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California soldiers must repay enlistment bonuses

Thousands of soldiers who accepted bonuses to reenlist and go off to war with the California National Guard are now being told to pay the money back. "I feel ...


Lexus, Toyota and Buick top Consumer Reports' latest survey

GM's mid-level luxury brand has been hovering around the top 10 of the survey for the past few years. "Buick's achievement is commendable and sure to be a wak...


Nemanja Matic believes heavy Arsenal defeat was 'wakeup call' for Chelsea

It promises to be a tight race at the top of the Premier League, but if we play like we've been playing since the Arsenal loss, Chelsea will be in the mix at ...


Duterte: Filipinos may be able to return to disputed shoal

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has grown increasingly hostile towards his country's traditional ally the United States since taking office on June 30, whi...


Kevin Meaney Dies; Beloved Comedian Was 60 Years Old

He also starred briefly on " Uncle Buck ", the short-lived television show inspired by the John Candy film of the same name. Meaney's career took off in the 1...


Preteens Only Need Two Rounds of the HPV Vaccine, Not Three — CDC

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has already begun to focus on the two-dose schedule. Merck and GlaxoSmithKline make the HPV vaccines Gardasil and Cerv...


Sir Mick Jagger cancels Rolling Stones gig on doctors' orders

Jagger was ordered by doctors to rest his voice, reports Billboard . The raw-sounding track is driven by an insistent guitar riff, as well as Mick Jagger's r...


Wonder Woman named a special United Nations ambassador, despite protests

The choice of the comic character, however, has sparked complaints among some United Nations personnel and representatives of various countries, who say it woul...


Ryan's break from Trump prompts talk of GOP rebellion

Bridenstine is a conservative and a member of the House Freedom Caucus, which often bucks leadership. "I wouldn't want to be in a foxhole with these people, i...


First Lady Michelle Obama emerges as surrogate MVP

If she were in the running, Donald Trump would be nowhere and we'd all be looking forward to the certainty of a woman occupying the White House. "She is just ...


Winter outlook: Warm south; cooler north; murky in middle

The National Weather Service issued its winter outlook Thursday and predicted that La Niña conditions in the Pacific will affect the U.S.in a number of ways...


Ex-UVa football player says he was hazed, called 'retarded'

In a story at ESPN.com, Howard's former basketball coach in high school was involved in a bullying scandal in 2014. Just weeks into his freshman season at the...


Muschamp: Georgia game changed to Sunday

Its list of weather-related alterations could be growing as well. SC has already moved its equestrian meet versus Georgia from Friday to Sunday morning, but...


Monmouth poll shows Clinton, Feingold leading in Wisconsin

The candidates were also asked to reiterate their allegiance to their party's presidential nominee. Feingold hit back by saying Johnson will vote for big busi...


Trump Says Republicans Being 'Naive' About Voter Fraud

Trump's first comments came after the Green Bay crowd broke out into a "CNN sucks" chant. But Trump's often repeated claim that the election is "rigged" as pu...


Trump Claims His Ethics Reforms Will End Government Corruption

Calling on Congress to impose it's own five-year ban on former members and their staffs lobbying. Trump Details Ethics Reform Plan For Washington D.C. U...


High-School Graduation Rate Rises in US

He says the students are going to have to find jobs in a global economy and that they will be competing against students from China and India for jobs. The new...


WikiLeaks issues another 2000 emails hacked from Clinton's campaign

Halpin wrote that "the most powerful elements of the conservative movement are all Catholic" and described their positions as "an awesome bastardization of th...


Federal report cites bias by San Francisco police

Mayor Ed Lee said that he is "directing the leadership of SFPD and the Police Commission to implement the DOJ's 272 recommendations as soon as possible, and wit...


Police commission meeting after fatal shooting

The footage posted Tuesday to LAPD's YouTube channel shows a man in gray sweat trousers and a blue hooded sweat shirt crouching behind an SUV and pulling a ha...


Fight over thermostat may have led to 911 call, 2 cops shot

Cintolo, a 27-year veteran of the department, underwent surgery Thursday and was in critical condition , but recovering. Two wounded Boston police officers w...


Sandy Hook families can not hold gun company liable in massacre, judge rules

Families of the victim had brought the civil suit in April 2015 against the manufacturer, distributor and seller of the AR-15 rifle used by Adam Lanza on Decemb...


South Lake Tahoe wildfire forces evacuation of 500 homes

The cause is under investigation. The fire is now burning to the north and east. Regional FEMA officials in Oakland, California said in a statement late Frida...


Hurricane Aid Makes Its Way to Haiti, Caribbean

He reported the state's death toll climbed to 22. Yet for other cities, such as Kinston and Greenville to the south and east, more days of flooding are expected...


Houston 911 operator accused of hanging up on 1000s of calls

Li fled the store, and heard gunshots. However, any people who called 43-year-old 911 operator Crenshanda Williams experienced the exact opposite. The caller,...


Woman accused of trying to extort money from ex-Gov. Spitzer

Back in February, the 26-year-old told police that Spitzer pushed her and briefly grabbed her by the neck during an argument at the Plaza. She also faces a ch...


Pence emerges in NC with praise, 'forgiveness' for Trump

Because the debate wasn't a total flop, Trump made it harder for them to completely break with his floundering campaign at a time when his drag on the ticket co...


Trump's Virginia Campaign Chair Fired for Protest Outside RNC

VIRGINIA- Donald Trump's presidential campaign has fired its Virginia chairman after he led a protest at GOP headquarters complaining that the party establishme...


Small plane crashes while trying to land at CT airport

East Hartford police told the station the crash happened on Brewer Street at Main Street, just off Route 2 near Pratt & Whitney. Police said the plane, which ...


Mark Burnett says he can not release 'Apprentice' tapes

Chris Nee , an Emmy award-winning producer (who, for the record, has not worked on The Apprentice ) responded to Pruitt the next day on Twitter , alleging tha...


Bumgarner's shutout streak ends on Arrieta's 3-run homer

Bumgarner will certainly try to take care of both ends. That reality pushes a bit more down on Bumgarner's shoulders, but on Sunday he again appeared unboth...


Police to press charges against man in clown mask who followed kids

A MA police department posted on Facebook a photo of a man in a clown mask who they said stalked middle school students when they got off a school bus earli...


Obama heads to Chicago to raise money for Democrats

During a high-dollar fundraising event held at the North Side home of Democratic megadonor Fred Eychaner and featuring Democratic House Leader Nancy Pelosi, Oba...


Freshmen are beginning to make their marks across Big Ten

Michigan State Spartans running back Gerald Holmes (24) runs the ball and is tackled by Indiana Hoosiers linebacker Marcus Oliver (44) in the second half of th...


Charlotte-FAU game postponed by Hurricane Matthew

For much of the series history from the 1980s to 90s, there was nearly always a national championship appearance on the line. Based on any number of metrics and...


Juvenile charged in severe burning of 10-year-old Texas boy

Lee said that a shed on the lot had already been ignited when the suspect poured gas on the fire. Smith said that "based on the criteria of the law", only o...


Red Cross preps for Hurricane Matthew

The Red Cross has also prepositioned more than 30 trailer loads of shelter supplies, ready-to-eat meals, and cleanup and comfort kits. Some local Red Cross ...


5 ways to help hurricane evacuees

The local workers were sent to Florida, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. Mainly, they'll help shelter, feed, and cloth people who have evacuated the...


Clinton shows empathy for young voters in hacked recording

But it wouldn't hurt Trump - under attack for being wealthy - to remind voters that Hillary's daughter isn't living in her basement. It wouldn't exactly be a go...


Amber Rose on Kim Kardashian robbery: 'It's unfortunate'

The reality star was left "badly shaken" when men dressed as police officers broke into her apartment in Paris, stealing $14 million in jewellery and two smartp...