Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Nation & World

Trump orders release of records on Russia probe

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday declassified a trove of documents related to the early days of the FBI’s Russia investigation, including portions of a secret surveillance warrant and former FBI Director James Comey’s text messages.On Mo...
Updated: 11 hours ago
Rare Kennedy photos go inside America's most famous family

Rare Kennedy photos go inside America's most famous family

BOSTON — The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum has made hundreds of Kennedy family photos viewable online, giving a nation still obsessed with Camelot a candid new glimpse into their everyday lives.The Boston museum says it has c...
Published: 09/17/18
One of China's biggest celebrities hasn't been seen for months

One of China's biggest celebrities hasn't been seen for months

Fan Bingbing is one of China's biggest celebrities, a ubiquitous actress, model and singer who earned more in 2016 than Hollywood A-listers such as Amy Adams and Charlize Theron, according to Forbes.But in July, the "X-Men" actress suddenly...
Published: 09/17/18
Swollen rivers near record levels as Florence looms

Swollen rivers near record levels as Florence looms

WILMINGTON, N.C. — With Wilmington cut off from the rest of North Carolina by still-rising floodwaters from Florence, officials plan to airlift food and water to a city of nearly 120,000 people as rescuers elsewhere pull inland residents from ...
Published: 09/17/18
Winds drop, but the flooding worsens

Winds drop, but the flooding worsens

WILMINGTON, N.C. — North Carolina confronted a spiraling statewide crisis Sunday as Tropical Depression Florence slowly ravaged the South, flooding cities, sending thousands into shelters and endangering communities from the coastline to the rugged m...
Published: 09/16/18

CDC urges early shots this flu season

The flu was everywhere last year. A Centers for Disease Control doctor said the past flu season was one of the deadliest.So the CDC is urging people to act now, just before the October start of the 2018-19 flu season, and get vaccinated. That advice ...
Published: 09/16/18
Attack claim gets a name

Attack claim gets a name

Earlier this summer, Christine Blasey Ford wrote a confidential letter to a senior Democratic lawmaker alleging that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her more than three decades ago, when they were high school students in subu...
Published: 09/16/18

Sheriff: Border Patrol agent suspected of killing 4 women

HOUSTON — A U.S. Border Patrol agent suspected of killing four women was arrested early Saturday after a fifth woman who had been abducted managed to escape from him and notify authorities, law enforcement officials said, describing the agent as a "s...
Published: 09/15/18
Answers remain elusive in Massachusetts explosions Everyone wants answers: Mass., feds hunt for gas blast cause

Answers remain elusive in Massachusetts explosions Everyone wants answers: Mass., feds hunt for gas blast cause

LAWRENCE, Mass. — Investigators worked Friday to pinpoint the cause of a series of fiery natural gas explosions that killed a teen driver in his car just hours after he got his license, injured at least 25 others and left dozens of homes in smolderin...
Published: 09/14/18
Trump rejects Hurricane Maria death toll in Puerto Rico

Trump rejects Hurricane Maria death toll in Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is rejecting the widely accepted death toll in Puerto Rico from Hurricane Maria, claiming without citing evidence that "3,000 people did not die." Trump called the count a move by Democrats to make him look bad.Tru...
Published: 09/13/18