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Fastest growing US cities are in South; 4 of top 5 in Texas

Thursday  09:15,   25 may 2017
Associated Press

Ten of the 15 fastest-growing cities with populations of 50,000 or more were spread across the South in 2016, with four of the top five found in Texas, according to new population estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.Conroe, Texas,[...]

Catholics: Trump, Pope seek common ground

Thursday  07:56,   25 may 2017
USA TODAY

As the world watched, President Trump and Pope Francis — two leaders with enormous megaphones, outsider personas and diametrically opposed views — found common ground Wednesday on issues such as the sanctity of life, religious freedom and peaceful[...]

Warrant issued for Bikram founder beset by legal woes

Thursday  07:41,   25 may 2017
Associated Press

A California judge on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant for the founder of Bikram yoga, who's been ordered to hand over proceeds from his global fitness business to satisfy a $6.8 million judgment won by a former legal adviser. Load Error [...]

Warrant issued for Bikram founder beset by legal woes

Thursday  07:41,   25 may 2017
Associated Press

A California judge on Wednesday issued an arrest warrant for the founder of Bikram yoga, who's been ordered to hand over proceeds from his global fitness business to satisfy a $6.8 million judgment won by a former legal adviser. Load Error [...]

Students survive 48 hours in Walmart

Thursday  07:41,   25 may 2017
USA TODAY

How long did it take Indiana University students Christian Perry and Noah Maxwell to grow tired of the Walmart atmosphere as they embarked on a journey to spend two consecutive days in the ubiquitous big-box store? Load[...]

Mysterious person claims huge lotto jackpot just 2 days before deadline

Thursday  07:05,   25 may 2017
CBS News

Someone in New York saw news coverage and checked his or her ticket and showed up to claim the prize on Tuesday , two days before it was set to expire, CBS New York reports."It doesn't happen often that we put out a press release at the last minute[...]

Hate crime criteria vary widely by state, making analysis of such offenses difficult

Thursday  05:55,   25 may 2017
FOX News

Tens of thousands of hate crimes have occurred across the United States since the start of the decade with the vast majority occurring in the northern half of the country.National hate-crime statistics are skewed because there is a wide disparity of [...]

Christian school: Teen banned from graduation ‘not because she is pregnant but because she was immoral’

Thursday  05:30,   25 may 2017
MSN

The school says the student broke rules by engaging in intimate sexual activity. In a letter to parents Tuesday evening, school principal David R. Hobbs said that Runkles is being disciplined, “not because she is pregnant but because she was[...]

As Monuments Go Down, Family Histories Emerge

Thursday  04:15,   25 may 2017
The New York Times

The removal of the city’s Confederate monuments has made the personal histories of whites and blacks all the more immediate. Here are five such stories.Load[...]

Jury rules with school in fight over California strawberries

Thursday  04:10,   25 may 2017
Associated Press

FRESNO, Calif. — A renowned strawberry researcher in California broke patent law and violated a loyalty pledge to his former university by taking his work with him to profit from it in a private company, a jury in San Francisco decided[...]

Hannity on attempted advertiser boycott: 'Nobody tells me what to say on my show'

Thursday  03:45,   25 may 2017
The Hill

Fox's Sean Hannity said on Wednesday that despite the loss of at least one advertiser, he isn't under pressure by Fox News management to back off a story involving baseless conspiracy rumors about the murder of Democratic National Committee[...]

Hannity on attempted advertiser boycott: 'Nobody tells me what to say on my show'

Thursday  03:45,   25 may 2017
The Hill

Fox's Sean Hannity said on Wednesday that despite the loss of at least one advertiser, he isn't under pressure by Fox News management to back off a story involving baseless conspiracy rumors about the murder of Democratic National Committee[...]

Where Nestlé Guzzles Water, Locals Doubt Claims of Negligible Impact

Thursday  03:10,   25 may 2017
The New York Times

Bottling operations can draw 130 million gallons a year from one site at almost no cost to Nestlé. Its application to pump even more has opened a political fight.Load[...]

Biden tells grads to take up 'dirty business of politics'

Thursday  02:35,   25 may 2017
Associated Press

Former Vice President Joe Biden told Harvard University's seniors that it's their turn to take up the "dirty business of politics" and tackle the world's problems. In a speech at Harvard's Class Day on Wednesday, the[...]

Advertisers Begin to Pull Ads From Fox News' 'Hannity'

Thursday  02:35,   25 may 2017
The Hollywood Reporter

Cars.com and Peloton have exited Sean Hannity's show as the host continues his version of coverage of Seth Rich, a DNC staffer who was murdered a year ago. Load Error Cars.com did not respond to a request for comment, though it issued a[...]