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Musical legend Gregg Allman dies at 69

The musician had been in poor health recently. A former alcoholic and drug addict, he contracted hepatitis C and underwent a liver transplant in 2010 . "I have...


G7 leaders pressure tech firms on removing terror propaganda

Once more, he will likely be received warily, a president who ran on a campaign of "America First" with suggestions of disentangling the United States from worl...


Trump claims defense money is pouring into North Atlantic Treaty Organisation after speech

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and economic advisor Gary Cohn attended on the USA side. This has been pointed out to Trump e...


GOP senators may reach agreement on health care

If the Legislature succeeds "in forcing discrimination into Texas law, you can bet that Lambda Legal will be on the case before the next school bell rings", Jen...


Trump aides keep mum on Kushner-Russia reports

The White House disclosed the meeting only in March, playing down its significance. The Senate panel's request marked the first time Trump's campaign org...


G-7 source: US gets more time for climate pact answer

He used the remarks to blast North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members who don't fulfill pledges to put 2 percent of their gross domestic product toward defens...


Why Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia

Yet an excessive reinforcement of the encirclement of Iran could raise tensions and anti-U.S. sentiment. Obama inherited a decades-old USA policy of suppo...


National Weather Service Confirms Chetek Tornado, 3 Touchdowns

She said initial reports were that it was more than 400 feet wide, and that it was "very fortunate" that it didn't strike in a more populated area. "A few tra...


Jared Kushner under Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny in Russia Probe

According to the Post report , the Bureau is looking at meetings Kushner held with the Russian ambassador, Sergey Kislyak , and a Russian banker this past D...


VFW to place flags on veterans' graves at Royston cemetery

St. Leo - A Memorial Day program will be at 9:30 a.m.at St. Leo Catholic Church. The Mass will be held rain or shine. The memorial schedule includes the placi...


GOP holds off increase size of school aid plan

Plans to vote on a tax reform bill stalled Wednesday in the Kansas House but movement did occur on school funding. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Mike Ha...


Thunderstorms and rain expected Thursday along the Front Range

Tuesday Night: A chance of showers. Expect comfortably mild air on Sunday . In South Jersey, clouds are expected to diminish and the sun should be out thi...


Longmont weather: Sunny skies with a high of 83

This time a year ago we were already in a drought situation, and meteorological summer hadn't even begun. We'll be taking your Memorial Day Weekend forecast o...


Carson would like to see HUD's name changed

He also thinks that it's not worth helping some Americans living in poverty because they "work their way" back to being impoverished. The cuts would result in...


Jeff Sessions wants all those prisons full

The memo represents a shift from the Obama Justice Department's charging policy, which gave leniency to low-level drug offenders. Vaida added that the guide...


GOP health bill: 23M more uninsured; sick risk higher costs

But Indiana Republican Party Chairman Kyle Hupfer says report or no report... a majority of Hoosiers are unhappy with the Affordable Care Act , also call...


Try not to cheer on this record-setting Plinko performance

He scored a further $1,000 on his second chip, another $10,000 on his third, (a slightly less impressive) $500 on his fourth drop and then - if you can believe ...


Proposed US Federal Budget Cuts Threaten the Great Lakes

Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters introduced pipeline safety regulation legislation Wednesday. Federal rules treat pipelines under the Great Lakes as ...


Cabinet members head to Capitol Hill to defend Trump budget

That isn't that far from separate estimates by the Congressional Budget Office that expected growth to average 4 percent from 2011 to 2014, before reverting ...


Budget office to gauge health bill effect on coverage, cost

The first version of the House health-care bill showed 24 million fewer people would have health care than under Obamacare, than under the new American Health ...


LA's Super Bowl pushed back a year over stadium delay

The original deal that was cut and that included five Super Bowls over a ten-year period to help Davis pay for his stadium and would have included all the rev...


DeVos to review rejected college prep grant applications

Manning the guillotine is Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos , who has emerged as one of the Trump administration's most reviled figures among Democrats; all ...


Trump meets Pope Francis at Vatican

Trump's motorcade rolled into the Apostolic palace at 8:20 am. Trump's softer stance on environmental regulations is at odds with Francis' view that clim...


Strong storms, tornadoes possible in parts of Deep South

No reports of injuries were received on Wednesday . Strong winds impacted Iredell, North Carolina, destroying at least two mobile homes, according to the As...


Uncertainty grows as Trump delays a health care decision

The trend against Republicans on health care also tracks with President Donald Trump's own stumbles following House GOP action on the issue. "By not choosin...