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March 24, 2017 5:38 PM Rachel Dolezal: I was ‘too black’ for my husband

Rachel Dolezal paints a dark picture of her childhood in her new memoir, In Full Color: Finding My Place in a Black and White World. In the book, she says her brother molested her as a child, her family forced her to eat her own vomit and she wore clothing made of dog fur. As she grew older, she didn't correct those who thought she was black. In fact, she embraced 12

March 24, 2017 4:10 PM Philadelphia cop arrested for abandoning sick dog in a trash bag

Philadelphia cop Michael Long is accused of leaving the emaciated Cranberry in a garbage bag. A Philadelphia police officer is accused of putting a sickly dog in a garbage bag and leaving her for dead. Michael Long, an 11-year veteran of the force, was arrested and charged with animal cruelty for abandoning the emaciated canine, according to the Pennsylvania 13

March 24, 2017 3:11 PM 'Hero' friend saves Wisconsin teen choking at school

A Wisconsin freshman is being hailed a hero after he sprung into action and saved his choking classmate. Ian Brown was eating lunch with his friends Wednesday at Central High School in La Crosse when his friend started coughing and motioning that he was choking. Central school nurse Kim Mahlum told police that several of the teens at the table thought 12

March 24, 2017 12:58 PM Lawmakers call on FBI to help find string of missing black girls in Washington

The Congressional Black Caucus is calling on Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the FBI to help in the search for missing black girls in the Washington, D.C., area, following an alarming string of missing children cases from the nation's capital. The District of Columbia logged 501 cases of missing juveniles, many of them black or Latino, in the first 16

March 24, 2017 2:01 AM Israel arrests hacker linked to threats on US Jewish centers

JERUSALEM — A 19-year-old American-Israeli Jew was arrested Thursday as the prime suspect in a wave of bomb threats against U.S. Jewish community centers, a startling turn in a case that had stoked fears of rising anti-Semitism in the United States. The surprising arrest of the man, a hacker who holds dual Israeli and American citizenship, came after 27

March 23, 2017 8:23 PM California Congressman Faces Federal Campaign-Finance Probe

Justice Department asks House Ethics panel to defer its inquiry into GOP Rep. Duncan D. Hunter’s alleged misuse of funds WASHINGTON—Federal investigators are probing suspected campaign-finance violations by Rep. Duncan D. Hunter, the House Ethics Committee disclosed Thursday in a statement saying it had been asked by the Justice Department to pause its own handling 12

March 23, 2017 7:23 PM Democrats Plan to Filibuster to Thwart Gorsuch Nomination

Judge Gorsuch must earn the support of at least eight Democrats to break a filibuster — a threshold he is not on track to meet, at least so far, according to interviews and internal party discussions. If Democrats band together, the Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell, Republican of Kentucky, has threatened to pursue the so-called nuclear option 10

March 23, 2017 5:37 PM The Latest: Jewish leaders welcome arrest of threat suspect

Jewish community leaders in Florida expressed relief that a suspect has been arrested in the wave of bomb threats against Jewish targets across the United States in recent weeks but said it was unclear whether he was the sole perpetrator. Michael Balaban, president of the Jewish Federation of Broward County, and Scott Ehrlich, chief executive officer 17

March 23, 2017 2:27 PM Jewish Center Bomb Threat Suspect Is Arrested in Israel

JERUSALEM — The police on Thursday arrested an Israeli teenager who holds American citizenship in connection with waves of threats to Jewish institutions, including community centers in the United States, law enforcement officials said. A spokesman for the police here, Micky Rosenfeld, said the suspect, from the Ashkelon area of southern Israel, had also made threats 26 4

March 23, 2017 1:03 PM Rick Perry Calls Texas A&M Student Election a ‘Mockery’

Rick Perry, the former Texas governor and current United States energy secretary, says the recent presidential election was stolen. It isn’t the legitimacy of his boss, President Trump, that Mr. Perry is calling into question. No, he has reservations about last month’s election for student body president at his alma mater, Texas A&M University. In a piece 19