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GOP leaders now backing Moore, despite allegations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders in Washington are coming to grips with the possibility — perhaps even probability — that Alabama's Roy Moore will win his special election next Tuesday and join them in the capital. Looking past allegations of…

Conyers resigns from Congress amid harassment allegations

DETROIT (AP) — Democratic Rep. John Conyers resigned from Congress on Tuesday after a nearly 53-year career, becoming the first Capitol Hill politician to lose his job in the torrent of sexual misconduct allegations sweeping through the nation's workplaces. The…

Koala Selfie Instagram Warning

(CNN) - Instagram is trying to combat wildlife exploitation. The company announced Monday it is adding content warnings to selfies that include tigers, koalas and other wildlife. Wildlife conservation groups say animals that users take photos with at tourists sites…

Study: Cocaine Overdose Deaths on the Rise

(CNN) - The American opioid crisis is only part of an overall drug abuse emergency. Opioids include prescription painkillers, heroin and Fentanyl. But cocaine-related overdose deaths among blacks are on par with overdose deaths caused by heroin and prescription opioids…

Trending Topics with Mallory Hagan

President Trump signed two proclamations today that significantly reduce the size of Utah s "Bears Ears" and "Grand Staircase-Escalante" National Monuments, marking the largest ever withdrawal of federally protected lands in the U.S. Bears…

Christmas Has a Tree Shortage This Year

  As you're making your wish list this year, you may want to ask Santa's help in finding a Christmas tree. Recent findings by the National Christmas Tree Association (CTA) suggest it may be more difficult and more expensive…

Report:Feds to Seize Guns Over Failed Background Checks

(CNN) - The FBI issued more than 4,000 requests to the ATF last year for agents to take back guns from people bought guns but ultimately failed background checks. In an extensive review of records, USA Today found retrieval requests…

Accuser Sues Bill O'Reilly For Defamation

(CNN) - A woman who settled with television host Bill O'Reilly is now leveling a new lawsuit against him and Fox News. Rachel Witlieb Bernstein accuses O'Reilly and the network of defamation and violating a settlement agreement. In April, the…

Trump offers full support for embattled Republican Roy Moore

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump formally endorsed embattled Republican Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race on Monday, looking past sexual misconduct allegations against the GOP candidate to argue that Moore's vote is needed in Congress. Trump tweeted early…

Facebook launches parent-controlled Messenger app for kids

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is coming for your kids. The social media giant is launching a messaging app for children to chat with their parents and with friends approved by their parents. The free app is aimed at kids…

Supreme Court allows full enforcement of Trump travel ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Trump administration to fully enforce a ban on travel to the United States by residents of six mostly Muslim countries. This is not a final ruling on the travel ban:…

Oscars To Start Half Hour Earlier,Jimmy Kimmel Hosts

(CNN) - You may not have to stay up too late to enjoy next year's Academy Awards. ABC says the 2018 Oscars will begin at 8:00 PM Eastern time, a half-hour earlier than previous telecasts. The official Oscars pre-show will…

Report: Rep Farenthold Settled $84K Sex Harrrasement Claim

(CNN) - A Republican congressman is under fire after a new report says he settled a sexual harassment Complaint with taxpayer money back in 2014. Politico reported Friday that a female staffer sued Congressman Blake Farenthold of Texas for gender…

CVS to Buy Aetna In $69 Billion Deal

(CNN) - A multi-billion dollar deal is in the works that could drastically change the U.S. health care industry. Drugstore chain CVS says it plans to buy health insurance giant Aetna for $69 billion. Experts say such a deal could…

Trump To Shrink Two Utah Monuments

(KUTV) - President Donald Trump will visit Utah today; where he's expected to give back some land. Mr. Trump is expected to formally propose shrinking the size of two national monuments: The Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante into smaller monuments.…

Billy Bush: 'Access Hollywood' Tape Was Real

(CNN) - Billy Bush is back and breaking his silence. And he's certain of one thing; it's Donald Trump's voice is on that infamous Access Hollywood tape. Bush talks about it in an op-ed for the New York times titled:…

Texting Turns 25! 1st SMS Sent in 1992

(CNN) - In case you missed it;  we marked an important milestone over the weekend. Texting is now a quarter of a century old. The first ever text message was sent on December 3rd, 1992. Back then they were called…

U.S. Auto Sales to Fall for 1st Time Since Recession

(CNN) USA Today reports that auto industry experts believe 2017 will likely mark the first drop in U.S. auto sales since the great recession. The news comes on the heels of sales in November that were solid, but definitely not…

Campbell Soup Testing Home Delivery Service

(CNN) - The Campbell Soup company confirms it's about to begin testing an online service for home delivery. Under the pilot testing set to start this month, the company will ship premium soups for consumers to heat up at home.…

'Stranger Things' Renewed For Season 3

(CNN) - The hit series "Stranger Things" is officially coming back. Netflix announced Friday that its popular series had been renewed for a third season. It's been a good year for "Stranger Things." Its second season debuted in October to…

Flynn pleads guilty, is cooperating in Trump-Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Flynn, the retired general who campaigned at Donald Trump's side and then served as his first national security adviser, pleaded guilty Friday to lying to the FBI about reaching out to the Russians on Trump's behalf…

Jimmy Kimmel, Senate candidate Roy Moore feud on Twitter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Late night host Jimmy Kimmel stepped up his feud with U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore, saying he's open to fighting the Republican in his home state of Alabama. Kimmel made the comments in reference to a…

NBC launches review of Lauer behavior, company response

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC News Chairman Andrew Lack said Friday an internal review into Matt Lauer's alleged sexual misconduct is under way, including how it happened and why it wasn't stopped earlier. In a company-wide memo released publicly Friday,…

AAA Urges Georgians to Safely Secure Christmas Trees

ATLANTA, Ga. (December 1, 2017) – Reports say Christmas trees are more expensive this year due to a shortage; AAA warns an improperly secured tree could cost thousands in vehicle repairs, insurance claims and penalties. According to a new AAA…

Homeland Security Inspector General John Roth to Retire

(CNN) - The Department of Homeland Security's Inspector General John Roth retirement comes amid a struggle over whether the department will allow the release of a report he wrote critical of the administration's travel ban. A spokesperson says the decision…

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