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Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 07:14 AM EST

Poll: Majority of Americans Dislike Trump's Twitter Usage

Poll: Majority of Americans Dislike Trump's Twitter Usage

In these divisive political times, the American public actually has a pretty unambiguous message for Donald Trump: "Cool it with the tweets." Nearly seven-in-ten Americans say that Trump's use of Twitter is...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 06:29 AM EST

With Clemency for Manning, Attention Turns to Assange

With Clemency for Manning, Attention Turns to Assange

President Barack Obama's decision Tuesday to commute Chelsea Manning's sentence brought fresh attention to another figure involved in the Army leaker's case: Julian Assange. On Twitter last week, Assange's...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 11:33 AM EST

Commerce Nominee Ross Declares He Is Pro-Trade, Pro-Union

 Commerce Nominee Ross Declares He Is Pro-Trade, Pro-Union

President-elect Donald Trump's pick for commerce secretary said Wednesday that he favors "sensible trade," is pro-union and believes his vast business dealings have given experience fighting other countries'...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 04:45 PM EST

Price Tries to Reassure on Health Care; Dems Not Buying It

Price Tries to Reassure on Health Care; Dems Not Buying It

Offering reassurances, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for health secretary said Wednesday the new administration won't "pull the rug out" from those covered by "Obamacare." Democrats were unimpressed,...

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017 at 07:16 AM EST

Why Obamacare Name May Have Done More Harm Than Good

Why Obamacare Name May Have Done More Harm Than Good

Obamacare was such a catchy nickname for the 2010 healthcare reform law. Even President Barack Obama himself embraced it when his Republican enemies coined the term. But it may have done more harm than good for...

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 05:23 PM EST

Sheriff Criticizes Texas Commissioner's Account of 'Attack'

Sheriff Criticizes Texas Commissioner's Account of 'Attack'

A claim by Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller that "illegal aliens" attacked a hunting party in remote West Texas is being discounted by the local sheriff who says the hunters fired on one another....

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 08:23 PM EST

Pennsylvania Voters Prepare for Inauguration Day

Pennsylvania Voters Prepare for Inauguration Day

President-elect Donald Trump will be sworn into office on Friday, January 20th. NBC10’s Randy Gyllenhaal spoke to people from our area who are heading to Washington, D.C. for Inauguration Day.

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 05:45 PM EST

NJ Food Stamp Recipients Can Shop Online

NJ Food Stamp Recipients Can Shop Online

New Jersey was among seven states selected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture for participation in an online pilot program for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 06:16 PM EST

Interior Nominee Zinke Disputes Trump on Climate Change

Interior Nominee Zinke Disputes Trump on Climate Change

Donald Trump's choice to head the Interior Department on Tuesday rejected the president-elect's claim that climate change is a hoax, saying it is indisputable that environmental changes are affecting the world's...

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017 at 02:02 PM EST
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By Jessy Edwards

Going Once ... Trump's Childhood Home Up for Auction

Bidding on the 1940 Tudor-style home in Jamaica Estates in Queens ends Tuesday at...View gallery

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