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AP Explains: What happens when the government shuts down

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 17:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — The world won't end if a dysfunctional Washington can't find a way to pass a funding bill before this weekend. 2018-01-18T10:58:00-05:00 2018-01-18T15:58:08-05:00
Categories: National News

Amazon narrows list to 20 for its second headquarters

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 15:00
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon narrowed its search for a second headquarters city Thursday to 20 locations, concentrated mostly in the East and the Midwest. Toronto made the list as well, as the company kept its international options open. 2018-01-18T08:05:00-05:00 2018-01-18T13:05:35-05:00
Categories: National News

Governors to Trump, Congress: Do more to solve opioid crisis

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 15:00
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — Less than three months after President Donald Trump declared the U.S. opioid crisis a public health emergency, the nation's governors are calling on his administration and Congress to provide more money and coordination for the fight against the drugs, which are killing more than 90 Americans a day. 2018-01-18T08:46:00-05:00 2018-01-18T13:46:53-05:00
Categories: National News

AP FACT CHECK: Trump says USA itself at risk of closing.

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 15:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — No, the United States is not at risk of shutting down this week, as President Donald Trump suggested Thursday. 2018-01-18T08:45:00-05:00 2018-01-18T13:45:05-05:00
Categories: National News

Governors to Trump, Congress: Do more to solve opioid crisis

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 13:00
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — Less than three months after President Donald Trump declared the U.S. opioid crisis a public health emergency, the nation's governors are calling on his administration and Congress to provide more money and coordination for the fight against the drugs, which are killing more than 90 Americans a day. 2018-01-18T07:45:00-05:00 2018-01-18T12:45:41-05:00
Categories: National News

Grandparents shocked by reports of 13 starved grandchildren

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:00
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The grandparents of 13 starved and tortured children say their son's family looked happy and healthy when they last visited California six years ago. 2018-01-18T02:07:00-05:00 2018-01-18T07:07:11-05:00
Categories: National News

Has #MeToo gone too far? Ansari story sparks debate

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:00
The #MeToo movement has been embraced by legions of women as a vital step toward countering widespread sexual abuse and misconduct. This week, more so than at any point in the movement's brief history, there's visceral discussion about its potential for causing harm. 2018-01-18T03:16:00-05:00 2018-01-18T08:16:22-05:00
Categories: National News

Federal responsibility in nuclear attack alerts is unclear

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:00
HONOLULU (AP) — A timeline shows Hawaii officials botched efforts to immediately correct a false missile alert over the weekend, taking more than 20 minutes to contact federal authorities for approval they didn't need and then taking another 15 minutes to cancel the alert that was sent to mobile devices statewide. 2018-01-18T02:22:00-05:00 2018-01-18T07:22:21-05:00
Categories: National News

Haitians face hurdles after protected status renewal delays

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 05:00
BOSTON (AP) — Thousands of Haitian immigrants living in the U.S. legally will face employment and travel hurdles because President Donald Trump's administration delayed the process of re-registering those with temporary protected status, Haitian community leaders and immigrant activists say. 2018-01-17T22:59:00-05:00 2018-01-18T03:59:38-05:00
Categories: National News

Grandparents shocked by reports of 13 starved grandchildren

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:00
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The grandparents of 13 starved and tortured children say their son's family looked happy and healthy when they last visited California six years ago. 2018-01-17T22:25:00-05:00 2018-01-18T03:25:12-05:00
Categories: National News

Haitians face hurdles after protected status renewal delays

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:00
BOSTON (AP) — Thousands of Haitian immigrants living in the U.S. legally will face employment and travel hurdles because President Donald Trump's administration delayed the process of re-registering those with temporary protected status, Haitian community leaders and immigrant activists say. 2018-01-17T19:13:00-05:00 2018-01-18T00:13:23-05:00
Categories: National News

Science Says: That Michigan meteor could have been meatier

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 01:00
WASHINGTON (AP) — The fireball that streaked through the Michigan sky put on quite a show but as far as potentially killer space rocks, it was merely a flash in the pan. 2018-01-17T13:00:00-05:00 2018-01-17T18:00:14-05:00
Categories: National News

Slow-moving winter storm leaves lingering effect in South

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 01:00
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Several Southern states will be dealing with the lingering effects of a slow-moving winter storm that dumped a half-foot (15 centimeters) of snow on North Carolina's largest cities, dusted the Deep South and killed at least 10 people. 2018-01-17T18:32:00-05:00 2018-01-17T23:32:32-05:00
Categories: National News

Aziz Ansari story sparks heated debate over #MeToo Movement

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 01:00
The #MeToo movement has been embraced by legions of women as a vital step toward countering widespread sexual abuse and misconduct. This week, more so than at any point in the movement's brief history, there's visceral discussion about its potential for causing harm. 2018-01-17T19:19:00-05:00 2018-01-18T00:19:42-05:00
Categories: National News

Democrat's upset in Wisconsin race sparks hope elsewhere

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 01:00
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A small-town medical examiner has given Democrats across the country another shot of hope heading into the fall election by upsetting a Republican legislator in a conservative Wisconsin state Senate district. 2018-01-17T17:58:00-05:00 2018-01-17T22:58:54-05:00
Categories: National News

Luggage limbo: Bags still missing after JFK airport woes

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 01:00
NEW YORK (AP) — Newlywed Ziad Dallal and his wife arrived home in New York, with wedding keepsakes in their bags, to find John F. Kennedy International Airport paralyzed by winter weather woes that canceled flights, froze equipment and separated thousands of passengers from their luggage. 2018-01-17T19:07:00-05:00 2018-01-18T00:07:32-05:00
Categories: National News

13 siblings held captive were likely coerced to remain quiet

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 23:00
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a 17-year-old girl jumped out a window from the house where her parents allegedly starved and tortured their 13 children, she broke a silence that had likely lasted years. 2018-01-17T17:21:00-05:00 2018-01-17T22:21:52-05:00
Categories: National News

Lawmakers ask if states or feds should alert about missiles

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 23:00
HONOLULU (AP) — Nearly 40 terrifying minutes passed between the time Hawaii officials fired off a bogus alert about an incoming missile over the weekend and the moment the notice was canceled. 2018-01-17T16:03:00-05:00 2018-01-17T21:03:43-05:00
Categories: National News

Lawmaker seeks home school oversight after 13 found captive

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 21:00
LOS ANGELES (AP) — City officials couldn't find any records that the fire marshal conducted required annual inspections at a California home that doubled as a private school where authorities say 13 malnourished siblings were kept captive in filthy conditions by their parents. 2018-01-17T14:23:00-05:00 2018-01-17T19:23:17-05:00
Categories: National News

13 siblings held captive were likely coerced to remain quiet

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 19:00
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When a 17-year-old girl jumped out a window from the house where her parents allegedly starved and tortured their 13 children, she broke a silence that had likely lasted for years. 2018-01-17T13:29:00-05:00 2018-01-17T18:29:46-05:00
Categories: National News

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