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INCREDIBLE SIGHT: Orca breaches the water directly in front of Washington's state capitol. 📷 credit: Chris Hamilton

In the White House today, President Trump remembered Aretha Franklin as someone who "worked for me on numerous occasions," leaving many wondering what he meant.

The “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin has passed away at the age of 76. For her talent, her legacy and the way she blazed a trail for so many — nothing but R-E-S-P-E-C-T.

The "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin is seriously ill, according to a person close to the artist. "Say a little prayer" for the icon and her fans.

EXCLUSIVE: Footage shows New York Rep. Chris Collins on the phone at the White House's Congressional Picnic when he allegedly shared an illegal stock tip with his son.

Former Michigan state Rep. Rashida Tlaib won the Democratic nomination to run unopposed for the House seat Tuesday, setting her up to be the first Muslim woman elected to Congress. •

Photo: Rashidaforcongress.com

Two fires spreading in Northern California have merged to become the largest wildfire in the state’s history. This is what the blaze looks like.

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's first trial for bank fraud entered its second week Monday, with former associate, Rick Gates offering his testimony. Gates has cut a plea deal and testified that he committed crimes with Manafort. Gates said on the stand Monday that he and Manafort had over a dozen foreign accounts they did not report to the government, and they knew that this was illegal.


Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images

Baseball-sized hail in Colorado demolished homes and cars, and it even injured 8 people at a zoo.

WATCH: A powerful 7.0 magnitude earthquake in Indonesia killed at least 39 people Sunday, just one week after more than a dozen were killed in a different quake.

This street-smart pup hitched a ride on a Chilean bus and won over the hearts of millions. At the end of the ride, the bus driver wanted to buy some breakfast for the dog, but when he came back, they mysterious commuter was gone. 🐶

Ivanka Trump: “No, I do not feel the media is the enemy of the people."

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