TAKEAWAYS: AG NOMINEE CUTS OWN PATH IN CONFIRMATION HEARING

Attorney General nominee William Barr made one thing clear Tuesday during his Senate confirmation hearing: He may want the job, but...

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BURGER KING TROLLS TRUMP ON TWITTER

Burger King is needling President Donald Trump for his tweet about ordering more than 1,000 "hamberders" for the Clemson University...

NEW MARYLAND GUN LAW USED IN 5 CASES INVOLVING SCHOOLS

A Maryland sheriff says a new law that allows courts to temporarily restrict firearms access for people at risk to themselves or others...

 
 
 

DRUG TRAFFICKER TELLS OF BRIBE TO EX-PRESIDENT OF MEXICO

A Colombian drug trafficker testified that Mexican cartel leader Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman boasted about paying a $100 million bribe...

JUDGE WON'T TOSS EVIDENCE IN KIDNAPPING OF CHINESE SCHOLAR

A federal judge in central Illinois has denied defense motions to suppress evidence in the case of a 28-year-old man charged in the...

 
 
 

DEFENSE INTEL REPORT FUELS WORRIES OF CHINA ATTACK ON TAIWAN

A new defense intelligence assessment lays out U.S. concerns about China's growing military might, underscoring worries that Beijing...

BUSINESSMAN AND PHILANTHROPIST RAYMOND PERELMAN DIES AT 101

A businessman who built a fortune buying and selling factories and became one of the Philadelphia region's greatest philanthropists...

 
 
 

DEMOCRATS: ACTING AG WHITAKER WILL TESTIFY IN FEBRUARY

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler says acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has agreed to testify before his panel...

FLORIDA GOVERNOR GOES AFTER AIRBNB OVER WEST BANK DECISION

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is pushing for sanctions against Airbnb unless it reverses its decision barring lodging listings in the disputed...

 
 
 

DOCUMENTS: OXYCONTIN MAKER BOASTED ABOUT POTENTIAL SALES

A member of the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma told people gathered at the prescription opioid painkiller's launch...

KENTUCKY RESIDENTS AGAIN SEEK TO BLOCK NEW MEDICAID RULES

Sixteen Kentucky residents have again asked a federal judge to block new eligibility requirements for Medicaid.

 
 
 

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MAN DIES AFTER EXCHANGING GUNFIRE WITH POLICE IN COLORADO

Colorado police say a man has died after exchanging gunfire with officers while wearing body armor.

JUDGE SAYS PAPA JOHN'S FOUNDER ENTITLED TO CORPORATE RECORDS

A Delaware judge has ruled that the embattled founder of the Papa John's pizza chain is entitled to corporate records that the company...

 
 
 

SEN. AMY KLOBUCHAR PRESSES AG NOMINEE ON SHUTDOWN, MUELLER

Minnesota senator ran through litany of issues in brief series of exchanges with President Trump's attorney general choice, William...

AFTER RULE CHANGE, SENATOR SAYS SHE'S BEEN SEXUALLY HARASSED

A Georgia state senator has announced from the Senate floor that she has recently been sexually harassed.

 
 
 

MUELLER NOT READY FOR TRUMP AIDE'S SENTENCING, FILING SAYS

Former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates will have to wait at least another two months for his sentencing date in the Russia investigation.

DETAINED LAWSUIT VICTOR WINS RESTRAINING ORDER AGAINST ICE

A Salvadoran woman who was detained during a routine check-in after successfully suing a Maryland county for wrongful profiling and...

 
 
 



Teen dies after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship, landing on pier

Teen dies after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship, landing on pier

Officials say a teenager from the South Pacific died after falling from a cruise ship onto a pier in Haiti. Read more ...

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is entering the 2020 race for president

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is entering the 2020 race for president

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand jumped into the 2020 presidential race Tuesday by announcing on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” that she's forming an exploratory committee for the... Read more ...

IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds...

IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds - without pay

The IRS is recalling 46,000 workers - nearly 60 percent of its workforce - from furlough to handle tax refunds without pay. Read more ...

College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

A business owner posted on Facebook before the game that he would make the donation if the Syracuse Orange defeated No. 1-ranked Duke. Read more ...

A photographer captured the notes William Barr's grandson wrote during his...

A photographer captured the notes William Barr's grandson wrote during his grandpa's confirmation hearing

William Barr, President Donald Trump's pick for attorney general, sat for his confirmation hearing on Tuesday, but Barr wasn't alone - members of his family, including his... Read more ...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez secures powerful House committee seat that gives...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez secures powerful House committee seat that gives her a huge say over Wall Street

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted that she got a spot on the powerful House Financial Services Committee. The committee has broad authority to oversee big banks and... Read more ...

Homeowner faces arson charges after Ligonier house fire

Homeowner faces arson charges after Ligonier house fire

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Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

The lawsuit alleges that Netflix did not have permission to use the trademarked phrase "choose your own adventure." Read more ...

WEATHER: Winter weather advisory issued Wednesday morning for freezing drizzle

WEATHER: Winter weather advisory issued Wednesday morning for freezing drizzle

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Judge Blocks White House From Adding Census Question

Judge Blocks White House From Adding Census Question

A federal judge in New York has barred the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census. US District Judge Jesse Furman said Tuesday that... Read more ...