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Severe weather threat is over

The threat of tornadoes will lessen as a storm system moves northeast through the region, but there is still the possibility of flooding in some...

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School board member helped teen drink alcohol, deputies say

A Henderson County school board member stands accused of helping a teenager drink...

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‘Former terrible racist’ makes donation to predominately black Greenville church

Pastor says he ‘rejoiced’ after receiving letter with...

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Missing woman found dead near her car, coroner says

The body of a 71-year-old woman who was reported missing has been found, according to the...

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Suspect killed after chase ends in crash, officials say

One person is dead after a police chase ended in a fatal crash, according to interim police Chief Todd Hendrix, with the Woodruff Police...

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Gamecocks use long ball to beat Missouri in SEC Tournament

South Carolina advances to play Friday in elimination...

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​Ohio officer’s head crashes through window in assault caught on camera

30-year-old man sentenced to prison for December incident....

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Cleveland Cavaliers beat Boston Celtics to advance to NBA Finals

Cleveland Cavaliers beat Boston Celtics 135-102 in Game 5 to advance to NBA Finals against Golden State...

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Manchester, UK police say another arrest made in connection to arena attack

Manchester police say another person has been arrested in connection to the attack this week....

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Armed man arrested at Phoenix Comicon

Police arrested a man at Phoenix Comicon on Thursday after he made it into the event with four guns and a...

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FILE - In this file photo dated Jan. 20, 1961, U.S. President John F. Kennedy delivers his inaugural address at Capitol Hill in Washington, after taking the oath of office. That rallying cry from his inaugural address - "Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country" - is etched both in stone and in the minds of generations of Americans. Kennedy didn't make it even halfway to 100 - a milestone he might have celebrated May 29, 2017 - but the slain U.S. president's legacy is being lived out by his descendants. (AP Photo, File)

100 years after JFK’s birth, descendants discuss his legacy

BOSTON (AP) — John F. Kennedy didn’t make it even halfway to 100 — a milestone he might have celebrated next week — but the slain U.S. president’s legacy is being lived out by his descendants. The nation’s 35th president was born on...

FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2007 file photo, Democratic Presidential hopeful Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., speaks at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Mass. Clinton also spoke at her graduation ceremony at Wellesley in 1969 and 48 years later, she returns Friday, May 26, 2017 to offer another speech. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Hillary Clinton to address Wellesley College graduates

WELLESLEY, Mass. (AP) — Hillary Clinton is returning to her alma mater, Wellesley College, to deliver this year’s commencement address at the Massachusetts school. The speech on Friday comes as the former Democratic presidential nominee is taking...

Ohio judge to hear arguments on police trial evidence

CINCINNATI (AP) — The judge in the murder retrial of a white Ohio police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist is set to hear arguments on evidence issues. Jury selection in the Ray Tensing case will resume next week after attorneys review...

Death threat suspect accused of violating rules of release

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont high school student charged with sending death threats to fellow students, teachers and staff at his school, causing three lockdowns and a cancellation of classes, is accused of violating the conditions of his release. The...

Supporters of a lawsuit against the San Diego school district listen during a news conference in San Diego, Calif., Thursday, May 25, 2017. Six parents have sued the San Diego school district, alleging that its anti-Islamophobia campaign favors Islam over other religions and grants special protections to Muslim students. District officials have vigorously defended the campaign, saying bullying of Muslim students is pervasive and vastly underreported. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat)

San Diego schools sued over anti-Islamophobia campaign

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Six parents have sued the San Diego school district, alleging that its anti-Islamophobia campaign favors Islam over other religions and grants special protections to Muslim students. Charles LiMandri, an attorney for the parents, called the...

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Realism, Not Bigotry, Colors Response to the Transgendered

A recent Daily Beast column expressed shock and horror at a survey showing that few Americans would ever consider dating a transgendered individual. “Anti-transgender sentiment runs as deep as we always feared it did,” Samantha Allen laments,...

Britain’s Most Serious Religious Problem

The horrific Manchester terror attack raises uncomfortable questions about the imperfect integration of Britain’s Muslim minority. A series of such brutal incidents in the United Kingdom involved native-born British subjects, not recent refugees....

Trump’s budget betrays two critical campaign promises

On Sept. 7, 2016, Donald Trump made a specific promise to an audience at the Philadelphia shipyards: “to build a Navy of 350 surface ships and submarines.” On March 2, Trump, now president, added to the specificity of that pledge by promising to...

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