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01/23/2018   Tri-City Herald Local News
Undersea quake sends Alaskans fleeing from feared tsunami ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A powerful undersea earthquake sent Alaskans fumbling for suitcases and racing to evacuation centers in the middle of … Click to Continue »
01/23/2018   Tri-City Herald Local News
The Alabama House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to do away with special elections for the state's two U.S. Senate seats and instead let the governor's appointee serve for up … Click to Continue »
01/23/2018   New York Times Top News
When two students were killed by gunfire in Benton, Ky., Tuesday morning, it was at least the 11th shooting so far this year involving school property.
01/23/2018   Tri-City Herald Local News
Lava fountaining regularly from the Philippines' most active volcano has flowed up to 3 kilometers (1.86 miles) from the crater in a dazzling but increasingly dangerous eruption. Mount Mayon has … Click to Continue »
01/23/2018   Tri-City Herald Local News
An alliance of California marijuana growers is trying to block state rules that they fear could open the way for vast farms that would drive smaller cultivators out of business. … Click to Continue »
01/23/2018   Tri-City Herald Local News
Google parent Alphabet Inc. outspent all other companies on lobbying Washington bureaucrats and politicians in 2017, a year in which it and other tech giants were hauled before legislators probing … Click to Continue »
01/23/2018   Reuters Top News
BENTON, Ky. (Reuters) - A 15-year-old boy opened fire with a handgun just before classes started at his high school in rural western Kentucky on Tuesday, killing two fellow students and wounding a dozen other youths before he was arrested, the state's governor and police said.
01/23/2018   Tri-City Herald Local News
A Hawaii-based Army soldier was obsessed with videos depicting terrorism beheadings, suicide bombings and other violence and he watched them in his bedroom for hours every day, a confidential informant … Click to Continue »
01/23/2018   New York Times Top News
Mr. Mulvaney, acting director of the consumer bureau, fired off a mission statement instructing staff to not “push the envelope.”
01/23/2018   Tri-City Herald Local News
Gov. Charlie Baker called for improvements in education, transportation and housing Tuesday in his last state of the state address before seeking a second term in office. In the half-hour … Click to Continue »
01/23/2018   Tri-City Herald Local News
Dubravka Dilberovic, 57, died Jan. 23 in at home in Richland. She was born in Mostar, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and lived in the Tri-City area for 19 years. She was a retired … Click to Continue »
01/23/2018   Tri-City Herald Local News
Opal Katharine Baker, 95, of Kennewick, died Jan. 23 in Kennewick. She was born in Deer Park and was a lifelong Tri-City area resident. She was a retired bookkeeper. Mueller’s … Click to Continue »
01/23/2018   Tri-City Herald Local News
Authorities say a 29-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the slaying of a Washington state sheriff's deputy. The Pierce County Sheriff's Department says the woman was arrested Tuesday … Click to Continue »
01/23/2018   Tri-City Herald Local News
The oldest of the 13 California siblings who authorities said were imprisoned by their parents was frail, smelly and picked on as a grade school student in Texas, one her … Click to Continue »
01/23/2018   Tri-City Herald Local News
A Walla Walla bicyclist had a green light before he was hit by a semi-truck, witnesses told police. The fatal collision was at the intersection of Ninth Avenue and Alder … Click to Continue »
01/23/2018   Tri-City Herald Local News
The Latest on an Alaska earthquake that prompted a tsunami warning for coastal Alaska, Canada's British Columbia and the West Coast of the U.S. (all times local): 8:25 a.m. The … Click to Continue »
01/23/2018   USA Today - Nation
Prosecutors called it one of the most “lurid, willful, and disturbing” child exploitation cases in the nation.
      
 
 
01/23/2018   Tri-City Herald Local News
President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday he is ready to seek re-election after his allies pushed forward voting in a move widely seen as a bid to capitalize on disarray in … Click to Continue »
01/23/2018   Tri-City Herald Local News
Correctional officers from across Virginia watched Tuesday as a state lawmaker urged support for legislation aimed at reducing turnover among prison guards and making it easier for them to get … Click to Continue »
01/23/2018   Tri-City Herald Local News
Myanmar says it's ready for a gradual repatriation of Muslim Rohingya refugees chased out by the Buddhist-majority country's military. Bangladesh says it's preparing for the transfer, but it might need … Click to Continue »
01/23/2018   Tri-City Herald Local News
The U.N. peacekeeping chief urged Mali's government on Tuesday to do everything possible to hold presidential elections on schedule in mid-July. Jean-Pierre Lacroix told the Security Council that last week's … Click to Continue »
01/23/2018   Tri-City Herald Local News
Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday touted Michigan's economic and fiscal gains under his watch, saying his tenure has had its "ups and downs" but that the state is in better … Click to Continue »
01/23/2018   Tri-City Herald Local News
The Latest on Gov. Rick Snyder's State of the State address (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Gov. Rick Snyder has touted Michigan's economic and fiscal gains under his watch, saying … Click to Continue »
01/23/2018   Tri-City Herald Local News
Juniors and seniors in Richmond City Public Schools would receive paid apprenticeships and training with local businesses, and participating employers would get tax credits from the state, under legislation filed … Click to Continue »
01/23/2018   Reuters Top News
MONTREAL (Reuters) - Officials opened a key round of negotiations to modernize NAFTA on Tuesday amidst optimistic signs, as U.S. President Donald Trump said the talks were going "pretty well" and Canada's chief negotiator said he had high hopes for progress.
01/23/2018   Reuters Top News
(Reuters) - The Weinstein Company has entered into exclusive negotiations to sell the studio with a group of investors led by former Obama administration official Maria Contreras-Sweet, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
01/23/2018   USA Today - Nation
Matthew Hall placed a portion of the man's head in a container "in order for it to be preserved," according to court records.
      
 
 
01/23/2018   New York Times Top News
Mr. Powell was confirmed by a vote of 85 to 12 to become the next Fed chair. Another Fed nominee, Marvin Goodfriend, faced sharp questions from Senate Democrats.
01/23/2018   Reuters Top News
GUIYU, China (Reuters) - The dizzying stench of burning plastic still drifts through the alleys, workshops and warehouses of Guiyu, the southern Chinese town that has long symbolized China's role as the main recycler of the world's waste.
01/23/2018   Reuters World News
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday he wanted to meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-in to convey Japan's stance on the two countries' 2015 agreement on "comfort women", confirming his plans to attend the Pyeongchang Olympics next month.
01/23/2018   Reuters Top News
WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law a steep tariff on imported solar panels on Tuesday, a move billed as a way to protect American jobs but which the solar industry said would lead to thousands of layoffs and raise consumer prices.
01/23/2018   New York Times Top News
The attorney general, as well as James B. Comey, the former F.B.I. director, were questioned in the inquiry into Russia’s election interference and whether President Trump obstructed justice.
01/23/2018   USA Today - Nation
All the victims are believed to be students and the 15-year-old suspect will be charged with murder and attempted murder, Gov. Matt Bevin said.
      
 
 
01/23/2018   USA Today - Nation
A whale spout about 3 miles off Gordon Pass turned out to be a North Atlantic right whale, one of the world's most endangered.
      
 
 
01/23/2018   New York Times Top News
The company will be taking part in the suppression of freedoms abroad while espousing high-minded values at home.
01/23/2018   USA Today - Nation
Doctors gave a 5-year-old Texas girl more than 40 doses of anti-venom after she was bitten by a rattlesnake during a family hiking trip on Saturday
      
 
 
01/23/2018   USA Today - Nation
A mother of three from Arizona was diagnosed with the flu after she showed symptoms of the infection
      
 
 
01/23/2018   New York Times Top News
At a solar farm in North Carolina, workers are bracing for the effect of a new tariff on imported solar cells and modules.
01/23/2018   USA Today - Nation
Authorities in South Carolina have arrested two women in the death last November of their grandfather, who was a retired pastor, PEOPLE confirms
      
 
 
01/23/2018   New York Times Top News
Corporations like AT&T are doing more to reckon with the abuse than the sport’s governing body.
01/23/2018   USA Today - Nation
After Brightline trains hit three people — killing two — in eight days, Florida lawmakers seek more state regulation for "high-speed rail" companies.
      
 
 
01/23/2018   USA Today - Nation
A 23-year-old man suspected in the rape and killing of a seven-year-old girl has been arrested in a breakthrough in a case that has stirred outrage across Pakistan. Zainab Ansari, was brutally assaulted and her body was thrown in a garbage dump. (Jan. 23)
      
 
 
01/23/2018   New York Times Top News
A report from the National Academy of Sciences said that e-cigarettes are safer than smoking, but not quite safe, and may cause teens to take up tobacco.
01/23/2018   USA Today - Nation
A pregnant mother of two died in car crash Monday as she drove herself to the hospital to prepare to deliver her third child — who miraculously survived the wreck
      
 
 
01/23/2018   New York Times Top News
For more than a week, Judge Rosemarie Aquilina has cleared her docket to let more than 100 young athletes make statements about Dr. Nassar, accused of sexually abusing them.
01/23/2018   Reuters World News
SEOUL (Reuters) - The South Korean government rejected criticism on Tuesday that next month's Winter Olympics had been hijacked by North Korea, saying the Games will help defuse tensions over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs.
01/23/2018   USA Today - Nation
'She is by far the best president we've ever had,' trustee Vice President Joel Ferguson says.
      
 
 
01/23/2018   New York Times Top News
Climate change is adding to Iran’s disruptions.
01/23/2018   Reuters Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell as the next head of the central bank, succeeding Janet Yellen, a move likely to provide continuity in U.S. monetary policy with the economy growing now for nine years straight.
01/23/2018   Reuters Top News
ANKARA/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkey has killed at least 260 Syrian Kurdish fighters and Islamic State militants in its four-day-old offensive into the Kurdish-dominated Afrin region of northwest Syria, the Turkish military said on Tuesday.
01/23/2018   Reuters World News
ANKARA/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkey has killed at least 260 Syrian Kurdish fighters and Islamic State militants in its four-day-old offensive into the Kurdish-dominated Afrin region of northwest Syria, the Turkish military said on Tuesday.
01/23/2018   Reuters Top News
ZURICH/DAVOS (Reuters) - Anti-capitalists marched through Swiss cities on Tuesday to protest a planned visit by U.S. President Donald Trump to the World Economic Forum (WEF) and broke through a security cordon in Davos.
01/23/2018   Reuters World News
ZURICH/DAVOS (Reuters) - Anti-capitalists marched through Swiss cities on Tuesday to protest a planned visit by U.S. President Donald Trump to the World Economic Forum (WEF) and broke through a security cordon in Davos.
01/23/2018   Reuters World News
BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - A double car bombing in the east Libyan city of Benghazi on Tuesday left at least 33 people dead and dozens more wounded, including senior security figures and civilians, officials said.
01/23/2018   Reuters Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was questioned last week by the special counsel's office investigating potential collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday.
01/23/2018   USA Today - Nation
A 15-year-old student killed two classmates and hit a dozen others with gunfire Tuesday at his rural Kentucky high school. Dusty Kornbacher was in her florist shop when she saw all the police activity outside her window. (Jan. 23)
      
 
 
01/23/2018   New York Times Top News
The United States said that Syria’s government had used chlorine bombs on civilians and that Russia was complicit. At least 13 people were injured.
01/23/2018   USA Today - Nation
Police say the worker didn’t stop there. After throwing the burrito, he took off his headset, broke it on his knee and “stormed out.”
      
 
 
01/23/2018   Reuters World News
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro looked sure to stand for re-election in a presidential vote due by the end of April where the ruling Socialists hope to trump a squabbling opposition despite an economic crisis and foreign sanctions.
01/23/2018   USA Today - Nation
A 23-year-old man suspected in the rape and killing of a seven-year-old girl has been arrested in a breakthrough in a case that has stirred outrage across Pakistan. Zainab Ansari, was brutally assaulted and her body was thrown in a garbage dump. (Jan. 23)
      
 
 
01/23/2018   Reuters Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats said on Tuesday they had withdrawn an offer to fund U.S. President Donald Trump's border wall, as tough negotiations over the future of young illegal immigrants known as "Dreamers" resumed in the Senate.
01/23/2018   USA Today - Nation
Cellphone video shows a Mass. school bus sliding down an icy road, hitting a mailbox and crashing into a car before coming to a stop. (Jan. 23)
      
 
 
01/23/2018   New York Times Top News
The Trump administration’s bid to keep soldiers there indefinitely flouts the Constitution’s intent to give only Congress the power to declare war.
01/23/2018   New York Times Top News
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
01/23/2018   USA Today - Nation
President Trump is rejecting a proposed bipartisan immigration bill. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the bipartisan legislation brought forth is "unacceptable" to Trump. (Jan. 23)
      
 
 
01/23/2018   USA Today - Nation
Here's the latest for Tuesday January 23rd: Student kills two classmates in Kentucky; Robert Mueller interviews Attorney General Jeff Sessions; Trump approves tariffs on solar panels; and The Shape of Water is nominated for 13 Oscars.
      
 
 
01/23/2018   USA Today - Nation
John Dylan Adams' Alford plea means he'll spend 35 years in prison and can't appeal his sentence.
      
 
 
01/23/2018   New York Times Top News
Senator Joe Manchin III, after flirting with retirement, told colleagues on Tuesday that he will seek re-election, but he warned them against left-wing intolerance.
01/23/2018   USA Today - Nation
The same day Scott Warren was detained, the humanitarian group released video showing Border Patrol agents destroying water set out for migrants.
      
 
 
01/23/2018   New York Times Top News
No James Franco or “Wonder Woman,” but in a first, a woman gets a nod for cinematography.
01/23/2018   New York Times Top News
In many major earthquakes, most destruction is caused by water. To warn the public, forecasters have to shoot first and ask questions later.
01/23/2018   New York Times Top News
Guillermo del Toro’s fantasy led the nominations, including one for best picture. “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” and “Dunkirk” also emerged as strong contenders.
01/23/2018   Reuters World News
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon must cut Iran-backed Hezbollah from the financial sector, a U.S. official on combating illicit finance said on Tuesday, two weeks after Washington began a new push to disrupt the militant group's global financing routes.
01/23/2018   USA Today - Nation
A former member of the U.S. national gymnastics team describes being sexually assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar and gives an unflattering portrayal of the Karolyi training ranch in Texas. (Jan. 23)
      
 
 
01/23/2018   Reuters World News
ABOARD AIR FORCE TWO (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence plans to use his attendance at the Winter Olympics in South Korea next month to try to counter what he sees as North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s effort to “hijack” the games with a propaganda campaign, a White House official said on Tuesday.
01/23/2018   New York Times Top News
Ms. Le Guin brought literary elegance and a feminist sensibility to science fiction and fantasy tales, drawing millions of readers around the world.
01/23/2018   New York Times Top News
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
01/23/2018   Reuters World News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S.-led coalition fighting Islamic State said it killed nearly 150 militants in strikes on Saturday in the Syrian middle Euphrates River Valley.
01/23/2018   New York Times Top News
Dr. Walker played a key role in civil rights protests that turned the tide against racial injustice in the Deep South.
01/23/2018   Reuters World News
CAIRO (Reuters) - The last challenger seen as a potential threat to the re-election of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was detained on Tuesday, and halted his campaign after the army accused him of breaking the law by running for office without permission.