Report: Oregon marijuana sales 420% stronger near…

A report has found marijuana sales in Oregon along the Idaho state line are 420% the statewide average

Alabama lynching memorial, museum expanding

The nation's first memorial to lynching victims is expanding

President Trump Approves Disaster Declaration For…

A Jan. 7 earthquake and its aftershocks have damaged homes and forced thousands of Puerto Ricans into shelters.

ICE ups ante in standoff with NYC: 'This is not a…

Federal immigration officials are turning to a new tactic in the fight over New York City's so-called sanctuary policies

Murkowski wants to hear case before deciding on…

Alaska U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she's comfortable waiting to decide if more information is needed as part of the Senate's impeachment trial of President Donald Trump until after hearing arguments from House managers and Trump attorneys

With Virginia Facing Huge Gun Rally, Trump Tweets

Tensions are rising over a pro-gun-rights rally scheduled for Monday at the Virginia State Capitol, Reuters reports. The rally's organizers, the Virginia Citizens Defense League, are urging 10,000 people to attend without guns in compliance with an emergency ban imposed by Gov. Ralph Northam last week; they're also asking...

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CNN: Andrew Yang's Wife Reveals Sexual Assault By…

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang's wife reveals sexual by OB-GYN

Remains of fallen US soldier returned to Fort…

The remains of a soldier who was killed a week ago in Afghanistan have been returned to his family in the U.S. The Fayetteville Observer reports the family of Staff Sgt. Ian McLaughlin greeted his flag-draped casket at Pope Army Airfield at Fort Bragg on Saturday

Woman Boards Plane, Gets Text: 'Want to Sit Next…

Ashley Barno was waiting to board an American Airlines flight from San Diego to Chicago when the texts flooded in. An unknown sender said hello, complimented Barno's appearance, and noted he'd been watching her at San Diego International. "You are looking very gorgeous in grey top today!!" read one message,...

Tennessee governor wants to amend day that honors…

Gov. Bill Lee will introduce legislation this year to amend a law requiring Tennessee to honor Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest, an early leader of the Ku Klux Klan

Saudi Arabia Sends Payment For U.S. Troops…

U.S. deployments to Saudi Arabia ramped up in September in response to attacks on two major oil facilities.

Pumps acquired to help drain lake, ease pressure on dam

Pumps to help take some of the pressure off a dam that's perilously close to failing are on site to help drain Oktibbeha County Lake

Thousands gather for Women's March rallies across…

Thousands gathered in cities across the country Saturday as part of the nationwide Women's March rallies focused on issues such as climate change, pay equity, reproductive rights and immigration

Radio Station Cuts Deal to Air 'Russian…

Kansas City radio lovers can now hear six hours of Russian state-owned media per day, the Hill reports. That's because a Florida-based company, RM Broadcasting LLC, has agreed with Radio Sputnik to broadcast its Russian media through the Alpine Broadcasting Corp, which airs on three frequencies around Kansas City and...

The World's Largest Starbucks Adapts To New…

The details incorporated in the world's largest Starbucks reflect the changing tastes of coffee customers. Coffee needs to be custom and gourmet.

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Man rescued, cited after rappelling into Yellowstone canyon

Yellowstone National Park officials say a 55-year-old Indiana man had to be rescued after he rappelled into the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River and then could not climb back up

Boy arrested after shooting that killed 4 in…

Police in Utah say a boy opened fire inside a home, killing three children and a woman

Coming around again: Famous ice disk seems to be…

An ice disk appears to be forming in the same river where an unusually large one formed last winter and quickly gained international fame

New Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Building…

It will replace the one where a mass school shooting two years ago left 17 people dead.

Man kills grizzly in self-defense, keeps claws as a memento

A Montana man told investigators that he cut off a grizzly bear's claws after shooting it in self-defense because he was mad that the bear was going to eat him

Man arrested in shooting of 13 people at Chicago…

Chicago police say a man has been charged with attempted murder in a December shooting at a house party that left 13 people wounded

LGBT activists say new bills target transgender…

Republican legislators in more than a dozen states are promoting bills that focus on transgender young people at the urging of conservative advocacy groups

11 U.S. Troops Treated For Concussions After Iran…

American soldiers reportedly developed symptoms days after the Jan. 8 missile strikes on two air bases in Iraq.

St. Louis donations wipe away $13 million in medical debt

Thousands of St. Louis-area families have been freed from a major financial burden thanks to a charitable effort that's increasingly popular among churches and other groups — eliminating medical debt

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Court portrait of writer of notorious slave…

The artwork in the North Carolina Supreme Court building faces a review, following criticism of a towering portrait of a 19th-century chief justice who wrote a notorious decision on the rights of slaveholders

Feds Photoshop Pic of Women's March

Visitors to the National Archives will have to fill in the blanks after officials there altered a photo of a women's rights march, the Hill reports. In fact, the Archives altered multiple signs carried by women at the Women's March in Washington, DC, the day after President Trump's 2017 inauguration....

Va. Judge Upholds Temporary Capitol Gun Ban Ahead…

​Under the terms of the ban, weapons of any kind will be prohibited on the grounds of the state Capitol from Friday night until Tuesday.