Author: 0 Legendary playwright Edward Albee dead at 88

Edward Albee takes his bow alongside director Pam MacKinnon on the opening night of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at the Booth Theatre in 2012. The shocking trash-talking, boozy depiction of a tortured academic couple, George and Martha, was a hit, later made into a movie starring Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor.

National Trump 'Very Troubled' by Tulsa Police Shooting
Author: 0 Trump 'Very Troubled' by Tulsa Police Shooting

Crutcher, joined by the slain man's twin sister Tiffany , addressed the devastation caused by the September 16 shooting of an unarmed Terence as he stood near his stalled SUV. On her way to that call, Shelby saw Crutcher standing in the middle of the road, looking down at the ground, Wood said , adding that she would have stopped and checked up on him had she not been on the other call.

National Utes get ready to face off against USC at Rice-Eccles Stadium
Author: 0 Utes get ready to face off against USC at Rice-Eccles Stadium

The redshirt freshman will replace Max Browne as the starter. The Sun Devils are 3-0 and take on Cal next week. But they're not suddenly going to win the division. Stanford could've embarrassed Clay Helton's team a lot worse than it ended up, but David Shaw started milking clock fairly early in this one. For example, let's say things came together in the way they could/should have a couple of years ago and USC hired Chris Petersen instead of Steve Sarkisian.

National Coast Guard: Search for 2 missing boaters continues
Author: 0 Coast Guard: Search for 2 missing boaters continues

The Coast Guard has been repeatedly urging the fishing community to promptly report any life-threatening incident at sea so that search and rescue units can be deployed without loss of time. Authorities say the truck and trailer for the boat they were in was found at a boat lunch near Chassell. Now, responders are searching an area of about 11,000 square miles, roughly twice the size of CT, for the boaters.

Author: 0 Gasoline pipeline that's causing shortages is close to a fix

Gov. Pat McCrory announced Tuesday that repairs to the Colonial Pipeline leak in Alabama that led to gas shortages and higher prices are complete. However, gasoline should begin flowing again Wednesday through a temporary bypass on a critical pipeline, a company official said Tuesday.

National Restaurant owner takes heat for Muslim message
Author: 0 Restaurant owner takes heat for Muslim message

After a weekend of national news coverage of alleged attacks in New York, New Jersey and St. Cloud, Dan Ruedinger, owner of Treats Family Restaurant in Lonsdale, said he couldn't take it any longer, and took to his sign to voice his opinion.

National Man Crawls to Roadside 3 Days After Crash Kills His Girlfriend
Author: 0 Man Crawls to Roadside 3 Days After Crash Kills His Girlfriend

Family told police that Reed had made a trip to Pennsylvania to pick up her boyfriend, Kevin Bell, 39, of Dover, Pa. During the course of the investigation, police learned that Bell's family hadn't been able to reach him since Saturday. Nikki Reed died just after the accident when the SUV hits under an embankment in most south Indiana. Reed was last heard from on Saturday while driving back to IN with Bell, police said.

National Major college basketball tournament coming to Portland in 2017
Author: 0 Major college basketball tournament coming to Portland in 2017

The 16-team, early-season men's college basketball tournament honor Nike co-founder and 2012 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame inductee Phil Knight in advance of his 80th birthday. The list of teams in each of the two brackets and possible matchups will be released later this fall, according to ESPN Events vice president Clint Overby.

Author: 0 Bill Clinton to leave board of foundation health project

Clinton took time off the campaign trail after a video of her stumbling into a van supported by aides after a 9/11 memorial ceremony in NY on Sunday went viral. However, in a phone interview with CNN , the Democratic candidate said she became dizzy but did not lose consciousness. Four days after her near fainting spell, Clinton returns to the campaign Thursday - with little room for another misstep.

Author: 0 QB Danny Etling gets off to good start for LSU

Etling replaced starter Brandon Harris in the Tigers' game against Jacksonville State, leading No. 20 LSU (1-1) to three straight touchdown drives in an offensive spark this team badly needed. Former LSU quarterback Craig Nall played at Alexandria Senior High like Chark, but Nall scored no rushing touchdowns at LSU from 1998-2000. He even threw a dime to E.J.

Author: 0 With some gas stations dry, pipeline works to send more fuel

Gov. USA gas stations are selling regular fuel for $2.21 on average, an increase of 3.2 cents since last Tuesday. Alpharetta, Ga. -based Colonial has acknowledged that between 252,000 gallons and 336,000 gallons of gasoline leaked from a pipeline near Helena, Ala., since the spill was first detected September 9.

Author: 0 Bombing suspect's family accused city of discrimination

The man suspected in Saturday's bombings in NY and New Jersey has been captured after a frantic manhunt and shootout. Yet despite the satisfaction among officials for having quickly caught the man they believe was responsible for a series of explosions, including one in NY on Saturday evening that left nearly 30 people injured, on Monday night there were as many questions as answers.

Author: 0 FDA tentatively approves 1st drug for muscular dystrophy

The drug was approved under the FDA's accelerated approval program, which allows for an approval decision to be made based exclusively on efficacy data from a surrogate endpoint - in this case, dystrophin production - that is "reasonably likely to predict a clinical benefit to patients", the agency said .

Author: 0 Man charged in North Carolina cop's slaying to be arraigned

Brackeen died Monday. Fenner was released from the hospital and taken to state police headquarters, where he is expected to be arraigned on charges of first-degree murder and being a fugitive from justice. Four years later, Brackeen and Fenner would meet again in a backyard when Brackeen tried to serve a warrant. City flags were lowered in Kings Mountain Tuesday by direction of Mayor Scott Neisler, and police, firemen, and numerous other citizens stood in tribute at the Highway 216 bridge ...

National Lincoln player taking a knee in season-long anthem protest
Author: 0 Lincoln player taking a knee in season-long anthem protest

Several players from West Seattle High School knelt as well. Thomas, who led his team to a 52-9 win, says players on his team have dealt with police brutality and racial profiling. The instructor of a program at Garfield called Project M.I.S.T.E.R., which teaches male responsibility and college preparedness, Thomas gives his students a place where they can discuss social injustices, the Times reported .

Author: 0 Clinton campaign releases new health information

A young woman from Jackson County, who identified herself as a very liberal Democrat, said she was voting for Clinton "because she's not Donald Trump ". The incident prompted fresh questions about both candidates' openness regarding their health. Her campaign released additional medical information to the public following her bout with pneumonia.

National 13 -year-old girl and 2-week-old son missing, stepfather wanted
Author: 0 13 -year-old girl and 2-week-old son missing, stepfather wanted

With Katherine is her infant son, Christopher Ray Derleth , a two-week-old white male who is 21 inches long and weighs eight pounds, three ounces with brown hair and dark eyes. "We are not here to determine who the father of the child is." said Edwardsville officers. The teen and her son were last seen Sunday at the home of a guardian in suburban Edwardsville , Illinois .

Author: 0 Governor Drops Lawsuit to Streamline Legal Cases on LGBT Law

House Bill 2 blocks cities and municipalities from approving such measures. Clearly, the chamber is concerned about economic backlash over HB2, including most recently decisions by the NCAA and ACC to move future championships of North Carolina .

National NTSB investigating plane crash in Gilbert home
Author: 0 NTSB investigating plane crash in Gilbert home

Many Gilbert and Chandler residents witnessed as a plane made a fiery crash landing into a house in a Gilbert neighborhood Saturday night. It is thought the plane was carrying skydivers for the Constitution Fair, a yearly event which celebrates the US Constitution.

Author: 0 Ryan: FBI played politics with release of Clinton probe

Clinton and her longtime aide and lawyer, Cheryl Mills, told FBI investigators they had no knowledge of the technology company's deletions. The FBI in July closed the agency's yearlong investigation into whether Clinton and her top aides mishandled classified information that flowed through the private email server located in the basement of her NY home.

National NYPD's champion of 'broken windows' policing retires
Author: 0 NYPD's champion of 'broken windows' policing retires

Bratton was an early champion of the theory that you can deter serious crimes by cracking down on minor offenses. He was reappointed NY police chief in 2013 by Mayor Bill de Blasio and steps down as the United States is roiled by controversy over deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police and high-profile killings of officers.

Author: 0 Texas A&M kicks its way past Auburn

The Aggies (3-0, 1-0 in the Southeastern Conference) also got the job done on the defensive side. Myles Garrett had two sacks and Texas A&M harassed quarterback Sean White enough to minimize big-play chances for Auburn (1-2, 0-1). They just meshed charged and they got us. The Aggies bounced back from a 7-0 deficit to take a 16-10 lead into halftime. He completed all four attempts for 86 yards, including a dead-on 51-yard strike to Josh Reynolds.

National Man in custody after armed standoff aboard Amtrak train
Author: 0 Man in custody after armed standoff aboard Amtrak train

The Amtrak Pacific Surfliner Train stopped about 6:20 p.m. Friday in Chatsworth after a report of a person with a weapon. On Friday afternoon, the passengers of a California Amtrak train notified the train operator and police that they saw an armed man walking inside one of the rail cars, ABC News reported.

Author: 0 Indians RHP Carrasco hit on hand by line drive, leaves game

Upton sort of redeemed himself with a homer in the second. How many wins do the Tigers need to make the Indians nervous? The Indians are 11-1 against the Tigers this season, but the teams haven't squared off since the first week of July.

National Missouri Senate candidate assembles gun blindfolded in TV ad
Author: 0 Missouri Senate candidate assembles gun blindfolded in TV ad

Last week, the National Rifle Association released an ad that criticized " liberal Jason Kander " for a 2009 vote against the defensive use of guns. Borrowing a tactic used during the 1994 senate election by former U.S. Senator Bob Kerrey, who earned the Medal of Honor while serving as a Navy SEAL in Vietnam, Kander's video is meant to paint a portrait of a man who is intimately familiar with the dangers gun pose when they fall into the wrong hands.

National Ravens Defensive Line Coach Clarence Brooks Dies at Age 65
Author: 0 Ravens Defensive Line Coach Clarence Brooks Dies at Age 65

Baltimore head coach John Harbaugh has called Brooks the best defensive line coach he's ever been around. Brooks ended his career as the Ravens' special defensive assistant, a position Harbaugh appointed him to in January, four months after Brooks was diagnosed with cancer in late September, the Baltimore Sun reports.

National Playwright Edward Albee Is Dead At 88
Author: 0 Playwright Edward Albee Is Dead At 88

His provocative and often unforgiving takes on life in the USA earned him a reputation as one of the great American dramatists. Director Mike Nichols brought the story to new audiences in 1966 with the Oscar-winning movie starring Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton .

Author: 0 What is 'Bridgegate'? Things to know as the trial begins

Burke rulings should be taken off the list because they have become more prosperous since the school funding cases first arrived at the Supreme Court in 1981. State Sen. Michael Doherty, R-Warren, has proposed that some of the 31 districts receiving state funds for their schools under the Abott v. Asserting that despite $100 billion in additional state aid, little progress has been made in those districts, the administration is asking the court to release the state from a previously ...

National Missouri Passes Bill Allowing Concealed Carry Without Permit
Author: 0 Missouri Passes Bill Allowing Concealed Carry Without Permit

Missouri gun owners can now hide carry without a permit and without firearms training. The new law takes effect in 30 days, but lawmakers are encouraging gun owners to wait until January 1 when the new criminal code takes effect. "This is a great day for freedom in Missouri,"said Chris W. Cox, executive director of NRA's Institute for Legislative Action". Sen. Munzlinger, the omnibus bill's sponsor, echoed those talking points prior to the veto override.

Author: 0 Clinton, back on trail, looks to break Trump momentum

Thank you so much. Clinton fell ill Sunday during a 9/11 memorial ceremony in NY, where she was seen stumbling limp-legged into her vehicle, an episode that raised tough questions about her overall health and her campaign's transparency. The 70-year-old businessman also discussed his health with Dr Mehmet Oz during a taped episode of the medical chat show, which aired on Thursday. I would say, just based on my life, I actually - and I don't know if this makes sense - I feel as good today as ...

Author: 0 Political risk for all in Trump-Clinton 'deplorables' debate

But when Trump's running mate was asked Monday night by CNN's Wolf Blitzer whether he would call it that, Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence refused. "I'll tell you what really made me feel good - the audience said, 'Let him speak". One of Trumps harshest Republican critics, South Carolina Sen.

National Police seek man wanted in stabbing of 2 young relatives
Author: 0 Police seek man wanted in stabbing of 2 young relatives

The 10-year-old victim will be transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner located in Baltimore Maryland for an autopsy. Garcia's family had moved to Anne Arundel County in recent months from northern Virginia; police have also talked to family members there.

Author: 0 Mike Pence refuses to call David Duke 'deplorable'

When asked specifically in the CNN interview if he would call Duke " deplorable ", Pence said, "I'm not in the name-calling business". At one point, Trump was interrupted briefly by a crying baby - but, unlike at a rally in August, he did not suggest he wanted the child ejected.

Author: 0 Pence: 'Trump and I have denounced David Duke'

He has argued that Democratic policies have left inner cities impoverished and risky and has taken to asking voters of color "What have you got to lose?" in voting for him. The FBI director opted not to bring charges against Clinton for her handling of emails but did say she and her aides were "extremely careless" with classified information.

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