Smoke grounds aircraft battling some Washington wildfires
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:29:48 -0500
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Smoke from big wildfires burning east of the Cascade Range grounded helicopters and airplanes that have been battling the flames in Washington state.
New hospital in Jordan treats worst of Mideast’s war-wounded
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:17:59 -0500
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — They are among the most tragically wounded from the Middle East's multiple wars. A 14-year-old Syrian girl whose lower legs were torn off by a shell. A 15-year-old Iraqi boy who w
2 Iraqi army generals killed in IS suicide bombing
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 04:00:50 -0500
BAGHDAD (AP) — An Islamic State suicide bomber killed two army generals on Thursday as they led forces against IS positions in the turbulent Anbar province west of Baghdad, military officials said.
Trump’s lean campaign structure breaks the mold
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 02:13:40 -0500
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Not only is Donald Trump an unconventional candidate, he's got a campaign operation that turns the conventional wisdom of electoral politics on its head.
LEADING OFF: Cubs face Bumgarner; Greinke looks for rebound
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 02:14:57 -0500
A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today:
AP EXCLUSIVE: California tax donations lost in bureaucracy
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 02:43:58 -0500
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Every year when they do their taxes, Californians donate millions for charitable causes, but nearly $10 million of that money sat unspent in government accounts at the end of
Woman to give birth to conjoined twins in Colorado
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:25:07 -0500
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — An expectant mother of conjoined twins in Colorado has been told by doctors one of her babies won't survive, but she's hopeful one can be saved.
Amputees decry Medicare payment overhaul for artificial feet
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 02:14:13 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Famous people don't often get involved with Medicare payment policy, but a Boston Marathon bombing survivor and a former U.S. senator who lost a leg in wartime service have joined an
Focus shifts to shared goals with Obama as papal visit nears
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 02:13:01 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sweeping into office in 2009, President Barack Obama captured near rock-star status around the world among millions who saw him as the embodiment of a new sense of social purpose. No
Defending Planned Parenthood
tdtnews.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 04:00:00 -0500
In response to Michael Brandes’ Aug. 15 letter: He wonders about the naming of Planned Parenthood and labels it as “designed to kill children.”
Mayor thanks US student who helped thwart France attack
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:40:58 -0500
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An American student who helped stop a terror attack on a Paris-bound high-speed train said it's been a "crazy few days" and he is happy to be home.
TV station balances grief, journalism after on-air shooting
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:10:48 -0500
Alison Parker and Adam Ward's colleagues at TV station WDBJ saved their tears for off the air.
Former broadcaster in TV shooting was a volatile, angry man
wacotrib.com / Thu, 27 Aug 2015 03:34:18 -0500
Even after gunning down a TV news reporter and cameraman during a live interview, Vester Lee Flanagan II continued to rage. But after a volatile career that had seen him fired at least twice for clash
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