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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Updated at 11:12 PM

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) " Straying from his trademark bravado, Donald Trump acknowledged Thursday that his presidential campaign is facing challenges and could ultimately fall short " a rare expression of humility by the Republican presidential nominee. Trump's most explicit concession came as he pleaded for support at a gathering of evangelical ministers, where Trump observed he was "having a tremendous problem in Utah." The same day, the billionaire celebrity acknowledged that his lack of...

Updated at 11:12 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " A second Kenyan track and field official was expelled from the Olympics on Thursday after he pretended to be one of the team's 800-meter runners at a doping test and gave a sample in the athlete's name. The incident...

Updated at 11:08 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " The Latest on the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Officials exploded a backpack found inside the Olympic basketball arena while Spain and Nigeria started their men's game in the nearly...

Updated at 11:07 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " A Belgian woman who won a 2012 bronze medal has become sick, the first Olympic competitor to fall ill after sailing the polluted waters of Guanabara Bay. Evi Van Acker reported feeling sick after Wednesday's races, the...

Updated at 10:56 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Obama administration has decided marijuana will remain on the list of most dangerous drugs, fully rebuffing growing support across the country for broad legalization, but said it will allow more research into its medical...

Updated at 10:48 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " When the U.S. Olympic team's charter bus pulled up outside Flamengo Club before practice, police officers closed off the street and one of the motorcycle escorts jumped off his bike and immediately started blowing his...

Updated at 10:43 PM

1. Simone Biles, United States, 62.198 2. Alexandra Raisman, United States,60.098 3. Aliya Mustafina, Russia, 58.665 4. Chunsong Shang, China, 58.549 5. Elsabeth Black, Canada, 58.298 6. Yan Wang, China,...

Updated at 10:42 PM

NEW YORK (AP) " Cynical about the Olympics? You must not be from Fiji. The Pacific Island nation won its first Olympic medal ever, and it was gold, by routing Great Britain in the rugby final. It was a joy to see on NBCSN, and a great...

Updated at 10:35 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Sauntering to the sounds of Latin music befitting the beaches and boulevards of Rio de Janeiro, Simone Biles soared to the women's all-around gymnastics title Thursday night. Putting the gulf between herself and the...

Updated at 9:42 PM

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) " The U.S. surgeon general on Thursday urged Puerto Rico to step up its public education campaign against Zika as he warned that 25 percent of the island will be infected with the mosquito-borne virus by year's...

Updated at 9:22 PM

† While plowing through some old stuff the other day, I came across a blog post of mine from a few years ago †on how the conservative movement has changed over the decades. It † got me thinking about how William F. Buckley, a conservative...

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