Stories about National

Nov 20 2016

As wildfire smoke streams across South, masks urged for some

Meanwhile in Rutherford County, another wildfire has grown to encompass almost 900 acres of forest near the town of Lake Lure, prompting businesses to close and residents...

Nov 20 2016

Mason City getting wind, cold, rain

The area is expected to experience high winds and low humidity, creating an environment where fires may quickly get out of control and become hard to contain. Saturday Ni...

Nov 18 2016

US Rep. Conyers' son reported missing in Houston

The Texas paper says that on Wednesday, girlfriend Daisha Lewis, 20, "visited his apartment and found a messy room with his wallet, photos of family and friends, laptop, ...

Nov 16 2016

Robert Kennedy Jr. to join Dakota Access pipeline protests

The 1,200-mile pipeline would carry North Dakota oil through South Dakota and Iowa to a shipping point in IL. Kennedy on Tuesday visited the main protest camp, which is...

Nov 16 2016

Is Trump's tough plan on immigration cracking?

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Sunday despite Donald Trump's campaign rhetoric, lawmakers are not prepared to form a deportation force to round-up and deport undocumente...