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(WASHINGTON) -- FBI Director James Comey has been fired, according to the White House.

"Today, President Donald J. Trump informed FBI Director James Comey that he has been terminated and removed from office," the White House statement reads.

"President Trump acted based on the clear...Read more

(CHICAGO) -- The largest owner of local TV stations in the United States will acquire Tribune Media in a multibillion-dollar deal.

Sinclair Broadcast Group announced Monday that it has agreed to buy Tribune for $43.50 per share, valuing the deal at $3.9 billion. The company will assume...Read more

(PARIS) -- Emmanuel Macron, a centrist former economy minister who emerged from a crowded field of seasoned politicians, has won the French presidential election, a race widely viewed as a referendum on the country's membership in the European Union.

After polling agencies initially...Read more

(WASHINGTON) -- House Republicans have passed their ambitious plan to repeal and replace Obamacare after several fits and starts, sending the measure to the Senate, where it is expected to be significantly revised.

The bill passed the House in a narrow 217-213 vote. All Democrats opposed...Read more

(WASHINGTON) -- FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday it makes him "mildly nauseous" to think the bureau might have influenced the 2016 presidential election, responding to questions from members of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

"It makes me mildly nauseous to think that we might have...Read more

(SAN DIEGO) -- Police officers have shot and killed a gunman who opened fire at a San Diego apartment complex on Sunday, leaving one person dead and seven others wounded, according to the San Diego Police Department.

Police said Peter Selis, 49, opened fire on a large pool party at a...Read more

(WASHINGTON) -- Negotiators have reached a deal to fund the government through September, Congressional aides said, staving off the threat of a government shutdown through most of President Donald Trump's first year in office.

The agreement contains increases in spending on defense...Read more

(DALLAS) -- At least four people are dead after several tornadoes slammed East Texas Saturday, officials said.

The deaths occurred in the Canton area, located about 50 miles east of Dallas. Canton Fire Department Captain Brian Horton said the number of fatalities "may go up [Sunday>...Read more