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‘Empire’ Actor Jussie Smollett Goes From Victim to Accused Liar In The News
‘Empire’ Actor Jussie Smollett Goes From Victim to Accused Liar

CHICAGO — In little more than three weeks, “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett went from a sympathetic victim of a racist, anti-gay attack to an accused liar whose allegedly staged assault further roiled divisions across the country. Read More

What to Watch at China's Biggest Meeting of the Year China
What to Watch at China's Biggest Meeting of the Year

HONG KONG — Some 3,000 of the most powerful officials in China are preparing for the annual parliamentary pageantry known as the National People’s Congress. Although it’s China’s main legislature, the ruling... Read More

How Clarence Thomas Used a Civil Case Against Bill Cosby to Call for a Re-Examination of Libel Laws Supreme Court
How Clarence Thomas Used a Civil Case Against Bill Cosby to Call for a Re-Examination of Libel Laws

PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Supreme Court announced said Tuesday that it would not consider a defamation case involving Bill Cosby. But the announcement came with a twist: Justice Clarence Thomas used the appeal... Read More

Bracing for the Wall in the Rio Grande Valley Immigration
Bracing for the Wall in the Rio Grande Valley

February 20, 2019 By Jeremy Schwartz MISSION, Texas — Just after 6:30 a.m., under a cold drizzle and black morning sky, Father Roy Snipes pulls the cord of an old bell and calls the faithful to Mass. Inside the peeling... Read More

Judge Orders Roger Stone to Court Over Harsh Instagram Post In The News
Judge Orders Roger Stone to Court Over Harsh Instagram Post

WASHINGTON — As a provocative Republican operative and former adviser to President Donald Trump, Roger Stone has always described his political strategy as “attack, attack, attack.” Read More

US-Saudi Nuclear Talks Prompt Deeper Probe by House Democrats Congress
US-Saudi Nuclear Talks Prompt Deeper Probe by House Democrats

WASHINGTON — A House committee is deepening its investigation into what it describes as ongoing White House efforts to “rush” the transfer of highly sensitive U.S. nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia, a move some... Read More

Karl Lagerfeld, Designer Who Translated the Mood of the Moment and Saved Chanel, Dies In The News
Karl Lagerfeld, Designer Who Translated the Mood of the Moment and Saved Chanel, Dies

Karl Lagerfeld, who transformed Chanel from a faded fashion empire into a world power of style, has died. He was about 85. Lagerfeld, who also designed the Chloe collection, Fendi furs and his own brand-name... Read More

It Just Snowed in Vegas and Likely Will Again This Week Climate
It Just Snowed in Vegas and Likely Will Again This Week

LAS VEGAS — They weren’t exactly deploying the snowplows onto the Las Vegas Strip and they weren’t shoveling out the entrances to the casinos, either. But, still, it snowed in Las Vegas on Sunday night. Read More

Roger Stone Apologizes for Posting Photo of Judge Featuring Crosshairs Symbol In The News
Roger Stone Apologizes for Posting Photo of Judge Featuring Crosshairs Symbol

This dirty trick backfired spectacularly. Roger Stone apologized to the federal judge overseeing his criminal case Monday after twice blasting her as an “Obama appointed” partisan and posting and deleting a photo of... Read More

New Details of ‘Unlawful Ballot Scheme’ Emerge at NC’s 9th District Hearing Elections
New Details of ‘Unlawful Ballot Scheme’ Emerge at NC’s 9th District Hearing

RALEIGH, N.C. — The stepdaughter of a Bladen County political operative detailed how she said his ballot harvesting operation worked on the first day of the state board’s hearing Monday into voting irregularities in the... Read More

Teenage Boy Killed by Chicago Police in ‘Armed Confrontation’ In The News
Teenage Boy Killed by Chicago Police in ‘Armed Confrontation’

CHICAGO –– A 17-year-old boy shot by a Chicago police officer Saturday night on the West Side died of multiple gunshot wounds, according to an autopsy by the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Read More

Gates Says Taxing Capital Gains Is the Best Way to Tap Big Fortunes Budget
Gates Says Taxing Capital Gains Is the Best Way to Tap Big Fortunes

WASHINGTON –– Bill Gates is concerned about the high budget deficits being run by the U.S., and said if taxes are ultimately increased to make up the shortfall, then it’s appropriate for wealthy people to pay much higher taxes. Read More

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