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Brenda Scolari named Nevada tourism director

37 minutes ago   |   Review Journal

The interim director who has led Nevada's Department of Tourism & Cultural Affairs since December 2018 has been named to the job permanently by Gov. Steve Sisolak.
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Not your average smurf

57 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

To the average person, the word “smurf” likely conjures up images of a fictional colony of small, blue, human-like creatures who live in mushrooom-shaped houses in the...
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Irondale High School Students Push For Action To Address Global Warming

Irondale High School Students Push For Action To Address Global Warming

1 hour ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - A Twin Cities high school has a resolution for the New Year: It's committing to be more green by setting a big goal. Three Irondale High school students asked the...
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First Boston pot shop eyes March opening

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

Boston's first recreational pot shop has cleared its last big local permitting hurdle and its owners are hoping - if the state plays ball - to open up by early March. “I just...
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Grubhub in hot water with local businesses for alleged unethical business practices

Grubhub in hot water with local businesses for alleged unethical business practices

1 hour ago   |   WTAE

Grubhub faces accusations of 'hijacking' menus from local business
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28 Coon Rapids Co-Workers To Split $1M Powerball Jackpot

28 Coon Rapids Co-Workers To Split $1M Powerball Jackpot

2 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - A $1 million Powerball jackpot will be split between 28 Coon Rapids co-workers. The Minnesota Lottery announced Tuesday that Saturday's winning ticket was sold at...
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Australia leader seeks greater federal powers in emergencies -media

2 hours ago   |   National Post

SYDNEY - Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison wants greater federal powers during natural disasters, local media reported on Wednesday, as authorities warned that bushfires...
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Birdell Beeks Foundation Seeks To Help Families Affected By Gun Violence

2 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Helping families affected by gun violence, that's the mission of the Birdell Beeks Foundation. The grandmother was killed by a stray bullet. And now, four years...
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Boston schools COO put on administrative leave

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

Boston Public Schools' chief operating officer is on paid administrative leave - and the district isn't saying why. COO John Hanlon, who's been running operations at the...
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Howie Carr: Fake Indian Elizabeth Warren is whistling past the Happy Hunting Ground

2 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

When you think of the fake Indian, what's the first word that comes to your mind? Truth? No? Well, you're not on the editorial board of the Des Moines Register, which just...
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The Essence Of The Senate Impeachment Trial In 2 Videos

The Essence Of The Senate Impeachment Trial In 2 Videos

Democratic impeachment managers and President Trump's defense team have both completed their opening arguments in the Senate trial. Here's the bottom line for each side. Read more ...

Mitch McConnell just conceded he might not have the Republican votes to...

Mitch McConnell just conceded he might not have the Republican votes to block witnesses from testifying in Trump's impeachment trial

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reportedly told his caucus on Tuesday that they haven't secured the votes necessary to block Democrats from calling witnesses to testify... Read more ...

Massive 7.7-magnitude earthquake strikes between Cuba, Jamaica

Massive 7.7-magnitude earthquake strikes between Cuba, Jamaica

A magnitude 7.7 earthquake occurred Tuesday in the Caribbean Sea, just northwest of Jamaica and south of Cuba, the U.S. Geological Survey said. Read more ...

50 US service members diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries after Iranian...

50 US service members diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries after Iranian missile strike

Fifty military personnel have now been diagnosed with concussions and traumatic brain injuries after the Iranian missile attack on US forces in Iraq earlier this month. Read more ...

Whoa! Ingenious elephant rescue uses water to save the day, video shows

Whoa! Ingenious elephant rescue uses water to save the day, video shows

Video caught the moment an elephant finally escaped a 25-foot deep well, thanks to a brilliant response. Read more ...

Official: Remains of 2 US troops recovered from Afghan site

Official: Remains of 2 US troops recovered from Afghan site

A U.S. defense official says the United States has recovered the remains of two American service members killed in the crash of an Air Force plane in Afghanistan. Read more ...

Source says estranged husband in missing Connecticut mom case is dead

Source says estranged husband in missing Connecticut mom case is dead

On Tuesday, an emergency hearing was slated to occur in which a judge could have revoked Fotis Dulos' $6 million bond. Read more ...

LeBron James is 'heartbroken and devastated' after Kobe Bryant's death

LeBron James is 'heartbroken and devastated' after Kobe Bryant's death

LeBron James shared a handful of pictures of himself and Kobe Bryant on Instagram, saying, "I'm not ready but here I go." Read more ...

34 years later: Remembering the Challenger space shuttle explosion

34 years later: Remembering the Challenger space shuttle explosion

Tuesday marks the 34th anniversary of the Challenger space shuttle explosion. Read more ...

NTSB details the final moments of helicopter before it crashed, killing Kobe...

NTSB details the final moments of helicopter before it crashed, killing Kobe Bryant and 8 others

The pilot requested to fly under special visual flight rules, according to NTSB officials. Read more ...