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Payless shoe stores plans to close 2,100 U.S. locations

11 hours ago   |   NBC News

Shoppers are increasingly shifting their buying online or heading to discount stores like T.J. Maxx to grab deals on name-brand shoes.
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Davids votes for border wall funding

Davids votes for border wall funding

11 hours ago   |   KMBC

Earlier this month, U.S. Rep. Sharice Davids said she would not vote for border wall money. But she voted for the bill.
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Hours before Aurora mass shooting, former mayors met in Chicago to discuss strategies to reduce gun violence

12 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Just hours before a mass shooting in west suburban Aurora , five former mayors gathered Friday in Chicago to discuss efforts to reduce gun violence in their cities and what...
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El Salvador's president-elect to U.S.: Let's talk TPS

13 hours ago   |   NBC News

Nearly 200,000 Salvadorans have lived in the U.S. for years under temporary protected status, which the Trump administration has tried to end.
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Drug company used rap video to push for higher doses, sales

13 hours ago   |   NBC News

The 2015 rap video was presented as evidence by the U.S. Attorney's Office in federal court in Boston on Wednesday.
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Gillibrand visits voters, businesses in NH

Gillibrand visits voters, businesses in NH

14 hours ago   |   WMUR   |   2 articles

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, of New York, is crisscrossing New Hampshire as she considers a run for the Democratic nomination for president.
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Meek Mill, Jay-Z launch alliance to reform U.S. parole, probation laws

14 hours ago   |   NBC News

"Reform should be the way we speak for all, no matter the color, no matter where you come from, or who you are,” Meek Mill told NBC's Lester Holt.
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Gillibrand visits NH as she moves toward presidential run

Gillibrand visits NH as she moves toward presidential run

14 hours ago   |   WMUR   |   2 articles

New York U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is crisscrossing New Hampshire as she considers a run for the Democratic nomination for president.
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Toomey 'reviewing' Trump's national emergency call, other Pa. lawmakers' reactions

15 hours ago   |   The Morning Call   |   9 articles

Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey has said repeatedly in recent weeks as President Donald Trump threatened to declare a national emergency in order to secure border-wall funding...
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Court rules Florida 'disenfranchised' voters by rejecting mail-in ballots for signature mismatches

15 hours ago   |   Orlando Sentinel

TALLAHASSEE - Upholding a judge's decision that sided with former U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson and national Democrats, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday ruled that a...
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Vatican defrocks top US Cardinal Theodore McCarrick over sexual abuse...

Vatican defrocks top US Cardinal Theodore McCarrick over sexual abuse allegations

Theodore McCarrick is one of the most high-profile figures to be expelled from the Church during the sex abuse crisis that has roiled the institution Read more ...

Supreme Court to hear arguments over census citizenship question

Supreme Court to hear arguments over census citizenship question

The US Supreme Court on Friday said it will decide whether the Trump administration can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The justices have agreed to a speedy... Read more ...

8 miners rescued in Zimbabwe; others remained trapped

8 miners rescued in Zimbabwe; others remained trapped

KADOMA, Zimbabwe - Eight artisanal miners who were trapped underground for several days after heavy flooding in Zimbabwe have been rescued, though some of their co-workers are... Read more ...

Trump expected to sign deal for border wall, plans to declare national...

Trump expected to sign deal for border wall, plans to declare national emergency for extra funding

Money in the bill for border barriers, about $1.4 billion, is far below the $5.7 billion Trump insisted he needed and would finance just a quarter of the 200-plus miles he wanted. Read more ...

$1 trillion idea? Petition calls to sell Montana to Canada

$1 trillion idea? Petition calls to sell Montana to Canada

An online petition calls for selling Montana for $1 trillion to "eliminate the national debt." Read more ...

It's a girl! Zoo's adorable baby polar bear has 1st checkup

It's a girl! Zoo's adorable baby polar bear has 1st checkup

The 11-week-old polar bear cub is "a perky, strong girl." Read more ...

Trump expected to sign deal for border wall, plans to declare national...

Trump expected to sign deal for border wall, plans to declare national emergency for extra funding

Money in the bill for border barriers, about $1.4 billion, is far below the $5.7 billion Trump insisted he needed and would finance just a quarter of the 200-plus miles he wanted. Read more ...

Guy pretends to get stood up at Outback Steakhouse on Valentine's Day so...

Guy pretends to get stood up at Outback Steakhouse on Valentine's Day so strangers would pay his bill

Well, this is one way to celebrate. Read more ...

Snow ice cream is the best use for snow

Snow ice cream is the best use for snow

Snow days just got sweeter. Read more ...

9/11 fund running out of money for those with illnesses

9/11 fund running out of money for those with illnesses

The compensation fund for victims of 9/11 is running out of money and will cut future payments by 50 to 70 percent, officials announced Friday. Read more ...