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Who Won: Driver With Pole or Motorist With Machete?

PASADENA — Police say a motorist was arrested after using a metal pole to beat another driver who pulled out a machete during an argument at a Los Angeles-area intersection. Pasadena police Lt. Mark Goodman says the male victim was hospitalized in stable co...
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Oh, So Cute! Mountain Lion Kittens Found in SoCal

THOUSAND OAKS — Four new mountain lion kittens have been found by researchers studying the wild cats living in Southern California's Santa Monica Mountains, wildlife officials announced in video posts Tuesday showing the blue-eyed babies meowing and one feisty...
Photo of West Point graduate and former U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Spenser Rapone

‘Commie Cadet’ Resigns From the U.S. Army

WATERTOWN, N.Y. — The images Spenser Rapone posted on Twitter from his West Point graduation were intentionally shocking: In one, the cadet opens his dress uniform to expose a T-shirt with a blood-red image of ...
Photo of Lucy Martin and her daughter Branwen Espinal, who are removed from the hearing floor of the House.

GOP Frantically Huddles on Family Separation Crisis

WASHINGTON — Republicans on Capitol Hill frantically searched on Tuesday for ways to end the administration's policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, ahead of a visit from President Donald...

‘Papa! Papa!’ Audio of Children Stokes Rage Over Separation

BROWNSVILLE, Texas — An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking voices of small Spanish-speaking children crying out for their parents at a U.S. immigration facility took center stage in the growing uproar over the Trump administration's poli...
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Americans Own 46% of World’s Civilian Guns

There are over 1 billion firearms in the world today, including 857 million in civilian hands — with American men and women the dominant owners, according to a study released Monday. The Small Arms Survey sa...

Ivanka Trump Hits Fresno For GOP Fundraiser

Unless you shelled out up to $5,000, the closest anyone could get to Ivanka Trump on Monday in Fresno was hundreds of feet away, separated by a wrought-iron fence. The First Daughter and presidential adviser appeared at a fundraiser to raise money for Prote...
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