News archive from 1 March 2016

Tennesseans rank honesty high in presidential race

Tennesseans rank honesty high in presidential race

NASHVILLE — Jonathan Schmitt of Mount Juliet wants a presidential candidate who is honest and who will focus on fixing the economy. He's voting for Donald Trump. Leah Hasson of Brentwood also wants an honest candidate, one who will put the environment...

 
Zika can cause Guillain-Barre syndrome, study shows

Zika can cause Guillain-Barre syndrome, study shows

For the first time, researchers have shown that the Zika virus can cause Guillain-Barre syndrome, a rare condition in which the immune system attacks nerve cells and causes paralysis. Five Latin American countries with Zika epidemics  — Brazil, El...

 
The winners, losers of NHL trade deadline

The winners, losers of NHL trade deadline

The standings are tight and that made for a lack of sellers at the NHL's trade deadline on Monday. Here are the winners and losers from the past few days' activity, or lack thereof: Winners1. Chicago Blackhawks: When the Blackhawks added Andrew...

Usa Today, 19:38 in Sport
 
Islamic Society draws support from other faiths after mosque vandalism

Islamic Society draws support from other faiths after mosque vandalism

PLAINFIELD, Ind. — A day after the Islamic Society of North America was spray-painted with racial slurs and vulgarities, the organization's secretary general didn't speak with anger. In a room packed with faith leaders, members of the media and the...

 
Flint water crisis: 10 most troubling quotes

Flint water crisis: 10 most troubling quotes

FullscreenGina Luster 42 of Flint holds a bag of hair fallen from her seven-year-old daughter Kennedy Luster who asked her, "Mommy am I going to die?" Ryan Garza, Detroit Free PressFullscreenFlint residents fill the Flint Water Class Action...

 
Q&A: 'Full House' creator Jeff Franklin on Netflix revival, Olsen twins

Q&A: 'Full House' creator Jeff Franklin on Netflix revival, Olsen twins

The Olsen twins aren’t in the Fuller House revival on Netflix, but there are a few nods to the twins who played Michelle in the original series. NEW YORK — After eight seasons on Full House, its teenage stars were set to fly the coop. When ABC...

 

Budget coalition hires third lobbyist, while Joule will lobby for Lottsfeldt

JUNEAU — Reggie Joule, a former state legislator and Northwest Arctic Borough mayor, has newly registered as a lobbyist, while Alaska’s Future, the budget-reform coalition spearheaded by GCI President Ron Duncan, has boosted its Juneau presence by...

 
Students removed from Trump rally in Georgia

Students removed from Trump rally in Georgia

VALDOSTA, Ga. — About 30 black students who were standing silently at the top of the bleachers at Donald Trump’s rally here Monday night were escorted out by Secret Service agents who said the presidential candidate had requested their removal before...

 

Tuesday's forecast: Severe weather southern U.S.

Showers, thunderstorms and snow will hit the central U.S. while another storm slams into the Pacific Northwest on Tuesday. Central, southern U.S.: Severe thunderstorms will rattle the south-central U.S. on Tuesday. The greatest chance for severe...

 
NASCAR CEO Brian France, some drivers endorse Donald Trump for president

NASCAR CEO Brian France, some drivers endorse Donald Trump for president

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump picked up a few more endorsements Monday, this time from the NASCAR world. NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France appeared at a rally in Valdosta, Ga., to express support for Trump along with NASCAR Hall of...

Usa Today, 20:13 in Sport
 
Peyton Manning's agent says he's in the dark on retirement decision

Peyton Manning's agent says he's in the dark on retirement decision

Tom Condon is apparently waiting on Peyton Manning’s big decision like the rest of the football world. The high-powered agent, who has represented the star quarterback throughout Manning's 18-year NFL career, told USA TODAY Sports on Monday that...

Usa Today, 20:13 in Sport
 
Erin Andrews: 'I have to stand up for myself'

Erin Andrews: 'I have to stand up for myself'

Signs from fans in the stands used to say “Marry me, Erin Andrews. You’re hot,” Andrews told a Nashville jury on Monday. She could handle it back then, she said, and used comments about her looks to fuel her career. But a 4½-minute video secretly...

Usa Today, 20:18 in Sport
 
Murkowski, Sullivan and Young: Lips sealed ahead of GOP presidential nomination fight

Murkowski, Sullivan and Young: Lips sealed ahead of GOP presidential nomination fight

WASHINGTON -- Alaska’s leading Republican lawmakers aren’t willing to lend public support to any of the presidential candidates vying for Alaska’s delegates at the upcoming Republican National Convention.  Sens. Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan, along...

 
Health companies will improve digital records, but safety concerns linger

Health companies will improve digital records, but safety concerns linger

Federal health officials announced a deal Monday that should make digital health records easier for consumers and regulators to access and address safety issues linked with the data. Nearly all of the companies that provide digital health records and...

 

Alaska House committee says no to Walker's pipeline budget, for now

JUNEAU — The Alaska House Finance Committee on Monday stripped $40 million from the budget for the state’s proposed natural gas pipeline, saying Gov. Bill Walker's administration asked for more money than necessary to finish a key planning stage....

 

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