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Crookston Times - Crookston, MN
Updated at 9:10 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald said Monday that the VA should not use wait times as a measure of success, comparing waits for VA health care to the hours people wait for rides at Disney theme parks. "When you go to Disney, do they measure the number of hours you wait in line? Or what's important? What's important is, what's your satisfaction with the experience?" McDonald said during a Christian Science Monitor breakfast on Monday. "And what I would like...

Updated at 9:08 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " After three military combat tours in war-torn Iraq, Chase Millsap returned home to get on with a civilian life. But there was one thing he couldn't do: leave a comrade behind, certainly not one who had saved his...

Updated at 9:07 PM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) " More than seven decades after being killed during World War II, Pvt. Earl Joseph Keating finally came home to his native New Orleans after his remains were discovered on the Pacific island where he died in 1942. It's a...

Updated at 8:55 PM

LONDON (AP) " Oscar-winning actress and activist Angelina Jolie has been appointed a visiting professor at one of Britain's most prestigious universities. The London School of Economics announced Monday that Jolie will be working with...

Updated at 8:49 PM

BANGOR, Maine (AP) " A police officer in Maine is getting a laugh out of a man's tattoo that says, "Cops Suck." The Bangor Police Department on Monday posted a Facebook photo of the man holding out his fists with letters tattooed on his...

Updated at 8:46 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The commissioner of the IRS said Monday that Republican allegations that he misled congressional investigators probing his agency "are without merit," and said he would not appear at a congressional hearing this week examining...

Updated at 8:38 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " National Football League officials improperly sought to influence a government study on the link between football and brain disease, according to a senior House Democrat in a report issued Monday. New Jersey Rep. Frank...

Updated at 8:31 PM

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) " Bayer wants to buy Monsanto for $62 billion, hooking up the German chemical and drug company with the St. Louis-based producer of seeds and weed-killers. The deal would create a global giant in agriculture...

Updated at 8:18 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " Two weeks before Puerto Rico's primary, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says a deal between House leaders and the Obama administration to help the island out of debt has colonialist overtones. In a letter...

Updated at 7:12 PM

CAIRO (AP) " A French ship joined the international effort to hunt for the black boxes and other wreckage of EgyptAir Flight 804 Monday, searching for clues to what brought the plane down, as Greek and Egyptian authorities diverged on what...

Updated at 7:11 PM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) " The Latest on an Indiana woman's appeal of a feticide conviction in the death of her premature infant (all times local): 4 p.m. An Indiana appeals court pointedly questioned an attorney for the state on whether...

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