Sunday, December 17, 2017

National News

'The Last Jedi' opens with $220M, 2nd best weekend all-time

'The Last Jedi' opens with $220M, 2nd best weekend all-time

"Star Wars: The Last Jedi" rocketed to a debut of $220 million at the box office, landing the second-best opening weekend ever in North America and slotting in behind only its predecessor, "The Force Awakens."
Updated: 11 minutes ago

Fear of losing heritage drives Cherokee Nation opioid case

Cherokee Nation officials say fear of losing the tribe's heritage is driving a lawsuit that alleges distributors and retailers of opioid medications have contributed to prescription opioid abuse within the tribe
Updated: 12 minutes ago

For witnesses, calling out sexual harassment is complicated

Witness's dilemma: A Tennessee forklift operator's life was upended when he called out his supervisor for harassing women
Updated: 12 minutes ago

AP Top News at 11:45 a.m. EST

AP Top News at 11:45 a.m. EST
Updated: 20 minutes ago
Suicide bombers attack church in Pakistan, killing 9

Suicide bombers attack church in Pakistan, killing 9

Suicide bombers strike church in Pakistani; 9 dead, more than 50 wounded
Updated: 1 hour ago
Road made famous by transgender candidate not a simple fix

Road made famous by transgender candidate not a simple fix

A transgender candidate made a northern Virginia highway famous by promising to fix congestion on the road, but some say her proposed solution is woefully inadequate
Updated: 1 hour ago
Snowmobile season off to good start in time of warming

Snowmobile season off to good start in time of warming

With plenty of fresh snow covering much of northern New England this winter's snowmobile season is off to a good start
Updated: 1 hour ago
2 couples tie the knot in Australia's 1st same-sex weddings

2 couples tie the knot in Australia's 1st same-sex weddings

Australia has recorded its first same-sex weddings under its new legislation allowing such marriages to occur, after special dispensation was granted to a number of couples to bring their ceremonies forward
Updated: 1 hour ago
Lack of transparency clouds Texas spending after Harvey

Lack of transparency clouds Texas spending after Harvey

How is Texas spending billions in federal aid in response to Hurricane Harvey? Good question
Updated: 1 hour ago
Why GOP tax plan could mean cuts in state and local services

Why GOP tax plan could mean cuts in state and local services

Why GOP tax plan could raise pressure on states and localities to cut public services.
Updated: 1 hour ago