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Macron and Le Pen are looking at two different versions of ...

Bloomberg / News 212 sources

For the first time in modern day France, neither of the two mainstream parties made the second round of a presidential election. In their place, Emmanuel Macron, a ...

New Orleans starts taking down Confederate statues

Fox News / U.S. 155 sources

New Orleans removed the first of four prominent Confederate monuments under the cover of darkness early Monday, the latest Southern city to sever itself from symbols viewed by many as a representation of racism and white supremacy.

Rice University grad Peggy Whitson breaks NASA astronaut record for most days in space

Houston Chronicle 106 sources

On Monday, Rice University '86 graduate Peggy Whitson broke the record for the most cumulative days in space, surpassing the previous figure of 534 days.

Trump talks North Korea tensions with China, Japan - North Korea detains US citizen, the 3rd American being held there

Fox News 100 sources

President Trump talked to both leaders of China and Japan Monday as tensions on the Korean Peninsula have boiled over and North Korea appears ready to for an ICBM launch.

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SECRET CANCER BATTLE Erin Moran likely died of Stage 4 illness, doc says

Erin Moran’s fellow former child stars tried to reach her in final days before she was found dead at 56.

Obama Makes First Major Appearance Since Leaving The White House

The Huffington Post 25 sources

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday makes his first major appearance since leaving office, having chosen Chicago, the city where his political career started, to emerge from a three-month hiatus from the public…


Aaron Hernandez's Connecticut hometown prepares for funeral

ABC News / Sports 53 sources

Former NFL player Aaron Hernandez's Connecticut hometown is preparing for his funeral

GM bid to block ignition-switch suits rejected by Supreme Court

Autonews.com 33 sources

GM's efforts to block hundreds of lawsuits over its ignition-switch defects broke down when the Supreme Court refused to hear its appeal claiming the suits were barred by the automaker's 2009 bankruptcy.


Countdown to Shutdown: Trump, Congress on Collision Course

NBC News 8 sources

Congress' return runs up against the threat of a government shutdown and a president eagerly looking for victories by his 100th day in office.

Ex-Fox News guest accuses Sean Hannity of sexual harassment

Former Fox News contributor Debbie Schlussel claims that host Sean Hannity sexually harassed her.


Amber Heard spotted in Australia again, this time with Elon Musk

Toronto Star 72 sources

Both Musk and Heard posted pictures to their Instagram accounts Monday, showing Musk with lipstick on his cheek left behind from a kiss.


Arkansas execution: Family 'ready'

CNN / U.S. 57 sources

Darla Jones said she can't imagine what it will be like to watch the man who killed her mother as he is executed by lethal injection on Monday.

Trump steps up calls for border wall as shutdown looms

The Hill 86 sources

President Trump on Monday said building a wall on the Mexican border will stop drugs from coming into the United States.Trump offered the argument on Twitter the same day lawmakers return to Washington with a week...


Political mainstream shut out in French election

Newsday / Nation 212 sources

French voters shut out the political mainstream from the presidency for the first time in modern history, and on Monday found themselves being courted for the runoff election between populist Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron.

US Defense Sec’y Mattis in Afghanistan to discuss war needs

ABC27.com 61 sources

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived unannounced in Afghanistan on Monday to assess America’s longest war as …


A short history of presidents' complicated relationship with the 100-day milestone

Trump hasn't shied away from the 100-day milestone. Historians say presidents generally do.


Possible shutdown, health care quagmire awaiting Congress

ABC27.com / News 8 sources

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers returning to Washington this coming week will find a familiar quagmire on health care legislation and a budget d…


CEO of world's largest cement maker departs in wake of Syria controversy

CNBC / U.S. 29 sources

LafargeHolcim Chief Executive Eric Olsen will leave the company in July in the wake of a report into allegations the company paid armed groups in Syria to keep a plant open.


Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battles

AJC.com 34 sources

FILE - In this March 16, 2017, file photo, White House budget director Mick Mulvaney speaks at the White House, in Washington. Mulvaney says that Democratic negotiators on a massive spending bill need to agree to funding top priorities of…

North Korea university names US detainee

BBC / Asia 46 sources

Kim Sang-duk, also known as Tony Kim, was teaching at a Pyongyang institution before his arrest.


3 children among victims in New York City house fire

ABC27.com / News 88 sources

NEW YORK (AP) — A fast-moving fire killed five people, including three children, as flames surged through a New York City home on a sunny sp…

Obama launches Chicago trip with visit to South Side job training group

Chicago Tribune 23 sources

Former President Barack Obama, on a two-day visit to Chicago that began Sunday, met privately with at-risk young men on the South Side to talk about gang violence, jobs skills and employment, a spokesman said. The meeting was with…


Trump takes hard line on wall, as threat of a shutdown looms

StarTribune.com 86 sources

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump and his top aides applied new pressure Sunday on lawmakers to include money for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border in a must-pass government funding bill, raising the possibility of a federal government…


Macron, Le Pen advance to runoff to lead France as voters reject legacy political parties

The May 7 presidential matchup between far-right anti-immigrant firebrand Marine Le Pen and unconventional centrist Emmanuel Macron sets up a battle between a contender who wants to seal France tight against the tides of globalization and…

Sunday, Apr 23

North Korea’s display of new missiles is worrying, analysts say

Washington Post 313 sources

Massive display of force in parade shows off new technology and weapons, sending a message that Kim regime is not backing down.

France Votes In First Round Of Presidential Election

The Huffington Post 466 sources

PARIS (Reuters) - France voted on Sunday in the first round of a bitterly fought presidential election that is crucial to the future of Europe and a closely-watched test of voters’ anger with the political establishment.

'Happy Days' actress Erin Moran dead at 56

NY Daily News 220 sources

“Happy Days” actress Erin Moran has died at age 56, according to TMZ.

International 'March for Science' Called Unprecedented by Organizers

Voice of America 224 sources

Scientists on Saturday took the unprecedented step of staging marches in more than 600 cities worldwide in the face of what they see as a growing political assault on evidence-based knowledge.

Saturday, Apr 22

US to honour 'dumb' Australia migrant deal

BBC.com 52 sources

Vice-President Mike Pence said the agreement will be honoured, but not necessarily admired.

Advocates fan out in global show of support for science

KSL.com 97 sources

Scientists, students and research advocates rallied from the Brandenburg Gate to the Washington Monument on Earth Day, conveying a global message of scientific freedom without political interference and spending necessary to make future…

March for Science puts Earth Day focus on global opposition to Trump

The Guardian / US 173 sources

More than 600 marches held around the world, with organizers saying science ‘under attack’ from a White House that dismisses the threat of climate change

American Airlines suspends employee after boarding altercation goes viral

Washington Times 260 sources

American Airlines said it suspended an employee on Friday after video surfaced on social media of an altercation involving an unidentified flight attendant.

Friday, Apr 21

Paris shooting: French policeman killed on Champs Élysé​e​s

The Guardian / AU 889 sources

Police say two other officers wounded and attacker shot dead in incident in centre of city

Arkansas executions: first prisoner killed after legal challenge fails

The Guardian / US 247 sources

Ledell Lee, who maintained his innocence in a brutal 1993 murder, becomes the first to die in state’s historic attempt at quick-fire executions

President Trump Promises ‘Massive’ Tax Cuts in New Reform Package

TIME 72 sources

(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says businesses and individuals will receive a “massive tax cut” under a tax reform package he plans to unveil next week.

Paris terror attack looms large ahead of vote - BELLWETHER: Whom do you hate? France's Trump plays to voters' fury - Shooting marks latest attack in terror-ravaged France

Fox News 133 sources

An apparent terror attack at one of Paris’ most storied landmarks has forced an early end to campaigning in Sunday’s presidential election, but the murder of a cop on the Champs-Elysees could have a huge effect on the race even as…

Thursday, Apr 20

Ann Coulter Berkeley appearance canceled

Washington Times 78 sources

Berkeley will remain a safe space for University of California students triggered by the presence of Ann Coulter on campus. Maybe.

General Motors says it's stopped business in Venezuela

KSL.com / World 87 sources

General Motors announced Thursday amid Venezuela's ongoing protests that it was no longer doing business in the country after authorities seized its only factory in the South American nation.

US fugitive teacher found with student after month on run

BBC / US / Canada 171 sources

Tad Cummins and his student, Elizabeth Thomas, have been missing since 13 March.

Hernandez atty: Family wants to donate brain for research

CBS News 158 sources

Jose Baez accused the medical examiner's office of misconduct for not yet releasing the former NFL star's brain to Boston University's CTE center

Wednesday, Apr 19

Ex-Patriots Star Aaron Hernandez Found Dead in Prison Cell

NBC News 537 sources

Hernandez, the former Patriots tight end convicted of murder in 2013, was found dead early Wednesday of an apparent suicide, prison officials said.

Democrat In Georgia Falls Just Short Of Knockout Blow

The Huffington Post 316 sources

ROSWELL, Georgia ― Democrat Jon Ossoff is on track to finish with between 46 and 49 percent of the vote in this closely watched congressional primary, according to an array of projections. Other assorted Democrats will likely pull in…

Jason Chaffetz Won't Run For Re-Election

The Huffington Post 118 sources

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) will not run for re-election, BuzzFeed first reported Wednesday.

Bill O'Reilly Is Out At Fox News

The Huffington Post 588 sources

Bill O’Reilly will no longer be employed at Fox News, 21st Century Fox said in a statement Wednesday. The decision comes after allegations of him sexually harassing female colleagues prompted protests outside network headquarters and a…