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Planned Parenthood sues three states over regulations on abortions
In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down safety requirements on abortion clinics in Texas, Planned Parenthood and other pro-choice groups are suing three states over their regulations, including a ban on abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy. [ No Comments ]

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FBI and NSA Poised to Gain New Surveillance Powers Under Trump
The FBI, National Security Agency and CIA are likely to gain expanded surveillance powers under President-elect Donald Trump and a Republican-controlled Congress, a prospect that has privacy advocates and some lawmakers trying to mobilize opposition. [ 1 Comment ]

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Suspect Identified in Ohio State Attack as Abdul Razak Ali Artan
An Ohio State University student posted a rant shortly before he plowed a car into a campus crowd and stabbed people with a butcher knife in an ambush that ended when a police officer shot him dead, a law enforcement official said. [ No Comments ]

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Recount set to kick off as critics decry ‘fundraising, notoriety-driven fraud’
Despite no evidence of fraud and a widespread belief that the entire effort will change nothing, Wisconsin election officials this week will begin a statewide recount of the presidential vote, adding yet another chapter to the fight between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. [ No Comments ]

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Donald Trump's realigned Republican Party leaves establishment behind
The “Never Trump” movement has gone to ground, digging in for a long political winter while the man they vehemently opposed takes control of what was once their Republican Party. [ 1 Comment ]

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House Democrats re-elected Nancy Pelosi as their leader on Wednesday despite disenchantment among some in the caucus over the party's disappointing performance in elections earlier this month.

Prepare for the Obamacare cliff. Congressional Republicans are setting up their own, self-imposed deadline to make good on their vow to replace the Affordable Care Act. With buy-in from Donald Trump's transition team, GOP leaders on both sides of the Capitol are coalescing around a plan to vote to repeal the law in early 2017 -- but delay the effective date for that repeal for as long as three years.

With death threats for presidential electors who plan to vote for Donald Trump continuing to be reported across America, the FBI is now being urged to investigate the rampant voter intimidation.

CIA director John Brennan has warned Donald Trump that scrapping the nuclear deal with Iran would be 'the height of folly' and 'disastrous.'

Protesters converged on Trump International Hotel Tuesday night to burn American flags in response the president-elect's weekend tweets.

Thunderstorms and tornadoes struck northeastern Alabama late Tuesday and early Wednesday, killing at least three people, law enforcement officials said.

A Tennessee tourist mecca is emerging from the smoke, charred and vacant.

Green Party candidate Jill Stein paid $3.5 million Tuesday to clear the way for Wisconsin's presidential vote recount but had a judge reject her lawsuit to require all Wisconsin counties to do the recount by hand.

Goldman Sachs alumnus and financier Steven Mnuchin confirmed he has been nominated to be President-elect Trump's treasury secretary, while billionaire investor Wilbur Ross confirmed he will be appointed commerce secretary Wednesday.

Democrats are unenthusiastic about the recount effort being mounted by Jill Stein of the Green Party, seeing it as a futile effort that serves only to distract opponents of President-elect Donald Trump's policy and personnel decisions.

The lawyer representing Hillary Clinton's recount efforts recently led legal battles against state voting laws with an infusion of funding from billionaire George Soros.

A brawl is about to break out among Democrats on Capitol Hill, and when it's done, Democrats will say they're going to be OK. They're wrong.

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued thousands of duplicate green cards to immigrants, including many that include incorrect information and allow these individuals to stay longer than permitted in the United States, according to a new government oversight report that warns the Department of Homeland Security is incapable of tracking immigrants who may pose a security risk to the United States.

President-elect Donald Trump has chosen one of the biggest critics of the Affordable Care Act to run the Department of Health and Human Services, according to his transition team.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said it has no plans to forcibly remove Dakota Access pipeline protesters if they do not vacate prohibited areas by the deadline it imposed next week.

They won't now complicate a Hillary Clinton presidency, but the emails from her time in the State Department will still trickle out over the next months as the administration tries to clean up the mess Mrs. Clinton left.

President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter on Sunday to allege, without specific evidence, that there was massive voter fraud in the election he just won.

Fault lines inside the corporate world are emerging over a proposed rewrite of the U.S. tax code, pitting importers against exporters.

A total of 60 law enforcement officers have died in firearms-related incidents in 2016, marking a 67 percent increase since 2015, the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund reported.

Two weeks after the vote, the election still isn't over in North Carolina. Gov. Pat McCrory, a Republican, formally requested a recount Tuesday after filing more than 50 challenges alleging voter fraud as the latest tally showed him trailing his Democratic rival, Attorney General Roy Cooper, by anywhere from 7,000 to 9,000 votes.

President-elect Donald Trump picked two women -- one an Indian-American -- for Cabinet-level appointments Wednesday, answering critics who complained about the preponderance of white men in the running for prominent roles in the administration.

President Obama has long been criticized by national security hawks and a Republican presidential field led by Donald Trump for refusing to say the words 'radical Islam' to describe threats posed by terrorist groups such as the Islamic State.

U.S. equities closed higher on Tuesday, hitting new all-time highs, as investors digested housing data and kept an eye on President-elect Donald Trump's policy agenda.

Tens of thousands of green cards, used to identify foreign citizens living inside the United States legally, are unaccounted for, Fox News Channel's Tucker Carlson reported Tuesday.

Authorities in New York have arrested a 37-year-old Brooklyn man, accused of supporting ISIS and plotting a Thanksgiving Day attack.

President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team signaled Tuesday that his administration will not pursue further investigations of Hillary Clinton, backing off a vow on the campaign trail to appoint a special counsel to probe his Democratic rival's secret email setup as secretary of state and suspected pay-to-play deals involving her family's foundation.

Sen. Jeff Sessions has called on Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch to investigate accusations that Planned Parenthood illegally traffics in fetal body parts from abortions.

Donald Trump's election looms over a U.S. citizenship ceremony in San Antonio, as the judge presiding over the ceremony says if you don't like that Trump will be president, go to another country.

All four major U.S. equity benchmarks climbed to record highs as oil jumped on optimism OPEC will agree to cut output. The yen rose as markets digested reports of a tsunami warning in the Fukushima region.

A New York man was arrested Monday for attempting to join the Islamic State and planning a Nice-style terrorist attack on Times Square, according to the FBI.