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The Daily Register - Harrisburg, IL
Updated at 7:13 AM

RAINELLE, W.Va. (AP) " Like the other business operators on Main Street in Rainelle, Pamela Wallace Arnold is slowly cleaning up from West Virginia's worst flooding in decades. She's also preparing to help bury the dead. She runs Wallace and Wallace, one of two funeral chapels in this rain-soaked West Virginia town of 1,500 residents. Wallace is doing double duty drying out her business started by her great-great-grandfather in 1926 while planning the funerals of flood victims in the...

Updated at 6:51 AM

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) " U.S. first lady Michelle Obama was visiting Morocco to promote education for girls in the North African kingdom, where only 36 percent of girls continue school beyond the primary level. Obama was accompanied by the...

Updated at 6:48 AM

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) " The search for courtroom justice in the 1964 "Freedom Summer" killings of three civil rights workers in Mississippi's Neshoba County is over, more than a half century after they died, but some Mississippians and the...

Updated at 6:48 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Republican Donald Trump will deliver a speech outlining his trade policies on Tuesday " a talk that is sure to underscore the stark differences between his approach and that of likely Democratic rival Hillary Clinton when it...

Updated at 6:30 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " When FBI Director James Comey discussed on national television the massacre at an Orlando nightclub, he made an off-the-cuff policy decision not to speak the gunman's name. "You will notice that I am not using the killer's...

Updated at 6:26 AM

SALEM, West Bank (AP) " As Palestinians in the West Bank fast from dawn to dusk in scorching heat during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, tens of thousands of people have been affected by a drought that has greatly reduced the flow to their...

Updated at 6:22 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Barack Obama's $1.9 billion emergency request to combat a potential public health crisis from the Zika virus is more than 4 months old, but congressional dysfunction appears likely to scuttle a scaled-back version of...

Updated at 6:18 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " A Supreme Court opinion setting aside the bribery conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will make it harder for Justice Department prosecutors to bring similar cases in the future and brings welcome news to other...

Updated at 6:13 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " By striking down tough abortion restrictions in Texas, the U.S. Supreme Court has emboldened abortion-rights activists nationwide and imperiled a range of anti-abortion laws in numerous states. Many anti-abortion leaders...

Updated at 6:07 AM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) " California regulators are expected to decide Tuesday whether to drop their longstanding environmental objections to the state's last nuclear power plant in return for its promised early closing. The State Lands...

Updated at 5:04 AM

DANA POINT, Calif. (AP) " Rescuers in Southern California failed to free a blue whale from a life-threatening tangle of fishing line but they'll keep trying " if they can find it again. The 70-foot-long mammal was spotted Monday off Dana...

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