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Shutdown? It Could Be Forgotten in a Trumpian Flash

Shutdown? It Could Be Forgotten in a Trumpian Flash

President Trump's unilateral decision to enter into his own negotiation with Senator Chuck Schumer, the Democratic leader, was a reminder to Republicans that their president is effectively a political free agent who acts more on whim, and with an eye toward media coverage, than any fixed worldview.

Police: Boy claimed shooting to cover ripped pants

Police: Boy claimed shooting to cover ripped pants

Police say a 14-year-old Utah boy was trying to cover up for falling and ripping his new pants when he reported a bullet grazed him.

His College Knew of His Despair. His Parents Didn’t, Until It Was Too Late.

His College Knew of His Despair. His Parents Didn’t, Until It Was Too Late.

A dormitory at Hamilton College in upstate New York, where a suicide in 2016 raised questions about whether colleges should inform parents when students are in distress.

Ohio home burns down during bedbugs treatment

Ohio home burns down during bedbugs treatment

Fire officials in Cincinnati say a two-family home was destroyed when a heater being used to kill bedbugs set a carpet on fire.

Opponents of Iran Deal Hired Investigators to Dig Up Dirt on Obama Aide

Opponents of Iran Deal Hired Investigators to Dig Up Dirt on Obama Aide

Benjamin J. Rhodes, a top national security aide to President Barack Obama, in 2016.

Former Goldman Sachs Board Member to Surrender in N.Y. Insider Trading Case

Former Goldman Sachs Board Member to Surrender in N.Y. Insider Trading Case

A former Goldman Sachs board member linked to a massive hedge fund insider trading case is set to surrender to face criminal charges in New York City.

INFLUENCE GAME: Defending aid to Pakistan not easy

INFLUENCE GAME: Defending aid to Pakistan not easy

Within hours of the stunning announcement that Osama bin Laden had been killed by U.S. commandos, a lobbying firm representing Pakistan's government began contacting members of Congress and thei...

Passengers Face Israeli-Style Behavior Screening at Boston's Logan Airport

Passengers Face Israeli-Style Behavior Screening at Boston's Logan Airport

A new layer of airport security aimed at screening passenger behavior is set to debut Tuesday at Boston's Logan International Airport.

Ohio DUI Suspect Keeps Cop Waiting at Drive-Thru

Ohio DUI Suspect Keeps Cop Waiting at Drive-Thru

Police in Ohio say a woman insisted on picking up some fast food before she allowed an officer to charge her with drunken driving.

How the Border Wall Is Boxing Trump In

How the Border Wall Is Boxing Trump In

A border fence in California. The impasse over President Trump’s vow to build a wall along the southwestern border is particularly remarkable given that even some immigration hard-liners do not regard the wall as their highest priority.

California Mother Accused of Locking Child in Closet Over Bad Grades

California Mother Accused of Locking Child in Closet Over Bad Grades

A California woman was charged with child abuse after allegedly subjecting her daughter an unusual punishment for bad grades: locking her up in a closet for six hours.

The Longer It Lasts, the More a Shutdown Could Hurt the Economy

The Longer It Lasts, the More a Shutdown Could Hurt the Economy

A room for Senate appropriations remained empty on Saturday during the shutdown.

Tsunami brings storm-like waves to Wash. coast

Tsunami brings storm-like waves to Wash. coast

Active waves similar to any stormy day on the coast were the only sign that a tsunami had arrived in Washington.

Tiny church in NYC awaiting Supreme Court decision

Tiny church in NYC awaiting Supreme Court decision

A Christian congregation with just 48 members and not even a storefront is hoping the Supreme Court will overturn a ruling that says holding its Sunday service in a Bronx public school is unconstitutional.

AP Exclusive: NASA sting terrifies woman, 74

AP Exclusive: NASA sting terrifies woman, 74

The elaborate mission to recover a moon rock led NASA agents to one of the most down-to-earth places: a Denny's restaurant in Riverside County.

Top gov't watchdog over $700B bailout to resign

Top gov't watchdog over $700B bailout to resign

The government's top watchdog over the $700 billion financial bailout said Monday that he will step down next month, after leading an office that uncovered millions of dollars in fraud among pot...


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