News archive from 13 September 2016

A history of candidates getting sick on the campaign trail

A history of candidates getting sick on the campaign trail

On Sunday, Hillary Clinton's diagnosis of pneumonia ignited a national debate about the presidential candidate's health. While some argue that the diagnosis should not concern voters, experts say its fair game. Brandon Rottinghaus is a political...

Chron, 19:02 in Politics
 

Tuesday's forecast: Rainy Southeast, Plains

The national weather forecast for Tuesday, September 13th calls for showers to hit from Chicago to Oklahoma City, along the Southeast and Gulf Coast and in the Rockies. FullscreenA sensational night over Johnston Ridge Observatory in Cougar, Wash....

 

Iran threatened to shoot down US Navy spy planes in the Persian Gulf

Iran threatened to shoot down two US Navy surveillance aircraft flying close to Iranian territory in the Persian Gulf over the weekend, the latest in a series of recent provocations between Iran and the US military in the region, three US defense...

 
Not fast or furious: Riding in Ford's self-driving car

Not fast or furious: Riding in Ford's self-driving car

DEARBORN, Mich. -- After a 10-minute ride in the backseat of a self-driving Ford Fusion hybrid on a loop around the company's research campus, I felt safer than if I had driven myself. It reminded me a little of my first successful driver's test at...

 

Cuban dissident Coco Farinas ends hunger strike

HAVANA –  A Cuban dissident says fellow activist Guillermo Farinas has ended a nearly two-month hunger strike in response to an apparently false report about the European Parliament taking up his case. Dissident Jorge Luis Artiles told The Associated...

 
Top 8 ways you know fall in Arizona is almost here

Top 8 ways you know fall in Arizona is almost here

It’s the middle of September. Fall is almost here. Well, not here. In Phoenix, we technically get a few hours of something fall-esque, randomly placed on a single day sometime between Halloween and Thanksgiving when the temperatures drop abruptly from...

 
Department of Child Safety hits 'pause' button on controversial contracts

Department of Child Safety hits 'pause' button on controversial contracts

The state’s child-welfare agency has delayed new contracts for parent training after contractors complained the state was prioritizing cost savings over child safety. The Department of Child Safety said it heard the concerns and will rework the...

 
NCAA to move 7 championships from North Carolina due to HB2 bill

NCAA to move 7 championships from North Carolina due to HB2 bill

The NCAA announced on Monday the relocation of seven previously awarded championship events from the state of North Carolina during the 2016-17 academic year as a result of the state's House Bill 2 that discriminates against members of the LGBT...

Usa Today, 19:43 in Sport
 
CEO: Ford to sell driverless vehicles in 2025 and not just for luxury car buyers

CEO: Ford to sell driverless vehicles in 2025 and not just for luxury car buyers

Ford Motor Co. intends to start selling driverless cars to the public by about 2025, its chief executive officer said. The goal is to lower costs enough to make autonomous vehicles affordable to millions of people, CEO Mark Fields said in a speech...

 

Ashville man pleads guilty in 2015 death of Tarrant woman

An Ashville man pleaded guilty Monday in the 2015 slaying of a Tarrant woman over an alleged drug debt. Alex Maurice Brown, 27, was sentenced to 20 years in prison by Jefferson County Circuit Judge Tracie Todd after he pleaded guilty to murder....

 

Ashville man pleads guilty in 2015 death of Tarrant woman

An Ashville man pleaded guilty Monday in the 2015 slaying of a Tarrant woman over an alleged drug debt. Alex Maurice Brown, 27, was sentenced to 20 years in prison by Jefferson County Circuit Judge Tracie Todd after he pleaded guilty to murder....

 
Colleyville Heritage apologizes for Trump 'wall' banner, revises policy on signs

Colleyville Heritage apologizes for Trump 'wall' banner, revises policy on signs

Colleyville Heritage High School administrators have apologized for a pep rally banner that referenced Donald Trump's proposed southern U.S. border wall and set off a firestorm from people who viewed the sign as a racist affront against a rival...

 

5 Questions You Need to Answer Before Choosing a Franchise

If you are in the market for a franchise, there are literally thousands to choose from. Those looking to become part of a franchise have to sort through everything from childcare to pizza, salons, gyms and medical facilities. That’s a lot to narrow...

Fox News, 19:59 in Business
 
Take your pick: Michigan football's Jim Harbaugh denies eating booger

Take your pick: Michigan football's Jim Harbaugh denies eating booger

Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh answers reporters' questions Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, in Ann Arbor. Video by Mark Snyder / DFP Jim Harbaugh wanted to clear the air. Opening the second segment of his radio show tonight, the Michigan football coach...

Usa Today, 20:04 in Sport
 

Congressional Republicans looking into options to avoid government shutdown

With funding for the government set to run out Sep. 30, congressional Republicans have an overriding concern - to avoid a government shutdown, for which they often have been blamed in the past. And with the presidential election a little more than a...

Fox News, 20:04 in Politics
 

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