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Mar 18 2016

Flint water crisis: Resigned EPA official defends actions on lead contamination

In her testimony , Hedman said it was not the EPA's fault that officials in MI didn't treat the water being delivered to Flint homes and businesses, and that the agency ...

Mar 18 2016

McConnell urges Trump to condemn violence at rallies

When Trump spoke with CNN's Jake Tapper Sunday on " State of the Union ", he claimed that he "should get credit, not be scorned", for his efforts in handling the violen...

Mar 18 2016

Amber Rose Blackmailing Kanye West? Kardashians Willing To Pay $10 Million

In an interview with The Daily Beast , Amber Rose says that Beyoncé doesn't catch any heat for being provocative, while she and Kim Kardashian are slammed for nudity and...

Mar 17 2016

CDC warns doctors about the dangers of prescribing opioid painkillers

During 2014, doctors in the US wrote close to 200 million opioid painkiller prescriptions, while deaths that were linked to those drugs climbed to close to 19,000, it...

Mar 17 2016

Ex-officials point fingers at hearing on Flint water crisis

Dayne Walling, Flint's former mayor, largely avoided criticism, because all of his decisions could be overridden by Earley or other emergency managers. Jason ChaffetzJaso...

Mar 17 2016

Read: McVeigh's lawyer praises Garland in letter to Obama

As Chairman Grassley and I declared weeks ago and reiterated personally to President Obama, the Senate will continue to observe the Biden rule so that the American peop...

Mar 17 2016

4 arrested in Paris area over fears of attack

Youssef E. was released from the prison in October and has been under house arrest since February 29. Among the suspects are the brothers Aytac et Ercan B., two French...

Mar 17 2016

Supreme Court nominee is 2nd cousin to Iowa Gov. Branstad

The president said it is tempting to make the confirmation process "an extension of our divided politics", warning that "to go down that path would be wrong". At least se...

Mar 16 2016

Embattled Cook County prosecutor Anita Alvarez loses Democratic primary

Video of the shooting was released more than a year later, and only then, after a judge ordered it be made public under a reporter's Freedom of Information Act request. S...

Mar 16 2016

Clinton defeats Sanders in Florida and North Carolina

A governor winning his home state is ordinarily nothing to roil the waters, but what's ordinary in 2016? And she opened the night with the pair of wins in North Carolina ...

Mar 16 2016

Uber is now delivering food from your favorite restaurants

If pizza isn't on your menu today, however, you'll have access to menus from local restaurants partnering with Uber's food delivery service. Download the UberEATS ap...

Mar 16 2016

NCRI condemns Australia's bid to do deal with Iran regime — AAP

Security Council wish to investigate this matter, then that would be the proper legal process for it to do so", Bishop said . "That is, missiles that are created to be c...

Mar 15 2016

Trump defends boisterous rallies, says there's been 'zero' injuries

Some participants said they made a decision to drive the 130 miles from Chicago after the abrupt cancellation of that event. "I know that everybody in public life gets ...

Mar 15 2016

Cruz challenges Kasich in visit before OH primary

Trump has tried to shift attention away from the intense criticism that followed Friday's harrowing scenes in Chicago, where he cancelled a scheduled rally amid sometime...

Mar 15 2016

4 charged in Chicago Trump protests

When the host asked whether he feared someone might die at one of these events, he replied: "That's what it feels like. We don't have to tear each other apart", Texas Sen...

Mar 15 2016

Donald Trump to hold Bloomington rally on Sunday

An Associated Press reporter counted fewer than 30 people being removed from the airplane hangar, which officials said accommodated a capacity crowd of about 3,000. Pol...

Mar 15 2016

Migrants at Greek border head to break in fence

The migrants said they were trying to find a gap in the barbed-wire fence on the border. Turkey in turn agreed that it would accept migrants who are picked up in the Ae...

Mar 15 2016

Ted Cruz Pledges to Support Donald Trump Unless He Actually Shoots Someone

The Texas senator drilled on two points during his visit to the Forest City Monday morning - he remains the best and only Republican option to defeat Hillary Clinton in N...

Mar 15 2016

Ted Cruz open to Rubio, Kasich in cabinet

And only 19% of Republican voters would be enthusiastic about a Rubio nomination (in contrast, half would be enthusiastic if Trump were the nominee). Trump attacked Kas...

Mar 15 2016

Hundreds attend funeral for trooper fatally struck by car

He succumbed to his injuries hours later. State Sens. Diane Allen and Anthony Bucco said Friday that they will introduce a bill to change the name of the Move Over Law ...