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 2019-09-15 14:40 

USA Today

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AP source: NFL to meet with Antonio Brown accuser Monday...

AP source: NFL to meet with woman accusing Antonio Brown of rape...

 2019-09-15 14:37 

USA Today

[ Sports ]

Pliskova overcomes rain and Martic to win Zhengzhou Open...

Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova overcame rain delays and an early deficit to beat Petra Martic 6-3, 6-2 in the final of the Zhengzhou Open on Sunday...

 2019-09-15 14:31 

Washington Times

Horse collapses at stable, killing rider, officials say...

SLICKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Authorities are investigating the death of a horse that collapsed, killing the rider, at a western Pennsylvania stable. The Tribune-Review reports that the Slicksville Volunteer Fire Department in Westmoreland County responded to S...

 2019-09-15 14:30 

NY Times

How to Cook Every Day This Week...

It's time to get busy: Make granola, crispy gnocchi with brussels sprouts, or even satisfying sloppy Joes....

 2019-09-15 14:29 

Washington Times

Lighthouse closes while exterior repaired...

MARBLEHEAD, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's Department of Natural Resources says one of the state's lighthouses has been closed for exterior repairs. Agency spokeswoman Maureen Kocot says the renovation project at the Marblehead Lighthouse Tower about 50 miles...

 2019-09-15 14:29 

Wall Street Journal

Venezuela's Hugo Chvez Worked to Flood U.S. With Cocaine, U.S. Prosecutors Say...

Venezuelan President Hugo Chvez in the mid-2000s ordered his top lieutenants to work with Colombian Marxist guerrillas to flood the U.S. with cocaine in his government's efforts to combat the Bush administration....

 2019-09-15 14:27 

Washington Times

Ted Cruz: Congress 'absolutely' needs to do more on gun safety...

Republican Sen. Ted Cruz supported the push for stronger background check legislation after the recent string of deadly shootings over the summer, but warned that Democrats' plans would lead to an erosion of the Second Amendment. "We absolutely ne...

 2019-09-15 14:25 

Washington Times

Lincoln University to rebuild research center...

JEFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Board of Curators at Lincoln University has approved a contract to rebuild a university research center that was destroyed by fire four years ago. The board on Thursday approved a contract to build a 7,185-square foot buildin...

 2019-09-15 14:21 

Washington Times

Family of woman found dead in Missouri offers $10,000 reward...

BOONVILLE, Mo. (AP) - The family of a South Dakota woman who was found shot to death in Missouri last winter is offering a $10,000 reward for information in the case. Forty-year-old Melissa Peskey, of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, was found dead on Interstat...

 2019-09-15 14:12 

Washington Times

Communities celebrate resiliency after gas explosions...

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) - Merrimack Valley communities have celebrated their resiliency following last year's devastating natural gas explosions and fires. Residents of Lawrence, Andover and North Andover gathered for a community spirit event at Stadium ...

 2019-09-15 14:11 

Washington Times

Biocontainment unit topic of next Omaha Science Caf...

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The biocontainment unit that was used to treat several people with the Ebola virus in 2014 will be the focus of the next Omaha Science Cafe. The speaker will be Morgan Scrader. She is the clinincal coordinator for the biocontainment uni...

 2019-09-15 14:10 

Washington Times

Kellyanne Conway: Trump weighing Hassan Rouhani meeting after Saudi Arabia oil attacks...

President Trump is considering meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York next week following several attacks that hit a significant oil field in Saudi Arabia that the U.S. has claimed...

 2019-09-15 14:07 

Washington Times

Maine ocean institute launching new climate center...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A Maine science facility named for a body of water that is one of the fastest warming on Earth is launching a new center focused on climate. The Gulf of Maine Research Institute says its new climate center will be "a new interdi...

 2019-09-15 14:05 

USA Today

[ Sports ]

Gasol completes historic double, Spain wins World Cup...

Perfect year: Gasol gets second title of 2019 as Spain wins the World Cup, beating Argentina 95-75 for gold...

 2019-09-15 14:05 

Washington Times

State inspections of funeral homes fall short in Oregon...

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Oregon mortuaries and crematories are supposed to be inspected by state regulators at least every two years. State law requires it. But Oregon doesn't come close. Oregon has nearly 200 mortuaries, 66 crematoriums and more than 400 o...

 2019-09-15 14:05 

Wall Street Journal

Baseball's Oldest Team Is Also Its Most Old-School...

The Washington Nationals are showing that there's more to the sport than home runs and strikeouts. They steal bases. They bunt. They use the world "bullpen" only as a noun, not a verb....

 2019-09-15 14:04 

Washington Times

Salmon farmers defend transparency after Canada fish escape...

ST. ANDREWS, New Brunswick (AP) - A salmon farming group is defending its effort to be transparent with the public about the problem of escaped fish in the wake of an incident in which hundreds of fish got loose near the border of Maine and Canada. Cooke ...

 2019-09-15 14:03 

Washington Times

Lt. Gov. Duncan aims to make state East Coast tech capital...

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Georgia's lieutenant governor is aiming to make the state the "technology capital" of the East Coast. Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan outlined his plans at the University of North Georgia's recent Regional Education and Econo...

 2019-09-15 14:02 

Washington Post

Syrian president issues amnesty again, reduces sentences...

Syria's state news agency SANA says President Bashar Assad has granted amnesty for all crimes committed before Sept. 14...

 2019-09-15 14:00 

Washington Post

Here's how to turn your grilled cheese sandwich into an umami bomb...

These indulgent beauties pack a welcome punch of umami....

 2019-09-15 14:00 

NY Times

La depilacin brasilea y el nuevo espritu del capitalismo...

La denuncia de una persona trans contra un grupo de esteticistas lleg hasta las cortes canadienses y origin un intenso debate sobre la identidad individual y los derechos sociales....

 2019-09-15 14:00 

Wall Street Journal

Strong U.S. Dollar Prompts Speculation of Trump Intervention...

The Trump administration has considered whether to use currency intervention as a weapon in its trade war, which has raised a host of questions among investors and traders, including whether such an effort would work....

 2019-09-15 14:00 

Wall Street Journal

Women's World Cup Drew Nearly $100 Million in TV Ads...

Advertisers shelled out almost $100 million on U.S. TV commercials in and around the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup, exceeding expectations....

 2019-09-15 13:59 

Washington Times

Syrian president issues amnesty again, reduces sentences...

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) - Syria's state news agency SANA says President Bashar Assad has granted amnesty for all crimes committed before Sept. 14. According to the pardon issued Sunday, life-long terms would replace death sentences, and a 20-year-long se...

 2019-09-15 13:56 

Los Angeles Times

Finding inspiration in an anti-Nazi resistance group...

A group of idealists in Germany showed that even small efforts grounded in everyday virtues could make a difference....

 2019-09-15 13:56 

Washington Times

Work to begin in 2020 on Mobile channel project...

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Officials say work could begin late next year to deepen the channel in Mobile Bay, a move that will allow larger ships to dock at Alabama's state seaport. The State Port Authority announced recently that the Army Corps of Engineers...

 2019-09-15 13:56 

Washington Post

In Alabama, Biden heads to key civil rights movement site...

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is speaking Sunday at a Birmingham, Alabama, church where an act of white supremacist terrorism marked a key turn in the civil rights movement...

 2019-09-15 13:54 

Washington Times

Hotel in historic skyscraper now set to open in 2020...

MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) - Renovations converting a Mississippi city's tallest building into a hotel are now scheduled to be complete in November 2020. Architect John Campo tells The Meridian Star that demolition of non-historic parts of the 16-story Thre...

 2019-09-15 13:51 

Wall Street Journal

Pre-Emptive Stimulus Is Difficult to Judge...

When the Democrats run Washington again, will they consider autopilot boosters to be a baseline and look to turbocharge them or keep them on at all times?...

 2019-09-15 13:49 

Washington Times

Mississippi veterans can get free dental care this month...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - Most veterans do not get dental care through the Veterans Administration unless they're 100% disabled, have a service-related mouth injury or were a prisoner of war. This week, Aspen Dental's MouthMobile will change that for ...

 2019-09-15 13:47 

Washington Times

Annual 'hauntings' tours slated at New York's capitol...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Folklore, legends and things that go bump in the night will be explored in the annual "Capitol Hauntings" tours at New York's state capitol. The popular tours run from Sept. 25 through Nov. 1. They're free, but pre-regi...

 2019-09-15 13:47 

Washington Times

Congressional delegation celebrates grant to fix viaduct...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island's congressional delegation says a federal infrastructure grant will help replace and upgrade 11 bridges that comprise a busy stretch of Interstate 95. The delegation visited the Northbound Providence Viaduct Friday...

 2019-09-15 13:47 

Washington Times

Central Indiana county halts regional jail consideration...

ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) - Talks have ended between two central Indiana counties about possibly building a regional jail that they would share. The Madison County Council voted to halt discussions with Henry County and recommend that Madison County commissione...

 2019-09-15 13:46 

Washington Post

Teachers in Chicago inch closer to possible strike...

Teachers in the nation's third-largest school district are inching closer to a strike that could take place as early as next month...

 2019-09-15 13:46 

Washington Times

Mississippi offering $25,000 to help pay for field trips...

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) - The Mississippi Department of Archives and History is offering aid to offset the cost of field trips to the state's twin history museums in Jackson. The department says it has $25,000 to help students who attend most public schoo...

 2019-09-15 13:45 

Washington Post

Mike Pompeo Just Ended Any Hopes for Iranian Oil...

The chances of the U.S. easing sanctions fell to zero after the secretary of state blamed Tehran for the attack on Saudi Arabia's Abqaiq facility....

 2019-09-15 13:44 

NY Times

How One Photographer Captured Burning Issues Across the Israeli-Palestinian Divide...

He had arrived as an American-Israeli in a Palestinian village, but identities quickly faded as mutual trust and respect transcended politics....

 2019-09-15 13:41 

Wall Street Journal

In Defense of Margaret Sanger on Eugenics...

A full reading of Sanger's letter about the project reveals her outlining the important role black doctors and nurses serve to calm concerns about eugenics, not to promote it....

 2019-09-15 13:30 

Washington Times

State: Proposed deal with company would reduce air pollution...

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - State and federal authorities say an Alabama chemical plant has been emitting sulfur dioxide and sulfuric acid mist into the atmosphere. A complaint filed in federal court accuses Nouryon Functional Chemicals of polluting the air from ...

 2019-09-15 13:29 

Washington Times

Man lying in I-91 struck by passing vehicle, pronounced dead...

WEATHERSFIELD, Vt. (AP) - Police in Vermont are investigating a fatal crash on Interstate 91 in which a man lying in the roadway was struck by a vehicle that drove away from the scene. The crash in Weathersfield killed 22-year-old Keanan Thompson of Stock...

 2019-09-15 13:28 

Washington Times

No fair in 2019 for Alabama's Morgan County...

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) - After nearly 70 years, the Morgan County Fair won't occur this year in Alabama. WAFF-TV reports the Morgan County Fairgrounds in Decatur has been on the market for more than 20 years. Fair director Jon Wiley says the land was boug...

 2019-09-15 13:27 

Washington Post

Why China's Starting to Shake Up Its Interest Rates...

The People's Bank of China is liberalizing its interest-rate system in another milestone in the landmark reforms started four decades ago to boost the role of markets in the economy. The overhaul might also help lower the cost of borrowing for compani...

 2019-09-15 13:25 

Washington Times

Old Boaz outlet being converted to rec center...

BOAZ, Ala. (AP) - The north Alabama city of Boaz used to be a regional destination for outlet shoppers before many of its retail stores closed. Now the town is converting one of those old outlet centers into a recreation center. Officials gathered on Thur...

 2019-09-15 13:22 

Washington Times

Couple's Savanna castle to reopen for public tours...

SAVANNA, Ill. (AP) - An Illinois couple's home that they turned into a castle will reopen for tours next month. People can tour Alan and Adrianne St. George's Havencrest Castle in Savanna from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. during weekends in October. The 63-r...

 2019-09-15 13:22 

Washington Times

Meigs, Georgia closes police department...

MEIGS, Ga. — A southwest Georgia city is closing its police department. WALB-TV reports the Meigs City Council voted 3-2 to stop providing police services as of Sept. 24. Officials in the city of 2,000 people had been considering closing the police ...

 2019-09-15 13:21 

Washington Times

University wedding planning class chooses lucky couple...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - University of South Carolina students taking a wedding planning class have chosen the couple that will receive a free wedding. The school's College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management picks out a couple each year. The 201...

 2019-09-15 13:20 

Washington Times

Chicago installs lakefront barriers to shield against damage...

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago officials say crews will install hundreds of yards of barriers along Lake Michigan to guard against flood damage from storms in the fall and winter. Mayor Lori Lightfoot says high lake levels have been an ongoing issue historically ...

 2019-09-15 13:20 

Washington Times

Ex-SC Chief Justice Toal takes over nuclear debacle cases...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A former South Carolina chief justice will oversee all court cases around the pair of nuclear reactors abandoned during construction in South Carolina. An order from the state Supreme Court says former Chief Justice Jean Toal will ta...

 2019-09-15 13:16 

Washington Times

After acrimony, southwest Georgia town to end police force...

MEIGS, Ga. (AP) - A southwest Georgia city is closing its police department. WALB-TV reports the Meigs City Council voted 3-2 to stop providing police services as of Sept. 24. Officials in the city of 2,000 people had been considering closing the police d...

 2019-09-15 13:14 

Washington Times

South Boston's Vietnam War memorial to be rededicated...

BOSTON (AP) - The South Boston Vietnam Memorial, one of the nation's first formal memorials to Vietnam veterans, is being rededicated on its 38th anniversary. A memorial Mass is scheduled for St. Brigid Church on Sunday morning, followed by a rededica...

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