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Special Olympics flame on its way for July games

About 60 athletes participate in Special Olympics in the Maryville area, where programs exist for both adults and Maryville R-II School District students. Speci...


Former intelligence officer who gave U.S. secrets to WikiLeaks leaves prison

Earlier in the day, Chelsea had posted a photo of her "first steps of freedom", showing her Converse sneakers mid-step. Soon after she began her sentence, Man...


Spy from Jordan, not Israel, likely source of intel leaked by Trump

According to current and former USA officials, the spy provided intelligence involving an active ISIS plot to bring down a passenger jet en route to the United ...


Congressman calls for Trump's impeachment on House floor

In a statement released Monday, Green said Trump is not "above the law". I really do believe that much of what you saw coming out of Trump's mouth was a pla...


Trump's team 'was warned Russians could blackmail' Michael Flynn

So it is now confirmed, under oath, by former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates . Yates had been called to testify after reports she'd warned White House o...


Who was in Trump's meeting with the Russians?

Mr Trump said he had "an absolute right" to share "facts pertaining to terrorism" and airline safety with Russian Federation, with the information, relating to ...


Stadium for Rams, Chargers delayed; won't open until 2020

San Diego lost the Chargers to Los Angeles amid a almost decade-long stadium spat. The delay is blamed on heavy rains that have hindered the excavation proc...


Measure to Eliminate Straight-Ticket Voting in Texas Moves Forward in Senate

Patrick deemed Senate Bill 2 , a property tax bill from state Sen. According to the Texas Tribune , Patrick is ready to go to the Governor to ask for a spec...


At least one killed as tornado tears though dozens of Oklahoma homes

National Weather Service meteorologists say preliminary indications show eight tornadoes touched down in western Oklahoma on Tuesday. "The greatest risk of s...


At 3.9 Percent, Mass. Jobless Rate Up Full Point Since November

More individuals also are jumping into the labor force, with there almost 146,000 more people either employed or without a job and actively searching for one th...


State House OKs bill for convention to limit federal powers

After protests and sit-ins that led to 22 arrests on May 1 , Texas lawmakers have approved a contested bill that would , according to The Los Angeles Tim...


Trump to deliver commencement address at Liberty University

In contrast, President Barack Obama gave three commencement addresses in his first year in office. Liberty University is having a moment in the spotlight, w...


Trump pays tribute to fallen police officers

The monument honors over 20,000 law enforcement officers who gave the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty throughout history. "As I look out at this wonder...


Dallas honors fallen police against backdrop of July attack

Rick Smiedendorf, with the Berrien Springs-Oronoko Township Police Department, tells WSJM News all fallen officers are honored. · A physical memorial establis...


Louisiana House backs ban on removal of Confederate statues

Following the removal of two monuments honoring the Confederacy earlier this month , the Louisiana House passed a bill Monday night that would protect monu...


Students at Florida university to protest DeVos' graduation speech

A number of students turned their backs on the Michigan Republican as she spoke after receiving an honorary doctorate at Bethune-Cookman Univeristy in Daytona ...


Contradictions by Trump create credibility gap for aides

Explaining why white areas were viewable through the crowds, Spicer added: "This was the first time in our nation's history that floor coverings have been use...


Jurors deliberating in Oklahoma officer's manslaughter trial

About 100 demonstrators gathered in a plaza outside the courthouse on Wednesday evening in peaceful protest at the verdict. Shelby testified that she fire...


Trump, Netanyahu speak by phone amid intelligence fallout

While information provided by Israel has been shared with other countries before, they explained it was normally done in a "co-ordinated manner", and this mad...


Putin: 'Political schizophrenia' developing in US

These allegations cannot be explained in any other way", Putin said at a news conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni in Sochi. Trump defende...


Amash: Trump could face impeachment over Comey memo

The White House has played down the importance and secrecy of the information Trump gave to the Russians, which had been supplied by Israel under an intelligenc...


Ride of Silence in Lexington honors cyclists killed or injured in crashes

The ride will begin at 7 p.m. The event was started 10 years ago. WLNS-TV reports bicyclists will gather at Michigan State University and ride with police e...


History of Hanford nuclear waste site in Washington state

Officials detected no release of radiation at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation and no workers were injured, said Randy Bradbury, a spokesman for the Washingt...


2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin

Storm chaser video captured a tornado on the ground near McLean, Texas, along the Interstate 40 corridor just west of the Oklahoma state line. The majority of...


India skips China's Silk Road summit, warns of 'unsustainable' debt

The CPEC involves construction of roads, railways and power plants. Hua said when asked for her reaction to Bagley's remarks a day before the two-day Belt and...


Fraternity, 18 members, charged in fatal fall

At about 10 a.m., fraternity members found the 19-year-old in the basement lying on his back, breathing heavily and with blood on his face. An autopsy report...


Trump's Approval Slide Continues as Morale Among His Base Weakens

The poll from Public Policy Polling, which was conducted for the liberal group End Citizens United, found Trump's approval seriously underwater, with only 3...


Milwaukee Sheriff Clarke takes job with Homeland Security

Clarke once said that when he hears "people say we need to reach across the aisle and work with the Democrats, you know what I say?" Clarke said one of ...


White House Expected To Announce Voting Fraud Commission

In an executive order titled "Establishment of presidential advisory commission on election integrity", Trump said the move was aimed at promoting "fair and...


European Union alarmed by U.S. laptop plans

Travel Association. The European Union is requesting urgent talks with the US over the matter, NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson reports. The current U.S. An...


Tornadoes in Wisconsin, Oklahoma leave 2 dead

The first tornado was spotted at 3:09 p.m.in Hansford County, when a member of local law enforcement saw it touch down for a minute, according to National Weath...


Arkansas newborn found with dozens of rat bites, police say

The jail site where Elliott and Shyrock are now booked shows that they're held without bond. Arkansas Children's Hospital gave police a statement on the chi...


Confederate Monument Comes Down

Kelly live streamed the takedown on Facebook to supporters who couldn't be there in person. The city said Tuesday that due to " intimidation, threats, and viole...


Authorities seize 7000 birds in LA County cockfighting raid

This Monday, May 15, 2017 photo provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department shows two of some 7,000 birds that were seized in one of the largest rai...


Federal appeals court upholds Google trademark

When Google filed an objection with the board that referees domain name disputes and accused Gillespie of "cybersquatting", he and another man went to court i...