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You may not realize it, but Friday is a holiday, of sorts.On April 20 – or 4/20 – marijuana advocates around the world gather to celebrate, in a variety of ways, the cannabis plant. Last year, thousands gathered in cities across the United States to consume marijuana in places where it
Mellie’s in the White House. Rowan is talking to his dinosaur. Cyrus, who has killed his way to the vice presidency, is perched like a vulture waiting to take a seat behind a desk in the Oval Office.
Jake has just lost his mind.
If the names are not familiar to you, we’re
Thousands of students across the country are set to walk out of class on Friday, the 19th anniversary of the shooting .
More than 2,500 groups have signed up for the “National School Walkout,” a student-led protest aimed at bolstering the discussion about gun-control measures
CNN host Jake Tapper will interview former FBI Director James Comey his show, “The Lead.”
Comey’s appearance is one in a series of interviews surrounding the release of his book, “A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies & Leadership,” which went on sale Tuesday
Former first lady Barbara Bush will be remembered for many things, but being shy about speaking out won’t be one of them.
Bush, , is being remembered as someone not afraid to speak her mind when asked and not shy about giving a blunt, straight-forward response.
The United States and Great Britain warning that Russian government-sponsored “cyber actors” are planting malware on internet routers and other devices.
According to the warning, Russian-backed operatives are targeting internet service providers, “government
A lawyer representing President Donald Trump’s longtime personal attorney, Michael Cohen, revealed in court Monday that one of Cohen’s clients is Fox News host Sean Hannity, according to multiple reports.
Hannity was named in court Monday at the insistence of U.S. District
Fox News host Sean Hannity was named as a client of after a federal judge ordered Cohen’s attorneys to reveal the name of the three clients Cohen did business with last year.
that had been requested by Judge Kimber Wood. Instead, he was referred to as someone who requested his
Michael Cohen’s lawyer said in court that Cohen’s third client is FOX News commentator Sean Hannity. Judge Kimba Wood ordered the client’s name revealed during the hearing.
A judge will hear arguments Monday over whether President Donald Trump and his attorney
Of all the days of the year, Tax Day is probably the one in which you could most use a break. And while taxes generally are not that fun, there is some good news amid the tax return blues.
Some nationwide chains are offering Tax Day “freebies,” deals and discounts
ABC News has released part of the transcript of .
Most of the exchanges in the provided transcript between Comey and ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos were not aired Sunday. To see live updates of what was aired,
Comey talked about his reasoning in dealing with
Former FBI Director James Comey spoke to ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos in an that aired on "20/20" Sunday night.
Comey discussed interactions he had with President Donald Trump, particularly one in which the president asked Comey from Christopher Steele that alleges
The United States, France and the United Kingdom joined together Friday to against Syria following a chemical attack believed to have been ordered by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad last week.
Air strikes were carried out and missiles were launched from ships, according to the Pentagon
Tomahawk missiles are highly accurate weapons. The modern version was first used by the United States in the 1991 Gulf War.
Here’s what you need to know about Tomahawk missiles:
Tomahawk missiles are subsonic, jet engine-powered missiles. They fly low, about 100
President Donald Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey that alleges he spent time with prostitutes in a hotel in Moscow according to a book due out Tuesday.
Comey tells ABC News chief anchor George Stephanopoulos in an interview set to air on "20/20" Sunday night that Trump
According to a book set for release on Tuesday, President Donald Trump a report that he had been in a Russian hotel room with prostitutes, saying in one meeting that something like that could not have happened because he is a “germaphobe.”
The story appears Comey will kick off
Former FBI Director James Comey sat this week for what will be his first televised interview since his abrupt dismissal last year.
Comey's interview with George Stephanopoulos is scheduled to air Sunday on ABC. Comey has interviews scheduled with CNN and MSNBC on April 19, with Fox
James Comey characterized President Donald Trump as a “mob boss” in an interview set to air Sunday on ABC.
In his first televised interview in advance of the upcoming release of his book, “A Higher Loyalty,” talked with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos about his firing
After months of speculation, House Speaker Paul Ryan announced Wednesday that he will not seek re-election come November, ending a two-decade career in Congress.
“It’s been a wild ride, but it’s been a journey well worth taking to be able to do my part to strengthen
It’s Day 2 for Mark Zuckerberg on Capitol Hill as the Facebook CEO testifies in front of a House committee Wednesday.
Zuckerberg’s appearance before a joint Senate committee hearing Tuesday went on for nearly five hours and saw him take responsibility for mistakes in protecting
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said during a hearing before Congress Tuesday that the information collected by a researcher and sold to political research firm was also shared with other companies.
Zuckerberg answered a question from Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wisconsin, about whether British psychologist
Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein personally signed off on the FBI raid of President Donald Trump’s attorney, Michael Cohen, , citing unidentified sources.
The decision enraged Trump, , and renewed speculation that the veteran Republican prosecutor might be dismissed
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg will testify at a congressional hearing Tuesday to explain why at least 87 million Americans without their consent by a political research firm.
Zuckerberg is scheduled to testify at two hearings this week. Tuesday, he will appear before a joint
FBI agents on Monday , President Donald Trump’s private lawyer, and, according to The New York Times, seized records of Cohen’s clients.
Records taken include those relating to payments to Stephanie Clifford, an adult film star who goes by the name Stormy Daniels. Clifford
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the House of Representative’s Committee on Energy and Commerce on Tuesday.
Here, in advance of the hearing are his prepared remarks for the committee.
Chairman Walden, Ranking Member Pallone, and Members of
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify twice before Congress this week as legislators are prepared to ask him why the information of more than 80 million Americans was improperly shared with a political research firm.
Zuckerberg accepted an invitation to sit before a joint hearing
Embattled Administrator Scott Pruitt has been under a spotlight recently for questionable spending and management at the agency, which is charged with protecting human health and the environment.
Before assuming the Cabinet position with the Trump administration, Pruitt
Facebook officials said Wednesday that up to 87 million of its users had information “improperly shared,” when a British psychologist “scraped” data from people who took an online “quiz” and provided personal information to a firm that used the information to profile
The middle of July in 1969 was an exciting time in the United States.
After the traumatic and transformative year of 1968 with major turns in the Vietnam war and the assassinations of Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy, people around the world were watching as three American astronauts
Many observances will be held Wednesday on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of civil rights icon Martin Luther King Jr., but one of the most stirring will take place in Memphis, Tennessee.
The National Civil Rights Museum will hold a daylong commemoration of the life and works of
Police and the FBI at Alphabet Inc.’s YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, California.
The San Mateo County (California) Sheriff's confirmed that an active shooter situation has taken place on the campus that is located just north of Silicon Valley in California.
Tuesday, James Earl Ray, after driving his white Ford Mustang from Atlanta, checked into the New Rebel Motel in Memphis, Tennessee.
Days before the trip, Ray had purchased a rifle in addition to a scope and a box of ammunition for the gun. On April 2, 1968, he had gathered the gun and
March Madness has made its way down to almost April and four teams looking at a shot at the national championship.
The Final Four teams will play Saturday in San Antonio, with the winners meeting for the National Championship game is Monday.
Here is the schedule
Plain dyed Easter eggs? That’s so 1960s.
Why not take your egg decorating to a whole new level?
Below are a few suggestions on dying, marbling, polka-dotting, speckling and other kinds of Easter egg embellishment.
Before you start, use this tutorial .Do you like the
In a letter to congressional leaders released on Thursday, that the United States attorney for Utah has been investigating whether the Justice Department and the FBI abused its authority in surveilling an adviser to President Donald Trump’s campaign.
In addition to an investigation
Easter is a time for family and friends, and that means good food, too.
If you plan to cook a meal at home and realize you need an ingredient at the last minute, here is a list of grocery stores open on Sunday. Below is a list of stores that will be closed on Easter.
Easter is a time for family and friends, and that means good food, too.
If you plan to cook a meal at home and realize you need an ingredient at the last minute, here is a list of grocery stores open on Sunday. Below is a list of stores that will be closed
Here is a look at the stores planning to be open and those planning to close on Good Friday and Easter Sunday.
Be sure to check with local retailers for Easter hours, some national chains set their own hours.
The Stock Market is closed on Friday.
Are you a neglectful parent if you leave your child alone in the car when you run into a grocery store? How about letting your little one walk to school alone?
In many states, you can be prosecuted for such activities, but not in Utah. At least not as of May.
Utah Gov. Gary R. Herbert
While some families gather to share a meal to celebrate Easter, others take advantage of special Easter lunches and brunches offered at local restaurants.
Here are a few options if you want to enjoy a meal out and skip all that cooking and cleaning up.
Some restaurants require
April 4 will mark the 50th anniversary of the day Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. King, the leader of the non-violent movement for civil rights in the 1960s, had come to Memphis the day before to help sanitation workers rally for better wages and safer working conditions
President Donald Trump has signed the Omnibus Spending Bill hours after tweeting he was considering vetoing the bill. He spoke from the Diplomatic Reception Room at the White House.
He said he told Congressional leaders that while he did sign it, he will not do it again, claiming that no
On Thursday, as his new national security adviser.
Bolton, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, was tapped to replace H.R. McMaster.
Bolton, 69, has a long history of work in Washington D.C., including leadership roles at the State and Justice departments and the
Mark Anthony Conditt, the was tracked down early Wednesday morning in part because he used “exotic” batteries in the explosive devices he allegedly made.
Investigators settled on Conditt as a suspect in five bombings in the Austin area after analyzing an unexploded device
“Hey, do you have any idea when Christmas is?” is not a question you usually hear in late November or early December.
Major holidays are stamped on our calendars, often with little symbols, in case you didn’t realize that a cartoon turkey means Thanksgiving
With Easter fast approaching, you will want to get your egg situation under control.
Didn’t realize you had an egg situation? That’s why we are here.
If you are going to engage in the long-standing tradition of dyeing Easter eggs, you are going to need to start out
Officials with that the company will receive a letter from the Federal Trade Commission asking how the consultancy firm of Cambridge Analytica gained access to the personal data of 50 million of its users.
FTC officials informed Facebook that they will be asking both how the firm
Law enforcement authorities say a bomb that exploded early Tuesday morning at a FedEx processing center in Schertz, Texas could be the latest in a series of blasts that have happened in the Austin area during the past three weeks.
The device went off a little after midnight in the processing
What would make set it to go off then deliver it to a victim?
A variety of things, according to a forensic psychiatrist who has studied some of the worst killers society has ever seen.
According to Dr. Michael Welner, a leading forensic psychiatrist and chairman of , a person (almost
When the Trump administration announced last week, officials also said the sanctions were, in part, on critical U.S. infrastructure, including the United States’ power grid.
Over the past several years, hackers have targeted a Vermont utility, power grids in Ukraine and
Police and federal agents continue this month that killed two people and wounded four others.At a press conference Monday, after the fourth bomb exploded injuring two men, law enforcement authorities asked the bomber to contact them and let them know what message he is trying to send, assuring
Attorney General Jeff Sessions hours before the former assistant director of the FBI was to retire.
Sessions said in a statement that McCabe was let go for “lacking candor under oath” in misleading investigators about the fact that he authorized a conversation between FBI employees
Hillary Clinton fell in a bathtub while visiting India for a book tour and fractured her wrist, .
Clinton was staying at the Umaid Bhawan Palace when she fell, the story said. The Umaid Bhawan Palace was the one-time home of the former royal family of Jodhpur.
News of the
The University City Bridge, the pedestrian bridge on the campus of Florida International University that collapsed on Thursday, apparently leaving several dead, was built under a process called Accelerated Bridge Construction.
The bridge, a 950-ton structure, slammed down onto 8th Street
President Donald Trump, in remarks at a fundraiser Wednesday, said he made up a story about a trade deficit with Canada at a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, according to a story from
“Trudeau came to see me. He’s a good guy, Justin. He said, ‘No
Today marks the Ides of March, which may vaguely remind you of a high school English class. Here are some things to know about the 15th day of the month.
Most famously on this date, some 2,060 years ago, Roman dictator Julius Caesar died in an assassination by senators at the
It’s that time.
The on Thursday, as millions fill out their brackets and try to figure out a way to watch the games from their desks at work.
March Madness will see 68 teams vie for one of two spots in the April 2 championship game.
Students across the United States and around the world will in solidarity with the victims and the survivors of the February mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
The walkout,, is set for 10 a.m. local time. It will last 17 minutes, one minute for
President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday that Gina Haspel of the Central Intelligence Agency.
The move came after and announced that CIA Director Mike Pompeo would take his place.
Trump, talking to reporters Tuesday morning about Haspel, "She's an outstanding person
Days after the Valentine’s Day mass ., a young woman with a buzz cut stood before television cameras and challenged lawmakers to make MSD the last school to see students killed in its hallways.
The high school senior, Emma Gonzalez, along with calling out state and federal officials
At least twice last year, White House aide Kellyanne Conway
Conway, an aide to President Donald Trump, has been notified that she was in violation of the law two times in 2017. The violations occurred when Conway gave interviews from White House grounds to Fox News’ “Fox &
On school campuses across the United States Wednesday, students, teachers and parents will be taking part in a walkout to focus attention on the fight
Called the “ENOUGH National School Walkout,” the event was organized by students working with the Women’s March Youth
This year Easter, the holiest day in the Christian calendar, lands on April 1.
That day will mark the end of the Lenten season, and see the celebration by billions of believers of the promise of eternal life with God.
Here are some quotes about Easter and its meaning.
Toys “R” Us will close all its stores in the United States after a worse than expected holiday season and the collapse of a restructuring plan, .
The retailer, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2017, has plans to liquidate its U.S. holdings after abandoning plans to
Start looking for shamrocks, get that “Kiss Me I’m Irish” T-shirt out of the drawer, and fire up the Crock Pot for corned beef and cabbage because March 17 is St. Patrick’s Day.
There will be celebrations honoring Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, by
You may want to store up some extra sleep in the next few weeks because you are about to lose an hour of it.
Come March 11 at 2 a.m. most of America will be “springing forward” as daylight saving time kicks in, giving us another hour of sunlight.
On Sunday night, Frances McDormand for her role in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.”
McDormand to recognize all the women nominated for awards in this year’s Academy Awards ceremony and to alert producers that going forward, she would be asking for something
First lady Melania Trump became a U.S. citizen after getting a type of visa that is reserved for immigrants with “extraordinary ability,” according to a story .
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services says the EB-1, or the so-called “Einstein visa” that Trump
Wayne LaPierre serves as executive vice president and chief executive officer of the National Rifle Association. The NRA is the largest gun rights advocacy organization in the country.
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin told a radio host the day after the mass shooting at a Florida high school, he believes the “culture of death that is being celebrated” in violent video games and movies are the trigger for violence.
Bevin, in an interview with radio host , said
In the 2016 election, the NRA spent $11,438,118 to support Donald Trump’s campaign and donated $19,756,346 to groups opposing Hillary Clinton’s. However, the bulk of the contributions have gone to House and Senate members. Here is a look at the top 10 recipients of NRA contributions.
Who is Hope Hicks and how did she get where she is at the age of 29?
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 22: Hope Hicks, White House director of strategic communications, arrives to a swearing in ceremony
Florida is a state where it is not particularly difficult to get a gun. The Giffords Law Center, which is a gun-control advocacy group named after former U.S. House Rep. Gabby Giffords, gives Florida for its gun laws. Below, from the Giffords Law Center, is a look at Florida’s gun laws.
Over the span of the United States' history, it has suffered many attacks classified as a "school shooting." The worst schools shootings include:
Students released from a lockdown are overcome with emotion
President Donald Trump on Tuesday , his former digital adviser, as manager for his 2020 re-election campaign.“Brad is an amazing talent and was pivotal to our success in 2016. He has our family's complete trust and is the perfect person to be at the helm of the campaign,” Eric Trump
The 2018 Oscars ceremony is set for Sunday with “The Shape of Water” leading the field with 13 nominations.
This year, as the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates 90 years of presenting awards, officials say they have taken extra precautions to avoid a repeat
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday of a federal judge’s ruling that blocked, at least temporarily, the president from ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
The court declined to hear an appeal to the injunction ordered by U.S. District Judge William Alsup
On Tuesday, the International House of Pancakes will be celebrating its . From 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. participating IHOP restaurants will be giving away short stacks (three buttermilk pancakes) in the hopes that customers will donate to the company's charity fund.
This year, IHOP has teamed
President Donald Trump addressed the Conservative Political Action Convention Friday, telling members of the group they would get their border wall, that he thought some teachers should be armed in school and that his administration "has had the most successful first year in the history of the
This year marks the 30th anniversary of the passage of a law making March Women’s History Month in the United States.
The observation, which was born out of a California school district’s celebration of women’s achievements, now is celebrated across the country, and includes
President Donald Trump is scheduled to address an audience at the Friday.
Trump is set to begin speaking around 10:05 a.m. ET at the gathering of conservative activists being held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center near Washington, D.C.
CPAC, hosted by
National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre addressed the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday.
As Americans , you would be hard-pressed to find a time where “America’s Pastor” was held in anything other than the highest regard. Graham managed during 60 years of preaching the Gospel to sidestep even a hint of scandal -- sexual, financial or otherwise.
Evangelist Billy Graham at his North Carolina home.
Graham, who preached Christianity to millions around the world, was also a confidant of U.S. presidents from Dwight Eisenhower to George W. Bush.
Here are some quotes from the man who became known as “America’s Pastor
Stoneman Douglas High School students and parents will take part in a town hall meeting on Wednesday, a week after the school was the .
The meeting will come following a rally Wednesday in Tallahassee where a group of the students hopes to pressure the state’s Republican-controlled
Nikolas Cruz, the gunman Wednesday afternoon, has reportedly confessed to the shooting and, his attorney says, is now on suicide watch.
Cruz, according to a timeline put together by police, set off alarms as he entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, the school he had been expelled from, hoping
Social media sites Facebook and Instagram issued a statement Thursday saying they had deleted the profile of shooter Nikolas Cruz.
The 19-year-old gunman, who was charged Thursday with 17 counts of premeditated murder, had posted photos and at least one video that law enforcement officials
On the evening of October 1, 2017, Stephen Paddock, shooting from the 32nd floor of a hotel on the Las Vegas Strip, killed 58 people, making the shooting the deadliest in American history.
The gunman was killed when police stormed his room in the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, but not
Police have taken Nikolas Cruz into custody after a shooting at a Florida high school on Wednesday, according to The Associated Press.
Cruz, 19, a former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., was taken into custody off-campus, according to Broward County
Prosecutors have charged Nikolas Cruz with 17 counts of premeditated murder after he allegedly at a Florida high school he was kicked out of last year.
Cruz, 19, a former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., was arrested off-campus about an hour after the
With the Oscars ceremony only weeks away – it’s set for March 4 – Google has released a list of the top searched Oscar winning movies of all time.
From “Casablanca” and “Gone With the Wind” to “Moonlight,” here are the Oscars Best
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is being accused of racism by some organizations after he used the term “Anglo-American heritage” Monday he was addressing.
“I want to thank every sheriff in America. Since our founding, the independently elected sheriff has been the people&rsquo
Health officials are saying the flu season is shaping up to be a particularly severe one, with the number of cases reported at nearly four times the number of influenza cases at the same time last year.
"This is a bad bug," Dr. Daniel Jernigan, director of the Centers for Disease Control
Johnny Manziel said he has bipolar disorder in an .
Manziel, a former Cleveland Browns quarterback, was known more for his troubles off the field than his talents at quarterback in his short professional career. Manziel, who played for Texas A&M University, was drafted by the Browns
Portraits of former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. on Monday.
The former first couple was there when the portraits were presented by artists Amy Sherald and .
Barack Obama said he thought the
Today is the 209th anniversary of the birth of Abraham Lincoln.
Lincoln, born near Hodgenville, Kentucky on Feb. 12, 1809, had anything but a privileged upbringing.
Through his early life . Lincoln, who had almost no formal education as a youngster, became a lawyer, later was elected
Pita Taufatofua, the oiled-up Tongan athlete who became a Rio Summer Olympics sensation with fans, is back in an Olympics opening ceremony.
Taufatofua, Tonga’s only Winter Olympics athlete, carried the country’s flag, bare-chested, wearing his country’s traditional mat called
The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un – Kim Yo Jong – will visit South Korea on Friday as the begin.
The rarely seen member of North Korea’s ruling family is expected to stay in South Korea for three days, attending the Olympics. She with South Korean
In a couple of days, the 2018 Winter Olympics will get underway. Years of planning, building and qualifying -- along with some international intrigue when it comes to who will be competing -- will all come together in a pageant of national pride in a stadium in the northern part of South Korea.
The most favorite topping is cheese, around 30 percent of Americans surveyed eat it at least once a week and almost a quarter of us say we can down a whole pizza all by ourselves.
Pizza is an American staple, and lucky for all of us, Friday is National Pizza Day.