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Dems: ‘Stronger together’

The newly minted Democratic ticket of Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine touched down in Miami Saturday afternoon to give a sneak preview of the duo that will take on Republicans Donald Trump and Mike Pence in the 2016 race for ...

Speech by FLOTUS calls for party unity to beat Trump

A timely balm to heal and unify the Democratic Party came following rifts that challenged the organization’s integrity. Dynamic speeches delivered by said Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ, and First Lady Michelle Obama both won the hearts and ignited delegates during ...

Clinton receives long-awaited endorsement from Sanders

Bernie Sanders, whose calls for a political revolution energized millions of voters, bestowed his long-awaited endorsement on Hillary Clinton Tuesday, the Democratic former rivals embracing and praising each other before a cheering crowd of thousands. Just two weeks shy of ...

Mass Killing in Orlando

The FBI is investigating reports that Orlando gunman Omar Mateen had been a regular at the gay nightclub he attacked and had used gay dating apps, a U.S. official briefed on the case said Tuesday. A number of possible explanations ...

Publicist: Pop superstar Prince dies at his Minnesota home

CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) — Pop superstar Prince, widely acclaimed as one of the most inventive and influential musicians of his era with hits including "Little Red Corvette," ''Let's Go Crazy" and "When Doves Cry," was found dead at his home ...

Tubman to be new face of $20 bill, Hamilton stays on $10

WASHINGTON (AP) — Harriet Tubman, an African-American abolitionist who was born a slave, will stand with George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Benjamin Franklin among the iconic faces of U.S. currency. The $20 bill will be redesigned with Tubman's portrait on ...

Statement by the President on the Sixth Anniversary of the Affordable Care Act

Just six years ago, the reality in our country was that millions of Americans were locked out of our health care system because they couldn’t afford insurance or because they had pre-existing conditions. Women were charged more than men simply ...

From civil war to civil rights

Frank Smith, Jr. emerged from a Mississippi jail and learned that he was wanted — by Uncle Sam. The 20-year-old civil rights worker had been locked up for three weeks in Greenwood for helping Blacks register to vote. “After I ...

Dems debate passion versus practicality

With just two weeks to go before the first votes of the 2016 race for president, Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders engaged in their most contentious debate match-up to date, underscoring their tightening primary race as the Iowa caucuses ...

President Obama moved to tears on gun violence

President Barack Obama was moved to tears in an unusually emotional display during his announcement of new executive actions on guns. The father of a first-grader killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School introduced President Barack Obama's speech on gun regulation. ...

Ben Carson starts making a play for Florida

Even with Florida Republicans Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio in the race, Dr. Ben Carson has the Sunshine State in his sights. Surging in the polls, Carson released a new book Tuesday and Florida will play a prominent role in ...

Shady redistricting plan by the GOP

Republican lawmaker says inmates key to defeating Corrine Brown

Pope arrives in first U.S. visit

Pope Francis landed to a red carpet welcome here on Tuesday afternoon as he opened his first visit to the United States determined to press the world’s last superpower to do more to care for the planet and its most ...

FAMU settles hazing lawsuit

Family receives apology and $1.1M payout.

Remarks by President Obama and his holiness Pope Francis at arrival ceremony

Remarks provided by the White House from today's arrival ceremony on White House South lawn.

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