September 7, 2017 RSS feed / Features

Harvey Changes The Equation As Do-little Congress Returns

WASHINGTON (AP) – Harvey has scrambled the equation for Congress as lawmakers get ready to return to Washington on Tuesday after a five-week summer recess.  A daunting workload awaits, including funding the government by month’s end More...

Trump Taps Congressman To Be Drug Czar

WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House says President Donald Trump will nominate a Pennsylvania congressman to serve as the nation’s drug czar.  The Trump administration announced Friday that the president has tapped Rep. More...

Mass Fish Escape Puts State Salmon Farm On Hold

SEATTLE (AP) – Officials have put on hold Cooke Aquaculture’s application to build a new marine salmon farm in the Strait of Juan de Fuca as the company deals with the escape of thousands of fish from another facility.  Canada-based More...

Scientists Say Warming Makes Storms, Like Harvey, Wetter

WASHINGTON (AP) – By the time the rain stops, Harvey will have dumped about 1 million gallons of water for every man, woman and child in southeastern Texas – a soggy, recordbreaking glimpse of the wet and wild future global warming could More...

Post-Harvey Problems Plague Texas As Funerals For Dead Begin

HOUSTON (AP) – One week after Harvey roared into the Gulf Coast, residents of a Texas city struggled with no drinking water, fires continued to erupt at a stricken chemical plant and funerals began for some of the mounting toll of victims. More...

Today In History

1892: Corbett Knocked Out Sullivan For The Heavyweight Crown

Today in History Today is Thursday, Sept. 7, the 250th day of 2017. There are 115 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: More...

Strip Steak Diane

I have been thinking about steak recipes with pedigree and history, such Steak au Poivre, Steak with Sauce Bordelaise and Steak Florentine, and the words Steak Diane popped into my brain. I had no idea what it even was. More...

Meteorologists Gave Early Warning Of Harvey’s Killer Floods

WASHINGTON (AP) – Although some officials may say that Hurricane Harvey was worse than expected, the National Hurricane Center was warning about catastrophic flooding about 30 hours before the first rain drops fell.  More...