Impeachment trial to begin with rules fight, long days
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 03:12:25 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial is set to unfold at the Capitol, a contentious proceeding to render judgment on his Ukraine actions as Americans form their own ve...  Full Story

Asian stocks tumble on growing concern about China virus
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 00:57:50 -0500

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets tumbled Tuesday as concern about the economic impact of a Chinese disease outbreak rose.

Japan's central bank left its key interest rate unchanged an...  Full Story

Kyle Busch has 2 NASCAR titles and an eye on at least 5 more
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 02:56:56 -0500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The way Kyle Busch sees it, there is a flaw in the championship ring NASCAR awarded him last month.

It lacks any indication that the 2019 title was actually...  Full Story

Buckle up: What to watch as impeachment trial takes off
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 00:40:37 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senators like to float above messy politics in what's known by some as the dignified “upper chamber," home of Congress' cooler heads and lofty rhetoric.

But as a cou...  Full Story

Coming around again: Famous ice disk seems to be re-forming
Sat, 18 Jan 2020 14:05:41 -0500

What goes around comes around.

An ice disk appears to be forming in the same Maine river where an unusually large one formed last winter and quickly gained international fame.

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Feds allow use of opioid funds to stem meth, cocaine surge
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 01:33:58 -0500

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alarmed by a deadly new twist in the nation's drug addiction crisis, the government will allow states to use federal money earmarked for the opioid epidemic to help growing ...  Full Story

James Dean revival spurs debate on raising the digital dead
Mon, 20 Jan 2020 07:10:09 -0500

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The men bringing James Dean back to life for a forthcoming film are aiming not just to give his digital likeness a role, but a whole new career.

Dean’s planned appea...  Full Story

Challenges for public following impeachment, Weinstein cases
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 01:52:04 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans who want to follow President Donald Trump's impeachment saga and Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's rape trial through the media will sit in obstructed seats.

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Thai court acquits opposition party of sedition charge
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 02:14:06 -0500

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's Constitutional Court on Tuesday acquitted the country's third-biggest political party of seeking the overthrow of the constitutional monarchy in another legal case t...  Full Story

China steps up efforts to control new coronavirus outbreak
Tue, 21 Jan 2020 02:51:06 -0500

WUHAN, China (AP) — Heightened precautions were being taken in China and elsewhere Tuesday as governments strove to control the outbreak of a new coronavirus that threatens to spread further ...  Full Story