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This 2014 image released by Fox News shows radio and television host Alan Colmes. Colmes, best known as the amiable liberal foil to the hard-right Sean Hannity on the Fox News Channel, died Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, after a brief illness. He was 66. (Fox News via AP)

Alan Colmes, liberal voice on Fox, dead at 66

Colmes was a New York City native and Hofstra University graduate who worked for years in radio, notably on WABC and WNBC, and standup comedy before joining Fox in 1996.

FILE - President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017, in the East Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Senior Trump appointee fired after critical comments

Craig Deare, whom Trump appointed a month ago to head the National Security Council’s Western Hemisphere division, was on Friday escorted out of the Executive Office Building, where he worked in Washington.

President Donald Trump talks to reporters on board Air Force One as he arrived to speak at his "Make America Great Again Rally" at Orlando-Melbourne International Airport in Melbourne, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Trump steps up security aide search, focuses on health care

Scheduled to discuss the job with the president at Mar-a-Lago were his acting adviser, retired Army Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg; John Bolton, a former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations; Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster and the superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Lt. Gen. Robert Caslen.

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I&M warns of potential scam

The utility company said customers are reporting calls from a number that shows up as I&M’s customer service.

FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2008 file photo, R. Alexander Acosta talks to reporters during a news conference in Miami. President Donald Trump says he's has chosen Acosta to be labor secretary. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)

Trump names Acosta as new choice to become labor secretary

Alexander Acosta has won unanimous Senate confirmation three times — to a seat on the National Labor Relations Board, as the head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division and as U.S. attorney in Miami.

Portrait of Seema Verma, President Donald Trump's choice for Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator. (Photo Courtesy: Wikipedia)

Pick for Medicare post faces questions on Indiana contracts

President Donald Trump’s pick to oversee Medicare and Medicaid advised Vice President Mike Pence on health care issues while he was Indiana’s governor, a post she maintained amid a web of business arrangements — including one that ethics experts say conflicted with her public duties.

Police investigate a shooting in the 3600 block of Dupont Road.

Police: Man shot while trying to steal Xbox

According to police, the shooting victim had arranged to buy the video game console in the parking lot of a gas station Tuesday evening when he was shot after taking it from the would-be seller.