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  • Samantha Bee's show briefly upstages correspondents' dinner

    Samantha Bee's show briefly upstages correspondents' dinner

    Saturday, April 29 2017 7:21 PM EDT2017-04-29 23:21:42 GMT
    Saturday, April 29 2017 7:21 PM EDT2017-04-29 23:21:42 GMT

    The annual dinner of the White House Correspondents' Association is taking place Saturday night without its traditional star.

    The annual dinner of the White House Correspondents' Association is taking place Saturday night without its traditional star.

  • Congress settles for stopgap to avoid government shutdown

    Congress settles for stopgap to avoid government shutdown

    Saturday, April 29 2017 6:19 PM EDT2017-04-29 22:19:54 GMT
    Saturday, April 29 2017 6:19 PM EDT2017-04-29 22:19:54 GMT

    President Donald Trump seems destined to serve his 100th day in office without House passage of a Republican health care bill or enactment of a budget financing the government for the rest of this year.

    President Donald Trump seems destined to serve his 100th day in office without House passage of a Republican health care bill or enactment of a budget financing the government for the rest of this year.

  • Russian rallies urge Putin not to run again; dozens arrested

    Russian rallies urge Putin not to run again; dozens arrested

    Saturday, April 29 2017 6:01 PM EDT2017-04-29 22:01:03 GMT
    Saturday, April 29 2017 6:01 PM EDT2017-04-29 22:01:03 GMT
    Under the slogan "I'm fed up," demonstrators calling for Vladimir Putin not to run for a fourth term in office gathered in cities throughout Russia on Saturday.
    Under the slogan "I'm fed up," demonstrators calling for Vladimir Putin not to run for a fourth term in office gathered in cities throughout Russia on Saturday.
  • N. Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukes

    N. Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukes

    Saturday, April 29 2017 2:49 AM EDT2017-04-29 06:49:57 GMT
    Saturday, April 29 2017 2:53 AM EDT2017-04-29 06:53:34 GMT

    China's foreign ministry has refused to confirm or deny U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's assertion that Beijing has threatened to impose unilateral sanctions on North Korea if it conducts further nuclear tests.

    China's foreign ministry has refused to confirm or deny U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's assertion that Beijing has threatened to impose unilateral sanctions on North Korea if it conducts further nuclear tests.

  • Far-right candidate bedeviled by France's Nazi history

    Far-right candidate bedeviled by France's Nazi history

    Saturday, April 29 2017 2:08 AM EDT2017-04-29 06:08:19 GMT
    Saturday, April 29 2017 2:08 AM EDT2017-04-29 06:08:19 GMT
    French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's far-right party is in new turmoil _ its temporary leader is stepping down over allegedly casting doubt on Nazi gas chambers.
    French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's far-right party is in new turmoil _ its temporary leader is stepping down over allegedly casting doubt on Nazi gas chambers.
  • AP FACT CHECK: Claims about Trump's tax plan don't hold up

    AP FACT CHECK: Claims about Trump's tax plan don't hold up

    Friday, April 28 2017 8:17 AM EDT2017-04-28 12:17:51 GMT
    Friday, April 28 2017 8:17 AM EDT2017-04-28 12:17:51 GMT
    An AP Fact Check finds that some of the White House claims about President Donald Trump's tax plan don't hold water.
    An AP Fact Check finds that some of the White House claims about President Donald Trump's tax plan don't hold water.
  • GOP says it can pass short-term spending without Democrats

    GOP says it can pass short-term spending without Democrats

    Friday, April 28 2017 3:39 AM EDT2017-04-28 07:39:55 GMT
    Friday, April 28 2017 3:39 AM EDT2017-04-28 07:39:55 GMT

    Lawmakers and the White House are nearing agreement on a $1 trillion spending bill days ahead of a government shutdown deadline - and President Trump's 100th day in office.

    Lawmakers and the White House are nearing agreement on a $1 trillion spending bill days ahead of a government shutdown deadline - and President Trump's 100th day in office.

  • breaking

    Arkansas executes Williams

    Arkansas executes Williams

    Friday, April 28 2017 12:11 AM EDT2017-04-28 04:11:12 GMT
    Friday, April 28 2017 12:13 AM EDT2017-04-28 04:13:49 GMT
    Kenneth Williams (Source: Arkansas Department of Correction)Kenneth Williams (Source: Arkansas Department of Correction)

    According to the Associated Press, Kenneth Williams received a lethal injection Thursday night at the Cummins Unit prison at Varner for killing a former deputy warden after he escaped from prison in 1999.

    According to the Associated Press, Kenneth Williams received a lethal injection Thursday night at the Cummins Unit prison at Varner for killing a former deputy warden after he escaped from prison in 1999.

  • breaking

    US Supreme Court won't block Arkansas execution

    US Supreme Court won't block Arkansas execution

    Thursday, April 27 2017 11:17 PM EDT2017-04-28 03:17:26 GMT
    Thursday, April 27 2017 11:20 PM EDT2017-04-28 03:20:56 GMT
    Kenneth Williams (Source: Arkansas Department of Correction)Kenneth Williams (Source: Arkansas Department of Correction)

    According to the Associated Press, the United States Supreme Court will not block the execution of Kenneth Williams, setting up the fourth execution in eight days in Arkansas.

    According to the Associated Press, the United States Supreme Court will not block the execution of Kenneth Williams, setting up the fourth execution in eight days in Arkansas.

  • House won't vote on Obamacare replacement this week

    House won't vote on Obamacare replacement this week

    Thursday, April 27 2017 10:58 PM EDT2017-04-28 02:58:38 GMT
    Thursday, April 27 2017 11:04 PM EDT2017-04-28 03:04:29 GMT
    The House of Representatives won’t vote on a possible Obamacare replacement bill this week. (Source: CNN)The House of Representatives won’t vote on a possible Obamacare replacement bill this week. (Source: CNN)

    A possible vote could come next week as the GOP tries to secure enough support to pass the bill.

    A possible vote could come next week as the GOP tries to secure enough support to pass the bill.

  • Arkansas seeks cuts to expanded Medicaid program

    Arkansas seeks cuts to expanded Medicaid program

    Thursday, April 27 2017 3:12 PM EDT2017-04-27 19:12:06 GMT
    (Source: Raycom Media)(Source: Raycom Media)

    Arkansas Department of Human Services officials say a plan to move more than 60,000 residents off of Arkansas' expanded Medicaid program, Arkansas Works, will save the state at least $66 million over the next four years while increasing premiums in the state's market for individual insurance plans.

    Arkansas Department of Human Services officials say a plan to move more than 60,000 residents off of Arkansas' expanded Medicaid program, Arkansas Works, will save the state at least $66 million over the next four years while increasing premiums in the state's market for individual insurance plans.

  • Presentation set for Arkansas Ten Commandments monument plan

    Presentation set for Arkansas Ten Commandments monument plan

    Thursday, April 27 2017 3:06 PM EDT2017-04-27 19:06:54 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    A panel tasked with approving the design and location of a Ten Commandments monument will consider a group's plans for building the statue outside the Arkansas Capitol.

    A panel tasked with approving the design and location of a Ten Commandments monument will consider a group's plans for building the statue outside the Arkansas Capitol.

  • Bill requires cursive writing in Illinois schools

    Bill requires cursive writing in Illinois schools

    Thursday, April 27 2017 1:04 PM EDT2017-04-27 17:04:32 GMT

    The Illinois House approved legislation 67-48 Wednesday requiring elementary and high schools to teach cursive writing.

    The Illinois House approved legislation 67-48 Wednesday requiring elementary and high schools to teach cursive writing.

  • Trump team softens war talk, vows other pressure on NKorea

    Trump team softens war talk, vows other pressure on NKorea

    Thursday, April 27 2017 10:39 AM EDT2017-04-27 14:39:36 GMT
    Thursday, April 27 2017 10:39 AM EDT2017-04-27 14:39:36 GMT

    South Korea says it has installed key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defense system called THAAD, the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system.

    South Korea says it has installed key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defense system called THAAD, the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system.

  • Trump tax plan could be good news for many, bad for deficit

    Trump tax plan could be good news for many, bad for deficit

    Thursday, April 27 2017 10:39 AM EDT2017-04-27 14:39:21 GMT
    Thursday, April 27 2017 10:39 AM EDT2017-04-27 14:39:21 GMT

    President Donald Trump's plan to provide massive tax breaks to corporations faces big challenges as Washington struggles with mounting debt.

    President Donald Trump's plan to provide massive tax breaks to corporations faces big challenges as Washington struggles with mounting debt.

  • AG: Don't fall for pet ransom

    AG: Don't fall for pet ransom

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 4:22 PM EDT2017-04-26 20:22:16 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 5:57 PM EDT2017-04-26 21:57:52 GMT
    (Source: KAIT)(Source: KAIT)

    Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is urging pet owners to beware of ransom scams.

    Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is urging pet owners to beware of ransom scams.

  • Arkansas judge pulled from death penalty cases seeks probe

    Arkansas judge pulled from death penalty cases seeks probe

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 5:25 PM EDT2017-04-26 21:25:29 GMT
    Wendell Griffen (Source: Arkansas Judiciary)Wendell Griffen (Source: Arkansas Judiciary)

    An Arkansas judge who blocked the state's executions the same day he participated in an anti-death penalty demonstration is asking two state panels to investigate the attorney general's office and the state Supreme...

    An Arkansas judge who blocked the state's executions the same day he participated in an anti-death penalty demonstration is asking two state panels to investigate the attorney general's office and the state Supreme...

  • Ruling: No evidence that execution was torture

    Ruling: No evidence that execution was torture

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 3:06 PM EDT2017-04-26 19:06:31 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics)(Source: AP Graphics)

    A court transcript shows a federal judge ruled that witnesses describing a condemned killer opening and closing his mouth during his lethal injection wasn't enough evidence to find that his execution amounted to inhumane torture. U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker allowed Monday night's e...

    A court transcript shows a federal judge ruled that witnesses describing a condemned killer opening and closing his mouth during his lethal injection wasn't enough evidence to find that his execution amounted to inhumane torture. U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker allowed Monday night's e...

  • Commutation requests by Arkansas killers 'without merit'

    Commutation requests by Arkansas killers 'without merit'

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 6:00 PM EDT2017-04-25 22:00:38 GMT
    Bobby Fretwell (Source: Arkansas Department of Correction)Bobby Fretwell (Source: Arkansas Department of Correction)

    The Arkansas Parole Board is recommending denial of commutation requests by three men convicted of capital murder, including one who was once on death row and less than two weeks from execution.

    The Arkansas Parole Board is recommending denial of commutation requests by three men convicted of capital murder, including one who was once on death row and less than two weeks from execution.

  • Arkansas won't pursue McGehee execution

    Arkansas won't pursue McGehee execution

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 5:59 PM EDT2017-04-25 21:59:26 GMT
    (Source: AP Graphics)(Source: AP Graphics)

    U.S. District Judge D. Price Marshall Jr. earlier this month put the execution on hold after the state Parole Board recommended that Gov. Asa Hutchinson grant him clemency.

    U.S. District Judge D. Price Marshall Jr. earlier this month put the execution on hold after the state Parole Board recommended that Gov. Asa Hutchinson grant him clemency.

  • AG's mobile office to stop in NEA

    AG's mobile office to stop in NEA

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 2:01 PM EDT2017-04-25 18:01:26 GMT
    Tuesday, April 25 2017 2:41 PM EDT2017-04-25 18:41:22 GMT
    Leslie Rutledge (Source: Attorney General's Office)Leslie Rutledge (Source: Attorney General's Office)

    Attorney General Leslie Rutledge’s mobile office will soon make two stops in Region 8.

    Attorney General Leslie Rutledge’s mobile office will soon make two stops in Region 8.

  • Pence thanks US military members during stop in Hawaii

    Pence thanks US military members during stop in Hawaii

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 4:26 AM EDT2017-04-25 08:26:19 GMT
    Tuesday, April 25 2017 4:26 AM EDT2017-04-25 08:26:19 GMT

    The vice president met with American Samoan officials and troops on his way to Hawaii at the end of a tour of the Asia Pacific region.

    The vice president met with American Samoan officials and troops on his way to Hawaii at the end of a tour of the Asia Pacific region.

  • North Korea quiet amid expectation of missile follow-up

    North Korea quiet amid expectation of missile follow-up

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 1:48 AM EDT2017-04-25 05:48:37 GMT
    Tuesday, April 25 2017 1:48 AM EDT2017-04-25 05:48:37 GMT

    South Korea and its allies are bracing for the possibility that North Korea may carry out its sixth nuclear test or its maiden test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile around the founding anniversary of its military on Tuesday.

    South Korea and its allies are bracing for the possibility that North Korea may carry out its sixth nuclear test or its maiden test launch of an intercontinental ballistic missile around the founding anniversary of its military on Tuesday.

  • breaking

    Arkansas executes Marcel Williams

    Arkansas executes Marcel Williams

    Monday, April 24 2017 11:37 PM EDT2017-04-25 03:37:39 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 11:41 PM EDT2017-04-25 03:41:12 GMT
    Marcel Williams (Source: Arkansas Department of Correction)Marcel Williams (Source: Arkansas Department of Correction)

    According to the Associated Press, Arkansas has put to death Marcel Williams, completing nation's first double execution since 2000.

    According to the Associated Press, Arkansas has put to death Marcel Williams, completing nation's first double execution since 2000.

  • The Latest: Inmate seeks stay, citing attorney's plagiarism

    The Latest: Inmate seeks stay, citing attorney's plagiarism

    Monday, April 24 2017 6:20 PM EDT2017-04-24 22:20:54 GMT
    The Latest on Arkansas' attempt to carry out the nation's first double execution since 2000: (all times local):
    The Latest on Arkansas' attempt to carry out the nation's first double execution since 2000 (all times local):
  • Obama dishes on leadership at 1st event since leaving office

    Obama dishes on leadership at 1st event since leaving office

    Monday, April 24 2017 3:48 PM EDT2017-04-24 19:48:24 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 3:48 PM EDT2017-04-24 19:48:24 GMT
    Former President Barack Obama is set to hold the first public event of his post-presidential life in the city where he started his political career.
    Former President Barack Obama is set to hold the first public event of his post-presidential life in the city where he started his political career.
  • Dems say Trump can avert shutdown risk if he relents on wall

    Dems say Trump can avert shutdown risk if he relents on wall

    Monday, April 24 2017 3:46 PM EDT2017-04-24 19:46:45 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 3:46 PM EDT2017-04-24 19:46:45 GMT

    Trump approaches the symbolic 100-day mark for his administration this coming week juggling a renewed health care push and his demands that a must-pass government funding bill should include money for the wall.

    Trump approaches the symbolic 100-day mark for his administration this coming week juggling a renewed health care push and his demands that a must-pass government funding bill should include money for the wall.

  • Greitens signs statewide regulations for Uber, Lyft

    Greitens signs statewide regulations for Uber, Lyft

    Monday, April 24 2017 2:58 PM EDT2017-04-24 18:58:01 GMT

    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has signed into law statewide regulations for ride-hailing companies including Uber and Lyft.

    Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has signed into law statewide regulations for ride-hailing companies including Uber and Lyft.

  • Republicans in position to reshape federal bench

    Republicans in position to reshape federal bench

    Monday, April 24 2017 9:27 AM EDT2017-04-24 13:27:52 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 9:29 AM EDT2017-04-24 13:29:00 GMT
    Republicans are in position to fill dozens of federal judgeships and in doing so reshape U.S. courts.
    Republicans are in position to fill dozens of federal judgeships and in doing so reshape U.S. courts.
  • Sessions on Hawaii remark: 'Nobody has a sense of humor'

    Sessions on Hawaii remark: 'Nobody has a sense of humor'

    Monday, April 24 2017 9:07 AM EDT2017-04-24 13:07:15 GMT
    Monday, April 24 2017 9:07 AM EDT2017-04-24 13:07:15 GMT

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions says "nobody has a sense of humor anymore.".

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions says "nobody has a sense of humor anymore.".

  • President Donald TrumpPresident Donald TrumpMore>>

  • Report: Trump bans National Park Service from Twitter

    Report: Trump bans National Park Service from Twitter

    Saturday, January 21 2017 10:49 AM EST2017-01-21 15:49:32 GMT
    Saturday, January 21 2017 10:49 AM EST2017-01-21 15:49:33 GMT

    Two unflattering posts about Donald Trump's new administration were shared by the National Parks Service on Twitter on Friday. They have since been removed and an apology was posted Saturday.

    Two unflattering posts about Donald Trump's new administration were shared by the National Parks Service on Twitter on Friday. They have since been removed and an apology was posted Saturday.

  • NOPD: Trump protesters deface historic buildings, cop cars downtown

    NOPD: Trump protesters deface historic buildings, cop cars downtown

    After peaceful anti-Trump protests Friday in New Orleans, some then went and committed acts of vandalism on historic buildings in the 200 and 300 blocks of St. Charles and in the French Quarter, and on two police vehicles at the Eighth District station, according to NOPD Chief Michael Harrison.

    After peaceful anti-Trump protests Friday in New Orleans, some then went and committed acts of vandalism on historic buildings in the 200 and 300 blocks of St. Charles and in the French Quarter, and on two police vehicles at the Eighth District station, according to NOPD Chief Michael Harrison.

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