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Video captures bear raiding the fridge as family frantically dials 911


Things turned frightening when the teen and a friend had to hold a door closed as the bear tried to pry its way in.

A hungry bear caused some tense moments for a Northern California family after getting trapped inside their house — and making itself right at home.

Justin Olsen, 18, was arrested on Aug. 7 after allegedly threatening to assault a federal law enforcement officer.


After searching his father's house in Boardman, a suburb south of Youngstown, FBI agents seized 15 rifles and 10 semi-automatic pistols, ...

An Ohio teenager threatened to shoot federal agents, a Planned Parenthood and a gay bar and was found at a residence that had a gun vault and around 10,000 rounds of ammunition, according to police and court documents.

Acting Director of the Citizenship and Immigration Services, Ken Cuccinelli


"It will harm our communities, schools, and workplaces by weaponizing essential healthcare, housing, and nutrition programs," he said in a tweet. Becerra also said he is "ready to take legal action to protect the rights of all Californians."

The Trump administration is moving forward with a rule that could drastically curb legal immigration by limiting who is allowed to enter and stay in the United States based on that person's need for various public benefits.

Patti Davis, daughter of President Ronald Reagan poses for a picture at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif., Nov. 20, 2004.


On the private phone call from October 1971 between Reagan, then-governor of California, and then-President Richard Nixon, Reagan can be heard on the recording calling United Nation delegates from African countries “monkeys,”

The daughter of former President Ronald Reagan has written an op-ed in the Washington Post denouncing her father's recently uncovered racist remarks as "ugliness" but asking for forgiveness.

Law enforcement agencies respond to an active shooter at a Walmart near the Cielo Vista Mall in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday. Joel Angel Juarez/AFP/Getty Images


They did say the suspect is a 21-year-old white male who traveled about 650 miles from Allen, Texas, to El Paso.

Twenty people are dead and 26 were wounded in a mass shooting at an El Paso, Texas, Walmart on Saturday morning, according to state and local authorities.

At least 9 dead, 16 injured in mass shooting in downtown Dayton, Ohio: Police


The shooting comes just 14 hours after a gunman killed 20 people and injured more than two dozen more at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas.

 At least nine people are dead and more than a dozen wounded after someone opened fire in downtown Dayton, Ohio, according to police.

AP Interview: Jesse Jackson slams 'dangerous' Trump rhetoric


The Rev. Jesse Jackson has condemned recent outbursts by President Donald Trump targeting lawmakers of color and inner cities as "dangerous, divisive and diversionary" and says he believes they are fueling white nationalist extremism.

Multiple dead in shooting at WalMart in El Paso, Texas; three people arrested


El Paso, which has about 680,000 residents, is in West Texas and sits across the border from Juarez, Mexico.

Multiple people were killed in a shooting at a WalMart in El Paso, Texas on Saturday and three suspects were in custody after the latest U.S. mass shooting sent panicked shoppers fleeing.

Reagan's (L) racist call with then-President Nixon (R) released by National Archives, ex-Nixon library director says


"To see those, those monkeys from those African countries -- damn them, they're still uncomfortable wearing shoes!"

In a newly unearthed audio clip, then-California Gov. Ronald Reagan disparaged "monkeys" from African countries in a phone call with then-President Richard Nixon, according to the former director of Nixon's presidential library, who published his findings in The Atlantic.

California Gov. Gavin Newsom during a news conference in Sacramento, Calif., July 23, 2019.


While the law is expected to be challenged, Trump could sidestep its requirement by not competing in the California primary. With little competition for the Republican Party nomination, ...

California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill Tuesday requiring all presidential candidates, including President Donald Trump, to fork over their tax returns if they wish to appear on the state's primary election ballot.

Trump tells black lawmaker to clean up 'disgusting, rat and rodent infested' district. File image


Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi responded to Trump by calling Cummings a champion for civil rights and economic justice and added in a tweet: “We all reject racist attacks against him and support his steadfast leadership.”

President Donald Trump hit out at a prominent African-American critic on Saturday, calling him a “brutal bully” who should concentrate on cleaning up his “disgusting, rat and rodent infested” Baltimore district rather than criticizing the work of U.S. immigration officers on the Mexican border.

ICE agents broke the window of a car during to make an arrest in Kansas City, Missouri, July 23, 2019.


The agents did not show the family a warrant, Hoyt said. Local ICE officials said they didn't have to, and noted the man had entered the U.S. illegally twice, which is a felony.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in Kansas City smashed a car window to arrest a man with his children in the backseat, video streamed live on Facebook by his partner shows.

President Donald Trump listens to a question as he speaks with reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before departing, July 17, 2019, in Washington.


The president's legal team argues that the committee has "no legitimate legislative purpose" in requesting the president's state tax returns and ...

President Donald Trump on Tuesday filed another lawsuit in his ongoing effort to block a congressional committee from accessing his tax records, this time targeting authorities in his home state.

Families of missing black Americans fight for media, police to focus on their loved ones' cases


Black families searching for missing relatives say that their missing loved ones are more likely to be labeled as runaways, and that they are somehow not worth the focus of the police or the media.

The National Center for Missing And Exploited Children based in Washington D.C. is the most important agency in the country when it comes to tackling missing persons cases, and its director says that when it comes to finding missing Americans, there’s a color problem.

Erica Thomas (L) and Eric Sparkes State rep. says man told her to 'go back where you came ...


On Saturday, Sparkes told reporters he called her a vulgarity but did not say anything racial.

A white man has admitted cursing at a pregnant black Georgia lawmaker for taking too many items into a supermarket express lane but denies telling her, "go back where you came from."

Kathy Zhu, a student from the University of Michigan, was stripped of her Miss Michigan title over “offensive” social media posts.


“Therefore, and effective immediately, MWA does not recognize you as a participant of any sort or in any capacity as ....

A Michigan beauty queen was stripped of her title over comments she made on social media about Muslim women and black people, she said.

US House chaplain holds EXORCISM after ‘spirits of darkness’ engulf proceedings


“In your most holy name, I now cast out all spirits of darkness from this chamber, spirits not from you,” ...

The Rev. Patrick Conroy, the chaplain for the House of Representatives, offered a prayer Thursday to cast out “spirits of darkness” after the chamber was engulfed in controversy with the White House.

From left, U.S. Reps. Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez respond to base remarks by President Donald Trump, at the Capitol in Washington, July 15, 2019. Tuesday, the House voted to condemn Trump for his comments.


Trump’s combative appearance at the North Carolina rally came on the same day the House voted to set aside an effort by some Democrats to initiate impeachment proceedings against him.

The weather in Washington has been hot, sticky and relentless this week. So has the politics.

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