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This week in OnPolitics: The Day After Covfefe

June 2, 2017 - 7:01pm

Happy Friday, OnPolitics friends! We're sorry we missed you yesterday — technical difficulties kept us away. But we're back today, and we've got your beloved weekly roundup ready for you (though we're gonna tell you kn.

       
Categories: World/National News

Chris Cornell toxicology report: Prescription drugs didn't cause death

June 2, 2017 - 6:44pm

The late singer's wife says Cornell "wasn’t himself" during his final hours.

       
Categories: World/National News

California, Florida among states with highest civilian deaths at hands of police in May

June 2, 2017 - 6:37pm

The latest numbers on police and civilian deaths

       
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Rope found near MLK Memorial in Washington

June 2, 2017 - 5:51pm

A section of rope was found near the MLK Memorial in Washington on Friday, U.S. Park Police said.

       
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Video shows Tiger Woods performing two breath tests at jail

June 2, 2017 - 5:46pm

New video from a Florida jail shows a barefoot Tiger Woods performing two breath tests after being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence

       
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University of Minnesota track teammates come out as gay couple

June 2, 2017 - 5:25pm

Sprinters Brad Neumann and Justin Rabon had been dating since 2014 before going public.

       
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These are the 20 longest flights flown by U.S. airlines

June 2, 2017 - 5:19pm

See the 20 longest routes currently flown by airlines based in the United States.

       
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Austin, San Antonio file challenges against Texas 'sanctuary city' law

June 2, 2017 - 4:51pm

They say law billed as making Texas safer won't do so, is unconstitutional

       
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Mayors pledge to take the lead on fighting climate change

June 2, 2017 - 4:38pm

Mayors say it's now up to them to address climate change by lowering carbon emissions.

       
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Celebrities design wave art

June 2, 2017 - 4:31pm

Stars like Sienna Miller and Keith Richards have helped design 54 wave-shaped sculptures that are now on display across New York City as part of a collection called La Mer Wave Walk. The pieces will be auctioned off for charity to fund marine conservation projects. (June 2)

       
Categories: World/National News

How Trump's travel ban might prevail in the Supreme Court

June 2, 2017 - 4:29pm

After several setbacks, Trump may face his most receptive audience among the justices.

       
Categories: World/National News

Emily Doe's letter to Brock Turner: 1 year later, 5 survivors speak out on the letter that inspired millions

June 2, 2017 - 4:20pm

We talk to five women who wrote publicly about their own sexual assaults after Stanford, some for the first time.

       
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Residents on remote Alaska island fear climate change will doom way of life

June 2, 2017 - 4:00pm

Annie Weyiouanna remembers her home island being bigger.

       
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German rock festival evacuated over terror threat

June 2, 2017 - 3:55pm

Authorities, on alert after the Manchester bombing, report 'concrete evidence' of a threat.

       
Categories: World/National News

Redefine sanctuary cities

June 2, 2017 - 3:36pm

As jurisdictions provide protections for immigrants, they must also guard against federal regulations that promote biases in incarceration, police violence

       
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Cavs teammate backs LeBron, criticizes Whitlock in wake of racist incident

June 2, 2017 - 3:36pm

Dahntay Jones was frustrated by Jason Whitlock's comments about LeBron and racism.

       
Categories: World/National News

VR: Watch over 200 alligators feast in Florida

June 2, 2017 - 3:28pm

“It’s just a boiling mass of toothy carnivores” says Jim Darlington, referencing the scene that he’s called his office for the past 23 years. The boardwalk he’s standing on shakes as the alligators underneath move against it.

       
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France officially trolling Trump on Paris Accord pull-out

June 2, 2017 - 3:21pm

It's official, the nation of France is now trolling the president of the United States over his decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement.

       
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Does President Trump believe in climate change? White House, EPA won't say

June 2, 2017 - 3:03pm

EPA head Scott Pruitt refused to say whether Trump believes climate change is an invented problem.

       
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One of our favorite budget TVs isn't a safe bet in 2017

June 2, 2017 - 2:46pm

The D Series gets the job done, but it won't blow you away

       
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