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(Undated) -- A federal court is ordering a halt to gray wolf hunting in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan, stating the animal still requires protection. Doctor Maureen Hackett with the group Howling for Wolves says they're glad the reckless and unnecessary wolf hunt is over this...
(Albany, NY) -- A 19-year-old Albany-area woman is being accused of killing her five-year-old cousin. Police said Kenneth White's body was found early Friday morning covered in snow in a culvert across the street from his home. Authorities have arrested the 19-year-old daughter...
(Arlington, VA) -- More than one-thousand additional U.S. troops are being deployed to Iraq. Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said they are being added to the contingent that is advising and training Iraqi security forces in the fight against ISIS. He noted that U.S.-led airstrikes...
(New York, NY) -- The Eric Garner protesters in New York City have taken their demands to the mayor. Protester Carmen Perez with the group Justice League NYC was one of a handful of protesters to meet with Mayor Bill de Blasio Friday. Protesters say they look forward to a...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama calls 2014 a year of action and a breakthrough year for America. Opening a year-end news briefing at the White House, the President said the economy continues to recover nicely from the deep recession. He cited ongoing economic growth, job...
(Arlington, VA) -- Pentagon spokesman John Kirby says the Defense Department is "constantly mindful" of cyber-security threats. In a briefing, Admiral Kirby would not discuss the specifics of the Sony hacking attack and the suspected role of North Korea. He said the Pentagon is...
(Atlanta, GA) -- Federal health officials are linking five deaths to a listeria outbreak involving caramel apples. The CDC said today at least 28 people have been sickened in ten states. Two of the four deaths were reported in Minnesota in late October and November. The CDC is...
(Washington, DC) -- The FBI is officially blaming North Korea for the cyber attack on Sony. A statement released today says methods used in the hack are similar to ones used in previous attacks linked to North Korea, including one on South Korean banks and media in 2013. The FBI...
(Los Angeles, CA) -- Experts hope to complete work on an earthquake early warning system for California and other states in less than two years. California Congressman Adam Schiff says the system that recently was given five-million dollars in new funding by the federal...