News archive from 8 July 2017

Just Cool Cars: This Ford isn't quite a Model A or a T

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE USA TODAY's Chris Woodyard talks to Larry "Cigar Larry" McCullah about his 1928 Ford Model A/R at a car show in Huntington Beach, Calif. HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. -- We've come across plenty of Ford Model Ts....

 

Weekend picks for book lovers

What should you read this weekend? USA TODAY’s picks for book lovers include The Child, a mystery that revolves around the discovery of a baby's skeleton. The Child by Fiona Barton; Berkley, 365 pp.; fiction At the center of The Child is journalist...

 
AP FACT CHECK: The curious case of Trump, Putin encounters

AP FACT CHECK: The curious case of Trump, Putin encounters

WASHINGTON (AP) — At least one thing is known about the meeting between presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin: They met. But for the first time? Or again? Depends on which accounts from Trump you choose to believe. At home and abroad over the...

Chron, 08:40 in Politics
 
Trump pledges $50 million to help women entrepreneurs

Trump pledges $50 million to help women entrepreneurs

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday the U.S. would contribute $50 million to a new World Bank fund conceived by his daughter that aims to help women entrepreneurs access capital and other support. Ivanka Trump joined World...

Chron, 09:26 in Politics
 
Medicaid cut in GOP health bill worries the nursing home set

Medicaid cut in GOP health bill worries the nursing home set

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Amy Bernard and her brother kept their mother out of a nursing home as long as they could, until Parkinson's and dementia took their toll and she was seriously injured in a fall. Bernard is happy with her mother's nursing...

Chron, 09:56 in Health
 

Arizona's new sick-leave law: Will you really get more paid time off?

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE A new Arizona law gives virtually all workers at least 24 hours of paid sick time off yearly. Arizona's new paid sick-leave law will help a lot of people who never received time off for this purpose, including workers...

 

U.S. marshals: After 5-year hunt, Phoenix triple-homicide suspect arrested in Mexico

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE What is a Silent Witness and how do you become one? A suspect wanted for his alleged involvement in a 2011 triple-homicide was extradited to the United States from Mexico, the U.S. Marshals Service announced Saturday. ...

 
Small group of protesters greet Ted Cruz at Houston town hall

Small group of protesters greet Ted Cruz at Houston town hall

About 40 protesters were waiting for U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz long before he even pulled up to a Houston hotel on Saturday for his third town hall meeting in as many days in Texas. While the event was promoted as a "Veterans and Military Town...

Chron, 14:02 in Politics
 

Dubai Duty Free Irish Open Leading Scores

Saturday At Portstewart Golf Club (Strand Course) Londonderry, Northern Ireland Purse: $7 million Yardage: 7,004; Par: 72 Third Round Jon Rahm, Spain 65-67-67—199 Daniel Im, United States 64-67-68—199 Benjamin Hebert, France 64-67-69—200 Hideto...

 

USA vs Panama: Everything you need to know about Gold Cup soccer game in Nashville

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE What is the CONCACAF Gold Cup? The CONCACAF Gold Cup is an international soccer competition involving 12 countries from North America, Central America and the Caribbean. The United States Men's National team is in...

Usa Today, 14:23 in Sport
 

Watch: Arizona Rattlers vs. Sioux Falls Storm in the IFL championship game

After dominating the Arena Football League for 25 years, the Arizona Rattlers will get their first taste of the Indoor Football League championship game when they take on the Sioux Falls Storm Saturday afternoon. The Storm, IFL's storied franchise,...

AZCentral, 16:06 in Sport
 

Monsoon storms hit Arizona; slight risk cited for severe weather in Phoenix area

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEHOW TO PREPARE FOR MONSOON STORMSMonsoon facts and figures | 1:01Monsoon facts and figures, according to the National Weather Service. 1 of 6Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSEHOW TO PREPARE FOR MONSOON STORMSHow to prepare...

 

Smoke investigated at ASU's Ross-Blakely Hall in Tempe

Skip in SkipxEmbed xShare CLOSE Go inside the Phoenix Fire Department 911 call center to learn about what's going on when you call 911 in the Phoenix metro area. Hannah Gaber/azcentral.com Editor's note: The Arizona Republic initially reported an...

 

Chandler community comes to beloved ex-coach John Carlson's aid after losing his leg

John Carlson has long been retired as a coach and administrator in Chandler, but he never really left. So when he wasn't at the state wrestling tournament in the winter, the Chandler Rotary Invitational and state track and field meet in the spring,...

AZCentral, 18:24 in Sport
 

In Houston, Ted Cruz gets temporary reprieve from health care debate

After a week of traveling the state, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz finally got what he was looking for. For nearly an hour Saturday, the Republican from Houston hosted a town hall meeting about veterans issues with hardly any interruptions from protesters who...

Chron, 18:48 in Politics
 

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