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The Drive To Succeed: Madison Davis Senior Standout

Overcoming her sister’s shadow was just the beginning of Madison Davis’ fiery competitiveness.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018

Angry teens swarm into Florida Capitol; demand new gun laws

A week after a shooter slaughtered 17 people in a Florida high school, thousands of protesters, including many angry teenagers, swarmed into the state Capitol on Wednesday, calling for changes …


Pence visits Western Wall amid tensions with Palestinians

Extending his hand at the holiest site where Jews can pray, Vice President Mike Pence visited the Western Wall on Tuesday amid tensions with the Palestinians over President Donald Trump’s …


Pence to visit Middle East this month following postponement

Vice President Mike Pence will visit Egypt, Jordan and Israel this month after postponing a trip to the Middle East in December following President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem …


U.S. envoy chides Palestinians for ‘ugly’ Jerusalem response

The U.S. ambassador to Israel said the Palestinian response to President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was “needlessly provocative.”


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 21, 2017

U.N. vote calls U.S. move on Jerusalem ‘null, void’

The U.N. General Assembly has voted 128-9 with 35 abstentions to declare President Donald Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital “null and void.”


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017

Trump threatens Jerusalem opponents with U.S. funding cutoff

President Donald Trump threatened Wednesday to cut off U.S. funding to countries that support a resolution criticizing his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.


At rally, Hezbollah chief vows to return focus to Israel

Tens of thousands of Lebanese and Palestinians attended a Hezbollah rally in Beirut on Monday, where the militant group’s leader vowed to return its focus to Israel after years of …


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 6, 2017

Trump declares Jerusalem Israeli capital, smashing U.S. policy

President Donald Trump shattered decades of unwavering U.S. neutrality on Jerusalem Wednesday, declaring the sorely divided holy city as Israel’s capital and sparking frustrated Palestinians to cry out that he …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017

Trump forges ahead on Jerusalem-as-capital despite warnings

President Donald Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital on Wednesday despite intense Arab, Muslim and European opposition to a move that would upend decades of U.S. policy and risk …


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 3, 2017

Palestinian president warns US against Jerusalem recognition

The Palestinian president on Sunday warned that American recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital would jeopardize the White House’s nascent Mideast peace efforts.


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 3, 2017

Kushner: Trump still undecided on Israel’s capital

President Donald Trump has not yet decided whether to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital or whether to proceed immediately in moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy …


Officials: Trump might declare Jerusalem the Israeli capital

President Donald Trump is considering recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, officials say, a highly charged declaration that risks inflaming tensions across the Middle East but would be a way to …


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 30, 2017

Officials: Trump mulls calling Jerusalem Israel’s capital

President Donald Trump is considering recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, a highly charged declaration that risks inflaming tensions across the Middle East, officials said Thursday.


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 12, 2017

Magnitude 6.5 quake hits Costa Rica coast, shakes capital

A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 has shaken Costa Rica, knocking items from shelves and sending people rushing outside in panic.


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 20, 2017

Devastation in Raqqa raises questions about cost of victory

A U.S.-backed Syrian force declared victory over the Islamic State group in its former “capital” of Raqqa on Friday, declaring the northern Syrian city free of any extremist presence after …


UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017

Storm clouds gather in Trump’s Russian summer of discontent

The nation’s capital hasn’t seen a summer like this in at least a generation. Washington seems braced for a crash. It’s either hurtling toward a constitutional crisis, or at the …


UPDATED: Sat., July 1, 2017

After midnight: $4 billion Capital Budget in limbo over water rights dispute

Some $4 billion in construction projects remain in limbo as the Legislature entered a new fiscal year Saturday morning without passing a capital construction budget or settling a major water …


CdA running game takes advantage of snowy conditions

Ty Holgate got his wish. Late Friday afternoon the temperature began to drop, the wind picked up and rain turned to snow. Ideal conditions for a senior running back operating …