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Pence: West Point grads should expect to see combat

May 25, 2019

Vice President Mike Pence told the most diverse graduating class in the history of the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday that the world is "a dangerous place" and they should expect to see combat.

Memorial Day motorcycle rally ends 30-year tradition

May 25, 2019

Motorcyclists with the veteran advocacy group Rolling Thunder will gather in Washington, D.C., for the last time this weekend. The group cites financial issues as its main reason for ending the annual national gathering.

Hawaii woman missing for 2 weeks rescued from Maui forest

May 25, 2019

A Hawaii woman has been found alive in a forest on Maui after going missing more than two weeks ago.

This 'Greatest Hits' album is real. Its artist is fiction

May 25, 2019

Laura Barnett wrote a novel about an aging singer-songwriter sizing up her life in 16 tracks. Then she approached musician Kathryn Williams, who created the book's original soundtrack.

Rain-free in most areas until Memorial Day; life jacket reminder

May 25, 2019

Two out of the three days this holiday weekend will be good for outdoor activities.  You might want to have a “plan B” for outdoor events on Memorial Day. On to the details. Temperature trends Saturday afternoon highs will be in the 60s across…

Trump opens state visit, needles Japan over trade issues

May 25, 2019

The state visit is designed to show off the long U.S.-Japan alliance and the close friendship between Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe even as trade tensions run high.

What's your purpose? Finding a sense of meaning in life is linked to health

May 25, 2019

Researchers found that people who did not have a strong life purpose were more likely to die than those who did, and specifically more likely to die of cardiovascular diseases.

He led a platoon of artists who fooled the Germans: 'Imagination is unbelievable'

May 25, 2019

At 104 years old, Gilbert Seltzer remembers his time in a secret Army unit in World War II, helping deceive the enemy with rubber artillery and the recorded sounds of rumbling tanks.

Legislature passes $48 billion budget, ends special session

May 25, 2019

Lawmakers ended their special session Saturday morning after working on and off through the night to pass major budget bills.

Fight over wolf hunting in Minnesota is heating up again

May 25, 2019

As the federal government prepares to cut gray wolves from the Endangered Species Act again, long simmering debates over wolf hunting in Minnesota are emerging anew.