Follow live: Russ, Thunder face off vs. Jazz in Game 1

Russell Westbrook and the Thunder host the Jazz in Game 1 of their Western Conference quarterfinal series. The teams finished the regular season with identical 48-34 records.

Judge orders government to inform immigrant children in federal custody of right to abortion

A federal judge has ordered the government to inform all illegal immigrant children in federal custody that they have an unfettered right to an abortion in the U.S. Notices, in English and Spanish, must be passed out “to all unaccompanied minors” regardless of whether they are pregnant — or even…

Emergency order issued on Kauai after severe rainfall

Hawaii Gov. David Ige has called for an emergency response to the severe flooding on Kauai. The governor issued an emergency proclamation for the island Sunday following the National Weather … Click to Continue »

Activist Elliott now largest shareholder in Whitbread

April 15 (Reuters) – A unit of U.S. activist hedge fund Elliott Management said it now held the largest stake in Whitbread Plc, making it the second activist in recent months to draw attention to Britain’s biggest hotel and coffee-shop operator.

Navy: Training jet flew too low _ for thrills _ before crash

The Navy is citing pilot error for a military training jet crash in Tennessee that killed the two aboard, saying it was being flown for thrills and too low. Navy … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Dems back Nessel for Michigan attorney general

The Latest on the Michigan Democratic Party convention (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Michigan Democrats have endorsed Dan Nessel in a hotly contested race to be the party’s state attorney … Click to Continue »

Artificial intelligence must be ‘for common good’

Artificial intelligence must never be given powers to hurt or deceive people. a parliamentary report says.

Whose Neighborhood Should Get a Street Named for M.L.K.?

A fight is brewing in Kansas City over whether choosing a boulevard on the mainly black East Side to name for Martin Luther King Jr. would honor his legacy or reinforce the segregation he fought.

Former first lady Barbara Bush in failing health, spokesman says

HOUSTON — Former first lady Barbara Bush is in “failing health” and won’t seek additional medical treatment, a Bush family spokesman said Sunday. “Following a recent series of hospitalizations, and after consulting her family and doctors, Mrs. Bush, now age 92, has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and…

Two people killed, three injured in Quetta attack

Photo: FileQUETTA: Two people were killed and three injured by unidentified gunmen in a drive-by shooting on Sunday at Essa Nagri area’s neighbourhood of Quetta, informed Police sources.A minor is also included among the injured. The deceased and…

The Margin: Beyoncé blows minds at Coachella, leaves fans raving online

Beyoncé hit the stage at Coachella on Saturday night, and the internet is still reverberating from a jaw-dropping performance that left fans in ecstasy.

A solution to one of America’s biggest problems

Who will care for the soaring number of elderly Americans? One place has found a creative answer.

2018 ACM Awards red carpet

With Barbara Bush in failing health, political figures show support

Messages of encouragement for Mrs. Bush came from across the political spectrum.

‘God damn you, Trump’: Syrians in Damascus react to U.S.-led airstrikes

The news of the U.S. and allies airstrikes on Syria last Saturday made headlines all over the world, but for those who live in Damascus it was no more than bizarre theatrics and an un-accomplished mission.

SPC Tornado Watch 54 Status Reports


SPC Tornado Watch 54

WW 54 TORNADO VA 152215Z – 160400Z URGENT – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Tornado Watch Number 54 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 615 PM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Tornado Watch for portions of South Central Virginia * Effective this Sunday…

DALLAS | Stevie Ray Vaughan’s 1951 Fender fetches $250,000 at auction

DALLAS | April 15, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The electric guitar that blues legend Stevie Ray Vaughan used in his first studio recording and early performances has fetched $250,000 at auction in his hometown of Dallas. Heritage The post DALLAS | Stevie Ray Vaughan’s 1951 Fender fetches $250,000 at auction appeared first…

Colorado teachers to rally Monday

After seeing teachers in other states agitate for more funding, Colorado educators are taking their turn.

Colorado teachers plan their own Capitol rally Monday

At least 500 educators are expected to demonstrate at the state Capitol in Denver on Monday to push for more financial support, the Colorado Education Association says, in what will be just the latest in a wave of teacher protests at US state capitols this year.

Clayton Kershaw strikes out 12 in Dodgers’ 7-2 victory over Diamondbacks

The Dodgers’ clubhouse Sunday morning was perfectly ordinary. Matt Kemp, Kenley Jansen and Justin Turner were swapping some smack talk. The televisions were tuned to the big game — the Boston Celtics, in the NBA playoffs. A clubhouse attendant affixed a nameplate above the locker of a new player,…

‘Smell like you mean business’

You can tell a lot about someone by the perfume they wear, says perfumer Roja Dove.

Paid summer breaks and other common myths about teachers

As teachers in several states across the United States protest for higher pay and more funding for public education, lawmakers and onlookers are debating whether teachers deserve more money.

Manchester attack: Teenagers remember friend who died

Friends of 14-year-old Nell Jones talk about how they remember her, as their school opens a ‘Garden of Memories’.

Sara Huckabee Sanders Tweets ‘Quantum Entanglement’ Mike Pence Photo

The White House press secretary’s Saturday tweet featuring the vice president is confusing people on Twitter.

They were shot in a car, he told police. Two were dead by the time they got to the hospital

Miami-Dade police are trying to piece together what happened after a man reported to 911 that he and two other men inside a car were shot. The wounded man then … Click to Continue »

PM Abbasi, COAS Gen Bajwa arrive in Saudi Arabia to inspect IMCTC exercises

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa arrived in Saudi Arabia on Sunday to inspect the exercises of the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition. Photo: Geo News file  RIYADH: Prime Minister…