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NFL Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy Found Dead at Age 48

Cortez Kennedy was a hulking force at defensive tackle, the cornerstone of a franchise that had little to cheer about for most of his playing career.And yet what Kennedy accomplished as a player with the Seattle Seahawks - which was good enough for induction into the Pro...

Trump Divulged Presence of Nuclear Subs in Korean Waters to Duterte

President Donald Trump told his Philippine counterpart that Washington has sent two nuclear submarines to waters off the Korean peninsula, The New York Times reported, comments likely to raise questions about his handling of sensitive information....

Billionaire Carl Icahn Reaps $60M Windfall as Trump Regulations Adviser

Government work has paid off handsomely for billionaire Carl Icahn...

Franklin Graham: Jihadists 'Losers in This World and in the Next'

The Rev. Franklin Graham saysthe Islamic terrorists who carried out a deadly attack on concert-goers in England are "losers in this world and in the next" - praising President Donald Trump's condemnation of their "wicked ideology.

Big Sur Slide Buries Highway 1 Along California's Coast

A Big Sur landslide plunged across Highway 1 and into the Pacific Ocean, burying the iconic California coastal road for a quarter mile under a 40-foot layer of rock and dirt, and it's still moving.

'We Can Use Peace': Trump and Pope Francis Meet

President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and differing worldviews, met at the Vatican on Wednesday, setting aside their previous clashes to broadcast a tone of peace for an audience around the globe.

Trump: Kim 'Madman With Nuclear Weapons'

President Donald Trump told Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte last month during a private phone call North Korean leader Kim Jong un was a "madman with nuclear weapons," The Washington Post reported.

FCC Won't Take Action Against Stephen Colbert for Anti-Trump Diatribe

Comedian Stephen Colbert's profanity-tinged tirade against President Donald Trump, aired nationally on CBS, doesn't merit any action by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, the agency concluded after a review.After receiving thousands of complaints about the May 1...

Evangelist Calls Jihadists 'Losers in This World and in the Next'

Evangelist leader Franklin Graham said the Islamic terrorists who carried out a deadly attack on concert-goers in England are "losers in this world and in the next" – praising President Donald Trump's condemnation of their "wicked ideology."

WaPost: Trump Calls NKorea's Kim a 'Madman With Nuclear Weapons'

President Donald Trump told Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte last month during a private phone call North Korean leader Kim Jong un was a "madman with nuclear weapons," The Washington Post reported.

Stephen Colbert Cleared in FCC Review of Anti-Trump Diatribe

Schiff: House Panel Will 'Explore' Contempt Against Flynn

House Intelligence Committee Vice Chairman Adam Schiff said Tuesday that former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn has declined to testify before or supply business documents to his panel and - as such - "we do have to explore a use of contempt."

Fox Removes Report from Website About Murdered DNC Staffer

Fox News says it has removed from its website a speculative story about the 2016 murder of Democratic National Committee employee Seth Rich because it "was not initially subjected to the high degree of editorial scrutiny we require for all our reporting."The report,...

Fox Removes Report from Website about Murdered DNC Staffer

Sen. Burr on Flynn: All Options 'On the Table'

Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr said Tuesday the panel's options to secure testimony from former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn in its Russia probe included contempt of Congress and "I've said that everything is on table."

Mueller Cleared by DOJ Ethics Experts to Lead Russia Probe

Justice Department ethics experts Tuesday cleared Robert Mueller to lead the Russia probe, The Washington Post reported.

World Running Low on Sand

The world is suddenly discovering we are running out of sand, according to the New Yorker.

Budget: Cuts to 66 Federal Programs Would Save $26.7 Billion

Sixty-six federal programs face the ax under President Donald Trump's budget plan, with the sharpest cuts - totaling $22 billion-plus - hitting education, health and human services, housing, the State Department, and USAID.

Obama-Era Lawyers File Motion for Legal Justification of Syria Strikes

Lawyers with ties to former President Barack Obama are seeking to learn what legal justification President Donald Trump's administration had when it launched an airstrike on a Syrian air base last month.

Healthy Seniors Don't Need Statins: Study

Senior citizens with no history of heart problems appear to gain no health benefit from cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, a new study suggests.People 65 and older treated with pravastatin as part of a major clinical trial had about the same risk of death as...

Tuesday Group Chairman MacArthur Resigns Over Healthcare Fallout

Rep. Tom MacArthur on Tuesday resigned as chair of the Tuesday Group - moderate Republicans - over fallout from the healthcare legislation that bore his name, The Hill reported.

California's Single-Payer Healthcare Would Cost $400 Billion

A single-payer healthcare system in California would cost approximately $400 billion annually, according to a legislative analysis released ahead of the proposal's hearing in a key fiscal committee, the Los Angeles Times reported on Tuesday.

Rep. McCaul: Muslims Must 'Step Up to the Plate' in Fight Against Terrorism

Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, said Tuesday, in response to the attack in Manchester, U.K. Monday night, that Muslims must do more to fight against radical terrorists.

The Daily Beast Compares Japan PM Abe to Hitler

A new report compares Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's administration to that of Nazi Germany's dating back to World War II.

NY Attorney General: $18.5 Million Settlement With Target

Target Corp. has reached an $18.5 million settlement over a massive data breach that occurred before Christmas in 2013, New York's attorney general announced Tuesday.T

Justice Department Sues Fiat Chrysler Over Pollution Controls

The U.S. government has filed a civil lawsuit accusing Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV of using software to bypass emission controls in diesel vehicles, the Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday.

US Forces Kill 7 Al-Qaeda Militants in Yemen Raid, Incur Injuries

Multiple U.S. troops were injured in a Tuesday raid against a compound associated with al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula in Yemen in which at least seven militants were killed, the Pentagon said. The raid took place in Marib province in the early hours of Tuesday local time...

Ed Klein: The Democrats' Evil Twin

John Podesta, the chairman of Hillary Clinton's losing presidential campaign, is notorious for his hot temper. When he blows his fuse, people in Washington say he turns into his Evil Twin Skippy.Skippy surfaced the other day.In an interview with Politico, he dumped all over...

Poll: Most Say Saudis Not Tough Enough in Fight Against Islamic Terror

Despite President Donald Trump's glowing praise of Saudi Arabia during his visit there over the weekend, only 9 percent of likely U.S. voters say the Saudi government has been aggressive enough in its efforts to fight radical Islamic terrorism...

Report: Dem Aide Suspected of Major Security Breach Leaves for Pakistan

A former aide to several House Democrats currently under criminal investigation for breaching security has left the United States for Pakistan, The Daily Caller reports.

Trump Proposes Selling Off Half the US Strategic Oil Reserve

The White House plan to trim the national debt includes selling off half of the nation's emergency oil stockpile, part of a broad series of changes proposed by President Donald Trump to the federal government's role in energy markets.

US Starts 'Extreme Vetting' of 1K Refugees for Swap With Australia

U.S. Homeland Security officials have begun "extreme vetting" interviews at Australia's offshore detention centers, two sources at the camps told Reuters on Tuesday, as Washington honors a refugee swap that President Donald Trump had called "a dumb deal."...

Trump Budget to Include $1.6 Billion for 'Bricks and Mortar for a Wall'

President Donald Trump's budget proposal includes $2.6 billion for border security, of which $1.6 billion is for "bricks and mortar for a wall," according to Mick Mulvaney, Office of Management and Budget director.

DNI: US Hasn't Verified ISIS Link to Manchester Attack

The United States has not confirmed an Islamic State link to a suicide bombing that killed at least 22 people at a concert hall in the British city of Manchester, despite the militant group's claim of responsibility, the top U.S. intelligence official said on Tuesday.

Queen Condemns Manchester Attack as 'Act of Barbarity'

Queen Elizabeth II condemned on Tuesday the Manchester terror attack as an "act of barbarity," voicing sympathy for victims and emergency workers.

Former James Bond Actor Roger Moore Has Died

Roger Moore, the handsome English actor who appeared in seven films as James Bond and as Simon Templar on "The Saint" TV series, has died in Switzerland after a short battle with cancer. He was 89....

US Forces Kill 7 Al-Qaeda Militants in Yemen Raid

US forces have carried out a ground raid on an Al-Qaeda compound in Yemen, killing seven militants, the Pentagon said late Monday. The raid took place in Marib province in the early hours of Tuesday local time and was conducted with the support of Yemeni authorities....

ISIS Claims Manchester Concert Bombing

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility on Tuesday for bombing a pop concert in the British city of Manchester and killing 22 people, including children.

Climate Change Taking Toll on Clarity of Lake Tahoe Water

Climate change is causing Lake Tahoe to warm sooner in the spring than it has historically, disrupting the normal mixing of shallow and deep water and undercutting gains made in reversing the loss of clarity of the cobalt mountain lake, scientists say.

SKorea Fires Shots at NKorea After Object Crosses Border

South Korea fired warning shots Tuesday after an unidentified object flew south from rival North Korea, Seoul's military said. Local media said it may have been a North Korean military drone.

US 'Disappointed' Taiwan Not at WHO Assembly

President Donald Trump's top health official says the United States is "disappointed" that Taiwan wasn't invited to the World Health Organization's most important annual meeting.

Manchester's Arndale Shopping Center Evacuated, Witnesses Heard 'Big Bang'

A shopping center in Manchester, England, was evacuated and witnesses said they heard a "big bang" on Tuesday, just hours after a suicide bomber killed 22 people and injured 59 in the same area of the city.

Trump Condemns 'Evil Losers' Who Carried Out Concert Attack

President Donald Trump condemned the "evil losers" responsible for the deadly attack on concert-goers in England Tuesday and called on leaders in the Middle East in particular to help root out violence.

Ariana Grande: 'So Sorry' Following Explosion at My Concert

Singer Ariana Grande said late Monday she was "so sorry" following an explosion at her concert in England that left 19 people dead and at least 59 injured.

BBC: British PM May Will Suspend Campaign After Terror Attack

British Prime Minister Theresa May will suspend her general election campaign ahead of the United Kingdom's upcoming election in the wake of the Manchester attack, according to a new report.

Trump Budget Contains Little on Drug Prices Despite Tough Talk

President Donald Trump has repeatedly excoriated pharmaceutical companies for high drug costs, but the policy and spending plans in his administration's 2018 health budget contain almost no major proposals that would impact the industry's pricing practices.

Death Threats May Prompt NBA's Kanter to Become US Citizen

Oklahoma City center Enes Kanter said Monday he routinely received death threats for criticizing the government of his native Turkey, and he may seek an expedited process toward becoming a U.S. citizen.

'Heartbreaking': Reactions to the Manchester Attack

Public officials, celebrities, and others tweeted their support for the victims and their horror at what had taken place in Manchester, England, on Monday night.

Mississippi Lawmaker Apologizes for Calling for Lynching

A Mississippi lawmaker has apologized for saying Louisiana leaders should be lynched for removing Confederate monuments, only after his comment sparked broad condemnation in both states.

CNN: Comey, Mueller to Speak Before Senate Intel Testimony

Fired FBI Director James Comey and special counsel Robert Mueller intend to speak before Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee after Memorial Day, CNN reported.