National News

9/11
Robert Sciarrino/Pool/Sipa Press
February 25, 2019 - 8:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 17 years after the 9/11 attacks, first responders and their advocates were back at the Capitol Monday urging Congress to ensure that a victims' compensation fund does not run out of money. Members of the New York delegation, joined by first responders, survivors and...
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Getty Images
February 25, 2019 - 2:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says its annual Easter Egg Roll will be held April 22. Tickets are free and can be requested through an online lottery scheduled to open Thursday at 10 a.m. EST and close March 4 at 10 a.m. EST. The White House says there's no fee to enter the lottery and winners...
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Donald Trump campaign
Max Schulte/Democrat and Chronicle via USA TODAY NETWORK
February 25, 2019 - 12:25 pm
A former campaign staffer alleges in a lawsuit that then-candidate Donald Trump kissed her without her consent in 2016.
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Trump Spike Lee
Dan MacMedan-USA TODAY NETWORK/Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
February 25, 2019 - 7:57 am
President Trump attacked director Spike Lee in his second tweet of the morning Monday after the director took a veiled swipe at the president during his acceptance speech at the Academy Awards.
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Boy in wheelchair trampoline
The Kid's Fitness & Gymnastics
February 24, 2019 - 4:09 pm
The sheer joy in 4-year-old Wyatt’s face on a trampoline is melting hearts.
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Trump July 4
Twitter/@realDonaldTrump
February 24, 2019 - 2:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he'll host a July Fourth celebration at the Lincoln Memorial. And though the event he's calling "A Salute to America" is months away, he's boasting it'll be one of the city's biggest Independence Day gatherings ever. Here's what seems to be known: Trump...
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Paul Manafort
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File
February 24, 2019 - 12:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort committed crimes that cut to "the heart of the criminal justice system" and over the years deceived everyone from bookkeepers and banks to federal prosecutors and his own lawyers, according to a sentencing memo filed by special counsel...
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Houston cargo crash
KRIV FOX 26 via AP
February 23, 2019 - 8:36 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — A Boeing 767 cargo jetliner heading to Houston with three people aboard disintegrated after crashing Saturday into a bay east of the city, according to a Texas sheriff. Witnesses told emergency personnel that the twin-engine plane "went in nose first," leaving a debris field three-...
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Dianne Feinstein
Morissa Zuckerman via AP
February 23, 2019 - 3:35 pm
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and a group of San Francisco Bay Area students squared off over climate change in a sometimes tense exchange captured on video and widely shared on social media.
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Airplane
AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File
February 23, 2019 - 11:04 am
Now there is one more place where cameras could start watching you — from 30,000 feet. Newer seat-back entertainment systems on some airplanes operated by American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and Singapore Airlines have cameras, and it's likely they are also on planes used by other...
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