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A valedictorian's speech was barred as too political, so he gave it outside through a bullhorn

A valedictorian's speech was barred as too political, so he gave it outside through a bullhorn

Christian Bales(COVINGTON, Ky.) -- A high school valedictorian in Kentucky praised the fight for stronger gun laws by school-shooting survivors in Florida, and applauded his classmates for participating in an anti-abortion march, saying students should "continue to utilize our voices."

The only problem was that Holy Cross High School valedictorian Christian Bales gave his commencement address th...

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Former CIA chief unsure Trump 'has done the homework needed' on North Korea

Former CIA chief unsure Trump 'has done the homework needed' on North Korea

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Former CIA Director Michael Hayden said he is unsure President Trump has done the homework needed for negotiations with North Korea over its nuclear program.

Kim Jong Un knows his program inside and out, Hayden told ABC News Global Correspondent and This Week Co-Anchor Martha Raddatz on Sunday. I think he knows what he can concede and what it means and what he cannot c...

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Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized

Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized

Patrick Smith/Getty Images(BIDDEFORD, Maine) -- Former President George H.W. Bush was admitted to the hospital Sunday afternoon for low blood pressure and fatigue, his spokesman Jim McGrath said.

"He will likely remain there for a few days for observation," McGrath said. "The former president is awake and alert, and not in any discomfort."

Bush, 93, who served as the 41st president of the United ...

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Unruly passenger arrested after allegedly launching midair tirade

Unruly passenger arrested after allegedly launching midair tirade

iStock/Thinkstock(MIAMI) -- A passenger on an American Airlines flight to Miami was arrested after he allegedly launched into a midair, profanity-laced tirade and traded punches with others on the plane who were trying to restrain him.

The whole incident was caught on tape after passenger Jason Felix began yelling at flight attendants over their refusal to sell him more alcohol, according to cha...

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Sydelle Noel pitches her Dora Milaje character for a "Black Panther" prequel

Sydelle Noel pitches her Dora Milaje character for a "Black Panther" prequel

Marvel Studios(NEW YORK) -- (SPOILERS AHEAD) Ahead of her second season return as Cherry on Glow, Sydelle Noel is still reeling over her experience as Xoliswa [zol-EES-wah]-- one of Wakandasroyal guard of elite female fighters called the Dora Milaje -- in Black Panther.

Although her character ends up dying during a battle, Noel is very much on board with the idea of a Black Panther sequel t...

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Chewing gum while walking may help you burn more calories, study finds

Chewing gum while walking may help you burn more calories, study finds

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Chewing gum isnt the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of weight loss. But with more than 70 percent of adults in the United States overweight or obese, you take good news where you can get it.

Exercise and a balanced diet have been shown to be the most effective way to achieve a healthy weight. A small study from Japan, presented at a medical conferenc...

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Veteran State Senator Not Seeking Re-Election

State Senator Paul Fogarty is not running for another term.  The 61-year-old Glocester Democrat has served in the Senate since 1998.  Earlier this year Fogarty's brother, former Lieut...

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Seasonal Providence-Newport Ferry Starts Today

Today marks the start of seasonal ferry service between Providence and Newport.  State and local officials will be on hand for the 2018 maiden voyage of the ferry, which will depart from the P...

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Date For Opening Of Tiverton Casino & Hotel

The opening date for the Tiverton Casino and Hotel is now September 1st, a month earlier than previously expected.  The Twin River property will feature one-thousand slots, 32 table games, 84 ...

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Air Quality Alert In Effect For Rhode Island

An Air Quality Alert is in effect in Rhode Island today.  The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management is issuing the alert for potentially unhealthy levels of ground-level ozone.&n...

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