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Mount McKinley

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Why Ohio pols don't want McKinley renamed

Ohio lawmakers are knocking President Barack Obama's decision to pull home-state legend William McKinley's name from the highest peak in America and rename it "Denali."

Obama said…

Bear Grylls

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Obama to appear with Bear Grylls on survival show

While on his three-day trip to Alaska -- aimed at promoting climate change action -- President Barack Obama will tape an episode of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls," NBC and the…

Cheney Interview

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Cheney calls Clinton e-mail handling 'sloppy'

In a wide-ranging interview, former Vice President Dick Cheney described how former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton handled her email by using a private server as "sloppy and…

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Walker: U.S.-Canada wall a 'legitimate' idea

It's not just the southern border: Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says it's "legitimate" to discuss building a wall separating the United States from Canada, as well.

The Republican…

Donald Trump gives address on immigration in Phoenix

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Everything you want to know about Donald Trump's bankruptcies

Donald Trump brags about how well his businesses have fared in bankruptcy. And in fact, no major U.S. company has filed for Chapter 11 more than Trump's casino empire in the last…

Donald Trump not a fundraiser

GOP establishment plans Trump takedown

Mitt Romney rumblings, a setback for President Obama, money issues for Jeb Bush, and the GOP establishment debate about trying to take down Donald Trump -- those stories filled…

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Andy Parker vows to fight for gun control

The father of a reporter shot to death on live television said Sunday that he wants to take a leading role in helping to curb gun violence.

Andy Parker told CNN's Jake Tapper…

 New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

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Christie attacks Hillary Clinton on emails

On the campaign trail Saturday, it didn't take much time for Chris Christie to attack Hillary Clinton on her private email use.

"The real story is this -- I believe in my heart --…

Bernie Sanders

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Sanders says he's 'strong' on gun control

Bernie Sanders says he favors gun control measures just as strongly as his Democratic presidential rivals, touting his rural-state roots as key to his chances of enacting "real,…

Trump Evicts Univision's Ramos from News Conference

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What really happened between Ramos, Trump

Univision anchor Jorge Ramos believes his tense press conference exchange with Donald Trump "unmasked" the presidential candidate.

"What you want to do in an interview or in a…

Jeb Bush in Iowa, August 2015

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Jeb Bush jabs Donald Trump on immigration

On Sunday, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush once again went after Donald Trump head on, taking aim at the front-runner's policy proposals for dealing with immigration.

 

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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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Frontrunners on the ropes in Iowa

Trump Clinton slip

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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.

Michigan trooper dragged to death

Michigan trooper dragged several miles

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Michigan State Police Trooper Chad Wolf died after being dragged several miles by an unwitting driver.

New Orleans still healing 10 years after Katrina

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It's been 10 years since Hurricane Katrina forever changed the city of New Orleans. President Obama touted recovery efforts on Thursday but concedes more work remains.

California State Auditor finds $4 million in waste

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The California State Auditor has found more than $4 million in waste at more than half a dozen state agencies.

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  • Princess Diana, Lady Di, Paris memorial

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    On this day: August 31

    Jack the Ripper claims his first victim, Coca-Cola makes its European debut, Jimi Hendrix rocks in the early morning hours at the Isle of Wight, and the "People's Princess" dies in a car crash, all on this day.

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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.

Former NBA star Darryl Dawkins' family says he died of heart attack

Community reacts to the passing of Darryl Dawkins
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

Darryl Dawkins, known for his thunderous dunks and flamboyant nickname, has died.

 
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