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Vigil In Baton Rouge Over Reported Justice Department Decision

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 4:13am

A vigil gathered in Baton Rouge as media reports quoted sources saying the Justice Department will not prosecute white police officers for last summer's shooting death of Alton Sterling.

Morning News Brief: Comey Testifies, Spinning The Budget Deal, Hospital Attacks

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 4:13am

FBI Director James Comey goes before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Also, both parties declare victory over a spending bill. And a new report says hospitals in war zones are increasingly targeted.

Trump Administration Weighing Future Of 50,000 Haitians In U.S.

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 4:13am

The Trump administration is considering ending Temporary Protected Status for Haitians, which would force some 50,000 Haitians now living in the U.S. to return home.

As House GOP Struggles With A Health Care Bill, Republican Options Narrow

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 4:00am

Despite pressure from the White House and GOP leaders, Republicans have not yet secured enough votes to get health care replacement through the House, let alone the Senate. So, what are their choices?

(Image credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police Chief Fires Officer Who Shot And Killed Black Texas Teenager

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 1:41am

Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Haber has dimissed the police officer who shot and killed Jordan Edwards, 15, while he was riding in a car that was leaving a house party on Saturday.

(Image credit: Courtesy of S. Lee Merritt)

Gay Couple's Lawsuit Against Kentucky Clerk Is Back On After Appeals Court Ruling

Wed, 05/03/2017 - 1:19am

The lawsuit had been dismissed last August because of a change in state law. But the appeals court says the couple can still seek damages from the Kentucky clerk who denied them a marriage license.

(Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

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