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  • Boy Scouts of America settle California lawsuit over sex abuse

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America settled a sex abuse case Thursday involving a 20-year-old California man who was molested by a Scout volu ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 1:05 pm
  • Obama to seek to increase spending limits by $74 billion

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will ask Congress to boost government spending by roughly 7 percent above current spending limits, the White ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 1:03 pm
  • Islamic State standoff involves Jordanian pilot, Japanese journalist, prisoner

    AMMAN, Jordan — A young Jordanian fighter pilot, a female al-Qaida recruit who tried to blow up a hotel ballroom in Amman and a veteran Japanese war c ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:49 pm
  • Jordan seeks proof captive pilot alive before any Islamic State trade

    AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan on Thursday demanded proof from Islamic State militants that a Jordanian pilot they are holding is still alive, despite purport ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:17 pm
  • Suicide bomb at Afghan funeral for Taliban victims kills 16

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says a suicide bomber has struck a funeral for the victims of an earlier Taliban attack, killing 16 and w ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 7:20 am
  • Bulgaria extradites man suspected of link to French attacks

    PARIS (AP) — A Frenchman wanted in connection with deadly terrorist attacks in Paris has been extradited from Bulgaria to France, where he is facing c ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 7:12 am
  • 10 Things to Know for Jan. 29; Tokyo studying message allegedly from hostage

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 7:09 am
  • Islamic State releases new audio message by Japanese hostage

    BEIRUT – The Islamic State group released a message late Wednesday purportedly extending the deadline for Jordan’s release of an Iraqi would-be hotel ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:21 am
  • Boston, buried by 2 feet of snow, digs out from blizzard

    BOSTON – Boston bounced back quickly Wednesday, with subways, buses and trains up and running again the morning after a blizzard buried a swath of New ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 7:49 pm
  • Attorney general nominee Loretta Lynch defends Obama immigration changes

    Correction: An earlier version of this story's headline misspelled Loretta Lynch's last name. WASHIN ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 7:39 pm
  • Bart the cat hit by car, buried and then crawls from grave in Florida

    TAMPA, Fla. — Bart the cat was hit by a car, buried and seemingly crawled back from the dead.Earlier ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:21 am
  • Wells Fargo Bank vows to reopen San Francisco museum after gold stolen

    SAN FRANCISCO — Wells Fargo Bank officials vowed to reopen a popular corporate museum in the heart of San Francisco's financial district after thieves ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:48 am
  • Denver teen's friend disputes police account of 17-year-old's death

    DENVER — A passenger who was in a car when a 17-year-old girl was shot and killed by Denver police has disputed authorities' account of her death, say ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:44 am
  • Obama administration tells agents to ID which immigrants not to deport

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has ordered immigration agents to ask immigrants they encounter living in the country illegally whether they mig ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:31 am
  • Lebanese Hezbollah hits Israeli convoy, killing 2 soldiers

    SHEAR YASHUV, Israel — A missile fired by the Lebanese Hezbollah group struck an Israeli military convoy on Wednesday, killing two soldiers in an appa ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:28 am
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