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(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Wednesday hailed congressional Republicans' ambitious $1.5 trillion rewrite of the tax code as a win for middle class Americans.

The president took a victory lap alongside Republican lawmakers at the White House following the GOP's passage of the...Read more

(TACOMA, Wash.) -- An Amtrak train on the inaugural run of a new route derailed in Washington state on Monday morning, leaving "multiple fatalities" and dozens of injuries after part of the train careened off an overpass onto a heavily-trafficked highway below, a local official said.

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(ATLANTA) --  Power at the nation's busiest airport was restored late Sunday night after a blackout that stranded thousands and grounded at least 1,500 flights.

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, one of the world's busiest airports, suffered a power outage at around 1 p...Read more

(NEW YORK) -- A suspect is in custody today after allegedly detonating a small explosive device in an "attempted terrorist attack" in the New York City subway system, sending commuters scrambling to evacuate a major transit hub just blocks from Times Square, city officials said.

The...Read more

(WASHINGTON) -- Minnesota Sen. Al Franken will resign from the United States Senate he said on Thursday, an announcement he made a day after a number of his Democratic colleagues called for him to step down amid mounting allegations that he sexually harassed women.

"Today I am announcing...Read more

(WASHINGTON) -- In a momentous shift of United States foreign policy in the Middle East, President Donald Trump officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Wednesday and initiated the process of relocating the U.S. embassy to the city from Tel Aviv.

"My announcement...Read more

(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Al Franken is set to make an announcement Thursday, according to his office, as more than a dozen Democratic senators called on him to resign amid multiple allegations of sexual misconduct.

At least 28 senators have called for Franken’s resignation, including...Read more

(NEW YORK) -- The International Olympic Committee has barred Russia from competing at the Winter Olympics in February as a punishment for its systemic doping but will allow some individual Russian athletes to take part under a neutral Olympic team banner.

The decision came amid intense...Read more

(NEW YORK) -- At least eight people are dead and others injured after a truck driver made a "purposeful turn" onto a jogging and biking path in lower Manhattan in New York City, police said. The sprawling crime scene runs several blocks along the West Side Highway, a few blocks away from One...Read more

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, and Manafort's longtime business associate Rick Gates surrendered Monday to federal authorities in Washington, D.C., according to sources with direct knowledge of the situation.

Manafort and Gates would be the...Read more