Indiana lawmakers backing tougher tobacco sales penalties

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Tougher penalties for Indiana stores caught selling smoking or vaping products to anyone…

Autopsy: Missing Hardin girl died of hypothermia

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) – A Montana girl whose body was found 20 days after she went…

Maryland lawmakers look to repeal state’s ‘archaic’ sex laws

Maryland lawmakers hope to repeal “archaic” provisions in the state’s spousal defense for sex crimes and…

Ralph Northam to make Virginia into abortion ‘safe haven’

RICHMOND, Va. — With a newly empowered Democratic majority at the Virginia General Assembly, abortion-rights advocates…

Six deaths from flu reported in North Carolina last week

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) – Six people died from complications of the flu in North Carolina last…

4 Chicago hospitals announce tentative $1.1B merger plan

CHICAGO (AP) – Four financially challenged hospitals on Chicago’s South Side on Thursday announced tentative plans…

Reporters camp out to get inside courtroom for Weinstein trial

It’s 6.30am and the temperature outside the New York Criminal Court is -2C. Around 60 reporters…

Transgender activist Jessica Yaniv charged with assault: Report

Transgender activist Jessica Yaniv was reportedly arrested after attacking Canadian journalist Keenan Bexte outside of court.…

UN investigator recommends Jared Kushner replace his phone after suspected Saudi hack of Jeff Bezos

A United Nations investigator involved in evaluating the hack of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’s cellphone urged…

Senators look for ways to stay focused during long impeachment trial hours

Senators who must sit quiet in their seats without any electronic devices and listen to hours…

Trump Tweets Out Poll Showing Him Winning a Congressional Race He’s Not Running in With 95%

President Donald Trump tweeted out a series of polls Thursday afternoon — one of which showed…

Lindsey Graham Leaves Trial Moments Before He’s Shown in an Old Video Making an Argument That Would Bury Trump

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) reportedly ducked out of President Donald Trump’s Senate trial just in time…

Minnesota reports 1st child death of flu season

Minnesota health officials on Thursday reported the first child death of the flu season. Read more……

AP Interview: Fiorentina’s American owner is a soccer lifer

ROME (AP) — From Calabria to Pennsylvania, then the Bronx and beyond, new Fiorentina owner Rocco…

Haaland bids to join Bundesliga’s goalscoring elite

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Erling Haaland certainly knows how to make an impression. The 19-year-old Norwegian…

Ball possession not producing more goals for Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Still new and finding his way, Barcelona coach Quique Setién has already…

Firmino scores late to give Liverpool 2-1 win at Wolves

WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Liverpool won a 14th straight Premier League game by beating Wolverhampton 2-1…

Senators resorting to fidget spinners for entertainment during impeachment

Several senators have been caught playing with small toys, reading, or doing other activities while impeachment…

‘Slaves in many, many ways’: Bernie Sanders once compared Vermont workers to black slaves

Sen. Bernie Sanders once compared the experience of Vermont workers in the 1970s to that of…

Republican senators demand DHS to explain why Pensacola shooter was granted a visa

Three Republican senators called on acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf to explain how…