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May 23,2017 00:00

Spotlight on engineering staff

MIT's School of Engineering gave its 2017 Infinite Mile Awards to recognize members of the school’s administrative, support, service, and sponsored research staff whose work is of the highest caliber.
May 19,2017 06:00

Three Men Share One Spotlight in Trump-Russia Probe

Robert Mueller III, James Comey and Rod Rosenstein have collectively spent more than 80 years at the Department of Justice, a place where young prosecutors are taught to stay out of politics. Now, they could wind up haunting the White House.
May 17,2017 16:20

Class of '17 in the Spotlight

In the ranks of seniors graduating this weekend, we have students who earned the Chief’s Award from the City of St. Paul for helping a woman in distress in 2014, a student who served as an ambassador on a Minnesota trade mission to Mexico, and students who have done research on everything from political cynicism to drying breadfruit. Read a roundup of the stories the Newsroom has written about C...
May 17,2017 04:40

Robert Earl Keen in spotlight at Americana Music Jam

The 21st annual jam Sunday at Gruene Hall will feature more than 18 acts reflecting the radio station’s playlist of roots-based music. Keen won’t walk off the stage at Gruene Hall without singing it and others that may include “Corpus Christi Bay,” “Gringo Honeymoon” and a few from his long-awaited bluegrass album, Happy Prisoner: Robison, the country singer-songwriter who has penned...
May 15,2017 23:40

Spotlight: San Fermin

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May 13,2017 17:20

Jared and Ivanka stay out of the spotlight amid Comey fallout

The White House is reeling from President Donald Trump's Tuesday firing of FBI Director James Comey and subsequent fallout. Vice President Mike Pence, press secretary Sean Spicer and deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders scrambled to defend the decision.
May 12,2017 21:40

S&P 500, Dow post first weekly loss in nearly a month

U.S. stocks close slightly lower on Friday to record their first weekly retreat in four weeks as investors weighed an uncertain political environment stemming from President Donald Trump’s firing of former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey.
May 12,2017 14:20

Georgia Sixth: Ossoff, Handel overseas trips in spotlight

As Republican Karen Handel comes under fire for her taxpayer-funded overseas trip, federal documents show that Democrat Jon Ossoff took a trio of trips abroad paid for by outside groups while he was a congressional aide. The trips took place while he was a staffer to U.S. Rep.
May 09,2017 08:40

Yates' Senate testimony on 'compromised' Flynn returns Russia probe to the spotlight

Two high-profile witnesses -- former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and former acting Attorney General Sally Yates -- addressed a Senate hearing Monday on the investigation into the Trump administration's relationship with Russia, and the warnings the White House received about Gen. Michael Flynn. Judy Woodruff speaks with Lisa Desjardins and Julie Pace of Associated Press.
May 07,2017 07:00

Israel-Germany row shines spotlight on anti-occupation group

Former Israeli combat soldiers who were thrust into the center of a recent diplomatic row between Israel and Germany, say the sudden international spotlight has given them a bigger stage to speak out against Israel's 50-year rule over millions of Palestinians.
May 06,2017 06:40

Meet JFK's Only Grandson, Jack Schlossberg

Might we soon see a JFK heir in politics? John F. Kennedy's only grandson—John “Jack” Schlossberg, son of Caroline Kennedy—made his live TV debut on Today Friday and said... Politics News Summaries. | Newser
May 05,2017 17:40

Grant Park puts spotlight on academics

When it comes to high school, athletic feats can sometimes overshadow what students accomplish in the classroom. Schools host signing days when athletes commit to a college, but chances are
May 05,2017 17:40

Spotlight shining on Warriors' Draymond Green as best in playoffs

The most remarkable thing about the Warriors’ playoff run so far? Draymond Green is, to date, the undisputed MVP of the postseason. Which is why thousands of gold-clad hearts stopped midway through the fourth quarter of Game 2, when Green went down hard on the court after colliding with Jazz center Rudy Gobert. After staying down for a few minutes, while the crowd chanted his name, he left th...
May 05,2017 17:40

CSUN student filmmakers shine in Hollywood spotlight

USC, UCLA and American Film Institute are Los Angeles area schools that typically get the most recognition for their film programs. But Cal State Northridge is seeing its profile rise a bit in the face of those giants, even making it to The Hollywood
May 02,2017 19:40

NBA Game Spotlight: Wizards at Celtics Game 1

Isaiah Thomas had 33 points and nine assists to lead the Boston Celtics to win over the Washington Wizards in their second-round playoff series opener Sunday, a day after attending sister's funeral.
May 01,2017 21:40

Horford steps into spotlight

BOSTON -- If Al Horford wants to silence the critics who believe the Boston Celtics' big man isn't worthy of a max contract for merely spacing the floor and making smart plays, the solution is simple: he needs to continue to do what he did on Sunday.
May 01,2017 16:20

Company Spotlight: United Wholesale Mortgage

“Technology and consumer-driven tools are building momentum within the mortgage industry,” said Mat Ishbia, president and CEO of UWM. “With Blink, new homebuyers or existing homeowners will be able to initiate the loan process from any mobile device, in the comfort of their home, on their own time. It is a focus of ours to give brokers access to the best technology tools to compete with the...