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05/26/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Real estate giant Jones Lang LaSalle has signed a five-year contract in Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's plan to privatize property management on the campuses of the Tennessee's public colleges and … Click to Continue »
05/26/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Federal prosecutors say a money manager stole more than $4.5 million from an unnamed former NFL player who played several years for the Indianapolis Colts. U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler on … Click to Continue »
05/26/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Primary runoffs for partisan municipal elections — like this fall's upcoming Charlotte mayor's race — would be abolished in legislation advancing at the North Carolina House. Bill sponsor Rep. David … Click to Continue »
05/26/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Masked gunmen riding in three SUVs opened fire Friday on a packed bus taking Coptic Christians on a visit to a monastery south of Egypt's capital, killing at least 28 … Click to Continue »
05/26/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
The judge in the murder retrial of a white Ohio police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist says prosecutors can't show jurors the officer's undershirt depicting a Confederate … Click to Continue »
05/26/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
How can you get a gourmet Italian pizza delivered right to your door for no more than $7? Get locked up at Cook County Jail in Chicago. Inmates in the … Click to Continue »
05/26/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Surveillance video shows a naked man driving away from a Florida storage center in a stolen pickup truck loaded with a statue of a large, black and white checkered swan. … Click to Continue »
05/26/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Maine voters thought they approved sweeping changes to the state's rules on marijuana, taxes, voting and the minimum wage when they went to the polls last year. But think again. … Click to Continue »
05/26/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
The USS Manchester, the second one in the U.S. Navy to be named after Manchester, New Hampshire, is going to be commissioned in Portsmouth in early 2018. New Hampshire Sen. … Click to Continue »
05/26/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
New estimates from the Census Bureau show that Spokane remains the second-largest city in Washington state, after Seattle. In 2016, Spokane's population was about 215,973, an increase of 1.36 percent … Click to Continue »
05/26/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
A new police commander in Poland says he is firing employees at the police station where a 25-year-old detainee died last year after repeated shocks from a Taser. The commander … Click to Continue »
05/26/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
An east Texas city has asked a law firm to investigate the arrest of Miss Black Texas 2016 after she and officers gave differing accounts of the incident. Carmen Ponder … Click to Continue »
05/26/2017   Reuters Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. economy slowed less than initially thought in the first quarter, but there are signs it could struggle to rebound sharply in the second quarter amid slowing business investment and moderate consumer spending.
05/26/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
As U.S. children flock to virtual charter schools, states are struggling to catch up and develop rules to make sure the students get a real education and schools get the … Click to Continue »
05/26/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Financial documents show Cabela's had been trying to sell itself months before an investor declared its big stake and publicly pushed for the sale. The Omaha World-Herald (http://bit.ly/2r59nUs ) reports … Click to Continue »
05/26/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Gov. Scott Walker's administration is still trying to coax Republican legislators to adopt a shift to a self-insurance model. Under self-insurance, the state pays for health insurance for 250,000 state … Click to Continue »
05/26/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Legal problems are mounting for a Pennsylvania man accused of sucker punching another man outside a convenience store after making fun of him because he showed symptoms of cerebral palsy. … Click to Continue »
05/26/2017   Reuters World News
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland is on the verge of a huge generational change in its political life with the likely election of Leo Varadkar as its next premier -- a move that would give the once-staunchly Catholic country its first openly gay leader and its first of Asian immigrant descent.
05/26/2017   USA Today - Nation
An annual survey of America's beekeepers showed from April 2016 to April 2017 about 33% of bee colonies were lost.
      
 
 
05/26/2017   USA Today - Nation
Todd Kohlhepp was arrested in 2016 after a woman was found on his property "chained like a dog."
      
 
 
05/26/2017   Reuters Top News
TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) - Leaders from the world's major industrialized nations began talks on Friday at a G7 summit in Sicily which is expected to expose deep divisions with U.S. President Donald Trump over trade and climate change.
05/26/2017   Reuters World News
TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) - Leaders from the world's major industrialized nations began talks on Friday at a G7 summit in Sicily which is expected to expose deep divisions with U.S. President Donald Trump over trade and climate change.
05/26/2017   Reuters Top News
LONDON (Reuters) - Campaigning for Britain's national election resumed in earnest on Friday with the country on high alert for further attacks after a suicide bombing killed 22 people in Manchester.
05/26/2017   Reuters World News
LONDON (Reuters) - Campaigning for Britain's national election resumed in earnest on Friday with the country on high alert for further attacks after a suicide bombing killed 22 people in Manchester.
05/26/2017   USA Today - Nation
How can you get a fancy Italian pizza delivered right to your door for no more than $7? Get locked up at Cook County Jail in Chicago, that's how. (May 26)
      
 
 
05/26/2017   Reuters World News
BRATISLAVA (Reuters) - Central European governments expressed optimism on Friday that the United States remained committed to NATO even though President Donald Trump did not mention the military alliance's defense commitment set out in its founding treaty this week.
05/26/2017   Reuters World News
TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed on Friday to expand sanctions against North Korea for its continued development of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles, the White House said.
05/26/2017   USA Today - Nation
Leaders of the Group of Seven nations and the European Union watched a fighter jet aerobatic show before starting a series of meetings for this year's G-7 summit in Taormina, Italy on Friday. (May 26)
      
 
 
05/26/2017   USA Today - Nation
His health kept him from Vietnam, now retiree honors military dead after hearing recorded taps.
      
 
 
05/26/2017   USA Today - Nation
About 81% of moms across the nation reported breastfeeding at some point, CDC data shows, but that number drastically decreases when look at duration.
      
 
 
05/26/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
While President Donald Trump’s recent visit to Saudi Arabia preached partnership with Muslim leaders to end terrorism, critics say his alignment with one side of the Middle East’s sectarian divide … Click to Continue »
05/26/2017   Reuters Top News
BOZEMAN, Mont. (Reuters) - Republican Greg Gianforte defeated a political novice to win Montana's seat in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday, barely 24 hours after he was charged with assaulting a reporter who asked him about the Republican healthcare bill.
05/26/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
What would you do if a drunk passenger in your car grabbed the steering wheel? Or started snorting cocaine? Or asked you to wait while he urinated against a wall? … Click to Continue »
05/26/2017   Reuters Top News
CAIRO (Reuters) - Gunmen attacked a group of Coptic Christians traveling to a monastery in southern Egypt on Friday, killing 28 people and wounding 25 others, and many children were among the victims, Health Ministry officials said.
05/26/2017   Reuters World News
CAIRO (Reuters) - Gunmen attacked a group of Coptic Christians traveling to a monastery in southern Egypt on Friday, killing 28 people and wounding 25 others, and many children were among the victims, Health Ministry officials said.
05/26/2017   New York Times Top News
The Army has sought to play down the significance of the mixed-gender milestone. But female grunts see it as monumental and revolutionary.
05/26/2017   USA Today - Nation
In honor of the 100th anniversary of Kennedy's birth we breeze through his life of landmarks.
      
 
 
05/26/2017   Reuters Top News
VIENNA (Reuters) - First, they ignored each other. Then, they went into a bruising fight. Finally, they are talking, albeit with opposing agendas.
05/26/2017   Reuters Top News
(Reuters) - Alabama executed on Friday a 75-year-old inmate who had spent more than three decades on death row and faced seven previous execution dates after he was convicted of killing his girlfriend's husband in 1982.
05/26/2017   USA Today - Nation
Texas teachers have been disciplined, though the Houston-area school district won't say how, for giving a 13-year-old girl a mock award: "Most Likely to Become a Terrorist."
      
 
 
05/26/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Memorial Day is a great time to enjoy time with friends and family, but the holiday has a deeper meaning. Check out the history behind Memorial Day and what it's really all about. … Click to Continue »
05/26/2017   New York Times Top News
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
05/26/2017   Reuters World News
TAORMINA, Italy (Reuters) - President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe agreed on Friday to expand sanctions against North Korea for its continued development of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles, the White House said in a statement.
05/26/2017   New York Times Top News
The assault on vehicles carrying worshipers, including children, was the latest in a wave of violence targeting the Christian minority in the country.
05/26/2017   New York Times Top News
The top 200 chief executives, who make more than last year, are holding meetings with President Trump, who is considering rolling back Dodd-Frank regulations.
05/26/2017   USA Today - Nation
New York's Fleet Week, a celebration of the United States naval forces, is underway. (May 24)
      
 
 
05/26/2017   USA Today - Nation
NOAA is predicting an active hurricane season. It estimates there will be five to nine hurricanes, with two to four of them being major storms. Video provided by Newsy
      
 
 
05/26/2017   USA Today - Nation
The foreclosure resulted from an ongoing struggle to manage the pre-makeover mortgage plus additional expenses from property taxes and insurance.
      
 
 
05/26/2017   USA Today - Nation
Police in North Carolina found a poppy field that is worth an estimated $500 million dollars. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).
      
 
 
05/26/2017   Reuters World News
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Air strikes since Thursday evening have killed more than 100 people including children and other family members of Islamic State fighters in al-Mayadin, a town held by the jihadists near Deir al-Zor in eastern Syria, a war monitor reported.
05/26/2017   New York Times Top News
Some advocates of global climate action think the pact would be stronger if the United States simply left, rather than remaining in and demanding big changes.
05/26/2017   USA Today - Nation
We all know the usual superlatives... 'Most likely to become president or 'Most likely to win the nobel prize' but one junior high school student in Texas, may have gotten the most offensive superlative ever.
      
 
 
05/26/2017   USA Today - Nation
Things may actually be bigger in the Lone Star State. Texas boasts four of the top five fastest-growing cities in the United States.
      
 
 
05/26/2017   Reuters Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, a senior White House adviser, is under scrutiny by the FBI in the Russia probe, the Washington Post and NBC News reported on Thursday.
05/26/2017   USA Today - Nation
Summer travelers may well find themselves stuck in long security lines and squeezed into cramped seats. Are the benefits worth the cost? The Associated Press sent two journalists on a two-day visit to Florida — one with perks, and one without. (May 25)
      
 
 
05/26/2017   USA Today - Nation
      
 
 
05/26/2017   USA Today - Nation
A Philadelphia man who spent 24 years behind bars was released from prison Tuesday after his murder conviction was vacated
      
 
 
05/26/2017   New York Times Top News
Observations taken from the first few orbits of the Juno spacecraft provide a glimpse of the interior, the poles and the equator of the solar system’s largest planet.
05/26/2017   USA Today - Nation
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that one in four deaths from Alzheimer's Disease are now occurring at home. It's a startling increase showing a shifting away from hospitals and nursing homes. (May 25)
      
 
 
05/26/2017   Reuters World News
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia and China agree that the development of North Korea's nuclear program should not be used as an excuse for deploying elements of a U.S. global anti-missile system on the Korean peninsula, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday.
05/26/2017   USA Today - Nation
Diplomacy can be a white-knuckle ride at times, but French President Emmanuel Macron refuses to be shaken when he finds himself in an unexpected standoff with US counterpart Donald Trump. Video provided by AFP
      
 
 
05/26/2017   USA Today - Nation
President Donald Trump released a federal budget that reduces funding for addiction treatment, research and prevention. The 10-year plan will shrink Medicaid spending, which provides coverage to an estimated three in 10 with opioid addiction. (May 25)
      
 
 
05/26/2017   New York Times Top News
The company has its headquarters in Newark and is encouraging employees to help in the struggling city’s revival by offering incentives to live there.
05/26/2017   Reuters Top News
ILIGAN CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte appealed to Islamist militants on Friday to abandon hostilities and start dialogue in an effort to end their bloody occupation of a southern city that experts called a major blow to regional security.
05/26/2017   Reuters World News
ILIGAN CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte appealed to Islamist militants on Friday to abandon hostilities and start dialogue in an effort to end their bloody occupation of a southern city that experts called a major blow to regional security.
05/26/2017   New York Times Top News
Monday night’s bombing was seen not just as an attack on a concert venue, but an attack on a city’s identity as a proudly multicultural capital.
05/26/2017   New York Times Top News
Late-night TV hosts pounced on Greg Gianforte, who won the election on Thursday for Montana’s vacant House seat despite being charged with assaulting a reporter.
05/26/2017   New York Times Top News
As the legislative realities of replacing the health law become clear, some Republicans are turning their attention to a different target: tax reform.
05/26/2017   New York Times Top News
Don Horton coached hundreds of college linemen after his playing days were over. At the end of his life, he asked: What was his responsibility to them?
05/26/2017   New York Times Top News
The Hydrus opened in May, replacing the famous Jet Star roller coaster, which was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Experience the ride in this 360° video.
05/26/2017   New York Times Top News
The Hydrus replaces the Jet Star roller coaster on the beach at Seaside Heights, where Hurrican Sandy left the old coaster a tangled wreck.
05/26/2017   Reuters Top News
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian police arrested three people on Friday suspected of being linked to suicide bombings in Jakarta, as the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attacks that killed three police officers at a bus station and wounded 12 others.
05/25/2017   New York Times Top News
A wealthy candidate overcame a crisis of his own making, winning a closely watched contest a day after he was accused of physically attacking a reporter.
05/25/2017   New York Times Top News
James finished with 35 points, becoming the career playoff scoring leader, as Cleveland beat the Boston Celtics, 135-102, to win the series, 4-1.
05/25/2017   New York Times Top News
They met on Bumble and fell into a fun, one-night-a-week, nonexclusive routine — until she realized she liked him.
05/25/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Backed by local publisher Bruce Smith, two attorneys have launched an effort to recall Yakima County Clerk Janelle Riddle, accusing her of mismanaging her office. Bruce Smith, publisher of the … Click to Continue »
05/25/2017   New York Times Top News
Is there something particularly American about leaking? Some national allergy to protecting government secrets? Yes, in fact, there is.
05/25/2017   New York Times Top News
Companies are sticking by Sean Hannity as he promotes his conspiracy theory surrounding the murder of a D.N.C. staff member, claiming he is not violating their core values.
05/25/2017   New York Times Top News
Legislation by a New York City councilman calls for stadiums with more than 5,000 seats to extend protective nets from home plate to the foul poles.
05/25/2017   New York Times Top News
The president promised to “never forsake” allies but lectured NATO members on the need to pay what he said was their fair share of the alliance costs.