- Parents @ Play: Travel accessories
Kansas City Star, Thursday - 05/26/2016 - 04:00 AM
When you're taking a family vacation, you need to be ready for anything. At the same time, you don't want to pack everything you own and the kitchen sink. Here are some of our travel must-haves. …
- Hot List of events for the weekend of May 26-31
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Thursday - 05/26/2016 - 02:47 AM
- Ohio airport to be named in honor of astronaut John Glenn
Daily Oklahoman, Wednesday - 05/25/2016 - 02:50 PM
Astronaut John Glenn is about to get an airport named in his honor in his home state of Ohio. In a gesture of bipartisan cooperation, Ohio's Republican-dominated state Legislature planned Wednesday to support a bill adding the 94-year-old Democrat's name to Port Columbus International Airport.
- Madigan floats budget with $500 million more for schools, but Rauner says plan is $7 billion short
Chicago Tribune, Wednesday - 05/25/2016 - 02:47 PM
Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan floats budget with $500 million more for schools, but Gov. Bruce Rauner's office says plan is $7 billion shortSPRINGFIELD — Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan is planning to present a budget that would pour $500 million more into school funding for
- Residents go nearly two weeks without safe drinking water in this Texas town
Inhabitat, Wednesday - 05/25/2016 - 12:47 PM
When something goes wrong with a public water supply, utility officials often issue an advisory warning residents to boil water before using it for drinking, cooking, and bathing. Such measures are generally temporary—a brief period of caution while crews repair the source of the problem. However, residents of Corpus Christi, Texas have been living under a boil advisory for nearly two weeks, and it’s the city’s third in 10 months.
- Babies behind bars: Moms do time with their newborns
The Southern, Wednesday - 05/25/2016 - 02:32 AM
Bedford Hills Correctional Facility in New York is one of the very few prisons nationwide that allow inmate mothers and their babies to live together.
- Dear Abby: Snooping live-in mother
The Southern, Wednesday - 05/25/2016 - 02:00 AM
Dear Abby: My mom lives with me and my hubby. Recently I found out that she walks around at night because she hears noises or is restless -- and puts her ear on our bedroom door, too!
- Protests turn violent outside Trump rally in New Mexico
Miami Herald, Wednesday - 05/25/2016 - 01:02 AM
Protests outside a Donald Trump rally in New Mexico turned violent Tuesday night as demonstrators threw burning T-shirts, plastic bottles and other items at police officers, overturned trash cans and knocked down barricades. …
- O'Hare marks warmest day so far of 2016
Chicago Tribune, Tuesday - 05/24/2016 - 10:47 PM
In what could be a taste of the season to come, Chicago hit the highest temperature of the year Tuesday afternoon at O’Hare Airport, topping out at 86 degrees at 2:47 p.m. The city didn’t come close to the record temperature for May 24, 93 degrees set in 1950, although the temperature at Midway
- How allowing euthanasia and assisted-suicide would save lives
Kansas City Star, Tuesday - 05/24/2016 - 08:47 PM
I was visiting a sick friend in a hospital when I noticed a purple plastic band with a couple of plain ones on her wrist. It had not been there …
- Biden to host national cancer research summit in Washington
Associated Press, Tuesday - 05/24/2016 - 05:31 PM
Vice President Joe Biden will bring together scientists, oncologists, donors and patients for a national conference on cancer research in Washington, the White House said Tuesday.
- Feds to crack down on guns at Atlanta airport checkpoints
Daily Oklahoman, Tuesday - 05/24/2016 - 09:37 AM
Starting next month, anyone who accidently brings a gun to the security checkpoint at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport will not be protected by a state law and could instead be facing up to a year in jail and a $100,000 fine. A Georgia law passed two years ago says permitted gun owners could take guns discovered in their carry-on luggage back to their cars or give them to someone for safe keeping, without facing criminal charges. FBI Special Agent in Charge Britt Johnson tells news outlets that the FBI is clarifying that that state law does not apply at federal security checkpoints. Johnson says the more aggressive approach will begin on June 1 to allow travelers some notice.
- Morning Spin: Rauner claims some Democrats support his ideas, won't name them
Chicago Tribune, Tuesday - 05/24/2016 - 08:47 AM
Welcome to Clout Street: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield. Topspin Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner has spent the past couple of weeks trying to put pressure on Democrats to approve his so-called turnaround