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Study Looks at Veterans Most at Risk for Suicid...

(NEW YORK) — Suicide remains a substantial problem among veterans with rising rates in the past decade and higher rates than the general population, according...

States Sue Obama Administration Over Transgende...

(NEW YORK) — Eleven states have filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration challenging the government’s directive that allows transgender individuals to use the bathroom...

Formerly Homeless Girl Graduates College While ...

(NEW YORK) — Many people talk about beating the odds, but one awe-inspiring young woman from the Bronx has truly proven what it really means...

National Spelling Bee’s Best Moments

(NEW YORK) — This year, 285 precocious kids ages 6 to 15 will compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee for the trophy and $40,000...

Mysterious Letter Revives Interest in Man’s 40-...

(FORT KENT, Maine) — Nearly 40 years after Bernard Ross disappeared from his Maine home, his parents received a mysterious letter about him, renewing police...

FBI Director Deplores ‘Peculiar Indifference’ t...

(WASHINGTON) — In unusually frank terms, FBI Director James Comey on Wednesday indicted Americans across the country for the “peculiar indifference” he says they’ve shown...

Romanian Hacker ‘Guccifer’ Pleads Guilty in Fed...

(WASHINGTON) — The notorious Romanian hacker known as Guccifer has pleaded guilty in federal court to two hacking-related charges, according to prosecutors. Guccifer, whose name...

Suspect in Arizona Highway Shootings Taken into...

(PHOENIX) — A man who allegedly shot at passing cars while driving the wrong way on a highway was taken into custody Wednesday morning, according...

Severe Weather Sweeps Across Plains; Two Injure...

(DODGE CITY, Kan.) — Two people were critically injured in Kansas Tuesday evening following severe weather that swirled through the Plains, according to officials. In...

Chaotic Scene Erupts Outside Trump Rally in New...

(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) — A protester was arrested after a chaotic scene erupted outside a Donald Trump rally in New Mexico overnight, which left several officers...

‘Large and Destructive’ Tornado Strikes Kansas,...

(DODGE CITY, Kan.) — A “large and destructive” tornado hit Kansas four miles southwest of Dodge City, Kansas Tuesday afternoon, the National Weather Service confirmed....

Romanian Hacker ‘Guccifer’ Expected to Plead Gu...

(WASHINGTON) — The notorious Romanian hacker known as Guccifer is expected to plead guilty in federal court on Wednesday, according to prosecutors. Guccifer, whose name...

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Solar Impulse Pilot Shares Most Sublime Moment ...

(LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa.) — Solar Impulse, the lightweight solar-powered airplane being flown by two pilots on a journey around the world, hit a milestone Wednesday...

NASA: Mystery of Massive Black Holes May be Ans...

(NEW YORK) — Scientists may have unraveled the mystery of what creates supermassive black holes. Giant black holes are at the heart of almost every...

Ukrainian Pilot Released in Dramatic Prison Swap

(MOSCOW) — Nadezhda Savchenko, a Ukrainian pilot held prisoner by Russia for almost two years, returned home to Kiev Wednesday following a dramatic prisoner swap...

Boat Carrying Hundreds of Migrants Capsizes Nea...

(NEW YORK) — An overcrowded boat carrying hundreds of migrants capsized today in the Mediterranean Sea, killing at least five, according to the Italian Navy....

What to Know About the New Taliban Commander Af...

(NEW YORK) — The Taliban named its newest leader Wednesday, just days after U.S. drone strikes killed former chief Mullah Mansur. Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada, previously...

President Obama Lectured by Japanese PM over Ok...

(SHIMA, Japan) — In a news conference where he was harshly lectured by the prime minister of Japan, President Obama extended his “sincerest condolences and...

Massive Sinkhole Swallows 20 Cars in Italian To...

(FLORENCE, Italy) — A massive sinkhole opened up on a busy Italian street Wednesday, swallowing some 20 parked parks — and jaw-dropping spectacle was captured...

Obama Fields Most Colorful Town Hall to Date in...

(HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam) — President Obama arrived to enthusiastic crowds at his final event in Vietnam Wednesday, a town hall with young Asian...

Russia Says 14 Athletes Tested Positive for Dop...

(MOSCOW) — More fallout for Russia and its athletic doping scandal. The Russian Olympic Committee said Tuesday that 14 Russians who competed in the 2008...

Breakdown of Biodegradable Plastics in Ocean ‘E...

(NEW YORK) — Biodegradable plastics, often found in bottles and plastic bags, may not be part of the solution to ocean pollution as once marketed,...

Unnerving Video Shows Lions Licking Tent with C...

(GABORONE, Botswana) — A camper in Africa experienced a too-close-for-comfort encounter with nature when she recorded three lionesses licking her tent while she was still...

How Obama’s Vietnam Visit Became About China

(HANOI, Vietnam) — President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry are in Vietnam this week for a trip the White House says is aimed...

Politics

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Bill Clinton Spends 30 Minutes Debating Bernie ...

(SANTA FE, N.M.) — President Clinton is known for his surprise retail stops along the campaign trail, often surprising patrons who have no clue he...

Donald Trump Hits Hillary Clinton on Email Cont...

(NEW YORK) — With his first trip to the Golden State in a few weeks, Donald Trump wasted no time Wednesday digging into the news...

Muslim Organization Touts Chewing Gum as Cure-A...

(NEW YORK) — In its first satirical attempt to challenge anti-Muslim bigotry, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and...

Calls Continue for Debbie Wasserman-Schultz to ...

(WASHINGTON) — Speculation reached a tipping point Wednesday over whether or not Debbie Wasserman-Schultz should step down from her post as the head of the...

Paul Ryan and the Art of the Non-Endorsement En...

(WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Paul Ryan Wednesday addressed rumors that he would soon be endorsing presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump during. “I haven’t made a...

New Mexico’s Governor Brushes Off Trump Attacks

(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) — After Donald Trump slammed New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez during a raucous rally in Albuquerque Tuesday night, the Republican governor’s office is...

Speaker Ryan Says He Hasn’t Made a Decision on ...

(WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Wednesday that he hasn’t made a decision about whether to endorse Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. “I have...

Hillary Clinton Violated Email Policy, State De...

(WASHINGTON) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and some of her predecessors violated the government’s policies on email use and records retention, the State...

‘Get ‘Em Out’: How Donald Trump Deals with Heck...

(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) — Donald Trump may now be the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, but that doesn’t stop him from reacting to hecklers in the same...

Why Melissa Gilbert Ended Her Bid for Congress

(BRIGHTON, Mich.) — Melissa Gilbert has ended her bid for Congress because of health problems. The Little House on the Prairie star, who was running...

Clinton Picks Actor over Biden, Sanders for VP ...

(NEW YORK) — As speculation circulates about whom Hillary Clinton’s veep pick would be, Ellen DeGeneres decided to push the process along for the Democratic...

Donald Trump Mocks Gov. Susana Martinez at New ...

(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) — At his rally in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Donald Trump took a swipe at the nation’s first — and only — Latina governor,...

Business News

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U.S. Stocks Have Second Positive Day in a Row, ...

(NEW YORK) — U.S. stocks closed higher for the second day in a row Wednesday following a jump in oil prices on a crude inventories...

Rebel Group Threatens One of World’s Largest Oi...

(NEW YORK) — While Nigerian soldiers battle Boko Haram militants in the north, a new, radical group of vigilantes has emerged from the southern swamplands...

Netflix, Other Streaming Services Face European...

(BRUSSELS) — Netflix and other on-demand video services could be subject to a quota requiring them to ensure at least 20 percent of their content...

Microsoft’s Gutting of Its Mobile Business Will...

(NEW YORK) — Microsoft announced Wednesday it is slashing 1,850 jobs in its mobile division as the company seeks to streamline operations following an announcement...

Ford Recalls 271,000 F-150 Pickups over Brake I...

(DEARBORN, Mich.) — Ford is recalling approximately 271,000 F-150 pickup trucks in North America to address a brake issue. The recall affects vehicles from model...

At McDonald’s HQ, Fight for 15 to Rally for Hig...

(CHICAGO) — Fight for 15 is staging another round of massive demonstrations Wednesday. The group calling for a minimum wage increase to $15 will super-size...

“GMA” Tries Video Doorbells to See How Well The...

(NEW YORK) — Doorbells equipped with video cameras are on homes across the country. The commercial for Ring says the doorbell allows homeowners to see...

Sports Authority Is Going Out of Business: What...

(NEW YORK) — Sports Authority is set to begin its liquidation sale, after the sporting goods retailer detailed in court documents its plan to shutter...

Tinder Sues Dating App 3nder Over Alleged Copyr...

(NEW YORK) — The ever-expanding dating app Tinder has filed a lawsuit against a startup called 3nder over alleged trademark infringement, arguing that the names...

Dow Closes with Triple Digit Gains, Investors R...

(NEW YORK) — Wall Street rallied Tuesday after investors appeared to settle on rumors of a possible rate hike this summer. The Dow soared 213.12...

Domino’s Pizza Exploited Outdated Computer Syst...

(NEW YORK) — Domino’s Pizza, the nation’s largest pizza delivery chain, is being accused of exploiting an outdated computer system to commit “rampant wage violations”...

Threat of Zika Virus Forces Many to Shift Summe...

(NEW YORK) — A popular parenting Facebook page is populated these days primarily with posts about the Zika virus and travel safety. One woman by...

Entertainment News

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Laverne Cox on North Carolina Bathroom Legislat...

(NEW YORK) — Laverne Cox, the groundbreaking transgender star of the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black, gets emotional when discussing the controversy swirling...

“Beauty and the Beast” Live-Action Teaser-Trail...

(NEW YORK) — A lot of us clearly are looking forward to seeing that live-action remake of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. The just-released teaser...

Chelsea Handler Doesn’t Care What You Think of ...

(NEW YORK) — Chelsea Handler has made a career out of being unapologetic, unafraid and sometimes half-naked. Now, Handler is trying to reinvent herself and...

Dory Just Keeps Swimming in New “Finding Dory” ...

(NEW YORK) — With just over three weeks to go before it opens, we’ve got a second trailer for Finding Dory. The sequel to the...

Amy Schumer Fights Back Against “Trolls”: “I Th...

(LOS ANGELES) — Amy Schumer is standing up for herself against online “trolls,” with an Instagram photo of herself in a one-piece bathing suit. The...

“The Voice” Finale: Who Won a Recording Contract?

(LOS ANGELES) — Christina Aguilera made Voice history on the 10th-season finale of the NBC singing competition Tuesday night. Her artist, Alisan Porter, was named...

“The Voice” Recap: Who Won a Recording Contract?

(LOS ANGELES) — Christina Aguilera made Voice history on the 10th-season finale of the NBC singing competition Tuesday night. Her artist, Alisan Porter, was named...

“Dancing with the Stars” Recap: And the Winner ...

(LOS ANGELES) — Model/actor Nyle DiMarco won season 22 of Dancing with the Stars Tuesday night, beating out UFC fighter Paige VanZant and Good Morning...

Pawn Stars’ “Chumlee” Avoiding Jail in Plea Deal

(LAS VEGAS) — Austin Lee Russell, a.k.a. “Chumlee” on the History network hit Pawn Stars, is taking a plea deal in connection with an arrest...

Check Out the New Five-Minute “Independence Day...

(NEW YORK) — Just in case the first two trailers didn’t get your heart racing, we’ve now got a brand-new, extended trailer for Independence Day:...

Bill Cosby Ordered to Stand Trial in Pennsylvan...

(MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Penn.) — A Pennsylvania judge has ruled Bill Cosby must stand trial in the case of a woman who has accused the comedian...

Today Marks 25th Anniversary of “Thelma & Louise”

(NEW YORK) — Twenty-five years ago, Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis were on the run. Their classic film Thelma & Louise was released May 24,...

Sports

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Bills GM Says He ‘Used Poor Choice of Words’ Re...

(BUFFALO , N.Y.) — Buffalo Bills general manager Doug Whaley admitted in a statement he issued Wednesday that he “used a poor choice of words”...

Curry Says ‘Series Isn’t Over’ After Falling Be...

(OKLAHOMA CITY) — Don’t count them out just yet. Despite now trailing the Western Conference Finals 3-1 to the Oklahoma City Thunder, Golden State Warriors...

Indy 500 Stinger Auction to Raise Money for Chi...

(INDIANAPOLIS) — The Indianapolis 500 is kicking off its 100-year anniversary by auctioning off an iconic car to help children fighting cancer. For racing fans,...

Scoreboard Roundup — 5/24/16

(NEW YORK) — Here are the latest scores and winners: INTERLEAGUETampa Bay 4, Miami 3Detroit 3, Philadelphia 1Boston 8, Colorado 3 AMERICAN LEAGUETexas 4, L.A....

Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. to Featur...

(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — Hendrick Motorsports teammates Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. will sport patriotic designs on their cars when they race at Charlotte Motor...

Craig Sager to Receive Jimmy V Perseverance Awa...

(NEW YORK) — It wouldn’t be the ESPYS without the Jimmy V Perseverance Award, and this year’s recipient couldn’t be more deserving. Craig Sager, 64,...

UCLA and Under Armour Reach Record 15-Year, $28...

(LOS ANGELES) — The University of California, Los Angeles, has reached an endorsement deal with Under Armour worth a record $280 million over 15 years....

NFL Owners Announce Super Bowl Hosts for 2019, ...

(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — It’s official. The National Football League announced the sites for Super Bowls 53, 54, 55 on Tuesday during the owners’ meetings in...

Pirates’ Ryan Vogelsong Placed on Disabled List...

(PITTSBURGH) — Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Ryan Vogelsong has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with facial fractures, the team announced Tuesday. Vogelsong was sent...

Report: Nyquist Out of Belmont Stakes Because o...

(ELMONT, N.Y.) — Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist will not make an appearance in the Belmont Stakes. A few days after the colt lost his bid...

Cavaliers’ Kevin Love Injures Knee, Says He’ll ...

(TORONTO) — Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love says he won’t sit out the next game against the Toronto Raptors despite injuring his knee on Monday....

Tony Gwynn’s Family Hits Tobacco Industry with ...

(SAN DIEGO) — Tony Gwynn’s family is reportedly suing the tobacco industry over the baseball Hall of Famer’s death. The New York Times reports Gwynn’s...

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