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Chris Christie presidential run

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Chris Christie launches 2016 bid

Gov. Chris Christie is about to find out whether the tough-talking style that's so popular at home in New Jersey will resonate on the presidential campaign trail.

Christie…

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Obama's approval rating grows to over 50%

Could Barack Obama's great week mark a turning point in his poll numbers?

After months of stagnant approval ratings, a new CNN/ORC poll finds that for the first time in more than…

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Trump not backing down: 'Mexico is not our friend'

His incendiary comments about Mexican immigrants may have cost him a longstanding business partnership, but Donald Trump isn't exactly chastened.

Media ready for Christie presidential candidacy announcement

Chris Christie presidential announcement looms in Livingston

Media at New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's alma mater, Livingston High School, are reading for his presidential candidacy announcement.

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Texas, Alabama blast same-sex marriage ruling

With last week's Supreme Court ruling, same-sex couples are flocking to the altar in all 50 states, right?

Eh, almost.

There are still a few holdouts, as various politicians take…

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Univision CEO defends dropping Trump, denies apologizing

Univision CEO Randy Falco says Donald Trump is not telling the truth when he claims that "Univision apologized."

In an internal memo on Monday, Falco defended the Spanish-language…

Jeb Bush interview

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Jeb Bush: Confederate flag is 'racist'

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush called the Confederate flag a "racist" symbol on Monday, lauding South Carolina's efforts to remove it from the Capitol and pointing to…

PuertoRican pride parade NY

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Puerto Rico wants to be able to declare bankruptcy

Puerto Rico's governor has a message for Washington D.C: change the law, we want the right to declare bankruptcy.

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NBCUniversal cuts ties with Donald Trump

NBCUniversal, under pressure from an array of Hispanic groups, is severing its business ties to presidential candidate Donald Trump.

The Miss USA pageant, scheduled for July 12,…

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in 2010

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Court backs Arizona panel right to draw districts

The U.S. Supreme Court upheld Monday an Arizona state law that designates the power to an independent commission to draw congressional districts, refuting the state's legislature…

EPA, clean air act

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SCOTUS: EPA unreasonably interpreted the Clean Air Act

In a loss for the Obama administration, the Supreme Court ruled that the EPA unreasonably interpreted the Clean Air Act when it decided to set limits on the emissions of toxic…

 

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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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Chris Christie announces presidential run

Chris Christie presidential run

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Gov. Chris Christie announces his presidential run.

Trump's Mexican remarks lead to Chicago protests

Trump in Chicago

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Demonstrators protested outside Donald Trump's campaign event in Chicago Monday after the GOP presidential candidate made disparaging remarks about Mexican immigrants.

Donald Trump: 'I'm giving up millions to run'

Donald Trump

Donald Trump talks about his relationship with the other presidential nominees and how much money he is giving up to run for president.

Obama leads 'Amazing Grace'

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President Barack Obama sang "Amazing Grace" while eulogizing the Rev. Clementa Pinckney.

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It's a busy week in kutztown as hundreds of thousands of people come for the annual Kutztown Folk Festival.

Suspect in custody for credit card fraud

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A suspect is in custody and another still at large in Hunterdon County, after foiled attempts to use fraudulent credit cards at a local Shop Rite.

Jason Davies will stand trial for 2004 rape in Wilson

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Jason Davies will stand trial for a rape that occurred in Northampton County in 2004.

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Authorities accuse an Allentown man of exposing himself while trying to drag a woman into an alley.

 
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