• Central Texas Honors the fallen during Memorial Day Ceremonies
Central Texas Honors the fallen during Memorial Day Ceremonies

Despite the rain, residents came out to pay their respects this Memorial Day. The courageous men and women who serve in the United States Armed Forces make the selfless decision every day to stand up for our nation's ideals and protect our freedoms.

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  • Trump to mark Memorial Day with Arlington visit
Trump to mark Memorial Day with Arlington visit

Governor Asa Hutchinson says, "Even if you're relaxing as most people do today, just a time of silence and reflection upon those who have given their life for our freedom is important". A son-in-law, Jake, is a wounded warrior. "Special, special people", he added. He then rested his hand on his heart as a bugler played "Taps". After his remarks a...

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  • Merkel spokesman: Germany still seeking stronger US ties
Merkel spokesman: Germany still seeking stronger US ties

Merkel's comments follow the two-day G7 Summit in the Sicilian city of Taormina and Donald Trump's bid for more time to decide if the USA would continue backing the 2015 Paris climate accords. Days earlier, in Saudi Arabia, Trump had presided over the single largest USA arms deal in American history, worth $110 billion over the next decade and in...

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  • Abbott won't say yet whether he'll call a special session for
Abbott won't say yet whether he'll call a special session for

The 140-day, every-other-year regular legislative session adjourns Monday. On Sunday, the House and Senate descended into finger-pointing over inaction on critical legislation needed to keep some state agencies from shuttering. The out Apple CEO and 13 other tech leaders, including Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and the head of Google, sent a letter ...

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  • Family Dispute Led to Deadly Mississippi Shooting Rampage
Family Dispute Led to Deadly Mississippi Shooting Rampage

Jordan Blackwell played linebacker for the Brookhaven High football team. Godbolt is being held on seven counts of first degree murder and one count of capital murder. That's what they do. It cost him his life. Durr was married and had an 11-year-old son, Lincoln County Sheriff Steve Rushing said. Two weeks ago, Durr entertained preschoolers at...

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  • Trump tweets thanks to US service members
Trump tweets thanks to US service members

John Kelly's fallen son, Robert. Trump also paused to talk to a young boy dressed in a crisp Marine uniform. Trump honored Gold Star families calling their fallen loved ones "angels sent to us by God", in his first public address since returning from his first trip overseas as commander-in-chief.

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  • G.O.P. Candidate Cruises to Victory After Allegedly Assaulting Reporter
G.O.P. Candidate Cruises to Victory After Allegedly Assaulting Reporter

Sheriff Brian Gootkin announced in a press conference Wednesday night that after conducting an investigation and interviews, "there was probable cause to issue a citation to Greg Gianforte for misdemeanor assault ". "When you make a mistake, you have to own up to it", he said. The Montana race focused on Mr Quist's history of financial probl...

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  • Biden critical of Trump policies during Cornell speech
Biden critical of Trump policies during Cornell speech

Cornell President Martha Pollack is giving the commencement address . "When people in power invent their own facts and attack those who question them , it can mark the beginning of the end of a free society", Clinton said. Speaking to reporters on Capitol Hill Dec. 5, Vice President Joe Biden appeared to leave the door open for a 2020 preside...

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  • Police arrest man on English south coast in bombing inquiry
Police arrest man on English south coast in bombing inquiry

President Barack Obama offered his condolences to the victims and support for those wounded in the Manchester bombing during a meeting Saturday with Prince Harry at London's Kensington Palace. Mohammed Shafiq, the head of a Muslim anti-extremist organization which cooperates with the government, told The Independent a man spat on him and said...

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  • France's Macron says hopes Trump will finally back climate deal
France's Macron says hopes Trump will finally back climate deal

Leaders of seven wealthy democracies have reached a deal to give the Trump administration more time to tell them whether the United States plans to stay in the Paris climate agreement. can discuss things calmly and freely". This will be the first time Putin has met Macron after being elected as the French president on May 7, defeating Marine Le P...

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  • JFK's life, legacy to be celebrated on his centennial
JFK's life, legacy to be celebrated on his centennial

America's 35th president began his academic career at the Edward Devotion School as a kindergartner. (AP Photo/File). FILE - In this January 20, 1961 file photo, President John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier, according to executive director Steven Rothstein. The Richard Avedon photographs will anchor the Springfield Museums exhibition, pr...

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  • Maryland finishes unbeaten, wins 13th women's lacrosse national championship
Maryland finishes unbeaten, wins 13th women's lacrosse national championship

Women's coach Cathy Reese has lived and breathed Maryland lacrosse. Steele had a hat trick with 16 seconds remaining in the first half, but the Eagles (17-7) didn't wilt. Finally do something for the team, especially when they needed me. "Every person did their job and we just sort of plugged away". Kenzie Kent led Boston College with five goal...

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  • National Spelling Bee becoming easier to predict
National Spelling Bee becoming easier to predict

A local spelling champion will soon compete against the nation's best in Washington D.C. This will be her second trip the Scripps National Spelling Bee , which is televised on ESPN . The last three contestants to represent Ghana were Rohit Sahijwani, Vishal Thakwani and Afua Ansah, students from Delhi Public International School and Ridge Churc...

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  • Trump hits out at 'fake news' following Kushner reports
Trump hits out at 'fake news' following Kushner reports

US Representative Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, rejected the White House officials' defense of such communications with Russian Federation. He added that it is "very possible that those sources don't exist but are made up by fake news writers". Still, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper ques...

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  • Teenager At Center Of Portland Stabbing Attack Thanks Men Who Died
Teenager At Center Of Portland Stabbing Attack Thanks Men Who Died

The attack unfolded in just 10 minutes on a crowded train full of people heading off for the three-day Memorial Day weekend, a time for somber tributes to those killed in war but also the celebratory, if unofficial, beginning of the summer vacation season.

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  • 44 people rescued after high tide traps them on breakwall
44 people rescued after high tide traps them on breakwall

At about 2 p.m. Sunday authorities were called for help when two children fell into the cold harbor waters from the breakwater. "We helped them get out and get to the shore, pulling them sideways so that they weren't in the current anymore", said Swartz.

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  • Homes lost in brush fire in Black Canyon City
Homes lost in brush fire in Black Canyon City

Five homes were evacuated early in the incident but there are no further evacuations, no structures damaged and no injuries reported, according to officials. The blaze burning Sunday in the Mandeville Canyon area above Brentwood is sending up a huge plume of smoke visible across much of the Los Angeles basin.

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  • Sunny and hot Memorial Day
Sunny and hot Memorial Day

Here's the latest outlook from the HRRR model, showing numerous showers through late afternoon. The holiday forecast is clear, sunny and hot throughout the day, with highs climbing to the low to mid 90s. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Sat: High: 83 Low: 66 Mostly cloudy; O-night showers/storms. Tonight: Increasing clouds; A few late s...

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  • France's Macron, alongside Putin, denounces two Russian media for election meddling
France's Macron, alongside Putin, denounces two Russian media for election meddling

Putin's foreign affairs adviser, Yuri Ushakov, said Russian Federation is dissatisfied with the current level of political contacts. Mr Macron pushed for co-operation on Syria and against Islamic State but also launched an extraordinary attack on two state-funded Russian media outlets he accused of spreading "lying propaganda".

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  • Iran foreign minister scorns Trump after speech, arms deal
Iran foreign minister scorns Trump after speech, arms deal

Addressing an unprecedented U.S. -Arab-Islamic gathering in Riyadh , Trump did not shy away from using terms eschewed by his predecessor such as "Islamic terror" and "Islamic extremism", and he painted "Islamists" as part of the threat. The government is now defending his travel ban on visitors and refugees from six Muslim-majority nations, insist...

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