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9/11 photos show challenge of pivotal moment

Peering at the drawn-out look on former Vice President Dick Cheney's face and the expressions of other top Bush Administration officials, former 9/11 Commission Vice Chairman Lee…

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Who must be killed to beat ISIS and al Qaeda?

Every other week, it seems, U.S. officials disclose that another "key" terror commander has been eliminated -- in Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Afghanistan, etc.

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Campaign trail ablaze over weekend: Who said what?

Over the weekend, the 2016 campaign trail was abuzz with presidential candidates pitching plans and engaging with voters and Sunday and Saturday had no shortage of news-making…

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NY Times editor calls Clinton email coverage 'a mess'

Two of the New York Times' top editors on Monday addressed the paper's handling of a controversial story about Hillary Clinton's State Department emails and one of the editors…


Pa. House speaker links liquor overhaul to new taxes for budget

The Republican speaker of the Pennsylvania House said his members won't vote for any sort of tax increase without privatization of the state liquor system, and that lawmakers may…

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Booker says Christie most underestimated 2016 candidate

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker said he believes New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is the most underestimated presidential candidate in the crowded 2016 field.

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Disgruntled GOP voters provide the Trump bump

Donald Trump's so-far durable support in the Republican race for the presidential nomination rests largely on widespread dissatisfaction with Washington, and has been bolstered…

Obama's visit to Kenya

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Five highlights from Obama's trip to Kenya

After years of anticipation, President Barack Obama finally visited his father's native Kenya, made history and captivated a nation.

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Obama slams remarks from Trump, Huckabee

President Barack Obama is back on the campaign trail, skewering several top Republicans at a Monday news conference in Ethiopia, where he dubbed their rhetoric "outrageous" and "…

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Clinton pushes renewable energy with solar focus

Hillary Clinton pledged Sunday that as president she would put the United States on a path toward generating enough renewable energy to power every home in the country by 2027 -…

Mike Huckabee June 2015

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Huckabee: Obama marching Israel to 'door of the oven'

President Barack Obama is marching Israelis to "the door of the oven" by agreeing to the Iran nuclear deal, Mike Huckabee said Sunday.

The Republican presidential candidate…


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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.


Obama: Huckabee's Iran comments 'so sad'

Obama on Huckabee


President Barack Obama is firing back at the latest criticism of his nuclear deal with Iran.

Trump tops poll as Huckabee courts controversy

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A new poll has Donald Trump on top of the Republican field and it's a different member of his party causing controversy over the weekend.

Trump doing well in the polls

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Despite Donald Trump's often controversial campaign, he's leading a new poll of Republican presidential candidates. He is now drawing criticism for what he said on the campaign trail this weekend.

Kenyans anxious to welcome Obama

Obama to Kenya


President Obama is on his way to a country eager to welcome home the man some call ‘son.’ Obama is flying to Kenya -- his father's homeland -- where he still has family. This will be his first trip as president to the East African nation.

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    On this day: July 27

    A wise-cracking cartoon bunny makes his first appearance, the Korean War ends, Madonna drops her debut album, tragedy hits the Olympics, and an entertainment legend dies at age 100, all on this day.

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Police investigating alleged assault at Marian Catholic High School

Police in Rush Township investigating alleged assault

Rush Township police said the teenage student was assaulted inside a locker room at Marian Catholic High School last fall

Hawk Mountain unveils wheelchair accessible trail

Wheelchair accessible trail at Hawk Mountain

Hawk Mountain in Kempton has finalized construction of its first-ever Accessible Trail to the nearby South Lookout.

Bethlehem Township proposes stormwater tax to combat flash flooding

Bethlehem Twp suggests stormwater tax

Last month, a pair of storms caused severe damage throughout Bethlehem Township. After hearing complaints from residents this week, township commissioners proposed a stormwater tax.

Pohatcong introduces police reimbursement ordinance

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The ordinance reads that if a business calls the police department more than 10 times a month, they will be required to pay the township a fine of $500

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