NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN is reminding employees of the network's policy to avoid talking about politics after radio talk show host Dan Le Batard criticized President Donald Trump and his recent racist comments and ESPN itself on the air this week.
Sunday, July 21, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — A heat wave will continue to keep much of the Eastern United States in its grip Sunday, while a cold front that could lower temperatures in the middle of the country may be accompanied by thunderstorms that threaten flash floods.
At Wrigley Field, misters in the back of the bleachers tried to cool the crowd. At Yankee Stadium, only one player took batting practice on the field. In Cleveland, rules were relaxed on what fans could bring into the park.
GREILICKVILLE, Mich. (AP) — Transformation of the former coal dock into the publicly accessible Discovery Pier is smoothing the way for more passenger-carrying cruise ships to visit Traverse City. The facility in December was certified as a cruise port by the U.S. Coast Guard.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told constituents on Saturday that President Donald Trump enjoyed hearing a crowd at his rally call for a U.S. congresswoman to return to the country where she was born.
ST. JOSEPH — There are a lot of big fish out there that can help with shoreline erosion protection, Berrien County Commissioner Ezra Scott told St. Joseph residents and others Saturday, at a discussion called by the Below the Bluff Neighborhood Association.
BENTON HARBOR — Four recent Benton Harbor High School graduates and their three chaperones said they had an exciting educational experience in Cuba even though they went after President Donald Trump’s travel ban.
I’m pretty sure that readers of a certain age (say born before 1970) have owned or driven or were passengers in a Volkswagen Beetle. Sometimes call the VW Bug, either way we all are familiar with the little two-door sedan. In the late ’60s and early ’70s, it was the best-selling import by fa…
Is it legal to pick wild flowers? Sometimes when I’m driving I see beautiful flowers growing alongside the road and I want to stop and pick some and take them home. Would it be OK to do that?
Saturday, July 20, 2019
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans from Texas to Maine sweated out a steamy Saturday as a heat wave canceled events from festivals to horse races, chased baseball fans out of their seats and pushed New York City to order steps to avoid straining the electrical system.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — At least 14 cities in Alaska have employed police officers whose criminal records should have prevented them from being hired under state law, the Anchorage Daily News and ProPublica reported Saturday.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A moonstruck nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's "giant leap" by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin at parties, races, ball games and concerts Saturday, toasting with Tang and gobbling MoonPies.
PORT HURON, Mich. (AP) — About 200 sailboats and 1,600 sailors are on their way from Port Huron to Mackinac Island following the start of the annual Bell's Beer Bayview Mackinac Race on Lake Huron.
JACKSON, Mich. (AP) — About 196,000 utility customers in Michigan's Lower Peninsula are without electricity after a storm packing strong winds, hail and lightning crossed parts of the state.
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's suggestion that four activist Democratic congresswomen of color "go back" to countries "from which they came" has excited some in his political base. Yet in many of America's workplaces and institutions, the same language would be unacceptable and pos…
PORTLAND, Mich. (AP) — Portland city officials are asking Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's administration to clarify or reconsider its decision to deny aid to communities hurt by severe flooding early in the year.
ALEXANDRIA, Ind. (AP) — At 79 years old, Art McManus says he's still able to hop on the tractor and maintain the 160 acres of cherry trees at his orchard in Traverse City, Michigan.
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Grand Valley State University is working with two Michigan health care systems to graduate more students who will work as nurse practitioners in rural or underserved areas.
DETROIT (AP) — A new research division at Wayne State University will focus on ways to improve health by reducing the use of nicotine and tobacco.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — As her campaign bus trundled along Interstate 80 toward the Michigan-Ohio border, Kirsten Gillibrand was offering wedding planning advice to one of her presidential campaign staffers who recently got engaged.
NEW YORK (AP) — About a third of New York City's subway lines were suspended for more than an hour during Friday's hot evening commute, and the head of the city's Transit Authority acknowledged that the agency "did not know exactly where our trains were."
BENTON HARBOR — NoBo Michigan broke ground Friday not only as the first medical marijuana facility in Benton Harbor, but as the company’s Midwest headquarters.
Friday, July 19, 2019
HONOLULU (AP) — Officials in Hawaii said Friday that they will not call up additional National Guard troops or use force on peaceful telescope protesters blocking access to the state's highest peak.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials have canceled an outdoor festival featuring soccer star Megan Rapinoe, musician John Legend and "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah because of the heat forecast for the weekend.
HONOLULU (AP) — Is there life on planets outside our solar system? How did stars and galaxies form in the earliest years of the universe? How do black holes shape galaxies?
MIAMI (AP) — A Florida sheriff launched an investigation Friday into whether his department properly monitored the wealthy financer Jeffrey Epstein while he was serving a sentence for soliciting prostitution from underage girls.