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June 20, 2017

Republican Karen Handel Beats Democrat Jon Ossoff in Georgia’s Much-Watched Special Election

President Trump’s hopes of steadying his presidency and his agenda on Capitol Hill were given a lift Tuesday when a Republican won a special congressional election in the Atlanta suburbs. Republican Karen Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in Georgia’s 6th... Continue Reading →

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Three-Time Oscar Winner Daniel Day-Lewis of ‘Lincoln’ Fame Quits Acting

Three-time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis, widely considered one of the preeminent actors of his generation, is retiring from acting, Variety has learned. The 60-year-old star, who has played presidents, writers, and gang leaders in a career that has spanned four... Continue Reading →

As Sailors’ Bodies Are Flown to U.S., American Warship Collision Remains a Mystery

As the bodies of the seven sailors who died aboard the American destroyer Fitzgerald last weekend were flown back to the United States from Japan on Tuesday, multiple investigations of the fatal collision with a container ship began in earnest.... Continue Reading →

Obama’s Home State of Illinois Careens Into Financial Meltdown ‘Like a Banana Republic’

Illinois is grappling with a full-fledged financial crisis and not even the lottery is safe – with Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner warning the state is entering "banana republic" territory. Facing billions in unpaid bills and pension obligations, the state is... Continue Reading →

Northern U.S. Gulf Coast at Risk of Flooding as Tropical Storm Cindy Forms

A tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico may dump more than 10 inches of rain over portions of the northern U.S. Gulf Coast through Friday of this week raising the specter of significant flooding in the hardest-hit areas. The... Continue Reading →

Trump Calls Death of American Student Otto Warmbier a ‘Disgrace’, Says He Should Have Been Brought Home Sooner

President Trump called the death of Otto Warmbier, an American student who returned home last week after being detained in North Korea, a "disgrace" Tuesday. "I think it's a disgrace what happened to Otto," Trump told reporters at the White... Continue Reading →

Sean Spicer Returns as White House Press Secretary

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer declined to say whether he will be taking a new role in the Trump administration, even as speculation mounts that a shakeup is coming in the communications staff. “I’m right here,” Spicer said at... Continue Reading →

Mike Pence Gets a New Puppy and Kitten for Father’s Day

The country let out a collective "awww" nine days ago, when news broke that one of Vice President Mike Pence's family cats, Oreo, had died. Rest in peace Oreo. You touched a lot of hearts in your little life. Our... Continue Reading →

European Court Angers Russia After Ruling That Law Banning Homosexual Propaganda is Illegal

The European Court of Human Rights ruled that a Russian law banning what it describes as the promotion of homosexuality to minors breached European treaty rules, but Moscow said it would appeal what it called an unjust decision. Under the... Continue Reading →

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