South Dakota

27 reported tornadoes rip through Iowa, devastating towns

Iowa, which usually averages about seven tornadoes in the month of July, saw 27 reported twisters rip through the state Thursday night, damaging …

Weather

How Mark Sanford met Maria Butina

<b>(CNN) —</b> Rep. Mark Sanford, the South Carolina Republican and frequent critic of President Donald Trump, had his own run-in with accused Russian spy Maria Butina at his family farm last year.<p>Butina and her boyfriend, Paul Erickson, were two of roughly 300 guests attending a post-Thanksgiving …

U.S. Politics

The 30 most beautiful places in the US

From breathtaking natural wonders to architectural marvels built by humans, America is a beautiful place with no shortage of gorgeous destinations to visit.<p>Based on travel rankings from INSIDER and other publications, as well as travel sites such as TripAdvisor, we rounded up the most beautiful …

National Parks

Salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey in Illinois and 25 other states

Public health officials are investigating a salmonella outbreak in 26 states linked to raw turkey.<p>According to the Centers for Disease Control and …

Public Health

Richard Shelby, curious Russia ally: Only two senators didn’t vote to protect US citizens from Putin

<b>Richard Shelby; Vladimir Putin; Donald Trump (AP/Getty/Salon)</b><p>Senate Republicans joined with Democrats to stop Trump from handing former US ambassador Michael McFaul to Russia<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>July 20, 2018 5:59pm (UTC)<p>President Donald Trump is facing harsh criticism over concerns that he may hand over a …

Russia

American Experience

Mount Rushmore | Article<p>Coolidge and the Summer White House<p>The first time Calvin Coolidge met Gutzon Borglum, the president agreed to the artist's …

Mount Rushmore

McConnell Considers Moving Kavanaugh Vote Before Elections

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., may delay the vote on President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee until just before the upcoming …

Conservative View

Contamination problem: McDonald's tainted salads have now sickened 163 people in 10 states

CLOSE<p>A parasite found in the lettuce of McDonald's salads is believed to have caused outbreaks in at least 10 states.<p>The number of people sickened by …

McDonald's

'Deadwood' Star Says There's a '90 Percent Chance' They're Shooting Reunion Movie 'This Fall'

“There’s a set being built and tax incentives to get it done,” Robin Weigert says<p>“Deadwood” is dead no more, according to series alum Robin …

TV

D.C. Circuit Says Nuclear Regulator’s Policy Imposes ‘Catch-22'

A Canadian mining company’s bid to dig up uranium in the Black Hills of South Dakota has been paused by a federal appeals court.

Mining

Bad Debts, Fraud Claims Trail Boyfriend of Alleged Russian Agent

They both had secrets.<p>Maria Butina worked clandestinely as an agent of the Russian government with connections to Russian intelligence, U.S. prosecutors say.<p>Paul Erickson was a smooth-talking U.S. political activist who claimed connections to Republican bigwigs, but exaggerated his political ties …

U.S. Politics

Democrat Running In Alaska Has Never Been To The State

Carol Hafner, a Democrat, is running for an Alaska U.S. House seat, but she doesn’t live in the state, nor has she ever even visited the state.<p><i>The</i> …

Conservative View

1981 Maico 490 Mega 2 Vintage Motocross Racer

1981 Maico 490 Mega 2:<br>Legendary Motocross Motorcycle<p>One day when the final history of motocross is written, there will be a chapter on the 1981 Maico …

Motorcycles

North Greenville University renames road leading into Brashier Campus in Greer

Most Popular StoriesMost Popular StoriesMore>><p>MUGSHOTS<p>Updated:Thursday, July 19 2018 6:45 PM EDT2018-07-19 22:45:36 GMT<p>On Thursday, Spartanburg …

Crime

The Deadwood Movie Is Definitely Maybe Sort of Probably Happening

Robin Weigert is doing the interview rounds for her new show, <i>Dietland</i>, and on the way she gave the Los Angeles Times an update on the status of the …

TV

Putin says that Trump gave up Crimea and other parts of Ukraine during their private talk

Michael Cohen Secretly Recorded Trump Discussing Payments To Playboy Model, Rudy Says That’s A Good Thing<p>Published<p>1 min ago<p>on<p>July 20, 2018<p>Rudy …

Michael Cohen

Funkwerks Rolls Out New Winky’s Snack Pack

<b>FORT COLLINS, CO—</b>Funkwerks has a new mixed 12-pack out that includes Saison, Raspberry Provincial, and two limited, seasonal offerings: White and …

Flavors

Billionaire Ken Langone on income inequality: 'My driver is very happy'

Billionaire Ken Langone, one of the co-founders of Home Depot (HD), believes capitalism is better than ever and that the current state of affairs …

Income Inequality

17 facts you might not know about Detroit

In honor of Detroit's 317th birthday on Tuesday, the Free Press has compiled a list of the 17 most interesting things you never knew about the Motor …

Detroit

Xerox awarded contract to provide higher ed institutions in 47 states

Wed, 07/25/2018Industry NewsXerox announced today a new agreement with the Midwestern Higher Education Compact (MHEC) to provide workflow automation …

Higher Education

The daily business briefing: July 20, 2018

1.<p>Trump criticizes Fed rate hikes<p>President Trump on Thursday said he was "not thrilled" with the Federal Reserve's decision to raise interest rates …

Donald Trump

NorthWestern Corporation (NWE) CEO Bob Rowe on Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

NorthWestern Corporation (NYSE:NWE) Q2 2018 Earnings Conference Call July 20, 2018 2:00 PM ET<p><b>Executives</b><p>Travis Meyer - Investor Relations Officer<p>Bob …

Investing

It's Time to Kick the Bucket List

The American bucket list is in a state of crisis. The obsessive need to parasail over volcanoes in Mongolia, swim with man-eating sharks in the Seychelles and sleep in every farmhouse that George Washington ever bedded down in has contributed to a national epidemic of bucket-list neurosis.<p>Americans …

Bucket Lists

NY2LA Summer Jam takeaways: Dain Dainja is going to explode, and Iowa and Iowa State are in the mix

CLOSE<p>Iowa 2020 point guard target Tyler Beard is known for his defense. He talks about why that is the case.<p>MEQUON, Wisc. — Assistants from Duke, …

College Sports

North Dakota seeks federal money for pipeline protest costs

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota on Friday demanded $38 million from the federal government to reimburse the state for costs associated with policing large-scale and prolonged protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline.<p>Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem filed an administrative claim against …

Environment

Wagner, Blunt, named in new report showing lavish spending by leadership Political Action Committees

<b>WASHINGTON •</b> Rep. Ann Wagner, R--Ballwin, and Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., are named in a new report on how members of Congress use "leadership PACs" - …

Campaign Finance

Huskers picked to finish fourth in Big Ten West in preseason poll

A Cleveland.com poll of Big Ten sportswriters released Friday predicted Nebraska would finish fourth in the Big Ten West for new coach Scott Frost's …

College Sports

Dentist Accused Of Having Sexual Contact With Jail Inmates

<b>SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP)</b> — A dentist who did contract work at the Minnehaha County Jail has been charged with having sexual contact with at least five …

Crime

Therapy dogs are helping this EPA regional office cope with stress

The pilot program comes amid decline in staff numbers.<p>On a sunny Thursday morning in May, a group of therapy dog volunteers left the heat behind as …

Liberal View

Cassioppi becomes second wrestler in history to win two Junior Triple Crowns

<i>Photo: Cassioppi guts his way to a Junior Triple Crown. Photo by Jim Thrall, MatFocus.com.</i><p><b>FARGO, N.D. –</b> Anthony Cassioppi matched history on Friday …

Team USA