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Mississippi man takes Confederate flag fight to high court

A black Mississippi citizen is taking his case against the Confederate-themed state flag to the U.S. Supreme Court

7 couples from same town charged with public…

Seven married couples from the same New Jersey shore town, including a rabbi and his wife, now face charges that they misrepresented their income to get a combined $2 million in public welfare benefits they weren't entitled to

Supervisors suspended amid NYC subway derailment…

A New York City subway train derailment is being blamed on human error, not a track defect, and two supervisors have been suspended while the matter is investigated

Can Trump win support for the illegal immigration…

Marie Harf and Charlie Hurt debate the proposed laws

High temperatures, winds complicate Western…

Thousands forced from their homes as more than a dozen large wildfires rage across several states; Will Carr reports from Los Angeles

Cluster bombs kill at least 15 in eastern Syria

Activists say a cluster bomb attack on an Islamic State-held village in eastern Syria killed at least 15 people on Wednesday, the latest in a series of devastating airstrikes along the Euphrates River Valley

Official: Man, 90, escaped jail in 1970 just by walking away

An official says a 90-year-old man indicted on fraud charges spent 40 years on the lam after escaping from a Maryland jail in 1970 simply by walking away

Lyft co-founder breaks silence on Uber, says ‘we…

Lyft co-founder and president John Zimmer addressed the leadership shuffle at Uber in an interview with The New York Times, saying that Lyft ‘will win’ its rivalry with Uber.

It's real: Vivo phone scans fingerprints under…

Sorry, Apple. Qualcomm and Vivo are the first to show off under-screen fingerprint tech.

Why Trump only has bad N Korea options

As South Korea's president travels to Washington, Steve Evans explains that there is no easy solution to the North Korean crisis.

The New York Times - Anatomy of a Scene | ‘The…

From The New York Times: Sofia Coppola narrates a sequence featuring Colin Farrell and Kirsten Dunst.By: By MEKADO MURPHY. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2tkyRhI

Arkansas Prison Inmate Who Was On The Run For 30…

An Arkansas prison inmate who was on the run for 30 years was arrested while he was visiting his mom.

Put the Republican plan on the table: Durbin

Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., discusses the Senate health care bill and why it should be up for debate in the upper chamber, the cost of pharmaceuticals and violence in Chicago.

Matthews: Republicans can't repeal and replace…

If you're repealing, you're not replacing. Isn't this the contradiction? Isn't the failure we're watching here a month's long effort to square a circle?

Panel: Is Healthcare Overhaul About Politics or…

George Will, Helene Cooper, Mark Leibovich and Hallie Jackson join the MTP Panel to discuss the Senate's newly unveiled healthcare draft.

This Couple Just Got Married At Taco Bell And You…

If you're looking for a unique place to get hitched, how about Taco Bell? That's right, you read that right. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).

House panel backs bill to revive Nevada nuclear waste dump

A House committee has approved a bill that would revive the mothballed nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain, while also moving forward with a separate plan to build a temporary storage site in New Mexico or Texas

Gay marriage-recusal law survives federal court challenge

A federal appeals court has rejected a challenge to a North Carolina law that allows magistrates to refuse to perform same-sex marriages

Markets in swirl over Draghi, Carney comments

The euro dipped and government bond yields across the single-currency bloc gave up earlier rises on Wednesday after euro zone central bank sources told Reuters the market had overinterpreted comments from ECB chief Mario Draghi. And as David Pollard reports, sterling spiked on new signs of hawkishness from Bank of England governor, Mark Carney.

The Latest: Putin says foreign agencies attacking…

Russian President Putin says foreign intelligence agencies are conducting cyberattacks against Russia

98-year-old activist arrested during pipeline protest

A 98-year-old activist has been arrested on a trespassing charge during a protest at a natural gas pipeline project in Massachusetts

Over 7,400 Cities Worldwide Are Sticking With The…

More than 130 U.S. cities are part of the group.

Russia scraps plans to ban messaging app

Russian authorities have ditched plans to ban a messaging app after its owner agreed to Russian registration

Man destroys new Ten Commandments statue at…

Officials say Arkansas' new Ten Commandments monument was destroyed by someone driving a vehicle into it less than 24 hours after the monument was placed on state Capitol grounds