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Man who Drove into Crowd in Custody

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP)  A state official said the driver of a car that plowed into a group of marchers in Charlottesville is in police custody. Virginia Secretary of Public Safety Brian Moran said the driver, a man, has been arrested.…

Heavy Rains Damage Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON, Va. (AP) Heavy rains have caused major damage at George Washington's Mount Vernon estate in northern Virginia. Mount Vernon CEO Curt Viebranz said about 100 feet of a brick wall located between Washington's iconic mansion and the Potomac…

House Conservatives Seeking Fresh Health Care Repeal Vote

WASHINGTON (AP) - Hard-line conservatives began an uphill fight Friday to force a fresh House vote this fall on erasing much of President Barack Obama's health care law without an immediate replacement, the latest instance of Republican rifts in what's…

Trump Declares Opioid Crisis a 'National Emergency'

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) - President Donald Trump is officially declaring the opioid crisis a "national emergency." Trump made the announcement before holding a security briefing Thursday at his golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey. He tells reporters the drug crisis…

Disney Unveils New Streaming Services

(FOX NEWS) - Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday it will launch a pair of video-streaming services in the next two years, ending a distribution deal with Netflix as it responds to the cord-cutting trend pressuring the cable industry. The company…

Trump Warns North Korea of 'Fire and Fury' if It Threatens US

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump warned North Korea it could face “fire and fury” if it threatens the United States, after a new report Tuesday said U.S. intelligence officials believe Pyongyang has successfully produced a nuclear warhead that can…

Dems Seek Federal Payments to Trump Business

WASHINGTON (AP) - As President Donald Trump spends much of August at his New Jersey golf club, Democratic lawmakers are making a new push for information about how much money the federal government is spending at his for-profit properties. Democrats…

9-Year-Old Wants to be NASA's 'Planetary Protection Officer'

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A 9-year-old New Jersey boy who described himself as a “Guardian of the Galaxy” is hoping to add the real-life NASA title “Planetary Protection Officer” to his resume. NASA received an application for the position from…

GM Recalling Roughly 800,000 Pickups for Steering Defect

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors Co. is recalling roughly 800,000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 pickup trucks worldwide. The company says the vehicles can temporarily lose electric power steering assist, especially during low-speed turns. If that happens, the…