GOV PROCLAIMS GIRL SCOUT COOKIE WEEKEND IN NEW HAMPSHIRE

It's Girl Scout Cookie Weekend in New Hampshire. Gov. Chris Sununu made the proclamation earlier this week honoring Girl Scouts for...

MONTANA SLAG PLANT ORDERED CLOSED AFTER ARSENIC POISONING

State health officials have ordered a slag plant in western Montana to shut down after at least two workers showed signs of arsenic...

 
 
 

NEW MEXICO BILL TO BOOST SCHOOL FUNDING HEADS TO HOUSE VOTE

The Democrat-led New Mexico House of Representatives is poised to approve a spending plan for the coming fiscal year that would channel...

TRUMP PLEDGES TO EXPAND OPPORTUNITY FOR EVERY RACE

President Donald Trump is pledging to expand opportunity for Americans of every race, religion and creed as he commemorates Black History...

 
 
 

THE LATEST: ISRAEL FLYING TO MOON AFTER SPACEX LAUNCH

The Latest on Thursday night's SpaceX launch carrying Israel's privately funded lunar lander : 8:45 p.m. Israel is on its way to the...

VIRGINIA GOV SIGNS BAN ON PEOPLE UNDER 21 BUYING TOBACCO

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has signed legislation banning people under 21 from buying tobacco and nicotine products, a measure enacted...

 
 
 

ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE ISSUES FOCUS OF TOWN HALL

Former Vice President Al Gore and the Rev. William Barber II, co-chair of the national Poor People's Campaign, held a town hall in...

ARIZONA LAWMAKERS CONSIDER RELIGIOUS EXEMPTION FOR VACCINES

Arizona lawmakers are looking at expanding exemptions from children's vaccine requirements as public health officials in the Pacific...

 
 
 

MICHIGAN REGULATORS APPROVE DTE RENEWABLE POWER PROGRAM

The Michigan Public Service Commission has approved a DTE Electric Co. program that lets residential and small commercial customers...

ORLANDO FIRE CHIEF RESIGNS AFTER HARASSMENT PROBE

A Florida fire chief has resigned after a federal investigation found that he had harassed a female employee. The Orlando Sentinel...

 
 
 

THE LATEST: ENTERGY TO PAY $5M PENALTY; CAN BUILD PLANT

The Latest on New Orleans' City Council's vote on a settlement that would allow Entergy to go ahead with a new power plant project...

MISSOURI SENATE VOTES TO CAP LOW-INCOME HOUSING TAX CREDITS

Missouri senators have voted to cap state tax credits for low-income housing. Senators voted 31-0 Friday to send the measure to the...

 
 
 

THE LATEST: COMMITTEE ENDORSES BILL TO PAY FOR BUILDINGS

The Latest on a bill setting rules to determine infrastructure spending : 4:50 p.m. A legislative committee has endorsed a bill to...

EX-ENRON CEO JEFFREY SKILLING RELEASED FROM FEDERAL CUSTODY

Former Enron Corp. CEO Jeffrey Skilling has been released from federal custody. Skilling was discharged Thursday after serving 12 years...

 
 
 

THE LATEST: US ENVOY ELLIOTT ABRAMS IS HEADING TO COLOMBIA

The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela : 7:00 p.m. A U.S. envoy is heading to Colombia as part of a mission to send food and...

VENEZUELA'S MADURO CLOSES BRAZIL BORDER TO BLOCK AID ENTRY

As a showdown looms over humanitarian aid destined for Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro closed off his country's border with Brazil,...

 
 
 

DEMOCRATIC GROUP TO SPEND $100M TARGETING 2020 BATTLEGROUNDS

A major Democratic group on Thursday announced plans to spend at least $100 million in battleground states during the 2020 election...

CLAIMS IN EL CHAPO CASE HIGHLIGHT PERILS OF ‘GOOGLING JUROR'

Claims of jury misconduct in the trial of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman have drawn new attention to the digital-age challenge...

 
 
 

LANDER MENTAL HEALTH UNIT WILL BE CLOSED

An inpatient mental health facility in Lander will be closing next week. The Casper Star-Tribune reports that hospital system SageWest...

UPDATES TO IDAHO MINING LAW ADVANCES DESPITE SOME CONCERNS

Legislation rewriting portions of Idaho's mining law has passed a House committee despite concerns from two conservation groups that...

 
 
 



New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

The North Carolina State Board of Elections voted 5-0 Thursday to hold a new election in the 9th Congressional District. Read more ...

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

A mom in Louisiana shared a viral video of a high school fight and now has to answer for her actions, authorities said. Read more ...

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

A snowman near the famous "Welcome to Las Vegas" sign and snowballs were just some of the ways people marked the rare snowfall there. Read more ...

'Dedicated worker': Park ranger furloughed during shutdown wins huge lottery...

'Dedicated worker': Park ranger furloughed during shutdown wins huge lottery prize

A park ranger furloughed during the partial federal government shutdown has claimed a lottery jackpot worth tens of millions of dollars. Read more ...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that...

College basketball star injured after Nike shoe blows out in incident that stunned spectators

Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game by a knee injury after his Nike shoe blew out just 33 seconds into the game. Read more ...

Syracuse legend Jim Boeheim hits, kills man with his car

Syracuse legend Jim Boeheim hits, kills man with his car

Syracuse coaching legend Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man with his car on Wednesday around midnight, according to a Syracuse.com report. A man in his 30s got out of his car... Read more ...

Official: Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim hit, killed pedestrian on...

Official: Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim hit, killed pedestrian on highway

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a pedestrian Wednesday night in New York, officials say. Read more ...

Police: 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett arrested on accusation of making...

Police: 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett arrested on accusation of making false police report

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett is in custody. Read more ...

How to parallel park perfectly, every time

How to parallel park perfectly, every time

With a little geometry and a few ground rules, you can fit into just about any spot. Read more ...

Syracuse coach Boeheim strikes, kills pedestrian on highway

Syracuse coach Boeheim strikes, kills pedestrian on highway

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim struck and killed a man walking on an interstate late Wednesday night as he tried to avoid hitting the man's... Read more ...