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Deputy who shot unarmed black man in Houston is fired

The deputy who shot and killed an unarmed black man in Houston has been fired, according to the Harris County Sheriff's Office.

The story behind that viral photo of the past 4 presidents all in the same place

The photo was striking: Four past presidents and three first ladies -- as well as current first lady Melania Trump -- standing together. The image quickly went viral -- a symbol of the strength and continuity of American democracy.

Former President George H.W. Bush is alert and talking, but remains in intensive care

Former President George H.W. Bush is awake, alert and talking after he was admitted to intensive care earlier this week, a family spokesman said Tuesday.

Supreme Court looks at Texas district maps

The Supreme Court will return to the issue of voting rights on Tuesday as the justices consider a lower court opinion that invalidated congressional and stat

Why the electoral battlefield is expanding

The surveys, which point to strong Democratic opportunities to capture Republican-held Senate seats in Arizona and Texas, might prove to be desert mirages by Election Day. But even the prospect of close Senate races in those ordinarily Republican-leaning states, shows ...

Supreme Court hears from all corners of the country ahead of travel ban case

Art museums, a Gold Star father, lawmakers, states and one of Donald Trump's personal lawyers are pleading with the Supreme Court ahead of Wednesday's oral arguments on the fate of the President's travel ban.

What to watch: Arizona special election

Arizonans vote Tuesday to fill the seat left vacant by former Rep. Trent Franks, who resigned in December amid sexual harassment accusations from members of his staff.

All the statues in London's Parliament Square were men -- until now

The 11 statues of male historic figures dotted around Britain's Parliament Square had a new addition Tuesday -- Millicent Fawcett. The suffragist, who campaigned for women's right to vote at the turn of the 20th century, will be the first ...

Can wine help save Greece's Santorini from too much tourism?

Santorini's sweeping caldera, sunset cruises, picturesque blue-domed churches and whitewashed vacation cottages carved into a 300-meter cliff have made it an unstoppable success story among the islands of Greece.

Democrats test strength in deep-red Arizona special election

Democrats are hoping to continue their recent momentum in special elections Tuesday when voters outside of Phoenix head to the polls to fill a vacancy created when Republican Rep. Trent Franks resigned in December amid sexual harassment allegations.

Gupta to Jeff Sessions: Medical marijuana could save many addicted to opioids

I feel obligated to share the results of my five-year-long investigation into the medical benefits of the cannabis plant. Before I started this worldwide, in-depth investigation, I was not particularly impressed by the results of medical marijuana research, but a ...

Modigliani's controversial 'Nu couché' painting breaks auction record

A masterpiece that was once censored on the grounds of obscenity has now set a new auction record. Sotheby's has announced that "Nu couché (sur le côté gauche)" (1917) by the Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani, which depicts a naked French ...

5 things for April 24: Toronto, George H.W. Bush, White House, Nashville, Armenia

- A somber moment of silence became a moment of unity as the Toronto Maple Leafs paused last night before their NHL playoff game to honor those lost in yesterday's van attack. We have more on that, plus everything else ...

Their fraternity is expelled. They're removed from classes. And another disturbing Syracuse frat video surfaces

Syracuse University has removed 18 students from regular classes and started disciplinary proceedings against them for a controversial Theta Tau fraternity event where a racist and anti-Semitic video was shot.

Armenian Prime Minister resigns after protests

The Prime Minister of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan, has stepped down following days of mass demonstrations in the streets of the capital Yerevan over what was seen as an unconstitutional power grab by the former president.

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