State & National News

State & National News

Continuing his battle with media, Trump avoids news conferences

By JONATHAN LEMIRE Associated Press WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Less than a month from taking office, President-elect Donald Trump has yet to hold the...

Contract disputes halt some work on I-69

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Some work on a section of the Interstate 69 extension project has been halted by disputes between a construction company...

Study: Beans do better with fewer leaves

By CLAIRE BENJAMIN University of Illinois URBANA, Ill. — Using computer model simulations, scientists have predicted that modern soybean crops produce more leaves than they need...

Mystery winner? Mega Millions jackpot claimed

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Someone has come forward with the winning ticket for the $536 million Mega Millions jackpot drawn this month, Indiana lottery officials...

A future in agriculture

Technology, education key to cultivating farming culture but state has shortage of ag teachers By RYAN TRARES Daily Journal of Johnson County Learning the rigors and processes of...

U.S. agrees: Islamic State guilty of genocide in Iraq and Syria

By MATTHEW LEE AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Thursday formally concluded the Islamic State group is committing genocide against Christians and...

Tippecanoe County commissioners approve of gender ID amendment

By JEREMY ERVIN Lafayette Journal and Courier LAFAYETTE — The Tippecanoe County Board of Commissioners voted 3-0 Tuesday to approve an amendment that adds gender identity...

Workers killed in Indy diner were from Jordan

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis police are searching for two men suspected of gunning down two restaurant workers during a robbery. Authorities believe the attack at...

‘Move on’ from Beghazi? GOP says it’s not likely

By MATTHEW DALY Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton says it’s “time to move on” after a congressional report on the deadly 2012 Benghazi attacks...

New Miss USA from D.C. to take a break from Army reserves

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The newly crowned Miss USA is a 26-year-old Army officer from the District of Columbia who gave perhaps the strongest...