National News

Sen. Elizabeth Warren
Charlie Neibergall/AP
May 08, 2019 - 1:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has unveiled a new version of her plan to combat America's opioid epidemic, proposing to spend $100 billion over 10 years on battling the public health consequences of addiction. Warren's new opioids measure is modeled on a 1990...
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Amanda Knox
Ted S. Warren/AP
May 08, 2019 - 12:23 pm
ROME (AP) — Amanda Knox is returning to Italy for the first time since she was convicted and imprisoned, but ultimately acquitted, in the murder and sexual assault of her British roommate in the hilltop university town of Perugia. The 31-year-old American was invited to attend a conference June 13-...
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President Donald Trump
Andrew Harnik/AP
May 08, 2019 - 11:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday acknowledged taking massive tax write offs for real estate losses topping $1 billion from the mid-1980s to mid-1990s, calling it "sport" among developers like himself during that period. Trump was reacting to a New York Times report Tuesday that...
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Kraft, the purveyors of boxed macaroni and cheese beloved as an easy, quick meal for the family, wants to do more for moms on Mother's Day 2019.
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May 08, 2019 - 11:04 am
By Ryan Prior, CNN (CNN) -- Kraft, the purveyors of boxed macaroni and cheese beloved as an easy, quick meal for the family, wants to do more for moms on Mother's Day 2019. The company has announced a plan to help pay for moms who want spend Mother's Day taking a break from mothering. Kraft will...
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California businessman Stephen Semprevivo departs federal court Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Boston, after pleading guilty to charges that he bribed the Georgetown tennis coach to get his son admitted to the school.
Steven Senne/AP Photo
May 08, 2019 - 10:29 am
BOSTON (AP) — A California executive who pleaded guilty to charges that he paid $400,000 in bribes to get his son into Georgetown University has been fired. Stephen Semprevivo pleaded guilty Tuesday in Boston federal court. He is the third parent to plead guilty in the vast college admissions...
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In this May 1, 2019, file photo, Attorney General William Barr is sworn in to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo, File
May 08, 2019 - 10:21 am
UPDATED: 10:45 a.m. By Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is invoking executive privilege, reserving the right to block the full release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia probe, escalating President Donald Trump's battle...
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Officials guide students off a bus and into a recreation center where they were reunited with their parents after a shooting at a suburban Denver middle school Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Highlands Ranch, Colo.
AP Photo/David Zalubowski
May 08, 2019 - 9:00 am
By Kathleen Foody and P. Solomon Banda, Associated Press HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — Two high school students shot and killed a classmate and injured eight others at a charter school in a Colorado community that marked the 20th anniversary of one of the nation's worst school shootings just weeks...
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Philadelphias Uber hub near PHL airport
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
May 08, 2019 - 6:46 am
UPDATE: 1:48 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Unions representing Uber and Lyft drivers are calling a national day of action on Wednesday, pushing for many of those drivers to stay off the road, and encouraging riders to do the same. Philadelphia drivers gathered to protest at the Uber hub near...
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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signs the anti-abortion legislation Tuesday at the state Capitol in Atlanta.
CNN
May 07, 2019 - 7:33 pm
By Alanne Orjoux, Jessica Ravitz and Jason Hanna, CNN (CNN) - - Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Tuesday signed a bill that would ban abortions if a fetal heartbeat can be detected -- a law that the American Civil Liberties Union says it will challenge in court. Currently in Georgia, women are allowed to...
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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo takes part in the 11th Ministerial Meeting of the Arctic Council in Rovaniemi, Finland.
Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP
May 07, 2019 - 6:36 pm
By Matthew Lee BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made a lightning visit to Baghdad on Tuesday to show U.S. support for the Iraqi government as Washington steps up warnings to Iran against any action against American interests in the Middle East. The unannounced trip began and ended...
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