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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Updated at 7:51 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " Feral Pines proved to be as complex in death as she was in life as friends and family struggled this week to settle on the correct name to remember the victim of the Oakland warehouse party fire killed along with 35 others. Pines, a 29-year-old transgender woman who recently moved to the San Francisco Bay Area, was born in Connecticut in 1987. Relatives largely knew her by her middle name, Riley, which she asked them to call her after college. But her death...

Updated at 7:51 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Associated Press has learned that President-elect Donald Trump's choice for defense secretary was among several military officials whom the FBI concluded received anonymous letters from the woman who had an affair with...

Updated at 7:50 PM

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) " Afghanistan has fallen so far from Americans' consciousness that some may have forgotten it's called the forgotten war. It also is America's longest war. Now in its 16th year and showing little sign of ending, it...

Updated at 7:48 PM

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) " Police have asked a former Serbian foreign minister who was a candidate to be the United Nations' next secretary-general to give a statement in connection with the unresolved killings of two army conscripts in...

Updated at 7:48 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Senate pushed to avert a government shutdown at midnight Friday as coal-state Democrats evoked President-elect Donald Trump in pleading for a more generous extension of health care benefits for retired miners. A key...

Updated at 7:46 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Tending to party politics, President-elect Donald Trump is rallying supporters in Louisiana on Friday ahead of the state's Senate runoff election, aiming to pad the Republican majority he will inherit. Trump was campaigning...

Updated at 7:46 PM

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) " Dylann Roof wanted the world to know he hated black people and thought they were criminals. He thought about attacking drug dealers, but they might shoot back. So, he told the FBI, he picked a historic black church in...

Updated at 7:46 PM

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) " Election officials in Ghana say President John Mahama has conceded defeat to the West African country's longtime opposition leader, Nana Akufo-Addo. This was the third time that Akufo-Addo had sought the presidency, and...

Updated at 7:36 PM

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) " Visitors jammed the main roads and sidewalks in Gatlinburg as the tourism city reopened to the public Friday for the first time since wildfires killed 14 people. While the main drag was left intact, the charred...

Updated at 7:33 PM

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) " Florida declared its crisis with local transmission of Zika over for the season Friday in a welcome announcement ahead of peak tourism months, but health authorities warned that travelers would continue bringing the...

Updated at 7:30 PM

† On Monday and Tuesday of this week, Public Policy Polling conducted a scientific survey of registered voters, the results of which suggest that supporters of Donald Trump generally are only barely able to read a stop sign without moving their...

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