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GOP baseball returns to scene of last year's shooting

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WASHINGTON -- Republican congressional baseball coach Roger Williams was hitting infield practice Wednesday morning as Rodney Davis played catcher and Williams staffer Zack Barth backed them up around a flooded batters box.

In the outfield, lobbyist and former Hill aide Matt Mika was fielding balls with teammates.

It seemed like a normal ...Read more

Trump's travel ban goes before Supreme Court in test of presidential power

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WASHINGTON -- More than a year after President Donald Trump issued a travel ban that set off the first legal controversy of his presidency, the Supreme Court is set to consider whether the chief executive has the power to bar most immigrants and travelers from five heavily Muslim countries.

The justices will hear arguments Wednesday from ...Read more

3 killed, at least 7 wounded over 7 hours in Chicago

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CHICAGO -- Three people have been killed and at least seven other people have been wounded in shootings since just after noon Tuesday in Chicago, according to police.

A 19-year-old man was fatally shot in the 5100 block of West Chicago Avenue in the Austin neighborhood just before 9 p.m., police said in a media notification. He was wounded in ...Read more

Grocery employee was punched because she didn't hear a customer. She's deaf

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RALEIGH, N.C. -- Liberty Gratz is deaf and has vision loss.

That hasn't stopped her from working at Publix. But on the afternoon of April 22, she had an interaction with a customer that will stay with her.

Gratz was kneeling down to arrange items on a lower shelf, when a customer hit her.

"All of a sudden, I felt some woman hit me in my back,...Read more

Restaurant in McDonald's new Chicago headquarters features food from its menus around the world

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CHICAGO -- Globe-trotting fans of the Golden Arches may find some of their favorites in the new McDonald's opening Wednesday in Chicago's booming Fulton Market district.

McSpicy Chicken Sandwich from Hong Kong, anyone? The new location will feature a rotating menu of food served in McDonald's restaurants around the world. The 6,000-square-foot ...Read more