CHILDREN'S BOOK HEADING TO INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION

Houston Kidd, a self-proclaimed "astronomy nerd," will soon have a brush with outer space. On April 26, the Space X Falcon 9 rocket...

ARIZONA SNOWBOWL SKI RESORT PLANNING TO STAY OPEN INTO MAY

The ski season isn't over yet, at least not for the Arizona Snowbowl north of Flagstaff. Resort officials say they're planning to remain...

 
 
 

ASIAN MARKETS MIXED IN POST-EASTER TRADING

Asian stock markets were mixed Monday following the Easter holiday weekend as investors looked ahead to U.S. and Japanese economic...

A LOOK AT SITES HIT BY EASTER SUNDAY BOMBINGS IN SRI LANKA

The Easter Sunday bombings were Sri Lanka's deadliest violence since the country's civil war ended a decade ago. The nine blasts hit...

 
 
 

AP SOURCES: US TO SANCTION NATIONS FOR IMPORTING IRANIAN OIL

The Trump administration is poised to tell five nations, including allies Japan, South Korea and Turkey, that they will no longer be...

13 AIRLINE PASSENGERS TAKEN TO HOSPITAL AFTER LANDING

An official says 16 passengers reported feeling ill on an American Airlines flight from Miami to Boston. Boston Emergency Medical Services'...

 
 
 

CALIFORNIA SCHOOL WINS INTERNATIONAL ROBOTICS TOURNAMENT

A central California high school has been crowned world champions at an international robotics competition in Texas. The Fresno Bee...

EDITOR, EX-PUBLISHER OF THE REPUBLICAN-AMERICAN DIES AT 87

The longtime editor and former publisher of Waterbury's Republican-American newspaper has died, the newspaper's managing editor Anne...

 
 
 

OLD RAILROAD IN MONTANA WILL BE CONVERTED INTO PATHWAY

A nine-mile stretch of abandoned railroad in southwest Montana will be resurrected to once again carry Yellowstone National Park-area...

STOLEN PICKUP TRUCK STRIKES, KILLS UBER PASSENGER IN OREGON

Portland police say a man driving a stolen pickup truck 100 mph crashed into an SUV, killing an Uber passenger. Police believe the...

 
 
 

CAR SHOW FOR VETERANS IN PASCAGOULA

A Mississippi-based car club has held its second show to raise money for veterans. The "Those Who Serve Car Club" held its second car...

SRI LANKA BLOCKS SOCIAL MEDIA AFTER DEADLY ATTACKS

A group that monitors internet censorship says Sri Lankan authorities have blocked most social media services in the country following...

 
 
 

CUBA TELLS OFFICIALS TO REDUCE ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION

An official newspaper in Cuba reports that officials are restricting electricity use at a time the economy is being squeezed by a series...

STATE BUDGET PROPOSAL SEEKS LICENSING FOR TATTOO ARTISTS

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine's proposed two-year budget seeks to require tattoo artists and body pierces to register with the state and pay...

 
 
 

AGENCIES WORK TO MINIMIZE BLASTING IMPACT ON GOLDEN EAGLES

Colorado agencies overseeing a road construction project west of Boulder that includes blasting are taking care to not disturb golden...

AVERAGE US PRICE OF GAS SPIKES 13 CENTS PER GALLON, TO $2.91

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline surged 13 cents a gallon over the past two weeks, to $2.91. Industry analyst Trilby...

 
 
 

LEGISLATIVE WATCHDOG TO INVESTIGATE INDIGENT LEGAL SERVICES

Maine's legislative watchdog is set to review a potential lack of financial oversight over the state's system of providing legal services...

STATE SELLS $5.1 MILLION IN BONDS TO UPDATE DAMS

Oklahoma has sold about $5.1 million in bonds which will be combined with previously designated federal and state funds to strengthen...

 
 
 

‘THE CURSE OF LA LLORONA' REIGNS OVER WEEKEND BOX OFFICE

"The Curse of La Llorona" had only good fortune at the box office. The Warner Bros. horror film based on a Mexican legend about a woman...

MONTANA, NEW JERSEY ASK JUDGE TO RULE ON DARK-MONEY LAWSUIT

Attorneys for Montana and New Jersey are asking a federal judge to rule on their dark-money lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service...

 
 
 



San Francisco hairdresser commuting from Arizona to save money

San Francisco hairdresser commuting from Arizona to save money

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Giuliani: Nothing wrong with Trump camp taking Russian help

Giuliani: Nothing wrong with Trump camp taking Russian help

Giuliani called the Trump campaign's effort to get political help from representatives of the Russian government possibly ill-advised but not illegal. Read more ...

Matthew Stafford's wife back home after 12-hour brain surgery

Matthew Stafford's wife back home after 12-hour brain surgery

Kelly Stafford had been told to expect about six hours of surgery, but the surgeon discovered a complication during the operation. Read more ...

RBC Heritage: C.T. Pan grabs first career PGA victory

RBC Heritage: C.T. Pan grabs first career PGA victory

The 27-year-old Taiwanese player shot a 4-under 67 in the final round to hold off Matt Kuchar by one stroke. Read more ...

'Game of Thrones' fans are losing it over Arya's steamiest scene yet, and...

'Game of Thrones' fans are losing it over Arya's steamiest scene yet, and some are seriously disappointed

Warning: Spoilers ahead for "Game of Thrones" season eight, episode two, "A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms." On Sunday's episode, after a flirtatious moment on the season... Read more ...

Death toll rises to 290 in wake of Sri Lankan Easter bombings

Death toll rises to 290 in wake of Sri Lankan Easter bombings

The death toll rose to 290 people in the wake of the Sri Lankan Easter Sunday bombings as 13 people were arrested in connection with the attacks. Police officials said early... Read more ...

Leonard scores 34, Raptors top Magic 107-85 for 3-1 lead

Leonard scores 34, Raptors top Magic 107-85 for 3-1 lead

ORLANDO, Fla. - Kawhi Leonard scored 34 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Orlando Magic 107-85 on Sunday night to take a 3-1 lead in their Eastern Conference first-round... Read more ...

At least 140 dead in Sri Lanka bomb attacks targeting churches on Easter Sunday

At least 140 dead in Sri Lanka bomb attacks targeting churches on Easter Sunday

The blasts, reported to have occurred at churches in Kochchikade, Negombo and Batticaloa, targeted worshippers as they attended Easter services. Read more ...

Bruins defeat Maple Leafs to force Game 7 in Boston

Bruins defeat Maple Leafs to force Game 7 in Boston

Brad Marchand finished with two goals and an assist. Read more ...

Pope denounces 'cruel violence' of Sri Lanka Easter attack

Pope denounces 'cruel violence' of Sri Lanka Easter attack

Pope Francis denounced the "cruel violence" of the Easter Sunday slaughter of Christians and foreigners in Sri Lanka as he celebrated the most joyful moment on the Christian... Read more ...