• A brief history of the U.S. border wall

    Building a giant fence along the border to stop illegal immigration is hardly a new idea.

  • This senator is the GOP's anti-Trump

    Jeff Flake still believes politics is "a noble profession" — a view that makes him an anomaly in 2015

  • Supreme Court rules against clerk in gay marriage case

    MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday ruled against the Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses, and the clerk will arrive at work Tuesday morning to face her moment of truth.

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  • White supremacist aiming to kill Jews convicted in three Kansas murders

    A man who admitted in court to wanting to kill Jews was found guilty on Monday of murdering three people, including a teenage boy, outside two Jewish centers in Kansas last year. A seven-man, five-woman jury took less than two hours to convict Frazier Glenn Cross, 74, on the three murders as well as on three counts of attempted murder for firing at other people during the same shooting spree in April 2014. Jurors will next decide if Cross should get the death penalty, as prosecutors are seeking.

    Reuters
  • Clinton friend advised on U.S. politics, foreign policy

    By Alistair Bell and Jonathan Allen WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - An old friend of former secretary of state Hillary Clinton played an outsized role in advising her on U.S. politics and even her dealings with President Barack Obama's White House despite holding no formal government position. The State Department released emails on Monday that showed adviser Sid Blumenthal sent Clinton exhaustive memos on domestic issues, taking a more active role in advising her than was previously known.

    Reuters
  • Daily pot smoking on U.S. college campuses at 35-year high: study

    The number of U.S. college students smoking marijuana every day or nearly every day is greater than it has been in 35 years, according to a study released on Tuesday. Nearly 6 percent of college students reported using pot daily or near-daily in 2014, up from 3.5 percent in 2007 but less than the 7.2 percent recorded in 1980, the University of Michigan's Monitoring the Future study found. "It's clear that for the past seven or eight years there has been an increase in marijuana use among the nation's college students," said Lloyd Johnston, the study's principal author.

    Reuters
  • A look at Trump University and a growing immigration crisis

    Yahoo News Live has an investigation into Donald Trump’s one time Trump University. Yahoo News Global Anchor Katie Couric speaks to Yahoo’s Chief Investigative...

  • White House renames Mount McKinley as Denali on eve of trip

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will change the name of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, a major symbolic gesture to Alaska Natives on the eve of President Barack Obama's historic visit to Alaska.

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  • About 150 new Hillary Clinton emails now deemed classified

    Among the soon-to-be released emails from Hillary Clinton's private email server, approximately 150 have been deemed classified by the State Department. The roughly 150 emails are among 7,000 pages of new emails from Hillary Clinton's private server that the State Department will publish on its public records website later tonight -- part of its ongoing effort to make all of 30,000 emails public. The exact number of newly classified emails to be released tonight in redacted form is still being calculated, State Department spokesman Mark Toner said today.

    ABC News
  • Judge to rule on deflate-gate 'in next day or two'

    The NFL and Tom Brady failed to reach a settlement in their deflate-gate court proceedings, and the judge will rule soon.

  • Nicki Minaj makes up with Taylor Swift at VMAs

    Unfortunately, she also escalated her beef with Miley.

  • Director Wes Craven dies at 76

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wes Craven, the prolific writer-director who startled audiences with iconic suburban slashers like "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream," has died. He was 76.

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