Women will march again with aim to become a political force
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 23:52:25 -0500

Activists are returning to the streets a year after a million people rallied worldwide at marches for female empowerment, hoping to create an enduring political movement that will elect more ...  Full Story

Russian networks pushing conservative meme, researchers say
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 21:28:15 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twitter accounts linked to Russian influence operations are pushing a conservative meme related to the investigation of Russian election interference, researchers say.

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No. 9 Michigan State bounces back and routs Indiana 85-57
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 22:49:41 -0500

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Miles Bridges made a 3-pointer and bounced on his toes with joy, enjoying a game he and Michigan State desperately needed.

Bridges scored 22 points to help t...  Full Story

Autopsy: Tom Petty died of accidental drug overdose
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 23:01:41 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Petty died last year because of an accidental drug overdose that his family said occurred on the same day he found out his hip was broken after performing dozens of shows ...  Full Story

Cops: Maine man punches self in face to avoid sobriety test
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 11:28:08 -0500

BELFAST, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine have accused a man of punching himself in the face three times to avoid a sobriety test.

Police in the town of Belfast say they found 27-year-old ...  Full Story

House votes to avert federal shutdown, Senate chances dim
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 23:47:45 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — On the edge of a government shutdown, a divided House voted late Thursday to keep the government open past a Friday deadline — setting up an eleventh-hour standoff in the Se...  Full Story

Facebook to emphasize 'trustworthy' news via user surveys
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 18:31:00 -0500

Facebook is taking another step to try to make itself more socially beneficial, saying it will boost news sources that its users rate as trustworthy in surveys.

In a blog post and a Fa...  Full Story

TV crew attempts to pass fake bomb through airport security
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 21:35:53 -0500

NEWARK, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say at least seven people who claimed to be working for a TV network were arrested at a New Jersey airport after they tried to film themselves passing a fake e...  Full Story

Church conservatives question pope's airborne nuptials
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 22:00:58 -0500

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The honeymoon, as it were, is apparently over.

A day after Pope Francis grabbed headlines by pronouncing two flight attendants man and wife while flying 36,000 feet o...  Full Story

Trump tells March for Life: 'We are with you all the way'
Fri, 19 Jan 2018 14:30:10 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday delivered new support to the anti-abortion movement he once opposed, telling thousands of activists demonstrating in the annual March for Li...  Full Story