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Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 02:34 PM EDT

Supreme Court Justices Seem Likely to Uphold Puerto Rico Oversight Board

Supreme Court Justices Seem Likely to Uphold Puerto Rico Oversight Board

The Supreme Court seems likely to leave in place the oversight board established by Congress in response to Puerto Rico's financial crisis. The justices voiced skepticism Tuesday of a constitutional challenge...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 02:39 PM EDT

State Dept. Ukraine Expert Testifies in Impeachment Probe

State Dept. Ukraine Expert Testifies in Impeachment Probe

George Kent, the deputy assistant secretary of state in the European and Eurasian Bureau, is testifying to Congress behind closed doors as part of the Democrats' impeachment probe into President Donald...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 02:22 PM EDT

Governor Says Pennsylvania Will Keep Accepting Refugees

Governor Says Pennsylvania Will Keep Accepting Refugees

Pennsylvania's governor is telling President Donald Trump he won't be using state authority granted last month to refuse to accept refugees.

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 01:43 PM EDT

Democratic Federal Lawmakers Seek Journalist Protection Act

Democratic Federal Lawmakers Seek Journalist Protection Act

Connecticut U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he and fellow lawmakers want to impose criminal penalties against those who threaten or attack journalists doing their jobs. The Democrat said the proposed...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 01:49 PM EDT

Bow Hunters Kill Dozens of Black Bears on 1st Day of NJ Hunt

Bow Hunters Kill Dozens of Black Bears on 1st Day of NJ Hunt

Hunters killed nearly one hundred bears on the first day of New Jersey's six-day bear hunt more than double the total number of bruins killed during opening day in 2018.

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 11:42 AM EDT

Trump Announces Turkey Sanctions After Syrian Invasion

Trump Announces Turkey Sanctions After Syrian Invasion

President Donald Trump is putting new sanctions on Turkey for invading Syria amid blowback from Congress over his sudden decision to pull troops from the area. 

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 12:43 PM EDT

Need to Be Registered to Vote? Here's How to Do It

Need to Be Registered to Vote? Here's How to Do It

Local and national elections are quickly approaching, which means it's time to start thinking about how to vote and where.

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 09:52 AM EDT

Atlantic City to Transfer Power Amid Corruption - Yet Again

Atlantic City to Transfer Power Amid Corruption - Yet Again

Tuesday evening, Atlantic City will get its next mayor, and it's expected to be a councilman who lost to the former mayor in a bitterly fought primary two years ago.

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 08:35 AM EDT

Woman in Caught-on-Cam NJ Beach Arrest Files Federal Suit

Woman in Caught-on-Cam NJ Beach Arrest Files Federal Suit

A Philadelphia woman whose violent arrest at a Jersey Shore beach was captured on video has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit.

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 12:52 PM EDT

LeBron: Rockets' Morey 'Wasn't Educated' on China Tweet

LeBron: Rockets' Morey 'Wasn't Educated' on China Tweet

LeBron James believes Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey "was either misinformed or not really educated on the situation" regarding the potential consequences of his actions when he tweeted in...

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