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U.S. Men's Curling Wins First Olympic Gold

The United States' men's curling team capped off an unlikely run with a 10-7 upset win over Sweden to win the Olympic gold medal at the Gangneung …

United States

Ester Ledecka First Woman to Wins 2 Golds in 2 Different Sports in Single Winter Games

Ester Ledecka has won the second leg of an unheard-of Olympic double, taking the gold medal in snowboarding's parallel giant slalom to go with her …

Skiing

Winter Olympics: Doping cases hurt Russia's case to display flag at closing ceremony

The OAR team will have to wait until Sunday to find out whether they will be allowed to display their national flag at the closing ceremony for the …

Trump signs budget deal, ending government shutdown

<b>WASHINGTON</b> -- President Donald Trump on Friday signed a $400 billion budget deal that sharply boosts spending and swells the federal deficit, ending …

Fox News shelved story on Trump and porn actress Stormy Daniels before election

Fox News had a story at the height of the presidential election that detailed an alleged sexual relationship between porn actress Stephanie Clifford -- whose stage name is "Stormy Daniels" -- and Donald Trump, but opted not to publish it, four people familiar with the matter told CNN.<p>The Wall …

Donald Trump

13 siblings held captive in filthy California home, police say

<b>(CNN) —</b> A couple was arrested after police discovered that their 13 children had been held captive in their California home in filthy conditions, some shackled to beds with chains and padlocks, officials said Monday.<p>The victims ranged in age from 2 to 29, the Riverside County Sheriff's Department …

Siblings

'The New Yorker': Trump jokes Pence wants to 'hang' gays

INDIANAPOLIS — As critics continue to call for the resignation or impeachment of President Trump, a new piece from <i>The New Yorker</i> discusses what it considers the dangers of Vice President Mike Pence taking the reins if the critics were to actually get their way.<p>In it, Pence’s anti-LGBTQ stance is …

Former Skinheads Hear Echoes Of Their Recruitment In Trump’s ‘Heritage’ Talk

During his rambling rally this week in Phoenix, Arizona, President Donald Trump scoffed at the idea that anyone would label him a racist for his …

Rights & Freedoms

Arnold Schwarzenegger has a message for President Trump

.@<b>Schwarzenegger</b> has a blunt message for Nazis.pic.twitter.com/HAbnejahtl<p>10,869 replies 257,777 retweets 398,919 likes<p>Melissa Chan Retweeted …

LOOK: The Cubs decide to road trip in style as characters from 'Anchorman'

The Cubs dressed up as 'Anchorman' characters for their trip to West Coast on Thursday<p>Thursday afternoon, the Cubs wrapped up their series with the …

Video: Chicago Bears post rookie minicamp hype video

The Chicago Bears wrapped up rookie minicamp on Sunday afternoon and shared this video with fans following the three-day event:<p>"Nothing is work …

Trump Is a Chinese Agent

The big story everyone is chasing is whether President Trump is a Russian stooge. Wrong. That’s all a smoke screen. Trump is actually a Chinese agent. He is clearly out to make China great again. Just look at the facts.<p>Trump took office promising to fix our trade imbalance with China, and what’s …

Democrats dig in to fight Trump's takedown of Dodd-Frank financial regulations

Democratsare preparing for a battle overPresident Trump’s push to dismantle the Dodd-Frank financial reform law, which analysts said will be difficult to accomplish without bipartisan support.<p>House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi vowed Monday to take the case to the public to try to build opposition …

Lions' Ford Field Renovations: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

The Detroit Lions are striving to improve the Ford Field experience for their fans in 2017 and beyond.<p>Team president Rod Wood sent a letter to season-ticket holders Thursday announcing a $100 million investment in the game-day atmosphere at the stadium, per Nate Atkins of MLive.<p>"The additions will …

Asian media decry isolationist Trump, fear economic, diplomatic turmoil

TOKYO, (Reuters) - A day after Donald Trump became U.S. President and vowed to put “America First”, Asian media decried his isolationist policies, fearing they will chill the global economy and sow widespread international discord.<p>U.S. President Donald Trump celebrates after his speech during the …

Donald Trump

Chinese express doubts about US relations under Trump

BEIJING (AP) — People in Beijing expressed doubts Saturday about President Donald Trump's ability to steer the U.S. economy and manage China-American …

HUD suspends FHA mortgage insurance rate cut an hour after Trump takes office

An hour after<p>Donald Trumpassumed the presidency Friday, his administration indefinitely suspended a pending rate cut for mortgage insurance required forFHA-backed loans, which are popular with first-time home buyers and those with poor credit.<p>The move by the Department of Housing and Urban …

.@SenBlumenthal has the receipts and is listing awards given to Sessions by hate groups and racists. He refuses to denounce or return them. https://t.co/I3SIAStCRT

The US Virgin Islands Will Give You Money To Visit in 2017

🚨 This is not a drill. 🚨<p>When daydreaming about your life next year, are you envisioning yourself lounging on a beach with the wind in your hair and some sort of fruity tropical drink right beside you? No? Well, YOU SHOULD. Because in 2017, the US Virgin Islands will *pay you* to take a vacation …

POTUS and FLOTUS delivered their final holiday message

Watch @<b>POTUS</b> and @<b>FLOTUS</b> give their last holiday message from the White House:http://go.wh.gov/bcHyHd<p>2,204 replies 37,304 retweets 72,749 …

Targeting U.S. automaker signals possible China retaliation over Trump talk

WASHINGTON/BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s plan to punish a U.S. automaker accused of price-fixing is a sign of how Beijing could retaliate if President-elect Donald Trump upends decades of relations between the two nations.<p>Trump’s assertion that the United States need not be bound by the policy that …

China