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Obama condemns climate change deniers

Seeking to lend urgency to his climate agenda, President Barack Obama warned Monday that even ramped-up efforts to curb emissions were being outpaced by the effects of a warming…

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Trump faces Toronto tower trouble

He is no stranger to causing controversy when it comes to matters over the border, but the latest Donald Trump imbroglio to unfold in a neighboring country has nothing to with…

Kanye West

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'Ready for Kanye' committee formed

One Republican in Maryland is ready for President Kanye West.

The night after West claimed at MTV's Video Music Awards that he's running for president in 2020, the "Ready for Kanye…

Rick Perry candidacy

Rick Perry loses both co-chairs in Iowa

Rick Perry's presidential campaign lost its second co-chair in Iowa on Monday as it continues to hemorrhage staff because of deep financial problems.

Karen Fesler, an activist who…

Ben Carson

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Iowa poll: Carson surges to tie Trump

For the first time in more than a month, mogul Donald Trump is not leading the field in one of the first four nominating states in the Republican primary, according to a new…

Clinton speaks at flag

CNN

Clinton emails: Gefilte fish and TV shows

The newest trove of more than 7,000 of Hillary Clinton's emails were released Monday night by the State Department, showcasing more of the mundane political notes and scheduling…

Lehigh County Executive Thomas Muller

Muller releases proposed 2016 Lehigh County budget

Sticking to a pledge he made early this year, Lehigh County executive Thomas Muller is proposing a 2016 county budget with no tax increase.

Barack Obama

Columbia: Obama not returning to teach

The head of Columbia University ignited a wave of speculation Monday about President Barack Obama's post-White House activities, though the school later said there were no plans…

Mount McKinley

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Trump vows to reverse Obama name change

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump vowed on Monday evening to overturn President Barack Obama's decision to rename Alaska's Mt. McKinley.

"President Obama wants to…

Bob McDonnell sentenced to prison

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SCOTUS: McDonnell allowed to stay out of jail

The Supreme Court granted an emergency motion Monday that will allow former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell to stay out of jail while he seeks to appeal his conviction on federal…

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Cheney warns of potential for another 9/11

Former Vice President Dick Cheney believes there could be "another 9/11 style attack with much deadlier weapons" in the future and said ISIS is "extraordinarily dangerous" to U.S…

 

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5 fun facts about Barack Obama

Obama preparing for Tuesday debate

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

JFK side profile

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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Obama: Climate change is real

Obama climate change

President Barack Obama, visiting Alaska, condemns those who deny the effects of climate change.

Kanye West for president?

Kanye and Trump

When Kanye West got onstage at the MTV Video Music Awards and said he'd decided on a presidential run, it had imaginations running wild. How about west vs. Trump?

Donald the dragon slayer billboard creator comes forward

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A man behind a Donald Trump billboard says the American people have grown timid in the face of government agencies.

Frontrunners on the ropes in Iowa

Trump Clinton slip

CNN, pool

The latest poll in Iowa shows the leads slipping even more for the Republican and Democratic frontrunners. Ben Carson and Sen. Bernie Sanders are gaining ground.

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State auditor general begins ASD audit

Building 21 school in Allentown will be mostly Hispanic
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Pennsylvania's auditor general has begun a comprehensive performance audit of the Allentown School District.

Five arrested on drug charges in Coopersburg

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COOPERSBURG, Pa.

Five people have been charged in an investigation into drug activity in Coopersburg, including  at the Executive Inn motel along Route 309 in the borough.

Local version of the "Sistine Chapel" trying to survive the test of time

Local version of the Sistine Chapel trying to survive
ALBANY TWP., Pa.

The Kempton Hotel has been around since 1874 and once inside you have to look up to see its rich history

Police seek armed robber who hit Domino's in Mt Pocono

Robber pokes gun into Dominos employee's ribs
MOUNT POCONO, Pa.

An armed robber who hit Domino's Pizza in Mount Pocono Thursday night is being sought by Pocono Mountain Regional Police.

 
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