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Russia accuses Ukraine of sabotaging Trump

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A top Russian official is accusing the Ukrainian government of undermining Donald Trump's presidential campaign by trashing him on social media and disseminating dirt on one of his close associates. A spokeswoman for Russia's Foreign Ministry on Thursday contended that the Ukrainian government over the summer damaged Trump's campaign by implicating his then-campaign chief Paul Manafort in a corruption scandal involving a pro-Russian Ukrainian political party funded by oligarchs. “Ukraine seriously complicated the work of Trump's election campaign headquarters by planting information...
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CPS proposes closing 3 schools that district says have no students enrolled this year

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Chicago Public Schools wants to close three schools that the district says have no students enrolled this year. Public hearings are scheduled for the proposed closings before a school board vote in February. Two of the schools the district is proposing to close, Career Academy at 180 N. Wabash...
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2nd dose of meningitis B vaccine not available free to UW students, officials say

2nd dose of meningitis B vaccine not available free to UW students, officials say

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University Health Services at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is telling people to get the second dose of the meningitis vaccine, but there are new questions about who will cover the costs.
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Howard County school officials say student made 'racially offensive' social media post

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Howard County public school officials have notified parents of Oakland Mills High School students of what they called a "racially offensive and hurtful post" made by a student on social media. John White, county schools spokesman, said via email Thursday that a 16-year-old student at the Columbia...
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Arizona Teachers Vote To Strike, Sparking First-ever Statewide Walkout

Arizona Teachers Vote To Strike, Sparking First-ever Statewide Walkout

The governor's plan to raise teachers' salaries by 20 percent is meeting with resistance from critics who say it is unrealistic. Read more ...

Minnesota Woman Suspected of Killing Her Husband and Another Woman Has Been...

Minnesota Woman Suspected of Killing Her Husband and Another Woman Has Been Captured in Texas

A Minnesota woman suspected of killing her husband and then a woman in southwest Florida was captured Thursday night at a South Texas resort. A U.S. Marshals Service statement... Read more ...

Texas man charged with trying to have 4 people killed

Texas man charged with trying to have 4 people killed

A 54-year-old man with no criminal record in Texas is now charged with trying to have four people killed, allegedly all because his ex-girlfriend rejected him. Read more ...

Brother of man shot, killed by Sacramento​ police arrested on threat charge​

Brother of man shot, killed by Sacramento​ police arrested on threat charge​

The brother of Stephon Clark, who was shot and killed by Sacramento police, was arrested Thursday morning on a felony threat charge, according to Sacramento County Jail records. Read more ...

Florida authorities offer condolences to neighboring county after 2 deputies...

Florida authorities offer condolences to neighboring county after 2 deputies fatally wounded

Officials confirmed the deputies died as a result of gunshot wounds but the details surrounding the incident haven't been made readily available. Read more ...

Lance Armstrong To Pay U.S. Government $5 Million To Settle Fraud Claims

Lance Armstrong To Pay U.S. Government $5 Million To Settle Fraud Claims

Authorities said the disgraced cyclist had defrauded his sponsor, the U.S. Postal Service, out of millions. He faced $100 million in possible penalties - but this settlement... Read more ...

Homeowner finds naked intruder in her tub, eating Cheetos

Homeowner finds naked intruder in her tub, eating Cheetos

Police in Louisiana say a woman came home to discover a naked stranger in her tub, eating her Cheetos while taking a bath. Read more ...

Longtime Patriots announcer Gil Santos dies on 78th birthday

Longtime Patriots announcer Gil Santos dies on 78th birthday

Gil Santos, the longtime radio play-by-play announcer for the New England Patriots, died Thursday. He was 78. Read more ...

Texas man charged with trying to have 4 people killed

Texas man charged with trying to have 4 people killed

A 54-year-old man with no criminal record in Texas is now charged with trying to have four people killed, allegedly all because his ex-girlfriend rejected him. Read more ...

Justice Dept. official sends criminal referral of Andrew McCabe to US attorney

Justice Dept. official sends criminal referral of Andrew McCabe to US attorney

The Justice Department's inspector general has sent a criminal referral regarding former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe to the U.S. attorney's office in Washington. Read more ...