THE LATEST: KENTUCKY HOUSE ADJOURNS WITHOUT PASSING PENSION

The Latest on a special legislative session called to vote on changes to the state's pension systems : 8 p.m. Kentucky's House of Representatives...

SOFTBANK MOBILE UNIT BEGINS TRADING ON TOKYO STOCK EXCHANGE

SoftBank Group Corp.'s Japanese mobile subsidiary has begun trading in one of the world's biggest share offerings rivaling that of...

 
 
 

WETLANDS, LAKES WOULD LOSE PROTECTIONS UNDER MICHIGAN BILL

Michigan legislators were poised Tuesday to remove legal protections from many of the state's wetlands and other inland waterways,...

MILWAUKEE CO. JAIL INMATE DIES AT HOSPITAL

The Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office says a jail inmate who complained of abdominal pain has died after being taken to a hospital....

 
 
 

UK BUSINESS GROUPS PLEAD FOR DEAL TO PREVENT NO-DEAL BREXIT

Britain's five leading business groups are pleading with the government to act to prevent the country's departure from the European...

NEW MEXICO DEBT TO FILMMAKERS INCHES TOWARD $250M

New Mexico's debt to the film industry could hit $250 million by summer and reach $700 million in four years, according to state economist....

 
 
 

JUDGE THROWS OUT WYNN LAS VEGAS DEALERS' SUIT OVER LOST TIPS

A federal judge has again thrown out a lawsuit against Wynn Las Vegas by dealers seeking millions of dollars in lost tips. At a hearing...

GOOGLE, FACEBOOK TO PAY $450K FOR WASHINGTON STATE VIOLATION

Google and Facebook are being ordered by a Washington state judge to pay $455,000 for a campaign finance violation case, Washington...

 
 
 

1 INJURED IN EXPLOSION AT SOUTH ARKANSAS PLANT

At least one person was hospitalized after an explosion at an aerospace and defense plant in south Arkansas. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette...

BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS

Stock market woes raise a nagging fear: Is a recession near? BALTIMORE - Fears of a recession have been mounting with the U.S. stock...

 
 
 

CALIFORNIA GOV. BROWN TALKS HEALTH CARE, 4 TERMS IN OFFICE

California Gov. Jerry Brown predicted Tuesday that Republicans would face disastrous electoral consequences if a federal judge's ruling...

POSSIBLY SUICIDAL RV DRIVER COLLIDES WITH TRAIN IN RENO

The driver of a recreational vehicle who may have been suicidal collided with a freight train on the west edge of Reno and was taken...

 
 
 

EX-UCONN COACH OLLIE SAYS FIRING WAS RACIALLY MOTIVATED

Former UConn men's basketball coach Kevin Ollie is alleging that his firing was racially motivated. Ollie says in court documents filed...

SOCIAL MEDIA AND MISINFORMATION: IT'S A GAME OF WHACK-A-MOLE

It's a high-stakes game of whack-a-mole with no end in sight. Social media companies are fighting an expensive and increasingly complex...

 
 
 

BOOZE CRUISE BATTLE: BOOTED FROM NYC DOCK, OWNER SEES RACISM

Dwayne Braithwaite is a rarity in New York City's sightseeing cruise industry. He's a black owner with mostly black patrons from the...

WITH HURRICANES AND CLIMATE CHANGE LOOMING FOR CARIBBEAN ISLANDS, CANADA READY TO HELP

With natural disasters and climate change posing a serious threat to island-nations in the Caribbean, Canada's climate-change ambassador...

 
 
 

UBER APPROVED TO RESUME AUTONOMOUS CAR TESTS IN PITTSBURGH

Pennsylvania's Department of Transportation has approved Uber's request to resume testing autonomous vehicles on public roads in the...

THE TOP IPHONE AND IPAD APPS ON APP STORE

App Store Official Charts for the week ending December 16, 2018: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros....

 
 
 

FORMER RICKER OIL OWNERS WILL PAY OFF THEATER'S MORTGAGE

The former owners of Ricker Oil say they'll pay off the mortgage on a historic theater in central Indiana. The Herald Bulletin reports...

FOOTBALL DOMINATES TELEVISION VIEWING AS HOLIDAY NEARS

Professional football - the lifeblood of live television this time of year - illustrated its dominance in the ratings this past week....

 
 
 



Mike Flynn deserves an apology and other commentary

Mike Flynn deserves an apology and other commentary

Security desk: Michael Flynn Deserves an Apology Michael Flynn was forced to resign as President Trump's national security adviser after widely being branded a traitor over his... Read more ...

Ex-NASA engineer creates glitter bomb trap for package thieves

Ex-NASA engineer creates glitter bomb trap for package thieves

Porch pirates have been hit with glitter and fart spray, thanks to these fake delivery boxes. Read more ...

Penny Marshall, Filmmaker And 'Laverne & Shirley' Star, Dies At 75

Penny Marshall, Filmmaker And 'Laverne & Shirley' Star, Dies At 75

Marshall directed Big and A League of Their Own, among other films. (Image credit: ABC Photo Archives/Getty Images) Read more ...

Judge delays sentencing of former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn

Judge delays sentencing of former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn will not be sentenced Tuesday. Read more ...

To avoid shutdown, White House says Trump willing to work with Congress over...

To avoid shutdown, White House says Trump willing to work with Congress over border wall

The White House proposed Congress approve a $5 billion budget to start the border wall. Read more ...

Mom who partied as toddler daughters died in hot car gets 40 years in prison

Mom who partied as toddler daughters died in hot car gets 40 years in prison

Witnesses reported hearing the toddlers crying inside the car, where temperatures reached into the 80s. Read more ...

'God healed Roxli': 11-year-old girl's inoperable brain tumor vanishes...

'God healed Roxli': 11-year-old girl's inoperable brain tumor vanishes, baffling doctors

“We didn't know how long she would be healthy and, look at her, she's just doing awesome,” the girl's dad said. Read more ...

Business owner offers $4 million in Christmas bonuses to employees

Business owner offers $4 million in Christmas bonuses to employees

The average bonus works out to be about $20,000 per employee. Read more ...

Judge sentences deer poacher to watch "Bambi" monthly

Judge sentences deer poacher to watch "Bambi" monthly

The monthly screenings will be arranged during the man's year-long jail sentence. Read more ...

Police: Florida man tried to trade marijuana for food at McDonald's drive-thru

Police: Florida man tried to trade marijuana for food at McDonald's drive-thru

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