Nation and World

  • U.S. condemns leaflets demanding Jews in Ukraine must register

    WASHINGTON – The United States on Thursday condemned as "grotesque" the distribution of leaflets demanding that Jews in eastern Ukraine register with ...
    NEW: April 17, 2014 - 4:17 pm
  • Gay marriage has second appellate court hearing

    DENVER (AP) — Gay marriage has its second hearing at the federal appellate level Thursday as lawyers for two Oklahoma women and the county clerk who w ...
    April 17, 2014 - 12:23 pm
  • Evacuation came too late for many on sinking ferry

    MOKPO, South Korea – An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of peop ...
    April 17, 2014 - 9:59 am
  • Boston Marathon organizers confident of safe race

    BOSTON – The arrest of a man with a rice cooker in his backpack near the Boston Marathon finish line led police to step up patrols Wednesday, while or ...
    April 17, 2014 - 9:33 am
  • 3 protesters killed in attack on Ukrainian base

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine – The turmoil in Ukraine dominated the European landscape Thursday, as three protesters were killed in a clash in southern Ukraine, ...
    April 17, 2014 - 8:38 am
  • Denver police eye 911 response time after killing

    DENVER – Authorities were investigating Wednesday whether Denver police responded quickly enough to a woman who was fatally shot at least 12 minutes i ...
    April 16, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Classes resume at high school rocked by stabbings

    MURRYSVILLE, Pa. – Classes resumed Wednesday at a Pittsburgh-area high school where authorities said a student stabbed or slashed 21 others and a secu ...
    April 16, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • NYC police rolling back some counterterror efforts

    NEW YORK – The move by New York City’s new police commissioner to disband a unit that spied on the everyday activities of Muslims could be just the fi ...
    April 16, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Some Democrats call for renewed defense of 'Obamacare'

    WASHINGTON – The outlook for the president’s health care overhaul suddenly appears brighter, and some Democrats are saying it’s time for the party to ...
    April 17, 2014 - 12:32 am
  • Robot sub makes first complete search for plane

    PERTH, Australia – A robotic submarine has completed its first full 16-hour mission scanning the floor of the Indian Ocean for wreckage of the missing ...
    April 16, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Fears rise for missing in South Korea ferry sinking

    MOKPO, South Korea – Strong currents and bad visibility hampered rescuers Thursday in the search for 287 passengers still missing more than 24 hours a ...
    April 16, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Pro-Russian gunmen make inroads in eastern Ukraine

    SLOVYANSK, Ukraine – The well-armed, Moscow-backed insurgency sowing chaos in eastern Ukraine scored a new victory Wednesday, seizing armored vehicles ...
    April 16, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Victims in Texas blast choose closure over answers

    WEST, Texas – Families of the 15 people killed in a massive explosion at a Texas fertilizer plant have spent the year since the blast navigating the d ...
    April 16, 2014 - 10:47 pm
  • Boston Marathon organizers confident of safe race

    BOSTON (AP) — Police stepped up patrols near the Boston Marathon finish line after a masked man walked in the street with a rice cooker in his backpac ...
    April 16, 2014 - 3:40 pm
  • Some exempted from minimum wage, increased or not

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Some low-paid workers won't benefit even if a long-shot Democratic proposal to raise the federal minimum wage becomes law.
    April 16, 2014 - 3:33 pm
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