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Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 01:19 PM EDT

A Vacant White House Job: First Pet

A Vacant White House Job: First Pet

Politically ambitious pups and kittens: Put your resumes aside. The job of first pet — an enviable White House gig with luxurious live-in privileges, after-hours access to the president and guaranteed positive...

Sunday, Jan 26, 2014 at 12:06 PM EST

Bridgegate: Christie Under Fire

Bridgegate: Christie Under Fire

NJ's boisterous governor embroiled in gridlock fiasco

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 05:18 PM EDT

Retired Priest Accused of Forcing Boy to Perform Oral Sex

Retired Priest Accused of Forcing Boy to Perform Oral Sex

A now-retired Roman Catholic priest is accused of forcing a 10-year-old Pennsylvania boy to perform oral sex on him after counseling the 4th-grader about misbehaving on a school bus. The state attorney...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 10:51 AM EDT

Honorably Discharged Veterans Will Soon Get to Shop Tax-Free

Honorably Discharged Veterans Will Soon Get to Shop Tax-Free

Hey veterans, you can soon shop tax free. Starting later this year, all honorably discharged veterans, no matter their branch of service, will be eligible to shop tax-free online at the Army & Air Force...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 09:47 AM EDT

Black Women Picking Up Firearms for Self-Defense

Black Women Picking Up Firearms for Self-Defense

Sitting in a classroom above a gun range, a woman hesitantly says she isn't sure she could ever shoot and kill someone, even to protect herself. Couldn't she just aim for their leg and try to maim them? Her...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 08:26 AM EDT

White House Gives Mixed Messages on Pardons

White House Gives Mixed Messages on Pardons

Newly-hired White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci said Sunday that President Donald Trump is "thinking about pardoning nobody" in connection with the Russia investigation, according to NBC...

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Philly Gets 1st African-American Female DA

Philly Gets 1st African-American Female DA

Philadelphia has its first African-American female district attorney after a board of city judges named a former prosecutor to fill the office left vacant by the bribery conviction of Seth Williams.

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 03:20 PM EDT

Promising 'A Better Deal,' Democrats Try to Rebrand Party

Promising 'A Better Deal,' Democrats Try to Rebrand Party

Promising "A Better Deal" for American workers, Democratic Party leaders rolled out a new agenda with a populist pitch on Monday as they sought to bounce back from their losses in November and look ahead to the...

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 07:29 AM EDT

NJ Town Orders Group to Remove Pipes Boundary

NJ Town Orders Group to Remove Pipes Boundary

A New Jersey town has ordered a Jewish community group to stop building a religious boundary made up of white plastic piping through its town.

Monday, Jul 24, 2017 at 08:27 AM EDT

Chris Christie Out of Office -- at Least for 1 Day

Chris Christie Out of Office -- at Least for 1 Day

New Jersey will have a Democrat as governor Monday.

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