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The Latest: Pence threatens more sanctions…

Vice President Mike Pence is visiting the Venezuelan diaspora in South Florida after traveling to Latin America to win over allies unnerved by a possible U.S. military intervention in the socialist nation.

California dad gets 25 to life in son's…

A California father who admitted killing his 5-year-old son amid a bitter divorce was sentenced to 25 years to life at a hearing where his sobbing estranged wife wished him eternal hell

Sheriff Joe Arpaio: My case is strictly a…

On 'Your World,' the former Arizona Maricopa County sheriff on the possibility of being pardoned by President Trump

The Dakota Access Pipeline's Developer Is Suing…

Energy Transfer has accused Greenpeace and other groups of engaging in "acts of terrorism" while protesting the pipeline's construction.

Speaker says agency chief should be fired; governor says no

South Carolina's House speaker said Wednesday the director of a utility regulation agency should be fired over the failure of a nuclear power project. But Gov. Henry McMaster says he will not ask Dukes Scott to resign

Man accused of filming teen's suicide hears murder evidence

A judge is hearing evidence against a Utah man charged with murder after prosecutors say he filmed a teenage girl killing herself using a rope he bought for her

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Violence in Charlottesville leads to…

After Charlottesville, ACLU confronts a once-heretical notion: Maybe some speech isn't worth defending

President Trump: We must take care of our great…

President Trump addresses the American Legion

Powerball Is Over $700 Million: Here's Why You…

When fewer people were playing, participating states changed the rules to allow for bigger jackpots. But you might not like what they did.

Critics: Utah horse meeting is secretive 'slaughter summit'

Federal scientists and mostly rural interests are gathering at a wild horse conference in Utah that mustang protection advocates claim is intended to promote increased roundups and eventual slaughter of tens of thousands of animals across the West.

Tribal coalition joins blitz to save national…

A tribal coalition has joined the blitz to stop Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke from downsizing or eliminating national monument areas, sending letters to President Donald Trump saying that "making America great again" includes honoring tribal history

US court rejects appeal from praying football…

A federal appeals court says a Washington state school district does not have to immediately re-hire a football coach who lost his job for praying on the field after games

Navy calls for review after warship collision

Jennifer Griffin reports

Navy Dismisses A High-Ranking Official Following…

The Navy said it had lost confidence in Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin's "ability to command" the U.S. 7th Fleet.

The Latest: Lawmakers debate ability to question regulators

Legislators ended a hearing on the failure of a nuclear power project in South Carolina debating whether they could legally ask state regulators about their role in the debacle

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Cross-burning victims to priest: Apology is not…

A black family that suffered a cross-burning 40 years ago has more questions than answers after learning that the former Klansman responsible has lived for decades as a Catholic priest

Chicago Police Superintendent getting new kidney…

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson is poised to receive a new kidney _ from his son

Powerball’s winning odds: You could get hit by…

Powerball’s jackpot tops $700 million with the odds of winning 1 in 292 million. From bowling a perfect game to getting hit by lightning, here are the weird things that are more likely to happen than you winning

Charlottesville Takes Action To Help Mend The…

The city's council agreed to cover Confederate statues in black fabric as a sign of mourning.

Ex-members detail abuse claims against Christian sect

Former members say a paramilitary Christian sect with members facing child sex abuse charges evaded authorities by hiding births, physically punishing followers and quietly operating in isolated areas in New Mexico

Girl Scouts accuse Boy Scouts of covertly…

The president of the Girl Scouts of the USA is accusing the Boy Scouts of seeking to covertly recruit girls into their programs while disparaging the Girl Scouts' operations

Parks Service issues permit for San Francisco…

Federal authorities have approved a politically conservative group's application to hold a rally in San Francisco on Saturday, but guns, tiki torches and other weapons are banned

Fmr. US Navy 7th Fleet commander on string of…

Retired Admiral Robert Natter reacts to dismissal of commander over incidents on 'America's Newsroom'

A Case For White Supremacists Needing Reparations

Ibrahima Seck, the director of research at the Whitney Plantation, argues that white supremacists need reparations of their own.

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Man tossed from wagon, trampled by horse at county fair dies

A man has been thrown from a wagon and trampled by a horse at a Pennsylvania county fair and has died

Confederate names at Naval Academy could face…

At the U.S. Naval Academy two structures honor the memory of Confederate naval officers who fought against the United States of America -- but that would change under a bill pending in Congress

The Latest: Virginia GOP apologizes for tweet…

The Republican Party of Virginia has apologized for tweeting that Democratic candidate for governor Ralph Northam had "turned his back on his own family's heritage" by supporting the removal of Confederate monuments