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This state is adding free sunscreen dispensers to state beaches & parks all summer long!

If you wanna have some fun in the sun this summer and keep your skin safe, looks like Rhode Island might be the ticket.        ...

This state is adding free sunscreen dispensers to state beaches & parks all summer long!

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Kentucky State Parks pools, beaches opening this weekend FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — With temperatures climbing and a holiday weekend coming up, many swimming pools and beaches at Kentucky State Parks are opening. The Parks Department says while lodge pools are reserved for lodge and cottage guests, community pools at several parks are open to the public for a ...
11:52 2019-05-22

State parks are becoming so crowded that they might collapse under their own weight If you’re looking for something to do on a day off and don’t want to spend a lot of money, visiting a state park is a great option. Depending on your location, state parks offer you plenty of options ranging from hiking and biking trails to campsites and other relaxing bonuses. Unfortuna...
04:26 2019-06-05

Hawaii's 60th anniversary as a state: Its best underrated beaches Aug. 21 marks the 60th anniversary of Hawaii becoming America's 50th state. We're looking at some of the Aloha State's best underrated beaches.       ...
17:26 2019-08-21

Maintaining State Parks in a Warming World Could Cost Billions National parks may get all the prestige, but state parks do the heavy lifting when it comes to outdoor recreation in the U.S. They saw 807 million visitors in 2017, nearly two and a half times the number of national park visitors. All those people spent a combined 2 billion hours kayaking, camping, ...
00:01 2019-06-04

Culinary Trail Back For Second Year At Kentucky State Parks Better in the Bluegrass FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Parks say its successful culinary trail is back for a second year. A Kentucky Department of Tourism statement says the trail is being offered at nine parks across the state, each of which is offering a signature meal representing the reg...
13:26 2019-06-03

All Mississippi beaches close as toxic algae bloom blankets state's coast On Sunday the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality announced the closure of the final two state beaches that had been open for swimming.        ...
21:13 2019-07-07

Summer in the coolest US state The long days of summer mean that there's no shortage of time to experience Alaska. And with the coolest average summer temperatures of any US state, it's a great place to escape the heat....
14:52 2019-07-16

Cops bust man in Washington state for hours-long Queens rape Police busted an accused rapist in Washington state nearly a month after he violently sexually assaulted a woman in Queens over a six-hour period, officials announced Friday. Michael Hosang, 53, was arrested Thursday in Bellingham, Washington, and is in the custody of the Bellingham Police Departme...
18:26 2019-06-22

On Becoming a God in Central Florida Is a Delightful Summer Dramedy About Sunshine-State Strivers It’s hard to live up to a title like On Becoming a God in Central Florida—and at first the new Showtime dramedy seems doomed to disappoint. Set in an Orlando suburb in 1992, it opens with a crisis in the marriage of Travis (Alexander Skarsgard) and Krystal Stubbs (Kirsten Dunst). Travis ...
05:26 2019-08-21

Langston Jackson Sets State 100M Record, Wins State Titlle LEXINGTON, Ky- Kentucky track and field commit Langston Jackson put on one final show at the high school ranks, and he did so on the track that he will compete on next season. Jackson set the all-time state record with a 10.23 100M dash, winning the Class 3A State Championship in the process. Jackso...
20:00 2019-06-01

Delaware's latest First State title: Only no-kill state for shelter animals Delaware's designation as the country's first no-kill state for shelter animals came from the Best Friends Animal Society.        ...
01:52 2019-08-12

Islamic State says it killed 12 Nigerian soldiers in Borno state attack: statement Islamic State said on Wednesday its West African branch carried out an attack on a Nigerian army base in northeastern Borno state and that its fighters killed 12 soldiers....
03:13 2019-06-20

With 2020 Looming, Parties Fight State by State Over Voting Access Legislative battles over plans to tighten voting and registration rules have gained urgency with a pivotal election 18 months away. Arizona’s skirmishes are a prime example....
19:13 2019-06-03

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea. The post Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea appeared first on LEX18.com....
04:52 2019-06-20

UPDATE 2-State Street pays $94.3 mln to settle U.S., state charges over hidden fund markups State Street Corp agreed to pay $94.3 million to settle federal and state regulatory charges it routinely overcharged mutual fund customers and other clients over roughly 17 years by adding hidden markups on back-office expenses....
21:39 2019-06-27

State Street pays $94.3 million to settle U.S., state charges over hidden fund markups State Street Corp agreed to pay $94.3 million to settle federal and state regulatory charges it routinely overcharged mutual fund customers and other clients over roughly 17 years by adding hidden markups on back-office expenses....
00:26 2019-06-28

Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week. The post Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping will make state visit to North Korea this week appeared first on LEX18.com....
14:13 2019-06-17

Arkansas State Police confirm that human remains found outside home are that of a former Republican state legislator LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas State Police confirm that human remains found outside home are that of a former Republican state legislator. The post Arkansas State Police confirm that human remains found outside home are that of a former Republican state legislator appeared first on LEX18.com....
18:39 2019-06-06

Oregon Governor Orders State Police to Find GOP State Senators Avoiding a Climate Vote Oregon is poised to pass sweeping legislation to fight climate change. But before the bill can come to a vote, the Oregon State Police may need to track down the Republican state senators. On Thursday, the Democrat governor of Oregon ordered state troopers to find the 11 Republican state senators an...
19:26 2019-06-22

Indiana State Sycamores rally, eliminate Ohio State 10-5 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Clay Dungan hit a two-run single as Indiana scored four runs in the sixth inning, and the Sycamores stayed alive Sunday by eliminating Ohio State with a 10-5 victory in the Nashville Regional. The No. 2 seeded Sycamores (43-17) will try to avoid elimination again Sunday night...
02:13 2019-06-03

Missouri to be only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider after state action Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as health officials refuse to renew its last clinic's license to perform the procedure, women's health services provider Planned Parenthood said on Tuesday....
00:39 2019-05-29

Iowa State signs Penn State’s Rasir Bolton AMES, Iowa (AP) — Penn State basketball transfer Rasir Bolton has signed with Iowa State. The Cyclones announced on Wednesday that Bolton, who averaged 11.6 points a game as a freshman last season, will join the team this summer. Bolton will have three years of eligibility with the Cyclones — and he...
01:26 2019-05-30

Wisconsin Becomes First Midwest State With a Plan to Go Carbon-Free By Midcentury The impacts of climate change have been real so far this year for the Midwest. Historic flooding has ravaged multiple states, and don’t even get me started on last month’s heatwave.Read more......
20:26 2019-08-19

Find Out If Your State Is Having a Back-to-School Tax-Free Weekend in 2019 Gone are the days when parents could swing by the drugstore for a new Trapper Keeper and declare back-to-school shopping done. The lists of required school supplies are intense. It’s not surprising that moms and dads will drop an estimated $519 per household on school items this year, according to D...
23:13 2019-07-16

Here’s a state-by-state look at the fastest mobile network speeds in the US Opensignal has released a new report today about mobile network speeds in the US, offering an overview of how smartphone download speeds haven’t improved all that much from this time last year. The report goes into greater detail about that, in addition to ranking each state and the top 50 US ...
15:13 2019-06-02

Washington state will offer third gender option on state ID’s OLYMPIA, Wash. (CNN) – Washington state residents who identify with genders other than male or female will have another option to select on their state ID. People will be able to choose from male and female – or as gender  X. The new option is also available on instruction permits and st...
02:00 2019-08-02

Here's how to get free Taco Bell today thanks to the Golden State Warriors Steph Curry's squad won Game 2 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors while on the road up in the North, activating a Taco Bell promotion.       ...
17:26 2019-06-18

This is how many cancer survivors are living in the US, state by state 24/7 Tempo reviewed how many people in every state live with cancer using data from the American Cancer Society.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Washington state becomes the first state to allow human composting Washington state is the first in the nation to allow natural organic reduction. Veuer’s Nick Cardona explains what that entails.        ...
17:26 2019-05-22

Thanks to talk show host Steve Harvey, college will be free for these 8 Kent State freshmen Talk show host, comedian and game show host Steve Harvey has committed to covering the college costs for eight freshmen at his alma mater in Ohio.       ...
17:26 2019-07-01

Opinion: How Kevin Durant's injury, Golden State opened door to wild West free agency LeBron James, Anthony Davis and the Lakers vs. Kawhi Leonard, Paul George and the Clippers in a made-for-Hollywood rivalry. Pass the popcorn, please.       ...
01:52 2019-07-07

Revealed: creeping privatisation of London parks in summer Exclusive figures show extent to which London councils are using parks for ticketed music festivals such as Wireless and other paid events to plug budget gapsAs chugging guitars reverberated over Finsbury Park last Sunday afternoon, crowds streamed through the Manor House gate past a banner commemor...
18:00 2019-07-05

Zimbabwe runs out of passports, adding to long list of shortages Zimbabwe has run out of passports and vehicle registration number plates, forcing citizens to wait for long periods to get them - yet another sign of a desperate shortage of U.S. dollars in the southern African nation....
12:52 2019-07-03

From Disneyland to Universal, theme parks are facing a challenging summer Disney, Universal Studios, and SeaWorld are ramping up promotional activity during the typically potent summer travel season.       ...
17:00 2019-07-15

Free entry at most national parks August 25 The National Park Service is celebrating its 103rd birthday on August 25th by allowing visitors to enter any national park for free. Visitors will get a chance to explore parks like Yosemite and the Grand Canyon without paying fees per car.       ...
04:00 2019-08-23

Yousef Makki: MP questions whether defendants would have gone free if they were 'black state school pupils' An MP has questioned the verdicts in the Yousef Makki murder trial and whether the teenagers would have been acquitted of murder if they had been black and state school educated....
06:52 2019-08-23

Enjoy free entry to more than 400 national parks on August 25 The National Park Service is celebrating its 103rd birthday on August 25th by allowing visitors to enter any national park for free. Visitors will get a chance to explore parks like Yosemite and the Grand Canyon without paying fees per car.       ...
21:39 2019-08-22

Is your sunscreen 'safe'? What you need to know about protecting yourself from the sun this summer The Environmental Working Group says many sunscreens on the market today provide inferior protection or contain potentially harmful chemicals.        ...
09:52 2019-05-22

Poop parasite outbreaks linked to water parks and pools, just in time for summer Summer is finally here, and that means lots and lots of hot, sunny days and plenty of trips to the local pool or nearby water park. If taking a dip in the public pool is your favorite way too cool down, the Centers for Disease Control have a warning that might make your stomach turn, and make you se...
11:39 2019-07-02

Yousef Makki: MP questions whether teens cleared of murdering schoolboy would have gone free if they were 'black state school pupils' An MP has questioned whether a group of teenagers cleared over the fatal stabbing of a private schoolboy would have been found not guilty if they had been black and state school educated....
09:00 2019-07-15

Gran Turismo Sport Has Spent Two Years Adding Great Stuff For Free When Gran Turismo Sport launched in October 2017, it was easy to regard it with suspicion. Despite being the first—and at this rate, perhaps only—Gran Turismo game on the PlayStation 4, it lacked the numeral that would’ve clearly signaled it as the next step in one of the longest-running platform-ex...
23:52 2019-05-31

Free admission to National Parks this Sunday to celebrate 103 years of National Park Service National Park Service entrance is free for all on Aug. 25 during fee-free day at parks including Yosemite, Yellowstone, Zion and the Grand Canyon.        ...
03:26 2019-08-25

The 4 new bronzers that will keep you glowing all summer long You don’t have to brave the sun’s damaging rays without sunscreen to get golden this summer — and there’s no need for potentially streaky orange self-tanners, either. But not all bronzers are created equal. Here are four new beauty products that provide just the right subtle shimme...
23:13 2019-07-13

You Should Totally Be Wearing Tie-Dye All Summer Long When I was a freshman in high school, I stole a tie-dye Phish T-shirt from my sister, who had in turn stolen it from her best friend, Tiffany. I thought it looked very cool with my flared Abercrombie cargo pants and baby backpack (and let’s be honest...I was right).Read more......
01:52 2019-06-20

Reynolds Wrap wants to pay you $10K to eat BBQ all summer long Greatest summer job ever? For the second year in a row, Reynolds Wrap is looking to hire a “Chief Grilling Officer” — tasked with traveling across the country in search of the best barbecue. But that’s not all. Company officials also plan to serve the lucky person up with a s...
03:13 2019-06-19

How One Rajasthan Village Still Has Water Even After A Long, Dry Summer The village of Laporiya, located 90 kilometres from Jaipur, has enough water even at the end of a long and dry summer. In fact, Laporiya's wells never run dry and fields have moisture, even in summer,......
19:13 2019-07-14

Everything You Need To Keep White Jeans Looking Perfect All Summer Long My husband and I just returned from an amazing 16 day Mediterranean highlights trip of a lifetime … but now I have some questions. 1) How to remove chocolate gelato from white jeans? 2) How to remove tomato sauce? (Again from white jeans. Doh!)...
03:39 2019-07-03

The 10 best guilty-pleasure TV shows to keep you happy all summer long From "Younger" to "Claws" to "The Hills: New Beginnings" and "AGT," these 10 shows will hit the spot this summer.        ...
19:00 2019-06-18

Hong Kong's protesters dig in for long summer of discontent Hong Kong's extradition bill demonstrations have mutated into a much bigger and more complex animal, ripping open old wounds and expanding a political fight as the city battens down for a summer of protests....
13:01 2019-07-18

Summer with the kids … long and costly for parents, but also a joy | Emma Brockes The long US school holiday causes headaches for working parents but produces golden moments of childhoodThe state schools in New York break up for summer next week, giving kids almost 10 weeks of holiday. (The private schools have already been out for a week.) Like daylight saving, this appears to b...
13:39 2019-06-21

Hard Rock Hotel in Dominican Republic to remove liquor dispensers from minibars The general manager said the decision is not connected to the deaths of two American tourists at the Punta Cana resort, but is meant to provide "more tranquility for guests."...
22:00 2019-06-23

Your Teen Can Get Free Audiobooks This Summer It’s common for kids’ brains to become a little rusty in the summer—a Brookings report concludes that the average student loses a month of academic-calendar learning during the break. But you, parents, can help slow the summer slide. One way: Keep them reading....
16:39 2019-05-27

Own a home? How you can get some tax-free income this summer Travel season is about to heat up. Here's what you should know if you want to rent out your dwelling to vacationers and reap a windfall on the side....
15:52 2019-05-21

Dominican Republic’s Hard Rock Hotel to remove liquor dispensers after tourist deaths The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana is removing all liquor dispensers in guestroom minibars after a string of suspicious deaths and illnesses in the past year at the Dominican Republic resort, hotel management said. The hotel is also hiring a US healthcare company to “ensure the on-site healt...
17:52 2019-06-22

Nigel Slater’s fuss-free summer recipes When the sun’s out, keep lunch simple with dishes you can prepare in advance, from chicken and couscous to panna cottaA summer lunch should feel carefree and effortless. An assortment of dishes served cold or at room temperature, probably made earlier in the day. Perhaps the day before, brought to t...
10:39 2019-06-17

School District Serves Free Meals Through Summer SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Children in Scott County can eat breakfast and lunch for free at some Scott County Schools throughout the summer. Breakfast is available from 9-9:30 a.m. at Southern and Lemons Mill Elementary schools. Lunch is available from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Garth,...
00:39 2019-06-07

Arctic Norway island wants to be ‘time-free’ during summer COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Residents on an Arctic Norwegian island with 69 days of constant light in the summer say they want to go “time-free” and be more flexible with school and working hours to make the most of the long days. Resident Kjell Ove Hveding says people on the island of So...
17:00 2019-06-19

Enrollment open for free summer STEM program TUCSON – Put the pencils and textbooks away – school is out for summer! But while classes have officially ended for the school year, that does not mean the learning has to stop too. To help students combat the “summer learning loss” and get a head start on the upcoming school...
06:52 2019-05-30

Norwegian Islanders Want to Go ‘Time-Free’ During Summer Months (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — Residents of a Norwegian island where the sun doesn’t set for 69 days of the year want to go “time-free” and have more flexible school and working hours to make the most of their long summer days. People on the island of Sommaroey are pushing to get ri...
23:26 2019-06-19

Marana Cares Mobile provides free summer meals MARANA, Ariz. – As summer break approaches for students, the need for meals doesn’t stop when the bell rings, the Marana Unified School District says. The Marana Cares Mobile will be offering free meals to students in need Monday through Friday from May 28 to July 26. They will be closed on July 4. ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Dairy Queen giving away free summer cones... for a price Come tomorrow, June 21st, the first official day of summer will have finally arrived. Depending on where you live, it may or may not already feel like it, but whether you’re enjoying the sun or wondering if it’ll ever stop raining again, it’s important to savor the simple pleasures of the year’s mid...
01:39 2019-06-21

The best gloop-free body moisturisers for summer | Sali Hughes These products will leave you with perfectly smooth skin – without the ickIt’s rare that I say this but run, don’t walk, to your nearest Boots. If you are someone who is torn between the seasonal expectation of visible, smooth, soft limbs and revulsion at the thought of slathering on rich, gloopy mo...
12:39 2019-07-13

Amphi Public Schools kicks off free ‘Summer Meals’ program School districts offer summer meal programs for students who rely on school for food. TUCSON – Amphitheater Public School District is kicking off its Summer Meals program on Monday. The district will hold a press conference to let families with children under 18 know about their program at 11 a.m., ...
17:01 2019-06-03

Opinion: In today's NBA, every summer can be a blockbuster, whether players are free agents or not Players have the power in the NBA and they wield it at will. Just look at the wild deals from this summer, which didn't include just free agents.       ...
22:00 2019-07-12

Arsenal confirm Danny Welbeck departure as they free up space for summer transfers Arsenal have confirmed the departure of England forward Danny Welbeck, who leaves the club at the end of his current contract along with goalkeeper Petr Cech and defender Stephan Lichtsteiner....
20:13 2019-06-07

First day of summer, National Smoothie Day: Free food and discounts at Dairy Queen, Jamba Dairy Queen, Jamba, Dunkin', Wendy's, Boston Market and more have deals or freebies Friday for the first day of summer and National Smoothie Day.       ...
05:52 2019-06-21

What's the Best State for a Gearhead? I am West Coast born, and that means I’m California raised. My nostalgia for the streetparked cars of my hometown will never fade, remembering ‘70s Corollas still used for commuting to rust-free Volvo 142s sitting with $500 for sale signs on them. But since moving East, I’ve fallen a bit for a diffe...
21:39 2019-07-24

NY Could Become First State To Ban Cat Declawing ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York would be the first state to ban the declawing of cats under legislation heading to a vote in the state Legislature. The Senate and Assembly are both expected to take up the bill on Tuesday. Declawing a cat is already illegal in much of Europe as well as in Los Angeles, S...
14:52 2019-06-04

Hot dog and hamburger consumption by state With the Fourth of July rapidly approaching, it’s clearly time to fire up those grills. But what state eats the most hot dogs and hamburgers? Find out.       ...
19:26 2019-06-14

Most beautiful natural wonder in every state 24/7 Tempo created a list of the most beautiful natural wonder in every state after reviewing dozens of travel guides, encyclopedia articles and more.       ...
18:39 2019-08-05

This is how much a dollar is worth in every state in the US The value of a dollar ranges by more than 30 cents across the US, depending on the state. In Mississippi, $1 is worth $1.16; in Hawaii, only 84 cents.        ...
20:26 2019-05-25

This is the most expensive city in your state 24/7 Wall St. compared regional price parity among metropolitan areas to determine the most expensive city in every state.       ...
17:39 2019-08-07

The best candy store in every state Yelp user / Amy P. Every state in the US offers its own spin on candy, chocolate, and other desserts. Using data from Yelp, we've compiled a list of the best candy store in every state. Dolle's Candyland in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, is a famous spot for saltwater taffy. People love the Columbus, Oh...
08:39 2019-08-10

New York becomes first state to ban cat-declawing New York became the first state in the nation to ban cat-declawing on Monday, when Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill outlawing the practice that was passed by lawmakers in June. “It’s a cat-tastic day for the felines of New York and the many people who love them,” purred cat mom and bill sponsor Assem...
22:26 2019-07-22

The best place to get a milkshake in every state Whether you call them milkshakes or just shakes, here's where to get the best ice-cream dessert beverage in each state.       ...
17:00 2019-08-14

Best Memorial Day events in every state and DC Looking for something to do Memorial Day weekend? 24/7 Tempo lists an event in every state and D.C. that should not be missed!        ...
15:26 2019-05-24

Best place to get a milkshake in every state Whether you call them milkshakes or just shakes, here's where to get the best ice-cream dessert beverage in each state.       ...
03:00 2019-08-15

|Mboweni:State-ownedbankwilltacklesectordiscrimination Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says National Treasury has agreed to start the process of developing a state-owned commercial bank, with Deputy Finance Minister David Masondo in charge of the process....
16:52 2019-07-12

Wherever You Are, There’s a State Park Nearby There are 8,565 of them across the country, meaning a place to take a hike, fire up some s’mores or simply recharge is often just around the corner. In a year of traveling, we visited 53 of them....
21:52 2019-06-05

The best breakfast sandwich in every state To assemble a list of the best breakfast sandwich in every state, 24/7 Tempo consulted user reviews on Yelp, TripAdvisor and other sites.        ...
16:13 2019-05-21

Florida State’s Van Eyk stymies Wolfpack, 11-0 DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — CJ Van Eyk allowed just one hit over six innings and Florida State had 16 hits Friday night in an 11-0 victory against North Carolina State in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Van Eyk (9-3) struck out 11 before J.C. Flowers worked the final inning. Flowers and Drew Mendo...
06:52 2019-05-25

Drive-in movie theaters in (almost) every state Across the country, drive-in movie theaters are closing up shop. Here's where you can still catch a flick from the comfort of your own car.       ...
21:26 2019-07-18

Road tripping? Must-see attractions in every state Road trips can be one of the best ways to experience the diversity of American landscapes and cultures. Check out the must-see roadside attractions.        ...
15:13 2019-05-22

Five reasons why your high-tax state won't let you move away Thinking of relocating to Nevada for its income tax-free environment? Chances are your home state's auditors won't let you go quietly. Here are five things that will keep you from making a clean break....
17:39 2019-06-14

Huawei: We don't have to cooperate with Chinese state The head of cyber security at Chinese tech giant Huawei has told MPs that his firm is not obliged to work with the Chinese government "on anything whatsoever", despite a Chinese law which appears to require collaboration with the state....
23:52 2019-06-10

Ex-OK State coach gets 3 months in prison A former assistant basketball coach at Oklahoma State and the University of South Carolina has been sentenced to three months in prison for accepting bribes to link top players with bribe-paying managers and financial advisers....
21:13 2019-06-07

State of Decay 2: Heartland Gives Me What I Wanted And It Still Isn’t Enough I really wanted to like State of Decay 2, last year’s zombie survival game about fending off the undead and also building a community of survivors. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to connect with it the way I wanted to, and I could never connect with the community I was working so hard to form....
16:39 2019-06-14

The End of the Golden State Warriors' Era of Invincibility The Warriors got worse. The NBA got better. The Raptors won the championship because the rest of the league finally caught one of the greatest teams ever....
18:52 2019-06-14

The cheapest gas station chain in every state AP Gas is more expensive than it's ever been, according to a new report. Atlanta, Boston, and Chicago reported the highest daily average gas prices. The average price of a gallon of gas in 2019 is $2.70 — ten cents higher than it was last year. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stor...
12:39 2019-07-06

Mississippi State outlasts LSU 6-5 in 17 innings at 3 am Gunner Halter hit a run-scoring single in the bottom of the 17th inning and Mississippi State beat LSU 6-5 just after 3 a.m. CDT to end the longest game by time in Southeastern Conference Tournament history at 6 hours, 43 minutes.        ...
15:00 2019-05-23

Boyle Co. Falls in State Quarterfinals Lexington (LEX 18)– Male pitcher Kelsie Houchens tossed a perfect game, ending Boyle County’s season in the KHSAA State Quarterfinals 4-0. It was a pitchers duel for the first half of the game, where Boyle Co.’s Katy Grace Chadwell and Male’s Kelsie Houchen each had a perfect...
04:39 2019-06-15

What county in each state has the most residents going hungry 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from Feeding America to determine the counties where the largest share of residents don’t get enough to eat.        ...
15:52 2019-05-23

These counties in each state have the most residents going hungry 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from Feeding America to determine counties or equivalents where the largest share of residents don’t get enough to eat.        ...
15:52 2019-05-23

How did state of Texas become the quarterback capital for the NFL? There are 18 NFL quarterbacks from the state of Texas, and 10 of them are starters. How has the Lone Star State become the top producer of pro QBs?       ...
03:52 2019-08-04

There are 18.2 million veterans in the US. Which state is home to the most of them? 24/7 Wall St. has reviewed U.S. Census Bureau data to determine which states have the highest percentage of former military members.       ...
16:26 2019-07-04

The highest-paid CEOs by state Here are the top paid CEOs by state for 2018, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive data firm. The survey considered only publicly traded companies with more than $1 billion in revenue that filed their proxy statements with federal regulators between Jan. 1 and April 30. No...
21:00 2019-05-24

Kansas outlasts K-State 15-14 in 11 innings OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Brett Vosik had three hits and four RBIs and Kansas rallied for four runs in the bottom of the 11th inning to stun Kansas State 15-14 on Thursday in the Big 12 Tournament. James Cosentino drilled a two-out fly ball to the base of the center field wall to knock in the winning run...
21:26 2019-05-23

The Police State Won't End White Supremacy The reaction by most prominent conservatives to the mass shootings in El Paso, yet another allegedly perpetrated by a white supremacist, has mostly been what you’d usually expect: thoughts and prayers, ban video games, vague plays at the existence of a mental health crisis with no intention to actua...
23:00 2019-08-05

Boyle Co. Ready for State Tournament "Call us the underdogs, that's great. It's something for us to work towards."@BoyleSoftball is getting ready for the State Tournament, where they'll face the top ranked team in the state 3rd ranked team in the nation, Male. pic.twitter.com/OYIeLgJpM4 — Eli Gehn (@EliGehnLEX18) June...
03:00 2019-06-14

Missouri could be first state to effectively ban abortions NBC NEWS – The last remaining abortion clinic in Missouri says it expects to be shut down this week, which would effectively end legal abortion in the state. Unless a court intervenes, the closing would make Missouri the only state in the country without an abortion clinic, according to Planne...
07:13 2019-05-29

The state of Nvidia Turing: is RTX worth it? Nvidia Turing has been around for nearly a year now, revealed back at Gamescom 2018. However, once Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang unveiled the pricing for the RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti at $799 (£749, AU$1,199) and $1,199 (£1,099, AU$1,899), respectively, it felt like the price of entry was higher ...
16:39 2019-07-23

Louisville rallies for 4-3 win over Mississippi State at CWS OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Drew Campbell’s single off Cole Gordon drove in Danny Oriente for the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning, and Louisville eliminated Mississippi State with a 4-3 victory in the College World Series on Thursday night. The Cardinals (51-17) made up a three-run defici...
06:26 2019-06-21

Missouri could become first US state without an abortion clinic State officials have refused to renew facility’s licensePlanned Parenthood: ‘This is a real public health crisis’Missouri could become the first US state in the modern era without an abortion clinic, officials with the last remaining facility, in St Louis, said on Tuesday.Health officials in Missour...
22:26 2019-05-28

Opinion: The EU must respect the nation-state The EU needs unity where such things as the single currency require it. But it also needs to have respect for the diversity of nation-states and their importance for democracy, says Boris Kalnoky....
18:39 2019-08-17

Which US State has narrowed the STEM gender gap the most? While the STEM gender gap is slowly narrowing in parts of the country, women still face an uphill battle to achieve equality in some states. So where should you go to get the best deal?...
18:26 2019-08-09

Anchors from China’s state TV and Fox are facing off After weeks of back-and-forth sniping on television and Twitter, Trish Regan from the Fox Business Network and Liu Xin from China Global Television Network will debate on behalf of their respective governments about tariffs and technology....
18:39 2019-05-28

Trump's second state dinner is scheduled It has been more than a year since President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hosted their first -- and only -- official State Dinner at the White House, but on Monday morning, the White House announced a second dinner is currently in the works....
23:39 2019-07-22

Cleanest gas station bathrooms in every state GasBuddy, which tracks fuel prices across the country, also produces an annual list of which gas stations rate the highest for cleanliness.        ...
16:13 2019-05-21

Euthanasia Law Comes Into Effect In First Australia State Euthanasia laws for terminally ill patients came into effect in Australia's second-most populous state in a "bold change" Wednesday, the only place in the nation where the practice will be legal....
05:00 2019-06-19

The best public high school in your state 24/7 Wall St. reviewed rankings for all public schools from school data clearinghouse Niche to determine the best public high school in every state.       ...
00:39 2019-08-09

Here's how much your state spends on retirement Every day, an estimated 10,000 Americans baby boomers retire — and unfortunately many of them will spend their golden years pinching pennies.       ...
18:39 2019-08-06

Enriching solid-state batteries Researchers at MIT have come up with a new pulsed laser deposition technique to make thinner lithium electrolytes using less heat, promising faster charging and potentially higher-voltage solid-state lithium ion batteries. Key to the new technique for processing the solid-state battery electrolyte ...
06:00 2019-07-12

What a state: how Veep went from clever to crude After Armando Iannucci’s exit, the Julia Louis-Dreyfus-starring comedy took a turn for the worseIn 2012, with Obama a shoo-in for a second term and the era of concentration camps on American soil safely behind us, the time was ripe for a sitcom about a vain, venal politician with an office in the We...
14:52 2019-07-22

A degree in mobility? It will soon be possible at Wayne State The Michigan Mobility Institute, formed this year to enhance the state's workforce, is partnering with Wayne State University in Detroit to develop a curriculum that will allow students to earn a master's degree in mobility....
17:13 2019-05-21

The best public high schools by state 24/7 Wall St. reviewed rankings for all public schools from school data clearinghouse Niche to determine the best public high school in every state.       ...
00:39 2019-08-09

Washington becomes first state ever to allow human composting Gov. Jay Inslee, the Democrat from Washington, signed a bill into law on Tuesday that allows the composting of human bodies as an alternative to burials and cremations....
05:52 2019-05-22

Colorado is the first state to cap co-pays for insulin Colorado enacts new law to make insulin co-pays more affordable for people who suffer from diabetes. The move comes among soaring costs.        ...
00:26 2019-05-26

How to Get Sunscreen on Your Kid Without a Battle Summer is just around the corner, which means bike rides, pool time, trips to the beach and a whole lot of whining about sunscreen application. It’s unlikely that your kids are ever going to love the process—after all, it delays their fun. But if you go in with a plan, you might be able to make the ...
23:13 2019-05-22

The Best Sunscreen Is the One You'll Wear Cream or spray, mineral or chemical, high SPF or not—there are lots of features by which you could choose a sunscreen. But what matters in the long run is whether you actually wear it, and wear enough of it....
05:13 2019-06-29

Turncoat Dem who caucused with state GOP rejoins colleagues It took more than six years, but rebel state Sen. Simcha Felder is finally part of his own party’s decision-making conference in Albany. The conservative Brooklyn Democrat who had caucused with the GOP since 2013 is officially joining the Senate Democratic majority, giving it 40 seats in the 63-seat...
04:39 2019-07-06

Trump's UK state visit: Five things we learned US President Donald Trump returned to the UK earlier this week for a full-blown state visit. Here are five things we learned from his three-day stay....
04:52 2019-06-07

How much the average income nets you after taxes in every state 24/7 Wall St. analyzed IRS data to calculate average incomes after taxes. Taxes reduced incomes by as much as 33.6%, depending on the state.        ...
00:39 2019-06-01

State Department’s Top Policy Planner Forced Out Kiron Skinner, the highest-ranking African-American woman in the department, oversaw a unit trying to develop a long-term strategy addressing China’s rise....
19:00 2019-08-02

Hog Blog: Iowa State Fair Edition Well you know what they say folks: politics is all about getting down there and rollin’ in the mud. You know who knows all about that? Hogs. Here at Splinter, we’re committed to delivering all the timeliest hogs that’re fit to print. And here they are, from the Iowa State fair....
20:13 2019-08-14

Missouri may become only U.S. state with no legal abortion provider Missouri is poised this week to become the only U.S. state without access to legal abortions as public health officials may refuse to renew the license of the last clinic in Missouri to perform the procedure, Planned Parenthood said on Tuesday....
05:39 2019-05-29

Palestinians say U.S. 'deal of the century' will finish off their state The U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, still in draft form after almost two years, is seen by Palestinians, and by some Arab officials and politicians, as a plan to finish off the Palestinian cause....
23:13 2019-05-31

Missouri May Become Only US State Without Access To Legal Abortions Missouri is poised this week to become the only US state without access to legal abortions as public health officials may refuse to renew the license of the last clinic in Missouri to perform the......
06:39 2019-05-29

Hawaii becomes 26th state to decriminalize marijuana Hawaii has become the 26th state in the nation to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana. Under the new legislation, which effectively became law on Tuesday, tokers with even a tiny amount of weed on them no longer face the possibility of 30 days in jail and a $1,000 fine. Instea...
04:13 2019-07-11

NYC schools were most ‘violent and disruptive’ in state last year New York City schools had the most “violent and disruptive incidents” in the state last year — accounting for more than half, with incidents including assaults, sexual offenses and bomb threats, a new report reveals. The data released Tuesday by state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli shows 17,991 incidents ...
10:13 2019-08-14

Washington state legalizes human composting The US state of Washington became the first to legalize human composting as an eco-friendly alternative to burial and cremation. The Catholic Church denounced the process as undignified....
16:52 2019-05-22

Teachers, educators frustrated with state budget TUCSON – Tucson Education Association President Margaret Chaney tells News 4 Tucson she’s both frustrated and angry about Arizona’s statewide budget that was just signed into law this week. Chaney argues Gov. Doug Ducey and lawmakers could have allocated more money for education. &...
07:26 2019-05-30

How state Republicans plan to beat the Democrats New state GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy, taking over a Republican Party in shambles, said Democratic overreach could help put more Republicans in office. He said New York’s anti-business climate and the Democratic Party’s push to make it easier to get abortions has more people looking to the GOP. “On...
19:39 2019-05-22

Best restaurants for cheap eats in each state, according to Yelp Looking for some cheap eats? Yelp pulled together a list of the best budget-friendly restaurants in the United States.       ...
16:39 2019-08-21

State sponsor behind May tanker attacks, says UAE minister The UAE's foreign minister said on Saturday a "state sponsor" was involved in a May 12 attack on oil tankers in the Gulf, but did not name any particular country....
19:13 2019-06-15

NY state barely cracks top 20 for jobs, NYC is even worse As if you needed another reason to leave New York City. The US has seen notable job growth recently, with over 263,000 new jobs in April alone and the lowest unemployment rate since December 1969. However, not every city and state is enjoying a booming job market, which is why the finance nerds over...
23:52 2019-05-30

New York is the ‘least friendly state’ — and darn proud of it Surprising no one, New York ranked dead last in a new study of the friendliest states in America. Travel website Big 7 posed the question via its social media channels — which they say reach 1.5 million people total — and respondents put Minnesota in first place. The survey just proves t...
08:13 2019-08-21

Islamic State 'still dangerous threat to UK and more unpredictable' Islamic State poses a challenge to all countries in the world, while rival terrorist group al Qaeda is resurgent and could be plotting attacks in Europe, the UK's security minister said....
00:13 2019-07-11

California to become first state to ban discrimination against natural hair California is poised to become the first state to ban discrimination against people with natural hair, according to reports. The Assembly voted 69-0 Thursday to update the state’s anti-discrimination law so the definition of “race” includes “traits historically associated wit...
21:26 2019-06-28

Virginia AG calls for state to legalize marijuana RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is calling for the legalization of marijuana. Herring said Saturday that Virginia should start decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana and eventually legalize the drug. The Democratic attorney general said criminal prosecut...
05:52 2019-06-16

Empire State has some of the lowest beer taxes in US Summer’s here, so it’s the perfect time to crack open a nice cold beer here in the Big Apple. Indeed, most of us can afford to have a lot of cold ones this summer in New York and in the region. That’s because the Empire State — which is usually top of list when it......
10:26 2019-06-16

| Washington first US state to legalise human composting Washington became the first US state to legalise human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations....
23:39 2019-05-22

New coaches at Kansas, K-State are studies in contrast Kansas tagged the well-known Les Miles to turn around its moribund program, while K-State opted for the uber-successful but largely unknown Chris Klieman to build upon a winner.       ...
16:13 2019-08-21

Former state lawmaker to challenge McConnell in GOP primary FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former one-term state lawmaker says he will challenge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell in next year’s Republican primary in Kentucky. Ex-state Rep. C. Wesley Morgan on Wednesday called McConnell a “self-serving senator” who waits to see “which wa...
01:26 2019-05-30

Will My Local Dealer Match A Deal In Another State? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing leveraging out-of-state deals against a local store, how much reconditioning dealers do for used cars, the potent...
05:39 2019-08-10

NC State hit with Dennis Smith-related charges The NCAA has charged North Carolina State with four violations, accusing a former assistant coach of providing payments and benefits connected to the recruitment of one-and-done basketball player Dennis Smith Jr....
02:52 2019-07-11

Why Islamic State Recruitment Is Thriving on Telegram New research coming out of George Washington University today provides one of the most exhaustive looks yet at the vast and complex network of self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) supporters permeating the encrypted messaging platform Telegram.Read more......
21:52 2019-06-06

State Department OKs possible sale of F-16 fighters to Bulgaria The U.S. State Department has approved the possible sale of eight F-16 aircraft and related equipment to Bulgaria at an estimated cost of $1.67 billion, a Pentagon agency said on Monday....
01:39 2019-06-04

This Northeast state has the worst infrastructure in the US. Where does yours rank? Between poor roads and broken down bridges, some of these states might need major updates on infrastructure.        ...
17:26 2019-07-08

Ohio State beats Maryland 3-2 in Big Ten tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Seventh-seeded Ohio State advanced to the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament by holding off Maryland 3-2 on Friday in the completion of a suspended game from Thursday night. Closer Andrew Magno got the final five outs for the Buckeyes (33-24). Zach Dezenzo’s sacrifice fly ...
19:26 2019-05-24

Australian state legalizes voluntary euthanasia An Australian state has enacted euthanasia laws to allow terminally-ill patients to end their lives with lethal medication. The first death could take place in as soon as three weeks....
07:13 2019-06-19

State Bar wants to stop Avenatti from working in California LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Stormy Daniels attorney Michael Avenatti says he’ll fight a bid by the State Bar of California to keep him from practicing law in the state. The bar on Monday asked the State Bar Court to place Avenatti on involuntary inactive enrollment. It mentions accusations that ...
05:52 2019-06-04

Louisville walks off against Illinois State 4-3 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Alex Binelas’ walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Trey Leonard and top-seeded Louisville edged Illinois State 4-3 in an NCAA regional final on Monday, sending the Cardinals to their sixth Super Regional in the past seven seasons. After committing a c...
05:52 2019-06-04

Little cat feet in New York come closer to first U.S. state declawing ban New York crept closer to becoming the first U.S. state to outlaw cat declawing on Tuesday, after both chambers of the state legislature passed a ban on the feline surgery except for therapeutic reasons....
04:39 2019-06-05

Here's the fastest shrinking county in your state Reviewing population change figures from the Census Bureau, 24/7 Wall St. identified the fastest shrinking county in each state.       ...
00:52 2019-08-18

Voluntary euthanasia becomes legal in Australian state Voluntary euthanasia has become legal in an Australian state more than 20 years after the country repealed the world’s first mercy-killing law for the terminally ill...
06:26 2019-06-19

US state of Arkansas declares emergency over flooding Arkansas' governor proclaimed a state of emergency and ordered the National Guard to deploy rescue teams as the US state braces for record-breaking floods. Several people have lost their lives as storms continue....
05:13 2019-05-25

When Cities Try to Limit Guns, State Laws Bar the Way “Our officers need help, they need help with gun control,” Philadelphia’s mayor said after six police officers were wounded by gunfire. But in most states, the issue is not up to urban leaders....
05:13 2019-08-19

Here's how much a US dollar is worth in every state. In Mississippi, $1 goes further The value of a dollar ranges by more than 30 cents across the US, depending on the state. In Mississippi, $1 is worth $1.16; in Hawaii, only 84 cents.        ...
20:26 2019-05-25

How much mortgage debt does your state have? Two states are far and away above the rest To find the average mortgage debt in each state 24/7 Wall St. reviewed data from the State of Credit Report by Experian, a consumer reporting agency.       ...
19:39 2019-06-27

Here's the list of the most affluent town in every state in the US Each state has at least one town with less than 25,000 residents, in which most households have incomes beyond the U.S. median annual of $57,652.        ...
16:52 2019-06-04

LSU rides big innings to 12-2 rout of Mississippi State HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Drew Bianco, Zach Watson and Chris Reid each drove in two runs and LSU routed Mississippi State 12-2 on Friday night in the Southeastern Conference Tournament. The game was called after seven innings under the 10-run mercy rule. The Tigers (37-23), who lost a 17-inning game again...
06:52 2019-05-25

State GOP chair not ruling out running a Dem for Queens DA The newly minted chair of the state Republican Party said Monday he would not rule out running a moderate Democrat against the victor in the too-close-to-call Democratic primary for Queens DA. “In places where you’re very outgunned in terms of enrollment, sometimes you have to get creative to make a...
09:39 2019-07-09

Iraq: Caught between militias and 'Islamic State' Iraq's prime minister wants to integrate militias into the Iraqi army, but in Bashiqa the local Shiite militia refuses to leave. Is the region plunging into dark times once again?...
01:13 2019-08-08

Nearly 250 arrested in Ethiopia after foiled coup - state TV Nearly 250 people have been arrested in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa and the city of Bahir Dar since a coup attempt was foiled, the state-run Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation reported on Thursday....
22:26 2019-06-27

US state's only abortion clinic could close down by the end of the week The only abortion clinic in Missouri could close by the end of the week because the state is threatening to not renew its licence, it has been claimed....
04:39 2019-05-29

Michigan State University names new president A medical researcher who has led Stony Brook University in New York for nearly a decade will be the next president of Michigan State University in the wake of the most extensive sexual abuse scandal in sports history. (May 28)        ...
02:01 2019-05-29

Dennis Rodman’s son will play for Washington State PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — The son of former NBA star Dennis Rodman has committed to play at Washington State. DJ Rodman, a 6-foot-6 forward from San Juan Capistrano, California, is the latest player to join new coach Kyle Smith’s team. Rodman played two seasons at JSerra Catholic High School, wher...
23:52 2019-05-24

Netherlands wants tribunal to try some Islamic State members UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Netherlands is calling for the establishment of a tribunal to prosecute members of the Islamic State extremist group responsible for “mass atrocity crimes.” Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok made the proposal at a U.N. Security Council meeting Thursday on the pro...
21:26 2019-05-23

Interactive map shows how every state is important to NASA NASA does most of its business in space, and it can sometimes feel like there’s a bit of a disconnect between the space agency and the rest of the country. NASA wants you to know that nothing could be further from the truth, and it’s created a new interactive map to show that each and ev...
16:39 2019-07-07

Sorry, Florida and Nevada. This state ranks as the best for retirement Nebraska ranks as best state to retire, followed by Iowa, Missouri, South Dakota and Florida, Bankrate.com survey shows. Maryland scores worst       ...
09:13 2019-07-10

Vanderbilt keeps rolling with 8-5 victory over Indiana State NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ethan Paul’s two-run double keyed a four-run ninth as Vanderbilt beat Indiana State 8-5 Saturday night in the Nashville Regional of the NCAA Tournament. The No. 2 seed overall now has won 24 of its last 25 games with the Commodores improving to 51-10 overall. They can c...
05:52 2019-06-02

Nearly 250 arrested in Ethiopia after foiled coup: state TV Nearly 250 people have been arrested in Ethiopia's capital and the main city in its Amhara region since a coup attempt was foiled, state TV reported on Thursday....
01:52 2019-06-28

Van Eyk strikes out 9, Florida State beats Georgia 12-3 CJ Van Eyk struck out nine in eight innings, Mike Salvatore had three hits including a homer, and Florida State beat Georgia 12-3 to advance to the NCAA Tournament regional final on Saturday night        ...
07:39 2019-06-02

Colorado is the first state to cap skyrocketing insulin co-pays (CNN) – The skyrocketing prices of insulin are a nationwide issue and Colorado has become the first state to pass legislation that tackles the problem. Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill into law Wednesday that places a $100 per month cap on insulin co-pays, regardless of how much insuli...
06:52 2019-05-24

Best SSDs 2019: the top solid-state drives for your PC For years, we’ve been stuck with buying hard drives, rather than SSDs, whenever we needed more storage, and they haven’t aged too well. Fortunately, the best SSDs are more affordable than ever, and we don’t need to rely on those old clunkers. The best SSDs are here to free you f...
01:52 2019-06-18

Ohio State University applies to trademark 'The' Ohio State University wants to trademark the word "The" when used in association with the school's name on retail merchandise. according to media reports. ...
05:52 2019-08-15

Business Leaders Discuss “State Of Downtown” LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — Business Leaders met at the Lexington Opera House on Wednesday night for the first “State of Downtown” event, hosted by the Downtown Lexington Partnership. The event featured a panel of local experts, who gave their outlook for downtown and answered audien...
04:52 2019-06-20

Retirement hot spots: The oldest county in every state 24/7 Tempo reviewed median age by county using data from the U.S. Census Bureau to identify the oldest county in every state.        ...
19:00 2019-07-15

Trump’s State Visit to the U.K.: Live Updates After repeated delays, President Trump is beginning his state visit on Monday in Britain, which will roll out the full honors, including ceremonies, government meetings and a banquet....
09:52 2019-06-03

| Trump courts May's would-be successors on UK state visit US President Donald Trump has courted candidates to replace Prime Minister Theresa May during his state visit to Britain, calling Boris Johnson and setting up talks with one of his main rivals, British political sources say....
19:00 2019-06-04

State oil ADNOC sells 35 percent in refining to Eni, OMV ADNOC sold a 20 percent state in its refinery operations to Italy's Eni and 15 percent to OMV, from Austria in one of the biggest refinery transactions ever....
14:33 2019-05-21

Jordanian gets 15 years for trying to join Islamic State CINCINNATI (AP) — A Jordanian citizen who was living in Ohio has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for attempting to join the Islamic State group. U.S. District Judge Walter Rice also sentenced Laith Waleed Alebbini to 25 years of probation Thursday, but the 28-year-old Alebbini likely will be de...
16:39 2019-06-14

UFOs: Where your state ranks for unexplained sightings The five states with the most UFO sightings per capita are in the north, a new report says. The least frequent sightings of UFOs come from the south.        ...
12:00 2019-07-02

Kansas is lifting the most kids out of poverty. What is your state doing? 24/7 Wall Street used U.S. Census Bureau data to find which states are lifting kids out of poverty more than others.        ...
16:52 2019-07-24

Video: What is F1's state after Vettel's Canadian GP penalty? The dust has begun to settle from the controversial 2019 Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix and the penalty dealt to Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel, but where does the championship stand now?...
18:13 2019-06-11

Longtime Division I coach to take over D-II Northern State Northern State pulled off a swap of sorts when it landed longtime Division I coach Saul Phillips to take over its men's basketball program       ...
19:26 2019-06-11

This map reveals the most popular Pixar movie in every state Woody and the rest of the gang have finally arrived in theaters and already roped in $12 million just during the Thursday night previews for Toy Story 4 — not to mention a slew of glowing reviews praising this latest installment in the beloved Pixar franchise. The movie’s debut comes 24 ...
22:00 2019-06-22

July 4th food! Hot dog and hamburger consumption by state With the Fourth of July rapidly approaching, it’s clearly time to fire up those grills. But what state eats the most hot dogs and hamburgers? Find out.       ...
02:52 2019-06-15

Big Telecom, Every U.S. State Vow to End America's Robocall Hell Twelve major phones companies and the attorneys general of every state in the U.S. announced a plan on Thursday intended not only to stem the flood of illegal robocalls that have forced many Americans to stop answering their phones, but aid law enforcement in hunting down the soulless ghouls respons...
00:26 2019-08-23

Tates Creek Advances to State Championship *Highlights will be attached following LEX 18 after the Belmont Stakes. The Tates Creek baseball team will play for its first state championship since 1986 after defeating Breckinridge Co. 5-1 Saturday in the state semifinals. The Commodores will play McCracken Co., who defeated Trinity 6-5. Tates C...
01:13 2019-06-09

All You Need To Know About State Bank Of India ATM Transaction Limits State Bank of India (SBI) account ATM charges: SBI savings account holders with an MAB or monthly average balance - minimum balance - above Rs 25,000 are allowed unlimited ATM transactions at the......
10:52 2019-05-22

Tates Creek Wins State Championship Lexington (LEX 18) — For the first time since 1986, the Tates Creek baseball team are State Champions. The Commodores defeated McCracken Co. 4-2 Sunday afternoon at Whitaker Bank Ballpark. After trailing 2-0 after the top of the first inning, Tates Creek’s bats came alive in the 2nd with...
23:26 2019-06-09

Connecticut gov says United Technologies will hire in-state HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont says he’s been assured United Technologies Corporation plans to hire 1,000 additional workers at Pratt & Whitney over the next few years. The Democrat said Tuesday he’s also been assured Otis elevators, which UTC plans to spin off to bec...
23:26 2019-06-11

Washington Becomes First US State To Legalize Human Composting Washington on Tuesday became the first US state to legalize human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations....
04:00 2019-05-22

State attorneys general sue IRS over charitable contributions The state attorneys general of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut joined forces Wednesday, filing a new lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service over a rule banning charitable contributions to state and local governments in exchange for tax write-offs. The rules approved by the state were an a...
06:26 2019-07-18

State Department approves Taiwan's $8B deal for 66 F-16s The State Department has approved the $8 billion sale of 66 F-16 fighter planes to Taiwan, amid stalled U.S.-China trade talks, strife in Hong Kong and a military build-up by nations in the region....
22:39 2019-08-21

Bioengineered salmon won’t come from US’s biggest farm state PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Genetically engineered salmon is heading to store shelves in the U.S., but it won’t be coming from the biggest salmon farming state in the country. Massachusetts-based AquaBounty Technologies says American supermarkets could begin selling the much-debated fish by the end...
17:26 2019-06-09

New York Could Be the First State to Fully Decriminalize Sex Work Today, a historic bill will be introduced to the New York state legislature that would fully decriminalize sex work, according to The New Republic, which would make it the first state in the nation to do so....
15:00 2019-06-10

Iran state TV: US resident held as spy to be released TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian state television is reporting that a U.S. permanent resident held for years in Tehran “will be released in the coming hours.” The report Monday on state TV’s website mirrored a report earlier carried by the semi-official Fars news agency about Nizar Zakk...
16:13 2019-06-10

Want to know who the richest person in your state is? Here's a list. According to Forbes’ ranking of global billionaires, 15 of the 26 wealthiest people on Earth are American.       ...
18:00 2019-07-04

Maine is 8th state to legalize assisted suicide Maine became the eighth state in the U.S. to legalize medically assisted suicide after Democratic Gov. Janet Mills signed the bill into effect on Wednesday....
02:13 2019-06-13

California becomes first state in US to ban discrimination over natural hairstyles The law prohibits employers and schools from enforcing rules against styles that would unfairly target black peopleCalifornia became the first state in the US to ban discrimination over natural hair on Wednesday.Governor Gavin Newsom signed the Creating a Respectful and Open Workplace (Crown) Act in...
02:00 2019-07-04

Up to four avocado trucks stolen in Mexican state every day Packers and exporters took out newspaper adverts to decry situation in Michoacán, a battleground for warring crime factionsUp to four trucks carrying avocados are stolen every day in the violent Mexican state of Michoacán, as organized crime groups seek to take advantage of consumers’ seemingly insa...
20:39 2019-06-14

Washington becomes first state to allow composting of human bodies Washington became the first state to legalize human composting on Tuesday as Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill allowing the “natural organic” method of burying human remains in the dirt. The composting process mixes a human body with wood chips and straw, ultimately turning the deceased pers...
11:52 2019-05-22

California became the first state to ban discrimination against natural hair naturalhairbride.com/Pinterest The California State Assembly unanimously passed a bill banning discrimination against natural hair in the workplace. The CROWN (Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair) Act updates the state's existing anti-discrimination laws to include the protectio...
04:39 2019-07-05

How did the Golden State Warriors become the team no one likes? The Warriors still want to be the newcomers, the radicals shaking up the sport. But they’re the establishment nowAfter Detroit’s Chauncey Billups-inspired demolition of the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2004 finals, perhaps the NBA’s greatest post-season upset of the early 2000s came in the first round ...
13:26 2019-06-15

New York may become first US state to largely decriminalize sex work Stop Violence in the Sex Trades Act would change present law so that consenting adults who trade sex will not be criminalizedNew York could become the first US state to largely decriminalize sex work, if legislation proposed by several lawmakers this week is passed.The Stop Violence in the Sex Trade...
08:26 2019-06-12

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker: state TV Iran's Revolutionary Guards told state TV the foreign tanker was smuggling oil through the Persian Gulf. Recent incidents involving vessels in the region have led to escalating tensions between Tehran and the West....
16:00 2019-07-18

Washington is the best state in America, says U.S. News rankings Washington, home to tech giants such as Amazon and Microsoft, was named the top state in U.S. News & World Report's Best States rankings.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

State leaders OK new rental protections for pricey NYC ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Leaders in New York state have approved new rental protections for more than a million New York City apartment dwellers, along with some regulations that will apply statewide. The Democrat-led state Senate and Assembly passed the bill Friday afternoon. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuom...
01:13 2019-06-15

What's your hometown anthem? The best song about every state Each U.S. state has its own distinct history and characteristics. 24/7 Tempo has collected the best song about every state available on Spotify.        ...
10:39 2019-07-18

Maine becomes 8th state to legalize assisted suicide AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine legalized medically assisted suicide on Wednesday, becoming the eighth state to allow terminally ill people to end their lives with prescribed medication. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills, who had previously said she was unsure about the bill, signed it in her office. “I...
00:39 2019-06-13

Overstock CEO resigns after ‘deep state’ comments Patrick Byrne has resigned as the CEO of Overstock following comments he made about the “deep state,” and his relationship with Russian agent Maria Butina....
20:26 2019-08-22

New Mexico state senator arrested on suspicion of DWI SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Police say New Mexico state Sen. Richard Martinez has been arrested on suspicion of drunken driving and is facing charges following a car crash. Espanola police say the 66-year-old was arrested Friday night after a collision at an intersection on the city’s north side. Th...
22:39 2019-06-30

Under the skin: Why solid-state batteries are a big positive If solid-state batteries become a reality, range of EVs could double, weight would reduce and batteries, like this one in the I-Pace, would shrink significantly Safer and more durable than their lithium ion counterparts, solid-state batteries could be the next big thing in EV development Enthusia...
03:52 2019-07-01

Democrats had a lot more power in state legislatures this year. Here’s what they did with it. They expanded access to abortion in half a dozen states, created universal background checks for gun sales and pushed a lot of climate change legislation....
16:39 2019-07-03

Why Do Men Refuse to Wear Sunscreen? Men and women both have skin, both live on the same earth with the same sun above, and are both prone to skin cancer. (Actually, white men are more likely than white women to die of skin cancer.) So why do so many men refuse to wear sunscreen?...
22:39 2019-08-02

You Need to Wear Sunscreen on an Airplane I always go for the window seat. I’d like to say it’s because I get to marvel at the beauty of our planet from above, but really, I just need a place to rest my head as I close my eyes and drool for a few uncomfortable hours. In my thirty-something years of air travel, I’ve never questioned my seati...
18:39 2019-07-15

Shielding Kids From the Sun Isn’t Just About Sunscreen Experts say other steps should include seeking shade, avoiding the most intense hours of sun exposure and wearing hats and clothing to protect the skin....
17:39 2019-07-15

Magno strikes out 12, Ohio State ousts McNeese 9-8 in 13 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ridge Winand singled in the winning run in the 13th inning, and Ohio State eliminated McNeese 9-8 Saturday in the Nashville regional of the NCAA Tournament. The Buckeyes (36-26) will play either Vanderbilt, the No. 2 overall seed, or Indiana State on Sunday night. Reliever An...
01:26 2019-06-02

What a typical home costs in your state. Can you guess which is the most expensive? 24/7 Wall St. reviewed median home value from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey to determine what a typical home costs in every state.       ...
13:39 2019-06-30

First state trial against drugmakers in opioid crisis underway The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis started Tuesday in Oklahoma.        ...
21:39 2019-05-28

China’s Xi heads for NKorea for state visit, talks with Kim BEIJING (AP) — Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea, which he has said will strengthen the countries’ strategic ties. Xinhua news agency said Xi left Thursday morning and was accompanied by his wife, Peng Liyuan, and several Communist Par...
04:52 2019-06-20

Melania Trump's diary of the state visit Melania's escaped the White House — but not her husband. As FLOTUS and her 87 outfits touch down for a royal audience, Nick Curtis has a peek inside her holiday diary...
20:26 2019-06-04

When Is The Next Sony PlayStation State Of Play Livestream? Will The Last of Us 2 feature? After Sony PlayStation skipped E3, fans are desperate for a new State of Play livestream to update them on big upcoming titles and the PS5. But when can we expect to see it?...
12:39 2019-07-14

New York clears way for release of Trump's state tax returns New York state on Monday cleared the way for Democrats in the U.S. Congress to obtain President Donald Trump's state tax returns, raising the possibility of fresh avenues of inquiry for lawmakers investigating his finances....
21:00 2019-07-08

Overstock CEO Resigns After Unusual Message About ‘Deep State’ (Bloomberg) –– Patrick Byrne, the flamboyant entrepreneur who has run Overstock.com for two decades, resigned from his role as chief executive officer after bewildering investors last week with claims about entanglements with the “Deep State.” Byrne, whose departure as CEO an...
20:00 2019-08-22

Bishops meeting on sex abuse clouded by state investigations DETROIT (AP) — Hundreds of boxes. Millions of records. From Michigan to New Mexico this month, attorneys general are sifting through files on clergy sex abuse, seized through search warrants and subpoenas at dozens of archdioceses. They’re looking to prosecute, and not just priests. If the box...
12:00 2019-06-11

State Bank Of India Levies These Charges For ATM, Other Services Commercial lenders such as State Bank of India (SBI) are required to provide a certain number of transactions free of cost to their customers every month under current banking rules. Any additional......
16:00 2019-08-22

State Department: Top U.S. diplomat in Africa to visit Sudan The United States top diplomat in Africa will be going to Sudan this week to ease tensions between the ruling military and opposition forces, the State Department said....
11:39 2019-06-11

US Secretary of State says Huawei is an 'instrument of Chinese government' The United States kept the pressure on Chinese telecommunications giant and phone maker Huawei today as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that the company takes direct orders from the Chinese Government.“Huawei is an instrument of the Chinese government,” Pompeo said in an interview with Fox Bu...
15:52 2019-05-29

From insurance to broadcasting: Here's the largest industry in your state Each state has its own industrial makeup, with certain jobs and industries much more common compared to other states.       ...
21:52 2019-08-14

Mexican president's party looks set to win two state governor races Mexico's president is expected to score comfortable wins in Sunday's state elections in the first test of his popularity since taking office, with preliminary results and an exit poll showing his party taking both governorships up for grabs....
06:00 2019-06-03

Oklahoma State’s Elliott, Battenfield shut out Harvard 2-0 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jensen Elliott and Peyton Battenfield combined on a four-hitter to lead Oklahoma State to a 2-0 win over Harvard in the NCAA Oklahoma City regional on Friday night. Elliott limited the Crimson to three hits in seven innings, and Battenfield allowed one hit and struck out four in...
05:13 2019-06-01

Thousands protest Trump's UK state visit Thousands of protesters greeted President Donald Trump's U.K. visit with anger and British irony Tuesday, crowding London's government district while the president met Prime Minister Theresa May nearby. (June 4)        ...
16:26 2019-06-04

Business and the blimp: Trump's state visit, day two – in pictures Donald Trump is joined by his wife, Melania, members of his family and US officials a state visit to the UK. Day two was a day of planned protest around London, and for the president it was time to sit down with Theresa May and members of the UK government to talk trade before a banquet at Winfield ...
16:39 2019-06-04

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmakers to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel the opioid epidemic....
13:00 2019-05-28

Sri Lanka extends state of emergency after Easter bombings Sri Lanka has been under a state of emergency since a string of bombings at three hotels and three churches killed more than 250 people in mid-April. Authorities say that anti-terrorism operations are still underway....
20:00 2019-06-22

Trump looks to energize Florida voters, as state becomes battleground once more It’s no secret why Trump has chosen Orlando for this. It’s in Florida and on the I-4 corridor that includes Tampa and Daytona Beach and is the purplest region in the state....
22:39 2019-06-18

Trump state visit: I don't know Michael Gove, says president Asked for his views on the Tory leadership hopefuls, the US president says he knows Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, but isn't familiar with Environment Secretary Michael Gove....
17:26 2019-06-04

Florida Man: what lies behind the Sunshine State's crazy stereotype? Brawling Easter bunnies, alligator-filled pants, naked basketball … all reflect Florida’s antic spirit but perhaps also its darker sideIt is one of the nation’s favorite jokes – with an entire state as the punchline. And at its center stands Florida Man, the mythical yet mercurial figure whose bizar...
15:26 2019-05-21

There's No Good Reason To Believe What The Golden State Warriors' Doctors Say Before he took to the court last Monday night, every piece of publicly available information suggested that Kevin Durant wasn’t ready to start a professional basketball game, let alone play in the NBA Finals, after suffering what his team, the Golden State Warriors, called a calf injury. For four we...
22:00 2019-06-18

State of Origin 2019 Game 2: Queensland 6-18 NSW – live! Live updates from the game between QLD and NSW at Optus Stadium in PerthAny thoughts on the game? Email Richard 11.55am BST “Qld should be using their wingers instead of going through the middle, throw the ball around. Make it interesting.” Lynn Stevenson, email 11.54am BST “Over in Perth and at the...
13:13 2019-06-23

US: New York man charged with training 'Islamic State' members A 42-year-old former New York resident who was a sniper for the "Islamic State" has been detained without bail. He faces terrorism charges for attempting to recruit and train members for the militant group....
06:00 2019-07-20

Netflix To Rethink Investment In US State If Abortion Law Is Implemented Netflix on Tuesday became the first major studio to say it would reconsider its investment in Georgia should a controversial abortion law in the US state, known as the Hollywood of the South, go into......
20:26 2019-05-28

The Latest: Swalwell supports state gun licensing laws LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a visit to Nevada by presidential candidate Eric Swalwell (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell says he would support laws in every state requiring gun owners to be licensed and wants to look at requiring gun owners to have insura...
00:39 2019-06-13

Colorado passes $1 billion in marijuana state revenue Colorado just reached $1 billion in total marijuana state revenue. Total marijuana sales have surpassed $6.5 billion since the state legalized cannabis in 2014....
02:00 2019-06-13

The cleanest gas station restrooms in every state, 2019 edition See which service station brands will give you the cleanest pit stop wherever you're headed this summer.        ...
16:13 2019-05-21

Manafort to be moved to Rikers Island for new state charges Paul Manafort, the former head of President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, will be moved from federal prison to the infamous Rikers Island jail complex in New York City in connection to new state charges....
05:13 2019-06-05

State GOP chair: Cuomo cares more about criminals than taxpayers ​The chairman of the New York State Republican Party slammed Gov. Cuomo for caring more about criminals than “hard-working” taxpayers. Nick Langworthy, who ousted former chairman Ed Cox in May, said for Republicans to gain power in the state again, they’ll have to “restore...
00:13 2019-07-01

New Yorkers get a chance to weigh in on new state license plate New Yorkers have a chance to chime in on the state’s next official license plate design, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday. Among the potential plates: three options prominently featuring the Statue of Liberty and another set over the image of the new Tappan Zee bridge, named for CuomoR...
21:39 2019-08-19

Why Rhode Island is the worst state for business in 2019 Rhode Island finishes last in CNBC's 2019 Top States for Business rankings, released today. The state has a weak economy, a crumbling infrastructure and a high cost of doing business....
18:26 2019-07-10

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmaker to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel the opioid epidemic....
18:52 2019-05-28

State lawmakers introduce bill to legalize prostitution A controversial new bill would legalize prostitution in New York state by eliminating several laws that punish people who buy, sell and promote sex. “Trying to stop sex work between consenting adults should not be the business of the criminal justice system. It has not worked for a couple of t...
00:26 2019-06-11

Russia says submersible fire tragedy is 'state secret' The Kremlin has brushed aside questions about a fire on a deepwater submersible that left 14 Russian sailors dead, telling reporters Wednesday that key information about the incident was a "state secret."...
20:52 2019-07-03

Sweden should treat A$AP Rocky ‘with respect’: US State Department The US State Department has weighed in on the treatment of A$AP Rocky by Swedish authorities after the rapper was arrested in Stockholm for an alleged attack that took place late last month, a report said....
17:13 2019-07-15

Algeria's ex-PM, former minister detained over alleged corruption: state TV Algeria's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia be held in custody after he faced a judge over a corruption investigation, state TV reported, sending some Algerians onto the streets in celebration....
00:39 2019-06-13

Illinois State Senator to Trump: Hey, Sorry About the Mock Assassination State Sen. Martin Sandoval (D-Ill.), has apologized to Trump and all who support him for an incident that happened at a fundraiser. And by incident, I mean that one of Sandoval’s supporters pointed an automatic weapon—which was likely fake—at a person wearing a Donald Trump mask. Basically, the man ...
18:13 2019-08-19

China's Xi heads for NKorea for state visit, talks with Kim Chinese state media say President Xi Jinping has departed for his state visit to North Korea, which he has said will strengthen the countries' strategic ties....
07:52 2019-06-20

The Golden State Warriors Will Be Pretty Crabbed For Game 3 A seminal description of Steph Curry’s 2012 ankle surgery inspired “crab meat” as in-house shorthand for serious sports injuries. But right now, with the NBA Finals tied 1-1, Curry might be the only Golden State Warrior who could not be consumed with melted butter and lemon. Nearly everyone else in ...
00:39 2019-06-05

China's Xi leaves on first state visit to North Korea Chinese President Xi Jinping departed for Pyongyang on Thursday on a state visit to North Korea, state media said, accompanied by a clutch of senior officials, including the head of the state economic planner....
05:01 2019-06-20

What Happened In Kashmir Can Happen In Your State Too: Ramachandra Guha Noted historian Ramachandra Guha on Monday criticised the "arbitrary" manner in which the BJP-ruled central government scrapped the special status provided to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370, and......
23:52 2019-08-05

State Legislature to hold hearing on Con Ed amid NYC blackouts “The hearing will examine Con Edison’s preparedness and response to the blackouts that have left tens of thousands of New Yorkers in the dark this summer as well as consider remedies to ensure system reliability in the future."...
03:39 2019-07-25

Here's Each State's Favorite Pixar Film, According to Google Trends The release of Toy Story 4 is here, which means it’s time to debate that age-old question: which Pixar movie is the best? (It’s The Incredibles.) Interestingly, that answer might vary depending on what state you live in. Read more......
07:26 2019-06-23

Wealthy donation to state raises concerns about transparency HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Open government advocates and experts on philanthropic donations are questioning the decision to exempt a new partnership between the state of Connecticut and a private foundation from the state’s open records laws. Excited about a pledge of $100 million for public educa...
20:13 2019-06-27

Oklahoma State eases into NCAA golf semifinals FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — NCAA champion Matthew Wolff and U.S. Amateur champion Viktor Hovland led Oklahoma State into the semifinals Tuesday with a 4-1 victory over SMU to start its bid for a second straight NCAA title. The Cowboys earned the No. 1 seed with a 31-shot victory in stroke play at Bles...
22:52 2019-05-28

Mississippi State extends Moorhead’s contract through 2022 Mississippi State football coach Joe Moorhead has received a contract extension through the 2022 season that will pay an average base salary of $3.2 million. The school announced the extension on Tuesday. Moorhead originally signed a four-year deal worth an average of $2.75 million when he was hired...
21:01 2019-05-21

Cruel state: the impact of austerity on disabled people Guardian columnist Frances Ryan, who is disabled, has written about inequality and disability rights for decades. She discusses the impact that austerity has had on those most in need. And: Helen Davidson on the Hong Kong protestsIn 1995, the Disability Discrimination Act was passed, making it unlaw...
06:39 2019-06-11

State Street to Pay $88 Million Settlement for Overcharging Clients State Street Corp. agreed to pay $88 million to settle the top U.S. securities regulator’s allegations that the custody bank overcharged its investment-firm clients....
21:26 2019-06-27

Submersible on which 14 sailors died is state secret, says Kremlin Russia refuses to release details about vessel or its mission ‘to protect national security’The Kremlin has said it will not reveal the vessel type or mission of the 14 sailors who died onboard a top-secret submersible on Monday because the information is a closely guarded state secret.The remarks c...
16:39 2019-07-03

Campbell beats NC State 5-4 in completion of suspended game Campbell held on to beat North Carolina State 5-4 on Saturday in the completion of a NCAA Tournament opener suspended overnight due to severe weather        ...
20:52 2019-06-01

Colorado Gun Nuts Are Trying to Recall a Democratic State Legislator Second Amendment fans in Colorado have launched a campaign to recall Democratic state Rep. Tom Sullivan over his commitment to gun safety legislation, according to the Denver Post....
08:52 2019-06-12

Nathan Cleary retains NSW State of Origin jersey Five debutants in his side for State of Origin IMitchell Pearce and Luke Keary ruled out Nathan Cleary has retained his NSW State of Origin No 7 jumper with coach Brad Fittler naming the 21-year-old and five debutants in his side for State of Origin I.Cleary had been under pressure to keep his spot ...
01:26 2019-05-27

Every Oklahoma county under state of emergency due to severe weather Every single county in Oklahoma was under a state of emergency Tuesday due to flooding and "severe weather impacts" — including hail storms, tornadoes and powerful straight-line winds — across the entire state, officials said....
03:52 2019-05-29

State prosecutors struggle with human trafficking cases Laws cracking down on human trafficking are on the books in all 50 states, but convictions are notoriously elusive, and state prosecutors haven't come close to matching the success their federal counterparts have had in winning cases....
23:39 2019-05-26

Jacksonville State rallies late to eliminate Illinois 7-5 Naismith pinch 2rrun double in 8th as Jacksonville State rallies late to beat Illinois 7-5 in NCAA elimination game        ...
23:52 2019-06-01

The top 1% income earners by state: Here's how much you need to make to qualify 24/7 Wall St. reviewed tax data to find the minimum income threshold of the top 1% of earners. Here's each state's earning level to make its top 1%.        ...
13:39 2019-06-03

12 horses have died at New York state racetracks in July Twelve horses have died at New York state racetracks in the month of July, the New York database on Equine Deaths shows. Eleven of those deaths occurred within 10 days -- from July 8 to July 18....
20:52 2019-07-23

'The Midwest vibe': What Omaha reveals about the state of baseball Every June the College World Series turns a Nebraska city into the epicenter of the baseball universe. This year, MLB joined the fun. The result? A unique window into the game at every level....
16:52 2019-06-19

Lebanon's parliament passes 2019 state budget: PM on TV Lebanon's parliament passed a "reforming" 2019 state budget on Friday, Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said, without giving details on its deficit target as his coalition government seeks to bring the public debt under control....
22:13 2019-07-19

Efforts to legalize marijuana in New York take big hit in state Senate The top backer of legalizing marijuana in New York, Manhattan state Sen. Liz Krueger, admitted defeat Wednesday, after days of contentious negotiations between moderate and liberal Democrats failed to produce a last minute breakthrough. “This is not the end of the road, it is only a delay,” Krueger ...
16:39 2019-06-19

| Australia to bar return of citizens who fought for Islamic State Australia is poised to bar its citizens who have fought for the Islamic State militant group from returning home for up to two years, under new laws discussed in parliament....
08:52 2019-07-24

Australian state legalizes voluntary euthanasia for terminally ill Terminally ill Australians will be able to end their lives with the help of a doctor after the state of Victoria passed historic assisted dying legislation. Under the new law — a first for Australia — people living in Victoria who have been deemed terminally ill will be able to ask their...
22:13 2019-06-19

Trump to be first head of state to meet Japan’s new emperor TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump is at Japan’s Imperial Palace meeting the new emperor. The president and his wife, first lady Melania Trump are kicking off Monday’s formal visit with handshakes and greetings with Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako. Trump is the first world leader to...
04:39 2019-05-27

State AG probing subway flood that swept man off his feet State Attorney General Letitia James on Friday launched an investigation into claims that builders of a luxury high-rise were responsible for the deluge that flooded a Long Island City subway platform Wednesday night — sweeping a man off his feet just as a train came in. The indoor tsunami occurred ...
23:13 2019-07-19

Best portable SSD of 2019: top external solid state drives Welcome to TechRadar’s guide of the best portable SSDs on the market right now. We’re going to dive into all the most dependable portable SSDs that combine speed, capacity and mobility to ensure that you can safely keep all your important files during your travels.Just like any other o...
16:13 2019-06-12

Shooter carries out deadly attack in US state of Virginia Several people have been killed after a gunman opened fire at a government complex in the city of Virginia Beach. Virginia state police said the gunman was also killed....
17:26 2019-06-01

US state department’s top official for Latin America resigns Kimberley Breier becomes the fourth assistant secretary of state to depart this yearThe US Department of State’s top official for Latin America has resigned, reportedly amid disputes over immigration policy.The state department did not comment on the departure of Kimberly Breier, a former CIA analys...
21:26 2019-08-08

Trump rips Biden during state visit to Japan ​President Trump sided with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s description of 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden as “low IQ” during a news conference Monday in Tokyo with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Asked if he was taking the side of a dictator rather than a fo...
18:00 2019-05-27

Donald Trump gets the royal treatment on state visit to UK Britain rolled out the royal red carpet for Donald Trump on Monday, with Queen Elizabeth leading the pomp and pageantry in honor of the U.S. president whose interventions into London's political crises threatened to overshadow the visit....
19:26 2019-06-03

Donald Trump spending more on Facebook ads in Texas than in any other state Beginning in June, thousands of voters saw a fundraising plea in a Facebook ad from the president's official social media page. It described how the "fake news media" would bolster Donald Trump's re-election bid....
19:00 2019-08-16

Far-right party aims to govern 1st German state this fall BERLIN (AP) — The far-right Alternative for Germany party says it intends to take power in one of the country’s 16 states for the first time this fall. Joerg Urban, the party’s leader in the eastern state of Saxony, told supporters Saturday that there’s no way other parties will be...
16:13 2019-06-01

Trump enjoys pomp and pageantry on state visit to UK Donald Trump and First Lady Melania have shared afternoon tea with Prince Charles and Camilla - after a day in which the US leader has enjoyed the full pomp and pageantry of a UK state visit....
20:13 2019-06-03

Trump is first head of state to meet Japan’s new emperor TOKYO — Under a blazing hot sun at Japan’s Imperial Palace, President Donald Trump on Monday became the first world leader to meet the new emperor of Japan. The president, who is on a four-day state visit, was the center of attention at a grand outdoor welcome ceremony where he took a solo walk down...
05:00 2019-05-27

President Donald Trump in Japan for state visit U.S President Donald Trump arrived for a four-day state visit to Japan, the first official visit of the Reiwa era.        ...
18:13 2019-05-26

State agency targets Grubhub with proposal to cap fees In the latest attack on Grubhub’s businesses model, a New York state agency proposed a cap on how much third-party companies can earn helping restaurants with food orders. The New York State Liquor Authority says it wants to prevent third-party food companies from charging more than 10% commission f...
05:00 2019-08-15

What's the average annual income after taxes in every state? 24/7 Wall St. analyzed IRS data to calculate average incomes after taxes. Taxes reduced incomes by as much as 33.6%, depending on the state.        ...
13:01 2019-06-01

State leaders reach deal on new rent protections for NYC ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Legislative leaders in Albany have announced a deal on new tenant protections for millions of New York City apartment dwellers. Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie released a statement Tuesday night saying their chambers’ Democrat...
09:26 2019-06-12

New York state ends vaccine religious exemption New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the measure minutes after the final vote. Hundreds of parents of unvaccinated children protested at New York's Capitol. (June 14)        ...
14:39 2019-06-14

Hannity: 'Deep State in full panic mode' The "'Deep State' is in full panic mode" after President Trump authorized Attorney General Barr to declassify information relating to the origins of the Russia probe last week, this according to Fox News host Sean Hannity....
07:26 2019-05-29

Trump, family arrive in Britain for state visit LONDON — President Donald Trump has arrived in the U.K. on the first leg of a trip that will include commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day during a ceremony at the Normandy American Cemetery in France. The agenda for Trump’s weeklong journey is largely ceremonial: a state visit and an au...
12:39 2019-06-03

Islamic State says it killed 20 Nigerian soldiers -statement Islamic State's West African branch claimed responsibility for an attack on a Nigerian army base in northeastern Borno state and said its fighters had killed 20 soldiers....
15:52 2019-06-14

Journalists beaten, arrested in northern Indian state A state government official says two policemen have been suspended for beating a TV journalist and damaging his equipment after he reported on unlicensed vendors at a railroad station in northern India....
16:00 2019-06-12

Netflix Opposes Georgia Abortion Law But Will Keep Filming in State Netflix, which shoots “Stranger Things” and “Ozark” in the state, said it would work to oppose a new law restricting abortions but would continue to film in Georgia for now....
11:52 2019-05-29

Coal-state Dem slams Bloomberg over climate initiative Centrist Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., on Monday blasted former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s plan to shut down all coal plants in the U.S. in 11 years -- saying it would “devastate” communities in his state. ...
18:39 2019-06-11

Inter-State Council Reconstituted With PM Modi As Its Chairman The Inter-State Council, which is mandated to investigate and advise on disputes between states, has been reconstituted with Prime Minister Narendra Modi as its chairman and six Union ministers and......
00:39 2019-08-15

Tucker Carlson Has Some Thoughts About State-Sanctioned Murder Fox News host Tucker Carlson, who strangely seems to have taken the place of Donald Trump’s national security advisor on a bizarre last-minute trip to the Korean Peninsula’s Demilitarized Zone for a meet-and-greet with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, has some thoughts about human rights abuses, i...
22:26 2019-06-30

Did yours make the list? The worst county to live in each state By several economic indicators, the United States is in a historic era of prosperity. Yet, not all areas are thriving.       ...
19:39 2019-06-27

Weather pushes Oklahoma State-TCU Big 12 semi to Sunday OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Big 12 baseball tournament semifinal between Oklahoma State and TCU has been pushed from Saturday night to Sunday morning due to weather. A news release from the conference said the game was postponed due to potential inclement weather entering the Oklahoma City area Saturda...
09:26 2019-05-26

Minnesota-Ohio State rematch postponed at Big Ten Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Minnesota’s rematch with Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament has been postponed until Sunday because of the conference’s curfew and the threat of inclement weather. The Gophers beat the Buckeyes 9-6 on Saturday to force a second semifinal. The winner will play Nebrask...
09:26 2019-05-26

2 killed, 3 injured in shooting near Alabama State University Two people were killed and three others wounded during a shooting near Alabama State University on Thursday night, cops said. Police found one man fatally wounded when they responded to the scene of gunshots in Montgomery, Alabama at about 7:15 p.m., according to Montgomery County Police. A second m...
15:52 2019-08-16

Trump, Japan’s PM bond on golf course during state visit Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe seems to know how to appeal to President Trump as he tries to ease trade tensions between Japan and the U.S. – including a threat of auto tariffs -- and continue to receive U.S. support in dealing with North Korea....
17:00 2019-05-26

Hezbollah leader: US sanctions offense to Lebanese state The leader of Hezbollah says U.S. sanctions against two lawmakers from his group are an offense to Lebanese state institutions which would need to defend themselves...
03:39 2019-07-13

German woman arrested for 'Islamic State' membership Federal prosecutors claim she lived in seized houses in Iraq and worked in an IS hospital: Now they have charged the wife of an alleged IS fighter with terrorism, war crimes and weapons offenses....
14:26 2019-08-07

Arizona State eliminates Stony Brook from NCAAs, 13-5 Trevor Hauver had three hits and drove in two runs to help Arizona State staved off elimination in the NCAA tournament with a 13-5 victory over Stony Brook        ...
23:52 2019-06-01

State Street to pay $88.8 mln to settle with U.S. SEC on mutual fund overcharges State Street Corp agreed to pay $88.8 million to settle charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it overcharged mutual funds and other clients for expenses related to its custody of client assets, the regulator said on Thursday....
19:26 2019-06-27

Euthanasia law takes effect in Australia's Victoria state Voluntary euthanasia became legal in the Australian state of Victoria on Wednesday, with the government saying it had extensive safeguards to prevent the process being misused while allowing people a compassionate choice over how they die....
11:52 2019-06-19

Washington is latest state to sue over Trump health rule Washington is the latest state to sue President Donald Trump's administration in hopes of blocking a new rule that lets health care professionals refuse to provide abortions and other services that conflict with their moral or religious beliefs....
07:26 2019-05-29

U.S. prosecutors charge New York man with being Islamic State sniper U.S. prosecutors have charged a New York man with fighting for the Islamic State militant group in Syria and serving as a weapons trainer, according to court documents unsealed on Friday....
20:39 2019-07-19

Why Pennsylvania is giving $100 to every baby born or adopted in the state Faced with an aging population and unfunded pension liabilities, Pennsylvania is trying to bump up the savings rate. One new initiative: investing $100 in every baby born or adopted in the state for families that open a 529 college savings plan....
17:39 2019-07-10

Germany loses track of 160 'Islamic State' supporters About 1,000 Germans traveled to the Middle East to join the 'Islamic State' after 2013. A third of them have since returned to Germany. Some died on the battlefield, others are in prison, but many appear to be missing....
18:00 2019-06-23

Cal State Fullerton staffer killed in stabbing on campus A staffer at Cal State Fullerton was stabbed to death on campus Monday, the first day of the school year — and his attacker is still at large, police said. The victim, identified only as an Asian man in his late 50s, was found around 8:30 a.m. inside a silver Infiniti sedan in a campus......
01:13 2019-08-20

California governor declares state of emergency after second earthquake Gavin Newsom warns residents to be wary of new tremors Damage from 7.1 quake could be worse, agency chief saysCrews in California continued to assess damage to cracked and burned buildings, broken roads, leaking water and gas lines and other infrastructure on Saturday after the largest earthquake th...
22:00 2019-07-06

Louisiana’s Democratic Governor Signs State’s Abortion Ban Into Law (BATON ROUGE, La.) — Louisiana’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy Thursday, a move that puts him squarely in line with the leaders of other conservative Southern states while provoking anger from members of his own party. With his signature,...
00:39 2019-05-31

Muzaffarnagar Riots Cases Against MLA To Go? State Writes To Officials The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh government has initiated steps that could lead to the withdrawal of court cases against its controversial lawmaker Sangeet Som, related to the 2013......
14:26 2019-08-13

Quebec bans religious symbols for state workers in new law Premier Francois Legault's government used its majority to push through Bill 21 by a vote of 73 to 35 after applying the mechanism of closure to end debate on the bill prematurely....
06:39 2019-06-17

Analysis: Arizona State, Auburn, UNC to rely on frosh QBs Analysis: College coaches aren't so hesitant anymore about relying on freshman quarterbacks early in season       ...
18:13 2019-08-21

Eco-friendly ending: Washington state is first to allow human composting Legislation would let facilities offer ‘natural organic reduction’ which turns a body into about two wheelbarrows’ worth of soilAshes to ashes, guts to dirt.Governor Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday making Washington the first state to approve composting as an alternative to burying or crematin...
04:26 2019-05-22

In Germany's smallest state, traditional politics is in tatters The demise of the centre-left SPD in Bremen could herald bigger changes nationwideA bronze statue outside Bremen town hall reminds visitors this northern German port city inspired one of the world’s most enduring fairytales. The Grimm Brothers’ Town Musicians of Bremen tells the story of a donkey, a...
14:52 2019-05-23

A State of Disorientation: Dispatch from Sri Lanka after the Easter Bombings In Colombo, as though there is war once more, the ominous presence of heavily armed soldiers is everywhere. Ever since the Easter Sunday bombings, checkpoints have been posted on all the main roads, as well as outside churches and mosques. There are rumors every day of further possible bombings, of ...
12:26 2019-05-22

3 deaths in Missouri as tornado strikes state capital A tornado has caused heavy damage in Missouri's capital city as severe weather swept across the state overnight, causing three deaths and trapping dozens of people in the wreckage of their homes....
13:00 2019-05-23

China's State-Driven Growth Model Is Running Out of Gas New data showing the toll that trade tensions are taking on China’s economy are merely a symptom of a more serious malaise: The country’s state-led growth model is running out of gas. ...
16:39 2019-07-17

Trump "Less Prepared" Than Putin For Key Meet, Says Ex-State Secretary US President Donald Trump was less prepared than Vladimir Putin for their first meeting, allowing his Russian counterpart to promote his own agenda and leaving US officials at a disadvantage, former......
12:13 2019-05-23

Washington state landowners are asked to take dead whales Without any more space to store the gray whale carcasses washing ashore in Washington state, a federal agency is asking if landowners can lend their properties as a final resting place for the marine mammals while they decompose....
05:00 2019-06-16

UAE Says "Sophisticated" Tanker Attacks Likely Work Of A State Actor The United Arab Emirates told United Nations Security Council members on Thursday that attacks on four tankers off its coast on May 12 bore the hallmarks of a "sophisticated and coordinated......
21:26 2019-06-07

UAE says evidence shows oil tanker attacks were ‘state sponsored’ Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan didn't name the state, but said his country wants to work with other nations to prevent a further escalation of tensions in the region....
20:13 2019-06-15

Illinois State Police trooper killed during shootout An Illinois State Police Trooper died from a shootout while executing a search warrant with other SWAT team members in a dangerous residential neighborhood in East St. Louis....
03:52 2019-08-25

Biden's polling lead in first primary state all but evaporates Joe Biden remains on top in the state that holds the first presidential primary in the race for the White House, but a new poll is the second in two days to suggest the former vice president’s lead over his 2020 Democratic nomination rivals has all but disappeared....
22:01 2019-07-16

State Fails, Odisha Man Completes Bridge With Own Savings Frustrated with years of government apathy, a retired employee of the Veterinary Department has invested all his savings in completing a half-finished bridge over Salandi river in Odisha's Keonjhar......
21:13 2019-06-06

Kentucky state grants will use old tires to repave roadways FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s Division of Waste Management is giving grants to five counties to used recycled rubber tires to repave roadways. The $502,000 in grant funding will be used for rubber-modified asphalt projects that use crumb rubber manufactured from waste tires. The grants were...
14:39 2019-05-23

Lou Anna Simon Is Finally Leaving Michigan State Disgraced former Michigan State president Lou Anna Simon will retire from the university at the end of August, according to a report from MSU Today. It’s been a long and ignominious slide for Simon, whose 15-year tenure as president at MSU was marked by a “culture of indifference and institutional p...
19:52 2019-07-31

Pennsylvania governor says state won't use tax dollars to restart refinery Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf does not support using taxpayer dollars to help save the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery complex from permanent closure, the governor's spokesman said on Wednesday....
23:39 2019-07-10

California becomes first state to extend healthcare to illegal immigrants Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a state budget bill into law Tuesday that extends healthcare coverage to young illegal immigrants through Medicaid, making the state the first in the U.S. to do so....
00:00 2019-07-11

State AGs prepare antitrust investigation into tech firms The top law enforcement officers in several states are gearing up to launch an antitrust investigation of Silicon Valley’s biggest firms, according to multiple reports, adding to the scrutiny tech companies are already facing from federal regulators....
21:52 2019-08-20

South Korean man under investigation for links to Islamic State A South Korean man is under investigation on charges of stealing a device used in military explosives while serving in the Army and collecting or uploading video clips related to the Islamic State militant group....
10:52 2019-07-05

Louisiana Latest US State To Ban Abortions, As Early As 6 Weeks The Louisiana House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to prohibit abortion after detection of an embryonic heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks from conception, often before a woman......
12:00 2019-05-30

U.S. has no plans to cap H-1B work visa program: State Department The Trump administration has no plans to cap H-1B work visas for nations that force foreign companies to store data locally, the State Department said on Thursday....
08:13 2019-06-21

NCAA charges NC State with 4 men's hoops violations The NCAA has charged North Carolina State with four violations, accusing a former assistant coach of providing payments and benefits connected to the recruitment of one-and-done basketball player Dennis Smith Jr       ...
02:39 2019-07-11

Fox host, Chinese state TV anchor face off over trade war A Chinese state TV anchor and a host from Fox Business, whose sparring over the U.S.-China trade war has been avidly followed on Chinese social media, brought their duel to the American cable network for what turned out to be a respectful encounter....
06:00 2019-05-30

India has to create more jobs. Modi may need some help from state governments India's National Statistical Office released a report that showed that the unemployment rate between July 2017 and June 2018 climbed to 6.1% and labor participation rate fell below 40%....
13:39 2019-06-07

Donald Trump's UK state visit cost Met police £3.5m More than 6,300 officers deployed for June trip, at time of pressure on police resources Donald Trump’s state visit to the UK cost the Metropolitan police nearly £3.5m, at a time of rising pressure on police resources.Tens of thousands of protesters demonstrated against the US president in London be...
16:01 2019-08-01

New York state trooper dies from 9/11-related illness A retired New York state trooper has died of 9/11-related illness, according to officials. Former Sergeant and Station Commander Jeffrey Cicora, who was assigned to assist in search and recovery efforts at Ground Zero after the 2001 terror attacks, passed away Saturday, state police Superintendent K...
22:00 2019-08-11

Kirra Dibb inspires NSW to Women's State of Origin win Blues beat Queensland 14-4 at North Sydney OvalDebutant turns in masterclass as NSW fight back NSW five-eighth Kirra Dibb fired the Blues to a come-from-behind 14-4 win and a fourth-consecutive Women’s State of Origin victory over Queensland. The Blues were outplayed in the first half but came storm...
15:13 2019-06-21

German 'Islamic State' bride jailed for 5 years Sabine S. traveled to Syria and Iraq to marry an Islamic State (IS) fighter and praised jihadi life in several blogs. She left her two children in Berlin after becoming radicalized....
17:00 2019-07-05

Ohio State beats No. 2 seed Michigan 2-1 in Big Ten tourney OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Dillon Dingler broke open a tie game with an RBI single in the eighth inning and Ohio State beat Michigan 2-1 on Wednesday in the Big Ten Tournament. Three pitchers combined to toss a one-hitter for the Buckeyes (32-24). Michigan (38-17) took a 1-0 lead into the eighth inning, but...
00:39 2019-05-23

Algerian ex-PM Sellal in custody over graft allegation, state TV says Algeria’s supreme court on Thursday remanded former prime minister Abdelmalek Sellal in custody over allegations of corruption, state television reported....
14:13 2019-06-13

Top-seeded Texas Tech beats K-State 7-4 in Big 12 tourney OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Taylor Floyd got top-seeded Texas Tech out of a bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the ninth and the Red Raiders held off Kansas State 7-4 on Wednesday in the Big 12 Tournament. Josh Jung and Cameron Warren each had three hits for Texas Tech (37-15), which faces West Virginia on ...
00:39 2019-05-23

Israeli PM’s wife sentenced for misusing state funds JERUSALEM (AP) — The wife of Israel’s prime minister has been sentenced to pay a fine of roughly $15,000 for misusing state funds. A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday accepted the plea bargain Sara Netanyahu signed with prosecutors to settle the allegations she misused some $100,000 in stat...
11:00 2019-06-16

Air China asks Boeing for compensation over 737 MAX grounding - state TV Air China has formally asked Boeing Co for compensation over the grounding of its 737 MAX aircraft and delayed deliveries of its orders, the state TV China Central Television reported on Wednesday....
08:13 2019-05-22

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo says ISIS strong in some areas: CBS U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo acknowledged on Tuesday that Islamic State militants are gaining strength in some areas but said the militant group's capacity to conduct attacks has been greatly diminished....
15:26 2019-08-20

In honor of July 4th, here’s the most popular patriotic movie in every state There are a few universally accepted ways to celebrate our nation’s birthday every July 4th, involving things like family get-togethers, barbequing and awesome fireworks displays. If you’re the more indoors sort, however, perhaps finding a comfortable spot on the couch and firing up a cl...
21:13 2019-07-04

State investigating after inmate dies in knife attack TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – The Arizona Department of Corrections says it’s investigating as a homicide the death of an inmate after he was stabbed in an attack by another inmate. The department says Richard Curley, 53, died Saturday at Banner University Medical Center South Campus from injurie...
07:39 2019-06-16

Why Bernie Sanders Stood Out at the Iowa State Fair Most candidates go to the fair to establish human connections with voters. Mr. Sanders’s approach underscored how his campaign is focused primarily on championing ideas....
23:39 2019-08-12

NY passes bill to let Congress see Trump's state tax returns Legislation that would allow Congress to obtain President Trump's state tax returns is almost a reality, now that the New York State Assembly and Senate passed bills that would allow them to do so....
22:39 2019-05-22

State lawmakers abandon ‘paid surrogacy’ bill They just couldn’t deliver. State legislators won’t pass a law allowing couples to pay surrogates to carry babies to term, Albany lawmakers revealed Thursday. “Many members, including a large majority of women in our conference, have raised important concerns that must be properly ...
10:39 2019-06-21

Russia has declared a state of emergency over Siberian wildfires Russia has declared a state of emergency in five Siberian regions after a million people signed petitions demanding action on unprecedented wildfires...
21:00 2019-07-31

UAE claims 'state actor' carried out tanker attacks Initial investigations into "sophisticated" attacks on oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz point to a "state actor," said the United Arab Emirates. The US has claimed Iran is behind incidents that damaged four vessels....
06:52 2019-06-07

This Homemade New York State Inspection Sticker Really Nails It Like many states, New York inspects cars to make sure they’re (roughly) safe enough to be on the road, and to prove that’s the case, they require an inspection sticker to be displayed on the windshield. Now, not everyone has the time, money, or a car that meets all the inspection standards, which ca...
23:26 2019-05-22

New Hampshire becomes 21st U.S. state to repeal death penalty New Hampshire abolished the death penalty on Thursday, becoming the 21st U.S. state to do so, after the state's Senate voted 16-8 to override the Republican governor's veto of a bill passed by the Democratic-controlled legislature...
23:00 2019-05-30

Florida Seminole tribe goes to 'war' again with state over gambling income The ‘unconquered tribe’ is withholding $350m under a revenue sharing agreement, but tribe says the state has reneged on the dealIn more than a century and a half since the end of Florida’s Seminole Wars, the Native American tribe has proudly boasted of its status as the only one never to sign a peac...
09:26 2019-06-13

| Tanzania charges Vodacom of depriving state of $4.8 million Tanzania charged five employees of the Vodacom Group’s local unit, including Managing Director Hisham Hendi, with allegedly depriving the government of more than $4.8 million in revenue....
14:33 2019-05-21

Bernie Sanders' own state showed 'Medicare for all' won't work Bernie Sanders is offering a lot of government services, including "Medicare for all," which promises to pay for everyone's healthcare. So when he becomes president, will he raise taxes on the middle class? Sanders was offered up this question as a lead-off in the June 27 Democratic presidential deb...
14:39 2019-06-28

Measles spreads to another state, with half of the U.S. now reporting new cases With new reports of measles popping up on a daily basis it was all but inevitable that this day would come, and here we are: Half of all U.S. states have now reported new cases of measles since the outbreak began several months back. The state that pushed us to the 50 percent threshold is Maine, whi...
06:39 2019-05-23

Michigan State OKs independent probe of handling of Nassar EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University is authorizing what it says will be an independent investigation of the school’s handling of sexual assault complaints against now-imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar . The board of trustees unanimously approved the probe Friday. It...
16:39 2019-06-21

Already, Rajya Sabha Clears J&K As Union Territory Instead Of State The bill to reorganise Jammu and Kashmir into two Union Territories sailed through Rajya Sabha today, with several opposition parties walking out, bringing down the majority mark, and others siding......
19:00 2019-08-05

The cheapest European city you can fly to, based on which US state you live in Shutterstock / pisaphotography Travel-booking company Kayak has determined the cheapest European cities to fly to from each US state based on the median price of round-trip flights. Reykjavík, Iceland, is the least expensive European city to fly to from many states. Pennsylvania is the only...
10:00 2019-05-24

Belgium takes back six Islamic State children Six Belgian children of Islamic State members were brought back to Belgium on Friday from camps in Syria where U.S.-backed militia are holding thousands of militants and their family members....
23:00 2019-06-14

UAE: Evidence shows tanker attacks ‘state-sponsored’ NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The United Arab Emirates’ top diplomat says evidence his country possesses indicates that recent attacks against oil tankers inside UAE waters were “state-sponsored.” Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan didn’t name the state, but said h...
15:00 2019-06-15

UAE: Evidence shows tanker attacks 'state-sponsored' The United Arab Emirates' top diplomat says evidence his country possesses indicates that recent attacks against oil tankers inside UAE waters were "state-sponsored."...
15:13 2019-06-15

Iran seizes another foreign oil tanker, state media says Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps accused the vessel, the third detained by Iran amid U.S. tensions, of trying to smuggle oil from Iran.        ...
14:00 2019-08-04

State Auditor Finds Discrepancies In Former Sheriff’s Fee Account LESLIE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The state auditor has now released the audit of the 2017 financial statement for former Leslie County Sheriff Delano Huff. In the report, auditor Mike Harmon talks about six issues that were found with the former sheriff’s fee account. The former Leslie Count...
17:13 2019-06-13

Census citizenship question could transform state elections AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Computer files discovered in the home of a Republican operative who died last year contain a blueprint for how the GOP could extend its domination of legislatures in states where growing Latino populations favor Democrats. The files from North Carolina-based redistricting expert...
21:00 2019-05-31

Islamic State in Afghanistan aims to attack US, general says The Islamic State group in Afghanistan is a "very worrisome" threat to the United States, and U.S. counterterrorism efforts have yet to shrink its extremist ambitions, a senior American general said Wednesday....
03:26 2019-06-13

State GOP leader makes trip to Israel, blasts AOC Newly minted New York GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy said the visit ranked among his first priorities, especially in light of the rise in anti-semitism in New York and across the nation....
07:39 2019-07-16

New York is second state to ban discrimination based on natural hairstyles New York became the second state to ban discrimination based on natural hairstyles after Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Friday amending the state’s Human Rights Law. The measure, which also amends the Dignity for All Students Act, updates the definition of race used in existing law, adding “t...
08:52 2019-07-16

Some pan death-penalty trial in state that ended punishment CHICAGO (AP) — The trial of a former graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing a University of Illinois scholar from China is the first federal death-penalty trial in Illinois since it abolished capital punishment in 2011. Some activists who fought to end executions in the state are disma...
23:13 2019-06-10

NC State rallies past Wake Forest 6-5 in ACC tournament DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Terrell Tatum’s two-run infield single keyed North Carolina State’s four-run ninth inning that rallied the Wolfpack past Wake Forest 6-5 on Thursday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. Third-seeded N.C. State (42-15), in its tourney opener, trailed 5-2 ...
10:26 2019-05-24

Complaint filed against senator who threatened state police SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A formal complaint has been filed against an Oregon Republican senator who drew criticism for threatening state police amid a GOP walkout over climate legislation. Sen. Floyd Prozanski is the chairman of the Senate Special Committee on Conduct. He told Oregon Public Broadcasting S...
01:00 2019-06-30

Australian Kerry Robertson the 1st to die under state's assisted suicide law Kerry Robertson, a 61-year-old Australian woman who fought metastatic breast cancer for 10 years, has become the first person to die under Victoria state's Voluntary Assisted Dying Act....
18:13 2019-08-05

Exclusive: Islamic State suspects sent by U.S. from Syria to Iraq U.S. forces have quietly sent at least 30 suspected foreign Islamic State fighters captured in Syria last year and in late 2017 to stand trial in Iraq, interviews with the men, Iraqi sources and court documents show....
20:39 2019-05-29

Russian state media celebrates Trump's comments President Donald Trump's comments that he would like to see Russia join the G8 are being lauded on state TV in Russia. CNN's Frederik Pleitgen reports....
10:39 2019-08-22

The Latest: State gets extension to provide details to feds OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Latest on the federal government’s demand for a portion of Oklahoma’s $270 million settlement with Purdue Pharma (all times local): 2:13 p.m. The state of Oklahoma has been granted more time to provide details about the state’s $270 million settlement with ...
22:39 2019-06-27

State TV: Iran closes down 2 cryptocurrency mining farms TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state TV is reporting that authorities have shut down two cryptocurrency mining operations in the central part of the country. The Thursday report said the mining “farms” had 1,000 machines that were consuming about 1 megawatt of electric power per hour. ...
22:39 2019-06-27

More Palestinians Begin to Accept Idea of One State With Israel Trump administration officials hope they can tap into Palestinian’s frustration with the two-state paradigm and offer a fresh blueprint that they say will improve their lives, if not fulfill all their long-sought national aspirations....
16:13 2019-06-08

2 gunmen killed by state first lady’s bodyguards in Mexico Mexican officials say two gunmen have been shot to death by the security detail for the Nayarit state governor’s wife while she was in the neighboring western state of Jalisco...
03:52 2019-08-01

New York State Set to Legalize Electric Scooters and Bikes New York City just got one step closer to being plagued with the piles of electric bikes and scooters that clutter the sidewalks of lesser cities. This is going to be a shitshow. Read more......
11:13 2019-06-18

State commission recommends online hunter training course FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission has recommended changing current regulations to allow hunters to become certified through a free online course instead of requiring in-person training at a firing range. News outlets quote the commission as saying the proposed change wo...
10:13 2019-06-18

NC redistricting fight turns to state courts after ruling RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Opponents of North Carolina’s district maps are putting their hopes in state courts after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal courts aren’t the place to settle partisan gerrymandering disputes. An election reform group, the state Democratic Party and voters wil...
18:52 2019-06-29

| WATCH: Protesters rally across the US against new state abortion bans US abortion-rights campaigners, including several Democrats running for president in 2020, rallied in front of the Supreme Court while others protested across the country on Tuesday....
12:39 2019-05-22

July 4th food! How many hot dogs and hamburgers are consumed in your state? With the Fourth of July rapidly approaching, it’s clearly time to fire up those grills. But which state eats the most hot dogs and hamburgers?        ...
18:39 2019-06-17

Guyana state agency gives details about oil blocks probe GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) — Guyana’s State Assets Recovery Agency says it has launched an investigation into whether corruption played a role in the previous government’s 2015 decision to award two oil blocks to little-known companies days after ExxonMobil signaled it had found large depos...
01:26 2019-05-30

"Article 370 Scrapped As J&K Is A Muslim-Dominated State": P Chidambaram Former union minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram on Sunday launched an attack on the BJP for abrogation of Article 370, saying the ruling party would not have "snatched away" the special status......
15:13 2019-08-12

Arjun Ram Meghwal: Former Bureaucrat Sworn In As Minister Of State Former IAS officer Arjun Ram Meghwal defeated his cousin, an ex-IPS officer, in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections to make it to the Parliament....
18:39 2019-05-30

UN envoy: Islamic State revival in Iraq must be prevented UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Iraq is calling for “wide-based international support” to prevent Islamic State extremists from regaining a foothold in the country. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert also told the Security Council on Tuesday that if the issue of thousands of returning I...
02:39 2019-05-22

Taggart’s task: Turning around Florida State no quick fix TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Decades of Florida State football dominance is displayed on the walls just outside of Willie Taggart’s office. Trophies and plaques commemorate All-America players and championship teams. Lots of them. Off to the side, in a poorly lit corner, next to two chairs and a c...
16:52 2019-07-01

California’s nanny state politicians might kill off Uber Uber has revolutionized the transportation industry, created a gig economy for part-time flexible employment, and improved the lives of millions of Americans....
23:13 2019-08-12

Rich in Surprises and Secrets, There’s a State Park Waiting for You Across the Western United States, you’ll find them in all shapes and sizes, and often close to home, in part because President Lincoln thought everyone should have access to nature....
19:39 2019-07-31

Arkansas State coach: Wife has died of cancer Arkansas State coach Blake Anderson announced that his wife, Wendy, has died after dealing with cancer. The news comes a day after the school announced Anderson would take a leave of absence....
19:52 2019-08-20

Trump's coming to see the Queen but what actually happens on a state visit? – podcast Ben Rhodes was Obama’s national security adviser and accompanied him on his UK state visit in 2011. He reveals what goes into planning a trip of this scale and what the UK should expect when Trump arrives next week. Plus: Paul Owen on the fallout from Mueller’s first public statement on his investig...
06:26 2019-05-31

Students abused by Ohio State doctor want answers An man who says he was sexually abused by a now-dead Ohio State team doctor wants the school to release the names of coaches and administrators who allegedly knew about the wrongdoing but did nothing. (May 21)        ...
00:13 2019-05-22

No surprise here: Fields named Ohio State's starting QB Ohio State coach Ryan Day on Monday made official what most people figured was a foregone conclusion: Georgia transfer Justin Fields will be the starting quarterback when the No. 5 Buckeyes open the season Aug. 31 against Florida Atlantic....
13:52 2019-08-20

Success Spoiled Golden State Warriors Fans A year ago, Steph Curry told SLAM how grateful he was that Oakland had embraced him “as one of their own.” He’s done his part, there: tons of local charity work, putting Oakland on a shoe and then giving 30 of them away. All of which is to say that he could likely tell you more about the town other ...
22:52 2019-06-10

Algerian ex-PM Sellal arrested over graft allegation: state TV Algeria’s supreme court on Thursday remanded ex-prime minister Abdelmalek Sellal in custody over graft allegations, state TV said, in a continuing crackdown on corruption and cronyism among associates of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika....
16:39 2019-06-13

1 in 6 hospital visits end with ‘surprise’ bills — and this state is the worst Roughly one in every six times someone is taken to an emergency room or checks in to the hospital, the treatment is followed by a “surprise” medical bill, according to a study released Thursday....
03:52 2019-06-21

Do You Really Need a Sunscreen With Blue Light Protection? Choosing the best sunscreen is already a daunting task, what with the myriad of confusing SPF options, sprays, sticks, and lotions, mineral versus chemical, water-resistant or sheer, and so on. The task has only been made more confusing in the past few years as new (and often expensive) sunscreens h...
14:52 2019-08-09

The Best Face Lotions with Sunscreen Because You’re Lazy and That’s Okay The best, if most disappointingly low bar-clearing, skincare advice I’ve ever found myself giving to Style Girlfriend followers is this. If you simply cannot bring yourself to buy two moisturizers for your face⁠—one for daytime, and one for nighttime—then the next best thing is to buy one face lotio...
22:52 2019-06-28

Too much sunscreen? Why avoiding the sun could damage your health For years we have been told to slather up or seek shade to avoid skin cancer. But now it is becoming clear that shunning the sun comes with its own health perils...
15:52 2019-05-21

Researchers warn against homemade sunscreen Many people may be tempted to craft their own sunscreens out of all-natural ingredients. However, such creams will likely fail to offer any protection....
16:13 2019-05-21

One in five Americans rarely or never wears sunscreen Watching too much TV, not reapplying sunscreen properly, and drinking too many cocktails are some of the most common “summer fails” Americans will experience in the coming months, according to new research. A study examining how frequently people experience things like sunburn, struggling to sleep d...
01:00 2019-06-20

Trump sues to block House panel from getting his state tax returns President Donald Trump on Tuesday sued to block a U.S. House of Representatives committee from obtaining his New York state tax returns, with his lawyer accusing the Democratic-controlled panel of "presidential harassment."...
23:26 2019-07-23