BUSINESS BRIEFING: STRONG GAIN FOR U.S. CONSUMER CONFIDENCE

US ARCHIVES CONFIRMS IT WON'T TAKE STEPS TO CERTIFY ERA

A day after Virginia became the critical 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, the National Archives reiterated on Tuesday...

 
 
 

AT HARVEY WEINSTEIN'S TRIAL, A BIG ROLE FOR OTHER ACCUSERS

In his former life as a Hollywood big shot, Harvey Weinstein knew the importance of a good supporting role. In his New York City trial,...

MINNESOTA HOG FARMERS WILL ATTEND WHITE HOUSE USMCA SIGNING WEDNESDAY

Pork producers from Easton and Pipestone say the deal provides reassurance to their industry.

 
 
 

ATTACK ON BEZOS' PHONE SHOWS SPYWARE BECOMING MORE POWERFUL

The case surrounding Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has increased calls for action worldwide.

AP SOURCE: JET EVACUATES AMERICANS FROM CHINA OUTBREAK ZONE

An airplane evacuating as many as 240 Americans from a Chinese city at the center of a virus outbreak departed Wednesday before dawn,...

 
 
 

EVERS SIGNS BILL INCREASING MONEY FOR HOMELESSNESS SHELTERS

Gov. Tony Evers on Tuesday signed into law a bipartisan bill that increases funding for homeless shelters by $1 million over the next...

PENTAIR POSITIONS ITSELF TO BECOME BIGGER PLAYER IN RESIDENTIAL CLEAN WATER MARKET

In a bumpy financial year, the company made key acquisitions and reorganized itself.

 
 
 

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TRUMP JR. BOOSTS HAGERTY FOR U.S. SENATE IN TENNESSEE TRIP

Donald Trump Jr. hit the campaign trail Tuesday in Tennessee to help hammer home Republican Bill Hagerty's prevailing message in his...

 
 
 

EVERS REQUESTS FEMA STORM DAMAGE ASSESSMENTS IN SE WISCONSIN

Gov. Tony Evers is asking the Federal Emergency Management Agency to do a preliminary damage estimate of severe winter storm and lakeshore...

NUCOR, WHIRLPOOL RISE; HARLEY-DAVIDSON, PFIZER FALL

Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Tuesday:

 
 
 

ATLANTIC CITY PIER SOLD, RETURN OF GAMBLING TO SHOWBOAT EYED

Five years after a Philadelphia developer bought an Atlantic City shopping and entertainment pier from Caesars Entertainment, he's...

W.VA. GOV, FALWELL DOUBLE DOWN ON VIRGINIA SECESSION CALL

In what they acknowledged is a long-shot bid, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice and Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. urged...

 
 
 

SANDERS' SOCIAL SECURITY 'ADJUSTMENTS' UNDERCUT BIDEN ATTACK

As a congressman in the 1990s, Bernie Sanders expressed an openness to making "adjustments" to the tax and benefit structure of Social...

TRUMP BACKS POMPEO AGAINST NPR, CRITICIZES CNN AND FOX NEWS

President Donald Trump on Tuesday backed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Pompeo's battle with National Public Radio and tweeted out...

 
 
 

SHERIFF: MAN STIRS THE POT BY LIGHTING JOINT IN COURT

The rapper Afroman famously sang about how getting high on marijuana prevented him from going to court. A Tennessee man decided to...

STRIKE BY SEATTLE NURSES, STAFF CLOSES EMERGENCY ROOMS

Thousands of nurses and other employees at a Seattle hospital system began a three-day strike over staffing levels and wages Tuesday,...

 
 
 

BUDGET DEFICIT TO BREAK $1 TRILLION DESPITE STRONG ECONOMY

An annual congressional report says the U.S. budget deficit is likely to burst through the symbolic $1 trillion barrier this year despite...

POLARIS CEO SAYS COMPANY HAS BECOME MORE 'NIMBLE' SETTING UP A BETTER 2020

The company met expectations but also had some hiccups over the last year.

 
 
 



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 ...

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 ...

'Heartbroken and devastated': LeBron James opens up on Instagram following...

'Heartbroken and devastated': LeBron James opens up on Instagram following death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant

Los Angeles Lakers superstar LeBron James has shared his thoughts following the tragic helicopter crash that took the lives of nine people, including NBA legend Kobe Bryant and... 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 ...

Ingenious elephant rescue uses water to save the day

Ingenious elephant rescue uses water to save the day

These villagers were no Dumbos. Watch the dramatic rescue of an elephant that had fallen into a 25-foot well in the state of Jharkhand, India. The team of workers used... 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 ...

Trump's lawyers make final arguments in Senate impeachment trial

Trump's lawyers make final arguments in Senate impeachment trial

Donald Trump's lawyers are poised to wrap up their defense in the Senate impeachment trial Tuesday as pressure increased on Republicans to allow witnesses to testify. Read more ...

Senators brace for the unknown as Trump impeachment defense wraps

Senators brace for the unknown as Trump impeachment defense wraps

A sense of uncertainty hung over the Capitol Tuesday as President Donald Trump's impeachment finale arrived. It's the last uninterrupted chance for his lawyers to persuade... Read more ...

Oscar presenters 2020: Can Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig make host-less show...

Oscar presenters 2020: Can Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig make host-less show funny?

The 2020 Oscars just got some comic relief. The Academy Awards announced its second batch of presenters Tuesday, adding comedians Will Ferrell, Mindy Kaling and Kristen Wiig to... Read more ...

Al-Awkward? Trump trips over iconic mosque's name as he unveils long-awaited...

Al-Awkward? Trump trips over iconic mosque's name as he unveils long-awaited Middle East peace plan

US President Donald Trump promised Palestinians that all Muslims would be able to worship at the “al-Aqua mosque” under his Middle East “deal of the century” peace plan... Read more ...