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The Miss America Organization is dropping the swimsuit competition from its nationally televised broadcast, saying it will no longer judge contestants in their appearance.
AP Photo/Mel Evans, File
Melony Roy
June 05, 2018 - 9:35 am
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — When the Miss America pageant started in 1921, having young women parade around in bathing suits seemed like a great way to get tourists to come to the Atlantic City Boardwalk after Labor Day. But how America views women has changed drastically since then, and the Miss...
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Prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller are accusing former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort of making several attempts to tamper with witnesses in his ongoing criminal cases.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File
June 05, 2018 - 8:44 am
By Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort made several attempts to tamper with witnesses in his ongoing criminal case, prosecutors said as they asked a federal judge to consider jailing him while he awaits trial. In a court filing...
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Prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller are accusing former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort of making several attempts to tamper with witnesses in his ongoing criminal cases.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File
June 04, 2018 - 9:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort made several attempts to tamper with witnesses in his ongoing criminal cases, prosecutors said Monday as they asked a federal judge to consider revoking his house arrest. In a court filing, prosecutors working for special counsel Robert...
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Super Bowl LII Champions-Philadelphia Eagles Celebration
Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports
Rachel Kurland
June 04, 2018 - 7:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The White House announced Monday evening that the Philadelphia Eagles are no longer invited to Washington, D.C., Tuesday to celebrate the Super Bowl champs. "The Philadelphia Eagles are unable to come to the White House with their full team to be celebrated tomorrow...
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This file photo combination shows former Penn State vice president Gary Schultz, left, former Penn State athletic director Tim Curley, right, and former Penn State President Graham Spanier, center, in Harrisburg, Pa.
AP Photos/File
June 04, 2018 - 6:44 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania appeals court on Monday ordered the release of documents sealed in the criminal case against former Penn State administrators over their handling of child sex abuse complaints about former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. The three-judge Superior Court...
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President Donald Trump says he has "absolute right to PARDON myself" but says has "done nothing wrong" in the Russia probe.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
June 04, 2018 - 6:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump claimed Monday he has an "absolute right" to pardon himself, part of an extraordinarily expansive vision of executive authority that is mostly untested in court and could portend a drawn-out fight with the prosecutors now investigating him. No need of a...
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Melania Trump won’t be joining her husband at the 2018 G7 summit in Quebec or accompanying him to the meeting planned with North Korea’s leader in Singapore following the G7.
AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File
June 04, 2018 - 6:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than three weeks out of sight, Melania Trump at last has teed up an appearance at a White House event. The first lady was scheduled to serve as co-host with the president at a White House reception Monday to honor the families of those killed during military service...
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Starbucks Corp. says Howard Schultz is stepping down executive chairman later this month.
AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File
June 04, 2018 - 4:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks Corp.'s Howard Schultz is stepping down as executive chairman of the coffee company he helped transform into a global brand, and says public service may be in his future. Schultz, 64, says he is considering a range of options. He had endorsed Democratic presidential...
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President George H.W. Bush
Jasper Colt-USA TODAY
June 04, 2018 - 1:47 pm
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush is leaving a Maine hospital after being treated for low blood pressure and fatigue. A Bush spokesman tweeted Monday that the president "deeply" appreciates the care and good wishes he has received. The 41st president is 93. He posted a...
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Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips
AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File
Cherri Gregg
June 04, 2018 - 10:53 am
WASHINGTON (KYW Newsradio) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday for a Colorado baker who wouldn't make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple in a limited decision that leaves for another day the larger issue of whether a business can invoke religious objections to refuse service to gay and lesbian...
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