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Friday, May 20, 2016 at 09:45 AM PDT

Top ‘SNL’ Sketches During Wild 2016 Race

Top ‘SNL’ Sketches During Wild 2016 Race

As the show caps is 2015-2016 run, check out highlights of a season like no other amid a wild presidential race.

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 06:34 PM PDT

Philly Approves 4 'March for Bernie at DNC' Rallies

Philly Approves 4 'March for Bernie at DNC' Rallies

Four pro-Bernie Sanders rallies, with estimated attendance of 38,000 activists, have been approved for public demonstrations during the Democratic National Convention in July, the city said Thursday. The...

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 08:54 PM PDT

Trump's NJ Fundraiser to Help Pay off Christie's Campaign Debt

Trump's NJ Fundraiser to Help Pay off Christie's Campaign Debt

Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee for president, delivered a thank-you gift Thursday to the man who arguably risked the most to endorse him: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 05:00 PM PDT

Airbnb Slapped With Suit for Discrimination, Violation of Civil Rights

Airbnb Slapped With Suit for Discrimination, Violation of Civil Rights

Airbnb was slapped with a proposed class action in a Washington D.C. federal court Tuesday for allegedly violating the fair housing act and the civil rights of its African-American users.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 04:23 PM PDT

Trump to Hold Rally in New Mexico

Trump to Hold Rally in New Mexico

Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump has scheduled his first campaign appearance in New Mexico — the state with the highest percentage of Hispanics in the nation and where its GOP Latina governor...

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 01:57 PM PDT

Md. Trump Delegate Indicted on Child Porn, Weapons Charges

Md. Trump Delegate Indicted on Child Porn, Weapons Charges

A man slated to be a delegate for Donald Trump has been indicted on child pornography and other charges, according to officials, NBC News reported. The Department of Justice announced Thursday that Caleb...

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 06:59 PM PDT

California Braces For Ballot Showdown Over Death Row

California Braces For Ballot Showdown Over Death Row

Death penalty supporters are setting the stage for a November showdown over whether to speed up executions in California or do away with them entirely.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 01:31 PM PDT

Vote on LGBT Rights Fails, Causes Chaos on House Floor

Vote on LGBT Rights Fails, Causes Chaos on House Floor

An amendment to help protect LGBT people from discrimination failed by just one vote Thursday, creating chaos on the House floor, NBC News reported. During the vote, Republicans allowed a few members of their...

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 12:54 PM PDT

Expanded Role for Trump Aide Paul Manafort

Expanded Role for Trump Aide Paul Manafort

Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s top aide, will be taking on a bigger role in the presumptive nominee’s campaign, NBC News reported. Manafort will become campaign chairman and chief strategist, signaling a...

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 01:40 PM PDT

Okla. Senate OKs Bill Criminalizing Performing Abortion

Okla. Senate OKs Bill Criminalizing Performing Abortion

Any doctor who performs an abortion in Oklahoma could be charged with a felony and punished with up to three years in prison under a bill that the Legislature passed Thursday. The measure is the first of...

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