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10 Day Weather Forecast – February 19th – 23rd

6-10 Day Weather Forecast GFS and ECMWF guidance is in agreement on a very warm 6-10 day period with the center of that warmth occurring over the Midwest into the Upper Midwest. The combination of the Polar Vortex being over...

/ February 14, 2017
Michael Flynn

Top Trump Aide in Hot Water, Future Uncertain

Embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn’s fate as one of President Donald Trump’s senior aides is uncertain following reports that he discussed U.S. sanctions with a Russian envoy before Trump’s inauguration. A top White House official sidestepped repeated chances Sunday...

/ February 14, 2017
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200K Californians Evacuated Amid Flood Dangers

Nearly 200,000 people remained under evacuation orders Monday as California authorities try to fix erosion of the emergency spillway at the nation’s tallest dam that could unleash uncontrolled flood waters if it fails. About 150 miles northeast of San Francisco,...

/ February 14, 2017
Alexis Say

Mother: Human trafficking task force investigating disappearance of Alexis Say

MIAMI, FLORIDA – Police in Miami, Fla., are investigating the disappearance of Genesee County native Alexis Say, who was last seen waiting in the lobby of North Shore Medical Center near North Miami on Jan. 23. Say’s mother, Jennifer, said...

/ February 13, 2017
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Trump ‘Brand’ Cited in First Lady Lawsuit

First lady Melania Trump has said little about what she intends to do with her prominent position. But in new court documents, her lawyers say that the “multi-year term” during which she “is one of the most photographed women in...

/ February 10, 2017
Vice President Pence Breaks Tie to Confirm DeVoss

Vice President Pence Breaks Tie to Confirm DeVoss

Charter school advocate Betsy DeVos won confirmation as education secretary Tuesday by the slimmest of margins, pushed to approval only by the historic tie-breaking vote of Vice President Mike Pence. Two Republicans, Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of...

/ February 9, 2017
ISIS Now Has Access to Drones

ISIS Now Has Access to Drones

Faced with a diminishing number of fighters, the Islamic State group is relying on retrofitted commercial drones to guide suicide car bombers to their targets and to launch small-scale airstrikes on Iraqi forces. The extremist group is spending freely on...

/ February 3, 2017
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Investigation Reveals Trump’s SCOTUS Pick Is No Abortion Crusader

As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump promised a crusading anti-abortion Supreme Court nominee who would work to overturn the Roe v. Wade opinion that legalized abortion. But an Associated Press review of decisions and writings by Neil Gorsuch, the federal...

/ February 2, 2017
Police Make Disturbing Discovery in Missing Persons Case

Police Make Disturbing Discovery in Missouri Missing Persons Case

People searching for a missing Missouri woman found a man’s body for the second straight week. Relatives of Jessica Runions found the man’s body while sifting through fields and brush along a Kansas City roadway Saturday. Police said the discovery...

/ February 2, 2017
Silicon Valley Reacts to Trump’s Travel Ban

Silicon Valley Reacts to Trump’s Travel Ban

Google, Apple, and other tech giants expressed dismay over an executive order on immigration from President Donald Trump that bars nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. The U.S tech industry relies on foreign engineers and other technical...

/ January 31, 2017