In Other News

Actor John Heard, of ‘Home Alone’ movies, dies at 72

By The Associated Press|

Federal grand jury indicts US soldier on terrorism charges

HONOLULU >> A federal grand jury in Hawaii indicted a U.S. soldier Friday for attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State group. ...

By The Associated Press|


  • Nation/World

    Painting that hung in upstate New York home may be a Michelangelo

    TONAWANDA, N.Y. >> Martin Kober is convinced the painting of a dying Jesus that hung above the mantel in his upstate New York childhood home is the work of Michelangelo. Getting experts to agree remains the $300 million hurdle.

    By The Associated Press|

  • News

    McCain’s brain tumor is particularly aggressive type

    WASHINGTON >> Sen. John McCain’s tumor is one of the most aggressive forms of brain cancer, and his family and doctors are deliberating next treatment options.

    By Lauran Neergaard, AP Medical Writer|

  • Business

    Trump cutting hundreds of planned regulations

    WASHINGTON >> The Trump administration has withdrawn or delayed 860 proposed regulations in its first five months, the beginnings of a regulatory overhaul meant to bolster economic growth.

    By Josh Boak, AP Economics Writer|

  • Nation/World

    Rosie O’Donnell touts online game in which Trump goes off cliff

    Rosie O’Donnell is in a new feud with President Donald Trump’s supporters after promoting an online game that lets players lead Trump off a cliff.

    By The Associated Press|

  • Nation/World

    Tennessee officials say woman tried to smother her then-infant son

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. >> A woman is charged with attempted murder after authorities say she tried to smother her son at a hospital.

    By The Associated Press|

  • Nation/World

    Merkel unfazed by private Putin-Trump chat at G-20 summit

    WASHINGTON >> The latest on investigations into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia (all times local):

    By The Associated Press|

  • Nation/World

    Apple founder Steve Jobs subject of new opera

    SANTA FE, N.M. >> An opera about the life of Apple founder Steve Jobs is having its world premiere at the Santa Fe Opera on Saturday night.

    By The Associated Press|

  • Nation/World

    US Postal Service violated federal law in favor of Clinton, report says

    The Office of Special Counsel has said the U.S. Postal Service violated the Hatch Act by allowing workers to do union-funded work for Hillary Clinton’s campaign and that of other Democrats while on leave from the USPS, according to Fox News.


  • Politics

    Trump to nominate Jon Huntsman as ambassador to Russia

    Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman will be nominated as the U.S. ambassador to Russia, the White House announced Tuesday, ending months of delay in formalizing the appointment amid deteriorating relations between the two countries.

    Abby Phillip and Lisa Rein The Washington Post|

  • Nation/World

    Venezuela rejects Trump sanctions threat, reviews relations

    CARACAS, Venezuela >> Venezuela rejected President Donald Trump’s call to halt a rewriting of the constitution that would consolidate the power of the socialist government, which said Tuesday that it is reviewing its relations with the United States in response to Trump’s threat of sanctions.


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