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U.S. Republican Senator McCain will return Tuesday for healthcare vote
200 immigrants in Texas were smuggled into a pitch-black trailer. 10 died, and the driver has been charged.
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The 401(k) match is back, and it's getting bigger
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J.C. Penney to add toy sections in all stores
The happenstance farmer: Young Minnesota producer in unexpected career
Testing times: Drought means watching forage, water
How drought victims can use ND's 1.4M acres of CRP land to find relief
Nebraska soybean plant predictor of South Dakota project
AgweekTV: Canola is king
Vermillion ends Royals’ run with late-night shutout
After long rain delay, Spearfish ends M/M’s season
Pitch-count rule looms large at Legion tourneys
Bergeson places 28th in trapshooting at NHSFR
Mitchell tennis claims two titles
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Flax oil good for humans, pets
Bee management practices continually changing
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DAUGAARD: Budget practices: SD vs. DC
OPINION: State agencies know governor is watching
Christmas already? Consider this gift-giving practice
LETTER: Improving government in South Dakota.
Swift: Decorating project really takes the cake
Wiltz: A dream of an outdoor TV show
South Dakota drought conditions affect pheasant population
Bass fishing tournament to be held in South Dakota
Wiltz: What exactly was a mountain man?
Wiltz: Fishing and prairie dogs is a full SD day
Lori Vogt Bridal Shower
Richard 'Wally' Moe
Florence (Smith) Wilson
Jim and Connie Lynde
September 12, 2016
Syria ceasefire takes effect with Assad emboldened, opposition wary
BEIRUT (Reuters) - A nationwide ceasefire brokered by the United States and Russia came into effect in Syria on Monday evening, the second attempt...
September 12, 2016 - 1:42pm
September 5, 2016
Obama and Putin tell diplomats to keep working on Syria argument
HANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a longer-than-expected discussion on Monday...
September 5, 2016 - 10:47am
March 28, 2016
Islamic State driven out of Syria's ancient Palmyra city
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian government forces backed by heavy Russian air support drove Islamic State out of Palmyra on Sunday, inflicting what...
March 28, 2016 - 1:50pm
February 12, 2016
Russia keeps bombing despite Syria truce; Assad vows to fight on
MUNICH/AMMAN (Reuters) - Major powers agreed on Friday to a pause in combat in Syria, butRussia pressed on with bombing in support of its ally President Bashar al-Assad, who vowed to fight until he regained full control of the country.Although billed as a potential breakthrough, the...
February 12, 2016 - 5:41pm
November 27, 2015
LETTER: Noem's vote on refugees disgraceful
To the Editor: Having grown up in the state of South Dakota, I am thoroughly ashamed by the cowardice and political pettiness shown by our political representatives regarding the Syrian refugee crisis. The ignorance on display is simply breathtaking. Rep. Kristi Noem's knee-jerk...
November 27, 2015 - 9:59am
November 16, 2015
Daugaard doesn't expect Syrian refugees in South Dakota
South Dakota isn't likely to receive any Syrian refugees, according to the governor's office. Kelsey Pritchard, communications director for the governor's office, said Monday that no Syrian refugees have come to South Dakota so far, and Gov. Dennis Daugaard doesn't believe any will. The...
November 16, 2015 - 7:03pm
May 20, 2015
Islamic State learns lessons from U.S. raid
A U.S. special forces raid against an Islamic State leader in Syria caught the jihadist group off guard, killing not only the declared target,...
May 20, 2015 - 4:48pm
March 27, 2015
U.S. in contact with Syrian officials on American journalist Tice
The United States has been in direct, periodic contact with Syrian government officials to discuss the case of missing American journalist Austin Tice, who disappeared in Damascus in 2012, a senior State Department official said on Thursday. The official denied reports that a...
March 27, 2015 - 2:25pm
March 20, 2015
Suicide bombers kill 137 in Yemen mosque attacks
Suicide bombers killed at least 137 worshippers and wounded hundreds more during Friday prayers at two mosques in the Yemeni capital Sanaa, in...
March 20, 2015 - 5:27pm
March 13, 2015
U.S. to send $70 million in non-lethal aid to Syrian opposition
The U.S. State Department said on Friday it was working with Congress to provide about $70 million in new non-lethal assistance to the Syrian...
March 13, 2015 - 1:21pm
March 3, 2015
Iraqi forces try to seal off Islamic State around Tikrit
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Thousands of Iraqi soldiers and Shi'ite militiamen sought to seal off Islamic State fighters in Tikrit and nearby towns on...
March 3, 2015 - 2:12pm
September 21, 2013
LETTER: Obama should follow through on threats
President Barack Obama drew an imaginary red line where he said we would get into the Syrian war if the government crossed that red line. The red line was if Assad used poison gas on his own people. Now Assad has crossed that red line by using poison gas on his own people, and killing...
September 21, 2013 - 7:37am
September 14, 2013
US-Russia reach agreement on Syria weapons
GENEVA (AP) — After days of intense negotiations, the United States and Russia reached agreement Saturday on a framework to secure and destroy Syria's chemical weapons by mid-2014 and impose U.N. penalties if the Assad government fails to comply. The deal, announced by U.S.
September 14, 2013 - 11:39am
September 13, 2013
Kerry talks tough in Syria encounter with Russia
GENEVA -- Striking a tough tone, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry opened swiftly convened talks with Russia on Syria's chemical weapons Thursday by bluntly rejecting a Syrian pledge to begin a "standard process" by turning over information rather than weapons — and nothing...
September 13, 2013 - 6:37pm
Syrian rebels skeptical of chemical weapons deal
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's main opposition group in exile was "deeply skeptical" Friday about Damascus signing an international treaty banning...
September 13, 2013 - 5:33pm