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Arbor Day 2017, this Friday

The word "Arbor" is actually Latin for a tree. "We want children in Turlock to not only help us replenish the urban forest, but also become stewards of the ci...


Tennessee teacher suspected in kidnapping arrested in northern California

The pair spent one night in the cabin before the arrest, but they may have been in the area for about a week, Gilley said. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation...


Trump orders investigation into aluminum imports

China is the world's largest aluminum producer, and responded saying it is concerned by the USA action, but hopes to resolve the dispute through talks, accordin...


President Trump Looks to Create VA Accountability Office

The executive order , signed at the department Wednesday afternoon, establishes an Accountability and Whistleblower Protection office within the department tha...


Freedom Caucus backs revised Obamacare repeal bill in significant development

New York Rep. Chris Collins, a member of the Tuesday Group who is supportive of the changes, said he's "guardedly optimistic" about the state of health-care r...


2 hurt in ship explosion in Atlantic Ocean flown to Azores

The 106th Rescue Wing launched a helicopter crew with six pararescuers and one combat rescue officer to provide treatment for the ship's crew members Monday. ...


Johns County falls to 3.3 percent in March

The state is nearing the so-called natural rate of unemployment, which is the level healthy economies gravitate to in the long run, taking into account natural ...


United Will No Longer Remove Passengers To Give Seats To Crew Members

United Airlines is changing a company policy and will no longer allow crew members to displace customers already on board and airplane. The rough treatment of...


Cassini reconnects after first dive through Saturn's rings

Science and engineering data collected during the spacecraft's passage is being beamed back via NASA's Deep Space Network Goldstone Complex in California's Mo...


Domestic resorts help MGM Resorts beat Street 1Q forecasts

PNC Financial Services Group Inc. raised its stake in MGM Resorts International by 15.8% in the third quarter. Global X Management Co. Total shares held by in...


Arkansas prepares for its fourth execution in eight days

While in prison, he confessed to killing another person in 1998. His death warrant expires at midnight. But what is extraordinary about this reunion is it's b...


Trump says Mexico, Canada opposed NAFTA pull-out

But in a post Thursday morning on his verified Twitter account, the president said his positive response was "subject to the fact that if we do not reach a fa...


Holcomb signs pre-K expansion, needle exchange bills

The road funding bill will eventually generate about $1.2 billion a year, split between the state and local governments. The governor expressed his intentio...


Suspect In Delaware Trooper Shooting Dead After Police Standoff

Sealy fled from the scene and is believed to be barricaded inside a home in Middletwon, Delaware, state police said in a press release . Police planned a 1:3...


Police say woman in pit had reported harassment

Chief Reinbolt said Dunn was hearing voices and called police on more than four occasions claiming someone had entered his home. Police found the woman in a pit...


Engineer set to take over New York state university system

Johnson will help maintain the upward trajectory of one of the nation's largest systems of higher education", the governor said. SUNY's Board of Trustees conf...


GOP Senator: Another Supreme Court Vacancy is Coming

If there is a resignation this summer, Grassley suggested President Donald Trump would use the same SCOTUS list to pick his next nominee. President Trump plan...


Congress moves closer to deal to avert U.S. government shutdown

Following the Post and AP reports, Trump called the outlets "fake media" and promised that his "position on the WALL" has not changed. So when President Tru...


Drivers offer tributes to the retiring Earnhardt

In 2012, Earnhardt missed two races because of a concussion. Speaking before dozens of news media representatives, several NASCAR officials, his wife Amy, o...


Trump claims Dems 'spent heavily' in Kansas House race

Estes won topped 53% in a three-way race with Democrat James Thompson and Libertarian Chris Rockhold. Wednesday's Special Election in Kansas proved surprisi...


Judge won't block Arkansas executions

Lee's official time of death was at 11:56 p.m. on Thursday, April 20. Media witnesses speak about the late Thursday night execution of Ledell Lee in Varne...


Tax Day demonstrators demand Trump release taxes

Images of tax protesters in cities including Washington , Philadelphia, Chicago, Los Angeles and NY flooded social media. The Trump administration spokesma...


Gov. Scott Urges Quicker Action To Repeal Obamacare

Ryan pulled an earlier bill, the American Health Care Act, in late March when it became clear he didn't have the votes within his own party to pass it. Mick M...


Here's the Fine Print On The Country's Biggest-Ever Free College Plan

The income cap will lift to $110,000 next year and will reach $125,000 in 2019. As a result, many low-income students will still need loans to cover expenses ...


The Tennessee kidnapper's sister reveals his reason for abducting a student

He previously said he was approached by Cummins and Thomas while they were looking for the Black Bear Ranch commune. Police say former teacher may have planne...


Trump to astronaut: 'Better you than me' to drink urine

Nasa astronaut Jack Fischer, who arrived at the space station last week and took part in Monday's call, said the space station is "by far the best example of gl...


Senate Confirms Perdue as Agriculture Secretary

Secretary Perdue's upbringing on a farm makes him the right person for the position, says the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF). David Perdue (R-GA) - cous...


Pres. Trump visits Kenosha for order signing

Such a change could affect companies, such as Tata Consultancy Services Ltd, Cognizant Tech Solutions Corp and Infosys Ltd, that connect U.S. technology compani...


Liberals Slam Obama for Taking $400K From Wall Street

Obama won't be the first former president or politician to accept large fees for speaking to business groups. Obama has reportedly nodded a deal with mid-size...


School district says no active shooter at Hawkins Middle School

The school district quickly confirmed on its Facebook page that there was no active shooter on the campus. Deputies immediately searched the campus and didn...


Ending O'Care Subsidies Would Cost Gov't More Than It Saves

As Trump himself has said, health care is " very complicated ", and while the study does seem to get bogged down in numerous technical terms associated with Oba...


Mulvaney: Trump's Full Tax Reform Plan Not Likely Before June

President Donald Trump says businesses and individuals will receive a " massive tax cut " under a tax reform package he plans to unveil next week. The nonpart...


Astros Get the Win, But Jose Altuve Involved in Scary Collision

You definitely wouldn't know that both would be alright by watching the collision, but thankfully for the Houston Astros they both seemingly are. Keuchel pitc...


UC Berkeley ReInvites Ann Coulter, But There's a Catch

UC Berkeley officials announced Thursday that conservative author Ann Coulter will appear on campus after all. "After acceding to all their requirements, whic...


Sonny Perdue Becomes 31st U.S. Agriculture Secretary

House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway commended the confirmation and said that Perdue is a friend to the U.S.ag industry. President Trump wi...