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  • Las Vegas Strip Shooting Leaves One Dead and One Wounded

    LAS VEGAS, Nevada  —  [Breaking news update, published at 4:39 p.m. ET] One person was killed Saturday by a shooter on the Las Vegas Strip, police spokesman Officer Larry Hadfield said, and one other person was wounded. The suspect is barricaded on a bus, and tactical teams and negotiators are on the scene on Las Vegas Boulevard. [Previous story, published at 4:22 p.m. ET] Part of the Las Vegas Strip was shut down Saturday as police investigated a shooting that […]

  • Dog Pulled From Burning House is Reunited with Her Rescuers

    VAN BUREN COUNTY, Michigan (WXMI)  —  A family in Van Buren County is thankful for their beloved dog’s life being saved last week after their home caught on fire in Casco Township. “Human life, animal life, it’s life,” says Owen Ridley, a firefighter with South Haven Area Emergency Services. “And it’s precious no matter how you look at it.” Crews from the South Haven Area Emergency Services responded to the house fire off Baseline Road last Thursday, after a passerby […]

  • Pig-Masked Man Among Burglars to Hit Bellagio Jewelry Store in Las Vegas

    LAS VEGAS, Nevada  —  At least three well-dressed masked burglars, carrying sledgehammers, smashed their way into a high-end jewelry store early Saturday at one of Las Vegas’ most luxurious hotels. The burglary prompted authorities to lock down parts of the swanky Bellagio Resort & Casino and sent panicked guests rushing outside. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Lt. Carlos Hank said the men were wearing suits and at least one had on a pig mask. Hank added authorities believe one of the […]

  • Firefighters Make a Dream Come True for Walmart Greeter

    EUREKA, Missouri — Christopher Echele has had a lifelong dream of being a firefighter. The Eureka Fire Protection District turned that dream into a reality Tuesday night. Echele uses a wheelchair and has been a greeter at Walmart for 25 years. Firefighters say he’s expressed a great deal of interest in firefighting. That prompted several of the firefighters to coordinate a surprise with the store’s managers. Firefighters arrived at the Eureka Walmart and made Echele an honorary firefighter, taking him […]

  • Something Missing from White House Photo on Stripping Maternity Health Care

    Democrats, women’s groups and liberals seized on a photo Thursday shared by Vice President Mike Pence of a meeting he attended with President Donald Trump and members of the House Freedom Caucus. Their gripe? The photo featured no women, even though lawmakers were discussing Republicans’ health reform proposal — and members of the House Freedom Caucus want to strip a requirement that health insurance plans cover essential benefits, including coverage for maternity services. “Appreciated joining @POTUS for meeting with the […]

  • List of Republicans Who Are Opposing the Obamacare Repeal Bill

    The House Republican bill to repeal Obamacare hangs in a delicate balance as concerned GOP lawmakers publicly come out to express their opposition to the legislation. The bill needs a simple majority — or 216 — to be approved in the House. With no Democrats expected to support the proposal in its current form, House Speaker Paul Ryan can afford to lose no more than 21 Republicans According to CNN’s ongoing whip count, 27 House Republicans have flat-out said they […]

  • WWII Veteran Wins Lottery on His 94th Birthday

    Ervin Smolinski has a birthday tradition — he gets lottery tickets as presents. It started when he began buying his family tickets as birthday presents, and they started returning the favor. For his 94th birthday, the World War II vet’s goodwill effort turned into $300,000 of cold, hard cash. “Every month, I buy some instant tickets and send them as gifts to family members who have birthdays that month,” Smolinski said in a statement. “It’s turned in to a bit […]

  • London Attack Victims: Police Officer, Teacher, American Tourist Killed

    LONDON — The three people killed in the London terror attack were a veteran policeman, a teacher and an American tourist. Kurt Cochran, who was visiting London from Utah with his wife, died as a result of injuries sustained in the attack, his family and church said. Aysha Frade, a 43-year old teacher with family in Spain, was identified as another victim. Keith Palmer, a 48-year-old father and husband, was the unarmed police officer on duty at the gates of […]

  • Trump, Hoping for a Win, Bets on Health Care

    WASHINGTON — It’s D-Day for Republicans in their epic quest to kill Obamacare. The House is expected to hold a cliffhanger vote on a repeal bill Thursday as acrimony among GOP lawmakers threatens to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory on an objective that has motivated conservative voters for years. Lawmakers worked late into the night Wednesday but were unable to secure a deal to ensure the bill’s passage. President Donald Trump tweeted out a rallying call to supporters […]

  • London Attack: 8 Arrests as Police Probe Attacker’s Links

    LONDON — Police investigating the deadliest London terror attack in 12 years have arrested eight people in raids around Britain, as Prime Minister Theresa May revealed the perpetrator was British born and once linked to violent extremism. May told Members of Parliament that the attacker was investigated by security services but was regarded as a “peripheral figure.” Authorities did not know he was about to mount an assault, she said. Britain’s most senior counterterror police officer said inquiries were continuing […]

  • UK Parliament Terror Alert: One Woman Dead and Police Officer Stabbed

    LONDON — One woman has died and many people were injured, the British Press Association said, in what police are treating as a terrorist incident at the Houses of Parliament. The Leader of the House of Commons said a police officer was stabbed. Many of those hurt had “catastrophic injuries”, PA said. “Officers — including firearms officers — remain on the scene and we are treating this as a terrorist incident until we know otherwise,” police said. Latest developments One woman […]

  • ‘All hands on deck’ for GOP, Trump as Health Care Vote Approaches

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump warned his fellow Republicans of big losses at the ballot box if they fail to repeal and replace Obamacare. Wednesday and Thursday, we’ll learn if House Republicans heed that message and back legislation that has already tested the President’s political prowess and has Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan furiously counting every available vote. They must get 216 Republicans on board and can afford only 21 defections, if no Democrat joins them. “This is an […]