Rescuers pluck hundreds from rising floodwaters in Houston

Rescuers pluck hundreds from rising floodwaters in Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — Tropical Storm Harvey sent devastating floods pouring into the nation’s fourth-largest city Sunday as rising water chased t...

August 28th, 2017 updated: August 28th, 2017. |  


Box-office eclipse: Hollywood has worst weekend in years

Box-office eclipse: Hollywood has worst weekend in years

NEW YORK (AP) — Hollywood effectively took the weekend off, resulting in one of the most dismal box-office results in 16 years.An already slow A...

August 27th, 2017 |  


Get This: Wayward bull corralled on interstate highway in New Jersey

Get This: Wayward bull corralled on interstate highway in New Jersey

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — State police have helped capture a wayward bull that was found walking along a major interstate highway in New Je...

August 27th, 2017 |  



‘Cheers’ actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69

‘Cheers’ actor, radio host Jay Thomas dies at 69

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jay Thomas, a radio talk show host and actor with recurring roles on the sitcoms “Murphy Brown” and “Cheers...

August 27th, 2017 updated: August 27th, 2017. |  


Harvey spins deeper inland; full scope of damage is unknown

Harvey spins deeper inland; full scope of damage is unknown

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Harvey spun deeper into Texas and unloaded extraordinary amounts of rain Saturday after the once-fearsome hurricane...

August 26th, 2017 updated: August 26th, 2017. |  


Critics: Trump pardon his latest affront against judiciary

Critics: Trump pardon his latest affront against judiciary

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pardon of former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio shows a lack of regard for an independent judiciary...

August 26th, 2017 updated: August 26th, 2017. |  


Yellen defends bank regulations passed after 2008 crisis

Yellen defends bank regulations passed after 2008 crisis

JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Friday emphatically defended the web of regulations the Fed helped enact afte...

August 26th, 2017 |  


On ships far from the McCain crash, a renewed safety focus

On ships far from the McCain crash, a renewed safety focus

ABOARD THE USS NIMITZ (AP) — Half a world away from two deadly U.S. Navy accidents, sailors on America’s massive USS Nimitz aircraft carri...

August 26th, 2017 |  


Get This: Naked man on nature trail says he’s sunbathing; gets summons

Get This: Naked man on nature trail says he’s sunbathing; gets summons

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — A naked man who startled a mother and her children on a nature trail in Maine has been issued a summons by police.Offic...

August 26th, 2017 updated: August 26th, 2017. |  


Not Real News: A look at what didn’t happen this week

Not Real News: A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared wid...

August 26th, 2017 |