Emotional start to Masters with Nicklaus, Player

There are 19 players at Augusta National for the first time , and not since 1979 has a Masters rookie (Fuzzy Zoeller) left with a green jacket. Impossible to overlook is Spieth, who has never finished worse than runner-up in his three Masters appear... More..

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2nd line of storms rolling through Carolinas

All told at least nine possible tornados had been reported across Alabama, Georgia and SC as the day wore on with more reports likely as the storms continued into the evening. Patrons were evacuated because o...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

O'Reilly advertisers keep defecting

An investigation by the newspaper revealed that five women had been given sums of money totaling $13 million by either Fox News or O'Reilly in exchange for not pursuing litigation over alleged sexual harass...More..

Senate Prepares for a Showdown Over Neil Gorsuch
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Senate Prepares for a Showdown Over Neil Gorsuch

The US Senate will vote to decide on the Supreme Court post on Thursday, when Democrats will attempt to block the confirmation Gorsuch needs to take office. Without a filibuster, a future Democratic preside...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

White House talks progress on long-shot health bill revival

He said talks were in "the conceptual stage" and declined to predict a vote before Congress leaves town shortly for a two-week recess - when lawmakers could face antagonistic grilling from voters at town hall ...More..

The road to single-payer health care
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

The road to single-payer health care

Lower the eligible age for Medicare to 55, relieving companies of covering older workers who have the highest health care bills. "And so we've got figure out how to do that", said Rep. But I bet all of th...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Westbrook misses triple-double for record, Thunder beat Grizzlies

And obviously, if Westbrook can notch one more triple-double, he can break Robertson's all-time single season record. In fact, on per-100-possessions basis, Westbrook is putting up much bigger numbers than Ro...More..

Senator Rubio: Hackers targeted former presidential campaign staffers
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Senator Rubio: Hackers targeted former presidential campaign staffers

The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee says he intends to review the documents the White House is providing about incidental surveillance of members of Trump's campaign team, but he is questioning...More..

Springfield Initiative Launched to Combat Gender Wage Gap
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Springfield Initiative Launched to Combat Gender Wage Gap

Unfortunately, a 2016 study by the Economic Policy Institute reports that the racial wage gap, for both men and women, is actually widening in the United States. Black women make 66 cents on the dollar, whi...More..

Mobile home flips in SC, killing 1
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Mobile home flips in SC, killing 1

Download the Storm Shield Weather Radio App for your iPhone or Android device and get severe weather alerts wherever you are. The service says 21 locations in Georgia may have had tornadoes on Monday . T...More..

France hosts NYC events marking centennial of US in WWI
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

France hosts NYC events marking centennial of US in WWI

The entrance of the United States finally made the Great War a global war. The telegram was published, and public opinion flipped in favor of entering the war. Finally, as Russian Federation imploded in chaos...More..

Melania Trump visits school with Jordan's queen and DeVos
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Melania Trump visits school with Jordan's queen and DeVos

Back in January, first daughter Ivanka Trump also met with Queen Rania, to discuss issues related to women around the world. She continues to live at the family's Trump Tower penthouse in midtown Manhattan wi...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Spieth back and ready for another shot at Masters, 12th hole

Jason Day (9-to-1)=As long as he's healthy, which he appears to be, Day projects among the favorites at any event he plays. He will play in the final group Thursday, beginning at 2:03 p.m. The four-time majors...More..

Relay for Life brings together cancer survivors this month
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Relay for Life brings together cancer survivors this month

Saturday in the Mitchell Center of Denison University. In past years, Relay For Life was held for 24 hours and committing that much time was hard, Mudge said. "Relay for Life is one of those ways to advocate ...More..

DOJ backpedals on Baltimore police reform
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

DOJ backpedals on Baltimore police reform

Sessions has always been a critic of the consent decree process, calling them "dangerous" in a 2008 report . His was one of a series of high-profile deaths in US cities from Ferguson, Missouri, to North Char...More..

Donald Trump attacks Planned Parenthood ahead of crucial Obamacare repeal vote
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Donald Trump attacks Planned Parenthood ahead of crucial Obamacare repeal vote

The delay was announced after Trump, who ran for president as a master deal-maker, failed to close the deal with a group of fellow Republicans. The GOP House caucus will meet at 7 p.m. "The irony is that th...More..

Chicago says it'll push on with police reforms
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Chicago says it'll push on with police reforms

At a hearing back in February, the DOJ lawyers appeared to be in full support of the consent decree and committed to moving it forward, but the requested extension could be a roadblock to that progress. Attorne...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Sandwich's Salem Lutheran Church announces Holy Week schedule

An egg hunt for children up to sixth grade will begin at 10:45 a.m. Mandy Thursday, April 13, 5:30 p.m. simple potluck, followed by 7 p.m. Said Eucharist and an 10:30 a.m. An evening of music and worship: S...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Jeff Sessions calls on sanctuary cities to "enforce our immigration laws"

Murray and Holmes argued the opposite. It also showed that 206 out of 3,083 detention requests were declined by local law enforcement across the country. "They make our nation less safe by putting risky crimina...More..

Trump Defending O'Reilly is 'Completely Inappropriate — CNN's Dana Bash
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Trump Defending O'Reilly is 'Completely Inappropriate — CNN's Dana Bash

So far, 23 companies have withdrawn their sponsorship of the show. On Wednesday President Donald Trump praised Fox News host Bill O'Reilly as "a good person" despite mounting sexual harassment allegations. 6,...More..

Video of attempted bank robbery released by police
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Video of attempted bank robbery released by police

He was wearing a burgundy baseball hat and burgundy sweater, as well as sunglasses. "One of the tellers took off running behind the counter", Cmdr. When the suspect received the money from the teller, she f...More..

European Union ministers point to Assad and Russian Federation for Syria gas attack
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

European Union ministers point to Assad and Russian Federation for Syria gas attack

Trump said he's seen footage of children killed or injured during the attack and it changed his views on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The chemical strike came just days after the Trump Administration e...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

US Trade Deficit Falls Sharply as Exports Jump

Just as some analysts attributed January's deficit, the widest in nearly two years, to a rush of shipments ahead of the Chinese New Year holiday, the February figure represented a reversal of that effect. A sec...More..

Tornados and apparent twisters, rain, hail around Southeast
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Tornados and apparent twisters, rain, hail around Southeast

Watches are issued to tell the public to be on the lookout for possible warnings because general weather conditions could develop into damaging storms. The forecast says scattered thunderstorms were expected to...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Dustin Johnson questionable for Master after falling down stairs

Winkle says Johnson hopes to play Thursday. The fall, on steps leading to the basement, affected the left side of Johnson's lower back and jeopardized his ability to compete. "I owe everything to her", Day sa...More..

Heavy Rain, Flood Watch Thursday Into Friday
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Heavy Rain, Flood Watch Thursday Into Friday

Heavy rain is expected to begin tonight through tomorrow afternoon. Due to the rain we had Monday night/Tuesday and additional significant rains we are expecting for Thursday/Friday the NWS will continue ...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Trolls intimidate coffee shop over Equal Pay Day protest

In Massachusetts, the U.S. Census found full-time working women earn 83-cents for every dollar men earn, a gap of more than $10,000 per year. Since 1997, Equal Pay Day on April 4 is a day for everyone to take...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Two San Angelo Shoe Stores will be Closing

The only Nebraska Payless stores on the list of locations slated to close are one in Omaha and one in Bellevue. Payless said it expects to continue to operate its business, honoring employees' wages, health...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

US F-16 crashes near Joint Base Andrews

Air National Guard crashed Wednesday morning into a wooded area near Joint Base Andrews in Prince George's County, Maryland, authorities said. He sustained "non-life threatening injuries", Joint Base Andrews tw...More..

Seattle Mayor To Announce Legal Action Against Trump
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Seattle Mayor To Announce Legal Action Against Trump

Murray said that, on the contrary, the administration is stirring fear in immigrant communities, which leads to less safe cities. US Attorney General Jeff Sessions [official profile] said during Monday's Whit...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

State's top court weighs enforcement of ICE immigration detainers

ICE agents have detained suspects at courthouses in California, Arizona, Colorado, New York, Oregon, and Texas, and likely in other states as well. The case of Commonwealth v. Reports of domestic abuse among ...More..

Mississippi State's Successful Season Shouldn't Be Overshadowed by Last Night's Results
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Mississippi State's Successful Season Shouldn't Be Overshadowed by Last Night's Results

But as the final 10 minutes of the season ticked away, she never took the floor as sophomore Jazzmun Holmes mostly ran the point. Instead they saw speed and grit and confident shooting developed after years in ...More..

US will take action on Syrian chemical attacks if UN doesn't
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

US will take action on Syrian chemical attacks if UN doesn't

US intelligence officials, based on a preliminary assessment, think the deaths were most likely caused by sarin nerve gas dropped by Syrian aircraft. "We came here to condemn (the attack) and to ask the gover...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

House GOP May Try New Healthcare Vote Next Week

Hobson Jr., an attorney and healthcare analyst with the Polsinelli law firm in Washington, DC. However, everyone should know that with all that additional power, the next Democrat HHS Secretary could establis...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

What do Panera and Krispy Kreme have in common?

The transaction priced Panera at $315 per share in cash, a 30 percent premium to the 30-day average stock price prior to March 31, when news reports speculated about a possible takeover. Panera stock jumped in ...More..