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Donald Trump, Aug. 11, 2016

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Donald Trump's immigration policy: Then and now

Donald Trump launched his presidential campaign by promising to build a "great, great wall" on the US southern border -- and make Mexico pay for it -- while painting undocumented…

Trump looks at crowd

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Trump: 'There could certainly be a softening' on immigration stance

Donald Trump says there could be a "softening" in his hardline immigration proposals -- though he did not provide detail and his campaign so far has yet to offer a coordinated…

Announcement came on Timberlake's 34th birthday

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Hollywood stars pay big to hobnob with Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton is picking up cash -- and snapping playful photos with former N'Sync members -- during a fundraising blitz in California this week.

Georgia community against mosque

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Georgia county fights plans for mosque

Eleven years ago, when Mohammad Islam decided to open his mosque, he built his modest house of worship inside a ranch house on a quiet street in Doraville, Georgia.

Over a…

Bowe Bergdahl

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Bergdahl judge mulls dismissing case over McCain comments

Defense attorneys for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl sought to have charges against their client dismissed Tuesday, arguing that comments made by Sen. John McCain could prevent a fair…

Trump at convention

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Trump, RNC seize on new report to attack Clinton Foundation

Donald Trump and Republicans are pouncing on a report that more than half of the private individuals with whom Hillary Clinton met as secretary of state donated to her family's…

Donald Trump, RNC, July 21

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Clinton's health is fine, but what about Trump?

As Donald Trump and his allies attempt to raise dubious questions over Hillary Clinton's health, the Republican nominee has invited new scrutiny into his own medical history.

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grated, shredded cheddar cheese

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The government is buying $20 million in surplus cheese

The United States currently has a massive cheese stockpile. And Uncle Sam is stepping in to help buy up the excess.

Obama speaks in Louisiana

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Obama on La. flooding: 'We are heartbroken'

President Barack Obama toured flood-ravaged Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Tuesday, surveying wreckage that has also become a political football.

"We are heartbroken by the loss of life,"…

Voting in Ohio 2

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Court rules Ohio can cut 'Golden Week' early voting

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that Ohio does not have to reinstate its so-called "Golden Week" -- a week-long period in the state where people can both register to vote…

US Army Rangers

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Audit reveals Army's trillion-dollar accounting gaffes

The US Army made trillions of dollars of accounting mistakes and often did not have the receipts or invoices needed to support figures in its budget, according to a scathing…

 

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The history of the U.S. president

Barack Obama

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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

John F Kennedy

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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!

Elections 101

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Find out more about Election Day right here.

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Clinton goes to Hollywood

Clinton in Hollywood

The presidential campaign trail heads to Hollywood, from the late night talk show circuit to star-studded fundraisers.

Clinton: GOP is in ‘an alternate universe’

Clinton Kimmell pulse

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Hillary Clinton says Republicans are taking the presidential campaign ‘into an alternative universe’ as some critics try to raise questions about her health.

New York moms lobby for paid family leave

NYC parental leave baby

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A New York City coalition of mothers has gathered more than 130,000 signatures on a petition asking either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton to act on parental leave within their first 100 days in office. Clinton supports the measure. Trump’s daughter has suggested he might be open to such a measure.

African-Americans in Akron are unimpressed with Trump

Trump in Akron

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Despite his pitch to African-Americans recently, Akron, Ohio residents remain unimpressed with Donald Trump and his message.

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    On this day: August 23

    King George gets fed up with the rebelling colonies, a silent film legend passes away, the Earth is ready for its closeup, and an earthquake jolts D.C., all on this day.

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Opening day for Phillipsburg School District delayed

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PHILLIPSBURG, N.J.

Students in the Phillipsburg School District are getting an extended summer break

Authorities say Wawa employee 'gottahava' lawyer

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Police allege the Lower Macungie man skimmed thousands from cash registers.

Reading votes to buy shuttered swimming pool

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READING, Pa.

Reading City Council voted 6-1 Monday night to adopt an ordinance to authorize the purchase of the East Reading Pool site.

Whitehall-Coplay School Board favorable to new $535K surveillance system

WHITEHALL, Pa.

The Whitehall Board of School Directors Monday reacted favorably to the presentation of a new  cameras and surveillance security system to be installed campus-wide at all five schools and support buildings in conjunction with the district’s emergency operations plan and safety training initiatives.

 
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