Wilmington Isle: Food, Water Handouts Set In Isolated City

By CHUCK BURTON and MARTHA WAGGONER , Associated Press WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — With one of North Carolina’s largest cities still mostly cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence, officials prepared to begin distributing food, water and tarps to Wilmington residents as yet more people were rescued from submerged inland neighborhoods. Workers will begin handing…

Japanese Billionaire Invites Artistic Guests To Outer Space

CHRISTOPHER WEBER ,  Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — After announcing that he’ll take the first-ever commercial rocket trip around the moon, Yusaku Maezawa said he wants company for the week-long journey. The Japanese billionaire said he plans to invite six to eight artists, architects, designers and other creative people to join him on board the…

President Trump Declassifies Documents Related To FBI Russia Probe

By CHAD DAY , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday declassified a trove of documents related to the early days of the FBI’s Russia investigation, including portions of a secret surveillance warrant and former FBI Director James Comey’s text messages. Trump made the extraordinary move in response to calls from his…

Watchdog Slams Safeguards for Foster Kids on Psych Drugs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of foster children may be getting powerful psychiatric drugs prescribed to them without basic safeguards, says a federal watchdog agency that found a failure to care for youngsters whose lives have already been disrupted. A report released Monday by the Health and Human Services inspector general’s office found that about 1 in 3…