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Nominations to military academies on the rise for…

An analysis shows the percentage of female students nominated by members of Congress for admission to U.S. service academies has been rising, but men are still put forward at numbers nearly three times higher than women

Officials review 2018 Amtrak crash that killed 2…

Federal officials are meeting to discuss what caused an Amtrak train to divert into a side track in South Carolina last year and slam into a parked train, killing two crew members and injuring more than 100 passengers

Virginia school's transgender bathroom ban is…

Gavin Grimm will be back in a Virginia courtroom to fight against his former high school's transgender bathroom policy

Kim inspects new submarine, wants NKorean…

North Korea's state media say leader Kim Jong Un has inspected a newly built submarine and ordered officials to further bolster the country's military capability

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Hundreds of black deaths in Red Summer ignored century later

Hundreds of African Americans died at the hands of white mobs during "Red Summer," but little is known nationally about this summer of violence 100 years later

Polish police arrest 25 after LGBT march attacked

Police clashed with anti-LGBT protesters after violence marred a Polish city's first equality march.

After Suicide, Police Seek Connection to Murder of 2 Girls

Police have a new suspect in the 2017 murder of two 13-year-old girls in Indiana—but they're never going to be able to question him. Paul Etter, 55, killed himself June 27 after an hours-long standoff with police in Boone County, the Lafayette Journal & Courier reports. He lived in...

Deal sealed on federal budget, ensuring no…

President Donald Trump and congressional leaders announce critical debt and budget agreement

Dethroned Miss Michigan Says Liberals Can't Accept Her Views

Even before she returned the crown and sash, Kathy Zhu said she doesn't regret the social media posts that cost her the Miss Michigan crown last week. Zhu held the title for one day before she received a text from a pageant official saying: "Do not go out representing Michigan...

President Trump And Congressional Leaders Reach…

​The Bipartisan Budget Agreement would raise spending caps and suspend the debt ceiling until the end of July 2021.

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West Virginia diocese to discuss 'future…

West Virginia's Roman Catholic Diocese is scheduled to discuss its 'future leadership,' 10 months after the resignation of Bishop Michael Bransfield

Protests spread as activists fight telescope in…

Demonstrations against a giant telescope planned for Hawaii's tallest peak spread to New York, Las Vegas and Honolulu's tourist mecca of Waikiki over the weekend

Trump expands fast-track deportation authority…

The Trump administration is expanding the authority of immigration officers to deport migrants without requiring them to appear before judges ahead of deportation

Puerto Ricans worry about future if embattled…

The political crisis in Puerto Rico has escalated to a point where many question how Gov. Ricardo Rosselló will be able to govern the U.S. territory in upcoming days and possibly weeks despite massive protests to oust him

NYC mayor calls for probe as many wait for power…

Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling for an investigation of power outages that came at the end of this weekend's oppressive heat, saying he no longer trusts utility Con Edison after it decided to turn off power to thousands of customers

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'I have the right to say this is where I belong'

Bumi Thomas, a jazz artist who thought she was a UK citizen, is now facing deportation.

Lawyers seek 10 years instead of life for pipe bomb mailer

Attorneys for a Florida man who mailed crudely made pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump weeks before the midterm elections say he should spend no more than 10 years and one month in prison