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Uber allows riders to tip drivers via app, matching Lyft


Uber is enabling passengers to tip its U.S. drivers with a tap on its ride-hailing app for the first time, part of a push to recast itself as a company with a conscience and a heart. More>>

Student detained in N Korea is mourned at hometown funeral


The life of a 22-year-old college student who died this week after being detained for nearly a year and a half in North Korea will be celebrated in an Ohio hometown still stunned by his loss. More>>

Young survivor hoping to inspire Wisconsin students learning CPR Video included

A Wisconsin student on a mission to save lives is one step closer, now that his story will be shared in schools across the state.


Safety tips to avoid silo explosions Video included

Experts are speaking out after a person was injured in a silo explosion Wednesday evening.


Transformer stamp released by US Postal Service


The US Postal Service has officially unveiled a first-of-its kind stamp that transforms with the touch of a finger and is dedicated to this summer's total solar eclipse. More>>

UPDATE: Assembly passes campus free speech bill Video included

The Wisconsin Assembly voted to pass a bill that could suspend or expel UW students who repeatedly disrupt someone else's freedom of expression.


Madison police offer criminals a second chance Video included

Madison police will admit that they're trying their best to tackle the gun violence in Madison. Now, they're going at it in an unusual way.


Latest: Former Milwaukee cop 'thankful' at acquittal


Jurors have reached a verdict in the trial of a former Milwaukee police officer charged in a fatal shooting that sparked unrest in a predominantly black neighborhood where it happened last summer. More>>

Fidget spinners named among possible summer hazards for kids


A consumer watchdog group says those wildly popular fidget spinners aren't as harmless as they might appear. More>>

Bacon, cookie dough highlight new Minnesota State Fair foods

It's only 10 weeks before they fire up the deep fryers at the 2017 Minnesota State Fair, and bacon and cookie dough highlight the lineup of 31 new foods on the menu.


Summer vacation: Never mind the hike. Where's the hammock?

Almost three-fourths of Americans say resting and relaxing is very or extremely important to them when they go on vacation, according to the survey from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.


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