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Feb 25 2016

United Nations carries out first humanitarian airdrop in Syria

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations carried out its first airdrop of humanitarian aid to the Syrian city of Deir al-Zor on Wednesday, U.N. aid chief Stephen O'Brien said, ...

Feb 25 2016

Watch Bernie Sanders 'Release' Transcripts of His Paid Speeches to Wall Street

Eleven more contests are on the way in less than a week, and the most recent polls show that Trump is taking the party to eight of them (Alabama, Alaska, Georgia, Mas...

Feb 25 2016

Women in Zika countries should breastfeed their babies

Of the 32 confirmed cases statewide, health officials said only three people are still showing symptoms, which typically include a fever, rash, joint pain and red eyes th...

Feb 25 2016

3 pregnant women test positive for Zika in Florida

The CDC said the 14 cases, "like previously reported cases of sexual transmission involve possible transmission of the virus from men to their sex partners". At lea...

Feb 25 2016

Elevated cancer risk in Lumber Liquidators laminate flooring — CDC

The CDC's error was on the calculation for ceiling height used to measure the intensity of formaldehyde exposure. Now what (customer version): This is part of an ongo...

Feb 25 2016

Kuwait latest Gulf country to urge citizens to avoid Lebanon

Riyadh said last week it had halted a $3 billion military funding program for Beirut in response to "hostile" positions linked to Hezbollah, which is also fighting opp...

Feb 25 2016

White House considers Nevada Gov. Sandoval for Supreme Court

There's no guarantee President Obama will nominate Sandoval - it's not even clear how many candidates are being considered - but the possibility raises doubts that the Se...

Feb 24 2016

Uber Driver Shooting Victim Shielded Children

The owner of a gun shop in Plainwell said the Kalamazoo shooting suspect visited his store just hours before the shooting spree that killed six people and injured two oth...

Feb 24 2016

Ted Cruz spokesman forced to resign after retweet

Cruz: You better believe that. "The battle for conservative voters is clearly between Cruz and Trump, with Cruz winning one state and Trump edging out Cruz in the ...

Feb 24 2016

Colorado woman who cut baby from stranger's womb convicted

Because it was a hasty, impulsive and reckless act. Ms. Wilkins said Tuesday that it was "too soon" for her to decide whether she would try to have another baby - "I'm ...

Feb 24 2016

Tennessee head coaches hold rare joint press conference

Barnes and the 15 other Tennessee head coaches representing each of the school's sports programs held a rare joint press conference Tuesday morning, without anyone from t...

Feb 24 2016

Donald Trump threatens protestor: "I'd like to punch him in the face"

For Trump, that's a five-point gain in support from the beginning of this month just after the Iowa caucus and right before the New Hampshire primary when it was Trump 31...

Feb 24 2016

Carson: Obama 'Raised White,' Doesn't Understand Black Americans

When I pressed Carson on whether he'd experienced any racism in today's Republican Party, though, he flatly denied it - and said the real issue was progressives who c...

Feb 24 2016

President Obama to deliver statement on plan to close Guantanamo Bay

Republican presidential candidate Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Tuesday he "profoundly disagrees" with the proposal. Obama said the prison is too expensive, and that terro...

Feb 23 2016

Syracuse police issue Amber alert for 1-year-old girl

Scores of law enforcement are continuing to search for missing toddler Maddox Lawrence Tuesday morning. Authorities say Ryan Lawrence was taken into custody Monday in t...

Feb 22 2016

NYPD officers injured in Brooklyn shootout; suspect shot

Two plainclothes NYPD officers were shot in a gunfight with a suspect, who was critically wounded, early Saturday in Brooklyn , officials said. The other was shot belo...

Feb 22 2016

The GOP race after SC

Ohio Gov. John Kasich didn't even campaign in SC yesterday, instead hitting both Vermont and the Bay State, where he joked that in SC all he'd be doing is yelling, "Hey, ...

Feb 21 2016

Turkey bombs Syrian Kurds after attack

Mr Erdogan said Turkish authorities were certain that the YPG and its political arm, the Democratic Union Party, or PYD, were behind the bombing and said Turkey was s...

Feb 21 2016

Sanders' Nevada Concession Speech: 'We Have Made Some Real Progress'

With nearly 2/3 of the precincts in, Clinton was holding a 52% to 48% split of the vote to Sanders. Meanwhile, Sanders conceded the race in Nevada in a phone call w...

Feb 21 2016

Republicans Christie, Fiorina to quit White House bids

After a poor showing in the New Hampshire Republican primary, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie officially dropped out of the race for president on Wednesday. "We are ...