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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is canceling the planned June 12 summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, citing the "tremendous anger and open hostility" in a recent statement from North Korea.


LONDON — For Kate, the wait is over. The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth Monday to a healthy baby boy — a third child for Kate and Prince William and fifth in line to the British throne.

BEVERLY, Mass. -- Upset that his girlfriend wanted to terminate her pregnancy, the boyfriend pleaded guilty in court Wednesday to leaving a 9 mm bullet at a medical office where he had accompanied her for the abortion.

Former First Lady Barbara Bush died on April 17, 2018, two days after she decided not to seek additional medical treatment. CNN had reported Barbara Bush had COPD or chronic obstruction pulmonary disease.


WASHINGTON — The United States, France and Britain launched military strikes in Syria to punish President Bashar Assad for an apparent chemical attack against civilians and to deter him from doing it again.

ROUND ROCK, Texas — Austin's mayor is urging residents to remain vigilant, despite the death of a man suspected in this month's string of bombings in Texas' capital city, according to The Associated Press.


WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump ousted Rex Tillerson as secretary of state today, making a surprise Twitter announcement that he's naming CIA director Mike Pompeo to replace him.


BOSTON — Winter-weary New Englanders are preparing for blizzard conditions, a foot or more of snow and high winds as the third major nor'easter in two weeks bears down on the Northeast.

Cynthia Ladd is a firearms trainer for the National Rifle Association who believes women need to protect themselves by packing a gun and knowing when and how to use it.


MONTREAT, N.C. — The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday. He was 99.

WHITEFACE MOUNTAIN, N.Y. — The skier thought lost on this rugged New York mountain peak only to mysteriously turn up in California six days later believes he suffered a head injury that led to his cross-country journey.

WILMINGTON, N.Y. -- A skier missing for six days on Whiteface Mountain in remote northeast New York and presumed dead has turned up alive and well 2,800 miles away in Sacramento, California, State Police reported.

WEATHERFORD, Texas – This small northeast Texas town grieved Monday over the flu-related death of a popular second-grade teacher who was reluctant to pick up a prescription to combat the virus because the medication’s co-pay amounted to $116.

ATLANTA — Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, who resigned Wednesday as director of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, is the second prominent Georgia doctor politician to depart a top federal health position over troublesome conduct in office.

NEW YORK — The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention resigned Wednesday over financial conflicts of interest involving her investments in health care businesses.

NEW YORK — A man with a pipe bomb strapped to his body with Velcro and zip ties set off the crude device in the subway near Times Square on Monday, injuring him and three other people at the height of the morning rush hour.

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas – The man credited with preventing additional deaths at the South Texas church massacre said he’s no hero, was “scared to death” at the time he exchanged gunfire with the killer outside the church and certain he struck him with a bullet.

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Tex. – The gunman who killed 26 people at a rural South Texas church was able to buy the semi-automatic rifle used in the tragedy because the Air Force failed to enter his military domestic assault record into the federal criminal background check data base.


SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas — A man opened fire inside of a church in a small South Texas community on Sunday, killing multiple people and wounding others before being "taken down," authorities said.


LAS VEGAS — A gunman perched high on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas Strip casino unleashed a shower of bullets down on an outdoor country music festival below, killing at least 50 people and wounding more than 200 as tens of thousands of frantic concert-goers screamed and ran for their lives,…

WASHINGTON – The battle over the future of Medicaid in the Republican effort to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act has given little attention to how reduced funding will affect military veterans.

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WASHINGTON — A top House Republican, Steve Scalise of Louisiana, was shot by a rifle-wielding gunman Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice just outside of Washington. Several other people were also believed to have been hit, according to a lawmaker who witnessed the shooting.

WASHINGTON — With a transfixed nation watching, former FBI Director James Comey ducked the elephant in the room question: Did President Donald Trump intend to obstruct justice in their private conversation about the bureau’s investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s Russian connections?

ORLANDO, Fla. — A disgruntled former employee opened fire inside a Florida awning manufacturer on Monday, killing five workers there and then killing himself, officials said.

WASHINGTON – Small rural phone companies will not be required by the federal government to raise monthly charges over the next two years, the Federal Communications Commission decided Thursday.

WASHINGTON – Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey, a key lawmaker in the Republicans effort to forge a consensus health care plan, said Tuesday he’s open to slowly phasing in reduced federal payments to Medicaid expansion states.

CLEVELAND — The search for a suspected killer who posted gruesome Facebook video of a fatal Cleveland shooting put authorities in surrounding states on the lookout Monday after police said the man might have left Ohio.


BEIRUT — President Bashar Assad's government came under mounting international pressure after a chemical attack in northern Syria, with even key ally Russia saying its support is not unconditional and the U.S. launching a barrage of cruise missiles at a government-controlled air base in Syria.


KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Three people were killed and four others injured Monday when an explosion launched a boiler the size of a van through the roof a St. Louis box company and slammed much of it down hundreds of feet (meters) away in a neighboring laundry business, the fire chief said.

WASHINGTON – Shortly after Republican leaders pulled the vote on their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, House Speaker Paul Ryan lamented that “moving from an opposition party to a governing party comes with growing pains and well, we’re feeling those pains today.”

WASHINGTON — In a humiliating setback, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders pulled their "Obamacare" repeal bill off the House floor Friday after it became clear the measure would fail badly.

WASHINGTON – Sonny Perdue, agriculture secretary-designate, was urged Thursday to mitigate the Trump administration’s immigration crackdown so American farmers can continue to depend on foreign workers to harvest produce and other food staples.

WASHINGTON -- House Republican leaders tout their replacement plan for the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, as the best way to lower the price of health insurance for Americans.


WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump gave Republican congressional leaders a rallying cry and even a roadmap as they try to push through a sweeping and divisive agenda on health care, taxes and more.


WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn resigned following reports he misled Vice President Mike Pence and other officials about his contacts with Russia. His departure upends Trump's senior team after less than a month in office.

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Kathryn S. Parsons, 78, of Danville passed away at 8:42 a.m. Sunday, June 23, 2019, at home with her family by her side. Kathy was born in Danville on May 19, 1941, the second daughter of Alonzo Euel White and Inez Mildred (Owens) White. She married Kenneth L. Parsons on October 9, 1960. He …

OAKWOOD, Ill. - Jean Maloy, 87, of Oakwood, Ill., passed away at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 23, 2019, at OSF Sacred Heart Medical Center, Danville, Ill. Jean was born December 1, 1931, in Towanda, Ill., to Leo and Lottie Clark Abbott. She married John Maloy on September 29, 1954, at Central Christi…

Perrysville, Ind. - Jerry Lee Byrd, 58, of Perrysville passed away at 10:23 a.m. EDT Monday, June 24, 2019 at Union Hospital in Clinton, Indiana. DeVerter Funeral Home in Cayuga, Indiana is caring for the family.

passed on June 23, 2019. A Service will be at 10am on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Sunset Funeral Home in Danville. Visitation will be the evening prior on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 from 4 to 6 pm.