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Americans say foreign policy knowledge is vital, still flunk quiz

Americans overwhelmingly agree that knowledge about geography and foreign policy is important in their lives. You wouldn’t know it by looking at their test scores.

Americans Sweep(Again!)

The Great Falls Americans have now won three games in a row, hear from Head Coach Greg Sears!

Americans Continue Hot Streak

The Great Falls Americans come off of another weekend sweep.

Highlights: Great Falls Americans vs. Gilette Wild

Highlights of the Americans’ 4-1 victory over Gilette.

Great Falls Americans Having A Terrific Start To The Season

Who’s responsible for the Americans’ hot start to the year?

Helena Bighorns vs. Great Falls Americans 10-11-19

Helena Bighorns traveled North to Great Falls to take on the Americans at the IcePlex.

Poll: Immigration among the top concerns in 2019

As much of the U.S. government remains shut down over President Donald Trump’s insistence on funding for his border wall, nearly half of Americans identify immigration as a top issue …

American eating habits are changing faster than fast food can keep up

Restaurants are getting dinged by the convenience of Netflix, the advent of pre-made meals, the spread of online grocery delivery, plus crushing student debt and a focus on healthy eating.

UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018

American workers’ willingness to quit hits 17-year high

The proportion of American workers that quit their jobs in May reached the highest level in 17 years, a sign that more people are confident they can find a new …

UPDATED: Wed., July 4, 2018

On July 4, Americans celebrate their union, rue divisions

With backyard barbecues and fireworks thundering across night skies, Americans are celebrating Independence Day by participating in time-honored traditions that express pride in their country’s 242nd birthday.

43 million Americans wrongly carry credit card balance to improve credit score, report finds

About 43 million Americans wrongly believe that carrying a balance on their credit cards will help improve their credit scores, a report released Monday shows.

The UN says 18.5 million Americans are in ‘extreme poverty;’ Trump’s team says just 250,000 are

The Trump administration says the United Nations is overestimating the number of Americans in “extreme poverty” by about 18.25 million people, reflecting a stark disagreement about the extent of poverty …

UPDATED: Mon., June 11, 2018

Poll: Americans want more of what journalists want to report

There’s substantial agreement on what Americans want from the news media and what journalists want to report, according to a pair of studies that also reveal a troubling caveat: a …

More Americans expect to work until 70; there are benefits

Americans long viewed 65 as the age to stop working. It was considered full retirement age by Social Security for many, Medicare benefits kick in then and historical practice had …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018

On a better savings course: U.S. retirement score rises

Americans’ retirement savings are in the best shape they’ve been in more than a decade.

UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 23, 2018

U.S. says multiple Americans among casualties in Kabul attack

Multiple American citizens were among the dead and wounded in the Taliban’s 13-hour siege of an upscale hotel in the capital Kabul over the weekend that left 22 dead, the …

2 Americans, 2 Canadians abducted in Nigeria are freed

Two Americans and two Canadians who were kidnapped in Nigeria’s north-central Kaduna state on Tuesday have been freed and are in good condition, police said Saturday.

Two Americans, 2 Canadians kidnapped in central Nigeria

Gunmen ambushed two Americans and two Canadians traveling through Nigeria’s northern Kaduna state, kidnapping them and killing two policemen, a state police spokesman said Wednesday.

UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017

Hood Canal-area couple among those killed in Mexican bus crash

Eight Americans, two Swedes and a Canadian were among those killed when the bus taking them from their cruise ships to visit Mayan ruins crashed in southeastern Mexico, officials said …

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 19, 2017

12 killed as bus carrying foreign tourists crashes in Mexico

A bus carrying cruise ship passengers on an excursion to Mayan ruins in southeastern Mexico flipped over on a narrow highway Tuesday, killing 11 travelers and their guide and injuring …

Will your job be automated? 70 percent of Americans say no

Most Americans believe their jobs are safe from the spread of automation and robotics, at least during their lifetimes, and only a handful says automation has cost them a job …

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 2, 2017

Nobel in physiology, medicine awarded to three Americans for discovery of ‘clock genes’

Three Americans – Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young – have won the 2017 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for their work on molecular mechanisms that …

Iran confirms 2 jailed Americans lost their appeal

Iran has confirmed that an Iranian-American businessman and his 81-year-old father have lost an appeal over their 10-year prison sentences.

UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017

Consumer confidence highest since 2001

Consumers’ views on current conditions hit the highest level since July 2001, while expectations for the future rebounded after a slight dip in June.

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Why is America so tolerant of Trump?

Sixty-three million people voted for this. And make no mistake, they knew what they were getting.

UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017

Two Americans volunteering with Syrian Kurds die battling Islamic State

A former Occupy Wall Street protester and volunteer medic who had taken up the cause of the Middle East’s Kurds was one of two American volunteers killed while fighting against …

UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017

Trump’s America faces a $13 trillion consumer debt hangover

Americans faced with lackluster income growth have been financing more of their spending with debt instead. There are early signs that loan burdens are growing unsustainably large for borrowers with …

1 in 6 newlyweds’ spouse is of different race or ethnicity

More and more Americans are marrying people of different races and ethnicities, reaching at least 1 in 6 newlyweds in 2015, the highest proportion in American history, a new study …

Poll: Divided Americans fret country losing identity

A new survey from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research finds Republicans are far more likely to cite a culture grounded in Christian beliefs and the traditions of …

Dana Milbank: Meet some of the ‘enemies’ of Americans

AIlow me to introduce you to the backgrounds of some of my colleagues who Trump would have you believe are enemies of the American people.