Nation and World

  • 'Operation Babylift' kids, soldiers reunite 40 years later

    HOLMDEL, N.J. – With the Viet Cong making their final push toward taking Saigon in April 1975, the fate of thousands of Vietnamese orphans was uncerta ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • With legalization, lawyers turn to business of pot

    SAN FRANCISCO – Lawyers and pot dealers have long intersected in criminal court, but as marijuana goes mainstream, attorneys have been working to keep ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Each death in Baltimore makes mistrust harder to overcome

    BALTIMORE – Baltimore’s mayor and police commissioner came in making big promises to the inner-city residents and police who spent decades staring eac ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • How London man may have helped trigger the ‘flash crash’

    NEW YORK – He operated from a modest suburban London home he shared with his parents, far from the city’s glamorous financial center. He used off-the- ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:38 pm
  • History trailing Japanese leader on his upcoming US visit

    WASHINGTON – History will be trailing Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during his visit to the United States.
    April 25, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Aid starts coming to Nepal after quake kills at least 1,865

    KATHMANDU, Nepal – Tens of thousands of Nepalese who spent the night under a chilly sky were jolted awake by strong aftershocks Sunday, and rescuers a ...
    April 25, 2015 - 11:35 pm
  • Thousands honor soldiers on 100th year of Gallipoli battle

    GALLIPOLI, Turkey – For the first time at age 95, Bill Grayden has come to Gallipoli, where his father stormed the beach and took a bullet through his ...
    April 25, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • Rebels seize northwest Syrian town as government retaliates

    BEIRUT – Hard-line Syrian rebel groups seized a strategic town Saturday in northwestern Syria, sending government troops fleeing after intense clashes ...
    April 25, 2015 - 9:43 pm
  • Italy marks anniversary of anti-Nazi uprising

    ROME – Italy on Saturday celebrated the 70th anniversary of a partisan uprising against the Nazis and their Fascist allies near the end of World War I ...
    April 25, 2015 - 9:44 pm
  • Starbucks stores reopen Saturday after computer glitch forced 7,000 closures

    SEATTLE — Starbucks is back in business early Saturday after a computer outage forced thousands of its stores to close early the night before.
    April 25, 2015 - 9:51 am
  • Police: Gray should've received medical care before ride

    BALTIMORE – In the clearest acknowledgement of failure yet, Baltimore police said Friday that Freddie Gray should have received medical attention at t ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Indiana HIV outbreak, hepatitis C epidemic sparks CDC alert

    INDIANAPOLIS – An Indiana county is experiencing nearly daily increases in new HIV infections tied to intravenous drug use, and health officials hope ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Sex club seeks Nashville blessing by vowing to be a church

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A Nashville swingers club has undergone a conversion – it says it's now a church – in order to win city approval so it can open nex ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Thorough sweep of Statue of Liberty turns up no explosives

    NEW YORK – A bomb threat made by an anonymous 911 caller forced the evacuation of hundreds of tourists Friday from the Statue of Liberty, but a thorou ...
    April 25, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Italian authorities: Extremist suspects planned Vatican terror attack

    MILAN — Islamic extremists suspected in a bomb attack in a Pakistani market that killed more than 100 people had also planned an attack against the Va ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:37 pm
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