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 2019-05-26 15:00 

Los Angeles Times

Food Bowl this week: Fried chicken, GUSH and dinner in the L.A. River...

Food Bowl events to check out this week include a Thai food and natural wine party at Everson Royce Bar and a dinner in the L.A. River....

 2019-05-26 15:00 

Chicago Tribune

David Bote and Willson Contreras return to Cubs' starting lineup Sunday against Reds...

Manager Joe Maddon can't shuffle his lineup all that much these days. The Cubs are carrying just three extra players in addition to five starting pitchers and nine relievers. That said, David Bote will get his first start of the series, at third base....

 2019-05-26 15:00 

Washington Post

'Birthing centers for polarizing rhetoric': The outsize influence of Fox, CNN and MSNBC...

Despite limited audience size, cable TV news is, more than ever, at the center of political controversy....

 2019-05-26 14:58 

Washington Times

Sheriff investigating body found near South Carolina road...

AIKEN, S.C. (AP) - Authorities are investigating after a body was discovered near a rural road in western South Carolina. The State reports a man's corpse was found by investigators with the Aiken County Sheriff's Office and the South Carolina Law...

 2019-05-26 14:58 

Washington Post

Huge firefighting aircraft ready for wildfire season...

The Global SuperTanker, the world's largest firefighting aircraft, has been readied for the upcoming wildfire season with maintenance at Pinal Airpark outside Tucson....

 2019-05-26 14:55 

Washington Times

Minnesota health official warns of more Lyme-carrying ticks...

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota residents may believe this past winter was rough, but state health officials say it wasn't bad enough to kill off the deer ticks that carry Lyme disease. Dave Neitzel, an epidemiologist with the Minnesota Department of...

 2019-05-26 14:55 

Washington Post

UK Conservatives fear wipeout in Brexit-dominated EU poll...

Anti-EU and pro-EU parties look set to make gains in a Brexit-dominated election for British seats in the European Parliament, while the governing Conservative Party is bracing for one of its worst-ever performances...

 2019-05-26 14:54 

Washington Times

New Mexico city eyes banning miniature liquor bottles...

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A northwestern New Mexico city is examining if it can ban the sale of miniature liquor bottles littering the grounds across town. Farmington Mayor Nate Duckett recently asked City Attorney Jennifer Breakell to investigate if the c...

 2019-05-26 14:53 

Washington Times

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

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - 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 Pennsylvania. Acting park information officer Jason Martz says the Fort Wa...

 2019-05-26 14:53 

Washington Post

Tennis and tropical plants: New French Open court is wild...

The French Open has a stunning new court, surrounded on all four sides by greenhouses filed with exotic plants...

 2019-05-26 14:52 

Washington Times

UK Conservatives fear wipeout in Brexit-dominated EU poll...

LONDON (AP) - Anti-EU and pro-EU parties look set to make gains in a Brexit-dominated election for British seats in the European Parliament, while the governing Conservative Party is bracing for one of its worst-ever performances. Daniel Hannan, a Conserv...

 2019-05-26 14:52 

Washington Times

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

CHICAGO (AP) - Ten Chicago police officers were among a dozen people injured in a multi-vehicle crash in the Austin neighborhood on the West Side. Authorities say a marked Chicago Police Department van and several civilian vehicles were involved in the cr...

 2019-05-26 14:51 

Washington Times

Summer deadline nears on Eagle County airport construction...

GYPSUM, Colo. (AP) - Construction on a western Colorado airport's new terminal is due to wrap up before July 1, officials say. The Vail Daily reports that crews are working six or seven days a week to wrap up the $35 million project at the Eagle Count...

 2019-05-26 14:49 

Washington Times

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

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Wisconsin might be best known for its beer offerings, but the state's wineries are drawing tourists from across the Upper Midwest. The state's winery tasting rooms welcomed an estimated 1.78 million visits in 2015, bringing in...

 2019-05-26 14:49 

Washington Times

Huge firefighting aircraft ready for wildfire season...

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) - The Global SuperTanker, the world's largest firefighting aircraft, is ready for the upcoming wildfire season. The Arizona Republic reports that the Boeing 747-400 series passenger jet converted for firefighting recently underwent ...

 2019-05-26 14:47 

Washington Post

Prem Tinsulanonda, Thai prime minister long aligned with royal palace, dies at 98...

He led the country from 1980 to 1988 and was later a chief adviser to the king....

 2019-05-26 14:47 

Washington Times

Joni Ernst warns Trump on war-crime pardons...

Sen. Joni Ernst on Sunday said President Trump should be "very careful" in weighing pardons to soldiers accused or found guilty of war crimes. The Republican senator's comments came amid reports that Mr. Trump is considering a Memorial Day par...

 2019-05-26 14:46 

Washington Times

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

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Authorities say one person has died and two others have been hospitalized in a deadly wrong-way collision in Durham. Police say the fatal crash occurred early Sunday. The driver of a Ford Edge SUV was pronounced dead at a local hospita...

 2019-05-26 14:44 

Washington Times

Alabama professors dig into civil rights slaying for podcast...

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - When the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. put out the call to clergy members to descend on Selma after Bloody Sunday, Jim Reeb knew he had to go, despite his wife's plea to stay. He arrived and protesters took to the streets in a sh...

 2019-05-26 14:44 

Washington Times

Wisconsin assistant coach's wife, daughter die in crash...

MILWAUKEE (AP) - The University of Wisconsin says the wife and daughter of men's basketball assistant coach Howard Moore were killed in a Michigan automobile accident. Wisconsin's athletic department said Moore's wife, Jennifer, and their daug...

 2019-05-26 14:39 

San Diego Union Tribune

2 more communities getting body cameras for police officers...

Charleston and Mattoon will soon join the ranks of communities in Illinois and around the country where police officers wear body cameras....

 2019-05-26 14:38 

San Diego Union Tribune

Official: Restoring National Forest trails 'dangerous work'...

The Shawnee National Forest was significantly altered a decade ago when a storm struck southern Illinois that was so strong meteorologists created a new class...

 2019-05-26 14:38 

San Diego Union Tribune

Illinois Outdoor Hall of Fame seeks 2019 nominations...

People who have records of extraordinary service to improving conservation efforts and outdoor recreation in Illinois are eligible for induction into the...

 2019-05-26 14:38 

San Diego Union Tribune

Virginia man caught with handgun at Baltimore int'l airport...

A Virginia man has been stopped with a handgun stuffed in his carry-on luggage at the international airport outside of Baltimore....

 2019-05-26 14:38 

San Diego Union Tribune

2 men rescued from Delaware River after boat capsized...

Authorities say two men were rescued from the Delaware River after their boat capsized in eastern Pennsylvania....

 2019-05-26 14:38 

San Diego Union Tribune

Indiana and Michigan farmers eager to begin growing hemp...

Farmers in Indiana and Michigan are preparing to start growing hemp as a legal agricultural commodity following the declassification of industrial hemp as a...

 2019-05-26 14:38 

San Diego Union Tribune

Former Colgate plant could become hotel, commercial space...

A former Colgate-Palmolive Co. plant in southern Indiana could become the home of a hotel and residential and commercial space....

 2019-05-26 14:38 

San Diego Union Tribune

Cyclist struck and killed, driver facing manslaughter charge...

Police in Connecticut say a cyclist has been killed and a driver is facing manslaughter and drugged driving charges....

 2019-05-26 14:37 

Washington Post

Trump and Kim Jong Un 'agree in their assessment' of Biden, Sarah Sanders says...

The White House press secretary on Sunday defended Trump's tweet that he "smiled" when the North Korean leader "called Swampman Joe Biden a low IQ individual, & worse."...

 2019-05-26 14:36 

Washington Post

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

A 137-year-old rifle discovered in 2014 leaning against a juniper tree at Great Basin National Park has a new home in an exhibit dedicated to the "Forgotten Winchester" at the park visitor center near the Nevada-Utah line...

 2019-05-26 14:35 

NY Times

Trump's Ringside Evening in the Sumo Arena...
 2019-05-26 14:35 

NY Times

Trump's Ringside Evening in the Sumo Stadium...
 2019-05-26 14:35 

Washington Post

Theater company brings Shakespeare to steel...

A Pittsburgh theater company is bringing Shakespeare to the site of a once mighty steel company's blast furnace...

 2019-05-26 14:32 

Washington Post

Trump watches sumo, but it's not just a sport in Japan...

Trump watches sumo, but it's not just a sport in Japan...

 2019-05-26 14:30 

NY Times

What to Cook This Week...

Make something glorious, whether it's pulled pork or grilled baby backs, a summer minestrone or fried chicken....

 2019-05-26 14:25 

Chicago Tribune

21 shot, 3 fatally so far in Chicago during Memorial Day weekend...

As Memorial Day weekend wore on, by Sunday morning Chicago police had responded to the shootings of 21 people, three of whom died from their injuries, officials said. The grim tally was only expected to increase as a shooting Sunday about 6 a.m. in the 13...

 2019-05-26 14:20 

Washington Post

Rent spikes, gig jobs among bills facing legislative action...

It's do or die this week in the California Legislature for efforts to reign in police use of force, prevent rent spikes and alter labor laws affecting workers in the gig economy...

 2019-05-26 14:19 

Washington Post

What Are Frontier Markets and Why Invest in Them?...

If emerging markets are the wild child of the investment family, offering potentially higher rewards in return for greater risk, then what about their smaller sibling, frontier markets? These include countries such as Sri Lanka, Kazakhstan and Nigeria whe...

 2019-05-26 14:19 

Washington Post

One man killed, nine others shot at block party in Virginia...

Police arrived to a chaotic scene at the neighborhood of townhouses in the South Hampton Roads city of Chesapeake....

 2019-05-26 14:19 

NY Times

Ex-Official Levels New Corruption Accusations at Afghan Government...
 2019-05-26 14:18 

Washington Times

Boy's body found in pond hours after he was reported missing...

EMINENCE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Police say the body of a 7-year-old boy has been found in a pond near his home. Police say in a statement that the boy was found early Saturday about 5 hours after he was reported missing from his home in Eminence. The ...

 2019-05-26 14:17 

Washington Times

Rent spikes, gig jobs among bills facing legislative action...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The California Legislature faces key decisions this week, including trying to reign in police use of force, prevent rent spikes, and alter labor laws affecting workers in the gig economy. Friday is the deadline for the Assembly a...

 2019-05-26 14:17 

Washington Times

Memorial for fallen soldiers in Newport for holiday weekend...

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) - A Rhode Island nonprofit that helps veterans has set up its memorial to U.S. service members killed in action. Operation Stand Down Rhode Island placed boots at Fort Adams State Park in Newport for Memorial Day weekend. It's the f...

 2019-05-26 14:14 

Washington Times

3 Florida soccer teammates struck, killed by car...

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (AP) - Three teens are dead after being struck by a car while waiting for a bus to a soccer tournament. The Miami Herald reports the teammates were standing on a North Miami sidewalk in uniform when they were hit by the car Saturday morn...

 2019-05-26 14:12 

Washington Times

Big priorities fall by wayside as Nebraska session nears end...

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Nebraska lawmakers will end their session this week with a new state budget and dozens of laws passed, but many priorities fell by the wayside and sent senators back to the drawing board. A few of those measures could end up before vo...

 2019-05-26 14:12 

Washington Post

Virginia man caught with handgun at Baltimore int'l airport...

A Virginia man has been stopped with a handgun stuffed in his carry-on luggage at the international airport outside of Baltimore...

 2019-05-26 14:10 

Washington Times

Traffic stop leads to 2 arrests, seizure of 94 pounds of pot...

WEST GREENWICH, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island State Police have arrested two New York City men they say had 94 (43 kilograms) pounds of suspected marijuana in their car. Police pulled over their vehicle on Interstate 95 in West Greenwich at about 11:15 a.m. Sa...

 2019-05-26 14:09 

Washington Times

Virginia man caught with handgun at Baltimore int'l airport...

BALTIMORE (AP) - A Virginia man has been stopped with a handgun stuffed in his carry-on luggage at the international airport outside of Baltimore. The U.S. Transportation Security Administration says it was the third consecutive day that someone was caugh...

 2019-05-26 14:05 

Washington Times

Oregon considers change to civil commitment for mentally ill...

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) - Last year, Don Baglien's 19-year-old son experienced a psychotic break. It was a Sunday afternoon. He picked up the family picnic and threw it over the fence. Then he started turning on every faucet in the house, dragging furnitu...

 2019-05-26 14:05 

National Catholic Register

Christ is Risen, So Why is There a Crucifix in Every Church?...

By Matt D'Antuono | One of the many accusations made against the Catholic Church is that we should not have crucifixes hanging all over the place. Jesus rose from the dead. The work is done. The Cross is empty. Why is Jesus......

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