Tuesday, January 23, 2018
State & National News

State & National News

Oscar nominees announced

By JAKE COYLE AP Film Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Guillermo del Toro’s lavish monster romance “The Shape of Water” fished out a leading 13 nominations,...

Drone rescue off Australian beach heralded as world-first

By ROD McGUIRK Associated Press CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A flying drone has dropped a flotation device to two teens caught in a riptide in heavy...

US stock indexes move higher in late-afternoon trading

By ALEX VEIGA AP Business Writer Retailers and consumer goods companies led U.S. stock indexes higher in late-afternoon trading Friday, on track to end the week...

Shutdown of government appears likely

Senate Democrats don’t like deal OK’d by House; immigration is the sticking point By ANDREW TAYLOR and  ALAN FRAM Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A bitterly divided...

Copter crash kills Zimbabwean leader

RATON, N.M. (AP) — A husband and wife who pushed for political change in Zimbabwe, an adventurous Texas investor and a pair of decorated...

Pence has long pushed for Trump policies on Israel

By KEN THOMAS and TOM LoBIANCO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is making his fifth visit to Israel, returning to a region he’s...

Ex-DCS chief now working for AG

By BRIAN SLODYSKO Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill announced Wednesday that he is hiring the state’s former child welfare chief, who...

Learning curve of 100 years

Scientists seek a super-shot for flu a century after pandemic By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The descriptions are haunting. Some victims felt fine in the...

Executive privilege claims chill probes

White House says Trump must give permission for current and former aides are able to testify By TOM LoBIANCO, ZEKE MILLER and CHAD DAY Associated...

Indiana Senate committee votes against cold beer sales

By BRIAN SLODYSKO Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana will likely remain the only state that restricts who can sell cold beer after a Senate...