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Beverly Hills Students Take The Kids Heart Challenge To Raise Funds For ‘Special Hearts’

It’s no secret that childhood habits creep into adulthood. To that end, the American Heart Association is committed to helping youngsters live healthy lives. On Wednesday, around 400 Beverly Vista students, in transitional kindergarten through fifth grade, jumped rope and participated in various activities, raising over $6,500 for the Association to distribute to local agencies that help children with heart conditions, such as Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, UCLA and USC.

Trump Plans ‘Emergency’ To Fund Wall As Congress Moves To Avert Shutdown

President Donald Trump plans to declare a national emergency to fund his controversial border wall, the White House said Thursday, a move that alarmed US lawmakers shortly before they passed legislation to avert a government shutdown.

Pompeo Says U.S. ‘Not Covering Up’ Khashoggi Murder

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday denied Washington was "covering up" the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and promised further action. 

Trump Urges Unity In State Of The Union Address

President Donald Trump urged Americans to come together Tuesday in a State of the Union speech seeking to turn the page on two years of divisive turmoil and transform him into a bipartisan national leader.

War Of Words Rages As Pelosi Blocks Trump’s Speech To Congress

President Donald Trump intensified his war of words with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Wednesday after she effectively blocked him from delivering his annual address in Congress during the government shutdown, now in its 33rd day.

Senator Kamala Harris Announces Presidential Run

Senator Kamala Harris announced Monday that she is seeking to become the first African American woman to hold the office of US president, joining an already-crowded field of Democrats lining up to take on Donald Trump.

Washington Careens Toward Government Shutdown With No Deal In Sight

Lawmakers were scrambling Monday to avert a partial government shutdown, with Republican and Democratic leaders locked in a stalemate over President Donald Trump's demands for border wall funding.

Trump’s Ex-Lawyer Cohen Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison

President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen delivered a blistering attack on his ex-boss as he was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday for multiple crimes including paying "hush money" to two women who claimed to have had affairs with Trump.

Washington Sets Aside Divisions For George H.W. Bush State Funeral

A divided Washington led by the nation's five living presidents put on a show of unity Wednesday at the poignant state funeral of George H.W. Bush, as America bade farewell to its 41st president.

Wall Street Losses Deepen On Growth, Trade Worries

The Dow sank as much as three percent Tuesday afternoon as losses on Wall Street accelerated amid worries about the US economic outlook and skepticism over the US-China trade truce.

Trump Calls for Jailing of Ex-Lawyer Cohen

US President Donald Trump called Monday for a long jail term for his ex-lawyer Michael Cohen, who admitted lying to Congress about pursuing a real estate deal with Russia on Trump's behalf during the 2016 election campaign.

CIA Chief to Brief Small Number of Lawmakers on Khashoggi

CIA director Gina Haspel has agreed to brief a "small group" of US lawmakers about the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the chair of the Senate foreign relations committee said Monday.

President George H.W. Bush Visits the Capitol for the Last Time

The body of 41st US president George H.W. Bush was placed in the US Capitol to lie in state Monday as mourners gathered to remember a hero who kept America "flying high."

Anchorage, Alaska Rocked By Powerful 7.0 Earthquake

A powerful earthquake rocked Anchorage on Friday, violently shaking homes and businesses in Alaska's largest city and knocking out power to some residents.

E. Coli Lettuce Outbreak Traced To California

An outbreak of E. coli linked to romaine lettuce appears to have been traced to crops in California, the US food authority said Monday. 

Trump Ratchets Up Attacks On Mueller

President Donald Trump launched a fierce new attack Tuesday against Russia collusion investigator Robert Mueller, pumping up the political tensions as the probe increasingly menaces the White House.
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