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July 31, 2017 RSS feed / News

Trump’s six-month stall sparks a White House shake-up

WASHINGTON (AP) — Six months into his presidency, Donald Trump is saddled with a stalled agenda, a West Wing that resembles a viper’s nest, a pile of investigations and a Republican Party that’s starting to break away.  More...

AP Explains: What’s behind Venezuela’s constituent assembly?

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has provoked international criticism and enraged his political opponents by pushing for a special assembly to rewrite the troubled South American nation’s constitution.  More...

Hormel aims new line of shelf-stable food toward cancer patients

NEW YORK (AP) — Hormel sees potential new customers for its shelf-stable foods: cancer patients. More...

Tesla delivers first lower-cost Model 3 cars

FREMONT, Calif. (AP) — Tesla Inc. has finally made its long-promised affordable electric car. But it could take years to get it to all the people who want to buy it.  More...

Finnish icebreaker sets new record for earliest Northwest Passage transit

NUUK, Greenland (AP) — After 24 days at sea and a journey spanning more than 10,000 kilometers (6,214 miles), the Finnish icebreaker MSV Nordica has set a new record for the earliest transit of the fabled Northwest Passage.  More...

PA woman sentenced to 19 years in overdose death of best friend

SCRANTON, Pa. More...

Ex-NASA agent fears solid-gold lunar module replica will be melted down

CLEVELAND (AP) — A retired NASA federal agent who has helped find stolen and missing moon rocks says he thinks whoever stole a solid-gold replica of the Apollo 11 lunar module from an Ohio museum will likely melt it down for its gold value.&nbs More...

U.S. bombers fly over S.Korea after North’s 2nd ICBM test

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States flew two supersonic bombers over the Korean Peninsula on Sunday in a show of force against North Korea following the country’s latest intercontinental ballistic missile test. The U.S. More...

Pennsylvania grapples with new sentences for juvenile lifers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — On a long-ago summer night, 16-year-old Giovanni Reid accepted a neighbor’s invitation to an International House of Pancakes restaurant as thanks for watching the man’s infant son. More...

Aide says Trump wants more discipline in West Wing

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump wanted more discipline and structure in the West Wing, and expects to get that from the retired general taking over as the new chief of staff, a top White House official said Sunday.  More...

Penn Station repairs not addressing this commuters’ bane

NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a question that has weighed on the minds of countless commuters, usually as they sit in a stalled train in one of the tunnels heading into the nation’s busiest train station: Why does help seem to take so long t More...

Spots are popping up to try circus arts as exercise

PITTSBURGH (AP) — In May of this year, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus shut its doors after 146 years of operation. More...

Trump’s travel ban keeps kids from U.S. foster families

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tianna Rooney has already bought the poster board for the sign she’ll wave when the 16-year-old refugee boy her family is taking in arrives in the United States. More...

Retired trooper who forged dead judge’s signature gets over four years

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A retired state trooper who forged a dead judge’s signature to avoid paying part of his pension to his ex-wife will spend nearly four years in prison.  More...

Homicide investigation opened into shooting outside Pennsylvania home

WEST NEWTON, Pa. More...

Communities banking on mega youth sports complexes

ORLANDO, Fla. More...

Cellphone service could be spotty August 21 for rural solar eclipse-watchers

ST. LOUIS (AP) — If you plan to livestream next month’s solar eclipse from one of the prime viewing spots, here’s a thought: Keep your phone in your pocket, put on your paper shades and just enjoy the celestial wonder. More...

Why Twitter won’t ban President Trump

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter has made it clear that it won’t ban Donald Trump from its service, whether the president follows its rules against harassment or not.  More...

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