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(Undated) -- North Dakota is tops in the U.S. when it comes to drinking beer. According to a report by the "Beer Institute," North Dakotans drank just over 43 gallons of beer on average last year to garner the top spot. North Dakota's consumption was actually down a bit last...
(Denver, CO) -- President Obama claims things are continuing to get better, despite dysfunction in the nation's capital. Speaking in Denver Wednesday, Obama said the U.S. economy has come back faster and stronger than any other large country after the deep recession. The...
(Washington, DC) -- San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro will be changing jobs. The Senate easily confirmed Castro as secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development today. Castro will replace Shaun Donovan, who is moving to the White House to run the Office of...
(Washington, DC) -- House Speaker John Boehner insists if the U.S. doesn't secure the border, nothing's going to change. During a press briefing today, the Ohio Republican said House leaders are taking a close look at President Obama's request for nearly four-billion dollars to...
(New Orleans, LA) -- Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin will serve up to ten years in a federal lockup. That was the sentence handed down this morning by a U.S. District Court judge. Nagin was found guilty earlier this year on 20 of 21 criminal corruption counts including...
(Chicago, IL) -- Police in Chicago are looking for the gunman who shot and killed a young mother of five early today on a busy expressway. Illinois State Police Captain Luis Gutierrez said officers found 25-year-old Jasmine Sade Curry dead from a gunshot wound to the head inside...
(Washington, DC) -- Many of the nation's colleges fail to investigate sexual assaults. Senator Claire McCaskill says that's the disturbing conclusion of a recent survey of more than 400 colleges and universities. The Missouri Democrat noted a "shocking" 41 percent of schools...
(Belo Horizonte, Brazil) -- There's another World Cup semifinal on tap for today. Argentina meets The Netherlands at 4 pm Eastern time. They'll be battling it out to see who takes on Germany in the final. This, after the German squad blew past host nation Brazil yesterday 7-1...
(Los Angeles, CA) -- Troubled pop star Justin Bieber will be charged with misdemeanor vandalism. The charge stems from a January incident in which the 20-year-old Canadian singer allegedly egged his neighbors house. TMZ says Bieber will be arraigned this afternoon in Los Angeles...