Vice presidential candidate Mike Pence's campaign plane slid off the runway after landing at LaGuardia Airport Thursday evening, NBC News reports.
The governor was checked to make sure he was OK, according to an NBC campaign embed. Emergency crews were on site but all passengers on the plane were said to be OK, including Pence.
In his latest attempt to cast doubt on the election process, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump raised suspicions Thursday about the voting machines in reliably Republican Texas despite producing no evidence of an actual problem. Texas Secretary of State Carlos Cascos, a Republican, responded to the speculation circulating on social media, writing on Facebook that there was no evidence of vote-flipping, a term generally used to describe a correctable technical glitch on older electronic voting machines.
"A lot of call-ins about vote flipping at the voting booths in Texas. People are not happy. BIG lines. What is going on?" Trump said in a message to his followers on Twitter.
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The leaders of an armed group who seized a national wildlife refuge in rural Oregon were acquitted Thursday in the 41-day standoff that brought new attention to a long-running dispute over control of federal lands in the U.S. West.
A jury found brothers Ammon and Ryan Bundy not guilty of possessing a firearm in a federal facility and conspiring to impede federal workers from their jobs at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, 300 miles southeast of Portland where the trial took place.
A jury has ruled in favor of a former Penn State assistant football coach in his defamation case against the university, awarding him over $7 million in damages.
Jurors deliberated about four hours before returning with their decision Thursday night.
Mike McQueary claims he was defamed by a statement the school president released the day Jerry Sandusky was charged with child molestation.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will speak at a campaign rally in Geneva, Ohio, at 7 p.m. ET Thursday.
During a whirlwind one-day tour of the Buckeye State, Trump also made stops in Springfield and Toledo.
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As first ladies they could hardly have been more different. But as Democrats looking to fire up female voters, Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton were firmly bonded on Thursday.
In their first joint appearance on the campaign trail, Mrs. Obama and Clinton talked up their shared respect, common values and singular goal: Defeating Republican Donald Trump. They papered over a somewhat rocky history and their vastly different paths through public life.
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Police say a 19-year-old Texas A&M University student who rear-ended a squad car told an officer she was taking a topless selfie.
Miranda Kay Rader posted $200 bond after she was charged with drunken driving and possessing alcohol as a minor.
Armed soldiers and law enforcement officers dressed in riot gear on Thursday began arresting protesters who had set up a camp on private land to block construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline. Several protesters were led away and put in trucks, including at least one handcuffed, as authorities converged on the camp in North Dakota.
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An 11-year-old boy who was found dead in a closet of his family's Echo Park home was kept hidden and sedated in closets for at least three years, so well-concealed that even his stepfather didn't know he was in the house, it was reported Thursday.
Citing redacted court records, the Los Angeles Times reported on its website that Yonatan Daniel Aguilar effectively disappeared in 2012 after he showed up at school with a black eye and school officials said he was hoarding food.
Donald Trump says he hand-picked only the best to teach success at Trump University. But dozens of those hired by the company had checkered pasts — including serious financial problems and even convictions for cocaine trafficking or child molestation, an Associated Press investigation has found.
The AP identified 107 people listed as speakers and staff on more than 21,000 pages of customer-satisfaction surveys the Republican presidential nominee has released as part of his defense against three lawsuits.
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An energy company lawyer said Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas touched her inappropriately at a 1999 dinner in suburban Washington. Thomas denied the allegation.
Lawyer Moira Smith said in a statement she was 23 when "Justice Thomas touched me inappropriately and without my consent."
Smith was a recent graduate of Georgetown University who was spending the year as a Truman Foundation scholar in Washington.
Two of Smith's roommates back then confirmed to The Associated Press that Smith told them what happened just after the dinner. Smith didn't go public until this month.
Thomas said the claim is "preposterous" and "it never happened."
America's most famed gymnastic coaches were accused in a lawsuit Thursday of "turning a blind eye" to sexual abuse at their training center in Texas.
The suit filed in California by an unidentified athlete is the first time Bela and Marta Karolyi have been named in the scandal roiling USA Gymnastics.
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