State briefs for Dec. 15
SPIRO Celebrate winter solstice The Spiro Mounds Archaeological Center will offer guided walks Dec.
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Grad student's research ruins potatoes to find fungus fix
KIMBERLY, Idaho - Andrew Hollingshead estimates he's ruined 10 to 12 tons of potatoes. Now in the third year of his research project, the Ph.D. student will continue bruising...
5 hours ago - The Seattle Times
Salt Lake City gets go-ahead to bid for Winter Olympics
Salt Lake City got the green light to bid for the Winter Olympics - most likely for 2030 - in an attempt to bring the Games back to the city that hosted in 2002 and provided...
7 hours ago - New York Post
Cold weather continues its winter break; westerly upper winds keep “mild” air coming through next week-daily temps 6 to 13-degrees above normal; precip nil until late week; sub-32-deg highs to cover less than 11% of the country
9 hours ago - WGN TV
Winter Warmup On Tap For Weekend
HASTINGS, Minn. - Whether it's on the slopes or rolled into the perfect snowman, Minnesotans like Wylie Phillips love the snow. “If you live in Minnesota, it's kind of silly to...
10 hours ago - CBS
Talented Breck Football Player To Make College Transition To Basketball
MINNEAPOLIS - Saturday marks the annual high school all-star football game at U.S. Bank Stadium. Playing at the Vikings stadium is a big part of it, but so is coaching such...
10 hours ago - CBS
Aspiring teacher brings holiday cheer to Uptown school with free winter boots
CHICAGO - An aspiring teacher brought some holiday cheer to an Uptown elementary school this week with dozens of free winter boots for preschool students. Ecko Carrasquillo is...
10 hours ago - WGN TV
Reports: Loftus-Cheek wanted by multiple clubs for January loan
Will the 22-year-old stay and fight for a place in the crowded Chelsea midfield, or move on this winter?
11 hours ago - NBC Sports
The Solace of Birds in Winter
Nature offers its own consolations in the darkest days of the year.
12 hours ago - NY Times
North Dakota oil production still on a high in October
Low prices, oversupply likely to slow growth in winter, state official says.
12 hours ago - Star Tribune
The headlines of News BreaK
Johnson & Johnson stock plummets after report claims it knew about asbestos...
Johnson & Johnson's stock tumbled 10 percent on Friday - wiping out close to $40 billion of its market value - after a Reuters report said the company knew for decades that...
Federal judge in Texas rules ObamaCare is unconstitutional
A U.S. federal judge in Texas ruled on Friday that the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as ObamaCare, is unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Reed O'Connor in Fort Worth...
President Trump Names Mick Mulvaney As Acting White House Chief Of Staff
It's unclear how long Mulvaney will serve in the role, succeeding outgoing chief of staff John Kelly. On Dec. 8, Trump announced that Kelly would be leaving the job at the end...
19-year-old soldier from Johnstown dies in Afghanistan
Pfc. Joshua Mikeasky is the third soldier from Western Pennsylvania to die in the past month in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel.
Sri Lanka's disputed prime minister resigns to end impasse
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka's disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa has resigned, saying he wants to end a political impasse over his appointment. Rajapaksa signed his...
Gisin flown to hospital after crashing in World Cup downhill
SELVA DI VAL GARDENA, Italy - Swiss skier Marc Gisin was hospitalized Saturday following a nasty crash in a World Cup downhill.
Trump names Mulvaney 'acting' chief of staff
Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, will become the acting White House chief of staff replacing John Kelly
Ukraine Orthodox leaders to approve break with Russia church
KIEV, Ukraine - Thousands of people have gathered outside a Kiev cathedral to witness the birth of a new Ukrainian Orthodox Church as tensions between Ukraine and Russia...
MLB trade rumors: Indians deal first baseman Yonder Alonso to White Sox
The Indians continue to wheel and deal.
The Russia Investigations: An Unfinished Case Looks Weaker Than Ever
This week in the Russia investigations: Headlines and courtroom action are coming thick and fast in the final weeks of the year, but a core "collusion" case also looks weaker...