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 2018-01-19 01:05 

NY Times

The Power of Human Touch...

Touch comes with risks, as expressed about the well-publicized Aziz Ansari date....

 2018-01-19 01:04 

USA Today

[ Sports ]

UConn, Miss St, Louisville, Oregon top seeds in NCAA reveal...

UConn, Mississippi State, Louisville and Oregon would be the No. 1 seeds if the women's NCAA Tournament were to begin now...

 2018-01-19 01:04 

NY Times

[ National News ]

'Every Time They Fight Me, It Gets 10 Feet Taller'...

President Trump delivers a speech in Abingdon, Va....

 2018-01-19 01:01 

Washington Times

South Dakota tourism continues growth in 2017...

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - Officials say South Dakota tourism continued growing in 2017, with increases in visitation, visitor spending and overall impact on the state's economy. Tourism marked its eighth consecutive year of economic growth in South Dakota l...

 2018-01-19 01:01 

Washington Times

Russia needs to grow, but has no idea how...

ANALYSIS/OPINION: The Russian media outlet Republic.ru reported this week on a conversation with Alexander Lebedev, a Russian businessman and banking expert. The most striking comment made in the interview was Mr. Lebedev's assertion that at least $10...

 2018-01-19 01:00 

Washington Post

Immigrants in TPS program given deadline to apply for renewal of status...

A roundup of news from across the nation...

 2018-01-19 01:00 

Washington Post

EPA official speaks on risk of climate change to toxic sites...

A top manager who supervises the Environmental Protection Agency program responsible for cleaning up the nation's most contaminated properties and waterways told Congress on Thursday that the government needs to plan for the ongoing threat posed to Su...

 2018-01-19 01:00 

San Diego Union Tribune

Why the Women's March matters...

Women's march organizers believe the reckoning that occurred throughout 2017 was fortified by the message the march sent to women: you are not alone. Women's rights are indeed human rights....

 2018-01-19 01:00 

San Diego Union Tribune

Wit gets stretched 'Around the World' in airy comedy at North Coast Rep...

Game cast helps propel hit-and-miss adaptation of Verne classic...

 2018-01-19 01:00 

San Diego Union Tribune

3 thoughts: Fresno State 77, SDSU 73 ... on Montana, a busted play & free throws...

Max Montana in the dog house, a botched play and missed free throws....

 2018-01-19 00:59 

Wall Street Journal

SEC Pours Cold Water on Prospect of Bitcoin ETFs...

Wall Street's top regulator all but shut the door to approving exchange-traded funds that hold bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, questioning whether the products could comply with rules meant to protect mom-and-pop investors....

 2018-01-19 00:58 

NY Times

Will the #MeToo Moment Shape the Cosby Case?...

Bill Cosby's retrial on sexual assault charges will unfold in a different America, where judge and jury have seen the power of multiple accounts by women....

 2018-01-19 00:57 

Washington Post

U.S. customs agency is so short-staffed, it's sending officers from airports to the Mexican border...

Personnel are routinely asked to work 16-hour days, union officials said....

 2018-01-19 00:54 

Washington Times

Salt Lake Comic Con files for new trial in trademark case...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Salt Lake Comic Con lawyers have filed a motion for a new trial following a federal jury's decision that the convention infringes on San Diego Comic-Con's trademark. The Salt Lake lawyers filed the paperwork on Tuesday in res...

 2018-01-19 00:54 

USA Today

[ Sports ]

Boykins gives NC A&T 71-68 win over Norfolk State...

Denzel Keyes scored 21 points and Devonte Boykins hit a 3-pointer with 8.1 seconds left to give North Carolina A&T a 71-68 win over Norfolk State, in a game that was postponed twice by weather...

 2018-01-19 00:54 

NY Times

Breach at Testing Company Allows Access to 52 Students' Data...

An unauthorized user viewed names, grade levels, identification numbers and teacher names for third through eighth graders around New York State....

 2018-01-19 00:53 

Washington Post

Car drives into crowd at Copacabana Beach in Rio; 11 hurt...

A car has driven onto the crowded seaside boardwalk along Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, and Brazilian authorities say at least 11 people have been injured....

 2018-01-19 00:49 

USA Today

Damaged Navy destroyer to arrive at Mississippi shipyard for repairs...

Ingalls Shipbuilding was chosen by the Navy to repair the ship in August and awarded an initial $63 million contract in December....

 2018-01-19 00:49 

Washington Times

House passes temporary funding bill to avert shutdown...

President Trump and GOP leaders tamped down a conservative rebellion and pushed a stopgap spending bill through the House late Thursday, setting up a shutdown showdown in the Senate with a Friday deadline looming. House Speaker Paul D. Ryan promised the c...

 2018-01-19 00:48 

Washington Post

'Tourniquet Killer' executed in Texas for 1992 strangling...

Texas carried out the nation's first execution of 2018 Thursday evening, giving lethal injection to a man who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of his signature murder technique on four female victims....

 2018-01-19 00:48 

Wall Street Journal

USA Gymnastics Ends Training for Top Athletes at Texas Ranch...

America's top gymnasts will no longer train at the Karolyi Ranch in Texas, USA Gymnastics said Thursday, following calls by U.S. Olympians to abandon the storied facility, where some of the sport's biggest stars say they were sexually abused by th...

 2018-01-19 00:46 

Washington Times

Indiana State Police join 4-state human trafficking campaign...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana State Police are teaming up with their counterparts in Illinois, Michigan and Ohio to boost awareness about human trafficking. Next week's effort will enlist state police in the four states and the group Truckers Against Tr...

 2018-01-19 00:46 

Washington Times

Lawyer charged with embezzling $426k...

SALEM, Conn. (AP) - A former attorney has been charged with stealing $426,000 from his clients. Connecticut State Police say 65-year-old John Butts, of Salem, has been charged with first-degree larceny after taking funds from two people he had represented...

 2018-01-19 00:46 

Washington Post

Giant e-school closure means abrupt change for students...

One of the nation's largest online charter schools is closing abruptly halfway through the academic year....

 2018-01-19 00:45 

Washington Post

WTA signs lucrative 10-year deal to move finals to China...

The WTA has signed a long-term deal to move its season-ending WTA Finals to Shenzhen, China, in 2019 and will increase total prize money to $14 million, double the previous purse....

 2018-01-19 00:45 

Washington Post

House approves short-term spending bill...

The House approved a short-term spending bill on Jan. 18, to avoid a government shutdown, sending the measure to the Senate....

 2018-01-19 00:45 

San Diego Union Tribune

Here's what's missing in the Aziz Ansari discussion...

The Aziz Ansari case shows that women and men often experience the same sexual encounter very differently....

 2018-01-19 00:44 

Wall Street Journal

Donald Trump Wants Limits on Asylum Seekers in Immigration Talks...

In high-stakes immigration talks, the Trump administration is pushing for limits on the rights of asylum seekers and unaccompanied children who cross the U.S. border, as well as more money for a border wall. Democrats oppose all these elements...

 2018-01-19 00:43 

Washington Post

The Latest: House passes bill to keep government open...

The Latest on the debate over immigration and the budget (all times local):...

 2018-01-19 00:43 

Washington Post

Transcript: Trump dossier focused on "opaque" business deals...

Donald Trump's "opaque" business deals in the former Soviet Union, history of tax disputes and real estate projects abroad were critical areas of research that led to the dossier alleging a compromised relationship between the president and th...

 2018-01-19 00:43 

Washington Times

Amazon HQ2 pros and cons...

ANALYSIS/OPINION: It's official. Amazon has narrowed its long list of 238 potential sites for its second headquarters (HQ2) to a long short list of 20, and at first blush it appears as though an East Coast presence is a prime (get it?) destination in ...

 2018-01-19 00:43 

Washington Post

Scenes from Trump's second six months in office...

A look at the second half of the president's first year in the White House....

 2018-01-19 00:42 

NY Times

[ National News ]

Trump's Evolving Words on the Wall...

A review of President Trump's statements on Twitter, in campaign speeches and during interviews shows that the president's views on the border wall have shifted repeatedly....

 2018-01-19 00:42 

Washington Post

The Latest: 'Tourniquet Killer' executed in Texas...

The Latest on the execution of Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" (all times local):...

 2018-01-19 00:41 

Washington Times

Deal reached many years later in Detroit-area fax lawsuit...

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) - A judge has approved a $7 million settlement in a long-running lawsuit over unsolicited faxes from a suburban Detroit restaurant. Alfoccino has locations in Auburn Hills and Farmington Hills. It was accused of sending faxes to p...

 2018-01-19 00:41 

Wall Street Journal

Companies With Diverse Executive Teams Posted Bigger Profit Margins, Study Shows...

Companies with diverse executive teams posted bigger profit margins than their rivals, compared with companies with relatively little diversity in their upper echelons, a study showed....

 2018-01-19 00:40 

Washington Post

10 Things to Know for Friday...

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:...

 2018-01-19 00:40 

Washington Post

House passes stopgap funding bill to avert government shutdown at midnight Friday; Senate prospects uncertain...

House passes stopgap funding bill to avert government shutdown at midnight Friday; Senate prospects uncertain....

 2018-01-19 00:40 

Washington Post

Supreme Court delays order for North Carolina to redraw maps...

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday delayed a lower-court order that would have forced North Carolina Republican lawmakers to redraw the state's congressional districts by next week because of excessive partisan bias in current lines....

 2018-01-19 00:40 

Washington Post

Delta jetliner makes emergency safe return to Los Angeles...

A Delta Air Lines passenger jet returned safely to Los Angeles International Airport on Thursday after developing a hydraulic problem shortly after takeoff, officials said....

 2018-01-19 00:40 

Los Angeles Times

O.C. electronic companies debut latest innovations at international show...

Several Orange County electronic companies, from the newest startup to the established industry leader, highlighted products at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas....

 2018-01-19 00:39 

USA Today

Corrections & Clarifications...

The following corrections and clarifications have been published by USA TODAY....

 2018-01-19 00:39 

Washington Post

Texas has executed the Houston "Tourniquet Killer" who confessed to strangling 4 females; 1st US execution of 2018...

Texas has executed the Houston "Tourniquet Killer" who confessed to strangling 4 females; 1st US execution of 2018....

 2018-01-19 00:39 

Washington Post

Chelsea Manning officially files for US Senate race...

Chelsea Manning has officially filed to run for the U.S. Senate in the 2018 Maryland Democratic primary....

 2018-01-19 00:39 

Washington Times

The Latest: 'Tourniquet Killer' executed in Texas...

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - The Latest on the execution of Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" (all times local): 6:40 p.m. A man who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of his signature murder technique has become the nat...

 2018-01-19 00:38 

Washington Times

Giant e-school closure means abrupt change for students...

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - One of the nation's largest online charter schools is closing abruptly, leaving families of the roughly 12,000 Ohio students from the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow scrambling to find other schooling options halfway through the...

 2018-01-19 00:38 

Washington Post

Supreme Court says North Carolina does not have to immediately redraw congressional maps that a lower court ruled unconstitutional...

The decision means that this year's elections will likely be conducted under the 2016 boundaries, in which Republicans hold 10 out of 13 congressional seats....

 2018-01-19 00:38 

USA Today

[ Sports ]

A look at the ridiculous All-Star starter votes cast by NBA players...

Among some of the players who received All-Star starter votes? Ron Baker, Jack Cooley and Alexis Ajinca....

 2018-01-19 00:38 

USA Today

False alarm: 'Emergency' alert jolts New Jersey cable TV viewers...

The alert in Morris County came five days after residents of Hawaii were jolted by warnings of incoming ballistic missiles via mobile-device alerts....

 2018-01-19 00:37 

Washington Times

Texas has executed the Houston "Tourniquet Killer" who confessed to strangling 4 females; 1st US exe...

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Texas has executed the Houston "Tourniquet Killer" who confessed to strangling 4 females; 1st US execution of 2018....

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