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  • No Olympic truce for US, North Korea in Pyeongchang

    PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) – Forget an Olympic truce. The rhetoric war between North Korea and the Trump administration hasn’t skipped a beat in Pyeongchang. In its first reports about the Games, North Korea’s state-run media slammed U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday for what it called “shameful” and...
  • WATCH: Northeast US Arctic Blast turns boiling water into ice!

    Americans will see morning low temperatures in the single digits or below zero Atop Mount Washington, the Northeast’s highest peak, the temperature has hit -34 degrees with a -89 degree wind chill Weather observers tested the cold on the summit by pouring out boiling water, which immediately turned into ‘snow’ In Erie,...
  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TRUMP’S MAR-A-LAGO STAY A WELCOME BREAK FROM DC CHALLENGES The president draws a wiggly line between work, play and business at the private club he calls his “winter White House.” 2....
  • Allstate works to eliminate distracted driving with ‘Reality Rides’ simulator

    ATLANTA – Last year was the deadliest year on America’s roads in nearly a decade. More than 40,000 people died in car crashes in 2016. Allstate is working to stop distracted driving, which is one of the biggest contributing factors. We’ve all seen the drivers who speed up, and...
  • U.S. Secret Service says 1,100 employees face unpaid overtime

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Secret Service will not be able to pay an estimated 1,100 employees for required overtime work after September due to government-imposed pay caps, the agency’s chief said on Monday. In a statement, Secret Service Director Randolph “Tex” Alles attributed the funding shortfall to the...
  • LOOK: US Women rescued after vicious snake wraps around her face!

    The snake and the Ohio woman it was wrapped around had not always been at odds. The 911 dispatcher who answered the woman’s frantic call on Thursday was able to discern some aspects of the interspecies relationship that had suddenly and dangerously soured. There had been some sort of...
  • Where You Can Go to College for Free in the U.S.

    You’ve probably seen headlines recently about free public college programs in New York and Tennessee. But free college tuition programs aren’t quite as rare as some politicians would have you think. Long before free public college became a liberal rallying cry during the 2016 election, dozens of local programs...
  • U.S. Study Reveals Rising Stress at Work Driven by Politics, Artificial Intelligence and Pressure to Master New Skills

    SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwired – Jun 6, 2017) – Workplace stress is on the rise, and American workers are actively addressing it by learning new skills, according to a Udemy report released today called “Workplace Confidential: The Real Story Behind Stress, Skills, and Success in America.” The survey, conducted on...
  • Trump tells Duterte of two U.S. nuclear subs in Korean waters: NYT

    (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump told his Philippine counterpart that Washington has sent two nuclear submarines to waters off the Korean peninsula, the New York Times said, comments likely to raise questions about his handling of sensitive information. Trump has said “a major, major conflict” with North Korea...