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Spartanburg settles with property owner in 2004 bulldozer hostage rescue case

The City of Spartanburg will give Carolina Convenience $500,000 to settle the...

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​Anderson mayor flown to hospital after 911 call, official says​

Anderson Mayor Terence Roberts was flown to Greenville Memorial Hospital after a 911 call from his home Sunday, a county emergency official...

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Haley, family booed outside New York restaurant during gay pride event

Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley says her family was the target of yelling and booing during a gay pride event in New York...

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This is how the solar eclipse will look from your town

On Aug. 21, the United States will experience its first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in 99...

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North Carolina teen missing over a year found alive in Georgia

The FBI says a North Carolina teenager who went missing more than a year ago has been found alive in Georgia, and a 31-year-old man faces...

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Woman set on fire by ex-boyfriend in 2015 dies

Her horrific injuries prompted legislation that would allow longer sentences for crimes that permanently maim or disfigure...

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‘Big Bang Theory’ star home destroyed by California wildfire

The home of “Big Bang Theory” star Johnny Galecki has been destroyed in a wildfire in...

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‘He went limp in my arms’: Mom terrified when infant overheats aboard delayed United flight

A Colorado mother says her 4-month-old son had to be hospitalized after a frightening experience aboard a sweltering...

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Fish market owner ‘personally offended’ by large lobster TSA photo

“Do your job and leave our personal property...

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Woman delays flight with ‘lucky’ coin-throw into engine

The flight arrived at its destination more than five hours...

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FILE - The Trump International Hotel at 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, is seen Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016 in Washington.   President Donald Trump keeps taking time out from governing to run for re-election.  On Wednesday night, he’ll attend his first 2020 campaign fundraiser, at his Washington hotel. He’s already spent five evenings at political rallies, always in front of an audience of thousands of fans who are selected by his campaign aides.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Campaigner-in-chief: Trump’s politicking raises ethics flags

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is attending his first re-election fundraiser Wednesday night, at his own hotel in Washington. He’s already spent five evenings on the road at political rallies, always in states that supported him in November...

Madison County Sheriff's Deputies and Huntsville Police officers block Martin Road leading to Redstone Arsenal Gate 1, Tuesday, June 27, 2017 in Huntsville, Ala. Authorities locked down the Alabama military post on Tuesday amid reports of possible active shooter, and workers were advised to "run hide fight." Redstone Arsenal spokesman Christopher Colster told WAFF-TV that the base near Huntsville received reports of a person possibly armed with a weapon at a building. (AP Photo/Eric Schultz)

No shots fired, but calls prompt lockdown at military post

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Two 911 calls and a tweet about the possibility of an active shooter at a military installation set off a day of panic and confusion in Alabama. The emergency calls Tuesday came from within the Redstone Arsenal base near Huntsville...

President Donald Trump, center, speaks as he meets with Republican senators on health care in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Seated with him, from left, are Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Trump group’s Republican war over health care frustrates GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three months ago, Republicans condemned political groups aligned with President Donald Trump for doing almost nothing to promote a health care bill. Now they think one of the groups may have gone too far. Senate Majority Leader Mitch...

People visit the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017, as justices issued their final rulings for the term, in Washington.  The Supreme Court began its term nine months ago with Merrick Garland nominated to the bench, Hillary Clinton favored to be the next president, and the court poised to be controlled by Democratic appointees for the first time in 50 years.  Things looked very different when the justices wrapped up their work this week.   (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Supreme Court term ended much different than it began

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court began its term nine months ago with Merrick Garland nominated to the bench, Hillary Clinton favored to be the next president, and the court poised to be controlled by Democratic appointees for the first time in 50...

Guilty plea expected for Iraq refugee with ties to kidnapper

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman living in the U.S. as an Iraqi refugee for the last decade is scheduled to plead guilty to federal charges after being charged with hiding her ties to the kidnapper of a U.S. contractor. Enas (eh-NAHS’) Ibrahim...

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Putting Personality Above Policy

Leaders of both political parties and the most prominent voices in media, all make the same mistake that poisons our politics: concentrating on the president’s personality, not his policies. On cable news as well as the neighborhood pub, debates...

Public Opinion and Obamacare

In 2010, the health insurance legislation known as “Obamacare” was overwhelmingly unpopular. But Democrats in the White House and Congress pushed it through anyway, and then paid a severe price in the next elections. Today, the health care package...

If a Trump Supporter Had Shot a Democratic Congressman

What would have happened if a Trump supporter had shot a Democratic congressman and other Democratic Washington officials? The answer is obvious. The New York Times, the rest of the left-wing media and the Democratic Party would have made the...

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