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Provocateur Stormy Daniels Takes an Unexpected Turn in the National Spotlight

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 06:30

Porn star Stormy Daniels remains in the spotlight as her alleged affair with President Donald Trump continues to make waves.

Washington Post publishes missing journalist's last op-ed

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 06:19

Jamal Khashoggi warned of the lack of a free press in the Arab world in his last column. ABC News' Janai Norman reports.

Republican candidates trying to have it both ways on Obamacare

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 05:00

Some GOP candidates running this cycle who have or are trying to gut Obamacare are still running on the importance of protecting people with pre-existing conditions.

Twitter's Plea To 'Be Sweet When You Tweet' Quickly Flies Off The Rails

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 04:55

Twitter made a simple request on Wednesday, but many users of the social

Girl baked grandfather's ashes into cookies and gave them to classmates, police say

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 04:51

A high school student mixed her cremated grandfather's ashes into homemade biscuits and gave them to classmates, police in California have said. The youngster and a friend shared the cookies with nine other pupils at Da Vinci Charter Academy in the city of Davis. "She had mentioned her grandpa's ashes before," said Andy Knox.

Joe Biden Says He Hopes Democrats Don't Act To Impeach Trump While Mueller Investigating

Thu, 10/18/2018 - 01:01

Former Vice President Joe Biden says he hopes Democrats don't move forward

White Woman Calls Police On Black Man Watching His Son's Soccer Game

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 22:08

A white woman who called the police on a black man cheering on his son at a

California surgeon, girlfriend face new rape, other charges

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 22:01

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A California surgeon and his girlfriend were charged Wednesday with crimes against five additional victims in addition to two women they were previously charged with drugging and sexually assaulting.

Washington Post Publishes Jamal Khashoggi's Final Column Before Disappearance

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 20:22

The Washington Post on Wednesday published the final column written by Jamal

Prosecution admits to new error in Weinstein case

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 18:55

The prosecution has admitted to a new embarrassing error in the Harvey Weinstein case, saying a police detective told one of the disgraced Hollywood producer's accusers to delete from her phone anything she wanted to keep private. In a letter to Weinstein's attorney dated Tuesday, prosecutor Joan Illuzzi-Orbon acknowledged that the lead detective had made the recommendation to one of two women accusing Weinstein in the case, in which he faces charges of rape and a forced oral sex act. "This new development even further undermines the integrity of an already deeply flawed indictment of Mr Weinstein," his lawyer Ben Brafman was quoted by a spokeswoman as saying.

Trump Inflates Saudi Arms Deal But Stays Silent On Saudi Cash In His Own Pocket

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 18:23

WASHINGTON ― As President Donald Trump defends maintaining close ties to Saudi

Republicans Will Repeal Obamacare If They Get The Chance, Mitch McConnell Says

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 16:21

Republicans could make another run at repealing the Affordable Care Act if

Julián Castro says he's 'likely' to run for president in 2020

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 15:36

Julián Castro, former San Antonio mayor and U.S. secretary of housing and urban development in the Obama administration, was unusually open about his political ambitions in an interview with Yahoo Finance.

Multidrug-resistant salmonella linked to chicken products sickens nearly 100 people across 29 states

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 15:18

A multidrug-resistant strain of salmonella linked to raw chicken products has

Trump says he expects answers on Saudi reporter’s disappearance by ‘end of the week’

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 14:58

The president also rejected the notion he's covering for Saudi Arabia.

Beto O'Rourke Shifts Gears, Goes Full Offense In Ted Cruz Attack Ads

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 14:34

Democratic Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke repeatedly called Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas)

Beto goes negative on Cruz in new ads

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 14:13

Democratic Senate hopeful Beto O’Rourke is running new ads in which he criticizes his Republican opponent, Sen. Ted Cruz.

Texas floods: One dead after state of emergency declared over near-record downpour

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 12:53

Texas faces the threat of further flooding after days of heavy rain - with at least one person having died thanks to the downpour. A state of emergency has already been declared in 18 counties with the flooding having led to the collapse of a bridge. Within a span of 24 hours, the Llano River, northwest of Austin, Texas, rose from 10 feet to nearly 40 feet, just shy of an all-time record.

Egyptian mediators race to restore calm in Gaza

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 12:31

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A high-level Egyptian delegation on Wednesday held urgent talks with Gaza's Hamas rulers, seeking to restore calm after a rocket from the Palestinian area slammed into a home in southern Israel and the Israeli military responded with airstrikes on Hamas targets.

Ben Sasse Reacts To Trump's 'Horseface' Comment: 'That's Not The Way Men Act'

Wed, 10/17/2018 - 11:24

Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) said Tuesday that President Donald Trump should not