THE LATEST: HEAD OF ARIZONA GOP BACKS SCHOOL SALES TAX HIKE

The Latest on a Republican-led effort to increase Arizona sales taxes to boost education spending : 11:55 a.m. The head of the Arizona...

OFFICIALS LOOK TO BAN DEPORTATION FLIGHTS AT COUNTY AIRPORT

Officials are looking to block deportation flights carried out for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement from an airport south of...

 
 
 

HOUSTON APPROVES FIREFIGHTER LAYOFFS AMID PAY RAISE FIGHT

Houston's city council has approved a plan that would lay off 220 firefighters to pay for a ballot measure approved last year by voters...

LEGISLATURE CUTS STATE TAXES ON SOCIAL SECURITY BENEFITS

The North Dakota Legislature has approved an income tax deduction on Social Security benefits. The bill eliminates state taxes up to...

 
 
 

COLORADO EDITORIAL ROUNDUP

The Daily Sentinel, April 23, on the Bureau of Land Management considering limiting camping in Rabbit Valley in western Colorado: What's...

INDYCAR HOPING DEBRIS DEFLECTOR HELPS PROTECT DRIVERS

IndyCar drivers will be using a new safety device starting with next month's Indianapolis 500. Series officials say each car will be...

 
 
 

LEGISLATURE KILLS BILL TO USE OIL TAX SAVINGS FOR TAX RELIEF

House and Senate negotiators have agreed to kill the idea of tapping funds from the state's voter-approved oil tax savings account...

CALL CENTER TO BRING HUNDREDS OF JOBS TO PENNSYLVANIA

Officials say a company's plans to open a call/contact center will mean hundreds of jobs coming to northeastern Pennsylvania. Ubiquity...

 
 
 

NRA SUES LOS ANGELES OVER DISCLOSURE LAW FOR CONTRACTORS

The National Rifle Association is suing Los Angeles over a new law requiring companies that want city contracts to disclose whether...

WEST VIRGINIA EDITORIAL ROUNDUP

Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: April 23 Charleston Gazette-Mail on the photo of a coal miner used by Russians to...

 
 
 

THE LATEST: HORSES DIE IN TEXAS FIRE CAUSED BY DERAILMENT

The Latest on a train derailment in Texas : 1 p.m. Three horses are dead after a derailed freight train burst into flames in Texas...

CALIFORNIA COMPANY SEEKS TO BUILD ELECTRIC CAR IN SPOKANE

A California company that plans to produce an electric sports car is planning to occupy a large facility west of Spokane. Mullen Technologies...

 
 
 

TOP 5 WORKPLACE VIOLATIONS, ACCORDING TO OSHA

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited 31,643 workplace violations nationwide between September 2017 and October 2018....

INDIANA REGULATORS REJECT VECTREN PLAN FOR GAS POWER PLANT

Indiana regulators have rejected a proposal by one of the state's largest electric utilities to build a natural gas-fueled power plant...

 
 
 

RECALL: NEARLY 57 TONS OF GROUND BEEF FOR POSSIBLE E COLI

The federal government says a meat company in Georgia has recalled tons of ground beef for possible contamination with E. coli bacteria....

ROBOTIC DEVICE WINDS ITS OWN WAY THROUGH BEATING PIG HEART

Scientists have created a small robotic device that guides itself safely through a beating pig's heart, demonstrating what such tools...

 
 
 

DRUG MAKER TO SPEND $100M EXPANDING MONTANA FACILITY

Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline has announced $100 million of new investment in its manufacturing site in Montana. British-based GSK said...

NRA BESET BY INFIGHTING OVER WHETHER IT HAS STRAYED TOO FAR

The National Rifle Association is used to battling forces that criticize its fiery and unbending efforts to protect gun rights. But...

 
 
 

US GIVES EXEMPTIONS TO SANCTIONS ON IRAN REVOLUTIONARY GUARD

The Trump administration on Wednesday granted important exemptions to new sanctions on Iran's Revolutionary Guard, watering down the...

CONSERVATIVES REJECT MOVE TO TOPPLE PM THERESA MAY, FOR NOW

British Prime Minister Theresa May's job is safe, for now, after Conservative lawmakers decided against enabling a new challenge to...

 
 
 



Reports: Body of 5-year-old Illinois boy AJ Freund found

Reports: Body of 5-year-old Illinois boy AJ Freund found

A week after two Illinois parents reported their 5-year-old son as missing, the boy's body was found in a rural area of a Chicago suburb. Read more ...

'We have a missing child': Father's 911 call released as search continues...

'We have a missing child': Father's 911 call released as search continues for missing 5-year-old

The father of 5-year-old Andrew "AJ" Freund calmly reported the Illinois boy missing last week. Police have determined it's unlikely the child was abducted or walked away. Read more ...

'We have a missing child': Father's 911 call released as search continues...

'We have a missing child': Father's 911 call released as search continues for missing 5-year-old

The father of 5-year-old Andrew "AJ" Freund calmly reported the Illinois boy missing last week. Police have determined it's unlikely the child was abducted or walked away. Read more ...

An American World War II bomb caused widespread damage in a German city when...

An American World War II bomb caused widespread damage in a German city when authorities detonated it

The controlled detonation of a World War II bomb caused widespread damage in the southern German city of Regensburg on Wednesday. Some 4,500 residents were evacuated before the... Read more ...

36 of the best graduation gifts you can give to upcoming high school or...

36 of the best graduation gifts you can give to upcoming high school or college grads

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through... Read more ...

Reports: Steelers reach deal on contract extension with Ben Roethlisberger...

Reports: Steelers reach deal on contract extension with Ben Roethlisberger; announcement expected later today

Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is getting a new contract that will be announced Wednesday, according to published reports. Read more ...

Border Patrol found a crying 3-year-old alone in a cornfield with a phone...

Border Patrol found a crying 3-year-old alone in a cornfield with a phone number written on his shoes

Border Patrol agents found a crying migrant toddler sitting alone in a cornfield on Tuesday, the Customs and Border Protection agency said. The child had his name and some... Read more ...

Kohl's Will Now Accept Amazon Returns At All Its Stores

Kohl's Will Now Accept Amazon Returns At All Its Stores

The department store is betting that easy returns will drive foot traffic to its stores. Shares of Kohl's stock spiked with the news. Read more ...

A bidding war breaks out as Occidental Petroleum makes $38 billion offer for...

A bidding war breaks out as Occidental Petroleum makes $38 billion offer for Anadarko, topping Chevron's

Anadarko Petroleum shares surged 12% on Wednesday after Occidental Petroleum made a bid for the petroleum company. The $38 billion offer tops Chevron's $33 billion bid for... Read more ...

Trump just explicitly laid out his strategy to fight the overwhelming number...

Trump just explicitly laid out his strategy to fight the overwhelming number of Democratic investigations

President Donald Trump said his administration will be "fighting all the subpoenas" House Democrats throw their way. Trump's comments come as several committees are locked in... Read more ...