General News

In sex assault laws, definition of consent varies widely

Dec 17, 2017

In nation's sex assault laws, the definition of consent is a gray area, varying by state and subject to intense debate

Wildfire burns beloved burros in South Dakota's Custer park

Dec 17, 2017

Nine Custer State Park burros that were reported missing in a South Dakota wildfire have been found, but they all suffered burns

Sen. Schumer: Bomb-detection units needed at transit hubs

Dec 17, 2017

Screening devices that detect suicide vests like the one that exploded in a New York City subway tunnel are being tested in a Los Angeles transit station

China, Britain pledge cooperation as UK leaves EU

Dec 17, 2017

Britain and China have pledged to promote London as a center for use of Beijing's currency and cooperate in clean energy research as the United Kingdom prepares to leave the European Union

'A Prairie Home Companion' name becomes 'Live from Here'

Dec 16, 2017

The radio variety show known as "A Prairie Home Companion" has been renamed following Minnesota Public Radio's dismissal of its creator, Garrison Keillor

Biney is 1st black woman to make Olympic speedskating team

Dec 16, 2017

Maame Biney became the first black woman to qualify for a U.S. Olympic speedskating team with a pair of victories in the 500 meters

Gov.-elect poses next to cutout of Chris Christie on beach

Dec 16, 2017

New Jersey governor-elect Phil Murphy is getting some pushback for posing for photos next to a cardboard cutout of Gov. Chris Christie lounging on a beach last summer

Nevada Democrat, facing ethics probe, won't seek re-election

Dec 16, 2017

First-term Democratic Congressman Ruben Kihuen of Nevada is denying allegations of sexual harassment but says he won't seek re-election

HBO's documentary chief, Sheila Nevins, leaving network

Dec 16, 2017

Sheila Nevins, HBO's documentary chief for 38 years, says she'll leave the network early next year

Air Force Academy to restructure sexual-assault office

Dec 16, 2017

The U.S. Air Force Academy is restructuring and expanding its sexual assault office after an investigation concluded it was crippled by poor management and derelict in its duties

Weather, 20 December
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