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(St. Louis, MO) -- A St. Louis-area school district is cancelling classes for next Monday and Tuesday ahead of an expected grand jury decision dealing with the Michael Brown shooting. The shooting of the unarmed black teenager by a white Ferguson police officer in August sparked...
(Undated) -- A new survey shows many Americans rely on comedians for their political news. A poll by the University of Delaware found when it came to the issue of net neutrality, the top three programs listed by viewers were "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver," "The Colbert...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is facing a long-expected lawsuit that challenges his executive authority. House Republicans filed suit today, which focuses on the Obama administration's implementation of the Affordable Care Act. The lawsuit was filed a day after the...
(Washington, DC) -- Attorney General Eric Holder is appealing for calm as a Missouri grand jury weighs whether to charge a white Ferguson police officer for killing an unarmed black teenager. In a video news release, Holder said history has shown that the "most successful and...
(Washington, DC) -- Republican House Speaker John Boehner says President Obama's executive action on immigration will scuttle any chances for bipartisan legislation. In a Capitol briefing, Boehner accused Obama of exceeding his executive authority. He also said Republicans...
(Hartford, CT) -- A new report by the state of Connecticut finds rage, isolation and delusions were over looked by Sandy Hook school shooter Adam Lanza's mother, therapists and counselors. Scott Jackson, Chairman of the Sandy Hook Advisory commission believes better screening...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama will soon head to Las Vegas to promote his sweeping executive action on immigration. He will speak this afternoon at Del Sol High School. That is where Obama spelled out his ideas for immigration reform nearly two years ago. Since then, the...
(Undated) -- Bill Cosby can still draw an audience despite troubling sexual assault allegations. Cosby never touched the topic during last night's live 90-minute benefit performance in the Bahamas. Several fans told NBC News they took in the show because they enjoy Cosby's humor...
(Cleveland, OH) -- A man who spent nearly 40 years behind bars is expected to walk free today, after a witness in his case admitted he lied. According to the "Cleveland Plain Dealer," 57-year-old Ricky Jackson broke down in tears after prosecutors dismissed his case this week...