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President Donald Trump gestures from the podium as as speaks at the National Rifle Association-Institute for Legislative Action Leadership Forum.
AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki
May 05, 2018 - 8:21 am
DALLAS (AP) — Months after the horror of the Parkland school shootings in Florida, President Donald Trump stood before cheering members of the National Rifle Association on Friday and implored them to elect more Republicans to Congress to defend gun rights. Trump claimed that Democrats want to "...
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President Donald Trump arrives to the National Teacher of the Year reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC., on May 2.
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David Madden
May 04, 2018 - 9:45 pm
WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A newly released national poll sheds some light on President Donald Trump's job performance numbers — and why they don't change very much. You've heard time and again about the "Trump base," which, at least in the Monmouth University poll , has stayed in the...
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Former Presidents George W. Bush,and George H.W. Bush arrive for a funeral service for former First Lady Barbara Bush.
AP Photo/David J. Phillip
May 04, 2018 - 9:24 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush was released from a Houston hospital on Friday after spending 13 days being treated for an infection that required his hospitalization a day after his wife's funeral. Jim McGrath, a spokesman for the 93-year-old Bush, tweeted that doctors at Houston...
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Actress Allison Mack, center, arrives with her legal team to Brooklyn Federal Court.
AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews
May 04, 2018 - 9:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities expect to make more arrests in the sex-trafficking investigation of a self-help group that's already resulted in charges against former "Smallville" actress Allison Mack and the group's leader, a prosecutor said Friday. Assistant U.S. Attorney Moira Penza told a judge at...
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Construction workers work in midtown Manhattan in New York. U.S. productivity grew at an annual rate of 0.7 percent in the first three months of 2018, a weak reading but a slight improvement from the previous quarter.
AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File
May 04, 2018 - 6:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy has delivered steady if only modest gains for most Americans since the Great Recession ended in 2009. It's been a frustration for many. Yet the very sluggishness of the economic expansion helps explain why it's now the second-longest on record and why more of the...
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Kimberly Adams
May 04, 2018 - 4:13 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Hawaii's famous Kilauea Volcano has spewed lava for decades. But what's different about this abrupt eruption is the rare location of the evacuation site, according to a local expert. "The magma came up to the surface and erupted in a fisher eruption," explained, Loÿc...
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President Donald Trump talks with reporters on Air Force One
AP Photo/Susan Walsh
May 04, 2018 - 2:16 pm
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press DALLAS (AP) — Taking a break from the escalating pressures of the Russia probe and the Stormy Daniels case, President Donald Trump returned to his supporters at the National Rifle Association's annual convention on Friday. Trump, speaking on Air Force One on the...
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Twitter application in use
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Melony Roy
May 04, 2018 - 10:23 am
Twitter is warning all of its users to change their passwords right now . The social network says a bug exposed passwords to internal Twitter staff. We recently found a bug that stored passwords unmasked in an internal log. We fixed the bug and have no indication of a breach or misuse by anyone. As...
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artist's rendering of the Mars InSight lander
NASA/JPL-CALTEACH
May 04, 2018 - 8:18 am
By Amanda Barnett, CNN (CNN) -- NASA is going to Mars again, this time with the first spaceship dedicated to digging deep below the surface to find out what's shaking on the red planet. InSight is scheduled to launch May 5 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on an Atlas V 401 rocket. The...
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lava is shown burning in Leilani Estates subdivision near the town of Pahoa on the Big Island in Hawaii
U.S. Geological Survey via AP
May 04, 2018 - 7:58 am
By Caleb Jones, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — Nearly 1,500 residents were ordered to evacuate from their volcano-side homes after Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano erupted, sending molten lava to chew its way through forest land and bubble up on paved streets. Volcano officials couldn't predict how long...
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