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  • Record 10 homers as AL wins All-Star Game 8-6 in 10 innings

    Record 10 homers as AL wins All-Star Game 8-6 in 10 innings

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:23 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:23:56 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A record 10 home runs . A slew of strikeouts. The all-or-nothing All-Star Game mirrored what baseball has become.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A record 10 home runs . A slew of strikeouts. The all-or-nothing All-Star Game mirrored what baseball has become.

  • Renewal & Remembrance: Arlington National Cemetery

    Renewal & Remembrance: Arlington National Cemetery

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 5:23 PM EDT2018-07-17 21:23:35 GMT
    Photo courtesy of NBC News.Photo courtesy of NBC News.

    (NBC News) For the past 22 years, landscape professionals have been making an annual pilgrimage to volunteer their expertise at Arlington National Cemetery. 

    (NBC News) For the past 22 years, landscape professionals have been making an annual pilgrimage to volunteer their expertise at Arlington National Cemetery. 

  • It's Amazon Prime Day!

    It's Amazon Prime Day!

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-07-17 20:24:01 GMT
    Cropped Photo: Karlis Dambrans / CC BY 2.0Cropped Photo: Karlis Dambrans / CC BY 2.0

    (NBC News) Amazon Prime Day has become summer's Black Friday.

    (NBC News) Amazon Prime Day has become summer's Black Friday.

  • Trump corrects his quote, says misspoke on Russian meddling

    Trump corrects his quote, says misspoke on Russian meddling

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:27 PM EDT2018-07-17 19:27:37 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Blistered by bipartisan condemnation of his embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump sought Tuesday to "clarify" his public undermining of American intelligence agencies, saying he had misspoken when he said he saw no reason to believe Russia had interfered in the 2016 U.S. election. 

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Blistered by bipartisan condemnation of his embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump sought Tuesday to "clarify" his public undermining of American intelligence agencies, saying he had misspoken when he said he saw no reason to believe Russia had interfered in the 2016 U.S. election. 

  • Jupiter's moon count reaches 79, including tiny 'oddball'

    Jupiter's moon count reaches 79, including tiny 'oddball'

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-07-17 16:13:25 GMT
    Photo: Carnegie Institute for SciencePhoto: Carnegie Institute for Science
    Photo: Carnegie Institute for SciencePhoto: Carnegie Institute for Science
    By EMILIANO RODRIGUEZ MEGA Associated Press   NEW YORK (AP) - Astronomers are still finding moons at Jupiter, 400 years after Galileo used his spyglass to spot the first ones.    The latest discovery of a dozen small moons brings the total to 79, the most of any planet in our solar system.    Scientists were looking for objects on the fringes of the solar system last year when they pointed their telescopes close to Jupiter's backyard, according to Scott...
    By EMILIANO RODRIGUEZ MEGA Associated Press   NEW YORK (AP) - Astronomers are still finding moons at Jupiter, 400 years after Galileo used his spyglass to spot the first ones.    The latest discovery of a dozen small moons brings the total to 79, the most of any planet in our solar system.    Scientists were looking for objects on the fringes of the solar system last year when they pointed their telescopes close to Jupiter's backyard, according to Scott...
  • Nickelodeon announces new 'Rugrats' episodes, movie

    Nickelodeon announces new 'Rugrats' episodes, movie

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 9:53 AM EDT2018-07-17 13:53:11 GMT
    Photo: NickelodeonPhoto: Nickelodeon
    Photo: NickelodeonPhoto: Nickelodeon
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tommy, Chuckie and the gang have a new TV and movie deal.    Nickelodeon and Paramount Pictures have announced the animated children's series "Rugrats" is returning to the network with 26 episodes. The creators of the series will be executive producers.    A live-action movie, written by David Goodman, featuring computer generated characters is slated to hit theaters in November 2020.    "Rugrats" ran on Nickelode...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tommy, Chuckie and the gang have a new TV and movie deal.    Nickelodeon and Paramount Pictures have announced the animated children's series "Rugrats" is returning to the network with 26 episodes. The creators of the series will be executive producers.    A live-action movie, written by David Goodman, featuring computer generated characters is slated to hit theaters in November 2020.    "Rugrats" ran on Nickelode...
  • Summer Breaks: Waterproof Casts Keep Fun Alive

    Summer Breaks: Waterproof Casts Keep Fun Alive

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 3:01 AM EDT2018-07-17 07:01:36 GMT
    Photo courtesy of NBC News.Photo courtesy of NBC News.

    (WYFF/NBC News) 10-year-old Kylie Duggan started summer with a break. Literally.

    (WYFF/NBC News) 10-year-old Kylie Duggan started summer with a break. Literally.

  • Are You Pulling My Leg?

    Are You Pulling My Leg?

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:56 AM EDT2018-07-17 06:56:40 GMT
    Photo courtesy of NBC News.Photo courtesy of NBC News.

    (KARK) On Sunday at the Little Red River in Heber Springs, Arkansas, Michael Nelson reeled in a prosthetic leg during his normal fishing time

    (KARK) On Sunday at the Little Red River in Heber Springs, Arkansas, Michael Nelson reeled in a prosthetic leg during his normal fishing time

  • Sonic-Fusion Flossing Toothbrush recalled for possible health risk

    Sonic-Fusion Flossing Toothbrush recalled for possible health risk

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:47 AM EDT2018-07-17 06:47:28 GMT
    Photo courtesy of the FDA.Photo courtesy of the FDA.
    Photo courtesy of the FDA.Photo courtesy of the FDA.

    Water Pik, Inc. is voluntarily recalling its Sonic-Fusion® flossing toothbrush because the charging base may overheat with localized melting and sparking, possibly causing fire, shock or burns.

    Water Pik, Inc. is voluntarily recalling its Sonic-Fusion® flossing toothbrush because the charging base may overheat with localized melting and sparking, possibly causing fire, shock or burns.

  • Deuce The Wonder Dog: Inspiration On Two Legs

    Deuce The Wonder Dog: Inspiration On Two Legs

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:35 AM EDT2018-07-17 06:35:26 GMT
    Photo courtesy of NBC News.Photo courtesy of NBC News.

    (WLEX) A two-legged dog is defying the odds. 

    (WLEX) A two-legged dog is defying the odds. 

  • Hummingbird Gets A Helping Hand

    Hummingbird Gets A Helping Hand

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:18 AM EDT2018-07-17 06:18:51 GMT
    Photo courtesy of NBC News.Photo courtesy of NBC News.

    (WGBA/NBC News) A Wisconsin couple are working to get a young hummingbird humming again. 

    (WGBA/NBC News) A Wisconsin couple are working to get a young hummingbird humming again. 

  • Lava flies through roof of Hawaii tour boat, injuring 13

    Lava flies through roof of Hawaii tour boat, injuring 13

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:53:18 GMT
    At least 13 people on a Hawaiian Lava Boat Tours vessel were injured this morning after an explosion sent lava through the roof of the boat’s passenger cabin. Photo: Hawaii DLNRAt least 13 people on a Hawaiian Lava Boat Tours vessel were injured this morning after an explosion sent lava through the roof of the boat’s passenger cabin. Photo: Hawaii DLNR
    At least 13 people on a Hawaiian Lava Boat Tours vessel were injured this morning after an explosion sent lava through the roof of the boat’s passenger cabin. Photo: Hawaii DLNRAt least 13 people on a Hawaiian Lava Boat Tours vessel were injured this morning after an explosion sent lava through the roof of the boat’s passenger cabin. Photo: Hawaii DLNR

    HONOLULU (AP) - An explosion sent lava flying through the roof of a tour boat off Hawaii's Big Island, injuring at least 13 people Monday, officials said.

    HONOLULU (AP) - An explosion sent lava flying through the roof of a tour boat off Hawaii's Big Island, injuring at least 13 people Monday, officials said.

  • Amazon's Prime Day runs into snags swiftly

    Amazon's Prime Day runs into snags swiftly

    Monday, July 16 2018 4:12 PM EDT2018-07-16 20:12:49 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon's website ran into some snags quickly Monday on its much-hyped Prime Day, an embarrassment for the tech company on the shopping holiday it created.

    NEW YORK (AP) - Amazon's website ran into some snags quickly Monday on its much-hyped Prime Day, an embarrassment for the tech company on the shopping holiday it created.

  • Deadly fire shuts down key route to Yosemite National Park

    Deadly fire shuts down key route to Yosemite National Park

    Monday, July 16 2018 8:50 AM EDT2018-07-16 12:50:18 GMT
    Photo: NBCPhoto: NBC
    Photo: NBCPhoto: NBC
    MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) - A wildfire that killed a California firefighter grew quickly and forced the closure of a key route into Yosemite National Park as crews contended with sweltering conditions Sunday, authorities said.    The so-called Ferguson Fire that broke out Friday scorched nearly 7 square miles (18 square kilometers) of dry brush along steep, remote hillsides on the park's western edge. It was burning largely out of control, and officials shut off electricity to ...
    MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) - A wildfire that killed a California firefighter grew quickly and forced the closure of a key route into Yosemite National Park as crews contended with sweltering conditions Sunday, authorities said.    The so-called Ferguson Fire that broke out Friday scorched nearly 7 square miles (18 square kilometers) of dry brush along steep, remote hillsides on the park's western edge. It was burning largely out of control, and officials shut off electricity to ...
  • Trump arrives in Finland for closely watched Putin summit

    Trump arrives in Finland for closely watched Putin summit

    Sunday, July 15 2018 3:24 PM EDT2018-07-15 19:24:51 GMT

    HELSINKI (AP) - President Donald Trump arrived in Finland on Sunday for a closely watched one-on-one summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, hours after telling an interviewer that he was going into the meeting on Monday with "low expectations."   

    HELSINKI (AP) - President Donald Trump arrived in Finland on Sunday for a closely watched one-on-one summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, hours after telling an interviewer that he was going into the meeting on Monday with "low expectations."   

  • Paraglider charged in Trump resort flight; Finns demonstrate

    Paraglider charged in Trump resort flight; Finns demonstrate

    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:55 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:55:58 GMT
    photo: Greenpeace / Facebookphoto: Greenpeace / Facebook
    photo: Greenpeace / Facebookphoto: Greenpeace / Facebook

    LONDON (AP) - A man has been charged in connection with a Greenpeace protest that breached a no-fly security zone and flew a banner close to the golf resort where President Donald Trump was staying, Scottish police said Sunday. 

    LONDON (AP) - A man has been charged in connection with a Greenpeace protest that breached a no-fly security zone and flew a banner close to the golf resort where President Donald Trump was staying, Scottish police said Sunday. 

  • Pompeo: US, N. Korea hold 'productive' talks on war remains

    Pompeo: US, N. Korea hold 'productive' talks on war remains

    Sunday, July 15 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-07-15 16:29:49 GMT
    A view from South Korea towards North Korea in the Joint Security Area at Panmunjom.A view from South Korea towards North Korea in the Joint Security Area at Panmunjom.
    A view from South Korea towards North Korea in the Joint Security Area at Panmunjom.A view from South Korea towards North Korea in the Joint Security Area at Panmunjom.

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - U.S. and North Korean officials held "productive" talks Sunday to discuss the return of U.S. service members' remains missing since the Korean War, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.  

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - U.S. and North Korean officials held "productive" talks Sunday to discuss the return of U.S. service members' remains missing since the Korean War, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.  

  • US official: Russia using social media to divide Americans

    US official: Russia using social media to divide Americans

    Saturday, July 14 2018 8:14 PM EDT2018-07-15 00:14:15 GMT

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The U.S. homeland security secretary said on Saturday there are no signs that Russia is targeting this year's midterm elections with the same "scale or scope" it targeted the 2016 presidential election.    

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The U.S. homeland security secretary said on Saturday there are no signs that Russia is targeting this year's midterm elections with the same "scale or scope" it targeted the 2016 presidential election.    

  • WeWork takes meat off the menu at company events

    WeWork takes meat off the menu at company events

    Saturday, July 14 2018 6:40 PM EDT2018-07-14 22:40:49 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - Office space sharing company WeWork says it is no longer serving red or white meat at company events.  

    NEW YORK (AP) - Office space sharing company WeWork says it is no longer serving red or white meat at company events.  

  • Suspected California rapist posed as ride-hailing driver

    Suspected California rapist posed as ride-hailing driver

    Saturday, July 14 2018 4:05 PM EDT2018-07-14 20:05:04 GMT
    Orlando Vilchez Lazo booking photo San Francisco Police DepartmentOrlando Vilchez Lazo booking photo San Francisco Police Department
    Orlando Vilchez Lazo booking photo San Francisco Police DepartmentOrlando Vilchez Lazo booking photo San Francisco Police Department

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco police say a serial rape suspect has been arrested after he allegedly preyed on women by posing as a ride-hailing driver and picking up women waiting for rides.   

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco police say a serial rape suspect has been arrested after he allegedly preyed on women by posing as a ride-hailing driver and picking up women waiting for rides.   

  • Mesa police therapy dog to provide comfort to crime victims

    Mesa police therapy dog to provide comfort to crime victims

    Saturday, July 14 2018 3:55 PM EDT2018-07-14 19:55:21 GMT
    photo:  Mesa Police Department Facebookphoto: Mesa Police Department Facebook

    MESA, Ariz. (AP) - The newest member of the Mesa Police Department may be cute and cuddly, but she is getting ready to do serious work in the department's new Therapy Canine Program.    

    MESA, Ariz. (AP) - The newest member of the Mesa Police Department may be cute and cuddly, but she is getting ready to do serious work in the department's new Therapy Canine Program.    

  • Jaguar escapes habitat at Audubon Zoo, kills 6 animals

    Jaguar escapes habitat at Audubon Zoo, kills 6 animals

    Saturday, July 14 2018 3:20 PM EDT2018-07-14 19:20:40 GMT
    (Stephanie Adams/Houston Zoo)(Stephanie Adams/Houston Zoo)
    (Stephanie Adams/Houston Zoo)(Stephanie Adams/Houston Zoo)

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A jaguar escaped from its habitat at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans and killed six animals.  

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A jaguar escaped from its habitat at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans and killed six animals.  

  • McDonald's removing salads from 3,000 stores after illness

    McDonald's removing salads from 3,000 stores after illness

    Saturday, July 14 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-07-14 15:42:23 GMT

    CHICAGO (AP) - McDonald's is stopping the sale of salads at 3,000 restaurants after people became sick from a parasite causing intestinal illness.      

    CHICAGO (AP) - McDonald's is stopping the sale of salads at 3,000 restaurants after people became sick from a parasite causing intestinal illness.      

  • 2-year sentence for woman who faked cancer to raise $51,000

    2-year sentence for woman who faked cancer to raise $51,000

    Saturday, July 14 2018 11:09 AM EDT2018-07-14 15:09:26 GMT
    No word yet on an exact date for Gilll's hearing.No word yet on an exact date for Gilll's hearing.

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - A woman who collected $51,000 in donations by claiming she was dying of cancer has been sentenced in New York to two years in federal prison.   

    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - A woman who collected $51,000 in donations by claiming she was dying of cancer has been sentenced in New York to two years in federal prison.   

  • 12 Russian intelligence officers accused of hacking Democrats in 2016 US election

    12 Russian intelligence officers accused of hacking Democrats in 2016 US election

    Friday, July 13 2018 2:10 PM EDT2018-07-13 18:10:47 GMT

    By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department has announced charges against 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking offenses during the 2016 presidential election.    The indictments were announced Friday by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as part of the ongoing special counsel probe into potential coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia.    The Russians are accused of hacking into the computer networ...

    By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Justice Department has announced charges against 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking offenses during the 2016 presidential election.    The indictments were announced Friday by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein as part of the ongoing special counsel probe into potential coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia.    The Russians are accused of hacking into the computer networ...

  • 'Do not eat this cereal': CDC links Honey Smacks, salmonella

    'Do not eat this cereal': CDC links Honey Smacks, salmonella

    Friday, July 13 2018 9:04 AM EDT2018-07-13 13:04:05 GMT

    ATLANTA (AP) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a popular Kellogg's cereal has been linked to a salmonella outbreak that has infected 100 people in 33 states.    The CDC announced Thursday that customers should avoid Honey Smacks, tweeting, "Do not eat this cereal." The agency says it found salmonella in samples of Honey Smacks, which has been subject to a voluntary recall by Kellogg since mid-June.    It says that regardless of expir...

    ATLANTA (AP) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says a popular Kellogg's cereal has been linked to a salmonella outbreak that has infected 100 people in 33 states.    The CDC announced Thursday that customers should avoid Honey Smacks, tweeting, "Do not eat this cereal." The agency says it found salmonella in samples of Honey Smacks, which has been subject to a voluntary recall by Kellogg since mid-June.    It says that regardless of expir...

  • Chuck E. Cheese's offers Pay Your Age for all you can play

    Chuck E. Cheese's offers Pay Your Age for all you can play

    Friday, July 13 2018 8:36 AM EDT2018-07-13 12:36:06 GMT
    Photo: Chuck-E-Cheese's/FacebookPhoto: Chuck-E-Cheese's/Facebook
    Photo: Chuck-E-Cheese's/FacebookPhoto: Chuck-E-Cheese's/Facebook
    Didn't get a bear on Pay Your Age day? Chuck-E-Cheese says come to their restaurant and Pay Your Age for 30 minutes of all you can play games.  The company posted the deal on their website on Thursday night. The post says this offer is available only for Friday, July 13 at participating locations where the Chuck-E-Cheese Play Pass is available, which includes the Corpus Christi location, according to the Chuck E. Cheese website. Chuck E. Cheese’s The maximum charge ...
    Didn't get a bear on Pay Your Age day? Chuck-E-Cheese says come to their restaurant and Pay Your Age for 30 minutes of all you can play games.  The company posted the deal on their website on Thursday night. The post says this offer is available only for Friday, July 13 at participating locations where the Chuck-E-Cheese Play Pass is available, which includes the Corpus Christi location, according to the Chuck E. Cheese website. Chuck E. Cheese’s The maximum charge ...
  • Police: Charlottesville, Virginia preps for white extremists

    Police: Charlottesville, Virginia preps for white extremists

    Friday, July 13 2018 7:55 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:55:22 GMT
    PHOTO: State of Emergency Declared in Charlottesville After Protests Turn Violent, Photo Date: 8/12/2017PHOTO: State of Emergency Declared in Charlottesville After Protests Turn Violent, Photo Date: 8/12/2017
    PHOTO: State of Emergency Declared in Charlottesville After Protests Turn Violent, Photo Date: 8/12/2017PHOTO: State of Emergency Declared in Charlottesville After Protests Turn Violent, Photo Date: 8/12/2017
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Police in Charlottesville, Virginia, say the city is preparing for a worst-case scenario for the August 12 anniversary of a deadly white supremacist rally.    The city is fighting in federal court to deny organizer Jason Kessler a permit for another "Unite the Right" rally. Police Chief RaShall Brackney said Charlottesville needs to be prepared whether or not Kessler succeeds.    The Daily Progress reports that community memb...
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Police in Charlottesville, Virginia, say the city is preparing for a worst-case scenario for the August 12 anniversary of a deadly white supremacist rally.    The city is fighting in federal court to deny organizer Jason Kessler a permit for another "Unite the Right" rally. Police Chief RaShall Brackney said Charlottesville needs to be prepared whether or not Kessler succeeds.    The Daily Progress reports that community memb...
  • Shouting, insults as FBI agent faces angry Republicans

    Shouting, insults as FBI agent faces angry Republicans

    Friday, July 13 2018 7:48 AM EDT2018-07-13 11:48:47 GMT
    PHOTO: Peter Strzok, FBI agent publicly testifies on Capitol Hill about anti-Trump texts, Photo Date: 7/12/2018PHOTO: Peter Strzok, FBI agent publicly testifies on Capitol Hill about anti-Trump texts, Photo Date: 7/12/2018

    By ERIC TUCKER and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press    WASHINGTON (AP) - An embattled FBI agent whose anti-Trump text messages exposed the Justice Department to claims of institutional bias vigorously defended himself at an extraordinary congressional hearing that devolved into shouting matches, finger-pointing and veiled references to personal transgressions.    Peter Strzok on Thursday testified publicly for the first time since being removed from special co...

    By ERIC TUCKER and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press    WASHINGTON (AP) - An embattled FBI agent whose anti-Trump text messages exposed the Justice Department to claims of institutional bias vigorously defended himself at an extraordinary congressional hearing that devolved into shouting matches, finger-pointing and veiled references to personal transgressions.    Peter Strzok on Thursday testified publicly for the first time since being removed from special co...

  • Build-A-Bear offers vouchers to disappointed 'Pay Your Age' guests

    Build-A-Bear offers vouchers to disappointed 'Pay Your Age' guests

    Friday, July 13 2018 6:23 AM EDT2018-07-13 10:23:09 GMT

    Build-A-Bear is trying to make up for their failed Pay Your Age day event by offering vouchers to customers.  The company announced Monday that customers could choose from the entire in-store collection and pay just their age in dollar amount for the product on Thursday, July 12. People across the U.S. Crowded stores and malls and many guests had to be turned away due to the overwhelming response, including here in Corpus Christi.  Build-A-Bear announced just a...

    Build-A-Bear is trying to make up for their failed Pay Your Age day event by offering vouchers to customers.  The company announced Monday that customers could choose from the entire in-store collection and pay just their age in dollar amount for the product on Thursday, July 12. People across the U.S. Crowded stores and malls and many guests had to be turned away due to the overwhelming response, including here in Corpus Christi.  Build-A-Bear announced just a...

  • Detaining immigrant kids is now a billion-dollar industry

    Detaining immigrant kids is now a billion-dollar industry

    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:48 PM EDT2018-07-13 00:48:52 GMT
    Inside the centralized processing center in McAllen, Texas, Photo Date: 5/23/2018Inside the centralized processing center in McAllen, Texas, Photo Date: 5/23/2018
    Inside the centralized processing center in McAllen, Texas, Photo Date: 5/23/2018Inside the centralized processing center in McAllen, Texas, Photo Date: 5/23/2018

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Detaining immigrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually - a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds. 

    SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Detaining immigrant children has morphed into a surging industry in the U.S. that now reaps $1 billion annually - a tenfold increase over the past decade, an Associated Press analysis finds. 

  • $550 million awarded in lawsuit linking cancer, baby powder

    $550 million awarded in lawsuit linking cancer, baby powder

    Thursday, July 12 2018 8:45 PM EDT2018-07-13 00:45:29 GMT

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Nearly two dozen women who claimed asbestos in Johnson & Johnson talcum powder caused their ovarian cancer were awarded $550 million in damages Thursday by a St. Louis jury in the first case against the company that focused on asbestos in the powder. 

    ST. LOUIS (AP) - Nearly two dozen women who claimed asbestos in Johnson & Johnson talcum powder caused their ovarian cancer were awarded $550 million in damages Thursday by a St. Louis jury in the first case against the company that focused on asbestos in the powder. 

  • Police say they made an 'error' in arresting Stormy Daniels

    Police say they made an 'error' in arresting Stormy Daniels

    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:25:04 GMT

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Prosecutors dropped charges Thursday against Stormy Daniels just hours after the porn star was arrested and accused of illegally rubbing undercover police officers' faces against her bare breasts during a performance at an Ohio strip club.

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Prosecutors dropped charges Thursday against Stormy Daniels just hours after the porn star was arrested and accused of illegally rubbing undercover police officers' faces against her bare breasts during a performance at an Ohio strip club.

  • Kansas water park plans to tear down slide on which boy died

    Kansas water park plans to tear down slide on which boy died

    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:20 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:20:09 GMT

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas water park plans to tear down a giant water slide on which a 10-year-old boy died in 2016. The Kansas City Star reports an attorney representing an affiliate of Kansas City, Kansas, park operator Schlitterbahn said Thursday that the 17-story slide called Verruckt would start coming down about a week after Labor Day.

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - A Kansas water park plans to tear down a giant water slide on which a 10-year-old boy died in 2016. The Kansas City Star reports an attorney representing an affiliate of Kansas City, Kansas, park operator Schlitterbahn said Thursday that the 17-story slide called Verruckt would start coming down about a week after Labor Day.

  • US accuses North Korea of illegally smuggling oil products

    US accuses North Korea of illegally smuggling oil products

    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-07-12 22:13:52 GMT

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The United States says North Korea is illegally smuggling refined petroleum products into the country beyond the quota of 500,000 barrels per year allowed under U.N. sanctions.

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The United States says North Korea is illegally smuggling refined petroleum products into the country beyond the quota of 500,000 barrels per year allowed under U.N. sanctions.

  • Attorney: Charges dropped against Stormy Daniels

    Attorney: Charges dropped against Stormy Daniels

    Thursday, July 12 2018 1:20 PM EDT2018-07-12 17:20:15 GMT
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The attorney for porn actress Stormy Daniels says prosecutors have dropped all charges against her following her overnight arrest at an Ohio adult club.    Michael Avenatti represents Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford. He said Thursday afternoon in a tweet he was pleased prosecutors dropped the charges and thanked them for their professionalism.    A prosecutor's memo provided by Avenatti says an Ohio illegal touching law can't ...
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The attorney for porn actress Stormy Daniels says prosecutors have dropped all charges against her following her overnight arrest at an Ohio adult club.    Michael Avenatti represents Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford. He said Thursday afternoon in a tweet he was pleased prosecutors dropped the charges and thanked them for their professionalism.    A prosecutor's memo provided by Avenatti says an Ohio illegal touching law can't ...
  • 'Game of Thrones' earns a leading 22 Emmy Award nominations

    'Game of Thrones' earns a leading 22 Emmy Award nominations

    Thursday, July 12 2018 11:59 AM EDT2018-07-12 15:59:32 GMT
    Photo: Game of Thrones/FacebookPhoto: Game of Thrones/Facebook
    Photo: Game of Thrones/FacebookPhoto: Game of Thrones/Facebook
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Game of Thrones" roared back onto the Emmy battlefield, topping Thursday's nominations with 22 bids.    HBO's fantasy saga is a two-time best drama winner that sat out the last year's awards.   It's returning to face formidable competition: "The Handmaid's Tale," the dystopian sci-fi series that claimed top drama honors last year, drew 20 bids, with "Westworld" close by with 21.    Donald Glover's "Atla...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Game of Thrones" roared back onto the Emmy battlefield, topping Thursday's nominations with 22 bids.    HBO's fantasy saga is a two-time best drama winner that sat out the last year's awards.   It's returning to face formidable competition: "The Handmaid's Tale," the dystopian sci-fi series that claimed top drama honors last year, drew 20 bids, with "Westworld" close by with 21.    Donald Glover's "Atla...
  • US inflation reaches 2.9 percent in June, highest in 6 years

    US inflation reaches 2.9 percent in June, highest in 6 years

    Thursday, July 12 2018 9:31 AM EDT2018-07-12 13:31:07 GMT
    By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer    WASHINGTON (AP) - Consumer prices rose in June from a year earlier at the fastest pace in more than six years, lifted by more expensive gas, car insurance, and higher rent.    The Labor Department said Thursday that the consumer price index ticked up just 0.1 percent in June. But inflation jumped 2.9 percent from a year earlier, the largest annual gain since February 2012. Core prices, which exclude the volatile food a...
    By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER AP Economics Writer    WASHINGTON (AP) - Consumer prices rose in June from a year earlier at the fastest pace in more than six years, lifted by more expensive gas, car insurance, and higher rent.    The Labor Department said Thursday that the consumer price index ticked up just 0.1 percent in June. But inflation jumped 2.9 percent from a year earlier, the largest annual gain since February 2012. Core prices, which exclude the volatile food a...
  • USPS honors John Lennon with forever stamp

    USPS honors John Lennon with forever stamp

    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:55 AM EDT2018-07-12 11:55:57 GMT
    Photo: John Lennon forever stamp/USPSPhoto: John Lennon forever stamp/USPS
    Photo: John Lennon forever stamp/USPSPhoto: John Lennon forever stamp/USPS
    The United States Postal Service is set to release a forever stamp featuring John Lennon in a series of Music Icon stamps.  The stamp artwork features a 1974 photo of John Lennon taken by noted rock music photographer Bob Gruen for Lennon's Walls and Bridges album. The stamp pane resembles a vintage 45-rpm record sleeve and features Lennon at his white piano on the reverse side. The photograph, taken by Peter Fordham, was used to promote Lennons landmark 1971 solo album, Ima...
    The United States Postal Service is set to release a forever stamp featuring John Lennon in a series of Music Icon stamps.  The stamp artwork features a 1974 photo of John Lennon taken by noted rock music photographer Bob Gruen for Lennon's Walls and Bridges album. The stamp pane resembles a vintage 45-rpm record sleeve and features Lennon at his white piano on the reverse side. The photograph, taken by Peter Fordham, was used to promote Lennons landmark 1971 solo album, Ima...
  • Government reopens probe of Emmett Till slaying

    Government reopens probe of Emmett Till slaying

    Thursday, July 12 2018 7:08 AM EDT2018-07-12 11:08:24 GMT

    By JAY REEVES Associated Press    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - The federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till, the black teenager whose brutal 1955 killing in Mississippi shocked the world.    A Justice Department report to Congress says the agency is reinvestigating Till's slaying after receiving what it calls "new information."    The report doesn't indicate what the new information might be. But it was issu...

    By JAY REEVES Associated Press    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - The federal government has reopened its investigation into the slaying of Emmett Till, the black teenager whose brutal 1955 killing in Mississippi shocked the world.    A Justice Department report to Congress says the agency is reinvestigating Till's slaying after receiving what it calls "new information."    The report doesn't indicate what the new information might be. But it was issu...

  • Lawyer: Stormy Daniels arrested at Ohio strip club

    Lawyer: Stormy Daniels arrested at Ohio strip club

    Thursday, July 12 2018 6:13 AM EDT2018-07-12 10:13:22 GMT

    By CATHERINE LUCEY and MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press    Porn actress Stormy Daniels was arrested at an Ohio strip club and is accused of letting patrons touch her in violation of a state law, her attorney said early Thursday.    While Daniels was performing Wednesday night at Sirens, a strip club in Columbus, some patrons touched her in a "non-sexual" way, her lawyer, Michael Avenatti, told The Associated Press.    An Ohio law known as the ...

    By CATHERINE LUCEY and MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press    Porn actress Stormy Daniels was arrested at an Ohio strip club and is accused of letting patrons touch her in violation of a state law, her attorney said early Thursday.    While Daniels was performing Wednesday night at Sirens, a strip club in Columbus, some patrons touched her in a "non-sexual" way, her lawyer, Michael Avenatti, told The Associated Press.    An Ohio law known as the ...

  • Immigrant parents happy but traumatized after kids returned

    Immigrant parents happy but traumatized after kids returned

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 8:25 PM EDT2018-07-12 00:25:07 GMT
    Inside the centralized processing center in McAllen, Texas, Photo Date: 5/23/2018Inside the centralized processing center in McAllen, Texas, Photo Date: 5/23/2018
    Inside the centralized processing center in McAllen, Texas, Photo Date: 5/23/2018Inside the centralized processing center in McAllen, Texas, Photo Date: 5/23/2018

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - Immigrant parents who reveled after joyful reunions with their young children spoke Wednesday of the traumatic impact of being separated from their sons and daughters for months after they were taken from them at the U.S. border.  

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - Immigrant parents who reveled after joyful reunions with their young children spoke Wednesday of the traumatic impact of being separated from their sons and daughters for months after they were taken from them at the U.S. border.  

  • Execution blocked after company objects to use of its drug

    Execution blocked after company objects to use of its drug

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 8:09 PM EDT2018-07-12 00:09:53 GMT

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - A Nevada judge effectively blocked the execution of a two-time killer Wednesday after a pharmaceutical company objected to the use of one of its drugs to put someone to death. 

    LAS VEGAS (AP) - A Nevada judge effectively blocked the execution of a two-time killer Wednesday after a pharmaceutical company objected to the use of one of its drugs to put someone to death. 

  • Louisiana deputy's wife accused in his death

    Louisiana deputy's wife accused in his death

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 8:05 PM EDT2018-07-12 00:05:44 GMT
    file photofile photo
    file photofile photo

    GRETNA, La. (AP) - The wife of a Louisiana sheriff's deputy has been arrested on a second-degree murder charge in his death.      News outlets report 35-year-old Shantel Wagner, of Waggaman, is accused of killing Jefferson Parish sheriff's Sgt. Troy Smith, an instructor and hostage negotiator.  

    GRETNA, La. (AP) - The wife of a Louisiana sheriff's deputy has been arrested on a second-degree murder charge in his death.      News outlets report 35-year-old Shantel Wagner, of Waggaman, is accused of killing Jefferson Parish sheriff's Sgt. Troy Smith, an instructor and hostage negotiator.  

  • Border Protection says NYC mayor crossed border illegally

    Border Protection says NYC mayor crossed border illegally

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 8:02 PM EDT2018-07-12 00:02:53 GMT
    Bill de Blasio, mayor of New York CityBill de Blasio, mayor of New York City
    Bill de Blasio, mayor of New York CityBill de Blasio, mayor of New York City

    WASHINGTON (AP) - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his security detail violated both Mexican and U.S. immigration laws by crossing the border on foot during a visit near El Paso, Texas, U.S. Customs and Border Protection alleges in a letter obtained by The Associated Press.      The mayor on Wednesday called the allegation "absolutely ridiculous."   

    WASHINGTON (AP) - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his security detail violated both Mexican and U.S. immigration laws by crossing the border on foot during a visit near El Paso, Texas, U.S. Customs and Border Protection alleges in a letter obtained by The Associated Press.      The mayor on Wednesday called the allegation "absolutely ridiculous."   

  • Papa John's founder apologizes after reportedly using slur

    Papa John's founder apologizes after reportedly using slur

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-07-11 20:25:58 GMT
    John Schnatter, American entrepreneur and the founder, and former CEO and spokesman, of Papa John's InternationalJohn Schnatter, American entrepreneur and the founder, and former CEO and spokesman, of Papa John's International
    John Schnatter, American entrepreneur and the founder, and former CEO and spokesman, of Papa John's InternationalJohn Schnatter, American entrepreneur and the founder, and former CEO and spokesman, of Papa John's International

    NEW YORK (AP) - Papa John's founder John Schnatter is apologizing after reportedly using a racial slur during a conference call in May. The apology Wednesday comes after Forbes cited an anonymous source saying the pizza chain's marketing firm broke ties with the company afterward.

    NEW YORK (AP) - Papa John's founder John Schnatter is apologizing after reportedly using a racial slur during a conference call in May. The apology Wednesday comes after Forbes cited an anonymous source saying the pizza chain's marketing firm broke ties with the company afterward.

  • Senate calls for more say on tariffs in bipartisan vote

    Senate calls for more say on tariffs in bipartisan vote

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 3:24 PM EDT2018-07-11 19:24:09 GMT
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawmakers went on record Wednesday to express their frustration with the Trump administration's growing use of tariffs as the Senate passed a nonbinding resolution designed to give Congress more say about trade penalties imposed in the name of national security.      The measure, which passed by an 88-11 vote, directs Capitol Hill negotiators trying  to reconcile separate spending bills to include language giving Congress a role when such tariffs ...
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawmakers went on record Wednesday to express their frustration with the Trump administration's growing use of tariffs as the Senate passed a nonbinding resolution designed to give Congress more say about trade penalties imposed in the name of national security.      The measure, which passed by an 88-11 vote, directs Capitol Hill negotiators trying  to reconcile separate spending bills to include language giving Congress a role when such tariffs ...
  • Sunburn: At Home Relief

    Sunburn: At Home Relief

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 3:32 AM EDT2018-07-11 07:32:32 GMT
    Photo courtesy of NBC.Photo courtesy of NBC.
    Photo courtesy of NBC.Photo courtesy of NBC.

    (KPRC) More than 31,000 people are found to be neglecting proper sunburn prevention, according to the American Medical Association

    (KPRC) More than 31,000 people are found to be neglecting proper sunburn prevention, according to the American Medical Association

  • Stripes offering free Slurpees on 7/11

    Stripes offering free Slurpees on 7/11

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 3:04 AM EDT2018-07-11 07:04:04 GMT
    7-Eleven Slurpee. (Courtesy: CC By SA 2.0)7-Eleven Slurpee. (Courtesy: CC By SA 2.0)

    The Celebration of Summer continues as participating Stripes* stores will give away FREE small Slurpee® drinks from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. local time, Wednesday, July 11 (7/11), while supplies last.

    The Celebration of Summer continues as participating Stripes* stores will give away FREE small Slurpee® drinks from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. local time, Wednesday, July 11 (7/11), while supplies last.

  • Tyler Perry: 'I am not giving anything away on Facebook'

    Tyler Perry: 'I am not giving anything away on Facebook'

    Wednesday, July 11 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-07-11 04:35:35 GMT
    Photo: Actor Tyler Perry addresses several Facebook pages being created and stating the actor is giving away free items (Courtesy: Tyler Perry Facebook page)Photo: Actor Tyler Perry addresses several Facebook pages being created and stating the actor is giving away free items (Courtesy: Tyler Perry Facebook page)
    Photo: Actor Tyler Perry addresses several Facebook pages being created and stating the actor is giving away free items (Courtesy: Tyler Perry Facebook page)Photo: Actor Tyler Perry addresses several Facebook pages being created and stating the actor is giving away free items (Courtesy: Tyler Perry Facebook page)

    Actor, director, and writer Tyler Perry has a warning for people who are sharing a video, saying he is giving away free stuff. It turns out, it's a scam according to the 'Madea' actor.

    Actor, director, and writer Tyler Perry has a warning for people who are sharing a video, saying he is giving away free stuff. It turns out, it's a scam according to the 'Madea' actor.

  • Trump pardons ranchers in case that inspired 2016 occupation

    Trump pardons ranchers in case that inspired 2016 occupation

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 11:28 AM EDT2018-07-10 15:28:06 GMT
    Dwight and Steve Hammond.Dwight and Steve Hammond.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is pardoning two cattle ranchers convicted of arson in a case that case sparked the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon.    Dwight and Steven Hammond were convicted in 2012 of intentionally and maliciously setting fires on public lands. The arson crime carried a minimum prison sentence of five years, but a sympathetic federal judge, on his last day before retirement, decided the penalty was too stiff and gave the...

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is pardoning two cattle ranchers convicted of arson in a case that case sparked the armed occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon.    Dwight and Steven Hammond were convicted in 2012 of intentionally and maliciously setting fires on public lands. The arson crime carried a minimum prison sentence of five years, but a sympathetic federal judge, on his last day before retirement, decided the penalty was too stiff and gave the...

  • Baby found alive buried under debris in Montana woods

    Baby found alive buried under debris in Montana woods

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 8:43 AM EDT2018-07-10 12:43:43 GMT
    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A 5-month-old infant who miraculously survived more than nine hours being buried under a pile of sticks and debris in the woods of western Montana suffered only minor injuries despite wearing wet and soiled clothes in cold weather, authorities said.    The baby boy is otherwise in good condition, authorities said.    Missoula County Sheriff's deputies were called about 8 p.m. Saturday about a man threatening people in the Lolo Hot Springs a...
    MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) - A 5-month-old infant who miraculously survived more than nine hours being buried under a pile of sticks and debris in the woods of western Montana suffered only minor injuries despite wearing wet and soiled clothes in cold weather, authorities said.    The baby boy is otherwise in good condition, authorities said.    Missoula County Sheriff's deputies were called about 8 p.m. Saturday about a man threatening people in the Lolo Hot Springs a...
  • Build-A-Bear offers Pay Your Age Day

    Build-A-Bear offers Pay Your Age Day

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 5:18 AM EDT2018-07-10 09:18:42 GMT

    Build-A-Bear Workshop is making shopping for a stuffed animal quite inexpensive - that is, if you're young!

    Build-A-Bear Workshop is making shopping for a stuffed animal quite inexpensive - that is, if you're young!

  • Worker dies in 'industrial accident' at Walt Disney World

    Worker dies in 'industrial accident' at Walt Disney World

    Tuesday, July 10 2018 2:15 AM EDT2018-07-10 06:15:29 GMT

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say they're investigating the death of a worker at Walt Disney World Resort.

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Authorities say they're investigating the death of a worker at Walt Disney World Resort.

  • ACLU is mixed about some kids getting reunified

    ACLU is mixed about some kids getting reunified

    Monday, July 9 2018 10:54 PM EDT2018-07-10 02:54:50 GMT

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union says it's "both pleased and disappointed" with the government's progress toward meeting a court-ordered deadline to reunify immigrant children younger than 5 with their families.

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union says it's "both pleased and disappointed" with the government's progress toward meeting a court-ordered deadline to reunify immigrant children younger than 5 with their families.

  • Shocking! IHOP acknowledges it faked IHOb name change

    Shocking! IHOP acknowledges it faked IHOb name change

    Monday, July 9 2018 10:37 PM EDT2018-07-10 02:37:37 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) - IHOP has come clean. The pancake chain has acknowledged that a name change announced last month was just a publicity stunt to promote its hamburger menu.

    NEW YORK (AP) - IHOP has come clean. The pancake chain has acknowledged that a name change announced last month was just a publicity stunt to promote its hamburger menu.

  • Trump picks Kavanaugh for court, setting up fight with Dems

    Trump picks Kavanaugh for court, setting up fight with Dems

    Monday, July 9 2018 10:18 PM EDT2018-07-10 02:18:36 GMT

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump chose Brett Kavanaugh, a politically connected conservative judge, for the Supreme Court Monday night, setting up a ferocious confirmation battle with Democrats as he seeks to shift the nation's highest court further to the right.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump chose Brett Kavanaugh, a politically connected conservative judge, for the Supreme Court Monday night, setting up a ferocious confirmation battle with Democrats as he seeks to shift the nation's highest court further to the right.

  • Family remembers slain son with video games, favorite snacks

    Family remembers slain son with video games, favorite snacks

    Monday, July 9 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-07-09 19:52:01 GMT

    The family of a man killed in a New Orleans shooting is honoring his memory in a very unique way. WDSU reports, Renard Matthews was known by family for loving the Boston Celtics and playing video games. 

    The family of a man killed in a New Orleans shooting is honoring his memory in a very unique way. WDSU reports, Renard Matthews was known by family for loving the Boston Celtics and playing video games. 

  • Trump enjoys 'suspense' ahead of Supreme Court announcement

    Trump enjoys 'suspense' ahead of Supreme Court announcement

    Monday, July 9 2018 8:19 AM EDT2018-07-09 12:19:12 GMT
    By CATHERINE LUCEY Associated Press    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is going down to the wire as he makes his choice on a replacement for retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, but he says with his final four options "you can't go wrong."    Trump spoke to reporters Sunday afternoon before returning to Washington from a weekend at his private golf club in New Jersey, where he deliberated his decision amid furious lobbying and frenzie...
    By CATHERINE LUCEY Associated Press    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is going down to the wire as he makes his choice on a replacement for retiring Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, but he says with his final four options "you can't go wrong."    Trump spoke to reporters Sunday afternoon before returning to Washington from a weekend at his private golf club in New Jersey, where he deliberated his decision amid furious lobbying and frenzie...
  • Police in Maine throw birthday party for 8-year-old girl

    Police in Maine throw birthday party for 8-year-old girl

    Monday, July 9 2018 7:24 AM EDT2018-07-09 11:24:15 GMT
    Photo: Augusta Maine Police Department/FacebookPhoto: Augusta Maine Police Department/Facebook
    Photo: Augusta Maine Police Department/FacebookPhoto: Augusta Maine Police Department/Facebook
    AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - A Maine police department has thrown their own celebration for an 8-year-old girl who had no one show up to her birthday party.    WCSH-TV reports the Augusta Police Department put on a party Sunday for Larriah Binns in Augusta complete with balloons and birthday cake.   Augusta Maine Police Department   Larriah's mother, Angelique Binns, says she had a birthday celebration planned for Saturday, but none of her daughter's friends coul...
    AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - A Maine police department has thrown their own celebration for an 8-year-old girl who had no one show up to her birthday party.    WCSH-TV reports the Augusta Police Department put on a party Sunday for Larriah Binns in Augusta complete with balloons and birthday cake.   Augusta Maine Police Department   Larriah's mother, Angelique Binns, says she had a birthday celebration planned for Saturday, but none of her daughter's friends coul...
  • Starbucks, citing environment, is ditching plastic straws

    Starbucks, citing environment, is ditching plastic straws

    Monday, July 9 2018 7:00 AM EDT2018-07-09 11:00:28 GMT
    Photo: starbucks.comPhoto: starbucks.com
    Photo: starbucks.comPhoto: starbucks.com
    SEATTLE (AP) - Starbucks, citing the environment threat to oceans, will ban plastic straws from all of its stores globally in less than two years.    The company becomes the largest food and beverage company operating globally to do so.    Starbucks said Monday that it is making available a strawless lid at 8,000 stores in the U.S. and Canada for certain drinks.    Starbucks Coffee Co. estimates the switch will eliminate more than 1 billion plastic str...
    SEATTLE (AP) - Starbucks, citing the environment threat to oceans, will ban plastic straws from all of its stores globally in less than two years.    The company becomes the largest food and beverage company operating globally to do so.    Starbucks said Monday that it is making available a strawless lid at 8,000 stores in the U.S. and Canada for certain drinks.    Starbucks Coffee Co. estimates the switch will eliminate more than 1 billion plastic str...
  • ACLU: Less than half of child reunions will meet deadline

    ACLU: Less than half of child reunions will meet deadline

    Monday, July 9 2018 5:12 AM EDT2018-07-09 09:12:29 GMT
    A Border Patrol Agent in the Rio Grande Valley cradles a four-month hold baby from Honduras who was rescued from a man falsely claiming to be the child's father.A Border Patrol Agent in the Rio Grande Valley cradles a four-month hold baby from Honduras who was rescued from a man falsely claiming to be the child's father.
    A Border Patrol Agent in the Rio Grande Valley cradles a four-month hold baby from Honduras who was rescued from a man falsely claiming to be the child's father.A Border Patrol Agent in the Rio Grande Valley cradles a four-month hold baby from Honduras who was rescued from a man falsely claiming to be the child's father.

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union said it appears the Trump administration will miss a court-ordered deadline to reunite young children who were separated at the border with their parents in more than half of the cases.

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union said it appears the Trump administration will miss a court-ordered deadline to reunite young children who were separated at the border with their parents in more than half of the cases.

  • Second Jobs: Side Hustle Or Financial Necessity?

    Second Jobs: Side Hustle Or Financial Necessity?

    Monday, July 9 2018 3:22 AM EDT2018-07-09 07:22:05 GMT

    (NBC News) A Recent survey finds a surprising number of Americans are working two jobs.

    (NBC News) A Recent survey finds a surprising number of Americans are working two jobs.

  • Ticks: Reducing Your Risk

    Ticks: Reducing Your Risk

    Monday, July 9 2018 3:19 AM EDT2018-07-09 07:19:12 GMT

    (WDIV) Tick season is in full swing.

    (WDIV) Tick season is in full swing.

  • Aviation crash reported in Virginia residential area

    Aviation crash reported in Virginia residential area

    Monday, July 9 2018 3:02 AM EDT2018-07-09 07:02:03 GMT
    Photo courtesy of WAVY TV.Photo courtesy of WAVY TV.
    Photo courtesy of WAVY TV.Photo courtesy of WAVY TV.

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - Authorities say at least one person was killed in a helicopter crash in a residential area in Virginia. 

    WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) - Authorities say at least one person was killed in a helicopter crash in a residential area in Virginia. 

  • Diet Soda & Weight Gain

    Diet Soda & Weight Gain

    Monday, July 9 2018 2:29 AM EDT2018-07-09 06:29:11 GMT

    (KPRC) You may think you're doing everything right opting for diet sodas instead of sugary ones.

    (KPRC) You may think you're doing everything right opting for diet sodas instead of sugary ones.

  • California, long a holdout, adopts mass immigration trials

    California, long a holdout, adopts mass immigration trials

    Sunday, July 8 2018 1:01 PM EDT2018-07-08 17:01:54 GMT

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - California will introduce group trials on Monday for people charged with entering the country illegally. Federal prosecutors in Arizona, Texas and New Mexico have long embraced these hearings, which critics call assembly-line justice.

    SAN DIEGO (AP) - California will introduce group trials on Monday for people charged with entering the country illegally. Federal prosecutors in Arizona, Texas and New Mexico have long embraced these hearings, which critics call assembly-line justice.

  • Tropical Storm Beryl speeding toward eastern Caribbean

    Tropical Storm Beryl speeding toward eastern Caribbean

    Sunday, July 8 2018 12:48 PM EDT2018-07-08 16:48:56 GMT

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Gusty winds began to hit the eastern Caribbean on Sunday as Tropical Storm Beryl advanced rapidly toward a region struggling to recover from last year's deadly hurricanes. 

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Gusty winds began to hit the eastern Caribbean on Sunday as Tropical Storm Beryl advanced rapidly toward a region struggling to recover from last year's deadly hurricanes. 

  • Pompeo appeals for NKorea to replicate Vietnam's 'miracle'

    Pompeo appeals for NKorea to replicate Vietnam's 'miracle'

    Sunday, July 8 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-07-08 16:46:09 GMT

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - Undeterred by a blistering rebuke of his efforts to forge a denuclearization deal with North Korea, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday appealed for North Korea's leadership to follow Vietnam's path in overcoming past hostilities with the United States. 

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - Undeterred by a blistering rebuke of his efforts to forge a denuclearization deal with North Korea, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Sunday appealed for North Korea's leadership to follow Vietnam's path in overcoming past hostilities with the United States. 

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  • Elon Musk apologizes for calling rescue diver a pedophile

    Elon Musk apologizes for calling rescue diver a pedophile

    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:50 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:50:28 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:11 AM EDT2018-07-18 08:11:33 GMT
    Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile.
    Elon Musk has apologized for calling a British diver involved in the Thailand cave rescue a pedophile.
  • MGM sues Vegas shooting victims in push to avoid liability

    MGM sues Vegas shooting victims in push to avoid liability

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-07-17 18:31:22 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 4:11 AM EDT2018-07-18 08:11:26 GMT
    MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las...
    MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas.
  • Lawsuit, ex-student focus on complaints about Ohio State doc

    Lawsuit, ex-student focus on complaints about Ohio State doc

    Tuesday, July 17 2018 10:08 AM EDT2018-07-17 14:08:30 GMT
    Wednesday, July 18 2018 3:58 AM EDT2018-07-18 07:58:56 GMT
    (Ohio State University via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss. Former Ohio State president E. Gordon Gee and former vice president of human resources Linda Tom tell The Columbus Dispatch they don't remember r...(Ohio State University via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss. Former Ohio State president E. Gordon Gee and former vice president of human resources Linda Tom tell The Columbus Dispatch they don't remember r...
    A lawsuit by four former Ohio State University wrestlers alleges the school failed to stop "rampant sexual misconduct" by a now-dead team doctor despite being "repeatedly informed" about his behavior.
    A lawsuit by four former Ohio State University wrestlers alleges the school failed to stop "rampant sexual misconduct" by a now-dead team doctor despite being "repeatedly informed" about his behavior.
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