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Parks programs and pools open for the summer season on Memorial Day

Indian Mounds Pool in Quincy opens Saturday at 11 a.m. Night swimming is available Monday-Thursday from 6:30-8 p.m. Those pools needed vacuuming, more chlorin...


House Speaker, Lt. Governor square off over 'bathroom bill'

For months, transgender individuals residing in Texas have watched lawmakers in Austin squabble over which bathrooms they can use and have been left to wonder w...


GOP health bill leaves 23 million uninsured, analysts say

It will destabilize individual health insurance for one sixth of all Americans . With "Obamacare", Democrats set out to get more people insured, but they also...


Jones Forced to Apologize to Avoid Another Lawsuit

The brains behind the " Infowars " website read a statement during Wednesday's broadcast of "The Alex Jones Show", his popular internet and radio program, in ...


Supreme Court Effectively Strikes Down 2 Congressional Districts In North Carolina

Supreme Court has made clear over the past quarter century that racial gerrymandering is an unconstitutional no-no, but partisan gerrymandering is still perm...


Trump woos Macron, may disappoint on Paris Agreement

U.S. President Donald Trump meets with French President Emmanuel Macron at the U.S. ambassador's residence in Brussels , Thursday, May 25, 2017 . As the G...


Tillerson hails 'historic moment' in U.S.-Saudi relations

For more than two years Saudi Arabia has led an Arab coalition conducting air strikes and other operations against Iran-backed rebels in Yemen , in support of ...


Will the Republican Health Care Bill Really Lower Premiums?

Some 14 million of those 23 million would lose coverage because of plans to cut Medicaid by $884 billion. As GOP senators quickly distanced themselves f...


Kushner wanted secret line with Russians

Flynn served briefly as Trump's national security adviser before being fired in February after officials said he misled Vice President Mike Pence about wh...


Trump v Macron: French president appears to win latest handshake battle Featured

As Macron approached a group of leaders leaving North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters, Trump stretched out his hands in greeting, but was completely i...


How Your State Could Change Your Insurance Under Trumpcare

If the Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act became law, almost 117,000 Mainers - a little less than 10 percent of the state's population - would l...


OH children allegedly shot by mother die in hospital

We have contacted Dayton Police Department officials to find out whether the charges will be increased now that the children have died. Their mother, Helton, ...


Ariana Grande Suspends Dangerous Woman Tour in Wake of Manchester Arena Bombing

Home Secretary Amber Rudd had said she was "irritated" by the early release of the bomber's name and she said she had made it "very clear" to USA counterpar...


Montana Voters Elect GOP's Gianforte to Congress

Montana police have charged Gianforte with misdemeanor assault for allegedly "body-slamming" Jacobs on Wednesday after being questioned about the American...


France President, Macron swerves past Trump to embrace Merkel

Diplomacy can be a white-knuckle ride at times, but French President Emmanuel Macron refused to be shaken when he found himself in an unexpected standoff with...


Zbigniew Brzezinski, President Carter's security adviser, dead at 89

Brzezinski was an outspoken supporter of the Solidarity movement in Poland led by Lech Walesa, once calling it "the beginning of a political tsunami that swept ...


Trump 'evolving' on climate action, pressured by Europeans

President Donald Trump , accompanied by first lady Melania Trump greets French President Emmanuel Macron and Brigitte Macron before a concert by the La Scala P...


Florence County Library announces its summer reading program beginning June 13

The incentive program uses small rewards for each of four stages of the reading program and for extra-reading prizes as an opportunity drawing for children wh...


Kushner 'discussed secret line to Moscow' - US media reports

Kushner proposed the idea to Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during a meeting in early December, The Washington Post reported Friday , citing unnamed US of...


Sen. Cassidy promises alternative to GOP healthcare plan

The CBO analysis found that premiums in states opting out of the ACA regulations would be 10 to 30% less expensive than they are now because health insuranc...


South Carolina beats Kentucky 3-1 to reach SEC semifinals

Hopkins' clutch bomb sent the Gamecocks (35-24, 16-18 SEC) to uncharted territory, as they'll now play LSU in the semifinals of the SEC Tournament. LHP Jared Po...


Trump still not backing Paris climate agreement - Italy's PM

In particular reporters and social media have pointed out his lengthy handshake with newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron , his alleged "shove" to mo...


Trump appears to shove Montenegro PM at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meet

However, as the President always wants to be in the front, he shoved Montenegrin Prime Minister Dusko Markovic , stood in the front and began posing like nothi...


G7 to acknowledge climate deadlock with US

James Comey, the former FBI director leading the Russian probe until Trump abruptly fired him, is still expected to testify before Congress about the memos he k...


NJ Republican: Who knows if my health care plan will kill anyone?

The Congressional Budget Office says 23 million Americans would lose their health insurance by 2026 if the American Health Care Act becomes law. This we...


G-7 summit ends without unanimity on climate

But rather than a clash of old versus new, the two-day meeting is expected to be a battle between Trump and everyone else, at least on the issues of trade and ...


CHETEK TORNADO: Victim identified as Eric Gavin, 45

Tornadoes reportedly touched down in four other states in the central USA, including Texas, Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma , where another man was killed. Oklah...


Gov. Abbott addresses calls for special session

Gov. Dan Patrick later responded with a resounding no. But Jones said that Patrick may have to settle for a law that falls short of his ideal instead of goin...


Officials identify men killed in Sheboygan Co. plane crash

Sheriff's officials received a call at 12:33 pm Friday from someone who saw the crash in the area of Highway O and Willow Road. The Allegan County Sheriff's D...


Henrik Stenson: Stenson catches fire on Wentworth back nine

Els appeared to shoot a 3-under 69 in the opening round at Wentworth , but the four-tme major champ ultimately signed for a 1-under 71. "I pulled my second s...


G7 leaders reach impasse on climate, urge cyber crackdown

USA president Donald Trump has agreed to include a pledge to fight trade protectionism in a final communique due to be released later on Saturday at the end o...


G-7 source: US gets more time for climate pact answer

He says the final document reflects that other countries respect the US decision to take more time before making a final decision. "This is not fair to the pe...


G-7 leaders seek common ground after seismic shifts

Whether points of contention loom for Trump at the G7 summit is unclear, but among possible areas of discussion will be whether the US will withdraw the from th...


Trump delays decision on Paris climate accord

The chief economic adviser for President Trump told reporters at the G7 summit in Taormina , Sicily , that the president "is leaning to understand the Europ...


Alabama Governor Signs Bill Protecting Confederate Monuments

As for Alabama's new bill, it specifically protects monuments at least 40 years old. The law now prohibits local governments in the state from removing monume...