National / U.S. News

The Latest: Congressman calls shooting heartbreaking tragedy

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The latest on the deadly shooting Thursday at a community college in Oregon (all times local): 12:40 p.m. The congressman who represents the southwest Oregon city where a mass shooting happened at a community college says the incident is a “heartbreaking tragedy.” Authorities say the shooting Thursday at Umpqua (UMP’-kwah) Community … Continue reading

National / Science

Report: Orbital faces risks in resuming space station runs

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — One of NASA’s two commercial suppliers, Virginia-based Orbital, faces an uphill struggle in resuming deliveries to the International Space Station, according to a government report issued Thursday, September 17. The space agency’s inspector general office said the company’s upcoming flight plan contains significant risks, as its attempts to recover from … Continue reading

National / Politics / U.S. News

New Mexico official: EPA kept water data secret after spill

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A New Mexico official says federal regulators refused to share water quality data for weeks following a blowout of toxic wastewater from a Colorado mine that fouled rivers across the Southwest. Ryan Flynn, New Mexico Environment and Natural Resources secretary, said the move by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency aimed to … Continue reading

Celebrities / National / Politics / Sports / TV

Brady says he’s supporting Trump for president

  FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady threw his support behind presidential candidate Donald Trump Wednesday, September 16, hours before the second Republican debate. The Super Bowl MVP, whose four-game suspension for using deflated footballs was recently overturned by a judge, says he thinks his golf partner can win. “I hope … Continue reading

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Mariah Carey to direct holiday film in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cincinnati film commission has announced that singer and actress Mariah Carey will be filming a Christmas movie in the region. WCPO-TV (http://bit.ly/1OTRcDI ) reports the Greater Cincinnati Film Commission said Tuesday the singer and actress is set to star in “Melody & Mistletoe” in Cincinnati starting in October. The made-for-TV movie … Continue reading

Sports / TV / U.S. News

Cable channel suspends hunting show amid poaching charges

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A cable television network suspended a hunting show after the program’s host and nine others involved in the production were charged in a federal poaching investigation at a national preserve in remote northwest Alaska. The Sportsman Channel on Tuesday, September 15 immediately suspended “The Syndicate” from airing on the network and launched … Continue reading