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(San Francisco, CA) -- An autopsy report officially declares Robin Williams' death a suicide caused by asphyxia due to hanging. According to the Marin County Coroner, toxicology tests showed no sign of alcohol or illicit drugs. Traces of prescription medications were detected in...
(Washington, DC) -- The White House says President Obama will announce the nomination of Loretta Lynch to be the next Attorney General on Saturday. Lynch is currently the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York. If confirmed by the Senate, she would become the first...
(Mexico City) -- New details revealed by Mexico's Attorney General suggest that 43-students missing for over a month were executed by members of a criminal organization. Jesus Murillo showed video testimony of two men who described in detail how the students were kidnapped...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is authorizing the deployment of up to 15-hundred more U.S. troops to Iraq. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby called it an ongoing, non-combat role. Pentagon press secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby says their mission will be to help train and...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama still intends to take action on immigration reform despite the fact that Republicans will control both chambers of Congress next year. Obama met with congressional leaders for lunch Friday. Afterwards, the White House said Obama told them he'd...
(Undated) -- JPMorgan Chase is announcing more jobs cuts. The largest U.S. bank by assets announced Friday it would eliminate three-thousand more jobs in its retail banking division than previously expected. By the end of the year, the bank will have cut 27-thousand jobs from...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is authorizing deployment of up to 15-hundred additional U.S. troops to Iraq. That effectively doubles the U.S. advisory mission to help combat ISIS. The American contingent is involved in training and assisting Iraqi security and Kurdish...
(Washington, DC) -- The national unemployment rate is at a six-year low of five-point-eight percent. Professor Lee McPheters with the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University expects continued strong job growth in the coming months. The Labor Department...
(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. Supreme Court will consider a challenge over subsidies in the Affordable Care Act. Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest said the White House is confident about defending the subsidies, which are a critical part of the healthcare reform law. The...