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White House bars major news outlets from informal briefing

February 24, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

Reporters line up in hopes of attending a briefing in Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s office at the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. White House held an off camera briefing in Spicer’s office, where they selected who could attend. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) News organizations including The New York Times, the Los Angeles...

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Storm-lashed California roads, dams could cost $1B to fix

February 24, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Feb. 21, 2017, file photo, the shoulder and one lane of westbound Highway 50 are damaged due to storms near Pollock Pines, Calif. The bill to repair California’s roadways hammered by floods and rockslides in an onslaught of storms this winter is...

Bill Cosby won’t face a barrage of accusers at his trial

February 24, 2017 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

In this Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016 file photo, Bill Cosby leaves after a hearing in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Cosby was charged with aggravated sexual assault on Dec. 30, 2015. Montgomery County Judge Steven...

Residents return after flooding to access damage in San Jose

February 23, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

Li Truong, right, takes out some belongings from her flooded apartment with the help of friend Dung Nguyen Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. Thousands of people evacuated from a flood in San Jose, returned home Thursday amid warnings to be careful...

No criminal wrongdoing found after Wyoming horse left behind

February 23, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

In this December 2016 file photo provided by the U.S. Forest Service, B.J. Hill from Swift Creek Outfitters helps rescue his horse, Valentine, from a remote area in northwestern Wyoming. Valentine spent eight weeks in the wilderness after being left behind by...

Mom who decapitated baby gets 15 years to life in prison

February 23, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio woman charged with stabbing and decapitating her 3-month-old daughter pleaded guilty to murder and was sentenced Thursday to 15 years to life in prison. Deasia Watkins, 22, pleaded guilty in the March 2015 death of Jayniah Watkins....

Lawsuit accuses Milwaukee police of illegal stop-and-frisks

February 22, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

American Civil Liberties Union attorney Nusrat Choudhury speaks at a news conference in Milwaukee, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, about a federal lawsuit the ACLU filed against the Milwaukee Police Department on behalf of six black and Latino plaintiffs who say...

Police release audio of suspect in Indiana girls’ deaths

February 22, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

Capt. David Bursten of the Indiana State Police is joined by law enforcement officials from numerous departments to provide the latest details of the investigation into the murders of Liberty German and Abigail Williams on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, at Delphi...

House speaker gets firsthand look at US-Mexico border

February 22, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection boat carrying U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan travels down the Rio Grande Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 south of Mission, Texas. Ryan and Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, toured the Texas border with Mexico by air and boat, as...

Missouri man charged with trying to plan terrorist attack

February 21, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri native who said he wanted to participate in a terrorist attack that would cause many deaths and injuries is charged with helping plan a Presidents Day attack on buses, trains and a train station in Kansas City, federal...