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30,000 years in jail: Extraordinary US prison sentences

"It was not treatment what you did; it was not medical, I wouldn't send my dogs to you, sir."<p>With those words, Judge Rosemarie Aqualina then handed …

Your credit score: How it's calculated

A credit score is typically a three-digit number based on information in your credit report that measures your risk level to lenders. It’s usually …

Schumer: If Trump fires Mueller it’ll cause ‘cataclysm’ in DC

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer predicted Sunday that a "cataclysm" could be triggered if President Trump fires Special Counsel Robert Mueller or pardons himself.<p>The high-ranking senator from New York made the comments on Sunday during an interview on ABC’s This Week despite Trump’s lawyers …

8 over-the-top claims in President Trump’s Reuters interview

In an increasingly rare interview with a nonconservative journalist, President Trump sat down with Reuters for an extended chat Wednesday amid a ton of controversy stemming from Donald Trump Jr.'s emails.<p>Trump's response: All is well. And not just well: Fantastic. Also: I'm the best.<p>Trump's …

Trump Faces 'Uncomfortable Conversations' With World Leaders at G20 Summit

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's second foray on the world stage will include navigating a much-anticipated meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and a potentially chilly reception from European leaders over his recent decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord.<p>The stakes for …

Donald Trump

Arabi Elementary music teacher drums up interest in Native American culture | NOLA.com

From after school music programs to the creation of student performing groups and drum circles, Sarah Lurkins has provided a wide-array of …

18 dead amid reported tornadoes, other storms in the South

ADEL, Ga. (AP) — A severe storm system that spun off apparent tornadoes, pulverized mobile homes and scattered other destruction around the Southeast …

Wanda Sykes to Booing Audience After Calling President-Elect Racist: 'F--k You!'

Wanda Sykes performed at Boston’s TD Garden Saturday night, and once she started talking about President-elect Bleeding Gums, the crowd wasn't too …

Pennsylvania's attorney general found guilty in perjury case

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's attorney general showed little emotion Monday night as she was convicted of leaking grand jury secrets and …

Corruption

The 6 Worst Parts Of Getting Sober (Nobody Tells You About)

John Cheese the Great and Powerful wrote a pretty legendary column a few years back about his experiences with sobriety. I read it while hungover a …

In heat of the campaign, White House and Clinton face questions about $400-million payment to Iran

President Obama and Hillary Clinton both expressed surprise Thursday that a $400-million cash payment to Iran early this year has suddenly become an issue in the presidential campaign.<p>After all, Obama had publicly disclosed the payment to Iran at a White House news conference in January called to …

David Cameron is blackmailing Europe, Vladimir Putin claims

Russian president makes his first major intervention in the Brexit debate and claims prime minister called referendum to scare Europe<p>Vladimir Putin has suggested David Cameron may have called the referendum on the EU “to blackmail Europe” in his first major intervention in the Brexit …

Hillary Clinton celebrates 'milestone' victory but Sanders refuses to quit

Clinton cements status as presidential nominee with a win in California, but Sanders vows to keep campaign alive all the way to Democratic convention<p>Hillary Clinton has cemented her status as the Democratic nominee for president with convincing primary wins in California, New Jersey and New Mexico, …