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February 9, 2018 RSS feed / News

Lawmakers push for budget vote to avert shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers pushed to enact a massive budget deal Thursday along with a stopgap temporary measure to prevent a government shutdown at midnight. More...

Toronto police: remains of 6 found in serial killer probe

TORONTO (AP) — Police in Toronto have recovered the remains of at least six people from planters on a property connected to alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur, officials said Thursday.  More...

Bacteria-infected mosquitoes might be good thing for Miami

SOUTH MIAMI, Fla. More...

Twitter makes money for first time ever, but problems remain

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter made money for the first time in its nearly 12-year history, a milestone that satisfied investors in the short term but might not resolve the company’s broader problems any time soon. More...

Kale to go: Amazon to roll out delivery at Whole Foods

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is bringing its speedy delivery to Whole Foods. The online retail giant plans to roll out two-hour delivery at the organic grocer this year to those who pay for Amazon’s $99-a-year Prime membership. More...

Prescription drugs among budget changes to Medicare

WASHINGTON (AP) — Drug companies would bear a bigger share of Medicare’s costs under the congressional budget deal, a shift that could help limit future increases in beneficiaries’ premiums for prescription coverage.  More...

Afghan official: Chinese, Uzbek IS militants killed in air raid

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Joint U.S. and Afghan air raids targeted the Islamic State group in Afghanistan’s northern Jowzjan province, while in northeastern Badakshan province U.S. More...

California officials, protesters fight offshore drill plans

SACRAMENTO, Calif. More...

Mount Airy owners win rights to build mini-casino in Lawrence County, along Ohio border

HARRISBURG, Pa. More...

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