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Jan 26 2017

Television Icon Mary Tyler Moore Has Passed Away at Age 80

As part of her diabetes activism, Moore released the memoir, Growing Up Again: Life, Loves, and Oh Yeah, Diabetes , in 2009. Moore's CBS series, which debuted in 1970 ...

Jan 26 2017

School Choice rally being held in Austin

It started out sounding more like a school pep rally. Instead, they report to the state's Charter Authorizer Board. While at Tuesday's event, Gov. Sununu issued a procl...

Jan 26 2017

Twin Cities mayors defy Trump on sanctuary city order

Elorza, a Democrat, said he believes Providence already does "cooperate and comply with all federal law ", but "we don't extend ourselves and go out of our way" to enfor...

Jan 24 2017

Education secretary nominee is the agent of change voters demanded

The Senate education committee has pushed back a vote on the nomination of Betsy DeVos for education secretary to give senators time to review a letter of agreement...

Jan 23 2017

Trump era begins: U.S. to withdraw from TPP agreement, renegotiate NAFTA deal

Many critics argue that Trump's desire to withdraw from the 12-country TPP, which includes Canada, Mexico and Japan, contradicts his anti-China attitude on trade. That me...

Jan 21 2017

West African nations launch military operation in Gambia

Gambians, exhausted of Jammeh's repressive leadership, celebrated in the streets Thursday after news that Barrow had been sworn into office in Senegal. According to Guine...

Jan 20 2017

What will Melania Trump wear to the inauguration?

However, when asked in an appearance on Good Morning America about how she feels when people suggest she will essentially be the first lady , Ivanka responded: "Wel...

Jan 20 2017

Mainers Speak Out against Repeal of Affordable Care Act

CNN began polling on Obamacare in March of 2010. In their view, Obamacare has marked a costly drift toward socialised, European-style medical care. "Striping those who ...

Jan 19 2017

Confidence drops in Trump transition, poll shows

A Gallup survey released Monday found that Trump has by far the lowest favorability ratings of any recent incoming president, with only four in 10 viewing him favor...

Jan 19 2017

Jimmy Kimmel: Trump's EPA pick 'a piece of sh

Democrats, however, portrayed him as a lackey for energy companies that have contributed to his political campaigns. "President-elect Donald Trump's choice to lead the ...

Jan 18 2017

Betsy DeVos defends charter schools in Michigan, Detroit

Senator, welcome to the program. Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.), DeVos said she was not involved in the decision by the Edgar & Elsa Prince Foundation , which is run by her moth...

Jan 17 2017

Akhilesh won battle against father, gets bicycle symbol

After winning the Cycle race against his father, Akhilesh Yadav says, "Now I have bigger responsibilties". While the Congress already enjoys huge support in areas like Am...

Jan 17 2017

Paris Conference Creates Momentum for Palestine's Int'l Recognition - Ambassador

The entire event was little more than a pathetic plea to Trump to continue with the peace process. PA "peace negotiator" Saeb Erekat-who reportedly met with Secretary...

Jan 17 2017

House Takes First Step to Repeal Obamacare

Lawmakers say the most ambitious timetable to see a legislative product take shape is late February, although others caution that this debate could consume most of 2017. ...

Jan 14 2017

Oil Prices Higher Amid Saudi Supply Cuts

Top OPEC producer Saudi Arabia has reduced deliveries to Asia, as it implements its promised output cuts. "We are in the right trajectory for balancing the market and...

Jan 14 2017

Aaron Rodgers to Dak Prescott: Playoff experience matters

Unfortunately for Dallas, they will still have to match up with Davante Adams , Randall Cobb (who is coming off of a 3 TD game ), and quiet difference makers like Ge...

Jan 14 2017

Kansas City Chiefs: Le'Veon Bell Creates Nightmare Match-Up

The game, for all intents and purposes, was over. It has been just more than two years since Berry was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma. Kelce was third overall and to...

Jan 13 2017

Paris Conference on Middle East Peace 'Rigged' by Palestine, France - Netanyahu

Kerry is going to Paris for the conference on what will probably be his last foreign trip as secretary of state. The peace initiatives offered to Yasser Arafat in 2000 ...

Jan 13 2017

Freezing rain advisory in effect in Twin City area

In an updated forecast posted on its website Thursday , the National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill, Mo., said significant ice accumulation is expected, with totals...

Jan 13 2017

Nintendo's Switch Will Be Available for Preorder in NYC Starting January 13th

Nintendo needs developers to be able to port over their games from technically superior machines, over to Switch as easily as possible. Prospective buyers still have...