NDSU's Olin, Ukkelberg finish big at USA track and field championships

The meet not only serves as the national championship, but it also is the qualifying meet for those athletes looking to make the US team that will compete at the 2017 World Championships in London, England, later this year. The lone woman competing T... More..

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Final Advisory Issued On Cindy! More Rain in the Forecast
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Final Advisory Issued On Cindy! More Rain in the Forecast

The agency is predicting maximum sustained wind speeds of close to 40 mph and says "tropical-storm-force winds" will extend around the center of the storm by as many as 70 miles to the southeast and southwest...More..

No-one has right to 'blockade' my country, says Qatar foreign minister
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

No-one has right to 'blockade' my country, says Qatar foreign minister

Their approval came as Washington joined intensifying global efforts to heal the rift between the key Western Gulf allies , which has escalated into the region's worst diplomatic crisis in years. "You have t...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

McConnell faces hunt for GOP votes for Senate health bill

The Senate plan proposes cuts to federal subsidies that help Californians who get insurance through Covered California pay their premiums and their out-of-pocket health expenses. The bill would make...More..

Supreme Court limits government's power to revoke citizenship
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Supreme Court limits government's power to revoke citizenship

On Thursday, The Supreme Court handed a setback to the Trump administration by making it harder for the government to strip immigrants of United States citizenship. U.S. Code §14259 (a) states that a naturali...More..

GOP opposition puts Senate health care bill in jeopardy
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

GOP opposition puts Senate health care bill in jeopardy

Toomey, who sat on the working group that planned the bill, said he would "thoroughly examine" it on Thursday. He said on Wednesday he wanted a health plan "with heart". It is, plain and simple, a plan to cut t...More..

How Many Millions Does Trump Owe Lenders?
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

How Many Millions Does Trump Owe Lenders?

Disclosure document nowhere almost as detailed as the tax records that U.S. president has refused to publish so far. Richard Painter, who served as an ethics lawyer under President George W. The president...More..

Iran Warns of Further Missile Strikes but Should Anyone Really Be Scared?
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Iran Warns of Further Missile Strikes but Should Anyone Really Be Scared?

Meanwhile, a Daesh command and operation center in the eastern Syrian city of al-Muhassan was also targeted, which the IRGC described as "one of the key and crucial Daesh centers in the region". Brigadier Gener...More..

Trump Administration Revokes Program for Immigrant Parents
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Trump Administration Revokes Program for Immigrant Parents

However, 26 states including Republican- governed Texas challenged the plan at a Texas court. Breathing a sigh of relief, " dreamers " will continue to benefit from the Obama-era "DACA" program , granting un...More..

Former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson Testifies Before House Intel Committee
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson Testifies Before House Intel Committee

A US official told Time that Russia's penetration of voting systems allowed hackers to access voter information and alter voter rolls. During Senate testimony , Lankford displayed a large screenshot of a p...More..

Tri-State Braces for Possible Impacts From Tropical Depression Cindy
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Tri-State Braces for Possible Impacts From Tropical Depression Cindy

Even as Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall in the Gulf Coast, flooding parts of Texas and Louisiana Thursday , long-range weather forecasters are predicting a less-than-active hurricane season for 2017...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Obama Rips Senate Obamacare Replacement as 'Not a Health Care Bill'

Under Senate Republicans' plan, the government would no longer penalize Americans for failing to have health insurance. Without the federal money for Medicaid expansion , OH leaders would have to decide wh...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Tropical depression brings flooding to US Gulf Coast states

National Hurricane Center said. As per AccuWeather's report, the storm is now heading toward the north-northwest and according to their hurricane expert, Dan Kottlowski, the storm's center will likely make...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Congressional baseball gunman acted alone, no ties to terrorism

Hodgkinson was shot by Capitol Police on the scene after allegedly opening fire and wounded Rep. Steve Scalise , R-La., and three others. Scalise, No. The FBI said Hodgkinson frequently criticized Republi...More..

The New Apprentice: President Trump's EO Says
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

The New Apprentice: President Trump's EO Says "You're Hired"

The day after Senators introduced bipartisan legislation to promote apprenticeships, President Trump signed an executive order to achieve the same end. The administration is seeking to broaden the use of su...More..

Trump's Paris decision is a boon for Plains states
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Trump's Paris decision is a boon for Plains states

President Donald Trump's recent announcement that the USA will withdraw from the Paris Agreement-adopted by almost 200 countries in 2015 and aimed at limiting global climate change-has created a sharp spl...More..

Special election losses leave Democrats divided, searching
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Special election losses leave Democrats divided, searching

Representative Tim Ryan , a Democratic congressman from OH who has been an outspoken critic of his party's messaging and platform, perfectly summed up Americans' feelings towards Democrats. On Thursday, the Na...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Virginians holding vigil for slain Muslim teen

Police said they are continuing to investigate, but so far they have found no evidence pointing to a hate crime by Darwin Martinez Torres , a 22-year-old from El Salvador suspected of being in the US illegal...More..

Baseball shooter had list of 6 names
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Baseball shooter had list of 6 names

The attack on a group of Republican lawmakers at an Alexandria, Va ., baseball field was not linked to terrorism, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said in a briefing on Wednesday. Scalise is from Louisian...More..

Conservationists Condemn Premature Stripping of Protections for Yellowstone's Grizzlies
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Conservationists Condemn Premature Stripping of Protections for Yellowstone's Grizzlies

As an avid backpacker, hiker and fisherman, I know firsthand the importance of conservation to Montana. "This is an incredible win for Montana and for the Grizzly Bear ", stated Gianforte. "This achievement ...More..

SC city puts barricades on parts of ocean street
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

SC city puts barricades on parts of ocean street

The city is working to fix its sense of safety and reputation after multiple shootings. Local media reported Myrtle Beach began putting barricades along Ocean Boulevard on Thursday to reduce the number of cas...More..

What's next on health care draft in Congress
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

What's next on health care draft in Congress

The bill would make significant changes to the Affordable Care Act , which Obama signed into law over seven years ago. The House bill would have cut $830 billion from Medicaid over the next decade, accor...More..

Handel first female GOP rep elected to Congress in Georgia
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Handel first female GOP rep elected to Congress in Georgia

Handel's tough race, combined with closer-than-usual GOP House victories in Kansas , Montana and SC, suggests Trump will dominate the coming election cycle, forcing Republicans to make peace with him, for ...More..

Obamacare replacement bill runs into Republican trouble
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Obamacare replacement bill runs into Republican trouble

It faces uniform Democratic opposition . "I've been talking about a plan with heart", Trump told supporters Wednesday at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids. HOUSE: The bill would allow the Medicai...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Democrats Realize 2010 'Fire Nancy Pelosi' Campaign Has Been Working

It's time for Nancy Pelosi to go, and the entire leadership team". House Speaker Paul Ryan congratulated her on a "hard-earned and well-deserved victory", saying in a statement released Tuesday, "Democr...More..

Senate Health Care Bill Would Cut Medicaid, Alexander Says It Wouldn't
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Senate Health Care Bill Would Cut Medicaid, Alexander Says It Wouldn't

Senate Democrats held hearings on different versions of their bill in the summer of 2009, but it wasn't until after Thanksgiving break that a bill hit the Senate floor. Although it was strongly endorsed by t...More..

Forecast: Afternoon Showers May Darken The First Day Of Summer
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Forecast: Afternoon Showers May Darken The First Day Of Summer

Winds will be blowing out of the south at 10-15 miles per hour and gust up to 25 miles per hour. After some morning showers and rumbles Saturday , conditions are much drier through the rest of the weekend. A...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Rep. Scalise improves from 'critical' to 'serious' condition

During the assault, Scalise was shot by a 7.62 mm rifle bullet in his hip area and received serious injuries, including massive blood loss. MedStar Washington Hospital Center Director of Trauma Dr. On that da...More..

Police carry demonstrators away from protest
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Police carry demonstrators away from protest

They were fighting back against the #Health Care Bill that is being pushed by the GOP . With millions of Americans at risk of losing their access to basic healthcare and support services through the proposed...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Angry Dems turn against leaders after House election losses

Handel emerged the victor on Tuesday night with 52 percent of the vote, compared to Ossoff's 48 percent, putting an end to what ended up being the most expensive U.S. And after she predicted incorrectly tha...More..

Senate Releases Health Care Bill
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Senate Releases Health Care Bill

The effects would be significant. The recorded conversations Merritt and Daleiden had took place as they posed as representatives of a tissue procurement company BioMax seeking to possibly partner with Planne...More..

Boeing wins hot Paris order race
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Boeing wins hot Paris order race

The Airbus sales were worth about $39 billion at list prices, with an Avitas-estimated real value after standard discounts of $17 billion. Boeing and Mauritania Airlines today announced an order for one 7...More..

by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Senators slam GOP health care overhaul effort

The senators stood next to a sign that quoted President Donald Trump's reported description of the House American Health Care Act as " mean ". Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has been press...More..

US asks China to do more to rein in North Korea
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

US asks China to do more to rein in North Korea

He will be buried at a nonsectarian cemetery. Blue and white ribbons, the colors of the high school, were still tied to trees in the city of about 8,000 to show of support for Warmbier's family after Otto's r...More..

Census: US growing older and more racially diverse
by | Friday, June 23, 2017

Census: US growing older and more racially diverse

Census Bureau population estimates. The aging white population has been pointed to as a major reason for the increase in other races. Over a course of 16 years, the country's estimated median age rose by nea...More..