Heather Nauert withdraws bid to be UN ambassador, State Department says

The State Department says Heather Nauert, nominated by President Donald Trump to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, has withdrawn her name from consideration.

Judge halts Air Force’s efforts to discharge airmen with HIV

Service members in the Air Force claim they're being discharged solely because of their HIV status and despite the recommendations of their doctors and commanding officers, who say they are fit to serve.
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  NFL, Colin Kaepernick settle collusion lawsuit

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid have settled their grievances of collusion against the NFL, said a league representative Friday to the Associated Press.

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Judge halts Air Force’s efforts to discharge airmen with HIV

Student distributes ‘n-word pass’ at Wisconsin high school, could face legal trouble

Trump picks former Alabama official to lead FEMA

Police release 2 men questioned in Jussie Smollett case

Paul Manafort faces more than 19 years in prison, court filing says

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort could spend more than 19 years in prison on tax and bank fraud charges.
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Judge halts Air Force’s efforts to discharge airmen with HIV

Service members in the Air Force claim they're being discharged solely because of their HIV status and despite the recommendations of their doctors and commanding officers, who say they are fit to serve.

NJ attorney general subpoenas Trump’s inaugural committee

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders says special counsel’s team interviewed her

Judge places gag order on Trump confidant Roger Stone; investigators have evidence of communication between Stone and WikiLeaks

Tennessee man says victim in serial killer’s sketch is his murdered mother

Supreme Court to decide if 2020 census can ask about citizenship

Mint copy of Super Mario Bros. video game sells for record $100K

‘Carlton’ dance can’t be copyrighted, feds say

Some businesses won’t take cash, citing efficiency

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  Legal fights launched over Trump’s national emergency declaration

Several legal challenges to President Trump's declaration of a national emergency in order to direct funds toward the building of a border wall have began or been promised.

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  Baseball Hall of Famer Frank Robinson dies at 83

Slam dunk: Gonzalez makes Hall, along with Bailey, Reed, Law

Towering tight end Tony Gonzalez is heading to the Hall of Fame, to be joined by three defensive backs who spent parts of their career trying to stop him.

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  Ex-Massachusetts Gov. Weld to challenge Trump for GOP nomination

Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg back at work

Looking to save a little more? Downsize to cut housing costs

Conservative students receive death threat after ‘Build the Wall’ post

Report: Payless to file for bankruptcy, close all stores

Payless is planning to file for bankruptcy later this month and close all of its 2,300 stores, according to a report in Reuters, who cited people familiar with the matter.
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Drug company exec wore fentanyl spray costume in rap video to motivate opioid sales team

Former Insys Therapeutics Inc. executives are charged with scheming to pay doctors bribes and kickbacks in exchange for prescriptions of opioids.

Report: Payless to file for bankruptcy, close all stores

ICE halts force-feeding of immigrant detainees

‘Literally rotted to death’: Ex-nursing home workers face neglect charges in 2 deaths

Nickelodeon reviving ’90s classics ‘Are You Afraid of the Dark?’ and ‘All That’; ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ spinoffs also on the way