Climbers Die Near Top of Mt. Everest In Tragic Weekend

Yearwood is the third climber to die on Everest during the current spring climbing season, which began in March and runs through this month. Roland Yearwood, a 50-year-old doctor from Georgiana, Alabama, was among those who died on Sunday. More..

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Gas prices in Massachusetts down by 1 cent
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Gas prices in Massachusetts down by 1 cent

Just before noon Thursday, AAA rated regular gas at $2.31 per gallon in Grand Forks, $2.15 in Fargo and $2.39 in Bismarck. Average prices were down a penny in Mount Morris, to $2.39, the lowest average price ...More..

OU stuns Tulsa softball in 10th, 6-4
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

OU stuns Tulsa softball in 10th, 6-4

Nevertheless, OU found itself in the fix of all regional fixes after being stunned 3-2 by North Dakota State, a team that finished its season two days later with a record of 29-33. Tulsa (41-17) couldn't muster...More..

Trump's budget proposal includes huge cuts to food stamps
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Trump's budget proposal includes huge cuts to food stamps

Those suggest Trump also will seek significant cuts to the Children's Health Insurance Program, which helps cover children whose parents earn too much to qualify for Medicaid but not enough to afford private co...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Trump, Family to Stay in 'Armored Suite' at Hotel in Israel

The new measures were seen as confidence-building steps ahead of Trump's visit. "We will strengthen security ties, which are strengthening daily, and we will also discuss ways to advance peace", he said. Trum...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Trump's Popularity Drops in Israel After Embassy Move Delayed

Controversy precedes the US president on his stop in Israel as well, following Trumps alleged disclosure of Israeli intelligence to Russian officials. He needs the support of the Israeli right-wing settlers to ...More..

Trump willing to use engagement on North Korea crisis
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Trump willing to use engagement on North Korea crisis

US President Donald Trump told South Korea's presidential envoy this week that Washington is willing to try to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis through engagement, but under the right conditions, Sou...More..

Russia Probe Names Current White House Official as 'Significant Person of Interest'
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Russia Probe Names Current White House Official as 'Significant Person of Interest'

He appointed former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert S. Mueller III to a job giving him wide latitude to investigate whatever and whomever he wants under the umbrella of Russian Federation and T...More..

Over 700K foreigners overstayed their visas in 2016: DHS
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Over 700K foreigners overstayed their visas in 2016: DHS

Indeed, more than 98.5 percent of those admitted through airports and seaports departed before their admissions expired in 2016. But the sheer amount of travel - some 54 million visitors who came through those ...More..

Chris Christie: I Wouldn't Have Let Michael Flynn In The White House
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Chris Christie: I Wouldn't Have Let Michael Flynn In The White House

A message left with Flynn's attorney wasn't immediately returned. "He's not my cup of tea". "You know, if I were president, I get to decide who comes in and who doesn't". "I would disagree with the characteri...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Startling video shows sea lion snatching girl from pier

In the clip, a sea lion is seen swimming by a pier, sticking its head out to the delight of visitors. Amid screams and cries of "Oh my God", a man jumps into the water and pulls the girl to safety without f...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

South Korea and Japan condemn North Korea 'missile launch'

President Donald Trump, now in the midst of his first foreign trip as president, had no immediate public comment on the test. "We're early in the stages of applying the economic pressure as well as the diplom...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

US President Donald Trump lashes out at Iran during Jerusalem visit

Trump's meeting with Abbas follows recent statements by the USA president that he was considering both one-state and two-state solutions to the Palestine-Israel conflict, backing away from decades of U.S. Nonet...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Courts could put Texas GOP's aggressive agenda to the test

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas Republicans have been pushing an aggressive agenda despite promised court challenges, including legislation that would let police ask drivers whether they're in the US legally, restri...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

AP Source says Flynn will invoke Fifth Amendment

Given calls from various members of Congress for Flynn to be investigated or prosecuted, the source noted it would be "highly imprudent" for him to respond to the subpoena for documents. We will get to the trut...More..

Federal Bureau of Investigation hopefuls parade into DOJ for weekend interviews
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Federal Bureau of Investigation hopefuls parade into DOJ for weekend interviews

Donald Trump threatened James Comey this morning on Twitter. Critics saw the taunt as a threat to Comey to keep his mouth shut about what was discussed. The FBI has never had a female director. After fou...More..

Texas advances school transgender bathroom law
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Texas advances school transgender bathroom law

Gov. The House passed Hancock's measure via voice vote Saturday. The bill now goes back to the House, where it will hit a major roadblock: Rep. Dan Huberty, R-Houston, the bill's House author, has said he w...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Trump Arrives In Israel For Second Leg Of International Trip

So all sides have been looking at his trip for weeks anxious to see what kind of signals he'll send with every place he visits. Israel Education Minister Naftali Bennett, leader of the nationalist Jewish Home...More..

Coast Guard open house teaches protecting yourself and environment
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Coast Guard open house teaches protecting yourself and environment

It says officials with the Norfolk Fire Department rescued three of the four children before a Coast Guard crew arrived. Witnesses aboard a passenger ferry said the kayak was partially submerged near Bug ligh...More..

Parasite infections in pools on the rise nationwide — CDC
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Parasite infections in pools on the rise nationwide — CDC

The chief of CDC's Healthy Swimming Program, Michele Hlavsa, explained how the transmission of Crypto occurs. People who are infected with crypto should wait two weeks after the diarrhea stops before swi...More..

Special counsel pick could boost faith in Justice Dept.
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Special counsel pick could boost faith in Justice Dept.

Rosenstein also is likely to face questions about whether the Justice Department will cooperate with congressional investigators seeking memos that Comey reportedly wrote after his conversations with the presid...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Trump Tells Russians That Comey Firing Relieved Pressure

Comey publicly confirmed the existence of the investigation in March, telling Congress that his agents were investigating Russian efforts to influence the outcome of the presidential election and whether anyo...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

USA signs global declaration on climate change despite Trump's past statements

The two-year chairmanship that began under former President Barack Obama focused a great deal on climate change, and in the run-up to this week's meeting plenty of uncertainty existed about how the administrati...More..

White House cites rumor, innuendo in criticizing Sally Yates
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

White House cites rumor, innuendo in criticizing Sally Yates

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Tuesday Michael Flynn's brief stay in the White House ended after the proper protocols were followed, dismissing suggestions Flynn was only fired after his dealings ...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Memorial Day services and programs

Keewatin American Legion Post 452/VFW Post 5516 and Auxiliaries will host a ceremony Monday, May 29, at 9:30 a.m.at Keewatin City Park. Walker, a veteran of the U.S. On Sunday, May 28, Goodland Cemetery will ...More..