Immigration Officials Announce Changes To U.S…

The citizenship test has a 90% pass rate, and it hasn't been revised since 2009.

Police: Body in car was dead before Alabama officer fired

Police in west Alabama say a person whose body was found after a police shooting was dead before the officers fired

New York City Triathlon Canceled Due To Major…

​Nearly 4,000 athletes were expected to compete in the event, with registrants joining from 45 U.S. states and 33 countries.

Artists withdraw from NYC museum show over tear…

Seven artists have asked New York's Whitney Museum to remove their work from its biennial showcase of American art over a museum board member's ties to the sale of law-enforcement supplies including tear gas.

June's Record High Temps Are Part Of A Worrisome…

It's too early to know exactly how climate change impacted June's temperatures, but we do know it's increasing the odds of extreme weather.

Pogopalooza bounces into Pittsburgh for pogo…

Pogopalooza, known as the World Championships of Pogo, is bouncing into Pittsburgh this weekend

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Trump Selects Son Of Late Justice Antonin Scalia…

Eugene Scalia has a long history of representing major corporations that fight against unions and stricter labor laws.

California town leveled by wildfire reopens its public pool

The public swimming pool in Paradise, California, is reopening for the first time since a catastrophic wildfire destroyed much of the town

Chicago Police Officers Fired, Accused Of…

On Thursday, the Chicago Police Board voted to fire Sgt. Stephen Franko along with officers Janet Mondragon, Daphne Sebastian and Ricardo Viramontes.

American crocodiles thriving outside nuclear plant

American crocodiles, once headed toward extinction, are thriving at an unusual spot -- the canals surrounding a South Florida nuclear plant

President Trump, Democrats Respond To 'Send Her…

​A crowd at President Trump's campaign rally in North Carolina began chanting "send her back" as he was talking about Rep. Ilhan Omar.

Virginia lawmakers spar on reported Trump visit…

Virginia lawmakers are sparring after a report President Donald Trump will attend a 400th anniversary celebration of the first meeting of the state's legislative body in Jamestown

What A $15 Minimum Wage Would Mean For Different…

The House just passed a bill that would boost the federal minimum wage to $15. But that doesn't mean the same thing for all minimum-wage workers.

5 killed in 3-vehicle traffic accident in South Texas

Authorities say five people have been killed and seven injured in a three-vehicle accident in South Texas near Victoria

Case Documents Detail Trump's Involvement In Hush…

​Search warrants and related materials detail Donald Trump and Cohen's attempts to quash a potentially damaging scandal before the 2016 election.

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Poet dropped for laureate job says criticism of…

The man whose nomination to become New Hampshire's next poet laureate was withdrawn amid growing criticism of a sexually suggestive poem about former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says he doubts people have even read it

Remote Work May Ramp Up Productivity, But Workers…

Working from home is becoming more popular, but its effects are only just being studied.

Police investigate shooting at Delaware nursing home

Delaware State Police say they are investigating a shooting at a nursing home in Wilmington where two people were shot

Jeffrey Epstein Denied Bail In Federal Sex…

The judge sided with prosecutors after they argued that Epstein was a flight risk due to his wealth and influence.

Lawmaker insists that slavery came from economics not racism

A Republican lawmaker in New Hampshire is standing by comments he made on social media that slavery was motivated by economics rather than racism even as he comes under fire from his own party

Prosecutors Drop Sexual Assault Charges Against…

​The Cape and Islands District Attorney said the decision to drop the case was made "due to the unavailability of the complaining witness."

Wildlife Workers Have Clever Way to Find Florida…

The headline at Smithsonian magazine is "The Snakes That Ate Florida," and the accompanying story makes clear there isn't much hyperbole going on. The story looks at the explosion of Burmese pythons in the Everglades. These invasive creatures—which likely got their start in the area when owners who bought...

House Of Representatives Votes To Block Trump…

Rep. Al Green forced a vote on the resolution despite Speaker Nancy Pelosi's efforts to keep her party from doing so.

Bankrupt US coal company secures short-term funding

A US judge has approved funding to allow a bankrupt coal company to maintain basic operations for a few days

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Straight Edge: The Subgenre That Turned A…

No drinking, drugs or promiscuous sex. An iconoclastic approach to punk rock still resonates with fans.

Florida 'pill mills' were 'gas on the fire' of…

Florida's 'pill mills' were a gateway to the nation's opioid crisis, feeding addiction and overdoses in Appalachia and other states

U.S. Drug Overdose Deaths May Have Dropped For…

According to preliminary data from the CDC, there was about a 5% decline in U.S. drug overdose deaths between 2017 and 2018.