Trump says protesting players in NFL should be fired
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) -- President Donald Trump says National Football League owners should fire players who kneel during the national anthem. And he's encouraging spectators to walk out in protest....
McCain doesn't back GOP health care bill, drawing Trump ire
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. John McCain declared his opposition Friday to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare," dealing a likely death blow to the legislation and, perhaps, to the Republican Party's years of vows to kill the program. It was the second time in three months the 81-year-old McCain emerged as the destroyer of his party's signature promise to voters....
North Korea's H-bomb threat comes with potential risks
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Would exploding a hydrogen bomb over the Pacific, as North Korea has threatened, push the current war of words between the U.S. and North Korea closer to actual war?...
Federal government notifies 21 states of election hacking
The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election....
Trump assures voters Strange is a stronger Senate candidate
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) -- President Donald Trump says his pick in the Republican runoff for Senate in Alabama is getting a "bum rap" as a friend of the Senate's majority leader....
Closure at busy US-Mexico border crossing promises headaches
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The busiest border crossing in the United States will close this weekend to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to Mexico....
Head of House panel seeks tax relief for hurricane victims
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The head of the House's tax-writing committee is putting forward legislation to give temporary tax relief to victims of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria....
A recent RAND Corporation study found moving high school students start time to 8:30 a.m. could add billions to the U.S. economy over the next decade. The increases would result from improved high-school graduation rates leading to better jobs and fewer costs associated with sleep-related car crashes, obesity, and mental illness. Arguments against delaying start times is increased costs from rescheduling bus routes and school activities, as well the inability of working parents to usher their adolescent children off to school resulting in possible increased absenteeism.
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