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Northeast Storm Impacting Flights At Nashville Airport

United: The change fee and any difference in fare is being waved for flights to and from 19 airports, and the airline has already cancelled 200 flights for T...


Murder suspect faces $4-billion bond

Willis turned himself in last week for the murder of Donte Samuels on December 22, The Temple Daily Telegram reported . Billy Ray Hall, the attorney for ...


Baltimore police ID man shot to death by officer this week

Deal allegedly jumped out of the vehicle while it was still in motion and ran until he came face to face with the officer who shot him, according to police. "It...


What This Woman Asked Her Representative About Planned Parenthood Deserves Your Attention

Planned Parenthood now receives about half a billion dollars of taxpayer funding every year, and performs about 320,000 abortions annually. "Planned Parenthood ...


Watch Barack Obama Kitesurf With Richard Branson on Vacation

In a new blog posted on Tuesday, Branson wrote about offering the Obamas a "complete break" following Barack's two terms as POTUS. Obama, seen on holiday on...


Two workers taken to hospital in Phillips 66 pipeline fire in Louisiana

He said it could burn for hours or even days, and that the safest course of action was to let it burn itself out. "Phillips 66 is in the process of accounting...


US Army Corps of Engineers to grant easement for Dakota Access Pipeline

In a statement Wednesday, North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum urged "cooperation and restraint" from all parties and requested federal law enforcement assistance ...


No. 7 Wisconsin beats Nebraska in OT

Northwestern and Minnesota have RPIs good enough to get in, but the Wildcats have lost two in a row playing without leading scorer Scottie Lindsey, who is out i...


State Sen. Daylin Leach Tangles With Trump Through Twitter

Civil asset forfeiture allows law enforcement to seize cash and property from people who haven't been convicted of a crime. In his tweet , Leach said he also ...


Kellogg Company (K), Expedia, Inc. (EXPE) Stock Eyes Ahead of Earnings

In 2016, the group had repurchased 4 million shares of its common stock for approx. It would take about 5.59 days to cover all short positions. Zacks Investment...


Latest HB2 repeal bills call for more nondiscrimination protections

North Carolina Democrats filed legislation that would repeal their state's transgender bathroom bill Thursday. It also bars cities and municipalities from passi...


Syracuse City School District seeing a rise in graduation rates

The overall dropout rate is at 8.5 percent, down from 9 percent previous year, another record low, said city officials. "We know that there is a lot more work...


Snoqualmie Pass reopens, White Pass close to reopening

I-90 Snoqualmie Pass will remain closed today due to avalanche danger. Other slides were blocking smaller roads around Western Washington. In a Facebook live ...


Dakota Access Pipeline Restarts Construction, Tribe Renews Legal Fight

The project had been put on hold under the administration of former President Barack Obama. The Army Corps of Engineers has reversed its recommendation and ann...


Girl Scout Cookies Arrive in the Northland

Last year, one-third of all Girl Scout campers in OR and SW Washington used cookie program proceeds to fund their own camp experience. "When you buy a box of ...


Protestors Just Blocked Betsy DeVos From Entering a DC School

He also said DeVos supported full funding of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. She has worked for years as an advocate and activist for school ch...


Immigration raids staged in Southern California

The raids also come on the heels of a Thursday night decision by the Ninth Circuit Appeals Court to keep a hold on Trump's travel and immigration ban of refugee...


Reagan Tokes, missing Ohio State University student, found shot dead in park

According to WBNS, a missing persons report was filed for Tokes on Thursday night, after she was last seen at Bodega, a bar in the Columbus area. "This afternoo...


Winter Snow Storm Causing Capital Region School Closures, Travel Restrictions

So far close to 100 departing flights and more than 50 arrivals have been cancelled, and several more are expected as the day progresses and the storm intensifi...


Obama's Education Secretary: Protestors Shouldn't Be Blocking DeVos From Public Schools

Some signs said, "Welcome to our public school". The American Association of Cosmetology Schools sued Education Secretary Betsy DeVos claiming that a gainfu...


Anti-Semitic Valentine at Republican student event sparks outrage

The card read, "My love 4 u burns like 6,000 jews", next to a photo of Adolf Hitler, and was signed with the name Courtney. This news comes as the University ...


Spicer defends Trump in feud with Nordstrom

Trump's uncharacteristic Twitter silence over the weekend about the Saturday Night Live sketch was seen internally as a sign of how uncomfortable it made th...


Alabama Governor Chooses His Replacement for Newly-Minted Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange issued a statement calling the decision a victory. The people of Alabama are fortunate to have a Senator who will co...


Holcomb Pardons Keith Cooper, Wrongfully Convicted Of Robbery

A December story from the Elkhart Truth has detailed a number of issues with the original investigation and prosecution surrounding the robbery, which involve...


New York's Attorney General Announces New York Voters Act

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman introduced a comprehensive reform package aimed at expanding voting rights in NY. For the November 2016 presidential election...


Celebrating a Slice of Life

Chuck E. Cheese is offering a printable coupon that nets you $2 off on any large pizza . You can still get a medium 3-topping pizza for just $6. Numerous ...


The Trump presidency on February 8 at 9:50 PM EST/0250 GMT

That seems like a good strategy if you just want to thwart Trump until 2020, but not so good if you want the government to actually get something done. US aviat...


Watch Randy Travis Perform Emotional 'Amazing Grace' at Tribute Concert

His wife Mary Travis says, however, that he still sings and plays the guitar. Music is his soul. Reigning CMA Entertainer of the Year and fellow Country Mus...


Women's Group Calls On Boy Scouts To Allow Girls To Join

I really am that they're accepting and that there won't be any issues". This sparked a debate over transgender discrimination within the Cub Scouts, until the B...


Most Undocumented Immigrants Live in 20 Metro Areas

The term "unauthorized immigrants" includes both people who overstay their visas and those who enter the country illegally. There are isolated pockets which, in...


Homeland Security head to visit sites along US-Mexico border

A Southwest swing is taking Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to federal facilities along the U.S. -Mexico border. The social media password grab would b...


Long Island weather: Wednesday's warm ahead of snowstorm

The storm was forecast to swipe a large area of the Northeast , possibly snarling flights at airports from Pennsylvania and New Jersey north into NY state and ...


Charles Oakley dragged out of Knicks game as things get physical

James weighs in at a tenuous time for the Knicks, who are dealing with its own soap opera already as team president Phil Jackson and star Carmelo Anthony ...


Topeka weather for Wednesday Feb. 8, 2017: Chilly today and Thursday

Lows around 60. Highs around 68. High near 24. Wind chill values as low as -1. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible. ...


Governor Walker stops in La Crosse for post-budget address tour

Governor Walker says much of the increased funding he proposed was made possible by reforms implemented during his governorship. The governor's budget calls f...


Facebook cracks down on ads that discriminate

Facebook has updated its ad policies and enforcement tools in a bid to protect against discriminatory advertising - following on from the social network's co...


'Dishonest press' is failing to report terrorist attacks, claims Trump

Most of the list did not get sufficient media attention, the White House said, without specifying which ones it considered underreported. Trump said at a meetin...


Arizona Mother's Arrest May Signal Start of Trump's Deportation Machine

Ybarra Maldonado, told the New York Times after leaving the immigration building. Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos , who had lived in the US for 21 years, is poss...


Trump takes aim at U.S. air traffic control spending

Canoll said, "I heard the press secretary's comments President Trump has not spoken on the issue". We're way ahead of schedule, I believe. Trump met with the...


Reports of explosion at Packaging Corporation of America, 3 dead

The tank contained "foul condensate, which is a by-product of the cooking process". The explosion happened around 11 a.m.at the Packaging Corporation of Ameri...


Pentagon Interested in Leasing Space at Trump Tower: Spokesman

Col. J.B. Brindle told the Washington Post . According to the Chicago Tribune, the USA military made similar arrangements to rent space near former Preside...


Woman charged in officer's death released from hospital, arrested

New information revealed that Officers Eric Mumaw and Trent Craig tried to talk her out of the auto on the edge of the river. Juli Glisson, 40, was charged w...


Coalition calls for end to California drought emergency

He says the board indicates it wants to extend enforcement authority indefinitely by making drought preparations a "way of life". "We sincerely appreciate the w...


AL.com instant analysis: Alabama pulls out win in insane game

Assists-Alabama 9 (Johnson 3), SC 7 (Thornwell, Dozier 2). "We'll probably be watching this game 10 years from now", an exhausted Johnson said with a grin acr...


United States mulling over designating Iran's Revolutionary Guard a terrorist group

The officials said that several U.S. government agencies have been consulted about such a proposal, which if implemented would add to measures the United States...


Biden to lead new DC-based foreign policy center

University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann announced today that Biden's title will be Benjamin Franklin Presidential Practice Professor and that he will h...


Senate GOP OKS bill to restrict union dues, contributions

There now are four clinics that offer abortion in Oklahoma, including two that opened within the previous year in the Oklahoma City area. The bill is nearly i...


Almost two tons of marijuana found in lime shipment at Texas border

Authorities uncovered a sweet and sticky surprise at a Texas border crossing last week. "This is an outstanding interception of narcotics". The driver, ...


NSA Contractor Could Face 200 Years in Prison for Massive Breach

The indictment was announced by Acting Assistant Attorney General for National Security Mary McCord, U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein for the District of Marylan...


Hundreds rally for Planned Parenthood funding from state, nation

Additionally, the Congressional Budget Office projects that barring Planned Parenthood from being reimbursed through Medicaid would result in a net cost of $130...