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 2019-05-26 16:15 

NY Times

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First Opioid Trial Takes Aim at J & J...

Having settled with Purdue Pharma and Teva, Oklahoma will now try to blame Johnson & Johnson for its opioid disaster. Nearly 1,900 lawsuits remain nationwide....

 2019-05-26 16:11 

Washington Post

Troopers: Pedestrian fatally struck on Crain Highway...

A 20-year-old Baltimore man has been struck and killed in an overnight collision as he was walking on a highway...

 2019-05-26 16:09 

Washington Times

Savannah airport reports 13% passenger growth in 2018...

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - The airport for one of Georgia's top tourist destinations reports passenger growth exceeded 13% last year. The Savannah Morning News reports nearly 2.8 million passengers traveled through Savannah/ Hilton Head International Airpor...

 2019-05-26 16:09 

Washington Times

Troopers: Pedestrian fatally struck on Crain Highway...

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) - A 20-year-old Baltimore man has been struck and killed in an overnight collision as he was walking on a highway. Maryland State Police have identified the dead pedestrian as Jewell Reid. They say the young man was walking in the...

 2019-05-26 16:07 

Los Angeles Times

Joey Klein of El Camino Real is West Valley League MVP...

Cole Kitchen is the pitcher of the year...

 2019-05-26 16:06 

Washington Post

Exit poll: German governing parties lose ground in EU election, big gains for Greens, small gains for far-right...

Exit poll: German governing parties lose ground in EU election, big gains for Greens, small gains for far-right...

 2019-05-26 16:04 

Washington Times

Attorney general warns about recent scam phone calls...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island's attorney general is warning residents about recent scam phone calls that mimic his office's phone number on the caller identification. Attorney General Peter Neronha says the scammers are targeting elderly re...

 2019-05-26 16:04 

Washington Times

Recently retired Arizona deputy fire chief dies in car crash...

BUCKEYE, Ariz. (AP) - Authorities say a former deputy fire chief with the Rio Verde Fire District has died in a car crash in Buckeye two weeks after his retirement. Buckeye police say 59-year-old Eric Merrill was killed in Saturday morning's collision...

 2019-05-26 16:03 

Washington Times

Lifeguard shortage leads to reduced swimming hours at lake...

BARKHAMSTED, Conn. (AP) - A shortage of lifeguards in Connecticut has led at least one popular swimming area to reduce its hours of operation. Lake McDonough in Barkhamsted will be closed to swimmers this summer on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, with t...

 2019-05-26 16:03 

Washington Times

Exit poll: German governing parties lose ground in EU election, big gains for Greens, small gains fo...

BERLIN (AP) - Exit poll: German governing parties lose ground in EU election, big gains for Greens, small gains for far-right....

 2019-05-26 16:02 

Washington Times

Officer acquitted of assaulting teen after vehicle pursuit...

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey police officer has been acquitted of assaulting a teenager following a vehicle pursuit two years ago. Middlesex County jurors found Carteret officer Joseph Reiman not guilty of aggravated assault and providing false...

 2019-05-26 16:01 

Washington Times

Gov. Baker pushes for tougher penalties for child rapists...

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has re-filed legislation aimed at toughening penalties for child rapists. The Republican governor pointed to the case of Wayne Chapman, a 71-year-old convicted child rapist. The state's highest court earl...

 2019-05-26 16:01 

Washington Post

'Aladdin' soars, but 'Booksmart' barely passes at box office...

'Aladdin' soars, but 'Booksmart' fails to make the grade at the Memorial Day weekend box office...

 2019-05-26 16:00 

Washington Times

Victim killed by shark in Hawaii was California man, 65...

MAUI, Hawaii (AP) - Authorities say the man killed by a shark in Hawaii this weekend was a 65-year-old resident of California. Shark warning signs are posted Sunday in the Ka'anapali Beach Park area on Maui where the man died. Witness Allison Keller t...

 2019-05-26 15:57 

Washington Times

Man found dead in front yard of Portland home had been shot...

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - The Portland Police Bureau says a 44-year-old man found dead in the Lents neighborhood of Portland had been shot to death. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports an autopsy confirmed that Sergey Peshkove of Portland died from gunshot wound...

 2019-05-26 15:57 

Washington Times

Kansas has paid 2 of 5 claims for wrongful incarceration...

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - One year after Kansas lawmakers agreed to compensate people who were wrongfully convicted and incarcerated, the state has paid two claims, is negotiating one and is fighting two others. Kansas agreed to pay $1.1 million to Richard Jon...

 2019-05-26 15:57 

Wall Street Journal

India's Opposition Faces Up to Modi's Dominating Victory...

After suffering a landslide victory by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party, two of India's leading opposition figures offered their resignations. Though their party leaders refused to let them step down, the gestures reflected how badly they were...

 2019-05-26 15:56 

Washington Times

'Aladdin' soars, but 'Booksmart' barely passes at box office...

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Moviegoers have voted with their dollars and chosen the familiar over the new this Memorial Day weekend. The Walt Disney Co.'s live-action remake of "Aladdin" has crushed the competition at the box office including the criti...

 2019-05-26 15:56 

NY Times

Bart Starr, Quarterback Who Led the Packers to Greatness, Dies at 85...

The son of a strict military man, he became the fierce in-the-huddle incarnation of Coach Vince Lombardi....

 2019-05-26 15:56 

NY Times

Bart Starr, Quarterback Who Led the Packers to Greatness, Dies at 85...

The son of a strict military man, he became the fierce in-the-huddle incarnation of Coach Vince Lombardi....

 2019-05-26 15:55 

Washington Times

2 found drowned in Georgia lake over Memorial Day weekend...

GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say two people have drowned in unrelated incidents on Lake Lanier over the busy Memorial Day weekend. News outlets report 30-year-old Reginald Terrell Whitehead of Perry was found dead after a personal watercraft he was...

 2019-05-26 15:54 

Washington Times

Airborne irritant sends 3 to hospital at Connecticut prom...

GROTON, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut high school's prom had to be cut short when several students were brought to the hospital because of what was described as an irritant similar to pepper spray in the air. Police say rescue crews responded to the Myst...

 2019-05-26 15:53 

Washington Times

Divers can view underwater art museum off Florida Keys...

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) - Divers off the coast of Florida can now visit an underwater art museum. Divers finished placing a series of artworks on a sunken ship Saturday about seven miles (11 kilometers) south of Key West in the Florida Keys National Marine Sa...

 2019-05-26 15:53 

Wall Street Journal

Tornado Kills at Least Two in Oklahoma...

A tornado swept through central Oklahoma on Saturday night, killing two people, injuring at least 16 and destroying a trailer park and other businesses in and around the city of El Reno, government officials said....

 2019-05-26 15:51 

NY Times

Review: Agony, Ecstasy and a Dancing Mnage Trois in 'Cabin'...

Sean Donovan's multidisciplinary performance piece, set in an isolated rural retreat, finds the chill in summer hedonism....

 2019-05-26 15:50 

Washington Post

Would overturning abortion rights turn back clock to 1973?...

What if Roe v. Wade, the ruling establishing abortion rights nationwide, were overturned? New options for birth control and abortion mean the clock can't be turned back to 1973....

 2019-05-26 15:48 

Washington Times

Body of teen struck by commuter train recovered from creek...

JOLIET, Ill. (AP) - The remains of a 15-year-old boy who was struck and killed by a Chicago area commuter train last week have been recovered from a creek. Firefighters with the East Joliet Fire Department located and recovered the remains of Charles Coop...

 2019-05-26 15:44 

Washington Post

Wisconsin's new Democratic governor, GOP not getting along...

Wisconsin's new Democratic governor and Republicans who control the Legislature are having such a hard time getting along with one another even the signing of a bill as seemingly innocuous as removing offensive language from state agency rules blew up...

 2019-05-26 15:44 

Washington Post

The Latest: Austria projects big support for Chancellor Kurz...

France's Interior Ministry said turnout for the European Parliament election was up in the country compared to previous vote...

 2019-05-26 15:42 

Washington Times

Would overturning abortion rights turn back clock to 1973?...

A wave of state abortion bans has set off speculation: What would happen if Roe v. Wade, the ruling establishing abortion rights nationwide, were overturned? Although far from a certainty, even with increased conservative clout on the Supreme Court, a rev...

 2019-05-26 15:41 

Washington Times

Wisconsin's new Democratic governor, GOP not getting along...

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin's new Democratic governor and the Republicans who control the Legislature are having such a hard time getting along that even the signing of a seemingly innocuous, unanimously approved bill morphed into a partisan fight....

 2019-05-26 15:41 

Washington Post

'Dorm chef' still cooking up culinary buzz...

Three years after graduation, the 'dorm chef' is still cooking up culinary buzz....

 2019-05-26 15:41 

San Diego Union Tribune

Boy, 13, falls from observation level on Gettysburg monument...

Authorities say a 13-year-old boy from Indiana was flown to a hospital after plummeting about 40 feet from a monument at Gettysburg National Military Park in...

 2019-05-26 15:41 

San Diego Union Tribune

Police: 1 dead, 2 others wounded in wrong-way collision...

Authorities say one person has died and two others have been hospitalized in a deadly wrong-way collision in Durham....

 2019-05-26 15:40 

San Diego Union Tribune

Wisconsin tourism is being transformed by its grape growers...

Wisconsin might be best known for its beer offerings, but the state's wineries are drawing tourists from across the Upper Midwest....

 2019-05-26 15:40 

San Diego Union Tribune

Accident leaves 12 police officers injured, 10 are cops...

Ten Chicago police officers were among a dozen people injured in a multi-vehicle crash in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side....

 2019-05-26 15:40 

Chicago Tribune

Packers Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr dies at 85...

Bart Starr, the Green Bay Packers quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi's powerhouse teams of the 1960s, has died. He was 85. The Packers announced Sunday that Starr had died, citing his family. He had been in failing health since suffering a ser...

 2019-05-26 15:40 

Los Angeles Times

Bart Starr, Packers legend who led team to first Super Bowl titles, dies at 85...

Green Bay Packers legend Bart Starr, who lead the team to victories in Super Bowls I and II and established his legacy in the...

 2019-05-26 15:39 

Washington Post

Mike Pence: West Point grads should expect to see combat...

Vice President Mike Pence has told the graduating class of the U.S. Military Academy that the world is a dangerous place and they should expect to see combat...

 2019-05-26 15:37 

Washington Times

Wyoming National Guard unit deploying to Kosovo...

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming Army National Guard soldiers deploy this week for a peacekeeping mission in Kosovo. Community members are invited to attend a ceremony for the 297th Infantry Regiment on Tuesday afternoon at Star Valley High School in Afton. ...

 2019-05-26 15:37 

Washington Post

Man dies after being caught in rip current off Outer Banks...

A man from Virginia has died after being caught in a rip current off North Carolina's Outer Banks...

 2019-05-26 15:37 

San Diego Union Tribune

Weathered Winchester rifle found in Nevada park has new home...

A 137-year-old rifle found five years ago leaning against a juniper tree in Great Basin National Park in Nevada is now part of an exhibit dedicated to the...

 2019-05-26 15:35 

Los Angeles Times

Lewis Hamilton extends championship lead with Monaco Grand Prix win...

Lewis Hamilton won the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday to extend his championship lead over Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas....

 2019-05-26 15:32 

San Diego Union Tribune

Hamilton wins Monaco GP to extend lead over teammate Bottas...

Lewis Hamilton won the Monaco Grand Prix on Sunday to extend his championship lead over Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas....

 2019-05-26 15:32 

Washington Post

Car bomb in northwestern Iraq kills 5, wounds 8...

Iraq's military says a car bomb has killed 5 people and wounded 8 in a northwestern village near the Syrian border...

 2019-05-26 15:30 

San Diego Union Tribune

Someone San Diego Should Know: Bennett Peji...

Bennett Peji believes lunch should be a learning experience and tries to eat at a new ethnic restaurant every day....

 2019-05-26 15:18 

Washington Post

City estimates Ohio Klan rally cost $650,000 for security...

An Ohio city is estimating it spent about $650,000 on security for a rally attended by a small group of Ku Klux Klan members and hundreds of protesters...

 2019-05-26 15:18 

Washington Times

'Turquoise Table' community movement takes off in S Carolina...

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) - The turquoise picnic table sits year-round in the front yard of Meredith Repik's North Charleston home. The table is there for a reason. It's there to be seen. And it's there to be used. Since the first day Repik ...

 2019-05-26 15:16 

Washington Post

Washington-area appointments and promotions for May 27...

A look at who is moving where in the region's job market....

 2019-05-26 15:16 

Washington Times

Lawmakers to discuss rent rules in Westchester County...

GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) - Members of the New York state Senate will travel to Greenburgh for the latest hearing on state rent regulations. Tuesday's hearing in the town in Westchester County comes as the Democrat-led state Legislature prepares to renew ...

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