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Military dog heroes honored with K-9 Medal of Courage

Video Five military dogs awarded K-9 medal of courage A group of retired military dogs rewarded for their numerous accomplishments while deployed overseas. Five military dogs who served the U.S. during deployments overseas were awarded the K-9 Medal of Courage Tuesday on Capitol Hill. The now-retired dogs — Taba, Jig, Summer, Jag and Taker — were honored

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The stark reminder in Kate Spade's bewildering death

(CNN)Fashion designer Kate Spade’s death by apparent suicide, discovered Tuesday by a housekeeper, has hit a tender nerve, particularly in New York. On Tuesday I saw media crews and onlookers surrounding her apartment building; and on Twitter, there was a steady, sad hum of wonder and lament — equal parts women recalling their first Kate

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Methodists Bring Church Charges Against Jeff Sessions For Border Policy

The formal accusation, issued on Monday, charges Sessions with numerous violations of the denomination’s Book of Discipline, including child abuse, immorality, racial discrimination and, for his citation of Romans 13 to defend the policy, the dissemination of doctrines contrary to the standards of the UMC.   “As members of the United Methodist Church, we deeply hope for a

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Oregon Senator Denied Entry To Immigration Detention Center, Has Police Called On Him

Merkley traveled to the facility in Brownsville, called Casa Padre, to criticize a recent Trump administration policy that will likely result in more undocumented immigrant children being separated from their parents. Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced last month that the Justice Department would dramatically increase prosecutions of families who cross the U.S. border illegally, even

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Fans Want 'Roseanne' To Continue -- Just Without Roseanne

Tweets posted on Tuesday backed the network’s decision to remove actress Roseanne Barr after she posted a racist tweet about former Obama administration aide Valerie Jarrett. But people also expressed interest in seeing the show revamped, perhaps as “The Conner Family,” to focus on the sitcom’s family after the main character dies: Even Jimmy Kimmel

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8 people killed, 25 wounded in bloody weekend in Chicago

Video New study looks at crime rates in Chicago Study blames ‘ACLU effect’ for a sharp rise in crime in Chicago. Mike Tobin has more on the study. Memorial Day weekend proved even bloodier than last year in Chicago. At least eight people were killed and 25 others wounded in shootings across the city since

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CNN's Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

New York (CNN)In death, as in life, Anthony Bourdain brought us closer together. The suicide rate in the United States has seen sharp increases in recent years. Studies have shown that the risk of suicide declines sharply when people call the national suicide hotline: 1-800-273-TALK. There is also a crisis text line. For crisis support