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WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued the following statement after the Obama administration today failed to exercise its veto to defeat a discriminatory anti-Israel resolution at the United Nations Security Council: "For eight long years, the Obama...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's attorney general said Friday that she was pursuing new pimping charges against the operators of Backpage.com, a website that advertises escort services, just two weeks after a judge tossed an earlier case. Kamala Harris, an incoming U.S...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Piers Sellers, a climate scientist and former astronaut who gained fame late in life for his eloquent commentary about the earth's fragility and his own cancer diagnosis, has died. He was 61. Sellers died Friday morning in Houston of pancreatic cancer, NASA...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A widely shared story claiming President Barack Obama ordered a ban on Christmas cards sent to the military is not true. The story appeared Dec. 12 on the website tdtalliance using banners and logos from Fox News . The network never aired such a story. Obama...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities warned local law enforcement authorities across the nation Friday that Islamic State sympathizers are continuing to call for attacks on churches and other holiday gathering sites. The warning was issued after a publicly available list of U.S...
CHARLESTOWN, R.I. (AP) — Members of an Indian tribe on Friday were in their fourth day of occupying their tribal government headquarters, because the chief they are trying to oust won't step down. Some members of a recently elected Narragansett Tribal Council said they took over...
NEW YORK (AP) — The Radio City Rockettes will be dancing at President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration next month, but not everyone is kicking up their heels at the booking. One of the famed dancers took to Instagram to say she was "embarrassed and disappointed" by the gig,...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — It became clear to Javier Benavidez that Donald Trump would win the presidency around 2 a.m. after polls closed on Election Day. The Albuquerque activist had helped organize two anti-Trump protests in New Mexico and strongly opposed the Republican's...
ANNANDALE, Minn. (AP) — A small white house that belonged to the Minnesota man who abducted and killed 11-year-old Jacob Wetterling in 1989 came crashing down Friday. Real estate developer Tim Thone bought Danny Heinrich's former home specifically to destroy it. While Heinrich...