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A Muppet with autism to be welcomed soon on ‘Sesame Street’

Mar 21 2017 - 12:05am || Comments

NEW YORK — Folks on Sesame Street have a way of making everyone feel accepted.

  • | Posted: Jan 31 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Former President Barack Obama praised protesters who amassed across the country in opposition to President Donald Trump’s immigration orders, breaking his silence on political issues for the first time since leaving office.

  • | Posted: Jan 31 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Holding firm to his immigration order, President Donald Trump on Monday denied it was to blame for chaos at the nation’s airports during the weekend, instead pointing to computer glitches, protesters and even the “tears of Senator Schumer.”

  • Posted: Jan 31 2017 - 12:05am

    Trump fires acting attorney general

  • | Posted: Jan 30 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Sunday vigorously defended President Donald Trump’s immigration restrictions, as protests against the order spread throughout the country. Some Republicans in Congress publicly opposed the changes amid legal challenges to the order banning travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries, though top congressional Republicans remain largely behind the new president.

  • | Posted: Jan 29 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — A federal judge issued an emergency order Saturday night temporarily barring the U.S. from deporting people from nations subject to President Donald Trump’s travel ban, saying travelers who had been detained had a strong argument that their legal rights had been violated.

  • Posted: Jan 29 2017 - 12:05am

    VICTORIA, Texas (AP) — An early-morning fire Saturday destroyed a Texas mosque that was a target of hatred several years ago and experienced a burglary just a week ago.

  • | Posted: Jan 28 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Though “Obamacare” still divides Americans, a majority worry that many will lose coverage if the 2010 law is repealed in the nation’s long-running political standoff over health care.

  • | Posted: Jan 28 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — Pushing full-speed into international controversies, President Donald Trump on Friday ordered “new vetting measures” to keep “radical Islamic terrorists” out of the United States and alternated tough talk with kind words in his diplomatic standoff with Mexico.

  • Posted: Jan 28 2017 - 12:05am

    US-Mexico trade war could hit Mexico economy, spur migration

  • | Posted: Jan 27 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Determined to wall off America’s border with Mexico, President Donald Trump triggered a diplomatic clash and a fresh fight over trade Thursday as the White House proposed a 20 percent tax on imports from the key U.S. ally and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto abruptly scrapped next week’s trip to Washington.

  • | Posted: Jan 27 2017 - 12:05am

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two cousins were sentenced Thursday to life prison terms in the 1973 shotgun slayings of two young girls in Northern California, said Deputy Yuba County District Attorney John Vacek.

  • Posted: Jan 26 2017 - 12:05am

    NEWPORT, N.C. (AP) — A sheriff’s office says a woman narrowly escaped being carjacked after spotting what she thought was a child sitting in the middle of the road in the dark of night.

  • Posted: Jan 26 2017 - 12:05am

    OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A bill that would require school buses to have seat belts is being considered by lawmakers in Washington, one of more than a dozen states where school seat belt measures are on the legislative agenda this year.

  • Posted: Jan 26 2017 - 12:05am

    Pioneering TV actress Mary Tyler Moore dies at 80

  • | Posted: Jan 26 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump moved aggressively to tighten the nation’s immigration controls Wednesday, signing executive actions to jumpstart construction of his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall and cut federal grants for immigrant-protecting “sanctuary cities.” As early as Thursday, he is expected to pause the flow of all refugees to the U.S. and indefinitely bar those fleeing war-torn Syria.