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03/28/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Banks and other financial companies led U.S. stock indexes sharply higher Tuesday, snapping an eight-day losing streak for the Dow Jones industrial average. The rally was broad, with materials and … Click to Continue »
03/28/2017   Reuters Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The possible bankruptcy of U.S. nuclear developer Westinghouse Electric Co is a "concern" for President Donald Trump's administration and a potential national security issue, an administration official told Reuters on Tuesday.
03/28/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
The Latest on France's presidential campaign (all times local): 10:45 p.m. The wife of French presidential candidate Francois Fillon is facing preliminary charges over well-paid parliamentary jobs that investigators suspect … Click to Continue »
03/28/2017   Reuters Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes said on Tuesday he will not divulge - even to other members of his panel - who gave him intelligence reports that indicated President Donald Trump and his associates may have been ensnared in incidental intelligence collection.
03/28/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Fox News host Bill O’Reilly seemed to disparage a senior African American congresswoman because of the lawmaker’s appearance - comparing her hair to a “James Brown wig.” O'Reilly later said … Click to Continue »
03/28/2017   New York Times Top News
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03/28/2017   USA Today - Nation
A powerful cyclone packing winds of up to 260 kilometres (160 miles) per hour roared across Australia's tropical northeast, uprooting trees, tearing down fences and knocking out power to thousands, officials said. (March 28)
      
 
 
03/28/2017   Reuters World News
TABQA DAM, Syria (Reuters) - Syrian engineers worked on Tuesday to open spillways and ease pressure on a major dam across the Euphrates River during a pause in a U.S.-backed assault to capture it from Islamic State (IS) militants, a Reuters witness said.
03/28/2017   USA Today - Nation
A contentious exchange between White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer and April Ryan, the American Urban Radio Networks' White House Correspondent unfolded Tuesday. Answering questions on Russia, Spicer told Ryan to stop shaking her head. (March 28)
      
 
 
03/28/2017   USA Today - Nation
In search of uniformity, the justices ruled that states cannot use outdated definitions.
      
 
 
03/28/2017   Reuters Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an order to undo Obama-era regulations to curb climate change, keeping a campaign promise to support the coal industry while calling into question U.S. support for an international deal to fight global warming.
03/28/2017   Reuters Top News
MOSUL, Iraq/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The senior U.S. commander in Iraq acknowledged on Tuesday that the U.S.-led coalition probably had a role in an explosion in Mosul believed to have killed scores of civilians but said Islamic State could also be to blame.
03/28/2017   USA Today - Nation
The American public could take a direct hit under a rollback of the Clean Power Plan, environmental groups say.
      
 
 
03/28/2017   Reuters World News
MOSUL, Iraq/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The senior U.S. commander in Iraq acknowledged on Tuesday that the U.S.-led coalition probably had a role in an explosion in Mosul believed to have killed scores of civilians but said Islamic State could also be to blame.
03/28/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News

Former Kennewick City Attorney John Ziobro has been selected to complete the Benton County District Court term of Joe Burrowes, which expires next year.

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03/28/2017   New York Times Top News
The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said Democrats’ concerns about his impartiality were “their problem.”
03/28/2017   Reuters Top News
(Reuters) - The state of Michigan will replace water lines serving at least 18,000 homes in Flint over the next three years under a settlement approved by a U.S. judge to address a 2015 crisis that exposed residents to lead in their drinking water.
03/28/2017   Reuters World News
PARIS (Reuters) - French centrist Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday he expected his untested new party to be able to form a parliamentary majority after legislative elections in June if he wins the presidency in May.
03/28/2017   Reuters Top News
(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc released its first diversity report on Tuesday, showing that women and non-white employees are underrepresented at the ride-services company - just as they are at many other technology firms.
03/28/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Get help listening for and identifying different species of birds during the Lower Columbia Basin Audubon Society’s monthly walk Saturday. Many species of birds are migrating through the area and … Click to Continue »
03/28/2017   USA Today - Nation
President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday to suspend, rescind or flag for review more than a half-dozen measures in an effort to boost domestic energy production in the form of fossil fuels. (March 28)
      
 
 
03/28/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
A con artist called a Richland man asking for money to support fallen police officers. He didn’t know he called the police. The Richland police officer asked the caller for … Click to Continue »
03/28/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
A new chief was appointed to head the Columbia Basin College Foundation. Alissa Watkins, previously the foundation’s director of philanthropy, is the new executive director of the nonprofit organization. The … Click to Continue »
03/28/2017   Reuters World News
CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State's branch in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula posted a video on Tuesday depicting the beheading of two men the militant Islamist group said it had found guilty of practicing witchcraft and sorcery.
03/28/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Boaters, including wheat shippers, will have to wait longer for the navigation lock at Little Goose Dam on the Snake River near Starbuck to reopen. The lock now is expected … Click to Continue »
03/28/2017   USA Today - Nation
The large majority of millennial parents plan to cover at least part of their children's higher education, despite still owing thousands of dollars in student debt themselves.
      
 
 
03/28/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
A Missouri Western student was recently banned from Tinder after she entreated men to send her money. Maggie Archer, 20, used nothing more than a few words in her Tinder … Click to Continue »
03/28/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
A 65-year-old Fort Worth man has been charged with possessing child porn and sexual abuse of two children after lending his computer to a young family friend, who discovered nude … Click to Continue »
03/28/2017   USA Today - Nation
Researchers taking part in an "unprecedented" discovery of dinosaur tracks uncovered the world's largest footprint left by a dinosaur.
      
 
 
03/28/2017   Reuters Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Tuesday that the Trump administration strongly supports a bill to repeal regulations requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers' privacy than websites like Alphabet Inc's Google or Facebook Inc.
03/28/2017   Reuters World News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will press this week for NATO allies to demonstrate a "clear path" to increase defense spending, a State Department official said on Tuesday.
03/28/2017   Reuters World News
JOHANNESBURG/PRETORIA (Reuters) - South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan abandoned an investor roadshow and flew home on Tuesday on the orders of President Jacob Zuma, triggering speculation about his future that weakened the country's currency and bonds.
03/28/2017   New York Times Top News
Flanked by coal miners at the Environmental Protection Agency, President Trump signed an order directing the agency to start the process of rewriting the Clean Power Plan.
03/28/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Cpl. Kevin Holtry’s pain strikes unexpectedly. And often. He compares it to getting stabbed and electrocuted at the same time. “Stabbed with an electrical rod,” he told the Statesman. Some … Click to Continue »
03/28/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
A full renovation of the boat launch at Two Rivers Park on the Columbia River in Finley is planned. But first, Benton County need permission from the Army Corps of … Click to Continue »
03/28/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
There are dumb criminals, and then there’s this guy. Police in Washington, D.C., are looking for a man who tried to rob a 7-11 there. He had a gun and … Click to Continue »
03/28/2017   Reuters Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Satellite imagery of North Korea's main nuclear test site taken over the weekend indicates that Pyongyang could be in the final stages of preparations for a sixth nuclear test, a U.S. think tank reported on Tuesday.
03/28/2017   Reuters World News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Satellite imagery of North Korea's main nuclear test site taken over the weekend indicates that Pyongyang could be in the final stages of preparations for a sixth nuclear test, a U.S. think tank reported on Tuesday.
03/28/2017   Reuters World News
MONTREAL (Reuters) - An international airline trade organization on Tuesday denounced the Trump administration ban on some electronics on direct flights from several Muslim-majority countries, criticizing the policy as a move toward "more restricted borders and protectionism."
03/28/2017   USA Today - Nation
Senate Democrats are attempting to block taxpayers funding for President Donald Trump's border wall. (March 28)
      
 
 
03/28/2017   New York Times Top News
The picture that L.P.G.A. golfers paint of the president as a respectful supporter of women stands in contrast to his record of speaking about women in degrading terms, our columnist writes.
03/28/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Kennewick police would like to know the signature of the “artist” spray painting graffiti on a gazebo wall Tuesday. Surveillance video captured the image of a woman painting the wall … Click to Continue »
03/28/2017   USA Today - Nation
Farley, a golden retriever puppy, is part of a trend among hospitals to offer pet therapy to staff and patients.
      
 
 
03/28/2017   USA Today - Nation
The U.S. Coast Guard offloaded a large amount of cocaine seized in international waters over a 26-day period. (March 28)
      
 
 
03/28/2017   USA Today - Nation
Actor Chris Evans, who stars in new movie "Gifted," discusses what will happen to Captain America after Evans completes his contract with Marvel. (March 28)
      
 
 
03/28/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Spiders are quite literally all around us. A recent entomological survey of North Carolina homes turned up spiders in 100 percent of them, including 68 percent of bathrooms and more … Click to Continue »
03/28/2017   USA Today - Nation
Officials found the building lacked fire extinguishers, smoke detectors in every apartment and a working fire sprinkler system.
      
 
 
03/28/2017   USA Today - Nation
House Speaker Paul Ryan says his chamber will take another crack at a health care overhaul. But he's offering no timeline, and no details about how leaders would overcome GOP divisions that sunk their bill Friday. (March 28)
      
 
 
03/28/2017   Reuters Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer confidence surged to a more than 16-year high in March amid growing labor market optimism while the goods trade deficit narrowed sharply in February, indicating the economy was regaining momentum after faltering at the start of the year.
03/28/2017   USA Today - Nation
Studies say products for women cost more than comparable ones to men.
      
 
 
03/28/2017   New York Times Top News
The report, which excludes drivers, showed Uber’s employees are overwhelmingly male and the largest ethnic group is white, though the figures are not so different from other tech companies.
03/28/2017   Reuters Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - House of Representatives Republican leaders said on Tuesday they still intended to repeal and replace Obamacare after their White House-backed bill failed to get enough support and collapsed last week.
03/28/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Two generations ago, they were often written off as a bunch of hippies making backpacks and climbing gear for niche markets. But in recent decades, companies such as Patagonia and … Click to Continue »
03/28/2017   Reuters World News
PARIS/BEIJING (Reuters) - French police said on Tuesday they opened an inquiry after a Chinese man was shot dead by police at his Paris home, triggering rioting in the French capital by members of the Chinese community and a sharp reaction from Beijing.
03/28/2017   USA Today - Nation
After resigning from the Freedom Caucus, Rep. Ted Poe, R-Texas says he's now focused on Republicans' next legislative task, tax reform. He's hoping this time, the GOP will take the lead and come up with a bill that gains bipartisan support. (March 28)
      
 
 
03/28/2017   USA Today - Nation
Got spring break regrets? You're not the only one.
      
 
 
03/28/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
The Ferrari driver who allegedly slammed into a motorcycle cop, dragged him along the road and then sped away from the mangled body took just hours to find, as investigators … Click to Continue »
03/28/2017   USA Today - Nation
Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama have thrown the first pitch at Nationals Park in the past.
      
 
 
03/28/2017   USA Today - Nation
Florida governor removed Markeith Loyd case from prosecutor after she said she wouldn't seek death penalty.
      
 
 
03/28/2017   USA Today - Nation
President Donald Trump welcomed leaders from the Fraternal Order of Police to the White House on Tuesday. He said public safety was a top concern, specifically citing shootings in Chicago. (March 28)
      
 
 
03/28/2017   USA Today - Nation
Actor Chris Evans, who stars in new movie "Gifted," discusses what will happen to Captain America after Evans completes his contract with Marvel. (March 28)
      
 
 
03/28/2017   New York Times Top News
Under extreme pressure from conservative activists, House Republican leaders and the White House say they have restarted negotiations.
03/28/2017   Reuters World News
Dead Sea, JORDAN (Reuters) - Divided Arab leaders arriving in Jordan for a summit on Wednesday are seeking common ground to reaffirm their commitment to a Palestinian state, a longstanding goal that U.S. President Donald Trump last month put into doubt.
03/28/2017   New York Times Top News
Has an outspokenly anti-immigrant congressman finally gone too far, even for his loyal constituents? Their attitudes seem to be shifting.
03/28/2017   New York Times Top News
The president’s failure to push through broad health care overhaul has raised questions about the prospects of a sweeping rewrite of the tax code.
03/28/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Killer whales hunting in Argentina have developed a distinctive technique of attack in the Peninsula Valdes nature reserve, a far-flung coastline 600 miles from Buenos Aires. This phenomenon can only be witnessed here in March and April, and is rarely caught on camera. … Click to Continue »
03/28/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
The security perimeter around the White House – put in place after a suspicious package was found on the north side on Tuesday – has been lifted, according to the … Click to Continue »
03/28/2017   New York Times Top News
Fox has signed on to produce the film, inspired by elements of Mr. Williams’s childhood in Virginia Beach, and Michael Mayer will direct.
03/28/2017   Tri-City Herald Local News
Donald Carter had a long day Friday. His wife and their two children had already had dinner by the time he got home late. So he jumped in the car … Click to Continue »
03/28/2017   New York Times Top News
Researchers are surprised to see very little employment increase in other occupations to offset the job losses in manufacturing.
03/28/2017   New York Times Top News
An investment of $1.2 billion in three Michigan facilities, praised by President Trump, will add or preserve 130 jobs at an engine factory.
03/28/2017   New York Times Top News
On the front lines of the fight against ISIS in west Mosul, a photojournalist for The Times documents the toll on Iraqis who have no safe way to escape.
03/28/2017   New York Times Top News
Cutting benefits and training won’t help working-class voters hit by disruptions in trade or address its toll on families, job prospects and longevity.
03/28/2017   New York Times Top News
A front page with Theresa May, Britain’s prime minister, and Nicola Sturgeon, the first minister of Scotland, elicited immediate outrage.
03/28/2017   New York Times Top News
Tuesday: A single payer proposal, conflict between California’s congressional representatives, and a living artifact.
03/28/2017   New York Times Top News
He spent 26 years in prison, many alongside his close friend Nelson Mandela, for resisting white minority rule.
03/28/2017   New York Times Top News
Officials reported finding human remains on the Sewol, nearly three years after the ship sank, but later said the bones were from an animal.
03/28/2017   New York Times Top News
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03/28/2017   New York Times Top News
Persuasion was a far bigger factor. To the extent Democratic turnout was weak, it was mainly among blacks, but that weakness has been exaggerated.
03/28/2017   New York Times Top News
Caught between alienating their conservative base and angering a broader group of voters, Republicans risk losing their House majority.