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Trump backs Sen. Hatch for 8th term in bid to block Romney

As a candidate, Donald Trump called for congressional term limits.

He cut his salary six years ago. Now Miami-Dade mayor hints at a raise.

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez won office in 2011 promising to cut his salary, and he did. Now he is willing to accept a raise and wants commissioners to consider new

How did Miami end up with the best airport in the country for transit?

Miami International Airport’s bus offerings lifted it to the No. 1 ranking for transit options among the country’s busiest airports. Transit Screen released the list, which also

Gloria Estefan receives Kennedy Center Honors, says Trump not attending “very

Gloria Estefan was one of five entertainers who was recognized Saturday evening at the Kennedy Center Honors, the first Cuban American to be awarded such an accolade. The other

Gloria Estefan is about to get the honor of her life

Miami singer-songwriter Gloria Estefan will be the first Cuban American to receive the prestigious honor. Norman Lear, LL Cool J, Lionel Richie and Carmen de Lavallade are the

Attorney: Conyers to discuss future amid harassment claims

An announcement is planned Tuesday via a Detroit radio talk show on the political future of U.S. Rep. John Conyers who is beset with allegations of sexual harassment by former

A drunk man hit a pregnant woman who offered him a ride, then pulled out a gun,

An Oregon man is charged with attempted murder after police say he shot a man as bystanders, including a pregnant woman, tried to keep him from driving drunk.

US, Russia deep-search vessels join hunt for Argentine sub

Argentina's navy says U.S and Russian ships carrying remotely operated vehicles capable of deep seafloor searches are joining other vessels hunting for an Argentine submarine that

Can Venezuela’s ‘Bitcoin’ rescue a tanking economy?

The day after President Nicolás Maduro said his government would launch the “Petro” crypto-currency to break through the U.S. “financial blockade,” experts, including some of the

Oregon fugitive arrested at Texas university using alias

An Oregon fugitive has been arrested at the University of Texas, Arlington, on a felony charge and is accused of using a fabricated driver's license to enroll in a doctoral program

Race fans, start your holiday cheer. Help kids, meet NASCAR stars at Stocks for

Meet Kurt Busch, Ryan Newman, Bobby Allison and other NASCAR stars at the 29th annual Stocks for Tots benefit in Mooresville on Tuesday.

Mid-life crisis spawned a Charlotte man’s quest: Turkish oil wrestling

A Turkish-born Charlotte man returned to his cultural roots by competing in the national sport of oil wrestling.

NC man had 19,000 bags of heroin. Then deputies say they found the dangerous

A Wilmington NC man believed to be a “major drug trafficker” was caught with more than $1 million worth of illegal narcotics, investigators say.

Mold is found in bottled water for babies; FDA posts consumer alert and recall

Kroger recalled gallon containers of Comforts For Baby Purified Water in 12 states after complaints of mold in the water prompted testing that confirmed the complaints.

These are Time Magazine’s Person of the Year finalists

TIME magazine announced 2017 Person of the Year finalists today. On the shortlist: Patty Jenkins, President Donald Trump and NFL’s Colin Kaepernick.

The Latest: Congressman surprised by claims against ex-aide

U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman of California says he is surprised and saddened by a sexual harassment claim against one of his former top staffers.

The Latest: Lawyer: Announcement on Conyers' future planned

An attorney for U.S. Rep. John Conyers says an announcement on the congressman's future amid sexual harassment allegations will be made on a Detroit radio talk show.

Kansas headed toward debating tax increase again for schools

Kansas legislators are headed toward considering their second big tax increase within a year because of a state Supreme Court order to increase spending on public schools.

Eyewitness who filmed Walter Scott's shooting takes the stand at Michael

Prosecutors believe murder to be the appropriate basis

The Agenda: Teacher pay raise pushed; State paid out nearly $2M to settle sex

Observers dissect McMaster's choice of runningmate

The Latest: UN calls for immediate halt to fighting in Yemen

SANAA, Yemen — The latest on the conflict in Yemen (all times local):12:25 am.The United Nations is urging an immediate halt to fighting in Yemen's capital following the dramatic

Malta announces 10 arrests in journalist's car bomb killing

VALLETTA, Malta — Ten suspects were arrested Monday for the car bomb slaying of a prominent Maltese journalist who covered corruption, the prime minister and other authorities

4 Catalan separatists kept in jail as campaigning begins

MADRID — Political parties in Catalonia started campaigning Monday for the early regional election called by the Spanish government in hopes of quashing the region's independence

Why does your body twitch as you're falling asleep?

If you’ve ever found yourself drifting off to sleep only to be woken by a vigorous, full-body twitch or jerk, then do not feel alarmed. You’re among the estimated 60-70% of

Meek Mill's lawyers seek judge's removal, citing FBI probe

PHILADELPHIA — Rapper Meek Mill's lawyers renewed their call for a judge who sentenced him to step aside on Monday, saying "there was an FBI investigation" into her conduct and

Ex-Illinois Rep. John Anderson, who ran for president, dies

CHICAGO — Former longtime Illinois Rep. John Anderson, who ran for president as an independent in 1980, has died at age 95.The World War II veteran and former prosecutor died

Trump, congressional leaders plan White House budget meeting

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and congressional leaders have scheduled a summit to begin sorting out their budget differences, top lawmakers and the White House said Monday,

Judge: Feds must give defense info about new Boston Calling charges

Prosecutors must turn over to defense lawyers detailed information explaining why extortion indictments for two top City Hall aides were rewritten a month before their trial,

Trump Breaks With Precedents to Shrink Two National Monuments

The decision significantly reduces public land designated by prior presidents. 

Roy Moore accuser finds note from high school and calls Alabama candidate a

Debbie Wesson Gibson, one of Moore's accusers, has uncovered a note the Alabama Senate candidate wrote to her when she was in high school.

GOP rushed tax bill for the rich after years of saying Obamacare was rammed

The Senate approved a nearly 500-page long Republican tax bill, which proposed the most dramatic and significant changes to the U.S. economy in decades, with hardly any discussion.

Supreme Court's decision to allow Trump's travel ban is temporary, experts say

For now, President Donald Trump can fully enforce his immigration travel ban against six majority-Muslim countries, the Supreme Court ruled Monday.

Will the Republicans cut Social Security and Medicare to pay for their tax plan?

Senate Democrats are warning constituents that the newly passed Republican tax overhaul could lead to significant cuts to entitlement programs.

Kellyanne Conway, who made up Bowling Green Massacre, would fire ABC reporter

The president's counselor said the report was evidence of an attempt to get rid of Trump.

Atheists unveil "fake news" Jesus nativity billboard to challenge "virgin birth

"Just skip church it's all fake news," the billboard says.

Married same-sex couples are denied the same benefits as heterosexual pairs in

The Supreme Court let stand a lower court ruling that lets the state take away spousal benefits under employee insurance plans.

Duterte's drug war in Philippines has killed dozens of children, Amnesty report

Police are allegedly shooting children “dead at point-blank range as they were begging for mercy."

Is Donald Trump scaring voters? Poll shows dip in support for the GOP since his

Democrats maintained their support, while the percentage of people likely to vote Republican fell.