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(Selma, AL) -- Activists are trying to rename the iconic bridge in Selma, Alabama that has become a symbol for civil rights. That's because the Edmund Pettus Bridge, which voters rights protesters tried to cross during their 1965 "Bloody Sunday" march, is named after a former...
(Ferguson, MO) -- The attorneys for the family of Michael Brown say they are planning to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the city of Ferguson, Missouri. They announced the plan for a civil case today following the release of a Justice Department report that found no...
(Washington, DC) -- Nothing motivates lawmakers like the threat of a snowstorm. Congressional leaders called a halt to the week's work late yesterday and headed for the exits. Federal offices are closed with a forecast of several inches of snow today. Government employees...
(Phoenix, AZ) -- A verdict in the Jodi Arias sentencing retrial taking place in Phoenix, Arizona is expected to be announced at 11:30 a.m. Eastern time. Jurors have been deliberating for days on whether Arias should get life in prison or the death penalty for the murder of her...
(Undated) -- Thousands of passengers are stuck at airports thanks to another round of miserable winter weather. So far, airlines have cancelled nearly three-thousand flights. The severe weather has some places from South Carolina to Pennsylvania, including Washington, DC,...
(Washington, DC) -- More Americans than expected filed first-time claims for unemployment benefits last week. The Labor Department says it received 320-thousand initial requests, up from 313-thousand the week prior and not even close to the 295-thousand most analysts had...
(Woodbridge, VA) -- A teenager from Northern Virginia is accused of helping a man fly to Syria to fight with ISIS terrorists. The "Washington Post" reports FBI agents took the 17-year-old boy into custody late last week. He's charged as a juvenile, but federal prosecutors are...
(Undated) -- For Spring Break, you're most likely going to either Las Vegas or Cancun. That's the educated guess of online travel retailers Trivago, Orbitz and American Express Travel. The companies tabulated which destinations users searched for the most, and where they made...
(Seoul) -- The U.S. Ambassador to South Korea is out of surgery and tweeted that he's doing well after a man slashed his face and arms as he was about to give a speech this morning. Ambassador Mark Lippert is in stable condition after more than two hours of surgery at a Seoul...