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Super Bowl 50 gets second-highest overnight rating

An estimated 72% of US households watched the Big Game, which was the highest audience share since Super Bowl XVI in 1982. Whatever. This lackadaisical effort at such a critical point of the game will do more damage in the locker room than any exit...

Insurgents Trump and Sanders seek lift at New Hampshire primary

Meanwhile, Trump returned to mocking Bush after the two clashed during ABC's Republican presidential debate on Saturday night, calling him a " loser " and saying "every time he attacks me, he melts like butter". Ted Cruz. He says he was torn betwee...

Publisher to pay $14M in 'Happy Birthday' copyright case

However, a court filing shows the defendants informally provided data showing that some of those represented in the class-action lawsuit had paid as much as $51 million in collective costs for use of the song. Billboard notes that when Warner Music ...

U.S. State Department confirms Clinton's emails contained highly classified info

Kirby said the documents were not marked classified at the time they were sent, but are being upgraded now at the request of USA intelligence officials. U.S. Secretary of States John Kerry responds to reporters questions at a news conference at the...

CDC outlines guidance to reduce sexual transmission of Zika

Women who are not pregnant should consider doing the same if they are "concerned about sexual transmission", according to the guidelines . However, global health officials suspect a Zika virus outbreak in Brazil may be linked to that country's repor...

Israel looking to ban Arab MPs who met attackers' relatives

While the three will not be able to speak before the Knesset or attend the plenum at the end of the winter session, they will still be able to vote. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu proposed the legislation in response to the visit last week by Zo...

In Flint, Clinton addresses poisoned water crisis

Thursday's debate comes just two days after the New Hampshire primary, and 10 days after the Iowa caucuses. Instead, the 69-year-old lashed out at the Sanders campaign for what he described as inaccurate and "sexist" attacks on his wife. "She and ...

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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...