National News

Paul Manafort
Ken Fowler/CNN
June 08, 2018 - 2:45 pm
By Katelyn Polantz, CNN (CNN) -- Prosecutors have filed a new indictment against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort that also names as a defendant Konstantin Kilimnik, a close business colleague of Manafort's who prosecutors have said has close ties to Russian intelligence. The indictment...
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Kilauea's lower East Rift Zone, showing continued fountaining of a fissure and the lava flow channel fed by it
U.S. Geological Survey via AP
June 08, 2018 - 2:02 pm
By Caleb Jones, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — Lava from the Kilauea volcano that flowed into Kapoho Bay has created nearly a mile of new land and officials with the U.S. Geological Survey said Thursday the flow is still very active and there's no way to know when the eruption will end or if more...
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June 08, 2018 - 10:21 am
BOSTON (AP) — American cities accounted for about 96 percent of the country's job growth in 2017 as they added nearly 2 million new jobs, according to the latest annual report from a bipartisan coalition of mayors. The U.S. Conference of Mayors, which is gathering in Boston starting on Friday, says...
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Independence Hall in Philadelphia
Mike DeNardo
June 08, 2018 - 7:55 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It's the Semiquincentennial. "The Secretary of Interior asked us to come up with a new name. He couldn't say it — semiquincentennial," said Frank Giordano, president of the Philly Pops. In other words, it's the nation's 250th birthday ... in 2026. Giordano is also the...
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Most of the Kapoho area including the tide pools is now covered in fresh lava with few properties still intact as the Kilauea Volcano lower east rift zone eruption continues on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Pahoa, Hawaii.
AP Photo/LE Baskow
June 07, 2018 - 11:16 pm
By Caleb Jones, Associated Press HONOLULU (AP) — Lava from the Kilauea volcano that flowed into Kapoho Bay has created nearly a mile of new land and officials with the U.S. Geological Survey said Thursday the flow is still very active and there's no way to know when the eruption will end or if more...
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In this April 25, 2018, file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File
June 07, 2018 - 11:10 pm
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration said in a court filing late Thursday that it will no longer defend key parts of the Affordable Care Act, including the requirement that people have health insurance and provisions that guarantee access to health insurance...
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an Army soldier, right, and a Marine stand in front of the gates that separate the Cuban side from the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base
AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa
June 07, 2018 - 9:41 pm
By Ben Fox, Associated Press GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba (AP) — A new dining hall for guards at the Guantanamo Bay detention center has a shimmering view of the Caribbean and a lifespan of 20 years. Barracks scheduled to start getting built next year are meant to last five decades. And the...
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Yellowstone Superintendent Dan Wenk
AP Photo/Matthew Brown, File
June 07, 2018 - 9:33 pm
By Matthew Brown, Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park's superintendent said Thursday that he's being forced out as a "punitive action" following disagreements with the Trump administration over how many bison the park can sustain, a longstanding source of conflict...
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Changes in annual suicide rates by state
CNN
June 07, 2018 - 2:09 pm
By Susan Scutti (CNN) -- Suicide rates increased by 25 percent across the United States over nearly two decades ending in 2016, according to research published Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Twenty-five states experienced a rise in suicides by more than 30 percent,...
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Pablo Villavicencio poses with his two daughters, Luciana, left, and Antonia.
Villavicencio Family Photo via AP
June 07, 2018 - 10:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — He went from delivering pizza to being detained by immigration officers. An Ecuadorean restaurant worker making a delivery to an Army garrison in Brooklyn wound up being detained June 1 after a routine background check at the gate revealed there was a warrant for his arrest for...
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