Opinion

03/19/2019 - 12:00am
GUEST EDITORIAL Supporters of President Donald Trump bristle at the mere suggestion that the words he tweets and speaks affect the actions of America’s radical-right hatemongers. Those supporters would have us believe that the dramatic upswing in...

Sports

AP

Virginia Tech’s Isaiah Wilkins (1) shoots past Miami’s Anthony Lawrence II (3) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday.

03/19/2019 - 12:00am
(AP) — At this time of year, everyone’s in search of a system — some way of simplifying the brackets and making it a little easier to pick one champion out of all those contenders. You could go with the most experienced coaches, or perhaps the teams...

MONTANA/REGION

03/19/2019 - 12:00am
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem closed out the main part of her first legislative session as governor with a major funding boost for nursing homes, groundbreaking anti-pipeline protest legislation and a victory over supporters of...

Nation

03/19/2019 - 12:00am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Fish in the Cuyahoga River, which became synonymous with pollution when it caught fire in Cleveland in 1969, are now safe to eat, federal environmental regulators say. The easing of fish consumption restrictions on the Cuyahoga...

World

AP

U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) fighters celebrate their territorial gains over Islamic State militants in Baghouz, Syria, Tuesday.

03/19/2019 - 12:00am
BAGHOUZ, Syria (AP) — U.S.-backed Syrian forces on Tuesday seized control of an encampment held by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria, after hundreds of militants surrendered overnight, a spokesman said, signaling the group’s collapse after...