Ivy League schools brace for scrutiny of race in admissions

Ivy League schools brace for scrutiny of race in admissions

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Justice Department inquiry into how race influences admissions at Harvard University has left selective colleges braci...

August 6th, 2017 |  


Boy, 7, tearing up track in motocross competitions

Boy, 7, tearing up track in motocross competitions

ALLIANCE (AP) — Isaac Williamson loves to be outdoors and play sports, but there is one activity he performs better than others across Ohio.At a...

August 6th, 2017 |  


Officials clash with Department of Energy on uranium plant

Officials clash with Department of Energy on uranium plant

PIKETON (AP) — Officials in an Ohio village are at odds with the U.S. Department of Energy over the agency’s plans to store contaminated w...

August 6th, 2017 updated: August 6th, 2017. |  



Dark Tower’ tops slow weekend, ‘Detroit’ disappoints

Dark Tower’ tops slow weekend, ‘Detroit’ disappoints

NEW YORK (AP) — After a decade of development and several postponements, the long-awaited Stephen King adaptation “The Dark Tower” d...

August 6th, 2017 |  


Get This: Texas police arrest robbery suspect who fell asleep at scene

Get This: Texas police arrest robbery suspect who fell asleep at scene

ABILENE, Texas (AP) — Police in West Texas have arrested a sleepy robbery suspect after investigators say he was caught snoozing at the scene.Ta...

August 6th, 2017 |  


US in rare bull’s-eye for total solar eclipse on Aug. 21

US in rare bull’s-eye for total solar eclipse on Aug. 21

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — It will be tough eclipsing this eclipse.The sun, moon and Earth will line up perfectly in the cosmos on Aug. 21, tur...

August 5th, 2017 |  


Northwestern teacher, Oxford staffer jailed in stabbing case

Northwestern teacher, Oxford staffer jailed in stabbing case

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Far from their prestigious campuses, a Northwestern University professor and a University of Oxford finance officer were ja...

August 5th, 2017 |  


Trump counters criticism of his national security adviser

Trump counters criticism of his national security adviser

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump has issued a defense of his national security adviser H.R. McMaster against criticism he’s...

August 5th, 2017 |  


Get This: Skunk in bed: Connecticut boy gets stinky wakeup

Get This: Skunk in bed: Connecticut boy gets stinky wakeup

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut boy got an unpleasant surprise when he awoke to find a skunk in his bed.Hamden Police say the 13-year-old was...

August 5th, 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 5th, 2017 |