National News

Whitey Bulger
Stuart Cahill/The Boston Herald via AP, File
October 31, 2018 - 6:24 pm
A Mafia hit man who is said to hate "rats" is under suspicion in the slaying of former Boston crime boss and longtime FBI informant James "Whitey" Bulger, who was found dead hours after he was transferred to a West Virginia prison, an ex-investigator briefed on the case said Wednesday.
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President Trump
Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
October 31, 2018 - 6:20 pm
President Donald Trump is getting major pushback for his plan to unilaterally end birthright citizenship.
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Donald Trump
Jenna Watson/IndyStar
October 31, 2018 - 5:45 pm
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that the number of military troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border could be an estimated 15,000.
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Pecan Resist
Ben & Jerry's
October 30, 2018 - 5:59 pm
Ben & Jerry's is taking a stand against what it calls the Trump administration's regressive policies by rebranding one of its flavors Pecan Resist.
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Charles Reed/U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement via Getty Images
October 30, 2018 - 3:24 pm
The trial of notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will begin on schedule next month.
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Lottery
Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA
October 24, 2018 - 6:43 am
One lucky winner will wake up to find themselves a little richer Wednesday morning.
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$1.6 Billion Mega Millions
Marla Diamond/WCBS 880
October 23, 2018 - 8:36 am
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- Tuesday night’s $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot, the largest lottery prize in U.S. history, has lottery machines working overtime. Though, experts are saying not to get your hopes up. Lottery players face odds of 1 in 303 million of winning the Mega Millions drawing...
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LGBT Trans Rights
PA Images/Sipa USA
October 22, 2018 - 9:03 am
The Trump administration is reportedly considering narrowly defining gender in an effort to roll back protections of transgender people under federal civil rights law.
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Lottery
Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA
October 20, 2018 - 10:39 am
With no winning ticket for Friday night’s Mega Millions drawing, the jackpot has swelled to a whopping $1.6 billion.
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Harbir Parmar
Photo Courtesy of the FBI, via AP
October 17, 2018 - 9:54 am
An Uber driver from Queens kidnapped a woman who fell asleep in his car, groped her and then left her on the side of the highway in Connecticut, the FBI said Tuesday.
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