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Pennsylvania state senator resigns after child porn arrest

A Pennsylvania state senator resigned on Wednesday after being arrested for alleged child porn possession. Mike Folmer, a four-term Republican, faces four felony charges. After...

Arrest made after teen fatally stabbed while dozens watched

A disturbing and deadly brawl was caught on camera this week outside a pizzeria in Oceanside, New York. A 16-year-old boy was stabbed by...

McConnell backs amendment approving $250 million for election security

Misinformation threats go beyond Russia A key Senate panel is approving $250 million to help states beef up their election systems, freeing up the money...

EPA revokes California’s authority to set own fuel standards

The Trump administration formally rolled back California's authority to set automotive vehicle emission standards, a move state officials have vowed to fight in the courts....

First lady reopens Washington monument after 3-year closure

Melania Trump re-opens Washington Monument Surrounded by eager school children, first lady Melania Trump formally reopened the Washington Monument on Thursday after more than three years...

Greenland’s disappearing ice sheet: “One degree is everything”

In our Eye on Earth series, we're showcasing original reporting, focusing on the health of our planet. Greenland's melting ice sheet is contributing to a...

Global economy slowing much faster than expected

Global economic growth will slow to 2.9% in 2019, compared with an earlier forecast for growth of 4%, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation...

Whistleblower reportedly says Trump made “troubling” promise to foreign leader

There is new information about a whistleblower's claim that is bringing a top intelligence official to Capitol Hill for closed-door testimony. The identity of...

Judge temporarily blocks laws that stop demonstrations against pipeline

A federal judge on Wednesday temporarily blocked enforcement of some new South Dakota laws that aim to prevent disruptive demonstrations against the Keystone XL...

Delta flight makes emergency landing after quick 29,000-foot descent

A Delta Airlines flight from Atlanta to Fort Lauderdale, Florida made an emergency landing Wednesday afternoon in Tampa after dropping some 29,000 feet in...

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