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Social media erupted with excitement Sunday night as the United States beat Japan to take home a 5-2 victory in the Women's World Cup final, the first time the U.S. has won since 1999. From President Obama to Beyoncé, the Internet was in a celebratory mood after the women's win. read more
The Supreme Court once again upheld the legality of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, on Thursday. In a 6-3 ruling in the King V. Burwell case, the nation's highest court ruled in favor of the Obama administration in upholding subsidies to help people pay for health insurance obtained through the federal exchange. read more
President Obama's signature health care law won a victory at the Supreme Court, Taylor Swift came out on top in a fight with Apple and states in the South took action against the Confederate battle flag. Test your knowledge of these big stories and more with this week's news quiz.
In the wake of a deadly church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, Wednesday that left nine people dead, 2016 presidential candidates and other officials expressed condolences on social media. Take a look at the heartfelt tweets. read more
During the month of June, America celebrates Gay Pride Month, four weeks that commemorate the brutal police raids against LGBT patrons at New York City’s landmark gay bar, the Stonewall Inn. It was on June 28, 1969, that a courageous group of LGBT men and women stood up for the first time against a police force that for years had been physically... read more
At midnight late Sunday, three provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act of 2001 expired. The most prominent of these was section 215, which, the government has argued, provided authority for the bulk collection of Americans’ phone records through a program first disclosed to the public two years ago by Edward Snowden.
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A flash flood emergency has been declared in Houston, Texas where hundreds are stranded due to slow-moving torrential downpours throughout the area. According to the Harris County Flood Watch, some parts of Harris County has received over 10 inches of rain stranding hundreds of people. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has declared a state of disaster in... read more