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Dec 20 2016

Merriam-Webster's word of the year is pretty 'surreal'

Throughout the year, " surreal " was searched, spiking in certain months, said Webster. Other political event-driven words that were looked up this year included "bigly...

Dec 20 2016

Electoral College Members Meeting Across the Country to Cast Votes

The only complication to the OH vote was the last-minute resignation of state Rep. Christina Hagan as an elector. Representatives from each state who make up the Elect...

Dec 20 2016

Dozens Dead in Siberia from Drinking Bath Oil: How Methanol Kills

Officials say, in reality, the concoction actually contains methyl alcohol and antifreeze, which make it fatal. In a statement, the committee said that 42 people had ...

Dec 18 2016

UofL suspends co-offensive coordinator over Wake Forest incident

The equipment manager, Clawson said , didn't think much of it, and sat the cards aside until the next day, when he handed them to Wake Forest's offensive coordinator and...

Dec 18 2016

FBI Backs CIA Assessment Of Russia's Election Meddling

According to an audio reported on Friday by The New York Times, Clinton, who lost the election to Republican Donald Trump by not winning the necessary minimum of 270 El...

Dec 16 2016

'Shameless' on track for Season 8 after Emmy Rossum resolves salary dispute

Macy and Rossum play father and daughter, and the Oscar-nominated star, 66, recently renegotiated his pay deal with production bosses at Warner Bros., increasing his sala...

Dec 16 2016

Southern Indiana private, charter schools score high AF grades

Valley Grove Elementary School received was the only school in the county to receive an A, and Highland Middle School was the only one to receive an F. "We haven't gotten...

Dec 15 2016

DEC Releases Video of Couples Rescue from Adirondacks

Alois and Papadosio were last seen hiking on Algonquin Peak, which is the state's second highest mountain peak. Both were suffering from hypothermia and were transported ...

Dec 11 2016

Area could see big snow overnight and Sunday

The National Weather Service is predicting 4 to 9 inches of snow for central and southern areas, with the heaviest accumulation in the far south. The National Weather...

Dec 10 2016

Trump to nominate Pruitt to lead US environmental agency - statement

After news broke that Pruitt would be Trump's pick, Sanders said Pruitt "is a climate denier who's worked closely with the fossil fuel industry". Internal documents f...

Dec 07 2016

Christie axes bill that would've banned solitary confinement

Christie's veto message said the measure "seeks to resolve a problem that does not exist in New Jersey, because the Department of Corrections in this Administration does ...

Dec 07 2016

Erratic driver blamed for deadly trooper crash

The name of the other driver who was killed has not been released. Trooper Frankie Williams, 31, was traveling south on Route 55 in Millville while on service call at 6...

Dec 01 2016

Trump says he's stepping out of his business empire

Bush, said in a joint statement Wednesday. "I had a wonderful evening with President-elect Trump", Mr Romney told reporters. He says the move would allow him to "full...

Nov 30 2016

Why Did They Think the Electoral College Was a Good Idea?

At this meeting, the electors sign the "Certificate of Vote", which is sealed and delivered to the Office of the President of the U.S. Senate. I believe the proportional ...

Nov 29 2016

Obama's rough ride on health care offers lessons for Trump

Neither he nor any of his aides has offered any evidence of the "millions" alleged to have voted illegally, nor did Trump explain why he would oppose a recount if ill...

Nov 29 2016

Tennessee wildfires force evacuation of downtown Gatlinburg, nearby communities

This video shows flames flanking the roadside as Charles Pine drives away from Gatlinburg. Motorists fleeing wildfires in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge packed roads in ...

Nov 29 2016

European Union and Turkey locked in war of words over refugee pact

And labour minister Aleksandar Vulin confirmed that the authorities have been planning for the potential collapse of the EU-Turkey migrant deal, saying border controls wi...

Nov 27 2016

Parent files lawsuit in fatal school bus crash

Walker was jailed with bail set at $107,500 on charges that included reckless driving and reckless endangerment. It was not immediately known whether he had a lawyer. For...

Nov 27 2016

Israeli wildfires: Police detain 23 on suspicion of arson

Most of the territory burned includes the Judean Hills national park and the Kfir natural reserve. Some 50,000 people have been evacuated from Haifa, Israel's third lar...

Nov 25 2016

Tsunami alert in El Salvador as 7.0-magnitude hits Pacific coast

A huge natural disaster has struck off the Pacific Coast of Central America shaking the region and triggering a tsunami warning. People are seen outside a post office i...