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Burned Girl, Sa'fyre Terry, Asks Only For One Thing This Christmas

She even has a special Facebook page , Safyre Schenectady's Super Survivor, and her aunt uses it to keep everyone updated on Safyre's condition . "You know what it is, the message, her message is out, her message is out to the world, and that's...

Supreme Court Justice Claims Elite Colleges Are Too Tough For Black Students

Abigail Fisher brought the case , arguing she was unconstitutionally denied access to the University of Texas because of the holistic admissions plan that determines the final one-quarter of students admitted. Stuart Taylor, the co-author of Mism...

Walmart Launches Mobile Payments Service Called Walmart Pay

Instead, the retail giant has announced plans to launch its own QR code-based mobile payments app called Walmart Pay. You then scan the code displayed at the register when you're ready to checkout from the store. "We needed a solution that offere...

Donald Trump's Mocking of Reporter 'Not Worthy' of a Candidate, Chris Christie

Giuliani said he would have known about a large gathering of that sort. Christie was referring to an incident last week, when Trump made a gesture that seemingly mocked a New York Times reporter who has a disability that limits the movement o...

Cruz jumps ahead of Trump in Iowa

Trump still has some time to make up his mind - but not that much time . As the son of immigrants, I'm offended by Trump's xenophobia, and as a former Homeland Security official, I question the wisdom behind Carson's support for torture .

Planned Parenthood Suspected Shooter Disrupts Court Hearing, 179 Charges Filed Against Him

Colorado Springs police have refused to discuss a potential motive in the November 27 attack, which wounded nine and killed three. The number of charges reflected different theories of murder that prosecutors can pursue at trial , including murder...

Supreme Court Justice Scalia Says Black Students Should Attend "Slower" Colleges

Justices heard extended arguments in Abigail Fisher's case against the University of Texas' race-conscious admissions plan Wednesday and it may not bode well for affirmative action . The most vocal supporter of the Texas program was Associate ...

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Tornadoes in Wisconsin, Oklahoma leave 2 dead

Meanwhile, northwest Oklahoma and parts of south-central Kansas are in the "moderate" risk category - the second highest - for severe weather on Thursday, according to the Storm P...

It's 'Trumpcare,' and GOP faces political fallout

The Republican, whose healthcare bill narrowly passed in the House on Thursday (4 May), said United States healthcare would "soon be great" in a tweet dismissing the current syste...

GOP congressman: Republicans 'irresponsible' to celebrate health vote

He pointed to three main areas of contention with the American Health Care Act: cutting Medicaid by $850 billion; less coverage for seniors while increasing costs, and taking awa...

Pro-Ryan group launches ad thanking supporters of House healthcare bill

President Trump tweeted on Friday. "Deductibles will be coming down". The new bill would seem to put that at risk. At any rate, it is going to take some time before the Sena...

Derby 2017: 5 horses to watch in 143rd Kentucky Derby

We have to focus on this next one and see if he can stay focused himself. "We've always taken the approach that this race is the reason why a lot of people are in the business", ...

Trump signs bill to prevent government shutdown

The problem is the extra week doesn't change the politics. Lawmakers in the House approved the measure in a 382-30 vote and the Senate shortly thereafter approved it by voice vot...

Fresno shooting suspect laughed as he recounted rampage that killed 3

A review of social media indicates that Muhammad regularly posted racially charged videos and statements. The.357-caliber revolver Muhammad allegedly used on Tuesday was stil...

Passing lane bill fails to yield in Senate

On Thursday, the House Education Committee passed an amended bill, HB 549, which will bring the House measure closer to a similar proposal making its way through the Senate. Susan ...

SUNY Fredonia, JCC officials react to Excelsior Scholarship

As a result of the various exceptions and restrictions attached to Cuomo's widely hailed program, officials acknowledged that as few as 32,000 students might take advantage of the ...

Your tax return isn't due by tomorrow

Image source: Getty Images. Taxpayers have until the tax deadline to contribute to an individual retirement account (IRA). The run-up in federal spending amounts to a 3,000 per...

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Easter Egg Hunt Egg-stravaganza!

Easter Egg Hunt Egg-stravaganza!

Tickets at the door are $12 for general admission, $10 for seniors, $5 for students. Leland Parks and Recreation held their third annual Night Hunt for adults-only (21 and up) Th...

Former Trump campaign chairman to register as foreign agent

Former Trump campaign chairman to register as foreign agent

In a statement issued on Wednesday, Manafort spokesman Jason Maloni said that the former Trump adviser has been in discussions with federal authorities since before the election ...

Congressman: Freedom Caucus members would vote against Ten Commandments

Congressman: Freedom Caucus members would vote against Ten Commandments

When Trump was drawing up his list of potential Supreme Court nominees previous year , he said he was relying on guidance from Heritage and the Federalist Society, an influential...

GOP Health Deal Elusive As House To Take Easter Break

Conservatives are facing pushback from other lawmakers as they seek to allow states to apply for waivers to repeal ObamaCare protections for people with pre-existing conditions, ...

White House officials offer change to health care bill

Shares of USA hospital operators dropped on Tuesday as Republicans sought to revive plans to dismantle the Affordable Care Act that has benefited the companies. About 2 in 3 were ...

McCaskill, Accusing Gorsuch of 'Stunning Lack of Humanity,' Backs Filibuster

But with Democratic leaders nearly certainly set to enact a filibuster, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will likely have to invoke the "nuclear" option and rewrite the Sena...

Gonzaga, UNC, Oregon, USC to hold open Final Four practices

And it's not easy to get here, but it's easier at those two places , and I'm not trying to be humble, I'm being what I think is truthful. Berry said Thursday in the North Caroli...

Gonzaga holds off South Carolina 77-73 in Final Four

The current Ducks defeated No. 1 Kansas in the Elite 8. Opponents have shot a combined 39.9 percent from the field against the Gamecocks, averaging 17 turnovers per game. This is t...

Defense key for Gonzaga, South Carolina

North Carolina cleans up almost 42 percent of its misses, so their best offensive play is often a missed shot. In addition, Gonzaga , a 2018 Maui Jim Maui Invitational participan...