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Missed out-of-bounds call aides Tar Heels in final minute

The victory gave the Tar Heels their sixth title in school history, and as you can imagine, the streets of Chapel Hill flooded with celebrations after the win. ...


AP WAS THERE: US Congress declares war during WWI

Despite often lacking the weapons and technology required for success, it was ultimately the vast number of Americans - afloat, on the ground and in the air - a...


Indiana's abortion ultrasound mandate blocked by federal judge

Attorneys on behalf of the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana and Planned Parenthood of Indiana & Kentucky sued shortly after the law passed in the st...


Traffic deaths, incidents of distracted driving both on rise

A self-admitted distracted driver slammed into a mini-bus last week in Texas, killing 13 senior members of a church. "Distracted driving is a large problem", ...


Trump's Travel Ban to Get New Hearing in May

A San Francisco-based federal appeals court will hear arguments on President Trump's latest travel and refugee resettlement restrictions in May. The Trump adm...


White House officials offer change to health care bill

Rand Paul and several freshmen congressmen - are still looking for a deal. Pence met with the House Freedom Caucus Monday night, offering the skeptical cons...


Top Senate Dem Opposes Gorsuch, Vows Filibuster

Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, a member of the Judiciary panel, said during a hearing break that Gorsuch may have convinced "some, but not many" of his fellow Democ...


Trump says US is ready to act alone on North Korea

Trucks, as well as a contingent of 70 to 100 people standing in formation, were spotted outside, but images from Wednesday show "considerably less" activity, ...


Israeli cabinet approves new settlement, first in 2 decades

The official said the President's previous concerns about settlement activity being unhelpful to the peace process "remain the same". If not possible to build...


BOZICH | Calipari, Kentucky drive UCLA into slow lane and exit r

If we had to do it all over again, I don't know if we'd change our game plan. For now, UCLA is left wondering what could have been while Kentucky will test ...


North Carolina future uncertain after 'Bathroom bill' reset

Bell was referring to a compromise in the bill that creates a three-year ban for cities and counties, prohibiting them from passing their own laws offering fu...


White House tells Russia probers: Come see intel yourselves

The Times identified the officials as Ezra Cohen-Watnick, senior director for intelligence at the National Security Council and Michael Ellis , who works on na...


No. 1 Johnson to face Tanihara in WGC Match Play semis

Sunday, 10 a.m. -2 p.m. (Golf Channel), 3-7 p.m. (NBC). "In theory I shouldn't even be here - one chip has gotten me here", Haas said. The 22-year-old sunk an...


No criminal charges for NY mayor de Blasio

He dismissed questions pointing out that prosecutors criticized his actions despite deciding not to pursue a case. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance sa...


Dem Sen. Reed to oppose Gorsuch

For months, Senate Republicans have threatened what is often called the " nuclear option " - exempting Supreme Court nominees from filibusters. "It's to chang...


Las Vegas' Bellagio put on lockdown following armed burglary

They denied earlier reports of an active shooter at the resort. Police said Saturday they believe at least three people entered the store. The Bellagio is hom...


Obama Defends Health-Care Law Ahead of GOP Repeal Vote

He added, "I am committed to working with both Republicans and Democrats to shape our health care system so that it works for all Americans, and I will contin...


ESPN Host Picks South Dakota State to Upset Gonzaga

For now, Gonzaga will wait and see who they play next. At the same time everybody is zero and zero. Our guys are playing aggressive. The Jackrabbits wil...


McDonald's employee jumps through drive-thru window after officer loses consciousness

He says the officer became unconscious and her foot slipped off the brake. "I thought, if these kids lose their mother today, that's going to be tragic", sai...


Fire officials aim to eliminate fatal fires with reminder

Two hundred twenty (220) fire departments across the state have grant-funded Senior SAFE Programs. When one alarm sounds, they all sound. Use the smoke alarm...


Breckenridge man killed in Panhandle wildfire

She described him Wednesday as a hard-working man who "treated everybody with the utmost respect". Judge Richard Peet said three ranch residents died while tr...


Hawaiian Airlines Flight Diverted Over Cost Of A Blanket

A Hawaiian Airlines passenger got booted off a flight Wednesday after he threatened to "take someone behind the woodshed" and refused to pay $12 for a blanket, ...


Elderly twins die after falling, spending night outside home

The younger sister left the twins at some point before they fell, police said. A neighbor found the twins after a long night of freezing temperatures. Jean Ha...


Toddler dies after being left in hot vehicle in Florida, police say

Hillsborough County Sheriff deputies were called to the Oak Park Shopping Center Tuesday at 2:40 p.m.at the corner of W. Lumsden Road and Kings Avenue in Brando...


Dozens of graves vandalized at Philly Jewish cemetery

Tom Wolf . Police said a vandalism report came in just after 9.30am. 'I'm hoping it was maybe just some drunk kids. "We have full confidence in USA authoritie...


Anaheim rocked by protests as officer fires gun in lawn row

Some 24 people were arrested , including eight women and six juveniles, according to the Los Angeles Times . Videos also show the off-duty officer holding...


Major break in the case of missing Georgia teacher

Tara Grinstead was last seen the night of October 22, 2005 when she attended a beauty pageant and barbecue in Fitzgerald, Georgia. A search of Grinstead's hom...


Earnhardt Jr.: "If I win championship, I'll consider retirement"

It should come as no surprise that there are questions about the health of Dale Earnhardt Jr. after NASCAR's Most Popular Driver missed the second half of las...


A Look At The History Behind Presidents Day

This means that on Monday a slew of stores, malls, banks , post offices, stock markets , and more are closed. After that, three students from fifth grade th...


Calif. officer killed, another wounded while responding to accident

One Whittier police officer has died and another officer was wounded in a shooting that also left a male "suspect" injured Monday morning, authorities said ....


At least four dead after devastating 'WEATHER BOMB' storm RIPS through California

Later in the same neighbourhood, a sinkhole swallowed two cars, the second on live TV as viewers watched it teeter on the edge before plunging in. At time of ...


Senate Confirms Scott Pruitt as EPA Administrator

An Oklahoma judge on Thursday ordered the state attorney general's office to release more than 2,500 emails between Pruitt and members of the fossil fuel indu...


The 'Incredible Tug Of War' Over O'Care Repeal And Medicaid Expansion

In effect, the Medicaid expansion would be slowly suffocated. While Freedom Caucus conservatives have signaled some wiggle room in that stance, they have made c...


Leaders urge victims' protection from ICE at court

El Paso County Attorney Jo Anne Bernal said she reviewed the courthouse security footage that shows federal agents entering the courthouse on February 9, appr...


Woman's body parts possibly dumped in Shreveport area

Officers in Boulder say they believe Ashley Mead, 25, who coworkers reported as missing on Sunday after she didn't show up to work, likely was murdered in Bould...


Whoopi Goldberg Has Some Thoughts About Tiffany Trump's NYFW Snub

President Donald Trump's daughter Tiffany expressed her gratitude to Whoopi Goldberg after The View co-host blasted people who refused to sit with her a...


White Supremacist Allegedly Plotting Dylann Roof-Style Attack Nabbed In FBI Sting

Pictured the Temple Emanu-El Conservative Synagogue in Myrtle Beach where Benjamin McDowell South Carolina white supremacist may have planned terror attac...


Washington State Supreme Court rejects anti-gay florist's appeal

A court ruling handed down on Thursday determined that a Seattle florist violated anti-discrimination laws when the owner refused to provide flowers for a sam...


[Breaking] Puzder withdraws nomination for labor secretary

Puzder was slated to have his confirmation hearing on Thursday. Lisa Fierstein, who was married to Puzder from 1973 to 1987, appeared on a segment about "High...


2 dead, including toddler, in North Lawndale shooting

The man, who was in the passenger seat in front of the child, died at the scene and the woman was wounded. Police are reviewing surveillance video and sourc...