Man caught at JFK smuggling 34 finches in hair…

Federal authorities say a 39-year-old Connecticut man has been caught trying to smuggle nearly three dozen live finches through John F. Kennedy Airport in order to sell them for singing competitions

Ask The Experts: The Good And The Bad Of Silent…

One researcher found politically moderate Twitter users acted differently than liberal or conservative users in 2016 — they disengaged.

Undocumented Immigrants Can Soon Get Driver's…

Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the Green Light Bill on Monday, just hours after it passed in the state Senate 33 to 29.

Attorney: Man killed at Costco was mentally ill…

A lawyer says the man fatally shot by an off-duty police officer in a Southern California Costco was mentally ill and off his medication when he pushed or slapped the policeman

San Francisco closer to ban on e-cigarette sales

San Francisco supervisors have voted unanimously to move the city toward becoming the first in the United States to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes

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Haaland And Warren Team Up On Universal Child…

As the 2020 race heats up, Democrats are jumping on an issue that voters on both sides of the aisle want to fix.

Trump Says ICE Will Soon Deport Millions Of…

The president didn't provide any specifics beyond saying, "they will be removed as fast as they come in."

The Latest: Acting Defense boss steps down amid…

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is citing a "painful" family situation as he steps down from the position before his formal nomination has even been sent to the Senate

The Latest: Pence at reelection rally: 'Time for…

Vice President Mike Pence says America needs four more years of President Donald Trump

Washington Roundup: How Do Members Of Congress…

Members of Congress are eligible for a cost of living adjustment each year, but they don't always get the annual bump.

Pompeo: US Considering 'Range Of Options' Against…

The secretary of state's comments came after he blamed Iran for a "blatant assault" on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday.

33K pounds of cocaine seized in one of biggest US…

U.S. authorities say they have seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine from a ship at Philadelphia's port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in American history

Panel hears case on conditions for young migrants…

A U.S. government lawyer says a settlement agreement requiring sanitary conditions for detained immigrant children may not necessarily mean a toothbrush and soap must be provided for shorter stays

Florida Governor Signs Controversial Sanctuary…

Florida's governor signed one of the nation's strictest sanctuary city bans into law.

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Photographer recounts facing Dallas gunman

A Dallas Morning News photographer recounts witnessing a shooting at a federal building in the city's downtown

Mexico Releases Copy Of Immigration Agreement…

President Trump had touted the letter as containing additional details details regarding the recent immigration deal between the U.S. and Mexico.

US, Iran voice resolve in brinkmanship, say war…

The US and Iran say they're not seeking war with each other yet each is expressing resolve in their Persian Gulf brinkmanship

PG&E to pay $1 billion to governments for…

A California utility with equipment blamed for major wildfires that have killed dozens of people and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to local governments

Witness: Suspect in slaying tried to get her into…

A University of Illinois graduate student has told jurors that the man on trial for abducting and killing a 26-year-old visiting scholar from China attempted to get her into his car by posing as an undercover police officer

Nicaragua says released all considered political prisoners

Nicaragua says it has released all prisoners detained in relation to 2018 anti-government protests, though the opposition maintains that more than 80 people it considers political prisoners are still in custody

Senate leaders agree on measure to care for…

The top Republican and Democrat on a key Senate panel have agreed on a $4.6 billion measure to house and care for immigrant refugees

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Prosecutors: Suspect made album art with church arson photos

Federal prosecutors say the suspect in three Louisiana church arsons took photos and videos of the fires while they were burning and shared them with his friends

Harvard case offers reminder of perils of online…

Social-media posts that led Harvard University to revoke admission offer were originally shared only among friends