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The Latest on major flooding Oklahoma and Arkansas from severe weather across the central U.S. (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Officials say a small town in eastern Oklahoma is completely surrounded by water and without power from major flooding on the Arkansas River. Becky Foreman packs up her car to leave ahead of a possible […]
Kevin Na settled for a 1-under 69 a day after going low at Colonial again, taking a two-shot lead Saturday over a group that included local favorite Jordan Spieth and 2003 U.S. Open champion Jim Furyk. Na recovered from a double bogey at the par-5 11th that cost him the lead, steadying himself over the […]
Firefighters are not used to receiving a 911 call about one among them—but on May 19 Jaffrey Fire Department had to attend to one involving overdose.
President Trump issued a Memorandum giving declassification authorization to Attorney General William Barr, stoking panic in media and political circles.
Rep. Mark Meadows visited the Justice Department (DOJ) headquarters last week in order to review new material about former FBI agent Peter Strzok.
Trump's lawyers have reached a deal with House committees to delay the enforcement of subpoenas that are seeking his financial records from two banks.
Motorcyclists with the veteran advocacy group, Rolling Thunder Inc., will gather in Washington, D.C., for the last time this weekend. The group cites financial issues as its main reason for quitting.
An illegal immigrant from Guatemala was arrested in Phoenix, Arizona, after he allegedly impregnated his 11-year-old girlfriend. Carlos Jacinto Cobo-Perez, 20, admitted to investigators that he had sex with the girl near her elementary school, according to a probable cause statement filed by the Phoenix Police on May 18. Cobo-Perez’s relationship with the girl was […]
Police pursuing a burglary suspect in a Southern California suburb found him living in an elaborate treehouse hidden on a hillside. The Pomona Police Department said a tipster reported Tuesday night that someone was living in the treehouse. Officers in a helicopter used heat-sensing equipment to locate 56-year-old Mark Duda in what police described as […]
Hundreds of mourners, some carrying flowers and balloons, have gathered for the funeral of a Chicago woman who authorities say was strangled and her baby cut from her womb. Nineteen-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez was remembered as a tireless, loving mother at the funeral Saturday in suburban Chicago. Julie Contreras with the League of Young Latin American […]
A convenience store clerk's response to a hatchet-wielding thief got himself fired from his job, and now people are outraged.
A 7-year-old autistic boy who went missing on May 24 was found dead in a pond near his home several hours later, according to police.
Donald Trump Jr. took the opportunity in an interview on May 23 to respond to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who said she was "praying" for the president.
In some remote border towns in Texas along the Rio Grande, U.S. citizens cross back and forth for medical care in Mexico. It's a technically illegal reality that local Border Patrol acknowledges.
US vice president's commencement speech was before the most diverse class in academy's history
From atop one of the highest points of the Anderson 400 near here, Marijo Anderson not only can see the entire Mississippi River valley but has a clear vision of the family farm’s future as a business park. After a rigorous process that began nearly three years ago, the Anderson 400 Green Business Park is […]
An “Old Guard” soldier who was photographed placing a small American flag at the Unknown Soldier’s Tomb during a severe thunderstorm is notifying Memorial Day ahead of it. A torrential downpour did not prevent The Old Guard from honoring fallen soldiers at the National Cemetery of Arlington. Every year, the 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment, “The […]
Oklahoma officials are urging residents to prepare to evacuate some Tulsa neighborhoods that are near stressed, old levees along the Arkansas River. City officials said Saturday that people living west of downtown should consider leaving for higher ground, even though the levees aren’t currently considered to be in danger of failing. Mayor G.T. Bynum says […]
"Disappear? We're not going to do that," she said. She went 10 times to the courthouse before the registrar would sign her up to vote. Then she worked to guard the right and never missed an election.
At 104 years old, Gilbert Seltzer remembers his time in a secret Army unit in World War II, helping deceive the enemy with rubber artillery and the recorded sounds of rumbling tanks.