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May 12 2017

Kansas State teams deliver another year of strong April scores

The announcement is part of the overall Division I academic reform effort and is meant to highlight teams that demonstrate a commitment to academic progress and retention...

May 12 2017

Bill to avert shutdown for 1 week clears House

Steny Hoyer, the second-ranking Democrat in the House, threatened to withhold votes for the spending bill if Republicans tried to push for a vote this week on a revived h...

May 12 2017

DeVos booed speaking at historically black university

A large number of graduates booed White House political aide Omarosa Manigault as she was being introduced, then gave the same courtesy to DeVos. There was no chance ...

May 12 2017

USPS Collecting Food to 'Stamp Out Hunger' on May 13

This Saturday, you can help those in need in your community just by leaving some non-perishable food items next to the mailbox. Items will be collected by mail carriers...

May 12 2017

Arrested journalist says he was only trying to do job

He was later released on $5,000 bond. That persistence, however, appears to be what landed Dan Heyman of Public News Service in jail. The American Civil Liberties Unio...

May 12 2017

Donald Trump threatens government shutdown after Democrats win deal

President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned of a September government shutdown and condemned the legislative filibuster after Congress released a bipartisan budget early Mon...

May 12 2017

25 great white sharks spotted off Southern California coast

Anyway, sharks aren't friends and aren't food either, and that's proving to be the case in Orange County, California. Then, adding to the uneasiness, dozens of great wh...

May 12 2017

Accused drunken driver in California was deported 15 times

Lennox is at Rady Children's Hospital in San Diego with serious head injuries. A trip home from Disneyland took an unexpected turn as a family of three was hit by a sus...

May 12 2017

Suspect in killing of Arkansas deputy, 2 others surrenders

Mainhart was on his way to a domestic disturbance call on Gum Springs Road, not far from the traffic stop. The causes of death for the other two other victims, both fem...

May 12 2017

Don't let America down on health care, Trump tells Senate Republicans

Relieved Republicans have pushed their prized health care bill through the House. A moderate Republican, Sen. Trump, whose spokeswoman on Friday said the president ...

May 12 2017

Law enforcement tribute in Lexington

Zanesville Noon Rotary club member April Cohagen-Gibson will be going to a memorial celebration in Washington D.C.to represent two local Muskingum County Sheriff's office...

May 12 2017

Trump upholds religious freedom

During remarks Thursday, Trump said the order would prevent religious groups from being singled out for their political views. ACLU had earlier indicated that it woul...

May 12 2017

8 shot during San Diego pool party; suspect dead

Selis was shot dead by police after he opened fire at a pool party held at a luxury San Diego apartment complex and was on the phone to his former partner during part of ...

May 12 2017

Trump's climate stance looms over Arctic meeting (XOM)

He left behind a United States capital in a frenzy over President Donald Trump's abrupt dismissal of Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey, whose agency wa...

May 11 2017

Trump's first 100 days: A president's very public education

Trump for President. "This Campaign will be a voice for all Americans, in every city near and far, who support a more prosperous, safe and strong America", it says. "Toge...

May 11 2017

Brookings Scholars note "The Nightmare Scenario: Trump Fires Comey"

CNN learned of the subpoenas hours before President Donald Trump fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey. It's within the president's power to do all ...

May 11 2017

Arsenal not giving up the chase, says Xhaka

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho couldn't resist a cheeky dig at Arsenal and Arsene Wenger, despite losing Sunday's crunch clash at the Emirates Stadium. England's...

May 11 2017

Trump calls for 'good shutdown' to fix mess in Senate

That apparently means a vote will be held Thursday. They, too, are talking up the bill as a success, noting that they staved off cuts to domestic programs that Mr. Trum...

May 11 2017

Serial killer suspect went undiscovered for more than a year

Castro-Garcia, 19, was fatally shot on June 10, 2016. Castro said she was happy a suspect has been arrested but sad because it does not mean her son will come back. A s...

May 11 2017

Betsy DeVos Booed During Commencement Speech at Historically Black University

Today, they tend to have far fewer resources than other schools. She later acknowledged that the schools were created because African-Americans had been excluded from pre...