IOWA GOP ACCEPTS CAMPAIGN FUND OF DISGRACED EX-SENATE LEADER

The abrupt downfall of Senate Majority Leader Bill Dix became a cash windfall for the Republican Party of Iowa. The party accepted...

AVISTA TO SPEND $165 MILLION ON SMART METERS

Spokane-based Avista will spend $165 million over the next two years on new smart meters for its electric and gas customers. The meters...

 
 
 

IN SALAH'S NILE DELTA VILLAGE, THE EGYPTIAN IS A SUPER HERO

The cafe began to fill up more than two hours before kickoff. By the time the match began, some 200 men and boys - some as young as...

SENATE DEBATES $41.4B BUDGET; IMPROVED TAX REVENUES CITED

The Massachusetts Senate has started debate on a $41.4 billion budget that a top Democratic leader says takes a "cautiously optimistic...

 
 
 

OFFICIALS: INDIAN POLICE KILL 9 ANTI-POLLUTION PROTESTERS

Officials say nine protesters were killed when police opened fire on demonstrators demanding the closure of a south Indian copper plant....

EFFORTS TO MOVE TOPPLED DRILL RIG TO RESUME; WORKER MISSING

Crews are poised to resume attempts to move a toppled drilling rig at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport where one construction...

 
 
 

PRUITT: DEALING WITH WATER CONTAMINANT A 'NATIONAL PRIORITY'

Dealing with a slate of toxic chemicals contaminating some drinking water systems around the country is a national priority, Environmental...

BANK OF ENGLAND SPELLS OUT COST OF BREXIT TO HOUSEHOLDS

British households are around 900 pounds worse off than they would have been had the country not voted to leave the European Union,...

 
 
 

ASK BRIANNA: I'M 18. SHOULD I WORRY ABOUT MY CREDIT YET?

"Ask Brianna" is a column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I'm here to help you manage your money, find...

WISCONSIN HIGH COURT BACKS HO-CHUNK, PROTECTS BURIAL SITES

A concrete company can't dig up American Indian burial mounds located within its southern Wisconsin quarry, the state Supreme Court...

 
 
 

SAN FRANCISCO BART CRIME STATISTICS SHOW CRIME INCHING DOWN

The number of aggravated assaults on San Francisco BART trains and platforms has increased, while overall violent crimes went down...

EU GREENLIGHTS TRADE TALKS WITH AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND

The European Union has given the green light to trade talks with Australia and New Zealand and sees the move as a boost for global...

 
 
 

INSURER ANTHEM TO REMAIN HEADQUARTERED IN INDIANAPOLIS

Anthem says it will remain headquartered in Indianapolis, ending speculation about the health insurer's future in the city where it...

AMAZON GETS $4M TO PUT 1,000-JOB WAREHOUSE NEAR GRAND RAPIDS

Michigan is giving online retailer Amazon $4 million to ensure it opens another facility in the state. The Michigan Strategic Fund...

 
 
 

MANY CANCER PATIENTS JUGGLE CARE ALONG WITH FINANCIAL PAIN

Cancer patients often start two battles after diagnosis: They have to fight their disease and avoid financial ruin. Hospitals and patient...

3 NEW BIDDERS EMERGE IN AUCTION OF MAKER OF NECCO WAFERS

Three new bidders have stepped in with offers to buy the bankrupt manufacturer of Necco Wafers, Sweethearts and other iconic candies....

 
 
 

PUBLIX CENSORS A SMART WORD ON A CAKE - BECAUSE IT LOOKED DIRTY

Publix cake makers, or whoever came up with the list of naughty words that cannot appear on cakes, clearly didn't graduate from high...

AGENTS IN SOUTH TEXAS SEIZE $16M IN COUNTERFEIT-LABEL ITEMS

Federal agents in South Texas have seized nearly 79,000 bogus-label clothing, electronics and other items at a public storage facility...

 
 
 

JC PENNEY'S CEO ELLISON DEPARTS FOR LOWE'S, SHARES PLUNGE

J.C. Penney's CEO is leaving the company to become the top executive at Lowe's. The announced departure of Marvin Ellison on Tuesday...

DEMS WANT TO SCRAP TAX CUT FOR RICH TO FUND TEACHERS' RAISES

Congressional Democrats want to give a big salary bump to teachers and pay for it by canceling the tax cut for the nation's top 1 percent...

 
 
 



Two officers - one a groom on his wedding day - killed in 'violent' Maserati...

Two officers - one a groom on his wedding day - killed in 'violent' Maserati crash

"His life was just getting started." Two off-duty officers died in the crash of a rented 2018 Maserati after celebrating at a wedding reception, according to police. Read more ...

Ariana Grande sends love to fans, remembering UK concert attack

Ariana Grande sends love to fans, remembering UK concert attack

Ariana Grande has shared a message with her fans on the anniversary of the bombing at Manchester Arena, which killed 22 people. Read more ...

Incoming NRA chief blames school shootings on 'culture of violence' and Ritalin

Incoming NRA chief blames school shootings on 'culture of violence' and Ritalin

The National Rifle Association's incoming president has linked school shootings and other violence to using medications such as Ritalin. Read more ...

Trump the deal maker facing challenges ahead of North Korea summit

Trump the deal maker facing challenges ahead of North Korea summit

Weeks before his planned North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a deal maker's worst nightmare: over-promising and under-delivering. Read more ...

Police make arrest in death of Baltimore County police officer

Police make arrest in death of Baltimore County police officer

A 16-year-old has been arrested in connection with the death of a Baltimore County police officer who was killed Monday afternoon in the Perry Hall, police said. Three others... Read more ...

Residents alerted about power outage also warned to look out for zombies

Residents alerted about power outage also warned to look out for zombies

LAKE WORTH, Fla. - Residents of a Florida city who received alerts about a power outage were also warned to look out for zombies. That's right - zombies. The Palm Beach Post... Read more ...

School shooting unlikely to bring gun restrictions in Texas

School shooting unlikely to bring gun restrictions in Texas

Guns are so hard-wired into Texas culture that last week's shooting at Santa Fe High School is considered unlikely to result in any significant restrictions on access to weapons. Read more ...

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's royal wedding was far more modern than Kate...

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's royal wedding was far more modern than Kate Middleton and Prince William's - and these photos prove it

Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle prove that no two members of the royal family have to be alike. They both are the epitome of elegance and class, yet always bring an extra... Read more ...

A bizarre plaque of US soccer legend Brandi Chastain is being mocked on...

A bizarre plaque of US soccer legend Brandi Chastain is being mocked on social media

Brandi Chastain, who scored the winning penalty kick for the U.S. Women's National Team at the 1999 World Cup, was inducted into the San Francisco Bay Area Sports Hall of... Read more ...

‘Extreme zombie activity' alert issued in Florida

‘Extreme zombie activity' alert issued in Florida

Florida residents received a very worrying warning on Sunday when they were told in an official alert the area had “extreme zombie activity.” Read more ...