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Following Sanders' Lead, Dems Hold Rallies to Save 'Obamacare'

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Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Democratic lawmakers, taking a page from Sen. Bernie Sanders’ grassroots approach to campaigning, reached out beyond Washington D.C. Sunday with a series of rallies aimed atRead More

Americans Think Obama, Kennedy, Reagan Gave Best Inaugural Addresses

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Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President-elect Donald Trump is reportedly drawing inspiration for the first draft of his inaugural speech from presidents John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan — which mayRead More

At Least Six Weather-Related Deaths in the Midwest Since Friday

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Six deaths have been reported in parts of the Midwest as below-freezing weather and ice created havoc this weekend for travelers. Five of the six deaths wereRead More

Woman Meets Biological Parents 18 Years After She Was Kidnapped as a Newborn

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Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office(WALTERBORO, S.C.) — Eighteen years after she was kidnapped as a baby, Kamiyah Mobley has reunited with her biological parents, while the woman she believed to be herRead More

Woman Meets Biological Parents 18 Years After She Was Kidnapped as a Newborn

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Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office(WALTERBORO, S.C.) — Eighteen years after she was kidnapped as a baby, Kamiyah Mobley has reunited with her biological parents, while the woman she believed to be herRead More

Slain Orlando Sergeant Remembered as Search for Suspect Continues

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Orlando Police Department(ORLANDO, Fla.) — Thousands gathered in Orlando, Florida, on Saturday to mourn the death of a veteran police officer killed in a shooting this week as officials continueRead More

Activists Led by Al Sharpton Brave Cold, Rain for Civil Rights March in DC

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Alex Wong/Getty Images)(WASHINGTON) — Ahead of President-elect Donald Trump’s inauguration in less than a week, thousands led by Rev. Al Sharpton gathered in Washington, D.C. for a rally organizers saidRead More

Mississippi City Under Fire For Referring to MLK Day as 'Great Americans Day'

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A tweet posted by the city of Biloxi, Mississippi, Friday night referred to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as “Great Americans Day” — in an apparent attemptRead More

Emotional Senate Hearing Finds Backpage.com Complicit in Underage Sex Trafficking as Victim’s Families Testify

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Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — “Those children were sold, and they simply tried to sanitize it. That, ladies and gentlemen, is the definition of evil”, said Sen. Claire McCaskill, glaringRead More

Three Cleveland Police Officers Facing Administrative Charges in Tamir Rice Case

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Courtesy Rice Family(CLEVELAND) — Three Cleveland police officers are facing administrative charges following an internal investigation into the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was shot and killed by policeRead More