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Clinton Goes On Offense

Hillary Clinton did not even say Bernie Sanders’ name in public for months. But with snow settling on New Hampshire and a loss likely in the Granite State on Tuesday, Clinton and her allies have turned their fire on the Vermont senator

President Obama Speaks On The Economy In Brady Press Briefing Room

President Obama Sends $4 Trillion Budget to Congress

President Obama released his Fiscal Year 2017 Budget, a document that details his policy priorities for not just the coming year, but the nation's future. It's a moonshot document to go along with the president's reach-for-the-stars final year in office

An aerial view of rescuers working at the site of a head-on train collision near Bad Aibling, Germany, Feb. 9, 2016.

9 Killed in Train Crash in Southern Germany

Two commuter trains crashed head-on in southern Germany, killing at least nine people and injuring around 150, slamming into each other on a curve without braking after an automatic safety system apparently failed to stop them, officials said

Kelly Clarkson to Publish Children's Book

Kelly Clarkson has a new creative project on the horizon: she's written her first picture book, River Rose and the Magical Lullaby. The Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter announced the news in a video on Twitter featuring her young daughter

Director of National Intelligence James Clapper testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee September 29, 2015 in Washington, DC.

U.S. Says North Korea Restarted Plutonium Reactor

North Korea has expanded a uranium enrichment facility and restarted a plutonium reactor that could start recovering spent fuel in weeks or months, the U.S. intelligence chief said in delivering an assessment of the top dangers facing the country

Refugees and migrants arrive on the shores of the Greek island of Lesbos after crossing the Aegean Sea from Turkey on an inflatable boat, Sept. 9, 2015.

409 Migrants Have Died in Mediterranean in 2016

Nearly 10 times as many migrants per day tried to make the dangerous crossing in the first six weeks of 2016 compared to the same period the year before, and 409 of them have died, according to the International Organization for Migration

'Happy Birthday' Song Lawsuit Ends in Settlement

Music publisher Warner/Chappell will pay $14 million to end a lawsuit challenging its hold on the English language's most popular song, "Happy Birthday to You." The settlement stipulates a final judgment that would put the song in the public domain

At least eight policemen killed in Damascus blast

ISIS Claims Car Bombing in Damascus, 10 Dead

A suicide car bomber dispatched by the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria struck near a police officers' club in the Syrian capital, killing at least 10 people, including eight police officers, and destroying a number of cars

A woman walks down the street during a snowstorm in New Bedford, Mass., on Feb. 8, 2016.

Northeast Braces for Snow, Wind and Floods

Snow, strong winds and floods threatened to snarl travel and shutter schools Tuesday as the Northeast braced for another winter storm. The wintery weather was due to hit just as New Hampshire residents cast their primary votes

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at an Elks Lodge in Salem, NH on Feb. 8, 2016.

Donald Trump Tries to Close the Deal in N.H.

Donald Trump normally addresses audiences of thousands from behind a podium, but on the eve of the pivotal New Hampshire primary, he took a foray into the kind of town-hall style retail politics he has so far avoided

An assortment of Dunkin' Donuts seen in a paper box in Washington, DC June 5, 2015.

Dunkin' Donuts Sued for Overcharging New Yorkers

Residents in New York and New Jersey are suing Dunkin’ Donuts for overcharging them. The customers say that they were charged sales tax on non-taxable transactions, including ground coffee, coffee beans, and bottled water