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Donald Trump said Wednesday that women who undergo abortions should face "some form of punishment" if the procedure were outlawed. Trump, who once supported abortion rights, now favors outlawing the procedure, which he called "a very serious problem," according to excerpts of an...
The ironclad commitment each Republican presidential candidate gave to support the party's nominee -- no matter who that may be -- is no more. Donald Trump and Ohio Gov. John Kasich explicitly renounced the commitment they'd made last fall, while Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said he'd...
Sen. Mark Kirk and Judge Merrick Garland (Twitter) Sen. Mark Kirk, the first Republican senator to call for confirmation hearings and a vote on embattled Supreme Court pick Merrick Garland, blasted his GOP leadership on Tuesday for refusing to act on the nomination. "We need...
A new government lawsuit charges Volkswagen with deceptive advertising for its "clean diesel" ad campaign. "For years Volkswagen's ads touted the company's 'Clean Diesel' cars," said Edith Ramirez, chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, which filed the suit on Tuesday. "Our...
One of Patty Duke's last roles was as a grandmother on Disney Channel's "Liv & Maddie", a show featuring twins played by the same actor, much like The Patty Duke Show 5 decades ago (Twitter) Patty Duke, the actress who won fame with her stage and screen portrayals of Helen...
Closed circuit video showing Corey Lewandowski grabbing Michelle Fields (white jacket, lower right side of photo) (Vine) Donald Trump's campaign manager Corey Lewandowski has been charged in Jupiter, Florida, with simple battery of former Breitbart reporter Michelle Fields,...
The hijacking of a Cairo-bound EgyptAir flight that was diverted to Cyprus ended relatively peacefully Tuesday when the plane's crew and passengers safely left the aircraft and authorities took the hijacker into custody. "The hijacker has just been arrested," Cyprus government...
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- U.S. Capitol Police shot a male suspect Monday afternoon after he pulled out a gun at the Capitol Visitor Center, law enforcement officials said. A female civilian bystander was injured by shrapnel, but no U.S. Capitol Police officers were injured. "We...
The latest update to the iPhone and iPad appears to have introduced a bug that causes apps and devices to freeze and crash. After Apple released iOS 9.3 last week, many people who updated their phones and tablets have been reporting problems opening links in Safari, Chrome, Mail...