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FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2018, file photo, topiary trees line the East colonnade during the 2018 Christmas preview at the White House in Washington. Melania Trump's cranberry topiary trees may have left some of her critics seeing red, but they turned out to be a hit this Christmas _ one of several new wrinkles the Trumps introduced this holiday season. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
December 22, 2018 - 9:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump's cranberry topiary trees may have left some of her critics seeing red, but they turned out to be a Christmas hit — one of several new ideas the Trumps introduced this holiday season. In a four-week stretch of 21 holiday parties, the president also did fewer official...
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FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2018 file photo, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, nominated by President Bill Clinton, sits with fellow Supreme Court justices for a group portrait at the Supreme Court Building in Washington, Friday. The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has undergone surgery to remove two malignant growths from her left lung. It is Ginsburg’s third bout with cancer since joining the court in 1993. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 22, 2018 - 7:29 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is resting in a New York hospital following surgery to remove two malignant growths in her left lung, the third time the Supreme Court's oldest justice has been treated for cancer and her second stay in a hospital in two months. Worries over Ginsburg's...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2018, file photo, the first rendering from hemp plants extracted from a super critical CO2 extraction device on it's way to becoming fully refined CBD oil spurts into a large beaker at New Earth Biosciences in Salem, Ore. The hemp industry still has work ahead to win legal status for hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD oil. The head of the Food and Drug Administration says adding CBD to food or dietary supplements is still illegal. President Donald Trump signed a farm bill this week designating hemp as an agricultural crop, but FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb issued a statement saying CBD is a drug ingredient and therefore illegal to add to food or supplements without approval from his agency. (AP Photo/Don Ryan, File)
December 22, 2018 - 3:23 am
SEATTLE (AP) — The hemp industry still has work ahead to win legal status for hemp-derived cannabidiol, or CBD oil, as an ingredient in food or dietary supplements despite the big farm bill President Donald Trump signed this week designating hemp as an agricultural crop. CBD oils have become...
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December 21, 2018 - 7:26 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS/AP) -- The House has adjourned without a deal on spending, virtually guaranteeing a partial government shutdown at midnight Friday. Senators are also being told there will be no further votes Friday as talks continue. President Donald Trump's team was on Capitol Hill late...
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Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg participates in a lecture September 26, 2018 at Georgetown University Law Center
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December 21, 2018 - 12:29 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent surgery today for early stage lung cancer, the Supreme Court announced. The 85-year-old justice is being treated at Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York. The surgery was to remove two malignant growths from her left lung. Short of...
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December 20, 2018 - 5:31 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS/AP) -- President Donald Trump has announced that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will retire at the end of February. Trump says on Twitter that a new secretary of defense will be named soon. Trump's announcement comes a day after he surprised U.S. allies and members of Congress...
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December 20, 2018 - 2:48 pm
PITTSBURGH (1010 WINS) -- Video of a hijab-wearing high school student in Pittsburgh being savagely attacked by another female student in a bathroom stall has attracted attention for its seeminly hate crime-based nature. But Collier Township police said while criminal charges are pending, they won'...
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December 20, 2018 - 10:00 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- A judge in New York did not throw out a sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein on Thursday. Weinstein and his attorneys wanted the case dismissed. It's been clouded by allegations that police acted improperly in the investigation that led to his arrest. RELATED: '...
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December 19, 2018 - 6:02 pm
LOS ANGELES (1010 WINS) -- Police are on the hunt for a man who was caught on a surveillance camera savagely stabbing a homeless man on a bench in downtown Los Angeles until he falls to the ground. The man, 58-year-old Hernando Perez, died from his wounds two days after the attack. LAPD released...
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December 19, 2018 - 3:36 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A Texas man is lucky to be alive after he was pulled out of car wreck covered in flames and then quickly doused in a puddle of water. Police in Chambers County released bodycam footage Tuesday of deputies reaching inside the man's vehicle -- which was ablaze -- and pulling...
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