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Louisiana editorial roundup

5 seconds ago   |   Miami Herald

Recent editorials from Louisiana newspapers: Oct. 16 The Courier of Houma on state officials' effort to improve flood response: The state is undertaking an ambitious effort to...
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In Their Own Words: Mary Lou Marzian - Kentucky State House District 34

In Their Own Words: Mary Lou Marzian - Kentucky State House District 34

4 minutes ago   |   WLKY   |   2 articles

Mary Lou Marzian is a Democrat running for Kentucky State House for District 34 in 2018.
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Finance Minister Bill Morneau responds to competitiveness worries, tariff spat with U.S

8 minutes ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - Finance Minister Bill Morneau faces new pressure to address Canada's business competitiveness worries ahead of his fall economic update after a Senate report released...
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JFK's honeymoon mansion in Beverly Hills hits market for $135M

9 minutes ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Beverly House, the one-time home of publishing magnate William Randolph Hearst, is now listed for a cool $135 million in Beverly Hills, Calif.
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Baby's ashes snatched from family home

10 minutes ago   |   ABC

A Florida family is reliving the pain of losing a 2-month-old, who died in 2016 from SIDS.
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Lake Conroe begins controlled releases after water level rises

10 minutes ago   |   ABC

The Lake Conroe dam began controlled releases to slowly pass a portion of the inflows coming into the lake.
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Georgia State vs. Arkansas State odds, line: Picks, predictions from model that called upset of West Virginia

10 minutes ago   |   CBS Sports   |   3 articles

Our advanced computer model simulated Thursday's Arkansas State vs. Georgia State matchup 10,000 times.
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Rape victim data gathering by police is unlawful - London victims' commissioner

13 minutes ago   |   RT

The gathering of intrusive data from possible rape victims, by police, is unlawful and could prevent them from reporting the crime, London's victims' commissioner has stated. A...
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Dianne Feinstein, Kevin de Leon to have 1st and only debate ahead of midterm election

18 minutes ago   |   ABC

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein and state Sen. Kevin de Leon will take part in their first and only debate Wednesday afternoon, just three weeks ahead of Election Day.
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State looks to upgrade Thruway rest stops

18 minutes ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - New York is seeking proposals to upgrade its 27 services areas along the 570-mile state Thruway system. A request for proposals to upgrade the stops was issued on...
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Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around over smoke in cabin

Plane carrying Melania Trump forced to turn around over smoke in cabin

Melania Trump's Philadelphia-bound plane was forced to return to Joint Base Andrews on Wednesday morning after a “mechanical issue” caused smoke to waft though the cabin... Read more ...

Puppeteer Who Played Big Bird On ‘Sesame Street' Retiring After Nearly 50 Years

Puppeteer Who Played Big Bird On ‘Sesame Street' Retiring After Nearly 50 Years

WOODSTOCK, Conn. - The puppeteer who has played Big Bird on “Sesame Street” is retiring after nearly 50 years on the show. Caroll Spinney tells the New York Times that Thursday... Read more ...

12-year-old boy electrocuted while climbing fence to retrieve ball at...

12-year-old boy electrocuted while climbing fence to retrieve ball at football practice

"This young man was where he needed to be. He was doing what he loved, he was doing what was tied to his passion, which was playing football." Read more ...

'You should die in a locked closet,' judge tells man found guilty of killing...

'You should die in a locked closet,' judge tells man found guilty of killing 4-year-old girl

The man was convicted of capital murder in the beating death of his girlfriend's 4-year-old daughter. Read more ...

Canada is now the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

Canada is now the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace

Canadian leaders say the goal is to better reflect society's changing opinion about marijuana and bring black market operators into a regulated system. Read more ...

Bills name veteran QB Anderson to start in place of Allen

Bills name veteran QB Anderson to start in place of Allen

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - The Buffalo Bills are turning to newly signed veteran quarterback Derek Anderson to fill in for injured rookie starter Josh Allen. Read more ...

Brewers, Dodgers tied after 9 innings in NLCS Game 4

Brewers, Dodgers tied after 9 innings in NLCS Game 4

LOS ANGELES - The Milwaukee Brewers and Los Angeles Dodgers are tied 1-1 after nine innings in Game 4 of the NL Championship Series. Read more ...

Shad Khan drops bid to buy Wembley Stadium amid opposition

Shad Khan drops bid to buy Wembley Stadium amid opposition

LONDON - The English Football Association has dropped its plans to sell Wembley Stadium after American sports magnate Shad Khan withdrew his offer amid opposition. Read more ...

20 lottery winners who lost every penny

20 lottery winners who lost every penny

The Mega Millions jackpot has reached a record high $868 million after nobody won on Tuesday. While it may be tempting, buying a lottery ticket is almost certainly not worth... Read more ...

Senior Treasury Department employee charged with leaking to media about...

Senior Treasury Department employee charged with leaking to media about suspicious financial activity reports on Manafort and Gates

Prosecutors on Wednesday charged a senior Treasury Department employee with leaking suspicious financial activity reports to the news media. Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards... Read more ...