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President Donald Trump speaks with reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, April 5, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 05, 2019 - 10:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he'll be skipping this year's annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner again and holding a rally instead. Trump is criticizing the dinner as he departs the White House en route to California, telling reporters he doesn't want to attend "...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2019, file photo, Attorney General William Barr leaves his home in McLean, Va. Barr told Congress on March 29, to expect version of special counsel's Russia report by mid-April. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
April 05, 2019 - 5:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr is defending his handling of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation, saying the confidential document contains sensitive grand jury material that prevented it from being immediately released to the public. The statement...
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This undated photo provided by the Aurora, Ill., Police Department shows Timmothy Pitzen, missing since 2011. A young man's claim to be Timmothy, the missing Illinois boy who disappeared under tragic circumstances eight years ago, has been exposed as a hoax, authorities said Thursday, April 4, 2019. DNA tests have determined the young man is not Timmothy. (Aurora Police Department via AP)
April 04, 2019 - 7:17 pm
A young man's claim to be an Illinois boy who disappeared under tragic circumstances eight years ago was disproved by DNA tests and pronounced a hoax Thursday, dashing hopes that the baffling case had finally been solved.
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Dreamstime
April 04, 2019 - 3:31 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The national chain Motel 6 has agreed to pay $12 million to settle a lawsuit filed by Washington state claiming names of hotel guests were provided to immigration officials for two years. State Attorney General Bob Ferguson said Thursday the company also signed an agreement to stop...
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Dreamstime
April 04, 2019 - 2:43 pm
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints repealed rules on Thursday that previously banned baptisms for children of gay parents and made gay marriage a sin worthy of excommunication.
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This undated photo provided by the Aurora, Ill., Police Department shows Timmothy Pitzen, missing since 2011. A young man's claim to be Timmothy, the missing Illinois boy who disappeared under tragic circumstances eight years ago, has been exposed as a hoax, authorities said Thursday, April 4, 2019. DNA tests have determined the young man is not Timmothy. (Aurora Police Department via AP)
April 03, 2019 - 11:30 pm
In 2011, 6-year-old Timmothy Pitzen's mother picked him up at school in Illinois, took him to the zoo and a water park, and then killed herself at a hotel, leaving a note in which she said her son was fine but that no one would ever find him. On Wednesday, a 14-year-old boy came forward to tell...
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Women hold signs to protest HB 481 at the state Capitol, Tuesday, April 2, 2019, in Atlanta. HB 481, which would ban most abortions after a fetal heart beat is detected, has past both the House and the Senate and awaits a signature from Gov. Brian Kemp. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
April 03, 2019 - 6:12 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is the latest Republican-leaning state seeking to enact a strict abortion ban as conservatives take aim at the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion. Energized by new conservatives on the Supreme Court, abortion opponents in multiple states hope to...
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FILE - This Nov. 23, 2018 file photo shows President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate behind mangrove trees in Palm Beach, Fla. On Saturday, March 30, 2019, a woman carrying two Chinese passports and a device containing computer malware lied to Secret Service agents and briefly gained admission to the club over the weekend during his Florida visit, federal prosecutors allege in court documents. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
April 02, 2019 - 10:34 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A woman carrying two Chinese passports and a device containing computer malware lied to Secret Service agents and briefly gained admission to President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago club over the weekend during his Florida visit, federal prosecutors allege in court...
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Gender pay gap
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April 02, 2019 - 1:06 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Several studies show the gender pay gap is narrowing but women on average are still paid twenty percent less than men. Currently, women earn 79 cents for every dollar earned by men. The figure is up three cents since 2016, but Glassdoor study found that if changes are not made...
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SWAT
Dreamstime
April 02, 2019 - 11:22 am
An Ohio resident has been charged in a case of “swatting” in Putnam county.
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