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Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 at 07:51 PM EDT

Trump Admin Readies Ban on Flavored E-Cigs

Trump Admin Readies Ban on Flavored E-Cigs

The Trump administration is preparing to ban flavored e-cigarettes as federal health officials call for restrictions to combat an outbreak of a mysterious lung disease that has sickened hundreds and killed at...

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 at 12:21 PM EDT

Texas Tipping Point? Dems Face Reality Check in GOP Bastions

Texas Tipping Point? Dems Face Reality Check in GOP Bastions

Thirty new students are from Arizona, and nearly 100 moved from California. But the small town of Prosper, Texas, is expecting more growth — a lot more — so it built a $53 million high school football stadium...

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 at 12:18 AM EDT

T-Shirt Worn by Acting Top Cop Prompts Call for Resignation

T-Shirt Worn by Acting Top Cop Prompts Call for Resignation

A Philadelphia City Council hearing on racist social media posts by police officers took a dramatic turn Tuesday when Acting Police Commissioner Christine M. Coulter apologized for a controversial t-shirt she...

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 at 08:40 AM EDT

NJ Takes Steps to Protect Votes From Cyber Attacks

NJ Takes Steps to Protect Votes From Cyber Attacks

Hundreds of election officials in New Jersey came together to be tested on responses to potential crises that could happen before, on or after Election Day. Brian Thompson reports.

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 at 06:57 AM EDT

Philly DA Driving Force Urging Court to Toss Death Penalty

Philly DA Driving Force Urging Court to Toss Death Penalty

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will consider Wednesday whether the state's death penalty statute amounts to cruel, arbitrary punishment that's too often reserved for black and poor defendants.

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 at 05:24 PM EDT

UK Court Rules Johnson's Suspension of Parliament Unlawful

UK Court Rules Johnson's Suspension of Parliament Unlawful

A Scottish court dealt another blow to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit plans Wednesday, ruling that his decision to suspend Parliament less than two months before the U.K. is due to leave the European...

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 at 02:47 AM EDT

California Senate Approves Bill Regulating Gig Economy

California Senate Approves Bill Regulating Gig Economy

The California Senate has passed a bill that would give new wage and benefit protections to workers at so-called gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft. The 29-11 vote late Tuesday sends the bill back to the...

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 at 03:14 AM EDT

Inside Bolton's Exit: Mongolia, a Mustache, a Tweet

Inside Bolton's Exit: Mongolia, a Mustache, a Tweet

It was a marriage that was never going to last: Trump and Bolton rarely saw eye to eye on global hotspots. The national security adviser held far more hawkish views than the "America first" president on matters...

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 at 09:38 PM EDT

Tent Courts Set to Open on Border for US Asylum Seekers

Tent Courts Set to Open on Border for US Asylum Seekers

The Trump administration is ready to open a tent court on the border to help handle tens of thousands of cases of asylum seekers forced to wait in Mexico, with hearings held entirely by videoconference. The...

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 at 05:58 PM EDT

NJ Governor Takes Action as Lawmakers Debate Gun Control

NJ Governor Takes Action as Lawmakers Debate Gun Control

Supporters of gun control are more determined than ever to see results. NBC10’s South Jersey bureau reporter Cydney Long shows us how New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is taking a new approach by using...

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