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Judge: Miss. clerks must issue same-sex marriage licenses

Mississippi court clerks can’t recuse themselves from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples because of their religious beliefs, a federal judge ruled Monday, The…

Hillary Clinton

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Clinton on voters' trust issues: 'I know I have work to do'

Hillary Clinton, facing direct criticism about her trustworthiness from rival Donald Trump, admitted Monday she needs to do more to earn voters' trust.

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Kennedy's swings, Scalia's death define volatile Supreme Court term

The Supreme Court term that was rocked midway with the sudden death of Justice Antonin Scalia came to a close on Monday, showcasing once again the pivotal role of Justice Anthony…

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Brown on Warren's heritage: 'She can take a DNA test'

Former Sen. Scott Brown on Monday stepped into the attack dog role for Donald Trump, saying his former Senate opponent Elizabeth Warren should "take a DNA test" if she wants to…

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Wendy Davis: 'Overjoyed' by SCOTUS ruling

Former Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis said Monday she was "absolutely overjoyed" by the Supreme Court's ruling that struck down a Texas abortion access law.

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Elizabeth Warren joins Hillary Clinton on trail

Elizabeth Warren unleashed a blistering attack against Donald Trump Monday in her debut on the 2016 campaign trail, delivering a fiery speech that resembled a live audition for…

Bob McDonnell sentenced to prison

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Supreme Court vacates former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's conviction

The Supreme Court on Monday unanimously threw out the conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell.

The 8-0 decision left open the possibility for McDonnell to be retried, but…

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N.J. lawmakers pass bill to increase sales of smart guns

The governor vetoed a similar measure last legislative session

Clinton grilled Benghazi

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Democrats release Benghazi report

Democrats on Monday pre-empted the upcoming release of a Republican-led House Select Committee report on Benghazi by issuing their own version of a probe into the 2012 terror…

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Michelle Obama, daughters visiting Liberia

First Lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia arrived Monday in Liberia, beginning a three-nation trip to draw attention to the millions of girls around the world who…

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Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion law

In a dramatic ruling, the Supreme Court on Monday threw out a Texas abortion access law in a victory to supporters of abortion rights who argued it would have shuttered all but a…

 

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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

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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, Warren join forces

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Hillary Clinton gets some welcome company on the campaign trail.

Turkey eyes immigration, EU’s future after Brexit

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Anxiety about what comes after the Brexit vote isn't limited to Europe. Turkey is also concerned about its relationship with Great Britain and its chances of joining the European Union.

Panama Canal expansion set to open

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The $5.25 billion expansion to the Panama Canal is set to open Sunday. The drop in world oil prices, the slowdown in China and other factors are affecting traffic and income at the canal, but the expansion will allow larger ships to pass, increasing efficiency.

Wall Street, Washington react to Brexit

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Wall Street and Washington react to the U.K.'s historic vote to leave the E.U.

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    On this day: June 27

    Two planes complete the first mid-air refueling, the first nuclear power plant opens, Hurricane Audrey hits the Gulf Coast, Atari is founded, and U.S. Route 66 ceases to officially exist, all on this day.

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Berks County cops cracking down ahead of the holiday

Berks County prepares for holiday weekend
BERN TWP., Pa.

Authorities will begin increased drunk driving patrols on the road and in the water

Martin Luther King Jr. Drive set to close

Martin Luther King Jr Drive set to close
ALLENTOWN, Pa.

The street will close for about two months because of work to the Eighth Street Bridge

N.J. lawmakers pass bill to increase sales of smart guns

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TRENTON, N.J.

The governor vetoed a similar measure last legislative session

On The Run With 69 News: Meet Jerry Farris

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We're learning a little more about Jerry Farris, who is competing in the 5-K at the Runner's World Half Marathon and Festival this October.

 
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