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Texan Republicans vote to keep Muslim county party leader

Jan 11 2019

Republicans in and around Forth Worth, Texas, rejected a controversial call to oust a vice chairman of the county party because he is a Muslim.

Pennsylvania girl secretly records dad coaching her to lie to judge: prosecutors

Jan 09 2019

A 13-year-old girl secretly made cellphone recordings of her father coaching her to lie to the Pennsylvania judge overseeing his prosecution for charges he physically assaulted her, prosecutors said on Tuesday.

'No L-pocalypse!': New York's 'L' train to keep running during repairs

Jan 03 2019

NEW YORK More than two years after news broke that one of New York City's busiest subway lines would stop running between Manhattan and Brooklyn to allow for repairs, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Thursday that the "L" train would keep rolling. | Video

Thousands brave rain in New York's Times Square to welcome 2019

Jan 01 2019

NEW YORK New York's Times Square erupted with fireworks and cheers at the stroke of midnight on Tuesday as thousands of hardy merrymakers braved pouring rain and watched the glowing New Year's Eve ball complete its midnight descent to mark the start of 2019. | Video

New Year's Eve party in Times Square to cheer for press freedom

Dec 30 2018

NEW YORK Reporters will be the guests of honor at the New Year's Eve party in New York's Times Square on Monday, in what organizers said was a celebration of press freedom after an unusually deadly year for journalists at U.S. news outlets. | Video

New Year's Eve party in Times Square to cheer for press freedom

Dec 29 2018

NEW YORK, Dec 29 Reporters will be the guests of honor at the New Year's Eve party in New York's Times Square on Monday, in what organizers said was a celebration of press freedom after an unusually deadly year for journalists at U.S. news outlets.

New York police to use drone for first time at New Year's Eve party

Dec 28 2018

NEW YORK New York City police will use an aerial drone for the first time to monitor the crowds gathered in Times Square on Monday for the New Year's Eve ball-drop celebrations, officials said on Friday, adding there was no known threat to the night's festivities. | Video

States help run U.S. National Parks in federal government shutdown

Dec 22 2018

U.S. National Parks will be left with just a skeleton staff during the federal government shutdown, and several states are using their own funds to make sure public restrooms get cleaned and visitor centers stay open.

States help run U.S. National Parks in federal government shutdown

Dec 22 2018

Dec 22 While U.S. National Parks will generally remain open with a skeleton staff through the federal government shutdown, Republican governors in at least two states are working to make sure public restrooms get cleaned and visitor centers stay open.

U.S. Air Force missed four chances to stop Texas shooter buying guns

Dec 07 2018

The U.S. Air Force missed four chances to block the shooter in 2017's deadly church attack in Texas from buying guns after he was accused of violent crimes while in the military, a report by the Department of Defense's inspector general said on Friday.

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