance of immigrants as business creators. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

    Immigrant Entrepreneurs: The Job Creators We Don’t Always Hear About

    While stereotypes may have it that immigrants take jobs from Americans—particularly those Americans shun, like butchering hogs, cleaning houses, and working as nannies—the statistics tell... Read more

  • Ildiko Trien, former trapeze artist from Romania, shares her experiences living under communist rule before moving to America in 1970, in New York on Feb. 26, 2017. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    A Life Turned Upside Down by Communism

    NEW YORK—Ildiko Trien’s charmed and pampered life in Romania was flipped on its head when she was 5 1/2 years old.   Her father, who... Read more

  • Raven Faith, 45, at her home in the Los Angeles area on Mar. 6. (Ke Yuan/Epoch Times)

    Stopping the Cycle of Abuse

    LOS ANGELES—With her slight frame, wide eyes, and long black hair, Raven Faith projects the feeling of a fragile yet beautiful bird as she recounts memories of... Read more

  • Then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, together with his family, from left, Eric Trump, Melania Trump, Tiffany Trump and Ivanka Trump, waves part of a ribbon after cutting the ribbon during the grand opening of Trump International Hotel in Washington on Oct. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

    Trump Hotel Is the Place to Be in the Nation’s Capital

    WASHINGTON—At a circular booth in the middle of the Trump International Hotel’s balcony restaurant, President Donald Trump dined on his steak—well-done, with ketchup—while chatting with... Read more

  • Juan Rangel, former CEO of the United Neighborhood Organization and founder of Chicago’s Octavio Paz Charter School, speaks at the American Enterprise Institute, Feb. 22, on civic education for immigrants. To the left sits David Randall, National Association of Scholars, who also spoke on civic education in America. (Gary Feuerberg/ Epoch Times)

    U.S. Civics Education in Need of a Makeover

    WASHINGTON—We often hear today that our democracy is in peril. One reason offered is the lack of understanding by the public of how our government... Read more

  • Ivanka Trump, assistant to the president and daughter of President Donald Trump on May 9, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

    Ivanka Trump: ‘I Try to Stay Out of Politics’

    Ivanka Trump, the first daughter and White House adviser to President Donald Trump, told Fox News on Monday that she tries to stay out of... Read more

  • US President Donald Trump steps off Air Force One upon arrival at Miami International Airport in Miami on June 16, 2017. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

    Trump Calls Supreme Court Ruling on Travel Ban a ‘Clear Victory’

    President Donal Trump called today’s decision by the Supreme Court to uphold most parts of his travel ban “a clear victory for our national security.”... Read more

  • FILE PHOTO - A view of the U.S. Supreme Court building is seen in Washington, DC, U.S. on October 13, 2015. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)

    Supreme Court Partially Upholds Trump’s Travel Ban

    The Supreme Court partially upheld President Donald Trump’s travel ban on Monday, ahead of the court’s long summer break. In rendering the decision, the court... Read more

  • WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 01:  Front row from left, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, and Associate Justice Stephen Breyer, back row from left, Associate Justice Elena Kagan, Associate Justice Samuel Alito Jr., Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, and Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch pose for a group portrait in the East Conference Room of the Supreme Court June 1, 2017 in Washington, DC. The U.S. Supreme Court held a photo opportunity for photographers after Justice Gorsuch has joined as the newest member.  (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    In Closely Watched Church-and-State Case, Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Missouri Church

    The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 today in favor of a Missouri church that was denied state funds for resurfacing a playground. Trinity Lutheran Church of... Read more

  • President Donald Trump delivers a statement about the shooting at a Congressional Republicans baseball practice from the White House in Washington on June 14, 2017. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

    President Has Harsh Words for ‘Obamacare’ and Democrats Who Support It

    President Trump’s weekly address started with a look at the current health care situation in the United States. “My fellow Americans. Millions of families across... Read more

  • Eric Trump (R) and his wife Lara appear at the star dedication ceremony for radio personality Elvis Duran on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles, Calif., on March 2, 2017. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

    Lara Trump Says No Single Person Outworks President Donald Trump

    Lara Trump, wife of Eric Trump and former CBS TV producer, said her father-in-law, President Donald Trump, has the best interests of the nation in... Read more

  • President Donald Trump holds up the bill after signing the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017, in the East Room of the White House in Washington on June 23, 2017. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

    President Trump Signs Veterans Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act

    President Donald Trump signed the Veterans Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act on June 23. The act makes permanent an office the president created in April... Read more

  • Composite image of President Trump (L) and Johnny Depp (R) (Mandel Nagan/AFP/Getty Images and Adam Bettcher/Getty Images for Starkey Hearing Foundation)

    Johnny Depp Apologizes for Trump Assassination Joke

    Johnny Depp has apologized for his comments about assassinating President Donald Trump. The actor issued the apology after major backlash from detractors and fans alike... Read more

  • Composite image of President Trump (L) and Johnny Depp (R) (Mandel Nagan/AFP/Getty Images and Adam Bettcher/Getty Images for Starkey Hearing Foundation)

    White House Condemns Johnny Depp’s Talk About Trump Assassination

    The White House on Friday issued a statement condemning Hollywood actor Johnny Depp’s recent remarks about assassinating President Donald Trump. Depp asked a crowd in Glastonbury,... Read more

  • Actor Johnny Depp.
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    Outrage Grows Over Johnny Depp’s Trump Assassination Talk

    Hollywood actor Johnny Depp drew outrage for suggesting that he would like to assassinate President Donald Trump. Depp made his remarks before a crowd at... Read more

  • U.S. President Donald Trump (L) speaks in Ypilanti Township, Michigan March 15, 2017 and FBI Director James Comey testifies before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., May 3, 2017 in a combination of file photos. (Jonathan Ernst/Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

    Trump Says That He Did Not Tape Conversations With Comey

    President Donald Trump said on Thursday that he did not record or possess any tapes of his conversations with former FBI Director James Comey. “With... Read more

  • US President Donald J Trump (L) and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner meet with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) at the King David Hotel in Jerusalem, Israel on May 22, 2017. (Kobi Gideon/GPO via Getty Images)

    Jared Kushner Trying to Revive Arab-Israeli Peace Talks

    Presidential adviser Jared Kushner flew to Jerusalem on June 21 to meet with the leaders of Israel and Palestine as part of a U.S. effort... Read more

  • Georgia's 6th Congressional district Republican candidate Karen Handel gives a victory speech to supporters gathered at the Hyatt Regency at Villa Christina on June 20, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

    Republicans Win Georgia, South Carolina Congressional Races

    Republicans Karen Handel and Ralph Norman won the congressional races in Georgia and South Carolina on June 20. Handel, the former Georgia secretary of state, won... Read more

  • Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice listens during the White House Daily Briefing at the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, DC on March 21, 2014. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    Susan Rice’s Unmasking Documents Sealed in Obama Library

    The House intelligence committee is currently investigating the Obama administration’s use of spying and unmasking, and evidence that may be crucial to that investigation has... Read more

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks during a weekly press conference following a policy luncheon on Capitol Hill on June 13, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Zach Gibson/Getty Images)

    Republicans Mull Giving Up Recess to Work on Healthcare, Tax Reform, Budget

    Republicans in Congress are considering cancelling or truncating their recess during the month of August to catch up on a delayed agenda, including healthcare reform,... Read more

  • Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch (L) stands with Chief Justice John Roberts (R) at the Supreme Court June 15, 2017 in Washington, DC.  (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

    No ‘Hate Speech’ Exception to Free Speech, Supreme Court Rules Unanimously

    The U.S. Supreme Court voted 8-0 on Monday to reaffirm that hate speech is still free speech. The case before the justices concerned a trademark... Read more

  • A voter walks past a US flag as he heads in to vote in the US presidential election at the Athens-Clarke County Fleet building in Athens, Georgia on November 8, 2016.  (Tami Chapell/AFP/Getty Images)

    Data on 198 Million US Voters Exposed, Largest Disclosure to Date

    In the largest exposure of voter data to date, 198 million names and records were discovered on an unsecured server owned by Deep Root Analytics,... Read more

  • President Donald Trump, his wife Melania Trump, and son Baron Trump walk out of the White House on June 17 before their departure to Camp David for Father's Day weekend. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters)

    Father’s Day 2017: Trump, Pence Families Take to Social Media With Congratulations

    Grateful mothers and children of the top U.S. politicians used social media on Sunday to express love and appreciation for the fathers in their lives... Read more

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    “Crooked Hillary” Road Sign Removed by New York Dept. of Transportation

    A road sign altered by an unknown vandal to read “Crooked Hillary” instead of “Crooked Hill Rd.” was removed by the New York Department of... Read more

  • U.S. President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as he returns from a day trip to Ohio at the White House in Washington, DC, June 7, 2017. (Joshua Roberts/Reuters)

    Trump Approval Rating Hits 50%

    President Donald Trump’s approval rating reached 50% for the first time since late April, according to a poll released by Rasmussen on Friday, June 16. Trump’s... Read more

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    Man Indicted for Murder of Google Employee Killed During Jog

    A man accused of killing a Google employee who went running near her mom’s home in Massachusetts is being charged with murder, reports on Monday... Read more

  • Steven Dishman in 1984 (L) and on June 25, 2017. (Arkansas Department of Corrections)

    Escaped Prisoner Recaptured After 32 Years

    It was a warm cloudy day in Cummins, Arkansas, on May 28, 1985, Ronald Reagan was just starting his second term, “Back to the Future”... Read more

  • L: Jerome Baker. (Missouri State Highway Patrol); R: Approximate location of where Baker's skull was found. (Google Maps)

    Skull Found, Belongs to Man Suspiciously Disappeared Year Ago

    A human skull found in a vacated building in St. Louis belongs to a local man who disappeared a year ago under suspicious circumstances. The... Read more

  • (Screenshot/Surveillance footage)

    Police Identify Man Who Punched Teen Girl Because His Chicken Was Cold

    Police in Baxley, Ga., have identified two people in connection to a Friday attack on a restaurant owner and her 15-year-old daughter. Nathaniel Eric Smith and... Read more

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    Off-Duty Police Officer Mistakenly Shot by Colleague

    An off-duty St. Louis police officer was shot and wounded by his colleague in a case of mistaken identity on June 21. The incident happened... Read more

  • Zayla Hernandez was left unsupervised by her mother in a bathtub filled with water. (Photo: GOFUNDME)

    Mother Was on Facebook as Baby Drowned in Bathtub

    Texas police say that a six-month-old baby drowned while her mother was on Facebook. The baby, Zayla, was left alone for at least 20 minutes. ... Read more

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    Grandmother Backs Over Toddler With Car, Expected to Survive

    A small toddler was run over by his grandparent in Minnesota on Friday afternoon, officials said. According to KARE11, officials said the incident took place... Read more

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    Doctor Prescribes 4 Million Opioid Pills, Faces 20 Years Prison

    Dr. David Taylor, internist on Staten Island, was arrested for running a pill mill, diverting opioid painkillers worth millions to the black market, according to... Read more

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    Deadly Car Crash Was So Gruesome That Rescuer Had a Heart Attack

    A teen brother and sister died in a head-on collision that was so horrific that a first responder nearly died after suffering a heart attack... Read more

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    Bodies of 3 Men Missing Since May Likely Found

    The bodies of three men who have been missing since May may have been found after authorities pulled a car from the Green River near... Read more

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    Man Invades Home in Tennessee, Gets Beaten Up

    Armed with a gun, Calvin Carter III allegedly forced his way into a Chattanooga apartment—only to end up in jail with a black eye. The... Read more

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    Teen Guilty of Involuntary Manslaughter for Texting Suicide Prompts to Boyfriend

    In 2014, Michelle Carter, then 17, encouraged her 18-year-old boyfriend to kill himself. Both were troubled teens. Michelle Carter took prescribed psychiatric medication. Carter’s boyfriend,... Read more

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    Suspect in Baseball Field Shooting Vented Against Trump on Social Media

    BELLEVILLE, Ill.—The man suspected of opening fire on Republican lawmakers as they played baseball on Wednesday raged against Republican U.S. President Donald Trump on social... Read more

  • President Donald Trump delivers a statement about the shooting at a Congressional Republicans baseball practice from the White House in Washington on June 14, 2017. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

    Trump Wakes up to Tragedy on 71st Birthday

    Donald Trump woke up 71 years old today, his first birthday as president and the same day that Americans celebrate the 1777 adoption of the... Read more

  • Two escapted inmates Ricky Dubose (L) and Donnie Russell Rowe (R) are seen in these Georgia Department of Corrections photos released after their escapte from Putnam County, southeast of Atlanta, Georgia on June 13, 2017. (Courtesy Georgia Corrections/Handout via REUTERS)

    Search for Georgia Fugitives Who Killed 2 Guards Goes Nationwide

    The search for two Georgia prison inmates who killed two guards and stole a pickup truck has expanded nationwide, Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said... Read more

  • Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) during a town hall meeting at Mansfield City Hall in Mansfield, Texas on April 13, 2017. (Mike Stone/Getty Images)

    Rep. Joe Barton Recounts Shootout: ‘Very Scary’

    Texas Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) appeared visibly moved as he recounted the moment when a  shooter started firing on senators and House representatives at a... Read more

  • Police and investigators gather at an intersection near the scene where shots were fired during a congressional baseball practice, wounding House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA), in Alexandria, Virginia on June 14, 2017. (REUTERS/Mike Theiler)

    Gunman Fires on Republican Lawmakers, Congressman Wounded

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.—A gunman opened fire on Wednesday on Republican U.S. lawmakers who were practicing near Washington for a charity baseball game, wounding senior Republican leader... Read more

  • Two escapted inmates Ricky Dubose (L) and Donnie Russell Rowe (R) are seen in these Georgia Department of Corrections photos released after their escapte from Putnam County, southeast of Atlanta, Georgia on June 13, 2017. (Courtesy Georgia Corrections/Handout via REUTERS)

    2 Georgia Correctional Officers Killed, Police Hunt for 2 Inmates

    Two Georgia correctional officers were shot and killed on Tuesday by two inmates who then escaped, authorities said. The two correctional officers were killed after... Read more

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    ‘Multiple’ People Killed in Florida Workplace Shooting

    Several people were killed in a workplace shooting near Orlando, Florida, on Monday morning, said the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, which offered no additional details... Read more

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    Police Chief, on Job for 3 Weeks, Fatally Shot at Ohio Nursing Home

    A police chief in a central Ohio town, on the job for just three weeks, was among four people fatally shot on Friday morning at... Read more

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