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In New York, Trump tells veterans "nation is forever in your debt"

Tuesday  03:20,   12 november 2019

President Trump is the first sitting president to attend the New York City Veterans Day Parade on Monday, returning to his home city and state to mark the holiday. Mr. Trump and the first lady also participated in a wreath-laying ceremony in Madison >>>

PG&E is offering $13.5 billion in compensation to wildfire victims

Tuesday  02:35,   12 november 2019

Bankrupt utility giant PG&E Corp. is offering $13.5 billion in compensation to the victims of wildfires sparked by its power lines as part of a restructuring plan, according to people with knowledge of the situation. In doing so, the San... >>>

College gymnast dies following training accident in Connecticut

Tuesday  01:45,   12 november 2019

Melanie Coleman, 20, of Milford, was practicing on the bars when she suffered a spinal cord injury.Melanie Coleman, 20, of Milford, was practicing on the bars when she suffered a spinal cord injury, according to the Connecticut Post. She died at... >>>

E.P.A. to Limit Science Used to Write Public Health Rules

Tuesday  01:15,   12 november 2019

Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is preparing to significantly limit the scientific and medical research that the government can use to determine public... >>>

Popular Georgia mountain overlook closed over vandalism

Monday  23:55,   11 november 2019

Johns Mountain Overlook Road in Walker County, Georgia, is closed indefinitely because of vandalism. © Andre Jenny Stock Connection Worldwide via Newscom In this undated photo, a forest view in Chattahoochee National Forest, Neals Gap, Georgia, is... >>>

Fast food cashier and manager fired for refusing to serve police officer

Monday  23:30,   11 november 2019

Two fast food employees have been fired after one of them refused to serve a police officer who wanted to order food from the establishment. © Google Street View The Cook Out restaurnat in Roxboro, N.C., June 2013. The incident occurred at the Cook... >>>

AP-NORC poll: Many youths say high school diploma is enough

Monday  22:07,   11 november 2019

Although most young Americans believe in the value of higher education, many still consider a high school diploma alone to be enough for success, according to a survey of teens and young adults by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs... >>>

Wild turkeys are terrorizing a town; MLB player calls on the New Jersey governor for help

Monday  19:40,   11 november 2019

Todd Frazier, MLB all-star, joined town residents sounding off about wild turkey terror. Now, they're asking New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy for help.Residents of an Ocean County 55-and-up community are being attacked by the gaggle of up to 60 wild... >>>

97-year-old WWII veteran takes ride in B-17 bomber for Veteran's Day

Monday  19:40,   11 november 2019

A World War II veteran celebrated Veteran's Day by taking a flight to yesterday -- in an aircraft that first saw combat at the time of his service. © Tribune News Service via Getty Images, FILE A B-17 bomber aircraft from World War II arrives at >>>

How the Trump Administration Eroded Its Own Legal Case on DACA

Monday  18:15,   11 november 2019

When Attorney General Jeff Sessions asnnounced in 2017 that President Trump was ending deportation protections for young undocumented immigrants, he knew the administration had left itself more legally vulnerable than it should have. At a... >>>

Rebirth, angst and the 'new normal' of California wildfires

Monday  17:45,   11 november 2019

California has long been seen as a golden land of opportunity. But this "new normal" — fires of enormous size and ferocity — is making everyone edgy and causing some to flee. For the many others who remain, it means a life interrupted by electrical... >>>

New Hampshire woman enlists candidates to send cards to troops

Monday  14:21,   11 november 2019

The Military Holiday Card Challenge collects tens of thousands of well-wishes for service members around the world"It was Thanksgiving. I handed everybody at the table five cards," Laura Landerman-Garber recalled, smile widening. "And I said,... >>>

‘I Have Waited 68 Years to See This’: How Honor Flights Help Veterans Reflect

Monday  13:30,   11 november 2019

In 2004, shortly after the national World War II Memorial was completed, Earl Morse, a retired Air Force captain working at the Department of Veterans Affairs clinic in Springfield, Ohio, realized that many of the veterans he knew would never get to >>>

For three decades, one man, now 75, has cared for Philly’s Vietnam and Korean War memorials

Monday  13:10,   11 november 2019

No one is quite sure when Jim Moran became the caretaker of the Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial, especially Jim Moran. It just seems that for as long as the monument has been around, Moran, 75, has been there, picking up trash, watching out... >>>

San Francisco cops respond to 2 homeless men shot with arrows: report

Monday  13:10,   11 november 2019

Two homeless men living at an encampment in San Francisco were shot with arrows early Sunday in an attack that was not a random attack, a report said. © AP Photo/Jeff Chiu This Aug. 21, 2019, photo shows a homeless man sleeping in front of recycling >>>