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1Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton is promising that all homes will run on renewable energy in 12 years

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during an event at the New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business in New York Even though solar energy provides a mere four-tenths of 1 percent of the energy consumed in the U.S. today, Hillary Clinton plans to power every home in the country by 2027 with renewable sources of energy. That would give her 10 years, if elected president, to realize her plan, which includes a huge increase in solar energy and other alternatives.



Bill Press: Nation of cowards on guns

What do they all have in common? Only one thing: mass shootings. In each of those cities, and too many more, innocent people were mowed down by a man - in each case, a man - who had no business owning a gun.


3Eliot Engel

Obama: Dems getting 'squishy' over Iran deal

President Barack Obama said Thursday night that he can feel some Democratic members of Congress getting "squishy" in their support of the Iran deal, bowing to the "political heat" they feel from the "fierce" lobbying campaign against the Iran deal. "Right now, the opponents of this deal have been flooding congressional offices.



Feds release updated strategy against AIDS in America

U.S. health officials have updated their strategic plan for fighting AIDS, setting new goals for reducing infections and deaths. The plan unveiled Thursday updates one issued five years ago.


5US Senate

5 things about Congress' fight over Planned Parenthood

Republicans will likely lose the Aug. 3 Senate showdown over halting fe... . FILE - In this July 21, 2015, file photo, Senate Minority Leader Sen. Harry Reid of Nev., speaks to media after a policy luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington.


6US Politics

Hillary, Bill Clinton earn more than $139M between 2007-14

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, earned more than $139 million between 2007 and 2014, according to eight years of federal income tax returns released by her campaign on Friday. The returns show that the Clintons paid an overall federal tax rate of 31.6 percent during those years.



Poll: If Trump Runs As Independent, Hillary Clinton Crushes Competition

NEW YORK - While Republican presidential candidates have been fending off attacks by their fellow Republican candidate Donald Trump, they had better hope he doesn't "go rogue." A new McClatchy-Marist poll finds that if Trump ran as an independent, Hillary Clinton would trounce him, and the GOP nominee.


8Illegal Immigration

Palin Slams Coverage of 'Non-Traditional' Trump Campaign

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin on Friday slammed the media coverage of presidential candidate Donald Trump and warned the Republican Party to not ignore the disaffected voters who have embraced the billionaire businessman's message. "Trump's unconventional candidacy is a shot in the arm for ordinary Americans fed up with the predictable poll-tested blather of squishy milquetoast career politicians who campaign one way and govern another," the 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate said in a column for Breitbart News.


9El Paso, TX

Drivers complain of trash on Borderland highways

EL PASO, Texas -- Cans, old tires and fast food cups often become part of the scenery on Interstate 10. KFOX14 social media director Jamel Valencia snapped several photos of trash along I-10 throughout the week.


10Criminal Defense Law

Hillview man arrested for shooting down drone; cites right to privacy

It happened Sunday night at a home on Earlywood Way, just south of the intersection between Smith Lane and Mud Lane in Bullitt County, according to an arrest report. He was booked into the Bullitt County Detention Center, and released on Monday. WDRB News spoke with Merideth Tuesday afternoon, and he gave his side of the story. "Sunday afternoon, the kids ' my girls ' were out on the back deck, and the neighbors were out in their yard," Merideth said. For now, Merideth says he's planning on pursuing legal action against the owners of the drone.