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Clinton emails: What Obama aides knew

President Barack Obama's top aides, including David Axelrod, communicated with Hillary Clinton at her private email address while she was secretary of state, new records show.…

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Poll: Bush, Trump rising nationally for GOP

With nearly all of the expected 2016 presidential candidates formally in the race, a new CNN/ORC national poll finds two recent entrants to the GOP field on the rise, while…

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Resistance to same-sex marriage persists

The Hood County, Texas, clerk isn't going to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, she said Tuesday, because she has rights.

"I would like to issue a statement that I will…

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Hillary Clinton vs. a fax machine

The most recent batch of Hillary Clinton's private emails made public by the State Department per court order revealed no smoking guns on controversies surrounding Benghazi or her…

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US and Cuba to announce embassy openings

The United States and Cuba on Wednesday plan to officially seal the renewal of diplomatic ties begun last year, announcing the reopening of embassies in Washington and Havana for…

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Trump: NBC, Univision for abandoning '51 wonderful girls'

Donald Trump says Univision and NBC "abandoned" the 51 women vying for the Miss USA crown by canceling the upcoming pageant telecast.

Organizers of the annual event, half-owned by…

Chris Christie announces run for president

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NJ Gov. Chris Christie: 'I'm running for president'

Gov. Chris Christie is about to find out whether the tough-talking style that's so popular at home in New Jersey will resonate on the presidential campaign trail.

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Chris Christie launches 2016 bid

Gov. Chris Christie is about to find out whether the tough-talking style that's so popular at home in New Jersey will resonate on the presidential campaign trail.

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California governor signs vaccine bill

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation outlawing a family's personal and religious beliefs as reasons to exempt their children from school vaccinations.

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Mexico pulls out of Trump's Miss Universe pageant

Donald Trump warned earlier this month that unsavory individuals are crossing the border from Mexico. Now the country won't be sending anyone to Trump's beauty pageant.

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Now you can text Lehigh County's 911 center for help

Lehigh County residents who need help in an emergency now can text as well as call 911.

 

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5 fun facts about Barack Obama

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Happy birthday, Mr. President! President Barack Obama turned 53 on Monday. Find out five interesting facts about the commander in chief.

The British Monarchy

Prince George, who is third in line to the British throne, celebrates his first birthday on Tuesday. Take a look at the family tree of the British monarchy and learn a bit about George's great-grandmother, Queen Elizabeth.

The legacy of JFK

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John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum

JFK was assassinated riding in the motorcade in Dallas, Texas 50 years ago.  Years later his legacy still lives on through his influence on the Peace Corps, the Space Race and in Civil Rights.  Take a look at this interactive to review a timeline of important events, as well as, watch and listen to powerful JFK speeches.

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Chris Christie announces presidential run

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Gov. Chris Christie announces his presidential run.

Trump's Mexican remarks lead to Chicago protests

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Demonstrators protested outside Donald Trump's campaign event in Chicago Monday after the GOP presidential candidate made disparaging remarks about Mexican immigrants.

Donald Trump: 'I'm giving up millions to run'

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Donald Trump talks about his relationship with the other presidential nominees and how much money he is giving up to run for president.

Obama leads 'Amazing Grace'

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President Barack Obama sang "Amazing Grace" while eulogizing the Rev. Clementa Pinckney.

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    On this day: July 1

    The Battle of Gettysburg begins, America's first zoo opens, the first Tour de France starts, the Sony Walkman hits the market, the PG-13 movie rating is introduced, and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill breaks an unfortunate record, all on this day.

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Police probe 'string of mischief' in Muhlenberg Township

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MUHLENBERG TWP., Pa.

Residents in a quiet Muhlenberg Township community have a string of questions regarding some dangerous mischief.

Storm does damage in Honey Brook, Chester County

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HONEY BROOK TWP., Pa.

A severe storm moved through Honey Brook, Chester County Tuesday afternoon. It uprooted trees, brought down power lines and destroyed roofs.

Police: Man jailed for sexual assault against a child

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EASTON, Pa.

An Easton man is in custody for committing several sexual acts upon a child.

Airport authority seeks to improve customer experience

ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Members of the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority (LNAA) Tuesday approved a new car rental customer charge and a state transportation grant both designed to make navigating around the airport an improved and more pleasant experience for travelers.

 
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