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Starbucks announces early return of Pumpkin Spice Latte and where to find the fall flavor

18 hours 44 min ago

Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte or the PSL for short returns Aug. 27, a day earlier than 2018. Dunkin' brings back pumpkin Aug. 21.

      

‘Stranger’ tourists, Phish and the plague, kinkajou attack: News from around our 50 states

18 hours 45 min ago

Tattoos on Larry Bird mural cause commotion in Indiana, Burning Man organizers plan ‘Learning Man’ conference in Nevada, and more

      

'I'm sorry': Park visitor returns heart-shaped rock to Great Smoky Mountains with apology letter

21 hours 49 min ago

A tourist named Karina returned a heart-shaped rock to Great Smoky Mountains National Park with a donation and an apology letter.

      

Serena Williams talks about the signs of financial abuse in new PSA

22 hours 9 min ago

Serena Williams is lending her voice to a campaign that puts a spotlight on financial abuse, an aspect of domestic violence

      

Trump administration announces plan that would let it detain undocumented children indefinitely

22 hours 10 min ago

The Department of Homeland Security proposes to license its own family detention for migrants, part of an effort to dissuade illegal border crossings.

      

Yale failed to stop professor who sexually assaulted students over decades, report says

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 20:46

A report commissioned by Yale says a professor assaulted at least five students, and an investigation in 1994 failed to stop him.

      

Cindy McCain says there is no 'voice of reason' in GOP, nearly a year after John McCain's death

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 20:24

Cindy McCain says the current Republican Party is "not the party of Abraham Lincoln ... nor the party of Ronald Reagan," and is issuing a call for more civility in Washington and across the country.

      

Boxing up-and-comer Blair Cobbs learned sport in Mexico after family fled United States

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 20:18

Blair Cobbs, an unbeaten boxer, learned the sport in Mexico after fleeing there with his on-the-run father. He's now a boxing up-and-comer.

      

The first manned dive to the Titanic in 14 years found a wreck in 'shocking' decay. The photos are spooky

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 19:52

The first manned trip to the Titanic's final resting place in 14 years revealed a deteriorating wreck being eaten by bacteria.

      

California releases man from prison, begins rewind of overly harsh long-term sentences

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 19:27

State is one of nation's largest contributors to mass incarceration. Fix? Allow prosecutors to undo punishments.

      

Dale Earnhardt Jr. still plans to drive Xfinity race at Darlington despite recent plane crash

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 19:09

Dale Earnhardt Jr. says his "lower back is bruised up real bad" from Thursday's plane crash, but he's getting it treated so he can still race.

      

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee drops bid for 2020 Democratic presidential nomination

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 19:06

The Washington governor announced his candidacy in March, emphasizing the issue on which he staked his campaign: aggressive action to battle climate change

      

Why are Jason Momoa and other Native Hawaiians protesting a telescope on Mauna Kea? What's at stake?

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 17:55

Protests against the Thirty Meter Telescope at Mauna Kea on Hawaii's Big Island have elevated issues of Native Hawaiian rights and conservation.

      

'We don't need it.' Donald Trump, in shift, says he's not considering tax cuts

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 17:11

President Trump said Wednesday he's not considering tax cuts to help boost the economy amid fears of a recession, just one day after saying he was.

      

Opinion: As Loyola's Sister Jean turns 100, she continues to be example of life well lived

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 17:05

The incredible life of Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, Loyola-Chicago's biggest fan, was celebrated Wednesday as she turned 100 years old.

      

Trump calls the Danish Prime Minister 'nasty' after she nixes notion of Greenland sale

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 17:03

"All she had to do was say no," President Trump said, adding that Frederiksen was "not very nice" in her refusal.

      

Sister Jean celebrates her 100th birthday

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 16:47

Sister Jean Dolores Schmidt, Loyola-Chicago's biggest fan, celebrated an incredible milestone as she turned 100 years old on Wednesday.

      

Angelina Jolie is every mom when dropping son Maddox off at South Korean college

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 16:23

Angelina Jolie tried to hold back her emotions while dropping off her eldest son, Maddox, at Yonsei University International Campus in South Korea.

      

US has half a million fewer jobs than believed after big government revision

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 16:22

There were 501,000 fewer jobs created from April 2018 to March 2019. Jobs in retail, hospitality and professional services were revised down sharply.

      

Trump's fetal position: Today's Toon

Wed, 08/21/2019 - 16:10

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