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Fearing a worker shortage, farmers push back on immigration

Farmers around the U.S. are worried that the Trump administration crackdown on immigrants will deprive them of the workers they need

Federal judges deny efforts to delay Arkansas…

Two Arkansas inmates scheduled to be put to death Monday in what could be the nation's first double execution in more than 16 years have asked an appeals court to halt their lethal injections because of poor health

The US Will Honor An Obama-Era Refugee Deal Trump…

Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. will honor the Obama-era promise to accept up to 1,250 refugees from Australia's detention centers.

1st farmer lawsuit on deck against Syngenta over…

The first lawsuit out of tens of thousands across the U.S. is about to go to trial against Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over its decision to put a genetically engineered corn variety onto the U.S. market before China approved it

Police search for missing boy in California…

Police in Southern California on Sunday finished their search of a park where the passed out father of a missing 5-year-old boy was found over the weekend and are asking for anyone with information to come forward

Pilot killed in crash of replica WWI-era plane in…

Authorities say a pilot was killed when a replica World War I-era biplane crashed in a field on California's central coast

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Sessions Says New York City Is 'Soft On Crime…

New York City's murder rate and other crime statistics have steadily dropped for decades.

Survey of economists finds optimism about growth prospects

Business economists are generally optimistic about the U.S. economy with most expecting stronger growth than last year's poor performance

3 children among victims in New York City house…

New York City officials say five people, including three children, are dead and multiple people have been injured in a New York City house fire

Oregon teen sells $1 million in custom socks

Seventeen-year-old Oregon resident Brennan Agranoff spends his days going to school, doing chores and running his custom-design sock business

Are Steel Imports A Threat To US National…

President Donald Trump has launched an investigation to see whether importing steel from foreign countries harms U.S. national security.

Judge: Suspect in California school killings fit for trial

A California judge has decided that a defendant is mentally competent to stand trial for killing seven former classmates at a small Christian college in 2012

Local bulldog named Drake University's beautiful…

The blue tutu and diamond necklace that Prudence was wearing help win over the judges at this year's Beautiful Bulldog contest at Drake University

Bloomberg to world leaders: Ignore Trump on…

New York billionaire Michael Bloomberg is warning world leaders not to follow President Donald Trump's lead on climate change

Americans Would Be Willing To Pay $17B To Fix…

A new study asked people how much they'd be willing to pay to help fix problems caused by the Deepwater Horizon spill.

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Mother of South Carolina cold case suspect dies

A South Carolina woman whose son faces seven murder charges has died

Crime victims: Alabama is wrong to post personal…

Crime victims are calling for personal information such as addresses and telephone numbers to be removed from Alabama's court records website

North Carolina civil rights center faces…

A center founded at the University of North Carolina by a civil rights attorney to help the poor and disenfranchised is the latest institution to come under fire from conservatives seeking to leave their mark on the state's higher education system

Obama's Post-White-House Honeymoon Is Almost Over

The former president's first public appearance since he left the White House is set for April 24.

Convicted jihadist with California ties loses US citizenship

A federal judge has revoked the U.S. citizenship of a man who authorities say ran a communications hub for an Egyptian terrorist group out of his Northern California apartment

Giraffe's baby bump boosts tiny zoo's upkeep…

April the giraffe has brought a bundle to a tiny zoo in upstate New York, thanks to a livestream of her pregnancy and birth that enthralled viewers around the world

California moves - slowly - toward resuming…

California has long been what one expert calls a "symbolic death penalty state," but it might be easing back toward allowing executions, prodded by voters and lawsuits

Gorsuch's First Big SCOTUS Vote Cleared The Way…

Justice Neil Gorsuch's vote ultimately resulted in an Arkansas inmate being put to death.

Costs mount despite Waco motorcycle gang trials on hold

Costs are mounting for the Texas county where a fatal gunfight involving two motorcycle gangs and police led to the indictments of more than 150 bikers

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Wisconsin tribes clash in casino expansion fight

Two American Indian tribes are going head-to-head in a fight over casino expansion in northern Wisconsin

Doctor's arrest brings attention to US female…

The case against a Michigan doctor accused of circumcising two 7-year-old Minnesota girls highlights how the practice is alive and well in parts of the Western world where its adherents have migrated

After Leaks, The FBI Is Changing How It Treats…

After countless leaks exposed the inner workings of the FBI, the bureau is changing its policy regarding the media.