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  • The Weather Service issued winter storm warnings or advisories for a swath of the eastern United States that is home to 100 million people, said meteorologist Rich Otto of the U.S. The storm system, which was moving from west to east and was strengthened by arctic air from Canada, hit many parts of the Midwest on Friday, according to the National Weather Service.

  • The Weather Service has issued winter storm warnings or advisories for a swath of the eastern United States that is home to 100 million people, said meteorologist Rich Otto of the U.S. The storm system, which was moving from west to east and was strengthened by arctic air from Canada, hit many parts of the Midwest on Friday, according to the National Weather Service.

  • Led by new Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrats passed a bill in the House of Representatives last week to reopen the government without wall funding. "This is a very important battle to win from the standpoint of safety, number one, defining our country and who we are," Trump told reporters at the White House before leaving for a short trip to the Camp David presidential...

  • Led by new Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrats passed a bill in the House of Representatives last week to reopen the government without wall funding. "This is a very important battle to win from the standpoint of safety, number one, defining our country and who we are," Trump told reporters at the White House before leaving for a short trip to the Camp David presidential...

  • Led by new Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Democrats passed a bill in the House of Representatives last week to reopen the government without wall funding. "This is a very important battle to win from the standpoint of safety, number one, defining our country and who we are," Trump told reporters at the White House before leaving for a short trip to the Camp David presidential...

  • Democrats, led by new Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi, consider the wall to be immoral and have declined to approve the $5.6 billion Trump wants to make good on the signature promise of his 2016 presidential campaign. The debate was a "very important battle to win from the standpoint of safety, number one, defining our country and who we are,"...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 20- Attorneys general from nine U.S. states sued the Trump administration on Thursday to stop future seismic tests for oil and gas deposits off the East Coast, joining a lawsuit from environmentalists concerned the tests harm whales and dolphins. New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood said the tests would harm marine species, jeopardize...

  • CHICAGO, Dec 20- Ai-jen Poo wants to transform caregiving into real work. Its the work that makes all other work possible, said Poo, executive director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and author of the best-selling book "The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America." Poos work was recognized by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 19- The attorney general for Washington, D.C. said on Wednesday the U.S. capital city had sued Facebook Inc for allegedly misleading users about how it safeguarded their personal data, in the latest fallout from the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Washington, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine said Facebook misled users because it had known about the...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 5- Here is some good news to hold onto this holiday season: Americans are giving more than ever. Last year, Americans gave a total of $410 billion to worthy causes, according to Giving USA, surpassing $400 billion for the first time ever. I grew up in suburban Detroit, and my first job was as a caddie at the Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Hills,...

  • Joint services military honor guard carry the flag-draped casket of the remains of President George H.W. Bush during a departure ceremony to Washington D. C at Ellington Field on December 3, 2018 in Houston, Texas. 

    Former president George Herbert Walker Bush, who died late Friday, will lie in state in Washington DC beginning on Monday before being buried at his presidential library later in the week.

  • (L-R) Former US Presidents, Jimmy Carter, George H. W. Bush, Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton attend the Hurricane Relief concert in College Station, Texas, on October 21, 2017. 

    Throughout his years in the public eye, Bush was lauded for his temperament, graciousness and kindness — qualities cited repeatedly by figures on both sides of the aisle.

  • President Donald Trump speaks to reporters before walking to Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House November 29, 2018 in Washington, DC. 

    President Donald Trump has postponed a press conference designed to tout the "great success" of the Group of 20 meeting in Argentina.

  • George Bush waves to supporters Nov. 5, 1988, three days before he was elected to the White House.

    George H.W. Bush advocated a "kinder, gentler" America and initiated campaigns that ousted one foreign dictator and crippled another.

  • The midterm election results that will come in after 8 p.m. ET will make or break either party's chances for controlling Congress.  

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    To attract younger workers, Maine is providing tax credits to student loan borrowers. 

  • In this Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018 photo, University of New England marine sciences professor Markus Frederich holds a green crab at a campus research lab on in Biddeford, Maine.

    Aggressive green crabs from Canada, known as the "cockroaches of the sea" for their ability to survive tough conditions, are invading Maine's coast, the New York Times reports. 

  • TORONTO, Sept 5- Canada's retaliatory tariffs sent imports of some U.S. goods sharply lower in July after a June surge, Statistics Canada data showed on Wednesday, offering a first look at the impact of the Canadian duties. On July 1, Canada imposed tariffs on a wide variety of U.S. steel, aluminum and other goods, from soy sauce to sleeping bags, in retaliation against...

  • Sept 4- Thirty more people have reported sick after eating Kellogg Co's Honey Smacks cereal contaminated with Salmonella, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said, bringing the total to 130 cases in 36 states. So far 34 people have been hospitalized, but no deaths have been reported, CDC said on Tuesday, adding that three more states- Delaware, Maine and...

  • Sept 4- A total of 30 more cases of illnesses linked to Salmonella contamination of Kellogg Co's Honey Smacks cereal have been reported, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said, bringing the total to 130 cases across 36 states. So far 34 people have been hospitalized, but no deaths have been reported, CDC said on Tuesday, adding that three more states-...