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  • President Trump postpones State of the Union until shutdown ends

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald Trump has decided to postpone the State of the Union address until after the government shutdown has ended. As the Shutdown was going on, Nancy Pelosi asked me to give the State of the Union Address. I agreed. She then changed her mind because of the Shutdown, suggesting a later date. This is her prerogative – I will do the Address when the Shutdown is over. I am not looking for an…. — Donald J. […]

  • Jayme Closs to get $25K reward money after saving herself

    (CNN) — A company that donated $25,000 to a reward for the return of Wisconsin teen Jayme Closs says it will give her the money now that she has been found. Jayme escaped captivity nearly three months after she went missing in October, according to law enforcement. The 13-year-old was missing for 88 days when she was found walking down a road in frigid weather without a coat and gloves. She was about 70 miles from her home in Barron. “We are overjoyed at […]

  • Police: At least 5 people killed at Florida bank

    SEBRING, Fla. – Authorities say five people were killed in a shooting at a bank in Florida, according to police officials. At least five people were killed in the shooting at the SunTrust Bank, Sebring Police Chief Karl Hoglund said. It was unclear if those injured were bank employees or customers inside the bank during the incident. Overhead video of the scene from CNN affiliate WFLA showed a heavy police presence, several ambulances and a large SWAT vehicle. Medical personnel entered the […]

  • 3 men, teenager accused of planning to bomb Muslim community in upstate New York

    A day after a student reported a comment made during lunchtime at a school in upstate New York, three men and a teen were arrested and charged with plotting to attack a Muslim community about 200 miles away. Brian Colaneri, 20; Vincent Vetromile, 19; Andrew Crysel, 18; and an unidentified 16-year-old male were arrested on Friday in Greece, New York. All are accused of making homemade bombs and plotting to attack the Muslim community of Islamberg in Delaware County, New York. […]

  • Denver teachers vote to strike for first time in 25 years

    After more than a year of tense negotiations with the school district, Denver teachers overwhelmingly voted to strike late Tuesday. Following two days of voting, the Denver Classroom Teachers Association (DCTA) announced that 93% of its members approved a strike after negotiations failed. “Denver teachers overwhelmingly agreed to strike,” lead negotiator Rob Gould said during a news conference on Tuesday. Members of the DCTA have begun meeting to make signs, write chants and practice picketing, according to CNN affiliate KDVR. […]

  • South Korea launches major investigation into abuse in sports after skating scandal

    Officials in South Korea will interview thousands of adult and child athletes about a culture of alleged abuse in sports, following a series of dramatic revelations from female skaters. Last week, an 18-year-old skater told CNN how she was physically and sexually abused by coaches throughout much of her career. She came forward with the allegations after multiple Olympic gold medalist Shim Suk-hee accused a former coach of raping her. “The recent series of testimonies about violence and sexual assault […]

  • Los Angeles teachers return to classrooms after six-day strike

    LOS ANGELES, CA – Los Angeles teachers will return to their classrooms Wednesday after a six-day strike ended late Tuesday with teachers and staff throwing their support behind a new agreement. Preliminary numbers from a vote by members of the United Teachers Los Angeles show that “a vast super majority” voted yes, ending the strike, UTLA President Alex Caputo-Pearl told reporters late Tuesday. He said the counting of the ballots will continue on Wednesday. “It’s a historic day today in […]

  • Supreme Court again takes no action on DACA, leaving policy in effect for now

    The Supreme Court on Tuesday once again did not act on the Trump administration’s effort to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, leaving protections for nearly 700,000 undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children in place for at least the next several months. The court’s inaction is a loss for the Trump administration that had asked for the justices to take up the issue this fall and comes as the President has tried to exchange protections in exchange […]

  • Drug ad price transparency plan contains huge loophole, researchers say

    The Trump administration’s proposal to require pharmaceutical companies to list drug prices in television ads would have a profound impact on the way consumers think about expensive drugs and whether they would ask their doctor about them, according to a study published Tuesday. But the study found that the effect was mitigated when the advertisements included modifiers, such as saying the medication might not cost anything due to insurance coverage or other discounts. Pharmaceutical companies have been pushing for such modifiers to […]

  • Baby dies after pregnant Michigan woman claims she was kicked in stomach

    OAKLAND COUNTY, MI (WNEM ) — A 22-year-old Michigan man has been charged after allegedly assaulting his pregnant girlfriend, causing her to miscarry, and the baby to die. Oakland County deputies were called to a home in Pontiac after the 19-year-old woman said her boyfriend had kicked her in the stomach, and she was six months pregnant. She said the fight started after she refused to give her boyfriend her cell phone. When deputies arrived, the woman was having severe […]

  • Supreme Court allows transgender military ban to go into effect

    The Supreme Court allowed President Donald Trump’s transgender military ban to go into effect on Tuesday, dealing a blow to LGBT activists who call the ban cruel and irrational. The Justices did not rule on the merits of the case, but will allow the ban to go forward while the lower courts work through it. The four liberal justices on the Court objected to allowing the administration’s policy banning most transgender people from serving in the military to go into […]