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Winter Snow Storm Causing Capital Region School Closures, Travel Restrictions

The city public schools were among dozens of schools across the tri-state area that have closed, along with colleges and universities, including the City University of NY system. Cloudy, with a steady temperature around 26. Cloudy, with a high near 3...

Partisanship of Cabinet confirmations is rising. But Trump's picks are still different

Trump tweeted Tuesday evening that it is a "disgrace" that his "full Cabinet is still not in place" and that the delay is the longest "in the history of our country". Schumer is. Democrats have slow-walked many of Mr Trump's presidential nominati...

Betsy DeVos' Crucial Senate Confirmation Vote

A procedural vote on the DeVos nomination will be held today with the confirmation vote scheduled for tomorrow. Murkowski said she believed DeVos , a billionaire Republican donor and school choice activist, has much to learn about public edu...

ACLU receives $10M after suing over Trump immigration ban

Google urged about 100 employees to return as soon as possible from overseas as they could be affected, while Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said he was "concerned". He told Reuters he was supposed to fly to Los Angeles, but officials said his visa was...

Donnelly To Oppose Betsy DeVos For Ed Secretary

He has supported some other Trump nominees, including the president's picks for secretary of defense and homeland security, he said. Angus King of ME will vote against President Donald Trump's nominee for education secretary because of her views in f...

Severe storms in Southeast blamed for at least 18 deaths

Bullard says it's "a awful tragedy". Also included were Atkinson, Colquitt, Lowndes and Thomas counties. "We live in a very mobile society, we're moving around the country all the time , I think people in the Gulf Coast unfortunately understand ...

Senate education committee postpones vote on DeVos

The concept of schools of choice has hidden agendas that promote segregation, specifically agendas that support anti-LGBT students. Elizabeth Warren forced DeVos, who's a billionaire, to admit that she'd never filled out financial aid forms.

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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...