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Reports: WikiLeaks' Assange backpedals on extradition promise

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:24:22 GMT

Self-exiled WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is backpedaling on an offer to accept extradition to the United States, a lawyer representing h...

Police stopped man twice before he was named suspect in teacher's death

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:56:08 GMT

Suspect with mental-health issue may have felt brushed off by former roommate.

Dog found in Detroit with nose, ears chopped off

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:29:43 GMT

Investigators found the Rottweiler mix and took it to the organization's Mackey Center for Animal Care in Detroit.

Mayor resigns on Facebook — after 37 days in office

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:25:23 GMT

Corpus Christi's new mayor was having trouble working with council members, city staff and the local press.

People are tweeting #IStandWithPP because of the '100 Years' video

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:23:03 GMT

The video helps educate people about the importance of access to abortion and birth control.

Trump nominates Georgia ex-Gov. Sonny Perdue for agriculture secretary

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:16:53 GMT

President-elect Donald Trump plans to nominate ex-Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue for the secretary of Agriculture post on Thursday, according to ...

The Talladega Band is performing at the inauguration, despite protests

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:16:14 GMT

The band's controversial decision to perform at the inauguration isn't slowing its fundraising.

Prison life leaves convicted cancer doctor looking like defrauded victims

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 09:06:05 GMT

Prison life hasn't been easy for cancer doctor Farid Fata, who was convicted of fraud.

Cuomo warns Trump on Obamacare cuts

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:50:07 GMT

The meeting at Trump Tower was the first face-to-face sit down between the two New Yorkers, who are both Queens natives, since Trump was ele...

Court upholds firing over Muslim headscarf

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 08:30:55 GMT

N.J. corrections officer said her Muslim beliefs required her to wear a head covering.

Kennedy Space Center honors last man to walk on moon

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:51:05 GMT

Retired astronaut Gene Cernan preferred to be called "the most recent" astronaut to leave his footprints on the lunar surface.

Chelsea Manning to lose transgender benefits with dishonorable discharge

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:28:39 GMT

Chelsea Manning, the national-security leaker and transgender soldier, will lose her entitlement to military health care benefits.

De Blasio urges mayors to enroll as many people as possible in Obamacare

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:23:29 GMT

The New York City mayor and others are calling for a mayors day of action to support the law.

Obama says goodbye and 'good luck'

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:06:32 GMT

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Obama: Sasha and Malia are taking Trump victory in stride

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:03:20 GMT

President said his daughters realize 'democracy’s messy, and it doesn’t always work the way you might want.'