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(CNN) -- House Speaker Paul Ryan easily won the Republican primary in Wisconsin's 1st congressional district, defeating challenger Paul Nehlen, CNN has projected. "There is a lot of anger that Washington just isn't working," Ryan said in his victory speech. "In times as...
HOUSTON, Tx. - Texas has its first confirmed death related to the Zika virus, according to the Harris County Health Department. An infant who recently died in Harris County had microcephaly linked to the Zika virus. The baby passed away shortly after birth and is the first Zika-...
(CNN) -- The 10-year-old son of a Kansas state legislator, who was killed riding on the world's tallest water slide, died from a neck injury, Kansas City police said Monday. Police and firefighters found Caleb Thomas Schwab in the pool at the end of the ride on Sunday, police...
(CNN) -- The 10-year-old son of a Kansas state legislator was killed Sunday when a ride on the world's tallest water slide turned fatal. Caleb Thomas Schwab was the son of Rep. Scott Schwab and his wife, Michele, who issued a statement Sunday night. "Since the day he was born,...
(CNN) -- Chicago officers are seen firing at least 15 shots at a black Jaguar as it races down a tree-lined street. The car crashes. The driver bolts. Officers chase him down a driveway between brick houses and over wooden fences. Then multiple shots are heard. "Get down! Hands...
(CNN) -- Indiana Gov. Mike Pence offered his support Thursday to Republican Sens. John McCain and Kelly Ayotte, days after his running mate, Donald Trump, refused to endorse the embattled Republican senators. Hours earlier Thursday, Pence set off alarms inside the Republican...
(INDIANAPOLIS) Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is again defending Donald Trump after Trump refused to endorse House Speaker Paul Ryan or Arizona Sen. John McCain, two top Republicans, for re-election Tuesday. Pence met with McCain Tuesday. It was a meeting set up before Trump gave an...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (CNN) -- Donald Trump on Monday took his complaints about the "rigged" political system one step further. "I'm afraid the election's going to be rigged. I have to be honest," Trump told voters in Ohio, a crucial swing state. Trump's comments Monday came as he...
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Khizr Khan, the father of a Muslim US soldier slain in Iraq in 2004, said Sunday that Donald Trump has a "black soul," indicating he lacks empathy and compassion. Khan told CNN's Jim Acosta on "State of the Union" that he hopes Trump's family will "teach him...