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Feb 16 2017

Oroville dam evacuation order lifted, warning remains

Authorities continue to inspect and evaluate the emergency and primary spillways for further erosion. The approval of the emergency declaration late Tuesday will provid...

Feb 16 2017

UConn Women's Basketball Pursues 100 Straight Wins

The junior forward had a career-high 26 points to go with 14 rebounds in a 66-55 victory over No. 6 SC at Gampel Pavilion on Monday night. Unfortunately, they have to p...

Feb 16 2017

A timeline of Trump's spiralling Michael Flynn-Russia scandal

National security adviser Michael T. Flynn tendered his resignation on Monday night, acknowledging that he misrepresented the truth when explaining his phone conversati...

Feb 15 2017

Press Secretary Confirms Trump Has Known About Flynn's Lie for Weeks

Flynn's departure comes less than a month after he took up the job, an early exit without precedent that underscored the administration's chaotic and disorganized initi...

Feb 15 2017

Nam, Brother of North Korea leader killed

South Korean intelligence agencies were not immediately able to confirm the report , according to The New York Times . In previous years, Kim Jong Nam expressed disin...

Feb 14 2017

Taking issue on Planned Parenthood

Two national movements met on a Rochester sidewalk Saturday as anti-abortion and abortion rights supporters came out to voice their opinions about Planned Parenthood. Vic...

Feb 14 2017

Trudeau pulled it off with Trump

Trump, for his part, defended his immigration policies, both the now-blocked travel ban and deportations of immigrants all over the country. We want to have a big, attrac...

Feb 13 2017

On Revolution Day, Rouhani says those threatening Iran will 'regret it'

Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei , fired back at Mr Trump on Feb 7, declaring sarcastically in a speech: "We actually thank this new President!" Iran's su...

Feb 13 2017

Northeast hit by its biggest snowstorm of the winter

The rain/snow line will retreat slowly southeast as the low pressure center rapidly intensifies to our south. Parts of southern New England may see a mix of rain and sn...

Feb 13 2017

Don't fear DeVos, says local school boss

Armed with facts about the billionaire's disdain for the public education system, lack of experience, and track record of "buying influence", parents of school-age childr...

Feb 12 2017

Betsy DeVos Leaves DC School Because Of Protesters

Mrs. Devos issued a statement Friday thanking school officials for welcoming her. Judith from Cass County agreed: "DeVos has no public education experience or trainin...

Feb 12 2017

Planned Parenthood supporters, opponents rally in Virginia

Thousands of protesters have showed up around Portland in the three weeks since President Trump took office to protest Trump's policies on issues like immigration and hea...

Feb 12 2017

Northeast starts to dig out from its biggest storm of season

The second starts Sunday afternoon and will last through Monday evening. Winter storm watches have been issued throughout the Northeast, with the Bangor area and pa...

Feb 11 2017

Immigration Raids Are Reported Around The Country

Ramped-up immigration enforcement in several cities this week has resulted in the detention of hundreds or more people in the country unlawfully, according to attorneys a...

Feb 11 2017

Virat Kohli breaks records on Day 2 of India Vs Bangladesh

The India captain put England to the sword before Christmas and picked up where he left off with a superb innings of 204 to set a new Test record. Tamim Iqbal was unb...

Feb 11 2017

Betsy DeVos and family pay-to-play: Darcy cartoon

The confirmation process for new U.S. Secretary of Education has arguably been the most scrutinized of all of President Donald Trump's Cabinet picks. Watch: The final...

Feb 10 2017

One-Third Don't Know Obamacare and Affordable Care Act Are the Same

My clinic continues to take care of hundreds of uninsured individuals. But when asked if the county would maintain its sanctuary status even if the federal government p...

Feb 09 2017

Winter Snow Storm Causing Capital Region School Closures, Travel Restrictions

We're prepared for whatever the storm brings our way. They predict periods of risky travel. "So persons in the warning area are strongly advised to stay indoors". The a...

Feb 09 2017

'Disgrace' that Dems haven't confirmed Cabinet nominees

That would leave Vice President Mike Pence in the role of tie-breaker. If a Trump nominee had that sort of delay, he or she wouldn't assume office until well into June....

Feb 07 2017

DeVos Nomination Vote Currently Even, Pence May Serve as Tie-Breaker

Virtually all Democratic senators are expected to vote against President Trump's picks to lead the departments of Education, Justice, Health and Human Services, Labor and...