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May 27 2017

Linn County Memorial Day observations set

Luke Hospital. All of which belong to veterans whose service goes back to the Civil War. The speaker will be Vice Admiral James P. "Phil" Wisecup (Ret.), a Piqua nati...

May 26 2017

Hostages taken at church in southern Philippines

A Philippine Roman Catholic church leader says a priest and several churchgoers have been taken hostage from a cathedral by gunmen in a southern city. "The Mautes have ...

May 26 2017

West Virginia Senate passes amended tax bill

Those found that earlier versions of the House bill left 24 million additional people uninsured and drove up out-of-pocket costs for many seniors and others. Taylor sai...

May 26 2017

Forecasters: Pacific hurricane season depends on El Nino

In their annual outlook released today (May 25th), forecasters from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts that the Atlantic Ocean will...

May 26 2017

Alabama high court refuses to block execution

Arthur, now 75, is to be put to death Thursday for the 1982 murder-for-hire slaying of Troy Wicker . After going through three separate trials for Wicker's murder, Art...

May 26 2017

Senate leaders await analysis of GOP health bill

The chamber's No. 2 Republican also expects to reincorporate much of the House measure in the Senate's bill. The White House wants the Senate to pass the bill before ...

May 26 2017

Carson would like to see HUD's name changed

Lack of access to government services ensures these people are not provided basic needs and, therefore, they become destitute. Bad parenting habits and exposure can cre...

May 26 2017

Sessions Tells Prosecutors to Seek Harsher Punishments

Sessions has repeatedly criticized the Obama administration for being "soft on crime" and accused the former president's policies of leading to violent crimes. Barry Po...

May 26 2017

Healthcare Stocks Are In Focus After The CBO Scores the AHCA

Over half of those becoming uninsured, 14 million people, would come from the bill's $834 billion in cuts to Medicaid , which provides health coverage to poor and disabl...

May 26 2017

'Price Is Right' Contestant Goes Bonkers After Setting Plinko Record

And, folks, I am thrilled to report that Ryan made the most of his moment by dominating Plinko in a way no one ever has, setting a new high score of 31,500. What makes ...

May 26 2017

Senate bills seek tougher Great Lakes pipeline standards

In 2015, Peters and Stabenow introduced legislation to enhance oversight of pipelines and improve response plans for oil spills under ice-covered waters. Neither are now ...

May 25 2017

The 7 most awkward moments from Trump's Israel trip

Clashes broke out between Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces on Wednesday as Israeli demonstrators marched through the Old City of Jerusalem to mark t...

May 25 2017

Chocolate 'could reduce heart flutters'

The researchers , led by Elizabeth Mostofsky , an epidemiologist who studies risk factors for cardiovascular disease at Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center...

May 25 2017

Boston museum doubles reward for stolen artwork to $10M

USA federal authorities were alerted to the fraud after art collectors notified the director of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum . "It is our fervent hope that by inc...

May 25 2017

Wet and stormy pattern returns Wednesday and continues into the weekend

The winds will however, turn back to the south Thursday . After a few weeks of summer heat, it will feel a lot more like spring in the Lowcountry this week. Monday: M...

May 25 2017

Virginia wins 3rd straight NCAA men's tennis title over UNC

The Tar Heels have made the tournament 23 times and have never finished in the top four. Rinderknech and Catanzariti will open the doubles bracket Thursday against No. ...

May 25 2017

Supreme Court Strikes Down 2 NC Congressional Districts

Marc Veasey, D-Fort Worth, who has been on the front lines of another legal case against Texas' voter ID law. The Supreme Court decision is the second major move thi...

May 25 2017

Texas advances school transgender bathroom law

Same-sex couples or transgender parents could be refused the right to adopt under the bill. "It's about the safety of the same child that you just referenced, that is...

May 25 2017

Cabinet members head to Capitol Hill to defend Trump budget

The poor and the disabled are big losers in President Donald Trump's $4.1 trillion budget proposal while the Pentagon is a big victor. But Mr Mulvaney said ...

May 25 2017

Arizona State rallies, faces Northwestern in NCAA final

Monica Vaughn , who won the NCAA individual title on Monday , kept her big week going by almost holing a wedge on the 18th hole and making birdie to send her match again...