House Democrats introduce measure to revoke Trump’s national emergency declaration

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., immediately announced that a vote would come on Tuesday.

Jussie Smollett cut from remainder of 'Empire' season, released on bond

The polarizing assault of Empire actor Jussie Smollett that began to captivate the nation last month is unraveling as nothing more than a “publicity stunt,” police alleged Thursday.

Jussie Smollett cut from remainder of 'Empire' season, released on bond

The polarizing assault of Empire actor Jussie Smollett that began to captivate the nation last month is unraveling as nothing more than a “publicity stunt,” police alleged Thursday.

At Pope Francis’ sex abuse summit, American cardinal offers plan for bishops to police each other

Cardinal Blase Cupich, archbishop of Chicago, floated a similar proposal at a meeting of U.S bishops last year. But by endorsing it from a Vatican pulpit Friday, he propelled the idea to the forefront of the church's global debate.

At Pope Francis’ sex abuse summit, American cardinal offers plan for bishops to police each other

Cardinal Blase Cupich, archbishop of Chicago, floated a similar proposal at a meeting of U.S bishops last year. But by endorsing it from a Vatican pulpit Friday, he propelled the idea to the forefront of the church's global debate.

Coast Guard lieutenant ordered held 14 days while prosecutors weigh terror charges

Christopher Hasson is detained while the government weighs additional charges on accusations he amassed weapons while preparing for attacks on politicians and journalists.

Coast Guard lieutenant ordered held 14 days while prosecutors weigh terror charges

Christopher Hasson is detained while the government weighs additional charges on accusations he amassed weapons while preparing for attacks on politicians and journalists.
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N.C. elections board orders new election in 9th Congressional District

The board's vote followed Republican candidate Mark Harris' testimony calling for a new election after he misspoke under oath earlier in the day.

Israel flying to moon 'Uber-style’ after SpaceX launch

Israel is on its way to the moon, following a dramatic nighttime launch by SpaceX.

Essence honors Hall, Stenberg, Layne, and Lewis at emotional ceremony

Amandla Stenberg, KiKi Lane, Regina Hall, and Jenifer Lewis took the audience from tears to laughter and back again with emotional speeches at the Essence Black Women in Hollywood luncheon.

Japanese spacecraft touches down on asteroid to get samples

A Japanese spacecraft has touched down on a distant asteroid on a mission to collect material that could provide clues to the origin of the solar system.

Venezuela’s Maduro closes Brazil border to block aid entry

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the vast border with Brazil to be closed, just days before opposition leaders plan to bring in foreign humanitarian aid he has refused to accept

US citizen charged in kidnapping of journalist in Somalia

A U.S. citizen has been charged with kidnapping and other counts for his alleged role in the abduction of a freelance journalist who was held hostage in Somalia for nearly three years

UN chief discusses Yemen, Venezuela with Pompeo

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has held talks with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo focusing on the redeployment of forces from Yemen's key port and the situation in Venezuela.

Tennessee governor says he regrets wearing Confederate uniform

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee says he regrets wearing a Confederate uniform as part of "Old South" parties while attending Auburn University in Alabama.

Smollett gave detailed instructions for fake attack, prosecutor says; actor released on bond

A prosecutor said "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett gave detailed instructions for a staged Chicago attack. Smollett was released after posting $10,000 bond.

2 women accuse R. Kelly of sexual misconduct in 1990s

Two women say singer R. Kelly picked them out of a crowd at a Baltimore after-party in the mid-1990s when they were underage and had sex with one of the teens although she was under the influence of marijuana and alcohol and could not consent.

Principal apologizes for Black History Month gym lesson

A school principal is apologizing for a lesson that used the Underground Railroad as the basis for a series of gym activities.

Judge: U.S. violated victims’ rights when negotiating sex-abuse plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein

A Florida federal judge has ruled federal prosecutors violated the rights of victims by secretly reaching a non-prosecution agreement with a wealthy financier accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls.

Snowman spotted on Vegas Strip as city sees rare white stuff

Winter storms in the Southwest brought rare snowfall to the Las Vegas Strip, dusting casino marquees and prompting revelers to erect a snowman near the famous "Welcome to Las Vegas" sign.

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