Category: National News

Buyer wanted: Tiny Oregon town for sale

TILLER, Ore. (AP) – A dot on a map in rural southwestern Oregon is generating a big-city buzz. Almost the entire town of Tiller is up for sale. A potential buyer...

Bill O’Reilly payout could be as high as $25 million

NEW YORK (THE NEW YORK TIMES) — Bill O’Reilly is leaving Fox News with a payout of up to $25 million, the equivalent of one year of his salary, two people...

Authorities: Tennessee student, teacher found in California

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a 15-year-old Tennessee girl who disappeared with her teacher last month has been found safe in California and the teacher has...

AP Exclusive: Pesticide maker tries to scrap risk study

WASHINGTON (AP) – Dow Chemical is pushing the Trump administration to scrap the findings of federal scientists who point to a family of widely used pesticides as...

Federal utility CEO: Coal plants not reopening under Trump

UNDATED (AP) — The CEO of the nation’s biggest public utility said Tuesday that the agency isn’t going to reopen coal-fired power plants under President...

$13 a pack? NYC mayor wants highest cigarette prices in US

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio is pushing for the nation’s biggest city to also be the country’s priciest spot to buy a pack of smokes. De...

Oklahoma City bombing remembered 22 years later

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Family and friends of those killed in the Oklahoma City bombing placed wreaths, photos and balloons on the metal chairs that memorialize the...

How dangerous air bags can find their way into used cars

LAS VEGAS (AP) – The near-death of a woman in a Nevada crash has exposed a hole in the government’s efforts to get potentially dangerous Takata air bag...

Bill O’Reilly out at Fox News

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill O’Reilly has lost his job at Fox News Channel following reports that five women had been paid millions of dollars to keep quiet about...

Fox’s Bill O’Reilly on vacation, ratings drop

NEW YORK (AP) – Through three days of Bill O’Reilly’s vacation, his show’s viewership declined by 26 percent in the hands of substitutes Dana...