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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Updated at 10:09 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Barack Obama on Friday expanded a national monument off the coast of Hawaii, creating a safe zone for tuna, sea turtles and thousands of other species in what will be the world's largest marine protected area. Obama's proclamation quadrupled in size a monument originally created by President George W. Bush in 2006. The Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument will contain some 582,578 square miles, more than twice the size of Texas. The president is...

Updated at 9:59 PM

Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland told entering Harvard Law School students on Friday that they shouldn't expect a predictable career path because life can take surprising turns. Garland recounted his own varied career, which saw him...

Updated at 9:56 PM

MEREDITH, N.H. (AP) " Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night could stop a U.S. mail boat " and then it ran aground in New Hampshire. The U.S. Mail Boat Sophie C. is the oldest floating post office in the United States. Officials...

Updated at 9:56 PM

MEREDITH, N.H. (AP) " Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night could stop a U.S. mail boat " and then it ran aground in New Hampshire. The U.S. Mail Boat Sophie C. is the oldest floating post office in the United States. Officials...

Updated at 9:44 PM

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) " President Evo Morales and his political opponents traded recriminations Friday over the shocking beating death of a high-ranking government official by protesting miners who had blockaded a highway. The killing of...

Updated at 9:43 PM

BOISE, Idaho (AP) " A breach in a vendor's system that processes online sales of hunting and fishing licenses in Idaho, Oregon and Washington state exposed several million records containing buyers' personal information, officials said...

Updated at 9:43 PM

BOISE, Idaho (AP) " A breach in a vendor's system that processes online sales of hunting and fishing licenses in Idaho, Oregon and Washington state exposed several million records containing buyers' personal information, officials said...

Updated at 9:40 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): 6:30 p.m. Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is opening the only Donald Trump campaign office in the state. The office in a suburban strip mall near Indianapolis...

Updated at 9:38 PM

SAN DIEGO (AP) " A federal judge won't immediately block a California law that requires all schoolchildren to be vaccinated and is one of the strictest in the nation for eliminating exemptions based on religious and personal beliefs. The...

Updated at 9:33 PM

GENEVA (AP) " The United States and Russia said Friday they had resolved a number of issues standing in the way of restoring a nationwide truce to Syria and opening up aid deliveries, but were unable once again to forge a comprehensive agreement...

Updated at 9:29 PM

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) " Three officials of the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) have been arrested in connection with the alleged mismanagement of the country's team at the Rio de Janeiro Games, police officials said Friday. NOCK's...

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