August 18, 2019

Jimmy Garoppolo bounces again from 5-interception nightmare

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Jimmy Garoppolo relished lining up against another team Friday, and not just because his own defense intercepted five consecutive passes off him at their last practice.
August 18, 2019

House speaker as US emissary: Pelosi emerges as power overseas

WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s an American leader whose words resonate on the global stage. Who draws attention in foreign capitals. Who carries a message from the United States by simply arriving.
August 18, 2019

A Stripper and Pastor in Oregon Team Up to Raise Money for Children in Wake of Mississippi ICE Raid

A stripper at a well-known Portland vegan strip club and a local Christian pastor have linked up and joined forces to raise money for the children of families targeted during an immigration raid in Mississippi poultry processing facilities.
August 18, 2019

Bill Belichick points assertion on Josh Gordon

NASHVILLE — Hours before he was putting the final touches on preparations for his team’s exhibition game with the Tennessee Titans, Bill Belichick weighed in on the NFL’s decision to reinstate Josh Gordon.
August 18, 2019

20 Texas Cities Hit by Coordinated Ransomware Attack, State’s IT Department Says

Twenty local government entities across Texas have been hit by a coordinated ransomware attack, the state's Department of Information Resources (DIR) announced on Friday.
August 18, 2019

2 cops struck by alleged drunken driver

DEERFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say two Massachusetts police officers who had pulled over a person suspected of drunken driving were struck and seriously injured by a second alleged impaired driver.
August 18, 2019

New Lawsuit May Scrap Georgia’s Reformed Voting System Ahead of 2020 Primary

Days after a federal judge in Georgia ordered the state to stop using its outdated voting system, a new lawsuit may force the state to scrap its $107 million replacement as well.
August 18, 2019

Before Trump eyed Greenland: Here’s what occurred final time the US purchased a big chunk of the Arctic

Editor’s note: Reports that President Donald Trump has urged aides to look into buying Greenland make us think of the last time the United States bought a major territory in the Arctic: the purchase of Alaska from Russia in 1867. Two years ago, we asked William L. Iggiagruk Hensley, a visiting professor at the University of Alaska Anchorage, to write about that historic sale.
August 18, 2019

Latter-day Saints Reassert Ban Of Vaping, Tea, and ‘Anything Ending in -ccino’

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has renewed warnings this August to its younger members reasserting that there's no grey area when it comes to the temptations of caffeine.
August 18, 2019

‘Organization of Terror’: Donald Trump Warns ANTIFA May Be Renamed in Light of Proud Boy Protests in Portland

President Donald Trump warned that he might declare the left-wing Antifia movement an "Organization of Terror." Trump's comment, shared on Twitter, comes ahead of the Proud Boy protest in Portland, Oregon, which is expected to draw hundreds near a downtown waterfront park on Saturday.