Baton Rouge police say a former employee of the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center has been arrested in Tacoma, Washington, almost a month after he had been accused of using company credit cards for personal expenses.
Ready for 90 degrees once again? Yep, we could do that easily over the weekend with easterly winds in the forecast. We already have logged in about 20 days with highs of 90 degrees or better this summer.
By DONNA CASSATA and DAVID ESPO, Associated Press
September 17, 2014 9:12 p.m.
WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly Wednesday to give the administration authority to train and arm Syrian rebels as President Barack Obama emphasized anew that American forces "do not and will not have a combat mission" in the struggle against Islamic State militants in either Iraq or Syria.
By MATT SEDENSKY, Associated Press
September 17, 2014 6:15 p.m.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Americans suffer needless discomfort and undergo unwanted and costly care as they die, in part because of a medical system ruled by "perverse incentives" for aggressive care and not enough conversation about what people want, according to a report released Wednesday.
State investment boards in Washington and Oregon are "bankrolling" oil, coal and gas infrastructure, a new analysis asserts, despite public calls by those states' governors to shift to renewables to fight global climate change.
By JESSICA ELSE, Ontario Argus Observer
September 17, 2014 3:15 p.m.
ONTARIO, Ore. — Dale and Jenne Schiffauer welcomed their fifth child, Silas Phillip, into the world Monday morning in an unorthodox manner, having the baby in the elevator on their way to the delivery room at Saint Alphonsus Medical Center-Ontario.