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Trump says he will not debate Sanders

Donald Trump on Friday said he would not debate Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders because it would be "inappropriate" to square off against the candidate who currently trails Hillary…

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Rubio: I'd 'maybe' run for re-election if friend wasn't

Marco Rubio said he would consider running for re-election to the Senate if Florida's lieutenant governor, a close friend of his, had not entered the race to succeed him.

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Christie signs financial rescue package for Atlantic City

Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signed a package of bills to keep financially troubled Atlantic City from running out of cash.

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Pentagon denies special forces fighting front lines in Syria

The Pentagon has pushed back on assertions that U.S. special operations forces were fighting ISIS fighters on the front lines alongside the Syrian forces they are advising.

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Trump's Veepstakes: Who is Michael Flynn?

Donald Trump, in dropping hints about his potential running mate, has said that he is looking for a "political person" who could help him with the workings of Congress. A top…

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Donald Trump under oath: Trump University's promises crumble

The ads for his university were classic Donald Trump -- Trump stares into the camera and proclaims: "We're going to have professors and adjunct professors that are absolutely…

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DNC holding forums on convention platform

Seeking to defuse tensions, the Democratic National Committee said Friday it will hold public hearings around the country to develop the platform for its summer convention, a…

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Groups say GOP convention protest area could foster clashes

Organizers for two groups on opposite ends of the political spectrum are unhappy with a protest route designated for the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

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Atlantic City rescue bills go to Christie for approval

As Atlantic City teeters on the edge of bankruptcy, officials in New Jersey have reached a deal to keep the town up and running -- for a while, anyway.

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Trump celebrates delegate victory with McDonald's

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Your Class of 2016 from Cleveland, Mississippi's East Side High, the target of a federal desegregation ruling

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Mississippi town's views on desegregation ruling aren't so black and white

A short jaunt east of the former railroad tracks that used to divide black and white in this town, you could hear cousins Lindell Little and Vell Mays cutting up as Little worked…

 

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The history of the U.S. president

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Today is President's Day! Do you know how many children Jimmy Carter has? What religion did Chester Arthur practice? Find out more information about past and present U.S. presidents here.

Greatest moments in presidential speeches

George W. Bush

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Presidential speeches can be memorable for many reasons: they can capture the nation's mood after a tragedy; they can issue warning; they can be a call to action. This September 11th is the 11th anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks. Listen to Bush's famous 9/11 speech, as well as many others and see how many lines you recognize from these famous presidential speeches.

Who said it? Memorable quotes from inaugural speeches

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Through periods of war, peace, depression or prosperity, Inauguration Day always has stood as a time of hope and new beginnings in the United States. Do you remember who said what? Test your knowledge here!

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Clinton defends emails; Sanders sees path to victory

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Sen. Bernie Sanders told supporters at a rally he believes he can still win the Democratic nomination. Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton is defending her actions in an ongoing email scandal.

Obama makes historic visit to Hiroshima

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Barack Obama on Friday became the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, where he called for a "world without nuclear weapons" during his remarks at the city's Peace Memorial Park.

Obama on nuclear weapons: 'Pursue a world without them'

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While speaking during his visit to Hiroshima, President Barack Obama says that the nations that have nuclear stockpiles must escape the logic of fear, and pursue a world without them.

MPs discuss pros, cons of Brexit

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David Campbell Bannerman and Richard Howitt discuss the pros and cons of Britain leaving the European Union, sometimes called Brexit.

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  • 1896 St. Louis tornado destruction

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    On this day: May 27

    A tornado nearly wipes out St. Louis, the Chrysler Building and the Golden Gate Bridge open, the Sex Pistols court controversy with "God Save the Queen," and Arsenio Hall signs off, all on this day.

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Military get free admission to Crayola this weekend

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EASTON, Pa.

This Memorial Day weekend, Crayola Experience is inviting active and retired military personnel to enjoy a free day of colorful fun through the family destination's "True Blue Heroes" program.

Allentown seeks retail entrepreneurs

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ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Allentown still is accepting applications for a Retail Mosaic program that offers access to downtown retail space, capital and professional support to prospective business owners.

Easton police arrest two on drug charges in Wilson

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Two people were arrested on drug charges early Friday morning in Wilson.

Blues Brotherhood show highlights 5K Muskifest race

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Promoters say runners will be "all over the platz" after  the first Band on the Run Musikfest 5K begins at 10 a.m. Aug. 6.

 
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