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Trump: Syrian refugees could stage coup in U.S.

Donald Trump said Saturday that bringing Syrian refugees to the U.S. could result in "one of the great military coups of all time."

Hillary Clinton shown at Friday event in Florid

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Hillary Clinton does Trump impression on 'SNL'

Hillary Clinton met her "SNL" counterpart and won laughs Saturday night with her imitation of Donald Trump.

President Barack Obama, Oct. 2, 2015

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Obama: We will keep backing Syrian opposition

President Barack Obama told his national security team this week that the U.S. will continue to support the Syrian opposition as Russia enters into the conflict, a senior…

Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire

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Clinton gushes about SNL alter egos ahead of appearance

Hillary Clinton can't decide which of her "Saturday Night Live" alter egos she prefers.

The Democratic presidential candidate was ever the politician on Friday as she confirmed to…

Trump in New Hampshire

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Trump: Arm teachers to stop school massacres

Donald Trump said Saturday that had teachers been armed at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, the deadly shooting there this week would not have been as tragic.


Bernie Sanders

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Sanders, Clinton differ on Syria no-fly zone

Bernie Sanders said Saturday that he opposes an U.S.-implemented no-fly zone in Syria, contrasting himself with Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton on the issue.

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Gov. Wolf imposes state hiring freeze and travel restrictions

As Pennsylvania budget stalemate enters its fourth month, Gov. Tom Wolf is ordering a hiring freeze and restrictions on travel.

Rainbow flag DC

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Clinton pledges action for LGBT Americans

Hillary Clinton hasn't always been in favor of same-sex marriage, but she pledged Saturday to push a sweeping platform on LGBT rights as president in a speech to the Human Rights…

Marco Rubio

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GOP candidates: Gun laws won't stop 'crazies'

Republican presidential hopefuls said Friday that new gun laws would do nothing to prevent mass killings like that on a college campus in Oregon this week.

President Barack Obama, March 2015

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Obama: I will keep pushing for more gun laws

President Barack Obama on Friday reiterated his calls for more gun laws, pledging to keep pushing the issue and saying his administration would look into ways it can better…


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Why data on guns can't be trusted

The Umpqua Community College shooting has raised questions about the number of guns in the U.S. But data on this subject are unreliable.

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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

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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.


Obama: We're the only country with mass shootings every few months

Obama angry over gun laws


The president expressed frustration and anger in his latest speech about gun control laws.

Obama, Putin square off at UN

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Obama administration officials seem pleased with the results of a meeting between President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin. But their meeting last night got off to an icy start after days of back-and-forth criticism.

Trump expounds on his tax plan

Trump tax proposal

Donald Trump revealed new details about his tax plan in an interview that aired Sunday, saying that a "large segment" of Americans would pay no federal income taxes.

Francis gets standing ovation during Mass

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Pope Francis receives a standing ovation and applause during Mass at Madison Square Garden Friday.

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On this Day

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    On this day: October 4

    Work begins on Mount Rushmore, Sputnik is launched into space, the pope visits America for the first time, Janis Joplin is found dead of an overdose, all on this day.

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A 'miracle' leads to a meeting with Pope Francis

A miracle leads to a meeting with Pope Francis

After learning the Festival of Families would be held in Philadelphia, and bring Pope Francis to the city of Brotherly Love, 10-year-old Gabriel Mesen just knew he had to be there

Flemington females busted for crack cocaine

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Two Flemington women have been charged with possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine.

State police seek three for early morning home invasion

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Pennsylvania State Police are hunting two men and a woman who forced their way into a Schuylkill County home, shot a man and beat a woman early Friday.

Lower Macungie prepares for Pa. Turnpike expansion

Lower Macungie prepares for Pa Turnpike expansion

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Lower Macungie Township in Lehigh County should be getting four new bridges over the Pennsylvania Turnpike in a few years, just before that highway is widened.

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