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Dog dies on United flight after long delay, family says
A Texas family claims their dog died on Sunday while in the cargo hold of a United Airlines jet that was delayed on a Houston tarmac for two hours. The Rasmussen family of Houston says Lulu, their 5-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, was cleared to fly by a veterinarian days before the flight.
Owners of giant rabbit threaten to sue United over its death
The owners of a giant rabbit who died after a transcontinental United Airlines flight are threatening to sue the airline, their attorneys announced Monday. The 3-foot long rabbit named Simon was going to be entered for the world's largest rabbit prize at the Iowa State Fair. According to the state
Reporter's Notebook: I've Covered Clinton for 2 Years and Still Don't Know Who the 'Real Hillary' Is
I started covering Hillary Clinton in the spring of 2014, a year before she announced her candidacy, when she was releasing her latest memoir, “Hard Choices,” and still doing paid speeches. Since then, I’ve traveled to more than 35 states with her, attended hundreds of her campaign rallies, big and
The Note: Trump Whiplash
NOTABLES --TRUMP EXPLAINS CALLING OBAMA THE 'FOUNDER OF ISIS' AS SARCASM: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump tweeted early this morning that he was being sarcastic when he called President Obama the "founder of ISIS," despite standing by the original comments multiple times over the past
Iowa Republican Rep. Steve King Calls Hillary Clinton 'Somebody I Can Work With'
Conservative Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, said Thursday he'd be able to work with Hillary Clinton behind closed doors. "When you’re working outside of staff and outside of the press she is somebody I can work with," the congressman said in a speech at the Iowa State Fair, according to the Des Moines
Melania Trump Joins Joe Biden, Scott Brown, Rand Paul, Sen. John Walsh and Vladimir Putin in Having Been Accused of Plagiarism
Melania Trump is facing mounting criticism over her speech at the Republican National Convention last night, which contained similar lines to Michelle Obama ’s address to the Democratic National Convention eight years ago. But Donald Trump’s third wife and former model isn’t the only political
Inside the Iowa Delegation's RNC Ice Cream Social
ABC's Josh Haskell in Mitchell's ice cream parlor in Cleveland I'm not back in Iowa but I miss Iowa so much. Course I lived there covering the caucus that I thought I'd catch up with my old friends the pilot delegation. Here with Jeff coffin who headed the Republican party of Iowa who was so
Philadelphia Welcomes the Political World
ABC News' Josh Haskell meets up with local legend Jerry Blavat and talks about how the City of Brotherly Love is handling the 2016 election.
Iowa Caucuses: Best Lines from the Candidates' Speeches
As results poured in from the Iowa caucuses , the 2016 presidential hopefuls took to packed venues to address their supporters one last time before moving on to New Hampshire and other early nominating states. For some, it was a night of celebration. For others, tonight's results come as a
5 Things That Could Define the 2016 Iowa Caucuses
The 2016 Iowa caucuses have all the makings of an historic night for Democrats and Republicans, with a real possibility the current two frontrunners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump could be beaten in what remains a very close race. It's been an election that has in many way re-defined American