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02/16/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
A bill working its way through Congress would expand three national historic sites in Georgia. The largest public lands bill Congress has considered in a decade passed the Senate and … Click to Continue »
02/16/2019   Reuters Top News
Nigeria's president and the leading opposition candidate urged people to remain calm after a national election scheduled for Saturday was postponed by a week just five hours before polls were due to open.
02/16/2019   Reuters World News
Nigeria's president and the leading opposition candidate urged people to remain calm after a national election scheduled for Saturday was postponed by a week just five hours before polls were due to open.
02/16/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill.; Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio; California Attorney General Xavier Becerra; former Gov. William Weld, R-Mass. … Click to Continue »
02/16/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Reported cases of pertussis more than doubled in Maine last month, with most of the cases taking place in three counties. Pertussis is a contagious disease that is also known … Click to Continue »
02/16/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Nigeria's top candidates on Saturday condemned the last-minute decision to delay the presidential election for a week until Feb. 23, blaming each other but appealing to Africa's largest democracy for … Click to Continue »
02/16/2019   USA Today - Nation
The 1,500 guests that pour into the Governors Ball after the Academy Awards this year will be greeted by theatre-inspired styling and international foods. (Feb. 15)
      
 
 
02/16/2019   Reuters World News
A memorial to Karl Marx at the cemetery in north London where the 19th century political philosopher is buried has been defaced for the second time in less than a fortnight - this time with red paint.
02/16/2019   Reuters World News
The walls of a university building partly collapsed in the Russian city of St. Petersburg on Saturday and some people were trapped under debris, Russian news agencies reported, citing emergency services.
02/16/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
The Latest on the Democratic presidential candidates (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Sen. Cory Booker is kicking off his first visit to New Hampshire with a personal touch, sharing his … Click to Continue »
02/16/2019   Reuters World News
U.S. military transport planes carrying humanitarian aid meant for Venezuelans were set to land in the Colombian border city of Cucuta on Saturday, where food and medicine is being stored amidst uncertainty over how and where aid will be distributed.
02/16/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing confession and of sexual crimes against minors and adults, … Click to Continue »
02/16/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
London Fashion Week is picking up pace with Alexa Chung, Jasper Conran and other designers offering catwalk shows Saturday, to be followed by the House of Holland and Simone Rocha. … Click to Continue »
02/16/2019   Reuters World News
Turkey will not turn back from its deal to buy S-400 missile systems from Russia, President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying on Saturday, a day after an informal deadline Washington set for Ankara to respond to a rival offer passed.
02/16/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
The Stonewall Inn is a National Monument, but Lin Davis said what happened there almost 50 years ago isn't necessarily widely known outside of the LGBTQ community. That's part of … Click to Continue »
02/16/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
New Jersey is back in the horse racing business. The return of state support is good news for tracks that have struggled to compete with rivals in adjacent states that … Click to Continue »
02/16/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
German Chancellor Angela Merkel robustly defended European nations' decision to stand by the Iran nuclear deal in a spirited backing Saturday of her multilateral approach to global affairs, but U.S. … Click to Continue »
02/16/2019   USA Today - Nation
Pope Francis has defrocked former US Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing confession and sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Holy See said Saturday. (Feb. 16)
      
 
 
02/16/2019   Reuters World News
A Russian court on Saturday ordered Michael Calvey, the U.S. founder of one of Russia's biggest private equity firms accused of fraud, to be kept in custody until April 13.
02/16/2019   Reuters Top News
Former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been expelled from the Roman Catholic priesthood after he was found guilty of sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Vatican said on Saturday.
02/16/2019   Reuters World News
Former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been expelled from the Roman Catholic priesthood after he was found guilty of sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Vatican said on Saturday.
02/16/2019   Reuters World News
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will arrive in Vietnam on Feb. 25 ahead of a planned second summit with U.S. President Donald Trump, three sources with direct knowledge of Kim's schedule told Reuters on Saturday.
02/16/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Thousands of Albanian opposition supporters clashed with police Saturday at an anti-government rally protesting what they claim is a corrupt and inefficient Cabinet. The protesters demanded that the government resign … Click to Continue »
02/16/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Two Minnesota lawmakers are proposing a bill that would reimburse school districts for feeding students healthy, local foods through farm-to-school initiatives. Winona Daily News reports that Republican Sen. Mike Goggin … Click to Continue »
02/16/2019   USA Today - Nation
The Vatican says Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing Confession.
      
 
 
02/16/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Advocates say Wisconsin's nearly 400 nursing facilities are in crisis due to a shortage of workers and the state's low Medicaid reimbursement rate. Health groups Wisconsin Health Care Association and … Click to Continue »
02/16/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders is scheduled to meet with the finalists of a student essay contest in Vermont's capital city. The contest asks students to write about what they believe … Click to Continue »
02/16/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Two Minnesota lawmakers have reintroduced legislation aimed at reducing foster placements for black children and keeping more families together within the state's child protection system. Sen. Jeff Hayden and Rep. … Click to Continue »
02/16/2019   USA Today - Nation
Gary Martin began a gun battle with police officers who arrived within minutes after frantic calls came from where he worked, according to authorities.
      
 
 
02/16/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
As World Pangolin Day is marked around the globe, Saturday, some conservationists in South Africa are working to protect the endangered animals, including caring for a few that have been … Click to Continue »
02/16/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
In a story Feb. 15 about a Department of Energy lithium-ion battery research and development project, The Associated Press reported erroneously the amount that would be spent over three years … Click to Continue »
02/16/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont, who campaigned saying he would support highway tolls only for tractor-trailers, now says he's considering a wider tolling option. The Democrat, in an op-ed published Saturday … Click to Continue »
02/16/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
A news outlet is reporting that the re-election committee for an Ohio Republican congressman suspects its former treasurer has stolen tens of thousands of dollars from the campaign's bank account. … Click to Continue »
02/16/2019   Tri-City Herald Local News
Rapid City officials have proposed changing a local law that regulates public behavior and safety after the city attorney said it violates the constitutional right to free speech. Ordinance violations … Click to Continue »
02/16/2019   Reuters Top News
Nigeria's presidential election was delayed by a week due to delays in transporting electoral material and was not a result of external pressure, the chairman of the electoral commission said on Saturday.
02/16/2019   Reuters World News
Nigeria's presidential election was delayed by a week due to delays in transporting electoral material and was not a result of external pressure, the chairman of the electoral commission said on Saturday.
02/16/2019   New York Times Top News
Monica Witt’s defection to Iran appears to have been part of a radicalization that began in military service and accelerated in graduate school.
02/16/2019   New York Times Top News
President Trump has set a course to deliver on a core promise to his supporters, a border wall with Mexico. But the path he chose, declaring a national emergency, is perilous.
02/16/2019   Reuters Top News
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence rebuked European powers over Iran and Venezuela on Saturday in a renewed attack on Washington's traditional allies, rejecting a call by Germany's chancellor to include Russia in global cooperation efforts.
02/16/2019   Reuters Top News
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday he told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that Europe and the United States need to stand together against Iran and he reiterated Washington's opposition to the Nordstream 2 gas pipeline.
02/16/2019   Reuters World News
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence rebuked European powers over Iran and Venezuela on Saturday in a renewed attack on Washington's traditional allies, rejecting a call by Germany's chancellor to include Russia in global cooperation efforts.
02/16/2019   Reuters World News
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday he told German Chancellor Angela Merkel that Europe and the United States need to stand together against Iran and he reiterated Washington's opposition to the Nordstream 2 gas pipeline.
02/16/2019   Reuters World News
Islamist militants are increasing their activity in West Africa despite the establishment of a regional force to combat them in the Sahel region, and they are now threatening coastal countries, Burkina Faso's foreign minister said on Saturday.
02/16/2019   New York Times Top News
The move by Pope Francis, announced by the Holy See on Saturday, was the first time a cardinal or bishop in the United States has been laicized by the Roman Catholic Church.
02/16/2019   New York Times Top News
The real hoops drama is in Europe.
02/16/2019   Reuters World News
France's "yellow vest" protests are part of a humanist movement aimed at improving the lives of everyone in the country, one demonstrator said on Saturday, defending those who took to the streets for the 14th weekend in a row.
02/16/2019   Reuters Top News
Iran warned neighboring Pakistan on Saturday it would "pay a heavy price" for allegedly harboring militants who killed 27 of its elite Revolutionary Guards in a suicide bombing near the border earlier this week, state television reported.
02/16/2019   Reuters World News
Iran warned neighboring Pakistan on Saturday it would "pay a heavy price" for allegedly harboring militants who killed 27 of its elite Revolutionary Guards in a suicide bombing near the border earlier this week, state television reported.
02/16/2019   New York Times Top News
An incorrect tax return led to a huge check for a 29-year-old resident of Tampa, Fla., according to a forfeiture complaint filed by the federal government.
02/16/2019   New York Times Top News
“Wings of Desire” and “Downfall” were among the highlights of Mr. Ganz’s long film career, which he spent mostly in Europe.
02/16/2019   Reuters Top News
U.S.-backed fighters in Syria are poised to capture Islamic State's last, tiny enclave on the Euphrates, the battle commander said on Saturday, bringing its self-declared caliphate to the brink of total defeat.
02/16/2019   Reuters World News
U.S.-backed fighters in Syria are poised to capture Islamic State's last, tiny enclave on the Euphrates, the battle commander said on Saturday, bringing its self-declared caliphate to the brink of total defeat.
02/16/2019   Reuters World News
Democratic Republic of Congo's Virunga National Park has reopened after the deadly ambush of a tourist group led to its closure last year over security fears, the park's director said on Saturday.
02/16/2019   USA Today - Nation
Highlights of this day in history: The Civil War's Battle of Fort Donelson; the Georgia crematory case; John Demjanjuk goes on trial; America's first 911 call; and the NHL scraps the rest of its season. (Feb. 16)
      
 
 
02/16/2019   Reuters World News
A day after British Defence Minister Gavin Williamson accused Moscow of "trying to goad the West" in a bellicose speech, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called him Britain's minister of war.
02/16/2019   Reuters World News
A parliamentary committee tasked with amending Sudan's constitution to allow President Omar al-Bashir to run for another term said on Saturday it would indefinitely postpone a meeting to draft these changes, state news agency SUNA said.
02/16/2019   Reuters World News
A Moscow court has ordered Baring Vostok's founder Michael Calvey to be kept in custody until April 13.
02/16/2019   Reuters Top News
Nigeria opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar on Saturday said, without giving evidence, that President Muhammadu Buhari's administration hoped to disenfranchise the country's electorate by delaying the election.
02/16/2019   Reuters World News
Nigeria opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar on Saturday said, without giving evidence, that President Muhammadu Buhari's administration hoped to disenfranchise the country's electorate by delaying the election.
02/16/2019   Reuters Top News
The European Union must recognize Venezuelan congress leader Juan Guaido as the president of the South American country, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday, pressing not just individual European governments but the bloc as a whole.
02/16/2019   Reuters Top News
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence pressed European countries on Saturday to withdraw from a nuclear deal between Iran and major powers, and urged them to be wary of using telecoms equipment supplied by Chinese provider Huawei.
02/16/2019   Reuters Top News
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) will defeat Islamic State "in a very short time", the commander of the assault on the last jihadist enclave in eastern Syria said on Saturday.
02/16/2019   Reuters Top News
Nigerian opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar on Saturday appealed to voters to be patient following the postponement of a presidential election by a week.
02/16/2019   USA Today - Nation
The liberal watchdog group Public Citizen filed a federal lawsuit Friday in the District of Columbia on behalf of three Texas landowners
      
 
 
02/16/2019   Reuters Top News
President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency in a bid to fund his promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border without congressional approval, an action Democrats vowed to challenge as a violation of the U.S. Constitution.
02/16/2019   Reuters Top News
California and New York suggested on Friday they would take legal action against President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration aimed at freeing up billions of dollars in funds to build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico.
02/16/2019   New York Times Top News
The party got its breakthrough in a southern coastal farming region, where migration was an issue. Now it’s hoping for success at the national level.
02/16/2019   Reuters Top News
President Muhammadu Buhari urged Nigerians on Saturday to remain calm after the electoral commission postponed presidential elections by a week.
02/16/2019   New York Times Top News
With millions of people filing tax returns under a new tax law and after a long government shutdown, this is a challenging year. We offer survival tips and extensive coverage.
02/16/2019   New York Times Top News
The results of a consumer genetic test identified the mother of the man whose donated sperm was used to conceive Danielle Teuscher’s daughter. Legal warnings soon followed.
02/16/2019   New York Times Top News
The Parkland shooting one year on. A princess vanishes. The Mars rover is dead. Investigating Ryan Adams. Dishes that don’t require recipes. And more.
02/16/2019   New York Times Top News
Seeking adventure, following ideals or settling scores, they joined an American-backed Kurdish militia to fight militants. But now, “it’s anyone’s guess what happens.”
02/16/2019   New York Times Top News
Officials announced the weeklong delay, in an already tense race, just hours before the polls were to open.
02/16/2019   Reuters Top News
A gunman opened fire at an Illinois factory just after receiving notice of termination from his job there on Friday, killing five fellow workers and wounding five policemen before he was slain by police, authorities said.
02/15/2019   USA Today - Nation
Heavily armed police swarm to industrial valve company in southwest Chicago suburb of Aurora.
      
 
 
02/15/2019   USA Today - Nation
The shooting happened at Henry Pratt Company, which makes valves among other industrial equipment, about 40 miles outside of Chicago.
      
 
 
02/15/2019   Reuters Top News
When Gary Martin came to work at the Henry Pratt valve manufacturing plant in Aurora, Illinois, on Friday, he was told he was being terminated from his job. Shortly thereafter, Martin pulled out his Smith & Wesson revolver and opened fire.
02/15/2019   New York Times Top News
The two brothers who had been arrested by the Chicago police were freed late Friday. The police said they were no longer considered suspects.
02/15/2019   New York Times Top News
A gunman opened fire inside a workplace in Aurora, Ill. Five people were killed, and others, including five police officers, were injured in the shooting. The gunman also died.
02/15/2019   USA Today - Nation
Meanwhile, Bridges announced Friday the suspension of CEO David Cooke, citing "grave concerns about lapses in leadership."
      
 
 
02/15/2019   New York Times Top News
“So, I’m going to be signing a national emergency,” the president said, almost as an afterthought at the news conference whose purpose was ostensibly to announce that news.
02/15/2019   Reuters Top News
The United States and China will resume trade talks next week in Washington with time running short to ease their bruising trade war, but U.S. President Donald Trump repeated on Friday that he may extend a March 1 deadline for a deal and keep tariffs on Chinese goods from rising.
02/15/2019   Reuters Top News
Chinese state media on Saturday expressed cautious optimism over trade talks between the United States and China, a day after President Xi Jinping said a week of discussions had produced "step-by-step" progress.
02/15/2019   USA Today - Nation
Entrances to both Sequoia and Kings Canyon national parks are now closed due to "whiteout conditions."
      
 
 
02/15/2019   New York Times Top News
The league said it reached a confidentiality agreement that barred it, Mr. Kaepernick and Eric Reid from discussing the terms of the settlement.
02/15/2019   Reuters Top News
A confidential Commerce Department report due to be sent to Donald Trump on Sunday is widely expected to clear the way for the U.S. president to threaten tariffs on imported autos and auto parts by designating the imports a national security threat, auto industry officials said on Friday.
02/15/2019   New York Times Top News
The president plans to manage the border crisis from the golf course at Mar-a-Lago this weekend.
02/15/2019   New York Times Top News
It’s time to reckon with the internal contradictions of climate policy.
02/15/2019   New York Times Top News
A social media guide for the newly single.
02/15/2019   New York Times Top News
The most important changes to the tax code in decades have taken effect — and filers are confused. We asked CPAs and other tax-prep pros to simplify things.
02/15/2019   USA Today - Nation
Five people, including the gunman, were killed and six police officers injured after a shooting in Aurora, Illinois.
      
 
 
02/15/2019   USA Today - Nation
Law enforcement agencies have updated their standards to recruit more cop prospects, but many are frustrated by arcane state laws that block hires.
      
 
 
02/15/2019   USA Today - Nation
A gunman opened fire at a manufacturing plant in suburban Chicago on Friday, killing five people and wounding five police officers before he was fatally shot, police said. (Feb. 15)
      
 
 
02/15/2019   USA Today - Nation
Five people are dead including a gunman after a shooting at an industrial plant in Aurora, Illinois, authorities said. Here's what we know now.
      
 
 
02/15/2019   USA Today - Nation
A federal appeals court ruled Friday in the favor of Fort Collins Free the Nipple advocates. It potentially sets up a showdown at the U.S. Supreme Court.
      
 
 
02/15/2019   USA Today - Nation
A Tennessee doctor has been indicted on charges of drug trafficking and fraud. This is how he got caught.
      
 
 
02/15/2019   USA Today - Nation
President Donald Trump declared a national emergency Friday to fulfill his pledge to construct a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. AP reporter Mark Sherman explains the significance of the decision. (Feb. 15)
      
 
 
02/15/2019   USA Today - Nation
El Niño, the infamous climate pattern, has reappeared. How will it impact our weather this spring? What is La Nina? Oh, and what about global warming?
      
 
 
02/15/2019   USA Today - Nation
California is likely to sue President Donald Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, the state attorney general said Friday. (Feb. 15)
      
 
 
02/15/2019   USA Today - Nation
President Trump used his national emergency announcement to rail against China trade policies and applaud Fox News hosts