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Has flu season, in full swing, reached its height?

New York ? Flu is now widespread in every state except Hawaii, but the good news is the season appears to already be peaking.It's been a rough few weeks: Hospitals have set up tents to handle patient overflow. Doctors are putting in double and triple shifts. Ambulances have been sidelined while ...

Trump disparages African countries, Haiti with vulgarity

Washington ? President Donald Trump on Friday denied using certain "language" during a private meeting with lawmakers as fury spread over his comments about immigrants. But neither he nor the White House disputed the most controversial of his remarks: using the word "shithole" to describe ...

Bannon stepping down at Breitbart after dramatic break with Trump

WASHINGTON — Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is stepping down as chairman of Breitbart News Network after a public break with President Donald Trump.Breitbart announced Tuesday that Bannon would step down as executive chairman of the conservative news site, less than a week ...

Kansas City airport gets first nonstop transatlantic flight

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City's airport is getting its first regularly scheduled nonstop transatlantic flight.Airport officials announced Tuesday that Icelandair will fly a seasonal nonstop flight from Kansas City to Iceland's capitol, Reykjavik, beginning May 25.The flights will be three ...