1:39 PM Oct 1, 2015
Hurricane Joaquin began battering the Bahamas early Thursday with powerful winds topping 120 mph, National Hurricane Center forecaster said. At 8 a.m., the storm was located about 10 miles north of Samana Cays. Forecasters warn the rapidly strengthening storm could grow even stronger over the nest day, with 140 mph sustained winds possible over the next 24 hours. Joaquin could also generate a dangerous storm surge, with water rising five to eight feet above normal in the central Bahamas.
9:30 PM Sep 1, 2015
If Iowa voters are any indication, 2016 may be shaping up as the year that angry voters coalesce on their gripes more than any single candidate.
12:00 PM Aug 6, 2015
The U.S. Senate failed to pass a bill Monday that would prohibit federal funding for Planned Parenthood after the parties nearly unified on one side of the issue.
2:00 PM Jul 30, 2015
WASHINGTON — A former State Department official who served under President George W. Bush assured U.S. Sen. Bob Corker and other lawmakers Wednesday that the Iranian nuclear agreement negotiated by the United States and other Western powers is a good deal.
1:00 PM Jul 30, 2015
NASHVILLE – Heroin use and abuse in the U.S. is rising among most age groups and income levels, according to a recent report from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
9:00 PM Jul 18, 2015
WASHINGTON — Consumer prices rose in June for the fifth straight month and posted their first 12-month increase since December in a sign that extremely low inflation might be abating, the Labor Department said Friday.
6:00 PM Jul 2, 2015
NASHVILLE – President Barack Obama, fresh from a victory before the U.S. Supreme Court last week that preserved the Affordable Care Act, called for an end to the political fighting over the health law and for more effort to improve it.
5:00 PM Jul 1, 2015
Dean, I found your article on the Confederate flag interesting but I do have some questions.
1:00 PM May 16, 2015
As a youth he toiled in the cotton fields of Mississippi, earning 35 cents for every 100 pounds he picked. When the plantation owner one day offered to advance him $30, Riley B. King went into town, bought his first guitar and taught himself how to play “My Darling Clementine.”
4:00 PM Mar 21, 2015
The public’s right to see government records is coming at an ever-increasing price, as authorities set fees and hourly charges that often prevent information from flowing.
7:00 PM Mar 14, 2015
Purebred dogs are the picture of perfection, and their popularity was highlighted at the recent Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
8:00 PM Feb 28, 2015
Federal regulators dramatically expanded government oversight of the Internet, installing the once-arcane concept of net neutrality as a guiding doctrine for broadband networks that have become essential to everyday life.
4:00 PM Feb 28, 2015
Every year, wildfires burn across the U.S. and an increasing number of people are living where wildfires are a real risk.
2:00 PM Jan 29, 2015
People and organizations around the state and country marked the fifth anniversary Jan. 21 of a controversial decision on political spending by the U.S. Supreme Court.
1:00 PM Jan 16, 2015
Crew members aboard the International Space Station have returned to the American segment they were forced evacuate early Wednesday due to fear of a possible ammonia leak.
6:30 PM Dec 3, 2014
While senior drivers favor tougher driving laws, from bans on wireless devices to ignition interlocks for first-time DUI offenders, an overwhelming majority support greater scrutiny in the license-renewal process for themselves and their peers, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety’s latest report on aging Americans.
4:00 PM Nov 26, 2014
AAA Travel projects 46.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Thanksgiving weekend, the highest volume for the holiday since 2007 and a 4.2 percent increase compared to 2013.