Nation and World

  • House votes to provide money for highways, transit

    WASHINGTON – The House voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to shore up federal highway aid and veterans’ health care before heading out of town for its ...
    July 30, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Taliban leader Mullah Omar was reported to have died 2 years ago

    Mullah Mohammad Omar, the secretive head of the Taliban and an al-Qaida ally who led a bloody insurgency against U.S.-led forces, eluded capture for m ...
    July 30, 2015 - 12:43 am
  • Colorado theater shooter's mom: Silence was his loudest cry for help

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. — James Holmes' mother insisted Wednesday that she would "have been crawling on all fours" to reach him had she known he was talking ...
    July 29, 2015 - 4:16 pm
  • Florida Teens' 6 days adrift verge on limits for survival at sea

    TEQUESTA, Fla. — Crews pushed the limits of an ever-expanding search zone Wednesday for two teens missing at sea and potentially nearing the boundarie ...
    July 29, 2015 - 4:09 pm
  • University of Cincinnati cop faces murder charge in traffic-stop shooting

    CINCINNATI (AP) — A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate was indicted Wednesd ...
    July 29, 2015 - 4:05 pm
  • 10 Things to Know for July 29; American who spied for Israel to get freedom

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    July 29, 2015 - 10:43 am
  • Man accused in African lion death thought hunt was legal

    BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – An avid Minnesota hunter accused of illegally killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe said Tuesday he thought everything about his t ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Fighting between Turkey and Kurds escalate amid NATO unease

    ISTANBUL – Fighting between the Turkish military and Kurdish rebels escalated Tuesday amid signs of unease from NATO allies attending an emergency mee ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Father says he didn’t know Colorado theater was mentally ill

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – The father of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes said he didn’t know his son suffered from mental illness until he killed 12 pe ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Missing teens strayed from planned route into open ocean

    TEQUESTA, Fla. – Two teens whose lives were intertwined with the sea remained lost in the Atlantic on Tuesday, as their families and authorities tried ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:54 pm
  • Health care spending to accelerate, US report says

    WASHINGTON – The nation’s respite from accelerating health care costs appears to be over.Spending on ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Pollard to be freed; U.S. analyst spied for Israel

    WASHINGTON – Jonathan Pollard, the former Navy intelligence analyst whose conviction of spying for Israel stoked fierce international passions, has be ...
    July 28, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Jail releases more footage of Sandra Bland before her death

    HEMPSTEAD, Texas – Texas authorities on Tuesday released several hours of footage showing Sandra Bland during her three days in jail, saying they want ...
    July 29, 2015 - 12:18 am
  • 10 Things to Know for July 28; NATO meets in emergency session

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    July 28, 2015 - 6:28 am
  • Obama calls GOP criticism of Iran deal ‘ridiculous’ ‘sad’

    ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – President Barack Obama unleashed a blistering and belittling rebuke of Republican White House hopefuls Monday, calling their a ...
    July 27, 2015 - 11:17 pm
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