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Sanders: ‘Medicare for All’ means more taxes, better coverage

FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — Health care was the focus of Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ second day of campaigning in pivotal early-voting South Carolina, where lack of Medicaid expansion has left thousands unable to obtain health coverage. The Vermont senator focused on ...

Sasquatch did not do this

BRADFORD, Vt. — An anonymous flyer denying that Bigfoot is behind the prolonged closure of a bridge in a Vermont town has got locals talking about the mythical forest creatures. The flyer first spotted at the Bradford post office said the prolonged closure of the Creamery Bridge over the ...

Rays overpower Indians

By MARK DIDTLER Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— Tommy Pham and Avisail Garcia hit two-run homers, Ji-Man Choi and Travis d’Arnaud had solo shots, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Cleveland Indians 9-6 on Saturday night. The Rays have won the first two games of the three-game set ...

McCoy among prominent cuts as NFL teams pare rosters

(AP)—The cruelest day of the NFL’s long calendar arrived Saturday with teams setting their 53-player rosters. Among the more prominent dismissals were Bills veteran running back LeSean McCoy, backup QBs Brian Hoyer in New England and Kevin Hogan in Denver and receivers Laquon Treadwell of ...

Earnhardt puts aside plane crash

By PETE IACOBELLI AP Sports Writer DARLINGTON, S.C.— A joyful Dale Earnhardt Jr. returned to the racetrack Saturday, finishing sixth in the Xfinity event at Darlington Raceway a little more than two weeks after he and his family escaped a plane that crash-landed in Tennessee and went up ...

Jay-Z sells out for the NFL?

On the verge of a new season, the NFL is trying a new corporate self-defense crouch. Its goal is to counteract criticism from the left that the NFL is insensitive to the Black Lives Matter crowd that urged NFL stars to kneel in disrespect of the national anthem. Those protests, which ...

Ban the plastic water bottle ban

They say the road to hell is paved with good intentions. Nothing could be more emblematic than towns and cities throughout the United States run by feel-good liberals who are banning single-serve bottled water in a misguided effort to "Go Green." Take California. This week, the San ...

Dems may change their minds about popular vote

WASHINGTON — Let us now praise an insufficiently famous man, Nevada’s Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak, who in May gave his party’s presidential aspirants a much-needed example of prudence. With the national media mesmerized by those aspirants’ festival of pandering, scant attention was ...

Get off the sidelines and #StandWithICE

Dear fellow patriots: It’s time to stop making nice with those who are waging war on ICE. Are you sick of your neighborhoods being hijacked by law enforcement-bashing thugs who prioritize every last illegal immigrant over law-abiding families, workers and employers? Are you sick of ...

China’s chemical warfare on the US

President Donald Trump got slammed by all sides — Democrats, the media and European politicians — for suddenly escalating economic war with China on Friday. But for Americans who have lost a family member or friend to the Chinese-made street drug fentanyl, Trump’s harsh pivot is the right ...